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Everyman's Atlas of Ancient and Classical Geography

By: N/A

Price: $10.00

Publisher: J. M. Dent & Sons, Ltd. / E. P. Dutton & Co., Inc.: 1952

Edition: Revised Edition

Seller ID: 2303242

Condition: Very Good


No jacket. Spine head rubbed, ink stamp on front free endpaper. 1952 Hard Cover. xii, 256 pp. 43 color maps (including numerous two-tone panels), 20 line maps. Designed to assist the student of ancient history in his reading of the Greek and Latin authors, and also useful in the study of biblical and early Christian history, as well as in that of early contacts between East and West. View more info

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A Library of Universal Literature in Four Parts, Comprising Science, Biography, Fiction and the Great Orations, in 8 Volumes, Part Three: Orations - Vol. I: Greek Orators; Vol. II: Roman Orators; Vol. III. Orators of Continental Europe; Vol. VI: Orators of Great Britain and Ireland; Vol. V: Orators of Great Britain and Ireland; Vol. VI: American Orators; Vol. VII: American Orators; Vol. VIII: American Orators

By: N/A

Price: $60.00

Publisher: P. F. Collier: 1900

Seller ID: 2302557

Condition: Very Good


Front hinge of volumes two and four broken, minor general wear. 1900 Hard Cover. Brown boards. Eight volume set, part three of a larger set of 32 volumes. Notable speeches include Give Me Liberty, or Give Me Death, Gettysburg Address, abolition, military, political, Presidential, etc. View more info

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True Stories, from Ancient History: Chronologically Arranged, from the Creation of the World to the Death of Charlemagne (Alta Edition)

By: A Mother

Price: $10.00

Publisher: Porter & Coates: 1888

Seller ID: 2287015

Condition: Very Good


No jacket. No publisher date (circa late 1800s), pink stain on rear board, pencil note on front paste-down endpaper, faint stain along top edge of frontispiece. 1888 Hard Cover. 326, 10 pp. THE AUTHOR'S PREFACE: Many years ago, I made a memorandum to write a Sketch of Progressive History for my children, as soon as they were of an age to relish such reading. That period is arrived, and I have cheerfully commenced the undertaking: it does not prove so easy as I anticipated. Ancient History is entangled with fable; and Modern History is too abounding in events to admit so clear and simple a narr... View more info

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The Great Tragedies of Aeschylus, Sophocles, and Euripides (The Franklin Library)

By: Aeschylus; Sophocles; Euripides

Price: $10.00  $8.00

Publisher: The Franklin Library: 1982

Seller ID: 2302576

Condition: Fine


A fine copy. 1982 Hard Cover. 360 pp. Green leather spine, green cloth boards, gilt titles and decorations, all edges gilt, marbled endpapers, green ribbon marker bound in. Illustrated by Quentin Fiore. CONTENTS: Aeschylus: Agamemnon; Prometheus Bound - Sophocles: Oedipus the King; Antigone - Euripides: Medea; The Bacchae. View more info

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Middle Egyptian: An Introduction to the Language and Culture of Hieroglyphs

By: Allen, James P.

Price: $125.00

Publisher: Cambridge University Press: 2000

Seller ID: 2283827

ISBN: 0521653126

Condition: Fine


No jacket. A fine copy. 2000 Large Hardcover. xii, 510 pp. This is an introduction to the writing system of ancient Egypt and the language of hieroglyphic texts. It contains twenty-six lessons, exercises (with answers), a list of hieroglyphic signs, and a dictionary, as well as twenty-five essays on the most important aspects of ancient Egyptian history, society, religion and literature. It also offers scholars of linguistics a complete grammatical description of the classical language of ancient Egypt. View more info

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Cruelty and Civilization: The Roman Games

