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1

WAITING FOR THE SUNRISE.

Mills, John Brent.

  • Book condition: A very smart clean copy with only minor faults. No inscriptions, no dustwrapper, VG condition.
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Stewart. Cape Town (1946).. A very smart clean copy with only minor faults. No inscriptions, no dustwrapper, VG condition.. Red cloth boards. 246pp 8vo Among other accomplishments John Brent Mills (1921-2009) was South Africa's ambassador to Italy and the Vatican. This autobiographical writing is set during the second World War, commencing at the fall Tobruk and recording further experiences in Italy where he became a prisoner of war, and eventually an escapee. Further information to be found on a web site devoted to him. Hard to find item as most of his writings were printed only in small or strictly limited runs. An excellent account, detailed and well-written.

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Murray Coombes. Cape Town 1985.. VG condition.. Card wraps, 65pp illustrated col.photos. Small tourist book with map for self-guided walk, with brief notes and col.photos. AIRMAIL worldwide at reduced lettter rate on request

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A WALK WITH ALAN.

Hart, Tom.

  • Book condition: Small surface area of rear cover abraded, inked out name ffep o/w G-VG in dustwrapper (rubbed, no loss, chips, or tears).
  • ISBN: 0704330253 / 9780704330252
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Quartet. London 1973.. Small surface area of rear cover abraded, inked out name ffep o/w G-VG in dustwrapper (rubbed, no loss, chips, or tears).. Purple canvas wraps with dustwrapper. 120pp. A fine social documentary in the tradition of Cathy Come Home and Gale is Dead.

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THE WALL OF THE PLAGUE.

Brink, Andre.

  • Book condition: No inscriptions. VG condition in dustwrapper (no chips, loss, or tears).
  • ISBN: 0571132901 / 9780571132904
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Faber 1984.. No inscriptions. VG condition in dustwrapper (no chips, loss, or tears).. Black cloth boards. 447pp 8vo. Set in Provence the main protagonist is researching the Great Plague for a film. Her quest for evidence of a long forgotten tragedy is a quest for self-understanding. A trek into the past, finding the lies and crimes of history as allegories of the present.

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WANDERING TRIBUTARIES.

Nawa, Lebogang Lance.

  • Book condition: Neat ownership inscrip ffep else near Fine.
  • ISBN: 1874969132 / 9781874969136
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Hond. 1998.. Neat ownership inscrip ffep else near Fine.. Printed wraps, 114pp. A debut collection of short stories from poet and journalist author. AIRMAIL worldwide at reduced letter rate on request.

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  • Book condition: Wraps a bit worn, G+ condition.
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A.J. Levin c.1960.. Wraps a bit worn, G+ condition.. Printed wraps. 72pp illustrated col.b/w photos. Includes pictures of game, map, space for photographic data, supporting advertising.

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  • Book condition: No inscriptions. Minor shelf wear, VG in G+ dustwrapper (repaired scuffs on rear, no serious loss, no tears). good shelf and tab
  • ISBN: 1874800162 / 9781874800163
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Volume 5 in the South Africans At War series. Ashanti 1991 stated 1st edition. . No inscriptions. Minor shelf wear, VG in G+ dustwrapper (repaired scuffs on rear, no serious loss, no tears). good shelf and table appearance though.. Grey cloth boards. 356pp illustrated 8vo. 0.8kg. Includes many personal records that tell the story of South African naval involvement in WWII.

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THE WAR BREAKERS.

Ganpat" (Martin Louis Alan Gompertz).

  • Book condition: Boards a little marked, gilt on spine slightly dulled. Overall boards G+, contents extremely clean VG. no dustwrapper.
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Hodder & Stoughton. London 1939 1st edition.. Boards a little marked, gilt on spine slightly dulled. Overall boards G+, contents extremely clean VG. no dustwrapper.. Red cloth boards 295pp 8vo. Author was more generally known for his works of science fiction. This was his last published work.

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  • Book condition: No inscriptions. insect attrition to top and bottom edges, slight spine-lean, else G+ copy in VG dustwrapper (light wear, no lo
  • ISBN: 187480012x / 9781874800125
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Ashanti. Gibraltar 1990 1st edition.. No inscriptions. insect attrition to top and bottom edges, slight spine-lean, else G+ copy in VG dustwrapper (light wear, no loss).. Milk chocolate cloth boards.403pp illustrated 8vo. 0.9kg. The unofficial story of the Cuban - South African clash in Angola. A full analysis of the war that includes the political side within the accounts of the men in the battle, which culminated in the New York Accords of 22 December 1988 - and which may be said to have opened up democracy, however flawed and fragile, for 100 million people in five Southern African countries. Well illustrated.

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  • Book condition: No inscriptions. A VG copy in matching dustwrapper (tanned inside but no chips, tears, or loss). a very clean copy with excellen
  • ISBN: 187480012x / 9781874800125
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Ashanti. Gibraltar 1991 2nd imp.. No inscriptions. A VG copy in matching dustwrapper (tanned inside but no chips, tears, or loss). a very clean copy with excellent shelf and table appearance.. Milk chocolate cloth boards.403pp illustrated 8vo. 0.9kg. The unofficial story of the Cuban - South African clash in Angola. A full analysis of the war that includes the political side within the accounts of the men in the battle, which culminated in the New York Accords of 22 December 1988 - and which may be said to have opened up democracy, however flawed and fragile, for 100 million people in five Southern African countries. Well illustrated.

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  • Book condition: Large gift inscription f.pastedown, boards faded, o/w a very sound item in G-VG condition. no dustwrapper.
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Government of Southern Rhodesia. 1947.. Large gift inscription f.pastedown, boards faded, o/w a very sound item in G-VG condition. no dustwrapper.. Silver dec navy cloth boards. xiv + 353pp. illustrated photos, drawings, fold out maps, plans, etc. 8vo. One volume of the two volume set of the official war histories of Rhodesia.

