Winston Churchill | The River War, first edition, signed by the Aga Khan
Sir Winston Churchill
The River War: An Historical Account of the Reconquest of the Soudan. London: Longmans, Green and Co., 1899
FIRST EDITION, second state, 8vo, 2 volumes, INSCRIBED BY THE AGA KHAN on the verso of the dedication leaf ("yours sincerely Aga Khan 25 Jan. 1900") and additionally signed by him on p.xiv, 7 photogravure portrait plates and 21 maps (20 folding), illustrations by Angus McNeill, 32-page publisher's catalogue dated 10/99 bound at the end of volume 1, blue half morocco gilt with original pictorial cloth upper covers bound at the front of each volume, dampstaining to volume 1, light spotting
Sir Sultan Mahomed Shah, Aga Khan III (1877-1957), who enjoyed a 50-year friendship with Churchill.
"Hamilton Wright | Red Sea - 1900 - Jan"
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