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11 Jul 2019 16:30 GMT

Creswicke, Louis

South Africa and the Transvaal War

Six Volume Plus Volumes 7 & 8 Bound into Four Volumes - Half Bound Navy and Brown Boards

Published: T.C & E. Jack, Edinburgh & London, 1900-1-1902

Edition: First Edition

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South Africa and The Transvaal War in six volumes with volumes seven and eight bound into four half navy and brown leather boards -Complete.

Volumes I & II.

Volume I. From the foundation of Cape Colony to the Boer ultimatum of 9th October. 1899. Half Title. Coloured Frontispiece. Title. Prefatory Note. Contents - Vol. I. List of Illustratons - Vol I. Chronological Table-Vol. I. Maps. xi plus 199 pages text - Appendix.

Volume II. From the commencement of the war to the Battle of Colenso, 15th December, 1899. Half Title. Coloured Frontispiece. Title. Contents - Vol. II. List of Illustrations-Vol II. Chronological Table-Vol II. Map & Chart. viii plus 200 pages, plus "The Absent-Minded Beggar"

Volumes III & IV.

Volume III. From the Battle of Colenso, 15th December.1899, to Lord Roberts' advance into the Free State 12th February 1900. Half Title. Coloured Frontispiece. Title. Contents- Vol. III. List of Illustrations-Vol.III. Chronological Table - Vol. III. Folding Map. viii plus 200 pages text.

Volume IV. From Lord Roberts' entry into the Free State to the Battle of Karree. Half Title. Coloured Frontispiece. Title. Contents - Vol. IV. List of Illustrations - Vol. IV. Chronological Table - Vol. IV. viii plus 216 pages text and Appendix.

Volumes V & VI.

Volume V. From the Disaster at Koorn Spruit to Lord Roberts' entry into Pretoria. Half Title. Coloured Frontispiece. Title. Contents - Vol.V. List of Illustrations - Vol.V. Chronological Table - Vol.V. Map. viii plus 199 pages text & Appendix.

Volume VI. From the occupation of Pretoria to Mr.Kruger's departure from South Africa, with a summarised account of the Guerilla War to March 1901. Half Title. Coloured Frontispiece. Title. Contents - Vol.VI. List of Illustrations - Vol.VI. Chronological Table - Vol. VI. Table of Casualties. vii plus 216 pages text.

Volumes VII & VIII.

Volume VII. The Guerilla War. From February 1901 to the conclusion of hostilities. The development of peace negotiations from February 23th, to May, 21st, 1902. Half Title. Coloured Frontispiece. Title. Contents- Vol. VII. List of Illustrations - Vol. VII. Chronological Table - Vol. VII. xvi Map plus 214 pages text & Appendix etc.

Volume VIII.  South Africa and its Future. Half Title. Coloured Frontispiece. Title. Preface - Vol. VIII. Contents - VIII. List of Illustrations- Vol. VIII. Folding Map. viii plus 199 pages text.

Volumes 1-6. Published by T.C & E. Jack. Volumes 7-8 published by The Caxton Publishing Co.

All volumes have numerous illustrations, maps and information and data.

This is a complete 8 volume set bound into 4 volumes. Odd spot and owners signature to fends. Circular stain to pages 15/6 of volume III.

Very clean working set.

  • Binding Condition: Very Good
  • Overall Condition: Very Good
  • Size: 25.5 x 18.5 cm
  • Sold By: Quathlamba Winds Books
  • Contact Person: Ian & Yvonne Halford
  • Country: United Kingdom
  • Email: info@qwbooks.co.uk
  • Telephone: 01743 361772
  • Preferred Payment Methods: Paypal-Cheques-Direct Transfer to UK Bank.
  • Trade Associations: SABDA


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