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Jewels of Egypt, the Nile & Lake Nasser

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Enrich your travels with reading! Here's a hand-picked list prepared for your journey in conjunction with the book experts at Longitude.
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Item EXEGY172. Buy these 5 items as a set for $85 including shipping, 15% off the retail price. With free shipping on anything else you order.  Buy Package

The Nile

EGY409
Toby Wilkinson
Alfred Knopf
2015
320
0804168903
PAPER
History
0
0
0
0
Renowned Egyptologist Toby Wilkinson guides readers through Egyptian history on a Nile River journey. Readers are swept from the river’s mythical sources to famous historical and cultural sites all the way to Cairo.
$17.95

A Traveller's History of Egypt

EGY180
Harry Ades
Interlink Publishing Group
2006
452
1566566541
PAPER
History
0
0
0
0
This effectively condensed chronological history takes in the full sweep from the earliest inhabitants to 21st century politics.
$14.95

The Penguin Historical Atlas of Ancient Egypt

EGY54
Bill Manley
Penguin Putnam
1996
144
0140513310
PAPER
History
0
0
0
0
Ingenious color maps, site plans, photographs and accompanying essays trace Egyptian civilization from the founding of Memphis through the sacking of Thebes and the invasion by Alexander the Great in 332 BC.
$21.00

Eyewitness Guide Egypt

EGY90
Eyewitness Guides
DK Publishing
2016
360
1465441026
PAPER
Guidebook
0
0
0
0
This visually rich guide to the history, culture and monuments of Egypt includes 1,000 color photographs, maps and 3D site diagrams.
$25.00

Egypt Map

EGY03
Cartographia
Cartographia
2013
2
9633529263
MAP
Reference
0
0
0
0
With insets of Luxor-El Karnak and Cairo, this color map of all Egypt features major roadways, major sights, airports and places of interest. Scaled at 1:1,000,000.
$12.95

Cairo Map

EGY163
Cartographia
Cartographia
2007
2
9633531578
MAP
Reference
0
0
0
0
A colorful, folded map of Cairo on thick paper. Insets of Luxor, Alexandria and Heliopolis. Scale 1:13,000.
$9.95

Egypt Adventure Map

EGY174
National Geographic Maps
National Geographic Maps
2011
2
1566955297
MAP
Reference
0
0
0
0
A double-sided folded map of Egypt by the National Geographic Society and World Mapping Project at a scale of 1:1,250,000.
$11.95

Culture Smart! Egypt

EGY196
Jailan Zayan
Kuperard
2013
168
1857336712
PAPER
Guidebook
0
0
0
0
A handy pocket guide to understanding local customs and etiquette.
$9.95

Egyptian Hieroglyphs for Complete Beginners

EGY398
Bill Manley
Thames & Hudson
2003
160
0500290288
PAPER
Language & Phrasebooks
0
0
0
0
Museum-goers and armchair travelers alike can gain a basic knowledge of the language and culture of ancient Egypt with this excellent step-by-step guide to decoding tomb scenes and inscriptions. With illustrations, photographs, a handy list of kings and
$16.95

Say It in Arabic (Egyptian)

ARB54
Farouk El-Baz
Dover Publications
1968
185
0486220265
PAPER
Language & Phrasebooks
0
0
0
0
A guide to common words and phrases in the widely spoken Cairo dialect.
$4.95

The Ancient Egypt Guide

EGY50
William J. Murnane
Interlink Publishing Group
2012
528
1566568587
PAPER
Guidebook
0
0
0
0
With sections on history, individual sites and practical details, this new edition of the classic Penguin Guide to Ancient Egypt has been thoroughly updated by Aidan Dodson.
$25.00

The Rough Guide to Egypt

EGY429
Dan Richardson
Rough Guides
2013
649
1409362469
PAPER
Guidebook
0
0
0
0
A comprehensive guide to Egypt in the somewhat hip, literate and very infomative Rough Guide style. It's divided cleanly between practical information and illuminating background on culture and history.
$25.99

Ancient Egypt, Everyday Life in the Land of the Nile

EGY405
Bob Brier
Sterling Publishing Company
2013
312
1454909072
HARD COVER
Cultural Portrait
0
0
0
0
An accessible overview of daily life in Egypt -- how common people worked, lived, played and worshiped. Part of Sterling's "Everyday Life" series.
$17.95

By Way of Accident: The True Stories Behind the Discovery of Egypt's Greatest Monuments

EGY432
Ahmed Abul Ella
Lightning Source
2016
322
1523608854
PAPER
History
0
0
0
0
Taking readers back to the birth of Egyptology, this history chronicles the turbulent political climate in which it arose as well as its famous accidental discoveries, from the deciphering of the Rosetta Stone to the excavation of well-known monuments.
$14.99

