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The Boer War by  Thomas Pakenham - 1st US Edition; 1st Printing - 1979 - from HGBooks and Biblio.co.uk

The Boer War

by Pakenham, Thomas

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New York: Random House. G+/VG-. 1979. 1st US Edition; 1st Printing. Hardcover. ISBN: 0394427424. Bound in maroon cloth, the last 50 pages (in the Notes) wavy on the edge from old moisture damage ; Well researched narrative, based on first hand accounts, includes many photographs, detailed notes and index; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 718 pp.

The war declared by the Boers of South Africa on October 11, 1899, gave the British, as Kipling said, 'No end of a lesson.' The public expected it to be over by Christmas. It proved to be the longest, the costliest, the bloodiest and most humiliating war that Great Britain fought between 1815 and 1914.


  • Bookseller: HGBooks US (US)
  • Bookseller Inventory #: 7456
  • Title: The Boer War
  • Author: Pakenham, Thomas
  • Format/binding: Hardcover
  • Book condition: Used
  • Edition: 1st US Edition; 1st Printing
  • Binding: Hardcover
  • ISBN 10: 0394427424
  • ISBN 13: 9780394427423
  • Publisher: Random House
  • Place: New York
  • Date published: 1979


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