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Africana Catalogue Q188 27 MAY, 2005

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#4426 Mason, R.J. PREHISTORIC MAN AT MELVILLE KOPPIES, JOHANNESBURG. Johannesburg Council For Natural History Occasional Paper No.6 March 1971. Reproduction of typewritten ms bound in green cb. G.Johannesburg 1971. £15.00

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#13551 Green, Lawrence G. ALMOST FORGOTTEN, NEVER TOLD. A Book Of People And Places, Dramas And Adventures Along The South African Coast, With A Few Voyages Into Deeper Waters. Mainly relates to the Cape of Good Hope coast. 292pp. Cold.frontis. Illus. b/w photos, plates. indexed. No inscrip, edges spotted, frontis off-set to title page, else contents very clean, G-VG in good only d/w (some damp damage at edges else bright).Howard Timmins, Cape Town. 1965 1st edn. £8.00
#13444 Green, Lawrence G. KAROO. The Story of the Karoos of South Africa - the Great Karoo, the Little Karoo and the far corners of the North West Cape and Namaqualand. Brown cb. 248pp. illustrated b/w dwgs. 8vo. maps on eps. indexed. No inscrip, edges & eps sl. fox, clean VG copy in G-VG ch.fox d/w.Howard Timmins. Cape Town 1973. £10.00
#13552 Green, Lawrence G. ON WINGS OF FIRE. A Narrative Of Odd And Unusual Characters And Queer Remote Places Along The Flamingo Coast From Swakopmund To The Cape. 249pp. Cold.frontis. illustrated b/w line dwgs. indexed. No inscrip. prelims fox, edges spotty in damp stained complete but shabby d/w. Good onlyCape Town 1967. 1st edn. £8.00
#13547 Veitch, Neil. RONDEBOSCH BOYS' HIGH AND PREPARATORY SCHOOLS 1897-1997. Centenary publication for famed Cape Town school. History, Roll of Honour, famous old boys, etc. Profusely illustrated. Standard edition. ix + 178pp illustrated col.b/w photos. Folio. indexed. Fine in d/w.Rondebosch 1996. £30.00
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#13422 Lindley, Captain Augustus F. ADAMANTIA. The Truth About The South African Diamond Fields; or, A Vindication Of The Right Of The Orange Free State To That Territory, And An Analysis Of British Diplomacy And Aggression Which Has Resulted In Its Illegal Seizure By The Governor Of The Cape Of Good Hope. Gilt on green blind-stamped bds. cold.frontis. xiii + 423pp. illustrated maps and dgms. 8vo. errata slip. Date stamp ffep, no inscrip. f.bd shaken. some v.l.fox throughout else G-VGColingridge London 1873. £130.00

EASTERN CAPE (including all 1820 Settler related material)

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#13513 Butler, Guy (Ed). THE 1820 SETTLERS. An Illustrated Commentary. Bibliography. Brown cb. 366pp.illustrated b/w white photos, dwgs, maps, lg.4to, indexed. Sm.inscrip fep, edges of boards fishmothed else VG+ in worn d/w.Human & Rousseau, Cape Town 1974. £25.00
#13512 Butler, Guy. THE PROPHETIC NUN. Sister Margaret CR, Sister Pauline CR, Sister Dorothy Raphael CSMV. The story of these 3 extraordinary women, a painter, a sculpture teacher and a social worker who significantly contributed to South Africa's social and cultural heritage. Bibliography. Printed wraps, 127pp, well illustrated paintings, photos, dwgs, 4to, indexed. No inscrip, wraps a little rubbed hence VG-F.Random House, Johannesburg 2000. £15.00
#13505 Collier, Joy. FRONTIER POST. The Story Of Grahamstown. A history of this historic town and the turbulent frontier on which it is situated. Illustrated by Author. Grey cb. 64pp illustrated line dwgs. sm.4to. No inscrip. eps sl browned o/w near VG in clean bright d/w but with fishmoth along rear fold-in edge. University Publishers & Booksellers. Grahamstown 1961. £12.00
#13433 Eales, Hugh & Cross, Rob. GRAHAMSTOWN GOLF CLUB 1891-1996. The Story Of The Beginnings and Growth, Trials And Tribulations, And Personalities Of One Of The Oldest Golf Clubs In South Africa. Printed wraps, 84pp, illustrated b/w photos, 12mo. No inscrip, VG+.Privately published. Grahamstown 1996. £10.00
#13519 Grogan, Tony. SETTLER COUNTRY. Travels through the history of the Eastern Cape illustrated by the Author. 110pp. unnum. oblong 4to. No inscrip, little fishmoth to top & bottom edges of bds else VG+ in d/w. Don Nelson. Cape Town 1980. £24.00
#13681 Jones. E. Morse. THE LOWER ALBANY CHRONICLE. Four vols. Part One. 1806-1825. Part Two. 1826-1840. Part Three 1841-1850. Part Four 1851-1855. Provides a chronological survey of happenings in the areas around Bathurst and Port Alfred. Culled from books, letters, diaries, notebooks, periodicals, ms. etc. with notes, index, list of sources. Events such as births, deaths, marriages, christenings, sales, military and commercial activity, and much more. Gives a detailed picture of the happenings in these areas on a day by day basis. Cyclostyled 13" x 8"stapled. 118pp. 131pp. 116pp. 81pp. Parts 1, 2, reasonable, parts 3, 4, in a word, grim.Lower Albany Historical Society. 1968 revd., 1964, 1966, 1967. Port Alfred. £80.00
#13680 Jones. E. Morse. THE LOWER ALBANY CHRONICLE. Four vols. Part One. 1806-1825. Part Two. 1826-1840. Part Three 1841-1850. Part Four 1851-1855. Provides a chronological survey of happenings in the areas around Bathurst and Port Alfred. Culled from books, letters, diaries, notebooks, periodicals, ms. etc. with notes, index, list of sources. Events such as births, deaths, marriages, christenings, sales, military and commercial activity, and much more. Gives a detailed picture of the happenings in these areas on a day by day basis. Cyclostyled 13" x 8"stapled. 84pp. 163pp. 116pp. 81pp. A good clean set.Lower Albany Historical Society. 1964, 1970 revd., 1966, 1967. Port Alfred.
