The Gold-Mines of Midian and the Ruined Midianite Cities
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The Gold-Mines of Midian and the Ruined Midianite Cities

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This historic book may have numerous typos and missing text. Purchasers can download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. Not indexed. Not illustrated. 1878. Excerpt: ... B. List Of Expenditures made during the Expedition commanded by Captain R. F. Burton, from March 29th to April 22nd, 1877. under orders of the leader of the Expedition). The total sum supplied to the Expedition, by the order of H.H. the Viceroy, and H.H. Prince Husayn Kamil Pasha, Minister of the Interior, was: dollars 1073 (i = I8-20 piastres tariff), Turkish sovereigns 150 (=100 piastres tariff). This rereduced to piastres at the current rates, the total would be 34,85o-2o; and the expenditure being 28,263-2o, the surplus remaining in hand was, piastres 6,577, or $17775. This sum was duly returned by me to H.H. Prince Husayn Kamil Pasha, Minister of Finance, etc. APPENDIX II. LIST OF CAPTAIN BURTON'S "LAND OF MIDIAN" PLANTS. (Supplied by the kindness of Professor Balfour, of the University, and Mr. Webb, Royal Botanic Garden, Edinburgh.) Cleome droserifolia. Zilla myagroides. Fagona cistoides. arabica. Zygophyllum simplex. album. Crassocephalum flavum. Macrorhynchus nudicantis. Centaurea procurrens. Cucumis colocynthus. Polypogon monopeliensis. Glycine schimperi. Leobordea lotoides. Tephrosa apollinea. Salsola vermiculata. Scirpus holoschaenus. Stipa tortilis. Solanum nigrum. Lavendula coronopifolia. Echium glomeratum. Silene picta. Erodium arabicum. Plantago psyllium. saxatilis. Euphorbia chamaesyce. cornuta. Anagallis arvensis. Aizoon canariense. Veronica anagallis. Asphodelus fistulosus. Anchusa, with yellow flowers. Veronica, near Beccabunga. Salvia. Suaeda. Santolina fragrantissima, not in flower. Cotula. Hagioscris, sp. cf. Picris, near Sprengeriana. Cf. Asterothix asperrimum. Glysophylla Iibanotica? Genista ferox, barren shoot only. Rumex vesicarius, young male? or bucephaloporus. Parietaria. Statice cf. gr...show more

Product details

  • Paperback | 416 pages
  • 148 x 210 x 24mm | 544g
  • Outlook Verlag
  • English
  • Reprint of the original from 1878
  • Illustrations, black and white
  • 3864034337
  • 9783864034336

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