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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

Condition: Near Fine


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

Condition: Near Fine


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

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

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

Condition: Good


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

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Black & White Budget - 2 Books

By: N/A

Price: $61.75

Publisher: W J P Monckton, London: 1899

Seller ID: 92ok

Condition: Very Good


Three volumes (as marked on) in two bound books. The first volume starts with 'The Transvaal Special': this is from the first issue of "Black and White Budget" (Vol 1, 1899) to the final special (dated: Saturday, January 6, 1900: Vol II - No. 13). The rest of the book contains Vol II: No 14 - Vol III: No. 26 (January 1900 to April 7 1900). The second binder contains Vol III - Nos 26-51 - April 7th, 1900-September 29th, 1900. The weekly magazine embraced the Anglo-Boer war and is liberally illustrated with many unique photographs. The front boards of both are blind stamped with gi... View more info

Image for Military Notes on the Dutch Republics of South Africa - Compiled in Section B, Intelligence Division War Office - Revised June 1899 [Facsimile]

Military Notes on the Dutch Republics of South Africa - Compiled in Section B, Intelligence Division War Office - Revised June 1899 [Facsimile]

By: N/A

Price: $95.00

Publisher: Boer War Books, York: 1983

Seller ID: 75om

Condition: Near Fine


119 pages plus maps (at rear) (complete). A very smart copy. The blue boards (with pressed gilt titling) are most pleasing. They are steady and sure. The contents are in excellent condition. On the front pastedown: "Issued by Sub-division C2, War Office - Regulations regarding the Custody and Transfer of Secret Documents, extracted from the Queen's Regulations and Orders for the Army, 1898". The pages are very clean and clear, very confident, most certain - as if almost new throughout! fk View more info

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Black and White - Nos 1 - 26 (1899-1900)

By: N/A

Price: $22.80

Publisher: Black and White Publishing: 1899

Seller ID: 10pi

Condition: Very Good


Bound issues for Vol 1 number 1 through to Volume III number 26 (complete). Magazine that specialised in its war reporting and coverage. In these issues they, of course are of the Anglo-Boer war. Crammed with the most extraordinary photographs, illustrations, cartoons and reportage. The boards have half-leather. The leathered corners and seams and spine have wear, scuffing. The boards are also scuffed, marked by handling and storage, worn. They are steady and sure. Aside from tanning to the end pages (plus a previous owner signature), the contents are most pleasing. They are tight, fr... View more info

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Stereoscope Photographs from Anglo-Boer War

By: N/A

Price: $47.50

Publisher: Excelsior Stereoscopic Tours; Keystone View Company, Manufacturers and Publishers, St Louis, Mo.: 1900

Seller ID: 85rb

Condition: Fair


10 stereoscopic views. Nine views of the Anglo-Boer war, one from the Great War. Views: i: Diamond Fields Artillery, Kimberley; ii: Meat for 'Tommy Atkins'; iii: Cavalry Horses in Camp; iv: Wounded Tommy enjoys the rest at Winburg Hospital; v: Tommy's Morning Wash at the Spruit, South Africa; vi: Kaffir Miners, Johannesburg, South Africa; vii: Camp of the British Seventh Division, outside Bloemfontein, South Africa; viii: At the Station, Ladysmith, South Africa; ix: The End of a Long March - Near Pretoria, South Africa; x: Cavalry always held in readiness for a breakthrough, rest their horse... View more info

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Original Watercolour Painting of Anglo-Boer War Officer

By: N/A

Price: $190.00

Publisher: 1901

Seller ID: 70rc

Condition: Good


An amateur A4 watercolour sketch of a British officer on horseback. Captioned in pencil: "Headqmaster Staff Officer - Active Service suit S Africa 1900" Signed: MB/01. The rear has pencilled: "S Africa 1901 Staff Officer". The edges have some wear, tanning. Whilst the officer is somewhat naif, the horse was drawn and painted with keen knowledge, association and skill. The colours of the painting are fresh, light, careful, clear. It's spirit is keen, visceral, eager. An amiable, evocative piece of Anglo-Boer War memorabilia. fk View more info

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: $142.50

Publisher: Dennis Edwards & Co., Cape Town: 1900

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 38rd

Condition: Very Good


216 pages (complete - including a summary of the war). A mild-mannered copy. Stamped gilt titling and borders, stamped black decoration. The boards have shelving and handling wear and scuffing. However, they are steady, sound and sure. The last pages have various repairs with scotch tape. The contents have evidence of avid use throughout. The end papers have storage marks. Some pages - particularly the earlier ones - have handling and storage marks and wear about the rims. The title page has wear and creases, it is intact. However, the contents are clean, clear, sound, detailed, conf... View more info

Image for Under the Union Jack: Descriptive and Illustrative of the Campaign in South Africa - The Second Boer War - The Week's War News in Prose and Pictures - Vol II, No 19, March 17th, 1900 - Vol III, No 37, July 21st, 1900

Under the Union Jack: Descriptive and Illustrative of the Campaign in South Africa - The Second Boer War - The Week's War News in Prose and Pictures - Vol II, No 19, March 17th, 1900 - Vol III, No 37, July 21st, 1900

