AT THE POINT OF THE BAYONET: A TALE OF THE MAHRATTA WAR
This FIRST EDITION is in VERY GOOD+ condition. Dark green cloth has decorative front board with bold gilt title on top of soldier running with rifle with bayonet in red, black & white and subtitle in black with author's name in gilt on bottom of board. Book's spine has bold gilt lettering and embossed illustration of Indian man in turban with shield and sword in red, black, gilt and white and publisher in gilt lettering. Front board and spine are both bright and colors embossed are in Near Fine condition. Book's spine tips and corners are bumped and mildly worn with mild edgewear and light soiling to boards. Book's binding and insides are tight, bright, clean and unmarked. Previous owner's name in pencil inside of fep with date of "Xmas 1901." Endpapers are dark blue. All three edges have text block dyed dark green. No previous owner's or library markings or foxing. 12 black and white plates by Wal Paget, including frontispiece still under original tissue, are in Near Fine condition. Hardcover, 376pp plus 32pp of adverts at end - "A List of Books for Young People." Please see Prime Editions' other Henty titles: AT ABOUKIR AND ACRE, #'s 2345 & 2464, WITH COCHRANE THE DAUNTLESS, #2462, and WITH BULLER IN NATAL, #2465. Bookseller Inventory # 002463
Title: AT THE POINT OF THE BAYONET: A TALE OF THE ...
Publisher: Charles Scribner's Sons, New York
Publication Date: 1901
Book Condition: Very Good
Dust Jacket Condition: No Jacket
Edition: First Edition.
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