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    The Mummy: A Handbook of Egyptian Funerary Archaeology (Cambridge Library Collection - Egyptology) by E. A. Wallis Budge

    2010-07-22. Good. Ships with Tracking Number! INTERNATIONAL WORLDWIDE Shipping available. May not contain Access Codes or Supplements. May be ex-library. Shipping & Handling by region. Buy with confidence, excellent customer service!



    The Literature of Ancient Egypt An Anthology of Stories, Instructions and Poetry by Simpson, William Kelly (ed)

    Yale University Press. Very Good-. 1977. Revised Edition. Paperback. 0300017111 . VG-, colour photo-illustrated laminated paper covers with stickers on the spine and on the rear cover; text and b&w illustrations (at rear) are clean and bright. An anthology of ancient Egyptian writings revised to include satires, instructions and miscellanies. ; 8 X 5.20 X 1 inches; 348 pages .



    All Color Book Of Egyptian Mythology by Patick, Richard

    London, England: Octopus Books. Very Good in Very Good Dust Jacket. 1972. Presumed First Edition. Hard Cover. 070640128X . 004124: Dustjacket now protected by a new Brodart Mylar Cover. Introduction by Margaret Drower. Copy has original owner's name and date (1972) inscribed on back of front flyleaf and dustjacket has two short well-repaired edge cuts and a small chip near the spine. "This book describes their beliefs and all the various gods and animals that they worshipped alongside a hundred color photographs of ancient statues and paintings. " Scarce, Out Of Print, Book. : 8.75 x 11.5 in.: 71 pages .



    The Mummy by E. A. Wallis Budge

    Causeway Books, 1974. Hardcover. Good/Good. 1974. 404 pages. Blue & black dust jacket with B&W lettering over green cloth. B&W illustrations throughout. Mild foxing and tanning to endpapers and page edges. Mild wear and bumping to spine, board edges and corners. Mild sunning to spine. Unclipped dust jacket. Mild wear, tear and chipping to edges and corners. Mild staining and soiling to DJ.



    Tutankhaman. The Golden Monarch by Carter, Michael

    New York: David McKay Dust jacket slight tears. CR 1972, stated first American Edition, 135 pages. The story of a dramatic archealogical adventure and a fascinating new interpretation of the life of Egypt's glittering Pharaoh.. First american Edition. Hard Cover.



    Ptolemaic Alexandria [Three Volume Set] by FRASER, P.M

    London: Oxford University Press, 1972. First Edition, First Printing. Hardcover. Near fine in original black cloth, spotting to head and fore-edge of text block. Near fine dust jackets.. Octavo. 6.5 x 9.5 in. 812 pp; 1116 pp; 155 pp. Heavy; extra shipping may apply. Vol. I: Text, Vol. II: Notes, Vol. III: Indexes.



    Gods and Myths of Ancient Egypt by Armoue, A. Robert

    Cairo, Egypt: The American University, 1987. Soft Cover. As New. 8vo. 207 p.p. Photographs throughout book. Small bumps to corners. Pink highligher marking text throughout book.



    A Journal from Grand Cairo to Mount Sinai, and Back Again. Translated from a Manuscript, Written By the Presetto of Egypt, in Company with Some Missionaries De Propaganda Side at Grande Cairo.. by Clayton, Robert. 1695-1758. [Lord Bishop of Clogher]

    London: Printed for William Bowyer, 1753. Second Edition. Hardcover. Very Good. 8vo. ...To Which are Added Remarks on the Origin of Hieroglyphics, and the Mythology of Ancient Heathens. Dedicated to the Society of Antiquaries, London. 168 p.p. With 2 plates [folding]. Bookworm holes partially affecting [4] leaves at index. Quarter bound with cloth. Paper label on spine. Tears to edges and corners. Small pink stain to bottom of front board. Offset to endpapers. Else in very good condition. Robert Clayton [1695-1758] was a Protestant and Bishop of Clogher from 1745-1758 and member of both the Royal Society and Society of Antiquaries. This work is a translation of a manuscript written by the Presetto of the Franciscans of Egypt, who set out from the convent at Grand Cairo in 1722, and discovered a set of hieroglyphs in Gebel el Mokatab or Written Mountains in wilderness of Sinai. Clayton offered to travel to the region to participate in any future efforts on part of the society, but nothing further had materialized. However, traveler and author Edward Wortley Montague [1713-1776] was inspired to make a personal journey to the site and provide his own remarks on the inscriptions.



