THE BLUE NILE--by Alan Moorehead, Harper and Row Publishers, NY, 1962 stated First Edition, hardcover.
Med. blue cloth pictorial cover, gold spine lettering, pictorial end papers (The Battle of the Pyramids)
308 deckled pages, 17 chapters.
Book is divided into FOUR SECTIONS, contents include:
PART ONE: The Reconnaissance
PART TWO: The French in Egypt
PART THREE: The Turks in the Sudan
PART FOUR: The British in Ethiopia
...Epilogue; Acknowledgements; Sources; Index
Includes MAPS (Fold-out Map of the Nile) and (Napier's Line of March)
Many Illustrations--Sections of black and white illustrations on glossy pages, plus text illustrations.
Story of Western exploration and expansion, from 1798 through the 19th century into the regions watered by the Nile. Rich in extraordinary events, exotic sights. Four characters, in particular, act and react against a background of slavery and massacre, political upheaveal, and war.
....Also included is a paper insert of a report on the book.
---Book is clean, and in very good condition. Straight spine, tightly bound with no stamps or writing (except for prior owners name blacked out on top corner of front end paper) no torn, or loose pages.
...Dust jacket has shelf wear, no major tears.
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