from the back cover...
FROMMER'S TOURING GUIDE TO EGYPT is designed for the traveler who wants to capture the spirit and mood of this ancient land. Essays on Egypt's history, art, architecture set the context for a complete discovery of the countruy's ancient pyramids and temples, and her great mosques, palaces, museums, bazaars, and art galleries-all illustrated with color photographs. Detailed four-color maps will make your explorations even easier.
The book covers Cairo, Alexandria, Luxor, Karnak, the Pyramids of Giza, the Valley of the Kings, and many other sites along the Nile. A selection of recommended hotels, restaurtants, shops, and nightspots is also included along with a wealth of useful information.
Adapted from En Egypte, la Vallee du Nil published by Hachette Gudes Bleus, Paris, 1986