Lot #15/22 Three volumes of Van Riebeeck Society
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Lot #15/22 Three volumes of Van Riebeeck Society. A Canadian Mounted Rifleman at war, 1899-1902: the reminiscences of A.E. Hilder edited & annotated by A.G. Morris. The only substantial work on Canadian cavalry in the Anglo-Boer War. He was largely active in Free State & eastern Transvaal. "Van Riebeeck Society, Second Series" no. 31. Cape Town, Van Riebeeck Society, 2000. First edition. 8vo. Cloth. Dust jacket. Pp. xxx,170,(9), portraits, illustrations, maps. VG. …. together with …. The war memoirs of Commandant Ludwig Krause, 1899-1900 edited by Jerold Taitz, with Ken Gillings & Arthur Davey. Memoirs of a Boer commander who was active in Magaliesberg & around Ladysmith during the Anglo-Boer War. These memoirs are published here for the first time, but were written during his captivity. "Van Riebeeck Society, Second Series" #26.Cape Town, Van Riebeeck Society, 1996. First edition. 8vo. Cloth. Dust jacket. Pp. xxxiv,163,(9), colour frontispiece, portraits, maps. Some foxing. Good+ …. together with …. The frontier war journal of Major John Crealock, 1878 .… a narrative of the Ninth Frontier War by the Assistant Military Secretary to Lieutenant General Thesiger edited & introduced by Chris Hummel. A valuable description of the last months of this final Eastern Cape frontier war between colonial forces and the Xhosa. Includes some of Crealock's sketches. "Van Riebeeck Society, Second Series" no. 19. Cape Town, Van Riebeeck Society, 1989. First edition. 8vo. Cloth. Dust jacket. Pp. xix,195,(9), 1 colour plate, illustrations, portraits, facsimile, tables, maps. Previous owner's details on end-paper, some light browning. Good+ For three books sold as a collection Reserve price: R470.00 bids welcome BUY NOW [The first bidder to bid the buy now amount wins this lot] @ R620.00

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