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Under Drake's Flag, Maori and Settler, Through the Sikh War. In three volumes

By G. A. Henty

1910-1912 - London, Glasgow and Bombay - Blackie and Son Limited

7.5" by 5", 368, 16; vi, 352, 16; 384, 16pp plus plates

 

DETAILS

Three of G. A. Henty's popular adventure novels, illustrated with plates.

Illustrated Editions.

Under Drake's Flag (1910) features 7 illustrated plates, but does not contain the frontispiece; Maori and Settler (1911) features 9 illustrated plates; Through the Sikh's War (1912) features 9 illustrated plates, including a coloured map.

With publisher's catalogues to the rear of each volume.

George Alfred Henty (8 December 1832 16 November 1902) was a prolific English novelist and a special correspondent. He is best known for his historical adventure stories that were popular in the late nineteenth century. His works include Out on the Pampas (1871), The Young Buglers (1880), With Clive in India (1884) and Wulf the Saxon (1895).

CONDITION

In decorative cloth bindings. Externally, generally smart, some rubbing to the extremities. Slight marking to the boards, prominent to Maori and Settler, which also has sunning to the spine. Two hinges strained. Internally, generally firmly bound although slightly strained in places, with the frontispiece of Through the Sikh's War and one plate in Maori and Settler detached but present. Some light foxing to the first and last few pages but otherwise generally clean. Ink inscriptions to the front free endpaper of Under Drake's Flag and front pastedown of Maori and Settler. Overall: GOOD.

 


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