Never to Die: The Egyptians in Their Own Words

Mayer, Josephine and Tom Prideaux (eds.)

Published by The Viking Press, New York, 1961
Condition: Fine Hardcover
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Dust Jacket Condition: Near Fine. 224 pp, foreword; "The Darkness Is Routed"; The Legend of Creation; Plutarch's Story of Osiris; I. The Old Kingdom: 2980-2475 B.C.; II. The Middle Kingdom: 2000-1788 B.C.; III. The Early Empire: 1580-1375 B.C.; IV. The Later Empire: 1375 to about 1000 B.C.; In Explanation; Acknowledgments; Bibliography: Sources of Egyptian Texts, Collections of Egyptian Art, General Bibliographical Note; list of b&w illustrations, index. Selected and arranged by Josephine Mayer and Tom Prideaux. Second Printing, May 1961 "The authors have adopted a chronological pattern for their book since the literature of Egypt falls naturally into periods. Historical introductions to each section sketch in background sufficient to clarify the material. Chronological indexes fix the selections in relation to dynasties, particlar kings, and significnant events among neighboring peoples. The illustration, reproduced from tomb and temple paintings and reliefs, are placed with the literature of the period to which they belong." from the jacket flap. Price clipped. On the slightest edge wear to dj, else, Pristine, no wear. Clean, tight and strong binding with no underlining, highlighting or marginalia. Orange cloth with blind-stamped motif on front board, gilt lettering to spine, and illustrated endpapers. Size: Small 4to. Bookseller Inventory # 000224

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Title: Never to Die: The Egyptians in Their Own ...

Publisher: The Viking Press, New York

Publication Date: 1961

Binding: Hard Cover

Book Condition:Fine

Dust Jacket Condition: Near Fine

Edition: Second Printing

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