Report of the Committee Appointed by the Philomathean Society of the University of Pennsylvania to Translate the Inscription on the Rosetta Stone
Report of the Committee Appointed by the Philomathean Society of the University of Pennsylvania to Translate the Inscription on the Rosetta Stone
Report of the Committee Appointed by the Philomathean Society of the University of Pennsylvania to Translate the Inscription on the Rosetta Stone
Report of the Committee Appointed by the Philomathean Society of the University of Pennsylvania to Translate the Inscription on the Rosetta Stone
Report of the Committee Appointed by the Philomathean Society of the University of Pennsylvania to Translate the Inscription on the Rosetta Stone
Report of the Committee Appointed by the Philomathean Society of the University of Pennsylvania to Translate the Inscription on the Rosetta Stone

Report of the Committee Appointed by the Philomathean Society of the University of Pennsylvania to Translate the Inscription on the Rosetta Stone

[Philadelphia]: [1858]. 1st ed. Hardcover. illustrations, a total of 86 leaves, most printed on both sides, with confusing numbering. Original brown paper-covered boards. Bveled edges. 23 cm. Backstrip sturdily replaced with a simple strip of red cloth. Scuffing and wear on front and back covers. Front endpaper splitting along hinge. Produced entirely by lithography. Original owner's pencil signature dated January 1859 on one of e the blank preliminary leaves followed by an additional pencil inscription "to Professor Owen. June 1862." Printed ownership slip on facing page for Richard Owen, Esq., the outstanding 19th century British naturalist. Autograph letter from Rawle to Owen presenting this book is preserved in an envelope attached to yet another blank preliminary page. Good. Item #90216

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