By Mark Sykes
Hardcover: 112 pages
Publisher: Darf Publishers Ltd; New edition (1986)
The republication of this scarce volume will be welcomed by students and historians of North African history. It provides an account of the travels of Lord Grosvenor who, in 1829 and 1830, accmpanied a British naval expedition to Tripoli, Tunis and Algiers for the purpose of gathering military intelligence.
The present work takes the form of a personal narrative of the voyage, combining delightful descriptions of the country and its inhabitants, with the life and exploits of the naval party.
This fine facsimile of A Visit to the Barbary Regencies in 1830 includes the charming engravings, which enhanced the original edition.