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CONAN DOYLE, Arthur

Published by George N. Morang & Company, Toronto (1901)

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About this Item: George N. Morang & Company, Toronto, 1901. Hardcover. five fold-out colour maps (illustrator). pp. 478.,8vo,Bound in original red cloth with black rules and gilt lettering,The first edition was published by Smith, Elder (London) on October 23, 1900, in a print run of 5,000 copies (G&G B1). The first Canadian edition (which G&G describe as the 'First American edition - Canadian issue') was published by Morang (Toronto) in 1900, in an edition of 1,000 copies. Our offering is a third impression of the first edition, and was published in January, 1901 (G&G B1 d). The gilt lettering is bright and sharp. A bit of soiling to the spine. Very light shelf wear to boards. Former owner's name and date (April, 1901) on inside front board. The map facing the title page has been removed, leaving stub. Contents quite clean. A good plus copy. A detailed history of the 'South African Trouble', mostly written while Conan Doyle was serving as a volunteer doctor. Seller Inventory # GB40820

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A. Conan Doyle

Published by McClure, Phillips, & Company, New York (1900)

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About this Item: McClure, Phillips, & Company, New York, 1900. Decorative Hard Cover. Condition: Good -. No Jacket. First Edition Second Impression. Ex-Library, library markings on spine and in interior, stamped Goodrich Memorial Library 1901, lacks frontis map, other maps are intact. Cover shows signs of wear, front hinge is loose, interior is tight. Seller Inventory # 004193

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The Great Boer War: Arthur Conan Doyle

Arthur Conan Doyle

Published by ont> Smith, Elder and Co : London (1900)

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About this Item: ont> Smith, Elder and Co : London, 1900. Hardcover. Condition: Very Good. First edition. An early edition of this thorough account of the Boer war, by famed author, creator of Sherlock Holmes, and volunteer doctor during the Boer War, Arthur Conan Doyle. The first edition, eighth impression of this work. Published a month after the true first edition. This copy is lacking all maps and illustrations, which have been neatly removed. This is the second work written by Doyle on the Boer War, the first of which 'The War in South Africa: Its Cause and Conduct' argued that the UK's role in this conflict was justified. This particular title gives accounts of those killed or wounded up until the 8th September when Doyle left South Africa. Doyle discusses various sieges and battles in the war such as the Battle of Magersfontein, Battle of Colenso, The Siege and Relief of Kimberley and more. Condition: In the original full cloth binding. Externally, smart with light rubbing to the extremities and to the head and tail of spine. Spine has faded slightly. The odd light marks to boards. Internally, firmly bound. All illustrations and maps to this volume have been neatly removed by a prior owner. Pages are generally bright and clean. Overall Condition: Good. Seller Inventory # 056428

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Arthur Conan Doyle

Published by Galago Publishing, South Africa (2007)

ISBN 10: 1919854134 ISBN 13: 9781919854137

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About this Item: Galago Publishing, South Africa, 2007. Soft Cover. Condition: Good. No Jacket. Reprint Edition. A good reprint edition with additional 16 page illustration section, binding is tight & strong, no marks or inscriptions, cover boards clean & bright. Photos supplied upon request. Due to weight postal adjustment may be reqd. Seller Inventory # 06917

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A Conan Doyle

Published by Smith Elder & Co (1901)

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About this Item: Smith Elder & Co, 1901. Hardcover. Condition: Very Good. 1st Edition. 10th Impression of 1st ed Contents in vg cond front board slightly pulled ow contents vg to near fineBoards top corner b umped and small tear tear .Small mark on front board spine top rubbed and slightly fingered ow vg cond. Seller Inventory # 007030

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DOYLE, A. Conan.

