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RALPH (Julian) War's Brighter Side: The Story of The Friend Newspaper Edited by the Correspondents with Lord Roberts's Forces, March-April, 1900. 1st Ed., xv+421pp., 15 plates. Pearson. 1901  #56065
[HLMainPic] The Friend was "established under military authority in Bloemfontein soon after British occupation in March 1900. For one month the paper was edited by correspondents... before being turned over to the proprietor of the Jo'burg Star." - Hackett. Among the early team were Arthur Conan Doyle & Rudyard Kipling. Orig. blue cloth, gilt, stained & worn, overall sound, contemp. press cutting photo. of 'A group of Famous War Correspondents' (including Winston Churchill) affixed to ffep. Scarce. See illustration on our website.   £35

     


 

 



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