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320

SOLD BY ORDER OF THE MARY ROXBURGHE TRUST

Churchill, Winston S.
THE STORY OF THE MALAKAND FIELD FORCE. AN EPISODE OF FRONTIER WAR. LONGMANS, GREEN AND CO., 1898
Estimate
8001,200
LOT SOLD. 1,750 GBP
JUMP TO LOT
320

SOLD BY ORDER OF THE MARY ROXBURGHE TRUST

Churchill, Winston S.
THE STORY OF THE MALAKAND FIELD FORCE. AN EPISODE OF FRONTIER WAR. LONGMANS, GREEN AND CO., 1898
Estimate
8001,200
LOT SOLD. 1,750 GBP
JUMP TO LOT

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Churchill, Winston S.
THE STORY OF THE MALAKAND FIELD FORCE. AN EPISODE OF FRONTIER WAR. LONGMANS, GREEN AND CO., 1898
8vo, FIRST EDITION, second state with errata leaf, half-title, frontispiece, six maps of which two are folding, 32pp. publisher’s catalogue at end (with earlier “12/97” date), black endpapers, unopened, original green cloth lettered in gilt on spine and upper cover, maps with damp staining, minor spotting
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Provenance

Robert, Marquess of Crewe (1858-1945), armorial bookplate; his daughter Mary, Duchess of Roxburghe

Literature

Cohen A1.1.b; Woods A1(a)

Catalogue Note

Churchill wrote of his first book, "It absorbs my thoughts and occupies me for six hours every day. I believe - though others must decide - I am producing a fine piece of English and a considerable accumulation of valuable facts." (Letter to Lady Randolph Churchill, 2 December 1897)

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