Author:DeWet, General Christiaan Rudolf


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By: DeWet, General Christiaan Rudolf

Price: $29.94

Publisher: Paris, Felix Juven: (1902)

Edition: First Edition Thus

Seller ID: 38638

Condition: Very Good

Nicely bound in light brown leather at spine and corners over marbled boards, pages untrimmed. Frontispiece portrait of the author, folding map at rear. Christiaan Rudolf de Wet (1854 – 1922) was a Boer general, rebel leader and politician. He was born on the Leeuwkop farm, in the district of Smithfield in the Boer Republic of the Orange Free State. De Wet is mentioned in Kipling's poem Ubique. De Wet took part in the early battles of the Boer War of 1899 in Natal as a commandant, later serving as a general under Piet Cronjé in the west. His first success was the surprise attack on Sanna... View more info