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Reisen In Nubien, Kordofan Und Dem Petraischen Arabien

Reisen In Nubien, Kordofan Und Dem Petraischen Arabien

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Reisen In Nubien, Kordofan Und Dem Petraischen Arabien

by Ruppell, Eduard

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Frankfurt & Main: Friedrich Wilmans, 1829. Book. VG. Hardcover. First Edition. 8vo. xxvi, 388pp, 8 folding engravings of archaeological interest, plus 4 engraved folding maps, one of which has been silked on verso at a single fold, volume rebound in modern three-quarter black leather and original faux tree-calf paper-over-boards, red label at spine with gilt lettering, rear board was bowed, and was pressed flat by binder, leaving a 3-inch crooked line, extremities a little rough to the touch, leather at spine head and tops of boards sunned a bit, title-page foxed, scattered foxing at text, previous owner's name stamped at title-page. Ruppell (1794 - 1884), who was among the very first Europeans to explore the region, presents his factual, scientific account of Egypt, Sudan, the desert in Jordan, Hijaz, Yemen, and Muscat, with additional notice of his survey of the Arabian coast. This volume includes all 8 of the folding plates and all 4 of the maps..

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Title
Reisen In Nubien, Kordofan Und Dem Petraischen Arabien
Author
Ruppell, Eduard
Format/Binding
Hardcover
Book Condition
Used - VG
Edition
First Edition
Publisher
Friedrich Wilmans
Place of Publication
Frankfurt & Main
Date Published
1829
Size
8vo
Weight
0.00 lbs
Keywords
NUBIA, TRAVELS, ARABIA, ARABIAN PENINSULA, KORDOFAN, EGYPT, SUDAN, JORDAN, HIJAZ, YEMEN, MUSCAT, ARABIA PETRÆ, PETRAE, German Language

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Sunned
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First Edition
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The decorative application of gold or gold coloring to a portion of a book on the spine, edges of the text block, or an inlay in...
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A book in which the pages have been bound into a covering replacing the original covering issued by the publisher.
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VG
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