    Ancient Egypt; The Realm of Pharaohs, Gods and Goddesses, Ceremony and Myth, Sacred Architecture by Silverman, David P

    Published by Duncan Baird, 75-76 Wells Street, London 1997. London 1997., 1997. Hard back binding in publisher's original turquoise paper covers, gilt title and author lettering to the spine. 4to. 11'' x 9''. ISBN 1900131803. Contains 256 printed pages of text with colour illustrations throughout. Without any ownership markings. Fine condition book, in Fine condition dust wrapper. Member of the P.B.F.A.


    AUD $10.00

    Tyrants History's 100 Most Evil Despots and Dictators by Cawthorne, Nigel

    Wigston UK: Capella. 2004. Quarto Size [approx 24cm x 30.5cm]. Very Good condition. Illustrated with Black and White Photographs. 208 pages A gripping and compelling portrait of the darker side of power. . 1st thus. Softcover.



    Ancient Egypt

    Oxford University Press. Hardcover. 0195212703 Very Good Condition. Has some wear. Five star seller - Buy with confidence! . Very Good.



    Myths and Legends of the Ancient Near East by Storm, Rachel

    London: The Folio Society, 2003. Hardcover. Fine/No Jacket. Ray, Jane. 8vo (super). Quarter bound red leather spine over decorative purple cloth boards. Title lettered vertical on spine. Top edge in red. In red slipcase. xviii, 642 p.p. With [17] brightly coloured illustrations. Light rubbing to extremities.Some scuffing to case with smal bruise at head. Else a fine copy. A wonderful collection of myths and legends from Mesopotamia, Egypt, Levant, Anatolia, Arabia, and Iran.



    CLEOPATRA by Schiff, Stacy

    New York, NY.: Little Brown., 2010. Stated First Edition. Also First Printing with full number line 1-10.. Book condition is Very Good Plus. Dust Jacket is also Very Good Plus. Not Price Clipped.. 6.25 x 9.5 Inches in size.. FIRST EDITION HARDBACK Illustrated with 16 pages of Color photographs. Stacy Schiff is the winner of a Pulitzer Prize for her book MRS. VLADIMIR NABOKOV.



    The Ancient Egyptians (Their Life And Customs) by Wilkinson, J. Gardner

    New York, New York: Crescent Books. Very Good in Very Good Dust Jacket. 1988. First Printing. Hard Cover. 051767193X . 004273: Dustjacket now protected by a new Brodart Mylar Cover. Has prior owner's libris stamp in upper corner of front flyleaf and dustjacket has a small cut along an edge. "The artefacts of Egyptian culture provides an accurate account of the condition of the world long before the era of written history. The paintings in Egypt are the earliest descriptive illustrations of the manners and customs of any nation; all existing monuments left by other people are comparatively modern. " Scarce, Out Of Print, Book. : 5.75 x 8.5 in.: 438 pages .



    Tutankhamen (Life And Death Of A Pharaoh) by Desroches-Noblecourt, Christiane

    Boston, Massachusetts: New York Graphic Society. Fine in Very Good Dust Jacket. 1976. 1963 Edition: Seventh Printing. Hard Cover. 0821201514 . 006022: Dustjacket now protected by a new Brodart Mylar Cover. Boards and pages are clean, unmarked, brightly colored, tightly bound and sharp cornered. Scarce, Out Of Print, Book. Contains 75 Color Photographs by F. L. Kenett. "Here, in an impressive combination of provocative text and superlative color plates, is the disclosure of indeed a strange and wonderful truth. The art objects from Tutankhamen's tomb have never before been photographed out of their cases in color, or reproduced with such fidelity. ": 7.75 x 10.25 in.: 312 pages .




