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Campaign Pictures of the War in South Africa 1899-1900 - Letters from the Front

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Campaign Pictures of the War in South Africa 1899-1900 - Letters from the Front

by A. G. Hales

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  • Hardcover
  • Signed
  • First
Condition
G+/N/a
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About This Item

London: Cassell, 1901. Reprint in Sept 1901, of First edition November 1900, written by a special correspondent of the "Daily News". Signed by author below frontis portrait, but this may be printed. Village library copy with one attractive stamp at start of first chapter, accompanied by pencilled name, dated 1912. Red covers with black lettering on spine and upper cover, both covers have black illustrations, 303pp, grey endpapers. "Pictures" in title refers to word pictures as the only illustration is frontis. Covers have modest wear and bumping to head and foot of spine, with a couple of light marks. Spine is slightly sunned. Hinges cracking, but holding well. Light foxing to dusty page edges and prelims. Book is very slightly cocked, but clean and solid for its 110 years. Ref:114814. Reprint. Buckram. G+/N/a. 13x19.5cm.

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Bookseller
Church Street Books GB (GB)
Bookseller Inventory #
004814
Title
Campaign Pictures of the War in South Africa 1899-1900 - Letters from the Front
Author
A. G. Hales
Format/binding
Hardcover
Book condition
Used - G+
Jacket condition
N/a
Edition
Reprint
Binding
Hardcover
Publisher
Cassell
Place of Publication
London
Date published
1901

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Second-hand book dealer (formerly in a Diss Shop), with a stock of around 2000 books from modern quality literature to reference, aviation, classics and antiquarian

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cocked
Refers to a state where the spine of a book is lightly "twisted" in such a way that the front and rear boards of a book do not...[more]
reprint
Any printing of a book which follows the original edition. By definition, a reprint is not a first edition.
edges
The collective of the top, fore and bottom edges of the text block of the book, being that part of the edges of the pages of a...[more]
buckram
A plain weave fabric normally made from cotton or linen which is stiffened with starch or other chemicals to cover the book...[more]
spine
The outer portion of a book which covers the actual binding. The spine usually faces outward when a book is placed on a shelf....[more]
sunned
Damage done to a book cover or dust jacket caused by exposure to direct sunlight.  Very strong fluorescent light can cause...[more]
First Edition
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