London: Hodder and Stoughton, 1905. First edition. Hardcover. Quarto (9 1/2 x 6 1/2"). xii, 265, pp. Modern 3/4 calf over marbled paper covered boards, with gold lettering, tooling and illustration to spine. Raised bands. Top edge gilt. Marbled endpapers. Folded map frontispiece.
This work is a comprehensive, interesting, and profusely illustrated memoir of a British officer who participated, along with the Somaliland Expeditionary Force in the campaign against the Mullah in 1904. Major Jennings was in medical charge.
This work is complete with its large folded map of Somaliland.
Ex-library copy with stickers at tail of spine. Ex-library bookplate on inside of front cover. Library stamps to top and bottom paper edges. Abrasion to paper on inside of back cover as the library pocket was crudely removed. Binding slightly rubbed and age-toned along edges. Binding in overall good to good+, interior in very good condition. g+ to vg. Item #45238