[Item #61133] Military Life in Algeria. ALGERIA, Comte de CASTELLANE, Louis Charles, ierre.

Military Life in Algeria

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,[1]pp; [ii],307,[1]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.

Price: $500.00

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