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Anglo-Boer War

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The Secret History of South Africa - H. R. Abercrombie

The Secret History of South Africa: Sixty-five Years in the Transvaal by H. R. Abercrombie records the eventful period of the author's life which includes the time of 1875-1910 where he not only lived but appreciated the movements of his times.

ZAR 200.00
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Die Geskiedenis van die Tweede Vryheidsoorlog in Suid-Afrika, 1899-1902: Deel IV - J. H. Breytenbach

Die Geskiedenis van die Tweede Vryheidsoorlog in Suid-Afrika, 1899-1902: Deel IV by J. H. Breytenbach is part 4 of the definitive history of the Anglo Boer War from the Boer perspective. This narrates the events from 18 December 1899 to 28 Feb 1900. Illustrated with b&w photos and fold out maps. Text in Afrikaans.

ZAR 450.00
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Archives Year Book for South African History 1942-II - Botha, CG et al

Archives Year Book for South African History, 1942-II edited by CG Botha; C Beyers; JLM Franken; HB Thom contains the following segments:

ZAR 150.00
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Melton Prior - Jane Carruthers

Melton Prior: War Artist in Southern Africa, 1895 to 1900 by Jane Carruthers offers a detailed account of some of Melton Prior's work and experiences in trouble spots of the British empire. As a war artist he recorded both memorable moments and everyday events in the lives of colonials and soldiers, on almost every continent. In 1878 he was sent to Southern Africa for the first time, and by the end of his career he had witnessed and recorded various military campaigns.

ZAR 900.00
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A Narrative of the Boer War - Thomas Fortescue Carter

A Narrative of the Boer War by Thomas Fortescue Carter presents a comprehensive account of the Anglo-Boer War and discusses its causes and results.

ZAR 450.00
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Bombardment of Ladysmith Anticipated - Alan Chalmers

At the Siege of Ladysmith 21 000 Boers were pitted against the 12 000 British troops encircling the town, and into this cauldron arrived the figure of George Charles Maidment, a British Army orderly whose diary has been reproduced in full, and with minor corrections, by Alan Chalmers in Bombardment of Ladysmith Anticipated: The Diary of a Siege. For more than 100 days Maidment recorded the events of the siege, are of which are described in fascinating detail.

ZAR 85.00
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In The Ranks Of The C.I.V. - Erskine Childers

In The Ranks Of The C.I.V. is Erskine Childers' personal diary of service in the Orange Free State and Transvaal at the end of the conventional war - and beginning of guerrilla operations - and has been reprinted in facsimile to coincide with the Anglo-Boer War centenary.

ZAR 85.00
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'Vanity Fair' in S.Africa - Sonia Clarke

'Vanity Fair' In Southern Africa, 1869 to 1914 by Sonia Clarke. Vanity Fair was a weekly magazine published from 1868 - 1914, the caricatures featured in this book were chosen for their significance to southern Africa, and form part of the Brenthurst Press collection.

ZAR 600.00
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Rights and Wrongs of the Transvaal War - Edward T. Cook

Rights and Wrongs of the Transvaal War by Edward T. Cook presents a discussion on the policy of the South African War, tracing the war back to its ultimate causes, and recalls the sequence of events immediately preceding it, and sets out the actual course of negotiations, discussing the questions of right and wrong involved in the struggle.

ZAR 300.00
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David and Goliath - Geo R Duxbury

David and Goliath by Geo R Duxbury is a commemoration of the Century of the First War of Independence 1880 - 1881, covering the causes, the battles, and the effects, which results in a readable account of this war.

ZAR 120.00
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Mafeking! - Malcolm Flower-Smith and Edmund Yorke

Mafeking! by Malcolm Flower-Smith and Edmund Yorke was inspired by an unpublished manuscript based largely on the diary of Mr Algie, the Town Clerk during the siege. This is a comprehensive history of the siege illustrated with many b&w photos.

ZAR 75.00
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Thank God We Kept The Flag Flying - Kenneth Griffith

Thank God We Kept The Flag Flying: The Siege And Relief Of Ladysmith 1899-1900 by Kenneth Griffith has revealed, through the words of men that were there, a very personal yet totally authentic vision of the Boer War. Kenneth Griffith's twenty-year fascination with imperial history has already produced controversial documentaries on Cecil Rhodes and the Boer War. The title comes from the words of Sir George White on his relief.  Some of those included are still alive, and have spoken directly to the author. 

ZAR 450.00
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With the Boer Forces - Howard C Hillegas

With the Boer Forces by Howard C Hillegas portrays his account of the Anglo-Boer War (1899 - 1902). He was sent to South Africa as a correspondent by The New York World and wrote this book on his return to New York after spending time with the Boer forces in the field.

