Charles George Gordon. A Sketch

By: Barnes, Reginal H.; Brown, Charles E.

Price: $99.00

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Book Condition: Fair with no dust jacket


This book is a hardcover, 7 1/2" by 5", 104 pages, plus several unnumbered preliminaries and 4 pages of facsimile letters before the title page; in fair condition. Cloth covers show rubbing at the corners, spine tip chipping. Interior hinges cracked, the 4 pages of facsimile letters are detached and the last fly is similarly cracking away from the binding at the gutter. There are old "Mercantile Library" stamps on the title page and a few other pages, otherwise, all pages are clean and unmarked. This is an exceedingly rare hardcover on Charles George Gordon, "Gordon Pasha" of the Sudan, printed in 1885, in the same year that Gordon died in Khartoum. It describes Gordon, "the inner man" as well as the outer man, and his exploits in the Sudan and Darfur. It includes 4 pages of a facsimile letter from Gordon, with a sketch outlining his trip up the Nile, as well as excerpts of letters to one of the authors, along with descriptions. Worldcat lists only 19 copies worldwide. ; 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall

Title: Charles George Gordon. A Sketch

Author Name: Barnes, Reginal H.; Brown, Charles E.

Categories: Military & Wars, History:Africa, History:United Kingdom, Biography,

Edition: First Edition

Publisher: London, Macmillan: 1885

Binding: Hardcover

Book Condition: Fair with no dust jacket

Seller ID: 004074

Keywords: Sudan; Khartoum Gordon Pasha; British Empire,