London to Ladysmith via Pretoria. Very Good First Edition Copy with Map.


Price: £400.00

Quantity: 1 available

Hardback, approx 8 x 5 inches. In dark cream cloth covers with gilt lettering and flag design to spine and black and red lettering and pictorial design to front. Black endpapers. In very good condition. Sound, tight binding with excellent page-block. Some minor handling to cover; a couple of small nicks to corners of boards and corners of spine, some rubbing to ends. Endpapers clean and unmarked, darkened on plain sides, with foxing to prelims, some light spots to title page. A couple occasional small foxing spots to pages. Faint stain nr top outer-edge of page-block. Fold out maps with some light spots else all very clean and tight. Overall an excellent first edition copy. 498pp. With colour fold out map at front, 3 other maps and 4 plans. Winston Churchill recounts his capture near Estcourt, his period of imprisonment at Pretoria and subsequent escape to Delagoa Bay. Thereafter the correspondence concerns the campaign in Natal and operations for the relief of Ladysmith.

Title: London to Ladysmith via Pretoria. Very Good First Edition Copy with Map.


Categories: CHURCHILL,

Publisher: London, Longmans, Green, and Co. 1900 1st edition.:

Seller ID: 82184

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