Chapter 1: Africana - Military - Regiments
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Historical Record of the Cape-Mounted Riflemen
W A Richards and Sons, Government Printers, Cape Town. 1893. Softcover, with dust jacket. 21 pages (complete). Photocopied pages. Stapled at top left corner. Please note that - as expected - text is on facing sides only. The pages have evidence of ownership and use throughout. Nonethless, the pages are clear, confident, competent, certain. fk. Fair/No Jacket.
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Book number: 73nt
USD 10.00 [Appr.: EURO 9.25 | £UK 8.25 | JP¥ 1078]

 
Imperial Light Horse : Fiftieth Anniversary 1899-1949
Imperial Light Horse, Johannesburg. 1949. Softcover, with dust jacket. Complete. Souvenir booklet. Included: Menu card for "Imperial Light Horse Regimental Association Cape Town Branch - 50th Anniversary Dinner, Cape Town Club, on Saturday, 12th November. 1949" (of note is the inclusion of 'Stuka Juice' the name given to South African Brandy!). A gently aging copy. The covers have foxing, wear, storage and handling marks. They are even yet benign and comfortable. The contents are pleasingly contented. They are clean, clear, affectionate, tidy, neat, generous. fk. Good/No Jacket.
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Book number: 87mc
USD 35.00 [Appr.: EURO 31.75 | £UK 28.5 | JP¥ 3773]

 
Souvenir Brochure of the Ceremony of the Freedom of Entry to the City of Cape Town Granted to the Regiments: The Cape Field Artillery, the Cape Town Rifles (Dukes), the Cape Town Highlanders and Sas Unitie - 10th October, 1967
City of Cape Town. 1967, Limited37rz. Softcover, with dust jacket. Complete. A comfortable copy. Landscape format with plastic rings. Numbered 1814 of an undeclared limited edition. The brochure is housed in a dedicated printed envelope. This has wear, foxing, storage stains. It is still functional and sure. The covers of the brochure is smeared with foxing, handling and storage marks. The ring-binding is strong and youthful. The contents are most pleasing. They are fresh, bright, very clean and clear, proud and assiduously produced. fk. Very Good/No Jacket.
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Book number: 37rz
USD 35.00 [Appr.: EURO 31.75 | £UK 28.5 | JP¥ 3773]

 
MOYSE-BARTLETT, LIEUTENANT-COLONEL H
The King's African Rifles : A Study in the Military History of East and Central Africa, 1890-1945
Gale & Polden Ltd. Aldershot. 1956, First Edition. Hardcover, with dust jacket. 727 pages (complete). A competent copy. The dustjacket is worn, torn, scuffed and rubbed. It is secure and comfortable. The boards are sound. They do have wear about the corners and edges. The gilt badge is smart. The pages are mild, gently mellowed, clean, clear, tight, neat, confident. fk. Good/Poor.
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Book number: bltz
USD 55.00 [Appr.: EURO 49.75 | £UK 44.75 | JP¥ 5929]

 
BIRKBY, CAREL
The Saga of the Transvaal Scottish Regiment 1932-1950
Howard Timmins, Cape Town / Hodder & Stoughton, London. 1950, First Edition. Hardcover, with dust jacket. 749 pages (complete). A very sure copy of this stout and doughty follow-up volume to Juta's original history of the regiment (1902-1932). The boards have amiable wear about the edges, corners, seams and about. They have scuffing. Pressed gilt regimental badge on the front. The spine has some user and shelving wear but is otherwise fit. The boards are steady and sound. The contents are most pleasing. They are very clean and clear, most assured and confident, diligent and dutiful, bold and benevolent, fresh-faced and favourable. Please note that due to the weight of the book, should it need be posted to the outside of South Africa, extra postal charges may be required. fk. Near Fine/No Jacket.
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Book number: 57nw
USD 48.00 [Appr.: EURO 43.25 | £UK 39 | JP¥ 5174]

