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Luxor and Its Temples – A. M. Blackman (1923) (1st ed)


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Luxor and Its Temples – A. M. Blackman (1923) (1st ed)


Title: Luxor and Its Temples

Author: A. M. Blackman, Major Beton Fletcher (illus)

Publisher: A&C Black, 1923. First edition.

Condition: Hardcover, with dust jacket. Good. Slight wear to cover, ex-libris plate to ffep, and some foxing especially to endpapers. With 24 illustrated plates and 50 line illustrations. 200pp., app 8″ by 5.5″.

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Part of A & C Black’s illustrated book series about the East, with lovely line illustrations on plates and in-text, accompanying the text which describes the history of Luxor. .


Table of Dates
Life in Ancient Luxor
How Thebes Became the Capital of Egypt
Thebes, the World’s First Monumental City
Some Great Kings in Time of War
A Famous Queen
Poems, Songs, and Romances
Some Funerary Temples

About the author (from Wikipedia):

Aylward Manley Blackman, FBA (30 January 1883 – 9 March 1956) was a British Egyptologist, who excavated various sites in Egypt and Nubian, notably Buhen and Meir. Having taught at Worcester College, Oxford, he was Brunner Professor of Egyptology at the University of Liverpool from 1934 to 1948. He was additionally a special lecturer at the University of Manchester, and was involved in or led a number of excavations with the Egypt Exploration Society.