The Relief of Ladysmith.


It would be a pointless waste of time to describe the contents of this book,other than to say that it concerns,as the title states “The relief of the town of Ladysmith”.A town in northern Natal.Founded in 1861,it was besieged during the 2nd,Boer War from October the 27th,1899,and lasted till February 28th. 1900,and was the scene of heavy fighting.This book describes its relief.

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Limp printed card covers,corners bruised and with some curling and edge-wear,reinforced spine with the original lable detales stuck-on.size 7×5 pp XI+320,various appendixes,illustrated with some very nice pencil drawings,page maps,there is a portrait of General Sir George Stewart White as frontispiece with tissue-guard.Hinges slightly cracked,some spots of foxing throughout the text along with some dirty marks here and there.Binding very dry but tight.Edges soft and bruised.The is a signature and date on the reverse of the half-title page.Otherwise internally clean enough for its 109 year life span.


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