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Erman (A.) Life in Ancient Egypt, described by Adolf Erman, trans
lated by H. M. Tirard, with 400 Illustrations and maps, royal Svo. xvi and 507 pp. (pub. at 21s), cloth, 10s 6d
The need of a popular work on the manners and customs of Ancient Egypt has long been felt by the English public, no English Scholar has attempted to fill this gap since the time of Wilkinson.
Flinders Petrie (W. M.) Egyptian Decorative Art, crown 8vo.
with 120 illustrations, cloth, 38 6d
A book which deals with a subject which has never yet been seriously treated.
Egyptian Tales, crown 8vo. illustrated by Tristram Ellis, cloth, 38 1895 the same, 2nd series, crown 8vo. illustrations, cloth, 38 1895 A selection of the ancient tales of Egypt, edited from original sources, and of great importance as illustrating the life and society of ancient Egypt.
Egyptian Select Papyri in the HIERATIC Character in the British Museum. Parts I and II, royal folio, containing plates 1-98; bds. rare, £2. 10s
Rosellini (I) MONUMENTI DELL' EGITTO E DELLA NUBIA,
disegnate dalla Spedizione Scientifico-Letteraria Toscana in Egitto, 3 vols. elephant folio, containing 390 plates, many of which are SPLENDIDLY COLOURED, and 9 vols. 8vo. of text-together 12 vols. (pub. at £45. in parts), half morocco extra, gilt edges, by Wright, £28. Pisa, 1832-44
This splendid work on Egyptian and Nubian Antiquities occurs very rarely for sale. In no other work is Egyptian Art, as displayed in the Hieroglyphic Figures, so well represented; it just contains what Napoleon's grand work was deficient in. It was published under the auspices of the Grand Duke of Tuscany. Owing to the limited number printed copies have become very
Egyptian Papyrus with Hieroglyphics, a portion
of the burial ritual, 2 ft. 6 in. long by 9, about 250 B.c. pronounced by Dr. Birch to be genuine, £3. 38
Tell el-Amarna Tablets (The) in the British Museum.
4to. with autotype plates; cloth, £1. 88
Inscriptions in the Hieratic and Demotic
CHARACTER. Folio; bds. (pub. at £1. 7s 6d), 18s British Museum, 1868
Egyptian Texts of the Earliest period, from the
Coffin of Amamu. Folio, 32 coloured plates, £2. 2s British Museum, 1886
Wiedemann (A.) Religion of the Ancient Egyptians, 8vo. plates, cloth,
12s 6d Egypt stands pre-eminent among all the nations of antiquity as the land in which every civic and public interest was dominated by religion.
Burlington Fine Arts Club: EXHIBITION of the Art of
ANCIENT EGYPT, imperial 4to. pp. 1, 130 and viii, with 27 full-page photographs, mounted on boards, blue cloth, £1. 16s Privately printed, 1895 The special and novel character of the illustrations is that they represent the industrial and domestic arts of Ancient Egypt; and thus reveal the customs and civilization of the people, rather than the magnificence of the kings.
Brugsch (H.) Hieroglyphisch- demotisches Waerterbuch, 7 vols. impl.
8vo. hf. red morocco, £30
Burton's (J.) Excerpta Hieroglyphica, or exact copies of various
Hieroglyphical Inscriptions, etc. now existing in Egypt and at Mount Sinai, 4 parts in 1 vol. oblong 4to. 61 plates, hf. morocco, £1. 12s Cairo, 1825-37
Archæologia, published by the Society of Antiquaries of London,
Vol. LII part 2, thick 4to. cloth (pub. at £3. 38), £2. 28
Pages 393-608 consist of an important paper "On the Hieratic Papyrus of Nesi Amsu, a scribe in the Temple of Amen-Ra at Thebes, about B.C. 305. By E. A. Wallis Budge."
Botta (P. E.) MONUMENT de NINIVE découvert et décrit par lui;
mesuré et dessiné par E. Flandin, 5 vols. atlas folio, vellum paper, beautiful
This work cost 1800 francs.
Layard (A. H.) The Monuments of Nineveh, from Drawings made
on the spot, both series, impl. folio, 171 plates in outline, some coloured and tinted, with descriptive letterpress, in 2 portfolios (pub. at £21.), £8. 10s 1819
Inscriptions in the Cuneiform Character from
Assyrian Monuments discovered by A. H. LAYARD. Folio; bds. (pub. at
Cuneiform Inscriptions of Western Asia,
prepared by Sir H. C. RAWLINSON, E. NORRIS, etc. Vols. III and IV.
Cuneiform Texts from Babylonian Tablets, etc. in the British Museum. 2 parts, sm. folio, 50 photo-lithographic plates in wrappers, 15s 1896
Bezold (C.) Catalogue of Cuneiform Tablets in the Kouyunjik
Collection. 4 vols. royal 8vo. cloth, £3. 58
British Museum, 1889-96
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Rosini, Storia della Pittura Italiana, Second Edition,
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