With the Flag to Pretoria: A History of The Boer War of 1899-1900 by H. W. Wilson [very large 2 vol set] FIRST EDITION

With the Flag to Pretoria: A History of The Boer War of 1899-1900 by H. W. Wilson [very large 2 vol set] FIRST EDITION

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Two volumes, each measuring 33 x 25 x 3 cm. Boards of both vols red cloth with gilt & black decor and black text. Lightly marbled end papers. Red edging to pages. Both profusely illustrated throughout with b/w photos and drawings 'Illustrated mainly from photographs and authentic sketches taken in South Africa'. Vol 2 has a large fold-out map bound-in at the back. One map, as published. 

These are very large books.

Publisher

 Harmsworth Brothers Ltd. 

Date published

 vol 1 - 1900 vol 2 - 1901.

Format

 Large hardbacks.

Condition

 Vol 1 - front board - major marking and staining, bumping and wear to edges and corners; spine - faded and marked but intact, bumping and wear to top and bottom; prelims - age-darkened; edges - light staining and dusting; internal pages clean; binding very good. 

Vol 2 - front board - brighter and cleaner than vol 1 but with some staining, bumping and wear at corners and edges; spinefaded and marked but intact, bumping and wear to top and bottom; prelims - less darkening than vol 1 but some foxing; edges - foxing, light staining and dusting; map has a small closed tear on the edge; internal pages clean; binding very good.