A Journal From Grand Cairo to Mount Sinai, and Back Again

Author: Clayton, Robert (Lord Bishop of Clogher)
Price: $495.00
Publisher Location: London
Publisher: Printed for William Bowyer
Year Published: 1753
Book Condition: Very Good
Dust Jacket Condition: No Jacket
Binding: Half-Leather
Dedicated to the Society of Antiquaries in London, and including "Remarks on the Origina of Hieroglyphics, and the Mythology of the Ancient Heathens". At this point, of course, the hieroglyphics were unreadable. So in addition to the travel manuscript across the Sinai desert, the author attempts to address the mystery of ancient language and culture. Pages 168. In its original binding of leather spine, and marbled boards. A fine antique patina of wear and rubs on the boards, but the leather and hinges are doing fine for its 250 years. Inside, nice clean paper with no foxing or stains.
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