HANSON, Captain.

Route of Lieutenant-General Sir Miles Nightingall, K.C.B.

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69428
Route of Lieutenant-General Sir Miles Nightingall, K.C.B.
overland from India. In a series of letters from Captain Hanson.
London Baker, 1820.
£950
Sir Miles Nightingall (1768-1829) had a distinguished military career in India from 1787, rising to C. in C., Bombay, 1816-19. C.in C. Java, 1813-15. The first letter recounts his voyage from Bombay (Jan 8, 1819) to Suez, landing at Jeddah (pp49-60), and includes mention of Wahabees.
The second letter, (pp65-149), concerns the journey overland from Kossier to Khennah, Thebes, Carnac, Tombs of the Kings, Alexandria.
 
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viii, [ii], 284pp., errata leaf at end, folding map, modern half calf gilt over old marbled boards, a very good example.








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