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Early works to 1800
|All Authors / Contributors:||
Raymond O Faulkner; John Dreyfus; Peter Parkinson; Curwen Press,; British Museum.; Limited Editions Club,; Abbey Mills (Holywell, Wales),
|Notes:||"The scenes reproduced here, and on the title-page, have been taken from the Ani funerary papyrus of The book of the dead in the British Museum (BM 10470); it is the finest specimen known"--Title page verso of volume 2.
"Edition of 1500 printed for the members of The Limited Editions Club at The Curwen Press in London following a typographic plan by John Dreyfus. The texts for this edition were selected and newly translated by Dr Raymond O. Faulkner who also annotated the reproductions. The Ani Manuscript in the British Museum was photographed for this edition by Peter Parkinson."--Colophon.
Issued together in slipcase.
Set in Monotype Walbaum; text paper is Abbey Mills white wove; plates printed on British Linson Paper, mounted in a continuous strip 16 feet by 5 inches long, folded concertina style; bound in full smooth buckram. See Limited Editions Club. Bibliography of fine books published by the Limited Editions Club, 1929-1985.
|Description:||2 volumes : color facsimiles ; 32 cm|
|Contents:||Volume I. The texts --
Volume II. The plates.
|Other Titles:||Book of the dead.
Book of the dead.
Papyrus of Ani.
|Responsibility:||a collection of spells edited and translated by Raymond O. Faulkner from papyri in the British Museum.|