The Dawn of Astronomy. A Study of the Temple Worship and Mythology of the Ancient Egyptians. Ancient Egypt, with a. new, Giorgio De Santillana.

The Dawn of Astronomy. A Study of the Temple Worship and Mythology of the Ancient Egyptians.

Cambridge, MA: M.I.T. Press, 1964. First Edition Thus. Hardcover. Octavo. xvi + 432pp. Original light brown cloth with black title, etc. to spine, b&w illustrations, index. Lockyer's classic and still controversial study of ancient Egyptian chronology and astronomy, the first edition published in 1894 - this edition with a new preface by Giorgio De Santillana. Spine ends and corners lightly bumped and rubbed, page edges lightly foxed, pages lightly toned, unmarked. A tight, clean VG+ copy in Good dust jacket (Dust jacket panels rubbed, chafing and chipping to all edges and folds, closed tear on front edge of rear panel, clipped. Now in protective mylar cover.). Item #65648

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