Scarce folio edition: 19 3/8 x 12 1/2 inches. Two volumes bound as one in a sound but undistinguished green cloth. Two engraved frontispieces, 162 plates, maps and plans; engraved initials, head and tailpieces. Moisture stain to lower fore edge affecting the corners of some plates (v. image 5). Norden "was the first European to penetrate as far as Derr in Nubia and to publish descriptions of any Nubian temples. This important work was the earliest attempt at an elaborate description of Egypt, and its plates are the most significant previous to those by Denon" (Blackmer). ; Folio ; Additional images and further information provided upon request.
Title: Travels in Egypt and Nubia. Folio Edition.
Edition: First Edition
Publisher: London, Lockyer & Reymers: 1757
Book Condition: Good
Seller ID: 523
Keywords: Egypt Africa Exploration