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First edition 1st impression, published 1899 in 2 volumes. The best edition with coloured maps and illustrations not present in the abridged text versions issued later. One of 2000 sets produced. An incredibly lavish production from a relatively unknown author. The pair sold new for 36 shillings, compared to normal books like Malakand at 7s 6d new and 3s 6 d for the Silver Library edition. Bound in dark blue green (almost black) cloth, blocked with gilt decorations of the Mahdi's tomb and a gunboat. xxiii+462, xiv+ 499 pages, total of 57 illustrations, many especially drawn by Angus McNeill of the Seaforth Highlanders, 34 maps and plans many coloured and folding. A clean attractive set with shiny gilt and clean covers. Original black endpapers intact, some small scars from old labels, armorial bookplate on front pastedown in vol. I, on white side of free endpaper of vol. II. All maps present and neatly folded. Light to moderate foxing throughout the text is fairly typical. Top corner bumped on front cover of vol. I (A2a). N° de ref. de la librería
Título: The River War (An Historical Account of the ...
Editorial: Longman?s Green & Co., London , 1899
Descripción Eyre & Spottiswoode, London, 1951. Cloth. Estado de conservación: Near Fine. Estado de la sobrecubierta: Very Good+. 3rd Edition. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall. 381pp/maps. With 22 maps and plans.(most fold-out). Here is Churchill's second book, which recounts his experiences and reflections concerning British involvement in the Sudan. Light wear to dj. Previous owner name on ffep. Text clean. A superb copy with dustwrapper. Nº de ref. de la librería 010306
Descripción ScribnerÕs, NY, 1933, 2005. Hardcover. Estado de conservación: Used: Good. We ship International with Tracking Number! May not contain Access Codes or Supplements. Buy with confidence, excellent customer service! j. Nº de ref. de la librería XH0T4ZFNJKD