Winston Churchill | The Malakand Field Force, 1898, first edition, first issue, with clipped signature
Sir Winston Churchill
The Story of the Malakand Field Force: An Episode of Frontier War. London: Longmans, Green and Co., 1898
FIRST EDITION, FIRST STATE (without errata slip), frontispiece with tissue guard, six maps (two folding), 32-page publisher's catalogue dated 12/97 at end, with a clipped signature laid down on the half-title, publisher's green cloth, spine and upper cover lettered in gilt, dark blue slipcase, bumped, light wear at spine ends
A FINE COPY OF CHURCHILL'S FIRST BOOK. This collection of military adventures on the Raj's Northwest Frontier is based upon unsigned newspaper despatches written by Churchill for the Daily Telegraph and the Pioneer Mail.
bumped, light wear at spine ends
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