Chapter 1: Memoirs
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African Hunting Reprint Series - 7 Volumes
Books of Zimbabwe, Bulawayo. 1980, Reprints. Hardcover, with dust jacket. Seven volumes. Each book complete. A pleasing set. Each have new additional material, forewords and notes (where desired). The dustjackets of each book are much scuffed, scratched, worn all about. They are secure and sure. Most interestingly is included an envelope containing correspondence between John Murray (the publisher), Professor James Casada (the historian), R Cassirer (a Johannesburg Art dealer), and Frankn Bradlow (the Africana specialist and a Director of Sotheby's in South Africa), concerning the illustrations of the 1850 edition of the book. Also included are b/w photographs of illustrations. Volume 1: "A Hunter's Life in South Africa, Volume I" by R Gordon Cumming (ISBN: 086920209X). Facsimile of 1850 edition. Pressed gilt decoration and titling are fresh. The boards have some corner knocks. They are otherwise handsome, healthy. The contents are in immaculate condition. Volume 2: "A Hunter's Life in South Africa, Volume 2", by R Gordon Cumming (ISBN: 0869202111). The corners and edges have very light shelving wear. The boards are pleasing. The contents are also in most gratifying condition. As if almost new! Volume 3: "The Recollections of William Finaughty Elephant Hunter 1864-1875" (ISBN: 0869202294). Facsimile of 1916 edition. The boards have some very shallow corner knocks. They are handsome. The contents are in a most satisfying condition: bright, clean, smart. Volume 4: "African Hunting" by William Charles Baldwin (ISBN: 0869202278) pub: 1981. Facsimile of 1863 edition. The boards have mild wear to the edges and corners from shelving. They are sound and sure. The contents are pleasingly hale, generous. Volume 5: "A Hunter's Wanderings in Africa" by Frederick Courtenay Selous (ISBN: 0869202391), pub 1981. Facsimile of 1881 edition. The boards have some mild wear about the edges and corners from shelving, some very, very mild marking. The boards are steady, assured. The contents are felicitous, most agreeable, clean, fresh-faced. Volume 6: "Elephant Hunting in East Equatorial Africa" by Arthur H Neumann (ISBN: 0869202464), pub. 1982. Facsimile of 1898 edition. The boards are smart, very healthy. The papertrims have mild marks. The contents are in an excellent condition. Neat, bright, very clean and clear. Volume 7: "Trekking the Great Thirst - Sport and Travel in the Kalahari Desert" by Arnold W Hodson (ISBN: 0869202634), pub. 1987. Facsimile of 1912 edition. The boards are serene and healthy. The papertrims are tanned. The contents are most pleasing. They are assured, confident, alert, clean and clear. fk. Near Fine/Fair.
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Book number: 26rk
USD 400.00 [Appr.: EURO 340.5 | £UK 305.75 | JP¥ 42444]

 
A Birthday Book
Toc H. 1936. Hardcover, with dust jacket. The boards are in an excellent condition although there are age related marks within the boards as well as on the front and back end pages. Internally clean and tightly bound. Complete with 140 pages. [B.K.]. Very Good/No Jacket.
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Book number: 61ji
USD 8.00 [Appr.: EURO 7 | £UK 6.25 | JP¥ 849]

 
A Cornish Waif's Story
Odhams. 1955. Hardcover, with dust jacket. reprint. the jacket is worn, taped and torn. tanning. light marks. well bound. fair copy.[S.K]. Fair/Fair.
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Book number: obbj
USD 9.00 [Appr.: EURO 7.75 | £UK 7 | JP¥ 955]

 
Cricket Is My Life
4th Edition. with dust jacket. The dust jacket is tanned, shelf rubbed, edge worn and torn. It is tape repaired on both sides. With cellophane though, it still rather look acceptable. The boards are still in a good condition, except for some age related marks. The pages are tanned and signs of foxing and other marks are visible throughout the text. There is a previous owner's inscription on the front end page and an author's inscription on the title page. Tightly bound and complete with 232 pages. [B.K.]. Fair/Poor. Signed.
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Book number: bgxa
USD 29.00 [Appr.: EURO 24.75 | £UK 22.25 | JP¥ 3077]

 
The Diary of Sgt. W. Mcmillan
The Coldstream Guards. Softcover. No edition. 36 pages. The wraps show the slightest evidence of edge wear, but remain otherwise bright, whole and intact. Internally, there are no markings or inscriptions, and the pages within are crisp, clean and complete. The stapled binding is sound. JK. Near Fine.
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Book number: ossf
USD 10.00 [Appr.: EURO 8.75 | £UK 7.75 | JP¥ 1061]

 
The Gentleman Hunter: Andre Trevor Wenham 1977-2007
Hunters Moon Safaris. 2009. Hardcover, with dust jacket. The dust jacket has the slightest evidence of shelf wear but remains whole, bright and intact. The boards are a touch cocked, but remain strong and square. Internally, there are no markings or inscriptions, and the pages within are pristine, crisp and complete. The binding is tight, and it presents handsomely in cellophane. JK. Near Fine/Near Fine.
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Book number: ospa
USD 40.00 [Appr.: EURO 34.25 | £UK 30.75 | JP¥ 4244]

