1897 On the Irrawaddy, A Story of the First Burmese War
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First Edition, Illustrated, Publishers' Original Binding, Uncommon
On the Irrawaddy, A Story of the First Burmese War by G. A. Henty in the original publisher's pictorial cloth binding.
First edition, first impression. As per Newbolt's bibliography (77.1).
With a thirty two page catalogue to the rear and publisher's advertisement on the verso of the title page listing thirty eight titles.
Illustrated with eight full page monochrome plates by W. H. Overend. Collated, complete.
Binding design by Ralph Peacock.
G. A. Henty was an English novelist and war correspondent from the mid to late nineteenth century. He is well renowned for his work of adventure and historical fiction.
Prior owner's ink inscription to the first free endpaper.
In the original publisher's cloth binding. Externally, very smart. There is some bumping to the head and tail of the spine and to the extremities resulting in some slight wear to the cloth in these areas. The front hinge is strained. Prior owner's ink inscription to the first free endpaper. Internally, firmly bound. The pages are bright and clean with the occasional spot throughout and some spotting to the endpapers.
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