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Hall, Sir John

The Coldstream Guards 1885-1914

Published: The Clarendon Press, Oxford, 1929

Edition: First

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Royal 8vo; original blue cloth, lettered in gilt on spine; lower board blocked in blind and upper board in gilt, with central regimental device in gilt, silver gilt and red; pp. x + (ii) + 394, incl. index; seven folding maps. Cloth a little rubbed; bumps to top fore-corners; sporadic spotting; maps in excellent condition. Good to very good condition. This component of the regiment\'s history is almost exclusively devoted to the Anglo-Boer War. Chapter headings: I. An Interlude of Peace. II. The Boer Republics. III. The Opening of Hostilities. IV. The Battle of Belmont. V. Graspan and Modder River. VI. The Lines of Magersfontein. VII. The Deadlock. VIII. The Pursuit of Cronje. IX. Poplar Grove and Driefontein. X. The Occupation of Bloemfontein. XI. With Roberts to Pretoria. XII. The Battle of Diamond Hill. XIII. Donkerhoek and the Advance to Middelburg. XIV. To Koomati Poort and Back. XV. Pretoria, The Orange River Colony , and Potchefstroom. XVI. Hunting De Wet. XVII. Codrington\'s and Henniker\'s Columns. XVIII. The Blockhouse Line. XIX. The Second Battalion at Graaff Reinet. XX. Peace and the Return Home. XXI. Before the World War. (Appendixes follow)
  • Sold By: Christison Rare Books
  • Contact Person: Lindsay Christison
  • Country: South Africa
  • Email: lindsay@christison.co.za
  • Telephone: 041 371 4844
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