Böckh, August. Erklärung einer aegyptischen Urkunde auf Papyrus in griechischer Cursivschrift.

Berlin, G. Reimer, 1821.

Large 4to. 36 pp. With a folding lithographed plate. Original wrappers with handwritten label on upper cover.


Treatise on a papyrus document concerning the sale of land, found in an Egyptian grave and dated 104 BC.

August Boeckh (1785-1867), who did important work on ancient poetry, particularly Pindar, is regarded as the founder of modern Epigraphy.

Slightly brownstained. Covers worn. From the library of Joseph Baron Lassberg (1770-1855), his autogr. ownership "Villae Eppos ad Bibliothecam Laßbergii" on inside of front cover; stamp of the Fürstenberg Court Library at Donaueschingen on title page.


Ibrahim-Hilmy I, 78. Not in Kainbacher.

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