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Faces of War

By: Badcock, Peter ; Lotter, Chas

Price: $237.50

Publisher: Galaxie Press, Salisbury: 1980

Edition: Limited

Inscription: Signed

Seller ID: 18lu

ISBN: 0869251090

Condition: Very Good


Complete. Numbered 151 of a limited edition of 750 copies. Signed by Badcock on the title page. Full leather. The boards are handsome, healthy, only very lightly shelf worn to the corners. The contents are pleasing. The early pages have very shallow sprinkles of foxing. Otherwise, the book is in hale, hearty, sturdy, sound, clean and clear, confident, bold, companionable, proud. fk View more info

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Faces of War

By: Badcock, Peter ; Lotter, Chas

Price: $304.00

Publisher: Galaxie Press (Pvt) Ltd., Salisbury, Zimbabwe: 1980

Edition: Limited

Inscription: Signed

Seller ID: 94mi

ISBN: 0869251090

Condition: Very Good


Complete. Hand-numbered 440 of a limited edition of 750 copies. Signed by Badcock on the title page. Full leather. Housed in slip case of full leather. The case has light scuffing, light wear about the edges. It is handsome and sure. The leathered boards are serene, smart, sure. The spine has very mild wear to the head and foot. The contents are pleasing. There ate blots of foxing to the early page. However, from then on the contents are convivial, hale, engaging, very clean and clear, generous. fk View more info

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The Pioneer Corps

By: Cary, Robert

Price: $190.00

Publisher: Galaxie Press, Salisbury, Rhodesia: 1974

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: bwlx

Condition: Fair


143 pages (complete). A resolute copy. The dustjacket is worn and scuffed and marked all about. The spine has been sunned. The dj is yet secure and comfortable. The boards have storage marks about the edges. They are also healthy and assured. Within, the contents have storage marks - particularly to the early pages. The pages also have some handling marks. However, despite the marks, the pages are mild, diligent, dutiful, clear, confident, pleasingly assured. fk View more info

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The Elite Pictorial: Rhodesian Special Air Service Pictorial

By: Cole, Barbara

Price: $104.50

Publisher: Three Knights Publishing, Amanzimtoti: 1986

Edition: 2nd Edition

Inscription: Signed

Seller ID: bwhc

ISBN: 0620093765

Condition: Very Good


168 pages (complete). Signed by Barbara Cole on the title page. The book has two florid signatures from a previous owner (front pastedown and the title page). A smart copy. The boards have light wear and storage marks. They are tidy, healthy. The frontis pages have some rashes of foxing, as do the last pages. The contents are hale, very confident, very sure, dutiful, clean, clear, very assured. fk View more info

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Selous Scouts: Top Secret War

By: Daly, Lt Col Ron Reid ; Stiff, Peter

Price: $285.00

Publisher: Galago Publishing, Alberton: 1982

Edition: 2nd

Inscription: Signed

Seller ID: 59it

ISBN: 0620057718

Condition: Very Good


432 pages (complete). Signed by both Daly and Stiff on the title page. A comfortable copy. The dustjacket has some scuffing, wear about the edges from shelving. It is also neat, sure. The boards have shelving wear to the edges and corners. They are otherwise sound, steady, robust. The contents are in a most pleasing condition. The paper trims are very slightly sunned. The pages are certain, very confident, clean and clear, congenial, tidy. fk View more info

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British South Africa Company. Medal Roll 1890, 1893, 1896, 1897

By: Forsyth, D R

Price: $266.00

Publisher: The Author: 1981

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Signed

Seller ID: 8lt

Condition: Near Fine


289 pages (complete). Inscribed to the esteemed medal collector, Terry Sole (who was murdered in his house in 2017), and signed by Forsyth (as 'Don Forsyth'), on the front pastedown. Note: text on facing pages only. A very smart copy. The boards are very healthy and tidy. They have minimal shelf wear. The contents are tight, fresh, very clean and clear, most carefully owned and used, confident, conscientious. fk View more info

