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Hillegas, Howard C.

With the Boer Forces

Published: Scripta Africana, Melville, 1987

Edition: Later Edition

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Facsimile reprint of the 1900 first edition. Number  81 of an  edition  limited to  1000 copies  only. Signed  by the Director  (Hans  Strydom)  of  the  publishing  house.

Red rexine (faux  leather) + gilt. All  edges  Gilt. Ribbon marker. Pictorial end-papers.  xxiv pp. + 318 pp.  With  23  illustrations  and  a  plan  &  13  additional  illustrations. Lacks  the  slipcase.

"This highly interesting book is a narrative of the episodes of the Boer war by a correspondent with the Boer army. Mr. Hillegas was present at many dramatic episodes of the war. He was with a force which attempted to relieve Cronje   at Paardeberg, was present during a considerable part of the siege of Ladysmith, [and] at the battle of Colenso..."  Synopsis  taken  from  Dorley House Books.
  • Jacket Condition: No Jacket as Issued
  • Binding Condition: Fine
  • Overall Condition: Fine
  • Size: Quarto


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