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Africana Catalogue Q192 31st March, 2007

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TRANSVAAL

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#14768 Bulpin, T.V. LOST TRAILS OF THE TRANSVAAL. The restless years of the Transvaal to the boom days of Barberton in 1884, described with a wealth of fascinating anecdotes. Illustrated by A.A. Telford & C.T.A. Maberly. This edition combines the material of the earlier (1956) edition of this title along with that from "Lost Trails Of The Lowveld", "The Golden Republic", and "Storm Over The Transvaal" plus newer material. Printed bds. 474pp. illustrated col.photos. b/w line dwgs. 8vo indexed. No inscrip. Joints rubbed as is also spine, contents nice and clean, a sound copy that looks a little worn and tired.Books of Africa. Cape Town 1969 2nd edition. £14.00
#14642 Raikes, Joan. HONNEUR AULX DIGNES. Roedean School (S.A.) 1903-1978. Published to commemorate the 75th anniversary of this sister school of the original Roedean in Brighton. Buff buckram bds. 150pp illustrated b/w photos. oblong 4to. No inscrip. VG in worn d/w.Lorton. Johannesburg 1978. ISBN 0620029145 £20.00

WESTERN CAPE

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#14655 Green, Lawrence G. THUNDER ON THE BLAAUWBERG. A Book Of Rare, Strange And Curious Episodes Inspired By A Storm; Personal Experiences, Encounters With Unusual Characters, Mysteries And Legends. Notable characters included are J.W. Dunne, Alexander Scotland, & Scotty Smith. Yellow cb. 269pp. cold.frontis. illustrated b/w photos. 8vo indexed. No inscrip. G+ in d/w (no loss, browned inside). a clean attractive copy.Timmins. Cape Town 1966 1st edition. £10.00
#14782 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. illustrated col.b/w photos, maps, etc. 8vo. indexed. Inscrip ffep else a near Fine copy in d/w (some chips along top edge is the only fault).Juta. Cape Town 1976. £30.00
#14789 Noble, Professor. (Ed). THE CAPE AND ITS PEOPLE AND OTHER ESSAYS. Includes article by editor on travel in the frontier districts of the Eastern Cape, verse by Dr Atherstone, the Rev. Stewart of Lovedale covers Mozambique, Thomas Maclear on measurements, and more. This first edition includes the sermons omitted from later ones. Original pebble-grained boards. viii + 408pp. Period (1889) inscription to a William Ayliffe, boards shaken front and rear. inscrip & ownership stamp f.pastedown. worn & frail.J.C. Juta. Cape Town 1869. £30.00
#14799 Rosenthal, Eric. THE STORY OF TABLE MOUNTAIN. The Table Mountain Aerial Cableway Official Souvenir Guide. Interesting facts and figures, articles, and advertisements. A nice item for the Rosenthal completist. Printed wraps. 151pp illustrated b/w. Small split top & bottom f.joint, generally a G+ copy.W.J. Flesch. Cape Town. nd. (early 1960s). 2nd edn. £6.00
#14795 Storrar, Patricia. & Komnick, Gunther. A COLOSSUS OF ROADS. Thomas Bain. Bain (son of Andrew Geddes Bain) constructed 23 major mountain roads, many of them still used more than a century later. This biography of Bain pays particular attention to his achievements as a road builder. Well illustrated with contemporary and recent photographs. Bibliography. Gilt on brown cb. 108pp illustrated b/w.col.photos. dwgs. maps. oblong 4to indexed. No inscrip. sl shelfwear o/w VG+ in G bright d/w (internal repairs). a relevant newspaper clipping is pasted to rear fep.Cape Town 1984. £20.00
#14756 Warner, Constance. HISTORY OF THE KIMBERLEY CLUB. With Cecil Rhodes as one of the original founders, the Kimberley Club has a rich history since its founding in 1881. Red cb. xiv + 190pp illustrated b/w photos. 4to. errata slip. Good, no d/w.Kimberley 1965. £10.00

ORANGE FREE STATE AND LESOTHO

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#14614 Machobane, L.B.B.J. KINGS KNIGHTS. Military Governance In The Kingdom Of Lesotho, 1986-1993. Printed wraps. 232pp. Fine.Institute of Southern African Studies. Lesotho 2001. ISBN 9991131264 £15.00
#14686 O'Connor, Helen. NO OTHER SCHOOL SO DEAR. A History Of The Eunice Schools 1875-1970. Founded in Bloemfontein "that it is necessary that the future wives and mothers of our burghers should be brought up and educated in a thoroughly Christian and patriotic manner" as a Protestant school for girls. Green skivertex boards. 225pp illustrated b/w photos. No inscrip. VG.Self. Bloemfontein nd c.1971
Signed by Author on title page.
£12.00

EASTERN CAPE (including all 1820 Settler related material)

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#14753 Eve, Jeanette. A LITERARY GUIDE TO THE EASTERN CAPE. Places And The Voices Of Writers. With drawings and photographs by Basil Mills. Selected excerpts from writers of the Eastern Cape past and present with brief biographical notes and a continuing travelogue locating them in time and space. Extensive notes and bibliography. Printed wraps. 402pp illustrated dwgs, photos. No inscrip. near Fine.Double Storey. Cape Town 2003. £25.00
#14670 Eve, Jeanette. GUY BUTLER. Fifty Years Of Press Clippings (1944-1994). Chronology and introduction. Stapled buff wraps A4 production. VG+.NELM. Grahamstown 1994. ISBN 1874941041 £10.00
#14797 Keppel-Jones, Arthur. PHILIPPS, 1820 SETTLER. His Letters, Edited By Author In Consultation With Philipps' Great-Granddaughter, E.K. Heathcote. Letters from 1820 through to 1830. Genealogical table. Quarter chocolate leather over ochre buckram. 371pp. b/w photo frontis. maps on eps. A Fine copy.Shuter & Shooter. Pietermaritzburg 1960.
De-luxe edition copy No. 74 of 100. Signed by E.K. Heathcote.
£35.00
#14625 Metrowich, F.C. ASSEGAI OVER THE HILLS. The story of the Eastern Cape. A collection of more than 30 historical gems of the region. Bibliography. Green cb. 215pp illustrated b/w plates. maps on eps. Ownership inscrip f.pastedown. A clean G copy in worn repd. d/w (no substantial loss).Timmins. Cape Town 1953 1st edn.
Signed by Author on title page.
£25.00
#14754 Metrowich, F.C. ASSEGAI OVER THE HILLS. The story of the Eastern Cape. A collection of the more than 30 personal historical gems of the region. Bibliography. Green cb. 215pp illustrated b/w plates. maps on eps. Spine faded, inscription excised from top of ffep, prelims foxed. sound with clean contents. No d/w.Timmins. Cape Town 1953 1st edn. £10.00
#14778 Metrowich, F.C. FRONTIER FLAMES. Stories of the Settlers in the Eastern Cape. Illustrated by Penny Miller. Yellow cb. 286pp illustrated col.b/w plates. 8vo indexed. Ownership stamp f.pastedown else a Fine copy in a VG-F d/w.Books of Africa. Cape Town 1968 £18.00
#14751 Milton, John. THE EDGES OF WAR. A History Of Frontier Wars (1702-1878). An account of the struggles between Europeans and Africans along the Eastern frontier of the Cape of Good Hope during the eighteenth and nineteenth centuries. The Boers, and then the English settlers, came into conflict with the Xhosa tribes in the Eastern Cape, the struggle ending for the Xhosa with starvation and famine as a result of the Great Cattle Killing of 1857. Profusely illustrated with extensive notes and bibliography. Red cb. xvii + 304pp illustrated b/w. 8vo indexed. No inscrip. A fine unread copy.Juta. Cape Town 1983. ISBN 070211331X £22.00
#14684 Rothmann, Anna. THE ELEPHANT SHREW AND COMPANY. Delightful reminiscences of author's time at the Albany Museum in Grahamstown. Includes picture of Barney the well-known tortoise. Printed bds. 127pp illustrated b/w photos and dwgs. Review copy stamp ffep, owners name excised, else VG+.Tafelberg. Cape Town 1978 5th imp. ISBN 0624006050 £12.00
#14794 SETTLERS' WEEK. Grahamstown, "The Settler City". Incorporating Municipal Centenary 1862-1962. Includes assorted messages from the Mayor and others, programme of events, pictures and advertisements. 72pp stapled booklet. Small neat inscrip top of f.wrap else VG. Grahamstown 1962. £6.00
#10026 Shuttleworth, Stanley G. FROM RIEMPIES TO FASHION SHOES. Achievements Of The Remarkeable Men Who Created Our Leather Industry. A history of tanning, shoemaking, hides and skins, wattle, etc. through accounts of individuals and companies engaged therein. The leather used for the binding of this volume was tanned by the Mimosa A1 process developed at the Leather Industries Research Institute (LIRI, Rhodes University, Grahamstown) of which the author was head for many years. Very attractive leather finish. Gilt on chocolate-brown leather. 241pp illustrated b/w photos. 8vo indexed. No inscrip. some ff are wrinkled, possible due to storage conditions hence only VG-F in G+ ch.d/w.Eggers. Port Elizabeth nd. (1983). £30.00
#14763 Shuttleworth, Stanley G. MEMOIRS OF AN INDUSTRIAL BOFFIN. Author was head of the Leather Industries Research Institute (LIRI) here at Rhodes University in Grahamstown, and had spent the better part of a lifetime in this industry. Includes family tree. Cream wraps. 177pp p/b. Wraps fishmothed around joints hence Good, but contents very clean.Self. Grahamstown 1985. £15.00
#14781 Van der Riet, Frank. GRAHAMSTOWN IN EARLY PHOTOGRAPHS. Illustrates the development of the town in early years, and the activities of its inhabitants. A seperate chapter features the photographic work of Dr Atherstone. Blue cb. 111pp illustrated b/w photos. sm.4to. No inscrip. eps browned else VG in G-VG d/w (rubbed, chipped, no loss).David Philip. Cape Town 1974. £18.00

