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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 center East have exerted such large and long-lasting impact as Edward William Lane’s An Account of the Manners and Customs of the fashionable Egyptians. First released in 1836, this vintage publication hasn't ever long past out of print, constantly delivering fabric and notion for generations of students, writers, and tourists, who've praised its comprehensiveness, aspect, and belief. but the variations in print in the course of many of the 20th century wouldn't have met Lane’s approval. missing components of Lane’s textual content and lots of of his unique illustrations (while including many who weren't his), they have been in keeping with what must have been ephemeral variations, released lengthy after the author’s demise. in the meantime, the definitive 5th version of 1860, the results of 1 / 4 century of Lane’s corrections, reconsiderations, and additions, in the past disappeared from book shop cabinets. Now the 1860 variation of Manners and Customs of the trendy Egyptians is on the market back, with an invaluable normal advent through Jason Thompson. Lane’s maximum paintings enters the twenty-first century in just the shape that he wanted.

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