“M.I.” Mounted Infantry of the Line. (or The “Ikonas”.) A Service Song.

Music score by Gerard F Cobb. Words by Rudyard Kipling. Small round stain on front cover and some stains on back cover. Leaves are loose in covers. Contents are clean.

Price – $14.00 (ZAR-140.00)

1899: The Long March Home.

A little-known incident involving the safe passage of 7000 Zulus back to their home in Zululand (Natal) by John S Marwick. Mild foxing to the verso of the rear cover. Ex Libris stamp on title page. Contents clean and tightly bound.

Price – $12.00 (ZAR-140.00)

23 Jahre Sturm und Sonneschein in Sudafrika

Autobiographical account of the author’s time in South Africa, where he formed a Boer Commando and was wounded in the battle of Elandslaagte in the Anglo-Boer war. Illustrated throughout in b/w. Includes fold out maps. Text in German set in Gothic script.

Price – $80.00 (ZAR-900.00)

3 Albumen Prints from the Anglo-Boer War

An album page containing 2 photographs taken at the Refugee Camp at De Jagersdrift. ‘…a depressing little camp guarding the main crossing point of the Buffalo River astride the Natal-Transvaal Frontier.’ (Packenham). The third image is of an unidentified man (possibly Buller) arriving at a train station with a number of children in attendance.

Price – $70.00 (ZAR-800.00)

A Collection of 17 Boer War Photographs

A collection of 17 photographs on 7 album pages. Depicting scenes associated with the Seige of Ladysmith. Pg1 shows the Klip river at Pieters (this is where Buller’s forces broke through on 27 Feb 1900), Pg2 Tugela bridge in ruins, Boer position at Vryheid and Boer trenches, Pg3 has 2 photos of Manchester Fort, as does Pg4. Pg5 has one. Pg6 has 5 smaller photos showing boer trenches, Hussar Hill, a dead Boer, Vaal Krantz and Crossing a drift at Cootze’s Farm.Pg7 has 3 photos of groups of men, titled Blockhouse Line. Some photographs faded.

Price – $100.00 (ZAR-1200.00)

Aanleiding tot den Engelsch-Transvaalchen Oorlog: Feiten, op Waarheid Gegrond, en voor het Nageslacht Verzameld

Anti-British Imperialist comic-style document. A rare and unusual commentary n the English and the Anglo-Boer War. Illustrated in colour.


Price – $135 (ZAR-1600)

Artists & Illustrators of the Anglo-Boer War

An extensive and thorough look at the mass of pictorial comment produced during the Anglo-Boer War. 200 colour and 250 black and white pictures cover the widest possible range of artists and media and give a fascinating perspective of the War.

Price – $60.00 (ZAR-650.00)

Battles of the Boer War

British Battles Series. First published 1964. Binding cracked and some plates are loose.

Boer Prisoners of War in Bermuda

Originally an essay written for a competition commemorating the 350th anniversary of the founding of Bermuda. Letters and photographs included.

Price – $28 (ZAR-280)

Boer War Episodes

Three volumes written during the Boer War combined into one book. A collection of the author’s records of the Campaign in Western Transvaal and elsewhere, much of it written in Klerksdorp whilst “practically in a state of siege”.

Price – $400.00 (ZAR-4500.00)

Ceylon En De Bannelingen

Text is clean and clear with black and white photographs throughout. Previous owner’s name inked to the front fep.

Price – $55.00 (ZAR-650.00)

Ceylon en de Bannelingen

Recollections of a Boer prisoner of war in Ceylon. Illustrated throughout with numerous black and white photographs and maps. Text in Dutch.

Price – $60.00 (ZAR-680.00)

Ceylon En De Bannelingen

Text is clean and clear with black and white photographs throughout. Previous owner’s name inked to the front fep.

Price – $55.00 (ZAR-650.00)

Dagboek van H.C. Bredell 1900 – 1904

“Manie Bredell, president Kruger se lyfwag en laaste private sekretaris, lê in sy Dagboek grepe uit die ou President se ballingskap in Europa vas.”
Previous owner’s bookplate to the fep.

Price – $32.00 (ZAR-350.00)

De Eerste Annexatie Van De Transvaal

Text is in Dutch. Text is clear with a fold-out map to the back (some random writings in ink to the back of the map)- ‘Kaart van Zuid-Afrika’. Ex-library copy with library stamps and card. Not in original binding.

Price – $25.00 (ZAR-180.00)

De Kolonist van Zuid-Afrika

An illustrated, Dutch story from the Anglo-Boer war.

Price – $26.00 (ZAR-280.00)

Der Burenkrieg für Alt und Jung

Story of the Anglo-Boer war, text in German, set in Gothic script. With illustrations, maps and fold out map to rear.

Price – $40.00 (ZAR-500.00)

Der Freiheitskampf der Buren

2 Volumes bound in one. Illustrated throughout and with large fold out map to rear. Text in German set in Gothic script.

Price – $70.00 (ZAR-800.00)

Der Kampf zwischen Bur und Brite (Der Dreijahrige Krieg)

A gift from Ambassador Kurt von Schirnding to Dr Carel De Wet – grandson of General de Wet and former nationalist minister and ambassador to London. Letter of thanks from De Wet to von Schirnding enclosed. Numerous b/w illustrations. Text in German, set in Gothic script.



Price – $150.00 (ZAR-1600.00)

Die Buren der Deutsche Bruderstamm in Sudafrika

Ex libris of previous owner to the front paste down. 79pp., with several black and white illustrations.



Price – $30.00 (ZAR-250.00)

Die Buren und der Südafrikanische Krieg

An account of South Africa, of the character and life of the Boers, the history of their republics and their struggles to make peace. Text in German, set in Gothic script. Multiple colour illustrations, engravings and fold out map.

Price – $40.00 (ZAR-450.00)

Die Franse Kolonel : Villebois-Mareuil, Vegter vir die Boere 1899-1900

Ex libris facing the title page.

Price – $32.00 (ZAR-320.00)

Die Tweede Vryheidsoorlog 1899-1902

Inscribed by the author, to his son : Aan Werner, van Pappa. Johannesburg, 26 Desember 1960. Text is clean and clear, with black and white plates and maps throughout. Boards show little wear, with a slightly sunned spine.

Documents relating to the trial of 3 individuals for High Treason

2 Sets of documents relating to the trial of Jan Jacobus Nel & Son and Peter Johannes Naude for high treason at the Aliwal North court in 1902. Besides blue, official court documents, filled in by hand, there is also a copy of two affidavits given by P. Witthuhn & Otto von Broemsen related to the trial. In brown document sleeve. Documents good, with some fraying and insect damage.


Price – $110.00 (ZAR-1300.00)

Een eeuw van Onrecht

Text in Dutch. Previous owner’s stamp to title page. Lacks a front cover. Text in good order.