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DESCRIPTION De L'Égypte,  ou Recueil des Observations et des Recherches qui on été fait en Égypte peandant l'Expédition de l'Armée Française, Publié par les Ordres de Sa Majesté L'Émpereur Napoléon Le Grand, 1809 Taschen REPRINT, 2007 
well over 3000 illusts., some in colour, 5 volumes elephant folio condensed into one vol thick 8vo,
This Masterpiece of a Reprint by Taschen, encorporates all the engravings for this monumental work, that took engravers some 20 years to complete. In the division of the spoils of War after Napoleon's Egyptian Campaign, the British allowed the French to take all the drawings and notes of this monumental project, but kept in return the Rosetta Stone now in the British Museum.

Stock ref: 12832