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Winston S. Churchill | My African Journey. London: Hodder & Stoughton, 1908

Winston S. Churchill | My African Journey. London: Hodder & Stoughton, 1908

Winston S. Churchill | My African Journey. London: Hodder & Stoughton, 1908

Winston S. Churchill

My African Journey. London: Hodder & Stoughton, 1908


8vo. Photographic frontispiece, 61 photographs, 3 maps, 18-page publisher’s catalogue at rear. Original red cloth, covers pictorially printed in back and blue; just cocked, faint stain to upper board, some toning to the front free endpapers, vintage ownership inscription to front pastedown with some offsetting onto facing page.


FIRST ENGLISH EDITION


Winston Churchill’s travelogue account of his whirlwind tour of Britain’s East-Africa territories as Under-Secretary of State for the Colonies—his first official government office. The book features eloquent and perceptive observations about Africa, and much big-game hunting, with young Churchill as guide.


REFERENCE:

Cohen A27.1; Woods A12aa

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