HALEN, JUAN van.

Narrative of Don Juan van Halen's Imprisonment in the Dungeons of the Inquisition at Madrid, and his Escape in 1817 and 1818; to which are added, his Jpurney to Russia, his Campaigns with the Army of the Caucasus, and his Return to Spain in 1821. Edited from the Original Spanish Manuscript, by the Author of "Don Esteban" and "Sandoval". In two Volumes. 2 Vols.

London, Henry Colburn, 1827. 8vo. Uncut in 2 orig. boards with orig. printed titlelabels on backs. Wear to spine ends. 2 engraved portraits as frontispieces. XX,380;XV,496 pp., 3 facsimiles, 2 large folded aquatint plates (Panoramic view of Teflis, Installation of the New Khan of Kasikumuk) and 1 large folded engraved map. (complete, and also with both htitles, not mentioned by Abbey). Light browning to titlepages and some scattered brownspots.


The scarce first edition. - Abbey Travel No 24 - Palau 351701.

Order-nr.: 37168


643.49