Religion und Mythologie der alten Aegypter. Nach den Denkmälern
Price: 65.00 USD
Leipzig: Hinrichs'sche Buchhandlung, 1891. Quarto. XXVI, 772pp. Modern black leather with gold lettering on spine. Publisher's logo on title page. Remarkable work on religion and mythology in ancient Egypt, in which the author shows how mythology profoundly influenced Egyptian culture. It formed much of the basis for ancient Egyptian religion, inspiring or influencing many of its rituals and providing the ideological basis for kingship. This book is profusely illustrated with 1 folded plate and 65 illustrations in the text. Head and tail of spine slightly rubbed. Lower front corner bumped (not affecting pages throughout). Minor age-toning along paper margin. Text in German, gothic script. Binding and interior in overall good+ condition. Second edition. g.