Some Early Egyptian Draw-Loom Weavings [...] Extrait du Bulletin de la Société d'Archéologie copte, tome V [...].
4to. 193-199, (1) pp. With 7 photographic plates. Original printed wrappers bound within modern full cloth with giltstamped black spine-label. Marbled endpapers.
Treatise on ancient Egyptian draw-loom weaving, picturing several textile specimens kept in London, Stockholm and Copenhagen. The personal copy of the author Carl Johan Lamm with his bookplate to front pastedown.
Lamm studied archaeology at the University of Stockholm. He wrote about the glass excavated at Samarra in 1928 and became a leading scholar on Islamic arts and crafts, notably in glass and carpets. He was on the staff of the Stockholm Museum and taught at Uppsala University.
Offprint from the archaeological journal "Bulletin de la Société d'Archéologie copte". Very well preserved.