Edinburgh: J. Ritchie, Printer, 1808. Hard Cover. Good. Item #010023
Modern blue library cloth. Title page MISSING from volume 1. xxxiv, (2) 29-462; vi (2), 9-440. LACKING one plate (mud brick houses) at page 63 of volume 2, with several maps/plates misbound. All maps present as called for. An account of the author's travels in Morocco, Algeria, Tripoli and other locales along the north or Barbary Coast of Africa, as well as Syria, Jerusalem, Palestine and other areas of the Middle East. With accounts of the native customs, culture and architecture, as well as natural history of the areas. Thomas Shaw was an English chaplain who resided in Algiers for thirteen years, travelling along the coast of Africa and the Levant. GOOD condition, ex-theological institution library. Rebound in modern blue cloth. LACKING title page in volume 1 and a plate in volume 2. Call numbers in gilt on the spine. Bookplates, stamping and library markings in the interior. Light wear to the exterior. Interior solid, with minor scattered foxing. A few pages with old tape repairs.
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