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SA Auction #95 begins on 11 Nov 2021

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Butler (Sir William F.)

THE LIFE OF SIR GEORGE POMEROY-COLLEY

Published: John Murray, London, 1899

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1835-1881, including services in Kaffraria - in China - in Ashanti - in India and in Natal.

431 pages, frontispiece portrait, 6 maps - 4 folding, 5 plates - one has become detached and is loosely inserted, original brown cloth gilt, signature of previous owner on the cloth of the upper cover.

Mendelssohn 1.367. While in command \'during the hostilities with the Boers,\' Sir George Colley \'was killed at Majuba on the 19th February 1881. The volume contains some interesting notes on the political state of Natal, the Transvaal, and other parts of South Africa at this period, together with an account of the Boer War of 1880-1881, the peace negotiations, &c. &c.\'

  • Binding Condition: Fair
  • Overall Condition: Good
  • Size: 8vo (230 x 155 mm)
  • Sold By: Clarke's Africana & Rare Books
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  • Country: South Africa
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