Characteres Aegyptii, hoc est, sacrorum, quibus aegyptii utuntur, simulachorum accurata delineatio et explicatio, qua antiquissimarum superstitionum origines, progressiones, ritusque, ad Barbaram, Graecam & Romanam historiam illustrandam, enarrantur,.

By: Pignorius L.

Price: £2,500.00

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Book measures 7 1/2 x 5 3/4 inches. Collation, [6],[2] blank, 43pp, [8], 16 plates, a few text illustrations, 2pp blank has a later engraving, [ Osiris & Isis ] pasted to each side, extensive annotation on free endpaper, early previous owners name on title page. Bookplate of Alvin Langdon Coburn to fixed endpaper, and another previous owners bookplate on blank free endpaper. Bound in later half calf, [ probably about 150 years ago ] marble boards, vellum corners, raised bands, gilt lines and centre stamp, leather title label. Binding in very good clean firm condition. Internally, occasional very minor spotting, pages and plates in good clean condition. A very nice copy.

Title: Characteres Aegyptii, hoc est, sacrorum, quibus aegyptii utuntur, simulachorum accurata delineatio et explicatio, qua antiquissimarum superstitionum origines, progressiones, ritusque, ad Barbaram, Graecam & Romanam historiam illustrandam, enarrantur,.

Author Name: Pignorius L.

Categories: Egypt, History,

Publisher: Francofurti, Typis Matthiae Beckeri, Impensis vero dictorum fratrum, et viduae Theodoris de Bry, matris Eorundem: 1608

Book Condition: Very Good

Size: Small Quarto

Seller ID: 097511

Keywords: Egypt. Mythology