Birch was keeper of oriental antiquities at the British Museum and had produced important work on hieroglyphics. He prepared this edition from notes and manuscript material left by Wilkinson, plus fresh material contributed by himself.
New edition, revised and corrected by Samuel Birch. 8vo., 3 volumes, numerous illustrations, many plates in colour, many folding, original green pictorial cloth gilt, a fine set.
Cf. Blackmer 1804; Hilmy II, p331; Wilbour p766.
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