Egypt on the Brink

EGY371
Tarek Osman
Yale University Press
2013
300
0300198698
PAPER
History
0
0
0
0
Osman brings his thoroughly readable history of divided, complex modern Egypt since the rise of Nassar up to date with the events of the Arab Spring, the fall of Hosni Mubarak, the rise of the Muslim Brotherhood and current uncertainty.
$18.00

Egypt, A Short History

EGY370
Robert L. Tignor
Princeton University Press
2011
371
0691153078
PAPER
History
0
0
0
0
Princeton historian Tignor distills five decades of study and travel for this vivid account of the sweep and tumult of Egyptian history from the settlement of the Nile to the present.
$22.95

Egypt-Omania

EGY407
Bob Brier
St. Martins
2013
229
1137278609
HARD COVER
Cultural Portrait
0
0
0
0
Bob Brier, AKA "Mr. Mummy," informs and entertains in this wide-ranging exploration of Egyptology's cultural influence -- from the Romans' fascination with the ancient culture to the transportation of Egyptian obelisks to Paris, New York and London to Tin
$27.00

Explorers of the Nile

AFR287
Tim Jeal
Yale University Press
2012
592
0300149352
PAPER
History
0
0
0
0
Tim Jeal widens his scope in this spirited new history of the great 19th-century quest for the origins of the Nile, covering the many expeditions and complex rivalries of Burton and Speke, Livingstone and Stanley and other Victorian adventurers with panac
$18.50

Giza and the Pyramids, The Definitive History

EGY434
Zahi Hawass, Mark Lehner
University of Chicago Press
2016
560
022642569X
HARD COVER
History
5/19/2017
0
0
0
0
Unparalleled in detail and scope, this coffee table history of the pyramids of Giza provides up-to-date information and special insights into lingering questions. The book features hundreds of illustrations as well as site plans, reconstructions and aeria
$75.00

Inside Egypt

EGY261
John R. Bradley
St. Martins
2012
256
0230120660
PAPER
Cultural Portrait
0
0
0
0
A reporter in the region since 1999, Bradley pulls no punches in this highly readable expose of the politics and policies of Mubarak's military and modern Egypt.
$24.99

Luxor Illustrated, With Aswan, Abu Simbel and the Nile

EGY277
Michael Haag
American University in Cairo
2009
96
9774163125
PAPER
Cultural Portrait
0
0
0
0
The ideal companion to a Nile cruise, Haag introduces all the famous monuments and temples of Upper Egypt from Luxor, Karnak, the Valley of the Kings and the tomb of Tutankhamun to the marvels of Aswan and Abu Simbel in full color.
$22.95

Nine Parts of Desire, The Hidden World of Islamic Women

ARB06
Geraldine Brooks
Doubleday
1996
256
0385475772
PAPER
Cultural Portrait
0
0
0
0
A highly readable overview of the role of women in Islamic society, drawn from the author's many interviews with women throughout the Arab World.
$15.95

On the Nile in the Golden Age of Travel

EGY422
Andrew Humphreys
Oxford University Press
2015
216
9774166930
HARD COVER
History
0
0
0
0
Colorfully illustrated, this history celebrates centuries of travel down the Nile, from the earliest trips in a dahabiya (houseboat with sails) through Thomas Cook’s paddle steamers to modern cruise ships. Includes period photographs, vintage posters and
$34.95

Rock the Casbah, Rage and Rebellion Across the Islamic World

ISL100
Robin Wright
Simon and Schuster Inc.
2012
307
1439103178
PAPER
Religion
0
0
0
0
A veteran journalist in the Middle East, Wright (Dreams and Shadows) interviews the youth at the forefront of the Arab revolt in this insightful portrait of the region at a moment of change.
$17.00

The Blue Nile

EGY67
Alan Moorehead
HarperCollins Publishers
2000
320
0060956402
PAPER
History
0
0
0
0
In this grand history of exploration and events on the great river from 1798 to 1869, Moorehead follows the course of the Blue Nile from the Ethiopian highlands through Sudan and Egypt to the Mediterranean.
$14.99

The Complete Cities of Ancient Egypt

EGY415
Steven Snape
Thames & Hudson
2014
240
0500051798
HARD COVER
Cultural Portrait
0
0
0
0
A comprehensive overview of settlements during Egypt’s dynastic period, including Memphis, Thebes and Amarna.
$50.00

The Explorers, A Story of Fearless Outcasts, Blundering Geniuses, and Impossible Success

