Travels in Upper and Lower Egypt: undertaken by order of the old government of France; by C. S. Sonnini, engineer in the French navy, and member of several scientific and literary societies. Followed by: Report of the Commission of Arts to the First Consul Bonaparte on the Antiquities of Upper Egypt and the present state of all the temples, palaces, obelisks, statues, tombs, pyramids, &c. of Philoe, Syene, Thebes, Tentyris, Latopolis, Memphis, Heliopolis, &c.. &c.
Rare. J. Debrett, London, 1800. First translated edition, 2nd English edition. In-4, xxix, 730 pages, [11 pages] index, [1 page] errata, with in the text 1 portrait, 28 plates and one folding map. The Report has an additional 64 pages. Modern green buckram with marbled boards, a fine copy. From..... Item #: M7229. More