British Battleships: “Warrior” 1860 to “Vanguard” 1950: a History of Design

British Campaign Medals

Overview, with multiple b/w illustrations, of British campaign medals issued from the late 18th to mid 20th centuries. Bound in blue paper covered boards with silver titles to spine. Bookseller’s label to corner of front paste-down. Previous owner’s bookplate pasted over another on recto of f.f.e.p. – this page rippled. Very minor foxing to rest of volume. Edges spotted.

Price – $9.00 (ZAR-100.00)

Cableships and Submarine Cables

Camera in Conflict

The Hulton Getty Picture Collection. Two volumes, with themes of Civil Disturbance and Armed Conflict. Largely black and white photographs, around 400pp per volume. Excellent condition.

Price – $38.00 (ZAR-360.00)

Canberra: In the Wake of a Legend

Pictorial history of the cruise liner. Multiple b/w and colour illustrations.

Price – $18.00 (ZAR-240.00)

Cape Town Shipping

A collection of photographs of ships visiting Cape Town from 1862 to 2000. With over 400 illustrations, 16 in colour. Price sticker on back paste down. As new copy.

Price – $29.00 (ZAR-270.00)

Clipper Ship to Motor Liner: The Story of the New Zealand Shipping Company, 1873-1939

Dust jacket in excellent condition.

Condecoraciones: Orden del Libertador San Martin, Orden De Mayo Al Merito

Padded red vinyl boards with gilt device and lettering to front board. With 11 Full colour photographs tipped in. Edges uncut and leaves lightly browned.

Price – $40.00 (ZAR-400.00)

Congo to Cape. Early Portuguese Explorers.

Orange cloth boards with bumping to spine edge and some shelfwear. Minor foxing to feps, top and front edges of pages. Contents clean and well bound. DW have clear adhesive cellophane covers.

Price – $25.00 (ZAR-250.00)

Crimean Blunder : The Story of War with Russia a Hundred Years Ago

Ex libris pasted to the ffep.

Price – $9.00 (ZAR-90.00)

David & Goliath; The First War of Independence, 1880 – 1881

A commemoration of the Century of the First War of Independence 1880 – 1881, covering the causes, the battles, and the effects, which result in a readable account of this war. With numerous illustrations and maps.


Price – $28.00 (ZAR-280.00)

Destiny Can Wait: The Polish Air Force in the Second World War

Ex-library copy with bookplate pasted on front endpaper and shelf number on spine in white ink. No other library stamps etc. Text clean, some foxing on beginning and end pages. Binding firm. Boards scuffed, edge worn, corners bumped, spine frayed and split top and bottom. Small hole in cloth of front hinge of spine.

Dictionary of Disasters at Sea During the Age of Steam, including sailing ships and ships of war lost in action 1824 – 1962

Good condition. Two Volumes, A-L and M-Z. 779pp. Previous owner’s stamp on both feps.

Price – $200.00 (ZAR-1900.00)

Die Geskiedenis van die Suid-Afrikaanse Polisie / History of the South African Police 1913-1988

Large, illustrated history of the SAPS. Inscribed and signed by Apartheid Law and Order Minister Adriaan Vlok and others. Parallel text in Afrikaans and English. Numerous b/w and colour illustrations. Blue vinyl covered boards with gilt lettering and device to front board. Some edge wear to the boards.

Price – $170.00 (ZAR-1800.00)

Die Grondleggers van Rewolusionere Oorlogvoering

Some foxing to the outer edges of text. Text is clean and clear. Cover is covered in clear plastic with subsequent tape marks. Slight fading to the spine area. Text is in Afrikaans.

Price – $10.00 (ZAR-90.00)

Die Kampfe der deutschen Truppen in Sudwestafrika

“Der Hottentotenkrieg” In German. 349pp, three fold out maps, photographs.

Price – $65.00 (ZAR-700.00)

Die Suid-Afrikaanse Krygsmag

Neat inscription on the fep.

Discharged Dead: a True Story of Britain’s Submarines at War


Previous bookdealer’s mark to front endpapers. Previous owner’s signature to the front fep. Contains several black and white photographs. DW shows various open and closed tears, with a large chunk missing from bottom spine area and significant edge wear. Text still in very good condition.

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)

Drama at Ponta Delgada

Story of the Portuguese merchant ship Sao Goncalo, debris from the wreckage of which was found in Plettenberg Bay.With numerous b/w and colour illustrations.

Price – $30.00 (ZAR-350.00)

Dreadnought to Nuclear Submarine

Card covers, in good condition. Series: The ship.

Eagles Strike, the Campaigns of the South African Air Force in Egypt, Cyrenaica, Libya, Tunisia, Tripolitania and Madagascar 1941-1943.

South African Forces World War II, Volume IV. Previous owner’s name, with date in ink to the front paste down. Numerous black and white plates. DW shows general wear, scuffing and chipping to the edges.

Price – $50.00 (ZAR-450.00)

East African and Abyssinian Campaigns

South African Forces. World War II. Volume I. Text is clean and clear with numerous black and white plates and fold-out maps. DW shows some general wear.

Price – $45.00 (ZAR-400.00)

El Alamein: Ultra and the Three Battles

Clean fresh copy with sunned spine.

Escape to Hilife: a Gourmet Goes to Sea

No dust jacket. Blue cloth covers stained in places with a sunned spine displaying an abrasion at its base. Small scribble on a preliminary page.