The Story of a Malakand Field Force
Churchill's account of battling with the tribes on the Northwest Frontier
Reprint (First Cheap Edition, April 1916). Hardback with gilt titling to the spine. 16 × 10.5cm, 383pp (6 maps, all present).
Full title: The Story of the Malakand Field Force, An Episode of Frontier War
First published in 1898. Seeking military distinction, the 22-year-old Winston S. Churchill talked his way into the Malakand Field Force as a war correspondent, reporting on the front line in a struggle against restless tribes on the Northwest Frontier.
This copy is in good plus condition. There is light bumping to the boards and spine and some tanning to the pages but is otherwise a solid copy.