Volume I only of a two volume set, complete in itself. Large format hardcover, quarto. Red buckram in non clipped dust-jacket. 421pp., Bibliography, Indexes. Extensively illustrated throughout with photographs and large folding map at rear. Full title: “Scepter of Egypt: A Background for the Study of the Egyptian Antiquities in the Metropolitan Museum of Art Part I From the Earliest Times to the End of the Middle Kingdom. Fifth printing, first revised edition. No previous ownership marks. A very clean, square, fresh and unmarked copy, dust-jacket fine but for vertical crease to inside rear flap. Fine in a near fine jacket. Scans on request.