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    DescriptionAs enthralling as any work of fiction, A Thousand Miles up the Nile is the quintessential Victorian travel book. In 1873, Amelia B. Edwards, an upper-class Victorian spinster, spent the winter visiting the then largely unspoiled splendors of ancient Egypt. An accurate and sympathetic observer, she brings nineteenth-century Egypt to life. A Thousand Miles up the Nile was an instant hit in 1876, and is received with equal enthusiasm by modern readers. Fans of Elizabeth Peters Amelia Peabody Emerson series will see similarities between the two Amelias. More importantly, A Thousand Miles up the Nile provides a wealth of background information and detail that will increase the readers understanding and enjoyment of Peters novels. This Norton Creek Press edition of A Thousand Miles up the Nile is a reproduction of the illustrated 1890 edition by Routledge and Sons. Look for more of Edwards works from Norton Creek Press. Amelia B. Edwards was an author and co-founder of the Egypt Exploration Fund.


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    Title
    A Thousand Miles Up the Nile
    Authors and contributors
    By (author) Amelia B Edwards
    Physical properties
    Format: Paperback
    Number of pages: 532
    Width: 170 mm
    Height: 239 mm
    Thickness: 28 mm
    Weight: 839 g
    Language
    English
    ISBN
    ISBN 13: 9780981928425
    ISBN 10: 0981928420
    Classifications

    BIC E4L: TRG
    Nielsen BookScan Product Class 3: T14.3
    BIC subject category V2: WTH
    BIC geographical qualifier V2: 1QDAE
    BIC subject category V2: HBLA
    BIC geographical qualifier V2: 1HBE
    BISAC V2.8: SOC003000
    BIC subject category V2: HD
    BISAC V2.8: TRV015010
    Warengruppen-Systematik des deutschen Buchhandels: 23140
    Illustrations note
    black & white illustrations
    Publisher
    Norton Creek Press
    Imprint name
    Norton Creek Press
    Publication date
    07 December 2008
    Publication City/Country
    Blodgett