EGY413
Martin Dugard
Simon and Schuster Inc.
2014
288
145167757X
HARD COVER
History
0
0
0
0
Bestselling author Martin Dugard argues that all fearless explorers share seven key traits, providing as a case study the Burton-Speke expedition to find the source of the Nile.
$26.00

The Islamic Enlightenment, The Struggle Between Faith and Reason, 1798 to Modern Times

ISL124
Christopher de Bellaigue
W. W. Norton & Company
2017
560
0871403730
HARD COVER
History
0
0
0
0
With a fresh perspective on the major Islamic countries in the modern era, this authoritative work charts the reformations that began growing in Istanbul, Cairo and Tehran in the 19th century and continue today.
$35.00

The Story of Egypt

EGY431
Joann Fletcher
W. W. Norton & Company
2016
496
1681771349
HARD COVER
History
0
0
0
0
Fletcher's lively tableau of ancient Egypt is filled with 4,000 years of stories and epic individuals. Her history unveils recently discovered facts about the women pharaohs, the ancestor of the Suez Canal and many more exciting discoveries from Egyptolog
$29.95

The Struggle for Egypt, From Nasser to Tahrir Square

EGY389
Steven Cook
Oxford University Press
2013
456
0199795266
PAPER
History
0
0
0
0
The Hasib J. Sabbagh Senior Fellow at the Council on Foreign Relations and a leading expert on Arab and Turkish politics, Steven Cook illuminates Egyptian modern history with exceptional insight
$27.95

Ancient Egyptian Art and Architecture, A Very Short Introduction

EGY416
Christina Riggs
Oxford University Press
2014
144
019968278X
PAPER
Art & Architecture
0
0
0
0
Exploring the art and buildings of the ancient Egyptians, this survey accounts for the culture’s major pyramids, mummies and visual styling. Primarily, Riggs answers the question: why have Egyptian art and architecture had such an enduring appeal?
$11.95

The Great Pyramids

EGY221
Jean-Pierre Corteggiani
Harry N. Abrams
2007
128
0810994585
PAPER
Archaeology
0
0
0
0
Park of the acclaimed Discoveries series, this lavishly illustrated pocket encyclopedia illuminates the archaeology, history and splendor of Giza, last of the Seven Wonders of the Ancient World.
$12.95

The Search for Ancient Egypt

EGY02
Jean Vercoutter
Thames & Hudson UK
1992
207
0500300135
PAPER
Archaeology
0
0
0
0
This pocket encyclopedia, packed with illustrations, tells the tale of Greek travelers, buried treasure, international intrigue and scholarship as it delves into the world's long-standing fascination with Egypt's glorious heritage.
$15.95

Alexandria, A History and Guide

EGY412
E. M. Forster
St. Martins
2014
320
1780763573
PAPER
Travel Narrative
0
0
0
0
In this first-rate travelogue, Forester immortalizes the fabled city of Alexander the Great, the beacon of light and culture symbolized by the greatest library of the ancient world and the place where Antony and Cleopatra played out their doomed love affa
$18.00

Alexandria, The Last Nights of Cleopatra

EGY406
Peter Stothard
Overlook Press
2014
400
1468308912
PAPER
Biography/Memoir
0
0
0
0
Times editor Peter Stothard explores Egypt and the life of Cleopatra in this book, part memoir and part travel literature. Stothard revisits places he had known as a child, wanders Egypt on the brink of revolution and walks in the footsteps of Cleopatra.
$18.95

Down the Nile, Alone in a Fisherman's Skiff

EGY207
Rosemary Mahoney
Little Brown and Company
2008
273
0316019011
PAPER
Travel Narrative
0
0
0
0
In this marvelously engaging chronicle, Mahoney weaves the tale of her quest to row the Nile with deft portraits of the people she meets.
$14.99

Walking the Nile

EGY430
Levison Wood
Atlantic Monthly Press
2017
352
0802126332
PAPER
Travel Narrative
0
0
0
0
Beginning in a Rwandan forest and ending at the Mediterranean coast, Levison Wood became the first to walk the length of the Nile, trekking 4000 miles through jungles, deserts, war zones and six nations in nine months.
$16.00

A Cairo Anthology, Two Hundred Years of Travel Writing

EGY403
Deborah Manley (Editor)
American University in Cairo
2013
9774166124
HARD COVER
Anthology
0
0
0
0
From Herodotus to Julian Huxley, this sweeping anthology entwines travelers' accounts of the ancient Egyptian capital over two centuries.
$18.95

Death on the Nile

EGY09
Agatha Christie
HarperCollins
2004
333
0425200469
PAPER
Mystery
0
0
0
0
How could we resist? Christie wrote Egypt's most famous murder mystery on the terrace of the Old Cataract Hotel in Aswan.
$13.99

