The French in Algiers: I. The Soldier of the Foreign Legion
J. Murray, 1845 - Algeria - 176 pages
The first part is an abridged translation of Lamping's Erinnerungen aus Algerien, published in 2 parts, Odenburg, 1844-46. The second part has half-title: The prisoners of Abd-el-Kader, or, Five months' captivity among the Arabs, by M. A. de France, lieutenant in the French army, and is an abridged translation of a novel in 2 volumes by F.A. Alby, published with title: Les prisonniers d'Abd-el-Kader, ou, Cinq mois de captivité chez les Arabes par A. de France, enseigne de Vaisseau. Paris, 1837.
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