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Africana Catalogue Q226 22nd April 2014

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INDEX



WESTERN CAPE

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#22742 Cope, John. KING OF THE HOTTENTOTS. Yellow cloth boards. 159pp illustrated b/w plates. 8vo. No inscriptions. a VG+ copy in VG dustwrapper (minimal wear, no chips, loss, or tears). Howard Timmins 1967.
The story of Xhore and an attempt to settle the Cape in 1614.
£15.00

EASTERN CAPE (all subject areas)

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#22798 Brownlee, W.T. REMINISCENCES OF A TRANSKEIAN. Green cloth boards. 156pp 8vo. No inscriptions. VG condition in G+ dustwrapper (rubbed, but no loss, chips, or tears). Shuter & Shooter. Pietermaritzburg 1975 1st edition. isbn 0869853007
The grandson of the Rev. John Brownlee (London Missionary Society, 1816), he led a long and active life in the administration of the Transkei territory from the late 19thC through to the early 1930s. Provides first-hand tales including his account of the annexation of Pondoland. AIRMAIL at standard rate.
£20.00
#22794 Godlonton, R. (INTRODUCTORY REMARKS TO) A NARRATIVE OF THE IRRUPTION OF THE KAFFIR (KAFIR) HORDES INTO THE EASTERN PROVINCE OF THE CAPE OF GOOD HOPE, A.D. 1834-1835. Including Parts I, II, And III Of The Introductory Remarks. Gilt on black imit. leather. foldout map. 269pp + 280pp. No inscriptions. top edge a little dusty, eps tanned, generally a VG copy. Struik. Cape Town 1965. Africana Collectanea Vol.X1. Facsimile reprint of the Meurant & Godlonton 1836 edition.
Copy No.357 of 750. Compiled From Official Documents And Other Authentic Sources, By The Editor Of "The Graham's Town Journal". Various appendices. Index prepared for this edition (names, places. forts, etc).
£50.00
#22706 Smith, Kenneth Wyndham. FROM FRONTIER TO MIDLANDS. A History Of The Graaff-Reinet District, 1786-1910. 406pp paperback. illustrated b/w photos, maps. 8vo. No inscriptions. A VG unread copy. very clean. Institute of Social and Economic Research (ISER). Occasional Paper Number Twenty. Rhodes University, Grahamstown 1976. isbn 0949980730
This is a detailed academic treatise originally published as a Ph.D thesis.
£40.00

NATAL

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#22707 Bender, Colin. WHO SAVED NATAL? The Story Of The Victorian Harbour Engineers Of Colonial Port Natal. Printed boards. 162pp illustrated b/w photos, foldout plans. 8vo. Some spine lean, shelfwear, a G+ copy in dustwrapper (rubbed, surface tear at rear else no loss or tears). Self 1988. isbn 0620128852
Signed by Author on title page. The sandbar at the entrance to Port Natal was the stumbling block to the development of a safe harbour. With the advent of steamships the harbour had to be made accessible and safe and provide adequate berthing. Author investigates the history of the steps taken to provide for the needs of a modern harbour without which Durban would not have developed into the major port that it is today. Detail & illustrations of early shipping using the harbour.
£12.00
#22743 Birkby, Carel. IN THE SUN . . . I'M RICH. Brown cloth boards. 223pp illustrated 8vo. Boards scarred and unattractive. in frail damp-stained dustwrapper. Howard Timmins
Gift inscription by Author. The story of an expedition through the Uvombo mountains, along the Pongola and Maputo rivers to Lourenco Marques.
£13.00

AFRICANA GENERAL (History, unclassified)

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#22792 Cory, G.E. THE RISE OF SOUTH AFRICA. A History Of The Origin Of South African Colonisation And Of Its Development Towards The East From The Earliest Times To 1857 6 volumes. 8vo. green vynide boards. No inscriptions. light foxing here & there else generally VG condition. no dustwrappers. A clean attractive set. Struik. Cape Town 1965. Facsimile reprint of the 1930 Longman Green edition.
£300.00

ANTHROPOLOGY (including African religion, myth & legend)

