Publisher description for Incidents of travel in Egypt, Arabia Petrµa, and the Holy Land / John Lloyd Stephens ; illustraed by Frederick Catherwood and others ; edited, and with an introduction by Victor Wolfgang von Hagen.


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Great 19th-century travel classic by discoverer of Mayan ruins. Recounts author’s year-long journey through the Middle East, with detailed observations of the Pyramids, temple of Karnak, red-rock city of Petra, along with charming accounts of a Turkish bath, a night in a tomb, Arab hospitality, more. 38 illustrations. 3 maps.


Library of Congress subject headings for this publication: Egypt Description and travel, Arabia, Roman Description and travel, Palestine Description and travel