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            The Rape of The Nile; Tomb Robbers, Tourists, and Archaeologists in Egypt

Fagan, Brian M.

(Book #ID 56882)

Published by Macdonald and Jane's Publishers Ltd., Paulton House, 8 Shepherdess Walk, London First Edition 1977. London 1977.

First edition hard back binding in publisher's original light brown paper covers, gilt title and author lettering to the spine. Quarto 10'' x 7˝''. ISBN 035404091X. Contains [xiv] 399 printed pages of text with monochrome photographs, illustrations, maps and charts throughout. In near Fine condition, no dust wrapper. Member of the P.B.F.A.

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            Memphis Speaks: When King Mena Reigned About 4500 B.C.: A Psychic Study Revealed to H. Clarkson Fletcher [Signed]

Fletcher, H. Clarkson [Memphis was the ancient capital of Aneb-Hetch, the first name of Lower Egypt. Its ruins are located near the town of Mit Rahina,12 miles south of Giza].

(Book #ID 88272)

Published Privately by the Author First Edition 1943. 1943.

First edition hard back binding in publisher's original blue cloth covers, black title and author lettering to the spine and to the front cover. 8vo. 8˝'' x 5Ľ''. Contains [xxiv] 376 printed pages of text. Memphis was believed to be under the protection of the god Ptah, the patron of craftsmen. Its great temple, Hut-ka-Ptah (meaning "Enclosure of the ka of Ptah"), was one of the most prominent structures in the city. The name of this temple, rendered in Greek as Ai-gy-ptos by the historian Manetho, is believed to be the etymological origin of the modern English name Egypt. Sun fading down the spine. Very Good condition book in original dust wrapper with the paper around the spine and inner front flap missing. From the private library of the author with his personal illustrated Zimbabwe [where he lived] bookplate to the front free end paper. SIGNED by the author inside the front cover 'To H. H. Lilley, With kindest thoughts and best wishes from H. C. Fletcher, Bulawayo, Zimbabwe 28th October 1947.' Dust wrapper supplied in archive acetate film protection, it does not adhere to the book or to the dust wrapper. We currently hold in stock 15 other books by this author. Member of the P.B.F.A.

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