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Book Number 2279 
Author Eugene Poitou 
Title Un Hiver en Egypte 
Date 1860 
Publisher Imprimeurs-Libraires 
Place of Publication Tours 
Edition  
Volume Information  
Cover contemporary ¼ decorative morocco with matching embossed cloth boards. Boards with initials of M. P. within a blind embossed triple rules. Spine with 5 densely gilt compartments of raised bands, gilt lettering on two, all edges gilt.  
Illustration Ex-libris on paste down end paper. Printer’s device on the title page, and 32 wood engraved plates.  
Size 8vo 
Condition Occasional mild browning otherwise a handsome copy in an attractive decorative period binding.  
Provenance  
Pagination P. half-title, blank, title, blank, 1-468. 
Reference Ibrahim-Hilmy II, 125 
Translation Info  
Notes “the author made this voyage in 1857. He embarked from Marseilles for Alexandria, went to Cairo, went up the Nile; he visited Thebes, and the ruines of Karnac, Memphis, and the pyramids of Sakkara and Giza” (translation from Hilmy) 
Price (US$) 875  
Short Description Book Voyages General; Book Africa Egypt 
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