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Alexandria: A History and a Guide by  E. M Forster - Second edition, published under the auspices of the Royal Archae - 1938 - from James Cummins Bookseller (SKU: 312275)

Alexandria: A History and a Guide

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Alexandria: A History and a Guide

by Forster, E. M

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Original publisher's orange. Bookplate of Kenneth Stuart Bailey with signature on ffep dated Cairo, 1942. In cloth open-faced sl
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Alexandria: Whitehead Morris, 1938. Second edition, published under the auspices of the Royal Archaeological Society of Alexandria. Folding map. xii, 228pp. 8vo. Original publisher's orange. Bookplate of Kenneth Stuart Bailey with signature on ffep dated Cairo, 1942. In cloth open-faced slipcase. Near fine. Second edition, published under the auspices of the Royal Archaeological Society of Alexandria. Folding map. xii, 228pp. 8vo. With ALS. Includes autograph letter, signed, addressed to Kenneth Bailey - mentioning Lord Nelson, Charlotte Yonge and George Washington and remarking on how difficult it is to get a copy of this book. With a photograph of the author laid in.

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Bookseller
James Cummins Bookseller US (US)
Bookseller Inventory #
312275
Title
Alexandria: A History and a Guide
Author
Forster, E. M
Format/binding
Folding map. xii, 228pp. 8vo
Book condition
Used - Original publisher's orange. Bookplate of Kenneth Stuart Bailey with signature on ffep dated Cairo, 1942. In cloth open-faced sl
Quantity available
1
Edition
Second edition, published under the auspices of the Royal Archae
Publisher
Whitehead Morris
Place of Publication
Alexandria
Date published
1938
Keywords
Egypt | British | E.M Forster
Bookseller catalogs
Literature; History, Travel & Geography;

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