FAULKNER, Raymond O. (trans.)
The Book of the Dead.
A collection of spells edited and translated from papyri in the British Museum. Volume I: The texts. Volume II: The plates.
Limited edition. Number 297 of 1500 copies printed for the Limited Editions Club. Volume II houses a stunning full-length colour reproduction of the Ani funerary papyrus.
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2 volumes, large octavo. Original red and black boards, spines lettered gilt, decorated in red, black and gilt. With the publisher’s slipcase. Vol II: Colour plate mounted in a long continuous strip and folded concertina style. A fine set.