A Series of Adventures in the course of a Voyage up the Red-Sea,
on the Coasts of Arabia and Egypt, and of a Route through the Desarts of Thebais, hitherto unknown to the European Traveller, in the year M.DCC.LXXVII. In letters to a lady. London printed for J. Dodsley 1780
First edition 4to, pp.xvi, 400,1 (of 2) sepia engraved plates with two views, 4 engraved maps, three folding. A little light foxing and off-setting but overall a very good copy bound in contemporary speckled calf. Spine and edges rubbed, head of spine starting. Bookplate of Lord Luford. Lacking plate of Babelmandel & Mocha.
Published in the same year as the first edition, this work covers the adventures of the Indian-born author after his capture by pirates, and his march from the Red Sea to the Nile in 1777.