Narrative of a Journey in Egypt and the Country Beyond the Cataracts.: Legh, Thomas Narrative of a Journey in Egypt and the Country Beyond the Cataracts.: Legh, Thomas Narrative of a Journey in Egypt and the Country Beyond the Cataracts.: Legh, Thomas Narrative of a Journey in Egypt and the Country Beyond the Cataracts.: Legh, Thomas

Narrative of a Journey in Egypt and the Country Beyond the Cataracts.

Legh, Thomas

Published by London: John Murray, 1816
Condition: VG+ Soft cover
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London: John Murray, 1816. First Edition 4to - 27.8 cm., [xii], 157 pp. 1 fold-out plate, 1 fold-out map. Period diced calf with gilt ruling, five raised bands and decorative inserts and title in gilt - an attractive binding. Front gutter separating but strong, minor foxing, otherwise a very clean and complete copy of a scarce publication. "Legh travelled up the Nile in the winter of 1812 and 1813 with the Rev. Charles Smelt, whose journal he uses in the narrative. They explored the country above Aswan, penetrating into Nubia, whose temples they were among the first to examine." (Navari). Ibrahim-Hilmy I, p364; Blackmer, 999. Bookseller Inventory # DRGp 6.7

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Title: Narrative of a Journey in Egypt and the ...

Publisher: London: John Murray

Publication Date: 1816

Binding: Soft cover

Book Condition:VG+

Edition: 1st.

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