Very rare set of 4 volumes, reissued from RdT = Recueil de Travaux relatifs à la philologie et à l'archéologie égyptiennes et assyriennes, Paris, 1882-1892. First edition. In-4, green cloth, bound with intermediary blank sheets intended for notes (very few pencil notes). This is the editio princeps of the pyramid texts, reissued by Maspero in 1894 with no modification, but with continuous pagination. The volume of Ounas (published in RdT 3, 1882, pages 177-224 and continued in RdT 4, 1883, pages 41-78) is not present. The 4 volumes are Vol. T = La pyramide du roi Téti (RdT 5, 1884, pages 1-59, here published as pages 87-145); Vol. P = La pyramide du roi Pépi Ier (RdT 5, 1884, pages 157-198, RdT 7, 1886, pages 145-176 and RdT 8, 1887, pages 87-120, here published as pages 147-252); Vol. M = La pyramide de Mirinrî Ier (RdT 9, 1887, pages 177-191; RdT 10, 1888, pages 1-29 and RdT 11, 1889, pages 1-31, here published as pages 255-327); Vol: N = La pyramide du roi Pépi II (RdT 12, 1892, pages 53-95 & 136-194 and RdT 14, 1893, pages 125-152, here published as pages 329-458). Language: French. Relevant subjects: Egypt: Old Kingdom, Language, Texts & Writing, Religion & Magic.
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