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    The War Diaries of Count Galeazzo Ciano 1939-43

    R625,00
    The first illustrated edition of these remarkable first hand diaries from Italy's foreign minister during the 2nd World War

    Himmler's Diary 1945: A Calendar of Events Leading to Suicide

    R625,00
    Reichsfuhrer-SS Heinrich Himmler instigated the mass murder of European Jews. 1945 saw his fall from second-most powerful man in Germany after Hitler to his suicide in British captivity. Throughout 1945 Himmler showed little sign of his supreme power, moving between action and indecision: V-2 rockets, release of camp prisoners and peace feelers.

    Wine, Women and Song: A Spitfire Pilot's Story Compiled from Doug Brown's Letters and Reminscences

    R625,00
    Spitfire pilot Doug Brown's RAF experiences. The first solo in a Spitfire was almost his last and he crashed on his first operation. It was a life of contrasts: the thrill of flying; the loss of fellow airmen; anticipation of combat; the boredom of 'readiness'; indulgent mess banquets; pranks and comradeship; and the unrelenting toil of war.

    Letters And Social Aims

    R928,00
    This scarce antiquarian book is a facsimile reprint of the original. Due to its age, it may contain imperfections such as marks, notations, marginalia and flawed pages. Because we believe this work is culturally important, we have made it available as part of our commitment for protecting, preserving, and promoting the world's literature in affordable, high quality, modern editions that are true to the original work.

    The Letters of Mark Twain and Joseph Hopkins Twichell

    R650,00 R731,88
    Contains the complete texts of all known correspondence between Samuel L. Clemens (Mark Twain) and Joseph Hopkins Twichell. Theirs was a rich exchange. The long, deep friendship of Clemens and Twichell - a Congregationalist minister of Hartford, Connecticut - rarely fails to surprise, given the general reputation Twain has of being antireligious.

    The Diary of Samuel Pepys: The BBC Radio 4 Full-Cast Dramatisation

    R582,00 R733,06
    The author was 26 when he decided to start keeping a diary, in January 1660. For the next ten years he faithfully recorded the day's events and confessed his innermost thoughts. That diary has since become one of our most important, and fascinating, historical documents. This book tells his story.

    The Letters of Ernest Hemingway: Volume 2, 1923-1925

    R596,00 R629,16
    Hemingway's letters, many previously unpublished, trace his literary apprenticeship in the legendary milieu of expatriate Paris (1923-1925).

    Blue-eyed Child of Fortune: Civil War Letters of Colonel Robert Gould Shaw

    R670,00
    The letters presented in this volume portray abolitionist hero Robert Gould Shaw in his own words, as he describes his coming of age in upper-class Boston circles and in two years of battle. They detail the transformation of a cosmopolitan son into a disciplines soldier.

    Memoirs and Selected Letters

    R582,00 R620,44
    In strong, clear prose, Grant tells of his education in war. His boyhood, West Point, and the war with Mexico make up the first part of his story, ending with his resignation from the army and his return to Missouri to sell firewood on city streets.