Includes the 1970 Addenda, Errata and Revised Index to The Lower Albany Chronicle Part Two 1826-1840.
£120.00
#13430 Makin, A.E. THE 1820 SETTLERS OF SALEM. Hezekiah Sephton's Party. Bibliography. Red cb, 142pp, illustrated b/w photos, drawings, diagrams, fold-out map, 8vo, appendices, indexed. No inscrip, boards sl.bowed else VG in rubbed & fad G d/w.Juta, Cape Town 1971. £38.00
#13421 Metrowich F.C. FRONTIER FLAMES. Stories of the settlers of the Eastern Cape. Illus. Penny Miller. Printed ochre cb. 286pp. illustrated cold.plate and b/w dwgs. No inscrip. sl. insect damage to bds, prelims fox else VG in clean d/w.Cape Town 1968 1st edition. £12.00
#13504 Redgrave, J.J. A CENTURY OF PROGRESS. The Story Of The Divisional Council, Port Elizabeth 1856-1956. Centenary Publication outlining a brief official history of the city. English/Afrikaans text at opposite ends of book. Covers mainly the development of the infrastructure of the area with interesting early photographs. Navy blue cb. 108pp illustrated b/w photos. Ownership inscrip, a little worn at head of spine else a good clean copy.Divisional Council 1956. £35.00
#13521 Rivett-Carnac, Dorothy E. HAWKS EYE. Biography of Lt-Gen. Sir Henry Somerset, eldest son of Lord Charles Somerset, who was responsible for good order on the Eastern Cape frontier for thirty years and who participated in every Kaffir War from 1819 until 1852 when he was transferred to India. Yellow cb. xi + 178pp. frontis. illustrated b/w plates, maps, indexed. No inscrip. A VG clean copy in good rubbed d/w.Timmins. Cape Town 1966 1st edn. £19.00
#13522 Rivett-Carnac, Dorothy. THUS CAME THE ENGLISH. An introductory book to the background of the 1820 Settlers 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. Yellow cb. 147pp illustrated b/w dwgs. indexed. No inscrip, eps fox, VG in P d/w. Timmins. Cape Town 1961. 2nd edn. £12.00
#13530 Shepherd, Robert H.W. LOVEDALE. SOUTH AFRICA. The Story Of A Century 1841-1941. A history of the Lovedale Mission Station and of the Lovedale Institution. Blue cb. xiv + 531pp illustrated b/w. 8vo, indexed. Bookplate f.pastedown. Lightly fox edges, head & tail of sp. sl.frayed.Lovedale Press (1940). £35.00
#13534 Slater, L. THE STORY OF SIDBURY. 1820-1920. The authors truthful account of the events and way of life in and near Sidbury during its first 100 years. A local and personal account not concerned with the wider issues of South African history. Printed wraps, 8vo, 76pp, illustrated b/w photos, dwgs, maps, indexed. No inscrip, Near VG. Marine Litho, Port Elizabeth 1982.
No. 288 of a limited edition of 600 copies.
£10.00
#13415 Thorpe, C. THARFIELD. An Eastern Cape Farm. The story of the farm and of the two families that have occupied it since the 1820's. Printed brown wraps. v + 97pp. illustrated b/w photos / dwgs / maps. tall 8vo. Inscrip ffep. VG.. Port Alfred 1978 2nd edition. £10.00
#13432 Thorpe, C. THARFIELD. An Eastern Cape Farm. The story of the farm and of the two families that have occupied it since the 1820's. Printed brown wraps. v + 97pp. illustrated b/w photos / dwgs / maps, tall 8vo. Grubby wraps, contents nice hence G only.Port Alfred 1978 2nd edition. £6.00
#13414 Turpin, Eric W. GRAHAMSTOWN. Hub of the Eastern Cape. Not a complete history but glimpses into the past of this Settler City. Printed wraps. 73pp. foldout street plan of Grahamstown 1865. VG.Self. Grahamstown 1967. £16.00
#13503 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 illustrated 51 b/w plates. Inscrip ffep, sl shelfwear, some ff spotty hence VG in VG d/w (sp.fad).Howard Timmins. Cape Town 1982. £15.00
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#13500 Campbell, Edward Donald. THE BIRTH AND DEVELOPMENT OF THE NATAL RAILWAYS. With over 50 illustrations this is an authentic historical record of the Natal Railways from 1859. Grey cbs, 170pp, illustrated b/w plates, 8vo. Top cnr f.bd heavily bmpd, bds & prelims wormed else a clean copy.Shuter & Shooter. Pietermaritzburg 1951.
