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Africana Catalogue Q173 September 2002

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TRANSVAAL

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#8745 Campbell, George. OLD DUSTY OF THE LOW VELD. Based on the life of an old Prospector who spent nearly fifty years in the Low Veld prospecting for gold. Great first-person stories of the old days. Author was the brother of Roy Campbell. Orange cb. 168pp. illus dwg. 8vo. indexed. Eps fox. damp stain to top edge throughout text block, starting at spine and runs across 2.5" hence G- in tatty d/w with loss. A nice reading copy. Howard Timmins. Cape Town 1964. £6.00

WESTERN CAPE

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#8872 Burman, Jose. THE LITTLE KAROO. Illus. Ralph Taylor. This is a book that brings a little-known part of the country to life telling the story of the Little Karoo and the passes that cross its mountains. It also tells the story of the ostriches, the saga that brought immense wealth to the Little Karoo and also great tragedy. Blue cb. 155pp. 8vo. illus b/w & col photos. indexed. No inscrip. Almost fine in VG+ d/w. Human & Rousseau. Cape Town 1981. £26.00
#8891 Burrows, Edmund. OVERBERG OUTSPAN. A Chronicle Of People And Places In The South Western Districts Of The Cape. The area involved is now regarded as part of the Western Cape. Stretching from Knysna, inland to the Klein Karoo and the Swartberg mountains, west around the Cape peninsula and north to Clanwilliam and St Helena Bay. Grey cb. xviii + 310pp illus b/w photos, maps, genealogy tree, etc. 8vo. indexed. Inscrip. half title, a good clean copy in tatty d/w. Maskew Miller. Cape Town 1952. £10.00
#8856 De Kock, Victor. THOSE IN BONDAGE. An account of the life of the slave at the Cape in the days of the Dutch East India Company. Blue cb. illus b/w photos, dwgs. 237pp. 8vo. indexed. No inscrip, G in poor d/w. George Allen & Unwin. London 1950. £8.00
#8912 Duminy, J.P. TWILIGHT OVER THE TYGERBERG. Reminiscences of life on the Tygerberg early in the 20th century. Green cb. 164pp, illus b/w photos, fold-out map, indexed. Edges lightly foxed. bott.cnrs bmpd & light shelfwear. else v.clean & near VG in G-VG d/w. J.F. Midgley. Kommetjie Cape 1979.

Signed by author on title page.

£30.00
#8896 Karsten, Mia C. THE OLD COMPANY'S GARDEN AT THE CAPE AND ITS SUPERINTENDENTS. Including An Historical Account Of Early Cape Botany. With A Paper On Some Drawings Of South African Protaceae In The Government Herbarium At Leyden (Holland) Ascribed To Hartog, By Dr. S.J. Van Ooststroom. With 33 Illustrations. Bibliography. Green cb. xvii + 188pp illus b/w plates. 8vo. indexed. Ff browned, some foxing, G in d/w (sm.area of loss near to f.head of spine). Maskew Miller. Cape Town 1951.

Inscribed by Author on half-title thus: "Dr Frank van der Riet, Grahamstown. Baie dankie vir jou help en hartelike groete, van Mia Karsten. Kaapstad, 22 Nov. 1957".

£25.00
#8964 Nimmo, Arthur. THE KNYSNA STORY. The story of the Outeniqua area. Covers the Outeniqua gold-rush, the great fire, the plundering of the forests, the houtkappers, and more. Gilt on blue cb. xii + 152pp. illus col.b/w photos, maps, etc. 8vo. indexed. Gift inscription verso ffep. bds a little faded at edges, else clean and VG in d/w (protected, some closed tears, clean & bright). Juta. Cape Town 1976.

Signed by Author on title page "Barney Nimmo".

£40.00
#8934 Roberts, Brian. CIVIC CENTURY. The First One Hundred Years Of The Kimberley Municipality. Illustrated by Philip Bawcombe. Bilingual English & Afrikaans text. A well-illustrated historical overview of the town. Gilt on red skivertex. 109pp illustrated b/w photos, cold.plates etc. 4to. indexed. Sp. sl.fad else VG+. Kimberley Municipality 1978.

No.19 of a limited edition. Signed by Author on title page. Also inscribed half-title thus: "For Peter and Jean, With all fond thoughts. Brian. Kommetjie 1979".

£25.00
#8769 Storrar, Patricia. PORTRAIT OF PLETTENBERG BAY. The author reviews the time when great herds of animals roamed the region and early man lived in the coastal caves up to today when the bay has acquired a world-wide reputation as one of the most peaceful and beautiful resorts in the southern hemisphere. Blue cb. x + 242pp. illus b/w photos. 8vo. indexed. Authors inscrip. ffep o/w VG in G d/w. Centaur, Cape Town. 1978.

Signed and inscribed by author on title page. Presentation copy inscribed thus "To: Professor Chris Hummel, In gratitude for his authoritative contribution to the knowledge of our own history. From: The Van Plettenberg Historical Society".

£55.00
#8851 Tennant, Hercules and Jackson, Michael Edgar. (Eds) . CAPE OF GOOD HOPE. ACTS OF PARLIAMENT. Session of 1896. Third Session of the Ninth Parliament. Includes Acts known as: "Graham's Town Water Supply", "Tables Bay Harbour Loan" (also similar for East London & Port Elizabeth, and others as enacted by the Governor of the Cape of Good Hope. Stapled booklet. F.wrap loose, govt. dept. stamps, G. W.A. Richards & Sons, Cape Town 1896. £10.00

ORANGE FREE STATE AND LESOTHO

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#8747 Schoeman, Karel. BLOEMFONTEIN. Die Ontstaan Van 'n Stad 1846-1946. The story of the formation and history of the town of Bloemfontein. Afrikaans text. Extensive bibliography. Blue cb. 354pp. illus b/w photos. 8vo. indexed. Presentation certificate affixed ffep. light stains to f.edge, else near VG in G+ ch.d/w (sp.fad, foxed internally, one closed tear at rear). Human & Rousseau. Cape Town 1980 1st edn.

Presentation certificate reads as follows: "Presented on behalf of the city of Bloemfontein to Mnr J H Pretorius, 11 Maart 1981. Copy No. 63." Signed by the Mayor.

£30.00

EASTERN CAPE (including all 1820 Settler related material)

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#8792 Birtwhistle, N. Allen. WILLIAM THRELFALL. A Study In Missionary Vocation. Lancashire Fylde and South African settlers in heroic missionary adventure. Methodist Union catalogue B4325. Gilt on maroon cb. photo frontis. 168pp . 8vo. indexed. Author's inscrip. ffep. o/w VG-F in clean G d/w. Oliphants Ltd. London. 1966.

Inscribed title page thus: "For Leslie Hewson with very best wishes. Allen Birtwhistle".

£30.00
#8913 Bryer, Lynne in collaboration with Hunt, Keith S. THE 1820 SETTLERS. A social history illustrated by quotations from settler writings and by a wealth of photographs of the paintings, places and objects that record the experience of the 1820 settlers in South Africa. Heritage series: 19th century. Light brown cb. 80pp. 4to. illus b/w, col photos. indexed. No inscrip. Spine and top part of rear d/w fad from brown to green, protected with plastic film cover secured to d/w fold-ins hence VG+. Don Nelson. Cape Town. 1984. £25.00
#8797 Bryer, Lynne. THE BRITISH SETTLERS OF 1820. A popular overview of the subject. Printed wraps. 32pp stapled. lg.8vo. illus b/w dwg, photos. No inscrip. Mint. Chameleon Press. Cape Town 1986. £5.00
#8962 Burton, A.W. THE HIGHLANDS OF KAFFRARIA. A Review Of Outstanding Incidents In Kaffirland And British Kaffraria Leading Up To The Rise Of King William's Town, Keiskama Hoek and East London With Special Reference To The History And Situation Of Fort Stokes. Gilt on red & grey imit leather. 67pp. illus b/w. plates, photos, maps. 8vo. indexed. No inscrip. sm.bmp across top of bds. & top edge fox else F in VG d/w (foxed internally). Struik. Cape Town 1969. £24.00
#8829 Coleman, Francis L. ST. AIDAN'S COLLEGE. A history of the decline and final closure of St. Aidan's, once the premier Catholic College in South Africa. (With two chapters by Tony Farnell) Gilt on black cb. 138pp. illus b/w photos. 8vo. indexed. Mint in near fine d/w. ISER. Grahamstown 1980. £10.00
#8764 Collett, Joan. A TIME TO PLANT. Biography of James Lydford Collett, Settler. Printed wraps. xiii + 258pp. photo frontis. 8vo. indexed. VG+. Joan Collett, Fish River, Cape 1990.

Inscribed thus on ffep. "Dr Chris Hummel. With gratitude for your kindly help. Joan Collett. "

£30.00
#8897 Currey, R.F. ST ANDREW'S COLLEGE, GRAHAMSTOWN. 1855-1955. Foreword by H.V. Morton. Roll of Honour from 1878 through 1955. Gilt dec. blue cb. xii + 188pp. Erratum slip. Illus. b/w. Large inscrip ffep, eps fox, o/w G. Blackwell. Oxford 1955. £5.00
#8890 Dugmore, Rev.Henry Hare. THE REMINISCENCES OF AN ALBANY SETTLER. Together With His Recollections Of The Kaffir War Of 1835. One of the most informative and readable accounts of the founding of the Albany Settlement in the Eastern Cape Province. Gilt on red cb. 92pp. photo frontis, map. 8vo. indexed. Ownership inscrip f.pastedown, prelims foxed & browned, G-VG in G chipped browned d/w. Grocott & Sherry. Grahamstown 1958. £12.00
#8857 Dugmore, Rev.Henry Hare. THE REMINISCENCES OF AN ALBANY SETTLER. Together With His Recollections Of The Kaffir War Of 1835. Edited by F.G. Van Der Riet & Rev. L.A. Hewson. One of the most informative and readable accounts of the founding of the Albany Settlement in the Eastern Cape Province. Gilt on red cb. 92pp. photo frontis, map. 8vo. indexed. Owners inscrip eps sl. fox o/w G clean copy in G d/w. Grocott & Sherry. Grahamstown 1958.

Signed on verso by both editors.

