The Story of the Malakand Field Force. Winston S. Churchill.
The Story of the Malakand Field Force
The Story of the Malakand Field Force
The Story of the Malakand Field Force

The Story of the Malakand Field Force

Longmans, Green & Co., London, 1898, The Colonial issue of the first edition. This edition, intended for sale in India and the Colonies, used the same printing plates as the first home issue, so has all the same errors. It is bound in pictorial grey cloth. Latest estimates (Cohen) are that about 1075 of these were issued clothbound . The survival rate is low and most are in poor condition from the tropical climates in which they were sold. 336 pages, 6 maps, no catalogues at rear. Woods A1ab, Cohen A1.2.c This book has been rebacked, with new cloth reinforcing the original spine. This is the first printing with 1898 on the title page, and a blank verso Covers are clean with good colour, original spine well tanned but gilt still very readable. Scattered foxing, page edges and paper generally off white. Owner name dated 25-4-98 on title page. This copy has the 16 line errata slip, see Cohen and Langworth for pictures and discussion of this. (ICS A1ab). Item #36620

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