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  1. The Nile and its Banks.

    The Nile and its Banks.

    A Journal of Travels in Egypt and Nubia, Showing their Attractions to the Archaeologist, the Naturalist and General Tourist.
    First edition of this attractive account intended "to speak of the daily life of the traveller in Egypt … [and] to call attention to the magnificent field for observation of birds, and collecting specimens which the Nile and its banks offer" (p. xv). Smith (1822-1898) was an English clergyman and ornithologist who was educated at Christ Church, Oxford before serving as rector at Yatesbury in Wiltshire. Learn More
    £250

    Date of Publication: 1868

    Published: London

    Stock Code: 104236

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