£18.00
#8880 Fitzroy, V.M. CABBAGES AND CREAM. The experiences of a settler to South Africa. 1939 Blue cb. 218pp. illus b/w dwgs. 8vo. Boards and spine fad. inscrip, ffep excised and taped back, a clean reading copy. Timmins. Cape Town (1948). £5.00
#8837 FitzRoy, V.M. DARK BRIGHT LAND. Biography. Letters, journals, letters of the experiences of three families of 1820 Settlers to the Cape, namely the Pigot family, the Melsetter family and the Taylor family. Gilt on red cb. 323pp. 8vo. Inscrip, sm.sticker ffep o/w VG Maskew Miller. Cape Town 1955 £15.00
#8963 Frye, John. (Ed). THE WAR OF THE AXE AND THE XOSA BIBLE. The Journal Of The Rev. J.W. Appleyard. Each chapter with an introduction and extensive notes. Bibliography & appendices. Appelyard was the first to translate the bible into Xhosa and print it. Gilt on light buckram. xii + 157pp. illus b/w plates, maps. 8vo. indexed. Near fine in VG-F d/w (sp.fad). Struik. Cape Town 1971.

No.731 of 1000 copies.

£32.00
#8799 Gledhill, Eily., Kearney, Brian., Peters, Walter. (Eds). GRAHAMSTOWN. A PILOT STUDY IN CONSERVATION. Urban Heritage of South Africa and The School of Architecture University of Natal. Photostat production, binder. 73pp. 4to. Ex library with usual paraphernalia, good. np £10.00
#8925 Grocott & Sherry. GROCOTT & SHERRY'S ALBUM OF GRAHAMSTOWN. Preface by Hon. A. Wilmot. 50 monochrome full page photographs of Grahamstown and surrounding areas including Port Alfred. Gilt title on royal blue cb variant with blind stamped design, edges chamfered. Sm.oblong 4to. No foxing, insect damage inside rear hinge only hence fine. Exceptional condition Grocott & Sherry. Grahamstown 1898. £185.00
#8926 Grocott & Sherry. GROCOTT & SHERRY'S ALBUM OF GRAHAMSTOWN. Preface by Hon. A. Wilmot. 50 monochrome full page photographs of Grahamstown and surrounding areas including Port Alfred. Gilt title on red cb variant with blind stamped design, edges chamfered. Sm.oblong 4to. A little foxing to eps & prelims else mint. Exceptional condition. Grocott & Sherry. Grahamstown 1898. £185.00
#8758 Hockly, Harold Edward. THE STORY OF THE BRITISH SETTLERS OF 1820 IN SOUTH AFRICA. Chronicles the arrival of the Settlers of 1820 on the shores of Southern Africa & their location on the Eastern Frontier of the old Cape Colony as a buffer against the increasing migration of the bantu tribes westwards in the Colony. Red cb. photo frontis. 8vo. indexed. illustrated b/w photos, maps. Lg.inscrip ffep. o/w VG in good, clean d/w. Juta. Cape Town 1973 2nd enlarged & revised edn.. £20.00
#8876 Hudson-Reed, Sydney. 1820 SETTLER STORIES. Selections from the writings of other authors that illustrate the daily life of the ordinary settler. Illustrated with sketches by"WILLY". Printed wraps 126pp. 8vo. illus b/w dwgs. No inscrip. Sealed protective plastic cover. VG+ S.A. Baptist Historical Society, Pietermaritzburg. 1977. 3rd edn. £10.00
#8950 Hudson-Reed, Sydney. 1820 SETTLER STORIES. Selections from the writings of other authors that illustrate the daily life of the ordinary settler. Illustrated with sketches by"WILLY". Gilt on blue cb. 126pp. 8vo. illus b/w dwgs. Inscrip ffep, edges & eps v.lightly fox else VG+ in rubbed & foxed d/w (hence G+). MacMillan. Johannesburg 1970.

Signed title page thus: "WILLY. 26th September 1972". Includes original invitation to exhibition held by "Willy" in Grahamstown on that date.

£20.00
#8845 Le Cordeur, Basil A. (Ed). THE JOURNAL OF CHARLES LENNOX STRETCH. The Graham's Town Series No. 8. Charles Lennox Stretch, a controversial historical personality tells of his experiences in the 1835 frontier war, in which many of his convictions about political and social issues at the Cape first began to crystallize. gilt on brown. xxiv + 214pp. 8vo. indexed. No inscrip. Sl.tear to sp. of d/w at top, o/w VG+ in G d/w. Maskew Miller Longman. Cape Town 1988 for Rhodes University, Grahamstown. £25.00
#8893 Metrowich, F.C. ASSEGAI OVER THE HILLS. The story of the Eastern Cape. A collection of the more personal historical gems of the region. 215pp illus b/w photos. indexed. Inscrip ffep, bds heavily spotted, rear bd shaken a good reading copy. Timmins. Cape Town 1953 1st edn. £4.00
#8798 Mullins, T. THE MANDY'S IN SOUTH AFRICA. An 1820 Settler Family. The story of their emigration to South Africa and history here since. Bibliography, family tree, composition of the party, etc.. Printed wraps. illus family charts. 205pp. 4to. No inscrip. Sm. mark on front wrap o/w VG+. Thomas Mitchell Mullins (Privately Published). 1992. £40.00
#8848 Nash, M.D. BAILIE'S PARTY OF 1820 SETTLERS. A Collective Experience In Emigration. A new view of Settler society and politics with a detailed biographical section. Bibliography. Gilt on blue cb. 174pp. 8vo. illus b/w photos. indexed. No inscrip. Fine in VG d/w. A.A. Balkema. Cape Town 1982. £40.00
#8870 Nash, M.D. THE SETTLER HANDBOOK. A New List Of The 1820 Settlers. How to trace your settler roots. Printed wraps. 152pp. 8vo. illus b/w photos, index of settler names. No inscrip. fine in d/w. Chameleon Press. Cape Town. 1987. £25.00
#8933 Pringle, Thomas NARRATIVE OF A RESIDENCE IN SOUTH AFRICA. Africana Collectanea Volume XX. With Introduction, Biographical And Historical Notes By A.M. Lewin Robinson. Also a biography by Josiah Conder. Includes an introduction to this edition. Gilt dec skivertex. frontis map, xlv + 352pp illus b/w plates and foldout map at rear. Inscrip & device ffep, edges & eps fox. minimal textual markings, cnrs bmp., a good copy in tatty d/w with loss. (Moxon. London 1835). Struik. Cape Town 1966. Note that the Collectanea Series are original-size facsimile editions.

Copy No.480 of 750.

£22.00
#8907 Redgrave, J.J. PORT ELIZABETH IN BYGONE DAYS. Historical sketches touching upon the reminiscences of some of the earliest residents and descriptions of what the town looked like at various stages of its rapid growth. The definitive title of this city's history. Pale green cb. photo frontis. 547pp. illus photos, maps & plans. Eps browned, light fox to edges. ownership stamp ffep. spot stain in area at top of f.joint from l.h. edge of spine around to r.bd. and other small points, nevertheless this is a particularly clean and tight copy. The Rustica Press Ltd. Cape 1947. £30.00
#8823 Rivett-Carnac, Dorothy. THUS CAME THE ENGLISH. An introductory book to the background of the settlers of 1820 and their early history in the Eastern Cape. The book is restricted mainly to the Albany District being that area between the Fish and Bushman's Rivers, from Port St.Francis (now Port Alfred) inland past Salem and Bathurst to Grahamstown and surrounding areas. Distinctively illustrated by Ernest Ullman. Select bibliography. 147pp. illus b/w dwgs. indexed. Small ownership inscrips. bds spotted and bowed, contents nice but really only G in d/w with sl.loss. Howard Timmins. Cape Town 1961. £8.00
#8875 Sadler, Celia. NEVER A YOUNG MAN. Extracts from the letters and journals of the Rev. William Shaw an 1820 settler. Green cb. 187pp. illus b/w photos. 8vo. Inscrip reverse ffep o/w G+ in tatty spotted d/w.. Haum. Cape Town 1967. £12.00
#8762 Scott, J.B. (Ed). LETTER BOOK OF SIR RUFANE SHAW DONKIN. Port Elizabeth Series. No. 4. Khaki cb. photo frontis. 114pp. 8vo. indexed. Front cb sl.worn along lower edges, eps.sl.fox.o/w G+. The Historical Society of Port Elizabeth & Walmer, Port Elizabeth 1970.

This edition is limited to 500 copies of which this is No. 447.

£20.00
#8950 Shuttleworth, Stanley G. 1820 SETTLER WOMEN. The Unsung Heroines Of Those Times. Short biographies of 31 settler women. Bibliography. 152pp p/b illustrated 8vo. One ff loose, o/w clean & attractive Self-published. Grahamstown, nd. (late 1990s). £5.00
#8753 Slater, Francis Carey. SETTLERS HERITAGE. This book follows the British Settlers of 1820 and life on a Frontier farm in the eighteen-eighties. Autobiographical account of the Authors life in the Eastern Cape etc. Includes extracts of and letters from General Smuts, Sir Richard Livingstone, George Saintsbury, Dr James Stewart, Edmund Garrett, William Scully, Edmund Blunden, Roy Campbell, R.C.K. Ensor, T.J. Haarhoff, Lascelles Abercrombie, John Buchan, Ian Colvin, & Winifred Holtby. Blue cb. 261pp. 8vo. Eps browned. clean G, in browned ch.d/w. Lovedale Press, Alice. 1954. £25.00
#8833 Smith, Denis (Ed). CRADOCK 1814 - 1964. 150th Anniversary Brochure. Includes errata slip. Printed wraps. 186pp. 8vo. illus b/w photos, advertisements etc. Except sm.stain at top of spine, a fine copy. White & Broughton, Cradock. nd. £24.00
#8900 Stirk, Doris. SOUTHWELL SETTLERS Theopolis Mission Station, the Arrival of the Settlers, Founders of Southwell, Frontier Wars, erection of St. James Church, Farms of the District, Public Bodies of Southwell, Genealogical Tables. xii + 121pp.pb. 8vo. illus b/w photos, dwgs, maps. indexed. Wraps show slight insect damage, o/w VG. Self published 1971.

Signed by author Doris Stirk 1st Sept 1971. No. 367.

£12.00
#8960 Stirk, Doris. SOUTHWELL SETTLERS Theopolis Mission Station, the Arrival of the Settlers, Founders of Southwell, Frontier Wars, erection of St. James Church, Farms of the District, Public Bodies of Southwell, Genealogical Tables. xii + 121pp.pb. 8vo. illus b/w photos, dwgs, maps. indexed. Wraps show slight insect damage. Self published 1972. 2nd edn.

Signed by author Doris Stirk. No. 434.

