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Author Savary, M. (Claude Etienne), 1750-1788.
Title Letters on Egypt : containing, a parallel between the manners of its ancient and modern inhabitants, its commerce, agriculture, government and religion : with the descent of Louis IX at Damietta, extracted from Joinville, and Arabian authors / translated from the French of M. Savary.
Publication Info. London : Printed for G.G.J. and J. Robinson, Pater-Noster-Row, MDCCLXXXVII. [1787]
Location Call No. Status
 Rare Books Medium  Z-M S265 L6516  v. 1    IN LIBRARY
 Rare Books Medium  Z-M S265 L6516  v. 2    IN LIBRARY
Edition Second edition.
Description 2 v : folded maps, plan ; 23 cm. (8⁰)
Note "In two volumes".
Indexed In: ESTC T12193
Note Errata at foot of terminal page, v. 2.
Translation of: Lettres sur l'Egypte.
Bibliography Index on 14 unnumbered p. at end of v. 2.
Note Half-title in v. 1-2: Letters on Egypt.
Pagination, v. 1: [4], xi, [1], 467, [1] p. (last p. blank), [1] leaf of plates; v. 2: [4], 490, [14] p., [1] leaf of plates.
Library copy of v. 1 imperfect: plate torn. Another edition (Dublin, 1787) listed in Library's 1789 catalogue, p. 64; in 1793 catalogue, p. 75, no. 395; in the First Ledger as Savary's Letters. Binding: contemporary calf, rebacked; all edges speckled. ZNS
Subject Egypt -- Description and travel -- Early works to 1800.
Egypt -- Civilization -- Early works to 1800.
Egypt -- Maps -- Early works to 1800.
Louis IX King of France, 1214-1270.
Savary, M. (Claude Etienne), 1750-1788 -- Translations into English.
Genre or Form Integral errata lists (Printing) -- Engalnd -- 18th century.
Binders' instructions (Binding) -- England -- 18th century.
Maps -- England -- 18th century.
Maps -- Egypt -- 18th century.
Added Author G. G. J. and J. Robinson (Paternoster-Row, London, England), printer.
Added Title Lettres sur l'Egypte. English