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The Egyptian Book of the Dead: The Most Ancient and the Most Important of the Extant Religious Texts of Ancient Egypt.

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The Egyptian Book of the Dead: The Most Ancient and the Most Important of the Extant Religious Texts of Ancient Egypt.

by DAVIS, Charles H. S

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  • hardcover
  • First
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Bookplate on pastedown; a few light marks to the cloth and shallow chipping at the head of the spine; tight and sound.
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About This Item

[New York:: G. P. Putnam's Sons,, 1894].. First edition.. publisher's green cloth stamped in red and gold.. Bookplate on pastedown; a few light marks to the cloth and shallow chipping at the head of the spine; tight and sound.. Folio,. With ninety-nine plates reproduced in fac-simile from the Turin Papyrus and the Louvre Papyrus.. Additional postage may apply. Old New York retailer's printed label affixed over the publisher's imprint on the title page.

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bookseller
Jeffrey H. Marks Rare Books US (US)
Bookseller’s Inventory #
72129
Title
The Egyptian Book of the Dead: The Most Ancient and the Most Important of the Extant Religious Texts of Ancient Egypt.
Author
DAVIS, Charles H. S
Illustrator
With ninety-nine plates reproduced in fac-simile from the Turin Papyrus and the Louvre Papyrus.
Format/binding
Publisher's green cloth stamped in red and gold.
Book condition
Used - Bookplate on pastedown; a few light marks to the cloth and shallow chipping at the head of the spine; tight and sound.
Edition
First edition.
Binding
Hardcover
Publisher
G. P. Putnam's Sons,
Place of Publication
[New York:
Date Published
1894].
Pages
186 pp.
Size
Folio,

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