London to Ladysmith via Pretoria
London: Longmans, Green & Co, 1900.
London: Longmans, Green & Co, 1900. First edition. Finely bound in three-quarter morocco over marbled boards, plain endpapers. A Near Fine copy with a previous owner's gift inscription on the half-title and minor foxing, illustrated and with maps throughout.
An early work by the young Churchill, London to Ladysmith recounts his experiences as a soldier in the Second Boer War. These experiences would prepare Churchill to follow in the footsteps of other distinguished family members, becoming a renowned military leader and statesman best known for his role in World War II and as Prime Minister. Near Fine (Item #4885)