Chapter 1: World War II
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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 7.25 | £UK 6.5 | JP• 862]

 
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 18.25 | £UK 16.25 | JP• 2156]
Catalogue: World War II

 
First Annual Report of the Directorate of Demobilisation 1st April, 1944 to 31st March, 1945, Union of South Africa / Eerste Jaarsverslag Van Die Direksie Van Demobilisasie 1 April 1944 to 31 Maart 1945, Unie Van Suid-Afrika
Government Printer, Printer/ Staatsdrukker, Pretoria. 1945, First Edition. Softcover, with dust jacket. Complete. In English and Afrikaans on opposing ends. The English language cover has an embargo notice affixed to the top left corner. The covers are benign, a little worn and tanned about the edges. Staple binding. The covers are secure. The contents are most pleasing. They are fresh, clean, clear, orderly, smart, as if barely handled! fk. Near Fine/No Jacket.
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Book number: 90rh
USD 95.00 [Appr.: EURO 85.75 | £UK 77 | JP• 10241]

 
Memorial : Roll of Honour 1939-1945 - Awards and Decorations - Active Service List
Standard Bank of South Africa Limited. 1952, First Edition. Hardcover, with dust jacket. 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 31.75 | £UK 28.5 | JP• 3773]
Catalogue: World War II

 
Roll of Honour : South African Air Force World War II / Wereldoorlog II, Suid-Afrikaanse Lugmag Ererol - in Honour of Those Who Gave Their Lives in the Service of the South African Air Force During World War II / Ter Ere Van Diegenis Wat Gedurende Wereld-Oorlog II Hul Lewens in Diens Van Die Suid-Afrikaanse Lugmag Opgeoffer Het.
South Air Force Association / Suid-Afrikaanse Lugmagvereniging. First Edition. Hardcover, with dust jacket. 65 pages (complete). A comfortable, proud copy. The black padded boards are scuffed, worn from handling. They are sound and steady. The contents are decent, poignant. They are beautifully decorated, serenely inscribed. The decorations are bright, vivid, pleasing. The page are clean, clear, elegant, noble. fk. Near Fine/No Jacket.
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Book number: 32lr
USD 130.00 [Appr.: EURO 117.25 | £UK 105.5 | JP• 14014]

 
Sawas Presents"Salute the Women" in Conjunction with African Consolidated Theatres Ltd. At Alhambra Theatre Cape Town - Commencing Monday, March 31st, 1941 at 8. 15 Pm
South Africa Women's Auxiliary Services. 1941. Softcover, with dust jacket. 40 pages (complete). An aged but comfortable copy. The covers have marks, wear from handling, some very light foxing and scuffing from storage. The covers are secure and amiable. The contents have evidence of use and the years throughout. The early pages have wear. The papertrims have handling wear about the edges. The pages have some handling and storage-related marks. There is some tanning. However, the pages are affable, certain, clear, dutiful, proud, competent, evocative. fk. Fair/No Jacket.
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Book number: 96qb
USD 40.00 [Appr.: EURO 36.25 | £UK 32.5 | JP• 4312]

 
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• 431]
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D'ARGENLIEU, L'AMIRAL THIERRY
Ordre de la Lib??Ration
Société d'Entr'aide des Compagnons de la Libération. 1951, First Edition. Hardcover, with dust jacket. 108 pages (complete). In French throughout. Under the supervision of the then Chancellor of the Ordre de la Libération, 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 72.25 | £UK 65 | JP• 8624]

 
BATES, H E
The Tinkers of Elstow: The Story of the Royal Ordnance Factory Managed by J Lyons & Company Limited for the Ministry of Supply During the World War of 1939-1945
1946, Limited. Hardcover, with dust jacket. Ill.: Schwabe, Randolph. 50 pages (complete). Hand-numbered 186 of a limited edition of 300 copies. Signed by H E Bates and Randolph Schwabe on the certification page. A passive copy. Full leather. Stamped gilt titling. The spine is much worn all along. The boards have wear from shelving and handling, scuffing, scratches and marks from storage and shelving and use. The inside rims have stamped gilt decoration. The contents are most agreeable. They are thick, very smart and gratifying, healthy, clean and clear, fresh-faced, bright, unblemished, generous, genial. fk. Near Fine/No Jacket. Signed.
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Book number: 53ri
USD 62.00 [Appr.: EURO 56 | £UK 50.25 | JP• 6684]
Catalogue: World War II
Keywords: Schwabe, Randolph

