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Image for The Anglo-Boer War, 1899-1900.  An Album of upwards of Three Hundred Photographic Engravings - A Picture Record of the Movements of the British, Colonial and Boer Forces engaged in the Conflict

The Anglo-Boer War, 1899-1900. An Album of upwards of Three Hundred Photographic Engravings - A Picture Record of the Movements of the British, Colonial and Boer Forces engaged in the Conflict

By: N/A

Price: $109.25

Publisher: Northern Cape Printers, Kimberley: 1973

Seller ID: byvj


204 pages of photographs, 22 pages of text (complete). A steady, sound copy. Landscape format. The boards have some very light shelving wear, principally to the corners. The pages are mild-mannered and assured. The pages edges have very shallow tanning. They are otherwise patient, placid, well-ordered, tidy, clean, clear, generous. fk View more info

Image for Natal Field Force Casualty List 1899-1900: List of Casualties in the Natal Field Force From the 20th October 1899 to the 26th October 1900

Natal Field Force Casualty List 1899-1900: List of Casualties in the Natal Field Force From the 20th October 1899 to the 26th October 1900

By: N/A

Price: $380.00

Publisher: Private:

Seller ID: 15lt


237 pages (complete). Note: text on facing pages only. A very smart book. Photocopied pages privately bound by the previous owner (the late T E Sole). Half-leather. The boards are very attractive and elegant. Stamped gilt titling. The leathered corners and spine are handsome and healthy. The boards are agreeably hale and sure. The contents are clean, clear, most carefully owned, tight, certain, conscientious. fk View more info

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South African Field Force Casualty List 1899-1900

By: N/A

Price: $237.50

Publisher: Private: 1972

Edition: New Edition

Seller ID: 17lt


Complete. A most pleasing copy. Bound by a previous owner (Terry Sole - a much respected medal expert - whose name is stamped on the front cover). Half leather. Pressed-gilt tilting. The boards are handsome, very sound. The contents are very healthy and gratifying. They are clean, clear, conscientious, dutiful, most carefully owned - as if barely handled throughout! fk View more info

John Bull in Zuid-Afrika : Platen van Johan Braakensiek en anderen - Ontleend Aan De Amsterdammer, Weekblad voor Nederland

By: N/A

Price: $38.00

Publisher: Van Holkema & Warendorf: 1900

Seller ID: 65nf


Complete. Rebound by a previous owner: marbled boards, cloth corners and spine. Newer end papers. The boards have wear about the edges, some mild scuffing. The corners and spine also have wear from shelving. The boards etc are stable, sturdy. The contents are mild-mannered and healthy. They are clean, clear, confident, certain, companionable, convivial. fk View more info

Anglo Boer War Telegraphs from 1900 - bundle of 4 Boer communications

By: N/A

Price: $95.00

Seller ID: 26nf


Four Boer telegraphs dating from February 1900. All kept in separate display wallets. In South African Dutch with near contemporary translations included. First telegraph is an office copy sent via the Cape of Good Hope Post Office Telegraph [service]. Undated. Refers to action at Molendrift, Pont Drift, Colenso in some detail [so probably dates from early Feb 1900]. 2 pages. These are much worn and faded but the text (in pencil) is unaffected. Second telegraph: From... View more info

The Times History of The War in South Africa 1899-1902 - 7 volumes

By: Amery, L S (Ed)

Price: $465.50

Publisher: Sampson Low, Marston & Company, London: 1900

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 32nf


Seven volumes (complete). A comfortable set. Each volume has an ex-libris plate for G Carleton-Jones (after whom the Carletonville mines are named). Also a stamp showing the address of a previous owner (Quendon Court in Essex). Volume I: pub 1900. In a pocket on the front pastedown has a press clipping from "The Times, Monday, June 2, 1902" which has a timeline of the Boer War. There is also a folded colour map of the War in South Africa 1899-1900 (pleasing ... View more info

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Gedenkboek van den Oorlog in Zuid-Afrika

By: Andriessen , W F

Price: $57.00

Publisher: Hollandsch-Afrikaansche Uigevers-Maatschappij, v/h Jac. Dusseau & Co., Amsterdam / Cape Town: 1904

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 91kq


576 pages (complete). Folded map at rear (worn and a little marked). In South African Dutch throughout. A defiant, dutiful record of the Second Boer War - from the Boer perspective. Green waxed cloth boards. Illustrated with stamped gold titling. The boards and titling are scuffed, worn, marked all about and around from handling and shelving. They are hardy and sound. The contents are most agreeable. The frontispage has a school prize giving inscription. The pag... View more info

