Chapter 1: Africana - Military - Biography
found: 4 books

 
MEINTJES, JOHANNES
De la Rey - Lion of the West : A Biography
Hugh Keartland (Publishers) (Pty) Ltd. 1966, First Edition. Hardcover, with dust jacket. 432 pages (complete). A placid copy. At some stage the book has encountered damp storage conditions. The top runs of the cover and contents have some damp tide-marks and page wrinkling. The boards are worn and scuffed and marked. They are benign, assured. Within, aside from the storage consequences mentioned above, the pages are clean, clear, mild, generous and assured. fk. Fair/No Jacket.
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Book number: bpkz
USD 45.00 [Appr.: EURO 41.25 | £UK 36.75 | JP¥ 4839]

 
POLLOCK, A M
Pienaar of Alamein: The Life Story of a Great Souoth African Soldier
Cape Times Limited, Cape Town (printer). 1943, First Edition. Hardcover, with dust jacket. 141 pages (complete). A much owned copy. From the library of Frank Bradlow (the Africana specialist and collector) whose ex-libris plate is affixed to the front pastedown. The frontispage is signed by 10 member of the South African forces who were at Alamein (from 9th Queen's Royal Lancers/ 2nd Btn Imperial Light Horse) to 3rd Recce to WAAS etc). The dustjacket is grubby with wear, scuffing and marks. It is intact and sure. The boards have storage wear and marks about the edges. They are otherwise steady and comfortable. The papertrims are foxed. Whilst the early and later pages are foxed, the contents are overwhelmingly clean, clear, orderly, tidy, bold, assured, tight and convivial. fk. Good/Fair.
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Book number: 9qr
USD 50.00 [Appr.: EURO 45.75 | £UK 40.75 | JP¥ 5376]

 
ROSENTHAL, ERIC
General Dan Pienaar - His Life and His Battles
Afrikaanse Pers. Beperk, Johannesburg. 1943, First Edition. Hardcover, with dust jacket. 210 pages. The final page (an illustration plate) is absent. A placid copy of this biography of the legendary Dan Pienaar, written very soon after his sudden death in an aircraft accident. The covers are worn and scuffed. Nonetheless they are comfortable. The spine has much wear but is secure. The page trims have writing from a thick marker. The frontispage has a gift inscription (not from the author). Page 41 has an annotation from a previous owner indicating the mention of a late relation. The pages are contented, benign, clean, clear, assured and certain. fk. Fair/No Jacket.
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Book number: bqju
USD 55.00 [Appr.: EURO 50.25 | £UK 44.75 | JP¥ 5914]

 
SOULE, ALLAN ; DIXON, GARY ; RICHARDS, RENé
The Wynand Du Toit Story
Hans Strydom Publishers, Johannesburg. 1987, First Edition. (ISBN: 0947025227). Softcover, with dust jacket. 315 pages (complete). Signed by Wynand du Toit on the first free page. A neat, assured copy. The covers have some mild wear to the edges and corners; the faces have light rubbing. Within, the contents are agreeably healthy. They are clean, clear, tight, neat and tidy. fk. Good/No Jacket. Signed.
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Book number: bqfr
USD 65.00 [Appr.: EURO 59.5 | £UK 53 | JP¥ 6989]
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