Nine Flames

Renowned journalist Ken Anderson’s account of the South African Engineers’ activities during WWII. Black and white illustrations throughout. Signed by author and illustrator.

Price – $20.00 (ZAR-220.00)

No Outspan

The last of the author’s trilogy of books chronicling his experiences from participation in the Anglo-Boer war, to self-imposed exile through to the interwar period of the 1930s. 1st English edition with 4 illustrations and 2 maps. Blue cloth boards with gilt lettering to spine. Stain to front board. Leaves lightly age tanned; binding neat and tight. Dustwrap with creasing, small, closed tears along the edges and top of spine, but in tact and Good.

Price – $28.00 (ZAR-350.00)

North Atlantic Seaway: An Illustrated History of the Passenger Services Linking the Old World with the New in Five Volumes

Published by Brookside Publications; Jersey, Channel Islands: Vol.2, 1978 (ISBN 0905824016); Vol.3, 1979 (ISBN 0905824024); Vol.4, 1979 (ISBN 0905824032); Vol.5, 1980 (0905824040). Five volume set is the enlarged and completely revised edition of the 1955 plus 1960 supplement edition.

Notes By a Naturalist Made During the Voyage of H.M.S. Challenger

Previous owner’s name and date (1946) on paste down fep. Shelf wear damage to top and bottom of spine with usual age toning to boards and spine. Binding slightly shaken with foxing to pages.

On Secret Patrol in High Asia.

Introduction by Major-General Sir George Younghusband. Includes illustrations and 2 maps. Missing the sketch map showing routes of Captain Blacker’s detachment 1918-20. Light foxing throughout.

Price – $75.00 (ZAR-950.00)

Operation Neptune

Dust jacket also displays some foxing and a sunned spine. An account of the naval operations that formed part of the Normandy D-Day landings.

Oriana: From Dream to Reality

A history and technical overview of the building of the 21st century passenger liner Oriana. Fully illustrated.

Price – $16.00 (ZAR-170.00)

Orwell: The War Commentaries

Ink inscription to the front fep. Text is clean and clear. Boards and DW show little wear.

Our Regiments in South Africa 1899-1902

532pp, colour frontispiece, index. Pages are deckle edged and browned. The deployment of British Regiments during the Anglo-Boer War.

Price – $150.00 (ZAR-1600.00)

Pacific Adventure. The Story of The Pilot Pedro Fernandez De Quiros , His Passage April 1595 – February 1596

Dw slightly edge worn, with some minor insect damage.

Passage to the Cape

Ink inscription to inside cover.

Pathfinder Company – 44 Parachute Brigade – The Philistines

A collection of stories about the founding and deployment of the unit. With numerous colour photographs. Light wear to edges of covers. Clean sound copy.

Price – $32.00 (ZAR-280.00)

Pearl Harbour : An Eye-Witness Account

Green cloth cover cracked along front inside edge.

Plans for a Polar Camp

9 Large, fold out architectural drawings mapping out the plans for a polar camp. Plans numbered 4, 5, 6 & 7 – duplication of plans number 5(4x) 6(2x) 7(2x). All very good.

Price – $50.00 (ZAR-500.00)

Portugal’s Guerrilla War, the Campaign for Africa

Venter’s book covers the war in Portuguese Guinea. 220pp, with bw photos. Some minor insect damage to the front edge of the dw and front board. Hardly noticable not that the dw is covered in clear plastic.

Roger Keyes : Being the Biography of Admiral of the Fleet Lord Keyes of Zeebrugge and Dover

No dust jacket. Light blue cloth covers in good condition displaying minor edge wear and staining, with a sunned edge worn spine. Previous owner’s label pasted to inside front cover.

Salute the Sappers

A history of the South African Engineer Corps, chiefly focused on activities during the Second World War. Part 1 only – concludes at the Battle of Alamein. Black and white illustrations and maps throughout.

Price – $40.00 (ZAR-380.00)

SBS, The Invisible Raiders

The History of the Special Boat Squadron from the World War Two to the present. Signed by the Author. With numerous illustrations and maps.

Price – $16.00 (ZAR-160.00)

Seaports South of Sahara: The Achievements of an American Steamship Service

With the collaboration of Jennie B. Pope. Dust jacket in very god condition. Good form copy.

Ships of the Royal Navies (British Commonwealth of Nations)

No dust jacket. Blue cloth covers in firm condition, although fairly worn and displaying stains and discolouration, with a sunned edge worn spine. Gift inscription on inside front cover.

Shipwrecks of the Far South

History of some shipwrecks off the coast of the Cape peninsula. Illustrated in b/w. Laminated pictorial card wraps.

Price – $33.00 (ZAR-350.00)

Siege of Gibralter

An account of the siege of Gibraltar ,12 September 1779 to 3 February 1783, written in a series of letters to the author’s brother. Maps and tables.

Slawehandel met Madagaskar : Die Joernale van die Kaapse Slaweskip ‘Leijdsman’, 1715 / Slave Trade with Madagascar : The Journals of the Cape Slaver ‘Leijdsman’, 1715.

Text is clean and clear with numerous full-colour illustrations.

Price – $18.00 (ZAR-180.00)

Smoke Without Fire : The Swabey Case

Minor foxing to dust jacket. Account of the court martial and subsequent successful appeal of Lt-Commander Christopher Swabey, charged with indecently assaulting a sub-lieutenant.

South Africa At War

An account of military and industrial activities in South Africa during and related to WWII. Black and white plates throughout, with fold out map.

Price – $50.00 (ZAR-550.00)