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Image for The Cult of the Immortal - Mummies and the Ancient Egyptian Way of Death

The Cult of the Immortal - Mummies and the Ancient Egyptian Way of Death

By: Ange-Pierre Leca

Price: £5.50

Publisher: London, Souvenir Press Ltd: 1980

Edition: First British Edition

Seller ID: 004881

ISBN: 0-285-62393-1

Condition: Very Good


A study of the information provided from the most recent research on Egyptian mummies. 304pp with index, illustrated with black and white drawings and photographs. Gilt lettering to spine. Slight bumping to spine and edges, otherwise very good copy with no inscriptions. DJ is price-clipped, with slight shelfwear, fingermarking and sunning to top of flyleaves, otherwise very good. View more info

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Ancient Egyptians - The Kingdom of the Pharaohs Brought to Life

By: Anton Gill

Price: £6.00

Publisher: London, HarperCollins: 2003

Edition: First Edition, First Printing

Seller ID: 004860

ISBN: 0-00-714399-0

Condition: Near Fine


Companion volume to the TV series, covering the entire history of Ancient Egypt and four stories of ordinary Egyptians. 256pp with index, illustrated profusely in colour throughout. Gilt lettering to spine, coloured endpapers. Minimal bowing to rear board and some marking to rear endpaper, otherwise near fine copy with no inscriptions. Unclipped DJ has minimal edgewear, otherwise near fine. HEAVY BOOK, additional postage will be requested. View more info

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Budge's Egypt - A Classic 19th Century Travel Guide

By: E A Wallis Budge

Price: £7.50

Publisher: New York, Dover Publications Inc: 2001

Edition: First Thus

Seller ID: 008637

ISBN: 0486417212

Condition: Good


Travel guide first published in 1890 under the title "The Nile: Notes for Travellers in Egypt". Contains summary of Egyptian history and emphasis on the monuments on either side of the Nile. 311pp illustrated with black and white drawings and map. Well-used copy with many turned corners and creasing to cover, but clean reading copy. View more info

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Howard Carter and the Discovery of the Tomb of Tutankhamun

By: H V F Winstone

Price: £6.50

Publisher: London, Constable & Co Ltd: 1991

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 005611

ISBN: 0-09-469900-3

Condition: Good


Well-researched biography of the famous excavator, responsible for the most important find in the history of Egyptian archaeology. 333pp with index, illustrated with 12 pages of black and white photographs. Some creasing to spine and corners, small nick at top of spine and some marking to edges, otherwise good copy with no inscriptions. View more info

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British Museum Dictionary of Ancient Egypt

By: Ian Shaw and Paul Nicholson

Price: £7.50

Publisher: BCA: 1996

Edition: Reprint With Corrections

Seller ID: 005599

Condition: Near Fine


Reference work with over 600 entries in alphabetical order with cross-referencing and index. 328pp, illustrated profusely throughout with maps, drawings and photographs in colour and black and white. Giltlettering to spine, coloured endpapers. Minimal marking to top edges, otherwise near fine copy with no inscriptions. Unclipped DJ slightly edgeworn, with faded spine, otherwise very good. HEAVY BOOK, additional postage will be requested. View more info

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Ancient Egypt

By: J E Manchip White

Price: £5.00

Publisher: London, Allan Wingate: 1952

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 006118

Condition: Good


Comprehensive introduction to Egyptology, arranged according to the descending hierarchy of the society which lived along the banks of the Nile. 217pp with index, illustrated with 48 black and white photographs, fold-out chronological chart and maps to endpapers. Spine faded and slanted, slight bumping to corners and top edges dusty, otherwise good copy with no inscriptions. View more info

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An Introduction to Ancient Egypt

By: James Putnam

Price: £7.50

Publisher: Royston, Hertfordshire, Eagle Editions: 2007

Edition: First Thus

Seller ID: 005596

ISBN: 1845733622

Condition: Near Fine


Study of the whole range of life in Ancient Egypt, from the pyramids and Pharaohs ro everyday life, with an introduction to the system of hieroglyphics. 112pp illustrated profusely throughout with specially commissioned colour photographs. Slight marking to cover and minor bumping to lower corner and top edge, otherwise near fine copy with no inscriptions. View more info

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Valley of the Kings

By: John Romer

Price: £6.00

Publisher: Michael Joseph & Rainbird: 1981

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 004845

ISBN: 0-7181-2045-0

Condition: Very Good


Classical historical account of the area containing all the known tombs of the Egyptian Pharaohs and the stories of the archaeologists who worked in the Valley. 293pp with index, illustrated with black and white maps and photographs throughout and 18 colour plates. Gilt lettering to spine, decorated endpapers. Minor bumping to base of spine and bottom corners, otherwise very good copy with no inscriptions. DJ is price-clipped, with some creasing to edges and fingermarkin... View more info

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The Lost Tomb - The Greatest Discovery at the Valley of the Kings Since Tutankhamun

By: Kent R Weeks

Price: £7.50

Publisher: London, Weidenfeld & Nicolson: 1998

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 007812

ISBN: 0-297-81847-3

Condition: Very Good


Story of the discovery of the largest tomb in Egypt, burial place of 30 sons of Ramesses II. 330pp with index, illustrated with black and white drawings and plans and 24 pages of photographs (8 pages in colour). Gilt lettering to spine. Minor bend to boards, otherwise very good/near fine copy with no inscriptions. U nclipped DJ has minor edgewear, otherwise very good. View more info

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Nile

By: Martha Holmes, Gavin Maxwell and Tim Scoones

Price: £6.50

Publisher: London, BBC Books: 2004

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 005697

ISBN: 0-563-48713-5

Condition: Near Fine


Book to accompany the BBC television series, telling the story of the River Nile. 168pp with index, illustrated with colour photographs, reproductions of frescoes and maps. Minor bumping to spine, otherwise near fine copy with no inscriptions. Unclipped DJ has minimal shelfwear and small dent to front, otherwise near fine. HEAVY BOOK, extra postage required for 1st class or overseas shipping. View more info