ZAR 480.00
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Archives Year Book for South African History 1956-I - Kieser,A; Franken, JLM; Pelzer, AN; Wiid, JA

Archives Year Book for South African History for 1956, volume 1 edited by Dr. A. Kieser; JLM Franken, AN Pelzer and JA Wiid.

Contains three articles: The first, 'Joseph Chamberlain and the South African Republic 1895-1899,' is by Richard H. Wilde. This is followed by 'Willem Hendrik Jacobsz se rol in die onafhanklikheid - en eenheidstrewe van die Voortrekkers op die Hoeveld (1847-1852)' by G. D. J. Duvenage. Finally, 'The Siege of Pretoria 1880 1881,' is by Arthur M. Davey. 

ZAR 150.00
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Words by an Eyewitness - "Linesman"

Words by an Eyewitness by "Linesman" presents a first-hand account of the Anglo-Boer War, written hastily from the seat of war in the intervals of events, and presents the human side of the conflict as opposed to a historical rendition.

ZAR 200.00
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Oorwinning Sonder Roem - Andre Malan

Oorwinning Sonder Roem: 'n Fotoalbum van herinnerings aan die Anglo-Boereoorlog, 1899-1902 by Andre Malan presents a photo album of memories of the Anglo-Boer War.

Afrikaans text.

ZAR 300.00
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The Anglo-Boer War, 1899-1902 - Johannes Meintjes

The Anglo-Boer War, 1899-1902: A Pictorial History by Johannes Meintjes presents, through its ordered pictorial composition, this account of the Anglo-Boer war. The people, their dress and uniforms come alive. Above all the book shows some of the more human aspects of a war which saw a David and Goliath confrontation and fostered advances in strategic warfare which we still employ today.

ZAR 200.00
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With the Boers in the Transvaal and Orange Free State 1880-81 - C. L. Norris-Newman

With the Boers in the Transvaal and Orange Free State 1880-81 by C. L. Norris-Newman gives a detailed and gripping account of the first Boer war, sparked by the discovery of diamonds.

Volume 6 of the Africana Reprint Library

ZAR 225.00
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The Anglo-Boer War 1899-1902: From the Hunter Valley to the Transvaal - L. H. Perret

The Anglo-Boer War 1899-1902: From the Hunter Valley to the Transvaal: A story of Trooper Frederick Avard of the New South Wales Lancers and the part also played by the many Australian Contingents by L. H. Perret, a relative of Trooper Avard, describes the human cost of the war. This is the revised, illustrated edition and contains numerous photographs & illustrations

ZAR 120.00
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The Siege of Kimberley - T. Phelan

The Siege of Kimberley: Its Humorous and Social Side by T. Phelan presents the story of the 18 week siege of Kimberly South Africa in 1899 - 1900, at the start of the Anglo-Boer war. Ex-libris copy.

ZAR 500.00
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Gladstone and Kruger - D. M. Schreuder

D. M. Schreuder's Gladstone and Kruger: Liberal Government & Colonial 'Home Rule' 1880-85 is a study of British reactions to the first of the 'African' nationalisms - Afrikaner nationalism. Map included.

ZAR 120.00
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The War Correspondents: The Boer War - Raymond Sibbald

The War Correspondents: The Boer War by Raymond Sibbald presents a collection of reports on the Anglo-Boer War sent back to Britain by newspaper correspondents in the field, and reflects the tensions felt during the progress of the war, including the uneasy match between patriotism and a critical appreciation of events on the battlefield.

ZAR 135.00
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The Best or the Worst of Empires - William T. Stead

The Best or the Worst of Empires by William T Stead deals with the aftermath of the Anglo-Boer War in South Africa, imperialism and the political situation in South Africa.  A fascinating insight into some post war British thinking.

ZAR 600.00
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The Boer War: Ladysmith and Mafeking, 1900 - The Stationary Office

The Boer War: Ladysmith and Mafeking, 1900 by The Stationary Office is part of the Uncovered Editions series. They are historic official papers which have not previously been available in a popular form. The British Empire went to war against the Boers in South Africa in October 1899. Within a few weeks the two main British forces were besieged in the towns of Ladysmith and Mafeking, and a huge army was shipped from England to rescue them. These papers are the despatches to London from the commanders in the field.

ZAR 60.00
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Unofficial Dispatches - Edgar Wallace

Unofficial Dispatches by Edgar Wallace holds special interest for South Africans, being entirely concerned with the country as a result of the author's activities as a newspapers correspondent during the Anglo-Boer War. This edition is limited to 1000 copies, this being No. 465.

ZAR 200.00

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