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The Story of the Malakand Field Force, London: Longmans [and others], 1898, 8°, FIRST EDITION, FIRST ISSUE, half title, half tone frontispiece and 6 lithographed maps, 2 folding (half title lightly browned, occasional very light spotting), original apple green cloth gilt. [Woods A1(a): "2000 copies"] -- The Viscount FINCASTLE & P. C. ELIOTT-LOCKHART. A Frontier Campaign. A Narrative of the Operations of the Malakand and Buner Field Forces, London: Methuen, 1898, 8°, FIRST EDITION, half tone plates, original pictorial cloth gilt. With 4 other books including a first edition, second issue of the first work, and 2 later editions. (6)

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The Story of the Malakand Field Force, London: Longmans [and others], 1898, 8°, FIRST EDITION, FIRST ISSUE, half title, half tone frontispiece and 6 lithographed maps, 2 folding (half title lightly browned, occasional very light spotting), original apple green cloth gilt. [Woods A1(a): "2000 copies"] -- The Viscount FINCASTLE & P. C. ELIOTT-LOCKHART. A Frontier Campaign. A Narrative of the Operations of the Malakand and Buner Field Forces, London: Methuen, 1898, 8°, FIRST EDITION, half tone plates, original pictorial cloth gilt. With 4 other books including a first edition, second issue of the first work, and 2 later editions. (6)

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Churchill unsuccessfully attempted to publish The Story of the Malakand Field Force before Fincastle and Elliott-Lockhart could publish their own work on the same subject.
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