THE LOST COLUMN a story of the Boxer Rebellion. Of the Siege of Tientsin and Admiral Seymour’s attempts to relieve the Peking Legations, comprising the Adventures of Gerald Wood, and minor passages in the lives of Mr. Wang and Jugataï the Tartar. Illustrated in colour by Cyrus Cuneo.
London: Henry Frowde Hodder and Stoughton, 1909. 379 pages. Illustrated with 9 colour plates. Original pictorial cloth gilt. Octavo. First edition. Binding a little rubbed and dust-soiled; some patches of foxing her & there; else very good. The half-title bears the author’s inscription: ‘To Rowland Carse with all good wishes & the best of luck Charles Gilson.’