1st Eng., ed., 1902. 520 + 64 pp., frontis., + 1 sketch + 1 large fldg., map. Cloth; 22 x 15cm. Edges foxed o/w V.G. Christiaan De Wet (1854-1922) was a Dutch Boer soldier who fought around Ladysmith, Prinsloo, Tweefontein and in other Boer campaigns between 1899 and 1902. In this important primary narrative of the Second Boer War he gives an account also of the overwhelming forces of Lord Roberts and of how he made Lord Kitchener's acquaintance. A superbly documented record of one man's personal experiences of the Boer War.