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Ancient Egyptian Texts of the Earliest Period From the Coffin of Amamu in the British Museum by  Samuel Birch - 1st Edition - 1886 - from Bird's Books (SKU: 470)

Ancient Egyptian Texts of the Earliest Period From the Coffin of Amamu in the British Museum

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Ancient Egyptian Texts of the Earliest Period From the Coffin of Amamu in the British Museum

by Birch, Samuel

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By Order of the Trustees, London, 1886. 1st Edition . Hardcover. Good. By Order of the Trustees, London, 1886. 1st Edition . Good. Elephant folio, approx. 27.5'' by 20''. Original paper covered boards with blue cloth spine & paper label on front. Shelf wear to edges & corners (see pictures). Small tear on spine & scrape on back cover. 14pp with a woodcut showing the entire coffin & 32 colour lithographic plates showing the decorations/ hieroglyphics in detail. All plates present, complete and generally in very good condition. Occasional minor marks. Ex reference library with single decorative bookplate on rear pastedown and old sticker on spine. No other library markings. This is a very scarce book in any condition. ***Oversized & heavy, please contact for postage costs.***

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Bookseller
Bird's Books GB (GB)
Bookseller Inventory #
470
Title
Ancient Egyptian Texts of the Earliest Period From the Coffin of Amamu in the British Museum
Author
Birch, Samuel
Format/binding
Hardcover
Book condition
Used - Good
Quantity available
1
Edition
1st Edition
Binding
Hardcover
Publisher
By Order of the Trustees, London
Date published
1886
Keywords
EGYPT, ARCHEOLOGY, HIEROGLYPHS, EGYPTOLOGY, BRITISH MUSEUM
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