Chapter 1: Africana - Military
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The Abyssinian Campaigns : The Official Story of the Conquest of Italian East Africa
Ministry of Information / War Office, London / His Majesty's Stationery Office. 1942, First Edition. Softcover, with dust jacket. 143 pages (complete). A resolute but also healthy copy. The covers have an adhesive plastic protective cover. The spine has, at some stage, been reinforced with a leather strip. The covers have much wear, creasing, aging. The book has been gently aging. The final pages have some storage stains. There is much evidence of age, but the pages are comfortable, assured, confident, clear, clean, companionable, proud. fk. Good/No Jacket.
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Book number: chvu
USD 8.00 [Appr.: EURO 7.5 | £UK 6.75 | JP• 861]

 
The Delville Wood Memorial Book : The Ceremony of the Unveiling of the Memorial on Sunday the 10th Day of October 1926
South African National Memorial (Delville Wood) Committee. 1926. Softcover, with dust jacket. Complete. A placid copy of this 'souvenir' of the unveiling of the Delville Wood Memorial. Contains the speeches by Sir Percy Fitzpatrick, Prime Minister Hertzog, Maréchal Joffre and Field-Marshall Haig. There are and photographs and a plan of the Memorial. The thin card covers have wear about the edges and seams. They are mildly scuffed and marked from storage and handling. The contents have some wear about the binding. The security of the book is unaffected. The text pages are foxed. The photographic plates are clean, clear. The booklet is companionable, certain, proud, agreeable. fk. Good/No Jacket.
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Book number: 82le
USD 120.00 [Appr.: EURO 110.25 | £UK 98.75 | JP• 12918]

 
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• 1077]

 
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 32.25 | £UK 29 | JP• 3768]

 
Lugmaggimnasium Gedenkblad 1952-1977 / Airforce Gymnasium Memorial Album 1952-1977
Promedia Publikasies (Edms) Bpk. 1977, First Edition. Hardcover, with dust jacket. 120 pages (complete). In Afrikaans and English throughout. A much owned copy. The boards are worn all about. They have scuffing, marks, patience. They are sure and secure. Within, the contents have evidence of use and ownership throughout. They are however, benign and clear, tidy and confident, certain and competent. fk. Good/No Jacket.
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Book number: cais
USD 58.00 [Appr.: EURO 53.25 | £UK 47.75 | JP• 6244]

 
Nongqai: Official Newsmagazine of the South African Forces / Die Offisiele Nuustydskrif Van Die Suid-Afrikaanse Magte - Vol XXXIV, No 9 - September 1943
Nongqai, SA Police Headquarters, Pretoria. 1943. Softcover, with dust jacket. Complete. An amiably owned copy. The covers are much worn, creased, marked all about from use, handling, the passing of years. The contents have foxing, evidence of avid use throughout. There are creases, some handling marks. However, they are also clean, clear, companionable, affable, certain, generous of spirit. fk. Good/No Jacket.
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Book number: 18rf
USD 50.00 [Appr.: EURO 46 | £UK 41.25 | JP• 5383]

 
Regulations for the Instruction and Movements of the Colonial Mounted Troops
Saul Solomon & Co. Printers, Cape Town. 1881, First Edition. Hardcover, with dust jacket. 178 pages of instruction, plus marching music scores and parade ground diagrams. A VERY, VERY RARE COPY. Full black leather boards with stamped gilt titling. The boards are worn, scuffed, marked all about. The titling is bold. The spine has much wear to the head and the foot. Previous owner signature on the frontispage. The frontis and end papers are tanned. The guttering along the frontis page is a little cracked - but the security of the book is unaffected. The papertrims have very light storage marks. The pages have scant evidence of use. There are some shallow handling/ printing waves. The pages are gratifyingly clean and clear and smart, orderly, certain, unmarked by the years or owner, companionable and comfortable. fk. Very Good/No Jacket.
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Book number: 14rr
USD 400.00 [Appr.: EURO 367 | £UK 329 | JP• 43061]

 
Roll of Honour - South African Forces
. Hardcover, with dust jacket. Complete. Roll of Honour for South African Forces in the Great War of 1914-1918. Privately compiled and produced. Photocopied pages of the typed Roll showing Regiment, Number, Rank, Name, Place, Cause and Date. Most beautifully and most carefully bound in half leather. The book (folio sized) is housed with in a khaki-green coloured cloth covered slip case. This has marbled sides, leather-tipped lips. This is handsome, healthy, dignified. The boards are most pleasing and elegant, proud and tranquil. The leathered corners are in excellent condition. The leathered spine (six ridges) is untitled, smart, well dressed. It is fit and sure. The boards are sound. The contents are produced with devotion and care. The pages are very clean, very clear, very certain and dutiful. It is very RARE that a Roll is available for sale and for private ownership. This profoundly carefully produced copy is an excellent opportunity. fk. Fine/No Jacket.
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Book number: 94nr
USD 400.00 [Appr.: EURO 367 | £UK 329 | JP• 43061]

