Chapter 1: World War II
found: 22 books

 
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. 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 7.25 | £UK 6.25 | JP¥ 895]

 
Eighth Army : Service of Thanksgiving (Service Sheet)
1945. Softcover. Service Sheet for the Service of Thanksgiving for the Eighth Army, at the end of the war. No date or place of worship are printed. Badges of all regiments who formed the Army: Fifth Army Corps ; 10th Army Corps ; 2nd Polish Corps ; 78th Infantry (Battleaxe) Division ; 3rd Carpathian Rifle Division (Polish) ; 4th Infantry Division ; 51st (Highland) Division ; 9th Australian Division ; 1st Canadian Infantry Division ; 50th (Northumberland) Division ; 5th Canadian Armoured Division ; 48th (Midland) Division ; 44th (Home Counties) Division ; 56th (North London) Division ; 2nd New Zealand Division ; 5th Kresowa Infantry Division (Polish); 6th South African Armoured Division ; Free French Forces ; Jewish Brigade Group ; Folgore Gruppo (Italian) ; Friuli Gruppo (Italian) ; 2nd Canadian Infantry ; 30th Army Corps ; 13th Army Corps ; Airborne Division ; 1st Infantry Division ; 8th Armoured Division ; 8th Indian Division ; 1st Armoured Division ; 10th Indian Division ; 1st South African Division ; 8th Armoured Division ; 4th Indian Division ; 7th Armoured Division (Desert Rats) ; 5th Infantry Division ; 5th Indian Division ; 2nd South African Division ; 6th Armoured Division ; 6th Division ; 3rd Greek Mountain Brigade ; Cremona Gruppo (Italian). A vivid reminder of the international effort against the Nazis. Folded sheet. The copy is in good condition with some light wear to the edges. Very agreeable copy. fk. Good.
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Book number: bcvn
USD 20.00 [Appr.: EURO 18 | £UK 15.5 | JP¥ 2238]
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Memorial : Roll of Honour 1939-1945 - Awards and Decorations - Active Service List
Standard Bank of South Africa Limited. 1952, First Edition. Hardcover. 64 pages (complete). A hardy copy. The boards are much worn, particularly to the spine. They are scuffed, marked too. They are also steady, sure. The papertrims are trimmed with gilt. The pages are tranquil, assured, clean, clear, they are very occasionally marked from ownership and storage, tidy, serene. fk. Good/No Jacket.
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Book number: 78is
USD 35.00 [Appr.: EURO 31.25 | £UK 27 | JP¥ 3917]
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A Summary of the War Record of the North British &Amp; Mercantile Insurance Co. Ltd. And Its Allied Companies 1939-1945
North British & Mercantile Insurance Co. Ltd. 1945. Softcover, with dust jacket. 48 pages (complete). A placid, gently aging copy of this report on the affects of the war on this great insurance company. The covers are worn, marked and foxed. The contents too, have foxing and some wear. The pages are benign, dutiful, clear, clean(ish), competent. fk. Fair/No Jacket.
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Book number: bnwl
USD 4.00 [Appr.: EURO 3.75 | £UK 3.25 | JP¥ 448]
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D'ARGENLIEU, L'AMIRAL THIERRY
Ordre de la Lib??Ration
Soci?t? d'Entr'aide des Compagnons de la Lib?ration. 1951, First Edition. Hardcover. 108 pages (complete). In French throughout. Under the supervision of the then Chancellor of the Ordre de la Lib?ration, the Discalced Carmelite admiral, d'Argenlieu, this is a list of the recipients of this most distinguished order. The contents have been annotated with corrections, updates (on the mortality of recipients) and reallocations of status (viz: Mort au Champ d'Honneur and those suspended (i.e.: Raymond Massiet)). A neat, competent copy. The boards have tanning about the edges from storage and some wear too. The contents are diligent, sober, clean, clear, proud. fk. Good/No Jacket.
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Book number: bkyl
USD 80.00 [Appr.: EURO 71.25 | £UK 61.75 | JP¥ 8953]

