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THE LAST CHARGE: THE 21ST LANCERS AND THE BATTLE OF OMDURMAN 2 SEPTEMBER 1898
Written by Terry Brighton. Illustrated by Douglas N. Anderson.
Stock no. 1820027
Published by The Crowood Press. 1st 1998. Nearly fine condition in a nearly fine dustwrapper.
Large format. The last true regimental cavalry charge against a standing enemy by which 2800 of the Mahdist forces were driven out of the path of General Kitchener's advance. B/w photos and colour illustrations. ISBN: 1861261896. Previous owner's name label to front pastedown. Silver grey pictorial dustwrapper is lightly scuffed with minor score marks to rear panel.
EXPLORERS OF THE NILE: THE TRIUMPH AND TRAGEDY OF A GREAT VICTORIAN ADVENTURE
Written by Tim Jeal.
Stock no. 1819301
Published by Faber & Faber. 1st 2011. Nearly fine condition in a fine dustwrapper.
The thrilling story of the contest to uncover the planet's most elusive secret. The story of the epic expeditions to find the source of the White Nile. The tragic consequences the Nile search has had on Uganda and Sudan to this day. Green boards, gilt title to spine. Colour & b/w plates and b/w illustrations to text. ISBN: 9780571249756. board corners lightly bumped, top & tail of spine lightly worn, a couple of minor white marks to edges. Minor marks to text block.
IN RELIEF OF GORDON: LORD WOLSELEY'S CAMPAIGN JOURNAL OF THE KHARTOUM RELIEF EXPEDITION 1884-1885
Written by Adrian Preston.
Stock no. 1818174
Published by Hutchinson of London. 1st 1967. Very good condition in a very good dustwrapper.
Lord Wolseley's diary of his abortive expedition to free Gordon in Khartoum. Black cloth boards, gilt title to spine. B/w illustrations. Name & address in ink to verso of half-title page (neat). A few light foxspots to text block and prelims. Text block browned. Pictorial dustwrapper is edge-rubbed and red title to front is unevenly faded.
As described in "Flowering PLants of the Anglo-Egyptian Sudan VoL II". Green card wraps. Covers lightly browned.
Card wraps. Large format. Numerous distribution maps. Sudan Republic and its geographical affinities. ISBN: 0112411002. Lacks topographical overlay from rear pocket.
A symposium to mark the 50th anniversary of the Gezira research station. Contents fine except 16 pages in the centre of the book have been misprinted - most text still readable.