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SA Auction #91 begins on 27 May 2021

US Auction #7 begins on 17 Jun 2021

A. Conan Doyle

The Great Boer War

Published: Smith, Elder & Co, London, 1900

Edition: First edition

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1 volume. First edition. 5 fold-out colour maps in lovely condition.

Rebound in Maroon buckram covers.

New endpapers and gilt title to spine.

x, 552 pages + 12 page publishers catalogue.

5 fold-out colour maps.

Having served as a volunteer doctor in the Langman Field Hospital

in Bloemfontein in early 1900, Conan Doyle wrote a pamphlet titled

The War in South Africa: Its Cause and Conduct, and also this present

volume (dedicated to Langman). He is quoted as believing that this

resulted in his knighthood awarded in 1902. It is also significant in

being his first work of non-fiction, a branch of his writing that came

to be dominated by his later interest in spiritualism.

Recorded shipping weight 1500g.

Shipped and insured by recorded delivery.

  • Binding Condition: Very good
  • Overall Condition: Very good
  • Size: 21.5 x 15 cm.
  • Sold By: West Clare Rare Books
  • Contact Person: Tom Moloney
  • Country: Ireland
  • Email: [email protected]
  • Telephone: 0657087803
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