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Photographic studies
Sylvie Aubenas & Jacques Lacarrière, Voyage en Orient, (Paris: Hazan, 1999)
Sergio Bosticco & Filippo Zevi, Photographers and Egypt in XIXth century, (Florence: Alinari, 1984)
Marie-Cécile Bruwier & Alain d'Hooge , Les trois grandes égyptiennes. Les pyramides de Gizeh à travers l'histoire de la photographie, (Paris: Marval, 1996)
Deborah Bull & Donald Lorimer, Up the Nile: a photographic excursion, Egypt 1839-1898, (New York: C.N. Potter, 1979)
Arne Eggebrecht & Eva Eggebrecht, Ägypten: Faszination und Abenteuer, (Hildesheim: Roemer und Pelizaeusmuseum, 1982)
Michel Fani, L'Atelier de Beyrouth: Liban 1848-1914, (Paris, Éd. de l'Escalier, 1996)
Charles-Henri Favrod, Etranges étrangers. Photographie et exotisme 1850/1910, (Paris: Centre national de la photographie, 1989)
Alain Fleig, Rêves de papier. La photographie orientaliste 1860-1914, (Neuchâtel: Ides et Calendes, 1997)
Carney E. S. Gavin, The Image of the East: Nineteenth-Century Near-Eastern Photographs by Bonfils from the Collection of the Harvard Semitic Museum, (Chicago/London: University of Chicago Press, 1982)
Alfred Grimm , Ägypten : die photographische Entdeckung in 19. Jahrhundert, (Munich: W. Fink, 1980)
Ken Jacobson, Odalisques and Arabesques: Orientalist Photography 1839-1925, (London: Bernard Quaritch Ltd, 2007)
Mounira Khemir, L'Orient des photographes au XIXe siècle, (Paris, CNP/IMA, 1994)
Badr El-Hage, Des photographes à Damas 1840-1918, (Paris: Marval, 2000)
Michel Mégnin, Tunis 1900 - Lehnert & Landrock Photographes, (Paris, France, Paris Mediterranee. 2005. - ISBN: 284272240X)
Weston Naef, Early photographers in Egypt and the Holy Land 1849-1870, (New York, The Metropolitan Museum of Art, 1973)
Colin Osman, Egypt caught in time, (Reading: Garnet Publishing, 1997)
Nissan Perez, Focus East: Early Photography in the Near East, 1839-1885, (New York: Harry N. Abrams, 1988)
Agnes Rammant-Peeters, Palmen en tempels : la photographie en Égypte au XIXe siècle, (Louvain, 1994)
Jean-Claude Simoen, Égypte éternelle: les voyageurs photographes au siècle dernier, (Paris: Jean-Claude Lattès, 1993)
Kathleen Stewart Howe, Félix Teynard, calotypes of Egypt: a catalogue raisonné, (New York: Hans P. Kraus, 1992)
Kathleen Stewart Howe, Excursions along the Nile: the photographic discovery of ancient Egypt,(Santa Barbara: Santa Barbara museum of art, 1993)
Julia Van Haaften, Egypt and the Holy Land in Historic Photographs: 77 Views by Francis Frith, (New York, Dover, 1980)
Jean Vercoutter, L'Egypte à la chambre noire, Francis Frith, photographe de l'Egypte retrouvée, (Paris: Gallimard, 1992)
Nir Yeshayahu, The Bible and the image. The history of photography in the Holy Land 1839/1899, (University of Pennsylvania Press, 1985)
Italo Zannier, Verso Oriente, (Florence: Alinari, 1986)
Italo Zannier, Le Grand Tour dans les photographies des voyageurs du XIXe siècle, (Paris: Canal, 1997)
Cultural background
G. Belzoni, Narrative of the Operations and Recent Discoveries within the Pyramids, Temples, Tombs, and Excavations, in Egypt and Nubia, (London: John Murray, 1820) [Republished - Farnborough: Gregg International Publishers, 1971]
Baron Vivant Denon, Voyage dans la Basse et la Haute Egypte pendant les campagnes du General Bonaparte, (Paris: P. Didot l'aîné, An X., 1802)
Holly Edwards, with essays by Brian T. Allen, Steven C. Caton, Zeynep Çelik and Oleg Grabar, Noble Dreams Wicked Pleasures: Orientalism in America, 1870-1930, (Princeton University Press, 2000)
Edward FitzGerald, Rubaiyat of Omar Khayyam (1859) [First English edition of the works of the Persian poems attributed to Omar Khayyám (1048–1131), a Persian poet, mathematician and astronomer was published in 1859 and it had a further four editions by 1889.]
French Government Description de l'Égypte, ou Recueil des observations et des recherches qui ont été faites en Égypte pendant l'expédition de l'armée française, (1809-1829) [23 volumes published in the First edition - Imperial, 37 volumes in the Second edition - Panckoucke, 1821-1826]
Edward William Lane, An Account of the Manners and Customs of the Modern Egyptians, (1860)
Edward William Lane, An Account of the Manners and Customs of the Modern Egyptians, with a new introduction by John Manchip White (New York: Dover Publications, 1973)
Musée du Louvre, Égyptomania: l'Égypte dans l'art occidental, 1730-1930, (Paris, Éd. de la RMN, 1994) [Exhibition catalogue]
Edward W. Said, Orientalism, (New York: Pantheon Books, 1978) [ISBN 0-394-42814-5]; (New York: Vintage, 1979) [ISBN 0-394-74067-X].
Voyage en Orient
Wonderfully detailed account in French.
Leighton House Museum
The house of Lord Frederic Leighton (1830-1896) in London is decorated using his remarkable collection of Iznik ceramic tiles brought back from his travels to the Middle East. The house was constructed between 1865 and 1881 and some of the designs by architect George Aitchison are held within the RIBA collections at the Victoria & Albert Museum. 



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