Travels in Egypt and Nubia. Lockyer Davis, London, 1757, First Edition; Complete in Two Volumes Bound in One; LARGE FOLIO: 59 X 48 Cms. (23 1/4 x 19 inches). With 162 Plates. Full Leather


Author: NORDEN, FREDERIK LUDWIG
Illustrator: 2 engraved frontispieces (including one portrait) plus 162 engraved plates, maps and plans on 160 sheets (Plates numbered 1-159, with 2 plates having 2 numbers Plus an extra 3, not numbered: making up the 162 plates on 160 sheets), Etc.
Edition: First Edition
Price: £4200




Description:

Published in 1757 by For Lockyer Davis and Charles Reymers, in London.
Seller notes: Translated from the original ... and enlarged with observations ... by Dr. Peter Templeman. Complete with: 2 half-titles, 2 engraved frontispieces (including one portrait) plus 162 engraved plates, maps and plans on 160 sheets (Plates numbered 1-159, with 2 plates having 2 numbers Plus an extra 3, not numbered: making up the 162 plates on 160 sheets), engraved head- and tail-pieces and initials. BINDING: Near contemporary full leather. CONDITION: Rebacked in the last 50 years with new spine; lacking the marbled endpapers; light foxing; one plate with damp stain to bottom margin (well away from image); few small margin tears; on the whole a very good copy. NOTE: (Norden, a Captain in the Danish Navy, made a journey in 1737-1738 through Egypt as far south as Sudan at the request of King Christian VI of Denmark. He (Blackmer).



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