Most subjects are identified by inscriptions in pen and black ink, with dates ranging from 1799 to 1784.
Nineteenth report to the Fellows of the Pierpont Morgan Library, 1978-1980 / edited by Charles Ryskamp. New York : The Library, 1981, p. 25-26.
One hundred drawings, six manuscript maps, one engraved portrait of the author, four notebooks.
Three of the notebooks are inscribed, "Observations sur l'Egypte; Mes Notes ou observations particulairessur les diverses revolutions survenues en Egypte pendant ma residence a Alexandrie"; and "Cahier des Hieroglyphes et pierre graves Egyptiennes et autres".
Mellon, Paul, former owner.