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Title:A Question of Honour; The Life of Lieutenant General Valentine Baker Pasha
Price:AUD$12.60 (about USD$8.60)
Item ID:SB00-0113263
Publisher:Leo Cooper/Pen & Sword Paperbacks, London, 1996
Illustrator:Photographic & Illustrations
Condition:Very Good
Leo Cooper/Pen & Sword Paperbacks, 1996, Softcover, Book Condition: Very Good, First, Illustrated By: Photographic & Illustrations

acknowledgements, sources, preface by author and index. The text is illustrated with two inserts, of four pages each, black-and-white photographs/illustrations. Sepia toned photographic card cover with white and black coloured titles to the front panel and backstrip. A little creasing to the book corners and rubbing to the book panels. Age toning of the textblock edges and of the internal pages. Previous bookseller's sticker to the rear book panel. The biography of Lieutenant General Valentine Baker Pasha, who had his career, life and reputation ruined in a 10 minute train ride on the 3rd August 1875. No one knows for sure what actually happened, but the ramifications and repercussions lasted the whole of Valentine Baker's life. From rising star of the British Army, cavalry division, he spent the rest of his life overseas. "Disgraced and condemned by Victorian Society Baker, with the support of the Prince of Wales, went to Turkey to serve with the Turkish army. He went on to distinguish himself greatly and was promoted to Lieutenant General and made a Pasha. His military prowess and personal bravery became legend." – from the rear panel blurb. Size: Trade Paperback. (4), V-XII, (2), 3-180 pages,. Please refer to accompanying picture (s). Illustrator: Photographic & Illustrations. Quantity Available: 1. Category: Biography & Autobiography; Britain/UK; 19th century; Military & Warfare. ISBN: 0850524962. ISBN/EAN: 9780850524963. Inventory No: 0113263.
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