New York: E. P. Dutton & Co., Inc., 1906. First American Edition. Hardcover. Octavo; pp. viii, 620, index; frontispiece portrait;, an addional portrait and a folding map; original blue cloth, gilt lettering, top edge gilt;. Very good. Item #14901
Milner was the key British Empire figure in the events leading up to and following the Anglo-Boer War of 1899–1902 and, while serving as High Commissioner, is additionally noted for mentoring a gathering of young members of the South African Civil Service, informally known as Milner's Kindergarten who, in some cases, themselves became important figures in administering the British Empire including Lord Tweedsmuir, John Buchan.