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cover of The Isles Were Disturbed

The Isles Were Disturbed

by Fenwick, Kenneth

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London: Hutchinson & Co. 1st Edition. Hardcover. Very Good/Very Good. 16mo. N.d., [ca. 1947]. Full red cloth. 240 pp. Rear board bowed, cloth stained. Bruising to top edge of rear board and lower corners. Foxing to edges of text block and endpapers. Dust jacket is price clipped, chipped to spine ends and corners, some general soiling. A colourful… Read more
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cover of Middle Egyptian: An Introduction to the Language and Culture of Hieroglyphs

Middle Egyptian: An Introduction to the Language and Culture of Hieroglyphs

by Allen, James P.

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2000
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Fine
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Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 2000. Soft cover. Fine. 8vo. Soft cover. xii, 510 pp. Spine slightly sunned, a few light scuffs to covers. Bump to lower corner of text block. Else fine.
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cover of Greeks in Ptolemaic Egypt

Greeks in Ptolemaic Egypt

by Lewis, Naphtali

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2001
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Oakville, Connecticut: American Society of Papyrologists, 2001. Soft cover. Fine. 8o. Classics in Papyrology. Soft cover. xii, 184 pp, [8 pp. B&W plates]. B&W illustrations and maps in-text. Fine condition. In Greeks in Ptolemaic Egypt, Naphtali Lewis follows the fortunes of Greek immigrants and their families who settled in Egypt in the wake of Alexander's conquests.
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cover of Thespis: Ritual, Myth, and Drama in the Ancient Near East

Thespis: Ritual, Myth, and Drama in the Ancient Near East

by Gaster, Theodor H.

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Published
1977
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New York: W.W. Norton & Company, 1977. Soft cover. Near Fine. Soft cover. 512 pp. Sticker ghosts and bump to fore edge of front cover. Age toning to pages and rear cover. "This book is an extremely erudite study of the seasonal rituals of several societies of the ancient Near East, as they may be traced in surviving… Read more
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cover of The Beginnings - Egypt & Assyria

The Beginnings - Egypt & Assyria

by Dawson, Warren R.

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Published
1930
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1st Edition
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New York: Paul B. Hoeber, 1930. 1st Edition. Hardcover. Near Fine/No Jacket. 16mo. Clio Medica Series, I. Full red cloth, black stamped lettering. ix, 86 pp. Sunned and rubbed to spine, light wear to spine ends and corners. Bookplate of Edgar T. Peer to front pastedown. This little volume inaugurates a series of handbooks presenting a concise and… Read more
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cover of The Dawn of Civilization and Life in The Ancient East

The Dawn of Civilization and Life in The Ancient East

by Engberg, Robert Martin and Fay Cooper Cole

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Published
1938
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Chicago: University of Knowledge, Incorporated, 1938. Hardcover. Near Fine/Very Good. 8vo. The University of Knowledge Wonder Books. Navy leatherette boards, gilt lettering and decoration to spine and front board. Pictorial endpapers. XVI, 17-384 pp. Bookplate of C.B. Farrar to front pastedown. Dust jacket is rubbed to joints and extremities, short tear to head of front joint and top… Read more
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cover of Chronicles of Ancient Egypt

Chronicles of Ancient Egypt

by Dee, Jonathan

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Published
1998
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London: Prospero Books, 1998. Hardcover. Near Fine/Near Fine. Orig. illustrated boards, 160pp. Illustrated. Light bumping to spine and bottom edge of front board, o/w near fine in a near fine d/w. The Tales of the Gods, The Tales of the Pharos, and Secular Tales.
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cover of Temples, Tombs and Hieroglyphs: The Story of Egyptology

Temples, Tombs and Hieroglyphs: The Story of Egyptology

by Mertz, Barbara

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Published
1964
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New York: Coward-McCann, 1964. Hardcover. Very Good/Very Good. 8vo. Grey cloth boards, gilt lettering to spine and vignette to lower front board. Top edge blue. 349 p.p., [16] p.p. B&W plates. B&W illustrations in-text. Sunning to spine and edges. Bookplate to ffep. Dust jacket sunned at spine, chip to spine head, one inch tear to foot of rear… Read more
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cover of First Steps in Egyptian: A Book for Beginners

First Steps in Egyptian: A Book for Beginners

by Budge, E.A. Wallis

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Published
1972
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Mokelumne Hill, California: Health Research, 1972. Soft cover. Very Good. 8vo. Reprint of the 1895 edition (London: Kegan Paul, Trench, Trubner & Co., Ltd.). Spiral bound, green card covers. XVI, 321 p.p. Includes glossary and suggested reading. Some staining and bumping to covers, bumping and creasing to corners. Bookplate of Babette D. Weaver to half-title. E.A. Wallis Budge… Read more
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cover of Manetho

Manetho

by Manetho; Waddell, W.G. [translator]

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2004
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Cambridge, Massachusetts: Harvard University Press, 2004. Hardcover. Near Fine/Very Good. 18mo. Loeb Classical Library No. 350. Greek, Latin and English. Green cloth boards with gilt lettering to spine and LCL monogram to front board. xxxii, 256 p.p. White scuff to tail edge of front board, else fine. Dust jacket sunned at spine, a few spots of chafing to… Read more
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cover of Ancient Glass

