South Africa Cape Colony Boer Republics War 1898 Ridpath & Ellis pictorial bookBrian DiMambro- Antiquarian Books, Maps & Prints
(Old Books, 19th Century Books, Africa, South Africa, Boer Republic, Cape Colony, Illustrated Books, Boer War).
The Story of South Africa: An Account of the Historical Transformation of the Dark Continent by the European Powers and the Culminating Contest Between Great Britain and the South African Republic in the Transvaal War, by John Clark Ridpath & Edward S. Ellis.
Published 1898, Philadelphia by Elliot Publishing Company.
650  pages. Text in English. Profusely illustrated throughout.
Publisher's cloth binding, gilt title lettering, embossed pictorial war scene cover & spine decorations.
Book is physically old and shows some signs of handling and time. Item is not new or in "new" condition.
Binding gently age worn, signs of handling but nothing offensive or severe, remains overall attractive as an object.
Paper is gently toned, internally still well preserved, tight, sound. Large monumental book.
Still attractive on the shelf. Book displays a pleasing and unique age patina and is in nice antiquarian condition, any age flaws easy to overlook or forgive.
Please review photos for more detail showing how this item survives. The asking price reflects the condition based on our examination and 35+ years full time exposure to antiquarian books and ephemera of all types. Flaws seen and described have been taken into account.
Book Measures c. 10" H x 7 3/4" W.