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SA Auction #99 begins on 02 Jun 2022

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Creswicke, Louis

South Africa and the Transvaal War (7 vols)

Published: T C and E C Jack, Edinburgh, 1900-1903

Edition: First

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  • Planned as a six-volume set, later increased to seven volums

Blue cloth-boards, gilt embossed illustrations to the upper boards and spines and gilt lettering to the spines, all page-edges gilt, plain cream endpapers, about xii/200 pp of text, chronological tables and appendixes per volume, plus inserted colour frontispieces and numerous other colour and other plates and colour and other folding and other maps (making some 1600 leaves overall).


  • The set is complete and in very good condition overall
  • The spine-ends and corners are lightly rubbed and bumped; the endpapers and some early leaves are sunned or foxed; there are no ownership or other markings; there are very occasional foxing spots to the text, but no discolouration to the insertions
  • Binding Condition: Very Good
  • Overall Condition: Very Good
  • Size: 259 x 180 x 195 ; 6.4 kg
  • Sold By: Fontein Books
  • Contact Person: Richard Proctor-Sims
  • Country: South Africa
  • Email: [email protected]
  • Telephone: 051 773 0050/048 079 546 4032
  • Preferred Payment Methods: Eft (South Africa), SWIFT (rest of world), of or $ checks for US or Australian buyers
  • Trade Associations: AA Approved

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