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Viljoen, General Ben

My Reminiscences of the Anglo-Boer War.

Published: Hood, Douglas, and Howard, London, 1902

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First edition (pp. 313), not in Mendelssohn. Small octavo (19 cm) in publisher's red cloth, gilt titles; maps bound in at front, frontis photo of author, plates illustrating various episodes.

News clippings of Viljoen’s doings affixed to epps. "The work is free from bitterness, and is characterised by a fairness and lack of bragging which favourably distinguishes it from other publications written from the Boer point of view, while the humour, candour, and good-nature  displayed in the volume are undeniable" (Mendelssohn).

Edges worn, hinges starting, sunned patch to front cover. Text is clean and bright.  

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