The Story of the Malakand Field Force. An Episode of…

The Story of the Malakand Field Force. An Episode of Frontier War. by CHURCHILL, Winston.
First edition, first issue of Winston Churchill’s first book

~ The Story of the Malakand Field Force. An Episode of Frontier War.

London Longman, Green & Co 1898

Frontispiece portrait, 2 colour folding maps and 4 sketch maps. First edition, first issue (without the errata slip in the second issue and with the 32 page catalogue dated 12/97 bound in). Pp. xvi, 336, 32pp. of publisher’s advertisements at end. 8vo, original apple green cloth, lettering in gilt on spine and upper cover, original black endpapers. The binding is exceptionally bright with only very mild darkening to the spine. The half title is toned from the endpaper, some occasional spotting, generally a very good, strong, bright copy housed in a green cloth clamshell box.

Churchill’s first book which is about his time with Sir Bindon Blood’s expedition of 1897 on India’s Northwest Frontier.

Stock ref: 9568
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