London to Ladysmith via Pretoria. Winston S. Churchill.

London to Ladysmith via Pretoria

Longman’s Green & Co., London, 1900, 1st edition, hardcover. 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 cloth has good colour on covers, name on front, spine is tanned but red and gilt titles still clear. Lacks blank leaf after front endpaper.Page edges even, off white, no spots. Contents have scattered light spots. Original black endpapers intact. Catalogue dated 10/99 bound in at rear. (A4a). Item #33586

Price: $475.00

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