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Sketches in Mafeking and East Africa SIGNED by Author

Major-General R.S.S. Baden-Powell

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Ref. 109725   Edition. First Edition

Published By: Smith, Elder, & Co. 1907 (London)

First edition hardback bound in brown cloth with printed embossed pictorial motif to cover, and printed title to cover and spine. All edges gilt. Signed in black ink by the author to the ffep: 'from / Robert Baden-Powell / 1919'. Colour frontispiece with tissue guard. A further 8 colour plates listed. Numerous illustrations within the text throughout. Darkening to binding to edges and across spine. A few dents to edges, and the odd scuffed patch. Spine edges worn, particularly lower edge, with some wear to corners. Overall cover is complete and smart, pictorial motif completely intact. Spotting to endpapers. Creasing, chipping and darkening along lower edge of tissue guard. Small stain to lower corner of pages 29-137. Very minor thumbing to pages, which are otherwise clean and bright. Overall very good condition. xii + 183 pp. A scarce and collectable book, more so with Baden-Powell's signature.

Book Condition: Very Good

Size: 4to Oblong

Binding: Hardback

Book Type: Book

Inscription: Signed by Author Robert Baden-Powell

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