The Nile. Notes for travellers in Egypt. by Ernest Alfred Wallis Budge

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Published by Thos. Cook & son, (Egypt), Ltd. in London .

Written in English

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Paginationxxiv, 808 p.
Number of Pages808
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Open LibraryOL14030808M

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