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About this Item: 0. DOYLE, A. Conan. The Great Boer War. Original cloth with pictorial pastedown on front board. New York: McClure, Phillips & Company, 1901. First American edition, later impression. Gibson & Green, B1.c. Light rubbing to spine ends and corners, else very good. Seller Inventory # 65807

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Arthur Conan DOYLE

Published by Smith Elder & Co., (1900)

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About this Item: Smith Elder & Co., 1900. 8vo., Eighth Impression, with 5 folding maps on japon in red and black, neat contemporary signature on half-title; original blue fine-ribbed cloth, boards framed in blind, gilt back, uncut, chocolate endpapers, joints rubbed with short splits (but binding entirely sound), a good, bright, clean copy. Published a month after the first edition. Includes list of casualties. Green & Gibson, B1 (recording the first edition); Hackett p.142 (recording the eighteenth impression of 1902). Seller Inventory # 17483

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DOYLE, Arthur Conan.

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About this Item: London, Smith, Elder & Co., 1900.Original cloth (spine dam.). With 4 (of 5) folding maps. X,551;(10) pp.First edition published the same year. - Recognised as one of the most important books written on the Anglo Boer War. Mendelssohn I, p.484; SAB I, p.97. Seller Inventory # 35016

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Doyle, Arthur Conan

Published by George Bell & Sons London 1900 (1900)

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About this Item: George Bell & Sons London 1900, 1900. 1st ed. thus orig. cloth Very Good 8vo. viii + 552pp., fldg., maps, index, Colonial library edition. Boards rather spotted but internally nice copy. Inc. 5 folding maps. Seller Inventory # 65064

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Doyle, A Conan

Published by Smith, Elder, & Co., London (1900)

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About this Item: Smith, Elder, & Co., London, 1900. Hardcover. Condition: Good. No Jacket. First Edition. 552 pages (complete). An amiably owned copy. Some pages are still uncut. The front pastedown has an armorial ex-libris plate (Leman Saunders Sloman). The boards have some wear about the edges and seams. They are however, contented and sure. The contents are mild mannered and agreeable. The pages are clean, clear, companionable, certain. fk. Seller Inventory # cang

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Conan Doyle, A.:

Published by London: Smith, Elder & Co., 1900 (1900)

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About this Item: London: Smith, Elder & Co., 1900, 1900. 8vo Cloth 1st Edn. Fldg. Maps. Backstrip faded & sl. rubbed; covers sl. marked; f. hinge strained; minor loss of surface f.e.p; stylish monogram on f.e.p., and half title with show through to dedication leaf. Seller Inventory # 16714

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Doyle, A. Conan

Published by McClure , Phillips and Co., New York (1900)

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About this Item: McClure , Phillips and Co., New York, 1900. Hard Cover. Condition: Near Very Good. First American Edition. 5 fold out maps. Partially unopened. Very minor spine wear. Size: 12mo - over 6¾" - 7¾" tall. Seller Inventory # 005896

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A. Conan Doyle

Published by Mc Clure Philips, New York (1900)

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About this Item: Mc Clure Philips, New York, 1900. Cloth. Condition: Good. Dust Jacket Condition: None. 1st Edition. Original blue gilt cloth with pastedown on front cover and five large well colored maps inside. Definitive book on the last gentleman's war before the onslaught of technology. A slightly dusty, a bit of wear, else a good copy. Size: 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall. Hardcover. Seller Inventory # 004525

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THE GREAT BOER WAR: DOYLE, A. CONAN

DOYLE, A. CONAN

Published by George Bell & Sons, London and Bombay (1900)

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About this Item: George Bell & Sons, London and Bombay, 1900. Hardcover. Condition: Fair. 1st Edition. Red boards, well rubbed and faded. Edges are showing wear and tear, especially at the back cover. Edge seems to be eaten away slightly. Head and tail of spine bumped. Spine is faded and in poor condition. Heavily worn, faded and torn. Previous owner's inscription on the free endpaper and title page. Page edges are darkly discoloured and worn. Pastedowns, free endpapers, title pages, contents page and the occasional page throughout is foxed. Five maps intact. Binding is split at the front and back free endpaper. Otherwise this book is in fair condition. *We always describe the faults of our books meticulously; they usually present better than they sound. Seller Inventory # MIL071

