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Narrative of the Operations and Recent Discoveries [...] in Egypt and Nubia

Published 1820
Author Belzoni, Giovanni Battista
Contributor Belzoni, Sarah
Title Narrative of the Operations and Recent Discoveries within the Pyramids, Temples, Tombs, and Excavations, in Egypt and Nubia; and of a Journey to the Coast of the Red Sea, in Search of the Ancient Berenice; and Another to the Oasis of Jupiter Ammon. By G. Belzoni.
Publisher’s imprint London: John Murray, Albemarle-Street. 1820.
Printer’s colophon London: Printed by Thomas Davison, Whitefriars.
Format 4o; 1 vol.: pp. [v]-xix. [1]. 533; plates
Sources Gallica; IA NYU; NSTC 2B17165
Copy inspected Google Harv
Notes

1) Includes: Sara Belzoni, Mrs Belzoni’s Trifling Account of the Women of Egypt, Nubia, and Syria (pp. 442-83); Appendix, Containing and Explanation of Some of the Principal Hieroglyphics: Extracted from the Article Egypt, in the Supplement of the Encyclopaedia Britannica: with Additional Notes (pp. 487-524); and Remarks on Mr. Belzoni's Plates (pp. 525-33).

2) Editions: Paris 1821(French trans. by G. B. Depping; 2 vols); 1821(2nd), 1822(3rd), Groningen 1823(Dutch trans.; 3 vols); Milan 1825(Italian trans.; 2 vols); Brussels 1835. Supplementary plates published as Plates Illustrative of the Researches and Operations of G. Belzoni in Egypt and Nubia (London: John Murray, 1820) and Six New Plates Illustrative of the Researches and Operations of G. Belzoni in Egypt and Nubia (London: John Murray, 1822).

3) Reviews: Literary Gaz., no. 202 (Sat., Dec. 2, 1820): 769-71; Galignani's Literary Gaz. (Sun., Dec. 31, 1820): 1-5 [repr. Literary Gaz.]; Gentleman's Mag. 91 (Jan. 1821): 41-44; Athenaeum 8.2 (Mar. 1, 1821): 405-8 [repr. Literary Gaz.]; British Rev. 17.33 (Mar. 1821): 230-62; Asiatic Journal 11.64 (Apr. 1821): 357-75; Eclectic Rev. 15, n.s. (June 1821): 489-503; Quarterly Rev. 24.47 (Oct. 1821): 139-69; Neue allgemeine geographische Ephemeriden 8 (1821): 403-14.

4) Full text links: Google

Genre Narrative
BTW record no. BTW1018
Region Egypt