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#22709 Callaway, H. THE RELIGIOUS SYSTEM OF THE AMAZULU, In The Zulu Language With Translation Into English And Notes In Four Parts. Gilt dec. black skivertex boards. 448pp illustrated 8vo. No inscriptions. top edge a little dusty else a Fine copy in G-VG dustwrapper (soiled, spine tanned, but no loss or tears). Struik Africana Collectanea Volume XXXV. Cape Town 1970. Facsimile reprint probably of the 1884 edition.
Copy No.450 of 1000. Includes all four parts, the fourth part was not included with the original Springdale edition.
£39.00
#22736 Impey, S.P. ORIGIN OF THE BUSHMEN AND THE ROCK PAINTINGS IN SOUTH AFRICA. Tan cloth boards. 102pp illustrated 8vo. Ownership stamp & gift inscription ffep. boards unattractive with damp marks, contents unmarked. a sound reading copy. Juta. Cape Town 1926.
21 plates illustrate many paintings, stone tools, skulls.
£25.00

BIOGRAPHY (including genealogy, family & company histories)

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#22744 Joel, Stanhope. & Mayer, Lloyd. ACE OF DIAMONDS. The Story Of Solomon Barnarto Joel. Black cloth boards. 228pp illustrated b/w. 8vo. Ownership stamp ffep, large but faint. slight lean, a nice clean G+ copy in d/w (frittered at spine ends but bright and no major loss or tears). Frederick Muller. London 1958 stated 1st edition.
A biography of Solly Joel written by his son. Born in a London slum, but a millionaire by the time he was 20, he was a hedonist who loved the good life.
£20.00
#22729 Kasrils, Ronnie. THE UNLIKELY SECRET AGENT. 183pp paperback. A Fine unread copy. Jacana 2010. isbn 9781770098909
Biography of Eleanor Kasrils, a clandestine member of the ANC, who was arrested by the Security Police in 1963. Escaping police custody she fled the country.
£8.00
#22793 Mandela, Nelson. LONG WALK TO FREEDOM. The Autobiography Of Nelson Mandela. Gilt on quarter black leather over green cloth boards teg. 630pp illustrated 8vo. excellent custom dark green leather slipcase. Large ownership inscription to reverse of ffep (which has been folded) opposite the signing page else the book unmarked internally. Externally Fine and unmarked. The slipcase has a small mark on front edge else also unmarked in Fine condition. Little Brown & Company. London 1994 1st edition. isbn 0316909653
Copy No.445 of 1000. As the owners inscription states this was a gift to the owner from the South African publisher's agent, and this is where the custom slipcase originated. Images on request. This item can only be despatched by courier service.
£2400.00
#22715 Rosenthal, Eric. FROM DRURY LANE TO MECCA. Being An Account Of The Strange Life And Adventures Of Hedley Churchward, Also Known As Mahmoud Mobarek Churchward, An English Convert To Islam. Pink cloth boards. 261pp illustrated 8vo. Shelfwear, else conservatively VG in dustwrapper (spine faded, rubbed, no loss or tears). an attractive copy that has just loss that pristine touch. Howard Timmins 1982 reprint. isbn 0869781790
Churchward was a professional painter of stage sets. He worked also in Australia & South Africa. His conversion to Islam, and his visit to Mecca, were unique for his time. His paintings of the Forbidden City are in the possession of Witwatersrand University.
£12.00
#22713 Rousseau, Leon. THE DARK STREAM. The Story Of Eugene Marais. Pale yellow cloth boards. 528pp illustrated 8vo. Neat gift inscription ffep else VG+ in dustwrapper (a little rubbed, spine fading, no loss, chips, or tears). Jonathan Ball. Johannesburg 1982. isbn 0868500321
A detailed biography of one of South Africa's most complex figures covering a period from 1871 to after WW2.
£39.00
#22745 Smithers, Elsa. MARCH HARE. The Autobiography Of Elsa Smithers. Tan cloth boards. 232pp illustrated b/w plates. 8vo. No inscriptions. a nice clean G-VG copy. no dustwrapper. Oxford University Press. 1939 edition.
An autobiography of one woman's adventurous life. Starting in 1861 this covers the period of both Boer Wars, the Sekukuni War. "I decide to write a book and give an account of my parents' arrival in South Africa and of my birth on Kruger's farm..."
£15.00

