DEWHURST, Claude.

Limelight for Suez.

Cairo: R. Schindler, 1946 Stock Code: 140712
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First edition, first impression, of this history of the Suez Canal, lengthily inscribed by the author on the front free endpaper: "To Denise, a writer of infinite capacity (and charm), who could have written a far better booklet than this - given the material. But the author had that: hence an indifferent tome has appeared before the public as a sandwich between a fulsome repast. In apprehensive respect - Claude Dewhurst. Egypt 1 April 1947".

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Description

Octavo. Original red cloth, titles to spine in black.

Illustrations

10 black and white photographs, 2 maps (1 folding), 1 engraving in text.

Condition

Spine faded with a little loss of cloth at head, a few white marks to cloth but binding firm, internally clean; a good copy.

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