The Edges of War

” A History of the Frontier Wars 1702-1878″. ” A new and entertaining account of the long struggle between Europeans and Africans.” 304pp, with some illustrations.



Price – $50 (ZAR-550)

The Edges of War

” A History of the Frontier Wars 1702-1878″. ” A new and entertaining account of the long struggle between Europeans and Africans.” 304pp, with some illustrations.



Price – $50 (ZAR-550)

The Elite, The Story of the Rhodesian Special Air Service, Pictorial

Corners of boards and top and bottom of spine are slightly bumped. A pictorial account of the best selling book, The Elite.

The False Bay Story

The third book of Jose Burman’s trilogy on the sea approaches of the Western Cape.


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Price – $47.00 (ZAR-450.00)

The False Bay Story

The last of his trilogy of books on the sea approaches of the Western Cape. 181pp, black and white plates. Some foxing.


Price – $45 (ZAR-430)

The First and the Last: The Story of the 4th/7th Royal Dragoon Guards, 1939-1945: Compiled from the Regimental War Diary, Squadron Diaries, Personal Narratives, and the Unofficial Actions of the 4th/7th Royal Dragoon Guards in France

Clean text and firm binding; some insect damage to edges of boards and to spine. Gilt decoration on front board still bright.

The First Boer War

330pp, plates and a map. The war at Majuba Hill.


Price – $15 (ZAR-180)

The First Boer War

330pp, plates and a map. The war at Majuba Hill.


Price – $15 (ZAR-180)

The First Seven Divisions

” Being a detailed account of the fighting from Mons To Ypres” by a captain of the Hussars, 18th edition, revised and enlarged with eleven maps and an index. 364pp


Price – $10 (ZAR-120)

The Flag-Wagger (With an Introduction By Elspeth Huxley)


Previous owner’s name in ink on half-title page. Map of Northern Rhodesia in front-end papers. Map of the Republic of Zambia in back-end papers. Cover shows small tears and chips to the edges and some fading.

The Fortification of Pretoria

An illustrated 1968 history of Fort Klapperkop, Pretoria.

Price – $22.00 (ZAR-240.00)

The German Giants – The German R-Planes 1914 – 1918

Binding is marked on front with white spots. Foxing throughout but largely at the beginning of the book. 283pp, black and white photographs and line illustrations.

Price – $60 (ZAR-500)

The Great War at Sea: a History of Naval Action, 1914-18

Page 34 displays ink stains incurred during the printing process.

The Highlands of Kaffraria

Foxing to slightly soiled dw.

The History of False Bay up to 1795. (Signed by the author).

Preface by Admiral H H Biermann, President of Simon’s Town Historical Society. Illustrated paste-downs in the front. A fascinating book of False Bay from its first sighting by the Portuguese navigator Bartholomew Diaz in 1488 to the time of the 1st British Occupation in 1975.

Price – $90.00 (ZAR-950.00)

The Hun in our Hinterland

Small pamphlet on the German threat in South West Africa before WWI. With fold out map to front. Original paper wraps fixed over new card wraps. Spine is chipped with ink notations to rear wrap. Wraps are stained and foxed. Light foxing to the leaves. A good to fair copy overall with some repairs.


Price – $55.00 (ZAR-600.00)

The Indian Mutiny of 1857. A Sketch of the Principal Military Events

Two colour illustration on cart have been pasted onto the feps. The 5 maps, as called for appear in the pocket at the rear of the book. The covers are fairly grubby but internally the pages are all clean.

Price – $50.00 (ZAR-450.00)

The Last Voyage of the Guardian, 1789 – 1791 – Lieutenant Riou, Commander; Edited with an Introduction By M D Nash

Van Riebeeck Society. Second Series; no. 20.

The Life of a Regiment. Vol III (1898-1914) The History of the Gordon Highlanders

A history of the Gordon Highlanders Regiment during and after the Anglo Boer war.

Price – $50.00 (ZAR-550.00)

The Log of the Cutty Sark

History of the last sailing ship employed in the tea and wool trade, with b/w illustrations, log excerpts and diagrams. Bound in red cloth covered boards with gilt titles to front board and spine. Large stain to bottom edge of front board, lettering rubbed from spine. In stamps to front endpapers. Foxed and stained throughout. Overall good.

Price – $28.00 (ZAR-280.00)

The Luck of H.M.S Dragon

A sailor’s account of the ocean battles that took place as a consequence of the fall of Malaya and the Dutch East Indies. Signed by the author.

Condition: Very good, sunning to spine.

Price – $20.00 (ZAR-250.00)

The Merchant Navy

Dust jacket in very good condition . Good firm copy

The Mighty Eighth War Diary

508pp. Minor foxing to front end papers. Day by day operational record of more than one thousand operations between 1942 and 1946.

Price – $45 (ZAR-400)

The Mint: a Day-book of the RAF Depot Between August and December 1922 with Later Notes By 352087 A/c Ross

Text very clean and whole; some foxing on endpapers and binding slightly skewed. Lower edges of boards a bit faded. DW spine browned and marks to panels.

The Monthly Army List for August, 1914

Overall book condition good. Slightly dogeared with some loss to the paper spine. A distribution list of officers on the active list of the regular army