NATAL AND EAST GRIQUALAND

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#14804 Binns, C.T. THE LAST ZULU KING. The Life And Death Of Cetshwayo. Black cb. 240pp. cold.frontis. illustrated b/w plates. Small owners inscrip ffep. G+ in G pc.d/w (no serious chipping, no loss, but damp-stained)Longmans. London 1963 1st edition. £20.00
#14798 Birkby, Carel. ZULU JOURNEY. Prewar travels through Zululand, Swaziland, Lesotho, Pondoland, Tongaland, East Griqualand, in the eastern parts of South Africa. Foreword by Lawrence Green. Green cb. 199pp illustrated b/w photos, maps on eps. 8vo. Good only, fep excised, spine heavily faded with loss at head. Sound copy with clean contents.Fredk. Muller. London 1938 2nd edn. £10.00
#14786 Campbell, Edward Donald. THE BIRTH AND DEVELOPMENT OF THE NATAL RAILWAYS. With over 50 illustrations this is the definitive historical record of the Natal Railways from 1859. Grey cbs, 170pp, illustrated b/w plates, 8vo. Ownership inscrip on eps. a VG+ copy in d/w (a little rubbed to head of spine but no loss and no tears).Shuter & Shooter. Pietermaritzburg 1951.
Signed by author, copy no. 100 of 1000.
£70.00
#14785 Stuart, James. and Malcolm, D. McK. (Eds). THE DIARY OF HENRY FRANCIS FYNN. Compiled From Original Sources And Edited by.... Covers the period 1824-1836 and is the story of the first white settler in Natal, the earliest record extant of life in Natal. Green cb. xvi + 341pp. illustrated b/w plates, 3 foldout maps at rear. 8vo. indexed. Ownership stamp & inscrips on eps which only are foxed o/w VG in tatty d/w with loss.Shuter & Shooter. Pietermaritzburg 1950.
Limited edition, No.584 of 1700.
£40.00

SOUTHERN AFRICA, GENERAL. (unclassified by area)

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#14575 Afigbo, A.E., Ayandele, E.A., Gavin, R.J., Omer-Cooper, J.D., & Palmer, R. THE MAKING OF MODERN AFRICA. Volume 1. The Nineteenth Century. Taking each region in turn it explores diverse topics such as trans-saharan and atlantic trade, the empires of Oyo & Lunda, migrations of the Mfecane in Southern Africa, the kingdoms of Shaka and Menelik II, and the so-called `scramble' for territory by the European powers. 372pp softcover. Front wrap creased else VG.Longman. London 1993. ISBN 0582585082 £10.00
#14556 Aldworth, Bob. THE INFERNAL TOWER. The Damage To People, Careers And Reputations In Corporate South Africa. As Told To Jeremy Gordin & Benjamin Trisk. Financial intrigue at high level in South African Banking circles, chiefly involving Trust Bank / ABSA, and Allied Bank. The Tollgate saga was integral to this story which saw the Author a fugitive and living in exile in Spain. Subsequently he returned to South Africa to fight acrimonious court battles against one of the country's most powerful institutions to whom legal costs meant nothing. Whatever the rights and wrongs, he stands out as someone prepared to stand up to financial intrigue and shenanigans at the very highest corporate levels. Should be required reading for Barclay's executives. 439pp p/b illustrated b/w. A near Fine copy.Contra Press. Johannesburg 1996. ISBN 0620204494 £10.00
#14628 Becker, Peter. PATH OF BLOOD. The Rise And Fall Of Mzilikazi. Founder Of The Matabele Tribe Of Southern Africa. He conquered peoples of the Transvaal, Botswana, and further north, creating the Matabele nation from his captives. He repulsed the Zulu army and failed only in his attempts to dislodge the emigrant Boers from his territory. Buff cb. 289pp illustrated b/w plates. No inscrip. eps lightly fox, soft at head & tail of spine, else VG+ in pc.d/w (neither torn, chipped, or rubbed). an attractive copy.Allen Lane. London 1976 rpt. ISBN 0713910089 £18.00
#14809 Bezant, N.G. EVERLASTING FOOTPRINTS And Other Strange Stories Of South African People. Softcover 174pp. Eps fox else G+.Central News Agency. A Dassie Book. £6.00
#14586 Brownlee, Hon. Charles. REMINISCENCES OF KAFFIR LIFE AND HISTORY And Other Papers. With A Brief Memoir By Mrs Brownlee. Covers the Cattle Killing, witchcraft & superstitions, the Basuto war, Peelton Mission, biographical sketches of Sandile, Xoxo, Tola & Eno, Tyala. Green cb. viii + 403pp. 8vo. Newly rebound. contents clean if a little foxed. contents page repaired, no loss.Lovedale 1896. £50.00
#14777 Bulpin, T.V. DISCOVERING SOUTHERN AFRICA. Without a doubt the most comprehensive guide to the area's history and features for the tourist & traveller. Even though not up to date, the towns are in the same places, and no writer ever covered the minutae of the places they travelled to in the same way as T.V. Bulpin. Printed bds. 899pp. illustrated col.photos. Except some insect damage to very top edges of spine, a very attractive copyy. No inscription, contents excellent, overall VG,T.V. Bulpin. Cape Town 1980 21nd revised edition. ISBN 0949956171 £12.00
#14674 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
#14790 Chilvers, Hedley A. THE YELLOW MAN LOOKS ON. Being The Story Of The Anglo-Dutch Conflict In Southern Africa And Its Interest For The Peoples Of Asia. Brown cb. xiv + 240pp. Neat inscrip ffep else VG+. no d/w.Cassell. London 1933. 1st edn. £8.00
#6713 Chilvers. Hedley. THE SEVEN LOST TRAILS OF AFRICA. Being A Record Of Sundry Expeditions, New And Old, In Search Of Buried Treasure. Seven treasure trails of natural or buried treasure are looked at in some detail, including the wreck of the Grosvenor, lost half of the Cullinan Diamond, buried millions of Lobengula, the Kruger millions, and more. Brown cb. xiii + 242pp illustrated b/w photos, maps. No inscrip. an excellent near Fine copy, only edges fox as usual.Cassel. London 1930 1st edn. £25.00
#14672 Fage, J.D. AFRICA DISCOVERS HER PAST. Based upon a series of BBC broadcasts of 1967 by Ivor Wilks, P.L.Shinnie, Thurstan Shaw, Alan Ryder, John Hunwick, David Birmingham, Anthony Atmore, Bethwell A. Ogot, Richard Gray, & Sheila Marks. 96pp p/b. Ownership inscrip and bookplate (Winifred Maxwell). G-VG.OUP. London 1971. ISBN 019412276X £8.00
#14652 Green, Lawrence G. HARBOURS OF MEMORY. A Book Of Personal Experiences Along South African And Other Romantic Waterfronts, Odd Characters Encountered By The Author And The Strange Tales They Told. Whilst most of the stories concern local harbours, East Africa is also covered and there are chapters on Marseille and Gibraltar 255pp. cold.frontis. illustrated b/w line dwgs. No inscrip. eps & edges browned hence G-VG in very nice d/w (no chips or tears, very bright but browned internally).Timmins. Cape Town 1969 1st edn. £10.00
#14547 Iliffe, John. AFRICANS. The History Of A Continent. African Studies Series No.85. Refocuses African history on the peopling of an environmentally hostile continent. 323pp softcover. G-VG, a sound clean copy, wraps a bit creased. no highlighting or underlining. used academic text sold w.a.f.Cambridge University Press. 1999 low-price edition. ISBN 0521669790 £15.00
#14668 Schmidt-Pretoria, Werner, SUDAFRIKA GESTERN UND HEUTE. German language text. Orange wraps. 90pp illustrated map. Wraps G but stained. sound copy.Ferdinande Enke. Stuttgart 1937. £15.00
#14814 Shillington, Kevin. HISTORY OF AFRICA. A very readable modern text outlining the history of Africa from pre-historic times to date. This revised edition includes a new chapter dealing with the dismantling of apartheid in South Africa and the subsequent democratic elections. Provides a readable yet thorough history of the continent in the light of modern scholarship. Printed wraps. v + 447pp illustrated b/w photos. maps, etc. No inscrip. f.wrap lightly creased else VG-FMacmillan. London 1995 revd. edn. £20.00
#14898 The South African Photo-Publishing Company. PHOTOGRAPHS OF SOUTH AFRICA Comprising Representative Views Of Its Cities, Streets, Churches, Parliament Houses, Public Buildings, Statues, Memorials, Houses, Huts, Lighthouses, Harbours; Its Diamond Mines, Gold Mines, Railways, Ships, Farms, Plantations; Its Scenery, Rivers, Mountains, Karoo, Tropical Vegetation, Waterfalls, Social Life, Scenes On The "Veld", Natives. Besides A Large Number Of Instantaneous Photograph Shewing The Everyday Life Of The People In The Various States. Collected From Cape Colony, Natal, Orange Free State, Transvaal, Basutoland, Zululand, Swaziland, Delagoa Bay, etc. The Largest And Most Perfect Collection Of Photographs Of South Africa Ever Published. Each Picture Carefully And Accurately Described. Gilt dec padded leather binding. aeg. preliminary text + 197 photos with text on facing page. Leather binding worn and rubbed. not attractive. however very sound binding still, contents VG with minimal marking.SA Photo-Publishing. Cape Town 1894. £200.00
#14618 Welsh, Frank. A HISTORY OF SOUTH AFRICA. A short one-volume colonial history covering the period up to the date of Mandela's retirement from the Presidency of South Africa. Extensive bibliography. 623pp p/b illustrated b/w photos. indexed. Somewhat browned, foredge bumped, hence G-VG.Harper Collins. London 1998. ISBN 0006384218 £8.00

