Glasgow: The Grant Educational Co., no date [circa 1920s]. [Historical Fiction] VINTAGE COPY, a later edition. Octavo (19 x 15cm), pp.viii; 198. With 48 engraved plates by Benett, including a frontispiece. Publisher's purple leatherette with gilt titles to spine, gilt monogram to upper, and black endpapers. Corners rounded; all edges gilt. Heavy spotting to preliminaries; lightly toned throughout. Somewhat warped, with some rippling to spine. A lightly-used copy. Very good. An adventure and romance set during the Greek War of Independence in the late 1820's, culminating in a showdown with Cretan pirates. First published in English in 1885. A rare edition thus. Item #57460
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