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The Curse of the Pharaohs

Peters, Elizabeth

Published by Dodd Mead, New York, New York, U.S.A., 1981
ISBN 10: 0396079636 / ISBN 13: 9780396079637
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Title: The Curse of the Pharaohs

Publisher: Dodd Mead, New York, New York, U.S.A.

Publication Date: 1981

Binding: 1/4 Cloth

Book Condition: Very Good

Dust Jacket Condition: Very Good

Edition: 1st. American Edition

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1st.edition with full number line in gray boards, blue cloth spine with lightly faded gold titles. In very good condition with only a small light stain on the front cover and another on the front pages edges. Pages are clean and bright, binding tight. Dust jacket is also very good with very small chips at the spine ends, edges and outer corners. Wraparound illustration on jacket, price marked at $10.95. The second of many Amelia Peabody adventures. When an archaeological expedition in Egypt is struck by tragedy, Amelia and her hot headed husband leave the quiet English countryside to face the dangers that surround exploration of the tomb that has been doomed with the Pharaoh's Curse. Bookseller Inventory # 001516

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Synopsis: [Read by Susan O'Malley]

Victorian gentlewoman Amelia Peabody Emerson and her archaeologist husband are busy raising their young son; yet Amelia dreams only of the dust and detritus of ancient civilizations. Happily, circumstances are about to demand their immediate presence in Egypt. Sir Henry Baskerville had just discovered a tomb in Luxor when he promptly died under bizarre circumstances. The tabloids scream of The Curse of the Pharaohs!

Amelia and her husband arrive to find the camp in disarray and the workers terrified. A ghost even appears. It is not at all what Amelia considers an atmosphere conducive to scientific discovery. Thus the indomitable Victorian sets about bringing order to chaos and herself close to danger. How Amelia triumphs over evil and those who would stand between her and her beloved antiquities makes for a delightfully spirited adventure.

Product Description: Join our plucky Victorian Egyptologist, together with her devastatingly handsome and brilliant husband Radcliffe, in another exciting escapade When Lady Baskerville's husband Sir Henry dies after discovering what may have been an undisturbed royal tomb in Luxor, she appeals to eminent archaeologist Radcliffe Emerson and his wife Amelia to take over the excavation. Amid rumours of a curse haunting all those involved with the dig, the intrepid couple proceeds to Egypt, where they begin to suspect that Sir Henry did not die a natural death, and they are confident that the accidents that plague the dig are caused by a sinister human element, not a pharoah's curse

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