Egypt and Nubia.
ST. JOHN J.A. (1845.)
£250.00 [First Edition]
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First edition. With a title page vignette and numerous engraved illustrations in the text. 8vo. Publisher's cloth gilt, a.e.g., neatly recased. pp. viii, 472. London, Chapman and Hall,
Lovely copy of a classic 19th century Egyptian travel narrative.
Blackmer 1471: "First edition, ? second issue. The BL copy has a variant title dated 1845. 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 etc etc."
Ibrahim-Hilmy II, 206.
Stock Code: 220670