Signed by author, copy no. 35 of 1000.
£35.00
#13676 Duminy, Andrew & Guest, Bill (Eds). NATAL AND ZULULAND. From Earliest Times to 1910. A New History. Bibliography. Printed wraps, 489pp, illustrated b/w photos, maps, 8vo, indexed. Sm.inscrip inside front wrap. VG+.University of Natal Press & Shuter & Shooter. £15.00

SOUTHERN AFRICA, GENERAL. (unclassified by area)

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13442 Ballantine, Christopher. MARABI NIGHTS. Early South African Jazz And Vaudeville. Focus is on the founding years of the black jazzing subculture in South Africa. It tells of Peter Rezant, 'Zuluboy' Cele, The Jazz Revellers, The Merry Blackbirds and the Pitch Black Follies. Printed wraps, illustrated b/w photos, 8vo. No inscrip. VG but missing original cassette.Ravan Press, Johannesburg 1993. £8.00
#13550 Becker, Peter. PATH OF BLOOD. The Rise And Conquests Of Mzilikazi. Founder Of The Matabele Tribe Of Southern Africa. Brown cb. xviii + 289pp. illustrated b/w photos/plates, indexed. No inscrip. eps and edges quite heavily fox. cont evenly lightly browned, hence G sound, in chipped,torn, pc.d/wLongmans. London 1962. £8.00
#10520 Davenport, T.R.H. SOUTH AFRICA. A Modern History. xv + 432pp lg.p/b. illustrated b/w dwgs. photos. maps. Inscrip half-title, G-VG.Macmillan. Jhb 1977. 2nd edition. £10.00
#13677 Dingpen, Brian & Harris CJ. MAILSHIPS OF THE UNION CASTLE LINE. Spanning the period 1857-1977, this is the story of the mail service between Britain and South Africa and its concomitant cargo and passenger services. Bibliography. Purple cb, 180pp, richly illustrated b/w, col photos, indexed. No inscrip. Fine in near Fine d/w (sl.yellowing adjacent to spine).Fernwood Press 1999. £35.00
#13539 Peacock, M.A. (Ed). SOME FAMOUS SCHOOLS IN SOUTH AFRICA. Volume One-English-Medium Boy's High School. Short histories of 18 Boy's High Schools in South Africa. These contributions from principals and staff members present not only historical facts but also amusing anecdotes of famous characters and notable happenings connected with the schools over the years. Blue cb, 279pp, illustrated b/w photos, emblems. No inscrip, some ink underlining to Contents page hence VG in sl.worn d/w.Longman, Cape Town 1972. £25.00
#13682 Reader's Digest. SOUTH AFRICA'S YESTERDAYS A compendium of South African social life through the years with entries seperated into subject topics. An interesting store of oddities to shed light on many aspects of South African life through the years. 344pp. prof.illustrated col.b/w photos etc. 4to. indexed. No inscrip. a bit soft at head of spine hence VG in worn d/w.RDA. Cape Town 1981. £15.00
#13679 Smail, J.L. MONUMENTS AND TRAILS OF THE VOORTREKKERS. Covering the following Battles: Liebenberg Massacre, Battle of Veg Kop, Destruction of Mosega, Fight at Maaierskop, Defeat and Dispersal of the matabele, Piet Retief, Dingaanstad, Emgungundlovo, Bloukrans Massacre, Attack at Van Rensburg Spruit, Dick King, Battle of Tugela, Attack on Port Natal, Battle of Vecht Laager, Danskraal, Battle of Blood River, Fight in the White Umfolosi Valley, 26 Day Siege of Durban, Fight at Boomplaats, Battle of Ndondakusuka. Blue cb, unnum, well illustrated b/w photos, maps, dwgs, folio. No inscrip, eps browned else near Fine copy in G+ d/w.Howard Timmins, Cape Town 1968
No.757 of this limited edition of 1500 copies.
