Travels, or observations relating to several parts of Barbary and the Levant.
Illustrated with cuts London printed for A. Millar and W. Sandby 1757
The second edition, with great improvements 4to, pp. v, [i, epitaph], [v]-xviii, [ii], 513, [1, list of plates]; with 24 plates (3 folding) and 14 maps (10 folding), numerous vignettes. A very good copy bound in contemporary half calf over marbled boards, neatly rebacked in calf, raised bands. Minor wear to corners, light offsetting from some plates, small wormhole to margin of first few leaves, not affecting text. Armorial bookplate and signature of Thomas William Evans on front pastedown.
See Blackmer 1533 (first edition)
Thomas Shaw (1694–1751) was an English cleric and traveller who served as chaplain to the British factory at Algiers between 1720 and 1733. During this period he travelled extensively in the Maghreb, Egypt, and Arabia.