Benita. An African Romance. Henry Rider HAGGARD, Sir, Gordon BROWNE.

Benita. An African Romance.

London: Cassell & Company, 1906. [Fantasy Adventure] FIRST EDITION. Octavo (20 x 14cm), pp.viii; 344 [16]. Catalogue date 8.06. With 16 illustrated plates, including a frontispiece, by Browne. Publisher's red cloth with gilt titles to spine and upper, and patterned endpapers. Black ink ownership to half-title. Heavy spotting to edges, preliminaries, and catalogue at rear; moderate spotting throughout. Moderate wear to cloth, with a few marks, sunning to spine, and some fraying to head and tail. Very good. Haggard claims this African tale, featuring buried treasure and clairvoyance, was inspired by a true story. Published as 'The Spirit of Bambatse' in the US. Item #57971

Whatmore, 'H. Rider Haggard: A Bibliography' (London 1987), F30.

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