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More Usefully Employed : Amelia B. Edwards, Writer, Traveller and Campaigner for Ancient Egypt

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A biography of Amelia B. Edwards (1831-1892), founder of the Egypt Exploration Fund, as it was originally known, and today the Egypt Exploration Society. Edwards was a well-known novelist who became interested in preserving Egypt's ancient monuments while on a cruise in 1873-4, the subject of her best-selling travel book 'A Thousand Miles Up The Nile'.
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Product details

  • Hardback | 319 pages
  • 177.8 x 243.8 x 25.4mm | 1,065.95g
  • London, United Kingdom
  • English
  • New
  • b/w and colour illustrations
  • 0856981699
  • 9780856981692
  • 1,512,589

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Brenda Moon was Librarian to the University of Edinburgh for seventeen years until her retirement, and is a fellow of the Royal Society of Edinburgh.
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