General J. B. M. Hertzog.


In the field of African politics during the turn of the century,the name of another important statesman comes to light, that of General James Barry Munnik Hertzog, (1866-1942), died aged 76. Born near Wellington, son of a farmer, moved to the Orange Free State. During the South African War, he rose to prominence as one of the most audacious generals of the Orange Free State. He clashed with the British authorities, and made his mark by laying down the principle of “South Africa First”.

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H/b in the origial printed boards,reasonably clean,with a few marks,and with a bruised spine,no d/w.Size !0x7 pp X+304,inc.index,illustrated with some fine plates as reproduced b/w photographic prints inc.frontispiece.Hinges a little weak.Binding a little sloppy,Some soiling to endpapers,along with some light foxing here and there,owing to the quality of the paper used.A heavy guage book.Internally generaly clean and bright throughout.


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