Story of the Imperial Light Horse in the South African War 1899-1902
GD & Co. 1937, First Edition. Hardcover, with dust jacket. 351 pages plus appendix (complete). A passive copy. From the library of Frank Bradlow, the Africana expert and specialist. Bradlow wrote a short account of his war on the front pastedown (as Corporal Frank Rosslyn Bradlow No30814). His ex-libris plate is on the frontispage. Also included: miscellaneous photocopies and notes; a service sheet from Jeppe High School for Boys ".. on the occasion of the unveling of the plaques to Alan Stanley Dashwood and Frederick William Berry von Linsingen" (boyhood friends who became teachers at Jeppe High, volunteered for the Imperial Light Horse, and were both killed on the same day, at the Battle of Bardia in Libya); two newsletters from the Imperial Light Horse Regimental Association (12/81; 6/85); a photocopy of a lengthy letter of an account by Private Peter Cunningham Fraser of his experiences at El Alamein and the Desert War. A generously owned copy. The boards are scuffed, worn, marked from handling, storage. They are comfortable and steady. The papertrims are foxed. The contents have blotches, spots, flushes of foxing here and there. Nonetheless, the contents are firm, clean, clear, dutiful, diligent, confident, certain, benign. fk. Good/No Jacket.
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