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DE WINDT, Harry. (Olga Novikoff "O.K.").

Title Siberia As It Is. With an introduction by Her Excellency Madame Olga Novikoff "O.K.".
Publisher London Chapman & Hall
Date 1892
Book ID 33250
First Edition  


Original pictorial cloth, xxiv+504pp., black endpapers, b/w in-text illus., appendices. Spine ends bruised, very slightly cocked, inner joint starting, a little usual foxing to prelims. but a very nice solid copy. Armorial bookplate featuring crown atop letter 'H', 'Cawthorn & Hutt Booksellers' of Charing Cross label to paste-down. Collectable; Very Good By roving journalist and author of "Through Savage Europe" (an account of his journeys through the Balkans). Having read Kennan's account of the labour camps, Harry De Windt gives his rather less critical view. "Captain Harry Willes Darell de Windt (9 April 1856, Paris - 30 November 1933, Bournemouth) was the aide-de-camp to his brother-in-law Charles Brooke, Rajah of Sarawak (Harry's sister Margaret was Brooke's wife), and is best known as an explorer and travel writer. His books were published under the name of Harry de Windt." Wiki
Price: £80.00