Author:[Sacker, Amy (binding design)]; Edwards, Amelia B

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A THOUSAND MILES UP THE NILE

By: [Sacker, Amy (binding design)]; Edwards, Amelia B.

Price: $200.00

Publisher: Boston, L. C. Page and Company: 1897

Edition: Second American Edition

Seller ID: 779

Condition: Very good +


8vo (5½” x 8”). pp. 468. Later printing of this edition. An unsigned Amy Sacker binding design in gold on cream colored cloth of intertwining floral motifs surrounding the titles and a felucca in water. t.e.g. Includes 10 photogravure illustrations and 76 additional illustrations (some hand-drawn by the author) of the objects, people and places discussed in the text.Originally written in 1877, this travelogue of Edwards' journey incorporates history, Egyptology and cultural descriptions into a delightful narrative. A best seller in its time, the book was released in a second editi... View more info