Le Caire: Imprimerie de l'Institut Français d'Archéologie Orientale, 1912. First edition. Hardcover. Folio (13 1/2 x 10"). lvi, 212pp (Text) (Vol. 1); vii, pp (Text), 82 leaves (Plates) (Vol. 2). Modern dark blue cloth library binding, with gold lettering to spine. Each title page in red and black lettering.
Splendidly illustrated with 120 in-text figs and 82 illustrated and photographic plates reproduced in photogravure, Evaristo Breccia's 2-vol. set is a complete illustrated catalogue of the various artifacts found in the Sciatbi (Chatby) necropolis in Alexandria, such as vases, stone stelae, statues, medallions, etc..
Understood to be the oldest necropolis in Alexandria that dates back to the Ptolemaic period, it is located in the modern Chatby area of Alexandria.
Minor shelf wear. Ex-library copy with stickers at tail of spine and upper front joint, with bookplate on inside of front cover, pocket on inside of back cover, and stamps at top and lower paper edges. Minor age-toning throughout. Text in Italian. Binding in overall good+ to very good, interior in very good condition. g+ to vg. Item #44475