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Webster, James
Travels through the Crimea, Turkey, and Egypt; Performed during the Years 1825-1828: Including Particulars of the last Illness and Death of the Emperor Alexander, and of the Russian Conspiracy in 1825.
London: Henry Colburn and Richard Bentley 1830 - London: Henry Colburn and Richard Bentley, 1830. First Edition 8vo -- 23.2 cm.; Vol. I: pp. [xii], [[ccxii]], 162; Vol II: pp. [viii], 435. 7 aquatint plates by Newnham and 9 vignettes complete as per the list of illustrations. Tastefully rebound in period-style half-calf and marbled boards in excellent condition. Interior also in excellent condition showing very clean pages but with 4.4 cm. wide stamp on back of title page, half-title pages present. A near fine and complete 2 volumes set of a scarce publication. The narrative of Volume I pertains mainly to Europe and Turkey. Volume II is devoted almost entirely with travels in Egypt, with a lesser part focused on Arabia. Abbey Travel 360, Prince Ibrahim-Hilmy II, p. 322. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]
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