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An essay, 1737

MS. Wilkinson dep. a. 13
Held at the Weston Library

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'An essay towards explaining the hieroglyphical figures on the coffin of the ancient mummy belonging to... William Lethieullier', with 'An essay towards explaining the antient hieroglyphical figures on the Egyptian mummy in the collection of dr. Mead', by Alexander Gordon (London, 1737), including plates iv-xxv (plates viii or ix, and xxxiii missing; two copies each of plates xi-xiii), with manuscript annotations (not all in Wilkinson's hand), and (fol. 42) probably unrelated engraving by G. Bickham, jun., n.d.


  • Creation: 1737


42 Leaves

Language of Materials

  • English


MS. Wilkinson dep. a. 13

Former references:

'Two essays towards explaining the hieroglyphical figures...' (W); M 1 (interim).

Physical Facet

Binding: no wrappers.

Repository Details

Part of the Bodleian Libraries Repository

Weston Library
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Oxford OX1 3BG United Kingdom