Longman's, Green, and Co., London, 1900, SECOND EDITION. Octavo. Illustrated with portrait, 10 maps and plans (some folding). Publisher's red cloth with gilt titles to spine and upper, black end papers. Prelims spotted, minor wear to cloth. A very good copy. Containing many corrections, this second printing appeared one month after the first, in November 1900 [Woods a5]. 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. Item #42598
Woods [A5] Langworth [p58].