Ancient Glass

by Neuburg, Frederic

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Published
1962
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Toronto: University of Toronto Press, 1962. Hardcover. Very Good/Good. 8vo (super). Translated from the German by Michael Bullock and Alisa Jaffa. ix, 110 p.p. + 76 p.p. B&W plates. Twelve tipped-in colour illustrations incl. frontis (paginated). Map endpapers. Teal cloth boards with gilt lettering to spine. Top edge red. Chafing to spine and foot of boards. Bumping to… Read more
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cover of Egypt: Architecture, Sculpture, Painting In Three Thousand Years

Egypt: Architecture, Sculpture, Painting In Three Thousand Years

by Lange, Kurt; Max Hirmer; Eberhard Otto (contributor); Christine Desroches-Noblecourt

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Published
1968
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1st English Edition
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London: Phaidon, 1968. 1st English Edition. Hardcover. Near Fine/Near Fine. 4to. 4th ed. revised and englarged ; with additional material in the fourth German ed. translated by Judith Filson and Barbara Taylor. viii, 559 p.p. 330 plates, 60 in colour. Tan cloth boards with navy lettering to spine and falcon and ankh device to front board. Ex libris… Read more
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cover of The Origin and progress of the art of writing : a connected narrative of the development of the art, in its primeval phases in Egypt, China, and Mexico ; its middle state in the cuneatic systems of Nineveh and Persepolis ; its introduction to Europe ..

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London: Ingram, Cooke, and Co, 1853. First Edition. Hardcover. Very Good. 4to. The Origin and progress of the art of writing : a connected narrative of the development of the art, in its primeval phases in Egypt, China, and Mexico ; its middle state in the cuneatic systems of Nineveh and Persepolis ; its introduction to Europe through… Read more
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cover of Egyptian Religion

Egyptian Religion

by Morenz, Siegfried

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Published
1992
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Ithaca, New York: Cornell University Press, 1992. Soft cover. Near Fine. 8vo. Translated from German by Ann E. Keep. [xvi], 379 p.p. Paperback with illustrated cover. Light bumping to corners, else a fine copy.
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cover of Wonders of Antiquity

Wonders of Antiquity

by Cottrell, Leonard

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Published
1960
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London: Longmans, Green and Co. Ltd, 1960. Hardcover. Near Fine/Near Fine. 8vo. 162 p.p. Original green cloth with gilt titling on spine. Dust jacket a little sunned at head, light wear to spine ends, and one small tear to rear at head, else fine. Bookplate of C.B. Farrar to front pastedown. Sticker removed from FFEP. B&W photos. Includes… Read more
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cover of The Great Pyramid Decoded

The Great Pyramid Decoded

by Capt, E. Raymond

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Published
1978
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[California]: Artisan Sales, 1978. Soft cover. Good. 8vo. Revised and Enlarged Edition. Paperback. 96 p.p. A biblical analysis of the Pyramids of Giza and Future Prophecy of the Second Coming of Christ. Covers slightly curled with wear to corners and edges. Creasing at some soilng to covers. Small dampstain to foot of title page and front inner cover.… Read more
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cover of A Guide to the Collections in the British Museum

A Guide to the Collections in the British Museum

by British Museum

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Published
1909
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London: Printed By Order of the Trustees, 1909. Hardcover. Very Good/No Jacket. 12mo [tall]. Original paperboards, quarter bound with later spine. xiv, 325 p.p., [2] ads. Features a preface by E.A. Wallis Budge, prolific scholar and author on Egyptology, who worked in the Department of Assyrian and Egyptian Antiquities in the British Museum. With [53] full page illustrations,… Read more
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cover of Picturesque Palestine: Sinai and Egypt...Assisted By the Most Eminent Palestine Explorers...With Numerous Engravings on Steel and Wood from Original Drawings By Harry Fenn and J.D. Woodward

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New York: D. Appleton and Co. Hardcover. Very Good/No Jacket. 4to (large). [1881-1883]. In Two Volumes. Pictorial blind stamped boards. A.e.g. with inner edges dentelle. Marbled endpapers. Vol. I: x, 480 p.p., [20] plates of steel engraved illustrations incl. frontis and vignette on half-title page; Vol. 2: x, 476 p.p. [20] plates of steel engraved illustrations incl. frontis… Read more
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cover of Knowledge for the Afterlife. The Egyptian Amduat - a Quest for Immortality

Knowledge for the Afterlife. The Egyptian Amduat - a Quest for Immortality

by Abt, Theodor; Hornung, Erik

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Published
2003
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As New
Edition
1st Edition
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Zurich: Living Human Heritage Publications, 2003. 1st Edition. Hardcover. As New/Fine. 8vo. 154 p.p. Miniature tear to head of front jacket cover opposite spine, but otherwise fine. Light wear to boards. As new. The Amduat is one of the earliest illustrated religious texts about the afterlife found in the tomb of Tuthmosis III. Descriptive notes by Erik Hornburg… Read more
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cover of The Hieroglyphics of Horapollo. With a New Foreword By Anthony T. Grafton [Bollingen Series XXIII]

The Hieroglyphics of Horapollo. With a New Foreword By Anthony T. Grafton [Bollingen Series XXIII]

by Boas, George [Translator]

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Published
1993
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Princeton, New Jersey: Princeton University Press, 1993. Soft cover. Near Fine. 8vo. 120 p.p., plus 1 p.p. ads, [10] p.p. illustrations incl. frontispiece. Light rubbing to covers, otherwise near fine.
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