Big Byte Books: 2016
Nearly new, lightly thumbed. No markings A modern reprint of an 1822 travel journal by an Italian engineer who made four expeditions to the Nile valley to excavate and transport antiquities. In addition to his technical reports, he also describes various Egyptians and Europeans he met on his travels. His work originally was subtitled: "Narrative of the Operations and Recent Discoveries within the pyramids, temples, tombs and excavations and of a Journey to the coast of the Red Sea in search of the ancient Bernice and another to the oasis of Jupiter Ammon. Belzoni was the first European to ... View More...