Travels in Egypt and Nubia … Translated from the original published by his Majesty the King of Denmark: and enlarged with observations from ancient and modern authors that have written on the antiquities of Egypt, by Dr. Peter Templeman.

London: Printed for Lockyer Davis and Charles Reymers in Holborn; printers to the Royal Society, 1757.

Price: $750.00

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First octavo edition in English. Folding map of the "Course of the Nile" as frontispiece, 2 folding plates in vol. I, 4 in Volume 2. xl, 1-154, [1]-232, [6, ads] pp. 1 vols. 8vo. Half calf and boards. Blackmer 1211 (folio ed.); Wilbour Library Catalogue 490; Cox I, 382/83; Gay 158; Ibrahim-Hilmy II, 74; Henze III, 622/623.

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The earliest attempt at an elaborate description of Egypt (Blackmer).