Auction Date: 30/10/2020 at 10am
Egypt - 1849 The Boat and The Caravan A Family Tour through Egypt, Palestine and Syria. Published by David Bogue: Fleet Street. London. 441 page delightful book detailing an English family with two adolescent children, several months travel down the Nile by House Boat. Then across Egypt by Horses to Palestine, Syria and Lebanon, with all the adventures and wondrous things they saw. A very attractive Hardback book, Also annotation on flyleaf that this was awarded as a Prize for French language to a schoolgirl. A special presentation copy bound in full Leather with beautiful gold tooling and all page edges gilt. Size 4¼| × 6½|.