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Travels through the Crimea,

Turkey, and Egypt; performed during the years 1825-1828.

Stock Code 108335

London, Henry Colburn and Richard Bentley, 1830

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James Webster (1802-1828) travelled extensively in the Levant with the architect W. H. Newnham in 1825-28, dying of a fever in Cairo. Includes Webster's account of Constantinople when news of the Battle of Navarino reached the city. A memoir of the author precedes the text of this posthumously published work. An appendix contains details of the death of the emperor Alexander and of the Russian Conspiracy of 1825.

From the library of Robert Hayhurst, whose books were notable for their generally fine condition.

First edition; 2 vols, 8vo, xii, ccxii, 162, [ii]; viii, 435 pp., 7 aquatint plates (light spotting) after Newnham, 9 vignettes, original cloth-backed drab boards, original paper labels, a fine copy.

Abbey (Travel), 360; Atabey 1324; Blackmer 1781; Koç II, 281; Hilmy II, 322; Weber I 193.
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Provenance: Robert Hayhurst (bookplate).

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Travels through the Crimea,

WEBSTER, James.

Stock code: 108335

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