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Description de l'Égypte, ou, recueil de observations et des recherches qui ont été faites en Égypte pendant l'éxpédition de l'armée française, / publié par les ordres de Sa Majesté l'empereur Napoléon le Grand

Description de l'Égypte, ou, recueil de observations et des recherches qui ont été faites en Égypte pendant l'éxpédition de l'armée française, / publié par les ordres de Sa Majesté l'empereur Napoléon le Grand

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Recueil de observations et des recherches qui ont été faites en Égypte pendant l'éxpédition de l'armée française
Creator: France. Commission des sciences et arts d'Egypte Monge, Gaspard, 1746-1818 Napoleon I, Emperor of the French, 1769-1821
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Date: 1809-28.
Publisher: De Imprimerie impériale,
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For detailed list of contents see G. Guémard. Bibliographie critique de la Commission des sciences et arts ... d'Égypte ... Le Caire, 1936. p. 76-82.
Abstract:
The first comprehensive description of ancient and modern Egypt, compiled by the 165 members of the Institut de l'Égypte established by Napoleon to accompany his expedition to Egypt in 1798-1801. This exhaustive survey of all aspects of ancient and modern life in Egypt was carried out under the supervision of the mathematician Gaspard Monge, the appointed President of the new Institute (of which Napoleon was Vice-President).
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9 v. : ports., tables, maps, diagr. ; 39 cm. + atlases of plates (12 v. ; 73 and 110 cm.)
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Vol. 1; III:1 (Histoire naturelle, Planches T.1)
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Curatorial Area: General Collection, Beinecke Rare Book and Manuscript Library, Yale University
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Peabody Museum Egyptomania
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Object ID: 10542397
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