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. Small ink owner name, else fine in fine jacket. Signed by the author on the title page (a little blotted onto facing page). "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.; Signed by Author 0774800941

Book ID: 48714
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