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Back to Index #10353 Klein, Harry. VALLEY OF THE MISTS. Author trekked with pack donkeys the length & breadth of the mountain ranges and lowveld of the Northern Transvaal. A vibrant history of the area. Blue cb. 318pp illustrated b/w photos. 8vo. A good reading copy in worn d/w.Cape Town 1972. £8.00 Back to Index #10280 McNish, J.T. THE GLITTERING ROAD. Adventures in diamond country, Kimberley 1874-1876. Gilt on green cb. 198pp. illustrated b/w plates. sm.4to. indexed. Edges & eps fox. inscrip title.p. partially erased, hence G only in G ch.d/w.Struik. Cape Town 1970. £12.00. #10279 McNish, J.T. THE ROAD TO EL DORADO. The story of the 1869 diamond rush on the Orange River. Gilt on green cb. xii + 295pp. foldout frontis. illustrated b/w plates. sm.4to indexed. Edges & eps fox. inscrip title.p. partially erased, hence G only. in P d/w.Struik. Cape Town 1968. £12.00. Back to Index #10335 Ayliff, Rev. John. THE JOURNAL OF "HARRY HASTINGS", ALBANY SETTLER. A narrative of the experiences of a typical young British settler of 1820. Map showing distribution of settler parties. Red cb. 106pp illustrated b/w plates, maps on eps. 8vo. name index. No inscrip. a Fine copy in d/w.Grocott & Sherry. Grahamstown 1963. £25.00 #10336 Ayliff, Rev. John. THE JOURNAL OF "HARRY HASTINGS", ALBANY SETTLER. A narrative of the experiences of a typical young British settler of 1820. Map showing distribution of settler parties. Red cb. 106pp illustrated b/w plates, maps on eps. 8vo. name index. No inscrip. a Fine copy in d/w.Grocott & Sherry. Grahamstown 1963. £25.00 #10334 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. No inscrip. eps fox. red cb bleached along lower edges, VG+ in d/w (sp.fad. & browned).Grocott & Sherry. Grahamstown 1958. £20.00 #10344 Rennie, J.V.L. THE SCOTTISH SETTLER PARTY OF 1820 Records And History Of The Party And Its Members, Together With Family Genealogies To Recent Times From As Far Back As Known, With Notice Also Of Connected Persons, Friends And Neighbours. A detailed and extensive study in four volumes. Hard to find because the binding was done incorrectly resulting in a great number of copies being destroyed pre-publication. Red wraps. xxii + 2049pp illustrated genealogy trees, maps, etc. Edges stained, contents fine except Vol.2 which suffers from liquid spill to f.wraps and prelims.NELM. Grahamstown 1991. £195.00 #10332 Sadler, Celia. NEVER A YOUNG MAN. Extracts From The Letters And Journals Of The Rev. William Shaw. Shaw was an 1820 settler. Green cb. 187pp illustrated b/w plates. 8vo. No inscrip. a Fine copy in VG-F d/w.Haum. Cape Town 1967. £20.00 #10389 Shephard, J.B. LAND OF THE TIKOLOSHE. The Transkei, land between the Kei River and KwaZulu Natal. Proof copy. xii + 171pp. excludes illustrations. No inscrip. wraps a little browned else VG+.Longmans Green. London nd. (1955). £15.00 Back to Index #10368 McMillan, J.S.D. HIGHBURY. History of Highbury School in Hillcrest, Natal. Blue cb. ix + 232pp illustrated b/w photos. Role of Honour for both World Wars, sporting and academic honours lists. No inscrip. cnrs bmpd else VG-F in VG d/w.Self. nd (1986?). £16.00 Back to Index #10373 Church, R.J. Harrison., Clarke, John I., Clarke, P.J.H., & Henderson, H.J.R. AFRICA AND THE ISLANDS. Geographies. An Intermediate Series. An introductory survey is followed by regional studies, concluding with a chapter on social, political, and economic trends. Red cb. xiv + 494pp illustrated b/w photos. maps. etc. 8vo indexed. Large inscrip ffep (To Prof. Rennie) o/w VG+ in G+ d/w.Longmans. London 1964 1st edn. £12.00 #10267 Etherington, Norman. THE GREAT TREKS. The Transformation Of Southern Africa. 1815-1854. Printed wraps. xxv + 366pp illustrated maps. lg.8vo Pencil u/l to early pp, ink inscrip to ffep and also top edge (small).Longman. Harlow 2001. £8.00 #10282 King, L.C. SOUTH AFRICAN SCENERY. A Textbook Of Geomorphology. Red cb. xxiv + 340pp illustrated b/w photos. map, etc. 8vo indexed. Neat inscrip f.pastedown. VG, no d.w.Oliver & Boyd. London 1951 2nd edn. £18.00 #5514 MacNab, Roy. JOURNEY INTO YESTERDAY. South African Milestones In Europe. Traces little-known links of South Africa with continental Europe and Britain. The Portuguese, the Huguenots, Krugers last visit, Longueval, Castiglione, Rhodes, Livingstone, Baines, Fairbridge, and more. Cream cb. 137pp illustrated b/w photos. lg.8vo indexed. Ownership stamp fep, some fox esp. edges & eps. G+ in worn d/w.Howard Timmins. Cape Town 1962. £8.00 #7125 Marais, J.S. THE CAPE COLOURED PEOPLE 1652-1937. A study of the history of the coloured peoples of South Africa, particularly in the Western Cape. Covers early origins, the Griquas, the Bastards, Kat River settlement, missionary institutions, etc. Terra-cotta cb. xxi + 296pp illustrated foldout map. 8vo indexed. Edges & eps fox. some pencil u/l, else VG in heavily browned worn d/wWitwatersrand UP. Johannesburg 1962 rpt. (originally published Longman's Green, London 1939). £24.00 #10350 Pollock, N.C. & Agnew, Swanzie. AN HISTORICAL GEOGRAPHY OF SOUTH AFRICA. Geographies For Advanced Studies series (Ed. S.H.Beaver). Examines the influence on the historical scene of the physical factors (soils, minerals, climate, etc.) and the human factors of population distribution and movement for approximately 500 years until the Union, and emphasizing the last three hundred years from the Dutch occupation of the Cape in 1652. Bibliography. Blue cb. xix + 242pp illustrated b/w photos, plates, maps, etc. 8vo indexed. No inscrip. edges & eps fox. VG in pc.d/w.Longmans. London 1963 1st edn. £15.00 #10391 Van Selm, R. HISTORY OF THE SOUTH AFRICAN MUTUAL LIFE ASSOCIATION. 1845-1945. (Now the Old Mutual). Looks in detail at the company's activities throughout this period. Printed wraps. xvi + 90pp + 32 plates. No inscrip. wraps heavily browned, hence VG only.SA Mutual. Cape Town nd. (1945). £10.00 #10383 Walker, Eric A. A HISTORY OF SOUTHERN AFRICA. One-volume standard work. List of Executive Officers details main political appointees. Bibliography. Blue cb. xxiv + 973pp. indexed. A good clean & sound copy. No d/w.Longmans, Green and Co. London 1965 corrected 3rd edn. £12.00 #10305 Wellington, John H. SOUTHERN AFRICA. A Geographical Study Volume 1. Physical Geography. A comprehensive treatment, well illustrated. Green cb. xxiii + 528pp illustrated b/w photos. maps. Includes maps at rear, of which there should be four, marked thus: Vol.1 Map 4. Vol.2 Maps 1,2,3,4. 