 
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 21.75 | £UK 19.5 | JP• 2587]

 
BOX, HANS DE LA RIVE
De Hel Van Bramsche
F G Kroonder, Bussum. 1945, First Edition. Hardcover, with dust jacket. 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 27.25 | £UK 24.5 | JP• 3234]

 
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, with dust jacket. 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 58.75 | £UK 52.75 | JP• 7007]
Keywords: 0620178906

 
CHURCHILL, WINSTON S
The Second World War - 6 Volumes
Cassell & Co. Ltd, London. 1949. Hardcover, with dust jacket. 6 Volumes (complete). A contented set. Various editions. The dustjackets have clear plastic protective covers. The djs themselves are benign, torn about the edges, a little flushed with age. They are comfortable and secure. The boards are tidy, neat, comfortable. Volume I: "The Gathering Storm";1st edition . The papertrims are stained as are the front pages. Beyond this the contents are assured, clean, clear, keen. Volume II: "Their Finest Hour", 1st Edition. The condition is similar to that of Volume except that the contents have evidence of avid use throughout. There are also some very occasional light flushes of tanning and foxing. In general they are clean, clear, comfortable. Volume III: "The Grand Alliance", 1st edition (pub: 1950). The papertrims are foxed. The early and later pages have foxing and other shallow aging marks. In general the contents are mild, clean, clear, diligent. Volume IV: "The Hinge of Fate", 2nd edition (published same year as first edition, 1951). A benign copy. The contents are similar to that of the preceding volumes. The early and later pages have flushes of foxing. The contents are assured, pleasing. Volume V: "Closing the Ring" , 1st edition (pub: 1952). A pleasing copy. The condition is similar to the other volumes except that the early pages are cleaner. Volume VI: "Triumph and Tragedy", 1st edition (pub: 1954). The contents have flurries, puddles of foxing here and there throughout. Nonetheless, the contents are assured, comfortable, certain. An excellent set for casual reading, contented ownership. Please note that due to weight of the books, should the set need be posted outside of South Africa, extra postage may be required. fk. Very Good/Good.
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Book number: 62jz
USD 55.00 [Appr.: EURO 49.75 | £UK 44.75 | JP• 5929]
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DELMER ,SEFTON
Black Boomerang - an Autobiography
Secker & Warburg, London. 1962, First Edition. Hardcover, with dust jacket. 320 pages (complete). A most confident copy. The second volume of the astonishing Sefton Delmer's autobiography. The dustjacket has light wear about the edges and corners. The spine has light sunning. The back has scuffing, rubbing. It is comfortable and secure. The boards have light storage wear marks. They are assured, steady. Within, the contents are most pleasing. The frontispage has a previous owner signature. The pages are very clean, very clear, most confident, fresh, companionable. fk. Near Fine/Good.
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Book number: 30kj
USD 230.00 [Appr.: EURO 207.25 | £UK 186.25 | JP• 24794]

 
FIELDING, W L
With the 6th Div. An Account of the Activities of the 6th South African Armoured Division in World War II
Shuter & Shooter, Pietermaritzburg. 1946, First Edition. Hardcover, with dust jacket. 191 pages (complete). A comfortably owned copy. The dustjacket is worn, scuffed, marked all about. The edges and seams are reinforced with clear scotch packing tape. The dj is secure and sure. The boards are benign. They have wear, marks, scuffing. They are comfortable, placid. The contents are mild-mannered. The frontispage has a gift inscription (not from the author). The end papers are foxed. The contents are clean, clear, companionable, congenial. fk. Good/Poor.
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Book number: 30lp
USD 45.00 [Appr.: EURO 40.75 | £UK 36.5 | JP• 4851]

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