1823 Travels of Giovanni Belzoni EGYPT Pyramids Voyages Fruits of Enterprize

WILSON, Lucy Sarah Atkins (attrib.)

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Giovanni Belzoni was an early 19th-century Italian voyager and expert on ancient Egypt. Known as ‘the Great Belzoni’, Belzoni led an expedition to Egypt where he became the first to enter and explore the second pyramid at Giza.

 

Accounts of his voyage were published throughout the 19th-century; however, immediately following his death in 1823, Lucy Wilson’s ‘Fruits of Enterprize’ was published – a commemorative retelling of his exploration and voyages in Egypt. This edition features impressive color engravings.

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1823 Travels of Giovanni Belzoni EGYPT Pyramids Voyages Fruits of Enterprize

 

Giovanni Belzoni was an early 19th-century Italian voyager and expert on ancient Egypt. Known as ‘the Great Belzoni’, Belzoni led an expedition to Egypt where he became the first to enter and explore the second pyramid at Giza.

 

Accounts of his voyage were published throughout the 19th-century; however, immediately following his death in 1823, Lucy Wilson’s ‘Fruits of Enterprize’ was published – a commemorative retelling of his exploration and voyages in Egypt. This edition features impressive color engravings.

 

Item number: #10212

Price: $795

 

WILSON, Lucy Sarah Atkins (attrib.)

 

Fruits of enterprize exhibited in the travels of Belzoni in Egypt and Nubia: interspersed with the observations of a mother to her children

 

London: Harris and Son, 1823.

 

Details:

  • Collation: Complete with all pages
    • xii, 250, [2]
    • 24 engravings
  • Language: English
  • Binding: Leather; tight & secure
  • Size: ~7in X 4.5in (18cm x 11cm)
  • Very rare and desirable with no other example for sale worldwide at present

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10212

Categories

Arts & Architecture

Asia, Africa, & Middle Eastern

Voyages & Exploration & Maps

Authors

WILSON, Lucy Sarah Atkins (attrib.)

Printing Date

19th Century

Language

English

Binding

Leather

Book Condition

Excellent

Collation

Complete