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Doyle, Arthur Conan

Published by Struik Ltd., Cape Town (1976)

ISBN 10: 0869770748 ISBN 13: 9780869770740

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About this Item: Struik Ltd., Cape Town, 1976. Hardcover. Condition: Very Good. Dust Jacket Condition: Good. First Thus. Mottled braown/black boards with blind stamping and gilt lettering to front and spine in a pictorial dw, complete fold-out maps at end, pp. x, 769. Volume I of the Anglo Boer War Reprint Library. Dw faded/sunned and slightly shelf worn, previous owner's gift dedication ffep and previous owner's small ink exlibris stamp half title. Seller Inventory # 000116

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The Great Boer War: Arthur Conan Doyle

Arthur Conan Doyle

Published by Smith, elder & Co (1900)

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About this Item: Smith, elder & Co, 1900. Hardcover. Condition: Good. No Jacket. 1st Edition. The Great Boer War, by Arthur Conan Doyle, with maps, first edition, sixth impression, published in 1900 by Smith Elder & Co. Hard cover, with publishers navy cloth (now faded) and gold titles to spine, Corners bumped ,top and bottom of spine have small splits and wear. Beginning to pull at binding on first page, which also has neat ink inscription by a previous owner. Fading to page 127 due to retention of press clipping re another Boer War book, dated 1977. Maps all very good. Foxing to page edges. Overall good condition. Seller Inventory # 504

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The Great Boer War: DOYLE, Arthur Conan

DOYLE, Arthur Conan

Published by Smith Elder & Co, London (1900)

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About this Item: Smith Elder & Co, London, 1900. Buckram. Condition: Fine. No Jacket. 1st Edition. Smith Elder first edition eighth impression, complete with its 5 folding coloured maps as called for. pp. [x], 554, + 10 publishers catalog, original blue publishers cloth spotted , Spine faded, titled in gilt,with half inch long repaired split on head, fore-edges untrimmed, index and part of publishers catalogs uncut, , Blind rule to boards New plain endpapers. Spine and joints tight. Text and maps clean and unspotted. Seller Inventory # 000799

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Doyle, Arthur Conan

Published by Smith, Elder & Co 1900 (1900)

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About this Item: Smith, Elder & Co 1900, 1900. First Edition. THE GREAT BOER WAR, Smith, Elder & Co., 1900, first edition, some wear to corner tips and spine extremities, else a g/vg copy with all the maps present. Seller Inventory # 03211

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Die Wahrheit über den Krieg in Süd-Afrika: Conan Doyle, Sir

About this Item: Zürich, Hofer & Co., ., 1902. Gr.-8° ( 23 : 15 cm). Originalbroschur, der helle Umschlag leicht angeschmutzt und lichtrandig. XI, 194 (+1) Seiten. Die farbige Übersichtskarte in hinterer Deckeltasche. Der Buchschnitt gering fleckig. Gut erhaltenes Exemplar. Beiliegend gedruckte Überreichungskarte des Verlages// Kapitel: I. Die Boeren/II. Die Ursachen des Streites/III. Die Unterhandlungen/IV. Untersuchung über einige Punkte/V. Die Friedensverhandlungen/VI. Das Niederbrennen von Farmen/VII. Die Konzentrationslager/ VIII. Der englische Soldat in Süd-Afrika/IX. Weitere Anklagen gegen die englischen Truppen/ X. Die Kehrseite der Frage/ XI. Schlusssbetrachtungen, Anmerkungen des Uebersetzers R. Toggenburger in Zürich, Die Konzentrationslager(nach den Blaubüchern Cd 893,934 und 936) M12768-313505. Seller Inventory # 313505

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Doyle, A. Conan

Published by Smith, Elder & Co., London, UK (1900)

