Egyptian Astronomical Texts ( 4 Volumes, Complete ); I. The Early Decans. II. The Ramesside Star Clocks. III. Decans, Planets, Constellations and Zodiacs (Text) III. Decans, Planets, Constellations and Zodiacs (Plates)
NEUGEBAUER, O. & Richard A. Parker
Price: 3,250.00 USD
Providence, RI: Brown University Press, 1969. Hardcover. Folio. Four volumes. x+ 134 pp+ 54 pp plates; x+ 78 pp + 67 pp plates; x+ 274 pp; vi+ 80 pp plates. Original brown cloth with gilt titling to spines and upper boards. Fold-out charts, b&w and color illustrations througout. Glossaries, Subject indexes, list of Abbreviations, Indices. Neugebauer and Parker's monumental work. It took nearly twenty years to compile this huge collection of ancient Egyptian astronomical knowledge, ranging from the star clocks, decans, and constellations of the Middle and New Kingdoms, through to the massive zodiacs and detailed astronomical papyri of the Ptolemaic dynasties. Corners and spine ends have some bumping (as common with such large books), a bit of rubbing to extremities, fading to cloth at lower spine, a few light marks to cloth, owner's name on front blanks, otherwise a solid, bright and clean set in VG+ condition. Very scarce in complete set. Large and heavy 4 volumes - shipping at cost to all destinations. First editions.