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1785 1ed Savary’s Letters on EGYPT Illustrated MAPS Arabs Egyptian Pyramids Nile
Paris : Onfroi, 1785. - 1785 1ed Savary’s Letters on EGYPT Illustrated MAPS Arabs Egyptian Pyramids Nile 3 Folding Illustrations MAPS Pyramid / 1st French ed Savary, who spoke fluent Arabic, traveled in Egypt from 1776-79 and is remembered for his writings of experiences. His book became a sort of ‘Bible’ for European travelers in the late 18th-century. Main author: Savary, M. (1750-1788) Title: Lettres sur l'Egypte, ou l'on offre le parallele des moeurs anciennes & modernes de ses habitans, ou l'on decrit l'etat, le commerce, l'agriculture, le gouvernement du pays, & la descente de S. Louis a Damiette, tiree de Joinville & des auteurs arabes, avec des cartes geographiques. Published: Paris : Onfroi, 1785. Language: French Notes & contents: • 1st edition • 3 incredible folding illustrations o The Great Pryamid o Mediterranean Sea o The Nile River Delta • Provenance: D’Ampierre FREE SHIPPING WORLDWIDE Wear: wear as seen in photos Binding: tight and secure leather binding Pages: complete with all 395 pages; plus indexes, prefaces, and such Illustrations: 3 folding maps Publisher: Paris : Onfroi, 1785. Size: ~8in X 5in (20cm x 12.5cm) Photos available upon request. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]
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