On the Nile with a Camera (Classic Reprint)

On the Nile with a Camera Classic Reprint Excerpt from On the Nile With a CameraThe orthography of ancient names and places is a vexed question so I have adopted the forms most familiar to English eyes and though the spelling in most popula

  • Title: On the Nile with a Camera (Classic Reprint)
  • Author: Anthony Wilkin
  • ISBN: 9781330135235
  • Page: 486
  • Format: Paperback
  • Excerpt from On the Nile With a CameraThe orthography of ancient names and places is a vexed question, so I have adopted the forms most familiar to English eyes and, though the spelling in most popular works is in such a chaotic condition as to allow considerable license in this direction, I have throughout endeavoured to be as consistent as possible.With regard to Arab wExcerpt from On the Nile With a CameraThe orthography of ancient names and places is a vexed question, so I have adopted the forms most familiar to English eyes and, though the spelling in most popular works is in such a chaotic condition as to allow considerable license in this direction, I have throughout endeavoured to be as consistent as possible.With regard to Arab words I have given up the ordinary English renderings in despair, and adopted the accurate and uniform method familiar to most travellers from Baedeker s Guide books to Egypt, save only in cases where an alteration of the usual spelling would appear pedantic I may at once, therefore, tender my best thanks for much useful information to the author of these invaluable companions though in questions of archaeology pure and simple I have, of course, followed implicitly such authorities as Wilkin son, Mariette, and Maspero.About the PublisherForgotten Books publishes hundreds of thousands of rare and classic books Find at forgottenbooksThis book is a reproduction of an important historical work Forgotten Books uses state of the art technology to digitally reconstruct the work, preserving the original format whilst repairing imperfections present in the aged copy In rare cases, an imperfection in the original, such as a blemish or missing page, may be replicated in our edition We do, however, repair the vast majority of imperfections successfully any imperfections that remain are intentionally left to preserve the state of such historical works.

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