FINE RARE BOOKS, ATLASES AND MANUSCRIPTS

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Egypt. Lettres Egyptiennes et Angloises.

EUR 400,00
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EUR 800,00 / 1.000,00
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Description

Egypt. Lettres Egyptiennes et Angloises.
 ANONIMO. Lettres Egyptiennes et Angloises. Amsterdam, J. Wetstein, 1742

Small 8vo, 158x98 mm; contemporary full vellum binding, title written on the spine, polycrome edges. Red and black title page with printer's device. Some browned page, good copy.

Condition Report

First edition of this curious and uncommon work. It deals with matches between an Egyptian essay and an English scientist on unusual and uncommon topics of a critical, historical, philosophical and literary nature. Of this work he wrote Caillet: "Savant ouvrage rempli de recherches hermetiques: De la vertu des noms, de leur puissance magique, des abraxas gnostiques et de leur signification." Caillet 6635.
tue 1 December 2020
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