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Report of His Majesty's Commissioners Appointed to Inquire into the Military Preparations & Other Matters connected with the War in South Africa. [Bound with:] Appendices to the Minutes of Evidence Taken before the Royal Commission on the War in South Africa [Together with:] Minutes of Evidence taken before the Royal Commission (Volume I) [Bound with:] (Volume II).` 1st Eds., foolscap, viii+316, [ii]+445, xii+534 & x+720pp. HMSO. 1903  #54324
[HLMainPic] Key cornerstone work on Boer War organisation & operations 1899-1900, complete in 4 Vols.: "The report of the Elgin Commission appointed to inquire into the military preparations for the war in South Africa, & into the supply of men, ammunition, equipment & transport by sea & land in connection with the campaign, & into the military operations up to the occupation of Pretoria... The volume is fully indexed." - Hackett p.8. 1000 copies printed & surprisingly scarce for that. Nice contemp. half blue calf (by W. Kidd, Dundee), raised bands to spines with contrasting leather lettering labels, little rubbed at edghes and joints, generally VG, nice set. See illustrations on our website.   £600

     


 

 



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