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Six Years Residence in Algiers

Published 1839
Authors Broughton, Elizabeth; Blanckley, Mary
Title Six Years Residence in Algiers. By Mrs. Broughton.
Publisher’s imprint London: Saunders and Otley, Conduit Street. MDCCCXXXIX [1839].
Printer’s colophon Edinburgh: H. & J. Pillans, Printers, 7, James’s Court.
Format 12o; 1 vol.: pp. xvi. 452
Sources NSTC 2B51466; Robinson; Theakstone
Copy inspected Google Oxford
Notes

1) Dedicated to ‘Her Royal Highness the Duchess of Kent’ [Princess Victoria of Saxe-Coburg-Saalfeld, duchess of Kent (1786–1861; ODNB), mother of Queen Victoria] .

2) Based on Broughton’s mother’s diaries while resident in Algiers (1806-1812) as wife to Consul General, Henry Stanyford Blanckley (d. 1828); Broughton sets her mother's diary entries in quotation marks and interleaves reminiscences of her own childhood in Algiers.

3) Editions: 1840(2nd).

4) Reviews: Examiner, no. 1632 (12 May 1839): 293; Athenaeum, no. 605 (1 June 1839): 406-408; Chambers's Edinburgh Journal, no. 383 (1 June 1839): 147-48; Metropolitan Mag. 25 (June 1839): 33-37; Monthly Rev., n.s., 2.2 (June 1839): 210-24; Tait's Edinburgh Mag. 6.66 (June 1839): 399-406; Museum of Foreign Lit. 36 (July 1839): 297-305; New Monthly Mag. 56.223 (July 1839): 431-32; United Service Journal, no. 128 (July 1839): 411; Literary Gaz., no. 1188 (26 Oct. 1839): 676-78, (cont.) no. 1189 (2 Nov. 1839): 697-98.

5) Full text links: Google

Genre Narrative
BTW record no. BTW1032
Regions North Africa; Algiers