Beaufort, (Sir) Francis
Title KARAMANIA, or a Brief Description of the South Coast of Asia - Minor and of the Remains of Antiquity, with Plans, Views, &c. Collected During a Survey of that Coast, Under the Orders of the Lords Commissioners of the Admiralty, in the Years 1811 & 1812
Binding Quarter Leather
Book Condition Very Good
Edition First English
Publisher London R. Hunter 1817
Seller ID 061824
Morrocco respined, gilt decoration and lettering over marbeled boards and endpapers. 8vo 299pp [x, (i) contents, 294, (4) index, (i) list of 20 plates and engravings. 5 plates (2 tissue guarded) incl frontispiece; 3 charts (1 folding) 12 vignettes in text of which 2 are charts. Handsome volume with minimal toning/foxing. Author was shot in the groin and seriously injured towards the end of this survey of the Ottoman Turk coast, 'Infested by Pirates'