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Luxor Its Temples Aylward M Blackman

Luxor Its Temples

Aylward M Blackman

Published September 27th 2015
ISBN : 9781330137239
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264 pages
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Excerpt from Luxor Its TemplesIt was as long ago as December, 1913, when Major Fletcher was staying with me in my camp at Meir, in Asyut province, that he and I first discussed the possibility of bringing out together a popularly written account ofMoreExcerpt from Luxor Its TemplesIt was as long ago as December, 1913, when Major Fletcher was staying with me in my camp at Meir, in Asyut province, that he and I first discussed the possibility of bringing out together a popularly written account of life as led by the inhabitants of ancient Thebes, I supplying the text and he the illustrations.Upon the outbreak of the Great War any idea we entertained of such an undertaking was inevitably given up. However, the interest aroused by the late Lord Carnarvon and Mr. Howard Carters discovery in the Valley of the Tombs of the Kings brought the old project back to our minds- and when Major Fletcher was approached by Messrs. A. and C. Black on the subject of producing a book about Luxor, to which he was to supply the illustrations, he at once wrote to me asking me to do what I had often talked about doing with him in the past.About the PublisherForgotten Books publishes hundreds of thousands of rare and classic books. Find more at www.forgottenbooks.comThis book is a reproduction of an important historical work. Forgotten Books uses state-of-the-art technology to digitally reconstruct the work, preserving the original format whilst repairing imperfections present in the aged copy. In rare cases, an imperfection in the original, such as a blemish or missing page, may be replicated in our edition. We do, however, repair the vast majority of imperfections successfully- any imperfections that remain are intentionally left to preserve the state of such historical works.