Keppel’s Journey from India to England, Vol II only 1827. Sir Moses Montefiore’s copy

£85.00

Keppel. Captain The Hon.: Personal Narrative of a Journey from India to England by Bussorah, Baghdad, the Ruins of Babylon, Curdistan, the Court of Persia, the Western Shore of the Caspian Sea, , Astrakhan, Nishney Novgorod, Moscow, and St. Petersburgh , in the Year 1824.  Vol 2. Henry Colburn [London] 1827 2nd edition 8vo.

VOLUME TWO ONLY. Coloured frontispiece of a Lesgut Tartar, vii, 326pp. Contemporary full polished calf gilt, split down the upper joint leaving it loose from the rest of the binding but the binding remains clean and sound, armorial bookplate of M Montefiore to front pastedown, no other previous owneship markings and the text block and plate are very clean. This volume takes the journey from Kermanshah to Moscow from where the author sailed to England.   mar30/2

Sir Moses Mentefiore, 1st Baronet [1784-1885]Banker, philanthropist, the most famous Jew of his time.

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