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EBERS, GEORG - Cleopatra a Romance

Title: Cleopatra a Romance
Description: New York, D. Appleton, 1894. Hardcover. 2 volumes. 16mo (6.2 in, 15.7 cm). [1 blank] [1 ad] viii, 1-302 [8 ad] pp.; [1 blank][1 ad] ii, 1-296 [4 ad] pp. Electrotyped and printed by Appleton Press. Translated from German by Mary J. Safford. C & p. First English language and American edition: Egyptologist Georg Ebers discovered the Ebers Papyrus, one of the two oldest medical manuscripts at the time. Ebers sought to popularize Egyptian history by writing historical novels and was highly successful. Cleopatra VII, intelligent, widely read, and ambitious, was restored to power from exile by Julius Caesar when he conquered Egypt. Cleopatra's life was true to her legend. Dictionary of World Biography. Publisher's olive cloth with gilt-lettered and decorated spine and gilt lettered cover decoratively bordered in black. Endpapers colored light brown. Graceful ownership to front free endpapers. Spine ends creased, extremities lightly rubbed, page with 1/4 in closed tear not affecting text. Well-preserved, tight, and clean set. Very good+ in no dust jacket .


Price: US$ 60.00 Seller: Excelsa Scripta Rare Books
- Book number: 742

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