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[First English Edition]

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By: Winston S. Churchill
Edition: First English Edition [1 of 5,000 copies]
Biblio: (Cohen A8.1.a) (Woods A5)
Date: 1900
Published: Longmans, Green, & Co. Ltd. [London]
Size (Details): 8vo (409 pages, with tissue-protected frontis portrait of Gen. Ian Hamilton,1 three-color folding map, plus 9 other maps and plans, 32- page rear publishers catalogue.)
Binding: Hardcover [Dark red cloth]

Category: First Editions by Winston Churchill
From: Churchill at Chartwell
Item Number: 203945



The culmination of Churchill's Boer War narrative in South Africa that began with LONDON TO LADYSMITH, including the triumphant liberation of his former-POW campmates in Pretoria.

Description: This is a very good copy of the First English edition. The binding is tight and the red cloth bright. There is a tiny chip in the front face and some faint rubbing to the spine joints and ruffling to the spine head and tail. The spine has also darkened with age. The contents are fine, with a former owner's bookplate on the black front pastedown. The prelims are very faintly foxed, and there is a faint stain in the upper fore-edge, else fine.

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Bibliographic numbers (in parentheses) are from Frederick Woods' original Churchill bibliography (Woods), as emended by Richard Langworth in his Connoisseur's Guide; and from the new, greatly expanded Churchill bibliography by Ronald Cohen (Cohen).










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