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Travels through Egypt and Syria, in the years 1783, 1784 & 1785 : Containing the present natural and political state of those countries : their productions, arts, manufactures & commerce : with observations on the manners, customs and government of the Turks & Arabs / By M. C-F. Volney ; Translated from the French ; In two volumes. Vol. I[-II].

Other records:
Author/Creator:
Volney, C.-F. (Constantin-François), 1757-1820.
Standardized Title:
Voyage en Syrie et en Egypte, pendant les années 1783, 1784, et 1785. English
Publication:
New York : Printed by J. Tiebout, for E. Duyckinck & Co. booksellers, 1798.
Format/Description:
Archive
2 v. : port. ; 21 cm. (8vo)
Fingerprint:
64ks y?nd n.he anTh (3) 1798 (A) v.1
e.ra toes e-is lale (3) 1798 (A) v.2
Subjects:
Egypt -- Description and travel -- Early works to 1800.
Syria -- Description and travel -- Early works to 1800.
Middle East -- Description and travel -- Early works to 1800.
Egypt.
Syria.
Middle East -- Description and travel.
Form/Genre:
Subscribers lists -- New York (State) -- New York -- 18th century.
Place of Publication:
United States New York (State) New York.
Notes:
Translation of: Voyage in Syrie et en Égypte.
Frontispiece portrait of Volney engraved by John Scoles.
Vol. 1: [7], iv-vi, [1], 8-256, [2] p., [1] leaf of plates; v. 2: [7], 4-297, [3] p.
"Subscribers names."--v. 2, p. [299-300].
Cf. Evans 34949
Local notes:
CJS copy has portion of t.p. missing
CJS copyFrom the collection of Isaac Leeser
CJS copy bears signature of M.P. Lasky?
CJS copy bears signature of George C. Osborne
CJS copy pages 5-8 missing
RBR #606
Kaplan Collection copy presented to the Penn Libraries in 2012 by Arnold and Deanne Kaplan.
Kaplan Collection copy imperfect: t.p. to v.1 wanting.
Penn Provenance:
Kaplan, Arnold (donor) (Kaplan Collection copy)
Kaplan, Deanne (donor) (Kaplan Collection copy)
Celoyes, John B. (autograph) (Kaplan Collection copy)
Framington Historical and Natural history Society (Kaplan Collection copy)
Penn Chronology:
1798
Cited in:
Evans 34949
Cox, E.G. Travel, I, p. 235
ESTC W36929
Contributor:
Scoles, John, 1772?-1853, engraver.
Arnold and Deanne Kaplan Collection of Early American Judaica (University of Pennsylvania)
OCLC:
10095081
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