Palace Walk

EGY04
Naguib Mahfouz
Doubleday
2011
504
0385264666
PAPER
Literature
0
0
0
0
The first volume in the monumental Cairo Trilogy, a family saga set in post-WWI Egypt. Nobel Prize-winning Mahfouz provides insight into life in Egypt and the revolution against the British.
$17.00

The Egyptian Myths, A Guide to the Ancient Gods and Legends

EGY414
Garry J. Shaw
Thames & Hudson
2014
224
0500251983
HARD COVER
Literature
0
0
0
0
A survey of Egypt's myths that explains how the ancient Egyptians encountered their gods in nature and in the day-to-day. You might be surprised by how many are familiar! Through his engaging narrative, Shaw guides us through the mythic adventures of the
$24.95

The Visitors

EGY421
Sally Beauman
HarperCollins
2015
544
0062302701
PAPER
Literature
0
0
0
0
Bestselling author Sally Beauman writes from the perspective of a young girl entangled in the lives of fortune-hunters Lord Carnarvon and Howard Carter as the two archaeologists search for the tomb of King Tut.
$15.99

The Yacoubian Building

EGY175
Alaa Al Aswany
HarperCollins Publishers
2006
255
0060878134
PAPER
Literature
0
0
0
0
The politics, repressed desires, hopes and dreams of Cairo are reflected through the lives of the inhabitants of a once grand apartment house in this deft novel of contemporary Egypt.
$13.99

Writings from Ancient Egypt

EGY435
Toby Wilkinson (Translator)
Penguin
2017
384
0141395958
PAPER
Literature
0
0
0
0
Newly translated from the original hieroglyphics, this Penguin Classics edition of rare Egyptian texts is a unique window on their mysterious culture. The deeply religious writings include accounts of battles, hymns and stories.
$17.00

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Anatomy of a Disappearance

EGY385
Hisham Matar
Dial Press
2012
240
0385340443
PAPER
Literature
0
0
0
0
Politics echo in miniature as father and son vie (with tragic consequences) for a young Anglo-Egyptian woman's eye in this second novel by the author of In The Country of Men, son of a Libyan dissadent, raised in Tripoli and Cairo.
$15.00

Apricots on the Nile, A Memoir with Recipes

EGY213
Colette Rossant
Washington Square Press
2004
160
0743475615
PAPER
Biography/Memoir
0
0
0
0
Rossant's zesty tale of waiting out WWII on the Nile in Cairo's Garden City with her father's extended Egyptian-Jewish family. With recipes.
$12.00

The Automobile Club of Egypt

EGY428
Alaa Al Aswany
Alfred Knopf
2016
496
0307947319
PAPER
Literature
0
0
0
0
Another moving story by Egypt's most popular novelist, set in post-WWII Cairo. After falling on hard times, a family is forced to move to the city and work menial jobs at the exclusive Automobile Club where European members are served by a downtrodden Egy
$17.00

Baedeker Egypt

EGY418
Monika Baumgarten
Baedeker
2012
608
3829768052
PAPER
Guidebook
3/12/2012
0
0
0
0
This full-color Baedeker features the best places to stay, eat, drink and sight-see alongside 3D laminated cut-outs and a pull out map.
$25.00

Butterfly Wings, An Egyptian Novel

EGY410
Mohamed Salmawy
American University in Cairo
2014
144
9774166426
PAPER
Literature
0
0
0
0
Celebrated for predicting the Egyptian Revolution of 2011, this prophetic novel describes the overthrow of the Mubarak regime and the occupation of Tahrir Square, which actually occurred immediately after the book’s publication.
$16.95

The Cairo Affair

EGY411
Olen Steinhauer
St. Martins
2014
416
1250036135
HARD COVER
0
0
0
0
Steinhauer expertly spins a fast-paced tale of espionage deceit and covert operations with this thriller, which begins with the assassination of a mid-level diplomat in Budapest and follows his widow and a cast of duplicitous, motivated characters through
$26.99

Chronicle of a Last Summer: A Novel of Egypt

EGY433
Yasmine El Rashidi
Crown
2016
192
077043729X
HARD COVER
Literature
0
0
0
0
Rife with Egyptian politics, this coming-of-age novel follows a girl through three summers of her life in Cairo: as a six year old in 1984, as a college student in 1998 and as an aspiring filmmaker in 2014 dealing with the return of her long-absent father
$22.00