By: Auguet, Roland

Price: $5.00

Publisher: Barnes & Noble: 1998

Edition: Reissue

Seller ID: 2295032

ISBN: 0760709270

Condition: Very Good


Reissue. Faint edge wear. 1998 Hard Cover. Roland Auguet examines the Roman taste for blood and considers what the games, that strange combination of Cruelty and Civilization, reveal about the Roman mentality. He shows how the great spectacles became a part of city life - they were awaited with impatience, everyone discussed them, some applauded the action in the arena, while others booed frantically. View more info

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Tiberius Caesar

By: Baker, G. P. [George Philip]

Price: $25.00

Publisher: Dodd, Mead & Company: 1928

Seller ID: 2294563

Condition: Good


No jacket. A few light spots on boards, front hinge starting, pencil name on front paste-down endpaper, two inch tear on second to last page. 1928 Hard Cover. xi, 322 pp. Purple boards. Deckled edge. Frontispiece of coin portraits of four Caesars, three maps, genealogical chart. CONTENTS: Preface; The Triumph of Augustus; The Causes and Results of the World-State; The Conquest of Germany; The Survival of Julia's Third Husband; The Revolt of the North; Tiberius Caesar; The Military Mutinies; Germanicus; Julia's Daughter; The Advent of the Tuscan; The Entanglement of Julia's Children: and the Fa... View more info

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Early Greek Philosophy (Penguin Classics)

By: Barnes, Jonathan

Price: $9.00

Publisher: Penguin Books: 2001

Seller ID: 2279564

ISBN: 0140448152

Condition: Very Good


Smudge on rear wrapper. 2001 Trade Paperback. xlix, 282 pp. The works collected in this volume form the true foundation of Western philosophy—the base upon which Plato and Aristotle and their successors would eventually build. Yet the importance of the Pre-Socratics thinkers lies less in their influence—great though that was—than in their astonishing intellectual ambition and imaginative reach. Zeno's dizzying 'proofs' that motion is impossible; the extraordinary atomic theories of Democritus; the haunting and enigmatic epigrams of Heraclitus; and the maxims of Alcmaeon: fragmentary as t... View more info

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Astronomy and Empire in the Ancient Andes: The Cultural Origins of Inca Sky Watching

By: Bauer, Brian S.; Dearborn, David S. P.

Price: $10.00

Publisher: University of Texas Press: 1995

Seller ID: 2294844

ISBN: 0292708378

Condition: Very Good


Spine very faintly toned, front wrapper corners very lightly dog-eared. 1995 Trade Paperback. xv, 220 pp. This joint project of an astrophysicist (Dearborn) and an archeologist (Bauer) was written for the use of astronomers, archeologists, and historians. Includes sufficient background information for readers with little or no knowledge of the Andes. Text sheds new light on relationship between Inca cosmology and social structure--Handbook of Latin American Studies. View more info

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The Art of Ancient Greece and Rome: From the Rise of Greece to the Fall of Rome

By: Becatti, Giovanni

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Harry N. Abrams, Inc.: 1967

Seller ID: 2297705

Condition: Very Good


Jacket and endpapers faintly toned. Jacket edges bumped. 1967 Large Hardcover. 441 pp. By a series of cross-sections of Classical civilization at different times, he clarifies the many currents and connections throughout the ancient world during its lengthy history, and expands the theme of Classical art as a unifying force. Greece and Greek influences, East and West; Etruscan and Italic; Rome and Roman influences, East and West--the whole world of Western art is displayed in his text and illustrations, making a vast yet unified picture of the Classical style. ...The work of major sculptors an... View more info

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Mummies of the Pharaohs: Exploring the Valley of the Kings (National Geographic Society)

