Maggs Bros Ltd

Egypt and Nubia.

ST. JOHN J.A. (1845.)

£250.00  [First Edition]

Available to view at our Curzon Street shop.

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