Image for Kimberley Under Siege : An illustrated story of a brave defence endured by 50,000 men, women and children for 124 days - a saga of a great feat of arms by 5,000 troops against overwhelming odds

Kimberley Under Siege : An illustrated story of a brave defence endured by 50,000 men, women and children for 124 days - a saga of a great feat of arms by 5,000 troops against overwhelming odds

By: Beet, Arthur J ; Harris, Cyril B

Price: $45.60

Publisher: Kimberley Siege Veterans' (50th Anniversary) Reunion Committee: 1950

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 68lk


95 pages (complete). A much owned and negligently stored copy. The boards are much worn, scuffed, marked all about. They are a little weary, but also steady and secure. Within, the contents have much evidence of avid, contented use throughout. There are handling marks, age marks. There is handling wear, there is storage wear. However, the contents are also most assured, clean, clear, resolutely competent, certain, dutiful, companionable. fk View more info

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Boer Rifles and Carbines of the Anglo-Boer War

By: Bester, Ron

Price: $152.00

Publisher: War Museum of the Boer Republics, Bloemfontein: 1994

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 39ky


215 pages (complete). A most pleasing copy. The dustjacket has wear about the edges and seams from shelving. There is some light scuffing, handling wear, shelving marks. The dj is secure and sure. The veld coloured boards are mild. They do have shelving wear about the edges. They are otherwise simple, tidy. The contents are most agreeable. The contents are very healthy, confident, clean, clear, conscientious, companionable. fk View more info

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Boer Rifles and Carbines of the Anglo-Boer War

By: Bester, Ron

Price: $152.00

Publisher: War Museum of the Boer Republics, Bloemfontein: 1994

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 40ky


215 pages (complete). A most pleasing copy. The dustjacket has wear about the edges and seams from shelving. There is some light scuffing, handling wear, shelving marks. The dj is secure and sure. The veld coloured boards are mild. They do have shelving wear about the edges. They are otherwise simple, tidy. The contents are most agreeable. The title page has light handling marks. Otherwise, the contents are very healthy, confident, clean, clear, conscientious, ... View more info

Die Kappie Kommando - of Boerevrouwen in Geheime Dienst

By: Brandt, Johanna

Price: $85.50

Publisher: J H de Bussy, Amsterdam, Pretoria, Johannesburg / Holl.-Afrik. Uitgevers-Mij. v/h J Dusseau & Co., Kaapstad: 1913

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 57mo


398 pages (complete). In South African Dutch throughout. A benign copy. The khaki boards have wear about all edges, corners and seams from shelving and handling. There is scuffing, marking from storage and handling. They are otherwise steady and secure. The contents are pleasingly assured. The frontispage has a previous owner signature. The guttering along the frontis and end papers have been repaired. The contents are clean, clear, comfortable, only occasional... View more info

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Die Tweede Vryheidsoorlog - 2 Volumes

By: Breytenbach, J H

Price: $175.75

Publisher: Nasionale Pers Beperk: 1948

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: canv


Two volumes (complete). In Afrikaans. These two books were published some 25 years or more before Breytenbach's magisterial and authoritative History of the Anglo Boer War. They are, in a sense, a precursor. Volume I: 'Voorspel Tot die Stryd'. The boards have wear and scuffing. They are patient and benign. The contents are in pleasing condition. The pages are clean and clear and placid. Vol II: 'Ontplooiing van die Boere-Offensief Oktober 1899' (pub: 1949). The c... View more info

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Recollections of a Boer Prisoner-of-War at Ceylon

By: Brink, J N

Price: $76.00

Publisher: Hollandsch-Afrikaansche Uigevers-Maatschappij, v/h Jac. Dusseau & Co., Amsterdam / Cape Town: 1904

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 19ks


220 pages (complete). A most pleasing copy. The green boards have a tipped in illustration plate on the front, gilt titling. The palm green boards are handsome, sure. They have very mild wear to the corners from shelving. Within, the contents are most gratifying. They are clean, clear, genial, convivial, neat, smart and very healthy. Especially taking the age of the book into account this copy may be almost considered as new!! fk View more info

Villebois-Mareuil - Son Idee Son Geste ; Lettre du General Mercier ; Entrevue de Wonderfontein par le Baron Van Dedem, Notes du Comte P de Breda ; 2e Edition presentee par Le General Canonge

