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1 Barthorp, Michael. WAR ON THE NILE: BRITAIN, EGYPT AND THE SUDAN, 1882-1898.
Blandford, Poole, 1984. 
190 pp, large 8vo (9 5/8" H), soft cover. ISBN 0713718587 B&w photographs, reproductions, maps/battle plans. "Britain's continual military involvement in Egypt and the Sudan to protect British 'interest' and the Suez Canal is a compelling story o f gruelling desert campaigns led by such famous Victorian generals as Wolseley, Gordon and Kitchener against the charismatic Mahdi and the Khalifa." Interior - clean and tight with no previous ownership marks. Exterior - small soft crease a t t o p o f rear cover, minor edge wear, very light rubbing, two small soft corner creases. Very Good 
Price: 10.00 USD
 
 
KHARTOUM 1885:  GENERAL GORDON'S LAST STAND.  OSPREY MILITARY CAMPAIGN SERIES 23., Featherstone, Don.  (Donald).  General editor David G. Chandler.
2 Featherstone, Don. (Donald). General editor David G. Chandler. KHARTOUM 1885: GENERAL GORDON'S LAST STAND. OSPREY MILITARY CAMPAIGN SERIES 23.
London Osprey 1993 185532301X / 9781855323018 First Edition Soft Cover Very Good+ Cilla Eurich. 
96 pp, large 8vo (9 11/16" H). Profusely illustrated in color and b&w with photos, maps, battle plans, reproductions, uniform studies. "The fall of Khartoum and the death of General Gordon at the hand of the Mahdi's army constituted one of the most colourful and controversial episodes of Britain's military history - a seemingly unfeeling Imperial government had 'let down' one of the nation's heroes. Here, Donald Featherstone, well known for his many books on military subjects and wargaming in particular, focuses especially on the battles fought by the relief columns." "The Osprey Campaign Series presents concise, authoritative accounts of the great conflicts of history. Each volume begins with an assessment of each commander's campaign stragegy, then recounts the progress of the fighting, blow-by-blow. More than 90 illustrations, including maps, charts and colour plates accompany the text, and a series of three-dimensional battle maps mark the critical stages of the campaign. Each volume concludes with a brief guide to the battlefield today, and detailed notes for wargamers." Interior - clean and tight with no previous ownership marks. Exterior - area of faint dis-coloration of two title letters on front cover. 
Price: 15.00 USD
 
 
CANADIANS ON THE NILE, 1882-1898.  BEING THE ADVENTURES OF THE VOYAGEURS ON THE KHARTOUM RELIEF EXPEDITION AND OTHER EXPLOITS., MacLaren, Roy.
3 MacLaren, Roy. CANADIANS ON THE NILE, 1882-1898. BEING THE ADVENTURES OF THE VOYAGEURS ON THE KHARTOUM RELIEF EXPEDITION AND OTHER EXPLOITS.
University of British Columbia Press, Vancouver, (1978). 
184 pp, large 8vo (9 1/4" H), hard cover in dust jacket. ISBN 0774800941 B&w photos, reproductions, map. "...a lively description of Canada's romantic and little known involvement in the greatest imperial drama of Queen Victoria's later years. C hosen for their unique skills, 400 English- and French-speaking Canadian voyaguers transported imperial forces up the Nile in a daring attempt to rescue 'Chinese' Gordon, besieged at Khartoum. A generation later, their imperial work was compl e t e d b y another Canadian, Sir Percy Girouard, who built the desert railway which enabled Kitchener to capture Khartoum in 1898..." Very light wrinkling at top/bottom of spine. Dust jacket has minor edge browning, very light edge wear/wrinklin g, a f ew sm all & tiny edge tears - archivally taped. Very Good/Very Good- 
Price: 16.00 USD
 
 
KITCHENER: SOLDIER AND STATESMAN., Starritt, S. Stuart.
4 Starritt, S. Stuart. KITCHENER: SOLDIER AND STATESMAN.
Religious Tract Society, London, n.d. 
156 pp, small 8vo (7 1/2" H), hard cover (faded red boards with gold lettering/banding on spine) - no dust jacket. B&w plates. Previous owner's "Sunday School" bookplate on front pastedown, moderate browning to endpapers, heavy browning to half-ti tle page and to last text page, light browning to text pages, waviness to illustration pages, book slightly cracked in a few places, boards are faded, spine has faded to brown from red, heavy browning to edges of textblock, wear and frayin g a t t o p / b ottom of spine, light edge wear. Good reading copy only. 
Price: 19.95 USD
 


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