8vo indexed. Inscrip. ffep. spine cockled, a sound and clean copy with incorrect maps in rear pocket.Cambridge UP. 1955. £12.00 Back to Index #10372 Huchzermeyer, F.W. OSTRICH DISEASES. Covers both transmissable and nutritional diseases, and many other disorders. Printed wraps. 121pp illustrated col.b/w photos, microphotographs, charts, tables, etc. indexed. VG.ARC. Onderstepoort 1994. £10.00 Back to Index #10347 Dart, Prof. Raymond A. AFRICA'S PLACE IN THE EMERGENCE OF CIVILISATION. The inaugural SABC Van Riebeek Lecture. Printed wraps. 96pp. booklet illustrated b/w dwgs. maps, etc. G+.SABC. nd. c.early 1960's. £8.00 Back to Index #6723 Fransen, Hans. THREE CENTURIES OF SOUTH AFRICAN ART. Fine Art. Architecture. Applied Arts. Well illustrated. Includes chapters on rock art, Hindu & Moslem religious architecture, furniture, applied arts, fine arts, sculpture & ceramics, printmaking & photography, modern architecture, art collections, and much more. Three main sections. The Dutch Period - Cape Dutch, Cape Baroque, Anton Anreith, Louis Thibault, etc. The British Period, and the South African Period. An updated translation of the authors 1981 publication `Drie Eeus Kuns In Suid-Afrika'. Chapter bibliographies. Grey cb. 400pp illustrated col.b/w plates, photos. 4to indexed. No inscrip. A near Fine copy in d/w (in protector, lightly browned only).Donker. Johannesburg 1982. £40.00 #10364 Gordon-Brown, A. CHRISOPHER WEBB SMITH. An Artist At The Cape Of Good Hope 1837-1839. The artist produced many beautiful studies of the Cape, particularly its bird and flora life. Lists paintings by the artist held in the library of Cape Town. Reproduces some of his bird illustrations from his album of watercolour paintings in the Newton Library at Cambridge University. Author provides a biography, including details of his sojourn at the Cape from India, and a chapter on the Behar School of Athens founded by Sir Charles D'Oyly and Smith when together in Patna, Bengal. Gilt on maroon skivertex. xii + 102pp illustrated col.b/w plates. folio indexed. No inscrip. VG-F in repd d/w (browned but not unattractive, no loss).Howard Timmins. Cape Town 1965. £15.00 #10308 Oberholzer, Obie. THE HOTAZEL YEARS. Authors personal selection of photographs from over 30 years of journeying throughout Southern Africa. Includes selection of black and white photos published for the first time. Author resides in Grahamstown, was based at Rhodes University. Maroon cb. 132pp illustrated col.b/w photos. oblong lg.4to. Large inscrip ffep else fine.Double Storey. Cape Town 2002. £14.00 #6738 Strutt, Daphne H. CLOTHING FASHIONS IN SOUTH AFRICA. 1652-1900. An Illustrated History Of Styles And Materials For Men, Women and Children, With Notes On Footwear, Hairdressing, Accessories And Jewellery. Bibliography. Red cb. xi +411pp. illustrated col.b/w plates, dwgs, etc. 4to indexed. Presentation card attached ffep else a near Fine copy. d/w in protector, sp.fad. hence VG+ only.Balkema. Cape Town 1975. £45.00 Back to Index #10246 Hutchinson, John. A BOTANIST IN SOUTHERN AFRICA. Foreword by Field Marshall The Rt. Hon. J.C. Smuts. Author was Keeper of Museums of Botany, Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew, and made a botanical visit to South Africa in 1928-29 on behalf of Kew. In 1930 he accompanied Smuts on a botanical expedition to the Rhodesias and Tanganyika. These visits are recorded with detailed notes on the botany and locale of the regions visited, profusely illustrated. Green cb. xii + 686pp illustrated line dwgs, photos, maps, etc. Ex library with usual paraphernalia, rebacked, a clean sound reading copy.Gawthorn. London 1946 1st edn. £28.00 Back to Index #10345 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 illustrated b/w. 8vo. Ownership inscrip ffep, sello marks to pastedowns, hence VG+ only, in d/w.David Philip. Cape Town nd. (1991). £15.00 #10277 Du Toit S.F. HOME AND ABROAD. Informal memoirs of a South African diplomat. Author was ambassador to France and head of South Africa's diplomatic missions to Argentina, Sweden, Chile, Portugal, Spain, & Italy. Author travelled widely in these countries. 222pp. illustrated b/w photos. Edges & eps fox. bds spotty, G in browned d/w (no tears).Nasionale Boekhandel. Cape Town 1969 1st edn. £8.00 #10382 Millin, Sarah Gertrude. RHODES Definitive biography. This edition (originally published in 1933) includes Memorandum Of Conversation With Mr Rhodes by W.T. Stead of 1900. Author's Explanation comments on this conversation. Red cb. xvi + 406pp. photo frontis. 8vo. maps eps. indexed. No inscrip. edges & eps browned, ff lightly browned, else G+ in d/w (spine stained).CNA. 1952 revised edition. £10.00 #10361 Nathan, Manfred. THE HUGUENOTS IN SOUTH AFRICA. Tells the story of the Huguenots who came to South Afica from 1688 onwards. Their origins and early history, the edict of Nantes, and history here through the early 1700s is covered. Appendix gives list of Huguenot emigrants and settlers. Blue cb. xii + 159pp. errata slip.illustrated b/w photos. 