- As often lacks the plan of Cairo; preliminary leaves loose; otherwise a very good copy, from the library of Sir Robert Shafto Adair, with his bookplate. Occas. sl. browned.
= Atabey 1340: "This is the basic contemporary source for the British campaign against Napoleon's army in Egypt. Wilson took part in many of the Napoleonic campaigns, and he later served as governor of Gibraltar." De Meulenaere p.200 (French transl. 1803): "Mais, malgré l'importance de sa narration, il faut signaler que l'auteur anglais affiche au cours de tout son ouvrage un parti-pris, voire une hostilité manifeste à l'égard des Français. (...) gallophobie aiguë".