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16%OFFAlain Blottière - Vintage Egypt: Cruising the Nile in the Golden Age of Travel - 9782080301130 - V9782080301130
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Vintage Egypt: Cruising the Nile in the Golden Age of Travel

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Description for Vintage Egypt: Cruising the Nile in the Golden Age of Travel Paperback. Looks at cosmopolitan Egypt in the golden years of travel under the last kings. This book features images that include a tourist perched on a camel, a Bugatti at the foot of the pyramids, and high tea served in jasminedraped gardens. Num Pages: 216 pages, 145 illustrations, 20 in colour. BIC Classification: 1HBE; WTL; WTM. Category: (G) General (US: Trade). Dimension: 269 x 272 x 18. Weight in Grams: 1442.
New paperback edition of this fascinating look at cosmopolitan Egypt in the “golden years” of travel under the last kings. A tourist perched on a camel, a Bugatti at the foot of the pyramids, high tea served in jasminedraped gardens … these are the images of Egypt under the last kings, Fuad and Farouk, in the first half of the twentieth century. The era saw the birth of organized tourism on a grand scale, under the guiding genius of Thomas Cook, with fifty thousand wealthy adventurers boarding boats each year for the Nile. Among this throng, however, were those not ... Read more

Product Details

Format
Paperback
Publication date
2009
Publisher
Editions Flammarion
Number of pages
216
Condition
New
Number of Pages
216
Place of Publication
Paris, France
ISBN
9782080301130
SKU
V9782080301130
Shipping Time
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Ref
99-50

About Alain Blottière
Alain Blottiére lives in Egypt and France.

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