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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. Both volumes 1st printings. This set has decent shelf appearance with clear gilt titling, vol II slightly brighter. Both front covers clean, but but vol. I has a horizontal crease in the cloth. Vol. I lacks the half title, contents very clean with almost no foxing. Both hinges broken. There is a damp stain at lower inside corner from page 325 to end. Spine ends worn with splits. Vol. II has unmarked bright covers, a small nick in the back joint, bookplate on pastedown, front hinge almost completely gone, rear hinge well cracked. Contents very clean with no foxing seen. (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