Letters of Margaret Marquard during the Boer War
Frontispiece of Margaret Marquard who wrote a daily account of the happenings at their farm in Winburg when the Boer War began in the form of letters to her mother at Stellenbosch. These letters described the events that impinged on her life, eg. British and Boer prisoners passing through Winburg; martial law, refugee camp as well as the humour and pathos in the situation. Some foxing to the front and rear prelims as well as on page 112 and the illustration opposite. 140 pages. Binding sound. 1st Edition. Condition: Good. Binding: Hardcover. Blue boards with gilt lettering to spine.
Date Published: 1967
Publication Place: Cape Town
First Edition: Yes
Binding: Hardcover. Full leather binding. Rubbing to the edges with heavy rubbing to the spine. Faded gilt lettering to the spine. Half-circle stain on the front board.
Dimensions: 22cm x 14.5cm x 2cm