London: Chapman and Hall, 1845. First Edition, First Printing. A Very Good Hardcover.
Half calf and marbled boards, modern leather spine label. Marbles textblock and endpages. Bindings tight and square. Moderate handling wear. Text clean, no ownership markings, light even toning. 8vo; (iii)-viii, 472 pages. 8.5 by 5.25 inches. First Edition. Woodcut illustrations.
Very Good / No Dust Jacket Issued. Item #005496
Reports about life under the Ottoman Turks and descriptions of regional monuments, Pyramids, etc. This is a curious mixture of information from St. John's own travels in 1832-3 with details from many other writers on Egypt, e.g. Alpinus, Light, Wilde, Burckhardt, Belzoni.
REF: OCLC: 25950873. Bold: 013781126; Hilmy: 204ff [vii]