WAR NOTES. Colonel de Villebois-Mareuil.


The diary of Colonel de Villeois-Mareuil from November 24, 1899, to April 4, 1900. Authorised translation from the Paris Liberteby Frederic Lees. With a preface by E. M. De Vogue. Pp. xx+352, endpaper advertisements (Methuen's Colonial Library); dark teal cloth, spine lettered in gilt, boards a trifle rubbed, top fore-corners faintly bruised, damp stain to bottom fore-corner of upper board; fore and bottom edges uncut; hinges tender at a couple of points, a few mainly small edge chips or tears, longer closed tear from bottom edge pp. xiii/xiv extending into last 2 lines of text, scattered light foxing; Methuen, London, 1902. Second edition, colonial issue. *George Henri Anne-Marie Victor de Villebois-Mareuil (1847 - 1900) was a Colonel in the French infantry, and a French Nationalist who fought and died on the side of the Boers during the Second Anglo-Boer War. Item #132305

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