Category: - BOER WAR


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Elizabeth Butler Battle Artist

By: Butler, Elizabeth

Price: $37.00

Publisher: UK, Fisher Press, 1993

Both Elizabeth's parents were interested in art and at an early age she was encouraged to paint and draw. At first Elizabeth concentrated on painting portraits and landscapes but after visiting France, where she saw paintings inspired by the Franco-Prussian War, she began to paint military subjects. In 1874 submitted a painting entitled the Roll Call to the Royal Academy in London - it was so popular it was taken on tour. In later conflicts Britons sought more encouragin... View more info


By: Grant Ian

Price: $24.00

Publisher: Random House - Australia, 1992

Edition: 1st Edition

In the 200 years since Australia was colonised by the British, Australian servicemen and women have fought in fields of war as far removed as South Africa, Russia, Vietnam, Korea and the Middle East. From the Maori Wars of 1860 to the Gulf War of 1991 our forces have been drawn into conflicts seldom of our making. This Dictionary of Australian military History is well researched and presented and provides details of each conflict including the landing at Gallipoli. View more info

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TO STOP A RISING SUN Reminiscences of Wartime In India and Burma

By: Humphreys Roy

Price: $39.00

Publisher: Alan Sutton Publishing UK, 1996

Edition: 1st Edition

Very good condition, clean white pages, no foxing, unclipped dust jacket."A unique record of first-hand accounts recalling what life was really like for British servicemen and women in India, Burma and the Far East during the Second World War." Includes many black and white photographs. View more info

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To the Bitter End: Photographic History of the Boer War, 1899-1902

By: Lee, Emanoel

Price: $21.00

Publisher: UK, Penguin, 1986

226pp with multiple photos/maps throughout, 750g packed for posting, slight corner bump/crease. Hostilities between Britain and the Boer republics broke out just two years after the invention of the Folding Pocket Kodak, the first camera to use "cartridge film" and that could be afforded by ordinary men, such as troops serving in foreign territories. Emmanoel Lee's interest in South Africa's history and his passion for photography are combined in this valuable pi... View more info

Marilyn Monroe: A Never-Ending Dream

By: Luijters, Guus (ed)

Price: $27.00

Publisher: UK, Plexus London, 1986

This lovely bio-pic presents a most dazzling, comprehensive collection of Marilyn Monroe photographs, with stunning images--more than 450 in all, many of them rare and surprising. But the photographs are only half the magic of this book as each photo spread is accompanied by Marilyn's own commentary on the events and people portrayed. review >>> this is a feast for the eyes and the senses. . . . we are really getting to see and read her thoughts.171 crisp white pp, 800g ... View more info