Ian Hamilton’s March.
Together with Extracts from the Diary of Lieutenant H. Frankland a Prisoner of War at Pretoria.
First edition, first printing, first issue per Cohen. Publisher’s records indicate that 5,003 copies were printed. “The volume consists of 17 letters to the Morning Post, beginning with that of 31 March 1900 and concluding with that of 14 June …in contrast to London to Ladysmith, the texts of the originally published letters were more extensively revised and four letters were included which had never appeared in periodical form.”
Octavo. Recent burgundy morocco, titles and decoration to spine, raised bands, single rule to boards, marbled endpapers, gilt edges. Frontispiece portrait, 9 maps and plans to the text, folding coloured map at the rear. Prelims slightly foxed, an excellent copy in a handsome binding.
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