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About this Item: Smith, Elder & Co., London, UK, 1900. Hardcover. Condition: Very Good. First Edition. (full book description) Smith, Elder & Co., London, UK, 1900. 1st Ed. (U.K.) 6th Printing, VG-, Hard Cover, No Dust Jacket. Size=5.5"x8", 552pgs(Index). 1/2" cloth outer layer chip head of spine with cover fraying in same spot, small owner name embossment on front endpaper, 1/2" bookseller sticker inside rear endpaper, o.w. clean, bright & tight. Text very bright & in Fine condition. 5 folding maps present & in Fine condition. 20% OFF our regular catalogue price. SELLING WORLDWIDE since 1987. 99% OF OUR BOOKS ARE SHIPPED IN CUSTOM BOXES, WE ALWAYS PACK WITH GREAT CARE!. Book. Seller Inventory # CONROY164312I

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About this Item: Zürich, Hofer & Co., 1902. Gr.-8°, Softcover/Paperback. Condition: Sehr gut. Gr.-8° (23*15 cm), XI (1), 188 (1) S. [fehlerhaft paginiert], Fadenheftung, mont. Faltkarte im hinteren Innendeckel, hellblaue Broschur m. schwarz-rotem Deckeltitel. Zürich, Hofer & Co. 1902, Zweite Auflage. Sehr gut erhalten, Papier nicht gebräunt, normale Alterungsspuren, ohne Einträge, geruchsneutral. * Bitte beachten! Die Angabe der Versandkosten durch AbeBooks-ZVAB bezieht sich immer auf eine Büchersendung mit einem Gesamtgewicht von max. 1000 gr. Darüber D: 5 EUR; EU max. 15 EUR; others on request. + Bei Bestellungen auf Rechnung bleibt Vorkasse vorbehalten. Sprache: Deutsch Gewicht in Gramm: 300. Seller Inventory # 13149

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Doyle, Arthur Conan.

Published by Smith Elder & Co., London. (1902)

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About this Item: Smith Elder & Co., London., 1902. Hardcover. Condition: Very Good. No Jacket. With five coloured folding maps at the end. (illustrator). 1st Edition. First edition thus, 1902. Described on the title page as the complete edition. Some foxing to endpapers and page edges. Top edges gilt. Bound in a very fine full leather with marbled endpapers and heavily gilt decorated spine with raised bands and burgundy title label. Bottom corners very lightly bumped and some very light scratches to boards. Generally a really attractive copy of this classic work by Conan Doyle. Seller Inventory # 001944

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Doyle, A. Conan

Published by McClure, Phillips & Company 1900 (1900)

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About this Item: McClure, Phillips & Company 1900, 1900. Hardback. No dustjacket, as issued. First Printing. Very Good condition. Bound in blue cloth with decorative paper plate showing the British and Dutch flags on cover. Date of 1900 on title and copyright pages, with no indications of an earlier printing. Previous owner's small bookplate on front pastedown, which has shadowed the front free endpaper, this is pretty minor, and only worth mentioning due to the price of this book. Light edgewear to boards. Very clean, Tight sound unmarked copy. Seller Inventory # 117613

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DOYLE, Arthur Conan

Published by George Newnes (1901)

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About this Item: George Newnes, 1901. First Edition. 2 vols. Near fine copies in the original dark blue pictorial cloth gilt, light wear to extremities, contents clean and tight. The Doyle is serialised over 11 of the 12 issues contained in the two volumes, and features illustrations not in the published book. We were not able to establish how much further it went in terms of the serialisation: the present narrative extends to the Siege of Mafeking.There are numerous other fascinating travel and adventure articles with some interesting East African and Asian material. Seller Inventory # 50842

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DOYLE, Sir A[rthur] Conan [1859-1930].

Published by London: Smith, Elder, & Co., 1900. (1900)

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About this Item: London: Smith, Elder, & Co., 1900., 1900. 8vo. pp.x, 554, [10]ads. 5 folding coloured maps. original cloth (extremities bit frayed). First Edition, Eighth Impression. Green & Gibson B1a. Seller Inventory # elala3693

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The Great Boer War.: Sir] A[rthur] Conan

Sir] A[rthur] Conan Doyle.

