Lord Methuen in South Africa. Nynehead Monograph Number Two

By: Anon

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No date shown (c1971/2? ) Printed typescript. Clean beige card covers, stapled (rusting slightly). Top edge of rear cover slightly faded. Black and white illustration of medal to front cover (The Queen's South Africa Medal ? ) (2) + 42 pp. Slight foxing mainly to page edges. NO INSCRIPTIONS. Black and white illustrations/map. Small red ink? Mark to edge of first few pps. Internally CLEAN AND BRIGHT. "Letters from General Lord Methuen, to his father in law, William Ayshford Sanford of Nynehead Court. The letters are to be found in the Sanford Manuscripts at Somerset County Records Office, Taunton, bundles number DD/SF 3467 and 3528. They were transcribed by memebers of Nynehead Local History Group during evening meetings at the Records Office. The transcripts were checked and corrected, and this paper produced by Andrew Bye a member of the group. The first letter is dated August 1900, 15 months after Methuen's arrival in South Africa and the last, February 1902, shortly before his capture by the Boers, at Tweebosch. The letters are here presented in their original form. In order that the course of events described may be more readily understood, the letters have been supplemented where necessary by extracts from the Official History of the War. No other commentary is given." See Images; 4to 11" - 13" tall

Title: Lord Methuen in South Africa. Nynehead Monograph Number Two

Author Name: Anon

Categories: Biography. Essays. Letters. Diaries, Military/War Related, British Topography, Africa . S. Africa,

Edition: Presumed First UK Edition

Publisher: Nynehead, Somerset, Nynehead Local History Society: 1971

Binding: Paperback

Book Condition: Very Good+ with no dust jacket

Seller ID: 107935

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