Lot 479

Boer War - Souvenir of the Siege of...

Auction Date: 23/06/2022 at 09:30 am

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Boer War - Souvenir of the Siege of Mafeking from original photographs by D Taylor, photographer, Mafeking 1899-1900 First Edition. Hard covers a little worn at corners, but interior contents appear fine. Approx 410x285mm, featuring 114 photographic views taken from the original Taylor photographs, including a panorama of the town looking west. A rare volume in remarkably good condition. Together with: The Leaguer of Ladysmith by Captain C M Dixon, first edition, hard covers soiled but interior contents appear fine. A collection of satirical cartoons drawn by Dixon at the height of the war, mainly intended to boost morale amongst the British troops. Rare. Together with: Siege Views Mafeking from original photos by E J Ross, taken during the siege. First edition - card covers, lacking bottom cover, but interior contents appear good. Another production of photographs taken during the siege. Together with two original photographs, the first showing a Boer patrol, 220x150mm, a little faded but legible, and the second showing a group of Boer soldiers, 220x150mm a little faded but clearly legible. A rare group of books and original photographs of the Boer War (3)

Guide Price: £200.00 - £400.00

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