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Anglo Boer War Telegraphs from 1900 - Bundle of 4 Boer Communications
. with dust jacket. Four Boer telegraphs dating from February 1900. All kept in separate display wallets. In South African Dutch with near contemporary translations included. First telegraph is an office copy sent via the Cape of Good Hope Post Office Telegraph [service]. Undated. Refers to action at Molendrift, Pont Drift, Colenso in some detail [so probably dates from early Feb 1900]. 2 pages. These are much worn and faded but the text (in pencil) is unaffected. Second telegraph: From Telegraafdienst, ZA Republiek. Dated 24/2/1900. From Pretoria - "Van HTD - Aan R VR [at] Vryburg] - short report about Prinsloo's Lager, Ladysmith, Nelthorpe and Colenso. 3rd telegraph: from as with no. 2, to as with no. Dated: 20/2/1900. Reports on general situation (calm). 4th telegraph: from as with no. 2 to as with no. 2. Dated 26/2/1900. Very short situation report. The later three telegraphs are in good condition with just expected age wear, fold creases and tanning. They have pin marks to the top left corners. All are original receipts. Excellent Boer War pieces of memorabilia. fk. Good/No Jacket.
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Book number: 26nf
USD 100.00 [Appr.: EURO 90.5 | £UK 77.75 | JP¥ 10874]

 
The Anglo-Boer War, 1899-1900. An Album of Upwards of Three Hundred Photographic Engravings - a Picture Record of the Movements of the British, Colonial and Boer Forces Engaged in the Conflict
Northern Cape Printers, Kimberley. 1973. Hardcover, with dust jacket. 204 pages of photographs, 22 pages of text (complete). A steady, sound copy. Landscape format. The boards have some very light shelving wear, principally to the corners. The pages are mild-mannered and assured. The pages edges have very shallow tanning. They are otherwise patient, placid, well-ordered, tidy, clean, clear, generous. fk. Very Good/No Jacket.
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Book number: byvj
USD 115.00 [Appr.: EURO 104.25 | £UK 89.25 | JP¥ 12506]

 
The Anglo-Boer War October 11th, 1899 - May 31st, 1902
. Hardcover, with dust jacket. An album of upwards of five hundred photographic engravings. A bit worn and marked but mostly clean and soundly bound. Very Good/No Jacket.
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Book number: z532
USD 200.00 [Appr.: EURO 181 | £UK 155.25 | JP¥ 21749]
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The Anglo-Boer War, October 11th, 1899 - May 31st, 1902: An Album of Upwards of Five Hundred Photographic Engravings - a Picture Record of the Movements of the British, Colonial, and Boer Forces Engaged in the Conflict
Dennis Edwards & Co. Cape Town. 1902. Hardcover, with dust jacket. 260 pages plus 24 pages of appendices (complete). A sturdy copy. Blood-red boards, gilt titling and decoration. The boards have wear about the edges, corners, seams from use, shelving. There is scuffing, there are marks from handling and stacking. The boards are steady, sound, hale. The contents are convivial. They have handling, use marks throughout. There is light handling wear about the edges, occasional user creasing. By and large the pages are certain, conscientious, dutiful, proud, clean and clear, still keen, still pleasing, companionable, utterly engaging. fk. Good/No Jacket.
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Book number: 22rw
USD 550.00 [Appr.: EURO 497.75 | £UK 426.5 | JP¥ 59810]

 
The Anglo-Boer War 1899-1900: An Album of Upwards of Three Hundred Photographic Engravings - a Picture Record of the Movements of the British, Colonial, and Boer Forces Engaged in the Conflict
Dennis Edwards & Co. Cape Town. 1900, First Edition. Hardcover, with dust jacket. 216 pages (complete - including a summary of the war). A mild-mannered copy. Stamped gilt titling and borders, stamped black decoration. The boards have shelving and handling wear and scuffing. However, they are steady, sound and sure. The last pages have various repairs with scotch tape. The contents have evidence of avid use throughout. The end papers have storage marks. Some pages - particularly the earlier ones - have handling and storage marks and wear about the rims. The title page has wear and creases, it is intact. However, the contents are clean, clear, sound, detailed, confident, orderly, comfortable, human. fk. Very Good/No Jacket.
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Book number: 38rd
USD 150.00 [Appr.: EURO 135.75 | £UK 116.5 | JP¥ 16312]