EAST & CENTRAL AFRICA

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#22740 Hazell, Alastair. THE LAST SLAVE MARKET. Dr John Kirk And The Struggle To End The African Slave Trade. Cream cloth boards. 352pp illustrated 8vo. No inscriptions. A Fine unread copy. Constable. London 2011. isbn 9781845296728
John Kirk was a companion of explorer David Livingstone in the Zambesi expedition of 1859-1863. Three years later he was appointed as medical officer to the British Consulate in Zanzibar. Researched from private diaries and papers this revives the story of Kirk's success in closing down the slave trade operating from the island.
£15.00

DOCUMENTS RELATING TO THE MOODIES OF MELSETTER

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#22768 Connor, Andrew. ALS to Captain James Moodie dd Walls, 13th April 1795. Four sides, three sides written, folded once to 195mm high x 155mm wide. A little marked and worn with one tear to fold, generally good condition.
Addressed to "Captain James Moodie of the R&C Invincible present at Stromness". Connor begs His Honour to be allowed to labour the land as per an earlier agreement. A repetitive petition by a man not particularly literate and signed off "Your Honours submissive servant". Scans and transcription on request.
£60.00
#22771 Crawford, Christina. A REAL AND TRUE INFORMATION OF THE MOST HORRID AND BARBAROUS MURDER Of Captain James Moodie Of Melsetter Upon The Twenty Sixth October Last, 1725, Betwixt Twelve And Two Afternoon At Kirkwall; Given In By Christina Crawford, Spouse To The Said Captain. Two sheets, eight sides, seven sides written, each folded once to 330mm high x 200mm wide. Minor splits opening in folds else in very good condition. undated. paper watermarked 1814. (written after 1820).
Autograph fair copy of deposition made by Christina Crawford "Copy Of An Original Paper Once In The Possession Of The Late James Moodie Esq Of Melsetter." The original deposition was written by Christina Crawford, wife of Commodore James Moodie(1645-1725), 7th Laird of Melsetter, on his murder on 26th October 1725. Burrows records that on the death of James Moodie in 1820, all letters and documents were sent to Benjamin Moodie in South Africa. We note that the paper used is the same type as occuring in many of the documents of/by Benjamin Moodie. We conclude that it is likely that this copy was made by Benjamin Moodie, the handwriting seems to match, here in South Africa. Transcription and scans on request.
£110.00
#22767 Taylor, Geo. ALS to Captain James Moodie dd 13th April 1795. One sheet written one side. 210mm high x 225mm wide. Wear and small tear to bottom edge not affecting legibility of the text. generally good condition.
Addressed to "Captain James Moodie of the R&C Invincible present at Stromness". Taylor may have been his book keeper or accountant, this letter dealing with accounts. Scans and transcription on request.
£60.00
#22769 Unknown. ALS dd Anno 1773 (14 January?). Four sides, one side written, one fold to 200mm high x 165mm wide. Tanned, soiled, worn, but complete with no loss or major tears. good only condition.
(possession of Captain James Moodie). Apparently concerns naval matters, but is written in Dutch. Scans on request.
£60.00

DOCUMENTS RELATING TO JOHN FAIRBAIRN

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#22772 Fairbairn, John. ALS signed to Benjamin Moodie dd Cape Town December 27 1833. Four sides, three sides written, folded once to 310mm high x 190mm wide. Some ink offsetting, else very good condition, no tears or loss.
Fairbairn writes concerning issues involving Benjamin Moodies son, James (b.1817) then at school in Cape Town. This was the James Moodie whose own son Thomas Moodie (b.1839) in 1892 led a party of settlers to trek from Bethlehem to Gazaland (the Thousand Mile Trek) and settle the then named districts of Melsetter in Rhodesia (now Chimanimani in Zimbabwe) and Chipinga. Scans and transcription on request.
£60.00
#22774 Fairbairn, John. ALS to Benjamin Moodie Four sides, four sides written, folded once to 225mm high x 180mm wide. Some minor loss to rear not seriously affecting legibility of text undated. later than the other 1816 letter.
This letter places Fairbairn in London at the time of writing. He relates information relating to the difficulties of supplying tobacco from the Cape to the local market in competition to that from Virginia. Reveals that he almost accepted a position in New South Wales, and was actively considering the West Indies, planning to leave England in the winter. Great expectations for the prospects of NSW which was occupying public attention with the departure of a commission to investigate the future of the colony. John Fairbairn was studying at Edinburgh University and finished there in 1815. There are few records of his activities for the 2 years following this until his departure to the Cape Colony. Scans and transcription on request.
£100.00
#22773 Fairbairn, John. ALS to Benjamin Moodie dd Cape Town October 22 1816 Four sides, four sides written, folded once to 230mm high x 185mm wide. Some minor tears, no loss, faded, overall at least good condition.
(Initialled "JF" but not full signature). Addressed to Moodie at 28 London Street, Edinburgh. Fairbairn talks of a voyage by Moodie, the export of Russian farm implements, business ventures, sale of property, the value of agricultural produce, and personal matters. Scans and transcription on request.
£100.00

