FIVE ITEMS relating to tourism in Egypt in the 1930s: The Nile. Cairo. Luxor [with Guide Plan of Luxor & Karnak]. Asswan. Assouan.
Kamel, K. (mapmaker).
Egypt. Egyptian State Tourist Administration. No date. Circa 1930s.
Four brochures, illustrated in black and white with color covers, and one pamphlet, 8 3/4 x 4 1/2 inches unfolding to color pictorial map on sheet 17 1/4 x 17 inches. Brochures are 8 1/2 x 4 1/2 inches and have travel agency stamps to covers. All items in very good to fine condition. Stunning and highly decorative 1930s Deco cover designs that cannot fail to conjure "Death on the Nile" for Agatha Christie fans. The pamphlet of Luxor opens to a detailed full color pictographic map of Luxor the ancient city of Thebes and Karnak "showing temples, hotels, rest houses & important places. The other brochures feature text and black and white illustrations of "Cairo", "The Nile", and "Asswan" with eye-catching pictorial color covers. The fifth item is a duplicate of the Asswan brochure in French: "Assouan." Item #55526