 
Battle of Johannesburg - 29th May 1900 - Facsimile Reproduction of Documents and Photographs
Archivist Publishing Company, Johannesburg. 1980?. Softcover, with dust jacket. Complete. Portfolio style. Collection of facsimile reproductions of documents, correspondence etc relating to the Battle of Johannesburg during the Anglo-Boer War. The paper portfolio cover has wear, discolouration from storage, marks from handling and storage. It is secure. The contents have some very mild evidence of use. Nonethless, they are clear and clean, tidy, smart, assiduously compiled, generous. fk. Good/No Jacket.
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Book number: 22nz
USD 15.00 [Appr.: EURO 13.75 | £UK 11.75 | JP¥ 1631]

 
Black and White - Nos 1 - 26 (1899-1900)
Black and White Publishing. 1899. Hardcover, with dust jacket. Bound issues for Vol 1 number 1 through to Volume III number 26 (complete). Magazine that specialised in its war reporting and coverage. In these issues they, of course are of the Anglo-Boer war. Crammed with the most extraordinary photographs, illustrations, cartoons and reportage. The boards have half-leather. The leathered corners and seams and spine have wear, scuffing. The boards are also scuffed, marked by handling and storage, worn. They are steady and sure. Aside from tanning to the end pages (plus a previous owner signature), the contents are most pleasing. They are tight, fresh, tidy, careful, only very slightly aged, convivial, certain. Please note that due to the weight of the book, should the book need be posted to the outside of South Africa, extra postal charges may be required. fk. Very Good/No Jacket.
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Book number: 10pi
USD 24.00 [Appr.: EURO 21.75 | £UK 18.75 | JP¥ 2610]

 
Black &Amp; White Budget Vol. IV. (Boer War)
Black & White. 1900. Hardcover. a weekly magazine. starting at Vol 4 No. 52 published Oct 6 1900 and ending at Vol 4 No. 76 published March 23 1901. number 67 is missing. apart from this issue all 24 issues in this run are bound together in book form. the binding is very worn and torn and has been repaired rather crudely. there are several tears in the various magazines but it is mostly clean. these magazines carry various articles but the boer war is the main theme throughout. rare. included (loose) is a map of south Africa that has a corner torn off. Poor.
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Book number: 28bd
USD 120.00 [Appr.: EURO 108.75 | £UK 93.25 | JP¥ 13049]
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Black &Amp; White Budget (Boer War)
Black & White. 1899. Hardcover. a weekly magazine. starting at 'Transvaal special' No. 2,3,4,5,6,7 and 8. also vol. 1 No. 9,10,11,12. vol 2 No. 13,14,15,16,17,18,19,20,21,22,23,24 and 25. these were published between 1899 and march 31 1900. all issues are bound together in book form. the binding is very worn and torn and has been repaired rather crudely. there are several small tears in the various magazines but it is mostly clean. the boer war is the only theme throughout and there are many rare and interesting articles and photos. rare. Poor.
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Book number: 29bd
USD 160.00 [Appr.: EURO 145 | £UK 124.25 | JP¥ 17399]
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Black & White Budget - 2 Books
W J P Monckton, London. 1899. Hardcover, with dust jacket. Three volumes (as marked on) in two bound books. The first volume starts with 'The Transvaal Special': this is from the first issue of "Black and White Budget" (Vol 1, 1899) to the final special (dated: Saturday, January 6, 1900: Vol II - No. 13). The rest of the book contains Vol II: No 14 - Vol III: No. 26 (January 1900 to April 7 1900). The second binder contains Vol III - Nos 26-51 - April 7th, 1900-September 29th, 1900. The weekly magazine embraced the Anglo-Boer war and is liberally illustrated with many unique photographs. The front boards of both are blind stamped with gilt titling. They have wear about the edges from shelving, scuffing and light shelving and storage marks. They healthy and steady. The contents are confident. Some pages in both books are foxed, tanned. They are tanned about the edges from age and shelving. There are occasional user and aging marks. In general, the contents are pleasing. They are amiable, clean and clear, keen, more than competent, utterly engaging, generous, proud, certain. Please note that the books are heavy, and should they need be posted to the outside of South Africa, extra postal charges may be required. fk. Very Good/No Jacket.
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Book number: 92ok
USD 65.00 [Appr.: EURO 59 | £UK 50.5 | JP¥ 7068]