By: N/A

Price: $71.25

Publisher: George Newnes, London: 1900

Seller ID: 88rh

Condition: Good


Complete issues. Exuberantly illustrated. Recently rebound in full leather. The boards have a clear plastic protective cover. The leather boards are smart, handsome. The back board has some small storage marks. Gilt titling on the spine. The boards are steady and healthy. Fresh end papers. The contents are heavily foxed throughout. They have evidence of contented, avid use throughout with some handling marks and wear. Despite the aging the contents are even yet clear, alert, very confident, very certain and tight against the binding, generous, engaging, more than competent, most ass... View more info

Image for Report of His Majesty's Commissioners appointed to inquire into the military preparations and other matters connected with the War In South Africa - Presented to both Houses of Parliament by Command of His Majesty

Report of His Majesty's Commissioners appointed to inquire into the military preparations and other matters connected with the War In South Africa - Presented to both Houses of Parliament by Command of His Majesty

By: N/A

Price: $171.00

Publisher: His Majesty's Stationery Office, London: 1903

Seller ID: 64ro

Condition: Good


316 pages (complete). An avidly owned copy. Included: various press-cuttings: - on the Debate in Imperial Parliament on SA War Report; Army Supply Contracts in South following Sir W Butler's Report; Extracts from the minutes of evidence of Sir W Butler's report; a cutting from the 'Times' on the Report of the War Stores Commission; the 'Times' on Decision and action taken by the War Office on Report. Bound by the previous owner (JHR de Smidt - son of the artist and Surveyor-General of the Cape Colony, Abraham de Smidt). De Smidt signed both boards and frontis page, stamped the front paste ... View more info

How the Boers Made War- Comprising Battle Scenes, Generals, Transvaal Republic Official, Executive Council, Field Artillery, Commandos &c &c

By: N/A

Price: $76.00

Publisher: Cosmos, Cape Town: 1903?

Seller ID: 42rq

Condition: Good


12 pages text and 24 illustrations (complete). In English and Afrikaans. No publication date, but as De Wet's 'Three Years War' is quoted 1903 seems to be a reasonable presumption. A casually stored and owned copy. Please note that back cover is missing. The front cover has wear, creasing, marks. The spine has been repaired, in past years, with paper tape (outside and in). The spine is otherwise firm and sure. The cover is secure. The contents have evidence of ownership and contented use throughout. There are storage marks (top corners), rubbing, handling marks to the contents. The e... View more info

Royal Commission on the War in South Africa: Minutes of Evidence taken before the Royal Commission on the War in South Africa - Presented to both Houses of Parliament by Command of His Majesty - 3 volumes

By: N/A

Price: $427.50

Publisher: His Majesty's Stationery Office, London: 1903

Seller ID: 14ri

Condition: Good


3 volumes (complete). A much owned, worn set. Blue thick card boards and cloth spines. These are much worn, stained, marked all about from handling, use and storage. Previous owner signatures (JHR de Smidt, the son of the former Surveyor-General of the Cape of Good Hope). The boards, despite their wear and general grubbiness, are secure and sure and comfortable and efficient. The contents are eagerly and avidly annotated, evidently with considerable interest. They are also foxed, tanned fore and aft, worn from use. However, they are still tight, overwhelmingly clean and clear, sound, o... View more info

The Anglo-Boer War, October 11th, 1899 - May 31st, 1902: An Album of upwards of Five Hundred Photographic Engravings - A Picture Record of the Movements of the British, Colonial, and Boer Forces engaged in the conflict

By: N/A

Price: $522.50

Publisher: Dennis Edwards & Co., Cape Town: 1902

Seller ID: 22rw

Condition: Good


260 pages plus 24 pages of appendices (complete). A sturdy copy. Blood-red boards, gilt titling and decoration. The boards have wear about the edges, corners, seams from use, shelving. There is scuffing, there are marks from handling and stacking. The boards are steady, sound, hale. The contents are convivial. They have handling, use marks throughout. There is light handling wear about the edges, occasional user creasing. By and large the pages are certain, conscientious, dutiful, proud, clean and clear, still keen, still pleasing, companionable, utterly engaging. fk View more info

Plain and Veldt - being studies, stories and sketches of my own people, in peace and at war (Methuen's Colonial Library)

By: Abbott, J H M

Price: $66.50

Publisher: Methuen & Co., London: 1903

Seller ID: 5se

Condition: Very Good


306 pages (complete). A mild-mannered copy. Recently rebound in full leather. New end papers. The contents are agreeably comfortable. The pagetrims are rough. The pages are occasionally marked from age. Overwhelmingly, the pages are thick, clean and clear, healthy, sound, sure, contented, convivial, generous-of-spirit. fk View more info

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Tant Alie van Transvaal: Die Dagboek van Alie Badenhorst

By: Badenhorst, Alie; Rothmann, M E (trans)

Price: $95.00

Publisher: Nasionale Pers Beperk: 1939

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 88qh

Condition: Near Fine


376 pages (complete). In Afrikaans (translated from the Dutch) throughout. The boards have just the mildest wear about the edges and corners from shelving. The spine has surface wear along the length. The spine and boards are healthy and sound. The contents are most pleasing. They are bright, fresh, amenable, tidy, neat, clean, clear - as if almost new!! fk 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

Condition: Good


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

ISBN: 1874979022

Condition: Near Fine


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

Image for Boer Rifles and Carbines of the Anglo-Boer War

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

ISBN: 1874979022

Condition: Near Fine


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, companionable. fk View more info

Image for Die Kappie Kommando - of Boerevrouwen in Geheime Dienst

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

Condition: Very Good


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 occasionally marked from handling, healthy and very confident. fk View more info