Cleopatra. Being an Account of the Fall and Vengeance of Harmachis, the Royal Egyptian, as set forth by His Own Hand. Caton WOODVILLE, Maurice GREIFFENHAGEN, illustrators, Henry Rider HAGGARD, Sir.

Cleopatra. Being an Account of the Fall and Vengeance of Harmachis, the Royal Egyptian, as set forth by His Own Hand.

London: Longmans, Green, and Co., 1889. [Historical Fiction] FIRST EDITION, later issue. Octavo (20 x 13cm), pp.xvi; 336 [16]. Catalogue dated August 1889. With 29 illustrations by woodville and Greiffenhagen, including a frontispiece. Publisher's blue-grey cloth, bevelled edges, and gilt titles to spine and upper. Publisher's swan-patterned endpapers. Lightly toned, with moderate to heavy spotting throughout. Quite heavy wear and toning to spine, and moderate wear to boards. Very good. Egyptian (or Ptolemaic) historical fiction set during the reign of the famous Queen Cleopatra (51-30 BC). First issued in June 1889, with catalogues dated January 1889. Item #58141

Whatmore, 'H. Rider Haggard: A Bibliography' (London 1987), F10.

Price: £75.00

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