By: Berger, Melvin; Berger, Gilda

Price: $3.00  $2.40

Publisher: Scholastic, Inc.: 2001

Seller ID: 2206034

ISBN: 0439335957

Condition: Near Fine


A very nice copy. 2001 Large Softcover. 64 pp. Age Level: 8 and up | Grade Level: 3 and up | Series: National Geographic Investigates. A fascinating look at the famed Valley of the Kings, where over 50 of the pharaohs of Ancient Egypt's New Kingdom were buried, including King Tutankhamun (with all his splendid treasures), Ramses II, Akhenaten, and more. KEYWORDS: MELVIN GILDA BERGER MUMMIES MUMMY PHARAOHS VALLEY OF THE KINGS EGYPT EGYPTIAN ANCIENT HISTORY NATIONAL GEOGRAPHIC SOCIETY CHILDREN JUVENILE View more info

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The Early Christian Fathers: A Selection from the Writings of the Fathers from St. Clement of Rome to St. Athanasius

By: Bettenson, Henry

Price: $10.00

Publisher: Oxford University Press: 1956

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 2297569

Condition: Very Good


First edition. A few small tears to jacket spine head, jacket very faintly toned. Minor remains from label on front paste-down endpaper. 1956 Hard Cover. vii, 424 pp. A Selection from the Writings of the Fathers from St. Clement of Rome to St. Athanasius. The authors represented in this volume are the principal writers of the Church in the Roman Empire from the period immediately after the New Testament down to the age of Constantine and the council of Nicaea (A.D. 325). They include St. Ignatius of Antioch, St. Justin, Tertullian, St. Irenaeus, St. Clement of Alexandria, Origen, St. Cyprian a... View more info

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Thieves of Baghdad

By: Bogdanos, Matthew

Price: $10.00

Publisher: Bloomsbury: 2005

Edition: Signed Copy

Inscription: Signed by author

Seller ID: 2287725

ISBN: 1582346453

Condition: Near Fine


Signed by author with inscription. First edition. Rear jacket faintly rubbed. 2005 Hard Cover. He's a spit-and-polish Marine, a competitive boxer, a classics scholar, and an assistant DA in Manhattan. New York tabloids call him pit bull for his relentless prosecution of high-profile defendants like Sean Puff Daddy Combs and the baby-faced butchers of Central Park. When Baghdad fell, Colonel Matthew Bogdanos was in southern Iraq, tracking down terrorist networks through their financing and weapons smuggling?until he heard about the looting of the museum. Immediately setting out across the deser... View more info

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Babylonian Life and History (The Barnes & Noble Library of Essential Reading)

By: Budge, E.A. Wallis

Price: $6.00

Publisher: Barnes & Noble: 2005

Edition: Reissue

Seller ID: 2279279

ISBN: 0760765499

Condition: Very Good


Reissue. Faintly rubbed. 2005 Trade Paperback. Covering everything from Babylonian vampires to the practice of 'baby farming' in Mesopotamia, the author brings to his readers the most famous Mesopotamian myths and legends, such as mankind's first recorded story of the Creation, the Babylonian story of the Great Flood, and the adventures of the world's first epic hero, Gilgamesh. View more info

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Bulfinch's Mythology: The Age of Fable; The Age of Chivalry; The Legends of Charlemagne (A Modern Library Giant, G14)

By: Bulfinch, Thomas

Price: $15.00

Publisher: The Modern Library:

Seller ID: 2276970

Condition: Very Good


No jacket, top corners of boards lightly bumped, pencil name on front endpaper, no publisher date. We have more books available by this author!. xi, 778 pp. Bulfinch's Mythology is a collection of the works of Thomas Bulfinch, renamed after him and published after his death. It is a classic work of mythology and is still being printed, even 150 years after the first work, Age of Fable, was published in 1855. The following is a table of contents of the work, which itself can serve as an interesting pantheon of the characters of ancient European mythology. - Wikipedia View more info

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Bulfinch's Mythology: The Age of Fable; The Age of Chivalry; The Legends of Charlemagne (A Modern Library Giant, G14)

