Lot 90 of 429:
Churchill's the River War First Edition 1899  

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Lot closed - Sold For (Includes Buyer's Premium):$7,800
Estimate:
$5,000 - $8,000

Title:
The River War: An Historical Account of the Reconquest of the Soudan
Author:
Churchill, Winston S.
Place:
London
Publisher:
Longmans, Green, and Co.
Date:
1899
Description:

2 volumes. xxiii, 462; xiii, 499 pp. Maps, plates, etc. (8vo) original blue cloth stamped in gilt, supplied cloth-covered slipcase with gunboat vignette and title in gilt. First Edition, First Impression.

The author's rare second work, one of 2000 copies of the first impression. Woods A2(a). Previous owner's inscriptions on front free endpapers.

Lot Amendments
Condition:
Only light wear; hinges cracked or starting, Volume I cracked internally, hints of foxing to edges; about near fine.
 
Item number:
308117
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