By Sheer Pluck. A Tale Of The Ashanti War

London: Blackie & Son, 1884. First edition. Hardcover. Very Good. Original green cloth, lettered in gilt and decorated in gilt, maroon, and dark green. All edges plain. Dark brown endpapers with previous owner book-plate to the front free endpaper. With eight full page illustrations by Gordon Browne. With 32 pp. of ads to the rear with the first page announcing the new books for 1884. Some scuffing along the exterior hinge and some wear to the spine ends. The gold and green on the spine are a little dull now and portions of the dark green background are abraded. A clean, and solid copy. Matches all first edition points for Newbolt 16.1.

Price: $350.00


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