Beric The Briton; A Story of the Roman Invasion

HENTY, G.A. (author). W. PARKINSON (illustrator). Beric The Briton; A Story of the Roman Invasion.

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HENTY, G.A. (author). W. PARKINSON (illustrator). Beric The Briton; A Story of the Roman Invasion. London, Blackie & Son, Limited. [1893].

8vo. Original mid-brown cloth decorated pictorially in yellow, white, black, and gilt to spine and upper cover, olivine edges, plum endpapers; pp. [xi], 12-383 + 32 (publisher's catalogue); illustrated with 12 illustrations printed in half-tones by William Parkinson; a bright, clean and attractive copy with some compression to head of spine, tiny wear to forecorner tips and a small, and insignificant, dent to lower cover; internally generally very good, sound and crisp with only a couple of small marks and the contemporary, and impressive, engraved book plate of Herbert William Oakley, now faintly crossed through.
Early edition,, with undated title-page but with the publisher's catalogue listing 1893 titles (namely this book and In Greek Waters) without press reviews. Henty's account of the brave struggle of the early Britons against the superior civilization of the invading Roman Empire.

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