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Islands of the Blest

Cassandra Vivian

Islands of the Blest

a guide to the oases and Western Desert of Egypt

by Cassandra Vivian

  • 354 Want to read
  • 10 Currently reading

Published by Trade Routes Enterprises in Monessen, Pa .
Written in English

    Places:
  • Western Desert (Egypt),
  • Egypt
    • Subjects:
    • Oases -- Egypt -- Guidebooks.,
    • Western Desert (Egypt) -- Guidebooks.

    • Edition Notes

      Includes bibliographical references (p. [302]) and index.

      StatementCassandra Vivian ; maps and illustrations by Vivienne Groves.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsDT137.W4 V58 1990
      The Physical Object
      Paginationiv, 309 p., [8] p. of plates :
      Number of Pages309
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL1695759M
      LC Control Number91960202

      Islands of the Blest – at the Mercantile Library October 1, – Novem A collaboration between the Cincinnati Art Museum and the Mercantile Library. The photographs in Islands of the Blest depict various places in the American West. They were taken over a one-hundred-year period, from the s through the s. The information about The Islands of the Blessed shown above was first featured in "The BookBrowse Review" - BookBrowse's online-magazine that keeps our members abreast of notable and high-profile books publishing in the coming weeks. In most cases, the reviews are necessarily limited to those that were available to us ahead of publication. If you are the .

      Martin Rivas by Alberto Blest Gana. Author Alberto Blest Gana. Title Martin Rivas. Scholars believe, and we concur, that this work is important enough to be preserved, reproduced, and made generally available to the Rating: % positive. The book contains GPS waypoints for various places in the desert and describes the history, geography, geology and caravan routes of desert occupants. Plus there’s plenty of itinerary and route planning advice. The book is an update to her previous edition, Islands of the Blest, considered a must for any traveler to these regions.

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