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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


Crossing the Sands., THESIGER, WILFRED:
Crossing the Sands.

Visions of A Nomad. SIGNED by the Author., THESIGER, WILFRED:
Visions of A Nomad. SIGNED by the Author.

Young England An Illustrated Magazine For Recreation and Instruction. Volume 9. January 1888., BALLANTYNE, R. M.; VARIOUS;
Young England An Illustrated Magazine For Recreation and Instruction. Volume 9. January 1888.

With Moore At Corunna. With Twelve Illustrations by Wal Paget., HENTY, G. A.:
With Moore At Corunna. With Twelve Illustrations by Wal Paget.

Letters of John Cowper Powys to Louis Wilkinson 1935 - 1956., POWYS, John Cowper; WILKINSON Louis;
Letters of John Cowper Powys to Louis Wilkinson 1935 - 1956.

St. Bartholomew's Eve: A Tale of the Huguenot Wars. With Twelve Illustrations by H. J. Draper, and a Map of France., HENTY, G. A.:
St. Bartholomew's Eve: A Tale of the Huguenot Wars. With Twelve Illustrations by H. J. Draper, and a Map of France.

The North Pole. Introduction by THEODORE ROOSEVELT., PEARY, ROBERT E.:
The North Pole. Introduction by THEODORE ROOSEVELT.

Natural History & Sport in Moray. Author of ‘Wild Sports of the Highlands,’ ‘Tour in Sutherland,’ Etc., ST. JOHN, Charles;
Natural History & Sport in Moray. Author of ‘Wild Sports of the Highlands,’ ‘Tour in Sutherland,’ Etc.

 


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