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Pictorial Records of the English in Egypt, with the Life of General Gordon and other Pioneers of Freedom , London: Frederick Warne and Co.

Decorative Cloth. Near Very Good. Includes "Graphic Narratives of the Lives and Adventures of Lord Wolseley, Stewart, Burnaby, Horatio Nelson, Abercromby, Sidney Smith, Sir John Moore, Bruce and other World Famous Heroes." Illustrated with "Upwards of One Hundred and Twenty Wood Engravings, and a series of coloured portaits from authentic photographs, printed in the best style of Chromolithography. Colour Frontispiece has a Portrait of Gordon of Khartoum. Title Page Beautifully Illustrated in Colour. Red cloth cover Illustrated in black & gilt with Britannia and the Lion standing on the North African Shore. Spine similarly decorated with Gordon riding a camel. All Page Edges Gilt. 9 3/4" Tall. Nice old Presentation label on endpaper. Undated Edition, 19th Century. Cover has some patchy fading of colour, mainly on spine (see photo). Hinges sound. Pages & plates in very good, clean condition. (Book ref. 006231 )  £ 40.00

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