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Image for Lugmaggimnasium Gedenkblad 1952-1977 / Airforce Gymnasium Memorial Album 1952-1977

Lugmaggimnasium Gedenkblad 1952-1977 / Airforce Gymnasium Memorial Album 1952-1977

By: N/A

Price: $55.10

Publisher: Promedia Publikasies (Edms) Bpk.: 1977

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: cais

Condition: Good


120 pages (complete). In Afrikaans and English throughout. A much owned copy. The boards are worn all about. They have scuffing, marks, patience. They are sure and secure. Within, the contents have evidence of use and ownership throughout. They are however, benign and clear, tidy and confident, certain and competent. fkOrders over $50.00 are shipped using tracked courier delivery services. View more info

Image for Voorschriften aan Veldkornets: Ambtspligten van Veldkornets. Uittreksels uit de Ordonnantien en Parlementsakten dezer kolonie Betreffende de Ambtspligten van Veldkornets, met eene Inhoudsopgave en Bladwijzzer

Voorschriften aan Veldkornets: Ambtspligten van Veldkornets. Uittreksels uit de Ordonnantien en Parlementsakten dezer kolonie Betreffende de Ambtspligten van Veldkornets, met eene Inhoudsopgave en Bladwijzzer

By: N/A

Price: $175.75

Publisher: Saul Solomon & Co., Cape Town (printers): 1877

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 90qf

Condition: Good


59 pages (complete). In Dutch throughout. A hardy copy of this EXTREMELY RARE book of military instructions. There is a narrow puncture mark from storage from the back board through to page 17. Previous owner inscription on the frontispage: Assistant VeldKornet/ Rhenosterberg. Full leather. Stamped gilt borders and titling on the front board. Blind stamped borders on the back board. Both boards and spine are much worn, scuffed, scratched, rubbed, marked from handling, storage. Nonetheless, the boards are steady, sure. The guttering along the frontispage is cracked. The general secur... View more info

Image for Nongqai: Official Newsmagazine of the South African Forces / Die Offisiele Nuustydskrif van die Suid-Afrikaanse Magte - Vol XXXIV, No 9 - September 1943

Nongqai: Official Newsmagazine of the South African Forces / Die Offisiele Nuustydskrif van die Suid-Afrikaanse Magte - Vol XXXIV, No 9 - September 1943

By: N/A

Price: $47.50

Publisher: Nongqai, SA Police Headquarters, Pretoria: 1943

Seller ID: 18rf

Condition: Good


Complete. An amiably owned copy. The covers are much worn, creased, marked all about from use, handling, the passing of years. The contents have foxing, evidence of avid use throughout. There are creases, some handling marks. However, they are also clean, clear, companionable, affable, certain, generous of spirit. fkOur orders are shipped using tracked delivery services. Most orders delivered in 5-10 business days. View more info

Image for Regulations for the Instruction and Movements of The Colonial Mounted Troops

Regulations for the Instruction and Movements of The Colonial Mounted Troops

By: N/A

Price: $380.00

Publisher: Saul Solomon & Co., Printers, Cape Town: 1881

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 14rr

Condition: Very Good


178 pages of instruction, plus marching music scores and parade ground diagrams. A VERY, VERY RARE COPY. Full black leather boards with stamped gilt titling. The boards are worn, scuffed, marked all about. The titling is bold. The spine has much wear to the head and the foot. Previous owner signature on the frontispage. The frontis and end papers are tanned. The guttering along the frontis page is a little cracked - but the security of the book is unaffected. The papertrims have very light storage marks. The pages have scant evidence of use. There are some shallow handling/ printing ... View more info

Image for Infantry in South Africa / Infanterie in Suid-Afrika 1652-1976

Infantry in South Africa / Infanterie in Suid-Afrika 1652-1976

By: Bouch, R J (ed)

