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EDWARDS, Amelia B.
A Thousand Miles Up the Nile
Longmans,, Green, London, 1877. 17 full page wood engraved plates, 62 vignettes & 2 colored folding maps.Wood engravings by G. Pearson after drawings by the author. Small 4to, rebound in 3/4 , maroon morocco, gilt spine hinges strengthened. London: Longmans. Green, 1877. First Edition. Very good (+). This title provided "the first general archaeological survey of Egypt's ruins" and remains "one of the most inspiring travel books in the language." - Robinson. The author was one of a party, which, in February 1874, discovered and excavated the ruins at Aboo Simbel, in Nubia. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]
Bookseller: Argosy Book Store, ABAA, ILAB [New York, NY, U.S.A.]
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