£12.00
#8816 TOPOSCOPE. Lower Albany Historical Society. 1988 . Volume XIX. Stapled booklet, illus b/w photos, 104pp. list of members. VG. Grocott & Sherry. Grahamstown 1988. £5.00
#8813 TOPOSCOPE. Lower Albany Historical Society. 1979 . Volume 10. Stapled booklet, illus b/w photos, 104pp. list of members. VG. Grocott & Sherry. Grahamstown 1988. £5.00
#8814 TOPOSCOPE. Lower Albany Historical Society. 1988 . Volume XXII. Stapled booklet, illus b/w photos, 64pp. list of members. VG. Grocott & Sherry. Grahamstown 1988. £5.00
#8905 TOPOSCOPE. Lower Albany Historical Society. 1988 . Volume XVII. Stapled booklet, illus b/w photos, 76pp. list of members. VG. Grocott & Sherry. Grahamstown 1988. £5.00
#7533 Whibley, Pauline Megan. MERRIMAN OF GRAHAMSTOWN. Bishop Nathaniel Merriman, originally from Marlborough, arrived at the Cape in 1848 aged 40. This is the only biography of him. Known as the 'walking predikant' he visited every remote corner from Bathurst to Bloemfontein on foot (using his horse only to carry his belongings) & from Graaf-Reinet to the Great Kei river. His edited journals appear as Vol.37 of the Van Riebeeck Society 1st Series. He died in a freak accident near Grahamstown. xvi + 107pp. Illus. 51 b/w plates. No inscrip, VG-F in d/w. Timmins. Cape Town 1982. £20.00
#8849 Wyndham-Smith FROM FRONTIER TO MIDLANDS. Institute of Social and Economic Research Occasional Paper Number Twenty. A History Of The Graaff-Reinet District, 1786-1910. 406pp pb. 8vo. illus b/w photos, maps. indexed. No inscrip. Sm. mark front wrap o/w VG+. ISER. Rhodes University, Grahamstown 1976. £30.00

NATAL AND EAST GRIQUALAND

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#8901 Duminy, A.H. and Maylam, P.R. (Eds). JOURNAL OF NATAL AND ZULU HISTORY. This booklet covers 3 topics: Why Langalibalele ran away. Migrant Labour in Natal 1860-79: with special reference to Zululand and the Delagoa Bay hinterland and Sir Marshall Clarke and the abortive attempt to "Basutolandise" Zululand, 1893-7. 72pp pb. 8vo. VG+ University of Natal Press, Pietermaritzburg. Volume 1, 1978. £10.00
#8906 Guy, Jeff THE DESTRUCTION OF THE ZULU KINGDOM The Civil War in Zululand, 1879-1884 Printed wraps. 8vo. illus b/w photos, maps. indexed. No inscrip. VG. Ravan Press. Johannesburg 1982. £14.00
#8903 Hattersley, Prof.A.F. THE NATAL SETTLERS 1849-1851. Reprinted from "The Natal Witness". Stapled booklet 35pp. photo frontis. 8vo. Sm. inscrip ffep, cover wrap loose, fox. staple rusty. G. Shuter & Shooter, Pietermaritzburg. 1949. £8.00
#8825 Roberts, Brian. LADIES IN THE VELD. The adventures into South Africa, Natal in particular of two ladies, namely, 'Lady Avonmore' and 'Lady Florence Dixie'. Gilt on red cb. illus b/w photos, map. 191pp. 8vo. indexed. Sm.inscrip ffep bds.lightly marked, o/w VG but no d/w. John Murray. London 1965. £8.00

SOUTHERN AFRICA, GENERAL (unclassified by area)

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#8832 Aronson, Theo. ROYAL AMBASSADORS. British Royalties in Southern Africa 1860-1947. Bibliography. Gilt on pink cb. 144pp. 8vo. illus b/w photos. indexed. No inscrip. VG+ in VG d/w. David Philip. Cape Town 1975. £12.00
#8952 Barnes, Maureen. (Ed). THE BEST OF LAWRENCE GREEN. A selection culled from the Authors 33 books which he wrote over a span of forty years. An item for the Lawrence Green completist. Has more stories than the Bailey Bros edition. Illustrated by Rene Hermans. 35pp p/b. illustrated b/w dwgs. No inscrip. VG. Penguin 1985. £8.00
#8886 Bulpin, T.V. DISCOVERING SOUTHERN AFRICA. Illustrated by Penny Miller. The original edition of this many-editioned work is a font of information minor & major about the country. Our best travel guide ever will remind you of happy days. Printed bds. 785pp illus col.photos, maps, dwgs. 8vo indexed. Light foxing to edges & prelims else VG+. An especially clean copy. Books of Africa. Cape Town 1970 1st edn 1st prtg. £15.00
#8850 Burch, Leslie F. WITH PRINCE GEORGE THROUGH SOUTH AFRICA. Gold cb. 120pp. illus b/w photos. 8vo. Damp stains at rear, bds grubby. a reading copy. Methuen & Co. Ltd. London 1934. £4.00
#8874 Devitt, Napier. PEOPLE AND PLACES. Sketches from South African History. A compendium of assorted episodes in early South Africa. Covers rock inscriptions at Kayser's Beach, early shipping in Port Alfred, Early Durban, forts and castles, shipwrecks, pirates, St Helena, George Rex & Knysna, and more.Bibliography. Red cb. 199pp. 12mo. photo frontis. illus b/w photos. Sm.inscrip f.pastedown, ffep excised, G in poor repd.d/w. Unie-Volkspers, Kaapstad. 1944 £16.00
#8923 Douglass, Arthur. OSTRICH FARMING IN SOUTH AFRICA. Being An Account Of Its Origin And Rise; How To Set About It; The Profits To Be Derived; How To Manage The Birds; The Capital Required; The Diseases And Difficulties To Be Met With, &c. &c. Extremely scarce item. Includes separate leaf by Author listing "A few opinions of the press". Gilt title on terra-cotta cb variant, blind stamped with ostrich design. viii + 251pp. 10 b/w engravings plus foldout cold.map. 12mo. Only a very few spots on edge else mint. In absolutely exceptional condition. Cassell, Petter, Galpin & Co. London nd. (1881). £300.00
#8941 Edwards, Rev. John. REMINISCENCES OF THE EARLY LIFE AND MISSIONARY LABOURS OF THE REV. JOHN EDWARDS. Fifty Years A Weslyan Missionary In South Africa. 1832 - 1882. Facsimile of the Woolmer 1886 2nd edn. (first published by Grocott & Sherry, Grahamstown 1883). Foreword by Arthur Attwell (1988). Red cb. Prelims + 242pp + 16pp advts. portrait frontis. 12mo. Mint. Memorial Committee. Graaf-Reinet 1988. £35.00
#8846 Green, Lawrence G. THERE'S A SECRET HID AWAY. Memories of unusual experiences and mysteries in Southern Africa and African isles. Grey cb. 244pp. illus b/w photos, dwgs. 8vo. indexed. No inscrip. spine browned (ff also as usual) o/w G clean reading copy, no d/w. Howard Timmins. Cape town 1956. £5.00
#8854 Gunther, John. INSIDE AFRICA. The authors mightiest feat of reporting, in his only comprehensive single volume covering the whole area of Africa. Black cb. xi + 960pp. 8vo. statistical charts. indexed. No inscrip. Stain to f.edge and adjacent area of d/w rear fold-in. d/w chipped to head of spine, hence G. Hamish Hamilton. London 1955 1st edn. £12.00
#8858 Harlington, A.L. (ED). KLEIO. Bulletin No. 2 Vol VII. October 1975. Bilingual English/Afrikaans. Stapled booklet. 70pp. 8vo. VG. £5.00
#8821 Harlington, A.L. (ED). KLEIO. Bulletin Of The Department Of History Of The University Of South Africa. No. 2 Vol V. September 1973. Bilingual English/Afrikaans. Stapled booklet. 122pp. 8vo. VG. UNISA. £5.00
#8820 Harlington, A.L. (ED). KLEIO. Bulletin Of The Department Of History Of The University Of South Africa. No. 1 & 2 Vol VIII. May 1975. Bilingual English/Afrikaans. Stapled booklet. 111pp. 8vo. VG. UNISA. £5.00
#8819 Harlington, A.L. (ED). KLEIO. Bulletin Of The Department Of History Of The University Of South Africa. No. 2 Vol VI. October 1974. Bilingual English/Afrikaans. Stapled booklet. 127pp. 8vo. VG. £5.00
#8818 Harlington, A.L. (ED). KLEIO. Bulletin Of The Department Of History Of The University Of South Africa. Vol. IX. Nos 1 & 2. June 1977. Bilingual English/Afrikaans. Stapled booklet. 123pp. 8vo. VG. £5.00
#8817 Harlington, A.L. (ED). KLEIO. Bulletin Of The Department Of History Of The University Of South Africa. No. 1 Vol VII. May 1975. Bilingual English/Afrikaans. Stapled booklet. 91pp. 8vo. VG. UNISA. £5.00
#8847 Kruger, D.W. THE MAKING OF A NATION. A History Of The Union Of South Africa, 1910-1961. Yellow cb. 248pp. 8vo. illus b/w photos, maps eps. indexed. Owners inscrip ffep. ex library. G+ in d/w (sp.fad).. Macmillan. London 1969. £8.00
#8157 Le May, G.H.L. BRITISH SUPREMACY IN SOUTH AFRICA 1899-1907. Beginning with Milner's attempt to secure British supremacy by transforming the Transvaal Republic into a British colony. It examines the agreement in which Milner's design was frustrated as a result of the British Army's inability to win a decisive victory, and explains how the war created a more dangerous Afrikaner nationalism, suggesting that the Union as visualised was a means of reversing the verdict of the war. 229pp. indexed. Except ffep clipped, VG in d/w. OUP. London 1965. £10.00
#8948 McCall, Daniel F. AFRICA IN TIME-PERSPECTIVE. A Discussion Of Historical Reconstruction from Unwritten Sources. Author examines the historical record of the spade, art, and other non-written source. xvii + 179pp p/b. illus b/w dwgs. indexed Bookplate inside f.wrap, inscrip ffep, G+. OUP. NY 1970 rpt. £6.00
#8749 Nimocks, Walter. MILNER'S YOUNG MEN. The "kindergarten" in Edwardian Imperial Affairs. a study of a group of Edwardian imperialists who sought to promote the cause of constitutional reform within the British Empire. Gilt on brown cb. xi + 234pp. 8vo. indexed. No inscrip. VG+ in G+ d/w (browned, lamination peeling, half inch closed tear top rear edge). Hodder & Stoughton. London 1970. £16.00
#8867 Oliver, Roland and Atmore, Anthony. AFRICA SINCE 1800. An in-depth study of the whole of Africa with illustrated maps. Review copy in plain blue wraps. 304pp. 8vo. illus maps. indexed. Title kokied onto wraps o/w G clean copy. Cambridge At The University Press. London 1967. £3.00
#8947 Oliver, Roland. (Ed). THE DAWN OF AFRICAN HISTORY. A brief overview that attempts to provide the reader with a tour of pre-colonial Africa. Contributors include Mortimer Wheeler, and most chapters were written for, and broadcast by, the BBC overseas radio service. vi + 106pp p/b. illus/ b/w photos, maps, etc. indexed. Sm.inscrip ffep U top edge, good, clean. OUP. London 1973 2nd edn. £6.00
#8898 Orr, M.A. AN EASY GUIDE TO THE SOUTHERN STARS. A Guide To The Constellations Visible In The Southern Hemisphere With A Miniature Star Atlas. Includes 30 maps, index of constellations Blue printed wraps. 12pp text + maps. 24mo. Inscribed (1911), some sello repairs, shaky, a reading copy only. Gall & Inglis. London. nd. 2nd revd. & enlgd. edn. £5.00
#8793 Le Cordeur, B.A. (Ed). SOUTH AFRICAN HISTORICAL JOURNAL. No. 17. November 1985. Printed Wraps. 160pp. 8vo. VG+. SAHS. £8.00
#8796 Le Cordeur, B.A. (Ed). SOUTH AFRICAN HISTORICAL JOURNAL. No. 18, November. 1986. 315pp pb. 8vo. VG+. SAHS. £8.00
#8794 Le Cordeur, B.A. (Ed). SOUTH AFRICAN HISTORICAL JOURNAL. No. 19. November 1987. Printed wraps. 251pp. 8vo. VG+. SAHS £8.00
#8795 Du Bruyn, J.T. (Ed). SOUTH AFRICAN HISTORICAL JOURNAL. No. 21. November 1989. Printed wraps. 140pp. 8vo. VG+. SAHS. £8.00
#8766 Du Bruyn, J.T. (Ed). SOUTH AFRICAN HISTORICAL JOURNAL. No. 24. May 1991. Printed wraps. 301pp 8vo. VG+ Department of History, Pretoria. 1991. £8.00
#8866 Walker, Eric A. A HISTORY OF SOUTHERN AFRICA. One-volume standard work. List of Executive Officers details main political appointees. Bibliography. xxiv + 973pp. indexed. Unattractive, a good reading copy. No d/w. Longmans, Green and Co. London 1957 3rd edn. £5.00

