Boer War Interest - SIGNED LETTER, PRESENTATION COPY (1900)

Evelyn Cecil M.P.

ON THE EVE OF THE WAR : WITH SIGNED LETTER; A NARRATIVE OF IMPRESSIONS DURING A JOURNEY IN CAPE COLONY, THE FREE STATE, THE TRANSVAAL, NATAL, AND RHODESIA; SEPTEMBER 1899 TO JANUARY 1900

Date: 1900

8+147 pages, folding map, illustrations : Mendelssohn I.312 "He met many of the Dutch in the Cape Colony, but was surprised to observe that when arguing about the Boer question these people, even when well educated, show now and then a most amazing distortion of ideas."

Provenance
Loosely inserted is a one-page, hand-written letter from the author, at 10 Eaton Place, London, dated March 29, 1900 "I hope you will find it an interesting personal and political account."

Condition
Very Good

Binding
Original Pictorial Hardback

£75

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