Deux pirates au XVIe siècle. Histoire des Barberousse.
4to. (6), IX, (1), 377, (1) pp. Each chapter with a separate title-page, not counted in pagination. With half-title, additional wood-engraved title, 32 headpieces, 95 text illustrations (13 of which full-page) and two tughras, one preceding the prelims, the other the table of contents. Contemporary half calf with gilt tughra on upper cover, gilt spine and spine title. All edges gilt.
A combined biography of Baba Aruj (1474-1518) and his younger brother Hayreddin Barbarossa (1478-1546), both Ottoman corsairs and rulers of Algiers, illustrated by the French artist Léopold Flameng (1831-1911). While mostly showing scenes of battle and triumph, the engravings also include sketch views of La Goulette and Tunis.
Pages 361-368 errorously bound after p. 352. Binding waterstained, extremities bumped, a large flaw to the lower right-hand corner of the rear cover. Somewhat brownstained throughout, waterstained in places.
Atabey 415. Not in Blackmer.