Chapter 1: World War I / Great War
found: 12 books

 
Roll of Honour - South African Forces
. Hardcover. 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. Our orders are shipped using tracked courier delivery services. Fine/No Jacket.
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Book number: 94nr
USD 400.00 [Appr.: EURO 328.75 | £UK 292.5 | JP¥ 41501]

 
Roll of Honour 1914-1918 Ererol
Private. Hardcover. 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. Our orders are shipped using tracked courier delivery services. Fine/No Jacket.
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Book number: 97nt
USD 500.00 [Appr.: EURO 410.75 | £UK 365.5 | JP¥ 51876]

 
Times History of the War 1914 Vol I
Times Publishing Co. 1914. Hardcover. 516 pages plus index (complete). Ex-library (West Rand Cons. Mines Recreation and Sports Club) copy with consequent wear, labels, annotations, marks, use. Full leather. Gilt titling and badge. The spine has been repaired with leather strips and patches. The boards have wear, scuffing, handling and storage marks. They are steady and sure. The contents have evidence of avid use throughout. There are handling marks; some wear, some tanning. Nonetheless, the contents are clean and clear, comfortable, tidy, certain, conscientious, dutiful, still competent. Please note that should the book need be posted to the outside of South Africa, extra postal charges may be required. fk. Our orders are shipped using tracked courier delivery services. Good/No Jacket.
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Book number: 5ro
USD 28.00 [Appr.: EURO 23.25 | £UK 20.5 | JP¥ 2905]

 
BLOND, GEORGES ; FRENAYE, FRANCES (TRANS)
Verdun
Andre Deutsch, London. 1965, First Edition. Hardcover, with dust jacket. 250 pages (complete). A sure copy. The evocative dustjacket is worn, creased and scuffed all about. It is comfortable and secure. The boards are tidy. The contents are sound and sure. The pages are clear, clean, certain, calm. fk. Our orders are shipped using tracked courier delivery services. Good/Fair.
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Book number: bxvc
USD 7.00 [Appr.: EURO 6 | £UK 5.25 | JP¥ 726]

 
DEWAR, GEORGE A B; BORASTON, LIEUT-COL J H
Sir Douglas Haig's Command December 19, 1915, to November 11, 1918 - 2 Volumes
Constable and Company Ltd. London. 1922, Third impression. Hardcover. Two volumes (complete). Both books are pleasing. The scarlet red boards have wear about all edges, corners, seams. The faces have marks, stains, scuffing from handling and storage. Stamped gilt titling on the spines (a little worn, but still bold). The boards are steady, fit. Papertrims are rough-cut. The contents are gratifyingly clean and clear. The pages are thick, healthy, tight, amenable, dutifully tidy, confident, assured. fk. Our orders are shipped using tracked courier delivery services. Very Good/No Jacket.
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Book number: 7qk
USD 55.00 [Appr.: EURO 45.25 | £UK 40.25 | JP¥ 5706]

 
DUGUID, COLONEL A FORTESCUE
Official History of the Canadian Forces in the Great War 1914-1919 - General Series Vol 1: From the Outbreak of War to the Formation of the Canadian Corps August 1914-September 1915 - 2 Parts.
J O Patenaude, Ottawa. 1938, First Edition. Hardcover. One volume in two parts (books). Complete. Second part: "Chronology, Appendices and Maps". The maps are held in a pocket at the rear. The boards of both books have shelving and stacking wear, scuffing, marks. They retain an attitude of assuredness. They are also steady and sure. The guttering along the half-title page has been repaired. The contents have annotations throughout. Nonetheless, the pages are thick, healthy, clean, clear, confident, the maps fresh. In part two the gutterings along the frontis and end papers are cracked. The security of the book is unaffected. The maps in the pocket are most pleasing. They are as if barely opened. The contents also have some annotations, the page trims are tanned, the top corners have very slight shelving wear. The pages are hale, certain, tight, tidy, neat. Please note that should the books need be posted to the outside of South Africa, extra postal charges may be required. fk. Our orders are shipped using tracked courier delivery services. Very Good/No Jacket.
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Book number: 27rh
USD 135.00 [Appr.: EURO 111 | £UK 98.75 | JP¥ 14007]

 
ELLES, MAJ-GEN SIR HUGH; PONSONBY, MAJ-GEN SIR JOHN; FULLER, COL JCF; UZIELLI, COL J; MARTEL, COL LE Q; LOCKER-LAMPSON, COMMANDER; HOTBLACK, LT-COL E; PRICE, CAPTAIN THOMAS REGINALD; COTTLE, CAPTAIN JL; HEARN, SGT E; ET AL; WILSON, G MURRAY (ED)
Fighting Tanks: An Account of the Royal Tank Corps in Action 1916-1919
Seeley, Service & Co. Ltd. London. 1929, First Edition. Hardcover, with dust jacket. 250 pages plus advertising (complete). A sturdy copy. The boards are grubby and scruffy. The boards have much wear about the edges from shelving and storage. They are much scuffed, marked by handling and storage. They are steady and sure. The contents are most pleasing. They are healthy, hale, agreeably clean and clear, diligent, determined, confident. fk. Very Good/No Jacket.
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Book number: 15ol
USD 80.00 [Appr.: EURO 65.75 | £UK 58.5 | JP¥ 8300]

