Travels in Upper and Lower Egypt:
undertaken by order of the old government of France. Translated from the French, by Henry Hunter. London John Stockdale 1799
First edition in English, three volumes, 8vo, pp. xix, [i, blank], 376; vii, [i, blank], 368; viii, 324; with 3 frontispieces, 36 plates (2 folding) and large folding map. A handsome set in very good condition, bound in contemporary speckled calf, gilt lined, red spine labels. Spines gently rubbed, joints just beginning to crack, occasional light spotting.
This edition not in Atabey or Blackmer
Charles-Nicolas-Sigisbert Sonnini de Manoncourt (1751-1812) was a French naturalist.