IMMORTAL MAN: STUDY OF FUNERAL CUSTOMS - Vulliamy, 1st, 1926, Burial Immortality
IMMORTAL MAN: A STUDY OF FUNERAL CUSTOMS AND OF BELIEFS IN REGARD TO THE NATURE AND FATE OF THE SOUL — BY C.E. VULLIAMY — FIRST EDITION, 1926 — Burial Customs, Immortality, Ancient Egypt, Ancestor Worship, Ghosts
Publisher: Methuen & Co, London (1926)
Scarce first edition from 1926 IMMORTAL MAN: A STUDY OF FUNERAL CUSTOMS AND OF BELIEFS IN REGARD TO THE NATURE AND FATE OF THE SOUL. Original orange cloth with black lettering to spine and
upper board, bibliography and index. Spine a bit faded, corners and spine ends gently bruised, light foxing to edge of text block, tiny old bookshop label on front inside board. 215 pages. The author seeks to determine, from an
examination of prehistoric burial customs, whether early man believed in his own
immortality. Chapters include: The Cult of the Dead; The Prehistoric Immortal; The Heathen Immortal; Osiris; Sacred Memory. A scarce and fascinating read.