Ian Hamilton’s March. Winston S. Churchill.

Ian Hamilton’s March

Longmans, Green & Co., London, 1900, 1st edition. hardcover. The second half of Churchill’s Boer War despatches. The First edition. Bound in dark red cloth similar size and style to Malakand but new colour. Gilt titles on spine and front cover, black endpapers. 409 pages, 32 page publishers catalogue at rear. Frontis portrait of Gen. Ian Hamilton, folding map at rear, 9 other maps and plans in text. 5000 copies published, half that of London to Ladysmith. Original cloth binding has good colour, but spine has a wrinkly look. Front cover has a splash mark along outer edge. Original black endpapers intact. Publishers catalogue date 7/00 bound in at rear. Page edges have mild spotting. There are also spots on the early pages, ending in the preface, rest of text is clean. Blank leaf after endpaper half torn off, owner stamp on half title page. Lots of a flaws, but a real first at agood price. (A5). Item #32433
ISBN: 1135572798

Price: $225.00

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