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Egyptian Mummies (With Much Laid In Materials) by  Warren R. Dawson (Warren Royal Dawson) G. Elliot Smith (Grafton Elliot Smith) - First Edition, First Printing - 1924 - from GatesPastBooks (SKU: 931056)

Egyptian Mummies (With Much Laid In Materials)

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Egyptian Mummies (With Much Laid In Materials)

by G. Elliot Smith (Grafton Elliot Smith), Warren R. Dawson (Warren Royal Dawson)

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  • very good
  • hardcover
  • First
Condition
Very Good/Very Good
ISBN 10
0710308035
ISBN 13
9780710308030
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About This Item

London: George Allen & Unwin, Ltd, 1924. Dr. Reginald S. Millar's copy, with annotations and much laid in materials, including a 6-page letter to Millar from A. Osborne on British Museum Letterhead, dated Feb. 27/36. Dust jacket reinforced, and shows very well with tipped plate to front panel. Book shows light wear, aging to edges. Gold gilt stamping to front board and spine very bright without loss. Binding tight, Spine rounded, fore edge perfectly curved. Picture of Sir Grafton Elliot Smith tipped to front board pastedown. Dr. Millar's penciled name and address on flyleaf, with penciled notes in his hand. Six-page letter (A.L.S.), laid in from Osbourne on British Museum Letterhead, with three pages of handwritten notes, and a double sided typed page of notes on Millar's letterhead. Also, six articles (8 pgs. from "The Listener : Ancient Civilizations", [Parts I & II], "Salt versus Evil" by Prof. A. J. E. Cave, "Incidence of Dental Diseases in Ancient Egypt" by Douglas E. Derry [Prof. of Anatomy, Egyptian University, Cairo], "Sections of a Mummy : The history of Har-Mose", etc).. First Edition, First Printing. Hard Cover/Cloth, Buckram, Sewn Binding. Very Good/Very Good. Illus. by Numerous Woodcuts by A. Horace Gerrard and K. Leigh-Pemberton and Other Illustrations.. 4to - over 9¾" - 12" tall. Heavy, Oversized Safely, and Securely Packed.

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Bookseller Inventory #
931056
Title
Egyptian Mummies (With Much Laid In Materials)
Author
G. Elliot Smith (Grafton Elliot Smith), Warren R. Dawson (Warren Royal Dawson)
Illustrator
Numerous Woodcuts by A. Horace Gerrard and K. Leigh-Pemberton and Other Illustrations.
Format/binding
Hardcover
Book condition
Used - Very Good
Jacket condition
Very Good
Quantity available
1
Edition
First Edition, First Printing
Binding
Hardcover
ISBN 10
0710308035
ISBN 13
9780710308030
Publisher
George Allen & Unwin, Ltd
Place of Publication
London
Date published
1924
Keywords
Mummy, Embalming, Occult, Ancient History, Literature, Egyptology, Philosophy, Science, Religion, Mysticism, Magic, Spirituality, Eastern Religion, Eastern Thought, Occultism, Religious Psychology, Religious Philosophy, Comparative Religion
Size
4to - over 9¾" - 12" tall

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