Published by London: Smith, Elder & Co. (1900)

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About this Item: London: Smith, Elder & Co., 1900. Hardcover. Condition: Very Good. 1st Edition. First edition. 8vo. x, 552, [12] pp. With the 5 folding maps. In the publisher's navy ribbed cloth, gilt-stamped to spine. The volume has been fully conserved including re-backing with spine strip laid down. Having served as a volunteer doctor in the Langman Field Hospital in Bloemfontein in early 1900, Conan Doyle wrote a pamphlet titled The War in South Africa: Its Cause and Conduct, and also this present volume (dedicated to Langman). He is quoted as believing that this resulted in his knighthood awarded in 1902. It is also significant in being his first work of non-fiction, a branch of his writing that came to be dominated by his later interest in spiritualism. Boards with a little water-marking at tail and half-title with a neat contemporary ownership signature, else unmarked. A very good copy. Seller Inventory # PS.422

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DOYLE, [Sir] Arthur Conan (1859-1930)

Published by London: Smith, Elder and Co., 1900 (1900)

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About this Item: London: Smith, Elder and Co., 1900, 1900. [Military History]. FIRST EDITION. Octavo (21 x 14cm) pp.x; 552; [12], advertisements. Five folding maps, printed in colour. Half dark green morocco with raised bands and gilt titles to spine, cloth sides, edges untrimmed, original spine bound in at rear. Internally clean, one small erasure to half-title, externally unmarked. A near fine copy in a handsome recent leather binding. The first printing comprised 5000 copies [Green and Gibson]. Seller Inventory # 50756

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THE GREAT BOER WAR [inscribed by Doyle,: Doyle, A. Conan

Doyle, A. Conan

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About this Item: 1902. [inscribed plus autograph letter] Revised and Enlarged Edition. New York: McClure, Phillips & Company, 1902. Original dark blue cloth lettered in gilt. "Revised and Enlarged Edition," which consisted of only 1,005 copies. This was Doyle's first volume of non-fiction: the outbreak of war occupied Doyle's mind so utterly that he could write nothing literary, so he went to South Africa as a physician and wrote of the war instead. (The term "Great, incidentally, is used only to distinguish it from the smaller 1881 Boer War.) McClure Phillips published the first American edition in 1900, the same year as the UK edition; there followed four subsequent US impressions between 1900 and 1902 (listed on the title verso). Then this enlarged edition came out -- for which Doyle wrote a "Preface to the Final Edition" dated September 1902; this is a taller volume than the earlier impressions, and was priced at $2.50 compared to $1.50.~This copy includes, in the pocket at the rear, a total of five maps printed on two folded sheets of paper (the first US edition had five maps, though its title page said "six"). The book's condition is near-fine, with the gilt unusually bright; the endpapers of this hefty volume are cracked. Green & Gibson B1c.i. Housed in a felt-lined morocco-backed clamshell case.~This copy is inscribed and initialed by the author at the top of the title page, "With all remembrance ACD". Also, tipped in is a one-page undated letter on Doyle's "Undershaw" stationery, which undoubtedly accompanied this gift of a book:~My dear Russell~It is not fair to judge my book by the first out of twenty drafts. I send you the last. I don't know that Stormburg [sic] is much changed.~Yours ACD~The front paste-down also bears the armorial bookplate of "Major General John Cecil Russell | Colonel 12th Royal Lancers." Major-General John Cecil Russell [1839-1909], a keen supporter of the use of mounted cavalry, was a veteran of many late nineteenth century African wars, having served during the Third Ashanti War (1873), the Ninth Cape Frontiers War (1878-1879), and the Zulu War (1879). By the time of this presentation, 63-year-old Russell was semi-retired as an equerry to King Edward VII. "Stormburg" refers to the Battle of Stormberg of 10 December 1899 ("one of the more embarrassing British defeats of the Boer War in which a British army got lost and marched into an unintentional ambush" [Rickard]). The letter is in fine condition; Doyle's inscription on the title page has "bled" somewhat into the paper. Seller Inventory # 14016

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