8vo indexed. A reading copy only.CNA. South Africa 1939. £6.00 #10367 Ngugi, Wa Thiong'o. DETAINED. A WRITER'S PRISON DIARY. Includes report on the University Staff Union's struggle to have Professor Ngugi resume his duties at the university. African Writers Series 240. xxiii + 232pp p/b illustrated b/w photos. No inscrip. G+.Heinemann. London 1981 1st edn. £8.00 #10385 Pelzer, A.N. VERWOERD SPEAKS. Speeches 1948-1966. A collection of some of the speeches made from the date on which he became Prime Ministr. They illustrate particularly the evolution of the policy of seperate development. All speeches translated into English where necessary. Grey cb. lviii + 735pp. 8vo indexed. No inscrip. sl.stain to lower spine and adjacent area of f.bd. eps foxed, hence a G-VG sound copy in G+ d/wAPB. Johannesburg 1966. £25.00 #10321 Vaughan, Iris. THESE WERE MY YESTERDAYS. Reminiscences in later life by famous child-author of "The Diary Of ...". Illustrated by J.H. Jackson. Green cb. 159pp illustrated b/w line dwgs. No inscrip. G-VG in G d/w.Timmins. Cape Town 1966. £12.00 #10384 Wymer, Norman. THE MAN FROM THE CAPE. The first trek from Cape to Cairo. A biography of Ewart Grogan, pioneer in British East Africa. Blue cb. 236pp illustrated b/w photos, maps on eps. 8vo indexed. No inscrip. heavily faded spine, also part of f.bd. a sound clean reading copy.Evans Brothers. London 1959. £6.00 Back to Index #10362 Matthiessen, Peter. & Porter, Eliot. THE TREE WHERE MAN WAS BORN-THE AFRICAN EXPERIENCE. Matthiessen, writer and naturalist, and Porter, photographer and Naturalist, combine to produce a powerful study of East Africa. Bibliography. Buff cb. 247pp illustrated col.photo. 4to indexed. No inscrip. eps & prelims fox else VG in d/w.Collins London 1972. £12.00 #10330 Sapolsky, Robert M. A PRIMATE'S MEMOIR. Love, Death, And Baboons In East Africa. 304pp p/b. No inscrip. Fine.Vintage. London 2002. £6.00 #10390 Ward, John. THE ANIMALS ARE INNOCENT. The Search For Julie's Killers. Story of fathers relentless search for the murderers of his daughter in the Kenyan Masai Mara game reserve against all odds, inefficient police work, obstruction, xiv + 487pp p/b. G-VG.Headline. London 1992. £5.00 Back to Index #10291 Bosman, H.C. BOSMAN AT HIS BEST. A Choice Of Stories And Sketches By Herman Charles Bosman. Culled by Lionel Abrahams. Selections from Mafeking Road, Cold Stone Jug, A Cask Of Jerepigo, Unto Dust, and Other Stories. Purple cb. 206pp. 8vo. No inscrip. VG in heavily fishmothed d/w.H&R. Cape Town 1979 rpt. £6.00 #10254 Breytenbach, Breyten. RETURN TO PARADISE. Written during a three-month long visit to South Africa in 1993 when things were changing dramatically. Printed wraps. 224pp 8vo. No inscrip. Near Fine.David Philip. Cape Town 1993 1st edn thus. £8.00 #10356 Campbell, Alexander. FELL PURPOSE. A novel. Brown cb. 222pp 8vo. Boards faded. a sound reading copy, no d/w.Timmins. Cape Town nd. £8.00 #10318 Chinodya, Shimmer. DEW IN THE MORNING. Illustrated by Thomas Nhokwara. 287pp p/b. G.Mambo. Gwelo 1982 1st edn. £15.00 #10252 Creasey, Martin. AFRICAN HOLIDAY. Drawings And Captions by Author. Cartoons illustrate the people and animals of South Africa. 69pp oblong p/b. No inscrip. G+.Timmins. Cape Town 1963. £4.00 #10320 Cullinan, Patrick. (Ed). LIONEL ABRAHAMS, A READER. A large selection of verse, prose, and essays (articles and reviews). Printed wraps. 333pp 8vo. No inscrip. G-VG.Donker. Craighall. 1988. £5.00 #10369 Dadie, Bernard. CLIMBIE. African Writers Series 87. A story of growing up on the Ivory Coast. 157pp pb. Red inscrip inside f.wrap else G.Heinemann London 1971. £6.00 #10258 De Kock, Leon. & Tromp, Ian. THE HEART IN EXILE. South African Poetry In English, 1990-1995. Selections from over 60 poets. Printed wraps. xxiii + 332pp. 8vo. No inscrip. Fine.Penguin 1996. £8.00 #10297 De Vries, Abraham H. BRIEKWA. Short stories in Afrikaans. Printed bds. 80pp. 8vo. No inscrip. VG in worn d/w.Perskor. Johannesburg 1973. 1st edn. £10.00 #10292 Dikobe, Modikwe. THE MARABI DANCE. African Writers Series 124. Author's first novel. Printed wraps. 118pp. No inscrip. G.Heinemann. London 1973. 1st Edn. £4.00 #10348 Foden, Giles. ZANZIBAR. Novel. 389pp p/b. Fine.Faber. London 2003. £6.00 #10371 Foot, H.M. CUTTING CAPERS. Caper Sauce And Other Poems. Author was Pastor of the Grahamstown Baptist church from 1872 to 1877. Blue cb. 116pp 8vo. Bookplate f.pastedown. spine faded, slight split to lower f.joint, else a sound copy.Maskew Miller. Cape Town 1896. £6.00 #10253 Glaser, Marc. THE UNQUIET LOVE. Stories With Illustrations By The Author. Intro. by Lionel Abrahams. Printed wraps. 54pp 8vo. No inscrip. VG+.Snail Press. Plumstead 1993. £12.00 #10331 Goodwin, Harold. SONGS FROM THE SETTLER CITY. Foreword by Guy Butler. A collection of light verse, mostly published in Grocott's Mail. Printed wraps, 108pp stapled. Owners inscrip ffep else VG+.Modern Printing. Grahamstown 1963. £15.00 #10315 Gordimer, Nadine. & others. WHAT HAPPENED TO BURGER'S DAUGHTER, OR, HOW SOUTH AFRICAN CENSORSHIP WORKS. Contributions from Nadime Gordimer, the Director of Publications, the Publications Appeal Board, John Dugard. Includes a short list of (then) recently-banned books. Printed wraps. 74pp 8vo. No inscrip. G.Taurus. Johannesburg 1980. £20.00 #10317 Gordimer, Nadine. THE BLACK INTERPRETERS. Notes On African Writing. Two sections cover modern african fiction in English, and new black poety in South Africa. Poems by Madlenlosi Langa on pp. 54, 60, omitted in view of a 1973 banning order served on the poet. Bibliography. 76pp p/b 8vo. indexed. Gift inscrip. ffep. G.Spro-Cas / Ravan. Johannesburg 1973. £20.00 #10264 Gray, Stephen. LOCAL COLOUR. Well known as a poet, this was the author's first novel. Plum cb. 176pp 8vo. Edges & eps fox. shelfwear, sl.insect damage lower edges bds hence G+ in rubbed d/w.Ravan. Johannesburg 1975 1st edn. £12.00 #10316 Gray, Stephen. SOUTH AFRICAN LITERATURE. An Introduction. Identifies and assesses the different lines of development of literature in the multilingual and multicultural subcontinent. Bibliography. Printed bds. No inscrip. G+ in rubbed d/w.David Philip. Cape Town 1979. £10.00 #10283 Gray, Stephen. WRITERS' TERRITORY. Edited, With Preface And Notes By Stephen Gray. A selection of writings on Africa. Contributions from: Luis de Camoes, David Livingstone, Jules Verne, Rider Haggard, Mark Twain, Joshua Slocum, Olive Schreiner, Rudyard Kipling, Julius Schmidt, David Lytton, Pauline Smith, William Plomer, Eugene Marais, Herman Charles Bosman, Muriel Spark, Alan Paton, Jack Cope, Richard Rive, Athol Fugard, Alan Scholefield, Etienne Leroux, Nadine Gordimer, Barney Simon, Luis Bernardo Honwana, Jan Rabie, J.M.G. Le Clezio. Biographical notes. Printed wraps. viii + 199pp. 8vo. Wraps heavily soiled and fishmothed, contents VG.Longman, Cape Town 1973. £6.00 #10255 Green, Michael Cawood. SINKING. A Story Of The Disaster Which Took Place At The Blyvooruitzicht Mine, Far West Rand, On 3 August 1964. (Being A History, Romance, Allegory, Prophecy, Survey, Domestic Drama - And None Of The Above). With A Full Critical Apparatus. An Afterword By Michael Green. And Selected Songs By The Author. A verse novella. 