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Image for 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

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

Condition: Good


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

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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

Condition: Good


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 poignant. fk View more info

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South Africa and the Transvaal War - 8 volumes

By: Creswicke, Louis

Price: $109.25

Publisher: The Caxton Publishing Co., London: 1903?

Seller ID: 69qj

Condition: Very Good


8 volumes (complete). A resolutely confident set. All are bound in imperial scarlet cloth. Gilt emblems, borders, titling and decoration. Vol I: "From the Foundation of Cape Colony to the Boer Ultimatum of the 9th Oct 1898". The boards have storage marks, wear, scuffing. There is user and shelving wear about the edges. The contents are decent. There are occasional smears of foxing here and there. Otherwise, they are clean and clear, certain. Volume II: "From the Commencement of the War to the Battle of Colenso, 15th Dec. 1898". The boards have light storage and shelv... 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

Condition: Good


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 pages have blotches of foxing. Otherwise, the contents are clean, clear, comfortable, bold, confident. 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

Condition: Good


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 beleaguered town, borne cheerfully by soldiers and civilians alike for the sake of the Empire." The boards have much wear, mar... View more info

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The Great Boer War

By: Doyle, A Conan

Price: $45.60

Publisher: Smith, Elder, & Co., London: 1900

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: cang

Condition: Good


552 pages (complete). An amiably owned copy. Some pages are still uncut. The front pastedown has an armorial ex-libris plate (Leman Saunders Sloman). The boards have some wear about the edges and seams. They are however, contented and sure. The contents are mild mannered and agreeable. The pages are clean, clear, companionable, certain. fk View more info

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The Great Boer War - in two volumes

By: Doyle, A Conan

Price: $76.00

Publisher: Bernhard Tauchnitz, Leipzig: 1900

Edition: Reprint

Seller ID: 39hr

Condition: Very Good


Two volumes (complete). Most pleasingly rebound in quarter leather. Marbled boards. The books are housed in a thick, cloth covered board slipcase. This is benign and healthy. It has some light scuffing and wear. The books are most attractive. The leather is youthful and fresh and plush. The boards are serene and sure. Publication part of the Tauchnitz Collection of British Authors (Copyright edition). The contents are satisfying. They are clean, clear, congenial, certain, very healthy. fk View more info

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The Great Boer War - (Anglo-Boer War reprint library 1)

By: Doyle, Arthur Conan

Price: $95.00

Publisher: C. Struik: 1976

Edition: Limited

Seller ID: 39mi

ISBN: 0869770748

Condition: Very Good


769 pages (complete). Numbered 32 of a limited edition of 50 copies. Full leather. Titling on spine on a leather patch affixed to the second panel. The spine has four ridges. The boards have amiable, very light wear to the corners and the spine head and foot. The boards are handsome, healthy, tidy. Blind-stamped titling on the front. Gilt stamped series emblem. The papertrims have sprinkles of foxing. The contents are hale, assured. There are splodges and smudges of foxing here and there throughout (especially to the early pages). However, the contents are bold, confident, clean and ... View more info

Image for Aan de Rieveren van Babel.  Ter herinnering aan onze krygsgevangenschap te Simonstad, Belle Vue Kamp - 24 Leerredenen Aldaar Geleverd

Aan de Rieveren van Babel. Ter herinnering aan onze krygsgevangenschap te Simonstad, Belle Vue Kamp - 24 Leerredenen Aldaar Geleverd

By: Du Toit, Ds H J L - van Lichtenburg

Price: $237.50

Publisher: S A Citadel Drukkerij, Kaapstad: 1902

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 12po

Condition: Good


145 pages (complete). In Low Dutch throughout. A very RARE copy of this memoir of a Prisoner-of-War during the Anglo-Boer war. A generously owned copy. The frontispage has a previous owner signature (P J dek de Villiers, Boschkloof, Calsdon, Oct 6th 1902). There is also a more recent gift inscription. The boards have much wear, marking, scuffing all about. The corners are knocked. The spine too, has wear and is scruffy. However, the scarlet boards and spine are comfortable and secure. Within, the contents have evidence of contented use throughout. The front and later papers have owne... View more info

