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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.

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. 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 illust...

From Roger Middleton


SOUVENIRS D'EGYPTE. by BIDA, Alexandre (1823-1895) & BARBOT, E. (1798-1878).:

Paris, Lemercier, circa 1850.. FIRST EDITION circa 1850, folio approximately 460 x 360 mm, 18 x 14 inches, lithographed pictorial title, 24 full page sepia lithographs on heavy paper, captioned in French, Arabic and English; no text, 12 costume plates by...

From Roger Middleton


MÉMOIRES DE L'INSTITUT ROYAL DE FRANCE - TOME QUINZIÈME: Mémoire sur les signes employés par les anciens Égyptiens à la notation des divisions du Temps, dans leurs trois systèmes d'écriture. by Champollion le Jeune, Jean-François (1790-1832)

Paris.: Imprimerie Royale, 1842 [English description available upon request] Le livre comprend les 2 pages titres et l'index du Tome Quinzième (viii pages), suivi du Mémoire complet de Champollion, soit les pages 73 à 136 ainsi qu...

From Louis Caron


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


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


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, ...

From Schilb Antiquarian Rare Books


The book of the dead: facsimiles of the papyri of Hunefer, Anhai, Ḳerāsher and Netchemet with supplementary text from the papyrus of Nu; with transcripts, translations... by BUDGE, Earnest Wallis

1899 ENOURMOUS Egyptian Occult Book of the Dead Wallis Budge EGYPT Funerals Earnest Wallis Budge was a famous 19th-century English Egyptologist who was known for his expertise on Egypt antiquities and manuscripts. One of his many books published on Egyp...

From Schilb Antiquarian Rare Books


Hieroglyphica, seu de sacris Aegyptiorum, aliarumque gentium literis commentarii, a Ioanne Pierio Valerianio... quibus etiam duo alij... sunt annexi. by VALERIANO, Pierio Bolzani

1594 Hieroglyphica EGYPT Egyptian Hieroglyphics Illustrated Bolzani Horapollo "A remarkable attempt to explain symbolism of the Egyptian and ancient mythology" (Gregorovius) Pierio Valeriano Bolzani was an important early 16th-century Italian humanist mo...

From Schilb Antiquarian Rare 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


D. Johannis Marshami, Angli, Equitis Aurati, Canon chronicus Aegyptiacus, Ebraicus, Graecus, et disquisitiones: liber non chronologicae tantum, sed & historicae antiquitatis reconditissima complexus. by MARSHAM, John

1696 Marsham Chronicus Canon Jewish & Egyptian RITES Hebrew Greek Latin John Marsham was a 17th-century English historian known for his expertise and study on chronology – from Old Testament history to Egypt and British. His most detailed and elaborate...

From Schilb Antiquarian Rare Books


Travels in upper and lower Egypt : undertaken by order of the old government of France; by C. S. Sonnini, ... Illustrated by engravings, ... To which is subjoined a map of the country. Translated from the French by SONNINI, Charles Sigisbert

1800 1st English ed Sonnini Travels in EGYPT Egyptian Sexuality Geography MAPCharles Sigisbert Sonnini was a French naturalist who served Louis XVI and under the Napoleonic Regime. In 1777, Sonnini was ordered by the king and Count Buffon to explore Egypt...

From Schilb Antiquarian Rare Books


AEGYPTIACA: Or, Observations on Certain Antiquities of Egypt. Part I. (all published) The History of Pompey's Pillar elucidated. by WHITE, Joseph. ONCE IN THE LIBRARY OF COL. SAMUEL BARRETTE MILES.:

Oxford, at the University Press, for the author, sold by Messrs. Cadell and Davies; and by the booksellers in Oxford, 1801.. Part I only, no more was published although Part II is announced on the title page. FIRST EDITION 1801, PRESENTATION COPY FROM T...

From Roger Middleton


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


The book of the dead. Facsimile of the Papyrus of Ani in the British Museum. by Budge, Ernest Alfred Wallis

London: Printed by order of the Trustees, sold at the British Museum, 1894. Second edition. E.A. Wallis Budge acquired the Papyrus of Ani for the British Museum in 1888. Intended as a guide to the afterlife, the scroll was full of its culture's most...

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