ANTHROPOLOGY

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#14581 De Jager, E.J. (Ed). MAN: ANTHROPOLOGICAL ESSAYS PRESENTED TO O.F. RAUM. A volume of twelve anthropological essays collected in tribute to O.F. Raum. Chaga Childhood (R. Piddington), Traditional Manhood Initiation In An Industrial City - The African View (P. Mayer), Towards A Theory Of Musical Competance (J. Blacking), Children's Superstitions, A Comparative Study Of English And Canadian Beliefs (J. McLeish), Ethics As A Discipline In Contemorary Africa (G.C. Oosthuizen), Religious Revivalism Among Urban Zulu (B. Du Toit), Der Kairos Des Ritus In Der Beurteilung Der Vorexilischen Propheten Des Alten Testaments (F. Hecht), Der Baca-Aquarellist Gerhard Bhengu. Einige Phasen Seines Schaffens (K. Schlosser), African Representative Art In Relations To Its Peoples And Cultures (P-L Breutz), Traditional Xhosa Marriage In The Rural Areas Of The Ciskei, South Africa (E.J. de Jager), The Function Of Circumcision Among The Xhosa-Speaking Tribes In Historical Perspective (A.N.N. Ngxamngxa), Xhosa Cosmetic Practices (V.Z. Gitwaya). Select Bibliography of publications by O.F. Raum. Red cb. xi + 211pp. portrait frontis. illustrated b/w plates. 4to. No inscrip. eps browned else a VG+ copy in complete but rubbed d/w.Struik. Cape Town 1971. ISBN 086977011X £25.00
#14661 Hammond-Tooke, David. RITUALS AND MEDICINES. Indigenous Healing In South Africa. Explains the assumptions underlying the African ideas of sickness and misfortune, the theories of causation, and the nature of therapeutic rituals and medicine. The rise of possession cults and the faith healing of the African Independant Churches is also discussed as is collaboration between western-trained doctors and indigenous healers. 166pp p/b. No inscrip. VG.Donker. Johannesburg 1989. £25.00
#14587 Hunter, Monica. REACTION TO CONQUEST. Effects Of Contact With Europeans On The Pondo Of South Africa. This (abridged) edition omits the illustrations and also the last quarter of the original which in any case dealt with the Pondo in urban communities and on white owned farms. Thus the substance of rural life which made this a classic text in anthropology remains. Printed wraps. 439pp 8vo. VG+ an extremely tight sound attractive copy.David Philip. Cape Town 1979. ISBN 094996879X £16.00
#14697 Krige, E. Jensen. and Krige, J.D. THE REALM OF A RAIN-QUEEN. A Study Of The Pattern Of Lovedu Society. Over 10 years of field observation in the late 1920s and 1930s were necessary to complete this study of a legendary society. This softcover edition comes with a new preface by Eileen Krige that updates the work in terms of changes over the years since the original publication in 1939. Printed wraps. xv + 335pp. illustrated b/w photos, maps. indexed. A good reading copy, sound.Juta. Cape Town 1980 rpt £15.00
#14688 Krige, Eileen Jensen. THE SOCIAL SYSTEM OF THE ZULUS. A compilation from contemporary sources of the life and customs of the Zulus before the impact of western civilisation was felt. Scattered accounts in travellers' and missionarys' journals were systematically collected to form the basis of this work. Bibliography Printed brown wraps. xix + 420pp illustrated maps. indexed. No inscrip. except mark to front wrap an exceptionally attractive unread copy.Pietermaritzburg 2nd edition 1988. [1936] £12.00
#14588 Mayer, Philip. TOWNSMEN OR TRIBESMAN. Conservatism And The Process Of Urbanisation In A South African City. 2nd volume in the 'Xhosa In Town' trilogy 'Studies Of The Bantu-Speaking Population Of East London, Cape Province' (Philip Mayer, Ed.). Contains an intensive study of the labour migrant element in the African townships of East London. With Contributions By Iona Mayer. Bibliography. x + 329pp p/b. indexed. No inscrip. ff browned and wraps rubbed, a sound clean G+ copy.OUP. Cape Town 1971. 2nd edn.ISBN 0195700449 £10.00
#14583 Monnig H.O. THE PEDI. A full and accurate ethnography of the Pedi. The appellation Pedi was extremely loose within the literature up to this time, and Author seeks to restrict this to those peoples of the original tribe settled in Sekhukhuneland and who call themselves primarily and only `Pedi'. Extensive bibliography. Printed bds. xiii + 365pp, indexed 8vo. Inscrip ffep. f.bd unattractively spotted. hence G+ only, contents sound and clean.Van Schaik. Pretoria 1967. £13.00
#14589 Pauw, B.A. THE SECOND GENERATION. A Study Of The Family Among Urbanised Bantu In East London. The third volume of the trilogy "Xhosa In Town". ISER Rhodes University East London. Printed wraps. xvii + 241pp illustrated tables, maps. 8vo. indexed. Inscrip. clean G+ copyOxford University Press. Cape Town 1982 2nd edition. ISBN 0195700287 £10.00
#14812 Pauw, B.A. THE SECOND GENERATION. A Study Of The Family Among Urbanised Bantu In East London. The third volume of the trilogy "Xhosa In Town". ISER Rhodes University East London. Printed wraps. xvii + 241pp illustrated tables, maps. 8vo. indexed. Bookseller stamp ffep else a VG copyOxford University Press. Cape Town 1982 2nd edition. ISBN 0195700287 £10.00
#14811 Radcliffe-Brown, A.R. & Forde, Daryll (Eds). AFRICAN SYSTEMS OF KINSHIP AND MARRIAGE. Includes contributions: Introduction (A.R. Radcliffe-Brown), Kinship Among The Swazis (Hilda Kuper), Nyakyusa Kinship (Monica Wilson), Kinship And Marriage Among The Tswana (I. Schapera), Kinship And Marriage Among The Lozi Of Northern Rhodesia And The Zulu Of Natal (Max Gluckman), Some Types Of Family Structure Amongst The Central Bantu (A.I. Richards), Kinship And Marriage Amongst The Ashanti (M. Fortes), Double Descent Among The Yako (Darryl Forde), Dual Descent In The Yuba Hills (S.F. Nadel), Kinship And The Local Community Among The Nuer (E.E. Evans Pritchard). Printed wraps. 399pp. illustrated dgms and fold outs. No inscrip. wraps rubbed else VG.Oxford University Press. 1975. ISBN 0197241476 £10.00
#14590 Radcliffe-Brown, A.R. STRUCTURE AND FUNCTION IN PRIMITIVE SOCIETY. Essays and Addresses. Twelve short essays on topics as diverse as `joking relationships', kinships, totemism, taboos, primutive law, and other matters. 219pp p/b. Ownership label ffep. Sound clean copy.Cohen & West. London 1968 edn. ISBN 710019866 £10.00
#14580 Schapera,I. MARRIED LIFE IN AN AFRICAN TRIBE. An account of the relations between the sexes in a primitive community based on author's observations, carried out over several years, among the Kgatla of Bechuanaland. Black cb. 364pp. illustrated b/w photos, map. Inscrip f.pastedown, eps and edges foxed, the boards are exceptionally clean and bright, the d/w also strikingly clean but duller on spine and shows sello residue inside. Listing these faults it cannot be graded too high but the overall impression of this volume is at least VG+Faber. London 1940 1st edn. £22.00

FINE ARTS, PHOTOGRAPHY, ARCHITECTURE

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#14767 Cohen, Dr Morris J. ANTON VAN WOUW. Sculptor Of South African Life. Foreword by Jan Hofmeyr. Green cb. 44pp illustrated photos. Ownership inscrip ffep else an exceptionally clean and attractive copy in d/w that has some small loss/tears to both top and bottom of spine but is otherwise clean and sound.Radford Adlington. Johannesburg 1938. £60.00
#14671 Garden Cities. FIFTY YEARS OF HOUSING 1922-1972. The Story Of Garden Cities. Commemorating A Half Century Of Town Planning and Housing In South Africa. Especially deals with Pinelands, the first garden city suburb in Cape Town. The Meadowridge & Edgemead developments, and also the Square Hill & Elfindale developments for the coloured community, are also extensively covered. Very well illustrated. Printed bds. 72pp illustrated b/w photographs. sm.4to. VG.Garden Cities. Pinelands 1972. £20.00
#14760 Standard Bank Gallery. THE MAGICAL UNIVERSE OF JOAN MIRO. The Artist's Link To France And Its Collections. Painting, Works On Paper And Sculptures (1942-1978), Lithographs And Etchings: Painting And Poetry (1930-1976). Catalogue of an exhibition held at the Standard Bank Gallery, Johannesburg, in association with the Institute Francais d'Afrique du Sud in 2002. Printed wraps. 128pp tall 4to illustrated col.b/w photgraphs. Fine.Standard Bank. nd (2002), £20.00
#14802 Trotter, Mrs A.F. OLD CAPE COLONY. A Chronicle Of Her Men And Houses From 1652-1806. Collects together material originally published in the Cape Times, Country Life, and an early Batsford illustrated book. Quarter green vynide over black paper-covered boards. 319pp illustrated b/w dwgs. 8vo indexed. No inscrip. a Fine copy.Maskew Miller. Cape Town nd. (1903) £35.00
#14801 Van Heynibgen, Christina. THIS HOUSE WILL HAVE TO DO. Hints and tips on home decor and furnishing. Printed just after WW2 this assumes the necessity of economy and seeks to instill a minimalistic style into rural needs. Printed paper covered boards, 62pp. G-VG.H.A.U.M. Cape Town nd (1945). £8.00

BOTSWANA - BECHUANALAND PROTECTORATE

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#14806 Molema, S.M. CHIEF MOROKA. His Life, His Times, His Country, His People. Blue cb. 210pp. portrait frontis, maps on eps. Inscrip & ownership stamp feps, spine faded, very clean, contents fine.Methodist Publishing House. (1930s) £20.00

BOTANICAL

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#14626 Batten, Auriol. & Bokelmann, Hertha. WILD FLOWERS OF THE EASTERN CAPE PROVINCE. Standard work on the subject, includes 758 plants belonging to 114 families illustrated by Authors. The original source of the illustrations used in the current EC field guide published by the Botanical Society, here of course more impressive as twice the size. Printed bds. 185pp. illustrated cold.plates. sm.4to. Bds worn & soiled but contents are fine, hence a good reference copy.Books of Africa. Cape Town 1966. £20.00
#14644 Drummond, R.B. & Palgrave, Keith Coates. COMMON TREES OF THE HIGHVELD. Describes in detail 54 trees commonly found in the woodlands of the Rhodesian highveld with lovely illustrations by Olive Palgrave. Printed linen wraps. 99pp illustrated cold.dwgs & b/w photos. sm.8vo indexed. Ownership inscrip inside f.wrap. sl.marks f.edge, VG.Longman Rhodesia. Salisbury 1973. ISBN 0582641063 £6.00
#14807 Gledhill, Eily. EASTERN CAPE VELD FLOWERS. An authoritative source for 544 species of 125 families, now long out of print. Indexes to botanical and common names, glossary of terms, etc. Illustrated by Author. White printed wraps. 271pp. illustrated 4 cold.plates, 65 b/w plates. maps on eps. Inscrip ffep. A VG+ copy.CPA. Cape Town 1969 1st edn. £14.00
#14636 Goldblatt, Peter. THE MORAEAS OF SOUTHERN AFRICA. Annals of Kirstenbosch Botanic Gardens Volume 14. (Series editor J.N. Eloff (Ed). A Systematic Monograph Of The Genus In Southern Africa, Lesotho, Swaziland,l Transkei, Botswana, Nambibia and Zimbabwe. Watercolours by Fay Anderson, and line drawings by Margo L. Branch & James Klein. Blue cb. 224pp. folio indexed. Mint in d/w.National Botanic Gardens / Missouri Botanical Garden. Cape Town (1986). ISBN 0620099747 £35.00
#14813 Moriarty, Audrey. OUTENIQUA, TSITSIKAMMA, AND EASTERN LITTLE KAROO. South African Wild Flower Guide 2. Still the current field guide to the Garden Route. Illustrations by the author. Index to common & scientific names. Printed wraps. 206pp illustrated cold.plates & col.photos. Front wrap creased else a VG copy.Botanical Society. Cape Town 1982.ISBN 0620059419 £8.00
#14637 Smit, Nico. GUIDE TO THE ACACIAS OF SOUTH AFRICA. A detailed guide to 40 species occuring within our borders along with distribution maps, identification aids, etc. Printed wraps. 223pp illustrated col.photos. 8vo. No inscrip. near Fine.Briza, Pretoria 1999. ISBN 187509315X £25.00
#14634 Stirton, C.H. PLANT INVADERS. Beautiful But Dangerous. A Guide To The Identification And Control Of Twenty-Six Plant Invaders Of The Province Of The Cape Of Good Hope. Botanical Research Institute. Department Of Agricultural Technical Services. Printed bds. 174pp illustrated b/w dwgs. maps, col.photos. small oblong 8vo. No inscrip. VG in rubbed d/w (one closed tear).The Department of Nature and Environmental Conservation of the Cape Provincial Administration. Cape Town 1978. ISBN 0798400927 £18.00

