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Whether you are in academia or are a passionate personal collector of rare and antique books, you will love our collection of books on Egyptology and ancient Egypt. You can find many pages in our Rare Book Room devoted to books about Egypt and various aspects of Egyptology, ranging from architecture in ancient Egypt to books on Egyptian culture and religion. No matter your specific interest, be sure to browse our Egyptology collection in Biblio's Rare Book Room.

Ancient Egyptian Onomastica. I-II. Text; III. Plates. [THREE VOLUMES]. by Gardiner, Alan H. (Henderson)

Oxford, Oxford University Press, 1947.. Three volumes. Text Volumes, I-II: Royal octavo. Pp. xxiii, 68; 215; 324. With some figures, maps, one of which is double-page and printed in red and black. III. Plates Volume: Folio. (ii), 27 autographed plates, s…

From Librarium of The Hague


Picturesque Palestine, Sinai, and Egypt. by Wilson, Charles William, Sir

New York: D. Appleton , 1881. First American edition. 34 cm; 2 volumes. Maps. Steel engraved plates. Intact, preserved in sewn cloth covers. Extra shipping charges will apply.…

From Rodger Friedman Rare Book Studio


Egypt : descriptive, historical and picturesque by EBERS, Georg Moritz

1887 1st English ed EGYPT Illustrated Egyptian Middle East Egyptology 2v Ebers George Ebers was a 19th-century German historian known almost exclusively for his accounts of Egypt and Egyptian history. His book, simply known as 'Egypt', helped popularize …

From Schilb Antiquarian Rare Books


Souvenir of Egypt : Monuments, Temples, Mosques, and Scenes from Every-Day (Everyday) Life by Photographers not identified [but Zangaki, et al]

Cairo, [Egypt]: George Ch. Dovas, 1898. An unusually nice copy. Very Good++ condition. SEE PHOTOS. Handsomely bound in the original red pebble-grained cloth (imitation leather), with blind-stamped rectangular borders and gilt titles on the front cover …

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Hieroglyphica, Seu de Sacris Aegyptiorum, Aliarumque Gentium Literis Commentarii by Valeriano Piero Giovanni

Lyon: Paul Frelon, 1602. Early Edition. Hardcover (Full Leather). Very Good Condition. Rebound in modern calf with the original boards preserved, endpapers added, paper repairs to the edges of the title page. 1602 edition of the first Renaissance dictio…

From Pazzo Books


Ancient Egyptian Texts of the Earliest Period From the Coffin of Amamu in the British Museum by Birch, Samuel

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. She…

From Bird's Books


TOMB OF TUT ANKH AMEN, discovered by the Late Earl of Carnarvon and Howard Carter. by CARTER, Howard and A.C. Mace.:

London, Cassell and Company, Toronto, Melbourne, Sydney, 1923, 1927, 1933,. 3 VOLUMES, COMPLETE SET, ALL FIRST EDITIONS, FIRST PRINTINGS, 1923,1927 & 1933. ALL IN DUSTWRAPPERS. 8vo, approximately 240 x 155 mm, 9½ x 6¼ inches, numerous photographic il…

From Roger Middleton


Social Life In Egypt - A Description of the Country and Its People by Poole, Stanley Lane

London: J.S. Virtue & Co. Full tooled leather. Published London: J.S. Virtue & Co., n.d. (c.1880's) Folio, 10 1/2" x 13 1/2". 136 pp.+2pp index, title page printed in black and red, all edge gilt, illustrated with 5 full-page steel …

From The Wild Muse


D. Johannis Marshami... Canon chronicus aegyptiacus, ebraicus, graecus, & disquisitiones. Liber non chronologicae tantum, sed & historicae antiquitatis reconditissima complexus by MARSHAM, John

1676 John Marsham Chronology of Ancient EGYPT GREEK Hebrew Jews Bible Egyptians John Marsham was a 17th-century English chronologist who is best known for his studies on Egyptian history. He was the first English historian who made antiquities of Egypt c…

From Schilb Antiquarian Rare Books



1905. WONDERFUL EGYPT: 48 ARTISTIC PICTURES IN HELIOGRAVURE. This tourist piece published around 1905 has no title page or publication information. Rectangular 4to. Blue cloth stamped in gold, brightly colored e.pages of Egyptian hieroglyphics, string bin…

From Columbia Books, Inc. ABAA/ILAB


The Manners and Customs of the Ancient Egyptians. Second Series, Vol I and Vol II and the Plate Volume [complete] by Wilkinson, Sir J. Gardiner

London: John Murray, 1841. First Edition . Original Brown Cloth, Gilt. Very Good +. 9 " Tall. Color and B/W Plates, B/W Figures. Three volumes, complete, in publisher's brown cloth with spine lettered and decorated in gilt, covers decorated in …

From Arroyo Seco Books


Chronicles of England, France, Spain, and the Adjoining Countries, from the Latter Part of the Reign of Edward II, to the Coronation of Henry IV. In Two Volumes by Froissart, Sir John; Translated from the French Editions, with Variations and Additions from Many Celebrated MSS. by Thomas Johnes

London: William Smith, 1839. With a Life of the Author, An Essay on his Works, and a Criticism of his History. Two volumes in contemporary half calf over dark brown buckram boards, the backs ornately gilt, marbled end papers, edges dyed red. The Arts and…

From Dale Steffey Books


L'EGYPTE et la SYRIE, ou moeurs, usages, costumes et monumens des Égyptiens, des Arabes et des Syriens. Précédé d'un Précis historique. by BRETON, de la Martinière.:

Paris, A. Nepveu, 1814.. Paris, A. Nepveu, 1814.. FIRST EDITION WITH HAND COLOURED PLATES, 1814, 6 volumes, complete set, French text. 12mo, approximately 135 x 85 mm, 3¼ x 5¼ inches, 83 of 84 HAND COLOURED plates, LACKS PLATE at page 189 in Volume II…

From Roger Middleton


EGYPT. Painted and described by TALBOT KELLY. R

Adam & Charles Black. London. 1906. Reprinted, with additional corrections, from the 1902 first edition. Large 8vo. Illustrated with 75 colour plates. A very good copy in original illustrated blue cloth boards. Top edge gilt. Previous owner neat bookpla…

From Paul Foster Books


Relation de l'Égypte, par Abd-Allatif, médecin arabe de Bagdad ; suivie de divers extraits d'écrivains orientaux, et d'un État des provinces et des villages de l'Égypte dans le XIVe. siècle : le tout trad. et enrichi de notes historiques et critiques by SACY, Antoine Isaac Silvestre de

1810 1ed History of EGYPT Abdallatif Arabic Egyptian Alchemy Mythology Medicine Abdallatif al-Baghdadi was a 12th-century Arabic historian who is best known for his account of Egypt. In this book, Abdallatif describes many of the pre-Islamic traditions, …

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