Narrative of a Journey in Egypt and the Country Beyond the Cataracts The first illustrated edition.... Narrative of a Journey in Egypt and the Country Beyond the Cataracts The first illustrated edition.... Narrative of a Journey in Egypt and the Country Beyond the Cataracts The first illustrated edition.... Narrative of a Journey in Egypt and the Country Beyond the Cataracts The first illustrated edition....

Narrative of a Journey in Egypt and the Country Beyond the Cataracts The first illustrated edition. Signed and inscribed by the Author to M.A. Legh

Legh, Thomas

Publication Date: 1817
Condition: Near Fine Hardcover
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London: John Murray, 1817. Second edition (This second edition was the first to be issued with plates.) 8vo - 21.8 cm, viii, [ii], 132, [2], 133-296 pp. with a engraved frontispiece, fold-out map titled "Nile from the Cataracts to Ibrim", and 10 plates -- being fold-out. A very good and complete copy bound in attractive period style _ calf and marbled boards, gilt ruling on boards, spine with five raised bands and morocco label with bright gilt title. An excellent and complete copy of the first illustrated edition. This copy signed and inscribed by the author to M.A. Legh on the second blank free end leaf. -- Abbey 267 "Legh travelled in Egypt during 1812-1813 with Rev. Charles Smelt, whose journal Legh used in this narrative. Exploring above Aswan, they reached as far as Nubia, where they were among the first modern explorers to examine and illustrate the temples." (Blackmer Auction 776). Bookseller Inventory # DRGp 7.13

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

Publication Date: 1817

Binding: Hardcover

Book Condition:Near Fine

Signed: Signed by Author(s)

Edition: 1st Edition

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