 
BOTHA, C GRAHAM
The Cape Royal Rifles and Other Volunteer Units, 1855-1881
Castle Military Museum, Cape Town. 2001, First Edition. (ISBN: 0620288043). Softcover, with dust jacket. 172 pages (complete). A comfortable copy. Pocket-sized, landscape. The covers are mild-mannered. They have some light scuffing marks, wear about the edges from handling. The covers are secure, healthy, sure. The contents are smart and pleasing. They are fresh, clean, clear, generous, diligent. fk. Very Good/No Jacket.
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Book number: 56ie
USD 45.00 [Appr.: EURO 40.75 | £UK 36.5 | JP¥ 4851]
Keywords: 0620288043

 
BREYTENBACH, COL JAN
They Live by the Sword : 32 'Buffalo' Battalion - South Africa's Foreign Legion
Lemur, Alberton. 1990, First Edition. (ISBN: 0620148705). Hardcover, with dust jacket. 272 pages (complete). Signed by Breytenbach on the title page (dated: 26 November 2010). The dustjacket has a clear plastic protective cover. The dj has some mild scuffing. There is some light wear to the edges. The boards are tidy. They have some storage marks. Within, the contents are in excellent condition. There are some 'Library of' impression-stamps from a previous owner. The pages are confident, contented, clean, clear, certain. A pleasing copy. fk. Very Good/Good. Signed.
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Book number: brzr
USD 220.00 [Appr.: EURO 198.25 | £UK 178.25 | JP¥ 23716]
Keywords: 0620148705

 
COLEMAN, FRANCIS L
Kaffrarian Rifles, 1876-1986 - 'Nunc Animus'
Kaffrarian Rifles Assn. East London. 1988, First Edition. (ISBN: 0620128038). Hardcover, with dust jacket. 327 pages (complete). Signed by Francis Coleman (who was also Head of Economic History at Rhodes University) (dated: 88/11/26) and three officers of the Regiment (two are legible: Levenson R Gower - WO1 - RSM ; M R Lawlor, Cmdt.) (all dated as with Professor Coleman). The dustjacket is placid and benign. It has some light shelving wear about the edges and seams. It has some scuffing and scratches. The dj is secure and comfortable. The boards are smart and good-looking. There is shelving wear to the edges and corners. They are healthy. The contents are pleasing. They are very mildly aged about the edges. However, the pages are clean, clear, companionable, assiduous, diligent, confident, most gratifying. fk. Very Good/Good. Signed.
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Book number: 64hr
USD 58.00 [Appr.: EURO 52.25 | £UK 47 | JP¥ 6252]
Keywords: 0620128038

 
RAND LIGHT INFANTRY REGIMENTAL COUNCIL
Rand Light Infantry 1905-2005
Rand Light Infantry. 2005. Softcover, with dust jacket. 36 pages (complete). A very smart copy. Brochure/ booklet format. The covers are tidy, fresh. The contents are most agreeable. They are very clean and clear, bright, keen. fk. Near Fine/No Jacket.
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Book number: 39me
USD 30.00 [Appr.: EURO 27.25 | £UK 24.5 | JP¥ 3234]

 
CURSON, DR H H ; POOLE, MAJ-GEN W H E (FOREWORD)
The History of the Kimberley Regiment 1876-1962
Northern Cape Printers, Kimberley. 1963, First Edition. Hardcover, with dust jacket. 284 pages (complete). A most pleasing copy. The dustjacket has some wear about the edges and scuffing and rubbing. It is otherwise healthy and secure. The boards are handsome. Gilt badge and titling (fresh). The contents are near immaculate. They are very clean, clear, very confident and certain, most diligent and dedicated, proud, most carefully maintained. fk. Near Fine/Good.
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Book number: 68mz
USD 100.00 [Appr.: EURO 90.25 | £UK 81 | JP¥ 10780]

 
ELS, PAUL J
We Conquer from Above : The History of 1 Parachute Battalion 1961-1991
PelsA Books CC, South Africa. 2010, First Edition. (ISBN: 062046738X). Softcover, with dust jacket. 329 pages (complete). Signed by Els on the title page. A very pleasing copy. The illustrated covers are neat and fresh. The contents are near immaculate. The pages are very clean, very clear, very bright - as if new throughout. Excellent. fk. Fine/No Jacket. Signed.
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Book number: bscg
USD 220.00 [Appr.: EURO 198.25 | £UK 178.25 | JP¥ 23716]
Keywords: 062046738X

