Very rare. IFAO, Le Caire, 1918-9. First edition. In-8. Contemporary half-leather, rubbed, otherwise a fine copy, from the library of F. Bisson de la Roque with his ex-libris. Contents: Part I: Early Trading Caravans (4000 to 2000 B. C.), 15 pages. Part II: The Egyptian Occupation of Ethiopia during the Middle Empire (2000 to 1000 B. C.), pages 57-79. Part III: The Egyptianization of Ethiopia (1600 to 1090 B. C.), pages 217-237. Part IV: The First Kingdom of Ethiopia, its Conquest of Egypt, and its Development into a Kingdom of the Sudan (1100-250 B. C.), pages 35-67, 2 plates + Discovery of the Tombs of the Egyptian XXVth Dynasty at El-Kurruw in Dongola Province, pages 237-254, 5 plates. These rare offprints from "Sudan Notes and Records" volumes I, n°1-2-4, volume II, n°1 & 4 were gathered by Egyptologist Fernand Bisson de la Roque. Apart from his ex-libris pasted on the back of the front cover, there are also his pencil notes in the margins. Language: English. Relevant subjects: Egypt: Middle Kingdom, New Kingdom, 3rd IP, Greco-Roman, History, Astronomy & Geography, Nubia & Africa.
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