The Complete Valley of the Kings

EGY14
Nicholas Reeves, Richard Wilkinson
Thames & Hudson
2008
224
0500284032
PAPER
Archaeology
0
0
0
0
A thorough and intriguing look at the burial place of the New Kingdom pharaohs, this book brings together the art, architecture and history of the valley; contains profiles of archaeologists, diagrams and detailed site descriptions.
$26.95

Desert God, A Novel of Ancient Egypt

EGY420
Wilbur A. Smith
William Morrow & Company
2014
448
006227645X
HARD COVER
Literature
0
0
0
0
In the latest adventure of Taita, the former slave must convince the king of Crete to ally with Egypt by arranging an unwanted marriage.
$28.99

Egypt Unwrapped

EGY425
J.V. Martin (Director)
National Geographic Video
2009
6315629911
DVD
Film
0
0
0
0
A stunning National Geographic production that explores Egypt’s greatest mysteries, including the construction of the pyramids, the legacy of Ramses the Great and the story behind the Screaming Man’s haunting expression. Running Time: 360 minutes.
$29.95

Egypt, A View from Above

EGY323
Philip Plisson (Photographer), Christian Jacq
Harry N. Abrams
2010
336
0810984334
HARD COVER
Cultural Portrait
0
0
0
0
From sand-swept desert ruins and fishing boats along the Nile to bustling Cairo and modern Alexandria, photographer Philip Plisson and Egyptologist Christian Jacq document in stunning color the many places and faces of this spectacular land.
$55.00

The Egyptologist, A Novel

EGY128
Arthur Phillips
Random House
2005
416
0812972597
PAPER
Literature
0
0
0
0
A playful and clever novel convincingly set in the milieu of 1920s Egyptian archaeology. Phillips deftly combines historical personages and events with wild invention.
$15.00

A History of Ancient Egypt, From the Great Pyramid to the Fall of the Middle Kingdom

EGY436
John Romer
Macmillan
2017
592
1250030137
HARD COVER
History
0
0
0
0
In this expansive history, Egyptologist John Romer paints a different portrait of the ancient empire. He advances the view that Pharaonic culture was not needlessly cruel, roughshod and constantly at war, basing his analysis on the latest findings. Second
$32.50

The Illustrated Guide to the Museum of Islamic Art in Cairo

EGY396
Bernard O'Kane
American University in Cairo
2012
357
9774163389
PAPER
Guidebook
8/25/2012
0
0
0
0
A sumptuous guide to one of the most extensive collections of Islamic art found anywhere in the world, a treasure of ceramics, lanterns, wood panels and ancient Qurans brought to the museum from palaces and religious sites around the Muslim world. Also in
$29.95

Lonely Planet Egypt

EGY60
Andrew Humphreys, Siona Jenkins
Lonely Planet Publications
2015
512
1742208053
PAPER
Guidebook
0
0
0
0
A practical, comprehensive guide to Egypt.
$27.99

The New Arabs, How the Millennial Generation Is Changing the Middle East

ARB157
Juan Cole
Simon and Schuster Inc.
2015
368
1451690401
PAPER
Cultural Portrait
0
0
0
0
Journalist Juan Cole reveals the democratic and liberal leanings of the Arab Spring with a focus on the relationship between millennial activists and technology, adroitly combining primary interviews with personal experience.
$16.00

The New Atlas of the Arab World

ARB134
American University in Cairo Press
American University in Cairo
2011
144
9774164199
HARD COVER
Cultural Portrait
0
0
0
0
This authoritative atlas features striking maps and the latest information on the 22 countries of the Arab League, from Morocco across North Africa to the Arabia, Syria and the Sudan.
$39.50

Traveling Through Egypt, From 450 B.C. to the Twentieth Century

EGY237
Sahar Abdel-Hakim, Deborah Manley (Editor)
American University in Cairo
2008
255
9774161696
PAPER
Biography/Memoir
0
0
0
0
From Herodotus to Napoleon, Flaubert to Twain, Egypt has long enchanted travelers, as shown by this choice anthology of excerpts from centuries of travelogues, histories and memoirs.
$24.95

The White Nile

EGY79
Alan Moorehead
HarperCollins
2000
431
0060956399
PAPER
History
0
0
0
0
This lively history of the Victorian search for the source of the Nile includes the extraordinary tales of Burton and Speke, not to mention the famous meeting of Livingstone and Stanley. The narrative includes vivid descriptions of Zanzibar, the last days
$14.99

Generation Freedom, The Middle East Uprisings and the Remaking of the Modern World

MDE199
Bruce Feiler
HarperCollins Publishers
2011
151
0062104985
PAPER
History
0
0
0
0
As engaged and thoughtful as ever, Feiler brings texture and insight to these thrilling tales of youthful revolt across the Arab world, weaving on-the-spot reports from Tahir Square and elsewhere with history and commentary.
$11.99

