AN EGYPTIAN PRINCESS, Complete
By Georg Ebers
THE HISTORICAL ROMANCES OF GEORG EBERS
AN EGYPTIAN PRINCESS
Translated from the German by Eleanor Grove
PREFACE TO THE SECOND GERMAN EDITION
Aut prodesse volunt ant delectare poetae,
Aut simul et jucunda et idonea dicere vitae.
Horat. De arte poetica v. 333.
It is now four years since this book first appeared before the public,
and I feel it my duty not to let a second edition go forth into the world
without a few words of accompaniment. It hardly seems necessary to