164pp p/b. Near Fine.Penguin. Sandton 1997 1st edn. £16.00 #10299 Hirson, Denis. THE HOUSE NEXT DOOR TO AFRICA. A kaleidoscope vision of a childhood and youth in Johannesburg during the 1950s and '60s. It ends with the young narrator and his family preparing for exile after the release and deportation of his father, a political prisoner during most of the period described. Printed wraps. 99pp. No inscrip. some early ff spotted else VG.David Philip. Cape Town 1986. £4.00 #10312 Hope, Christopher. A SEPERATE DEVELOPMENT. Author's first novel. 199pp p/b. Small inscrip inside f.wrap else VG+.Raven. Johannesburg. nd. (1980). £6.00 #10293 Jacobson, Dan. THE TRAP and A DANCE IN THE SUN. Two dramatic stories of inter-racial betrayal set on the parched South African veld. 204pp p/b. No inscrip. G.Penguin 1968. £4.00 #10250 Konadu, Asare. A WOMAN IN HER PRIME. African Writers Series No.40. 108pp p/b. No inscrip. G-VG.Heinemann. London 1975 rpt. £4.00 #10322 Lehman, Paul. PRIVY TO THE MAYOR'S COUNCIL & THE HELPER. A Two-Story Anthology. The first is a light-hearted story concerning greed in a small-town commumity when oil is discovered on a nearby farm. The second is about a young black man's search for knowledge and his subsequent disenchantment. 150pp p/b. No inscrip. VG+.New Guild. Bloubergrant 1994. £5.00 #10272 Leveson, Marcia. (Ed). FIRETALK. Selected Short Stories From The Entries To The 1989 Sanlam Literary Award. Authors featured in this collection: Patrick Cullinan, Geoffrey Haresnape, David Medalie, Jane Fox, David Basckin, Maja Kriel, Floss M. Jay, Jean Young, Moira Lovell, Lindy Davison, Lilian Simon, Shirley Boje, Steve Botha, & Johan Liebenberg. Printed wraps. 184pp 8vo. No inscrip. VG.Carrefour. Cape Town 1990. £8.00 #10265 Lourens, L.A. (Comp). A FIT OF COFFIN. An anthology of local tales of the supernatural. Contributions by Leonard Lourens, Paticia Doble, Michael Drin, Mary Phillips Peter Harris, Miranda Stuart, Michael McNeile, Mina Macintosh, Joseph Kibel, Nerine Desmond, Donald Swanson, Aubrey Sebra. White cb. 172pp 8vo. Boards & eps fox. library stamp f.pastedown. o/a a clean sound copy in d/w (folds near nibbled through.Constantia. Cape Town 1969. £35.00 #10257 Malan, Robin. (Comp). BEING HERE. Modern Short Stories From Southern Africa. Selected writings from: Nadine Gordimer, Richard Rive, Alex la Guma, Doris Lessing, Charles Mongoshi, Bessie Head, Ahmed Essop, Dambudzo Marechera, Xolile Guma, Achmat Dangor, Norman Rush, Njabulo Ndebele, Mia Couto, Gcina Mhlophe, Zoe Wicomb, Don Mattera, Sindiwe Magona, G\Bheki Maseko, Joel Matlou. Printed wraps. xv + 213pp 8vo. No inscrip. Fine.David Philip. Cape Town 1994 1st edn thus. £6.00 #10310 Matshoba, Mtutuzeli. CALL ME NOT A MAN. Short stories, autobiographical note by Author. Printed wraps. x + 198pp. No inscrip. top cnr. f.wrap creased else G+, clean.Ravan. Johannesburg 1979 2nd imp. £4.00 #10341 Michener, James. THE COVENANT. Michener's famous novel set in South Africa. Terra-cotta cb. xii + 877pp. 8vo. No inscrip. VG+ in d/w.Secker & Warburg. London 1980 1st edn thus. £12.00 #10259 Mitchison, Naomi. IMAGES OF AFRICA. Twelve stories from the heart of Africa, some borrowed from the Kgatleng or from friends of the Bushmen, some of actual happening, from Botswana, Zambia and further afield. Printed wraps. iv + 139pp 8vo. No inscrip. eps a little spotted, G-VG.Lowry. Johannesburg 1986 1st edn thus. £4.00 #10249 Mofolo, Thomas. CHAKA. African Writers Series 229. Originally translated by Dutton for publication in by the IAI in 1931, this is a new translation by D. Kunene from the original Sesotho. Originally written in 1909/10 and then published in Sesotho in 1925. 168pp p/b. No inscrip. G-VG.Heinemann. London 1981 1st edn thus. £5.00 #10262 Mogotsi, Isaac. THE ALEXANDRA TALES. First novel by the author. Printed wraps. 172pp 8vo. Review copy stamp ffep.Ravan. Braamfontein nd. (post 1993). £5.00 #10256 Mphalele, Es'Kia CHIRUNDU. 158pp p/b. No inscrip. ff browned else VG.Ravan. Johannesburg 1979 1st edn thus. £6.00 #10295 Ngugi, Wa Thiong'o. DEVIL ON THE CROSS. African Writers Series 200. Translated From The Gikuyu By The Author. Written while detained without trial, a powerful critique of modern Kenya. 254pp p/b. No inscrip. eps fox. o/w VG.Heinemann London 1987 edn. £6.00 #10296 Ngugi, wa Thiong'o. WEEP NOT, CHILD. African Writers Series 7. Author's first novel. 136pp pb. ff browned, G.Heinemann London 1980 rpt. £4.00 #10294 Okri, Ben. SONGS OF ENCHANTMENT. A Novel. Sequel to "The Famished Road". 297pp pb. No inscrip. VG.David Philip. Cape Town 1994. £7.00 #10284 Paton, Alan. AH, BUT YOUR LAND IS BEAUTIFUL. Set in South Africa in the 1950s. 271pp 8vo. Top edge fox o/w F in near F d/w.David Philip. Cape Town 1982 2nd imp. £35.00 #7175 Paton, Alan. AH, BUT YOUR LAND IS BEAUTIFUL. Set in South Africa in the 1950s. 271pp 8vo. Top edge fox o/w F in VG+ d/w (small closed tear rear joint).David Philip. Cape Town 1981 1st edn. £30.00 #10354 Paton, Alan. UND DEINEN NACHSTEN WIE DICH SELBST. Erlebtes aus Sudafrika. 139pp p/b. Small inscrip ffep else VG.Fischer. Frankfurt 1966. £5.00 #10313 Peteni, R.L. HILL OF FOOLS. A Novel Of The Ciskei. Printed cb. 151pp. 12mo. No inscrip. VG in G ch.d/w.David Philip. Cape Town 1976. true 1st edn (precedes the Heinemann edition). £10.00 #10251 Peters, Lenrie. THE SECOND ROUND. African Writers Series 22. Gambian author writes of alienation of the western-educated african from his own society. 193pp p/b. No inscrip. G-VG.Heinemann. London 1975 rpt. £4.00 #10309 Plaatjie, Sol T. MHUDI. African Fiction Library No.1. This edition illustrated with woodcuts by Cecil Skotnes. Introduction by Tim Couzens. Brown cb. 164pp illustrated b/w. lg.8vo. No inscrip. G-VG in worn d/w.Quagga. Johannesburg 1975. £10.00 #10337 Poland, Marguerite. RECESSIONAL FOR GRACE. Author's fourth novel. Printed wraps. 