Longmans, Green and Co. London. 1900.
FIRST EDITION. 8vo. (7.8 x 5.4 inches). Illustrated with four maps, three of them fold out, & four plans printed within the text. Publishers advert leaf and 32pp catalogue, dated 10.99, at the end of text. Some browning and chipping to the outer edge of the frontis folding map (where it has previously been incorrectly folded and the edge protruded from the book) but only affecting the outer blank margin by about a half inch and not near the image. Some foxing to the first three leaves but overall a nice tight copy, the inner hinges without any of the cracking or splitting usually found on this title. Publishers beige cloth with illustration of an armoured train. Spine lettered in red and gilt, and with gilt decoration showing the Union Jack and the Transvaal flags. boards a bit rubbed and bumped to the extremities but still very good.