Bound in original green cloth, gilt, in pictorial dust wrapper, which has sunned spine and some edge wear, including chips at head and tail of spine. Scattered foxing throughout, including edges; otherwise a very good copy.
Hodder and Stoughton Limited.,
Adventures of h. m. transport rio negro. by captain evan p. cameron r.d., r.n.r., f.r.a.s.
FIRST EDITION. 8vo. 5.75 x 8.5 inches. xv + 244 pp.
Illustrated by 50 black and white photographic plates, including portrait frontispiece and facsimile. Map front endpaper.
A well illustrated narrative of the evacuation of political refugees from Southern Russia in 1920 as the white forces were defeated by the reds in the Russian Civil War; and in particular the role played by the steamship, Rio Negro, under the command of Captain Evan Percival Cameron, in concert with Royal Navy warships. It covers the evacuations of the Crimea, including the ports of Yalta and Sebastopol, ordered by General Denikin and also those of Odessa and of Batoum in the Caucasus.
[Stock No. 25580]