Price: $209.00

Publisher: Documentation Service SADF / Dokumentasiediens SAW, Pretoria: 1977

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 26ja

ISBN: 0621041602

Condition: Very Good


276 pages (complete). In English and Afrikaans. Rebound in full leather. A smart copy. The corners of the boards have some very light knocks, the titling and badge are just a very little worn. The contents are comfortable. There are some very few age-related spots. The pages are otherwise clean, clear, dutiful, diligent, tidy, most presentable. fkOrders over $50.00 are shipped using tracked courier delivery services. View more info

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History of the British Regiments in South Africa 1795-1895

By: Brinton, Wilfred

Price: $142.50

Publisher: Department of Extra-Mural Studies, University of Cape Town: 1977

Seller ID: 88lq

ISBN: 0799201995

Condition: Very Good


Complete. Photocopy of original publication rebound by a previous owner. Handwritten contents list on the frontispage. Thick card boards and cloth spine. The boards are neat, tidy, plain. They are healthy. The paper trims have shelving marks. The contents are neatly trimmed, ordered. The pages have very, very occasional annotations. They are clean, clear, certain, sure. fkOrders over $50.00 are shipped using tracked courier delivery services. View more info

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Battlefields of South Africa

By: Chadwick, George; Duxbury, George; Laband, John; McFadden, Pamela; Mathews, Jeffrey; Torlage, Gilbert

Price: $95.00

Publisher: Times Media with J. Ball: 1991

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 66or

ISBN: 0947464468

Condition: Near Fine


144 pages (complete). Landscape format. Rebound in half-leather. Green cloth covered boards. A gratifying copy. The leathered edges and spine are clubbable, healthy, neat. The boards have very light scuffing. They are otherwise handsome, steady, sure. The contents are most pleasing and generous: fresh, bright, luxe, very assured and self-confident, very clean and clear, most well maintained, diligent and smart. 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. fkOrders over $50.00 are shipp... View more info

Image for Gedenkboek Van M.J. De Jager (1872 - 1939): Boerekryger, Staatsartilleris En Militer

Gedenkboek Van M.J. De Jager (1872 - 1939): Boerekryger, Staatsartilleris En Militer

By: de Jager, M.J.; Smit, A.P. [Translator and compiler]

Price: $114.00

Publisher: Protea Boekhuis, Pretoria: 2000

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Signed

Seller ID: bmow

ISBN: 1919825045

Condition: Very Good


201 pages (complete). Signed by Alwyn Smit (de Jager's grandson) on the titlepage. In Afrikaans throughout. A smart copy. The boards have some wear at the rear to the corners. Otherwise, they are very neat and healthy. Within, the contents are in excellent condition. They are fresh, bright, very clean and clear, confident and competent. fkOrders over $50.00 are shipped using tracked courier delivery services. View more info

Image for Versatile Genius: The Royal Engineers and their Maps : Manuscript Maps and Plans of the Eastern Frontier 1822-1870 (Africana Series No 3)

Versatile Genius: The Royal Engineers and their Maps : Manuscript Maps and Plans of the Eastern Frontier 1822-1870 (Africana Series No 3)

By: Garson, Yvonne (compiler)

Price: $80.75

Publisher: University of the Witwatersrand Library, Johannesburg: 1992

Edition: Limited

Seller ID: 66mx

ISBN: 1868380238

Condition: Near Fine


97 pages (complete). Numbered 110 of a limited edition of 200 copies. A pleasing copy. RE scarlet covers. The covers have shelving wear about the edges. They are smart, tidy, healthy. The contents are very smart and well ordered. They are very clean and clear, confident and assiduous, generous and congenial, certain and fresh. fkOrders over $50.00 are shipped using tracked courier delivery services. View more info

Image for South African Arms & Armour: a concise guide to armaments of the South African Army, Navy, And air force

South African Arms & Armour: a concise guide to armaments of the South African Army, Navy, And air force

