4-5. On the Irrawaddy : a story the first Burmese war

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On the Irrawaddy : a story the first Burmese war / by G.A. Henty ; with eight illustrations by W.H. Overend.

Call No.
: VZ1-520
Publication etc.
: London : Blackie, 1897.
Physical Descript.
: 352, 32p., [7] leaves of plates : ill. ; 20cm.

The story relates adventures that a British youth encounters in Burma (present-day Myanmar), where he is infiltrated as a spy. Being a former war correspondent, Henty wrote many war stories in a distinctively concise style. The Winnington-Ingram Collection includes a total of 40 titles by Henty, the largest number of works by a single author in the Collection.

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