DOCUMENTS RELATING TO BENJAMIN MOODIE IN SOUTH AFRICA

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#22753 Campbell, D. ALS to Benjamin Moodie dd March 17th 1840. Eight sides, written eight sides. 2 sheets folded once to 185mm high x 115mm wide. No loss or tears. very good condition.
A personal letter touching upon political issues of the time. Sold with item #22754. Scans and transcription on request.
£50.00
#22754 Campbell, D. ALS to Benjamin Moodie dd March 22nd 1840. Four sides, written four sides. 1 sheets folded once to 185mm high x 115mm wide. Tanned, no loss or tears, very good condition.
A personal letter concerning sale of some land which had involved various legal problems. Sold with item #22753. Scans and transcription on request.
£50.00
#22750 Donkin, Sir Rufane. ALS to Benjamin Moodie dd Grahams Town 20th May 1821. Four sides, written three sides, folded once to 240mm high x 190mm wide. Very good condition, no tears or loss.
Sir Rufane Shaw Donkin was the acting governor of the Cape Colony at that time. The letter concerns a Memorial that Benjamin Moodie presented to him. Scans and transcription on request.
£90.00
#22751 Jones, J. (Major, Landdrost) ALS to Benjamin Moodie dd 22nd September 1821 Four sides, written one side, folded once to 320mm high x 200mm wide. No loss or tears. very good condition,
Requests Moodie, as Special Heemstrad, to take note of a complaint of the bearer Henry Wilson against his master John Crause, and to report back to him. Scans and transcription on request.
£50.00
#22749 Markham. ALS to Benjamin Moodie dd Bathurst 30th May 1821. Four sides, written two sides, folded once to 235mm high x 185mm wide. Loss out of rear but no text affected, else very good condition
Writer was probably secretary to Donkin. The letter confirms the receipt of a Memorandum from Moodie to Sir Rufane Donkin, who will contact him shortly on a forthcoming visit to the Kowie. The folded letter formed its own envelope and still has the wax seal. The outside of the letter is addressed to Moodie in Grahamstown and then inscribed "Relative to the settlement of Freda's Valley". Scans and transcription on request.
£50.00
#22761 Moodie, Benjamin. Autograph document. Four sides, written one side, folded once to 250mm high x 200mm wide. Minor loss along side with small area of loss to rear, not affecting legibility of text. Good condition. no date.
A list of 47 names with various sums ascribed to them. It is likely that these are the names of members if his party along with the sums that they owed him. Sold with item #22757 at the one price. Scans and transcription on request.
£50.00
#22764 Moodie, Benjamin. Autograph invoice to William Wallace for the costs of his indenture dd 1817. One sheet, two sides written, 315mm high x 205mm wide. Worn along edges but no loss or tears.
With a total amount outstanding of Rix$743 William Wallace was left with Rix$473 due after deduction of wages and other amounts owing to him. Scans and transcription on request.
£40.00
#22757 Moodie, Benjamin. Autograph document. Eight sides. Five sides written, two sheets folded to 325mm high x 205mm wide. Minor loss and tears along folds, nothing affecting legibility of text. Good condition. no date. paper watermarked 1822.
A columnar list of names with various sums, numbers, and many with places located with the Cape Colony such as Cape Town, Stellenbosch, Graaf Reinet, Worcester, Wynberg, Uitenhage, ascribed to them. 94 names shown. It is likely that these are the names of members if his party along with the sums that they owed him. Scans and transcription on request. Sold with item #22761 at the one price.
£50.00
#22752 Venning, S.B. MEMORANDUM OF AGREEMENT. Respecting The Intended Purchase Of Grain At Port Beaufort Between Benjamin Moodie Esq of Groot Vadershoek And S.B. Venning Of Cape Town, Merchant. Autograph document. Four sides, written two sides, folded once to 315mm high x 200mm wide. paper watermarked 1823. No loss or tears, very good condition. Not dated.
A detailed agreement whereby Moodie is to act as agent in the purchase and shipment of grain on behalf of Venning in return for certain commission and allowances. Scans and transcription on request.
£100.00

