Autograph Quotation Signed

EBERS, Georg (1837-98)

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This German Egyptologist is renowned for discovering one of the earliest medical documents in existence -- an ancient Egyptian papyri giving a cancer treatment -- and sought to further popularize all things Egyptian through, of all things, historical romances set in Egypt. AQS, 1p, 4" X 4", n.p., 1885 August. Near fine. Faintly age toned. In Ebers interesting and stylized tiny script, in vibrant purple ink, he boldly pens four brief lines, signing handsomely and dating below. Because of Ebers' calligraphy a number of the words elude translation, and those that don't aren't sufficient to allow identifying this quotation. But an attractive item nonetheless, accompanied by a modern facsimile of a 19th century head-and-shoulders sketch of Ebers. Bookseller Inventory # 40415

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Main Street Fine Books & Manuscripts has been buying and selling quality books, autographs and ephemera since 1991. We specialize in general antiquarian, first editions, signed books and autographs and documents. We are members of the Antiquarian Booksellers' Association of America (ABAA), Midwest Antiquarian Booksellers Association (MWABA), Universal Autograph Collectors Club (UACC) and The Manuscript Society.

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