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The Pyramids: Their Archaeology and History

By: Miroslav Verner

Price: £7.00

Publisher: London, Atlantic Books: 2001

Edition: First British Edition, First Printing

Seller ID: 005609

ISBN: 1-903809-45-2

Condition: Near Fine


Originally published in Czech in 1997.This revised and extended version has been translated from the German edition by Steven Rendall. History of ancient Egyptian culture before and during the period of the Pyramids and the story of the last two hundred years of research. 495pp, illustrated with 22 colour plates and numerous black and white drawings, Maps to endpapers. Gilt lettering to spine. Minimal bumping to spine, otherwise near fine copy with no inscriptions. Sligh... View more info

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Egypt the Black Land

By: Paul Jordan

Price: £4.75

Publisher: Phaidon: 1976

Edition: First Paperback Edition

Seller ID: 005665

ISBN: 0-7148-1722-8

Condition: Good


Graphic account of everyday life in ancient Egypt. 207pp with index. 117 illustrations 16 in full colour). Some rubbing to spine, corners and edges of cover and light foxing to page edges, otherwise good copy with no inscriptions. View more info

Image for Through Bible Lands: Notes of Travel in Egypt, the Desert and Palestine, with an Essay on Egyptology and the Bible By Edouard Naville

Through Bible Lands: Notes of Travel in Egypt, the Desert and Palestine, with an Essay on Egyptology and the Bible By Edouard Naville

By: Philip Schaff

Price: £25.00

Publisher: London, James Nisbet & Co Ltd: 1888

Edition: New Edition

Seller ID: 007659

Condition: Good


Personal narrative of the author's travels in Egypt, the Sinai Desert, Palestine and Syria. New edition includes essay on discoveries in Egypt relating to Biblical history. 434pp with index, plus publisher's list to rear, illustrated with 19 black and white plates. All edges gilt. Some bumping and rubbing to spine and corner and white spotting to back board, otherwise good copy with no inscriptions. View more info

Image for Biblical Discoveries In Egypt, Palestine and Mesopotamia

Biblical Discoveries In Egypt, Palestine and Mesopotamia

By: Rev J Politeyan

Price: £12.50

Publisher: London, Elliot Stock: 1915

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 004643

Condition: Good


Archaeological view of events described in the Old Testament, with foreword by the Rev Canon R B Girdlestone. 194pp with index, illustrated with 15 black and white plates. Gilt lettering to spine. Some bumping to spine and corners, top edges dusty, endpapers have darkened panels and dedication to former owner, otherwise good copy. View more info

Image for The Amarna Age - A Study of the Crisis of the Ancient World

The Amarna Age - A Study of the Crisis of the Ancient World

By: Rev James Baikie

Price: £17.50

Publisher: London, A & C Black Ltd: 1926

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 004648

Condition: Good


Study of ancient Egypt and its surrounding nations. 464pp with index, illustrated with 32 black and white plates and 5 maps, 4 of which fold out. Gilt design to front board and gilt lettering to spine. Some bumping and rubbing to spine and corners, marking to page edges, slight foxing to early pages and former owners's name to front endpaper, otherwise good copy. HEAVY BOOK, will require additional postage if ordering from outside the UK. View more info

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Black Genesis - the Prehistoric Origins of Ancient Egypt

By: Robert Bauval and Thomas Brophy

Price: £10.00

Publisher: Vermont, USA, Bear & Company: 2011

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 008029

ISBN: 159143114X

Condition: Good


Controversial theory that an advanced civilization of Black Africans settled in the Sahara long before Pharaonic Egypt. 356pp with index, illustrated with black and white photographs to the text and 16 pages of colour plates. Some creasing to spine, cover and corners and slight marking to lower edges, otherwise good copy with no inscriptions. View more info

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Discovering Ancient Egypt

By: Rosalie David

Price: £25.00

Publisher: London, Facts on File Inc: 1994

Edition: First Edition, First Printing

Seller ID: 007770

ISBN: 0816031053

Condition: Near Fine


Story of the travellers and archaeologists who brought about the knowledge of Egyptian civilization. 192pp with index, illustrated with black and white photographs and maps to the text and 24 pages of colour plates. Gilt lettering to spine. Boards slightly bowed, otherwise near fine copy with no marks or inscriptions. Unclipped DJ is slightly faded to the spine, otherwise very good. Related cards enclosed. View more info

Image for Egypt in Spectacular Cross-Section

Egypt in Spectacular Cross-Section

By: Stephen Biesty, Stewart Ross (text)

Price: £7.50

Publisher: Oxford University Press: 2005

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 008726

ISBN: 0-19-911177-4

Condition: Very Good


Story of a trip down the Nile 3,200 years ago. 29pp with index, illustrated throughout with cutaway drawings in colour. Some bumping to edges and corners, otherwise very good copy with no inscriptions. Unclipped DJ has some creasing to edges, otherwise very good. View more info

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Treasures of Tutankhamun

By: Trustees of The British Museum, The Times and The Sunday Times

Price: £7.50

Publisher: London, British Museum: 1972

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 006902

ISBN: 07-23-0007-00

Condition: Very Good


Book published to accompany a loan exhibition from the Department of Antiquities of the Arab Republic of Egypt to mark the 50th anniversary of the discovery of the tomb of Tutankhamun, held at the British Museum in 1972. 50pp illustrated profusely throughout with black and white photographs, plus 16 colour plates. Minor rubbing to corners, otherwise very good copy with no inscriptions. View more info