69 2296 Egypt Belzoni G
69/2296 [Egypt]. Belzoni, G. Reizen in Egypte en Nubië (...), gevolgd door eene reize op de kust van de Roode zee en naar de oasis van Jupiter Ammon. Gron., W. Wouters, 1821, 3 parts in 1 vol., (2),XVI,264,(2); VIII,250,(2); VIII,316,(2)p., engr. fold. map, fold. lithogr. plate, contemp. giltlettered hcalf.

- Lithogr. plate w. usual foxing, otherwise contents very fine. Rebacked w. use of orig. backstrip.

= "Belzoni is 'one of the most striking and interesting figures in the history of eastern travel' (DNB) and certainly, next to Burckhardt, the most interesting in the history of Egyptology and Egyptian travel" (Blackmer 116). Cf. Kainbacher I, p.20; Hilmy I, p.62; Gay 1940; Henze I, p.293f.

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