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Hardback, 8vo. (7x5 ins.) Blue pictorial cloth with gilt lettering and black printed pictorial design to front and spine. Plain endpapers. In very good condition. Minor rubbing to corners and some minor rubbing to rear. Endpapers darkened with neat inscription “E.E. Thompson, Nevilly, 1931.”Foxed spot to rear of frontis, some darkening to page edges else a very clean and tight copy. Nice bright clean cover. Colour frontis plate by H. M. Brock & 7 b&w illustrations by unknown artists. 111 pp. / Cat.16 pp. The story was originally published in the UNION JACK, June 1881. The copy here is an “entirely different form” from the book in limp cloth (copies of this one are virtually unseen). This is “really a separate publication”. (Newbolt). It also contains: “White-Faced Dick”, and “A Brush with the Chinese”.
Title: Bears and Dacoits. And Other Stories.
Categories: G. A. HENTY,
Publisher: London, Blackie & Son, n.d. ca1901:
Item: 1.00 Item
Seller ID: 78695
Keywords: G. A. HENTY Henty, Literature, Brock, Bears and Dacoits., illustrated, decorative, colour plate, 1901, inscribed, colour frontis, H. M. Brock, E.E. Thompson, Nevilly, 1931