 
HEDIN, SVEN ; WALTERSTORFF H G DE (TRANS)
With the German Armies in the West
John Lane, The Bodley Head, London / John Lane Company, New York. 1915, 2nd Edition. Hardcover. 402 pages (complete). Hedin was a Germanophile Swede. Indeed in the introduction to this English edition he wrote: ". my faith in Germany's victory is more unshakeable than ever." Still, embedded as he was with the German forces in Belgium, the book provides a fascinating alternative portrait of the Great War. The boards are worn, scuffed and marked all about. The spine has been repaired. The binding is secure. The contents have evidence of avid use throughout. The pages have rashes of foxing. They are otherwise clean, clear, certain and determined. fk. Our orders are shipped using tracked courier delivery services. Fair/No Jacket.
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Book number: bwak
USD 19.00 [Appr.: EURO 15.75 | £UK 14 | JP¥ 1971]

 
"MAC" (HERBERT WOOD MCKINNEY)
Cartoons of the Great War : 1916-1917
T Maskew Miller, Cape Town. 1918, Limited. Hardcover. 112 pages (complete). Numbered 329 of a limited edition of 400 copies. Signed by McKinney on the frontis-portrait. A benign, comfortable (if discomforting) copy. The cloth covered covers are much worn, scuffed and marked. They are secure and assured. Within, the contents have age related marks and tanning about the edges. There is user wear throughout. However, the cartoons - often devastating, always acute - are clean, clear, very confident. A competent, healthy book. fk. Our orders are shipped using tracked courier delivery services. Good/No Jacket. Signed.
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Book number: bxwf
USD 250.00 [Appr.: EURO 205.5 | £UK 182.75 | JP¥ 25938]

 
PARROTT, SIR EDWARD
The Children's Story of the War - 2 Volumes
Thomas Nelson and Sons, London, Edinburgh etc. 1915, First Edition. Hardcover. Two volumes (complete). An avidly owned set. Volume I: From the Beginning of the War to the Landing of the British Army in France. The boards are much worn, scuffed, marked, stained all about. They are still steady and sure. A gift inscription on the frontispage. The contents are generously marked by hand and use throughout. The pages are also comfortable, keen, clear. Volume II: From the Battle of Mons to the Fall of Antwerp. Boards as with volume I. Previous owner signatures on the frontispage and titlepage. The contents are much marked by hand throughout. Despite the wear, use the contents are comfortable, clear, companionable. Please note that should the books need be posted to the outside of South Africa, extra postal charges may be required. fk. Our orders are shipped using tracked courier delivery services. Fair/No Jacket.
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Book number: 52rp
USD 48.00 [Appr.: EURO 39.5 | £UK 35.25 | JP¥ 4980]

 
SWINTON, MAJ GEN SIR ERNEST
Twenty Years After: The Battlefields of 1914-18 Then and Now - 3 Volumes
George Newnes Limited, London. 1937, First Edition. Hardcover. Three volumes (complete). A sturdy, lightly aged set of this extraordinary, poignant, assiduously edited and compiled, often moving, often intriguing, often fascinating, proud record of the Great War by those who fought and experienced it. All scarlet cloth covered boards. The spines of all three are sunned with wear to the head and foot. The boards themselves have wear all about from shelving, use and age. They have marks, stains, scuffing from storage and age. Nonetheless, they are sound, very steady and sure. The contents of all three are pleasing. Whilst there is very general, very mild aging, the pages are healthy. The page trims have some discolouration from shelving, however this does not travel onto the pages. There are occasional marks. In general and by far, the pages are clean and clear, companionable, certain, tight and tidy, agreeable and accessible, benevolent and memorable. Please note that due to the weight of the set, should the books need be posted to the outside of South Africa, extra postal charges may be required. fk. Our orders are shipped using tracked courier delivery services. Very Good/No Jacket.
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Book number: 96pf
USD 120.00 [Appr.: EURO 98.75 | £UK 87.75 | JP¥ 12450]

 
WALTERSTORFF, H G DE
With the German Armies in the West
John Lane, The Bodley Head, London / John Lane Company, New York. 1915, First Edition. Hardcover. 402 pages (complete). Frontispiece missing. All other plates and maps present. A much worn and owned copy. The boards are much worn all about. They are scuffed, marked, creased. They are stoic and sound. Within, the contents have much evidence of repeated avid use. The pages are worn, comfortable, certain, competent, congenial. fk. Our orders are shipped using tracked courier delivery services. Fair/No Jacket.
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Book number: bydn
USD 11.00 [Appr.: EURO 9.25 | £UK 8.25 | JP¥ 1141]

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