But an attractive item nonetheless, accompanied by a modern facsimile of a 19th century head-and-shoulders sketch of Ebers. Catalogue: Autographs. New York, A. Burt Company, Publishers, N. One of The Home Library series.
Red cloth stamped in gold on the spine, top edge gilt, tissued frontispiece. No dustjacket as issued. Small stain to lower edge of back cover else a near fine copy. Parigi Books Vendeur professionnel.
Catalogue: Fiction and Literature. New York, Mershon. Hard Cover. Reprint, no date given. Bound in red cloth with white lettering on cover and spine. Bruised spine ends and corners.
Catalog Record: The historical romances of Georg Ebers | HathiTrust Digital Library
Very Good with no dust jacket. Stockholm: Beijers Bokforlagsaktiebolag, First Edition; First Impression. Decorative boards and endpapers. Clean contents. Hinges an corners show wear and cracking. Written entirely in Swedish. The Moonstone by Wilkie Collins is a 19th-century British epistolary novel, generally considered the first detective novel in the English language. Besides creating many of the ground rules of the detective novel, The Moonstone also reflected Collins' enlightened social attitudes in his treatment of the Indians and the servants in the novel.
Collins adapted The Moonstone for the stage in , but the production was performed for only two months. Scarce if not rare Swedish printing in one volume. Good with no dust jacket. A Book Legacy Vendeur professionnel. Catalogue: Novel: : Detective. New York, D. Appleton, Olive cloth with gilt-lettered and decorated spine and gilt lettered cover decoratively bordered in black.
Endpapers colored light brown; same graceful name to each front free endpaper. Egyptologist Georg Ebers discovered the Ebers Papyrus, one of the two oldest medical manuscripts. Ebers sought to popularize Egyptian history by writing historical novels and was highly successful.
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Excelsa Scripta Rare Books Vendeur professionnel. Catalogue: Women's History. Koln: Agrippina Verlag First Edition. Fine cloth copy in a near-fine. Remains particularly and surprisingly well-preserved overall; tight. Subject: Fiction -- Fiction in German -- Egypt. Language: German. Weight in Kg appr. MW Books Vendeur professionnel.
Professionally rebound with the original cloth spines and panels. Very impressively finished. Gilt titles with colour decorative borders to the front panels. Some light dulling and rubbing to the panel edges. Minor tape repairs to the top of pages iii-vi of prelims. Previous owner's bookplate to the front pastedown of each volume.
Remains a particularly well-preserved set overall; tight. Further scans. Map ; 34cm. Subjects: Egypt - Description and travel. Egypt - Antiquities. Egypt - History. Travel literature -- 19th century. Translation of: Aegypten in Bild und Wort. Ebers ; translated from the original German by Clara Bell ; with an introduction and notes by S.
Birch [complete in 2 volumes]. Knaur Nach F. Iran History - To Fiction. Limited Good copy in the original title-blocked pictorial cloth. Some suggestion of dust-dulling and wear to the spine bands and panel edges. Remains well-preserved overall; tight. Volume I. Physical description; volume 1 only : p. New York. Gottsberger Second Edition. Good copy in the original elaborately blind-tooled cloth. Panel edges somewhat rubbed and dust-toned.
Print bright with an overall tight and clean impression. Subjects: Netherlands--History--Wars of Independence. Stuttgart, Leipzig, Berlin, Wien.
Deutsche Verlags-Anstalt. Etwas berieben. Worpsweder Antiquariat Vendeur professionnel. Aegypten in Bild und Wort.
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