 
BIRSE, A H
Memoirs of an Interpreter
Michael Joseph, London. 1967, First Edition. Hardcover, with dust jacket. 254 pages (complete). A satisfying copy. The dustjacket has wear about the edges, scuffing and some age-related tanning and marks. The dj is comfortably secure. The boards are neat and healthy. Within, the contents of this memorable memoir by Churchill's interpreter (English/Russian), are fresh and confident. The pages are very clean, clear, certain - as if barely read throughout. fk. Near Fine/Fair.
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Book number: bwpd
USD 24.00 [Appr.: EURO 21.5 | £UK 18.5 | JP¥ 2686]

 
BOX, HANS DE LA RIVE
De Hel Van Bramsche
F G Kroonder, Bussum. 1945, First Edition. Hardcover. 247 pages (complete). In Dutch throughout. A memoir of Box's time in a forced labour camp in Bramsche during 1944/45. The paper quality is due to wartime economic restrictions. The book is worn and scuffed all about. The dramatic cover is still powerful. The edges, corners and spine seams all have wear. Nonetheless, the covers are assured and firm. Within, the front and back inside covers have childlike doodles. There are some doodles on page 62. Otherwise, the contents are comfortable, very confident, clean, clear, certain. A competent book. fk. Fair/No Jacket.
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Book number: bpps
USD 30.00 [Appr.: EURO 26.75 | £UK 23.25 | JP¥ 3357]

 
BRAIN, PETER ; LLOYD, SHEILAH ; HEWITT, F J
South African Radar in World War II
SSS Radar Book Group, Cape Town and Johannesburg. 1993, 2nd Edition. (ISBN: 0620178906). Softcover. 229 pages (complete). A comfortable copy. The book has been subjected to mild damp conditions. The book is a little worn by this experience. The covers are benign, worn about, placid, competent. The contents have some light damp wrinkles to the top of the pages of the first quarter of the book. The pages themselves are clean, clear, genial, congenial, confident. fk. Fair/No Jacket.
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Book number: btad
USD 65.00 [Appr.: EURO 58 | £UK 50.25 | JP¥ 7275]
Keywords: 0620178906

 
GORDON, CAPTAIN OLIVER L
Fight It out
William Kimber, London. 1957, First Edition. Hardcover, with dust jacket. 238 pages (complete). A passive copy of this poignant memoir. Gordon was in command of HMS Exeter 1941/42 and when she was sunk during the second Java sea battle. He and his crew were imprisoned by the Japanese. 152 died in captivity. After the war, in command of Cleopatra, he escorted HMS Vanguard (carrying the King, Queen and Princesses) to South Africa. The boards are scuffed, marked and worn all about. They are steady and sure. The early and later pages are foxed. The contents are mild, clear, congenial, assured. fk. Fair/No Jacket.
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Book number: bzyq
USD 40.00 [Appr.: EURO 35.75 | £UK 31 | JP¥ 4477]

 
AGAR-HAMILTON, J A I ; TURNER, L C F
The Sidi Rezeg Battles 1941
Oxford University Press, Cape Town. 1957, First Edition. Hardcover, with dust jacket. 505 pages (complete). Part of the 'Union War Histories' series. Included: a commemorative 'pullout' from the Cape Argus of Saturday, November 25, 1961 marking the twentieth anniversary of the Sidi Rezeg battle, written by Uys Krige. The dustjacket is comfortably worn, creased, scuffed. It is secure and sure. The boards are tidy with some light shelving marks to the edges. The papertrims, the frontis and end pages are foxed from age and storage. The pages have some age related marks. Otherwise, the contents are clean, clear, very confident, diligent, healthy. fk. Fair/Fair.
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Book number: blji
USD 75.00 [Appr.: EURO 66.75 | £UK 57.75 | JP¥ 8394]

