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.

Creator:
Napoleon I, Emperor of the French, 1769-1821
Published/Created:
A Paris :
De Imprimerie impériale,
1809-28.
Physical Description:
9 v. : ports., tables, maps, diagr. ; 39 cm. + atlases of plates (12 v. ; 73 and 110 cm.)
Notes:
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.
All volumes except double elephant folios have half-title: Description de l'Égypte.
Some text in Arabic and Greek.
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).
Variant Titles:
Recueil de observations et des recherches qui ont été faites en Égypte pendant l'éxpédition de l'armée française
Associated Names:
France. Commission des sciences et arts d'Egypte [Compiler]
Monge, Gaspard, 1746-1818 [Surveyor]
Topics:
Art--Egypt
Civilization--Egypt
Language and culture--Egypt
Music--Egypt
Natural history --Egypt
Scientific expeditions
Topics:
Egypt--Antiquities
Egypt--Atlases
Language:
French
Genre:
Engravings
Illustrations
Prints (Visual works)
Format:
Image
Content Type:
Books, Journals & Pamphlets
Rights:
The use of this image may be subject to the copyright law of the United States (Title 17, United States Code) or to site license or other rights management terms and conditions. The person using the image is liable for any infringement.
Access Restrictions:
Public
Call Number:
1971 Folio 601
Orbis Record:
3457036
Orbis Barcode:
39002089396866
Yale Collection:
Beinecke Library
Digital Collection:
General Collection, BRBL, Yale University
oid pointer:
10542550
Volume/Enumeration:
Vol. 2; II:2 (État moderne Planches, T.2)
Extent of digitization:
Partial work digitized.
OID:
10542408
PID:
digcoll:3789372

Number of Pages: 18
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