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THE RIVER WAR. An Account of the Reconquest of the Soudan by CHURCHILL. WINSTON. SPENCER - First Edition - from Paul Foster Books (SKU: 10063)

THE RIVER WAR. An Account of the Reconquest of the Soudan

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THE RIVER WAR. An Account of the Reconquest of the Soudan

by CHURCHILL. WINSTON. SPENCER

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Longmans, Green & Co. London. 1899. FIRST EDITION. Two volumes. 8vo. (9.3 x 6.5 inches). Portrait frontis of Viscount Cromer in volume one, and Lord Kitchener in volume two. Illustrated throughout with 56 mono plates, mostly by Angus McNeill of the Seaforth highlanders, and 34 maps, 20 of these fold out. With the corrected text -- inverted comma present on page 459 of volume 2. A little foxing to a few pages but overall a bright clean copy throughout. Finely bound in recent full navy blue morocco. Spines with raised bands, twin red labels, gilt. Single gilt ruled border on boards. Top edges gilt. Overall a very good copy of this important work. Churchill's second book. Only 2003 copies were published on 6th November 1899.

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On Oct 6 2011, gilbert33 said:
way too expensive now for many people . but a unique book in the churchill canon .

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Bookseller Inventory #
10063
Title
THE RIVER WAR. An Account of the Reconquest of the Soudan
Author
CHURCHILL. WINSTON. SPENCER
Book condition
Used
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Publisher
Longmans, Green & Co. London. 1899
Bookseller catalogs
Winston Churchill; Travel and Exploration; Fine bindings;
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First Edition
In book collecting, the first edition is the earliest published form of a book. A book may have more than one first edition in...[more]
edges
The collective of the top, fore and bottom edges of the text block of the book, being that part of the edges of the pages of a...[more]
morocco
Morocco is a style of leather book binding that is usually made with goatskin, as it is durable and easy to dye. (see also...[more]
raised band(s)
Raised bands refer to the ridges that protrude slightly from the spine on leather bound books.  The bands are created...[more]
gilt
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