 
GIBSON, GEORGE FLEMING
Story of the Imperial Light Horse in the South African War 1899-1902
GD & Co. 1937, First Edition. Hardcover, with dust jacket. 351 pages (complete). A resolute copy. Included a booklet: "Imperial Light Horse allied to 4th Queen's Own Hussars: Brief History, Standing Orders and Instructions for Dress"; published by Drill Hall, Johannesburg in 1947; 36 pages; punched filing holes along the spine. The dustjacket has a clear cellophane protective cover. The dustjacket has much wear, scuffing, marking from handling and shelving. It is intact and secure. The boards have wear, marks from storage conditions - particularly about the edges and spine. The spine and boards are steady and sound. The contents are benign. They have spots, flushes, rashes, freckles of foxing throughout. By far, the pages are clean and clear, conscientious and dutiful, healthy and assured, tidy and certain, competent and keen. fk. Good/Poor.
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Book number: 34pt
USD 138.00 [Appr.: EURO 124.5 | £UK 111.75 | JP¥ 14877]

 
GIBSON, GEORGE FLEMING
Story of the Imperial Light Horse in the South African War 1899-1902
GD & Co. 1937, First Edition. Hardcover, with dust jacket. 351 pages plus appendix (complete). A passive copy. From the library of Frank Bradlow, the Africana expert and specialist. Bradlow wrote a short account of his war on the front pastedown (as Corporal Frank Rosslyn Bradlow No30814). His ex-libris plate is on the frontispage. Also included: miscellaneous photocopies and notes; a service sheet from Jeppe High School for Boys ".. on the occasion of the unveling of the plaques to Alan Stanley Dashwood and Frederick William Berry von Linsingen" (boyhood friends who became teachers at Jeppe High, volunteered for the Imperial Light Horse, and were both killed on the same day, at the Battle of Bardia in Libya); two newsletters from the Imperial Light Horse Regimental Association (12/81; 6/85); a photocopy of a lengthy letter of an account by Private Peter Cunningham Fraser of his experiences at El Alamein and the Desert War. A generously owned copy. The boards are scuffed, worn, marked from handling, storage. They are comfortable and steady. The papertrims are foxed. The contents have blotches, spots, flushes of foxing here and there. Nonetheless, the contents are firm, clean, clear, dutiful, diligent, confident, certain, benign. fk. Good/No Jacket.
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Book number: 15po
USD 80.00 [Appr.: EURO 72.25 | £UK 65 | JP¥ 8624]

 
GIBSON, GEORGE FLEMING
The Story of the Imperial Light Horse in the South African War 1899-1902
G D & Co.. 1937, First Edition. Hardcover, with dust jacket. 351 pages plus appendices (complete). Signed by Gibson on the frontispage. A pleasing copy. The dustjacket has a clear cellophane protective cover. The dj is much worn, scuffed, marked all about. It is yet secure and sure. The boards are steady. The spine has been repaired with leather. The boards are scuffed, marked and worn from storage, age, handling. They are comfortable and assured. The contents are most pleasing. They are very clean, clear, convivial, certain, diligent, proud. fk. Near Fine/Fair. Signed.
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Book number: 16kx
USD 270.00 [Appr.: EURO 243.25 | £UK 218.75 | JP¥ 29106]

 
GIBSON, GEORGE FLEMING
The Story of the Imperial Light Horse in the South African War 1899-1902
G D & Co.. 1937, First Edition. Hardcover, with dust jacket. 351 pages plus appendices (complete). Elegantly and sincerely inscribed and signed by Gibson on the frontispage: "J F Hilson, Jr. - As I think you are one of the bravest men I know I hope you will forgive me for signing myself - Your comrade - Geo. F Gibson - The Regimental Historian - Johannesburg 20/8/37". A hardy copy. The spine has been repaired with a leather strip. The boards are much marked, stained from storage, worn all about. They are steady and sure. The front pastedown has a press cutting announcing Gibson's death. The contents are mellowed and placid. There are flushes and rashes of foxing throughout. There are also very, very occasional ownership marks. Otherwise, the pages are thick, amiable, clean and clear, confident, companionable. fk. Very Good/No Jacket. Signed.
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Book number: 98le
USD 300.00 [Appr.: EURO 270.25 | £UK 243 | JP¥ 32340]

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