COOKERY AND WINE, HOME CRAFTS

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#14766 Brink, Andre P. BRANDY IN SOUTH AFRICA. The historic origins of brandy plus an account of the whole process of distillation, maturation, and blending. A must for the brandy connoisseur. Beige buckram bds. 176pp. Illus. col.b/w. Lge 4to. Ownership stamp ffep, VG in G only d/w (chipped and creased along top edges, some tears).Buren for KWV. Cape Town 1973. £10.00
#14816 Jones, Isabel. THE IMPATIENT GOURMET. An A-Z guide. This is a cookbook for the more experienced cook with shortcuts to getting those more complex dishes out quickly. Cordon-bleu trained and well known local tv presenter on matters cuisine. Printed bds. 84pp col.illustrated No inscrip, bds a bit rubbed else VG (was not a kitchen copy).Viking / Woolworths. Johannesburg 1990. ISBN 0670833533 £15.00
#14442 Wright, Chris. & Grogan, Tony. (Eds). CELEBRITY COOKBOOK. South African Celebrities' Favourite Food. Recipes from Evita Bezuidenhout to Nelson Mandela. 79pp softcover. Fine.Hospice. Grahamstown 2001.ISBN 6001008251450 £10.00

TRUE CRIME

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#14784 Bennett, Benjamin, SOME DON'T HANG. Another collection of murders including the famous Bubbles Schroeder case. Pink cb. 200pp illustrated b/w photos. No inscrip. VG in d/w (edges rubbed, spine faded, no loss or tears).Timmins. Cape Town 1973. £10.00

