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Kaffrarian Rifles, 1876-1986 - 'nunc animus'

By: Coleman, Francis L

Price: $55.10

Publisher: Kaffrarian Rifles Assn., East London: 1988

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Signed

Seller ID: 64hr


327 pages (complete). Signed by Francis Coleman (who was also Head of Economic History at Rhodes University) (dated: 88/11/26) and three officers of the Regiment (two are legible: Levenson R Gower - WO1 - RSM ; M R Lawlor, Cmdt.) (all dated as with Professor Coleman). The dustjacket is placid and benign. It has some light shelving wear about the edges and seams. It has some scuffing and scratches. The dj is secure and comfortable. The boards are smart and good-looki... View more info

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The Story of the Imperial Light Horse in the South African War 1899-1902

By: Gibson, George Fleming

Price: $285.00

Publisher: G D & Co.,: 1937

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Signed

Seller ID: 98le


351 pages plus appendices (complete). Elegantly and sincerely inscribed and signed by Gibson on the frontispage: "J F Hilson, Jr. - As I think you are one of the bravest men I know I hope you will forgive me for signing myself - Your comrade - Geo. F Gibson - The Regimental Historian - Johannesburg 20/8/37". A hardy copy. The spine has been repaired with a leather strip. The boards are much marked, stained from storage, worn all about. They are steady and su... View more info

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The Story of the Imperial Light Horse in the South African War 1899-1902

By: Gibson, George Fleming

Price: $256.50

Publisher: G D & Co.,: 1937

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Signed

Seller ID: 16kx


351 pages plus appendices (complete). Signed by Gibson on the frontispage. A pleasing copy. The dustjacket has a clear cellophane protective cover. The dj is much worn, scuffed, marked all about. It is yet secure and sure. The boards are steady. The spine has been repaired with leather. The boards are scuffed, marked and worn from storage, age, handling. They are comfortable and assured. The contents are most pleasing. They are very clean, clear, convivial, ce... View more info

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Prince Alfred's Guard; Its history - With Notes Relating to the Volunteen Movement in Port Elizabeth

By: Hall, Richard T

Price: $66.50

Publisher: The Regiment: 1906

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 76lq


421 pages (complete). Rebound in quarter leather. A smart, most agreeable copy. The marbled boards are tidy, healthy. The leather spine is neat, fresh. The contents are in pleasing condition. They have very mild evidence of age. Otherwise, they are tight, clean, clear, hale, very confident and dutiful, diligent and very certain. fk View more info

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Carbineer : The History of The Royal Natal Carbineers

By: Hattersley, Alan F

Price: $85.50

Publisher: Gale and Polden Ltd., Aldershot: 1950

Edition: Limited

Seller ID: 24lp


193 pages (complete). Numbered 310 of a limited edition of 1000 copies. A mild-mannered, gently aging copy. The boards have wear, scuffing, storage and handling marks all about. They are rigorously sure, steady, secure. The contents are benign. The pages fore and aft have flushes of foxing and storage marks. The contents also have spots and flurries and rashes of foxing here and there throughout. Nonetheless, the pages are assured, agreeably clear and clean, dili... View more info

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Gunners of the Cape : The story of the Cape Field Artillery

By: Orpen, Neil

Price: $47.50

Publisher: CFA Regimental History Committee: 1965

Edition: Limited

Seller ID: ccvj


310 pages (complete). Numbered 395 of a limited edition of 1000 copies. A mild-mannered copy. The boards are placid, at ease. They have some wear to the edges and seams. There is light scuffing. The contents are most amiable. The frontis and end papers have some light foxing. The contents are clean, clear, benevolent, diligent, assured, certain. fk View more info

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Gunners of the Cape : The story of the Cape Field Artillery

By: Orpen, Neil

Price: $57.00

Publisher: CFA Regimental History Committee, Cape Town: 1965

Edition: Limited

Seller ID: 71hy


310 pages (complete). Numbered 781 of a limited edition of 1000 copies. A comfortable copy. The dustjacket has a clear plastic protective cover (a little scruffy). The dj itself is worn, creased, scuffed. It is secure and sure. The boards are benign. There is shelf wear to the edges. The contents are most pleasing. They are relaxed, clean, clear, confident, dutiful, tidy, neat. fk View more info

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Salute the Sappers Volume VIII - 2 parts (South African Forces World War II)

By: Orpen, Neil ; Martin, H J

Price: $72.20

Publisher: Sappers Association, Johannesburg: 1981

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: ccic


2 volumes (complete). A comfortable, certain set. The ISBN quoted is for Volume I, the reference number is for both books. Part I: "The formation of the South African Engineer Corps and its operations in East Africa and the Middle East to the Battle of Alamein". The dustjacket is scuffed, worn about edges and seams. It has some handling and storage marks. The boards are placid and sure. The page trims have shelving and handling marks. The frontispage has a pre... View more info

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Die Spesiale Diensbataljon (1933-1973)

