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SA Auction #86 begins on 22 Oct 2020

US Auction #4 begins on 08 Oct 2020

Wilson (W.H.)


A history of the Boer War of 1899 - 1999

Published: Harmsworth Brothers Limited, London, 1900 - 1901

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Illustrated mainly from photographs and authentic sketches taken in South Africa.

2 volumes, 716 pages continuous pagination, frontispieces, 2 folding maps, prolifically illustrated throughout with photographs and sketches by war artists, working loose at the hinges, the front hinge in volume 2 has been simply reinforced with tape, pictorial red cloth over bevelled boards, titled gilt on the spines, corners bumped, a good set.

Mendelssohn (Sidney) South African Bibliography volume 2, page 625: This compilation was issued in thirty parts, and affords a record of the South African War up to the advance to Komati Poort and the flight of President Kruger. The volumes are interesting and entertaining.

  • Overall Condition: A Good Set
  • Size: 4to (340 x 250 mm)
  • Sold By: Clarke's Africana & Rare Books
  • Contact Person: Paul Mills
  • Country: South Africa
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