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Letters from Egypt : a journey on the Nile, 1849-1850

Author: Florence Nightingale; Anthony Sattin
Publisher: New York : Weidenfeld & Nicolson, ©1987.
Edition/Format:   Book : Biography : English : 1st American edView all editions and formats
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Florence Nightingale was twenty-nine when she visited Egypt in the winter of 1849-1850 with her friends Charles and Selma Bracebridge. She wrote long, picturesque letters to her family describing her visit and her views on the country, its history and its people. These letters were edited and privately printed by her sister, Parthenope, in 1854 and were greatly admired by those who read them, but they have never  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Correspondence
Named Person: Florence Nightingale; Florence Nightingale
Material Type: Biography
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Florence Nightingale; Anthony Sattin
ISBN: 1555842046 9781555842048
OCLC Number: 16472046
Notes: Includes index.
Description: 223 p. : ill. (some col.), maps ; 20 x 24 cm.
Responsibility: Florence Nightingale ; selected and introduced by Anthony Sattin.

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Florence Nightingale was twenty-nine when she visited Egypt in the winter of 1849-1850 with her friends Charles and Selma Bracebridge. She wrote long, picturesque letters to her family describing her visit and her views on the country, its history and its people. These letters were edited and privately printed by her sister, Parthenope, in 1854 and were greatly admired by those who read them, but they have never before been published.

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