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

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

Foreword by: J. Tait

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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'.

Author Info

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.

Bibliographic Info

Imprint: Egypt Exploration Society
Publisher: Egypt Exploration Society

Hardback
ISBN: 9780856981692
Publication Date: 23 Apr 2006
Number of Pages: 319
Height: 250
Width: 180
Illustrations: b/w and colour illustrations

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