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SA Auction #84 begins on 30 Jul 2020

US Auction #3 begins on 13 Aug 2020

Major George Deane (Editor)

DIARY OF SERVICES OF THE FIRST BATTALION THE ROYAL SCOTS DURING THE BOER WAR - SOUTH AFRICA 1899-1902

Published: Burt & Sons, Printers, London, 1904

Edition: 1st.

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A rare Boer War volume "Printed for Private Circulation". Slim 8vo. 84 pages, including 23 full page photographic plates and Rolls of Honour and Casualties at the rear. In the original olive green cloth. Appears only in the later Vol. 5 of the SABIB on pages 95 and 135, with only 1 copy located - the copy in the Johannesburg Public Library. Not in Hackett. 

The original cloth has some light wear and a slightly faded spine. Signed on the front free endpaper by one Gavin Grey, with an inscription identifying him as "Sergt. Volunteer Services Company, 1st. Royal Scots, 11 January 1900 to 30 September 1900". Light offsetting to the endpapers but internally a very clean copy of this very uncommon book.

  • Binding Condition: Very Good
  • Overall Condition: Very Good
  • Size: 8vo.
  • Sold By: Ronald Levine - Modern First Editions
  • Contact Person: Ronald Levine
  • Country: South Africa
  • Email: rlevine@icon.co.za
  • Telephone: 27 11 728-2044
  • Preferred Payment Methods: EFT for S.African customers and PayPal or Bank Transfer for overseas clients. I regret that I no longer accept Credit Cards..
  • Trade Associations: SABDA


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