Americans in the Egyptian Army

CRABITÈS, Pierre. Americans in the Egyptian Army.

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CRABITÈS, Pierre. Americans in the Egyptian Army. London, Routledge, [1938].

8vo. Original cloth, spine lettered in gilt, in the original printed wrappers (not price-clipped); pp. xiii, 277, frontispiece and two double-page maps; apart from minor fraying to upper margin of wrappers, a near mint copy of a hard to find work.
~i~First edition.~b~ Crabitès discusses the contributions of American soldiers serving with the Egyptian army. It covers the period in which British Major-General Charles George Gordon was working in Egypt and Abyssinia (modern Ethiopia), the 1870s. The work is based in primary sources from the Egyptian Royal Palace, the British War Office and Foreign Office, and the American Legation in Cairo.