By: Bulfinch, Thomas

Price: $30.00

Publisher: The Modern Library: 1930

Edition: Reissue

Seller ID: 2291646

Condition: Very Good


1930s printing of Toledano G014.1. Very good in fair jacket. Small dealer plate on rear endpaper, jacket edges rubbed with large chip from top edge of rear panel and minor loss elsewhere. We have more books available by this author!. xi, [1] 778 pp. 8vo. Bulfinch's Mythology is a collection of the works of Thomas Bulfinch, renamed after him and published after his death. It is a classic work of mythology and is still being printed, even 150 years after the first work, Age of Fable, was published in 1855. The following is a table of contents of the work, which itself can serve as an interesting... View more info

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The Satyricon of Petronius

By: Burnaby, William; Bagnani, Gilbert

Price: $15.00  $12.00

Publisher: The Heritage Press: 1964

Seller ID: 2298273

Condition: Near Fine


A near fine copy in a near fine slipcase. A couple smudges on slipcase board. 1964 Large Hardcover. xxii, 246 pp. Includes Sandglass and slipcase. The Satyricon, Satyricon liber (The Book of Satyrlike Adventures), or Satyrica,[1] is a Latin work of fiction believed to have been written by Gaius Petronius, though the manuscript tradition identifies the author as Titus Petronius. The Satyricon is an example of Menippean satire, which is different from the formal verse satire of Juvenal or Horace. The work contains a mixture of prose and verse (commonly known as prosimetrum); serious and comic el... View more info

Image for C. Julii Caesaris, Quae Extant, Interpretatione et Notis Illustravit Johannes Godvinus, Professor Regius, in Usum Delphini. The Notes and Interpretations Translated and Improved by Thomas Clark. [Clark's Caesar] [Commentariorum de Bello Gallico; Commentariorum de Bello Civili; Commentariorum de Bello Alexandrino Liber.; Commentariorum de Bello Africano Liber Unus.; Commentariorum de Bello Hispaniensi Liber.; Fragmenta] [Caesar's Commentaries on the Gallic, Civil War, Alexandrian, African, and Spanish Wars]

C. Julii Caesaris, Quae Extant, Interpretatione et Notis Illustravit Johannes Godvinus, Professor Regius, in Usum Delphini. The Notes and Interpretations Translated and Improved by Thomas Clark. [Clark's Caesar] [Commentariorum de Bello Gallico; Commentariorum de Bello Civili; Commentariorum de Bello Alexandrino Liber.; Commentariorum de Bello Africano Liber Unus.; Commentariorum de Bello Hispaniensi Liber.; Fragmenta] [Caesar's Commentaries on the Gallic, Civil War, Alexandrian, African, and Spanish Wars]

By: Caesar, Julius; Hirtii, A.; Clark, Thomas

Price: $125.00

Publisher: Bennett & Walton, John Grigg, Carey, Lea & Carey, and Thomas Desilver.: 1829

Edition: Sixth Edition

Seller ID: 2289638

Condition: Good


1829 sixth edition. Includes all three fold-out maps and engraving. Boards rubbed with some loss of leather along edges, light stain to fore edge, lightly foxed throughout. viii, 410, [8] pp. 4to. Latin text, with notes and interpretations translated into English and improved by Thomas Clark. View more info

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The Battle for Gaul: A New Illustrated Translation

By: Caesar, Julius; Wiseman, Anne and Peter

Price: $10.00

Publisher: Boston, David R. Godine, Publisher: 1980

Edition: First Thus

Seller ID: 2303558

ISBN: 0879233060

Condition: Near Fine


First thus. Jacket edges lightly bumped. 1980 Hard Cover. 208 pp. New translation with color plates and illustrations. Julius Caesar was for a few years the undisputed master of the Roman world -- devoted to expanding Roman supremacy and his own fame. THE BATTLE FOR GAUL contains seven books of Caesar's Commentaries on his campaign in Gaul from 58 to 50 B.C. in their original narrative sequence. These unparalleled accounts of war in Western Europe in the closing years of the Roman republic are clear and exciting. We feel the immediacy of the moment as we listen to Caesar's dramatic story of hi... View more info