By: Heitman, Helmoed-Römer

Price: $85.50

Publisher: Struik Publishers: 1988

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: ccwt

ISBN: 0869776371

Condition: Very Good


192 pages (complete). Similar to the Observer series of books in shape and size. A decent, assured copy. The laminated boards are a little faded, but they are healthy, hale, tidy. The contents are most agreeable. They are clean, clear, diligent, dutiful, sure. fkOrders over $50.00 are shipped using tracked courier delivery services. View more info

Image for South African Arms & Armour: a concise guide to armaments of the South African Army, Navy, and Air Force

South African Arms & Armour: a concise guide to armaments of the South African Army, Navy, and Air Force

By: Heitman, Helmoed-Römer

Price: $95.00

Publisher: Struik Publishers: 1989

Edition: 2nd impression

Seller ID: brzz

ISBN: 0869776371

Condition: Good


192 pages (complete). Pocket-sized. An agreeable copy. The laminated boards are tidy with some light handling and storage wear and marks. Within, there is evidence of usage throughout. This is benign and non-intrusive. The pages are mild, clean, clear, competent. fkOrders over $50.00 are shipped using tracked courier delivery services. View more info

Image for The Single Bar Queen's South Africa Medal (Particularly those awarded to South African Units) : a paper presented to the Second South African Numismatic Convention held at Cape Town, 7th January, 1964

The Single Bar Queen's South Africa Medal (Particularly those awarded to South African Units) : a paper presented to the Second South African Numismatic Convention held at Cape Town, 7th January, 1964

By: Hibbard, M G

Price: $38.00

Publisher: The Author: 1964

Seller ID: 80lq

Condition: Good


42 pages (complete). Please note that the text is on the facing of the pages only. A tidy copy. The card covers have some storage related wear, discolouration . The spine is healthy and sure. The covers are sure and secure. The papertrims have mild tanning. The front page top corner has been snipped away. The early pages have some tanning. In general and by far the contents are most pleasing. They are clean, clear, conscientious, certain, competent. fkOrders over $50.00 are shipped using tracked courier delivery services. View more info

Image for Eighth Kaffir War 1850-1853 : A Provisional List of Officers of the Irregular Forces of the Cape of Good Hope

Eighth Kaffir War 1850-1853 : A Provisional List of Officers of the Irregular Forces of the Cape of Good Hope

By: Hulme, J J

Price: $76.00

Publisher: T W Griggs & Co (Pty) Ltd., Durban: 1987

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Signed

Seller ID: 55ns

ISBN: 0620080515

Condition: Near Fine


32 pages (complete). Signed by Hulme on the frontispage. A most pleasing copy. Text appears on facing sides only. The card covers have some light user and shelving wear about the edges. The covers are otherwise healthy, neat. The contents are most pleasing. They are very clean and clear, conscientious, diligent, neat, orderly, very certain - as if almost new throughout! fkOrders over $50.00 are shipped using tracked courier delivery services. View more info

Image for Story of the Rear Column of the Emin Pasha Relief Expedition

Story of the Rear Column of the Emin Pasha Relief Expedition

By: Jameson, James S

Price: $128.25

Publisher: R H Porter, London: 1890

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 44lj

Condition: Very Good


454 pages plus folded maps (complete). A sturdy copy. Jameson, the heir to the Jameson Whiskey company, was part of the ill-fated, chaotic Rear Column with the aim of supporting Stanley's intention to assist Emir Pasha. Not only was Jameson, known for his arrogance and recklessness, caught up in the dissembling of the Expedition, but he was embroiled in a shocking scandal where he was accused of buying a young girl (for six handkerchiefs) in order to sketch her being eaten in a cannibalistic rite! This book was published by his widow in an attempt to clear his name. The boards of this cop... View more info

Image for Military History Journal (incorporating Museum Review) / Krygshistoriese Tydskrif (met Museum REvue ingesluit): Vol 9 - Nos 1-6 (June 1992-December 1994/ Junie 1992-Desember 1994)

Military History Journal (incorporating Museum Review) / Krygshistoriese Tydskrif (met Museum REvue ingesluit): Vol 9 - Nos 1-6 (June 1992-December 1994/ Junie 1992-Desember 1994)

