London: Smith, Elder & Co., 1900. [Military History] FIRST EDITION. Octavo (21 x 14cm) pp. x; 552 . With five folding maps. Publisher's navy cloth with gilt titles to spine. All edges untrimmed; dark brown endpapers. Black ink gift inscription to half-title. Spotting to fly-leaves, and a 3cm tear to first blank, repaired with archival tape. Spine and board margins heavily sunned to a dark brown colour. Corners bumped. Head and tail of spine recently professionally restored. Very good. 5000 copies of Doyle's dossier on the first part of the Boer War were printed, but serviceable copies in the publisher's cloth are now uncommon. Item #57875
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