Letters from the Scenes of the Recent Massacres in Armenia

By: Harris, J. Rendel & Helen Harris

Price: NZ$1,125.00

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Book Condition: Very Good- with no dust jacket

Front inner hinge broken with split to gutter between the double page map and the following leaf (pages 1-2). Some pencil underlining in margins. Pencil marginalia on rear free endpaper. Contemporary owner's signature "G H Balfour 1897". Rubber stamps of "John McGlashan College / Maori Hill" on endpapers and margins of some text leaves. Later owner's ex-libris bookplate, "The Library of Hardwicke Knight", on front endpaper. A few small marks and some fading to boards. Some rubbing to joints. Slight 1/8" fraying to cloth at tips of corners of boards. Minor foxing. ; xii, 254 pages + frontispiece + 7 plates + 1 double page map + [6] pages advertisements. Publisher's dark blue cloth boards with gilt lettering on spine and front board. Page dimensions: 199 x 134mm. Selected contents: Arrival at Constantinople; Visit to the British Embassy; Projected departure from Smyrna to Alexandretta; Journey to Aintab; American Bravery; Official Hypocrisy and Fatalism; American Civilisation in the midst of Turkish Desolation; A Morning with Miss Shattuck at Ourfa; Difficulties at Diarbekir; Attempts at Relief in Diarbekir and Neighbourhood; Condition around Harpoot; Despair of the Villagers; Vigorous Protests against Western Scepticism; Arrival at Malatia; Hemmed in at Harpoot; Symptoms of Further Massacres; Intented Visit to Eghin; Visiting the Woimen at Arabkir; Journey from Sivas to Marsovan via Tokat; Relief Work in Eghin. [Seller Ref: KnightCol]; 8vo

Title: Letters from the Scenes of the Recent Massacres in Armenia

Author Name: Harris, J. Rendel & Helen Harris

Categories: Category Available,

Edition: First Edition

Publisher: London, James Nisbet & Co.: 1897

Binding: Hardcover

Book Condition: Very Good- with no dust jacket

Seller ID: 15176