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    [John Windus]. A Journey to Mequinez. London: Jacob Tonson, 1725. First edition. Small octavo. Half leather. Both boards detached, but present. Spine perished. Boards rubbed and faded. Pages toned and foxed. Bookplate. Good. From the Professor John Ralph Willis Collection of Rare Africana.

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    Mequinez: the Residence of the Present Emperor of Fez and Morocco. On the Occasion of Commodore Stewart's Embassy thither for the Redemption of the British Captives in the Year 1721. 251 pages, plus Dedication, Preface, List of Subscribers, and Index. Six fold-out plates. Some blank preliminary pages detached but present. Pages toned and foxed.

    "John Windus made his trip to Morocco as part of the diplomatic mission sent by George I to Sultan Moulay Ismael. The object of the embassy was to negotiate the release of the English prisoners in Meknes. In this highly important account, John Windus recorded his descriptions, impressions and commentaries on the different places he visited (from Tetouan to Meknes)" (Khalid Chaouch, British Travellers to Morocco and their Accounts, from Mid-16th to Mid-20th Centuries: A Bibliography).

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