JOURNAL OF THE LATE CAMPAIGN IN EGYPT: INCLUDING DESCRIPTIONS OF THAT COUNTRY, AND OF GIBRALTAR, MINORCA, MALTA, MARMORICE, AND MACRI; WITH AN APPENDIX; CONTAINING OFFICIAL PAPERS AND DOCUMENTS

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JOURNAL OF THE LATE CAMPAIGN IN EGYPT: INCLUDING DESCRIPTIONS OF THAT COUNTRY, AND OF GIBRALTAR, MINORCA, MALTA, MARMORICE, AND MACRI; WITH AN APPENDIX; CONTAINING OFFICIAL PAPERS AND DOCUMENTS
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London: T. Cadell, Jun. and W. Davies, . First Edition Quarto (8-3/4" x 11") bound in diced brown russia leather sympathetically rebacked with a gilt-lettered spine, gilt dentelles: viii, [xx], 261; [7], 145, [1] pages. Complete with the list of subscribers, Directions to the Binder for placing the Plates, errata, and appendix. A detailed account of the 1800-1801 British campaign to rout Napoleon's remaining troops from Egypt illustrated with 49 engraved plates, maps, and plans (one unnumbered) on 42 sheets, including 6 hand-colored aquatint plates and 6 folding hand-colored maps and plans. Intermittent foxing and scattered brownspotting with some offsetting from plates. Attractively bound. Overall Very Good (Item ID: 017841)

Abbey, TRAVEL 266 (claiming an earlier edition of 1801, though no copies of such an edition have been recorded); Blackmer 1767; Lowndes, 2825: "A plain and interesting narrative, fully exposing the false statements of many French writers, particularly Denon."


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