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EGYPTIAN SUDAN Its History and Monuments - Budge [Sir] E. A. Wallis - 1907. 
London: Kegan Paul, Trench, Trubner and Co, 1907. 2 volumes. First Edition. Profusely illustrated with over 70 black and white plates, mostly from photographs but also folding reproductions from Egyptian relics, plans and maps, and with hundreds of illustrations throughout the text. Tall, thick 8vo, publisher's original wine-red cloth, the upper covers with large pictorial design of a Sudanese warrior with pictorial background and designed lettering all in gilt, the spines lettered in gilt xxviii, 651; x, 618 including index pp. A bright, handsome set, extremely fresh and looking near as pristine, the cloth in excellent condition, hinges firm and strong, extremely little wear and only some light and uniform mellowing to the spine panels. FIRST EDITION AND AN EXTRAORDINARY WORK WITH OVER 1200 WELL RESEARCHED PAGES WRITTEN BY THE SCHOLAR WHO IS REGARDED BY MOST AS THE GREATEST EGYPTOLOGIST OF ALL TIME, REPLETE WITH THOUSANDS OF ILLUSTRATIONS. Budge was Keeper of the Egyptian and Assyrian Antiques in the British Museum. He is most well known for his extensive studies of the Rosetta Stone and his translation of the "The Book of the Dead" from the Papyrus of Ani in the British Museum. Budge traveled extensively throughout Egypt and the Sudan. This work details extensively the ancient monuments and ongoing excavations of the area but also covers the more recent history of the region, from the Roman and early Mohammedan periods up to the contemporaneous British control of the Sudan.
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