History of the War in South Africa. – Birch, James H and Northrop, Henry Davenport

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Containing a thrilling account of the great struggle between the British and the Boers.

Owner’s signature and date 1900 on verso of first frontispiece with a long split at the gutter. Double page colour frontispiece of “Charge of the Ninth Hussars” and “Boers hauling heavy artillery to the front.” From the title page: “includes the causes of the conflict, vivid descriptions of fierce battles; superb heroism and daring deeds; narratives of personal adventures; life in camp, field and hospital, etc.” Also includes “the wonderful story of the Transvaal; the Orange Free State; Natal and Cape Colony; etc. Wonderful phototypes (some colour) and wood engravings.” Patterned end papers with a bookplate on front fep. Some sections of pages are browned, otherwise contents clean and firmly bound. Marbling to all edges. 1st Edition. Condition: Fair-. Contents in good condition. Binding: Hardcover. Leather spine and corners over cloth boards. Gilt lettering. Spine in very poor condition – lacking pieces of leather. Splitting along the sides. Edgewear. Corners of the boards are exposed due to rubbing.

Publisher: McDermid & Logan
Date Published: Circa 1899
Publication Place: London
First Edition: Yes

Condition: Fair. Contents in good condition.
Binding: Hardcover. Leather spine and corners over cloth boards. Gilt lettering. Spine in very poor condition – lacking pieces of leather. Splitting along the sides. Edgewear. Corners of the boards are exposed due to rubbing.

Dimensions: 23cm x 17.5cm x 4.5cm

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Weight 1700 g