South Africa and the Transvaal War - Louis CreswickeEdinburgh: T. C. & E. C. Jack, 1900, Hardback ..
Condition: Good. All volumes rubbed at the spine ends and corners, all leans somewhat. Spines on Vols I & VI are splitting at the join of the lower board. Blanks heavily tanned. Pages lightly age-tanned.
Illustrated by way of: Portraits; Black & White Photographs; Colour Plates; Black & White Plates; Maps; Fold-Out Maps; Colour frontispiece; Although stated complete in these six volumes there was a 7th volume that is not present with this set. Contents: Volume 1: From the foundation of Cape Colony to the Boer ultimatum of 9th Oct. 1899; Volume 2: From the commencement of the war to the Battle of Colenso, 15th Dec. 1899; Volume 3: From the battle of Colenso, 15th Dec. 1899, to Lord Roberts's advance into the Free State, 12th Feb. 1900; Volume 4: From Lord Roberts' entry into the Free State to the Battle of Karree; Volume 5: From the disaster at Koorn Spruit to Lord Roberts's entry into Pretoria; Volume 6: From the occupation of Pretoria to Mr. Kruger's departure from South Africa, with a summarised account of the guerrilla war to March 1901; [Volume 7: The guerrilla war from February 1901 to the conclusion of hostilities. The development of peace negotiations from February 23, 1901, to May 31, 1902; ]
Size: 10" x 7"