A Hieroglyphic Vocabulary to the Theban Recension of the Book of the Dead. With an index to all the English Equivalents of the Egyptian Words. Books on Egypt and Chaldea.
London: Kegan Paul, Trench, Trubner & Co. Ltd., 1911. New (Second) Edition. Revised and Enlarged. Hardcover. Small thick octavo. viii + 522pp. Original brown series cloth with black titling to spine, black title and border to upper boards. Vol. XXXI, of Budge's "Books on Egypt and Chaldea" series, all of which are uniformly bound thus. All volumes in the series were published separately but each is either complete within itself or a sub-group. Transcription, translation, and typeset hieroglyphics. An extensively revised and enlarged second edition of the work that was originally published in 1897. Includes a short new Preface to the second edition by Budge. Corners and head and tail of spine moderately bumped, cloth a little darkened, slight bubbling to front cover, rear cover quite bubbled, pinhead-sized snag in cloth at rear joint. Edges of text block darkened. Bookseller's labels on rear pastedown. Pages toned. Interesting First World War period owner's details on front free endpaper: "W. H. K. Anderson / No. IV Canadian Field Ambulance / B[ritish] E[xpeditionary] F[orce] / February 1916." Overall a tight, clean, about VG copy of an attractive and important edition. Item #69908