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HOSKINS, GEORGE ALEXANDER: - Visit to the Great Oasis of the Libyan Desert, with an Account of Amun, and the Other Oasis now under the Dominion of the Pasha of Egypt. London, Longman, etc., 1837.

Pp. 303, 301-338, adv. 16. With one folding map and 20 lithographed plates (some folding). Original blindstamped cloth, spine lettered in gilt, expertly rebacked with original spine preserved. Bookplate. Occasionally some minor spotting, a few plates with some offsetting otherwise a lovely copy. Hoskins, a British Scientist, participated in an expedition together with Robert Hay and Frederick Catherwood to the Oasis Magna (the large Oasis), Kharga in 1832-33. In addition, they continued to the oases of Amun, Parva, Frafreh and Dakkel. First scarce edition. Blackmer 833. Gay 1538. Ibrahim-Hilmy i, 310.
EUR 1600.00 [Appr.: US$ 1816.58 | £UK 1410.75 | JPą 198823] Book number 99399

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