THE BOOK OF FATE Formerly in the Possession of and Used By Napoleon, Rendered into the English Language By H. Kirchenhoffer from a German Translation of an Ancient Egyptian Manuscript Found in the Year 1801 By M. Sonnini In One of the Royal Tombs Near Mount Libycus In Upper Egypt. H. KIRCHENHOFFER.
THE BOOK OF FATE Formerly in the Possession of and Used By Napoleon, Rendered into the English Language By H. Kirchenhoffer from a German Translation of an Ancient Egyptian Manuscript Found in the Year 1801 By M. Sonnini In One of the Royal Tombs Near Mount Libycus In Upper Egypt
THE BOOK OF FATE Formerly in the Possession of and Used By Napoleon, Rendered into the English Language By H. Kirchenhoffer from a German Translation of an Ancient Egyptian Manuscript Found in the Year 1801 By M. Sonnini In One of the Royal Tombs Near Mount Libycus In Upper Egypt

THE BOOK OF FATE Formerly in the Possession of and Used By Napoleon, Rendered into the English Language By H. Kirchenhoffer from a German Translation of an Ancient Egyptian Manuscript Found in the Year 1801 By M. Sonnini In One of the Royal Tombs Near Mount Libycus In Upper Egypt

Scranton, PA: Personal Arts Co. 1927. First edition thus. Hardcover. Octavo (22.5); xxxiv, 32 numbered pages, but each number is used twice, so actually 64 pp., [32] pp. of blank oracle reading cards at rear; folding chart; dust jacket. Black gilt-decorated cloth is Near Fine with just a hint of rubbing to board edges. Folding chart is Fine and no markings internally; bookseller's small ticket to rear pastedown. Unclipped scarce dust jacket (although there is no price) is very lightly rubbed with some moderate chipping to spine ends and a thin puncture at rear spine fold. "From the reproduction of the original title page to the last of the prophetic pages, this book is an exact, facsimile reproduction of the only known copy of the original translation of The Book of Fate, published in 1822." We have not seen another copy of this book in jacket in this condition. Near Fine / very good. Item #00501

Purchased as a lot of 12 books from Heritage Auctions - Dec. 13th, 2013.

Price: $200.00

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