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Travels through Syria and Egypt, in the years 1783, 1784, and 1785 : containing the present natural and political state of those countries, their productions, arts, manufactures, and commerce : with observations on the manners, customs, and government of the Turks and Arabs

Title
Travels through Syria and Egypt, in the years 1783, 1784, and 1785 : containing the present natural and political state of those countries, their productions, arts, manufactures, and commerce : with observations on the manners, customs, and government of the Turks and Arabs / by M. C-F. Volney ; translated from the French ; in two volumes.
Author
Volney, C.-F. (Constantin-François), 1757-1820.
Publication
London : Printed for G.G.J. and J. Robinson ..., 1787.

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Description
2 v. : ill., maps, plan; 22 cm. (8vo)
Alternative Title
Travels in Egypt and Syria
Subjects
Note
  • Vol. 1: [4], xii, 418 p., [2] folded leaves of plates; v. 2: [4], iv, 500, [16] p., [2] folded leaves of plates.
  • Illustrations: 4 prints : engraving ; plate mark 34 x 27 cm. or smaller. Vol. 1: map of Egypt, facing p. [1], by Woodman & Mutlow; map of Syria, facing p. 287; v. 2: plan of the Temple of the Sun at Balbec, facing p. 233; view of the Temple, facing p. 237.
  • Signatures: Vol. 1: pi² A⁶ B-2D⁸ 2E1; v. 2: [A]⁴ B-2I⁸ 2K² chi⁸.
  • Errata: Vol. 2, p. [516].
Access (note)
  • Restricted access;
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  • ESTC (RLIN)
Call Number
BCC (Volney, C. F. C. Travels through Syria and Egypt, in the years 1783, 1784, and 1785)
LCCN
05007119
OCLC
  • 4886282
  • 4886282
Author
Volney, C.-F. (Constantin-François), 1757-1820.
Title
Travels through Syria and Egypt, in the years 1783, 1784, and 1785 : containing the present natural and political state of those countries, their productions, arts, manufactures, and commerce : with observations on the manners, customs, and government of the Turks and Arabs / by M. C-F. Volney ; translated from the French ; in two volumes.
Imprint
London : Printed for G.G.J. and J. Robinson ..., 1787.
Indexed In:
ESTC (RLIN) T12217
Restricted Access
Restricted access; Permit must be requested at the division indicated.
Local Note
Binding (Pforzheimer copy): Contemporary tree calf, spines gilt, red leather labels.
Provenance: (Pforzheimer copy): Harry Lancelot Lee (armorial bookplates).
Nelson.
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Local Subject
Lee, Harry Lancelot Provenance.
Added Author
G. G. J. and J. Robinson (Paternoster-Row, London, England) Publisher
T. Woodman & H. Mutlow. Cartographer
Running Title
Travels in Egypt and Syria
Research Call Number
BCC (Volney, C. F. C. Travels through Syria and Egypt, in the years 1783, 1784, and 1785)
Pforz (Volney) 99-145
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