South Melbourne, Popular Publications, [circa 1915]. With the ownership signature of a captain of the 2/48th. Cover title: 'Easy Conversational Arabic and French for the Australian Soldier. An Indispensible Guide for the Soldier Abroad'.
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Edinburgh, W. and A.K. Johnston, 1901. Scale: 1:11,800,800. The title is given simply as 'Africa' in the cartouche. No mention is made of the war in South Africa.
Cape Town, Western Province Cricket Association, 2000.
Los Angeles, UCLA Fowler Museum of Cultural History, 2002.
Cape Town, Peninsula Press (for the Automobile Association), 1956 (third edition)/ 1949. Included is a foldout 'Key Map of Trans-African Highways' (loosely inserted into a paper sleeve affixed to the front pastedown) along with two pages of handwritten notes by a previous owner.
Cape Town, Purnell, 1967. A large label mounted on the verso of the front flyleaf records that this is number 270 of 400 copies of the Collector's Edition, signed by both authors and the two principal artists.
London, Sidgwick and Jackson, 1962/ 1866.
Edinburgh, MacNiven and Wallance, 1899.
London, Country Life Books, 1979.
[Kenthurst], Kangaroo Press, .
London, Harvill, 1991 [first thus].
London, Collins Harvill, 1990 (first edition).
Suffolk, Neville Spearman, 1984 (first edition thus)/ 1949. The Introduction by Negley Farson is unique to this edition.
Berkeley, University of California Press, 1986. The rear flap of the dustwrapper states that 'Volume 1 [is] on Southwestern Zaire ... The following three volumes in the series will cover the arts and cultures of Lower Zaire, southeastern Zaire, and northern and central Zaire'. We can find no record of...
London, Athlone Press, 1989. Number 58 in the Monographs on Social Anthropology series; with the ownership signature of anthropologist Peter Sutton.
[Cape Town, possibly J.H. Robinson & Co.], circa 1900. The photograph, featuring mainly artillery shells of various sizes (some of them identified), small arms ammunition, and shrapnel (one piece marked '66 Battery'), is signed in the negative 'B.W. Canby'. To say the image is incongruous in a souvenir greeting card.....
London, John Murray, 1903 [Murray's Imperial Library edition]. The letters were written to Sir Bartle Frere 'in regular succession, from a date shortly before the war broke out.... The writer is a man who has long been resident in South Africa, and has held more the position of onlooker than...
Samuel Albert White (1870-1954) is well-known as an ornithologist and conservationist, but 'During the South African War he had two tours of duty and was temporarily promoted captain, a title he used thereafter' ('Australian Dictionary of Biography'). There are five studio portraits and one taken outdoors, with White astride a....
Cape Town, Centaur Publishers, 1983/ 1966.
London, George Bell and Sons, 1900 [Bell's Indian and Colonial Library edition]. Signed in pencil 'F. Ware, May 14th, 1900', presumably [Sir] Fabian Ware KCVO KBE CB CMG (1869-1949), founder of the Imperial War Graves Commission and sometime Director of Education in the Transvaal. With the later bookplate and ownership...
London, John Murray, 1872. Burton was Consul to Damascus from 1869 to 1872. Other articles (each containing a large folding map with added colour) include BURTON, Richard Francis and Charles F. Tyrhwitt DRAKE: Notes of a Reconnaissance of the Anti-Libanus (pages 408-425); FORREST, Alexander: Account of an Expedition to explore...
London, John Murray, 1990/ 1990. With the bookplate of Grattan Wheaton [OAM], and his inscribed date of purchase. A centennial biography, McLynn draws on new material from a wealth of untapped manuscript sources.
Oxford, Oxford University Press, 1963. Oxford Monographs on Social Anthropology.
Long Beach, Safari Press, 2012 (first edition). Number 937 of 1000 copies signed by the author. The thirty-ninth book in the Classics in Big-Game Hunting series.
London, Bodley Head, 1949, 1957 and 1960 [all first editions]. As 'much at ease with the elegance and bawdyness of a pre-Christian like Horace as with a writer like Baudelaire, nourished in the Christian European tradition'.