ANTHROPOLOGY

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#8904 Leakey, R. and Lewin R. ORIGINS RECONSIDERED. In Search Of What Makes Us Human. A personal account of fossil hunting and landmark discoveries of Lake Turkana, his reassessment of human prehistory based on new evidence and analytical techniques, and his profound pondering of how we became 'human' and what being human really means. Rust cb. xxii + 375pp. illustrated b/w photos. indexed. No inscrip. Mint in d/w. Little Brown and Company, London 1992. 1st edn. £16.00
#8761 Lye, W.F., Murray, C., West, M.E. (Ed). TRANSFORMATIONS ON THE HIGHVELD: THE TSWANA & SOUTHERN SOTHO. This book is the second in a series The People of Southern Africa. Printed wraps, 160pp,illustrated b/w & Col. photo's, maps. 8vo, indexed. Library card paraphernalia. large owners inscrip title.p. sello around head of spine & other small defects. A sound bright copy that rates G only. David Philip. Cape, 1980. 1st edn. £5.00
#8855 Mair, Lucy. NEW NATIONS. This book is written for a general audience on the changes taking place in underdeveloped societies as a consequence of Western impact. Printed wraps. 235pp. 8vo indexed. Owners inscrip ffep, bumped at top of spine, top edge fox hence VG, very attractive. Weidenfeld and Nicholson. London 1963. £10.00

FINE ARTS, PHOTOGRAPHY, ARCHITECTURE.

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#8760 Japha, D., Japha, V., le Grange, L., Todeschini, F. MISSION SETTLEMENTS IN SOUTH AFRICA. A Report On Their Historical Background And Prospects For Conservation. Printed wraps. 97pp. 8vo. illus b/w photo's and maps. indexed. No inscrip. F in VG d/w. The Department of Environment Affairs. March 1993. £30.00
#8871 Obholzer, Michael, and Baraitser Anton. CAPE COUNTRY FURNITURE. A Pictorial Survey Of Regional Styles, Materials And Techniques In The Cape Province Of South Africa. With an historical introduction by Dr Mary Alexander Cook. Bibliography. Gilt on brown cb. 368pp. 4vo. illus b/w photos. indexed. No inscrip. Boards marked and stained, corners worn, shelfwear, rear joint split 2" at top, hence G-. No d/w. C. Struik. Cape Town. 1978. £45.00

BOTANICAL

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#8958 Adam, Rudi. BONSAI IN SOUTH AFRICA. A comprehensive coverage of bonsai from a local viewpoint. Author has received many awards and has been a specialist here in this field for over 30 years. Bibliography. Gilt on grey cb. 167pp 4to. indexed. Top edge lightly fox else near fine in rubbed VG d/w. Struik. Cape Town 1992. £40.00
#8961 Jeppe, Barbara. SOUTH AFRICA IS MY GARDEN. 24 plates illustrate over 150 species. Author's beautiful watercolours, with accompanying handwritten text and line drawings, describe and illustrate local flora. Gilt on yellow cb. illus cold.b/w dwgs. (44pp). 4to. Absolutely mint in d/w. Delta. Craighall 1984 1st edn. £15.00

BIOGRAPHIES, AUTOBIOGRAPHIES, DIARIES, LETTERS, GENEALOGICAL.

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#8889 Butler, Guy. A LOCAL HABITATION. An Autobiography 1945-90. The third volume in the trilogy which covers his postwar academic and literary life. Gilt on brown cb. x + 310pp illus b/w. 8vo. Ownership inscrip ffep else fine in d/w. David Philip. Cape Town nd. (1991). £16.00
#8827 Butler, Guy. BURSTING WORLD. An Autobiography 1936-45. In this second volume of his autobiographical trilogy Author bursts out of his sober small-town boyhood. He made zestful forays into the worlds of art, anglo-catholicism and atheistic communism and alcohol. He evokes the intellectual turmoil of campus life as the world lurched towards war, while in South Africa racial prejudices and customs were crystallising into political doctrines. Gilt on brown cb. illustrated b/w photos, dwgs. 300pp. 8vo. No inscrip. VG in d/w. David Philip. Cape Town 1983. £14.00
#8828 Butler, Guy. KAROO MORNING. An Autobiography 1918-35. The first volume of Author's autobiographical trilogy recalls his small-town boyhood. Gilt on orange cb. 267pp. illus b/w photos. No inscrip. G-VG in G rubbed ch.d/w. David Philip. Cape Town 1977 2nd imp (with corrections). £16.00
#8888 Butler, Guy. KAROO MORNING. An Autobiography 1918-35. Gilt on orange cb. 267pp. illus b/w photos. Lg.inscrip ffep. and on top edge, boards rubbed & worn, no d/w, a good reading copy. David Philip. Cape Town 1977 1st edn. £8.00
#8852 Cheeseman, Thomas, Rev. THE STORY OF WILLIAM THRELFALL. Missionary Martyr of Namaqualand With Some Account Of Jacob Links And Johannes Jager Who Fell With Him. Gilt on red cb. 164pp. photo frontis. illus b/w photos. No inscrip. eps sl.fox. worn at head of spine, cnrs. bmpd. light foxing here & there, a sound copy. Methodist Publishing Office and Book Room, Cape Town 1910. £25.00
#8899 Cross, K.E. OURS IS THE FRONTIER. A Life Of G.W. Cross. Baptist Pioneer. Studia Theologica 4. Cross spent many years in Grahamstown and nearby areas and saw service with the Albany Rangers in 1877. Yellow cb. frontis photo xi + 253pp. 8vo. indexed. No inscrip. F in F d/w. UNISA. Pretoria 1986. £30.00
#8865 Davidson, Apollon, B. CECIL RHODES AND HIS TIME. Biography. Green cb. 442pp. 8vo.indexed. Near F in VG- d/w. Progress Publishers. Moscow 1984.

Inscribed on title page by author thus: "To Professor Hummel with the best wishes, Apollon Davidson".

£35.00
#8940 Herschel, Lady. LETTERS FROM THE CAPE 1838-1848. Publications of the Friends Of The South African Library. New Series No.3. Edited by Brian Warner. Lady Herschel was the wife of the celebrated astronomer Sir John Herschel. In these, her letters to her mother and family, she describes her life in the Cape, educating the children, the peculiarities of Cape society, and the treatment of the indigenous population. Printed wraps. 172pp. cold.portrait frontis, illus cold.b/w plates. indexed. Fine. FSAL. Cape Town 1991.

Review copy, includes letter to Prof. Hummel of RAU thanking him for his review for Contree.

£30.00
#8938 Kidson, Hayward. OVER AND TIME. A cricket umpire's autobiography. The author was cricket umpire for 30 years at all levels up to test cicket. Includes test results where he was the umpire - SA v NZ 1961-62, SA v UK 1964-65, SA v Au 1966-67. 449pp. illustrated b/w photos etc. No inscrip, sl.shelfwear o/w VG+ in d/w (sp.fad). Timmins. Cape Town nd. c.1983. £25.00
#8879 McMagh, Kathleen. A DINNER OF HERBS. Being the Memoirs of Kathleen McMagh. A Period In South African History From The 1800's To The Early 1900's. Author was born Kathleen Liesching, a descendant of Friedrich Ludwig Liesching. Red cb. cold.frontis. 188pp. 8vo. illus b/w photos, family tree. Sello marks ffep, frontis near loose, thus G in pc.d/w. Purnell and Sons. Cape Town 1968. £15.00
#8882 McMagh, Patricia. THE THREE LIESCHINGS. Their Times and Contribution to Cape Medicine 1800-1843. Deals with the lives of Friedrich Ludwig Liesching (known as the Old Cape Doctor and surgeon-general of Das Wurtembergische Kapregiment), his eldest son Dr Louis Liesching, and his youngest son Carl (Charles) Liesching, first South African trained apothecary. Deals with not only their medical lives, but also their private lives which throws light on the social and economic life in the Cape during the first half of the 19th century. Bibliography. Printed wraps. 203pp. 8vo. illus b/w photos. VG. The Society for the History of Pharmacy in South Africa. Cape Town. 1992.

