South Africa and the Transvaal War

Six volumes bound in four. With numerous illustrations and maps.




Price – $200.00 (ZAR-2500.00)

South Africa and the Transvaal War I-VI

Complete 6 volume set of this account of the Anglo-Boer War. Numerous b/w and colour illustrations and maps. Boards are scuffed amd spines flecked with white paint. Endpapers browned, occasional tape marks, some corners lightly bumped. Very light scattered foxing through all vols, else a very good set.

Price – $200.00 (ZAR-2200.00)

South Africa Despatches: Despatch by General Lord Kitchener, dated 23rd June, 1902, relative to Military Operations in South Africa

Government blue book, rebound in brown cloth boards.


Price – $36.00 (ZAR-400.00)

South African Sketches, Parodies and Verses, Up-to-Date.

A scarce fragile volume in the original red, white and blue striped boards as issued. Humorous sketches, verse, etc., mainly connected with the author’s experiences in Aliwal North during the time the town was occupied by the Boers (1899 – 1900).

Price – $38.00 (ZAR-400.00)

South African War Honours & Awards, 1899 – 1902; Officers and men of the Army and Navy mentioned in despatches

A record of the British Army and Navy during the Boer War, listing all honours and awards, promotions and casualties. Previous owner’s bookplate to front pastedown.



Price – $74.00 (ZAR-750.00)

Summer of 1899. The Siege of Kimberley. 14 October 1899 to 15 February 1900.

Limited edition of 1000 copies. Well illustrated with over 500 photographs and sketches.

Price – $90.00 (ZAR-950.00)

Ten Months in the Field with the Boers.

Ex library. Remnants of labels and date sheet on front paste-down. Includes a map and portrait. Gilt top-edge. Marbled paste-downs. Small stain to front fep. Untrimmed pages. Half-title page half loose. Light edge-wear. Contents clean.

Price – $45.00 (ZAR-550.00)

The Anatomy of an Antiwar Movement; The Pro-Boers

Text is clean and clear. Boards show very little wear. Ex libris to the ffep.

Price – $37.00 (ZAR-370.00)

The Concentration Camps of South Africa during the Anglo-Boer War of 1899-1902

In this monograph the author endeavours to set out briefly the facts and circumstances of the concentration camps during that time. His objective was to counteract some of the wild statements and wrong conclusions made and published, but which now, 40 years later, throw a different light on this matter. The covers have handling marks as well as a closed tear and missing corner on the rear cover. The fragile spine has cellotape covering it.

Price – $55.00 (ZAR-650.00)

The Grip of Gold – A Life Story of a Dominion

Previous owner’s ex libris pasted to the front paste-down.


Price – $25.00 (ZAR-250.00)

The Kimberley Flying Column

Boer War Remininscences “of Service in the South African War of 1899 – 1903, 92pp. Published around 1960, but undated.


Price – $30 (ZAR-320)

The Motorist’s Paradise – the Cape Peninsula and its Surrounding Disctricts.

Published under the joint auspices of the Cape Peninsula Publicity Association of Cape Town and the General Manager, South African Railways and Harbours. Includes two fold-out maps illustrating various motoring routes round the Peninsula. Light wear to boards. Pictorial illustration fixed to front of book. Tide marks and rippling to some pages. Well bound.

Price – $58.00 (ZAR-650.00)

The Petticoat Commando or Boer Women in Secret Service.

10 illustrations. Colonial Edition. Previous owner’s details on front fep.

Price – $68.00 (ZAR-800.00)

The Siege of O’Okiep

“Guerrilla Campaign in the Anglo-Boer War” 211 pp, an account based on the official staff diary, private papers and photographs of Lieutenant Colonel Shelton.





Price – $50 (ZAR-680)

Tot Nagedagtenis van Emily Hobhouse

Writen and published at the request of the funeral committee, on the occasion of the burial of the ashes of Emily Hobhouse at the foot of the National Women’s Monument in Bloemfontein on 27 October 1926. Bound in grey cloth with black lettering to front board; minor scuffing to front board. Foxing to edges and endpapers with scattered foxing to the leaves. Illustrated in b/w. Text in Afrikaans.


Price – $12.00 (ZAR-1200.00)

Wat Ek in Suid-Afrika Gesien Het, September en Oktober 1902.

With some pencil marks to parts of the text.

Price – $30.00 (ZAR-350.00)

Wat Mevrouw Generaal Joubert Vertelt

Text is in old Afrikaans/Dutch.

Price – $55.00 (ZAR-600.00)

Wat Mevrouw Generaal Joubert Vertelt.

Bound in green, cloth boards with gilt lettering to spine and front board. With multiple b/w illustrations. Text in Afrikaans/Dutch. Previous owner’s ink stamp to paste-down. Lightly foxed. Browing to prelims.

Price – $30.00 (ZAR-350.00)

Wat Mevrouw Generaal Joubert Vertelt.

Bound in green, cloth boards with gilt lettering to spine and front board. With multiple b/w illustrations. Text in Afrikaans/Dutch. Previous owner’s ink scrawl to f.f.e.p. Leaves are foxed and browned, especially the prelims. Pp 17-32 with chips and tears, no loss to text.

Price – $30.00 (ZAR-350.00)

With Sword and Statute. (On the Cape of Good Hope Frontier)

Republished with additions and further photos. Missing the plate “Mistaken for a Boer” at pg327 and “Palmietfontein Politicians” at pg432. Previous owner’s details on verso of frontispiece. New end papers. Spine has been rebacked. Varied foxing throughout. Pink blemish to top area of prelims.

Price – $420.00 (ZAR-6000.00)

With the Flag to Pretoria

Pictorial account of the Anglo-Boer war, with numerous b/w illustrations in 2 volumes. Half leather over pebbled cloth bindings, covered in clear plastic covers. Gilt lettering and decoration to spines. Back board of vol 1 loosed. Endpapers significantly browned with tape marks to paste downs. Tears to fold out maps of both vols, no loss.

Price – $160.00 (ZAR-1800.00)

With The Flag to Pretoria (2 Volumes) & After Pretoria – The Guerilla War( 2 Volumes) – 4 Volume Set

British, illustrated publication, rebound in 4 volumes.

Price – $165.00 (ZAR-1800.00)

Zes Maanden bij De Commando’s

Previous owner’s name inked to the ffep. Previous owner’s initials inked to the half title. Slight foxing throughout. Text is in Dutch.

Price – $90.00 (ZAR-950.00)