£30.00
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#13436 Department of Agriculture. HANDBOOK FOR FARMERS IN SOUTH AFRICA. Volume I Agriculture and Related Services, Volume II Agronomy and Horticulture, Volume III Stock Farming and Pastures. Brown rexine. Vol I xx+799pp, Vol II vi+880pp, Vol III vi+777pp, illustrated b/w photos, tables, maps, fold-outs, lge 8vo, indexed. Ownership inscrips all 3 volumes else sound near VG set.The Government Printer, Pretoria 1957. £45.00
#13536 Department of Agriculture. HANDBOOK FOR FARMERS IN SOUTH AFRICA. A three-volume compendium of information on anything and everything applicable to the farmer in South Africa. Vynide. Volume I. xx + 799pp. Volume II. vi + 880pp. Volume III. vi + 777pp. illustrated maps, dwgs, photos, tables, many foldout plans. etc. 8vo. indexed. Ownership inscrip each Vol. o/w a VG clean set.Pretoria 1957. £55.00
#1775 Woodhouse, Ngita. FLOWERS FOR FOUR SEASONS. Covers garden colour schemes; climbers are space-savers; planting for winter decoration; water-gardens, gardens for children; colour in hedges and more. Blue cb, 211pp. Illus. b/w dwgs by Heather Garnett. Inscrip. ffep o/w VG in G bright d/w.Cape Town 1969. £8.00
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#13419 Oppenheimer, Stephen. OUT OF AFRICA'S EDEN. The Peopling Of The World. The news story that broke in Newsweek in 1988 that everyone alive on the planet today carries DNA that can be traced back to a single woman living in Africa over 150,000 years ago. Printed wraps, 440pp, illustrated b/w photos, map, indexed. Sm.ownership inscrip ffep. VG+.Jonathan Ball Publishers. £12.00
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#13538 Fransen, H. ARCHITECTURAL BEAUTY OF THE OLD CAPE AS SEEN BY ARTHUR ELLIOTT. Photographs of houses and farmsteads now largely demolished or ruined taken at the beginning of the twentieth century. Bibliography. From nearly ten thousand negatives in the Elliott Collection, 160 of the best and most interesting have been selected. Equally of interest on account of the architecture displayed as for the photographic value. Gilt on grey buckram bds, 343pp, illustrated b/w photos, lge 4to, indexed. No inscrip, pastedowns sl.browned o/w VG+ in tatty fishmothed d/w. A.A. Balkema, Cape Town 1969. £75.00
#13445 Heller, David. A HISTORY OF CAPE SILVER 1700-1870. and FURTHER RESEARCHES IN CAPE SILVER. Two companion volumes of this detailed standard work. Silver title on black cb. 276pp, vols illustrated b/w photos. No inscrip. first volume VG-F in lesser ch.d/w. second volume similar with bookplate f.pastedown.First volume published by Heller, Cape Town 1949, second volume by Maskew Miller, Cape Town 1953.
"A History Of Cape Silver" signed by Author.
£295.00
#13447 Kaplan, Dr.A, Legator,S & Sheffield, W. (Eds). HANDBOOK/CATALOGUE. Union Of South Africa Stamps. Van Riebeeck Tercentary Edition, erratum slip. Green leather cb, xvi+326pp, illustrated b/w photos, 8vo, indexed. No inscrip, bds unattractively spotted, contents VG+ in d/w (sp.fad & browned).Philatelic Federation. np 1952.
No 25 of de luxe edition limited to 300 copies.
£20.00
#13506 Kuhn, Joy. MYTH AND MAGIC. The Art Of the Shona Of Zimbabwe. Focuses on the unique Shona style of stone sculpture. Green cb. 112pp. illustrated b/w col photos, 4to. Sm inscrip, some sl shelfwear o/w VG in d/w.Don Nelson, Cape Town 1978. £50.00
#13678 Pearse, G.E. EIGHTEENTH CENTURY FURNITURE IN SOUTH AFRICA. Detailed reference work, well illustrated, covering seventeenth and eighteenth century furniture from Holland and the Cape, timber, silver, china and glass. Bibliography. Blue cbs, ix+193pp, folio, errata slip. Inscrip fep, contents VG. f.bd sl.shaken, evidence of damp storage on boards and spine, lightly fox in places, else a sound clean copy (with poor d/w).J.L.Van Schaik, Ltd. Pretoria 1960. £110.00
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#13427 Child, Daphne. CHARLES SMYTHE. Pioneer, Premier And Administrator Of Natal. Left his Scottish home Methven Castle for Natal in 1872 aged 19. Bibliography. Red Cb, 275pp, illustrated b/w photos, genealogy chart, 8vo, indexed. No inscrip, bds bowed, edges sl.fox hence VG in G-VG d/w.C. Struik, Cape Town 1973. £15.00
#13525 Joyce, Peter. ANATOMY OF A REBEL. Smith of Rhodesia: A Biography. Red cb, 480pp, illustrated b/w photos, 8vo, indexed. Ex library, sello, inscrip eps, bds stained, a reading copy only.Graham Publishing, Salisbury 1974. £6.00
#13412 Marquard, Leo. (Ed). LETTERS FROM A BOER PARSONAGE. Letters Of Margaret Marquard During The Boer War. A record of day-to-day happenings at Winburg parsonage in letter form to her mother at Stellenbosch and to her husband on commando at the outbreak of the Boer War 1899. Blue cb. vi + 140pp. portrait frontis. illustrated b/w plates. 8vo. index of propernames. No inscrip. Prelims browned, G-VG in rubbed & damp stained d/w.Purnell. Cape Town 1967. £15.00
