Title: Briton or Boer? A Tale of the Fight For Africa. Illustrated by E.F. Sherie.
Seller ID: 53958
London: F.V. White, 1897. First edition. Burgundy cloth, spine and front cover lettered in gilt, publisher's device in blind on rear cover. Frontispiece & 5 inserted plates. Ads at rear dated January 1897, comprising pages 297-304. Shelf wear to lower edge, ownership signature in front, inner hinges cracking somewhat, some foxing to title and a few other leaves; a bright, very good copy in general. A future war novel forecasting the Boer war. Locke: Spectrum of Fantasy: page 97 (describing the second edition). Suvin: Victorian Science Fiction in the UK: page 67.