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WILSON, Robert Thomas (1777--1849)
[History of the British expedition to Egypt. 1803. 4th ed.]
History of the British expedition to Egypt; to which is subjoined, a sketch of the present state of that country and its means of defence. Illustrated with maps, and a portrait of Sir Ralph Abercromby. By Robert Thomas Wilson, ... The fourth edition.
London:, printed by C. Roworth, and sold by T. Egerton,, 1803.
2 vols ; 21.5 cm. (4º)
I: xxxi, [1], 300 p.,engr. frontis. port., [4] engr. hand-col. maps (fold.)
II: [4], 314, [4] p. : [4] leaves of tables (fold.)

First published in 1802. Portrait engraved by Henry Meyer from an original by John Hoppner. Pages 139-[146] of volume 2 are four folded leaves of tables. Soane also owned the second edition, 1803 (q.v.).

Binding Contemporary C19th vellum, blind-ruled spine, black morocco spine-label. Bound two volumes in one by Peter Low for 3s., 14 April 1806. (Spiers Box).

Reference Number 139

Additional Names Abercromby, Sir Ralph (1734--1801); Peter Low, bookbinder

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