A Journal of a Residence in the Esmailla of Abd-El-Kader: and of Travels in Morocco and Algiers.
First edition. 8vo. pp. xix, 264; port. frontis.; foxing to frontis., lower outer margins of prelims. bumped, contemporary ownership inscription to front blank of Sarah Aris, Kensington, with her occasional pencillings, else good in contemporary full calf, gilt, slightly rubbed.
The author, an officer in Spain during the first Carlist war, spent 11 months travelling in North Africa. There he joined the forces of Abdelkader, the Algerian religious and military leader who organised resistance to the French invasion of the country in the 1830s. Scott relates his experiences both of travel and of battle, interspersed with anecdotes and local stories.
Author Scott, Colonel.
Binding Contemporary half calf
Publisher London: John Murray
Condition See description
Pages pp. xix, 264
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