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  • Book condition: No inscriptions. boards are still a nice bright dark blue (many copies are dulled) edges & eps lightly foxed else an attract
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Government of Southern Rhodesia 1947 & 1950.. No inscriptions. boards are still a nice bright dark blue (many copies are dulled) edges & eps lightly foxed else an attractive VG+ set. no dustwrappers.. Silver dec. blue cloth boards. 673pp together. illustrated photos, drawings, maps, 8vo. The complete two-volume official history of Rhodesia's involvement in World War II. Roll of Honour. HEAVY ITEM, will incur additional postage overseas.

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  • Book condition: Ownership signature to eps. ff tanned, shelfwear, overall G-VG in G+ dustwrapper (worn along top edge, but no major loss or tea
  • ISBN: 0620143703 / 9780620143707
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Ashanti. 1990 1st edition.. Ownership signature to eps. ff tanned, shelfwear, overall G-VG in G+ dustwrapper (worn along top edge, but no major loss or tears).. Plum cloth boards. 366pp illustrated 8vo. Covers the 1987-1988 operations, in support of UNITA, in Angola that frustrated FAPLA and their Cuban & Russian advisers, ensuring that the future of the region would not be dominated by them.

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  • Book condition: Ownership signature to front pastedown. a little dusty & tanned hence G-VG condition, no dustwrapper.
  • ISBN: 0360001513 / 9780360001510
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Purnell. Cape Town 1971 1st edition.. Ownership signature to front pastedown. a little dusty & tanned hence G-VG condition, no dustwrapper.. Blue cloth boards. xii + 538pp. illustrated photos etc. large 8vo. The third volume of the official South African Official War Histories. A record of the achievement of some 66000 South African volunteers serving at one time in the Middle East during the crucial years of 1941-42. HEAVY ITEM may incur additional postage costs.

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  • Book condition: Small neat ownership signature. top edge dusty. 4 square corners. conservatively VG in dustwrapper ( spine fading, covered trans
  • ISBN: 0360001513 / 9780360001510
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Purnell. Cape Town 1971 1st edition.. Small neat ownership signature. top edge dusty. 4 square corners. conservatively VG in dustwrapper ( spine fading, covered transparent adhesive film, no chips or tears). An attractive copy with excellent shelf and table appearance.. Blue cloth boards. xii + 538pp. illustrated photos etc. large 8vo. 1.2kg. The third volume of the official South African Official War Histories. A record of the achievement of some 66000 South African volunteers serving at one time in the Middle East during the crucial years of 1941-42.

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  • Book condition: No inscription. minor shelf wear & spine lean. VG+ in VG dustwrapper (tanned inside, slight wear at head of spine, no chips
  • ISBN: 1874800103 / 9781874800101
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Volume 1 in the South Africans At War series. Ashanti. Rivonia 1990 stated 1st edition.. No inscription. minor shelf wear & spine lean. VG+ in VG dustwrapper (tanned inside, slight wear at head of spine, no chips, loss or tears). a bright attractive clean copy.. Blue cloth boards. 301pp illustrated b/w photos, maps. 8vo. 0.7kg. Well-known military author had covered this war for SAPA from the first skirmishes to the last battle at Amba Alagi taking 100 days to advance 1700 miles.

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Galago. Alberton 2001 1st edition.. A Fine copy in matching dustwrapper.. Dark green cloth boards. 600pp illustrated colour & b/w photos. 8vo. Covers Mike Hoare's abortive Seychelles coup attempt; behind-the-scenes cooperation of the SADF with Inkatha & the Witdoekies; and right-wing organisations such as Eugene Terre'Blanche's AWB and General Constand Viljoen's Afrikaner Volksfront. Much of the book relies on oral testimony, and it is the second volume of author's "South Africa Secret Warfare" trilogy, with THE SILENT WAR and THE COVERT WAR being the matching volumes. HEAVY ITEM may incur additional postage costs.

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  • Book condition: No inscription. VG in G-VG dustwrapper (no loss, minor closed tears and wear).
  • ISBN: 1874800111 / 9781874800118
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Volume 2 in the South Africans At War series. Ashanti. Rivonia 1990 stated 1st edition.. No inscription. VG in G-VG dustwrapper (no loss, minor closed tears and wear).. Blue cloth boards. 272pp. Illustrated b/w photos. diagrams. maps 8vo. 0.7kg. Stories of SA airmen in WW1, WW2, Korea and in recent border actions. Foreword by "Laddie" Lucas.

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THE WARRIORS.

Summers, R. & Pagden, C.W.

  • Book condition: Neat ownership inscription and ticket, else VG in lesser dustwrapper (worn, loss, closed tears).
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Books of Africa 1970.. Neat ownership inscription and ticket, else VG in lesser dustwrapper (worn, loss, closed tears).. Maroon dec. buckram boards. 181pp illustrated small 4to. A history of the Matabele people, their leaders, their weapons, costumes, way of life. Includes list of regiments, estimates of regimental strength and gazetteer of regimental towns and sites.

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THE WARRIORS.

Summers, R. & Pagden, C.W.

  • Book condition: No inscription. foxed here and there throughout. edges spotted. overall thus G-VG in Good dustwrapper (worn, spotted, no major c
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Books of Africa 1970.. No inscription. foxed here and there throughout. edges spotted. overall thus G-VG in Good dustwrapper (worn, spotted, no major chips, loss, or tears).. Maroon dec. buckram boards. 181pp illustrated small 4to. A history of the Matabele people, their leaders, their weapons, costumes, way of life. Includes list of regiments, estimates of regimental strength and gazetteer of regimental towns and sites.

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