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Brains and Bravery.
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(RACKHAM, Arthur, illus.) HENTY, G. A., & others.

Brains and Bravery.

Published: London: W. & R. Chambers, Ltd. 1903

Stock code: 102080

Price: £750

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First edition, first impression. A collection of 14 tales in which young men exhibit “brains and bravery.” The tales are by G. A. Henty, Guy Boothby, L. T. Meade & Prof. Robert K. Douglas, John Arthur Barry, Katharine Tynan, H. A. Bryden, W. H. Williamson, Walter Wood, F. B. Forester, Hemingford Grey, and T. R. Threlfall.

Octavo. Original red cloth, pictorial decoration to front cover and spine, titles to front cover and spine in red. Illustrated throughout with 8 half-tone plates by Arthur Rackham. Spine lightly sunned, light rubbing and fraying to ends of spine and corners, front inner hinge cracked, occasional spotting. A very good copy.

Bibliography: Latimore & Haskell p. 20.

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