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Egyptian Grammar: Being an Introduction to the Study of Hieroglyphs

Gardiner, Sir Alan

Published by Oxford University Press, London, 1957
Condition: vg Hardcover
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4to. xxxvi, 646 pp. Blue cloth with gold lettering on spine in original dj. Ex Libris plate and signature of Dr. David Neiman, the influential scholar and historian as well as Professor of Theology at Boston College. Frontispiece with b/w facsimile of 3 different forms of ancient Egyptian Hieroglyphic writing and inscription. Book is an ingenious work which teaches how to become proficient in the reading, writing, understanding and even syntax and grammar of the beautiful ancient Egyptian language. Work is filled with lessons and exercises to help facilitate mastery. Slight age wear to dj. Some sunning to spine and minor scuffing to boards, otherwise book is in very good condition. "While the work is in fact an elaborate treatise on Egyptian syntax at the best period, the form is that of a progressive teaching book for beginners. The present third edition contains a much extended Additions and Corrections, as well as substantial improvements elsewhere.". Bookseller Inventory # 21510

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Title: Egyptian Grammar: Being an Introduction to ...

Publisher: Oxford University Press, London

Publication Date: 1957

Binding: Hardcover

Book Condition:vg

Dust Jacket Condition: Dust Jacket Included

Edition: Third revised

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