302pp softcover 8vo. No inscrip. Fine.Penguin Viking. Johannesburg 2003. £10.00 #10268 Poland, Marguerite. SHADES. Authors second adult novel, set in the Eastern Cape at the turn of the 19thC. The characters and places were taken from her own family background. Short-listed for the M-Net fiction award. Brown cb. 309pp 8vo. A little insect damage to boards, one corner bmpd. o/a VG+ in VG d/w.Viking. London 1993 1st edn. £25.00 #10271 Rive, Richard. (Ed). MODERN AFRICAN PROSE. African Writers Series 9. An Anthology Compiled And Edited By Richard Rive. Illustrated by Albert Adams. 214pp p/b. G+.Heinemann. London 1970 rpt. £15.00 #10270 Rive, Richard. (Ed). QUARTET. African Writers Series 14. New Voices From South Africa. Alex La Guma, James Matthews, Richard Rive, Alf Wannenburg. Four stories by each writer. 150pp p/b. G+.Heinemann. London 1971 rpt. £15.00 #10375 Shepherd, Ralph. (Ed). INVISIBLE AFRICA. Contributions To A Coming Culture. A collection of essays based upon thinking systems as developed by the Austrian spiritual scientific philosopher Rudolph Steiner. Printed wraps. vi + 201pp 8vo. No inscrip, near Fine.Novalis. Cape Town 1996 revd. edn. £8.00 #10376 Shepherd, Ralph. (Ed). INVISIBLE AFRICA. Contributions To A Coming Culture. A collection of essays based upon thinking systems as developed by the Austrian spiritual scientific philosopher Rudolph Steiner. Printed wraps. vi + 201pp 8vo. No inscrip, near Fine.Novalis. Cape Town 1996 revd. edn. £8.00 #10355 Smith, Pauline. THE LITTLE KAROO. Ten stories by Author. Introduction by Arnold Bennett. Preface by William Plomer. Red cb. 188pp. No inscrip. Edges lightly browned else VG-F in VG d/w (f.moth marks).Cape. London 1972 edn. £5.00 #10261 Strauss, Peter. TALKING POETRY. A Guide For Students, Teachers, Poets. 205pp p/b. VG.David Philip / UNP. Cape Town 1993 1st edn. £8.00 #10323 Van Der Vyver, Marita. ENTERTAINING ANGELS. Author's first adult novel, awarded the M.Net Book Prize. 213pp p/b. No inscrip. VG.Penguin. London 1995. £4.50 #10269 Vorster, Gordon. THE TEXTURES OF SILENCE. Winner of the Timmins Golden Cape Literary Award. Ochre cb. 2886pp lg.8vo. Sadly board edges & rear ep targeted by migrant insects. O/w sound and clean in d/w (spine faded). initial VG+ assessment must be downgraded to G-VG.Timmins. Cape Town 1982 1st edn. £8.00 #10273 Wilhelm, Peter. SUMMER'S END. Story for young teens, rather sci-fi which is an unusual genre for South African writers. Illustrated by Mark de Lange. Printed wraps. 149pp. ffep insect-nibbled else G+.Ravan. Johannesburg 1984 1st edn. £9.00 #10274 Wilhelm, Peter. THE DARK WOOD. Author's first novel. Printed wraps. 161pp 8vo. G+.Ravan. Johannesburg 1977 1st edn. £16.00 #10260 Wilhelm, Peter. THE HEALING PROCESS. A Novel. In the remotest part of South Africa, a homeland, a small group of doctors struggle to maintain themselves and their craft. 211pp paperback. G+.Donker. Craighall 1988 1st edn. £9.00 #10314 Williams, Neil Alwyn. and Johennesse, Fhazel. JUST A LITTLE STRETCH OF ROAD and THE RAINMAKER. A short story by the first author, a selection of poetry by the second. 133pp p/b. No inscrip, G, wraps rubbed, ff browned.Ravan. Johannesburg 1979 1st imp. £6.00 Back to Index #10285 Ambrose, David. MASERU. An Illustrated History. Traces the history of the capital of Lesotho from earliest settlements to post independance growth. Bibliography. Green cb. 256pp illustrated b/w photos, maps, etc. 4to indexed. Mint in d/w.Morija. 1993. £25.00 #10286 Arbousset, Thomas. MISSIONARY EXCURSION INTO THE BLUE MOUNTAINS. Being An Account Of King Moshoeshoe's Expedition From Thaba-Bosiu To The Sources Of The Malibamatso River In The Year 1840. Edited and translated by David Ambrose and Albert Brutsch. Printed wraps. 219pp. illustrated b/w photos, maps etc. lg.8vo. indexed. Mint.Morija. 1991. £17.00 #10289 Casalis, Eugene. THE BASUTOS. With A New Introductory Essay & Index By Stephen J. Gill. Facsimile Reprint Of The 1861 Edition. Brown vynide bds. 48pp + xix + 376pp. illustrated b/w plates, fold-out map at rear. 8vo. indexed. Mint in d/w.Morija 1997 rpt. £20.00 #10290 Ellenberger, D. Fred. (Comp). HISTORY OF THE BASUTO. Ancient & Modern. And Written In English By J.C. Macgregor Under The Auspices Of The Basutoland Government. Facsimile Reprint Of The 1912 Edition. Brown vyanide bds. 55pp + xxii + 393pp + 37pp. illustrated b/w maps etc. map in pocket at rear. 8vo. indexed. Mint in d/w.Morija 1997 rpt. £24.00 #10288 Mohapeloa, J.M. TENTATIVE BRITISH IMPERIALISM IN LESOTHO, 1884-1910. A Study In Basotho-Colonial Office Interaction And South Africa's Influence On It. Bibliography. Brown vynide boards. xix + 437pp. illustrated b/w photos, maps, tables etc. 8vo. indexed. Mint in d/w.Morija 2002. £29.00 #10287 Smith, Edwin W. THE MABILLES OF BASUTOLAND. Facsimile Reprint Of The 1939 Edition. The author spent a year as the guest and pupil of the French missionaries, Adolphe & Adele Mabille, in Lesotho in 1898. Deals with the early life of these missionaries and their years in Lesotho spanning the 1865-1868 and Gun Wars. Bibliography. Blue cb. 382pp. illustrated b/w. 12mo. indexed. Mint in d/w.Morija 1996. £20.00 Back to Index #10377 Shakespeare, William. DRAMATIC WORKS OF SHAKESPEARE. The Text Of The First Edition. Illustrated with Etchings. (by Monzies after Pille). 