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Nile Notes of a Howadji

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Cover, showing the ornate design in blues and gold often favored by designers of Egyptian travel books.

William Curtis (1824-1892)
Nile Notes of a Howadji
New York: Harper & Brothers, 1851. 320 p

From the collection of the Warren M. Robbins Library, National Museum of African Art



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Nile Notes of a Howadji

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Engraved frontispiece; note how illustration is repeated on the cover and the frontispiece.

William Curtis (1824-1892)
Nile Notes of a Howadji
New York: Harper & Brothers, 1851. 320 p

From the collection of the Warren M. Robbins Library, National Museum of African Art



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Nile Notes of a Howadji

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Title page, with inscription, "The Howadji's Aunt Eleanor from himself - March 1857".

William Curtis (1824-1892)
Nile Notes of a Howadji
New York: Harper & Brothers, 1851. 320 p

From the collection of the Warren M. Robbins Library, National Museum of African Art



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Boat Life in Egypt and Nubia

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Title Page

William Cowper Prime (1825-1905)
Boat Life in Egypt and Nubia
New York: Harper & brothers, 1858. 498 p

From the collection of the Warren M. Robbins Library, National Museum of African Art



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Boat Life in Egypt and Nubia
Sheik Houssein Ibn-Egid

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Illustration, p. 96

William Cowper Prime (1825-1905)
Boat Life in Egypt and Nubia
New York: Harper & brothers, 1858. 498 p

From the collection of the Warren M. Robbins Library, National Museum of African Art



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Boat Life in Egypt and Nubia
Foreign Captives Employed in Making Brick at Thebes. From Tomb No. 35, at Thebes

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Illustration, p. 172

William Cowper Prime (1825-1905)
Boat Life in Egypt and Nubia
New York: Harper & brothers, 1858. 498 p

From the collection of the Warren M. Robbins Library, National Museum of African Art



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Boat Life in Egypt and Nubia

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Vignette illustration of a curlew (p. 189)

William Cowper Prime (1825-1905)
Boat Life in Egypt and Nubia
New York: Harper & brothers, 1858. 498 p

From the collection of the Warren M. Robbins Library, National Museum of African Art



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Boat Life in Egypt and Nubia

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Vignette illustration of the island of Philae (p. 272)

William Cowper Prime (1825-1905)
Boat Life in Egypt and Nubia
New York: Harper & brothers, 1858. 498 p

From the collection of the Warren M. Robbins Library, National Museum of African Art



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Incidents of Travel in Egypt, Arabia Petræa and the Holy Land

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Frontispiece illustration of Egyptian street scene

John Lloyd Stephens (1805-1852)
Incidents of Travel in Egypt, Arabia Petræa and the Holy Land
New York: Derby & Jackson, 1856. 2 v. in 1

From the collection of the Anthropology Library



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Incidents of Travel in Egypt, Arabia Petræa and the Holy Land

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John Lloyd Stephens (1805-1852)
Incidents of Travel in Egypt, Arabia Petræa and the Holy Land
New York: Derby & Jackson, 1856. 2 v. in 1

From the collection of the Anthropology Library



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Incidents of Travel in Egypt, Arabia Petræa and the Holy Land
The Audience Chamber

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Illustration showing Stephens meeting with the Khedive (after p. 32)

John Lloyd Stephens (1805-1852)
Incidents of Travel in Egypt, Arabia Petræa and the Holy Land
New York: Derby & Jackson, 1856. 2 v. in 1

From the collection of the Anthropology Library



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Incidents of Travel in Egypt, Arabia Petræa and the Holy Land
Tournament

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Arab horse sport (after p. 90)

John Lloyd Stephens (1805-1852)
Incidents of Travel in Egypt, Arabia Petræa and the Holy Land
New York: Derby & Jackson, 1856. 2 v. in 1

From the collection of the Anthropology Library



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Journey to Central Africa; or, Life and Landscapes from Egypt to the Negro Kingdoms of the White Nile

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Stamped cloth cover

Bayard Taylor (1825-1878)
A Journey to Central Africa; or, Life and Landscapes from Egypt to the Negro Kingdoms of the White Nile
New York,: G. P. Putnam, 1854. 522 p

From the collection of the Warren M. Robbins Library, National Museum of African Art



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Journey to Central Africa; or, Life and Landscapes from Egypt to the Negro Kingdoms of the White Nile
Modern Oriental Costume

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Frontispiece illustration showing typical costume

Bayard Taylor (1825-1878)
A Journey to Central Africa; or, Life and Landscapes from Egypt to the Negro Kingdoms of the White Nile
New York,: G. P. Putnam, 1854. 522 p

From the collection of the Warren M. Robbins Library, National Museum of African Art



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Journey to Central Africa; or, Life and Landscapes from Egypt to the Negro Kingdoms of the White Nile

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Title Page

Bayard Taylor (1825-1878)
A Journey to Central Africa; or, Life and Landscapes from Egypt to the Negro Kingdoms of the White Nile
New York,: G. P. Putnam, 1854. 522 p

From the collection of the Warren M. Robbins Library, National Museum of African Art



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Journey to Central Africa; or, Life and Landscapes from Egypt to the Negro Kingdoms of the White Nile
Achmet

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Illustration of Taylor's guide, Achmet (p. 55)

Bayard Taylor (1825-1878)
A Journey to Central Africa; or, Life and Landscapes from Egypt to the Negro Kingdoms of the White Nile
New York,: G. P. Putnam, 1854. 522 p

From the collection of the Warren M. Robbins Library, National Museum of African Art



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Journey to Central Africa; or, Life and Landscapes from Egypt to the Negro Kingdoms of the White Nile
The Cleopatra

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Taylor's dhahabîyeh, the Cleopatra (p. 85)

Bayard Taylor (1825-1878)
A Journey to Central Africa; or, Life and Landscapes from Egypt to the Negro Kingdoms of the White Nile
New York,: G. P. Putnam, 1854. 522 p

From the collection of the Warren M. Robbins Library, National Museum of African Art



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