By: Caplain, Jules

Price: $49.40

Publisher: M J Caplain, Paris: 1902

Edition: 2nd Edition

Seller ID: 64mx


222 pages (complete). In French throughout. The thin card covers have a thick clear plastic protective cover. The covers have scuffing, marks and genial wear. The spine has cracks along the length. The binding along pp 96-97 is loose - however the stitching is secure. The pages are clean, clear, competent, orderly, benign, earnest, certain. fk View more info

Image for Ian Hamilton's March - Together with Extracts From the Diary of Lieutenant THC Frankland a Prisoner of War at Pretoria

Ian Hamilton's March - Together with Extracts From the Diary of Lieutenant THC Frankland a Prisoner of War at Pretoria

By: Churchill, Winston Spencer

Price: $95.00

Publisher: Longmans, Green, and Co., London: 1900

Edition: 2nd Edition91me

Seller ID: 91me


409 pages (complete). A comfortable copy. Churchill was clearly in awe of Hamilton and his march from Bloemfontein to Pretoria. It is not known whether this was reciprocated a few years later when Hamilton was a commander during the Gallipoli Campaign and Churchill was 'in charge' of the Campaign from London. The boards have scuffing, wear, handling marks. They are steady and sure. The contents are most pleasing. They are clean, clear, companionable, certain, conf... View more info

Image for A Young South African : A Memoir of Ferrar Reginald Mostyn Cleaver - Advocate and Veldcornet

A Young South African : A Memoir of Ferrar Reginald Mostyn Cleaver - Advocate and Veldcornet

By: Cleaver (his mother)

Price: $42.75

Publisher: W E Hortor & Co Ltd., Johannesburg: 1913

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: bwjf


200 pages (complete). A placid copy. The boards have wear all about, scuffing and marking from handling and storage. The are comfortable and secure. Handpressed paper with the Chiswick Press watermark. The page edges are untrimmed, they are also worn from handling. The early and later pages have age related foxing. The frontispiece protective sheet is tanned. All else, and the book in general and by far, pleases. The pages are clean, clear, thick, healthy and po... View more info

Image for 963 Days at the Junction - A Documented History of Springfontein during the Anglo-Boer War 1899-1902

963 Days at the Junction - A Documented History of Springfontein during the Anglo-Boer War 1899-1902

By: de Swardt, Black

Price: $80.75

Publisher: S J de Swardt, Springfontein: 2010

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Signed

Seller ID: bqyf


434 pages (complete). Signed by de Swardt on the frontispage (dated: 21.12.2010). A benign, contented copy. The book has evidence of use about the covers and papertrims in particular. The covers have creasing, scuffing and light wear. They are however, comfortable and sure. Within, the early and later pages have handling and usage marks. In general, the pages are clean, clear, detailed, tight, bright, confidently generous. fk View more info

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Die Stryd Tussen Boer en Brit

By: De Wet, C R ; Human, J J (transl)

Price: $61.75

Publisher: Tafelberg-Uitgewers, Kaapstad: 1959

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 43ie


230 pages (complete). In Afrikaans throughout (translated from original Dutch). A placid copy. The dustjacket has a clear plastic protective cover (worn, a little marked). The dustjacket has wear, scuffing and general marks all about. The dj is secure and comfortable. The boards are tidy, healthy. They have shelving wear to the edges and corners. The black cloth spine - with gilt titling and colophon - is smart. The papertrims have foxing. The early and later pa... View more info

The Concentration Camps in South Africa during the Anglo-Boer War of 1899-1902

By: Devitt, Napier

Price: $85.50

Publisher: Shuter & Shooter Publishers and Booksellers, Pietermaritzburg: 1941

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 94mu


60 pages (complete). A benign copy. The covers have much marking from handling and storage, wear, rubbing all about. The spine too is worn. The covers and spine are certain, sure. The early and later pages have light tanning. Whilst there is some passive evidence of use the pages are assured, clean, clear, diligent, dutiful, very occasionally marked from storage, certain, tidy. fk View more info

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The Leaguer of Ladysmith

By: Dixon, Captain C M

Price: $52.25

Publisher: Eyre & Spottiswoode, London: 1900

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 82jv


Complete. A comfortably owned copy of this cheerful, cheeky morale-booster hailing from the Seige of Ladysmith. 18 humorous chromolithographic sketches with captions on the opposite leaves, original green cloth back and white pictorial paper covered boards which are soiled and worn around the edges. The drawings were executed between November 2, 1899, and February 28, 1900, and form an interesting "souvenir of a somewhat trying four months spent together in a belea... View more info