DOCUMENTS RELATING TO BENJAMIN MOODIE IN ENGLAND

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#22758 Barridale. ALS signed to Benjamin Moodie dd Brighton 23rd August 1816. Four sides, two sides written, one fold to 230mm high x 185mm wide. Some tears and loss to rear not affecting legibility of text. clean but frail.
Addressed to Benj. Moodie at a London address. "Barridale" advises that he cannnot effect the asked-for introduction, regrets the sale of Moodie's property and advises against leaving the country, advises that he will call when next in town. Scans and transcription on request.
£25.00
#22760 "Colonial Office". ALS to Benjamin Moodie dd 13th October 1817. Four sides, two sides written, folded once to 230mm high x 190mm wide. Several areas stained but not affecting legibility of text, otherwise very good condition with no tears or loss.
A detailed reply to a proposal by Moodie regarding settling a party in the Suurveld, setting out such benefits as they might or might not expect to receive. Scans and transcription on request.
£50.00
#22762 Moodie, Donald. ALS to Captain J. Smith of the "Clyde", dd. Gravesend 13th June 1817 Four sides, written one side, folded once to 235mm high x 190mm wide. Some tears along folds not affecting legibility of text, overall good condition.
Confirms applications of 87 passengers for passage on the "Clyde" (to the Cape Colony) with rates and terms of payment. The Clyde was one of three ships contracted by Moodie to transport his party to the Cape Colony. Burrows says that Benjamin Moodie left London in the "Brilliant" on 14th March 1817, arriving in Cape Town on 4th June 1817, so he was definitely not the author. It is likely that the author was Donald Moodie, his brother, as Burrows further notes "He had left his brother Donald, the naval lieutenant, to supervise their departure from Britain". Scans and transcription on request
£60.00
#22759 "Transport Office" (Alex McLeary?) ALS to Benjamin Moodie dd 14th October 1816. Four sides, one side written, one fold to 235mm high x 185mm wide. includes hand-folded matching "envelope". Very good condition, no tears or loss.
Advises that earlier communications were optimistic and will advise him of changes to the status quo. Scans and transcription on request.
£25.00

DOCUMENTS RELATING TO THE CAPE COLONY

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#22755 Hallier, J. (Printer). PROPOSAL FOR A GENERAL ASSOCIATION OF PERSONS Who Are Desirous To Promote The Prosperity Of The Colony, By Encouraging The Introduction Of Labour From Europe, And To Secure The Community From The Inconveniencies To Which, When Injudiciously Managed, It Has Been Found Liable In Every Colony. Four sides, three sides printed, folded once to 305mm high x 200mm wide. No tears or loss, very good condition. J, Hallier, Printing Office, No.19 Barrack Street. no date. paper watermarked 1822.
A printed memorial. Difficulties arose because of the limited supply of skilled labour available in the Colony. This memorial was intended to petition the government for freer immigation of labour, setting out various methods to ensure equitable treatment of settlers and new immigrants. Various names and figures are tabulated on the blank rear side, likely to do with Benjamin Moodie's quest to recoup the large unpaid sums expended in bringing his original party to the Cape. Scan on request.
£150.00

