File NEWB3/15 - Copy of 'Description of Egypt' by Edward Lane

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Copy of 'Description of Egypt' by Edward Lane


  • 1894? - 1904? - Approximate date based on dates of Helena and Percy Newberry's marriage. (Creation)

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1 cm, 1 notebook

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(23 April 1869 - 7 August 1949)

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Notebook titled by John Harris 'PEN/G.VII/N.D. - M.S. copy by Mrs Newberry of Lane's manuscript in B.M.'. Inside the cover there is a note by Helena Newberry '(be at hand p.5) and 'Helena Newberry - 39 Palace Mansions - Kensington W.'.

Handwritten copy by Helena Newberry of Edward Lane's unpublished manuscript 'Description of Egypt', volume 1 chapters 1-2 and volume 2 chapters 1-7 (British Library: Add MS 34080-34088).

Roughly half of the notebook has been used with additional loose pages which appear to be from different notebooks.

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