xiii, 63p., rubricated title page, explicated line drawings throughout, first edition dark blue 12x9 inch cloth boards in dove-grey dj printed red and black; jacket has a couple of foldline dings and a short closed tear, an otherwise unblemished copy. Sample of images, from p.17: "Foreigner holding stick. Man on chair. Seated man with flagellum. Mummy. Mummy on bier"
Hardback large quarto, dustjacket, very good condition (in good dustjacket), black & white figures, pages faintly toned, edges lightly foxed, jacket lightly toned & foxed (chipped, few closed tears, spine faded), spine ends & rear cover lightly rubbed. 63 pp. Aims to provide beginning students with step-by-step guidance in drawing hieroglyphs, and secondly, to supplement the observations of Gardiner in the Sign List at the back of his Egyptian Grammar. There are 24 of the common forms of "alphabetic" (monoconsonantal) signs, and a selection of other signs that are either difficult to draw or that call for additional comment-a total of about 200 in all. Comparative material, emphasizing Old Kingdom models, is presented in 165 line drawings.
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