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[FRENCH REVOLUTIONARY WARS]. Lettres de l'armee en egypte, gouvernment francois. Interceptees par la corvette de sa majeste britannique, el vincejo, dans la mediterranee. Publiees par Autorite.

A Londres [i.e. London]. De l'Imprimerie de Baylis, [1800].
8vo. iv, 95p, [1]. Uncut, stitched, as issued. Some spotting/creasing.
An early printing of dispatches recovered in 1799 by the Royal Navy vessel El Vincejo from a French transport ferrying members of Napoleon's staff from Egypt, including 76 officers. The 16 letters include dispatches to both Bonaparte and Kleber (the latter having assumed command following the formers retreat), on the failing Egyptian campaign and the condition and situation of French forces.

The text in this edition is the same as in another printed in the same year as the 'Troisieme partie', following on from Correspondance de l'armee francaise en Egypte and Copies des lettres originales de l'armee du general Bonaparte en Egypte, interceptees par la flotte sous le commandement de l'amiral Lord Nelson.

ESTC records copies at three locations in the British Isles (BL, NLS, and Oxford), and a further five worldwide.
ESTC T81637.
£ 150.00 Antiquates Ref: 19023