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SA Auction #106 begins on 13 Apr 2023

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Steevens, G.W.

From Capetown To Ladysmith - An Unfinished Record of the South African War

Published: William Blackwood, Edinburgh & London, 1900

Edition: 1st

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A lively and interesting diary account of the first few months of the Anglo-Boer War, commencing on October 10th to December 6th 1899, in 15 chapters, and with two maps, one of the area around Ladysmith and the other a large fold-out 'Map of the Seat of the War in South Africa' with a detailed view of the area around Newcastle, Dundee, Ladysmith and Colenso; 180pp., plus catalogue of Blackwood & Sons Publications (32pp.).

Condition: linen boards in a fairly worn state with frayed corners and faded/rubbed spine; small owner inscription on f.p.e.p. (William E.Hughes, 12 March 1900), and stamp of Nottinghamshire T.A. & A.F.Association on half-title and title page. Contents are good, though the binding is cracked at pp.48/9 and 144/5.

  • Jacket Condition: -
  • Binding Condition: good
  • Overall Condition: good
  • Size: 8vo
  • Sold By: Imagine Books
  • Contact Person: Steven Duckworth
  • Country: South Africa
  • Email: [email protected]
  • Telephone: 0833587398
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  • Trade Associations: SABDA

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