    Putnam. Very Good.



    The Mummy : Handbook of Egyptian Funerary Archaeology (Kpi Paperbacks). by Wallis Budge, E. A

    London : Routledge & Kegan Paul, 1987.. XXIV, 513 S., zahlr. Ill. 8°, Okart.. gutes Exemplar


    AUD $15.00

    The Seven Wonders of the World by Romer, John

    London: Michael O'Mara Books. 1995. Small Quarto Size [approx 17.5cm x 24cm]. Very Good condition - Card Covers. Illustrated with Colour photographs. Black & white drawings. 244 pages . 1st thus. Softcover.



    Egypt to the End of the Old Kingdom by Aldred, Cyril

    USA: McGraw-Hill Book Company, 1965. Paperback. Very Good/No Jacket. TRADE PAPERBACK IN VERY GOOD CONDITION. Library of the Early Civilizations, edited by Professor Stuart Piggott. Clean, tight and unmarked. Light cover edgewear. Pages very clean, no markings, slightly toned. 41 color plates and 95 b/w illustrations depicting Egyptian civilization. Cyril Aldred traces the flowering of Egypt from its earliest beginnings to the end of the Old Kingdom. This superb and brilliantly illustrated adventure in the past is an absorbing study for the layman and specialist alike. Bibliography and Index included. 143 pages including List of Illustrations, Bibliography, and Index. 8.4 x 6 inches. Mcgraw-Hill Co., New York, NY 1965.


    AUD $16.00

    Classic Ancient Mythology by Patrick, Richard and Croft, Peter

    London: Cathay Books. 1987. Quarto Size [approx 24cm x 30.5cm]. Very Good condition in Very Good Dustjacket. DJ protected in our purpose-made plastic sleeve. A nice copy. Illustrated with Colour photographs. 206 pages A Guide to the Legends of Egypt, Greece and Rome . 1st thus. Hardback.



    Smithsonian Exploring The Ancient World 7 Volumes: Search For The First Americans; Ancient Pueblo Peoples; People of The Andes; Pyramids; Maya Civilization; First Cities; and Ancient Astronomers. by Sabloff, Jeremy A.; Editor

    St. Remy Press and Smithsonian Institution. Fine.


    AUD $11.00

    EGYPTIAN POEMS by Seton-Williams, M.V

    Braunton, Devon, U.K.: Merlin Books, 1987. 40pp. Book clean and square. Spine firm. An indecipherable, signed/dated inscription on title page, otherwise leaves clean, but acidic. Printed card wrapper [author portrait rear] lightly edgeworn, bumped, and indented. The Melbourne, Australia-born author is a field archaeologist and Egyptologist, having excavated in Sinai, Egypt, Palestine, Syria, Turkey and Cyprus. He is also a dab hand with a poet's pen . . . Booklet weight approx. 80g. Postage charge will be reduced as this item will post under 500g. packed weight. . By Other. First Edition. Softcover Booklet. Very Good. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall.



    The Mummy: A Handbook of Egyptian Funerary Archaeology by Budge, E a Wallis

    Paperback. Very Good.



    Ancient Egypt by Silverman, David P (ed)

    Cairo: The American University in Cairo Press, 1999. First Edition . Large format paperback . UNREAD slight shelf wear only . The book, written by a team of eminent Egyptologists, trace the most interesting themes of Egyptian history over 3000 years, and covers art, architecture, religion, ceremony and myth, social structure, and agriculture and commerce. . " "With over 200 colour illustrations and maps, time charts, and a glossary. " . ISBN: 9774245202.

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