1913 The Book of the Dead: The Papyrus of Ani, Scribe and Treasurer of the Temples of Egypt, about B.C. 1450
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Colour Plates, Folding Plates, Illustrated, Original Binding, Publishers' Original Binding, Scarce
Scarce set of volumes. Illustrated throughout. Volume one includes The Papyrus of Ani: Reproduction in 37 Coloured Plates (all folding). Collated complete. A reproduction in facsimile edited, with hieroglyphic transcript, translation and introduction by Sir E. A. Wallis Budge, keeper of the Egyptian and Assyrian antiquities in the British Museum. Published by permission of the Trustees of the British Museum. Introduction by Sir E. A. Wallis Budge, an English Egyptologist, Orientalist and philologist who worked for the British Museum and published numerous works on the ancient Near East.
In the original red cloth binding. Externally, very smart with light bumping and shelf wear to the extremities. Marks to the rear board of volume one. Internally, firmly bound. Pages are bright and clean with the odd spot.
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