 
Conference of Loyalists, Held at the Paarl, on August 29 and 30, 1902
State Library. 1976, Reprint. (ISBN: 079890044X). Hardcover, with dust jacket. The boards are in an excellent condition. Internally clean and tightly bound. Complete with 56 pages. This is a facsimile of the rare 1902 first issue. [B.K.]. Very Good/No Jacket.
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Book number: 89kp
USD 35.00 [Appr.: EURO 31.75 | £UK 27.25 | JP¥ 3806]
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How the Boers Made War- Comprising Battle Scenes, Generals, Transvaal Republic Official, Executive Council, Field Artillery, Commandos &C &C
Cosmos, Cape Town. 1903?. Softcover, with dust jacket. 12 pages text and 24 illustrations (complete). In English and Afrikaans. No publication date, but as De Wet's 'Three Years War' is quoted 1903 seems to be a reasonable presumption. A casually stored and owned copy. Please note that back cover is missing. The front cover has wear, creasing, marks. The spine has been repaired, in past years, with paper tape (outside and in). The spine is otherwise firm and sure. The cover is secure. The contents have evidence of ownership and contented use throughout. There are storage marks (top corners), rubbing, handling marks to the contents. The edges have handling wear. The final page has particular wear about the edges. Nonetheless, the pages are convivial, comfortable, intriguing, dutiful, assiduous, generally clean and clear, only lightly smeared with foxing along the edges, competent, spirited. fk. Good/No Jacket.
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Book number: 42rq
USD 80.00 [Appr.: EURO 72.5 | £UK 62.25 | JP¥ 8700]

 
How the Boers Made War | Hoe Die Boere Oorlog Gevoer Het
Cosmos. Softcover. c1920. English|Afrikaans text. The wraps are shelf rubbed, edge worn and marked, and the binding has been exposed at the bottom of the spine. Despite this, the wraps remain whole and intact. Internally, there are no markings or inscriptions, but the pages within are mildly tanned. Aside from this, they are crisp, clean and complete. The binding is secure. In excellent condition considering its age. JK. Very Good.
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Book number: otcr
USD 90.00 [Appr.: EURO 81.5 | £UK 70 | JP¥ 9787]
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John Bull in Zuid-Afrika : Platen Van Johan Braakensiek En Anderen - Ontleend Aan de Amsterdammer, Weekblad Voor Nederland
Van Holkema & Warendorf. 1900. Hardcover, with dust jacket. Complete. Rebound by a previous owner: marbled boards, cloth corners and spine. Newer end papers. The boards have wear about the edges, some mild scuffing. The corners and spine also have wear from shelving. The boards etc are stable, sturdy. The contents are mild-mannered and healthy. They are clean, clear, confident, certain, companionable, convivial. fk. Good/No Jacket.
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Book number: 65nf
USD 40.00 [Appr.: EURO 36.25 | £UK 31.25 | JP¥ 4350]

 
Military Notes on the Dutch Republics of South Africa - Compiled in Section B, Intelligence Division War Office - Revised June 1899 [Facsimile]
Boer War Books, York. 1983. Hardcover, with dust jacket. 119 pages plus maps (at rear) (complete). A very smart copy. The blue boards (with pressed gilt titling) are most pleasing. They are steady and sure. The contents are in excellent condition. On the front pastedown: "Issued by Sub-division C2, War Office - Regulations regarding the Custody and Transfer of Secret Documents, extracted from the Queen's Regulations and Orders for the Army, 1898". The pages are very clean and clear, very confident, most certain - as if almost new throughout! fk. Near Fine/No Jacket.
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Book number: 75om
USD 100.00 [Appr.: EURO 90.5 | £UK 77.75 | JP¥ 10874]

