By P. H. Holt
Oxford   Clarendon Press
8.5" by 5.5" [5], vi-vii, [4], 2-264pp
A very scarce first edition of Peter Holt's study into the Mahdist State of Sudan, illustrated with maps.
By P. H. Holt

1958 The Mahdist Sate in the Sudan 1881-1898 a Study of its Origins Development and Overthrow

Oxford   Clarendon Press
8.5" by 5.5" [5], vi-vii, [4], 2-264pp
A very scarce first edition of Peter Holt's study into the Mahdist State of Sudan, illustrated with maps.
£220.00
: 0.75kgs / : 724P24

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Description

First Edition, Folding Maps, Illustrated, Publishers' Original Binding, Very Scarce, With Dustwrapper

The first edition of this work.

A very scarce work and of great interest today as one of the origins of the present movement. 

In the original price-clipped dustwrapper.

A detailed look into the Mahdist State in Sudan, the religious and political movement that was launched in 1881.

Illustrated with two folding maps and one map.

Collated, complete.

Written by P. M. Holt, a historian well known for his works on the Middle East and Sudan.

Condition

In the original publisher's cloth binding, in the original price-clipped dustwrapper. Externally, smart. A couple of very light marks to the boards and spine. A small amount of bumping to the head and tail of the spine and to the extremities. Dustwrapper with some chips to the head and tail of the spine, with some small closed tears to the extremities and folds. Discolouration to the spine of the dustwrapper, with some light marks to the wraps. A couple of light spots to the fore edge. Bookseller's label to the front pastedown. Internally, firmly bound. Pages are bright and clean.

Near Fine

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