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SA Auction #93 begins on 19 Aug 2021

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John Stuart

PICTURES OF WAR

Inscribed by Author

Published: Archibald Constable, Westminster, 1901

Edition: First

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This publication contains a selection from the author's letters contributed to the Morning Post, while acting as war correspondent, and are characterised by considerable vigour and freedom of language.(Mendelssohn's volume 2 page 451) Covers engagements at Elandslaagte, Tinta Inyoni, Dundee, Ladysmith, & Mafeking, the last two of which in some detail.

Gilt title on red cloth boards. 413pp illustrated,  4 folding maps (2 of Mafeking & 2 of Ladysmith). 8vo.  One map torn but without loss. Bookplate of previous owner in front. Light foxing on a few pages. Uncut page edges.

  • Binding Condition: Good
  • Overall Condition: Good
  • Size: 20 cm x 140 cm
  • Sold By: Mantis Books
  • Contact Person: Charl Yates
  • Country: South Africa
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