The River War (An Historical Account of the Reconquest of the Sudan). Winston S. Churchill.

The River War (An Historical Account of the Reconquest of the Sudan)

Eyre & Spottiswoode, London, 1933, 2nd printing, Copyright page identifies this as “second cheap edition”. A desirable edition, and the best to read other than a first. This edition uses the setting of the 1902 edition so is abridged. There are 22 maps, many folding and some in two colours. Bound in lilac cloth,, blocked in black on the spine only. 381 pages, index, appendices. This edition adds a new introduction from Churchill. Book is clean and crisp, spine is unmarked, unfaded. Owner name on endpaper date 1938 in Khartoum. Some light spots on otherwise clean even page edges. Includes the original dustwrapper with same style as first printing. The jacket is well worn with tape marks along top of front cover and a large piece 55 x 40 mm gone from lower edge of front cover. (A2da.2). Item #50035

Price: $400.00

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