Tussen Berg en Zee

A tale from the fight of the Boers in Natal from 1838-1841. This book is part of the Zuid-Afrikaansche Historie Bibliotheek.

Price – $16.00 (ZAR-140.00)

Twelve Years’ Military Adventure In Three Quarters of the Globe : Or, Memoirs of an Officer Who Served in the Armies of His Majesty and of the East India Company, Between the Years 1802 and 1814…

,… in Which are Contained the Campaigns of the Duke of Wellinton in India, and his last in Spain and the south of France.. In two volumes. Ex libris pasted to the front paste down of each volume. Inscribed note pasted to the ffep of volume 2. Leaves are generally moderately foxed. Binding shows general wear and some damage along the hinges.

Un Page de Louis XV

Lettres de Marie-Joseph de Lordat a son oncle, Baron de Bram Brigadier des armées du roi (1740 – 1747). 422pp. The letters cover the time of the Flanders Campaign.



Price – $20.00 (ZAR-220.00)

Union-Castle Chronicle 1853-1953

Amateur bookbinder’s delight. Split to cloth at spine hinge. First few pages dog eared. Pen marks on a few pages. Long split to rear pastedown.

Price – $12.00 (ZAR-120.00)

V M Golovnin Detailed in Simon’s Bay.

The story of the detention of the Imperial Russian Sloop ‘Diana’ from April 1808 to May 1809. Translated from the Russian by Mrs Lisa Millner and edited by O H Spohr. Blue cloth spine. Slight foxing to front card wrap.

Price – $12.00 (ZAR-120.00)

Vasco da Gama. The Diary of His Travels through African Waters 1497 – 1499.

Very good condition with minimal wear to boards and slight foxing to DW. White boards with green lettering. No published date.

Price – $36.00 (ZAR-360.00)

Vrij Nederland – Tweede Jaar

A volume of collated underground Dutch newspapers, printed during the occupation of Holland by Nazi Germany during the second world war.

Condition: Good, foxing throughout.

Price – $50.00 (ZAR-500.00)

Vrij Nederland – Tweede Jaar

A volume of collated underground Dutch newspapers, printed during the occupation of Holland by Nazi Germany during the second world war.

Condition: Good, foxing throughout.

Price – $50.00 (ZAR-500.00)

Vrij Nederland – Tweede Jaar

A volume of collated underground Dutch newspapers, printed during the occupation of Holland by Nazi Germany during the second world war.

Condition: Good, foxing throughout.

Price – $50.00 (ZAR-500.00)

War Along the Orange: The Korana and the Northern Border Wars of 1868-9 and 1878-9.

Centre for African Studies, University of Cape Town. Communications No. 1. As part of the author’s thesis, this publication seeks to ‘shed some light on whether the Korana were merely a group of bandits and stock-thieves or were they seeking vengeance for the loss of their lands or were they motivated by a combination of these and other purposes.’

Price – $15.00 (ZAR-180.00)

War at Sea

South African Maritime Operations during World War II – black and white illustrations throughout.

Price – $28.00 (ZAR-280.00)

War at Sea – South African Maritime Operations during WWII

‘Largely anecdotal narrative’. A proud record of loss and achievement during the war. Clean sound copy.

Price – $32.00 (ZAR-300.00)

War Beneath the Sea. Submarine Conflict 1939-1945

Grey boards with minor edgewear. Previous owner’s name inscribed on first free page. 2cm closed tear and minor edge wear to DW with some tanning to edges. Foxing to top edges of pages as well as age-toning. Contents clear and well bound.

Price – $14.00 (ZAR-140.00)

Warfare by Other Means. South Africa in the 1980s and 1990s.

Green boards. Colour and B/W photographs. Contents clean and tightly bound.

Price – $65.00 (ZAR-650.00)

We Captured a U-Boat

Dust jacket in good condition with some creasing in the corners . Minor foxing to fore – edges.

With Kitchener to Khartum

Part of the uniform set published by Neelson. Gilt edges to the top. 384pp, with a frontis and seven illustrations. Account of Kitchener’s North African campaigns.

Price – $20.00 (ZAR-250.00)

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

Recollections of a mounted officer on the Cape of Good Hope frontier, who came to South Africa as a young boy. He served in most frontier wars and expeditions and was acting chief magistrate in Griqualand East at various times and resident magistrate in Herschel during the Boer war. 147 pages. Illus. with black/white photos and line drawings.




Price – $900.00 (ZAR-8500.00)

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 2nd Cape Corps thro’ Central Africa

With the 2nd Cape Corps

With the 2nd Cape Corps

Yangtze Patrol: The U.S. Navy in China

Past owner’s name and date in ink on front fep. Top fore edges of pages slightly marked. Back panel of dw slightly scuffed, spine faded. DW now in plastic cover.

Zeitschrift des Vereines für hamburgische Geschichte.Neue Folge, Funster Band, Uchter Band.

Text in the gothic script. Paginated 421 – 666. With 8 lithographic plates to the rear.

Price – $75.00 (ZAR-650.00)