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Book Condition: Very Good
8 volumes (complete). A resolutely confident set. All are bound in imperial scarlet cloth. Gilt emblems, borders, titling and decoration. Vol I: "From the Foundation of Cape Colony to the Boer Ultimatum of the 9th Oct 1898". The boards have storage marks, wear, scuffing. There is user and shelving wear about the edges. The contents are decent. There are occasional smears of foxing here and there. Otherwise, they are clean and clear, certain. Volume II: "From the Commencement of the War to the Battle of Colenso, 15th Dec. 1898". The boards have light storage and shelving and marks. The spine is faded. The boards and spine are steady and sure. The contents are pleasing. Tight, very occasionally smeared with foxing. They are clean, clear, companionable, assured. Volume III: "From the Battle of Colenso, 15th Dec. 1899, to Lord Roberts's Advance Into the Free State, 12th Feb. 1900". The boards have storage wear and marks along the bottom corners, edges. There is light shelving wear to the edges and corners. The pages are agreeably comfortable. Aside from sparse smears of foxing, the pages are bright, clean, fresh, bold. Vol IV: "From Lord Roberts's Entry into the Free State to the Battle of Karree". The boards have light storage marks and shelving wear. They are sound and sure. The end papers are much tanned. The contents are amiably comfortable. They have some smears and patches of foxing, otherwise they are fresh, clean, clear, smart. Vol V: "From the Disaster at Koorn Spruit to Lord Roberts's Entry into Pretoria". The boards have storage, shelving wear and marks. They generally firm, confident. The early and later pages have some tanning. The pages are occasionally smeared and freckled with foxing. By far, the pages are clean, tidy, neat, the illustrations and maps bright and bold. Vol VI: "From the Occupation of Pretoria to Mr Kruger's Departure from South Africa". The boards are mildly marked from storage, there is shelving about the edges and corners. They are assured and sound. The end papers are tanned. The papertrims are speckled with foxing. The contents are very clean and clear, generous, healthy, only rarely marked by age. Vol VII: "The Guerilla War. From February 1901 to the Conclusion of Hostilities. The Development of Peace Negotiations from February 23, 1901, to May 31, 1902". The boards have storage marks and wear. The spine has wear to the head and foot and along the seams. There is shelving wear to the edges and corners. Nonetheless, the boards are steady, sure. The end papers are tanned. There are very sparse smears and smudges of foxing. Otherwise, the pages are firm, sure, clean, neat. Vol VIII: "South Africa and its Future". The boards have storage marks and wear, shelving wear. They are certain and sound. The end papers are tanned. The pages have occasional foxing smears. Otherwise, they are clean, clear, confident, companionable. A confident set. Please note that due to the weight of the books, should the set need be posted to the outside of South Africa, extra postal charges may be required. fk. Our orders are shipped using tracked courier delivery services.
Title: South Africa and the Transvaal War - 8 volumes
Categories: Africana - Anglo-Boer War,
Publisher: The Caxton Publishing Co., London: 1903?
Book Condition: Very Good
Jacket Condition: No Jacket
Item: 0.00 Item
Seller ID: 69qj