# 32713

CHURHILL, Winston Spencer

London to Ladysmith via Pretoria

$675.00 AUD

London : Longmans, Green, and Co., 1900. First edition. Octavo, illustrated cloth (a few stains, edges a little rubbed, slightly canted), frontispiece folding map printed in colour (short tear with tape repair to joint, slight misfold), pp. xiv; 498; [2]; 32, four plans (one folding), one quire very slightly sprung, some pencil underlining and early pen and pencil annotations in the margins, else a very good copy.

Churchill’s recollections and impressions of the first five months of the second Boer War, including his capture and escape from the Boers, based on the dispatches he sent to The Morning Post in London.