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Newberry, Percy Edwardlocked

(1869–1949)
  • Brian Fagan

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Newberry, Percy Edward (1869–1949), Egyptologist, was born in Islington, London, on 23 April 1869, the younger son of Henry James Newberry, a woollen warehouseman, of Lewisham, and his wife, Caroline Wyatt. He was educated at King's College School and King's College, London. As a child he had a particular interest in botany, which he studied in ...

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, 63 vols. (1885–1900), suppl., 3 vols. (1901); repr. in 22 vols. (1908–9); 10 further suppls. (1912–96); (1993)