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|Budge E. A. Wallis, trans||BOOK OF THE DEAD: An English Translation of the Chapters, Hymns, Etc., of the Theban Recension, With Introduction, Notes, etc.|
Publisher: London Kegan Paul, Trench, Trubner and Co 1901, 1901
Used. 3 volumes. Very early edition, from Books on Egypt and Chaldaea. Illustrated throughout with 420 vignettes, many full-page or quite large. Small 8vo, publishers orange cloth lettered in black on the spines and lettered and decorated in black on the upper covers. xcvi, 222; viii, 225-526; iii, 529-702, index, 96pp. publisher's catalogue. A very good and handsome set, just a bit mellowed, very minor abrasion to the spine tips. FIRST OF THE EDITION. A very nice edition of the English...
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|Budge, E. A. Wallis (translator)||The Book Of The Dead|
Secaucus. 1977. University Books. 10th Printing. Very Good In Dustjacket. 704 pages. hardcover. 0821600214. keywords: Egypt Religion. inventory # 1814. FROM THE PUBLISHER - The Book of the Dead is an ancient Egyptian funerary text, used from the beginning of the New Kingdom (around 1550 BCE) to around 50 BCE. The original Egyptian name for the text, transliterated rw nw prt m hrw is translated as `Book of Coming Forth by Day'. Another translation would be `Book of emerging forth into the...