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Catalogue 43 Anglo-boer War #2129/3

Bufton (J.)

TASMANIANS IN THE TRANSVAAL WAR

Published: Hobart, 1905

Stock Number: #2129/3

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534 pages, 8vo (250 x 192 mm), decorative half title page, many other plates and illustrations, original decorated light brown cloth slightly marked on front cover, neatly recased, a good copy.

Mendelssohn (Sidney) South African Bibliography volume 1, page 217. 'The volume contains a chapter entitled "Kruger's Characteristics," a summary of the negotiations between the Transvaal and Great Britain, and accounts of the experiences of the first contingent of Tasmanians, the Bushmen's contingent (Commonwealth Horse), and the first and third battalions. There are also articles giving the narrative of the prisoners, journals which are accompanied by a number of illustrations, and photographs of the officers and men engaged in the campaign'.