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The Poems of Catullus

By: Catullus; Gregory, Horace

Price: $4.00

Publisher: New York, Grove Press: 1956

Seller ID: 2196013

Condition: Very Good


Cover toned, pencil markings on front endpaper. 1956 Trade Paperback. xxiv, 184 pp. Bilingual edition, Latin original opposite English translation. "Catullus, best remembered for his tempestuous relationship with the notorious Clodia Metelli, was one of the most influential, original and enigmatic of all the Roman poets. This text presents a collection of his work." View more info

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The Poems of Catullus

By: Catullus; Gregory, Horace

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Grove Press: 1956

Seller ID: 2201835

Condition: Good


Wrappers and pages heavily toned. 1956 Trade Paperback. xxiv, 184 pp. Catullus, best remembered for his tempestuous relationship with the notorious Clodia Metelli, was one of the most influential, original and enigmatic of all the Roman poets. View more info

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Wars and Battles of the Roman Republic 753 BC - 100 BC: The Bloody Road to Empire

By: Chrystal, Paul

Price: $10.00

Publisher: Fonthill: 2015

Seller ID: 2267708

ISBN: 178155305X

Condition: Near Fine


Edges lightly rubbed. 2015 Trade Paperback. 176 pp. Wars and Battles of the Roman Republic examines the decisive battles from the founding of Rome in 753 BC to the birth of Julius Caesar in 100BC; it covers the social and political consequences, as well as the military aspects of each conflict. Every war and battle had wide-ranging consequences, leading Rome from kingdom to republic, from local power to international superpower, and from republic to empire. The book makes full use of the accounts of historians and political writers, contemporary and otherwise, including Livy, Sallust, Caesar, ... View more info

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A History of the English-Speaking Peoples Four Volume Set: The Birth of Britain, The New World, The Age of Revolution, The Great Democracies

By: Churchill, Winston S. [Spencer]

Price: $60.00

Publisher: Dodd, Mead & Company: 1966

Edition: Book Club (BCE/BOMC)

Seller ID: 2208587

Condition: Good


Book club editions. Rear edge of vol. 1 board and jacket and spine of vol. 2 jacket lightly stained. 1966 Hard Cover. We have more books available by this author!. Complete in four volumes. xxii, 521; xi, 433; xiv, 402; xi, 403 pp. 8vo. History of the English-Speaking Peoples is a four-volume history of Britain and her former colonies and possessions throughout the world, written by Winston Churchill, covering the period from Caesar's invasions of Britain (55 BC) to the beginning of the First World War (1914). It started in 1937 and was finally published 1956–58, delayed several times due to... View more info

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A History of the English-Speaking Peoples Four Volume Set: The Birth of Britain, The New World, The Age of Revolution, The Great Democracies

By: Churchill, Winston S. [Spencer]

Price: $35.00

Publisher: Dodd, Mead & Company: 1962

Edition: Book Club (BCE/BOMC)

Seller ID: 2300413

Condition: Good


Book club editions. Lacks box, all volumes lack jackets. Rear hinge of first volume weak, spines faded, minor transfer to corners of two volumes, ink initials on front endpapers. 1962 Hard Cover. Complete in four volumes. xxii, 521; xi, 433; xiv, 402; xi, 403 pp. 8vo. History of the English-Speaking Peoples is a four-volume history of Britain and her former colonies and possessions throughout the world, written by Winston Churchill, covering the period from Caesar's invasions of Britain (55 BC) to the beginning of the First World War (1914). It started in 1937 and was finally published 1956–... View more info

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A History of the English-Speaking Peoples Four Volume Set: The Birth of Britain, The New World, The Age of Revolution, The Great Democracies

By: Churchill, Winston S. [Spencer]

Price: $50.00

Publisher: Dodd, Mead & Company: 1962

Edition: Book Club (BCE/BOMC)

