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The Great Steam Racetrack thru the Great Karoo, South Africa. Large format. Matt pictorial boards. Colour & b/w photos. ISBN: 9789172661950. Board corners a little bumped, contents fine.
A masterly account of this heroic battle which won a record of eleven Victoria Crosses and has become a byword for bravery ever since. Red boards, gilt title to spine. B/w plates and maps. 446 pages includes index. ISBN: 0304359602. SIGNED by author. Wrapper edge very slightly rubbed. Spine very slightly bumped.
A history of the Swaziland Bushveld. Matt green pictorial boards. B/w photos. ISBN: 0620280085. Corners bumped, boards a little grubby at vertical edges. Minor foxing to text block.
HOW CAN MAN DIE BETTER: THE SECRETS OF ISANDLWANA REVEALED
Written by Mike Snook.
Stock no. 2132316
Published by Greenhill Books; Stackpole Books. 1st 2005. Fine condition in a nearly fine dustwrapper.
A detailed analysis of the Isandlwana campaign. Burgundy boards with silver title to spine. Essential reading for anyone interested in the wider Anglo-Zulu War or the Victorian Army. B/w photos. 320 pages. ISBN: 185367656x. Slight rubbing at wrapper corners.
An enthralling story of an extraordinary and courageous woman. Her bravery, stoicism and African upbringing were critical to the career of world-renowned explorer and missionary, David Livingstone. Burgundy boards, gilt title to spine. ISBN: 9780715209646.
Zelda la Grange grew up in South Africa as a white Afrikaner who supported the rules of segregation. This book tells her extraordinary story of how, as a young woman, she had her life, beliefs, prejudices and everything she once believed in utterly transformed by the greatest man of her time. The story of how, at the end of apartheid, she would become a trusted assistant to Nelson Mandela, growing to respect and cherish the man she had been taught was the enemy. Grey boards, black title to spine. Colour & b/w photos. ISBN: 9780241004012.
Burgundy cloth boards with gilt title to spine and author's initials to front side. A full-scale documentary history of the war. B/w photos. xxix and 718 pages including index. ISBN: 0394427424. 2nd printing. Light wear to spine vertically (spine slightly cocked). Text block a little grubby. Price-cut pictorial dustwrapper is rubbed at corners.
Bull Terrier history in Southern Africa over the past two centuries. Covering a broad spectrum, focusing more on detail on the winners of the Major Trophy Shows. Large format. Blue pictorial glazed boards. Colour and b/w photos. iv and 152 pages. ISBN: 0620260882. Corners lightly bumped. One or two small marks but contents generally clean. Pictorial dustwrapper is edge-worn and torn with 2.5 x 1.5" loss to top rear edge.
THE JOURNAL OF THE MOUNTAIN CLUB OF SOUTH AFRICA 1939
No author listed.
Stock no. 1815624
Published by Cape Times. 1939. Almost very good condition.
Being number Forty-Two for the year 1939 (published in January 1940). Grey cardwraps, black titles. B/w plates. Covers browned. Spine edges rubbed. Joints pulled. Name in ink to inside front cover. Staples rusty. Some foxspots. Internal binding tight.
ROBERTS BIRD GUIDE: A COMPREHENSIVE FIELD GUIDE TO OVER 950 BIRD SPECIES IN SOUTHERN AFRICA
Written by Hugh Chittenden.
Stock no. 1815506
Published by John Voelcker Bird Book Fund. 2009. Slightly better than very good condition.
Laminated card covers. Blue pictorial cardwraps. Colour illustrations. 457 pages including index. ISBN: 9781770097148. Reprint. Slight bowing of front cover.
Green cloth spine, red boards with large pictorial onlay to front cover. Colour and b/w illustrations. Spine bumped, corners worn. Rubbing to cover edges and black mark to edge of rear cover. Prize plate to front pastedown. Light browning to title-page and last text page. Contents clean.
Card wraps. Colour photos. 4th edition, revised with new English names. ISBN: 9781919938974.