#13541 Nujomo, S. WHERE OTHERS WAVERED. The Autobiography of Sam Nujoma. 476pp p/b illustrated b/w photos, 8vo, indexed. No inscrip, shows sign of having been opened flat p.130 o/w clean, VG. Panaf Books, London 2001. £18.00
#13424 Yates-Benyon, John. LAWRENCE GREEN: Memories Of A Friendship. Useful appendix listing biographee's publishing history including pre- and post-war titles published in UK. Interesting info. on dust-jackets and titles for the Green fan. Brown cb, xi + 224pp. Portrait frontis. Illus. b/w photos, 8vo, indexed. Large inscrip to half title, sl.lean to spine, prelims fox hence G+ in rubbed pc.d/wCape Town 1973. £10.00
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#13420 Duckitt, Hildagonda J. HILDA'S DIARY OF A CAPE HOUSEKEEPER. Being A Chronicle Of Daily Events And Monthly Work In A Cape Household, With Numerous Cooking Recipes, And Notes On Gardening, Poulty Keeping, Etc. Facsimile of the Chapman & Hall 1902 edition. Green & red cb with gilt dec. 300pp frontis. sm.8vo. indexed. No inscrip. Edges of bds fad else VG+ in G only ch.d/w.Macmillan. London 1978. £12.00
#13532 Platter, E (Ed). SOUTH AFRICAN WINES 1998. Cellars.Vineyards.Winemakers.Wine Country Restaurants Navy cb, 351pp, illustrated maps photos., Near Fine.The Platter Wine Guide SA (Pty) Ltd. £10.00
#13533 Platter, E (Ed). SOUTH AFRICAN WINES 2000. Cellars.Vineyards.Winemakers.Wine Country Restaurants Navy cb, 351pp, illustrated maps photos., Near Fine.The Platter Wine Guide SA (Pty) Ltd. £10.00
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#13662 Coster, V. HERE EVEREST AND OTHER POEMS. The author catches the atmosphere of her girlhood days in the Karroo as well as of Fiji where she spent her married life. 55pp, stapled booklet. A nice clean copy.Self. 1963. £8.00
#13516 Francis, S, Dugmore, H, & Rico. THE MADAMS ARE RESTLESS. A New Madam & Eve Collection. The most popular cartoon in South Africa. Printed wraps, 176pp, illustrated cartoons. No inscrip, back ep sl creased & damp stained. VG..Rapid Phase, Johannesburg 2000. £5.00
#13416 Jacobson, Dan. THE TRAP and A DANCE IN THE SUN. Printed wraps, 204pp. No inscrip. VG-F.David Philip. Africasouth Edition. Cape Town 1985. £6.00
#13553 McClure, J. SNAKE The fourth Kramer & Zondi detective story set in South Africa. A stripper is found dead with a python around her neck! Red cb. 189pp. No inscrip, edges spotty hence VG- in smart VG+ d/w (unchipped, not p/c, very sl. internal stain lower edge).Victor Gollancz, London 1975. 1st Edition. £22.00
#13548 Ndebele, Njabulo S. FOOLS AND OTHER STORIES. Contains "The Test", "The Prophetess", "Uncle", "The Music Of The Violin", & "Fools". Staffrider Series No.19. 280pp p/b. No inscrip. VG+, only ff sl.brown.Ravan. Johannesbirg 1983 1st. £10.00
#13417 Plomer, William. SELECTED STORIES. Edited by Stephen Gray. Printed wraps, 195pp. No inscrip. very clean but ffep excised hence VG only.David Philip. Africasouth edition. Cape Town 1984. £4.00
#13556 Poland, M. IRON LOVE. Set in a boy's school in the Eastern Cape of South Africa in 1913 Printed wraps, 8vo, 465pp. Near Fine copy.Penguin. South Africa, 2000. £12.00
#13441 Scholtz, A.H.M. AFDRAAI. 'n Kroniek Van Seermaak En Seerkry, Van Vrede En Verandering. Printed wraps, 185pp, 8vo. Near Fine copy.Kwela Boeke. Cape Town 1998.
Inscribed by author thus "Met mooi gedagte aan Cathy, A.H.M. Scholtz".
£15.00
#13439 Van Heerden, Etienne. THE LONG SILENCE OF MARIO SALVIATI. A captivating novel which spans South Africa's past and present as it taps the lifeblood of a complex, tumultuous yet magical country. This novel is set in a small Karoo town and involves a missing wagon of Boer gold. Translated from Afrikaans by Catherine Knox. 439pp p/b. 8vo. No inscrip, Fine.Hodder & Stoughton. London 2002 £6.00
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#13524 Rosenthal, Eric. AFRICAN SWITZERLAND. Basutoland Of To-Day. An account of the country and people of Basutoland. 245pp. illustrated b/w photos. dwgs. map. Ownership stamp o/w G clean copy in tatty d/w with loss.Juta. Cape Town 1948. £10.00
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#13425 Nesbitt, L.M. GOLD FEVER. Introduction by William Plomer. Author was killed in 1935 when his aeroplane crashed on a flight from London to Berlin. This posthumous title deals with the gold mines of the Witwatersrand. Brown cb, 251pp, photo frontis, 8vo, indexed. No inscrip, edges stained, prelims fox, bds clean, G sound copy.Jonathan Cape. London 1936. £10.00
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#13418 Haddon, Peter F. BE THE BEST YOU CAN. Your Key To Business And Personal Success. Printed wraps, 291pp. No inscrip. VG+Delta Books 1996. £10.00
#13554 Taylor, G.W. WELL AND WORTHY. Intended to assist the young mason and initiate. Extensive sourcing from American, English and South African authors for the material presented. Gives a fairly detailed explanation of masonic icons, rituals & ceremonies, etc. Paper wraps, 122pp, 8vo. Fine copy.Privately published. Grahamstown early 1990's
Very scarce item, less than 100 copies published.
