Souvenirs of Military Life in Algeria [2 Volume Set]

London: Remington and Co Publishers, 1886. Second Edition in English. Octavo. 15 x 22.5 cm. 244; 260 pp. Translated from the French by Margaret Josephine Lovett. Volume one illustrated with a fragile color folding map, which has been archivally mended in two places. Two volumes. Very good in original brown cloth, worn at the corners and spinal extremities. Patterned endpapers have been pasted together except for the rear endpapers of volume two, rear hinges mildly cracked but holding. Previous ownership stamps of Peter O'Connor and of Visitation Convent, St. Paul, MN. Bookplates of Henry W. Shoemaker, prominent historian, diplomat, and folklorist, whose varied career involved serving as a U.S. ambassador to Bulgaria under Herbert Hoover. Item #26294

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