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Author: Alexander John Pott
Publisher: Edinburgh and London : W. Blackwood & Sons, 1932.
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Genre/Form: History
Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Pott, Alexander John, 1876-1931.
People of the Book.
Edinburgh and London : W. Blackwood & Sons, 1932
(OCoLC)655022913
Named Person: F R Wingate, Sir; F R Wingate, Sir
Material Type: Fiction
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Alexander John Pott
OCLC Number: 4596801
Notes: "Stories and sketches ... descriptive of the life the officers of the Sudan Defence Force and the officials of the Sudan Political Service are called upon to lead"--Page x. Based on the experiences of Major A.J. Pott who served in the Egyptian Army from 1914 until 1921. His tour of duty took him to many areas of the Sudan.
Contains three maps of the Battle of Beringia, 1916: 3 folded leaves of plates at end.
Illustrated with reproductions of photographs.
Description: xxiii, 261 pages, [15] leaves of plates (some folded) : illustrations, portrait, maps ; 17 cm
Contents: "He brought them out safely" --
The making of Marko --
The hillmen of the Soudan --
Fantasia --
The Ivory outlaw --
Mohamad the walad --The passing of an empire: the fall of the sultanate of Darfur --
Fra Guglielmo (Brother Bill) --
The story of John Slimmer --
Early progress.
Responsibility: A.J. Pott ; with foreword by Reginald Wingate.

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