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The Regiment : An Outline of the History and the Uniforms of the British South Africa Police

By: Hamley, Richard

Price: $52.25

Publisher: T V Bulpin / Books of Africa (Pty) Ltd., Cape Town: 1971

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: bqbg

Condition: Very Good


120 pages (complete). A stable copy. The illustrated boards are much worn to all edges and corners. The faces are marked, scuffed. The spine has a library label. The covers are firm and sure. Within, the contents are most pleasing. Whilst the frontis and end papers are foxed, the contents by large, are very clean, confident, clear, conscientious, certain.[RF80] fk View more info

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The Regiment : An Outline of the History and the Uniforms of the British South Africa Police

By: Hamley, Richard

Price: $85.50

Publisher: TV Bulpin and Books of Africa, Cape Town: 1971

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 18ji

Condition: Near Fine


120 pages (complete). A neat, tidy copy. The boards are sound, healthy. The contents are pleasingly tranquil. They are clean, clear, confident, dutiful, assiduous, ardent. fk View more info

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Men Who Made Rhodesia : A Register of Those Who Served in the British South Africa Company's Police

By: Hickman, Colonel A S

Price: $128.25

Publisher: The British South Africa Company, Salisbury, Southern Rhodesia: 1960

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: cbnu

Condition: Good


462 pages (complete). A steady copy. The boards are scuffed and worn and marked from storage and ownership. They are firm and sound. The page trims have handling, shelving marks. They are mildly foxed. The frontispage has been removed. The early and later pages have light blotches of foxing. In general and by far the contents are clean, clear, confident, certain, diligent, faithful, assiduous. fk View more info

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The Search for Puma 164: Operation Uric and the Assault on Mapai

By: Jackson, Neill; van Malsen, Rick

Price: $52.25

Publisher: 30 Degrees South Publishers: 2011

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Signed

Seller ID: bsaa

ISBN: 1920143572

Condition: Near Fine


384 pages (complete). Signed by Jackson on the title. A very smart and agreeable copy. The dustjacket has a clear cellophane protective cover. The dj is tidy and very healthy. The boards are neat and tidy. Within, the contents are in excellent condition. They are fresh, bright, clean, clear, very certain - as if new throughout. fk View more info

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Rhodesian Soldier and others who fought

By: Lotter, Chas

Price: $104.50

Publisher: Galago Publishing, Alberton: 1984

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: ccrs

ISBN: 094702008X

Condition: Very Good


111 pages (complete). A healthy, hearty copy. Very much a soldier's book with intimate, close photographs accompanied by verses and poems of barracks and active life. The dustjacket is smart, neat. The back cover has previous retailer stickers. The boards have shelving wear to the edges and corners. They are otherwise hale, sure. Within, the contents are in excellent condition. They are clear, poignant, clean, pleasing, certain, most agreeable. fk View more info

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Contact: A tribute to those who serve Rhodesia

By: Lovett, John

Price: $237.50

Publisher: Galaxie Press, Salisbury, Rhodesia: 1977

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Signed

Seller ID: bzuq

ISBN: 0869250531

Condition: Very Good


240 pages (complete). Signed by John Lovett on the title page. A decent copy. The dustjacket has wear, creasing, scuffing all about. It is secure and sure. The boards have storage wear and marks about all edges. The gilt stamped emblem and titling are bright and bold. The contents are most agreeable. There are very mild user marks along some page edges. Otherwise, the contents are tight, assured, confident, clean, clear, diligent. fk View more info

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The War History of Southern Rhodesia - 2 Volumes

By: Macdonald, J F

Price: $76.00

Publisher: Government of Southern Rhodesia: 1947

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 87jh

Condition: Very Good


Two volumes (complete). A companionable set. Volume 2 published in 1950. The blue boards are placid, sure. They have scuffing, wear, handling marks. They are steady, sound. The contents are pleasing. They do have faint blotches of foxing here and there, but otherwise, the contents are by far dutiful, diligent, proud, clear, assured, generous, clean, tidy. Please note that due to the weight of the books, should they need be posted outside of South Africa, extra postage charges may be required. fk View more info

