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Walsh, Thomas."
Journal of the late Campaign in Egypt; including descriptions of that Country, and of Gibraltar, Minorca, Malta, Marmorice, and Macri; with an appendix containing official papers and documents."
London, Luke Hansard, for T. Cadell and W. Davies, 1803. Second edition, vlll, (20), 275, 163pp. with 43 plates of antiquities, views, maps, plans, positions, some costumes in colour, 4to Later blind calf binding in five compartments, new endpapers. Textpages partley strongly browned, but in all a complete and good copy. With one extra plate (p.237), not announced, with a new discovery of English gentlemen who could decipher the Greek inscription on Pompey's pillar, which none of the French savens appear even to have attempted. In this book, Walsh traces the vicissitudes of the British expeditionary force under Sir Ralph Abercromby which sailed across the Mediterranean, its subsequent defeat of the French, and its occupation of Egypt in 1800-01. The book's illustrations are by the English engraver and cartographer Samuel John Neele (1758-1824). - Abbey Travel 266; Blackmer 1767."
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