THE TENTS OF SHEM: A NOVEL ... In three volumes. Grant Allen, Charles Grant Blairfindie Allen.

THE TENTS OF SHEM: A NOVEL ... In three volumes. London: Chatto & Windus, Piccadilly, 1889. Octavo, three volumes: pp. [i-vi] [1] 2-271 [272: blank]; [i-iv] [1] 2-277 [278: blank]; [i-iv] [1] 2-267 [268: blank] + 32-page publisher's catalogue dated "April, 1889" on page [1] inserted at the rear of volume III, original decorated turquoise cloth, front panels stamped in bronze, spine panels stamped in bronze and gold, publisher's monogram stamped in blind on back panels, floral pattered endpapers. First edition. A novel of romance and adventure set largely in North Africa that "utilizes the author's Algerian travels in an exciting tale of Arab Jihad" (Sutherland, Victorian Fiction, p. 21). Wolff 122. Cloth rubbed at edges, spines leaned, some discrete strengthening to spine ends and some inner hinges, front free endpaper of volume one has two closed tears a good, sound copy. (#168458).

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