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Howe, Countess [Georgiana Elizabeth] (editor)

The Imperial Yeomanry Hospitals in South Africa 1900-1902

Published: Arthur L. Humphreys, London, 1902

Edition: First

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Three 4to volumes; original red buckram-backed blue cloth, lettered in gilt on spines, and with gilt regimental insignia to upper covers; top edges gilt; pp. viii + 193 + (i), xiv + (ii) +266, xi + (i) + 274, incl. index; several plates; illustrations and plans in text; maps and panoramas, incl. folding. Covers damp-stained, fishmothed and worn; hinges starting; early ownership inscriptions to front endpaper of second volume; endpapers foxed in each case, sporadic moderate foxing elsewhere; a few short archival tape repairs to folds and margins of maps; fore-edge of one map creased. (Hackett, pp. 6,159; Mendelssohn I, p. 740) \'A well-illustrated record of the founding, equipment, and services of the Imperial Yeomanry Hospitals in the South African War. Lady Howe was \"Chairman\" of the Committee, and Earl Howe was secretary. The second volume contains \"With the Imperial Yeomanry Field Hospital and Bearer Company,\" by Charles Stonham, C.M.G., personal experiences compiled from a diary, and aided by notes by Major Hale and Dr. Green.\' - Mendelssohn. The content of the three volumes is as follows: Organisation and administration (volume 1), With the Imperial Yeomanry Field Hospital and Bearer Company (volume 2), Medical and Surgical Reports (volume 3).
  • 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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  • Trade Associations: SABDA, IOBA


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