The Strong Horse: Power, Politics, and the Clash of Arab Civilizations

ARB133
Lee Smith
Vintage Books
2011
236
0767921801
PAPER
History
0
0
0
0
Reporting from Cairo, Smith writes incisively the spotty history of democracy in Egypt and the long relationship between Mubarak and a succession of U.S. presidents.
$16.95

Cairo, The City Victorious

EGY38
Max Rodenbeck
Alfred Knopf
2000
300
0679767274
PAPER
Cultural Portrait
0
0
0
0
Rodenbeck presents his hometown in all its chaotic, marvelous glory, combining a lively history of the 5,000-year-old metropolis with description, anecdote and political commentary.
$16.95

The Rise and Fall of Arab Presidents for Life

ARB139
Roger Owen
Harvard University Press
2012
248
0674065832
HARD COVER
History
0
0
0
0
A professor of Middle East History at Harvard, Owen explores in this timely study why rulers for life came to dominate the post-independence Arab world, providing the historical context and analysis of popular upheavals in the region.
$24.95

The Oxford History of Ancient Egypt

EGY117
Ian Shaw
Oxford University Press
2002
552
0192802933
PAPER
History
0
0
0
0
A wide-ranging overview of Egyptian society, culture, art and literature, from 700,000 BC to AD 311 by a team of scholars.
$29.95

Write Your Own Egyptian Hieroglyphs

EGY25
Angela McDonald
University of California Press
2007
80
0520252357
PAPER
Archaeology
0
0
0
0
Understand the language of the Pharaohs! McDonald's handy illustrated guide to reading, writing and understanding ancient Egyptian names, epithets, titles and phrases includes 50 color illustrations and 200 line drawings.
$20.95

Temples, Tombs and Hieroglyphs, A Popular History of Ancient Egypt

EGY27
Barbara Mertz
William Morrow & Company
2009
324
006125276X
PAPER
Archaeology
0
0
0
0
Mertz's great enthusiasm and formidable scholarship brings ancient Egypt to life for the general reader in this updated classic. She's also the author, writing as Elizabeth Peters, of the best-selling Amelia Peabody mysteries.
$18.99

The Nile Cruise

EGY278
Jenny Jobbins
American University in Cairo
2010
160
9774163028
HARD COVER
Archaeology
0
0
0
0
Weaving classic travelers' accounts with essays and 150 color photographs, this compact book beautifully illuminates the history and allure of the towns, temples and tombs of the Nile from Abydos to Abu Simbel.
$29.95

The Great Pyramid

EGY397
John Romer
Cambridge University Press
2007
586
0521871662
HARD COVER
Archaeology
0
0
0
0
Sweeping away centuries of myth and legend, archaeologist John Romer documents in meticulous detail how the Great Pyramid of Khufu at Giza was designed and built, revealing along the way much about life in ancient Egypt.
$56.00

Cairo, Histories of a City

EGY379
Nezar AlSayyad
Harvard University Press
2013
325
0674072456
PAPER
Art & Architecture
0
0
0
0
In twelve short vignettes, AlSayyad illuminates the cultural and architectural splendor of the city, taking in Coptic Cairo; the mosques of al-Azhar, Gezira Palace and Medieval Cairo.
$29.95

For Kids

Egypt

EGY314
Selina Wood
2008
64
1426300271
PAPER
Cultural Portrait
0
0
0
0
YOUNG READERS (Age 4-8)
An illustrated primer in the National Geographic Countries of the World series for ages 7-10.
$12.95

Egyptian Diary, The Journal of Nakht

EGY408
Richard Platt
Candlewick Press
2014
128
0763670545
PAPER
Literature
0
0
0
0
YOUNG READERS (Age 4-8)
An enjoyable introduction to ancient Egypt for young readers. Set in 1500 BCE, crime solvers Nakht and his sister, Tamyt, are hot on the trail of a tomb robber who is plundering ancient Memphis of its riches. Their adventure leads them all the way to the
$6.99

Gods of Ancient Egypt Coloring Book

EGY424
Bruce Lafontaine
Dover Publications
2002
32
0486420884
PAPER
History
0
0
0
0
YOUNG READERS (Age 4-8)
Fourteen scenes from the mythology of ancient Egypt -- all ready for coloring! Includes fertility god Osiris, the jackal-headed Anubis, motherhood goddess Isis and more. Each image is paired with a detailed caption.
$3.99

Mummies

EGY279
Elizabeth Carney
2009
32
1426305281
PAPER
History
0
0
0
0
YOUNG READERS (Age 4-8)
Ghoulish intrigue will keep youngsters reading to find out how and why mummies were mummified. With scientific information clearly presented, this book offers a terrific combination of fun, facts and lively photos.
$3.99