Inscribed ffep thus: "For Guy Butler with every good wish, from Patricia McMagh". Cape Town 8 May 1995. Also signed on title page.

£20.00
#8839 Millin, Sarah Gertrude. RHODES Biography. Gilt on black cb. 389pp. photo frontis. 8vo. maps eps. indexed. Embossed ownership stamp half title, sp.fad, G no d/w Chatto & Windus. London 1933. £10.00
#8951 Nathan, Manfred. THE HUGUENOTS IN SOUTH AFRICA. Tells the story of the Huguenots who came to South Africa from 1688 onwards. Their origins and early history, the edict of Nantes, and history here up until the 1700s is discovered. Appendix gives list of Huguenot emigrants and settlers. Blue cb. xii + 159pp. 8vo. illus b/w photos. indexed. G in tatty d/w. CNA. South Africa 1939. £10.00

COOKERY AND WINE, HOME CRAFTS

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#8953 Van der Merwe, P.K. THE MYSTIQUE OF BILTONG. A cyclostyled scientific report on all aspects of this South African epicurean delight (except how to make it). Spiral bound 34pp 4to production. VG+. The author. 1986.

Inscribed by Author "for Bert ...." ffep and also on special page where it is noted that "the experimental part of this report was begun late in 1952....".

£8.00

EAST AND CENTRAL AFRICA

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#8942 Brown, A. Samler. (Ed). THE SOUTH AND EAST AFRICAN YEAR BOOK AND GUIDE. 1931 Edition. With Atlas And Diagrams. 37th issue. For The Union-Castle Mail Steamship Company. Dec. green cb. lv + 915pp + maps + advts. 12mo. Bds a bit spotty, G, sound & clean. London 1931. £35.00
#8842 Fagan, Brian M. A SHORT HISTORY OF ZAMBIA. From The Earliest Times To A.D. 1900. Printed wraps. 165pp. 8vo. illus b/w photos, dwgs, maps. indexed. Owner's inscrip title.p., spine sl.fad o/w VG. OUP. London 1966. £12.00
#4729 Gordon-Brown, A. (Ed). THE SOUTH AND EAST AFRICAN YEAR BOOK AND GUIDE. 1948 Edition. With Atlas, Town Plans And Diagrams. 48th issue. Dec. green cb. lxxx + 1165pp + maps + advts. 12mo. Bds a little spotty, G, sound & clean. London 1948. £35.00
#8830 Heisler, Helmuth. URBANISATION AND THE GOVERNMENT OF MIGRATION. The Inter-Relation of Urban and Rural Life in Zambia. Gilt on blue cb. 166pp. 8vo. indexed. Owners inscrip. ffep, top edge fox else VG+ in VG d/w C. Hurst & Company, London 1974. £16.00
#8967 Hunter, J.A. & Mannix, Dan. AFRICAN BUSH ADVENTURES. Sixteen stories of early pioneers in darkest Africa ranging from Dr L.S.B. Leakey to John Boyes, King of the Kikuyu. Maroon cb. 252pp illus b/w photos. Bibliography. Inscrip ffep. some light foxing, good in d/w. Hamish Hamilton. London 1954 1st edn. £10.00
#8834 Muller, Fritz Ferdinand. DEUTSCHLAND - ZANZIBAR - OSTAFRIKA. Geschichte Einer Deutschen Kolonialaeroberung. German text. Gilt on blue cb. 581pp. 8vo. illus b/w photos, maps. indexed. No inscrip. Spine sl. creased, r.bd spotted o/w G+. Rutten & Loening. Berlin. 1959. £75.00
#8910 Roberts, Andrew. A HISTORY OF ZAMBIA. The book draws together the results of recent research in a comprehensive survey of economic and social change from the Stone age to the completion of the Tanzam Railway. Printed wraps. illus b/w dwgs, photos, maps. 8vo. indexed. Owners inscrip ffep. VG Heinemann. London 1976. £10.00
#8835 Weigt, Ernst. EUROPAER IN OSTAFRIKA. Klimabedingungen Und Wirtschaftsgrundlagen. Mit 37 Karten Und Figuren Sowie 30 Abbildungen. Doppel-Heft 6/7. Paper wraps. 385pp. 8vo. illus maps, tables, b/w photos. 8 maps in rear pocket. Wraps frayed, some occasional foxing, some pencil u/l, sell repair to map pocket, a good clean reading copy. Des Geographischen Instituts Der Universitat Koln. 1955. £20.00

AFRICAN FICTION, LITERATURE & CREATIVE WRITINGS, MAGAZINES.

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#8810 Westra, P.E. QUARTERLY BULLETIN OF THE SOUTH AFRICAN LIBRARY. Vol 40 No. 4 - June 1986. Bilingual, English/Afrikaans. Stapled booklet. 178pp. 8vo. VG South African Library, Cape Town 1988. £8.00
#8812 Westra, P.E. QUARTERLY BULLETIN OF THE SOUTH AFRICAN LIBRARY. Vol 41 No.1 - September 1986. Bilingual, English/Afrikaans. Stapled booklet. 49pp. 8vo. VG South African Library, Cape Town 1988. £8.00
#8811 Westra, P.E. QUARTERLY BULLETIN OF THE SOUTH AFRICAN LIBRARY. Vol 41 No. 2 - December 1986. Bilingual, English/Afrikaans. Stapled booklet. 83pp. 8vo. VG South African Library, Cape Town 1988. £8.00
#8807 Westra, P.E. QUARTERLY BULLETIN OF THE SOUTH AFRICAN LIBRARY. Vol 41 No. 3 - March/Maart 1987. Bilingual, English/Afrikaans. Stapled booklet. 131pp. 8vo. VG South African Library, Cape Town 1988. £8.00
#8806 Westra, P.E. QUARTERLY BULLETIN OF THE SOUTH AFRICAN LIBRARY. Vol 41 No. 4 - June 1987. Bilingual, English/Afrikaans. Stapled booklet. 171pp. 8vo. VG South African Library, Cape Town 1988. £8.00
#8805 Westra, P.E. QUARTERLY BULLETIN OF THE SOUTH AFRICAN LIBRARY. Vol 42 No. 1 - September 1987. Bilingual, English/Afrikaans. Stapled booklet. 43pp. 8vo. VG South African Library, Cape Town 1988. £8.00
#8809 Westra, P.E. QUARTERLY BULLETIN OF THE SOUTH AFRICAN LIBRARY. Vol 42 No. 2 - December 1987. Bilingual, English/Afrikaans. Stapled booklet. 82pp. 8vo. VG South African Library, Cape Town 1988. £8.00
#8801 Westra, P.E. QUARTERLY BULLETIN OF THE SOUTH AFRICAN LIBRARY. Vol 42 No. 3 - March/Maart 1988. Bilingual, English/Afrikaans. Stapled booklet. 135pp. 8vo. VG South African Library, Cape Town 1988. £8.00
#8802 Westra, P.E. QUARTERLY BULLETIN OF THE SOUTH AFRICAN LIBRARY. Vol 42 No. 4 - June/Junie 1988. Bilingual, English/Afrikaans. Stapled booklet. 178pp. 8vo. VG South African Library, Cape Town 1988. £8.00
#8803 Westra, P.E. QUARTERLY BULLETIN OF THE SOUTH AFRICAN LIBRARY. Vol 43 No. 1 - September 1988. Bilingual, English/Afrikaans. Stapled booklet. 45pp. 8vo. VG South African Library, Cape Town 1988. £8.00
#8804 Westra, P.E. QUARTERLY BULLETIN OF THE SOUTH AFRICAN LIBRARY. Vol 43 No. 2 - December 1988. Bilingual, English/Afrikaans. Stapled booklet. 94pp. 8vo. VG South African Library, Cape Town 1988. £8.00
#8878 Adey, D., Beeton, Ridley., Chapman, Michael., & Pereira, Ernest. COMPANION TO SOUTH AFRICAN LITERATURE. Covering a period of almost 200 years from 1795 to 1986. Some articles include: African-language Literature; Africana; Afrikaans Literature; Anthologies; Awards and Prizes; Banned books etc. Red cb. 220pp. illus b/w photos. No inscrip. Fine in near F dw. Donker. Johannesburg 1986. £35.00
#8915 Black, Stephen. THE DORP. An early South African novel. Gilt on brown cb. 303pp. 12vo. Sl. loss to one ff not affecting text. ff browned, G. Andrew Melrose. London 1920.

Signed ffep by author thus: "To my dear friend Lloyd Womble, Sincerely, Stephen Black". Mar 26/1920.

