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Jacques Joseph Champollion-Figeac
(Figeac, 1778 - Fontainebleau, 1867)

Egypt, Egypt. CHAMPOLLION. Egitto antico.

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Jacques Joseph Champollion-Figeac
(Figeac, 1778 - Fontainebleau, 1867)

Egypt, Egypt. CHAMPOLLION. Egitto antico.
 

CHAMPOLLION-FIGEAC, Jacques-Joseph. Egitto antico.

Venezia, dalla Tip. di Giuseppe Antonelli, 1840

4to; half leather binding, gilt titles and ornaments at the spine, blue sprayed edges. Pp. 503. 92 litographs and 1 folding map at the end of the vol. Text on 2 columns. Good copy.

Condition Report

Beautiful Venetian illustrated edition. Jacques-Joseph Champollion, brother of the most famous Jean François, the great decipherer of the hieroglyphs, he was also a valued archaeologist and paleographer, supplemented his brother's studies, of which he published some works. The work is part of the necklace: The Universe, or History and description of all peoples.

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