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The Gram: A Social Magazine founded by British Prisoners of War in Pretoria - Facsimile Edition

By: Earl of Rosslyn

Price: $104.50

Publisher: Eyre & Spottiswoode, London: 1900

Edition: Limited

Inscription: Signed

Seller ID: 17rx

Condition: Very Good


Complete. Signed by the Earl on the frontispage and numbered by him: 386 (of an undeclared - but probably 500 - number of copies). Included: a clipping of The Times' obituary of Earl Rosslyn. Also, attached is an envelope inscribed to Sir Thomas and Lady Wardle by George Sutherland. Sir Thomas was a feted industrialist and collaborator of William Morris, whose innovative silk dyes made his fortune. Sutherland, became the 5th Duke, was a nephew of Earl Rosslyn. The envelope has the insignia of his mother, Millicent Sutherland (the sister of the Earl). The Sutherland's main estate was nea... View more info

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The Defenders of Kimberley Medal Roll : The Queen's South Africa Medal With Clasp 1899-1902

By: Forsyth, D R

Price: $142.50

Publisher: Private: 1977

Seller ID: 18lt

Condition: Near Fine


92 pages (complete). Photocopied contents. Please note that text appears on the facing pages only. A very smart copy. Bound by a previous owner (Terry Sole, who was a much regarded medal expert, and whose name is stamped on the front cover). Half leather. The boards and corners and spine are handsome, healthy, sound. Stamped gilt titling (fresh). The contents have some storage creases to the bottom corners of the final pages. The contents, though, are most gratifying. They are clean, clear, diligent, dutiful, assiduous, hale, neat. fk View more info

Image for Carvings from the Veldt - Part Two - A pictorial history of Rifle Stock-Art from the Anglo-Boer War 1899-1902

Carvings from the Veldt - Part Two - A pictorial history of Rifle Stock-Art from the Anglo-Boer War 1899-1902

By: George, David

Price: $171.00

Publisher: The Author, Bogangar, NSW, Australia: 2008

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Signed

Seller ID: blls

Condition: Near Fine


349 pages (complete). Signed by David George on the first-free-page. Please note that this is Volume Two only. A most agreeable copy. The illustrated laminated boards are sound, healthy, smart. Within, the first free page has some mild handling marks (during signing?). Otherwise, the book is in excellent order throughout. The pages are fresh, bright, handsome, clean, clear, very confident - almost as new throughout. fk View more info

Image for Carvings from the Veldt - Part Two - A pictorial history of Rifle Stock-Art from the Anglo-Boer War 1899-1902

Carvings from the Veldt - Part Two - A pictorial history of Rifle Stock-Art from the Anglo-Boer War 1899-1902

By: George, David

Price: $171.00

Publisher: The Author, Bogangar, NSW, Australia: 2008

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Signed

Seller ID: bllr

Condition: Near Fine


349 pages (complete). Signed by David George on the first-free-page. Please note that this is Volume Two only. A most agreeable copy. The illustrated laminated boards are sound, healthy, smart. The boards do have some very light scuffing. Within, the first free page has some mild handling marks (during signing?). Otherwise, the book is in excellent order throughout. The pages are fresh, bright, handsome, clean, clear, very confident - almost as new throughout. fk View more info

Image for The Story of the Imperial Light Horse in the South African War 1899-1902

The Story of the Imperial Light Horse in the South African War 1899-1902

By: Gibson, George Fleming

Price: $95.00

Publisher: G D & Co: 1937

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 87me

Condition: Very Good


351 pages plus appendix (complete). A comfortable copy. The boards are scuffed, marked, worn all about. The binding is a little weak. The boards are steady and sure. The frontis papers have previous owner signatures. The contents are pleasing. They do have very occasional wear from shelving and use. However, they are sound, healthy, very clean and clear, neat, tidy, confident. fk View more info

Image for Westminster Cartoons - Vol IV : A Pictorial History of Political Events connected with South Africa, 1899-1900

