A Thousand Miles Up the Nile.

EDWARDS, Amelia B.

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Place Published: London
Publisher: Longmans,, Green
Date Published: 1877

Description: 17 full page wood engraved plates, 62 vignettes & 2 colored folding maps.Wood engravings by G. Pearson after drawings by the author. Small 4to, rebound in 3/4 , maroon morocco, gilt spine hinges strengthened. London: Longmans. Green, 1877. First Edition. Very good (+).

Comments: This title provided "the first general archaeological survey of Egypt's ruins" and remains "one of the most inspiring travel books in the language." - Robinson. The author was one of a party, which, in February 1874, discovered and excavated the ruins at Aboo Simbel, in Nubia.

Edition: First
Binding: hardcover
Condition: very good(+)
Language: English
Type: Books

Book ID: 234446


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