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[Waters (Col. W.H.H.) & Du Cane (Col. H.) Translators]


Prepared in the Historical Section of the Great General Staff, Berlin, volume 1. October 1899 to February 1900; volume 2. March 1900 to September 1900

Published: London, 1904-1906

Stock Number: #3352/1

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2 volumes, 280 + 374 pages, (225 x 155 mm), 17 folding coloured maps, 8 plates, original decorated green cloth gilt, neatly recased

Mendelssohn (Sidney) South African Bibliography 2: page 590-1.'The work is characterised by the thoroughness which is so prominent a feature of German productions of this class, and despite constant criticisms of the British methods and military tactics, is written in a perfectly fair and unbiased manner, the translator observing that the volume will be welcomed by the public as well as experts as a history 'which by its conciseness, its strict impartiality, and its lucidity can hardly fail to interest and instruct all who have studied the subject of the war in South Africa'.