By: Keene, J L

Price: $38.00

Publisher: South African National Museum of Military History; South African Military History Society / Suid-Afrikaanse Nasionale Museum vir Krygsgeskiedenis; Suid-Afrikaanse Vereniging vir Krygsgeskiedenis: 1992

Seller ID: 60qn

Condition: Good


Six issues (complete). At some stage the journals have been subjected to damp storage conditions with consequent wrinkling, colour-smudging, wear. The contents have waving. The pages themselves are clean, clear, tight, conscientious, tidy. fkOrders over $50.00 are shipped using tracked courier delivery services. View more info

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O Soldado Africano de Mocambique

By: Martins, Coronel E A Azambuja

Price: $38.00

Publisher: Divisao de Publicacoes e Biblioteca, Agencia Geral das Colonial, Lisbon: 1936

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 45kz

Condition: Good


127 pages (complete). In Portuguese throughout. A passive copy. The covers have scuffing, wear, marks. They are secure and sure. Within, many pages are yet to be cut! There are blotches and smears of foxing throughout. The pages are competent, clear, assured, expectant. fkOrders over $50.00 are shipped using tracked courier delivery services. View more info

Image for History of the Battles and Adventures of the British, The Boers and the Zulus in Southern Africa - Vol 2

History of the Battles and Adventures of the British, The Boers and the Zulus in Southern Africa - Vol 2

By: Moodie, D C F

Price: $47.50

Publisher: Murray and St Leger, Cape Town: 1888

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 53lp

Condition: Fair


598 pages (complete). A carelessly maintained copy. Volume 2 only. Covers the period from the Battle of Berea to 1886. The boards are much worn, stained, marked, rubbed all about. The spine has Dymo strips for the titling. The boards are stoic, steady. The contents are worn and marked throughout from handling and age and storage. Nonetheless, the contents are comfortable, alert, clear, competent, certain, companionable. fkOrders over $50.00 are shipped using tracked courier delivery services. View more info

Image for Sitrep : The Kenya Regiment Association - International Newsletter - No. 1, November 1987

Sitrep : The Kenya Regiment Association - International Newsletter - No. 1, November 1987

By: Moscoff, Sid (Ed)

Price: $45.60

Publisher: The Kenya Regiment Association, South African Branch: 1987

Seller ID: ccjv

Condition: Very Good


84 pages complete. A satisfying copy. Card covers, stapled spine. The covers have light wear and marks. They are healthy and hale. Within, the contents are most pleasing. They are clean, clear, confident, convivial, amiable. fkOrders over $50.00 are shipped using tracked courier delivery services. View more info

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The South African Korea Medal Roll

By: Owen, Colin R

Price: $152.00

Publisher: Chimperie Publications, Benoni: 1982

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 43li

Condition: Good


34 pages (compelte). Please note that the text appears on the facing page only. A mild copy. The frontispage has a note from a previous owner (Rob Grice of the East London branch of the South African Military History Society): "Names include observers from other services as well as SAAF (ref. Dutton, J F - SA Army General in later life, previously with SSB-Armour- attached Royal Tank Corps in Korea). The book includes the text of a speech from the SAAF founding officer, Sir Pierre van Ryneveld. The frontispage has a gift inscription (a previous owner). The air force blue boards have... View more info

Image for Parabat - Personal accounts of paratroopers in combat situations in South Africa's history

Parabat - Personal accounts of paratroopers in combat situations in South Africa's history

By: Paul, Mathew

Price: $60.80

Publisher: Covos Books, Johannesburg & London: 2001

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: brxj

ISBN: 1919874119

Condition: Near Fine


288 pages (complete). Softcover with flaps. A smart, very healthy copy. The covers are neat with some very, very light handling marks. The contents are most pleasing. They are clean, clear, certain, very confident - as if new throughout. fkOrders over $50.00 are shipped using tracked courier delivery services. View more info