Travels in Turkey, Asia Minor, Syria, and Across the Desert into Egypt

Travels in Turkey, Asia Minor, Syria, and Across the Desert into Egypt

Code: 10137

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Travels in Turkey, Asia Minor, Syria, and Across the Desert into Egypt, 1799-1801, in company wit the Turkish Army, and The British Military Mission. To which are annexed, Observations on the Plague, and on the Disease Prevalent in Turkey, and a Meteorological Journal

FIRST EDITION, map, plan, 5 engraved plates, reproduction of a Turkish passport and 16 coloured military and civilian costume plate, 4to, full contemporary calf, gilt ruled paneled spine, red letter-piece, Atabey 1344; Blackmer 1832;The author was surgeon with the Royal Artillery attached in a professional capacity to the British Military Mission which accompanied the new army of the Grand Vizier.