London: Hurst and Blackett, 1853. First English Language Edition. Octavo (19cm). Two volumes rebound in half brown sheep and marbled paper boards, all edges sprinkled blue; plain endpapers; [ii],303,pp; [ii],307,pp. Tight and sound but lightly rubbed, with leather over spine dried and cracking, title pages and final leaves browned from endleaves, else clean: around Very Good.
First English translation of this account of the French conquest of Algeria, written by a French military officer. Uncommon in the trade.