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Things seen in Egypt

Author: E L Butcher
Publisher: London : Seeley, Service & Co. Limited, 1912.
Series: Things seen series.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Edith L. Butcher lived and travelled through Egypt for twenty years after marrying the Rev. Charles Henry Butcher, whose ministry was in Cairo. One of the themes running through her books is her observations of the prevailing customs of the Coptic Church in Egypt. She pressed her Egyptian acquaintances to relate domestic rituals practised by their families and recorded these for the benefit of her English readers.
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Genre/Form: History
Pictorial works
Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Butcher, E.L. (Edith Louisa).
Things seen in Egypt.
London : Seeley, Service, 1912
(OCoLC)889640256
Named Person: E L Butcher; E L Butcher
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: E L Butcher
OCLC Number: 890246464
Notes: Includes advertising matter.
Description: axi, 251 pages, 48 unnumbered leaves of plates : 50 illustrations ; 16 cm.
Contents: Chapter I.A land of light --
II. Home life --
III. Provincial life --
IV. The workaday world --
V. The ancient faith --
VI. Some Egyptian festivals --
VII. The five cities --
VIII. On the Nile --
IX. The Southern Province --
X. In the desert --
List of illustrations.
Series Title: Things seen series.
Responsibility: by E.L. Butcher ; with fifty illustrations.

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Edith L. Butcher lived and travelled through Egypt for twenty years after marrying the Rev. Charles Henry Butcher, whose ministry was in Cairo. One of the themes running through her books is her observations of the prevailing customs of the Coptic Church in Egypt. She pressed her Egyptian acquaintances to relate domestic rituals practised by their families and recorded these for the benefit of her English readers.

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