The Battle of Spion Kop


Spion Kop was the scene of the bitterest fighting of the Anglo-Boer War of 1899-1902.On its summit was fought the climatic battle of Sir Redvers Buller’s campaign to releave Ladysmith,a campaign which has been stigmatised by a ditinguished commontator as’a display of supreme military incapacity that will find its permanent place in history’.

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H/b in nice clean and sharp boards,in a v/g illustrated d/w a little edge-wear with some small chips now repaired,and price-clipped.Size 9×6 pp IX+150,inc.index,references,bibliography,appendix.illustrated with some b/w photographic prints,page maps.Hinges strong.Binding good to firm.No foxing,staining or browning.Internally and externally,clean and bright throughout.


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