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De Wet, General C R; M C E van Schoor and others

Three Years War (1902 and 1985 versions) and 1954 memorial volume (Afrikaans)

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The three volumes in this small collection are:

(1) C R de Wet. Three Years War. Constable, London, 1902, first edition (red cloth - Colonial Library version). 225 x 150. Unmarked and undiscoloured. Overall condition: Very Good.

(2) C R de Wet. Three Years War. First volume of Scripta Africana series. Hans Strydom, Johannesburg, 1985. 270 x 330 mm. Although this is otherwise identical to other copies in the edition limited to 1000 copies, the usual numbered certificate is absent. Unmarked. Overall condition: Fine.

(3) Christiaan Rudolf de Wet. M C E van Schoor, S I Malan and J J Oberholzer. National Women's Memorial Commission, Bloemfontein, 1954 (Afrikaans; illustrated), to mark the unveiling of the statue of the boer general on the centenary of his birth. 180 x 250 mm. Card covers. The title page is soiled but the overall condition is Very Good.

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