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The Life of Laurence Oliphant. Traveller, Diplomat, Mystic.
Henderson, Philip.
London: 1956, Robert Hale.
First Edition. xii, 281, 4 blanc pp. HC. 8vo.
Illustrations: B&W Photographs.
[Biography - History ]
[Travel - Adventure]
[Laurence Oliphant]
Burgundy cloth over board, gilt spine title, red illustrated dw. With b&w Illustrations and phhotographs. Life in Crimea 1854, India at the time of the Mutiny (sic), China, Japan, Private Secretary to Lord Elgin, in Italy with Garibaldi,Times correspondent during the Crimean and Franco-Prussian War. After his adventurous life for some years member of the 'Brotherhood of the New Life', later pioneer of Zionism in Palestine, bizarre missionary work among the Arabs....etc
Foredge minimal foxing, top edge more so, faintly musty, otherwise v.g.+, seemingly unread; dw some discolouring, small tears and wear at edges.

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