Don Roberto . Being the Account of the Life and Works of R. B. Cunninghame Graham 1852 - 1936 .

By: Tschiffely, A. F.

Price: £28.00

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Book Condition: Very Good+ in Very Good- dust jacket


In midnight blue/black boards with bright, unblemished gilt lettering to the spine, and a bright gilt 'motif' to the front board. In the original publisher's black/red lettered dustjacket which is complete, with a little closed chipping to the head of the spine, but is very sunned (the cream colour has 'tanned') to the spine and edges - but all titling/lettering, etc, is Very Clear. Overall a VG minus dustjacket which is now in a new protective clear - removable - bookfilm plastic cover and looks Very Good. The dustjacket is NOT price clipped. The page fore-edges are foxed (light brown spots) but Internally the text block is VERY clean and tight. (xx) + 458 pp. Frontispiece (A Bronze Bust of 'Don Roberto' by Jacob Epstein) , plus full page b/w plates, line-illustrations and Maps in the text, Bibliography, Index. "The classic biography of Robert Bontine Cunninghame Graham - born a Scottish aristocrat - but became a South American gaucho, a rancher in America's Wild West, and a political radical who was jailed for his beliefs. A writer and adventurer, he was the first MP to call himself a socialist and founded both the Scottish Labour Party and the SNP! . Written by Aimé Félix Tschiffely (May 7,1895-January 5,1954) a Swiss-born, Argentine professor, writer, and adventurer." ; Thick 8vo 8" - 9" tall

Title: Don Roberto . Being the Account of the Life and Works of R. B. Cunninghame Graham 1852 - 1936 .

Author Name: Tschiffely, A. F.

Categories: Foreign Travel. Exploration, Animals. Birds. Fish. Fishing, Biography. Essays. Letters. Diaries, History & Politics. Churchill, N & S. America/ USA, British Topography, Older/Uncatalogued, Ireland. Scotland. Celtic, Agriculture. Farming. Forestry, Field Sports/Horses,

Edition: First Edition

Publisher: London, William Heinemann Ltd.: 1937

Binding: Hardcover

Book Condition: Very Good+ in Very Good- dust jacket

Seller ID: 48241

Keywords: Robert Bontine Cunninghame Graham Was Born A Scottish Aristocrat -became A South American Gaucho, A Rancher In America's Wild West, & A Political Radical Jailed For His Beliefs. A Writer & Adventurer, The First MP To Call Himself A Socialist ; Founded Both The Scottish Labour Party And The SNP Don Roberto . Being The Account Of The Life And Works Of R. B. Cunninghame Graham 1852 - 1936 ; A. F. Tschiffely;