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PostSubject: If there is just one book!    Mon Jan 18, 2016 9:27 am

If you could have a book, and money was no object, which book would you like to own. I'm talking about the rare books with this question.
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PostSubject: Re: If there is just one book!    Mon Jan 18, 2016 7:41 pm

Popes diary ! Very Happy
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PostSubject: Re: If there is just one book!    Mon Jan 18, 2016 8:10 pm

An original copy Surgical experiences in the Zulu and Transvaal wars, 1879 and 1881.


Original copy Bertram Mitford. Through the Zulu Country.
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PostSubject: Re: If there is just one book!    Mon Jan 18, 2016 9:38 pm

I'll go for Littlehand's second choice!
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PostSubject: If there is just one book !   Tue Jan 19, 2016 6:24 am

Littlehand do you have those books , they are freely available online ? . I think I've seen Mitford's , an Original first edition in the last year or so ? . You need to study mo
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PostSubject: Re: If there is just one book!    Tue Jan 19, 2016 6:52 am

90th LH posted the links to the online versions!
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PostSubject: If there is just one book !   Tue Jan 19, 2016 7:07 am

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I'm not talking about the readable online versions , I'm talking about the ACTUAL books , you now the ones .... you hold and turn the pages by hand ? You need to study mo they are freely ( easy ) to obtain online via ebay or online book shops ! . First editions are harder , I was wondering why anyone would want a first edition when the reprints are freely available , there isn't anything different in them compared to 1st Editions , they are one and the same I've noticed over the years , the ones I have anyway .
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PostSubject: Re: If there is just one book!    Tue Jan 19, 2016 7:47 am

Yes "I Now the ones" LH does say original copies!
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PostSubject: Re: If there is just one book!    Tue Jan 19, 2016 7:55 am

Just checked Bookfinder .com for Mitford's book, around $70 AUD for a paperback posted up to $5034 AUD for an original1883 copy !!! You need to study mo
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PostSubject: If there is just one book !   Tue Jan 19, 2016 7:56 am

oldh you have me confused , why did you mention the ' online versions ' then ????
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PostSubject: Re: If there is just one book!    Tue Jan 19, 2016 9:10 pm

90th I look when I can, but if in the future you see one of the two books or both for sale, please drop me a PM. Thank You!!!!
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PostSubject: Re: If there is just one book!    Tue Jan 19, 2016 11:48 pm

As I mentioned above the website [You must be registered and logged in to see this link.] has lots of copies of Mitford's book "
through the Zulu Country ' in both soft and hadcover, various editions and prices. If a book is for sale anywhere, there is a good chanceyou will find it there.You need to study mo
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PostSubject: Re: If there is just one book!    Thu Jan 21, 2016 9:56 pm

littlehand wrote:
An original copy Surgical experiences in the Zulu and Transvaal wars, 1879 and 1881.


Original copy Bertram Mitford. Through the Zulu Country.
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