London: Smith, Elder & Co., 1898. Sidney Paget. First Edition, First Printing. Decorated & gilt-stamped cloth. Small 8vo, red pictorial publisher's cloth with gold lettering on spine & cover plus gilt-embossed figures of two Arabs absconding with a European woman, illustrated with 40 full-page B&W lithographic plates by Sidney Paget, 333 pages + [6pp.] ads for Smith, Elder & Co. novels by Doyle et al. Very Good + / None. Item #1963
Solid copy with clean illustrations though with some bubbling to the cloth of the covers. Bookplate and previous owner's signature on front endpaper.
A party of British tourists cruising the Nile are abducted by Dervish Muslim warriors. During their captivity, efforts are made to force the prisoners to renounce Christianity. Filmed twice in 1923 and 1932.
Green & Gibson A22.