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A Thousand Miles up the Nile

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A Thousand Miles up the Nile
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Publisher: A. L. Burt Company
ISBN/ASIN: 190639315X
Number of pages: 500

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Traveling by dahabiah, a well-appointed sailing craft peculiar to the Nile, and armed with sketch-book and measuring tape, Amelia Edwards carefully recorded all she saw of the temples, graves, and monuments - even discovering a buried chapel of her own - and provided in A Thousand Miles Up The Nile the first general archaeological survey of Egypt's ruins.

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