AFRICAN FICTION, LITERATURE & CREATIVE WRITINGS, MAGAZINES

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#14576 Beresford, David. THE DEAR WALTER PAPERS. The sensational correspondence exposing the secrets of the world's youngest democracy. A humorous spoof based upon fictitious correspondence from Nelson Mandela to Walter Sisulu. Printed wraps. 160pp. Ownership inscrip ffep else VG.Mail & Guardian. Braamfontein 1997. ISBN 0620211636 £8.00
#14683 Brink, Andre P. MISKIEN NOOIT. 'N Somerspel. Printed wraps. 175pp. Near Fine.Human & Rousseau. 1982 2nd edn. ISBN 0798113502 £8.00
#14574 Butler, Guy. PILGRIMAGE TO DIAS CROSS. A Narrative Poem By Guy Butler With Woodcuts And Engravings By Cecil Skotnes, Printed wraps. 61pp illustrated G-VG.David Philip. Cape Town 1987. ISBN 0864860935
Inscribed on title page thus: "For Dilys. Guy Butler, 13th August 1998.
£20.00
#14815 Butler, Guy. RICHARD GUSH OF SALEM. Program for the play preformed at the Rhodes Theatre in 1982 and directed by Rosalie Van Der Gucht. Printed card wraps. 8pp. VG+.Maskew Miller 1982. £6.00
#14762 Butler, Guy. SOUTH OF THE ZAMBESI. Poems From South Africa. With An Introduction By William Plomer And illustrations by John Lawrence. The Abelard Poets. Purple cb. No inscrip. ff browned else VG in d/w.Abelard-Schuman. London 1966. £8.00
#14615 Butler, Guy. TALES FROM THE OLD KAROO. Short stories from the days before civilisation came to the Karoo, when tarred roads were few and oxen still pulled the loads. Printed wraps. 205pp. Gift inscription ffep o/w VG+.Donker. 1996 rpt. ISBN 086852168X £8.00
#14677 Cline, Brendan. SIX DEAD BALLERINAS And Other Stories. 16 anarchical short writings. Printed wraps. 171pp illustrated line dwgs. No inscrip. near Fine.Justified Press. Johannesburg 1994. ISBN 0947451382 £8.00
#14776 Fugard, Athol. PLAYLAND. Play originally produced at the Market Theatre in July 1992. This particular edition also includes Fugard's address at Witwatersrand University when receiving an Honorary degree in 1990 and also a talk given at Rhodes University in 1991 offering insights into his creative approach. Softcover. Ownership inscrip ffep and peeling of lamination at top front corner, o/w a sound clean copy.Witwatersrand Press. Johannesburg 1992. ISBN 1868142191 £10.00
#14698 Gerard, Albert S. COMPARATIVE LITERATURE AND AFRICAN LITERATURES. A Series Of Lectures Read At The University Of South Africa In July 1981 Editied From The Tape Recordings By The Author. Includes additional contributions from C.F. Swanepoel (The Role Of Translation In Initiating Creative Writing), D.B. Ntuli (Zulu Literature In The Seventies), S.C. Satyo (Xhosa Literature), J.M. Lenake (Southern Sotho Literature In The Seventies), S. Maje Serudu (Northern Sotho Literature In The Seventies), Shole J. Shole (Setswana Literature. A Perspective), T.M. Muloiwa (Venda Literature), & C.T.D. Marivate (Tsonga Literature). Printed wraps. 116pp. G+ clean and sound. eps fox and wraps rubbed.Via Afrika. nd. c.1982. £9.00
#14648 Gray, Stephen. & Schalkwyk, David. (Eds). MODERN STAGE DIRECTIONS. A Collection Of Short Dramatic Scripts. This includes not only the usual one-act plays, but monologue and dialogue, performance poem and revue sketch forms. It includes work originally written for the radio and screen. Work from the African continent included is: Geraldine Aron (Bar and Ger), Stephen Black ((The Peacemaker), Athol Fugard (Mille Miglia), Bob Leshoai (The Rendezvous), Douglas Livingstone (The Semblance Of The Real), Wole Soyinka (Telephone Conversation). Printed wraps. 220pp 8vo. No inscrip. VG.Maskew Miller Longman. Cape Town 1986 imp.ISBN 0636003175 £20.00
#14678 Hall A. Vine. POEMS OF A SOUTH AFRICAN. The Collected Verse Of Arthur Vine Hall. 267pp. Gilt on blue cb. No inscrip (as excised from ffep) A VG clean copy.Cape Town (1926?) 4th edn. £12.00
#14560 Harlech-Jones, Brian., Mbise, Ismael., & Vale, Helen. (Eds). GUARDIAN OF THE WORD. Literature, Language, And Politics In SADC Countries. Proceedings Of The Fifth General Conference Of The Association Of University Teachers Of Literature and Language (ATOLL). Windhoek 16-20 August 1998. Printed wraps. 226pp lg.8vo. Mint.ATOLL / Gamsberg Macmillan Windhoek 2001. ISBN 9991602909
Inscribed on title page thus. "To xxx, enjoy your retirement! With best wishes from one of the editors, Helen Vale".
£20.00
#14566 Harper, Beverley. JACKAL'S DANCE. "Danger stalks the Etosha salt pan, when it strikes lives will be changed forever". Author's 6th novel, she completed one more before succumbing to cancer in 2002. Born in Australia she visited South Africa in 1967 and stayed until 1988 returning annually for research related to her novels. 564 pp 8vo softcover. No inscrip. remainder mark bottom edge hence VG only.Macmillan. Sydney 2001. ISBN 0732910986 £15.00
#14675 Higginson, Craig. EMBODIED LAUGHTER, & THE GOOSEBERRY. The story is set in a boarding school in the foothills of the remote Drakensberg as the boys prepare for their last day. 'The Gooseberry' is a short story. Author is also known for his poetry. 267pp p/b. VG.Minerva. London 1998 1st edn. ISBN 0754100391 £8.00
#14554 Jeyifo, Biodun. (Ed). MODERN AFRICAN DRAMA. Includes 8 plays from 7 countries with background and critical material. Tawfik al-Hakim (Fate Of A Cockroach), Kateb Yacine (Intelligence Powder), Athol Fugard, John Kani, Winston Ntshona (Sizwe Bansi Is Dead), Wole Soyinka (Death And The King's Horseman), Tsegaye Gabre-Medhin (Collision Of Altars), Ama Ata Aidoo (The Dilemma Of A Ghost), Ngugi Wa Thiongo (I Will Marry When I Want), Femi Osofisan (Esu And The Vagabond Minstrels). 646pp softcover. No inscrip. a Fine copy.Norton 2002. ISBN 0393975290 £14.00
#14765 Johnstone, Sgt. Bill. MIXED MIRAGES. Humorous war articles from the North African front, as published by the Cape Argus during 1942/3. Author served with the Cape Town Highlanders in the Western Desert. Blue cb. 118pp. Illus. b/w dwgs. No inscrip. a near-Fine copy in d/w.Cape Town 1975. £8.00
#14764 Jones, Barry. & Cameron-Dow, Joy. LANDMARKS. An Exploration Of The South African Mosaic. SABC scripts as broadcast on this programme during 1989 & 1990. The programme ran each weekday morning at 8.30 am and gave a short overview of such things as famous landmarks, historical sites, people. 58 scripts selected from over 500 broadcasts written by, amongst many others, Sandy Dacombe & Arthur Goldman to mention two well-known names. Printed wraps. 246pp. 8vo. No inscrip. G-VG.Premier Book. 1991. ISBN 1874824053 £6.00
#14561 Larson, Charles R. THE EMERGENCE OF AFRICAN FICTION. A study of the African novel illustrating what is particularly different about African fiction and demonstrating the irrelevance of the European literary canon to the contributions of exciting modern fiction from Africa. 305pp softover. Discreet ownership stamp else VG-F.Bloomington. London 1972 revised edition. ISBN 0253201497 £20.00
#14563 Lindfors, Bernth. (Ed). CRITICAL PERSPECTIVES ON NIGERIAN LITERATURES. As well as well known authors writing in English such as Soyinka & Achebe, this reviews writings in the vernacular Yoruba, Hausa, & Igbo - chants, theatre, ritual. poems. Printed wraps. 280pp. Discreet ownership stamp else a near Fine copy.Heinemann. London 1979. ISBN 0435919032 £15.00
#14562 Maja-Pearce, Adewale. WOLE SOYINKA. An Appraisal. A collection of essays to mark his sixtieth birthday. Full text of his 1986 Nobel Lecture "This Past Must Address Its Present". Contributions from: Wilson Harris, Nadine Gordimer, Femi Osofisan, Abdulrazak Gurnah, Niyi Osundare, Kwame Anthony Appiah, Gabriel Gbadamosi, Martin Banham, Adewale Maja-Pearce, & and interview recorded by 'biyi Bandele-Thomas. Printed wraps. 166pp. Fine.Heinemann. London (1994). ISBN 0435911511 £20.00
#14578 Matthee, Dalene. DREAMFOREST. Author's latest title again revolves around life in the Knysna forest. Originally published in the Afrikaans under the title 'Toorbos' in 2003. 314pp p/b 8vo. No inscrip. VG-F.Penguin. Johannesburg 2004. ISBN 0143024515 £12.00
#14773 McMenemy, Nickie. ASSEGAI! A novel of Tshaka. Author's first novel based upon the life of Tshaka (Shaka), King of the Zulus) as recorded in the diaries of Henry Francis Fynn. Grey cb. 216pp. 8vo. Ownership inscrip. ffep. Sello stains inside wrapper have transferred to bds hence G only, slight lean, with bright pc.d/w (no chips or tears) so attractive outside appearance.Macmillan. London 1973 1st edition. £10.00
#14682 Millar, Clive. (Ed). 16 STORIES By South African Writers. Stories by Doris Lessing (A Sunrise On The Veld, Through The Tunnel), Herman Charles Bosman (The Love Potion, Willem Prinsloo's Peach Brandy), Nadine Gordimer (A Watcher Of The Dead, The Gentle Art), Jack Cope (Power), Pauline Smith (The Pain), Alan Paton (Sponono, Ha'penny), Uys Krige (The Coffin, Death Of The Zulu), Stuart Cloete (Lost And Found), Sarah Gertrude Millin (The Black Dress), Mary Byron (The Homecoming), Dan Jacobson (The Little Pet), Printed wraps. 174pp. Review copy stamp, ff browned, rear wrap stained hence G only.Maskew Miller Longman. Cape Town 19845 14th imp. ISBN 063600256X £5.00
#14573 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. Inscrip inside f.wrap else G-VG. A clean copyHeinemann. London 1981 1st edn thus. ISBN 0435902296 £10.00
#14685 Mtshali, Oswald Josefh. SOUNDS OF A COWHIDE DRUM. Poems. Foreword by Nadine Gordimer. Later offered by OUP under the name of Oswald Mbuyiseni Mtshali. Paper covered boards. xiii + 71pp. No inscrip. boards a bit browned, contents VG.Renoster Books. 1971 2nd imp. £30.00
#14555 Nel, Francois. WRITING FOR THE MEDIA In South Africa. A complete guide for the local practitioner. 337pp softcover. Inscrip ffep. used academic text sold w.a.f.Oxford University Press 2000 2nd edn. ISBN 0195718992 £10.00
#14559 Newman, Judie. THE BALLISTIC BARD. Postcolonial Fiction. Postcolonial novelists often aim to revise the ideological messages created by European domination of their culture. In this new study Author demonstrates the subversive nature of such fiction. In the African context the author examines J.M. Coetzee's 'Waiting For The Barbarian' and 'The Foe', and Nadine Gordimer's 'Something Out There'. Printed wraps. 202pp. Mint.Arnold. London 1995. ISBN 0340539151 £25.00
#14564 Nkosi, Lewis. TASKS AND MASKS. Themes And Styles Of African Literature. Investigating the novel, poetry, and drama of sub-saharan Africa the author locates the growth of african literature within its proper social, historical, and idelological contexts. Printed wraps. 202pp. Discrete ownership stamp, top corner bumped, hence VG+ only. very clean.Longman. London 1981. ISBN 0582641462 £20.00
#14617 O'Keefe, Bob. GAME WITHOUT RESERVE. Scatty verse about animals, delightfully illustrated. 72pp p/b. No inscrip. as G clean copy.Paula Major. Durban (1983). £8.00
#14412 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 and reflect the conflict of diverse cultures.. Short-listed for the M-Net fiction award. Brown cb. 309pp 8vo. No inscrip. sello to pastedowns else VG+ in d/w (sp.fad).Viking. London 1993 1st edition.ISBN 0670855006 £15.00
#14616 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. No inscrip. bumped lower spine, clean G+ copy.Heinemann. London 1973 rpt. ISBN 0435900099 £5.00
#14796 Slingsby, Peter. TOMAS. A light historical adventure set in the Cape. 96pp softcover. VG+.Maskew Miller Longman, Young Africa Series. Cape Town 1988. £5.00
#14680 Trovato, Ben. STIRRED NOT SHAKEN. The third hilarious collection of letters to and from anonymous author (he contributes a column to the Cape Times) who attempts to solicit answers and favours from men and women of Power & Influence. Printed wraps. unnum. sm.4to. Fine.Zebra. Cape Town 2003. ISBN 1868726746 £12.00
#14681 Trovato, Ben. WILL THE REAL BEN TRAVATO PLEASE STAND UP? Mr Trovato still lives in Cape Town, mainly because his photo was put up at harbours & airports after he infuriated certain influential people with his previous book. Printed wraps. 200 pp sm.4to. Fine.Jocana. Johannesburg 2002. ISBN 191993118X £12.00
#14577 Trump, Martin. (Ed). ARMED VISION. Afrikaans Writers In English. A selection of short stories from the 1950s to the 1980s with brief biographical notes. Contributions from: Bartho Smit, Jan Rabie, Abraham de Vries, John Miles, Chris Barnard, P.J. Haasbroek, Hennie Aucamp, Petra Muller, M.C. Botha, Breyten Breytenbach, George Weideman. 210pp p/b. No inscrip. VG.Donker. Craighall 1987. ISBN 0868521310 £20.00
#14679 Uys, Pieter-Dirk. A PART HATE, A PART LOVE. The Biography Of Evita Bezuidenhout. Based upon a series of comprehensive interviews and exhaustive research, author has given us a remarkable biography of the glamorous star of stage and screen. Her story reflects the epic sage of South Africa from 1880 to 1990. Printed bds. 563pp. Illus b/w photos. VG+.Radix. Sandton 1990. ISBN 0947024360 £8.00
#14465 Van Der Merwe, Chris N. & Viljoen, Hein. ALKANT OLIFANT 'N Inleiding Tot Die Literatuurwetenskap. Printed wraps. 303pp 8vo. No inscrip. VG. used academic text sold w.a.f.Van Schaik. Pretoria 1998. ISBN 062702338X £15.00
#14649 Vergil (Vergilius). (N.A. Blanckenberg. Trans.) VAN WAPENS EN 'N MAN. Versvertalings Van Die Aeneis. The Aenid Translated into the Afrikaans. Red cb. 393pp 8vo. Ownership inscrip ffep else a fine unread copy in a VG-F d/w.Boschendal. Stellenbosch 1980 1st edn. ISBN 0907983030 £40.00
#14687 Winckler, Heinz. PEBBLE IN A SLING. A story for young people that takes place in the Western Cape in the early days of its history. Printed boards. 123pp. Review copy stamp ffep. name excised, o/w a good clean copy.Juta. Cape Town 1979 1st edn. £8.00

LAW & LEGAL

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#14695 Cachalia, Azhar., Cheadle, Halton., Davis, Dennis., Hatsom, Nicholas., Maduna, Penuell., & Marcus, Gilbert. FUNDAMENTAL RIGHTS IN THE NEW CONSTITUTION. An Overview Of The New Constitution And A Commentary On Chapter 3 On Fundamental Rights. A Publication Prepared In Support Of The Joint Centre For Applied Legal Studies, University Of The Witwatersrand, And The Juta's Seminar On Constitutional Law, March 1994. Printed wraps. 232pp. One ownership inscrip. VG.Juta. 1994. ISBN 0702131709 £20.00
#14696 Kerr, A.J. THE NATIVE LAW OF SUCCESSION IN SOUTH AFRICA With Special Reference To The Nguni Tribes Of The Ciskeian and Transkeian Territories And Natal. Black cb. xxviii + 132pp 8vo. No inscrip or marginalia. A very smart VG+ copy in a worn unattractive d/w.Butterworths. London 1961. £45.00
#14700 Rycroft, Alan. (Ed). THE PRIVATE REGULATION OF INDUSTRIAL CONFLICT. Proceedings Of The Labour Law Conference 1989. Organised By The Centre For Socio-Legal Studies, University Of Natal, Durban, and The Centre For Applied Legal Studies, University of the Witwatersrand, Johannesburg, and The Labour Law Unit, University of Cape Town. Printed wraps. 197pp 8vo. No inscrip. VG-F.Juta. Cape Town 1990. ISBN 0702123919 £20.00
#14769 Seymour, S.M. BANTU LAW IN SOUTH AFRICA. A detailed survey of what is now called Customary Law as applied in diverse areas such as marriage and dissolution of such, children, dowry, widows, succession, contracts, delict, damages, estates. Includes a history, conflict of Bantu Law with the common law of the land. This treatment of the law is applicable to all tribal groupings and is not restricted to the Xhosa laws as was the original edition. Includes Bantu Appeal Court index and Natal Code index. Blue skivertex boards, lvi + 429pp 8vo. Some ownership stamps, some pencil u/l, else VG+.Juta. Cape Town 1970 3rd edn 2nd imp. 1975. £35.00

MUSIC & THE PERFORMING ARTS

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#14757 Kirby, Percival. WITS END. An Unconventional Autobiography. Author was Professor Emeritus (Music & History of Music) at the University of Witwatersrand. Blue cb illustrated b/w photos. 371pp 8vo. Ownership stamp. a good clean reading copy.Timmins. Cape Town 1967. £8.00
#14771 Tracey, Hugh. HANYOK AND LUBA. Southern Belgian Congo. Historical recordings by Hugh Tracey of ILAM from 1952 & 1957. CD in jewel case. Shrinkwrapped, new.ILAM. £10.00
#14772 Tracey, Hugh. ON THE EDGE OF THE ITURI FOREST. Northeastern Belgian Congo. Historical recordings by Hugh Tracey of ILAM from 1952. CD in jewel case. Fine but not shrinkwrapped.ILAM. £6.00

MAPS OF AFRICA

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#14598 Blaeu, William Janzoon. A MAP OF AFRICA. A map. Amsterdam 1631. 250w x 175h printed hand-coloured reproduction map on handmade archival paper. New.SvS. Grahamstown 2006.

