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The art of ancient Egypt has excited imaginations for centuries. But without knowledge of hieroglyphic images, Egypt's rich artistic legacy, from ...Show synopsisThe art of ancient Egypt has excited imaginations for centuries. But without knowledge of hieroglyphic images, Egypt's rich artistic legacy, from colossal statues to finely wrought jewelry and miniscule charms, remains obscure. Here, for the first time, is an introduction to the symbolic language of hieroglyphics. 358 illustrations.Hide synopsis
Description:Very Good. The book has been read, but is in excellent condition...Very Good. The book has been read, but is in excellent condition. Pages are intact and not marred by notes or highlighting. The spine remains undamaged. Trade paperback (US). Glued binding.
Description:Acceptable. Discoloration, Tanning or Foxing on cover and pages...Acceptable. Discoloration, Tanning or Foxing on cover and pages. Worn Corners and/or Edges (Possibly Bent). Writing on Pages. Dust Jacket Tearing in Areas. Used-Acceptable. Reading Copy. May have damage to cover, notes, underlining, highlighting, but all text legible. May have tears ro DJ or missing DJ. "Our Business is Changing Lives."
Description:Fine. Excellent condition inside and out. No damage to the book....Fine. Excellent condition inside and out. No damage to the book. All items guaranteed, and a portion of each sale supports social programs in Los Angeles. Ships from CA.
Description:Very good in very good dust jacket. Clean, unmarked pages except...Very good in very good dust jacket. Clean, unmarked pages except for a smudge on title page & a stain on upper right fore edge; tight binding; DJ shows a little light crinkle at top of spine; otherwise very good. Sewn binding. Paper over boards. 224 pages. Audience: General/trade. A must read for folks sincerely into Egyptian archaeology, as it goes into the specifics of interpreting the meaning of it's artwork and hieroglyphics. Meanings are given for various hieroglyphs and are put into context with specific artwork. There are a profuse number of black and white photos of various figurines and artwork that further enhance the enjoyment of this book.
Description:Very Good. 1992 hardcover, red cloth boards with gold design...Very Good. 1992 hardcover, red cloth boards with gold design and gold title on spine, boards show very slight shelf wear along edges, sewn binding, book and hinges are very tight, pages are bright and white, clean without marking, 224pp with over 450 illustrations, NOT an ex-lib copy, book is a unique directory of over 100 hieroglyphs, showing how they are used in ancient and Egyptian printing and sculpture.
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