 
Roll of Honour 1914-1918 Ererol
Private. Hardcover, with dust jacket. Complete. A most beautifully, and most devotedly privately produced copy of the Roll of Honour for all - irrespective of race - who died during the Great War of 1914-1918. Copied pages. The contents indicate a considerable, most extraordinary assiduity with private research. Shows Number, Rank, Surname and Initials, Decorations, Corps or Unit, Cause of death, Date of death. Sections: Infantry - White - full-time; volunteers; Artillery - Black, White and Coloured - full-time volunteers; Services - Black, White and Coloured - full-time volunteers; Mounted Units - Black, White and Coloured - full-time volunteers; Engineering Units - Black and White - full-time volunteers; Medical Units - White and Coloured - both genders - full-time volunteers; Motor Cycle Corps - White - full-time volunteers; Cape Auxiliary Horse Transport - Black, White and Coloured - full-time volunteers; Cape Corps - Black, White and Coloured - full-time volunteers; South African Native Labour Contingent - full-time volunteers with White Offices and NCOs; Miscellaneous Units - Black, White and Coloured - full-time volunteers; British and Imperial Units - Black, White - both genders; 'Natives' who died in service with Artillery, Dock operating, Service Corps etc; 'Natives' who died with Rhodesian or East African units. Blood red leather boards in stunning condition. Pressed gilt titling on the spine (fresh). The contents are in immaculately turned out condition. They are very clean, very clear, very confident, most sure, profoundly proud, diligent and detailed, tight, bright. It is VERY rare that a Roll is available for ownership. This serene copy is an excellent opportunity. fk. Fine/No Jacket.
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Book number: 97nt
USD 500.00 [Appr.: EURO 458.75 | £UK 411 | JP• 53826]

 
South African Air Force Pilots Flying Log Book (from World War II)
South African Air Force. 1941. Hardcover, with dust jacket. A wartime pilot's log book dating from 1941 to 1945. Log book for: Michael Edmund Lee Tonkin (278223V). Logs for flights in Middle East, North Africa, to and from South Africa, and within South Africa. Information: date; aircraft type and number; pilot; 2nd pilot, pupil or passenger; duty (including results and remarks). Included: 'Sequence of Instruction'; Movement Order No 1058/45 from No 5 Wing Operational Headquarters, Zwartkop, [marked] secret'; 'Record of Link Trainer Exercises - No 5 Air School: Witbank'; 4 Navigator logs; private notes; an informal log for flights in 1941 about the Middle East; demob official Thank You; Medical board result; marked flying chart for area east of Benoni. The book has expected wear from use. However, the boards and pages are firm, sure, detailed, neat, agreeable, evocative. fk. Very Good/No Jacket.
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Book number: 88ng
USD 30.00 [Appr.: EURO 27.75 | £UK 24.75 | JP• 3230]

 
South African National Museum of Military History
S A National Museum of Military History. Softcover, with dust jacket. 40 pages (complete). Guide-book. No publication date but almost certainly from the late 1970s. In general contented condition. The covers are secure. The pages are clean, clear and competent. fk. Very Good/No Jacket.
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Book number: bonx
USD 10.00 [Appr.: EURO 9.25 | £UK 8.25 | JP• 1077]

 
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 32.25 | £UK 29 | JP• 3768]

 
Voorschriften Aan Veldkornets: Ambtspligten Van Veldkornets. Uittreksels Uit de Ordonnantien En Parlementsakten Dezer Kolonie Betreffende de Ambtspligten Van Veldkornets, Met Eene Inhoudsopgave En Bladwijzzer
Saul Solomon & Co. Cape Town (printers). 1877, First Edition. Hardcover, with dust jacket. 59 pages (complete). In Dutch throughout. A hardy copy of this EXTREMELY RARE book of military instructions. There is a narrow puncture mark from storage from the back board through to page 17. Previous owner inscription on the frontispage: Assistant VeldKornet/ Rhenosterberg. Full leather. Stamped gilt borders and titling on the front board. Blind stamped borders on the back board. Both boards and spine are much worn, scuffed, scratched, rubbed, marked from handling, storage. Nonetheless, the boards are steady, sure. The guttering along the frontispage is cracked. The general security of the book is unaffected. There are mild, expected indications of the passing of the years. Some pages are lightly tanned about the edges. Otherwise, aside from the distraction mentioned above, the contents are clean, clear, orderly, tidy, fresh-faced, tight, assured, amenable. fk. Good/No Jacket.
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Book number: 90qf
USD 185.00 [Appr.: EURO 169.75 | £UK 152.25 | JP• 19916]

 
Zulu War : The Defence of Rorke's Drift, 22-23 January 1879
The Waggoner, London. 1986. Softcover, with dust jacket. 6 pages (complete). Published as a supplement to 'The Waggoner' magazine. A tidy copy. Some highlighting marks. The pages are clean, clear, assured, certain. fk. Good/No Jacket.
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Book number: 27nh
USD 8.00 [Appr.: EURO 7.5 | £UK 6.75 | JP• 861]

 
ADLER, BRIGADIER THE HONOURABLE F B ; LORCH, MAJOR A E ; CURSON, DR H H
The South African Field Artillery in German East Africa and Palestine 1915-1919
J L Van Schaik Ltd. Pretoria / The South African National War Museum. 1958, First Edition. Hardcover, with dust jacket. 146 pages plus 3 folded maps in pocket at rear (complete). A tidy copy. The dust jacket has some scuffing, marks, wear, rubbing. It is comfortable and sure. The boards are smart and healthy. The contents are most pleasing. They are very clean and clear, very certain and confident, assiduous and assured. an unusually nice and well cared for book fk. Near Fine/Very Good.
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Book number: 1lt
USD 260.00 [Appr.: EURO 238.75 | £UK 213.75 | JP• 27989]

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