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SA Auction #83 begins on 18 Jun 2020

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Creswicke (Louis)

SOUTH AFRICA AND THE TRANSVAAL WAR

Published: T.C. & E.C. Jack, Edinburgh, 1900-1901

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With numerous illustrations and maps. Six volumes in three:

Vol. I - From the foundation of Cape Colony to the Boer Ultimatum of 9th Oct. 1899,
Vol. II - From the commencement of the war to the battle of Colenso, 15th Dec. 1899,
Vol III - From the battle of Colenso, 15th Dec. 1899, to Lord Roberts's advance into t he Free State, 12th Feb. 1900,
Vol. IV - From Lord Roberts's entry into the Free State to the battle of Karree,
Vol. V - From the disaster at Koorn Spruit to Lord Roberts's entry into Pretoria,
Vol. VI - From the occupation of Pretoria to Mr. Kruger's departure from South Africa, with a condensed account of the guerilla war to March 1901.

Colour frontispiece in each volume, numerous other full-page plates and portraits - some in colour, maps and engravings in the text, light foxing throughout - the preliminary pages are more severely affected, marbled endpapers, all edges gilt, quarter red leather is lightly faded and worn, gilt lettering on spine, red cloth sides.

  • Binding Condition: Good
  • Overall Condition: Good
  • Size: 4to (250 x 180 mm)
  • Sold By: Clarke's Africana & Rare Books
  • Contact Person: Paul Mills
  • Country: South Africa
  • Email: africana@clarkes.co.za
  • Telephone: 021 794 0600
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