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£20.00
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13535 Calburn, S. CALBURN'S BIRDS OF SOUTHERN AFRICA. Paintings, Field Sketches And Field Notes. Covering over 100 species with detailed multiple illustrations of each. The artist works only from life and this book is essentially a record in pictures and words of his contact with the world of birds. Blue cb, 248pp, 4to, illus, indexed. No inscrip, front & back bds sl.water stain to lower f.edge, in rubbed ch.d/w with deep closed tear to front. Contents very nice.Purnell, Johannesburg 1969. £15.00
13537 Kemp, A.C. THE DISTRIBUTION AND STATUS OF THE BIRDS OF THE KRUGER NATIONAL PARK. Covering the zoogeography and general ecology of the avifauna of the Kruger National Park. A systematic list of the birds recorded in the Park follows with notes on the distribution of each species within the area and on their breeding and seasonal status where known. Printed wraps, 352pp, 8vo, illustrated col photos maps, indexed. No inscrip, wraps & spine worn, edges browned, contents very good.The National Parks Board, 1974. £10.00
#13546 McLachlan, G.R. & Liversidge, R. ROBERTS BIRDS OF SOUTH AFRICA. Foreword by the late Field-Marshal The Right Honourable J.C. Smuts. Gilt on red cb, 643pp, illustrated colour plates, b/w dwgs, maps eps, indexed. No inscrip. a VG-F copy but without d/w..The Trustees of The John Voelker Bird Book Fund. 3rd edn. Cape Town 1975 £10.00
#13543 McLachlan, G.R. & Liversidge, R. ROBERTS BIRDS OF SOUTH AFRICA. Gilt on green cb, 660pp, illustrated b/w col plates, maps on eps, 8vo, indexed. A worn copy, ballpoint markings on map on back ep.The Trustees of the John Voelcker Bird Book Fund, Fourth Edition, Cape Town 1978.
Inscribed on title page by Kenneth Newman.
£12.00
#13429 Richards, Deidre. SHELLS OF SOUTHERN AFRICA. A Concise Guide For Collectors. 527 Species Described and Illustrated In Full Colour. Printed boards, 98pp, illustrated b/w, col photos, drawings, maps, narrow 8vo. Sm.inscrip ffep else VG-F.C. Struik, Cape Town. Second Edition. £30.00
#13515 Van Wyk, P TREES OF THE KRUGER NATIONAL PARK. Volume 1 only. Provides a detailed description for each entry- one or more pages. Green rexine. xiv + 284pp. illustrated col.b/w photos, maps, errata slip. 4to indexed No inscrip, bookseller's stamp ffep. eps sl fox. VG+. Purnell, Cape Town 1972 £60.00
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#13518 Callinicos, Luli. A PEOPLE'S HISTORY OF SOUTH AFRICA. Volume 1. Gold and Workers. 1886-1924. An alternative history challenging the Eurocentric view of events. 112pp 4to p/b. illustrated b/w photos etc. No inscrip. VG+.Ravan. Johannesburg 1980. £12.00
#13431 Coetzee, Jan K., Graaf, Johann., Hendriks, Fred., & Wood. Geoffrey. DEVELOPMENT. Theory, Policy, And Practice. Authors argue that development requires a new approach focussed on the capacity and insight of individuals on the ground instead of broad societal structures. Current text for university sociology students. x + 642pp printed wraps. Fine, unread copy.Oxford University Press. Cape Town 2001. £25.00
#13527 Eksteen, T. THE STATESMEN. Tracing the history of six South African statesmen namely, Louis Botha, Jan Smuts, Barry Hertzog, D.F. Malan, Hendrik Verwoerd and John Vorster. Bibliography. Black cb, 144pp, well illustrated b/w photos, map, 4to, indexed. Sm.inscrip half title, prelims sl.fox o/w VG+ in G+ d/wDon Nelson, Cape Town 1978. £10.00
#13528 Herbst, T. THE BISHO LETTERS. Author exposes the corruption within the Eastern Cape government by publishing extensive correspondence with them revealing the same arrogance, incompetence, nepotism and racism in the public service that he challenged under apartheid rule. A4 photocopy production, unnum. Ownership inscrip. Wraps sl.soiled else VG.Self. c.1998. £15.00
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#13544 Allan Wright. VALLEY OF THE IRONWOODS. A personal record of ten years served as District Commissioner in Rhodesia's largest administrative area, Nuanetsi, in the south-eastern Lowveld. Printed bds, 397pp, illustrated b/w photos, maps eps, lge 8vo. No inscrip, sl bump to head of spine else an attractive VG-F copy.T.V. Bulpin. Cape Town, 1972. £40.00
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#13665 SOUVENIR OF THE ROYAL TOUR 1947. A pictorial record compiled from pictures published by the Cape Times, the Rand Daily Mail, the Natal Mercury and the Sunday Times. Stapled booklet, 64pp, 4to, illustrated b/w photos. A very presentable clean copy.Self. £10.00
#13664 SOUVENIR PROGRAMME Of The Visit Of Their Majesties King George VI And Queen Elizabeth, And Their Royal Highnesses Princess Elizabeth And Princess Margaret To Cape Town 17th February, 1947. Double-ended stapled booklet, English/Afrikaans, 8vo, illustrated b/w photos. An especially nice, clean copy.Mercantile-Atlas, Cape Town 1947. £15.00