 
Natal Volunteer Record : Annals and Rolls of Service in the Anglo-Boer War 1899-1900
Robinson & Co. 1900, First Edition. Paperback. the original red wraps are worn and slightly marked. there are small tears and the top of the spine is frayed.the book has no inscriptions and the binding is excellent. minor age related marks. 204 pages plus adverts. the condition is given in terms of the book's age. Good.
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Book number: cerq
USD 170.00 [Appr.: EURO 154 | £UK 132 | JP¥ 18487]
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Natal Field Force Casualty List 1899-1900: List of Casualties in the Natal Field Force from the 20th October 1899 to the 26th October 1900
Private. Hardcover, with dust jacket. 237 pages (complete). Note: text on facing pages only. A very smart book. Photocopied pages privately bound by the previous owner (the late T E Sole). Half-leather. The boards are very attractive and elegant. Stamped gilt titling. The leathered corners and spine are handsome and healthy. The boards are agreeably hale and sure. The contents are clean, clear, most carefully owned, tight, certain, conscientious. fk. Near Fine/No Jacket.
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Book number: 15lt
USD 400.00 [Appr.: EURO 362 | £UK 310.25 | JP¥ 43498]

 
Original Watercolour Painting of Anglo-Boer War Officer
1901. with dust jacket. An amateur A4 watercolour sketch of a British officer on horseback. Captioned in pencil: "Headqmaster Staff Officer - Active Service suit S Africa 1900" Signed: MB/01. The rear has pencilled: "S Africa 1901 Staff Officer". The edges have some wear, tanning. Whilst the officer is somewhat naif, the horse was drawn and painted with keen knowledge, association and skill. The colours of the painting are fresh, light, careful, clear. It's spirit is keen, visceral, eager. An amiable, evocative piece of Anglo-Boer War memorabilia. fk. Good/No Jacket.
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Book number: 70rc
USD 200.00 [Appr.: EURO 181 | £UK 155.25 | JP¥ 21749]

 
Report of His Majesty's Commissioners Appointed to Inquire Into the Military Preparations and Other Matters Connected with the War in South Africa - Presented to Both Houses of Parliament by Command of His Majesty
His Majesty's Stationery Office, London. 1903. Hardcover, with dust jacket. 316 pages (complete). An avidly owned copy. Included: various press-cuttings: - on the Debate in Imperial Parliament on SA War Report; Army Supply Contracts in South following Sir W Butler's Report; Extracts from the minutes of evidence of Sir W Butler's report; a cutting from the 'Times' on the Report of the War Stores Commission; the 'Times' on Decision and action taken by the War Office on Report. Bound by the previous owner (JHR de Smidt - son of the artist and Surveyor-General of the Cape Colony, Abraham de Smidt). De Smidt signed both boards and frontis page, stamped the front paste down all of which safely declared his ownership. The boards are grubby with much wear, scuffing, marking from handling and shelving and age. The cloth spine has wear. The boards are sure. The guttering along the first pages is cracked and the pages are loosened. The contents have much evidence of use and attention. There are attentive annotations - in pencil - here and there. Despite these distractions, the pages are clear, orderly, certain, authoritative, only very lightly worn about the edges from handling, comfortable, more than competent. fk. Good/No Jacket.
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Book number: 64ro
USD 180.00 [Appr.: EURO 163 | £UK 139.75 | JP¥ 19574]

 
Royal Commission on the War in South Africa: Minutes of Evidence Taken Before the Royal Commission on the War in South Africa - Presented to Both Houses of Parliament by Command of His Majesty - 3 Volumes
His Majesty's Stationery Office, London. 1903. Hardcover, with dust jacket. 3 volumes (complete). A much owned, worn set. Blue thick card boards and cloth spines. These are much worn, stained, marked all about from handling, use and storage. Previous owner signatures (JHR de Smidt, the son of the former Surveyor-General of the Cape of Good Hope). The boards, despite their wear and general grubbiness, are secure and sure and comfortable and efficient. The contents are eagerly and avidly annotated, evidently with considerable interest. They are also foxed, tanned fore and aft, worn from use. However, they are still tight, overwhelmingly clean and clear, sound, orderly, very confident, more than competent, assured. fk. Good/No Jacket.
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Book number: 14ri
USD 450.00 [Appr.: EURO 407.25 | £UK 349 | JP¥ 48935]

