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With Roberts to Pretoria

£24.99

Product description

Subtitled as: "A Tale of the South African War". The book has red cloth-covered boards and spine. The front shows a picture of a soldier in Africa with red, white and tan colouring. The book title and the author's name are also shown in white script. The spine shows a similar soldier picture together with the book title and the author's name in gilt script. The boards have a bevelled edge. The cloth is heavily rubbed giving marks on the red surface. The corners show significant bumping especially due to the bevelled-edge boards. The only shelf wear is at the spine. The endpapers are fabricated from light gauge red card. The hinges are in reasonable condition although the first page has come loose from the spine due to heavy use. The following title page is showing similar signs of wear although it is still attached to the spine. There is a minor tear at the bottom of this page near the spine. The pages are reasonably well-cut with a green-gold edge colouring. There is some foxing to some pages especially towards the top corners, where there is also a tendency for small folds in the paper (for example page 170). There is a black ink inscription on the loose page at the front of the book which ias presumably to a former owner. There are twelve black and white paintings of scenes from the war. On some of these there are words and names written in blue crayon on the reverse page of the pictures, especially the pictures facing pages 92 and 202. These crayon words appear to have been written by a child and are written upside-down. The words and names appear to bear no relation to the inscription words.

Item details

Added value:
None
Author(s):
G A Henty
Condition:
Used: good
Dimensions:
193 x 144 x 43 mm (approx)
Edition:
1902
Format:
Hardback
Number of pages:
384
Publisher:
Blackie and Son Ltd.
Title:
With Roberts to Pretoria

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Subtitled as: "A Tale of the South African War". The book has red cloth-covered boards and spine. The front shows a picture of a soldier in Africa with red, white and tan colouring. The book title and the author's name are also shown in white script. The spine shows a similar soldier picture together with the book title and the author's name in gilt script. The boards have a bevelled edge. The cloth is heavily rubbed giving marks on the red surface. The corners show significant bumping especially due to the bevelled-edge boards. The only shelf wear is at the spine. The endpapers are fabricated from light gauge red card. The hinges are in reasonable condition although the first page has come loose from the spine due to heavy use. The following title page is showing similar signs of wear although it is still attached to the spine. There is a minor tear at the bottom of this page near the spine. The pages are reasonably well-cut with a green-gold edge colouring. There is some foxing to some pages especially towards the top corners, where there is also a tendency for small folds in the paper (for example page 170). There is a black ink inscription on the loose page at the front of the book which ias presumably to a former owner. There are twelve black and white paintings of scenes from the war. On some of these there are words and names written in blue crayon on the reverse page of the pictures, especially the pictures facing pages 92 and 202. These crayon words appear to have been written by a child and are written upside-down. The words and names appear to bear no relation to the inscription words.

Added value:
None
Author(s):
G A Henty
Condition:
Used: good
Dimensions:
193 x 144 x 43 mm (approx)
Edition:
1902
Format:
Hardback
Number of pages:
384
Publisher:
Blackie and Son Ltd.
Title:
With Roberts to Pretoria

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