Ian Hamilton's March. Together with Extracts from the Diary of Lieutenant H. Frankland a Prisoner of War at Pretoria - Sir Winston Spencer Churchill 1900 - Longmans, London - First Edition An attractively bound first edition of Churchill’s continued adventures during the Boer War. Illustrated with portrait, nine maps and plans, and large folding colour map to the rear.

Churchill, having resigned his commission in the British Army, was nonetheless drawn to the Second Boer War, and arranged to be sent to Africa as a correspondent for The Morning Post. This book charts Lieutenant-General Ian Standish Monteith Hamilton's campaign progress from Bloemfontein to Pretoria, during which time he fought numerous sizeable conflicts with Boer forces.
  References: Woods, Bibliography of the Works of Sir Winston Churchill, A5. Langworth, A Connoisseur’s Guide to the Books of Sir Winston Churchill, 58.

Octavo (binding size 19.5x13.2cm), pp. [2] xiii [1] 409 [1] [4 (publisher’s advertisements)] [2] 32 (publisher’s catalogue).
  Handsomely bound in three quarter light brown morocco, spine lettered in gilt and gilt 'lion rampant' motif, raised bands, top edge gilt. Original publisher's cloth and spine bound in at rear.   Condition: A hint of light foxing to first few pages else fine, in fine binding.   Ref: 109712   Price: HK$ 5,500