RAMESES; AN EGYPTIAN TALE: WITH HISTORICAL NOTES, OF THE ERA OF THE PHARAOHS ... In Three Volumes. Edward Upham.

RAMESES; AN EGYPTIAN TALE: WITH HISTORICAL NOTES, OF THE ERA OF THE PHARAOHS ... In Three Volumes. London: Printed for G. B. Whittaker, Ave-Maria-Lane; John Upham, Bath; and Charles Upham, Exeter, 1824. Octavo, three volumes: pp. [i-v] vi-viii [1] 2-341 [342: advertisement?] [343-344: blank]; [i-iv] [1] 2-321 [322: printer's imprint]; [i-iv] [1] 2-328, original cream boards, printed paper labels affixed to spine panels, all edges untrimmed. First edition. Edward Upham (1776–1834) was an English bookseller, antiquarian and Orientalist. This is the first of his two Oriental tales. Block, The English Novel 1740-1850, p. 243. Garside, Raven and Schöwerling 1824: 92. Wolff 6925. Not in Sadleir. Boards rubbed, tanned and dust soiled, volume one lacks last leaf of text (the last page of "notes") and a final blank, front free endpaper of volume one missing, volume three lacks the half title leaf, title leaf of volume three tanned, front free endpaper of volume three detached, a good copy. An uncommon book. (#153313).

Price: $750.00

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