Tales of Heroism and Adventure.

By: Treble, H. A. (selected by).

Price: $6.40

Quantity: 1 available

Book Condition: Very Good with no dust jacket


16mo - 17 x 11.5 cm.; 160 - (2) pp. Wine red cloth over boards with gilt lettering on the spine and blind stamped scroll borders on the front and back boards. A reader designed for upper school. Contents: 1 - "We Taste the Full Measure of Beduin Hospitality" by T. E. Lawrence, 2 - "The Desert" by A. W. Kinglake, 3 - "Photographing Enemy Trenches" by Cecil Lewis, 4 - "The First Ascent of the Matterhorn" by Edward Whymper, 5 - "A Perilous Descent" by Herman Melville, 6 - "How Roshan Khan Saved My Life" by J. H. Patterson, 7 - "Pearls, Bullocks, and Baobabs" by Thomas Wood, 8 - "Alone in the Arctic" by Augustine Courtauld, 9 - "Pigsticking" by F. Yeats-Brown, 10 - "A Boy's Adventure in Mashonaland " by Kingsley Fairbridge, 11 - "The Bear-Hunt" by Leo Tolstoy, 12 - "An Adventurous Voyage" by Rt. Hon. J. E. B. Seely, 5 pages of biographical notes of the various authors. Previous owner's name on the front free end paper, the externals show mild wear and the spine is faded. Otherwise the book is clean with a sound binding.

Title: Tales of Heroism and Adventure.

Author Name: Treble, H. A. (selected by).

Categories: Literature,

Publisher: London, UK., Oxford University Press / Clarendon Press.: 1939

Binding: Hardcover

Book Condition: Very Good with no dust jacket

Seller ID: 28620

Keywords: Literature; Reader; Literature; Tolstoy; Melville; Lawrence; Melville; Short Stories;