Witty spy adventure set during the Boer Wars of the late 19th Century.
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[Illustration: SHE STOOPED OVER ME. 'A Cabinet Secret.'
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A Cabinet Secret
By Guy Boothby
Author of "Dr Nikola," "The Beautiful White Devil," "Pharos the Egyptian," "A Sailor's Bride," etc., etc.
With Illustrations by A. Wallis Mills
F. V. White & Co.
14 Bedford Street, Strand, W.C.
The Author deems it right to preface his work with the remark, that while the War between England and the South African Republics forms the basis of the story, the characters and incidents therein described are purely fictional, and have no sort of resemblance, either intended or implied, with living people. The Author's only desire is to show what, under certain, doubtless improbable, conditions, might very well have happened, had a secret power endeavoured to harass the Empire by taking advantage of her temporary difficulties.
A CABINET SECRET
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