8 volumes. Gilt title oh half calf teg with marbled bds & eps. Bookplate f.pastedown. ff browned & eps fox else a very good set indeed.William Paterson. Edinburg 1883. (Note. the spine states Edinburg 1893). £200.00 #10302 Thesiger, Wilfred. ARABIAN SANDS. Abyssinia and the Sudan preface Authors book about Arabia. Cream cb. xvi + 326pp. illustrated b/w photos, maps. map in rear pocket. Ownership inscrip ffep. ff sl.browned, G-VG in G d/w (rubbed, chipped at head and tail of faded spine). a sound copy.Longmans. London 1960 imp. £20.00 #10301 Thesiger, Wilfred. THE MARSH ARABS. Author writes of his 8 years spent with the Marsh Arabs, tribes living in a 6000 square mile area around the junction of the Tigris and the Euphrates in Iraq. Green cb. 242 pp illustrated b/w photos, maps. 8vo indexed. No inscrip. bds lightly spotted, offset from d/w to eps, spine has sl.lean, ff sl.browned, nevertheless an attractive and sound clean copy in VG sl.ch.d/w (browned inside).London 1964 1st edn. £35.00 Back to Index #10298 Bruce, James. TRAVELS TO DISCOVER THE SOURCE OF THE NILE. Selected And Edited With An Introduction By C.P. Beckingham. An abridged version based upon the text of the 1804/5 2nd edition. Ochre buckram bds. 281pp illustrated b/w plates, foldout map and family tree at rear sm.4to indexed. No inscrip. bds sl.spotted edges and eps sl.fox else VG+ in d/w (sl.loss at head of spine, nice but shows fading where stored adjacent to smaller volumes). a clean and sound copy.Edinburgh UP 1964. £45.00 #10311 Holmboe, Knud. DESERT ENCOUNTER. An Adventurous Journey Through Italian Africa. Tr. from the Danish. A convert to Islam, Holmboe wrote concerning his travels in 1930 from Morocco through Algeria, Tunis, Tripoli, to Cyrenaica. He was murdered near Akaba by brigands the following year. Mauve cb. 281pp illustrated b/w photos. 8vo. Good clean reading copy.Harrap. London 1936 1st edn thus. £10.00 #10303 Moorehead, Alan. THE BLUE NILE. The main stream of the Nile descends through Ethiopia, the Sudan, and Egypt, on its way to the Mediterranean. The expansion of the west into territories forgotton or unknown since Roman times led to the French invasion of Egypt in 1798, the Turkish conquest of the Sudan in 1821 and the British expedition to Ethiopia in 1868. Magenta cb. xii + 308pp illustrated b/w photos, foldout maps. 8vo indexed. No inscrip. edges fox else near VG in worn d/w.Hamish Hamilton. London 1962 imp. £12.00 #10300 Murphy, Dervla. IN ETHIOPIA WITH A MULE. Author purchased a pack mule and then travelled alone across the highlands of Ethiopia for 3 months of 1966/7. Bibliography. Green cb. xi + 281pp illustrated b/w photos, map. 8vo indexed. No inscrip. sl.offset from d/w foldins, sl.fox in places, also edges, hence G-VG in pc.ch.d/w.John Murray. London (1968). £14.00 #10275 Nesbitt, L.M. DESERT AND FOREST The Exploration Of Abyssinian Danakil. Green cb. 450pp illustrated b/w photos. 8vo indexed. Bds unattractive, sound, a reading copyCape. London 1935 imp. £12.00 #10324 Steevens, G.W. WITH KITCHENER TO KHARTUM. Dec. blue cb. teg. 384pp. illustrated maps, plans. No inscrip. eps fox and ff sl.fox. G+, no d/w.Nelson. London nd. £5.00 #10304 Wellard, James. LOST WORLDS OF AFRICA. Author penetrated the remote Sahara to study areas of interest - the Dawada tribe of worm-eaters who dredge their food from the edges of shallow lakes, the rock art, the empire of the Garamantes, Christianity in the region, and slavery. Green cb. xiii + 216pp illustrated b/w photos, maps. 8vo indexed. No inscrip. near VG in d/w (ch. head of spine).Hutchinson. London 1967 1st edn. £12.00 Back to Index #10342 Branch, George & Margo. THE LIVING SHORES OF SOUTH AFRICA. Illustrated with line drawings and watercolours by Margo Branch and over 100 photographs by Anthony Bannister. Part 1 deals with the marine ecosystem, Part 2 with the major groups of plants and invertebrate animals. Green cb. 272pp illustrated col.photos etc. 4to indexed. No inscrip. Fine in d/w.Struik. Cape Town 1998 8th imp. £25.00 #10381 Clarke, James. OUR FRAGILE LAND. South Africa's Environmental Crisis. Peach cb. 134pp illustrated b/w photos. indexed. Inscrip f.pastedown. insect damage to lower edges of boards, o/w VG in d/w.Macmillan. Johannesburg 1974. £8.00 #10329 Courtenay-Latimer, M., Smith, G.G., Bokelman, H. & Batten, A. THE FLOWERING PLANTS OF THE TSITSIKAMA FOREST AND COASTAL NATIONAL PARK. Illustrated colour drawings by Bokelman & Batten. White printed wraps. illustrated 64 cold plates, text on facing p. indexed. No inscrip. VG-F.National Parks Board 1967. £10.00 #10363 Scholtz, Clarke H. & Holm, Erik. (Eds). INSECTS OF SOUTHERN AFRICA. Comprehensive work on the classification of insect fauna prepared with contributions from nearly 50 specialist entomologists. Hundreds of drawings including twelve coloured plates. Bibliography. Printed bds. 502pp illustrated b/w line dwgs. cold.plates. 4to indexed. No inscrip. Bds worn particularly on edges and corners, however contents fine.University of Pretoria 1996 4th imp. £30.00 #10328 Seagrief, Dr. S.C. THE SEAWEEDS OF THE TSITSIKAMA COASTAL NATIONAL PARK. Bilingual text. Orange printed wraps. 146pp illustrated cold.plates by author, map. indexed. VG-F.National Parks Board 1967 £10.00 #10325 Smith, J.L.B. / Smith, Margaret M. FISHES OF THE TSITSIKAMA COASTAL NATIONAL PARK. Almost 200 species illustrated in colour, brief descriptive notes mention angling prospects and edibility of most species. Green printed wraps. 161pp illustrated indexed. VG+.National Parks Board 1966. £15.00 #10358 Smith, J.L.B. / Smith, Margaret M. FISHES OF THE TSITSIKAMA COASTAL NATIONAL PARK. Almost 200 species illustrated in colour, brief descriptive notes mention angling prospects and edibility of most species. Green printed wraps. 161pp illustrated indexed. No inscrip, wraps a little rubbed & sl.fox to prelims. generally VG.National Parks Board 1966. £10.00 #10333 Smith, J.L.B. OLD FOURLEGS. The Story Of The Coelacanth. Green cb. 260pp illustrated b/w photos, dwgs. 8vo indexed. No inscrip. VG, no d/w.RU London 1957. £15.00 #10327 Smith, Margaret M. SEA AND SHORE DANGERS. Their Recognition, Avoidance, And Treatment. Notes poisonous and otherwise dangerous fish and other dwellers of the local oceans, with practical treatments for stabs, stings, and poisoning. Blue printed wraps. 64pp booklet illustrated cold.b/w plates, dwgs. etc. 8vo. VG.J.L.B. Smith Institute. Grahamstown nd. £15.00 #10326 Tietz, R.M. & Robinson, Dr. G.A. THE TSITSIKAMA SHORE. A Guide To The Marine Invertebrate Fauna Of Tsitsikama Coastal National Park. Printed wraps. 115pp illustrated col.photos, diagrams etc. indexed. No inscrip. eps fox else VGPretoria 1980. 