OSIRIS & THE EGYPTIAN RESURRECTION - Budge, 1st Ed 1911 - 2 Vols, MAGIC SPIRITS
Title:OSIRIS AND THE EGYPTIAN RESURRECTION
Author: Sir E.A. Wallis Budge
Publisher: Philip Lee Warner and GP Putnam's Sons
City: London, New York Year: 1911 (First Edition/First Printing) Binding Style: Hardcover; Complete in 2 Volumes Pagination: 404; 440 Illustrated: Yes
Book Details + Condition: Scarce first edition/first printing from 1911 of Sir E.A. Wallis Budge's OSIRIS AND THE EGYPTIAN RESURRECTION. Complete in two volumes. Large 8vo. in original red cloth with ornate gilt embossed decorations; gilt title & decorations on spine; gilt top edges. "Illustrated After Drawings from Egyptian Papyri and Monuments." Two color frontispieces; 6 plates, 2 folding; Numerous in-text illustrations. Contents include: The History of Osiris; The Mutilation and Dismemberment of Osiris, His Reconstitution and Resurrection, His Entrance into Heaven; Osiris & Cannibalism; Osiris & Human Sacrifice and Funeral Murders; Osiris & Sacrifice and Offerings; As Moon-God; As Bull-God; Spirits & the Spirit-World; Magic (Witchcraft), Black & White; and so much more. In very good condition, for both volumes: tight binding; bumped and rubbed corners; light shelfwear and smudges to boards; slight fading to spines; inside hinges cracked on Vol. II, but binding remains tight; wear to spine ends; text is clean and unmarked.