£25.00
#8748 Du Plessis, I.D. TALES FROM THE MALAY QUARTER. Stories taken from illiterate tellers of tales of life in the Malay Quarter. For this first volume those tales have been selected which are mainly Eastern in texture. Illustrated by Nerine Desmond. Grey cb. 198pp. illus col.plates. Edges, boards, eps and some ff fox. plates have bled to facing page, o/w G.No d/w. Maskew Miller, Cape Town nd. (1945). £12.00
#8909 Fourie, Mary. ZIMBABWE TAPESTRY. And Other Poems. Stapled booklet, 42pp, 12mo. No inscrip, sl fox o/w G+. Arthur H. Stockwell, Devon 1963. £8.00
#8935 "Girlie". HOMESPUN VERSES. Probably Eastern Cape in origin. Childrens verse. Yellow printed wraps. Cyclostyled & stapled 35pp 4to production. G. Self-published, np. nd. £5.00
#8952 Makaringe, Sy. PIECES OF A DREAM. Illustrations by Len Sak. Collection of Authors humorous articles published weekly in his Whispers column in The Sowetan. Illustrated by Len Sak. (Great SA humour). 152pp p/b illustrated dwgs. v.sm.ownership inscrip ffep else Fine. Penguin. London 1996. £8.00
#8877 Musiker, Reuben. COMPANION TO SOUTH AFRICAN LIBRARIES. Here for the first time is an encyclopaedic overview of numerous topics which constitute the fabric of the South African library and information scene. The book is in the format of a reference work so that a wide variety of basic important, and sometimes contentious, subjects are included. Maroon cb. 252pp. 8vo. illus b/w photos. indexed. No inscrip. F in near F d/w. Donker 1986. £35.00
#8908 O'Neill, Pat. DIAMOND DESTINY. Fictionalised account, based on the true story of the author's grandfather, John Morrogh, who emigrated from Cork to South Africa in the 1870's. 144pp pb. No inscrip. f.wrap was sl.damped but cont. VG+. Dublin University Press. Dublin 1980. £12.00
#8914 Pirow, Oswald. SHANGANI. An enchanting story of a young boy and his adventures in the wild bush country. Set perhaps in the 1830s the hero of the story is used to portray the secrets of the wild life in the bush. Illustrated by Hilda & Anne Stevenson-Hamilton. Green cb. 154pp illus dwgs. Inked-out inscrip ffep else G+, no d/w, very clean. Dagbreek. Johannesburg nd. £5.00
#8844 Reinhardt, Molly. MORE LOVE AND HISSES. Known for her candour, the author writes without fear or favour on a number of topics which became discussion points throughout southern Africa when published in the Sunday Times. Green cb. 187pp. 8vo. 0.5" dia sticker f.pastedown, top edge fox hence VG+ in VG d/w. Howard Timmins. Cape Town 1975. £12.00
#8873 Schoonraad, Murray and Elzabe. COMPANION TO SOUTH AFRICAN CARTOONISTS. It took the authors 19 years of research to collect information on the more than 500 cartoonists discussed in this publication. Where possible comprehensive details about each artist's career are provided. Their contributions to South Africa's humorous art, their methods and biographical details are also discussed. Blue cb. 398pp. lg.8vo. illus cartoons. No inscrip. VG-F in VG d/w. Donker. Johannesburg 1989. £40.00
#8902 Skaldeforsok, Samlade. ANNA MARIA LENNGREN 1755 - 1817 Fifteen poems from Samlade Skaldeforsok. Stapled booklet. 8vo. Owner's inscrip ffep o/w VG+. Grahamstown 1980. £5.00

NATURAL HISTORY.

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#8709 Compagno, L.J.V. SHARKS OF THE EASTERN CAPE COAST. Ichthos Field Guide No. 1. 26pp stapled booklet. 8vo. Mint. J.L.B. Smith. 1986. £6.00
#8717 Compagno, L.J.V. SHARKS OF THE EASTERN CAPE COAST. Icthos Field Guide No.1. A pictorial guide to the sharks found in the waters of the Eastern Cape coast from Cape Agulhas to the Transkei border. It includes inshore and offshore sharks of the continental shelf, as well as oceanic and deep-water bottom species. All sharks illustrated, indications of habits and range. Fine. J.L.B. Smith. Grahamstown 1986.

Multiple copies available.

£6.00
#8885 Marais, Eugene N. THE SOUL OF THE WHITE ANT. With A Biographical Note By His Son. Trans. Winifred de Kock. Gilt on brown cb. 139pp illus b/w plates. indexed. Inscrip ffep, some light fox to edges & eps hence VG, no d/w. Human & Rousseau. Cape Town 1970. £12.00
#8746 Matthiessen, Peter. AFRICAN SILENCES. The author combines the travel writer's curiosity and sense of adventure with the close observation of the naturalist, to take the reader on a spellbinding journey through Africa's last wilderness. Scarce UK edition. gilt on blue cb. 225pp. 8vo. No inscrip. Fine in VG d/w. Harvill. London 1991. £12.00
#8840 Merrett, Patricia L. and Butcher, Ronald. HUNTING JOURNAL 1852-1856. Killie Campbell Africana Library Publications. Number 6. In The Zulu Kingdom And The Tsonga Regions. Bibliography. Printed wraps. photo frontis. 150pp. 8vo. indexed. No inscrip, fold-out map eps. VG+. University of Natal Press. Pietermaritzburg 1991. £12.00
#8887 Steele, Nick. TAKE A HORSE TO THE WILDERNESS. The history, use, care of, and details minor & major, relating to the horse in Southern Africa, particularly its use for extended journeys through the veld. Useful appendices, bibliography. Printed bds. 144pp illus dwgs. photos. lg.8vo. indexed. No inscrip. edges lightly fox else VG. Books of Africa. Cape Town 1971. £25.00
#8939 Walker, Clive. SIGNS OF THE WILD. Field Guide To The Spoor And Signs Of The Mammals Of Southern Africa. Gilt on imit.leather bds. 223pp prof.illus col.b/w photos, maps, dwgs. etc. No inscrip. Fine in VG+ d/w. Natural History Publications. Johannesburg 1981. £45.00

MODERN POLITICAL HISTORY, SOCIOLOGY, CURRENT AFFAIRS.

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#8757 Bradford, Helen. A TASTE OF FREEDOM. The ICU In Rural South Africa 1924-1930. This analysis of the Industrial & Commercial Workers Union examines its formation and growth, its impact on the South African countryside, and the complex reasons for its failure to achieve its goals or long-term survival. Printed wraps. xvi + 364pp. 8vo. indexed. No inscrip. Sl. creased front wrap o/w G-VG. Ravan Press. Johannesburg. 1987. £9.00
#8751 Churba, Joseph. RETREAT FROM FREEDOM. This book describes the failure of the American foreign policy of the past two decades and how the current United States strategy will be implemented under the Reagan administration. Introduction by Richard V. Allen, Assistant to President Reagan for National Security. Black cb. xviii + 231pp. 8vo. No inscrip, bottom edges boards sl.rubbed. VG in P d/w (significant loss). Howard Timmins. Cape Town nd. (1980). £8.00
#8752 De Gruchy, John W & Villa-Vicencio, Charles. (Eds). APARTHEID IS A HERESY. The intention in publishing these nine essays is to enable all Christians of whatever Church, in South Africa or abroad, to look critically at themselves in the light of the judgement that apartheid is a heresy. Foreword by Allan Boesak. Contributors include Allan Boesak, Desmond Tutu and others. Pb. 184pp. 8vo. Inked out inscrip fep, some ink & pencil u/l/, ffep excised. A G clean reading copy. David Philip, Cape Town 1983. £4.00
#8750 Dugard, John. HUMAN RIGHTS AND THE SOUTH AFRICAN LEGAL ORDER. An analysis of the South African legal system. His critique of legal positivism should be of great interest to legal scholars as well as to students of South African affairs. Pb. xix + 470pp. 8vo. table of cases, indexed. Inked out inscrip inside f.wrap. rear wrap also badly marked hence G only. Sound, text block VG. Princeton. University Press, New Jersey. 1978. £6.00
#8756 Foster, Don DETENTION & TORTURE IN SOUTH AFRICA. Psychological, Legal And Historical Studies. It is widely believed that detainees held under security laws in South Africa are frequently subjected to torture, despite the state's claim to the contrary. A major purpose of the present book is to investigate to what extent such a contention is true. Printed wraps. vi + 250pp. 8vo. indexed. Inked out inscrip ffep. sl.fox top edge o/w VG. David Philip, Cape Town. 1987. £6.00
#8911 Godsell, Bobby (Ed). SHAPING A FUTURE SOUTH AFRICA. A citizens' guide to constitution-making. Bibliography. Printed wraps. 63pp. 8vo. No inscrip. VG-F. Tafelberg Human & Rosseau. Cape Town 1990.

Interesting letter including donating the book to Prof. Chris Hummel from Thelma Henderson.

£8.00
#8755 Kane-Berman, John. POLITICAL VIOLENCE IN SOUTH AFRICA. The author has contributed articles on South Africa to books, journals and newspapers around the world, and has lectured on South Africa extensively both at home and abroad. He was director of the South African Institute of Race Relations. 104pp pb. 8vo. No inscrip. Fine. SAIRR. Johannesburg 1993. £6.00
#8754 Nolutshungu, Sam C. CHANGING SOUTH AFRICA. Political Considerations. Covering Part 1: A critique of liberal and Marxist theories of social change, both of which have, for different reasons, overemphasised economic at the expense of political considerations. Part 2: The unsuccessful attempts by the South African government and white capitalism to buy off the black middle class. Part 3: The tendency of the black consciousness movement and other black popular movements towards militant nationalism and social radicalism. Printed wraps. 219pp. 8vo. indexed. No inscrip. Front board sl. bent. o/w VG David Philip. Cape Town 1983. £8.00
#8822 Pachai, B. THE INTERNATIONAL ASPECTS OF THE SOUTH AFRICAN INDIAN QUESTION 1860 - 1971. The story of the first Indians to come to South Africa from their beginnings as indentured labourers and traders. Questions such as "what have they done to earn this opprobrium (menace, problem)" to how they feature in society, economics and politics of South Africa are raised. Mustard cb. xi + 318pp. 8vo. indexed. Owner's inscrip ffep else VG+ in P d/w (significant loss top front). Struik. Cape Town 1971. £30.00
#8831 Van Jaarsveld, F.A. THE AFRIKANER'S INTERPRETATION OF SOUTH AFRICAN HISTORY. Twelve essays, originally published in Afrikaans, selected that bear on the interpretation of history, historical writing, and the teaching of history in South Africa. [... notice has also been taken of the standpoints of the English-speaking and non-white communities]. Buff cb. 199pp. Near fine in VG d/w. Simondium. Cape Town 1964. £25.00
#8743 Venter, Lester. WHEN MANDELA GOES. The Coming Of South Africa's Second Revolution. The author questions 'what comes next?' when the magic of Mandela is no longer here, will the dream live on or will it become a nightmare? Printed wraps. frontis photo. 301pp. 8vo. Inscrip ffep. sl.sello stains inside wraps, wrap cnrs. creased, o/w a G+ bright clean copy. Transworld. London 1997. £8.00
#8759 Walshe, Peter. CHURCH VERSUS STATE IN SOUTH AFRICA. The Case Of The Christian Institute. Gilt on brown cb. xv + 234pp. 8vo. indexed. Inked out inscrip f.pastedown o/w F in VG+ d/w. C. Hurst & Company. London (1983). £13.00
#8765 Yudelman, Montague. AFRICANS ON THE LAND. Economic Problems of African Agricultural Development in southern, Central and East Africa with Special reference to Southern Rhodesia. Gilt on brown cb. Frontis map. xii + 288pp. 8vo. indexed. Ex library with usual paraphernalia. sm.inscrip.ffep, bookplate (University College Of Rhodesia & Nyasaland), number on spine, hence G+ in G- d/w. Harvard University Press, London 1964. £8.00

