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AN

Jnterefling Narrative

OF THE

Travels of James BRUCE, Esq.

INTO

A B Y S SI NI A,

TO DISCOVER THE

SOURCE OF THE NILE:

ABRIDGED FROM THE ORIGINAL WORK.

TO WHICH ARE ADDED,

NOTES AND EXTRACTS,

FROM THE TRAVELS OF DR. SHAW, M. SAVARY,

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AND THE

MEMOIRS OF BARON DE TOTT.

Second American Edition ; being a literal copy of the English.

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PRINTED BY SAMUEL ETHERIDGE,
FOR ALEXANDER THOMAS AND GEORGE MERRIAM,
SOLD BY A THOMAS IN WALPOLE, BY G.
MERRIAM IN WORCESTER, AND BY

S. ETHERIDGE IN POSTON

Charles 1798. Trbesi

24. MA?

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CONTENTS.

INTRODUCTION

Page

17

BOOK 1.
MR: BRUCE fails from Sidon. Touches at Cyprus. Arrives at

Alexandria. Sets out for Rósetto. Embarks on the Nile. Ar-
rives at Cairo.' Procures letters from the Bey and thc Greek
Patriarch. Vifits the Pyramids. Observations on their con-
struction. Leaves Cairo.' Embarks on the Nile for Upper
Egypt. Visits Metrahenny and Mohannan. Leaves Metra-
henny. Comes to the Mand Holouan. False Pyramids. Their
buildings. Sugar canes. Ruins of Antipolis. Ruins at Ath-
mounein. Gowa Ruins. Dendera magnificent Ruins. Arrives
at Farfhout. Visits Thebes.' Luxor and Carnac. Large Ru.
ins at Edfu and Efné. Arrives at Syene. Goes to see the Cat-
aract. Remarkable Tombs. The fituation of Syene. Sets
out for Kenne. Crosses the Desert of the Thebaid. Visits the
Marble Mountains. Arrives at Coffeir on the Red Sea.
Voyage to Jibbel Gumrud. Returns to Coffeir. Sails from
Coffeir. Jeffateen Mandz. Arrives at Tor. Paffes the Elanitic
Gulf. Sees Raddua. Arrives at Yambo. Arrives at Jidda.
Polygamy. Sails from Konfsdah. Ras Heli, boundary of Ara-

bia Felix. Atrives at Loheia. Proceeds to the Straits of the
712 Indian Ocean. Arrives there. Returns to Loheia.' Sails for

Masuah. Troubled with a Ghost. Arrives at Masuah

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BOOK

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