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Page Art: I. Narrative of a Journey in Egypt and the Country beyond the ☺ Cataracts. By Thomas Legh, Esq. M.P.
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Art. I. Narrative of a Journey in Egypt and the Country
beyond the Cataracts. By Thomas Legh, Esq. M.P. pp. 143.
London. 1816. IT is rather a phenomenon, in these days of bookish luxury, to
encounter a volume, and more particularly a volume of Travels, destitute of the usual garniture of fine prints or aquatinta sketches, without a single head or tail-piece, vignette or even portrait of the author, but sent naked into the world with no other embellishment or illustration than a fair type, excellent paper, and a style as plain and free from tawdriness as the sheets on which it is written. Nor is this total disregard of all ornament the only point in which Mr. Legh lias shewn his utter deficiency in the notable art of bookmaking: it will scarcely be credited, especially by some of our more celebrated tourists, that a three months cruise in the Egean sea, a visit to Mitylene, Scio, Delos, Mycone, and Athens-a voyage down the gulf of Lepanto to Zante, from Zante to Malta, from Malta to Alexandria, and a journey from Alexandria to Ibrîm in Nubia, 120 miles beyond the first Cataract of the Nile, should have produced only 143 pages of moderate-sized letter-press. Such, however, is the fact. Perhaps we have found a suitable companion for this unpretending volume in Norden's modest account of his travels, through Egypt and Nubia. This honest Dane, when on his sick bed, anxious for his reputation, and fearful that he should not live to arrange his observations, but still more fearful lest the mistaken zeal of others should add to his notes and observations, thus writes to his friend : It is my desire that all wandering prolisities be curtailed, in order to avoid the sarcastic imputation of the French against the learned of the North, that they never know when to have done with a subject; “ ils ont tant la rage de bavarder. But Mr. Norden was no bavard; nor, in truth, is Mr. Legh. A few good plates, indeed, of the Nubian temples, and some account of the natural history of this upper region of the Nile, so very little known, would have greatly enhanced the value of the work; but—non omnia possumus omnes—and when we find Englishmen of rank, of family and of fortune, foregoing all the pleasures within their reach, for a voluntary esile; exposing themselves, with
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