Westminster Cartoons - Vol IV : A Pictorial History of Political Events connected with South Africa, 1899-1900

By: Gould, F Carruthers

Price: $47.50

Publisher: The Westminster Gazette, London: 1900

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 4mw

Condition: Good


47 pages (complete). A much owned copy. Folio sized. The covers have spots of storage marks, tide-stains from damp storage, wear, marks. They are still comfortable, secure and sure. The contents are amiable, benign. There is evidence of contented use throughout. The first page has some storage markings. The contents are still comfortable, clean and clear, convivial and mischievous, engaging and more than competent and relevant. fk View more info

Image for "Die Rebelletoer" - Kaapstad en omgewing en die Ango-Boereoorlog 1899-1902 - Toer van die Vriende van die Oorlogsmuseum van die Boererepublieke (Donderdag, 21 September 2006 tot Maandag, 25 September 2006)

"Die Rebelletoer" - Kaapstad en omgewing en die Ango-Boereoorlog 1899-1902 - Toer van die Vriende van die Oorlogsmuseum van die Boererepublieke (Donderdag, 21 September 2006 tot Maandag, 25 September 2006)

By: Greyling, Paul (compiler)

Price: $26.60

Publisher: Vriende van die Oorlogsmuseum van die Boererepublieke, Bloemfontein / Pretoria: 2006

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 82ij

Condition: Near Fine


67 pages (complete). In English and Afrikaans. A very neat copy. The covers are healthy, smart. The contents are most pleasing. They are bright, fresh, clean, clear, companionable. fk View more info

Image for Bannelinge Oor Die Oseaan: Boere-krygsgevangenes 1899 - 1902

Bannelinge Oor Die Oseaan: Boere-krygsgevangenes 1899 - 1902

By: Groenewald, Coen

Price: $57.00

Publisher: J P van der Walt, Pretoria: 1999

Edition: 3rd edition

Seller ID: ceob

ISBN: 079931790X

Condition: Very Good


179 pages (complete). In Afrikaans throughout. A smart copy. The laminated illustrated boards are healthy, very sure. Within, there are some previous owner signatures. The contents are bright, clean, clear, devoted, congenial. fk View more info

Image for Die Bittereinders Junie 1901-Mei 1902

Die Bittereinders Junie 1901-Mei 1902

By: Gronum, M A

Price: $42.75

Publisher: Tafelberg: 1974

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: bwyc

ISBN: 0624005178

Condition: Very Good


150 pages (complete). In Afrikaans throughout. The dustjacket is tanned and rubbed but otherwise healthy. The boards are smart with very light scuff-marks. The contents are in excellent repair. They are tight, bright, clean, clear, diligent : as if new throughout. fk View more info

Image for Die Engelse Oorlog 1899-1902. Die gevegsmetodes waarmee die Boere-republieke verower is

Die Engelse Oorlog 1899-1902. Die gevegsmetodes waarmee die Boere-republieke verower is

By: Gronum, M A

Price: $47.50

Publisher: Tafelberg-Uitgewers: 1972

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: cant

ISBN: 0624000079

Condition: Very Good


244 pages (complete). In Afrikaans throughout. A healthy copy. The dustjacket has some shelving/ storage wear about the edges. They are mildly scuffed. The boards are simple and sound. The contents are neat, tidy. They are clean, clear, confident, diligent. fk View more info

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Die Smarte van die Oorlog en wie dit gely het.

By: Hobhouse, Emily; Merwe, Dr N J van der (trans)

Price: $85.50

Publisher: Nasionale Pers Beperk: 1941

Edition: 2nd Edition

Seller ID: 91qh

Condition: Very Good


436 pages (complete). In Afrikaans throughout. The dustjacket has wear, marks, scuffing all about from storage and shelving. The dj is sure. The green boards are neat with just the mildest wear to the edges, seams. They are healthy and sound. Within, the early pages have mild wear to the side edges. Otherwise, the contents are very clean and clear, fresh and bright, neat, smart, certain. fk View more info