Gordon at Khartoum.


This book sets out the history of General Gordon in Egypt during the uprising in the Sudan. It is made up in a series of acts. Firstly we have Dramatis Personae, the man himself. Then secondly we have The mission. The journey . The forlorne Hope.The race against Time. and Finaly the end. It tells of the terrible bloodbath that was to befall the British and Egyptian armies.THe new prophet of God, the Mahdi, was master of Kordofan.but he was in deadly peril.An army of 10;000men under Hicks Pasha, a British officer, had marched into the western desertto deal with the enemy–a ragged, ill–trained army, but the only thing that stood betweenKhartoumand ruin.

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H/b in original boards, a little bit grubby, with bumped corners size 8×6 pp 172 inc addverts index, short bibliography, maps portrait plates with frontispiece. Hinges strong binding firm textblock clean throughout, some light foxing and staining to prelims, good wishes, sibnature and date to f/ep. Otherwise internaly a nice clean copy.


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