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The Rise of the Russian Empire by  Herbert H. (Saki) Munro - First Edition - 1900 - from Dale Steffey Books (SKU: 008178)

The Rise of the Russian Empire

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The Rise of the Russian Empire

by Munro, Herbert H. (Saki)

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Very Good/No Jacket
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About This Item

London and Boston : Grant Richards / L. C. Page & Co., 1900. SCARCE First Edition of his first published book. Herbert H. Munro would go on to write under the pen name of Saki or just H.H. Munro, becoming well-known for sardonic writing on Edwardian society, generally in the form of short stories. Very Good in original yellow cloth, the cloth lightly soiled, small rubs at spine ends and corners. slight toning to end pages, the name stamp of Rawson Bennett, front gutter and at p.143. Rawson Bennett was "Head of Electronics Design Division, from 1943 to 1946. He was awarded the Legion of Merit 'for exceptionally meritorious conduct' during his tour of duty in the Bureau of Ships. The citation further states: '(he) also designed sonic and supersonic underwater sound apparatus so urgently required by the Fleet for the destruction of Axis submarines and Japanese shipping"." He retired from the Navy as a Rear Admiral.(Naval History and Heritage Command website). . First Edition. Cloth. Very Good/No Jacket. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall.

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Details

Bookseller
Dale Steffey Books US (US)
Bookseller Inventory #
008178
Title
The Rise of the Russian Empire
Author
Munro, Herbert H. (Saki)
Format/binding
Hardcover
Book condition
Used - Very Good
Jacket condition
No Jacket
Edition
First Edition
Binding
Hardcover
Publisher
Grant Richards / L. C. Page & Co.
Place of Publication
London and Boston
Date published
1900
Bookseller catalogs
U.S. History; World History;
Size
8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall

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