Mummies Made in Egypt

EGY318
Aliki
HarperCollins
1985
32
0064460118
PAPER
Cultural Portrait
0
0
0
0
YOUNG READERS (Age 4-8)
Aliki describes and illustrates the techniques and use of mummification in ancient Egypt in this classic account for ages 7-10.
$6.99

The Egyptology Handbook, A Course in the Wonders of Egypt

EGY161
Dugald Steer
2005
80
0763629324
HARD COVER
Archaeology
0
0
0
0
YOUNG READERS (Age 4-8)
Like Steer's clever Egyptology, this companion book features foldout panels and facts, hundreds of illustrations, maps, activities and good information on life and culture in ancient Egypt.
$12.99

Voices of Ancient Egypt

EGY116
Kay Winters, Barry Moser (Illustrator)
2009
0792275608
PAPER
History
0
0
0
0
YOUNG READERS (Age 4-8)
Accompanied by Barry Moser's illustrations, members of an Egyptian village introduce themselves in free-verse poems in this lively introduction to Egypt for grades 3-6.
$6.95

We're Sailing Down the Nile

EGY281
Laurie Krebs
Barefoot Books
2008
1846861942
PAPER
Cultural Portrait
0
0
0
0
YOUNG READERS (Age 4-8)
Rhyming couplets and the sites of Egypt will captivate young readers in this bright tale of a culture-packed journey aboard a felucca.
$8.99

An Egyptian Pyramid

EGY427
Jacqueline Morley
Sterling Publishing Company
2015
48
1910184799
PAPER
History
0
0
0
0
MIDDLE READERS (Age 9-12)
This installment in the SVG (Spectacular Visual Guides) series is a very friendly and beautifully illustrated introduction to the pyramids of Egypt and the world that built them.
$7.95

Ancient Egypt Drawing Book

EGY247
Ralph Masiello
2008
48
1570915342
PAPER
Art & Architecture
0
0
0
0
MIDDLE READERS (Age 9-12)
Draw your own gods and goddesses, symbols, sphinxes and pyramids in this step-by-step guide, ready for watercolor, pencil or marker.
$7.95

Egyptology, Search for the Tomb of Osiris

EGY139
Emily Sands, Dugald Steer
2004
32
0763626384
HARD COVER
Archaeology
0
0
0
0
MIDDLE READERS (Age 9-12)
A fun-filled scrapbook of Egyptian archaeology for young and middle readers. This oversized book is the fictional lost journal of a 1920s amateur Egyptologist and includes photographs, a game of Egyptian checkers, ticket stubs and more.
$24.99

Everything Ancient Egypt

EGY399
Crispin Boyer
National Geographic
2012
64
142630840X
PAPER
Archaeology
0
0
0
0
MIDDLE READERS (Age 9-12)
Geared for ages 8-10, this National Geographic Kids Everything paperback includes chapters on the Rise of the Pharaohs, Death and the Afterlife, Life in Ancient Egypt, and Fun with Ancient Egypt.
$12.95

Eyewitness Pyramid

EGY333
James Putnam
DK Publishing
2011
72
0756658322
PAPER
Archaeology
0
0
0
0
MIDDLE READERS (Age 9-12)
Discover the secrets of these remarkable monuments of the ancient world, from the pyramid tombs of Egypt to Central America's majestic temples.
$16.99

Eyewitness: Ancient Egypt

EGY56
George Hart
DK Publishing
2014
72
1465420908
HARD COVER
Archaeology
0
0
0
0
MIDDLE READERS (Age 9-12)
Jam-packed with photographs and facts covering everything from religion and art to daily life, this is a terrific introduction for ages 9-12 that the whole family will enjoy.
$19.99

Great Ancient Egypt Projects You Can Build Yourself

EGY191
Carmella Van Vleet
Independent Publishers Group
2006
144
0977129454
PAPER
Exploration
0
0
0
0
MIDDLE READERS (Age 9-12)
Thirty fun, Egypt-themed crafts projects, related to topics like mummies, the Pyramids, farming and hieroglyphs.
$15.95

Let's Explore... Desert

DES16
Lonely Planet Publications
Lonely Planet Publications
2017
48
1786573148
PAPER
Reference
0
0
0
0
MIDDLE READERS (Age 9-12)
Part of Lonely Planet’s "Let’s Explore..." series, this sticker activity book takes explorers ages 5 to 8 on safari with fascinating facts, puzzles and plenty of pages to color and complete.
$9.99

