Author:GEORGE JAMES TOMLIN, CAPTAIN ROYAL NAVY

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1882 ORIGINAL MANUSCRIPT EYEWITNESS ACCOUNT BY NAVAL CAPTAIN OF THE BOMBARDMENT OF ALEXANDRIA AND THE DESTRUCTION OF THE PORT

By: GEORGE JAMES TOMLIN, CAPTAIN ROYAL NAVY

Price: $6,255.99

Publisher: ABOARD THE HMS ALEXANDRA EGYPT, 1882

Seller ID: 0001171

Condition: Very Good


On offer is the original manuscript eyewitness account of the Bombardment of Alexandria, Egypt between July 11th - 13th 1882 handwritten by participant Captain George James Tomlin, Royal Navy [1837 - 1906]. This is a superb primary source account by a Royal Navy Officer and a participant in the bombardment, augmented by photographic material and as such rare and unique. Captain George J. Tomlin, the second generation in a line of four men who all became Royal Navy Officers. He was on board HMS Alexandra during the British assault on Alexandria and provides a detailed first-hand account of the ... View more info