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E.L. Butcher - Things Seen in Egypt - 1912

E.L. Butcher - Things Seen in Egypt - 1912

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E.L. Butcher - Things Seen in Egypt - 1912
Archaeology, History, Illustrated, Travels - Quantity: 1

Original cloth binding in good condition. 'With many illustrations'. 155 pp. - Early edition from 1912

Eyewitness report for travellers and those who stay at home.

Condition: fair to good. Band with traces of use, scattered rust. Binding gives way in a few places, still firm. A few pencil marks.

Contents of this lot are:
Frontispiece photo
Title page
Contents: A Land of Light, Home Life, Provincial Life, The Workaday World, The Ancient Faith, Some Egyptian Festivals, The Five Cities, On the Nile, The Southern Province, In the Desert.
List of Illustrations (34).
Publisher's pages (16 pp.)

'Edith L. Butcher lived and travelled through Egypt for twenty years. One of the themes running through her books is her observations of the prevailing customs of the Coptic Church in Egypt. She pressed her Egyptian acquaintances to relate domestic rituals practised by their families and recorded these for the benefit of her English readers.’

Registered shipping.

Lot details
Object
Book
Number of Books
1
Subject
Archaeology, History, Illustrated, Travels
Author/ Illustrator
E.L. Butcher
Book Title
Things Seen in Egypt
Condition
Fair
Publication year oldest item
1912
Edition
Illustrated Edition
Language
English
Original language
Yes
Publisher
Seeley
Binding/ Material
Hardback
Number of pages
252
Dimensions
152×110 mm
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