 
South African Field Force Casualty List 1899-1900
Private. 1972, New Edition. Hardcover, with dust jacket. Complete. A most pleasing copy. Bound by a previous owner (Terry Sole - a much respected medal expert - whose name is stamped on the front cover). Half leather. Pressed-gilt tilting. The boards are handsome, very sound. The contents are very healthy and gratifying. They are clean, clear, conscientious, dutiful, most carefully owned - as if barely handled throughout! fk. Near Fine/No Jacket.
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Book number: 17lt
USD 250.00 [Appr.: EURO 226.25 | £UK 194 | JP¥ 27186]

 
Stereoscope Photographs from Anglo-Boer War
Excelsior Stereoscopic Tours; Keystone View Company, Manufacturers and Publishers, St Louis, Mo. 1900. with dust jacket. 10 stereoscopic views. Nine views of the Anglo-Boer war, one from the Great War. Views: i: Diamond Fields Artillery, Kimberley; ii: Meat for 'Tommy Atkins'; iii: Cavalry Horses in Camp; iv: Wounded Tommy enjoys the rest at Winburg Hospital; v: Tommy's Morning Wash at the Spruit, South Africa; vi: Kaffir Miners, Johannesburg, South Africa; vii: Camp of the British Seventh Division, outside Bloemfontein, South Africa; viii: At the Station, Ladysmith, South Africa; ix: The End of a Long March - Near Pretoria, South Africa; x: Cavalry always held in readiness for a breakthrough, rest their horses in a French village. The views have expected fading. The card-backings have wear and foxing. They are amiably aged, but still sound, sure. The views are evocative, healthy, sturdy, agreeably antique. fk. Fair/No Jacket.
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Book number: 85rb
USD 50.00 [Appr.: EURO 45.25 | £UK 39 | JP¥ 5437]

 
Under the Union Jack: Descriptive and Illustrative of the Campaign in South Africa - the Second Boer War - the Week's War News in Prose and Pictures - Vol II, No 19, March 17th, 1900 - Vol III, No 37, July 21st, 1900
George Newnes, London. 1900. Hardcover, with dust jacket. Complete issues. Exuberantly illustrated. Recently rebound in full leather. The boards have a clear plastic protective cover. The leather boards are smart, handsome. The back board has some small storage marks. Gilt titling on the spine. The boards are steady and healthy. Fresh end papers. The contents are heavily foxed throughout. They have evidence of contented, avid use throughout with some handling marks and wear. Despite the aging the contents are even yet clear, alert, very confident, very certain and tight against the binding, generous, engaging, more than competent, most assured of purpose and presentation. Please note that should this volume need be posted to the outside of South Africa, extra postal charges may be required. fk. Good/No Jacket.
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Book number: 88rh
USD 75.00 [Appr.: EURO 68 | £UK 58.25 | JP¥ 8156]

 
With Lord Methuen and the First Division
Guest. 1902, 4th Edition. Hardcover, with dust jacket. A bit marked and worn. Netting visible. A little foxing. Soundly bound. Condition in terms of age. Very Good/No Jacket.
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Book number: 343g
USD 560.00 [Appr.: EURO 506.75 | £UK 434.25 | JP¥ 60897]
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With Lord Methuen and the First Division
H.M. Guest. 1902. Hardcover, with dust jacket. 4th edition. Rebound in full recent leather. Complete with plates, though several of the plates are facsimile copies. There is very light tanning throughout, but there are no markings or inscriptions, and the pages within are neat. The binding is tight and secure. A handsome book, in very good condition indeed considering its age. JK. Very Good/No Jacket.
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Book number: c412j
USD 200.00 [Appr.: EURO 181 | £UK 155.25 | JP¥ 21749]
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