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To Herat and Cabul. A Story of the First Afghan War. With eight illustrations by Charles Sheldon and map., HENTY, G.A.:

Author Name    HENTY, G.A.:

Title   To Herat and Cabul. A Story of the First Afghan War. With eight illustrations by Charles Sheldon and map.

Publisher    Blackie & Son. 1902 1st edition.

Seller ID   78686

Tall 8vo. Hardback, 7.5 x 5 inches. In blue pictorial cloth covers with gilt to spine and front. Olive green edges. Grey endpapers. In very good condition. Spine slightly darkened and rubbed at ends. Minor rubbing to corners. Else bright clean cloth. Some darkening and neat inscription to endpapers “To Reg, from Mrs Johnson, 1908.” Half title darkened. A couple of very minor handling marks, Else a very clean and tight copy. 352pp. Cat.32pp. With 8 b/w illustrations by Charles M.Sheldon and a map. An adventure story set in the first Afghan war. When sixteen-year-old Angus Campbell finds himself orphaned and his life at risk, he leaves Tabriz and makes his way to Teheran to seek employment with the British ambassador there. His knowledge of Persian, Arabic, Armenian, Kurdish, and Pushtoo secures him a post as a secretary for Mr. M’Neill. Resourceful and intrepid, he soon finds himself involved in a number of dangerous and daring undercover missions during what has come to be called the First Afghan War. On one of these missions he rescues from certain death a young Afghan chief, and the friendship that develops between them has surprising consequences.

G. A. HENTY G.A.HENTY, Herat, Cabul, First Afghan War, Angus Campbell, Teheran, British ambassador, first edition, 1902, bright,

Price = 40.00 GBP


The Young Franc-Tireurs. And their Adventures in the Franco-Prussian War. Illustrated in Colour by T. C. Dugdale., HENTY, G. A.:
The Young Franc-Tireurs. And their Adventures in the Franco-Prussian War. Illustrated in Colour by T. C. Dugdale.

At Agincourt. A Tale of the White Hoods of Paris. With twelve illustrations by Wal Paget., HENTY, G. A.:
At Agincourt. A Tale of the White Hoods of Paris. With twelve illustrations by Wal Paget.

The Golden Story Book “No. 3800. Printed in Bavaria.”, MANVILLE FENN, G.: PARRY, D.H.: HENTY, G.A.: BRAINE, Sheila: WEEDON, L.L.:
The Golden Story Book “No. 3800. Printed in Bavaria.”

Blackie's English-Study Readers. Fifth Reader. Book V. Henty, Hardy, Conrad, Kipling, Dickens, etc., (HENTY), VARIOUS:
Blackie's English-Study Readers. Fifth Reader. Book V. Henty, Hardy, Conrad, Kipling, Dickens, etc.

The Bravest of the Brave. Or With Peterborough in Spain. Illustrated., HENTY, G. A.:
The Bravest of the Brave. Or With Peterborough in Spain. Illustrated.

By England’s Aid. Or, The Freeing of the Netherlands 1585-1604. With Four Illustrations by Alfred Pearse and Four Maps., HENTY, G. A.; PEARSE, Alfred;
By England’s Aid. Or, The Freeing of the Netherlands 1585-1604. With Four Illustrations by Alfred Pearse and Four Maps.

Tales of Daring & Danger., HENTY, G.A;
Tales of Daring & Danger.

Out on the Pampas. Or: The Young Settlers.With illustrations by Frank Feller., HENTY, G.A.:
Out on the Pampas. Or: The Young Settlers.With illustrations by Frank Feller.

 


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