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Image for The Journals of Major-Gen C G Gordon CB at Kartoum - printed from the original mss

The Journals of Major-Gen C G Gordon CB at Kartoum - printed from the original mss

By: Hake, A Egmont (intro and notes)

Price: $18.05

Publisher: Kegan Paul, Trench, & Co., London: 1885

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 86qr

Condition: Very Good


587 pages plus folded maps (complete). A sturdy copy. From the library of John O Feetham (possibly, but unlikely, the later Bishop of North Queensland) whose bookplate is on the front pastedown and signed by him on the half-title page (dated: Sep 19 1890). The boards are much worn, scuffed, marked all about. The spine has much wear, cracking. The spine and the boards are sound and sure. The contents are genial, pleasing. The earlier and last pages have foxing. In general and by far, the pages are thick, clean, clear, convivial, certain, companionable and able. Please note that due to ... View more info

Image for A Land March from England to Ceylon Forty Years Ago, through Dalmatia, Montenegro, Turkey, Asia Minor, Syria, Palestine, Assyria, Persia, Afghanistan, Scinde, and India, of which 7000 mimles on horseback - Vol II

A Land March from England to Ceylon Forty Years Ago, through Dalmatia, Montenegro, Turkey, Asia Minor, Syria, Palestine, Assyria, Persia, Afghanistan, Scinde, and India, of which 7000 mimles on horseback - Vol II

By: Mitford, Edwdard Ledwich

Price: $285.00

Publisher: W H Allen & Co., London: 1884

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 70rf

Condition: Good


288 pages (complete). A much owned, resolute copy. On the cantori front free page there is a pencilled inscription: 'From the Author'. But, this cannot be verified as written by Mitford. Recently attached blue leather corners and spine. The original body of the spine is affixed to the leather. The front boards have the Mitford Crest and motto, with the initials, ELM 1843. The boards are much worn, marked, scuffed, stained all about. They are steady. Within, the guttering along the frontispage is cracked. The security of the book is unaffected. The end papers have storage marks and w... View more info