Life in Ancient Egypt Coloring Book

EGY423
John Green
Dover Publications
1989
48
0486261301
PAPER
History
0
0
0
0
MIDDLE READERS (Age 9-12)
An introduction to the magnificent pyramids, the Sphinx and all the grandeur of ancient Egypt in 44 authentic drawings -- all ready to color!
$4.99

Lonely Planet Wonders of Egypt

EGY437
Lonely Planet Kids
Lonely Planet Publications
2017
16
1786575388
PAPER
Cultural Portrait
6/20/2017
0
0
0
0
MIDDLE READERS (Age 9-12)
An innovative and fun way to explore the history, culture and nature of Egypt, this beautifully illustrated wall frieze features 16 pull-out panels that introduce pharaohs, treasures, tombs, mummies and much more. Written for ages 8 to 12.
$17.99

Pyramid

EGY29
David MacAulay
Houghton Mifflin Company
1982
80
0395321212
PAPER
Archaeology
0
0
0
0
MIDDLE READERS (Age 9-12)
Master draughtsman David MacAulay tackles the building of the pyramids with his incomparable illustrations. Intended for young people, but Egyptologists of all ages will enjoy it.
$9.95

Secrets of the Pyramids, A Maze Adventure

EGY319
Graham White
2002
32
0792269381
PAPER
Cultural Portrait
0
0
0
0
MIDDLE READERS (Age 9-12)
The nine mazes and puzzle in this colorful book will keep kids 8-12 busy on the plane -- and they'll learn a lot about building pyramids too.
$8.95

The Cat of Bubastes, A Tale of Ancient Egypt

EGY320
G. A. Henty
Dover Publications
2002
320
0486423638
PAPER
Literature
0
0
0
0
MIDDLE READERS (Age 9-12)
Set during the time of Moses, this thrilling adventure for middle schoolers, originally publsihed in 1889, includes fascinating details about Egyptian religion and geography, the methods by which the Nile was used for irrigation, and how the Egyptians wer
$7.95

The Egypt Game

EGY91
Zilpha Keatley Snyder
Atheneum
2009
215
1416990518
PAPER
Literature
0
0
0
0
MIDDLE READERS (Age 9-12)
Strange things happen when two amateur Egyptologists (and reluctant middle-school students) transform an abandoned shed in Southern California into a simulacrum of Ancient Egypt.
$8.99

Where Are the Great Pyramids?

EGY426
Dorothy Hoobler
Penguin Putnam
2015
112
0448484099
PAPER
History
0
0
0
0
MIDDLE READERS (Age 9-12)
This fascinating profile of the pyramids of Egypt introduces readers (ages 8 to 11) to the magnificent, mysterious structures. In engaging text, the authors tell the stories of powerful pharaohs, explain the Egyptians' culture of the afterlife and tell ex
$5.99

Who Was King Tut?

EGY353
Roberta Edwards
Penguin Putnam
2006
105
0448443600
PAPER
Archaeology
0
0
0
0
MIDDLE READERS (Age 9-12)
The life of the boy ruler, the discovery of his tomb by Howard Carter in 1922, the myths and mummy curses are all vividly covered in this illustrated overview for ages 9-11.
$5.99

Pharaoh's Daughter, A Novel of Ancient Egypt

EGY216
Julius Lester
HarperCollins
2009
182
0152066624
PAPER
Literature
0
0
0
0
YOUNG ADULTS
A young girl in ancient Egypt adored her baby brother Mosis. She would do anything for their happiness -- even shunning their birth parents. Mosis, however, won't be happy until he sees that justice has been served to his own people. This variation of the
$6.99

The Riddle of the Rosetta Stone, A Key to Ancient Egypt

EGY69
James Cross Giblin
HarperCollins
1993
96
0064461378
PAPER
History
0
0
0
0
YOUNG ADULTS
This engrossing history of the Rosetta Stone traces its discovery and its use as a deciphering tool. For young adults.
$7.99

Living in Ancient Egypt

EGY328
Norman Bancroft Hunt
Chelsea House Publishers
2008
96
0816063389
HARD COVER
History
11/30/2008
0
0
0
0
FAMILY
This illustrated guide for grades 9-12 examines all aspects of daily life in ancient Egypt including farming, trade, family life, education and entertainment.
$48.75

Worth Looking For

The Treasures of Luxor and the Valley of the Kings

EGY295
Kent R. Weeks
White Star
2010
563
8854400335
PAPER
Guidebook
0
0
0
1
This illustrated, authoritative guide to the celebrated temples, tombs and art of Thebes by a leading scholar includes not only Luxor and Karnak but also the temples of Madinat Habu, Merenptah and Dayr al-bahari.
$24.95