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Memorial Box for a Son who died during World War I

By: N/A

Price: $285.00

Seller ID: 91lk

Condition: Very Good


A most affecting, affectionate boîte de souvenir. Collected and compiled by the mother of Lieutenant Alfred Ella, of the Eastern Cape, who died of influenza at Salonika, Greece, a week after the War ended. Many of the items are aged and bear the evidence of time. However, the collection is also redolent of shock, love, remembrance, the resolution of loss. The boîte contains in no particular order: a mass produced letter from the King (George V) on Buckingham Palace headed notepaper ["I join with my grateful people in sending you this memorial of a brave life given for others in the G... View more info

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The Union of South Africa and The Great War 1914-1918 : Official History

By: N/A

Price: $285.00

Publisher: The Government Printing and Stationery Office, Pretoria: 1924

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 77lq

Condition: Very Good


230 pages (complete). A sound copy. Gilt titling. The boards have scuffing, wear. The head and foot of the spine are pressed inwards but undamaged. The boards are calm, steady, sure. The contents are pleasing. They do have shallow splashes of foxing throughout. Nonetheless, the contents are healthy, neat, tidy, clean, clear, confident, assiduous, assured, proud. fk. Orders over $50.00 are shipped using tracked courier delivery services. View more info

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The Hun In Our Hinterland; or, The Menace of GSWA

By: O'Connor, J K

Price: $47.50

Publisher: T Maskew Miller, Cape Town: 1914

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: cebx

Condition: Very Good


48 pages (complete) plus folded map of German South West Africa. A sure copy. The covers are worn, scuffed and marked. They are sure. The contents are in most agreeable condition. They are tight, bright, very clean and clear, healthy and tidy. fk. Orders over $50.00 are shipped using tracked courier delivery services. View more info