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

London to Ladysmith Via Pretoria

London: Longmans, Green and Co., 1900. First Edition. Octavo. Item #022984

Half-title, folding color frontispiece map, 498pp., 32pp. publisher's ads, with all maps and plans present, original cloth cover bound in at the rear. Churchill writes "This small book is mainly a personal record of my adventures and impressions during the first five months of the African War". A lovely fresh copy handsomely bound by Bayntun-Riviere in full red morocco, boards ruled in gilt with gilt stamp of Winston S. Churchill, raised bands, two compartments lettered in gilt, other compartments stamped with a gilt rampant lion within a gilt frame, all edges gilt, red morocco turn-ins double ruled with corner flourishes gilt. A bright, fine copy with no names, bookplates, or foxing.

Price: $2,500.00