GALIBERT, Léon. L’Algérie ancienne et moderne depuis les premiers établissements des Carthaginois jusqu’à la prise de la Smalah d’Abd-El-Kaler.

Paris: Furne et Cie, 1844.

£ 700

8vo (26.5 x 17 cm). iv, 637 pp.; 1 foldout coloured map, vignettes by Raffet and Rouargue Frères, 24 inset engravings and 12 hand-coloured plates of military costume. Newspaper cut-out from Le Petit Journal 16/07/1880, with article on the fiftieth anniversary of the conquest of Algeria tipped in before first flyleaf. Foxing on the edges; clean pages with very slight occasional foxing not affecting the text. Ornate black and white binding with title on top cover and spine; slightly torn and damaged paper binding on thick boards; slight damage to top and foot of spine; some staining and wear.