Letters from a Boer Parsonage – Marquard, Leo (Ed)

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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. Scattered foxing. 140 pages. Binding sound. 1st Edition. Condition: Good+. Dust jacket: Fair. Foxing on the verso and rear cover. 5.5cm closed tear to the front folf of fly-leaf. 2 opens tears on top edge with a few nicks and creasing. Lower edge has 2 x 1cm open tears. Small aperture on spine. Some soil marks to dust jacket. Binding: Hardcover. Blue boards with gilt lettering to spine.

Publisher: Purnell

Publication Place: Cape Town
First Edition: Yes

Condition: Good+.
Binding: Hardcover. Blue boards with gilt lettering to spine.
Has Dust Jacket: Yes
Jacket Condition: Fair. Foxing on the verso and rear cover. 5.5cm closed tear to the front fold of fly-leaf. 2 opens tears on top edge with a few nicks and creasing. Lower edge has 2 x 1cm open tears. Small aperture on spine. Some soil marks to dust jacket.

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Weight 500 g