1817 Algiers: Being a Complete Picture of the Barbary States; their Government, Laws, Religion, and Natural Productions
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Bound in quarter calf, with marbled paper coverings, gilt bands, and a printed paper spine label. Also containing 'A Sketch of their various Revolutions, a Description of the Domestic Manners and Customs of the Moors, Arabs, and Turks; An Account of the four great Capitals of Algiers, Tripoli, Tunis and Morocco, and A Narrative of the various Attacks upon Algiers, by the European States; including a faithful Detail of the late Glorious Victory of Lord Exmouth'. Featuring nine hand coloured plates, depicting figures and landscapes.
In a quarter calf binding. Externally, worn. The hinges are starting. Internally, generally firmly bound, with scattered foxing. There is some browning to the plates. Page 349-352 are torn and partly missing. There are light tidemarks to the fore-edge margin from page 300 to the rear that do not affect the text. Pages 353-376 are becoming partially detached. There are very occasional marginal closed tears.
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