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The Fiercest Heart, Cloete, Stuart
1 The Fiercest Heart
Cloete, Stuart
Boston Houghton Mifflin 1960 First Hardcover Fine Near Fine Jacket 
Stated First Printing in clean unclipped dust jacket. Very clean and bright orange boards decorated with red and gold dots, clean unfaded black cloth spine with bright orange lettering. No fading, bumping or wear. Binding is tight and square, hinges are sound - no cracking. Pages and edges are clean and bright, with clean black endpapers - no names, writing or marks. 435 pages. Clean bright dust jacket is unchipped, no tears, not price clipped (4.95 on front inside flap), very nice portrait of author on rear panel. Enclosed in new archival quality removable mylar cover. This novel tells the story of the great Boer trek of the 1830's in which ten thousand Boers -- men, women and children -- left the security of the Cape Colony and drovethemselves like a spear into the emptiness of Africa, living in their tented wagons, eating the game they shot, marking with the graves of their dead the outspans where they rested, the road with the bleached bones of their livestock. 026525

Price: 25.00 USD
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The Legacy of Ladysmith, Crane, John Kenny
2 The Legacy of Ladysmith
Crane, John Kenny
Linden Press/Simon & Schuster 1986 0-671-60586-0 / 9780671605865 First Hard Cover Near FIne Near Fine Jacket Signed
Blue gray boards with charcoal gray cloth spine, gold lettering on spine. No bumping or wear. Binding is tight & crisp, pages and edges are clean and bright. INSCRIBED, dated and SIGNED by author on half-title. 398 pgs. Clean bright dustjacket is unchipped, has not been price clipped, and is enclosed in new archival quality mylar cove. "The Legacy of Ladysmith" is at once a historical tragedy and a contemporary thriller. It vaults from the brutal battlefields of the Boer War to the unquiet halls of Castle Menzies in present-day Scotland." 8vo. Historical Fiction. 009430

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The Chess Garden, Or The Twilight Letters of Gustav Uyterhoeven, Hansen, Brooks
3 The Chess Garden, Or The Twilight Letters of Gustav Uyterhoeven
Hansen, Brooks
New York Farrar Straus and Giroux 1995 0-374-16015-5 / 9780374160159 First Hard Cover Near Fine Near Fine Jacket 
Very clean maroon and green paper covered boards with gold stamped lettering on cover and spine. Binding is tight & crisp, pages and edges are clean and bright. Clean endpapers; no names, writing or bookplates. 481 pgs. Clean bright dustjacket is unchipped, no tears, not price clipped. Enclosed in new archival quality mylar cover. A novel in which Dr. Gustav Uyterhoeven, in the fall of 1900, left the chess garden that he and his wife had created together in Dayton, Ohio and journeyed to South Africa to serve as a doctor in the british concentration camps of the Boer War. Over the next ten months he sent twelve chess pieces and twelve letters back to his wife. 8vo. Fiction. 012728

Price: 12.00 USD
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Unfinished Journey, Jones, Jack
4 Unfinished Journey
Jones, Jack
New York Oxford University Press 1937 First Hardcover Very Good+ Very Good+ Jacket 
Moss green cloth boards with black lettering on spine. No fraying or wear, hint of dust soiling. Binding is tight & square, no cracking. Pages and edges are clean. Clean endpapers; no names, writing or marks. 303 pgs. Illustrated dustjacket is unchipped, not price clipped, no tears, with hint of very light soiling to rear panel. Author's photo on rear inside flap. Enclosed in new archival quality removable mylar cover. Autobiography of author's life in the Rhondda Valley, England's derelict coal mining area, where he was born, his early adventures in the Boer War in South Africa, the Great War, and politics and unemployment afterwards. 018668

Price: 35.00 USD
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The Library of South Africa (Four Books in One Volume), Mackenzie, Professor W. Douglas
5 The Library of South Africa (Four Books in One Volume)
Mackenzie, Professor W. Douglas
Chicago/London Douglas Mackenzie/Alfred Stead 1899 First Hard Cover Very Good+ No Dustjacket 
Clean unfaded green cloth boards with oval paste-on illustration on cover (unchipped), gilt and black lettering and decoration. Hint of light corner wear. Binding is tight & square, no cracking. Pages and edges are clean. Previous owner name and date (1903) in very light pencil on front free endpaper. Liberally illustrated throughout with black & white photographs of South Africa and portraits of important people of the time. 700 pgs. Four subject areas include: "Pictoral History of South Africa"; "Life of Paul Kruger"; "Life of Cecil Rhodes"; "British-Boer War". Original pamphlet from the publishers entitled "Read and Reflect" about the publication of this book is still enclosed. Large 8vo. 007739

Price: 65.00 USD
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The South African War - A Narrative of the Anglo-Boer War from the Beginning of Hostilities to the Fall of Pretoria, Mahan, Captain A. T.
6 The South African War - A Narrative of the Anglo-Boer War from the Beginning of Hostilities to the Fall of Pretoria
Mahan, Captain A. T.
New York Peter Fenelon Collier & Son 1900 First Hardcover Very Good no dust jacket 
Decorated American trade binding - cover designed by George Wharton Edwards (so stated on copyright page). Large oblong book 11-1/2" x 17" bound in green cloth boards with gold lettering and design on cover. No fraying or wear-through, slightest hint of surface rubbing. Binding is tight, no cracking. Pages and edges are clean, with clean endpapers - no names, writing or bookplates. Illustrations selected and arranged by Harry T. Clinton. First Edition, with MCM on title page, Copyright, 1900 on copyright page. With an Introduction by Sir John G. Bourinot, K.C.M.G., LL.D., Litt.D. Eighteen full page illustrations in color; 34 full page black and white illustrations. 208 pages. 024634

Price: 150.00 USD
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