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On Active Service with The Northumberland and Durham Yeomen, under Lord Methuen. (South Africa, 1900-1901.)

SPURGIN, Karl B. ([c.1902])

£225.00 

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With an Introduction by Major Savile Clayton, Formerly Lieutenant in 14th Squadron. Frontispiece and fourteen other plates. Some light foxing and browning, otherwise a very good copy indeed in the original green pictorial cloth, gilt. xx, 323 pp. Printed for the Author by the Walter Scott Publishing Co., Ltd., n.d.,

Mendelssohn II, 418; Hackett p.187, illustrated at p.30: "A record of approximately 16 months service with the 14th and 15th Squadrons of Imperial Yeomanry under Lord Methuen. The account is based on the author's campaign diary. The corps was chiefly employed in the western sector operating in British Bechuanaland, Orange River Colony and western Transvaal. A roll of companies is included."

Unusually nice copy of a fairly uncommon work.

Stock Code: 87127