Fragmentary half-title (only) of his novel Uarda [a Romance of Ancient Egypt], bearing a dated inscription signed ‘Georg Ebers’. 4 x 4 inches, blemishes. Leipzig, 2 March 1877. Georg Moritz Ebers (1837 – 1898), German Egyptologist and novelist, discovered the Egyptian medical papyrus, of ca. 1550 BCE, named after him at Luxor in the winter of 1873–74.