#13667 THE ROYAL VISIT TO RHODESIA. A Souvenir Pictorial Record. April 1947. Stapled booklet, 4to, illustrated b/w photos Feps fox o/w a good clean copy.Pictorial Publications Syndicate, Salisbury. 1947. £15.00
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#13523 Difford, Ivor D. THE HISTORY OF SOUTH AFRICAN RUGBY FOOTBALL (1875-1932). With An Intoduction By The President Of The South African Rugby Football Board, Mr. Advocate A.J. Pienaar. xv + 736pp. illustrated b/w photos. Front end rear joint splitting, cnrs, head & tail of spine all worn o/w a clean sound copy.Speciality Press. Wynberg 1933. £50.00
#13435 Jaffee, Jean. THEY RACED TO WIN, 1797-1979. A History Of Racing In South Africa. Well illustrated local history of the sport of kings. 216pp illustrated col.b/w photos. dwgs. etc. 4to. No inscrip. sl.browning to prelims else a Fine copy in VG+ d/w (several small closed tears, curled edges top & bottom).Cape Town 1980. £14.00
#13434 Noakes, Tim. LORE OF RUNNING. Dr Tim Noakes is an expert in the field of sports physiology, this is considered a standard work on the subject. Printed wraps, 535pp, illustrated b/w photos, 4to, indexed. No inscrip, G+.OUP, Cape Town 1985. £10.00
#13448 Procter, Mike. CRICKET BUCCANEER. Not simply a book on a great cricketer regarded as the worlds best all rounder but also on his philosophy, his attitude towards South Africa's isolation, the men who administrate the game, the E.P. walk-off which cost Rhodesia the Currie Cup in 1972-73, the pros & cons of county cricket and the 1966-67 and 1970 Australian tours and other controversial topics. Green cb. 162pp. 8vo. No inscrip, eps & edges sl fox o/w VG in d/w.Don Nelson, Cape Town 1974. £15.00
#13437 The Mountain Club Of South Africa THE JOURNAL OF THE MOUNTAIN CLUB OF SOUTH AFRICA. Being Number 105 For The Year 2002. Printed bds. 199pp.illustrated col. plates, photos, maps, dwgs. tall 8vo. No inscrip. Fine.Cape Town 2003. £10.00
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13438 New Horizons. THE EXPLORATION OF AFRICA From Cairo To The Cape. Burton, Speke, Grant, Baker and Kingsley, the other great explorers of the mysterious interior of Africa aside from Dr. Livingstone. This is the story of physical horrors endured, euphoric success, and the dramatic consequences of a momentous meeting of cultures. Printed wraps, 175pp, illustrated b/w photos, dwgs, maps. 12mo. indexed. No inscrip. VG+.Thames & Hudson, London 1993. £8.00
#6540 Stanley, Henry M. IN DARKEST AFRICA. Or The Quest, Rescue, And Retreat Of Emin Governor Of Equatoria. Black & gilt dec. red cb. xii + 635pp illustrated 150 woodcuts, foldout maps. Ownership stamp prelims. f.bd sl.shaken. bds o/w G, spine fad. contents sl.fox o/w a good sound copy.Sampson Low Marston. London 1890 Colonial edition. £60.00
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#13423 Chadwick, G.A. & Hobson, E.G. (Eds). THE ZULU WAR AND THE COLONY OF NATAL. Published On Behalf Of the Natal Provincial Administration. Under the auspices of The Natal Provincial Museum Advisory Board. Bibliography. Specialist chapters by various contributors augmented with a selection of letters, reminiscences, and vignettes. Printed boards, 188pp, illustrated b/w photos, dwgs, 8vo. VG+ in d/w.Qualitas Publishers 1979. £20.00
13443 Kruger, Rayne. GOODBYE DOLLY GRAY. The Story Of The Boer War. Bibliography. Red cb, 539pp, illustrated b/w photos, fold-out map, 8vo, indexed. No inscrip, cloth on f.bd bubbled, edges sl. browned, eps fox o/w G clean copy. Cassell & Company, London 1959. £10.00
#13526 MacDonald, J.F. THE WAR HISTORY OF SOUTHERN RHODESIA. 2 Vols. The official history of Rhodesia's involvement in World War II. Roll of Honour. Silver dec. blue cb. xiv + 673pp + xxx. illustrated b/w photos, dwgs, maps, 8vo, indexed. Vol 1. inscrip ffep. Some occasional light fox, bumped head of spine else VG. Vol 2. edges fox, cnrs bumped, bds spotty, G+. contents VG.Government of Southern Rhodesia 1947 & 1950. £80.00
#13520 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. Documents in the Public Record Office, material in South African archives, private papers of many of the major figures including Sir Redvers Buller and Lord Roberts, material compiled by the War Office Intelligence Dept., private letters from members of the British Cabinet, letters and diaries of those who fought in the war and tape-recorded memories of survivors. List of sources, bibliography, notes, 659pp p/b. indexed. Front wrap, edges, eps, fox else VG.Macdonald. 1st Futura edition. London 1982. £9.00
