Title John Bull's Crime or Assaults on Republics
Book Condition Very Good Plus
Jacket Condition No Jacket
Edition First Edition.
Publisher London, New York, Montreal Abbey Press 1901
Seller ID 001183
London, New York, Montreal: Abbey Press, 1901. Webster William Davis (1862-1923), American politician, became "estranged" from the McKinley administration, and resigned from his post in the Interior Department over his support for the Boer side in the South African War of 1899-1902. This book recounts his travel and observations in the field. This is a Near Fine copy of the First Edition. Spectacular decorative cloth binding, blindstamped with red, green, black, and silver - Boer flag unfurling on the front panel. 225 pages, illustrated with many photographs. Clean text; corners mildly bumped; rear gutter is split but holding. Previous-owner signature on FFEP. Gilt top-edge, deckled fore. A substantial, attractive, and heavy (over 3 pounds) volume. This important source is available institutionally but scarce in the trade. No dustwrapper; in an archival plastic protector. Size: 4to - over 9¾" - 12" tall. First Edition.. Decorative Cloth. Very Good Plus/No Jacket. First Edition.
Boer War, South Africa, British Empire