FICTION AND CREATIVE WRITINGS

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#22737 Butler, Guy. TALES FROM THE OLD KAROO. Yellow cloth boards. 205pp 8vo. Neat ownership inscription ffep else VG+ in VG dustwrapper (faded around spine but no chips, loss, or tears). an attractive copy. Donker. Johannesburg 1989 1st edition. isbn 9780868521671
Short stories from the days before civilisation came to the Karoo, when tarred roads were few and oxen still pulled the loads. Short stories, tall stories, ghost stories, yarns, reminiscences, and stories so strange they can only be true.
£20.00
#22717 Homer. (Tr. Richard Whitaker). THE ILIAD OF HOMER. A Southern African Translation. 528pp paperback. A Fine copy. New Voices. Cape Town 2012 2nd corrected printing. isbn 9781920411978
Translated in the African idiom.
£20.00
#22720 Leipoldt, C. Louis. (Ed. Stephen Gray). CHAMELEON ON THE GALLOWS. (Gallows Gecko). 248pp softcover. Bookplate ffep else a VG copy. Human & Rousseau 2000 1st edition. isbn 9780798139984
Prequel to Stormwrack. Edited from the original typescript with an introduction.
£15.00
#22738 Miller, Candy. SALT AND HONEY. 285pp paperback. A Fine unread copy. Tindal Street Press. Birmingham 2011. isbn 9781906994273
Forbidden love on an African farm under apartheid. "... introduces Koba, one of the most striking heroines in fiction".
£6.00

LEGAL TEXTS

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#22714 Bennett, T.P. & Peart, N.S. A SOURCEBOOK OF AFRICAN CUSTOMARY LAW FOR SOUTHERN AFRICA. Green wraps. 484pp large 8vo. Neat ownership inscription else a VG++ copy. Juta. Cape Town 1991. isbn 9780702125461
A standard reference work on the subject. Deals with marriage, women, children, succession, as well as the application of customary law in a system of legal pluralism.
£40.00
#22779 Currie, Iain. & De Waal, Johan. THE BILL OF RIGHTS HANDBOOK. 851pp softcover. Used academic text sold with all faults, generally VG condition. Juta. 6th edition 2013. isbn 9780702199998
Various copies usually available, enquire for price and condition of current stock. Current price and condition given as example only, this exact item not necessarily available.
£26.00
#22796 Gluckman, Max. (Ed). IDEAS AND PROCEDURES IN AFRICAN CUSTOMARY LAW. Studies Presented And Discussed At The Eighth International African Seminar At The Haile Sellassie 1 University, Addis Ababa, January 1966. Maroon cloth boards. 361pp 8vo. No inscription. some marks to ffep and front pastedown hence a VG copy in dustwrapper (minor wear, no loss, chips, or tears). International African Institute / Oxford University Press 1969.
Eighteen contributed papers (French & English with summary in alternative language). A comprehensive introduction provides a framework of analysis which emerged from the seminar. Contributions from legal, anthropological, & social perspectives. Contributions include:\nJ. Poirier. L'Analyse Des Especes Juridiques Et l'Etude Des Droits Coutumiers Africaines.\nN.A. Ollennu. The Structure Of African Judicial Authority And Problems Of Evidence And Proof In Traditional Courts.\nS.S. Richardson. Whither Lay Justice In Africa?\nJ. van Velsen. Procedural Informality, Reconciliation, And False Comparisons.\nWilliam A. Shack. Guilt And Innocence. Problem And Method In The Gurage Judicial System.\nH. Deschamps. La Premier Codification Africaine: Madascar 1828-81.\nA.N Allott. Legal Personality In African Law.\nA.M.R. Remolefe. Sesotho Marriage, Guardianship, And The Customary-Law Heir.\nM.G. Smith. Idda And Secondary Marriage Among Northern Kadara.\nJ.M. Pauwels. Legitimisation Of Children In Customary Law In Kinshasa.\nJ. Vanderlinden. Reflexions Sur l'Existence Du Concept De Propriete Immobiliere Individuelle Dans Les Droits Africaines Traditionelles.\nM. Gluckman. Property Rights And Status In African Traditonal Law.\nC.M. McDowell. The Breakdown Of Traditional Land Tenure In Northern Nigeria.\nP.J. Mkambo Mugerwa. Status, Responsibility And Liability: A Comparative Study Of Two Types Of Society In Uganda.\nA.L. Epstein. Injury And Liability In African Customary Law In Zambia.\nJ.O. Ibik. The Customary Law Of Wrongs And Injuries In Malawi.\nI. Schapera. Contract In Tswana Law.\nY.P. Ghal. Customary Contracts And Transactions In Kenya.
£30.00
#22778 Heaton, Jacqueline. THE SOUTH AFRICAN LAW OF PERSONS. 180pp softcover. Used academic text sold with all faults. generally VG condition. LexisNexis 4th edition 2012. isbn 9780409052657
Various copies usually available, enquire for price and condition of current stock. Current price and condition given as example only, this exact item not necessarily available.
£22.00
#22777 Mostert, Hanri, & Pope, Anne. THE PRINCIPLES OF THE LAW OF PROPERTY IN SOUTH AFRICA. 392pp softcover. Used academic text sold with all faults. generally VG+ condition. Oxford University Press. Cape Town 1st edition 2010. isbn 9780195984040
Various copies usually available, enquire for price and condition of current stock. Current price and condition given as example only, this exact item not necessarily available.
£24.00
#22780 Sharrock, Robert, Van Der Linde, Kathleen, & Smith, Alastair. HOCKLEY'S INSOLVENCY LAW. 545pp softcover. Used academic text sold with all faults. generally VG condition. Juta. 9th edition 2012. isbn 9780702198663
Various copies usually available, enquire for price and condition of current stock. Current price and condition given as example only, this exact item not necessarily available.
£22.00

