By Norma Lorimer
London   Methuen & Co. Ltd.
9" by 6" xix, 448, 47pp.
A smart first edition of this brightly illustrated travel guide to Egypt from Scottish author Norma Lorimer.
By Norma Lorimer

1909 By the Waters of Egypt

London   Methuen & Co. Ltd.
9" by 6" xix, 448, 47pp.
A smart first edition of this brightly illustrated travel guide to Egypt from Scottish author Norma Lorimer.
£46.00
: 1kgs / : 906T65

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Colour Plates, First Edition, Illustrated, Original Binding, Publishers' Original Binding

First edition. Illustrated with a colour frontispiece, fifteen colour plates, and thirty-two monotone plates. Collated complete. A detailed account of the author's own experiences in Egypt, from feeling utterly lost, through her upward journey finding delight in the places she visited. Documenting a journey across the Nile, pointing out important sites and views to notice for other beginners in traveling this area. Written by Norma Octavia Lorimer, a Scottish novelist and travel writer who was raised on the Isle of Man. Illustrated by Benton Fletcher, a British illustrator and artist. Publisher's catalogue to the rear.

Condition

In the original blue cloth binding. Externally, smart with rubbing and minor bumping to the extremities. Minor fading to the spine with the odd small split in the cloth at the head and tail of the spine. Front hinge starting but firm. Internally, firmly bound. Pages are very bright and clean. Residue of bookseller's label to the front pastedown with an ink stamp to the rear pastedown.

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