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West Coast Rare Books

West Coast Rare Books

Westport / Ireland

Smyth, Our Inheritance in the Great Pyramid.

Smyth, Our Inheritance in the Great Pyramid.

Smyth, C. Piazzi. Our Inheritance in the Great Pyramid. First Edition. London, Alexander Strahan, 1864. 19 x 14 cm. xvi, 400 pages. With a photographic frontispiece, coloured map, plates and Illustrations (complete). New (2019) black cloth hard cover with gilt title on spine. New end papers. Very good condition. New binding. Edges age darkened. Internally bright and clean with occasional mild foxing.

Charles Piazzi Smyth (1819 – 1900) was an English astronomer who was Astronomer Royal for Scotland from 1846 to 1888; he is known for many innovations in astronomy and his pyramidological and metrological studies of the Great Pyramid of Giza (Wikipedia).

Our price: EUR 175,-- 

Smyth, Our Inheritance in the Great Pyramid.
Smyth, Our Inheritance in the Great Pyramid.
Smyth, Our Inheritance in the Great Pyramid.
Smyth, Our Inheritance in the Great Pyramid.

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