The First Line of Defence.
Salisbury: British South Africa Police. 1972.
Volume One of the History of the British South Africa Police covering the years 1899 – 1903, including participation in the Occupation of Mashonaland, the first Matabele War, the Jameson Raid, the suppression of the Matabele and Mashonal Rebellions, the relief of Mafeking and the campaign in the Western Transvaal during the South African War.
The book itself is a hardback in good condition, although the dust jacket is damaged and torn down the spine. There are a number of small brown marks on the first page, which is a picture of Lt Col. Bodle. The marks are not on the picture itself.
The Right of the Line.
Salisbury: Kingstons Ltd.1974.
Volume Two of the History of the British South Africa Police from the years 1903 to 1939, including the Force’s involvement in the Great War. Is the story of the transformation of a mounted infantry regiment into a professional police force.
A hardback edition in good condition with a protective dust jacket, which although untorn, can only be described as being in a fair or reasonable condition with some fading on the spine and a bit of chafing along the edges.