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NARRATIVE OF THE LATE EXPEDITION TO SYRIA, UNDER THE COMMAND OF ADMIRAL THE HON. SIR ROBERT STOPFORD, . Comprising an account of the Capture of Gebail, Tripoli, and Tyre; Storming of Sidon; Battle of Calat-Meidan; Bombardment and Capture of St. Jean D'Acre,.
Henry Colburn , Publisher, Great Marlborough Street., London 1842 - First edition. 8vo. 2 volumes: viii, (4), 301, (8, publisher's catalogue); v, (3), 312 pp. Lithographed frontispiece portraits, map, plan, and five lithographed or wood-engraved plates. Blackmer sale 850: "Hunter was present on board H.M.S. Dido during various scenes of action in the Anglo-Egyptian war in Syria in 1840. A British-Turkish military force invaded Lebanon in September, 1840, in order to force Mehmet Ali to return Syria to Ottoman rule and to abandon his dangerous attempts to partition the Ottoman Empire." Some light foxing to portraits and ads, but a very good copy. Original blue cloth, stamped in blind, gilt spine titles. (#6312) [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]
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