1 volume. First edition. Bookplate of Hugh and Dorothy de Havilland.
Green cloth cover with gilt title.
Red seal vignette on cover.
Untrimmed page edges.
xiv, 365 pages.
Portrait frontispiece with tissue-guard.
28 full-page illustrations with tissue-guards.
1 map + 1 plan + 1 sketch, all with tissue-guards.
Foxing on title page.
"Neufeld was a German merchant in search of gum-arabic who was
captured by the Mahists in the Sudan. He was imprisoned for 12 years
in Omdurman after the fall of Khartoum and was released after the
Battle of Omdurman.
Relates an account of his capture and imprisonment by the Dervishes.
Features all major characters from the Mahdi to General Gordon.
Adbul-Allah, or the Khaleefa, had succeeded the Mahdi on his death
in 1855 and soon took most of the Sudan with an army of 50,000 dervishes."
Recorded shipping weight 2000g.
Shipped and insured by recorded delivery.
- Binding Condition: Good
- Overall Condition: Good
- Size: 22.5 x 15 cm
- Sold By: West Clare Rare Books
- Contact Person: Tom Moloney
- Country: Ireland
- Email: [email protected]
- Telephone: 0657087803
- Preferred Payment Methods: Credit Cards - PayPal - Cheque.
- Trade Associations: AA Approved
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