Khaki and Gown

London, Ward Lock, 1941, hardcover. An autobiography by an old soldier with tales of adventure from all over the world. The “gown” refers to his later years as Master of Peterhouse at Cambridge. Churchill served with Birdwood in the Boer War, and writes a glowing 2 page foreword. 456 pages, photos, coloured maps, bound in navy cloth stamped in gilt on spine. Woods B36, Cohen B75.1. Fine bright copy, cloth clean, gilt bright, some very faint edge spotting. In attractive blue and yellow dustwrapper, unclipped, spine bright but wear at ends and a closed tear along top edge. Item #18430

Price: $95.00