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A thousand miles up the Nile

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Amelia Edwards was born in London in 1831, the daughter of an army officer. This book describes a 1000 mile journey up the Nile she undertook in 1873. Although the trip was initially undertaken to escape the rain in Europe, Edwards was no vacuous tourist; her lively account of Ancient Egypt's great antiquities made this book a bestseller of its day.;Following this journey, Amelia Edwards went on to become one of Britain's leading Egyptologists and to endow the country's first chair in the subject, at University College, London.

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Condition:
Used: good
Format:
Paperback
ISBN-10:
0712600388
ISBN-13:
9780712600385
Publisher:
Century

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Amelia Edwards was born in London in 1831, the daughter of an army officer. This book describes a 1000 mile journey up the Nile she undertook in 1873. Although the trip was initially undertaken to escape the rain in Europe, Edwards was no vacuous tourist; her lively account of Ancient Egypt's great antiquities made this book a bestseller of its day.;Following this journey, Amelia Edwards went on to become one of Britain's leading Egyptologists and to endow the country's first chair in the subject, at University College, London.

Condition:
Used: good
Format:
Paperback
ISBN-10:
0712600388
ISBN-13:
9780712600385
Publisher:
Century

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