Extremely rare complete set of 6 volumes of the Meir series. EEF - Archaeological survey 22, 23, 24, 25, 28 & 29. EEF - Kegan Paul, Trench, Trübner & Co - Bernard Quaritch, Oxford, 1914-53. First edition. Vol. I: frontispiece, xi & 41 pages, 32 plates (some in colour). Vol. II: xi & 46 pages, 35 plates. Vol. III: xi & 41 pages, 39 plates (some in colour). Vol. IV: viii & 61 pages, 26 plates. Vol. V: xi & 61 pages, 66 plates (some in colour). Vol. VI: coloured frontispiece, x & 38 pages, 35 plates (some in colour). Brown cloth with boards. Some stains on front cover of volume I, volumes I and III have their front cover slightly unhinged, but holding, otherwise a very good set. Volumes I and III have a bookplate of the Library of the Egyptian Society of East Anglia. Detail of titles: The rock tombs of Meir. Part I: The tomb-chapel of Ukh-hotp's son Senbi. Part II: The tomb-chapel of Senbi's son Ukh-hotp (B, No 2). Part III: The tomb-chapel of Ukh-hotp son of Ukh-hotp and Mersi (B, No 4). Part IV: The tomb-chapel of Pepi'onkh the middle son of Sebkhotpe and Pekhernefert (D, No 2). Part V: The tomb-chapels A, No 1 (that of Ni-'ankh-Pepi the Black), A No 2 (that of Pepi'onkh with the "good name" of Heny the Black), A No 4 (that of Hepi the Black), D No 1 (That of Pepi) and E, Nos 1-4 (those of Meniu, Nenki, Pepi'onkh and Tjetu). Part VI: The tomb-chapels of Ukhhotpe son of Iam (A, No 3), Senbi son of Ukhhotpe son of Senbi (B, No 3) and Ukhhotpe son of Ukhhotpe and Heny-hery-ib (C, No 1). Language: English. Relevant subjects: Egypt: Old Kingdom, Middle Kingdom, Pyramids, Tombs, Temples & Towns.
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