346 +Publisher's Catalog pp; A very attractiv e book with cover illustrations of jumping cavalrymen. Boards with very light edgewear at corners of the spine, spine a touch toned, boards very slightly cocked. Still this is a great book with sound binding and covers, and a clean tight and unmarked interior. James' memoirs of the Second Boer War in which the rebel leader Christiaan Rudolf de Wet escaped British capture a number of times by the thinnest of margins. ; Always Delivery Confirmation. 35 Years Fast Excellent Service. We Know How To Pack Books. Bookseller Inventory #
Title: On the Heels of De Wet
Publisher: William Blackwood and Sons
Publication Date: 1902
Book Condition: Very Good+
Edition: First Edition, Fourth Printing.
Book Description William Blackwood and Sons, Edinburgh and London, 1902. First edition. Original pale brown cloth blocked in black and brown with superb illustrations of riders on horses by Joseph Simpson, known for his portraits of sporting subjects. An account of operations to suppress the Boer invasion of Cape Colony in 1901. The author took part in various drives chiefly in pursuit of the Boer commander De Wet. The narrative, based on the writer\'s war diary, was first published as a series of papers in Blackwood\'s Magazine. Scarce. Bookseller Inventory # 3076