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Title:
Narrative of a Residence in Algiers; Comprising a Geographical and Historical Account of the Regency; Biographical Sketches of the Dey and His Ministers; and Observations on the Relations of the Barbary States with the Christian Powers
ISBN: No ISBN
Book #: 013162

Author: Pananti, [Filippo]
Illustrator: n/a
Publisher: Henry Colburn and Richard Bentley
Place: London
Year: 1830
Edition: Second Edition

Book Cond.: Good Condition
Jacket Cond.: No Dust Jacket
Binding: Hardcover
Size: 4to
Book Type: n/a
Signed: n/a

Description / Comments:
Size: 4to. Text body is clean, and free from previous owner annotation, underlining and highlighting. Binding is sound. Ex-library with cancellation stamps on title page and various places throughout book, bookplate, sticker on spine, card slot and blank due date slip on rear end papers. Half brown cloth and brown paper over boards, gilt-stamped spine label, aquatint frontispiece, pp. (xxx), 467, illustrated with two engraved maps, some pages uncut. First English edition published in 1818, original Italian edition published 1817. A riveting narrative of adventure with capture by Barbary pirates and a description of life in Algiers, North Africa. Covers worn, especially at corners, spine ends and along edges, text block toned/stained, scattered foxing and staining. Illustrator: Blaquiere, Edward. Quantity Available: 1. Shipped Weight: 4 lbs 8 oz. Category: Travel & Places; Pictures of this item not already displayed here available upon request. Inventory No: 013162.