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Egyptology


1842 Histoire Sultans Mamlouks L'Egypte First MAMLUKS
1842 Histoire Sultans Mamlouks L'Egypte First MAMLUKS

Price: £288.00

  One part of the impressive translation of this historical work on Mamluk Egypt from French Orientalist Quatremere. Volume Two, Part One only. One Part of Four. Some pages are unopened. The binding is the original...

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1897-1934 4vol Le Temple D'Edfou by EMILE CHASSINAT
1897-1934 4vol Le Temple D'Edfou by EMILE CHASSINAT

Price: £899.99

Good clean copies of this extremely scarce original edition of this important work. We have four volumes here, normally if found at all, these are found in single volumes only as they were published individually over many years. In...

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1924 Ancient Egyptian Works Art A. Weigall First Illus
1924 Ancient Egyptian Works Art A. Weigall First Illus

Price: £71.99

A first edition of this interesting work on Ancient Egyptian art, by a former Inspector of Antiquities for the Egyptian Government. Bound in green cloth, with gilt lettering to the spine. With twenty chapters spanning 'The Earliest...

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1938 EGYPTOLOGY Two ESSAYS by Aylward M. BLACKMAN
1938 EGYPTOLOGY Two ESSAYS by Aylward M. BLACKMAN

Price: £89.99

A nice clean copy.   Two essays by A. M Blackman:   Osiris as the Maker of Corn in a Text of the Ptolemaic Period   Some Remarks on a Clay Sealing Found in the Tomb of Hemaka   Scarce.   This periodical...

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1950 Fernand Bisson de la Roque L'Egypte des Pharaons Scarce 1st Ed Stamps Egypt
1950 Fernand Bisson de la Roque L'Egypte des Pharaons Scarce 1st Ed Stamps Egypt

Price: £1,600.00

A scarce, limited edition of de la Roque's 1950 L'gypte des Pharaons. Numbered 23 of 500.Quires, unbound and uncut, loosely enclosed.A fine copy very nusual to see in the original paper cover and in such lovely

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1998 Egypt The World of the Pharaohs Regine Schulz Matthias Seidel First English
1998 Egypt The World of the Pharaohs Regine Schulz Matthias Seidel First English

Price: £44.00

The first English edition of this work on Egyptian history. First impression.Copiously illustrated throughout with coloured photographsIncluding chapters on each of the three kingdoms, state and society, religion, and more.

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c1956 The Mountains of Pharoah 2000 Years of Pyramid Exploration L Cottrell
c1956 The Mountains of Pharoah 2000 Years of Pyramid Exploration L Cottrell

Price: £24.00

Leonard Cottrell's work on the pyramids.This work explores the adventures of hundreds who have explored the pyramids since the time of the Greek historian Herodotus. The note to the flyleaf explains 'These stories range from high drama...

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