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Sabotage and Torture

by Cole, Barbara

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9780620130264
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(Durban: Three Knights, 1988) 0620130261. Author's signed presentation inscription to title page, with loosely inserted signed compliments slip. 8vo; original blue boards, lettered in gilt on spine; laminated pictorial dustwrapper (housed in removable protector); pp. (xiv) + 209, incl. index; map; plates; some illustrations in text. Some foxing to top edge. Very good condition. An account of the horrifying experiences… Read more
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South Africa in World War II

by Mervis, Joel

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(Johannesburg: Times Media Ltd, 1989). 285 x 210 mm; pictorial wraps; pp. 98; black-and-white photographs. Very good condition. "Bravery and military skill do not depend primarily on the size of an army, but flow rather from the character and martial quality of the people in it. By that test South Africans emerged with honour and distinction. Their… Read more
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Out of the Abyss

by The Forum (publishers)

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(Johannesburg: The Forum, [1945]). 4to; original papered boards; endpaper map and advert.; pp. 232; full-colour frontis. portrait of Field-Marshal Smuts, other full-colour portraits of Churchill, Roosevelt and Stalin; liberally illustrated with photographs of persons and events; adverts. Cover a bit rubbed; upper joint a little tender at head and tail; occasional fox spot. Good condition. 'This book is published by… Read more
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(Pietermaritzburg: University of Natal Press, 1987) 0869805649. 210 x 145 mm; laminated pictoral wrappers; pp. xvi + 204, incl. index; photographs. Trace of browning to edges; occasional fox spot. Very good condition. "In the misty morning of 17 February 1917 a crowded troopship was making its cautious way to France. Suddenly, another vessel loomed up out of the fog, and… Read more
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The Armed Forces of South Africa

by Tylden, Major G.

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(no place: Trophy Press, 1982). Facsimile reproduction of the 1954 edition with the three Addenda and Corrigenda published in Africana Notes and News. 8vo; original red cloth, lettered in gilt on spine; dustwrapper; some plates; unit badges in text; pp. xvi + 239 + [226-232] + [151-166] + 19. Dustwrapper very slightly edgeworn and rippled. Very good condition. Classic of… Read more
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(Cape Town: Maskew Miller, [1929]). 8vo; original red cloth, lettered in black on spine and upper cover; dustwrapper; pp. vii + (iii) + 232; plates. Dustwrapper very tanned, mottled and edgeworn; extremities rubbed and bumped; spine ends and portion of upper board's top edge sunned; hand-stamp to front free endpaper; binding slack and hinges just starting. Fair condition. Loosely inserted… Read more
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(Pretoria: South African Air Force Journal, 1948). 248 x 178 mm; printed wrappers; pp. xvi + 60 + [xvii-xx]; illustrations; some adverts. Light wear to head of spine; occasional fox spot. Very good condition. Foreword by Jan Smuts. Uncommon. .
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Verby die Wit Brug

by Coetzee, Johan

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9780798108423
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(Cape Town: Human & Rousseau, 1981) 0798108428. 8vo; original brown boards, lettered in white on spine; dustwrapper; pp. 143. Dustwrapper very slightly rubbed. Very good condition. Afrikaans text. "Ken u 'n soldaat wat by die grens was? Min van ons kan vandag sê ons staan nie in verhouding tot iemand wat diens by die grens gedoen… Read more
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Verby die Wit Brug

by Coetzee, Johan

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9780798125468
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(Cape Town: Human & Rousseau, 1984) 0798125462. 212 x 135 mm; printed wrappers; pp. 143. Sunned on spine; faint crease to upper cover; earlier owner's name signed on half-title. Very good condition. Afrikaans text. "Ken u 'n soldaat wat by die grens was? Min van ons kan vandag sê ons staan nie in verhouding tot iemand wat… Read more
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John Brown's Body

by Benét, Stephen Vincent

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(New York: Doubleday, Doran, 1928). 8vo; original black cloth; no dustwrapper; pp. (viii) + 377. Backstrip sunned, and frayed at head and tail; some wear to extremities; binding slack; ex-library copy, with bookplate to front pastedown and code to title page; inscriptions to front free endpaper and its verso; some pencilled annotations. Fair condition. Long poem on experiences in the… Read more
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(Cape Town: Howard Timmins, 1971). Small 4to; original red rexine, lettered in gilt on spine; pictorial dustwrapper, housed in removable protector; pp. 180, incl. index; numerous illustrations, maps. A little foxing. Very good condition. Excellent guide to the battlefields of both Anglo-Boer Wars and those of the Bambatha Uprising of 1906. .
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Victorian Colonial Warfare - Africa