#13446 Pemberton, W. Baring. BATTLES OF THE BOER WAR. The battles of Belmont, Modder River, Magersfontein, Colenso and Spion Kop form the subject of this book. The author shows that the Boer commanders also were not all without fault- or their measure of good fortune. His account of the fighting itself makes impressive use of unpublished letters, diaries and other eye-witness material. Bibliography. Blue cb, 216pp, generously illustrated b/w photos, dwgs, maps & portraits, 8vo, indexed. No inscrip. eps browned, damp-stain f.edge f.bd o/w G+, clean in worn d/w. Batsford. London 1964. £12.00
#13440 Peter Warwick. BLACK PEOPLE AND THE SOUTH AFRICAN WAR 1899-1902. The first history of the war to focus upon the wartime experiences of black people in both the British and Boer armies and shows how the regular and irregular participation of blacks exercised an influence upon the course of the war. Printed wraps. 225pp. illustrated maps. Sm.inscrip o/w VG+.Ravan Press, Johannesburg 1983. £8.00
#13514 Robinson, Newman. IN THE BAG. Illustrated by Peter Ogilvie. Both authors draw on personal experience as prisoners of war to illustrate their story. Black cb, 102pp, illustrated b/w dwgs, 4to. No inscrip, eps and edges browned, VG+ in d/w, dib through to board nr top cnr.Macmillan. Johannesburg 1975. £12.00
#13509 Smail, J.L. HISTORICAL MONUMENTS AND BATTLEFIELDS IN NATAL AND ZULULAND. Details of Voortrekker Battles at: Blaauwkrantz, the Death of Piet and Dirk Uys, Vecht Laager, Tugela, Dick King's famous ride. Zulu War Battles at: Fort Pearson and Fort Tenedos, Inyezane, Intombi River, Hlobane Mountain, Kambula, Gingindhlovu, The death of the Prince Imperial, Fort Eshowe. Blue cb, unnum, profusely illustratedmaps, b/w photos, dwgs, folio. No inscrip, eps browned, VG+ in tatty repaired d/w.Howard Timmins, Cape Town 1965.
No.1250 of limited edition of 1500 copies
£25.00
#13510 Smail, J.L. MONUMENTS AND BATTLEFIELDS OF THE TRANSVAAL WAR 1881 AND THE S.A. WAR 1899. Covers the following battles: Ingogo, Mjuba, Talana, Elandslaagte, Rietfontein, Tchrengula, Nicholson's Nek, Modderspruit, Kuruman, Capture of Winston Churchill, Belmont, Graspan, Modder River, Stormberg, Magersfontein, Colenso, Pilcher's Raid, Wagon Hill and Caesar's Camp, New Zealand Hill, Slingersfontein, Spio nkop, Vaalkrantz, Koedoesberg, Paardeberg, Koornspruit, Capture of the 13th Batallion of the Imperial yeomanry near Lindley, Botha's Pass, Allemans' Nek, Retief's Nek, Slabbert's Nek, Naauwpoort Nek, Action at Lake Chrissie, Itala, Moedwil, Gun Hill, Groen Kop, Boschbult, Ookiep, Mafeking, Kimberley, Wepener, Ladysmith. Blue cb, unnum. profusely illustrated b/w photos, maps, dwgs. folio. No inscrip, eps browned else a near Fine copy in G only d/w.Howard Timmins, Cape Town 1966.
No. 1452 of this limited edition of 1500 copies.
£25.00
#13501 Tatham, Major G.F. et al. DIARY OF THE SIEGE OF LADYSMITH. Tatham was a member of the Natal Carbineers and resident of Ladysmith at the time of the siege. Vol.1 titled as above, with fold-out map. Vol.2 "A Diary Of The Siege Of Ladysmith, by Miss Bella Craw, A Day-To-Day Account Of A Young Woman Resident In The Town". Vol.3 "Unpublished Letters From The Siege and An Extract From Lt.Col. B.W.Martin's Memoirs Entitled Old Soldiers Never Die". Also includes letters by a Mrs Bamber, a G.W. Willis and Reverend Mother Marie Des Anges, with some photographs of the letter writers. Vol.4 "Letters From Ladysmith, by Lieut.-Colonel C.W. Park Of The Devonshire Regiment" (copy no 333). Printed wraps, cyclostyled production, 26pp + 68pp + 54pp + unnum. 4to. G-VG, clean copies.Ladysmith Historical Society. 1974, 1972, nd, nd. £48.00
#13426 Wood, JRT. THE WAR DIARIES OF ANDRE DENNISON. The author, born in Bulawayo, gives a unique insight into the life of a black infantry company in the traumatic last 5 years of the long insurgency war in Rhodesia. Enriched by contributions from the records of the Selous Scouts supplied by Lt-Col Ron Reid-Daly as well as a review of the use of Fire Force, that potent combination of helicopters, paratroops and infantry. Green cb, 394pp, illustrated b/w photos maps, indexed. Near Fine in VG-F d/w (sl. rubbed).Ashanti Publishing, Gibraltar 1989. £25.00
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#13540 Smith S.J. (Ed). ROWLAND WARD'S SPORTSMAN'S HANDBOOK. To Collecting And Preserving Trophies & Specimens And Containing Methods Of Measurement And Other Valuable Information Pertaining To Trophy Hunting & Rowland Ward's "Records Of Big Game". Thirteenth Edition. Gilt on green cb, 199pp, illustrated b/w dwgs, indexed. No inscrip, VG+ in d/w.Rowland Ward Publications, San Antonio, 1990. £40.00

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M. Mint. F. Fine.
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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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