-First American Edition-


First American Edition (1 of 1,533 copies)

By: Winston S. Churchill

Longmans, Green, & Co. Ltd. [New York]

Biblio: (Cohen A8.2) (Woods A5ca)

8vo (424 pages, with frontis portrait of Ian Hamilton, 1 three-color folding map.)

Hardcover [Red cloth]

Item Number: 209396


Collector's Guide

Ian Hamilton’s March concluded Churchill’s Boer War narrative begun with London to Ladysmith. It features the triumphant liberation of his former-POW campmates in Pretoria, South Africa. The English and American editions were both bound in red cloth but the American edition is a match to the American edition of London to Ladysmith.


This is a very good copy of the First American edition. The binding is tight, the gilt topstain and gilt stamping are quite bright, but the spine has faded considerably. There is a spot fading on the front face and with uneven hints of fade to both faces. The contents are fine, with a former owner’s bookplate on the front pastedown.