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IN SEARCH OF BREAKER MORANT Balladist and Bushveldt Carbineer by Margaret Carnegie and Frank Shields - First Edition - 1979 - from Diversity Books and Biblio.com

IN SEARCH OF BREAKER MORANT Balladist and Bushveldt Carbineer

by Margaret Carnegie and Frank Shields

Condition: Very Good +/Very Good


Australia: Privately Published [authors], 1979. xi, + 227pp., locality map endpapers. Intext, b/w candid and archival halftone plates, facsimile documents, and cartoon illustrations. Book clean, square. Spine firm, gilt title there-on. Short, nondescript inscription on ffep., minor flecks on head of text-block, otherwise leaves clean. Illustrated, loose-plastic protected dustjacket mildly edgeworn and abraded, with an addendum sticker affixed to synopsis on front flap. Researched with 'impartiality and thoroughness' unequalled by others; The 'true' story of Henry Harbord 'Breaker' Morant [b. Edwin Henry Murrant, 9 Dec. 1864 Bridgwater, U.K.], his 'demise' in South Africa, and the circumstances surrounding it . . . Contents include: Prelims., The Breaker, War in South Africa, Vengeance, Hunter and hunted, Kitchener of Khartoum, General Courts-Martial, Who are guilty?, Epilogue, Appendices [Documents, sentences and Officers in South Africa, Witton Petition, Ballads by the Breaker, Family Trees], Biblio., Index. Book weight approx. 560g. . First Edition. Hardcover and Dustjacket. Very Good +/Very Good. Large 8vo.
  • Bookseller: Diversity Books AU (AU)
  • Bookseller Inventory #: 002812
  • Title: IN SEARCH OF BREAKER MORANT Balladist and Bushveldt Carbineer
  • Author: Margaret Carnegie and Frank Shields
  • Format/binding: Hardcover
  • Book condition: Used - Very Good +
  • Jacket condition: Very Good
  • Edition: First Edition
  • Binding: Hardcover
  • ISBN 10: 095963651X
  • ISBN 13: 9780959636512
  • Publisher: Privately Published [authors]
  • Place: Australia
  • Date published: 1979
  • Keywords: Military History, Boer War, South African War, 1899-1902, Trials, Military-Breaker Morant
  • Bookseller catalogs: Military History;
  • Subjects: HISTORY / Military / General;
  • Size: Large 8vo


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