MINING

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#22710 Filmer, Harry. & Parry, Constance. REEFS OF FORTUNE. Pale blue cloth boards. 151pp illustrated 8vo. A Good copy in matching dustwrapper (chipped and with minor tears but no loss). Central News Agency 1958.
Gift inscription by author 1967. Includes obituary for author clipped from the Rhodesia Herald 25th May 1974, and family tree as provided by local researcher. Memoirs of author's father during the early days of the developing gold fields around Johannesburg.
£30.00

MISCELLANEOUS (Not necessarily africana).

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#22708 Byrom, James. FIELDS OF AIR. Triumphs, Tragedies And Mysteries Of Civil Aviation In South Africa. 308pp softcover illustrated 8vo. No inscriptions. spine crease else a VG+ copy. Ashanti 1993 1st edition isbn 9781874800545
An overview of early aviation in South Africa and a detailed review of many early private and commercial disasters.
£12.00
#22718 Chetty, Lee-Roy. IMAGINING WEB 3.0 . How the Evolution To A Third Generation Of The Internet Will Impact Upon The Media Environment. 154pp paperback. A Fine unblemished copy save for mark on ffep. Big Red. Cape Town (2011). isbn 9780620517157
£10.00
#22722 Churchill, Winston S. WINSTON S. CHURCHILL. His Memoirs And His Speeches 1918 to 1945. 12 long playing records with 58pp softcover book. each record in original internal paper sleeve in external card sleeve, all in slipcase designed to look as a book with curved 'spine' & with 'metallic' embossed front with the title raised. Records as new, I am told unplayed, all sleeves VG+ or better. the wraps of the book are foxed and the ffep is clipped at top corner, G+. the slipcase is rubbed and shows general wear, but is sound and in G+ condition. Sold w.a.f but we will ensure all discs are clean and with no scratches before despatch. Decca Record Company Ltd. London 1964.
£50.00

NATURAL HISTORY

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#22741 Huntly, Jeff. VELD SKETCHBOOK. Wildlife Portraits And Essays. Printed boards. 192pp illustrated colour small 4to. No inscription. an as-new unread copy. Sunbird Cape Town 2008. isbn 9781919938714
A newer edition of author's earlier book of the same name, now illustrated with lovely colour illustrations to the text from his articles in The Witness written over 23 years.
£20.00
#22731 Marais, Eugene. THE SOUL OF THE APE. Introduction by Robert Ardrey. Blue cloth boards. 226pp illustrated b/w photos. 8vo. No inscriptions, 4 square corners, VG+ condition in a VG dustwrapper (as usual, being printed on matt paper, a little dusty, spine tanned inside and showing through, but no chips, loss, or tears). Human & Rousseau. Cape Town 1969 1st edition.
Author's study of the habits of baboons led him to the conclusion that man's subconscious mentality is in fact the primitive, instinctive mind, which has been crowded out by the development of a reasoning intellect during the evolutionary process.
£20.00
#22739 Weinberg, Samantha. A FISH CAUGHT IN TIME. The Search For The Coelacanth. 241pp paperback. illustrated b/w photos. A Fine unread copy. Fourth Estate. London 2000. isbn 9781857029079
A review of historical and current knowledge of this fish.
£8.00