 
HEWITT, GWEN
Womanhood at War : The Story of the Sawas
Gwen Hewitt, Johannesburg. 1947, First Edition. Hardcover, with dust jacket. 173 pages (complete). A comfortable copy of this history of the South African Womens' Auxiliary Service. The book has a clear plastic protective cover. The dustjacket has some tanning from age and storage, some light wear and scuffing. It is secure and sure. The contents are mild-mannered, gently aged, contented. The pages are assured, friendly, confident, generous, clean and clear. fk. Very Good/Fair.
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Book number: 37hq
USD 90.00 [Appr.: EURO 80.25 | £UK 69.5 | JP¥ 10072]

 
HEWITT, GWEN
Womanhood at War : The Story of the Sawas
Gwen Hewitt, Johannesburg. 1947, First Edition. Hardcover, with dust jacket. 173 pages (complete). A comfortable copy of this history of the South African Womens' Auxiliary Service. The book has a clear plastic protective cover. The dustjacket has some tanning from age and storage, some light wear and scuffing. It is secure and sure. The contents are mild-mannered, gently aged, contented. The pages are assured, friendly, confident, generous, clean and clear. fk. Very Good/Fair.
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Book number: 38hq
USD 90.00 [Appr.: EURO 80.25 | £UK 69.5 | JP¥ 10072]

 
KLEIN, HARRY
Springboks in Armour : The South African Armoured Cars in World War II
Purnell & Sons (SA) Pty. Ltd. Cape Town, Johannesburg. 1965, First Edition. Hardcover, with dust jacket. 338 pages (complete). A generously owned copy. The dustjacket is evocative and comfortable; there is wear and creasing to all edges, seams and faces. There is scuffing and handling and storage marking. The boards are most smart. Within, there is evidence of much use throughout. Some folded photographic plates have wear but not so as to disable them or detract from their intention. The papertrims are marked from handling and storage. The early and later pages have age-related and handling marks. In general, though, the contents are pleasingly congenial, clean, clear, certain and diligent. fk. Fair/Poor.
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Book number: bnvg
USD 58.00 [Appr.: EURO 51.75 | £UK 44.75 | JP¥ 6491]

 
RUSSELL OF LIVERPOOL, LORD
The Knights of Bushido : A Short History of Japanese War Crimes
Cassell, London. 1958, 2nd Edition. Hardcover, with dust jacket. 335 pages (complete). An assured copy. The dustjacket has a thick, clear protective cover (a little worn). The dj has wear but is otherwise comfortable. The boards have some marks and corner wear. Within, the contents are in excellent condition. They are confident, clean, clear, certain and very neat. fk. Good/Fair.
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Book number: boqd
USD 4.00 [Appr.: EURO 3.75 | £UK 3.25 | JP¥ 448]

 
MARTIN, LT-GEN H. J ; ORPEN, COL NEIL D
Eagles Victorious: The Operations of the South African Forces over the Mediterranean and Europe, in Italy, the Balkans and the Aegean, and from Gibraltar and West Africa (South African Forces World War II Volume VI)
Purnell, Cape Town. 1977, First Edition. (ISBN: 0868430080). Hardcover, with dust jacket. 494 pages plus folded maps (complete). A tidy copy. The dustjacket has wear about the edges. They have scuffing and some very light marking. The boards are good-looking and healthy. Within, the frontispage has a previous owner inscription. The contents are most pleasing. They are clean, clear, very confident, tight and certain - as if barely used. fk. Very Good/Fair.
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Book number: bmcf
USD 50.00 [Appr.: EURO 44.5 | £UK 38.5 | JP¥ 5596]
Keywords: 0868430080

 
MONSARRAT, NICHOLAS
H M Corvette
Cassell and Company, Ltd. 1942, First Edition. Softcover. 92 pages (complete). Signed by Nicholas Monsarrat on the frontispage. A mild-mannered copy. Softcover with flaps. The covers are worn, scuffed, rubbed and marked. They are sound and sure. Within, the contents have foxing about. They are gently aging. However, the pages are comfortable, clear, companionable and of generous spirit. fk. Good/No Jacket. Signed.
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Book number: caly
USD 80.00 [Appr.: EURO 71.25 | £UK 61.75 | JP¥ 8953]
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NICHOLSON, GEORGE
Spotlight on Springbok
The Citadel Press, Cape Town. 1944, First Edition. Softcover. 128 pages (complete). A resolute copy of this record of a churchman's journeying around and to the South African forces in the Middle East and North Africa. The covers are much worn and marked all about. Nonetheless, they are calmly sound and sure. The contents have aged. They have wear, foxing. Nonetheless, the pages are firm, certain, genial, clear, clean, convivial, assured. fk. Fair/No Jacket.
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Book number: 4iz
USD 45.00 [Appr.: EURO 40.25 | £UK 34.75 | JP¥ 5036]