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£13.00
#14597 Blaeu, William Janzoon. A MAP OF AFRICA. A map. Amsterdam 1631. 350w x 250h printed hand-coloured reproduction map on handmade archival paper. New.SvS. Grahamstown 2006.
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£18.00
#14599 Blaeu, William Janzoon. AETHIOPOA INFERIOR AND EXTERIOR. A map. Amsterdam 1633. 335w x 260h printed hand-coloured reproduction map on handmade archival paper. New.SvS. Grahamstown 2006.
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£18.00
#14600 Blaeu, William Janzoon. AETHIOPOA INFERIOR AND EXTERIOR. A map. Amsterdam 1633. 230w x 180h printed hand-coloured reproduction map on handmade archival paper. New.SvS. Grahamstown 2006.
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£13.00
#14595 De La Rochette, Louis. CONTINENT OF AFRICA. A map. 1782. 355w x 270h printed hand-coloured reproduction map on handmade archival paper. New.SvS. Grahamstown 2006.
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£18.00
#14596 De La Rochette, Louis. CONTINENT OF AFRICA. A map. 1782. 245w x 185h printed hand-coloured reproduction map on handmade archival paper. New.SvS. Grahamstown 2006.
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£13.00
#14607 Munster, Sebastian. AETHIOPIA. A map. Basle 1540. 350w x 260h printed hand-coloured reproduction map on handmade archival paper. New.SvS. Grahamstown 2006.
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£18.00
#14608 Munster, Sebastian. AETHIOPIA. A map. Basle 1540. 140w x 185h printed hand-coloured reproduction map on handmade archival paper. New.SvS. Grahamstown 2006.
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£13.00
#14611 Not stated. MAP OF THE COLONY OF THE CAPE OF GOOD HOPE In The Year 1819. Shows the principal towns & villages, mission stations, and military posts of the period, extending from the Cape up the west coast to the Buffels river, and eastwards inclusive of Kaffirland past the Great Fish river. 355w x 235h printed hand-coloured reproduction map on handmade archival paper. New.SvS. Grahamstown 2006.
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£18.00
#14612 Not stated. MAP OF THE COLONY OF THE CAPE OF GOOD HOPE In The Year 1819. Shows the principal towns & villages, mission stations, and military posts of the period, extending from the Cape up the west coast to the Buffels river, and eastwards inclusive of Kaffirland past the neutral territory on the eastern side of the Great Fish river. 250w x 165h printed hand-coloured reproduction map on handmade archival paper. New.SvS. Grahamstown 2006.
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£13.00
#14609 Not stated. THE ZUURVELD. 1820-1835. A map. Shows the approximate location of the 1820 Settler parties. This is the area bounded on the west and east by the Bushman's and Great Fish rivers and from the coast (Port Francis, now Port Alfred) to Grahamstown inland including Bathurst. 355w x 230h printed hand-coloured reproduction map on handmade archival paper. New.SvS. Grahamstown 2006.
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£18.00
#14610 Not stated. THE ZUURVELD. 1820-1835. A map. Shows the approximate location of the 1820 Settler parties. This is the area bounded on the west and east by the Bushman's and Great Fish rivers and from the coast (Port Francis, now Port Alfred) to Grahamstown inland including Bathurst. 240w x 165h printed hand-coloured reproduction map on handmade archival paper. New.SvS. Grahamstown 2006.
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£13.00
#14601 Ortelius, Abraham. AFRICAE TABULA NOVA. A map. Amsterdam 1570. 320w x 250h printed hand-coloured reproduction map on handmade archival paper. New.SvS. Grahamstown 2006.
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£18.00
#14602 Ortelius, Abraham. AFRICAE TABULA NOVA. A map. Amsterdam 1570. 220w x 175h printed hand-coloured reproduction map on handmade archival paper. New.SvS. Grahamstown 2006.
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£13.00
#14604 Senex, John. AFRICA. A map. Amsterdam 1635. 225w x 180h printed hand-coloured reproduction map on handmade archival paper. New.SvS. Grahamstown 2006.
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£13.00
#14603 Senex, John. AFRICA. A map. Amsterdam 1635. 335w x 260h printed hand-coloured reproduction map on handmade archival paper. New.SvS. Grahamstown 2006.
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£18.00
#14594 Surveyor General. THE SOUTHERN PART OF AFRICA. EARLY SHIPWRECKS. A map. Shows location of some famous wrecks around the coast of Southern Africa. 345w x 250h printed hand-coloured reproduction map on handmade archival paper. Attached list detailing approximate location of almost 1000 wrecks around the coastline. New.SvS. Grahamstown 2006.
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£18.00
#14605 Visscher, Nic. CARTE DE L'AFRIQUE MERIDIONALE, Ou Pays Entre La Ligne & Le Cap De Bonne Esperance, Et L'Isle De Madagascar. Amsterdam 1710. 355w x 270h printed hand-coloured reproduction map on handmade archival paper. New.SvS. Grahamstown 2006.
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£18.00
#14606 Visscher, Nic. CARTE DE L'AFRIQUE MERIDIONALE, Ou Pays Entre La Ligne & Le Cap De Bonne Esperance, Et L'Isle De Madagascar. Amsterdam 1710. 240w x 185h printed hand-coloured reproduction map on handmade archival paper. New.SvS. Grahamstown 2006.
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£13.00

MISSIONARY INTEREST

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#14788 Holden, W. Clifford. A BRIEF HISTORY OF METHODISM AND OF METHODIST MISSIONS IN SOUTH AFRICA. With An Appendix On The Livingstonian Mission. Illustrated and with Plans of the Annshaw and D'Urban Circuits. Original green cb. 519pp illustrated plates and foldout tables. Front board shaken. less than 50% of the plan of the Annshaw Circuit remains. boards spotted. A good reading copy.Wesleyan Conference Office 1877. £120.00
#14800 Livingstone, David. MISSIONARY TRAVELS AND RESEARCHES IN SOUTH AFRICA. With Notes By Frederick Stanley Arnot. The introduction by Livingstone is a personal sketch of a voyage to the Cape and Algoa Bay. Red cb. xi + 468pp illustrated b/w. Good only. inscrips feps. some foxing to prelims. spine faded, number to spine. a sound reading copy.John Murray. London 1912. £15.00
#14546 Moffat, John S. THE LIVES OF ROBERT & MARY MOFFAT. By Their Son John S. Moffat. With two tipped-in Woodburytype portraits and other illustrations. Gilt on blue cb. 484pp illustrated photos, maps. 8vo. Newly rebound in original style. ff foxed in places.T. Fisher Unwin. London 1885 2nd edition. £30.00
#14792 Sheers, Owen. THE DUST DIARIES. A novelised biography of Arthur Shearly Cripps, Independant Missionary to Southern Rhodesia in early 20thC. 320pp p/b. A Fine copy.Faber. London 2004. ISBN 0571210163 £12.00

