London to Ladysmith via Pretoria. Winston S. Churchill.

London to Ladysmith via Pretoria

Longman’s Green & Co., London, 1900, hardcover. First edition. The first of two books by Churchill based on his newspaper despatches sent from the front in South Africa. Bound in tan cloth stamped gilt, red, and black with an illustration of an armoured train on the cover. 498 pages plus 32 page catalogue at rear, 3 folding maps, 5 other plans and maps. Original pictorial cloth is soiled and worn at extremeties. red on spine bright and unfaded. Front and rear free endpapers have been replaced. the folding map at front has wear and repairs. Contents clean. This is a sound copy at a good price. (ICS A4a). Item #18760

Price: $200.00

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