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R. DESGENETTES Description de l'Egypte. Tables nécrologiques du Kaire, pendant les années VII, VIII, IX [1798, 1799, 1800, 1801]

R. DESGENETTES

Description de l'Egypte. Tables nécrologiques du Kaire, pendant les années VII, VIII, IX [1798, 1799, 1800, 1801]

Imprimerie Impériale, Paris 1809, In Folio (27x44cm), 311 - 320p., relié.


First edition, text extracted from the Description of Egypt, volume II, Modern State.
Binding in full modern cardboard packaging parchment with a bradel. Piece of black sheepskin title.
These tables give us precise information on mortality in Egypt (Men, women and children) at the beginning of the 19th century. This information was rigorously noted giving precious indications on the sanitation and hygiene of Cairo when the French garrisons resided there.

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