London: Longman, Brown, Green, Longmans, & Roberts, 1856. First edition. 8vo. marbled paper covered boards 3/4 leather. 2 vol. viii, 486 pp. and viii, 475 pp. plus a 26 pp. appendix with its own title page dated 1858, bound in back of volume II. Errata slip in volume II. Both bindings sturdy. Book plates and rubber stamps in both volumes. Two ownership signatures written on each title page (not appendix t.p.) A few faint scattered smudges. Leather somewhat rubbed and scraped but joints and hinges are sound. Overall a tight, clean very good to fine copy. Item #669
A most learned work, displaying comparative measurements of the Pyramids, etc., the contents of Cheops equals the semi-circumference of the earth.