GENERAL REFERENCE WORKS

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#8723 His Majesty's Stationery Office. THE COLONIAL OFFICE LIST 1950. This publication has been compiled in the Colonial Office from official records and after consultation with Colonial Governments. Red cb. viii + 656pp. illus tables. dwgs. fold-out map rear. 8vo. indexed. No inscrip. spine sl. fad, G-VG HMSO. Surrey 1950. £140.00
#8943 Malkin, Bill. IT'S A FACT. A Book Of South African Trivia. Cartoons By Mark Wiggett. Arranged by date so that you may conveniently note whichever obscure happenings occurred on your birthday! Printed wraps. 216pp. illus b/w photos, dwgs. sm.8vo. Regrettably our stamp has been impressed on the ffep, hence VG. Johnathan Ball. Johannesburg 1989. £8.00
#8946 Rhodes House. ADDRESSES AND OCCUPATIONS OF RHODES SCHOLARS. As Known At Rhodes House Up To December 1958. Also lists scholars by country of residence, and scholars deceased. Blue cloth wraps. 162pp 12mo. Good. Rhodes Trustees. Oxford 1959. £20.00

RHODESIA / ZIMBABWE

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#8945 Bradley, Kenneth. THE STORY OF NORTHERN RHODESIA. An outline history for young people. Printed wraps, stapled 75pp 12mo booklet. Good. Longmans. London 1951 edn. £5.00
#8841 Bulpin, T.V. TRAIL OF THE COPPER KING. The Story of Orlando Baragwaneth. Prospector, Known As 'The Copper King' Who Lived To Find With Frank Lewis The Copper Belt Of Northern Rhodesia. Yellow paper-covered bds. 239pp. illus b/w dwgs, maps eps. Inscrip f.pastedown. edges fox else VG+ in G-VG pc.d/w. Howard B. Timmins, Cape Town 1959. 1st edn. £20.00
#8932 Bulpin, T.V. TRAIL OF THE COPPER KING. Illustrated by A.A. Telford. The story of Orlando Baragwaneth, prospector. Yellow paper-covered boards. 239pp illus line dwgs. 8vo. No inscrip. G in worn d/w. Timmins. Cape Town 1959. £14.00
#8931 Fothergill, Rowland J. THE MONUMENTS OF SOUTHERN RHODESIA. The book groups these into five categories; scenery, rock paintings, ruins, Matabele invasion & occupation, European invasion. with 60 items listed. At the rear the list of registered monuments suggests a greater number than this, while a loose cyclostyled list suggests a further 66. Gilt on grey cb. 128pp illus b/w photos, map. 8vo. No inscrip. some very light foxing hence VG+ in d/w (lightly foxed). The Commission For The Preservation Of Natural And Historical Monuments And Relics. Bulawayo 1953. £30.00
#8800 Lowry, Daniel William. THE LIFE AND TIMES OF ETHEL TAWSE JOLLIE: A CASE STUDY OF THE TRANSFERENCE AND ADAPTATION OF BRITISH SOCIAL AND POLITICAL IDEAS OF THE EDWARDIAN ERA TO A COLONIAL SOCIETY. Submitted In Fulfilment Of the Requirements For The Degree Of Doctor Of Philosophy Of Rhodes University. Gilt on red cb. vii + 647pp. illus b/w photos. 4to. No inscrip. Fine. Rhodes University. 1989. £65.00
#8944 Metcalfe, C.B. A GUIDE TO FARMING IN RHODESIA. A review of the structure of the agricultural industry (water, the law, transport, extension services, etc.), and the various crops and stock farmed. White paper-covered boards, xi + 166pp. illus b/w photos etc. 8vo. VG in d/w. Rhodesian Farmer. Salisbury 1971. £12.00
#8861 Farquhar, J.H. (Ed). NADA. The Rhodesia Ministry Of Internal Affairs Annual. Vol X No.2 1970. Printed wraps. xviii + 134pp. 8vo. fold-out map. indexed. No inscrip. sl fox edges. o/w G J.L. Fubbs. Salisbury. 1970. £10.00
#8860 Fubbs, John L. (Ed). NADA. Volume X, No. 4. 1972. The Rhodesia Ministry Of Internal Affairs Annual. Printed wraps. 78pp. 8vo. illus b/w photos. indexed. No inscrip. VG+. John L. Fubbs. Rhodesia. 1973. £10.00
#8859 Fubbs, John L. (Ed). NADA. Volume X. No.5. 1973. The Rhodesia Ministry Of Internal Affairs Annual. Printed wraps. 78pp. 8vo. indexed. No inscrip. VG+. John L. Fubbs. Rhodesia. 1973. £10.00
#8863 Farquhar, J.H. (Ed). NADA. The Rhodesia Ministry Of Internal Affairs Annual. Vol XI No.1 1974. Printed wraps. ix + 115pp. 8vo. illus b/w photos. indexed. No inscrip. sl.worn sp. o/w G The Management Committee. Salisbury 1974. £10.00
#8862 Farquhar, J.H. (Ed) . NADA. The Rhodesia Ministry Of Internal Affairs Annual. Vol XI No.2 1975. Printed wraps. xi + 261pp. illus b/w photos. 8vo. indexed. No inscrip. sl. fox boards. o/w G clean copy. J.L. Fubbs. Salisbury. 1970. £10.00
#8881 Somerville, D.M. MY LIFE WAS A RANCH. Biography. Lucas Bridges was a rancher explorer. Then he set out for Rhodesia. This is his story of settling in the Sabi Valley of Rhodesia. Illustrated by Irene Duggan. Gilt on brown cb. 190pp. illus b/w photos. 8vo. No inscrip. VG-F in G d/w with closed tear top rear. Kailani Books. Salisbury 1976.

Inscribed on title page thus: "All best wishes, Irene Duggan".

£28.00
#8763 Stigger, P. THE LAND COMMISSION OF 1894 AND THE LAND. Examination of what the commissioners did over the issue of land to be assigned to Africans as Reserves. Stapled booklet, 39pp. 8vo. Blue wraps severely fad. o/w G clean copy. The Historical Association of Zimbabwe. Salisbury 1980. £8.00
#8770 The Rhodesiana Society. RHODESIANA. Publication No.10 - July, 1964. Various articles on Southern Rhodesia includes one on BSAC central settlement, Marandellas. Includes list of members. Printed wraps, 89pp stapled booklet. illus b/w photos etc. VG. Salisbury 1964. £15.00
#8771 The Rhodesiana Society. RHODESIANA. Publication No.11 - December, 1964. Various articles on Southern Rhodesia includes one on the Bechuanaland Protectorate and the Boer War. Includes list of members. Printed wraps, 65pp stapled booklet. illus b/w photos etc. VG. Salisbury 1964. £15.00
#8772 The Rhodesiana Society. RHODESIANA. Publication No.12 - September, 1965. Various articles on Southern Rhodesia includes one on Pioneer Forts in Rhodesia, 1890-1897. BSAC central settlement, Marandellas. Includes list of members. Printed wraps, 120pp stapled booklet. illus b/w photos etc. VG. Salisbury 1964. £15.00
#8773 The Rhodesiana Society. RHODESIANA. Publication No.13 - December, 1965. Various articles on Southern Rhodesia includes one on the extracts from the South African letters and diaries of Victor Morier, 1890-1891. Includes list of members. Printed wraps, 83pp stapled booklet. illus b/w photos etc. VG. Salisbury 1964. £15.00
#8774 The Rhodesiana Society. RHODESIANA. Publication No.14, July 1966. Various articles on Southern Rhodesia includes one on the Mashona rebellion east of Salisbury; by P.S. Garlake. Includes list of members. Printed wraps, 70pp stapled booklet. illus b/w photos etc. VG. Salisbury 1964. £15.00
#8775 The Rhodesiana Society. RHODESIANA. Publication No.15 - December 1966. Various articles on Southern Rhodesia includes one on The Battle of Imbembesi and The Zambesi Saw Mills Railway. Includes list of members. Printed wraps, 95pp stapled booklet. illus b/w photos etc. VG. Salisbury 1964. £15.00
#8776 The Rhodesiana Society. RHODESIANA. Publication No.16 - July, 1967. Various articles on Southern Rhodesia includes one on the First Rhodesian Born Airman. Includes list of members. Printed wraps, 97pp stapled booklet. illus b/w photos etc. VG. Salisbury 1964. £15.00
#8777 The Rhodesiana Society. RHODESIANA. Publication No.17 - December, 1967. Various articles on Southern Rhodesia includes one on Seours: A Reassessment; by R Blair. Includes list of members. Printed wraps, 99pp stapled booklet. illus b/w photos etc. VG. Salisbury 1964. £15.00
#8778 The Rhodesiana Society. RHODESIANA. Publication No.18 - July 1968. Various articles on Southern Rhodesia included in this Special Issue for the 75th Anniversary of occupation of Matabeleland. Includes list of members. Printed wraps, 139pp stapled booklet. illus b/w photos etc. VG. Salisbury 1964. £15.00
#8779 The Rhodesiana Society. RHODESIANA. Publication No.19 - December, 1968. Various articles on Southern Rhodesia includes one on BSAC central settlement, Marandellas. Includes list of members. Printed wraps, 124pp stapled booklet. illus b/w photos etc. VG. Salisbury 1964. £15.00
#8780 The Rhodesiana Society. RHODESIANA. Publication No.20 - July, 1969. Various articles on Southern Rhodesia includes one on Colonel John Anthony Spreckley, C.M.G. A short biography. Includes list of members. Printed wraps, 118pp stapled booklet. illus b/w photos etc. VG. Salisbury 1964. £15.00
#8781 The Rhodesiana Society. RHODESIANA. Publication No.21 - December, 1969. Various articles on Southern Rhodesia including Umtali Tramways, Muriel Mine, Simbabwe, Rhodesia & Nyasaland Airways. A short biography. Includes list of members. Printed wraps, 118pp stapled booklet. illus b/w photos etc. VG. Salisbury 1964. £15.00
#8782 The Rhodesiana Society. RHODESIANA. Publication No.22 - July, 1970. Various articles on Southern Rhodesia includes one on the Gwelo Laager. Includes list of members. Printed wraps, 113pp stapled booklet. illus b/w photos etc. VG. Salisbury 1964. £15.00
#8783 The Rhodesiana Society. RHODESIANA. Publication No.23 - December 1970. Various articles on Southern Rhodesia includes one on Lobengula: Second and Last King of The Amandabele - His Final Resting Place and Treasure, by C.K. Cooke.BSAC central settlement, Marandellas. Includes list of members. Printed wraps, 89pp stapled booklet. illus b/w photos etc. VG. Salisbury 1964. £15.00
#8784 The Rhodesiana Society. RHODESIANA. Publication No.24 - July, 1971. Various articles on Southern Rhodesia includes one on Some Umtali Buildings. Includes list of members. Printed wraps, 113pp stapled booklet. illus b/w photos etc. VG. Salisbury 1964. £15.00
#8785 The Rhodesiana Society. RHODESIANA. Publication No.25 - December, 1971. Various articles on Southern Rhodesia includes one on Mazoe and the Moashona Rebellion, 1896-97, by E.E. Burke: Includes list of members. Printed wraps, 113pp stapled booklet. illus b/w photos etc. VG. Salisbury 1964. £15.00
#8786 The Rhodesiana Society. RHODESIANA. Publication No.26 - July, 1972. Various articles on Southern Rhodesia includes some stories behind Historical Relics in the National Museum, Bulawayo, by Roger Summers.. Includes list of members. Printed wraps, 113pp stapled booklet. illus b/w photos etc. VG. Salisbury 1964. £15.00
#8787 The Rhodesiana Society. RHODESIANA. Publication No.27 - December, 1972. Various articles on Southern Rhodesia includes one on Rebellion forts in Mayabeleland, by I.J. Cross. Includes list of members. Printed wraps, 110pp stapled booklet. illus b/w photos etc. VG. Salisbury 1964. £15.00
#8789 The Rhodesiana Society. RHODESIANA. Publication No.28 - July, 1973. Various articles on Southern Rhodesia includes The Rhodesian Air Training Group 1940-1945, by Sir Charles Meredith. Includes list of members. Printed wraps, 124pp stapled booklet. illus b/w photos etc. VG. Salisbury 1964. £15.00
#8790 The Rhodesiana Society. RHODESIANA. Publication No.29 - December 1973. Various articles on Southern Rhodesia includes one the Stone Age in Rhodesia. Includes list of members. Printed wraps, 148pp stapled booklet. illus b/w photos etc. VG. Salisbury 1964. £15.00
#8791 The Rhodesiana Society. RHODESIANA. Publication No.30 - June, 1974. Various articles on Southern Rhodesia includes one on The Early European settlement of the South Western Districts of Rhodesia, by Allison Shinn. Includes list of members. Printed wraps, 121pp stapled booklet. illus b/w photos etc. VG. Salisbury 1964. £15.00

