Item #34400 Ian Hamilton’s March. Winston S. Churchill.
Ian Hamilton’s March

Ian Hamilton’s March

Longmans, Green & Co., London, 1900, 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. This book is very crisp and unworn. Bookplate of George Marten, RN commander, had a key role in Operation Pedestal ( Malta and SS Ohio) and after the war was an equerry to King George VI. Page edges even, but with some spotting. Contents generally white and unmarked, but foxing in early pages. Publisher's catalogue at the rear dated 07/00. Spine has some sunning, but gilt still very bright. (A5). Item #34400

Price: $900.00

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