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Author: Battersby, H.F. Prevost:
Title: Richard Corfield of Somaliland.
Published: London: Edward Arnold, 1914.
Classification: Catalogue 21 - Biography
Description: First edition. With illustrations and a map. xix, 259 pp + 1 pp ads. Frontispiece - portrait of Richard Corfield, & 12 other b/w photographic plates. 2 plates missing. Map of Somaliland at rear missing. A biography of Richard Corfield who served in the British Colonial Service in Somaliland with particular emphasis on the 10 years from 1904. Part I - Youth; Part II - The Life of Adventure, Part III - The Horn of Africa, Part IV - Northern Nigeria; Untempered Mortar. Text clean except for some light finger soiling. Front hinge cracking at half title. Red cloth boards with gilt lettering on front board and spine. Small nick in cloth on front edge of spine. Corners bumped and rubbed. Front and bottom edges untrimmed. Ex-library copy - library stamps on eps. Overall condition Good+.
Book Number: #8048
Price: € 90.00

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