A World Beneath the Sands: The Golden Age of Egyptology, Wilkinson, Toby. Published by W. W. Norton & Company, 2020.
First Edition. 8vo up to 9½” tall., 510pp. with glossy plates, index, bibliography. Cream boards with gilt titles. Both volume and unclipped jacket are in as new, unmarked condition.
In A World Beneath the Sands, acclaimed Egyptologist Toby Wilkinson chronicles the ruthless race between the British, French, Germans, and Americans to lay claim to its mysteries and treasures. A thrilling history of the West’s scramble for the riches of ancient Egypt.