CANADIANS ON THE NILE, 1882-1898: Being the Adventures of the…

CANADIANS ON THE NILE, 1882-1898: Being the Adventures of the Voyageurs on the Khartoum Relief Expedition and Other Exploits

Edition: First Edition

Vancouver: University of British Columbia Press, 1978. Grey boards. pp (xx), 184, [4] + plates. Ink owner name, else fine. Jacket has small tears to spine ends, VG otherwise.. "Chosen for their unique skills, 400 Canadian voyageurs transported imperial forces up the Nile in a daring attempt to rescue "Chinese" Gordon, former governor-general of the Sudan, at Khartoum. A generation later, another Canadian, Sir Percy Girouard, built the desert railway enabling Kitchener to capture Khartoum in 1898." - jacket flap.; Octavo. 0774800941

Book ID: 48375
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