Letters from Egypt: A Journey on the Nile, 1849–1850

TitleLetters from Egypt: A Journey on the Nile, 1849–1850
Publication TypeBook
Year of Publication1987
AuthorsNightingale, Florence, and Anthony Sattin
Number of Pages223
PublisherWeidenfeld & Nicolson
CityNew York

Florence Nightingale (1820-1910) was twenty-nine when she visited Egypt in the winter of 1849-1850 with her friends Charles and Selma Bracebridge. She wrote long, picturesque letters to her family describing her visit and her views on the country, its history and its people. These letters were edited and privately printed by her sister, Parthenope, in 1854, making this volume Nightingale's only publication unrelated to nursing.

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