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Marie Joseph Aimé Dubois (dit) DUBOIS-AYME & Louis COSTAZ Description de l'Egypte. Mémoire sur la ville de Qoçeyr et ses environs, et sur les peuples nomades qui habitent cette partie de l'ancienne Troglodytique ; par M. du Bois-Aymé. Mémoire sur la Nubie et les Barâbras; par M. Costaz

Marie Joseph Aimé Dubois (dit) DUBOIS-AYME & Louis COSTAZ

Description de l'Egypte. Mémoire sur la ville de Qoçeyr et ses environs, et sur les peuples nomades qui habitent cette partie de l'ancienne Troglodytique ; par M. du Bois-Aymé. Mémoire sur la Nubie et les Barâbras; par M. Costaz

Imprimerie Impériale, à Paris 1809, In Folio (27x32cm), 193 - 202p., relié.


First edition of these memoirs, extracts from the first issue, Modern State section, of the Description of Egypt.
Binding in full cardboard parchment modern. Piece of black sheepskin title. Copy with large margins, not cropped.
The city of Qoçeyr is located on the edge of the Red Sea, on the trade route between Egypt and Arabia. The author stayed there during his trip to Egypt.
Mr. Costaz made a trip and a stay in Nubia in 1799 of which he brought back these observations, precious for a country which was still largely unknown at the time.

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