NATURAL HISTORY

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#14897 Bolus, H.M.L. A FIRST BOOK OF SOUTH AFRICAN FLOWERS. Paintings by D. Barclay. Photos by E. Steer. This second edition features the additional chapter on Mesembrianthemum. Dark cb. xvii + 213pp illustrated 4to. Inscrip f.pastedown. very sound and tight. the boards are patchy, with cloth bubbling at rear. the contents are especially good. Not perfect by far, but the nicest copy that has come my way in many years. Scans on request.Speciality Press. Cape Town - Wynberg 1928. £30.00
#14643 Broekhuysen, G.J. THE BIRDS AROUND US. The Commoner Birds Of South Africa. Illustrations by John Perry. Green cb. 168pp. Illus. b/w.cold.plates. tall 8vo. An attractive VG+ copy in d/w.Timmins. Cape Town 1979 2nd imp. ISBN 0869781634 £15.00
#14659 Brown, Leslie. BIRDS OF PREY. A survey of the world's diurnal raptors. Printed bds. 256pp illustrated col.b/w photos, dwgs. sm.4to. No inscrip. Fine in d/w.Chancellor Press. London 1997. ISBN 185152732X £20.00
#14629 Bruton, M.N. & Gess, F.W. (Eds). TOWARDS AN ENVIRONMENTAL PLAN FOR THE EASTERN CAPE. It Being The Proceedings Of A Conference Held At Rhodes University To Review The Environmental Problems Of The Eastern Cape. viii + 513pp softcover. Some stains to f.wrap else VG.Rhodes University. Grahamstown 1988. ISBN 0868101664 £35.00
#14631 Cooper, J. (Ed). PROCEEDINGS OF THE SYMPOSIUM ON BIRDS OF THE SEA AND SHORE. Held At The University Of Cape Town. 19-21 November 1975. 37 papers on subject groups of feeding ecology, patterns of distribution, distribution studies, physiology and breeding biology. Printed wraps, 473pp. Spine browned else a sound clean copy.African Seabird Group. Cape Town 1981. ISBN 0620063548 £20.00
#14630 Day, J.H. A GUIDE TO MARINE LIFE ON SOUTH AFRICA SHORES. Standard descriptive work covering the marine biology of South African shores and estuaries. Keys and illustrations to identify over 1200 common animals and plants with brief biological notes for each. References, glossary of terms. Gilt on blue dec.bds. iii + 8 b/w plates + 300pp. illustrated b/w line dwgs. photos. lg.4to. indexed. No inscrip. sello offset to eps. no d/w. bump to front joint, else a clean & sound clean copy.Balkema. Cape Town 1969. £25.00
#14657 Isemonger, R.M. SNAKES OF AFRICA. Field guide size. Includes instruction on how to escape a python intent on catching, crushing, and eating you. Since they are faster, stronger, and hungrier than you, this is vital information to have. xiii + 284pp illustrated col.b/w photos. dwgs. sm.8vo. No inscrip. ff browned, G-VG copy.Books of Africa. Cape Town 1983 reprint edition ISBN 094995621 £12.00
#14750 Lubke, Roy. & De Moore, Irene. (Eds). FIELD GUIDE TO THE EASTERN & SOUTHERN CAPE COASTS. Covering the area between Mossel Bay to the Kei River this guide covers the fauna and flora of the coast. Extensive appendices. Printed wraps. 559pp illustrated col.b/w dwgs, maps. etc. lg.8v0 indexed. Small crease lower corner f.wrap else little used.Univerity of Cape Town. Revised second edition 1998. ISBN 1919713034
Title page signed by both Authors.
£15.00
#14622 Milstein, P. le S. A GUIDE TO THE WATERFOWL OF THE TRANSVAAL. Convenient field guide with English & Afrikaans text, describes the species with details of behaviour etc. illustrated line and cold.dwgs. Stapled 61pp softcover booklet. No inscrip. G-VG.Transvaal Provincial Administration. Pretoria 1977. ISBN 0799101443 £4.00
#14635 Payne, A.I.L., & Crawford, R..M. (Eds). OCEANS OF LIFE OFF SOUTHERN AFRICA. This revised edition illustrated by A.P. van Dalsen with over 700 drawings. A comprehensive guide to the marine life around Southern Africa with contributions by leading marine scientists to provide an accessible and authoritative volume. Purple cb. xii + 380pp illustrated col.b/w photos, dwgs. etc. lg.4to. Fine in d/w.Vlaeberg. Halfway House 1995 2nd revised edition. ISBN 0947461655 £65.00
#14647 Steyn, Peter. BIRDS OF PREY OF SOUTHERN AFRICA. Their Identification And Life Histories. Illustrated by Graeme Arnott. With 238 b/w photos and 24 cold.plates, this volume's aim is to provide for the identification and outline distribution and status of the southern african raptors, as well as give an account of their life histories. Provides in one source an extensive collation of present knowledge about these birds. Detailed references. White cb. xxii + 309pp lg.8vo indexed. No inscrip. at first appearance a near fine copy in VG+ d/w, but boards are well mottled, hence VG only but the contents are unmarked. David Philip. Cape Town 1983. ISBN 0880720255
Title page signed by both Authors.
£18.00
#14658 Venter, Al J. ULTIMATE HANDBOOK ON DIVING IN SOUTHERN AFRICA. Covers all aspect of diving in South Africa, whether on the coast or inland, photography, boat handling, diving equipment, and major locations for fish and wrecks. If you are into just looking or plundering what is left of the world's marine resources, this is the book for you. Pictorial boards. 161pp illustrated col.b/w 4to. No inscrip. sl.rubbed o/w VG+.CNA Johannesburg 1995 1st edn. ISBN 1874959269 £30.00
#14803 Von Michaelis, H. BIRDS OF THE GAUNTLET. Well illustrated by Author's own superb drawings, he tells of his experience in raising birds of prey. Red cb. 223pp illustrated dwgs, plates. 4to. No inscrip. sp.faded. G clean, no d/w.Hutchinson. London 1952. £20.00
#14623 Wolff, S.W. & Milstein, P. le S. A GUIDE TO THE TERRESTRIAL GAMEBIRDS OF THE TRANSVAAL. Convenient field guide with English & Afrikaans text with full-page coloured illustrations of each species. Stapled 38pp booklet. illustrated cold.dwgs. ISBN 0799101672 Highlighting to afrikaans text hence a G clean copy.Transvaal Provincial Administration. Pretoria 1977. ISBN 0799101672 £4.00

MODERN POLITICAL HISTORY, SOCIOLOGY, CURRENT AFFAIRS

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#14669 Alty, Dr T. UNIVERSITY AUTONOMY. Address To Meeting Of Protest Against University Bills. 4th April, 1959. An Address Delivered By Dt T. Alty At The Request Of The Academic freedom Committee Of Rhodes University On The Occasion Of A Meeting Of Protest Against The Extension Of University Education Bill 1958 & The Fort Hare Transfer Bill 1959. Held At the University, On 4th April 1959. Photograph of Procession of Protest. Dr Alty was then vice-chancellor of Rhodes University, Chairman of the Association of Universities of the British Commonwealth, Chairman of the Committee of Principals, S.A. Universites, and Chairman, Fort Hare Council. The address was to complain about the provision of the bills which sought to interfere in the domestic affairs of universities by, 1. establishing new institutions specifically for non-white students, 2. removal of non-white students from existing institutions, the disaffiliation of Fort Hare from Rhodes and its demotion to the status of a tribal college. The protest of course had no significant effect on the apartheid policy as we now know. Blue wraps. 4pp stapled 8vo. VG+.Reprinted from The South African Outlook, 1959. £6.00
#14693 Amnesty International. AMNESTY INTERNATIONAL REPORT 1989. This Report Covers The Period January To December 1988. Country by country report includes all on the African continent. Printed wraps. 310pp. Fine.Amnesty International. London 1989. ISBN 0862101719 £16.00
#14761 Botha, Jan. VERWOERD IS DEAD. Presents in a lucid and objective manner the whole drama of South African affairs during the time of Dr Verwoerd's life and assassination. 280pp. Photo.frontis. No inscrip. VG in G ch.d/w.Books of Africa. Cape Town 1967. £6.00
#14535 Chan, Stephen. CITIZEN OF AFRICA. Conversations With Morgan Tsvangirai. Morgan Tsvangirai is the leader of the opposition in Zimbabwe. What does he really believe in, what does he want for his party and his country? Author spent several days delving into his beliefs and ideas. A ground-breaking interview with the one black politician who has stood up against the Mugabe regime at great personal risk. 106pp softcover. Mint.Cape Town 2005. £20.00
#14568 Giliomee, H. & Schlemmer, L. (Eds). NEGOTIATING SOUTH AFRICA'S FUTURE. In Association With Centre For Policy Studies, University of the Witwatersrand. An early analysis of the prospects for negotiation following the meeting in Dakar of the ANC and prominent South African academics. Blue cb. 155pp. Bookstore stamp ffep else VG in d/w.St Martins Press. New York 1989. ISBN 0312031645 £10.00
#14548 Hachten, W.A. & Giffard, G.A. TOTAL ONSLAUGHT. The South African Press Under Attack. As well as the traditional press this also highlights the role of the SABC in its role as the propaganda arm of the then National Party and the Censorship Control Board. Printed wraps. 336pp. No inscrip. lamination loosening top edges else a G-VG copy.Macmillan, Johannesburg 1984. ISBN 0869542451 £10.00
#14699 Johnson, R.W, & Welsh, David. (Eds) IRONIC VICTORY. Liberalism In Post-Liberation South Africa. Contributions by the editors, and John Dugard, Anthea Jeffery, Patrick Lauirence, Charles Simkins, Charles Van Onselen, Ken Owen, Martin Williams, Rachel Tingle, Monica Bot, M.W. Makgoba, Themba Sono, Rachel C.C. Jafta, Denis Beckett, Lawrence Schlemmer, Printed wraps. 420pp. No inscrip. f.wrap creased at lower corner hence VG-.Oxford University Press 1998. ISBN 0195716841 £12.00
#14582 Savage, Michael. (Ed). SOCIAL DYNAMICS. A Journal Of The Social Sciences. University Of Cape Town. Volume 4 Number 2. Includes article "Interests Behind Afrikaner Power" by Heribert Adam. Card wraps. A good copy.UCT. 1978. £10.00
#14692 Wilsworth, Mercia Joan. STRATEGIES FOR SURVIVAL. Transcending The Culture Of Poverty In A Black Township. Occasional Paper Number Twenty Four. Printed wraps. viii + 456pp illustrated b/w photos. No inscrip. VG.Institute of Social And Economic Research. Rhodes University. Grahamstown 1980. £20.00

GENERAL REFERENCE WORKS

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#14665 Bold, J.D. DICTIONARY PHRASE-BOOK AND GRAMMAR OF FANAGALO. The Lingua Franca Of Southern Africa As Spoken In The Republic Of South Africa, Swaziland, Bechuanaland, Rhodesia, Portuguese Africa, etc. Essentially the language used by diverse language groupings employed in South African gold mines. 80pp stapled booklet. Browned, but a good sound clean copy.Hugh Keartland. Johannesburg 1964 6th revd. edn. £10.00
#14666 Colenso, Right Rev. J.W. ZULU-ENGLISH DICTIONARY. Fourth Authorised Edition, Revised And Enlarged. Green cb. xiv + 728pp. Good, sound but worn.Shuter & Shooter. Pietermaritzburg 1905. £70.00
#14667 Roberts Construction. FANAKALO. A phrase book published by local civil engineering contractors. 64pp stapled booklet. Good. £6.00