by Featherstone, Donald

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9780304341740
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(no place: Bok Books International, 1992) 0304341746. 4to; original burgundy boards, lettered in gilt on spine; price-clipped laminated pictorial dustwrapper; pp. 160, incl. index; profusely illustrated with contemporary artwork and maps. Some foxing to endpapers. Very good condition. "The 'small war' was a particularly Victorian concern. Its course was followed with avid interest by the general… Read more
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(London: Weidenfeld and Nicolson, 1987) 0297791605. 8vo; original black boards, lettered in gilt on spine; laminated dustwrapper; pp. (x) + 468, incl. index; maps. Regular light browning. Near fine condition. "In this masterly survey, Lord Carver reveals how unprepared the military machines often were for the actual conflicts which they were faced with on land, at sea… Read more
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The Anglo-Boer Wars 1815-1902

by Barthorp, Michael

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9780947027568
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(Durban: Bok Books in collaboration with Blandford Press, 1987) 0947027564. 4to; original red boards, lettered in gilt on spine; laminated pictorial wrappers, housed in removable protector; endpaper map; pp. 176, incl. index; profusely illustrated. Dustwrapper a little sunned on spine panel; trace of spotting to top edge. Very good condition. "This book is the fourth in a… Read more
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(Cape Town: Howard Timmins, 1971). 8vo;original white boards, lettered in red on spine; pictorial dustwrapper, housed in removable protector; endpaper map; pp. (xviii) + 249; plates. Dustwrapper spine panel sunned; a little spotting and light browning to edges, occasional fox spot elsewhere; faint tape mark to rear pastedown. Very good condition. "This book is the first major… Read more
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Die Rebellie 1914-15

by Scholtz, G. D.

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(Johannesburg: Voortrekkerpers, 1942). Squarish 8vo; original red cloth, lettered in black on spine and upper cover; pp. 312, incl. index. Ex-library copy, with code to tail of spine, also elsewhere; label or pocket scar to front pastedown, stamps and codes elsewhere; joints and extremities rather rubbed; occasional fox spot. Fair condition. (Nienaber I, p. 330) Uncommon:… Read more
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(Germiston: Fortress Publishers, 1992) 095831733X. 8vo; original brown boards, lettered in white on spine and upper cover; laminated dustwrapper; pp. viii + 312, incl. index. Dustwrapper spine panel a little sunned, with slightest creasing at head; some spotting to edges. Very good condition. "This book tells the life stories of over 1300 people who were involved in… Read more
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(Johannesburg: Uys Publishers, 1991) 0958317313. 8vo; original brown boards, lettered in white on spine; laminated pictorial dustwrapper; pictorial endpapers; pp. xvi + 302, incl. index; contemporary photographs and artwork; maps. Dustwrapper partially sunned; merest trace of foxing to edges and endpapers. Very good condition. "On 20 July, 1916, when Lieut-Col Frank Thackeray, two wounded officers and 140… Read more
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(London: Weidenfeld and Nicolson, 1987) 0297790420. 8vo; original dark brown boards, lettered in gilt on spine; laminated pictorial dustwrapper; pp. xiii + (i) + 289, incl. index; plates; maps. Dustwrapper slightly sunned on spine panel. Very good condition. "The Banner of Battle is the first comprehensive interpretation of the subject stressing the European and Baltic angles, and… Read more
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The Seven Ages of the British Army

by Carver, Field Marshal Lord

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9780297783732
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(London: Weidenfeld and Nicolson, 1984) 0297783734. 8vo; original black boards, lettered in gilt on spine; laminated dustwrapper; pp. xii + 332, incl. index; plates; maps. Dustwrapper spine panel sunned; trace of spotting to top edge and endpapers. Very good condition. "The seven ages are those of Cromwell; Marlborough; Wellington; Wolseley and Roberts; Haig; Montgomery; and Templer. … Read more
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