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Histoire de l'Egypte sous le gouvernement de Mohammed-Aly, ou récit des événemens politiques et militaires qui ont eu lieu depuis le départ des Français jusqu'en 1823. Paris, Arthus Bertrand, 1823 2 volumes in-8, half tan basane with vellum corners, smooth threaded spine, supralibris at the end, speckled edges (Binding of the period). First edition, binding rubbed, missing and torn at the head caps. Without the atlas. This important work for the history of modern Egypt is enriched with notes by Louis Langlès and Edme François Jomard and preceded by a historical introduction by Joseph Agoub. From the reading room of the Literary Society of Geneva, with supralibris, stamps and ex-libris.