SONNINI, C[harles] S[igisbert].
Travels in upper and lower Egypt,
undertaken by order of the old government of France ... Illustrated with forty engravings; consisting of portraits, views, plans, a geographical chart, antiquities, plants, animals, &c. Drawn on the spot, under the author's inspection. Translated
First English edition. 3 vols, 8vo, 3 engraved frontispieces, large folding map, 36 engraved plates, contemporary sprinkled calf gilt, red morocco labels, a fine set.
Cf. Blackmer 1573 (second ed.); Gay 2250; Hilmy II, 245.