The War in Syria. Volumes I & II. [Complete 2-volume set]

NAPIER, COMMODORE SIR CHARLES

Editorial: John W. Parker, London, 1842
Condición: Very Good Encuadernación de tapa dura
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Complete in two 8vo volumes, [xlviii + 300pp] & [xii + 334pp. + 4pp. publisher's catalogue]. Original brown cloth with decorative blind tooled boards, backed in modern brown cloth. New endpapers inserted. Contents are in very good condition. Text is crisp, clean, and unmarked. Pages are largely unopened. Occasional light foxing on age toning to paper. Small ink stamp crossed out from each title-page, faint ink stamp to edge of text-block. Light wear to board edges. A very rare eye-witness acount of the Egyptian-Ottoman War of 1839-1841. Sir Charles Napier was commander of a small British squadron sent to Syria and Lebanon to remove the forces of Mehmet Ali, Pasha of Egypt, who had earlier defeated an Ottoman army. Napier bombarded Beirut and effected a landing, and became commander of the land forces after Sir Charles Smith, Brigadier-General of the army fell ill. After forcing the Egyptians out of Syria and Lebanon, Napier, acting independently, concluded a peace treaty with Mehmet Ali in Alexandria, recognizing Mehmet Ali as hereditary Pasha in exchange for renouncing claims to Syria. N° de ref. de la librería 005696

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Título: The War in Syria. Volumes I & II. [Complete ...

Editorial: John W. Parker, London

Año de publicación: 1842

Encuadernación: Cloth

Condición del libro:Very Good

Edición: First Edition.

Tipo de libro: Book

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