Seller ID: 2302838

Condition: Very Good


Book club editions. Very good in good jackets. Jackets rubbed with minor loss from corners. 1962 Hard Cover. We have more books available by this author!. Complete in four volumes. xxii, 521; xi, 433; xiv, 402; xi, 403 pp. 8vo. History of the English-Speaking Peoples is a four-volume history of Britain and her former colonies and possessions throughout the world, written by Winston Churchill, covering the period from Caesar's invasions of Britain (55 BC) to the beginning of the First World War (1914). It started in 1937 and was finally published 1956–58, delayed several times due to war and ... View more info

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Normand's Parallel of the Orders of Architecture: Greek, Roman and Renaissance

By: Cordingley, R. A.

Price: $40.00

Publisher: Quadrangle Books: 1959

Edition: Sixth Edition

Seller ID: 2295670

Condition: Very Good


Sixth edition. No jacket. Boards lightly toned. 1959 Large Hardcover. 72 pp. Normand's Parallel of the Orders of Architecture is unusual in this class of publication in that it includes not only a fully representative selection of those standardised versions of the respective orders evolved by certain celebrated modern masters of Italian or French Renaissance architecture, but also a fine series of measured drawings, derived from the actual monuments of Greek or Roman antiquity still surviving. As the Orders composed by the Renaissance writers were based on these very structures, we are conseq... View more info

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The Buddhist Tradition in India, China and Japan

By: De Bary, William Theodore

Price: $5.00

Publisher: Vintage Books: 1972

Edition: 1st Printing

Seller ID: 2288080

ISBN: 0394716965

Condition: Very Good


First printing. Pages lightly toned. 1972 Mass Market Paperback. xxii, 418 pp. This book, compiled from basic Buddhist writings, presents a survey of Buddhist thought in India, China, and Japan, covering the central doctrines and practices that has profoundly influenced human life in Asia. Developments in practical ethics, social attitudes, philosophical speculation, and religious and aesthetic contemplation are represented by selected excerpts from basic writings with succinct introductions and commentary. From these one may observe not only the remarkable vitality of Buddhism in its spread t... View more info

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Pompeii: Monuments Past and Present

By: de Franciscis, A.

Price: $25.00

Publisher: Vision: 2000

Seller ID: 2280974

ISBN: 8881620758

Condition: Very Good


Lightly rubbed. 2000 Spiral-Bound Hardcover. A look at this fabled city--buried beneath a rain of ash and cinder during the eruption of Mount Vesuvius in 79 AD--includes the Porta Marina, one of the best preserved gates to the city, as well as the Forum, temple of Apollo, and several public walkways and private villas. View more info

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Demosthenes with English Notes, Part I. -- De Corona [On the Crown]

By: Demosthenes; Holmes, Arthur

Price: $10.00

Publisher: John Allyn, Publisher: 1872

Seller ID: 2199449

Condition: Good


Free endpapers removed, pencil notes in text. 1872 Hard Cover. xxviii, 195 pp. Original Greek text, with English notes, of 'De Corona' (On the Crown), the most famous judicial oration by the ancient Greek statesman and orator, originally delivered in 330 B.C. View more info

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The Ancient Egyptians: A Sourcebook of Their Writings

By: Erman, Adolf; Simpson, William K.

Price: $7.00  $5.60

Publisher: Harper Torchbooks: 1966

Seller ID: 2288071

Condition: Very Good


Spine lightly toned, two light red marks on page base. 1966 Trade Paperback. lxxii, 318, 10 pp. CONTENTS: Periodical Abbreviations; Introduction to the Torchbook Edition: The Study of Egyptian Literature, 1925-1965; Selective Bibliography, 1925-1965; Translator's Preface; Author's Preface; Outline of Egyptian History; By Way of Introduction: The Development of the Literature - The Learned Scribes - Singers and Story-Tellers - The Forms of the Poetry - Writing and Books - Our Understanding of Egyptian Texts; From the Oldest Poetry: From the Pyramid Texts - To the Crowns - Morning Hymns - Narrat... View more info