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Author Name    CHURCHILL, Sir WINSTON:

Title   The River War. An Historical Account of the Reconquest of the Soudan. Edited by Col. F. Rhodes. Ilustrated by Angus McNeill, Seaforth Highlanders. In Two Volumes.

Publisher    London, Longmans & Co., 1900 3rd imp

Seller ID   78313

Tall 8vo. Hardbark, In black cloth covers with gilt to spine and front. With gilt vignette of river steamer and facsimile signature to front, and gilt vignette of damaged, domed building to spine. Black endpapers. In very good condition. Covers slightly rubbed with rubbing to edges and corners. Some darkening and foxing to endpapers. Bookplates to endpapers “S.A. Walden.” “William Hooke, Abingdon” bookseller labels to rears. Hinges cracked on v.2. with glue repair. Occasional foxing spots to pages. Else very clean and tight copies. xxiv, 462, xiv 499pp. Vol I has 32 pp cat. With numerous maps, plans, photographs and illustrations. The River War: An Historical Account of the Reconquest of the Soudan is an 1899 book written by Winston Churchill while he was still an officer in the British army. This first edition copy was owned by Arthur Herbert Kerr and was lately owned by Andrew Kerr, who was the personal and literary assistant to Randolph S Churchill, involved in the research of the official biography of Winston, a founder of the Glastonbury Festival and who knew many famous people of the time including Jacquie Kennedy, John Betjamin and Jimi Hendrix. A rare and fascinating early work by Winston Churchill with an interesting, documented provenance.

CHURCHILL Sir WINSTON CHURCHILL, River War, Historical Account, Reconquest, Soudan, Col. F. Rhodes, Angus McNeill, Arthur Herbert Kerr, Andrew Kerr, Andrew Kerr, Glastonbury Festival, documented provenance, first edition, photographs

Price = 1500.00 GBP


Lord Randolph Churchill. In Two Volumes., CHURCHILL, WINSTON:
Lord Randolph Churchill. In Two Volumes.

Thoughts and Adventures., CHURCHILL, WINSTON S.:
Thoughts and Adventures.

The Second World War. The "Chartwell" Edition. Complete in Six volumes., CHURCHILL, WINSTON S.:
The Second World War. The "Chartwell" Edition. Complete in Six volumes.

Printed Thank you LETTER from Winston Churchill on House of Commons headed paper, Winston Churchill
Printed Thank you LETTER from Winston Churchill on House of Commons headed paper

Lord Randolph Churchill. In Two Volumes., CHURCHILL, WINSTON:
Lord Randolph Churchill. In Two Volumes.

The Royal River. The Thames, From Source to Sea. Descriptive, Historical, Pictorial., VARIOUS:
The Royal River. The Thames, From Source to Sea. Descriptive, Historical, Pictorial.

Into Battle. Speeches by the Right Hon. Winston S. Churchill. Compiled by Randolph S. Churchill., CHURCHILL, WINSTON S.:
Into Battle. Speeches by the Right Hon. Winston S. Churchill. Compiled by Randolph S. Churchill.

The Second World War. Complete in Six Volumes. The Gathering Storm, Their Finest Hour, The Grand Alliance, The Hinge of Fate, Closing The Ring, Triumph and Tragedy., CHURCHILL, WINSTON S.:
The Second World War. Complete in Six Volumes. The Gathering Storm, Their Finest Hour, The Grand Alliance, The Hinge of Fate, Closing The Ring, Triumph and Tragedy.

 


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