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(BARROIS, J.) - Application de la doctrine dactylologique; lecture littérale des hiéroglyphes et des cuneiformes.

Paris, (F. Didot), 1853. 4to. W. 15 pls., of which 1 col. and 3 fold. (pl. 5 and 6 were never publ.). richly g.mor., both covers w. crown and 'VHV'in central oval, sprinkled w. fleurs-de-lys and w. double marginal ornaments, sp.g., and watered silk doublures. (VII, 80 pp. and 4 bl. lvs.). (Sl.foxed; all edges g.). From the library of the Comte de Chambord, Henri V de France, duc de Bordeaux, w.his library ticket. On first textp. stamp of Don Jaime de Bourbon, Duc de Madrid, Frohsdorf: Large paper copy of this privately printed sequel to 'Dactylologie et langage primitif....' (1850): Barrois here implements his theories on the decipherment of hieroglyphs and cuneiform inscriptions, accusing official science of neglecting his work. W. his literary translation of the obelisk of Luxor at Paris.
EUR 1150.00 [Appr.: US$ 1419.26 | £UK 1011 | JP¥ 150751] Book number 6116

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