The Ostrich for the Defence

By: Hile, William H.

Price: $75.00

Quantity: 1 available

Book Condition: Near Fine


First Edition. Decorated American trade binding (signed binding - Adrian Iorio). Clean red cloth boards with black and white ostrich on cover, gold lettering on cover and spine. No bumping or wear. Binding is tight & square, no cracking. Pages and edges are clean, with clean endpapers; no names, writing or marks. Frontispiece illustration (black and white photograph of man on camel and three men holding an ostrich). Preface by the author. 324 pages with appendix. A lost race Utopian adventure novel set in the Middle East and Africa. Scarce.

Title: The Ostrich for the Defence

Author Name: Hile, William H.

Categories: Fiction, Decorated American Trade Binding,

Edition: First

Publisher: Boston, George H. Ellis Co.: 1912

Binding: Hardcover

Book Condition: Near Fine

Jacket Condition: No Dust jacket

Seller ID: 021972

Keywords: novel, fiction, adventure, utopian societies, William H. Hile, first edition, Decorated American Trade Binding, DATB,