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The Abyssinian Campaigns : The Official Story of the Conquest of Italian East Africa

By: N/A

Price: $7.60

Publisher: Ministry of Information / War Office, London / His Majesty's Stationery Office: 1942

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: chvu

Condition: Good


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. fkOrders over $50.00 are shipped using tracked courier delivery services. View more info

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Crisis in the Desert : May-July 1942

By: Agar-Hamilton, J A I ; Turner, L C F

Price: $152.00

Publisher: Geoffrey Cumberledge, Oxford University Press, Cape Town: 1952

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 31kj

Condition: Very Good


368 pages (complete). A resolute copy. The boards are much worn, marked by handling and storage, scuffed all about. They are steady, sure. The contents are benign. The frontispage has a gift inscription (not from the editors et al). There are blushes of foxing fore and aft, the papertrims are tanned. There is evidence of much avid use throughout. There are age-related blotches, some occasional freckles of foxing, about. The folded maps and charts are very neat and tidy. The pages are certain, comfortable, clean, clear, confident, benevolent, diligent, dutiful. fkOrders over $50.00 ar... View more info

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South African Radar in World War II

By: Brain, Peter ; Lloyd, Sheilah ; Hewitt, F J

Price: $61.75

Publisher: SSS Radar Book Group, Cape Town and Johannesburg: 1993

Edition: 2nd Edition

Seller ID: btad

ISBN: 0620178906

Condition: Fair


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. fkOrders over $50.00 are shipped using tracked courier delivery services. View more info

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Basuto Soldiers in Hitler's War

By: Gray, Brian

Price: $123.50

Publisher: Basutoland Government, Maseru: 1953

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 2ne

Condition: Very Good


97 pages (complete). An agreeable copy. The dustjacket has a clear plastic protective cover. The dj has wear all about (there have been attempts at reinforcement and repair), tanning, scuffing. It is comfortable and secure. The red boards are smart. There is but very mild wear to the corners. They are steady and sound. The contents are pleasing. The papertrims are very, very lightly marked from storage. The pages are clean, clear, confident, generous, fresh-faced, diligent, dutiful, assured. fkOrders over $50.00 are shipped using tracked courier delivery services. View more info

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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 - Vol VI - The SAAF in Italy and the Mediterranean, 1943/45)

By: Martin, Lt Gen H J ; Orpen, Col Neil D

Price: $64.60

Publisher: Purnell, Cape Town / Johannesburg / London: 1978

Edition: Second impression

Seller ID: 63kj

ISBN: 0868430080

Condition: Very Good


494 pages (complete). A contented copy. The dustjacket has a clear plastic protective cover. The dustjacket itself has shelving wear about the edges, corners and seams. It is dramatic, assured, sure. The boards are simple, benign, healthy, steady. The papertrims have storage marks. The contents are agreeably comfortable. There is foxing fore and aft, thereon the pages are clean, clear, assiduous, certain, a little blushed with foxed here and there, competent and keen. fkOrders over $50.00 are shipped using tracked courier delivery services. View more info

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Spotlight on Springbok

By: Nicholson, George

Price: $42.75

Publisher: The Citadel Press, Cape Town: 1944

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 4iz

Condition: Fair


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. fkOrders over $50.00 are shipped using tracked courier delivery services. View more info