FEATURING - Far Out: Rovings Retold by Sir William Francis Butler

Posted on October 05, 2020

The Special Collections Book of the Week this week is:

Far Out: Rovings Retold by Sir William Francis Butler.

William Butler (1838-1910) was an English adventurer, army officer and writer. He served in Canada the Sudan and Egypt and was in command of British troops in South Africa just before the Boer War. Far Out follows his adventures through North America, Asia, Africa, and the Mediterranean.

UPSpace Access: http://hdl.handle.net/2263/9252

This book is available at Special Collections, housed on level 5 of the Merensky 2 Library, and is part of our Du Plessis (ZpA) Collection.

The Special Collections unit of the Department of Library Services plays a stewardship role in the acquisition and preservation of the Library's rare and valuable information resources, making them accessible to students, staff and researchers, as well as safeguarding them for future generations.

- Author Nikki Haw
Published by Hlengiwe Mnguni

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