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BRUNTON, WINIFRED. - Kings and queens of ancient Egypt. History by eminent Egyptologists. Foreword by J.H. Breasted.

Title: Kings and queens of ancient Egypt. History by eminent Egyptologists. Foreword by J.H. Breasted.
Description: London, Hodder and Stoughton, (1924).4to. Original decorated brown cloth gilt, with dust-jacket. With 18 portraits (14 coloured). 163 pp. A very fine copy, illustrated with portraits by Winifred Mabel Brunton née Newberry (1880- 1959) a South African painter, illustrator and Egyptologist and wife of the British Egyptologist Guy Brunton. They travelled to Lahun in Egypt to join Flinders Petrie for fieldwork in 1912-14. Working with her husband on the archaeological digs, she studied the evidence of the various painting, sculptures and even the mummies to develop her final portraits.

Keywords: Africa Egypt Middle East

Price: EUR 137.50 = appr. US$ 149.44 Seller: Gert Jan Bestebreurtje Rare Books (NVvA/ILAB)
- Book number: 33116