John Murray, 1955, Hardcover, Book Condition: Good, Dust Jacket Condition: Poor, Reprint, Illustrated By: Photographic and Illustrations
600 g.; XII, 324 pages, acknowledgements, list of illustrations, introduction by author, bibliography and index. The text is illustrated with both black and white photographs and black-and-white contemporary illustrations. Dull red coloured boards with gilt titles to the front panel and backstrip. Bumping to be backstrip edges and to the book corners. Rubbing, marking and staining to the book panels. Significant cocking of the spine. Light age toning of the endpapers and of the internal text. Original bookseller's sticker to the lower right-hand corner of the front paste-down. Illustrated dustwrapper with dull red coloured titles to the front panel and white titles to the backstrip. Rubbing to be dustwrapper edges and dustwrapper panels. Chipping to the corners of the dustwrapper to the backstrip edges. There is a piece missing from the top right-hand corner of the dustwrapper panel and there are tears to the four corners of the backstrip. Fading to the backstrip and staining to the front dustwrapper panel. Clipping of the dustwrapper, front fold over panel, lower right-hand corner. The story of four 19th century women -- Isabel Burton,Aimee Dubucq de Rivery, Isabelle Eberhardt and Jane Digby -- Lady Ellenborough, who looked to the east to find love and adventure. Size: 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall. We are happy to provide pictures of this book on request Illustrator: Photographic and Illustrations. Quantity Available: 1. Category: Women & Feminism; Sexuality; 19th Century ; gender studies; Inventory No: 0110462.