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A Colonial Officer ( Harry Vernon Woon)

Twenty-Five Years' Soldiering in South Africa

A Personal Narrative

Published: Andrew Melrose, York Street-London, 1909

Edition: First Edition

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"The narrative of twenty-five years of a life crowded with incident, stretching over a period which has seen some of the most momentous happenings in South Africa." The author joined the Cape Mounted Rifles, 1879, and saw service in Basutoland, the Cape Colony, and Matabeleland, etc, etc., while he contributes two chapters relating his experiences as a captain in Mounted Regiments of Irregulars in the South African War, 1899-1902.

Source: Mendelssohn. Volume 2. Page 637.

Original dark green board with gilt blocking to front board and CMR gilt vignette. Gilt lettering to spine. New endpapers. xvi plus 447 pages text. Halftitle. Frontispiece with tissue guard. Title. Introduction. Contents. List of Illustrations. Map. 16 sketches. 1 photograph. 2 maps (1 folding).

  • Binding Condition: Very Good
  • Overall Condition: Very Good
  • Size: 23.5 X 16cm
  • Sold By: Quathlamba Winds Books
  • Contact Person: Ian & Yvonne Halford
  • Country: United Kingdom
  • Email: [email protected]
  • Telephone: 01743 361772
  • Preferred Payment Methods: Paypal-Cheques-Direct Transfer to UK Bank.
  • Trade Associations: SABDA


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