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SWAINE, S[tephen] A[lbert], Rev.. General Gordon.

London. Cassell and Company, Limited, 1896. Twenty-first thousand.
8vo. iv, [1], 6-128pp. With a portrait frontispiece. Handsome contemporary gilt-tooled red calf prize binding (High School for Girls, Wells, Somerset), contrasting green morocco lettering-piece, marbled edges. Lightly rubbed and sunned. Marbled endpapers, prize inscription to recto of front blank fly-leaf, light spotting to title.
A handsomely bound copy of this popular biography of Major-General Charles George Gordon (1833-1885), styled the 'Hero of Khartoum', having proved himself during the Mahdist revolt in which he met his end.
£ 75.00 Antiquates Ref: 19081