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The Pretoria Friend.

Published: Pretoria: Army Headquarters, 1900

Stock code: 99800

Price: £500

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First editions. “Newspaper published by Lord Stanley at Pretoria during British occupation. Contents include military government notices, proclamations, advertisements and items of news. Publication commenced on Tuesday 26th June, 1900 and ceased after the issue of Saturday 14th July, 1900” (Hackett). Text in Afrikaans and English.

Folio. 17 bifolia, printed all four sides, loose as issued. Masthead with British royal arms Light toning, else very good.

Bibliography: Hackett p.176; Mendelssohn II, 182.

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