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Book Description

Bound in half leather over marbled boards. Professionally rebacked with original title label gilt on red. Binding with wear to corners, Spine with 5 raised bands 4to; xxx, 467pp plus 4pp publishers ads Period signature and date to front paste down. Original endpapers, with some staining, extending to ads at rear. All edges marbled Crease in paper on title, slight occasional foxing Illustrated with a beautiful colour aquatint frontispiece of Algiers From The Sea, a Map of the Regency of Algiers 1816, and a Plan Of The City And Fortifications Of Algiers
Dealer Notes
Pananti was captured by Barbary Pirates and sold into slavery, was ransomed and afterwards provided this detailed account of Algiers and its people
Author Pananti
Date 1818
Binding Half Leather
Publisher Henry Colburn
Illustrator Edward Blaquiere
Condition Very Good
Pages xxx, 467pp (iv)

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