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London to Ladysmith via Pretoria - CHURCHILL, Winston Spencer - 1900. [1226413]
Longmans London 1900 - First edition. 8vo., 3 folding maps, 4 plans, the odd spotting to preliminary pages otherwise fine, modern full crimson morocco, tooled, double gilt-lined dentelles, marbled endpapers and all edges gilt by Bayntun-Riviere, a very good copy. Churchill's experiences as a correspondent for the Morning Post during the first five months of war. The author recounts his capture near Estcourt, his period of imprisonment at Pretoria and subsequent escape toDelagoa Bay. Thereafter Churchill reports the campaign in Natal and operations for the relief of Ladysmith. Woods A4; Hackett p2; Mendelssohn I, 338. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]
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