By: Otto, Komdr W ; Blatt, Brig J N ; Ploeger, kol J ; Jacobs, maj F J

Price: $66.50

Publisher: Sentrale Dokumentasidiens, Pretoria: 1973

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 100ie


147 pages (complete). In Afrikaans and English. A sturdy copy of this history of the Special Service Battalion (Die Spesiale Diensbataljon). The boards are sound, formal, steady. The contents bear evidence of contented use throughout. There are occasional sprays of foxing throughout. In general, and by far, the contents are tight, fit, healthy, clean, clear, diligent and keen. fk View more info

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Die Spesiale Diensbataljon (1933-1973) [Sentrale Dokumentasiediens SAW - Publikasie No 2 ]

By: Otto, Komdt W ; Blatt, Brig J N ; Ploeger, kol J ; Jacobs, maj F J

Price: $66.50

Publisher: Sentrale Dokumentasiediens, SAW: 1973

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 72kr


149 pages (complete). In Afrikaans throughout. A sturdy copy. The boards have a clear plastic protective cover. The black boards are smart, tidy, healthy. The contents are most agreeable. They are clean, clear, dutiful, confident, keen, very certain of purpose. fk View more info

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Through Desert, Veld and Mud : A History of 15 Maintenance Unit (1899-1999)

By: Paterson, H R ; Levin, M

Price: $95.00

Publisher: 15 Maintenance Unit, Durban: 2002

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 41ky


244 pages (complete). A very smart copy. Illustrated laminated boards. The boards are very healthy, fresh. The contents are most pleasing. They are very clean, clear, certain, tight, fresh-faced - as if new throughout! fk View more info

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Rand Light Infantry

By: Simpkins, Major B G ; Anderson, Ken (Ed)

Price: $55.10

Publisher: Howard Timmins, Cape Town: 1965

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Signed

Seller ID: 28hy


371 pages (complete). Signed by Simpkins on the title page. An affable copy. The dustjacket is much worn, creased, marked and scuffed. It is resolute and sure. The boards are tidy with light shelving wear to the edges and corners. A photocopied photograph has been stapled to the back page. The staples have, consequently, left impressions on the last few pages. The contents are clean, clear, confident, diligent, neat, healthy and assured of spirit and presentation... View more info

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Prince Alfred's Guard : Centenary of First Battle Honour December 2, 1877 - Centenary of The Battle of Umzintzani

By: Spicer, Michael ; Huggett, P S ; Sutton, J Keith ; Mitchell, Dr F K

Price: $35.15

Publisher: Prince Alfred's Guard, Port Elizabeth: 1977

Seller ID: celx


48 pages (complete). Commemorative booklet. A placid copy. The covers have wear about all edges. They have some light scuffing and rubbing. The covers are secure and sure. The contents are benign. They have light, thin rust freckles about the edges from storage. The pages are clean, clear, comfortable, dutiful, assured. fk View more info

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Prince Alfred's Guard : 125th Anniversary

By: Sutton, J Keith (Gen. Ed)

Price: $28.50

Publisher: Prince Alfred's Guard, Port Elizabeth: 1981

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: cdgb


80 pages (complete). Commemorative booklet. A mild-mannered copy. The covers are mottled from storage conditions. They are otherwise firm, healthy. The contents have flushes of foxing about. They are also companionable, hale, clean, clear, certain. fk View more info

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Boot and Saddle : A narrative record of the Cape Regiment, the British Cape Mounted Riflemen, the Frontier Armed Mounted Police, and the Colonial Cape Mounted Riflemen

By: Young, P J

Price: $83.60

Publisher: Maskew Miller Limited, Cape Town: 1955

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 25id


193 pages (complete). A gently aging copy. The dustjacket is mild-mannered. There is wear, scuffing and there are storage marks. It is however, comfortable and secure. The boards are placid. There is shelving wear to the edges. The paper trims are foxed. The pages are tanned (due to paper quality). They are tight, benign, dutiful, clean, clear, competent, companionable. fk View more info

Image for Boot and Saddle : A narrative record of the Cape Regiment, the British Cape Mounted Riflemen, the Frontier Armed Mounted Police, and the Colonial Cape Mounted Riflemen

Boot and Saddle : A narrative record of the Cape Regiment, the British Cape Mounted Riflemen, the Frontier Armed Mounted Police, and the Colonial Cape Mounted Riflemen

By: Young, P J

Price: $83.60

Publisher: Maskew Miller Limited, Cape Town: 1955

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 36je


193 pages (complete). A placidly aging copy. The dustjacket has wear and tear to all edges and seams and corners. It has scuffing, rubbing, marks. It is amiable, secure. The boards are healthy, good-looking, steady. The contents were printed on acid-heavy paper, consequently they are tanned throughout. However, they are still firm, certain, very clean and clear, confident, diligent, dutiful, more than competent for use, indeed almost keen! fk View more info