SOUTH AFRICAN SPORT, VARIOUS.

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#4104 Gutsche, Thelma. OLD GOLD. The History Of The Wanderers Club. Most famous of local sporting clubs in a country renowned for its dedication to sport, the history of the Wanderers is a history of the country, and especially of the Transvaal. The personalities of the club were often players on a wider field. Gilt on imit. leather bds. 206pp illus b/w photos. 4to. indexed. Large inscrip. ff lightly browned on inside edges else VG+ in worn d/w. Timmins. Cape Town 1966. £12.00

SOUTH WEST AFRICA / NAMIBIA

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#8956 Bergerot, Sylvie. & Robert, Eric. NAMIB. Dawn To Twighlight. Written In Collaboration With Dr Jean-Paul Roux. Coffee-table production illustrating day in the life of the people, the landscape, and the wildlife of the Namib Desert. Bibliography. Blue cb. 158pp 4to. VG-F in sl.rubbed d/w. Southern. Johannesburg nd. £20.00
#8954 Jacobsohn, Margaret., Pickford, Peter & Beverley. HIMBA. Nomads Of Namibia. Photographs by Peter & Beverley Pickford. Text by Margaret Jacobsohn. Coffee-table production item illustrating the Himba, semi-nomadic pastoralists who live in kaokoland in the remote north-west of Namibia. Margaret Jacobsohn lived for two years with the Himba coming to know them as few others. +50pp text and +80pp colour photographs. Gilt on blue cb. 144pp 4to. indexed. No inscrip. Fine in rubbed d/w. Struik. Cape Town 1990. £20.00
#8957 Schoeman, Amy. SKELETON COAST. Illustrated by Janet Lautenbach. A detailed look at all aspects of this fascinating area of the Southern African coast, including the geology, the climate, the fauna & flora, early explorers, ship and aircraft wrecks, prospectors, etc. Grey cb. 192pp 4to. indexed. No inscrip. VG+ in rubbed d/w. Southern. Johannesburg 1989. £18.00

EARLY AFRICAN TRAVEL AND EXPLORATION

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#8864 Burrow, John. TRAVELS IN THE WILDS OF AFRICA Being The Diary Of A Young Scientific Assistant Who Accompanied Sir Andrew Smith In The Expedition Of 1834 - 1836. Edited with notes and index by Percival R. Kirby. A nice associational copy. Gilt on green cb. 90pp. 8vo. illus b/w photos. indexed. Top a bit dusty else VG in unattractive d/w. A.A. Balkema. Cape Town 1971.

Verso inscribed thus: "for Wouter & Alison with gratitude from Quentin, Grahamstown, Sept 18/72". Quentin Keynes was the owner of the Burrow Manuscript.

£30.00
#8853 Foskett, Reginald. (Ed). THE ZAMBESI JOURNAL AND LETTERS OF DR JOHN KIRK. Volume 2. A day to day account of the progress of the Government Expedition to the Zambesi (1858-63) which was led by David Livingstone to explore the rivers leading to the interior. Gilt on green cb. vi + 636pp. illus b/w photos. 8vo. indexed. Includes review of this title from the journal African Studies, 1966. Owners inscrip ffep. Bds sl. marked o/w G in G d/w. Oliver & Boyd. London 1965. £25.00

MILITARY

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#8822 Becker, Capt. Dave. YELLOW WINGS. The Story Of The Joint Air Training Scheme In World War 2. Well illustrated (especially with pictures of crashed aircraft!). Bibliography. Paper wraps. 102pp. illus b/w.col. photos. 4to. No inscrip. Fine. SAAF (1989).

Multiple copies available

£20.00
#8768 Brelsford, W.V. (Ed). THE STORY OF THE NORTHERN RHODESIA REGIMENT. This book tells of the early beginnings of the Regiment, in the time of Cecil Rhodes, when the Chartered Company tackled the uneconomic task of establishing law and order in the vast tracts of land north of the Zambezi. Grey cb. 136pp . illus b/w photos, maps. 8vo. indexed. Sm.inscrip f.pastedown, stains to bds. l.fox.throughout. G in G clean d/w (one small closed tear). The Government Printer, Lusaka, Northern Rhodesia. 1954. £45.00
#8959 Mervis, Joel. SOUTH AFRICA IN WORLD WAR II. On the 50th anniversary of the outbreak of the war, this book was published as a tribute to the bravery and determination of South Africa's armed forces in the war. Bibliography. Printed wraps. 96pp. illustrated b/w photos. 4to. G+. The Executive. £10.00
#8869 Oosthuizen, Pieter with the collaboration of Peck, Alan. BOER WAR MEMORABILIA. The Collectors' Guide. This is as valuable a book to the historian of the period as it is to the collector, because every detail of the war seems to have been recorded or illustrated in some way or another. Brown cb. 239pp. 8vo. profusely illus b/w & col photos. indexed. No inscrip. D/w spine fad. else F/F. The Alderman Press, 1987. £50.00
#8767 Pakenham, Thomas. THE BOER WAR. A first full-scale documentary history of the Boer War. His narrative is based on first-hand and largely unpublished sources. Gilt on brown cb. illus b/w photos.xxii + 659pp. 8vo. indexed. No inscrip. VG in d/w Weidenfeld and Nicolson Ltd, London, 1979. £20.00
#8892 Smithers, A.J. THE KAFFIR WARS 1779 - 1877. 19th Century Military Campaigns. Index of regiments & corps engaged in these wars. Bibliography. 288pp illus b/w plates, maps on eps. 8vo. indexed. No inscrip. G-VG, no d/w. Leo Cooper. London 1973. £22.00
#8744 Van Wyk, At. HONORIS CRUX. Ons Dapperes. Our Brave. Author interviewed more than 70 recipients of the Honoris Crux. He gives condensed versions of the men's stories. English and Afrikaans text as originally given. Orange cb. 120pp. 8vo.indexed. Large inscrip. ffep. else VG in d/w. Saayman & Weber. Cape Town 1982. £12.00

ZOOLOGY, HUNTING, BIG GAME.

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#8838 Young, P.J. BOOT AND SADDLE. A Narrative Record Of The Cape Regiment, The British Cape Mounted Rifleman, The Frontier Armed Mounted Police, And The Colonial Cape Mounted Rifleman. Gilt on black cb. 193pp. illustrated b/w photos, map. 8vo. indexed. Owners inscrip ffep, G in tatty d/w. Maskew Miller. Cape Town nd. c.1955. 1st edn. £26.00
#8966 Cattrick, Alan. (A.P. Cartwright). SPOOR OF BLOOD. The story of the destruction of the herds that once roamed Africa and the early hunters and naturalists that sought them. Burchell, Harris, Gordon Cumming, Petrus Jacobs, Selous, Pretorius. Also told is the story of Stevenson-Hamilton who created the Kruger National Park. Bibliography. Green cb. 223pp illus b/w plates, photos. 8vo. Sello marks to eps & pastedowns, inscrip ffep. good in matching d/w with small closed tears. Timmins. Cape Town 1959 1st edn. £12.00
#8936 Jordan, John Alfred. MONGASO. Man Who Is Always Moving. The Story Of An African Hunter, John Alfred Jordan, As Told To John Prebble. One of the classic hunting titles and a great read. 248pp. illustrated b/w photos. line dwgs. Owners name ffep. spine browned, G, no d/w. Nicholas Kaye. London 1956. £12.00
#8955 Mead, Colin. WILDERNESS HERITAGE. Travel information, sightseeing, photographic hints, details of birds, plants & animals. Facts and photographs of some of Southern Africa's Wilderness Areas. Coffee-table production with excellent photographs covering South Africa, Zimbabwe, Botswana, Namibia. Printed bds. 168pp oblong 4to. VG-F in d/w. Colin Mead. Bryanston nd. £20.00


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M. Mint. F. Fine.
VG. Very Good. G. Good.
annots. annotations. bds. boards.
col. cold. colour(ed). d/w dust-wrapper.
eps endpapers. ff. leaves.
f(f)eps front (free) endpapers. fox. foxed.
illus. illustrated. o/w otherwise.
pp. pages. sl. slight.
sm. small. sp. spine
u/l underlining v. very.



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