South African War interest. Numerous illustrations, mainly of Scottish soldiers of all ranks serving then.


Salmond, J. E. [editor]: The Muster Roll of Angus, South African War 1899-1900. A Record and a Tribute. Brodie & Salmond [Arbroath] 1900 1st edition large 8vo.

16 illustrations and numerous plates [21 plates of officers with a few regimental groups; 25 plates of n.c.o.s and rank and file] of military portraits from photographs including all ranks serving in various regiments (not exclusively Scottish) during the Boer War, 238pp. Original decorative pale green cloth gilt, a few marks to the front board but still quite a bright clean copy, internally a fine copy with no previous ownership markings. A useful volume remarkable for its numerous illustrations (many from carte de visite portraits and also for the fact that it includes other ranks who are often harder to trace than commissioned officers].  oct15/2

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