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By Edward William Lane,Jason Thompson

ISBN-10: 1154400077

ISBN-13: 9781154400076

ISBN-10: 1359152512

ISBN-13: 9781359152510

Few works concerning the heart East have exerted such vast and long-lasting impression as Edward William Lane’s An Account of the Manners and Customs of the trendy Egyptians. First released in 1836, this vintage publication hasn't ever long past out of print, regularly delivering fabric and notion for generations of students, writers, and tourists, who've praised its comprehensiveness, aspect, and conception. but the versions in print in the course of lots of the 20th century should not have met Lane’s approval. missing elements of Lane’s textual content and lots of of his unique illustrations (while including many who weren't his), they have been according to what must have been ephemeral versions, released lengthy after the author’s dying. in the meantime, the definitive 5th variation of 1860, the results of 1 / 4 century of Lane’s corrections, reconsiderations, and additions, in the past disappeared from bookshop cabinets. Now the 1860 version of Manners and Customs of the fashionable Egyptians is out there back, with an invaluable common advent by way of Jason Thompson. Lane’s maximum paintings enters the twenty-first century in just the shape that he wanted.

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