London to Ladysmith via Pretoria. Winston Spencer Churchill.
London to Ladysmith via Pretoria

London to Ladysmith via Pretoria

New York: Longmans, Green and Co., 1900. First American Edition. Hardcover. Churchill's autobiographical account of his experiences during the Second Boer War while acting as a war correspondent for the Morning Post newspaper. Red cloth gilt, 12mo (7-3/8 inches tall), teg, map frontis, pp. (xiv), 1-496, illustrated w. 5 plans and 3 fold-out maps. Volume with cloth somewhat mottled, a minor dampstain affecting the top edge of first c. 40 leaves, two period names in pencil to half-title, small bookseller's label to bottom inside corner of front pastedown, frontis map w. 1/2" marginal stub tear and minor misfold - with no effect on map, "Contents" leaves remain unopened, some toning to text block - mostly at edges, two adjoining leaves noted w. a tiny soil spot near fore-edge, else clean and unmarked throughout w. maps in fine condition. At Least Very Good. Item #1145

A nice copy of the less common first American edition of Churchill's fourth book. Ref. Woods A4(b).

Price: $325.00 CAD  other currencies