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Title:The Last Encounter
Price:AUD$19.80 (about USD$15.10)
Item ID:SB00-0108249
Publisher:W. H. Allen, London, 1972
Dust Jacket:Good
W. H. Allen, 1972, Hardcover, Book Condition: Good, Dust Jacket Condition: Good, First

foreword by Colonel C. G. Luton, author's note. Map illustrated endpapers, showing Park map of Africa with placement of Kartoum. Blue coloured boards with gilt coloured titles to the backstrip. Bumping and rubbing to the backstrip edges and to the book corners. Scuffing to the book panels with slight fading. Browning and dust marks to the text block edge. Age toning of the internal text. Colour illustrated dustwrapper with red and white titles to the front panel and backstrip. Colour photograph of author to the rear dustwrapper panel. There is a 0.5 " tear to the top left-hand corner of the rear dustwrapper panel and a tear measuring 2.5 " the top right-hand corner of the same dustwrapper panel. Fading to the backstrip. The author, using material gathered over 20 years from a wide range of sources, has written a marvellous novel in the form of Gordon's own missing last journal. He gives a stark, but moving, picture of the siege of Khartoum and of the last tortured months of Gordon's life and reveals a man is unsure of his destiny as he was unsure of his sexual emotions -- front fold over blurb. Size: 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall. VI, 7-176 pages, . We are happy to provide pictures of this book on request Quantity Available: 1. Category: Fiction; Fiction -- Military ; ISBN: 0491009119. ISBN/EAN: 9780491009119. Inventory No: 0108249.
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