A DESERT DRAMA: BEING THE TRAGEDY OF THE KOROSKO.
Philadelphia: J.B. Lippincott Company, 1898. Octavo, pp. [1-8] 9-277 [278: blank] [279-288: ads], original light blue cloth, front stamped in dark blue, brown and green, spine stamped in dark blue, gold, brown and green. First U.S. edition. A party of tourists sailing on the Nile are abducted by Dervish warriors, during captivity they are asked to renounce Christianity. Imperialistic view of North Africa. Adapted into a stage play and filmed twice (1923 & 1932). Green and Gibson, A22c. Top page edges dusty, spine a little age darkened, a nearly fine copy. Lawrence Solomon book label affixed to front paste-down. (19969). Item #19969