4th imp. £10.00 Back to Index #10360 Bendix, Sonia. INDUSTRIAL RELATIONS IN SOUTH AFRICA. A practical guide which covers the South African field in depth. Printed wraps. xxiv + 847pp illustrated charts etc. indexed. No inscrip. VG+.Juta. Cape Town 2001 4th edn. revd. £12.00 #10319 Buthelezi, Mangosuthu G. SOUTH AFRICA. My Vision Of The Future. Black cb. 152pp 8vo indexed. No inscrip. top edge fox else VG in d/w.Weidenfeld and Nicholson. London (1990). £15.00 #10387 De Villiers, H.H.W. RIVONIA. Operation Mayibuye. A Review Of The Rivonia Trial By The Honourable H.H.W. De Villiers. 120pp p/b illustrated b/w photos. No inscrip. G.Afrikaans Pers. Johannesburg 1964. £6.00 #10386 Dunkley, Godfrey. THAT ALL MAY LIVE. Guidelines Towards A Better Society. This book was written following Author's participation in the Second Libertarian Conference held at Little Switzerland (on the Natal-Free State border) where he concluded that the conference fell short of providing any real reasons for the extremes of progress and poverty, the lack of free markets for all and the lack of true liberty for any, because the papers presented desregarded the crippling effects of landocracy, land tenure, and bad taxation. Bibliography. x + 236pp p/b. 8vo indexed. No inscrip. VG.Whyte. Roosevelt Park 1990. £10.00 #10276 Hodder-Williams, Richard. AN INTRODUCTION TO THE POLITICS OF TROPICAL AFRICA. A thematically organised broad introduction from precolonial times situating the contemporary theme within its historical context. xxv + 262pp p/b. 8vo indexed. Some u/l hence G only, otherwise clean and sound.Allen & Unwin. London 1984. £7.00 #10340 Macmillan, William Miller. BANTU, BOER AND BRITON. The Making Of The South African Native Problem. Author studied the private papers of Dr John Philip, excerpts are interspersed throughout. Blue cb. ix + 328pp. foldout map. 8vo indexed. Ownership inscriptions in numerous places, tipped-in newsprint picture of Dr Philip. a good reading copy.Faber & Gwyer. London 1929. £24.00 #10339 Macmillan, W.M. THE CAPE COLOUR QUESTION. A Historical Survey. Examines the position of the Hottentots in 1795 and subsequent political and social developments since then. Author studied the private papers of Dr John Philip, excerpts are interspersed throughout. Green cb. xvi + 304pp. portrait frontis. foldout maps at rear. 8vo indexed. Owners inscrip in several places, eps heavily spotted, spine stained. no d/w. a sound reading copy.London 1927. £20.00 #10266 Manganyi, N. Chabanyi. MASHANGU'S REVERIE And Other Essays. The title essay is an account within a narrative framework of a visit to the USA, other essays deal with black attitudes in South Africa following the Frelimo success in Mozambique and with some of the crucial issues (Africanisation, particularism and universalism) involved in black university education. Black cb. 106pp 8vo. No inscrip. G-VG in d/w (sl.worn on edges).Ravan. Johannesburg 1977. £14.00 #10357 Munene, G. Macharia., Nyunya, J.D. Olewe. & Adar, Korwa G. (Eds). THE UNITED STATES AND AFRICA. From Independence To The End Of The Cold War. Printed wraps. xvi + 311pp 8vo indexed. No inscrip. G-VG.East African Educational Publishers. Nairobi 1995. £15.00 #10338 Rhoodie, Eschel. THE REAL INFORMATION SCANDAL. Author, head of the Department of Information, tells his account of the Information Scandal of the 1970s. Black cb. 926pp illustrated b/w photos. 8vo. G, no d/w.Orbis. Pretoria 1983. £15.00 #10378 Schoeman, Johan. SMUTS THE STATESMAN AND HERTZOG THE POLITICIAN. Two Open Letters. Polemical tract, pro Smuts, anti Hertzog. Red wraps. 19pp stapled 8vo booklet. Various inscrips rear wrap else VG.CNA. Pretoria. nd (1930) £6.00 #10352 Segal, Ronald. (Ed). SANCTIONS AGAINST SOUTH AFRICA. Contains papers from the International Conference on Economic Sanctions of April 1964 which took place in London. Also includes the reports of the various commissions, and the findings and recommendations of such commissions. 272pp p/b. G.Penguin 1964. £4.00 #10379 Sunter, Clem. THE WORLD AND SOUTH AFRICA IN THE 1990s. Author is Anglo's forecasting guru. Printed wraps. 111pp illustrated cold.dgms. VG-F.Cape Town 1987. £5.00 #10359 Venter, Albert. (Ed). GOVERNMENT AND POLITICS IN THE NEW SOUTH AFRICA. An Introductory Reader To Its Institutions, Processes And Policies. Contributing editors cover the areas of the context of contemporary politics, parliament, the executive, the legal system and the judiciary, national provincial & local governments, public policy making, parties & interest groups, political economy, and foreign policy. Useful 3-page listing of local acronyms. Bibliography. Printed wraps. xiv + 378pp. illustrated tables, charts, etc. indexed. No inscrip. Mint.Van Schaik. Pretoria 2001 2nd edn. £12.00 Back to Index #10366 British South Africa Company. THE '96 REBELLIONS. Originally Published As "The British South Africa Company Reports On The Native Disturbances In Rhodesia, 1896-97". Facsimile Reproduction Of The 1898 Reports With New Foreword And Illustrations. This was printed for the information of shareholders, by order of the Board of Directors. Rhodesiana Reprint Library Silver Series Volume Two. This is the one odd-sized volume in the series which is otherwise an 8vo same-size reprint series. Purple cb. 160pp illustrated b/w maps, photos, tables, etc. 4to. Bds and edges badly stained, lg.bookplate f.pastedown, d/w tipped in to front and rear eps. a reading copy onlyBooks of Rhodesia. Bulawayo 1975. £10.00 #10281 Cole, Barbara. THE ELITE. The Story Of The Rhodesian Special Air Service. Covers the history of the Rhodesian SAS from early days in the Western Desert during World War 2 until the decolonisation by the British in 1980. Roll of Honour. Blue cb. 449pp. Illus. col.b/w photos, maps. lg.8vo. indexed. No inscrip. VG+ in VG d/w (sp.fad. chipped at head of spine with sm closed tears).Amanzimtoti 1984. £48.00 #10243 Coleman, Francis L. THE NORTHERN RHODESIAN COPPERBELT 1899-1962. Technological Development Up To The End Of The Central African Federation. The early lone prospector's financial and technical needs gave rise to combines such as Anglo American and Rhodesian Selection Trust. The story of the Nchanga mine, the largest copper producer in the Commonwealth is linked with this. The 1931 disaster, the reconstruction of the mine and modern mining techniques are described as are postwar developments. Author was given access to material both in the possession of the mining companies as well as access to London office records of RSL. Extensive bibliography. Brown cb. xx + 206pp illustrated b/w photos. 