Book Details + Condition: Second edition from 1894 (originally published in 1893) of E.A. Wallis Budge's THE MUMMY: CHAPTERS ON EGYPTIAN FUNEREAL ARCHAEOLOGY. Budge gives an account "of the various methods of embalming; of the amulets and other objects which formed the mummy's dress; of the various kinds of coffins and sarcophogi in which he was laid; of the figures, stelae, vases, etc., which formed the furniture of the well appointed tomb: and also of the most important classes of tombs hewn or built in different dynasties." Bound in the publisher's red cloth, with gilt stamp of Mestha (known as Imseti) to front board, double-ruled blind paneling to boards, gilt titles to spine. Includes 88 illustrations, in a variety of styles (including photogravure); several large fold-out illustrations; and a list of hieroglyphics. In very good condition: tight binding; bumped and rubbed corners; rubbing at board and spine edges; light shelfwear to boards; text is clean and unmarked, save owner name on endpaper and some minor foxing to endpapers. A beautiful and thorough work, by one of the most famous Egyptologists.