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Contact II: Struggle for Peace

By: Moorcraft, Paul L

Price: $147.25

Publisher: Sygma Books, Johannesburg: 1981

Edition: 2nd Ed

Seller ID: cams

ISBN: 0868760064

Condition: Good


208 pages (complete). A sure and proud copy, The boards are steady and sound. They have sunning about the sides, there is wear about the edges and spine. The contents are agreeably clean and clear. They sure, assured, devoted, very occasionally marked from handling, dignified. fk View more info

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Contact II: Struggle for Peace

By: Moorcraft, Paul L

Price: $342.00

Publisher: Sygma Books, Johannesburg: 1981

Edition: 2nd Ed

Inscription: Signed

Seller ID: 7it

ISBN: 0868760064

Condition: Very Good


208 pages (complete). Signed by Paul Moorcraft on the title page. An avidly owned copy. The dustjacket has a clear cellophane protective cover. The dj itself has some user and shelving wear about the edges, some scuffing, some light foxing. It is otherwise evocative, comfortable, secure. The boards are smart. The corners have light shelving wear. The frontis and end papers have foxing. There is evidence of use and contented ownership throughout. Yet, the contents are clean, clear, confident, comradely, certain, diligent, dutiful, assured. fk View more info

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Contact II: Struggle for Peace

By: Moorcraft, Paul L

Price: $147.25

Publisher: Sygma Books, Johannesburg: 1981

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 14lu

ISBN: 0868760064

Condition: Very Good


208 pages (complete). An assured copy. The boards have wear about all edges from shelving and storage. They have very light sunning, discolouration patches. The gold decoration and titling are fresh. The boards are steady, sound. Within, the half-title page has a previous owner signature. The contents are clean, clear, comfortable, convivial, companionable, certain, confident. fk View more info

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British South African Co. Medal Roll 1890-1897

By: Owen, Colin R

Price: $285.00

Publisher: Chimperie Publications: 1978

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Signed

Seller ID: 5lt

Condition: Near Fine


211 pages (complete). A VERY RARE copy of this exceptionally detailed military-history resource. Signed by Colin Owen at the end of the second page of the introduction. An assured copy. The red cloth covered boards are attractive, healthy, sure. They have very light shelving wear to the edges and corners. The frontis and end papers have some very small storage indentations. The final papers have storage marks (these pages are blank). Otherwise, the contents are very clean and clear, conscientious and confident, tight and bright, orderly. fk View more info

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Assignment Selous Scouts: Inside Story of a Rhodesian Special Branch Officer

By: Parker, Jim

Price: $95.00

Publisher: Galago Publishing Pty Ltd: 2006

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Signed

Seller ID: 84iz

ISBN: 1919854142

Condition: Near Fine


360 pages (complete). Inscribed and signed by Jim Parker on the title page: "To P.J. My new brother in law for real. Hope you enjoyed these stories of the real war. Jim". Also signed: "J Parker. 4Ways. 26.02.2011". A comfortable copy. The covers have some mild user wear about the edges. The covers are healthy, bright. The contents are benign, tidy. The pages have some tanning about the edges, but this is more trimming than invasive. The pages are clean, clear, confident, comfortable, smart, neat, pleasing. fk View more info

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Special Air Service - The Men Speak - Rhodesia

By: Pittaway, Jonathan

Price: $190.00

Publisher: Dandy Agencies Publishing (Pty.) Ltd: 2009

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 31ky

ISBN: 0981432123

Condition: Fine


591 pages (complete). Softcover with flaps. A most handsome copy. The covers are fresh, healthy, direct. The contents are in excellent condition. They are bright, very clean and clear, devotedly designed, rigorously researched, confident, certain, generous, proud. fk View more info