8vo indexed. Bookplate f.pastedown. d/w tipped in to eps else VG.Manchester University Press (1971). £40.00 #10278 Daly, Lt.Col. Ron Reid. SELOUS SCOUTS TOP SECRET WAR. As Told To Peter Stiff. The Scouts were the top unit in the bush war, but never received official recognition before being disbanded. Bibliography. Brown c/b 432pp. illustrated col.b/w photos. indexed. No inscrip. bookplate f.pastedown. d/w tipped-in to front & rear eps. o/w a very good sound and clean copy.Galago. Alberton 1982 imp. £22.00 #10241 Flower, Ken. SERVING SECRETLY. Rhodesia's CIO Chief On Record. This is the record of author's service from 1963, through the bush war, until after Robert Mugabe emerged as Prime Minister of Zimbabwe in 1980. Green cb. xxii + 330pp illustrated b/w photos. 8vo indexed. Bookplate f.pastedown. d/w tipped-in to front & rear eps. Bds marked, sp.fad. else a clean sound copy.Galago. Alberton 1987. £20.00 #10244 Jardim, Jorge. SANCTIONS DOUBLE-CROSS. Oil To Rhodesia. Originally published in the Portuguese, this work looks at the part played by the Portuguese in minimising the effectiveness of oil sanctions on Rhodesia. Printed wraps. 154pp illustrated b/w photos, maps. No inscrip. ff browned, wraps a little rubbed, else VG.Books of Rhodesia. Bulawayo 1979. £12.00 #10374 Martin, Rose. MEET THE RHODESIANS. Humorous cartoons illustrate Rhodesians and their lifestyle by Bulawayo artist. Red printed wraps. unnum. illustrated line dwgs. oblong 8vo. No inscrip. near VG.Books of Rhodesia. Bulawayo 1974. £8.00 #10388 Ministry of Information. THE MAN AND HIS WAYS. An Introduction To The Customs And Beliefs Of Rhodesia's African People. An introductory guide for new immigrants and tourists outlining customs and beliefs of the african population. 43pp stapled booklet. No inscrip. eps fox else VG.Salisbury, 1970. £6.00 #10240 Pitman, Dick. YOU MUST BE NEW AROUND HERE. Journalist author arrived in Salisbury in 1977. Eyewitness accounts of events of national importance mingle with personal experiences in many corners of the country. In particular he records the reactions of Rhodesians from the beginning of 'The Talks' late in 1977 to the Referendum in early 1979. Blue cb. 214pp illustrated b/w photos. 8vo. Bookplate f.pastedown. d/w has been tipped-in to front and rear eps, a few spots f.edge, else clean VG.Books of Rhodesia. Bulawayo 1979. £30.00 #10343 Pratt, Susan. (Ed). THE RHODESIAN BOOK OF THE ROAD. A touring guide to Rhodesia, with maps and surveys of tourist areas and attractions. Printed bds. 72pp illustrated col.photos. maps, etc. 4to. In original plastic protector, no inscrip. bookplate f.pastedown else Fine.M.O. Collins. Salisbury 1974. £18.00 #10351 White, Matthew C. SMITH OF RHODESIA. A pictorial biography of Ian Smith, his climb to premiership, and the subsequent events which have thrown (the then) Rhodesia into turmoil. Author wrote for Rhodesian, South African, and overseas newspapers on political matters in Southern Africa for many years. Now retired (!) into the out-of-print book trade. 134pp illustrated b/w photos. 4to indexed. Bookplate f.pastedown. d/w tipped-in to front & rear eps. VG.Self. Cape Town 1978. £8.00 #10388 Woodcroft, Richard. WILL THE REAL RHODESIA PLEASE STAND UP? Author was an emigrant to Rhodesia and this publication presents photographs and comment to counter his concern of biased overseas reports on Rhodesia. Printed wraps. 32pp oblong stapled illustrated b/w photos. VG.Self. Belmont. nd. (1970s). £6.00 #10370 Wylie, Jill. CALL-OF-THE-MARSH. Illustrated by Sue Ross. A canine classic, authors story of her special Basenji and their exploits in rescuing animals caught in snares Printed wraps. 302pp illustrated line dwgs. No inscrip. ff browned, G+.Books of Rhodesia. Bulawayo 1979. £30.00 Back to Index #10306 Abshire, David M. and Samuels, Michael A. PORTUGUESE AFRICA. A Handbook. Covers the history, colonial and pre-colonial, political, economic and social development of Portuguese colonial possessions in Africa. Orange cb. xiii + 480pp illustrated maps, charts etc. 8vo indexed. Inscrip ffep. top edge dusty, eps lightly fox else VG in d/w with faded spine.Pall Mall, Praeger. London 1969 £20.00 #10307 Morgan, W.B. & Pugh, J.C. WEST AFRICA. A regional study. Covers the peoples, economy, environment, colonial influences, politics, etc. Green cb. xxviii + 788pp. illustrated b/w maps, charts, etc. 8vo indexed. Inscrip ffep. VG, no d/w.Methuen. London 1969 1st edn. £16.00 Back to Index #10365 De Villebois-Mareuil, Colonel. WAR NOTES. The Diary of Colonel De Villebois-Mareuil From November 24, 1899, To April 4, 1900. Authorised Translation From The Paris `Liberte' By Frederic Lees. With A Preface By E.M. De Vogue. Villebois-mareuil headed a small 60-man volunteer force of French and Dutch aiding the Boers. He was made a General by Kruger. He was surrounded by a superior British force and killed near Boshof April 5th. Blue cb. xx + 351pp. 8vo. G only, heavily fox.Methuen. London 1902. Colonial Library edition. £40.00 #10346 Orpen, Neil. VICTORY IN ITALY. South African Forces. World War II. Vol.V. Blue cb. xv + 340pp. cold.frontis. illustrated b/w photos, maps. 8vo indexed. No inscrip. spine creased, small tear at lower f.joint, else a clean G+.Johannesburg 1975. £22.00 #10263 Shaw, C. Scott. LOOKING BACK WITH LAUGHTER. The Saga Of A South African Student, Soldier, And Skypilot In Korea. Author was chaplain with the famous Cheetah Squadron. Softcover. 84pp illustrated b/w photos. map. 8vo. Wraps stained, contents fine.Shuter & Shooter. Pietermaritzburg 1973. £12.00 Back to Index #10380 Ruark, Robert. HORN OF THE HUNTER. The Story Of An African Safari By Robert Ruark. Illustrated by author. All-time great hunting book. Grey cb. 263pp illustrated b/w photos, line dwgs. 8vo. Spine offset, boards faded, etc. a nice reading copy.Hutchinson. London 1954 1st edn. £25.00
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