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[Andriessen, Willem Frederik] – Gedenkboek van den Oorlog in Zuid-Afrika

£20.00

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(Amsterdam and Cape Town: H.A.U.M. v/h Jacques Dusseau, 1904)

4to; original brown cloth blocked in gilt black and white with Boer riders to upper cover and spine; pp. x + 576; frontis. portraits; photographs and other illustrations in text; large folding colour map. Cover very worn and rubbed; upper joint split at tail; later endpapers; a little foxing; some leaves [pp. 109-114] have worked loose but all are present; occasional marginal tears. Good reading copy. Dutch text. (Mendelssohn I p. 370 SABIB I p. 70) ‘An interesting synopsis of the Anglo-Boer Dispute and the subsequent South African War. The four preliminary chapters deal with what preceded the Ultimatum” and the history of the political and military conflict is brought down to the signing of Peace at Vereeniging. The volume is well printed and illustrated and there is a Preface from the pen of W. F. Andriessen.’ – Mendelssohn. SABIB cites evidence that Andriessen was in fact the author of this work.”