A Short History of the Egyptian People; With Chapters on their Religion, Daily Life, Etc. Ancient Egypt, E. A. Wallis BUDGE.

A Short History of the Egyptian People; With Chapters on their Religion, Daily Life, Etc.

London: J. M. Dent & Sons Limited, 1914. First Edition. Hardcover. Small octavo. 280pp. Green cloth with gilt title and author to spine, color frontis with tissue guard, b&w illustrations, index. An overview of the history, day-to-day lives, religious, magical and funerary practices of the ancient Egyptians by Sir E. A. Wallis Budge (1857 – 1934), for a time Keeper of the Egyptian and Assyrian Antiquities in the British Museum and one of the great scholars of ancient Egyptian custom and belief. Cloth lightly rubbed with a few light marks, light chafing to edges, a few very short tears to cloth at spine ends, endpapers browned, pencil notes on endpapers and in margins throughout text (easily erased). Overall a solid, mostly clean near VG copy. WAS $ 30.00. Item #6417

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