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SA Auction #100 begins on 14 Jul 2022

US Auction #12 begins on 03 Aug 2022

Leo Marquard (editor)

Letters from a Boer Parsonage

Letters of Margaret Marquard during the Boer War

Published: Purnell & Sons, Cape Town & Johannesburg, 1967

Edition: First

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‘When the Boer War began on 12 October 1899 the Rev. J.J.T. Marquard,  Moderator of the Dutch Reformed church of the Orange Free State and his family were living in the parsonage at Winburg, a small town some sixty miles west of Bloemfontein. Four days after war broke out, Marquard’s wife Margaret began to record day-to-day happenings at Winburg in the form of letters to her mother at Stellenbosch and her husband on commando.’

140 pages, frontispiece portrait of Margaret Marquard. A clean copy tigthly bound.

  • Jacket Condition: Good
  • Binding Condition: Very good
  • Overall Condition: Very good
  • Sold By: Mantis Books
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  • Country: South Africa
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