New York: Alfred A. Knopf / A Borzoi Book, 1995. Arthur Barbosa. First American Edition. Cloth and boards. 8vo, off-white quarter buckram with light gold lettering on spine over ivory boards, illustrated with a double-spread B&W map of "Roads to Harper's Ferry," archival mylar-protected pictorial dust jacket (unclipped) with colorful period figures by Arthur Barbosa, 394 pages. Very Fine / Very Fine. Item #4623
George MacDonald Fraser OBE FRSL (1925 – 2008) was an English-Scottish author who wrote historical novels, non-fiction books and several screenplays. He is best known for a 112-book series that featured the character Flashman. Fraser's Flashman is an antihero: a former school bully become an officer in the Victorian army who often runs from danger yet is aclaimed a hero.