 
ORPEN, NEIL ; MARTIN, H J
Salute the Sappers - Part II: The Operations of the South African Engineer Corps in the North African and Italian Theatres of War from the Battle of El Alamein to the End of World War II, with a Brief Description of Subsequent Developments (South African Forces World War II - Volume VIII)
Sappers Association, Johannesburg. 1982, First Edition. (ISBN: 0620061006). Hardcover, with dust jacket. 424 pages (complete). A benign copy. The dustjacket is worn, scuffed, marked. It is secure and sure. The boards are neat. They have very light storage marks and wear about the edges. They are otherwise steady and sound. The contents are congenial. They have some light foxing fore and aft. In general the contents are assured, companionable, clean, clear, diligent, proud. fk. Good/Poor.
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Book number: 33iz
USD 25.00 [Appr.: EURO 22.25 | £UK 19.25 | JP¥ 2798]
Keywords: 0620061006

 
ORPEN, NEIL
Victory in Italy (South African Forces World War II Vol V)
Purnell, Cape Town. 1975, First Edition. (ISBN: 036000282X). Hardcover, with dust jacket. 340 pages (complete). Ex-library (Dunant Park Library) with consequent stamps and wear. The dustjacket is secure and sure with wear about all edges and seams. There is scuffing and some marking. The boards are tidy and happy. Within, the top rims are very lightly tanned. However, the pages are amiable, clean, clear, comfortable and certain. fk. Good/Fair.
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Book number: bkvf
USD 58.00 [Appr.: EURO 51.75 | £UK 44.75 | JP¥ 6491]
Keywords: 036000282X

 
RALEIGH, JOHN MCCUTCHEON
Behind the Nazi Front
George G Harrap & Co. Ltd. 1941, 2nd Reprint. Hardcover. 288 pages (complete). A companionable copy. The boards are a little scruffy. They have wear, scuffing. They are also sure, secure, steady. The contents are placid. They have some light storage marks here and there, but are otherwise contented, clean, clear, affable, congenial. fk. Good/No Jacket.
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Book number: 40iz
USD 9.00 [Appr.: EURO 8.25 | £UK 7 | JP¥ 1007]

 
TRADER, COLIN JJ
We Will Remember Them : A Collection of World War Two and Other Aviation Stories and a History of the Pe Branch of the South African Air Force Association
South African Air Force Association. 2005, First Edition. (ISBN: 1920176349). Softcover. 194 pages (complete). Signed by Colin Trader on the title page. A comfortably owned copy. The covers are genial with wear and creasing from contented use. There is wear to the edges and seams. The initial and end pages have handling marks. In general, and by far, the pages are comfortable, companionable, clean, clear, very occasionally marked from use, confident, generous. fk. Good/No Jacket. Signed.
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Book number: btrh
USD 45.00 [Appr.: EURO 40.25 | £UK 34.75 | JP¥ 5036]
Keywords: 1920176349

 
OBERKOMMANDO DER WEHRMACHT
Fahrten Und Fl?Ge Gegen England - Berigte Und Bilder
Zeitgeschichte-verlag, Berlin. 1941, First Edition. Hardcover. 208 pages plus illustration plates (complete). In German throughout. Teutonic font. 1-60 tausend. A much owned copy. The boards are much worn about all edges, seams and corners. They are still placid and secure. They have some storage foxing. The frontis and end pages are foxed. The contents though, are assured, diligent, confident. fk. Good/No Jacket.
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Book number: bzyp
USD 7.00 [Appr.: EURO 6.25 | £UK 5.5 | JP¥ 783]
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