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Title Description de l'Égypte, ou, Recueil des observations et des recherches qui ont été faites en Égypte pendant l'expédition de l'armée française / dédiée au roi ; publiée par C.L.F.Panckoucke.
Edition Second edition.
Publisher/Date Paris : Imprimerie de C.L.F. Panckoucke, 1821-1830.
Description 24 v. in 26 : ill. (engravings) (some col., some folded), maps, music, plans, ports. ; 23-111 cm. & plates (2 v.) ; 70 cm.


Call numberN370.41 F84
LocationBrooklyn Wilbour SCR Folio 
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Note Much of the work drawn from material assembled by members of the Institut d'Égypte. Publication supervised by a Commission des sciences et arts d'Égypte appointed by the Ministère de l'Interieur.
"A bibliographical account and collation of La description de l'Égypte", prepared for the library of the London Institution in 1838 provides a summary of the contents and plates of this work together with an historical memoir.
Brooklyn: Zodiac (plate 21 from t4 Antiquites) was exhibited in 'Egypt Through Other Eyes' at the Brooklyn Museum from April 2004 to June 2005. Previous to the exhibition the plate was treated by the Museum's Conservation Department.
Brooklyn: From the library of Charles Edwin Wilbour, with his stamp.
Publications about Catalogue of the Egyptological library and other books from the collection of the late Charles Edwin Wilbour / compiled by William Burt Cook, Jr. (1924), p. 178-185.
Contents Text : t. 1-5. Antiquités-Descriptions. 1821-1829. -- t. 6-8. Antiquités-Mémoires. 1822. -- t. 9. Antiquités-Mémoires et descriptions. 1829. -- t. 10. Explication des planches. 1826. -- t. 11-18. État moderne. 1822-1830 (10 v.). -- t. 19-24. Histoire naturelle. 1824-1829.
Plates : t. [1-5.] Antiquités. -- t. [6-7.] État moderne. -- t. [8-9.] Histoire naturelle. -- t. [10.] Planches du voyage dans la basse et haute Égypte. -- t. [11.] Atlas géographique.
LC subject Egypt -- Description and travel.
Natural history -- Egypt.
Music -- Egypt.
Egypt -- Antiquities.
Egypt -- Civilization.
Other author Wilbour, Charles E. (Charles Edwin), 1833-1896, former owner.
Includes Jacotin, Pierre, 1765-1827.
Fourier, Jean-Baptiste-Joseph, 1768-1830.
Other author Panckoucke, C. L. F. (Charles Louis Fleury), 1780-1844.
Related corporate bodies France. Commission des sciences et arts d'Egypte.
Institut d'Egypte (1798-1801)
WorldCat no. 82569947

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