London: The Gresham Publishing Co., 1913. Thick Octavo. Item #022351
Color frontispiece, xlix, 404pp., Illustrated with photographic illustrations and color illustrations. This work on myths and legends of ancient Egypt is an historical narrative which begins with the rise of the great Nilotic civilization and ends with the Graeco-Roman Age. Much on animal worship, Souls, Ptah, Osiris, Horus and more. Bound in green pictorial cloth lettered and decorated in black and gilt, pictorial spine in black and gilt, top edge gilt, previous owner's name dated 1913, light foxing to half-title. A very nice copy.