Egypt and Nubia; their scenery and their people. Being incidents of history and travel, from the best and the most recent authorities, including J.L.Burckhardt and Lord Lindsay.

By: St. John, J. A.

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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.

First Edition. Woodcut illustrations. 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. (iii)-viii, 472 pages. 8½ x 5¼"REF: OCLC: 25950873. Bold: 013781126; Hilmy: 204ff [vii]

Title: Egypt and Nubia; their scenery and their people. Being incidents of history and travel, from the best and the most recent authorities, including J.L.Burckhardt and Lord Lindsay.

Author Name: St. John, J. A.

Categories: HISTORY, TRAVEL, GEOGRAPHY & EXPLORATION, 19th CENTURY LITERATURE and WORKS,

Edition: 1st Edition

Publisher: London, Chapman and Hall,: 1845

Binding: Hardcover

Book Condition: Very Good

Jacket Condition: None Issued

Type: Book

Seller ID: 005496