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Description de l'Égypte, ou, Recueil de observations et des recherches qui ont été faites en Égypte pendant l'éxpédition de l'armée française

Author: France. Commission des sciences et arts d'Égypte.
Publisher: Paris : Imprimerie impériale, 1809-28.
Series: France. Commission des monuments d'Égypte. Description de l'Égypte. Histoire naturelle, v. 2
Edition/Format:   Print book : FrenchView all editions and formats
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The first comprehensive description of ancient and modern Egypt, compiled by the 165 members of the Institut de l'Égypte established by Napoleon to accompany his expedition to Egypt in 1798-1801. This exhaustive survey of all aspects of ancient and modern life in Egypt was carried out under the supervision of the mathematician Gaspard Monge, the appointed President of the new Institute (of which Napoleon was  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Engravings
Aquatints
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: France. Commission des sciences et arts d'Égypte.
OCLC Number: 2760413
Language Note: In French with transcriptions in Greek, Latin, and Arabic.
Notes: Supplemented by: Histoire naturelle (2 v. ; 38 cm) published: Paris : Impr. impériale, 1809-1812. Call no.: QL337.E3D3.
Oversize planches of Antiquites and État moderne are bound in 2 additional volumes.
For collation of the work see London institution, Library, A bibl. account and a collation of La description de l'Égypte, London, 1833.
Description: 23 volumes : illustrations (some folded), maps (some folded), portraits, plans ; 43-110 cm.
Contents: Antiquitiés: Descriptions, 1809-18, 2 v. ; Mémoires, 1809-18, 2 v. ; Planches, 1809-22, 5 v. --
État moderne, 1809-12, 2 v. in 3; Planches, 1809-17, 2 v. --
Histoire naturelle, 1809-12, 2 v. ; Planches, 1809-[ca. 26], 2 v. in 3. (Vol. II, pt. 2 has no t. p.) --
Carte topographique de l'Egypte. [1818] --
Préface historique, et explication des planches (Uniform with the volumes of plates; binder's title only).
Series Title: France. Commission des monuments d'Égypte. Description de l'Égypte. Histoire naturelle, v. 2
Other Titles: Description de l'Égypte.
Description de l'Égypte
Recueil de observations et des recherches qui ont été faites en Égypte pendant l'éxpédition de l'armée française
Responsibility: publié par les ordres de Sa Majesté l'empereur Napoléon le Grand.

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The first comprehensive description of ancient and modern Egypt, compiled by the 165 members of the Institut de l'Égypte established by Napoleon to accompany his expedition to Egypt in 1798-1801. This exhaustive survey of all aspects of ancient and modern life in Egypt was carried out under the supervision of the mathematician Gaspard Monge, the appointed President of the new Institute (of which Napoleon was Vice-President).

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