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Author: Wansleben, Johann Michael, 1635-1679.
Title: The present state of Egypt, or, A new relation of a late voyage into that kingdom performed in the years 1672 and 1673 / by F. Vansleb, R.D. ; wherein you have an exact and true account of many rare and wonderful particulars of that ancient kingdom ; Englished by M.D., B.D.
Publication Info: Ann Arbor, Michigan: University of Michigan, Digital Library Production Service
2011 December (TCP phase 2)
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Print source: The present state of Egypt, or, A new relation of a late voyage into that kingdom performed in the years 1672 and 1673 / by F. Vansleb, R.D. ; wherein you have an exact and true account of many rare and wonderful particulars of that ancient kingdom ; Englished by M.D., B.D.
Wansleben, Johann Michael, 1635-1679., M. D.

London: Printed by R.E. for John Starkey ..., 1678.
Alternate titles: Nouvelle relation en forme de journal, d'un voyage fait en Egypte. English. 1678
Notes:
Includes index.
Translation of: Nouvelle relation en forme de journal, d'un voyage fait en Egypte.
Advertisement: p. [7]-[11] at end.
Imperfect: tightly bound, with loss of print.
Reproduction of original in the University of Pennsylvania Library.
Subject terms:
Egypt -- Description and travel -- Early works to 1800.
URL: http://name.umdl.umich.edu/A67491.0001.001

Contents
title page
TO THE READER.
THE PRESENT STATE OF EGYPT: OR, A New Relation, or Journal, of the Tra∣vels of Father Vansleb through Egypt.
travel journal
excursus
A General Description of Egypt.
Of Saida, or the Upper Egypt.
Of the Casciefs of Egypt.
Of the Seasons of Egypt.
The Description of the Egyptians.
Of the River Nilus.
Of the Pillar of Mikias, and in what man∣ner they take notice of the Rivers in∣crease.
Of the Well of Argenus.
Of the Fishes of the River Nilus.
Of the Crocodile.
An exact Account of all the Pacha's that have Govern'd Egypt since Sultan Selim, who took it from the Mammeluc Circassi∣ans, till the year 1673.
Of the Sangiac-Beys of Egypt.
Of the Trees, Plants, and Birds of Egypt.
Of the Trees.
Of the Plants.
Of Birds.
The Continuation of the Journal.
excursus
A Description of the City of Damietta.
A Description of the City of Cairo.
A Description of Old Cairo.
The Continuation of the Journal.
excursus
The way of Hatching Chickens at Cairo.
Of the Pyramides.
Of the Sphinx.
Of the Wells where the Mommies are.
journal (continued)
A Journy to Gemiane.
A Voyage to Rosetta.
A Journy by Land from Rosetta to Alex∣andria.
excursus
Of the Pillar of Pompey, and of the Caves that are near Alexandria, not far from it.
part
part
part
part
journal (continued)
A Voyage to the Monasteries of the Desarts of S. Macarius.
A Walk to the Garden of Ma-Tárea.
Churches, and Monasteries of Cassr Isscémma.
Churches, and Monasteries, in the Patri∣arch's Quarters.
A Journey to the City of Fiúm.
A little Journey to Sennuris.
A Walk to the Pyramide of Havara.
A Walk to the Monastery Casciabe.
A Voyage to the Monastery of S. Anthony the Great.
The beginning of the Year 1673.
The departure of the Mahmel towards Mecha.
The Departure of the Caravan of the Pil∣grims for Mecha.
A Voyage into the Upper Egypt.
A Voyage to Tahta.
A Voyage to the White Monastery.
My return from Siut to Momfallot.
A Voyage into the Lower Thebes.
THE INDEX.
Histories, and other Curious Discourses, fit to be Read by Gentlemen. All printed for, and sold by, John Starkey in Fleet-street.