RHODESIA / ZIMBABWE

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#14571 Blennerhasset, Rose. & Sleeman, Lucy. ADVENTURES IN MASHONALAND. By Two Hospital Nurses. Rhodesiana Reprint Library Gold Series Volume Eight. Facsimile Reproduction Of The (Macmillan) 1893 Edition with Additions And Illustrations. Three intrepid nurses set up a mission hospital in Mashonaland in 1891. They are commemorated in the Rhodesian National Tapestry, which forms the design on the d/w. Gilt on green cb. xii + 340pp. illustrated b/w photos. map. Ownership inscrip ffep (which is browned). generally VG in d/w (has stuck to rear board at some time). Actually sound and clean, just not the most pristine.Books of Rhodesia. Gold Series. Bulawayo 1969 £15.00
#14805 Blennerhasset, Rose. & Sleeman, Lucy. ADVENTURES IN MASHONALAND. By Two Hospital Nurses. Intrepid nurses from London come to South Africa and then leave for Rhodesia taking up nursing posts at a mission. This Rhodesian classic tells a fascinating tale. Original gilt on green cb. xii + 340pp + advts. A good clean copy. hinges just a little loose, but nevertheless sound.Macmillan . London 1893. (Colonial Library edition) £50.00
#14535 Chan, Stephen. CITIZEN OF AFRICA. Conversations With Morgan Tsvangirai. Morgan Tsvangirai is the leader of the opposition in Zimbabwe. What does he really believe in, what does he want for his party and his country? Author spent several days delving into his beliefs and ideas. 106pp softcover. Mint.Cape Town 2005. £20.00
#14810 Godwin, Peter. & Hancock, Ian. `RHODESIANS NEVER DIE'. The Impact Of War And Political Change On White Rhodesia, c.1970-1980. Extensive notes & bibliography. Printed wraps. 400pp. VG+.Baobab Books. Harare 1995. ISBN 0908311826
Signed on title page by Peter Godwin.
£35.00
#14550 Smith, R.C. RHODESIA, A POSTAL HISTORY. - Its Stamps, Posts And Telegraphs. A comprehensive treatise on the subject. Appendices: "A", List of Post Offices. "B", Postmasters General. "C", Federation senior officials. "D", List of relevant Acts. "E", Postal rates through the years. "F", Telephone statistics. "G", Post Office war service (roll of honour, decorations etc). Bibliography. Red skivertex. 454pp. illustrated b/w. large 8vo. No inscrip. the contents are very clean and sound, the boards are spotty, overall G-VG in tatty d/w (no loss).Salisbury. nd. c.1968. £22.00
#14537 Taylor, Bill. WET BREAMS. Zimbabwe's very own Buffalo Bill. Fishing and animals are the passion of the author (a qualified dentist who works only as a hobby). 216pp p/b illustrated col.b/w photos. Fine.Sheltom. Bulawayo 2002. ISBN 0797423583 £12.00
#14572 Thomas, Thomas Morgan. ELEVEN YEARS IN CENTRAL SOUTH AFRICA. A Journey Into The Interior - Sketch Of Recently Discovered Diamond And Gold Fields - Umzilikazi, His Country And People - A Brief History Of The Zambezi Missions. Rhodesiana Reprint Library Gold Series. Vol.10. Facsimile reprint of the 1873 edition. Red dec. cb. xi + 418pp. portrait frontis, illustrated b/w dwgs. foldout map. No inscrip. shelfwear else VG+ in VG d/w (no tears, a little rubbed, spine faded).Bulawayo 1970 £15.00

MILITARY

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#14543 Bennett, Benjamin. HITLER OVER AFRICA. Written at the start of the war when many South Africans were pro-German, this polemic sought to sideline nazi sympathisers. BB was the same who as a reporter wrote many true crime volumes. Red cb 197pp 8vo. A worn reading copy. Sound & fairly clean, but less than attractive.Werner Laurie. London 1939. £15.00
#14641 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 including detailed coverage on ops during the guerilla war. Roll of Honour. Blue cb. 449pp illustrated col.b/w photos, maps. lg.8vo. indexed. No inscrip. G-VG in bright d/w (spine faded, worn on edge of front foldin, no loss).Three Knights. Amanzimtoti 1984. ISBN 0620074213 £30.00
#14779 Griffiths, Reginald. FIRST CITY. A Saga of Service. A regimental history that includes the eight Kaffir wars that raged from 1835 to 1853 and includes service through World War II. The regiment is housed in Grahamstown, being the successor to the original Graham's Town Volunteers. List of Southern Rhodesian personnel attached (in WW2), Roll of Honour. Blue cb. xvi + 292pp. illustrated b/w photos/plates, maps. 8vo indexed. No inscrip. edges & eps fox else near VG in chipped d/w (rubbed, but no tears or loss)Howard Timmins. Cape Town 1970.
No.90 of 1000.
£35.00
#14663 Grundy, Trevor. & Miller, Bernard. THE FARMER AT WAR. With contributions by Felicity Wood and Barbara Phillips. The story of Rhodesian farmers and the effect of the terrorist war upon them. Includes Roll of Honour to date of publication which was also at the start of the London constitutional conference. Gilt title on black rexine boards. 146pp illustrated b/w photos. 4to. No inscrip. VG in d/w.Modern Farming Publications. Salisbury 1979. £34.00
#14518 Hodgson, Pat. THE WAR ILLUSTRATORS. A review of the genre. Includes many illustrators famed for their work in the Boer War such as Melton Prior, Johan Nepomuk Schonberg, Frank Algernon Stewart, Frederic Villiers, Rene Bull, Charles Edwin Fripp, W.T. Maud, Robert Stephenson Smyth, Lord Baden Powell, & Ernest Prater. Also many others sketching in other fields of conflict are represented. Ochre cb. 191pp 4to. Discreet ownership stamp else a Fine copy. d/w faded to spine hence VG-F only.Osprey, London 1977. ISBN 0850450799 £20.00
#14624 Lovett, John. CONTACT. A Tribute To Those Who Serve Rhodesia. Includes citations for gallantry, Roll of honour, and list of Honours and Awards. Chapters on the BSAP, Army, Airforce, as well as introductory essays on the political developments leading to the terrorist war. Profusely illustrated. The definitive Rhodesian look at the war. Gilt dec. green cb. 240pp illustrated col.b/w. 4to. No inscrip. the contents are fine, but the boards and (especially) the spine have suffered insect damage. hence G only, no d/w.Salisbury 1977 1st edn. ISBN 0869250531 £30.00
#14567 MacDonald, J.F. LION WITH TUSK GUARDANT. Early history of the Rhodesian war effort. relatively scarce to find. Brown cb. 136pp illustrated No inscrip. very clean and sound, G+.Rhodesian Printing & Publishing. Salisbury 1945. £65.00
#14780 Orpen, Neil. PRINCE ALFRED'S GUARD 1856-1966. The volunteer unit from Port Elizabeth was first formed in 1877 and saw action in Basutoland, Bechuanaland, the Anglo-Boer war and both world wars. Illus. by Penny Miller. Roll of Honour and other appendices. Blue cb. 346pp illustrated cold.b/w plates, dwgs. maps. 8vo indexed. No inscrip. eps browned, VG+ in d/w (rubbed, no tears or loss).Books of Africa. Cape Town 1967.
No. 648 of 1500 copies.
£38.00
#14755 Pakenham, Thomas. THE BOER WAR. A full-scale documentary history of the Boer War. The current standard work. His narrative is based on first-hand and largely unpublished sources. Documents in the Public Record Office, material in South African archives, newly discovered 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 over 50 survivors. List of sources, bibliography, notes, Gilt on brown cb. illustrated b/w photos. xxii + 659pp. 8vo. indexed. No inscrip. G-VG, no d/w.Jonathan Ball. Johannesburg 1979 1st edition thus. ISBN 029777395X £12.00
#14664 Scott. BESIEGED IN KIMBERLEY OCTOBER 1899. Original hand-written manuscript of a diary kept during the siege by Mrs Scott, wife of Colonel Rex (R.G.) Scott V.C. D.S.O. later second-in-command of the Kimberly Light Horse. (Not Assistant Commissioner Scott, nor Major Scott-Turner). Diary entries from Tuesday October 3rd 1899 until February 10th 1900. Essentially a daily record of events and goings on in the town, skirmishes, boer action, wounded, etc. An interesting personal record, not a detailed record of military actions nor a formal recording of important events. Nevertheless includes many interesting observations of events and the characters involved inclusive of C.J. Rhodes and many others. Includes a rough draft typescript by my assistant. 63 ruled notebook pages taped together at spine The covers are stained, the paper used is toned, but the writing is clear an d legible.Self. Kimberley. 1899/1900. £400.00

ZOOLOGY, HUNTING, BIG GAME

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#14640 Carr, Norman. RETURN TO THE WILD. A Story of Two Lions. The story of the upbringing and escapades of Big Boy and Little Boy, two lion cubs raised by author and eventually returned to the wild. (Author was Chief Ranger in the Northern Rhodesian Game Dept.) Green cb. 127pp. illustrated col & b/w photos, map. No inscrip. one ff repaired hence VG. a nice clean copy in attractive pc.d/w (chipped & repd. at head of spine).Collins. London 1962 3rd imp. £12.00
#14656 Carr, Norman. THE WHITE IMPALA. The Story Of A Game Ranger. By the author of "Return To The Wild". Green cb. 190pp illustrated b/w photos. map. Ex library with all paraphernalia. a clean sound copy with bright d/w.London 1969 1st edn. £12.00
#14627 Kloppers, Hannes. GAME-RANGER. Biography of Harry Kirkman, noted ranger in KNP. Kirkman was badly savaged by a lion but lived to tell the tale. Orange cb. 285pp illustrated b/w photos. dwgs. Inscrip. and offset to prelims else a VG+ copy in an beautiful near Fine pc.d/w - no tears or chips, not rubbed except slight buff at head of spine. Seldom seen in such attractive condition.Juta. Cape Town 1st edn. c.1977. £30.00
#14632 McBride, Chris. LIONTIDE. Author studied the lions nocturnal life in Savuti, in the very north of Botswana. Printed wraps. 189pp lg.8vo. No inscrip. very clean G-VG.Jonathan Ball. Johannesburg 1992. ISBN 0947464697 £20.00
#14633 Moore, Randall Jay., with Munnion, Christopher. BACK TO AFRICA. Author's quest to return three circus trained African elephants from America to the wilds of Pilanesberg National Park. Purple cb. 155pp illustrated col & b/w photos. No inscrip. sl.shelfwear o/w VG in rubbed VG d/w (no tears or chips).Southern. Johannesburg 1989. ISBN 1868122433 £20.00
#14645 Norton, Boyd. THE AFRICAN ELEPHANT. Last Days Of Eden. The story of the last days of the elephant in Africa. Grey cb. 127pp 4to. No inscrip. title-page a little spotty hence a nice clean VG-F copy in d/w.Swan-Hill. Shrewsbury 1991. ISBN 1853102911 £12.00
#14591 Wilmot, E. Cronje. ALWAYS LIGHTLY TREAD. Fishing & hunting stories from Botswana. Ochre cb. vii + 254pp illustrated b/w dwgs by C.T. Astley Maberley. No inscrip. eps fox and ff browned hence G-VG in frail repaired d/w.Cape Town nd c.1956. £24.00
#14585 Wolhuter, Harry. MEMORIES OF A GAME RANGER. Profusely illustrated by C.T. Astley-Maberly. Gilt dec. green cb. 313pp + index. portrait frontis. illustrated textual line dwgs. plates. No inscrip. bookplate verso ffep. boards immaculate, a near Fine copy in VG d/w (a little chipped but no serious loss except v-shaped triangle cut from top of front foldin. much more attractive than the multitude of worn copies usually offered.Wildlife Protection and Conservation Society of South Africa. Johannesburg 1970 10th edn. £35.00
 

ABBREVIATIONS

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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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