Myths & Legends of Ancient Egypt

SPENCE, Lewis. Myths & Legends of Ancient Egypt.

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SPENCE, Lewis. Myths & Legends of Ancient Egypt. London, Harrap, 1915.

8vo. Original illustrated cloth, top edge gilt; pp. xii, 369, plates after photographs and drawing (in colour); light rubbing to cloth, outer edges roughly opened, a little spotting and toning, a good copy.
~b~Uncommon first edition~i~ of a classic focussing on the occult aspects of the Egyptian civilisation. Harrap re-published the text as late as 1949. Spence was a Scottish folklorist and occult scholar, Fellow of the Royal Anthropological Institute of Great Britain and Ireland, and vice-president of the Scottish Anthropological and Folklore Society.