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Author Lorimer, Norma, 1864-1948. author

Title By the waters of Egypt / by Norma Lorimer ; with sixteen illustrations in colour by Benton Fletcher, and thirty-two other illustrations
Published London : Methuen & Co., 1909


Location Call no. Vol. Availability
 ADPML SPC  916.204 Lor/Btw  LIB USE ONLY
Description xix, 448 pages : 48 plates (16 coloured, including frontispiece) ; 23 cm
Summary The personal reminiscences of the author of the things she wished that she had known before embarking on her tour of Egypt including on a steamer along the Nile River. She hopes that she can use the book to point out what people ought to notice, and "help them to understand why mosques and temples and tombs are as they are". It is based on the diary she wrote on her tour, and is "therefore full of personal reflections chronicled in the diary upon the gods of Egypt as they manifest themselves in their imperishable homes on the Nile."
Notes 'First published in 1909.'
Map on end-paper
Subject Egypt -- Description and travel.
Author Fletcher, Benton. illustrator
LC no. 10010718