 
Great Minds of the 21st Century
American Biographical Institute Inc. 2005, 2nd Edition. Hardcover, with dust jacket. Inscribed by Author(s)Complete - various paginations. In excellent condition throughout. The famous, sought-after South African painter, Bettie Cilliers-Barnard has inscribed the book for her son Wimcar on the frontispage. She has also indicated where to find her entry in the book. A solid, handsome volume. The back cover has marks from storage. Otherwise the book is in pristine condition. The contents are tight and bright. The pages clean, clear and very confident. fk. Near Fine/No Jacket. signed.
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Book number: atvq
USD 50.00 [Appr.: EURO 42.75 | £UK 38.25 | JP¥ 5306]
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A Handful of Memories: Rhodes Reminiscences 1923 - 2004
Rhodes University. 2007. Soft cover, with dust jacket. This short collection of letters contributed by past students (96 pages) is in very good condition. The cover is fine and unmarked. The contents and pages are in near fine condition throughout. fk. Near Fine/No Jacket.
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Book number: agnd
USD 30.00 [Appr.: EURO 25.75 | £UK 23 | JP¥ 3183]
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Hendrik Frensch Verwoerd Fotobiografie / Pictoral Biography 1901 - 1966
Vootrekkerpers Berperk. 1st Edition. Hardcover, with dust jacket. undated,circa 1966.Afrikaans text with a few parts in English.limited edition, number 239 out of 400.jacket is shelf rubbed and a bit edgeworn.includes letter in Afrikaans from publishers.no inscriptions.well bound.good copy.[S.K]. Good/Good.
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Book number: 63cx
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A King's Story: The Memoirs of H.R. H. The Duke of Windsssss
Cassell and Company Ltd. 1951, First Edition. Hardcover, with dust jacket. Ill.: . The dust jacket is shelf rubbed, edge worn, chipped and price clipped. It will still look good in cellophane though. The boards are edge worn too. Internally clean and tightly bound. Age related marks are visible on the starting and ending pages. Complete with 440 pages. [B.K.]. Good/Fair.
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Book number: 32hp
USD 15.00 [Appr.: EURO 13 | £UK 11.5 | JP¥ 1592]

 
Letter of Passage from the Ambassador of France to the Russian Court 1897 - Signed by Marquis de Montebello
1897. No Binding, with dust jacket. Signed by Author(s)Handwritten letter of passage from the French Embassy in St. Petersburg. Dated: 23 mars 1897 requesting the French customs to give all assistance to the named traveller. Signed by the Ambassador Gustave, Marquis de Montebello, who had been at the Russian Court since 1891. Montebello became a very close friend to the Romanovs. Before St. Petersburg he had been ambassador to Constantinople. Template headers (Ambassade de la Republique Francaise). Date not filled in. Handwritten by fonctionniere: "L'Ambassadeur de France pres Sa Majeste L'Empereur de toutes les Russies prie M. M. les Officiers des Douanes Francaises de vouloir bien accorder toutes les facilites compatibles avec l'application des reglements pour l'entree en franchise des bagages de Madame Guillemin, epoused du 2eme secretaire de cette Ambassade, qui se rend en France. St.-Petersbourg, le 23 mars 1897." Signed G. Montebello. Franked: Ambassade de la Republique Francaise - St Petersbourg. In good condition. Folded twice. Some mild marking and a short closed tear at the bottom of the right edge. The page is sound, secure, very legible, neat. fk. Good/No Jacket. signed.
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Letter of Passage from the French Legation in Brussels, 1897, Signed by the Ambassador: Marquis of Montholon
1897. No Binding, with dust jacket. Signed by Author(s)A letter of passage from the French Legation in Belgium requesting all possibile assistance from the French customs officials to the named travellers. Dated: 26 fevrier 1897. Signed: Montholon (Charles-Jean-Tristan). Montholon was the son, by his mistress, of the disreputable general and close friend of Napoleon, Charles Tristan Montholon (he chose exile in St Helena with Napoleon). Template letter with heading [Legation de France en Belgique]. Names of the travellers, the date and annotations are in Montholon's hand. Franked [Legation de France a Bruxelles]. In sound good condition. Many calculations (apparently concurrent in age) on the reverse of the page. Folded twice. Mild handling marking. The paper is undamaged and strong. The inks and printing are very clear and sure. Ambassador Montholon died in 1899. fk. Good/No Jacket. signed.
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Letter of Passage from the French Legation in Athens to French Customs Dated 1902 - Signed by Olivier D'Ormessoy
1902. No Binding, with dust jacket. Signed by Author(s)Letter of passage from the Legation of the French Republic in Greece requesting of the utmost assistance of the French customs to the named traveller. Signed by the L'Envoye Extraordinaire et Ministre Plenipotentiaire de la Republique Francaise a Athene, Olivier d'Ormessoy (signature: d'Ormessoy). Template letter with heading ["Legation de la Republique Francaise en Grece]. The name of the traveller and the date [17 mai 1902] are handwritten (by d'Ormessoy?). Franked: Legation de France a Athenes - Republique Francaise. D'Oremessoy was appointed as Ambassador to Brussels after this post. The letter is in good strong, sound condition. Folded twice. Some mild foxing on reverse side. The print and ink are strong and good. The top and bottom edge have very mild wear. There is a closed tear to the horizontal fold at the left hand edge. Otherwise the aspect is fresh and tidy. fk. Good/No Jacket. signed.
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Book number: ankv
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Letter of Passage from Embassy of France in London 1897 - Signed Geoffray
1897. No Binding, with dust jacket. Signed by Author(s)A letter of passage to the customs of France requesting assistance from the Embassy of the French Republique in London. Dated: 12 Janvier 1897. A letter template annotated and signed by the Charge 'affaire (Leon) Geoffray who, whilst in London, became convinced that a strong relationship between France and England should be formalised. It was his work on this that led to the Entente Cordiale. The letter is double folded. Franked: Ambassade de France a Londres - Republique Francais. The name of the traveller, the annotations and the destination customs offices (Calais and Paris) are in Geoffray's handwriting. The condition is good, sound, neat with no damage or wear. The print and ink are clear and easily legible. fk. Good/No Jacket. signed.
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Book number: ankx
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