ROSE, Edward B.
The Truth about the Transvaal.
A Record of Facts based upon Twelve Years' Residence in the Country.
First Edition. Anti-Imperialist analysis published under the aegis of the Morning Leader. Rose is described on the title page as “Late President of the Witwatersrand Mine Employés [sic] and Mechanics Union.” Thomasson was MP for Bolton, 1880-85, and was described in his obituary in the Bolton News in 1904 as “Bolton’s greatest benefactor.”
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Octavo. Inscribed “With Mr. John P. Thomasson’s Compliments” on the front free endpaper. Endpapers foxed and browned, otherwise very good in the original green cloth, blue cloth title labels to upper board and spine, white lettering flaked from that on the spine.