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Title: The Dop Doctor
Description: (London: William Heinemann, 1911). . 8vo; original olive green cloth, lettered in black on upper board and in gilt on spine; pp. (vi) + 671. Cloth worn and a bit soiled, with trace of fishmothing; front free endpaper removed; earlier owner's name signed on fly-leaf; binding somewhat slack; endpapers foxed, occasional spotting elsewhere. "Particularly popular among English readers were the many jingoistic descriptions of battles and justifications of the Imperial spirit, well illustrated in ... the flamboyant excesses (mingling crude realism and cruder romanticism) of novels such as The Dop Doctor by Richard Dehan (pseud. for Clothilda Graves), which was reprinted eighteen times in London within three years of its publication in 1910." - Adey, et al: Companion to South African English Literature, p. 37..

Keywords: Anglo Boer War. Stereotypes. Z.. R. Transvaal

Price: GBP 12.50 = appr. US$ 17.85 Seller: Christison Rare Books
- Book number: 8226

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