1908 My African Journey
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First Edition, Illustrated, Publishers' Original Binding
The first edition of Winston Churchill's first hand account of his travels around British controlled East Africa in the autumn of 1907. In the bright publisher's original pictorial cloth binding.
Illustrated with three plates of maps and sixty-one photographic illustrations on forty-seven plates. Collated, complete.
In early November of 1907, Churchill killed a rhinoceros, the basis of the striking illustration on the front cover of the first edition.
With eighteen pages of publisher's advertisements to the rear.
A smart copy of Churchill's travelogue on Britain's possessions in East Africa, written while he was serving as Undersecretary of State for the Colonies. This works is notable for being the only one of his many publications to contain photographs ostensibly taken by the author.
In the publisher's original cloth binding. Light fading to back strip, with bumping to spine head and tail. Small split in cloth to centre of rear joint, with areas of light fading to rear board. Hinges starting, with boards holding firm. Front free endpaper absent. Internally, firmly bound. Three plate detached and loosely inserted. Light spotting throughout.
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