POLITICAL & SOCIAL

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#22735 Dubb, Allie A. JEWISH SOUTH AFRICANS. A Sociological View Of The Johannesburg Community. Red wraps. 190pp 8vo. No inscriptions. a VG copy. Occasional Paper Number Twenty One (21). Institute of Social & Economic Research (ISER), Rhodes University, Grahamstown, 1977. isbn 0949980773
A revised version of author's 1973 doctoral thesis "A Study Of Jewish Identification And Commitment In Johannesburg" In 1973.
£20.00
#22700 Hamilton, Gerald. JACARANDA. Blue cloth boards. 191pp 8vo. A decent reading copy. Sidgwick & Jackson. London 1961.
Personal views of apartheid South Africa.
£16.00
#22734 Stultz, Newell M. WHO GOES TO PARLIAMENT. Red wraps. 106pp 8vo. No inscriptions. a VG copy. Occasional Paper Number Nineteen (19). Institute of Social & Economic Research (ISER), Rhodes University, Grahamstown, 1973. isbn 0949980560
An analysis of the make-up of Members of Parliament with respect to profession, education, and other social factors.
£20.00

SPORT

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#14700 Vorwerk, Paul. MYSTICAL MILES. Running, Living, Beaming. 304pp softcover. A Fine unread copy. Wild Books Ink. Cape Town 2000. isbn 9780620253598
Explores the philosphy, poetry, and panting of running and lyrically takes the reader deep into the fullness of the running experience.
£20.00

TRAVEL & EXPLORATION

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#22733 Glyn, Patricia. FOOTING WITH SIR RICHARD'S GHOST. 328pp softcover illustrated colour. large 8vo. A Fine unread copy. Sharp. 1st edition 3rd imp. 2006. isbn 0620364017
Nice authorial gift inscription. Author walked 2200k from Durban to the Victoria Falls with her Africanis dog Tapiwa, following the route taken in 1863 by ancestor Sir Richard George Glyn.
£20.00

WAR, MILITARY

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#22756 D.A.M.L. TLS. Clearing The District Of Animals And Foodstuffs. TLS. one sheet. cyclostyled with rubber-stamp signature. 330mm high x 225mm wide. Very good condition. Piquetberg 31st March 1902.
Notice issued under Martial Law advising that all horses, mules, and foodstuffs to be removed to Malmesbury with stated exemptions. Interesting that at this late stage in the war British occupying forces were still requisioning supplies. Scan on request.
£55.00
#22698 University of Stellenbosch. SCIENTIA MILITARIA. South African Journal Of Military Studies. Vol.30(1) 2000. 106pp softcover. A Fine unread copy. Stellenbosch University, Faculty of Military Science (SA Military Academy).
Academic articles, reviews, etc.
£10.00
#22694 University of Stellenbosch. SCIENTIA MILITARIA. South African Journal Of Military Studies. Vol.27 1997. 168pp softcover. VG+ unread copy. Stellenbosch University, Faculty of Military Science (SA Military Academy).
Academic articles, reviews, etc.
£10.00
#22696 University of Stellenbosch. SCIENTIA MILITARIA. South African Journal Of Military Studies. Vol.28(2) 1998. 121pp softcover. VG+ unread copy. Stellenbosch University, Faculty of Military Science (SA Military Academy).
Academic articles, reviews, etc.
£10.00
#22695 University of Stellenbosch. SCIENTIA MILITARIA. South African Journal Of Military Studies. Vol.28(1) 1998. 185pp softcover. VG+ unread copy. Stellenbosch University, Faculty of Military Science (SA Military Academy).
Academic articles, reviews, etc.
£10.00
#22699 University of Stellenbosch. SCIENTIA MILITARIA. South African Journal Of Military Studies. Vol.30(2) 2000. 225pp softcover. A Fine unread copy. Stellenbosch University, Faculty of Military Science (SA Military Academy).
Academic articles, reviews, etc.
£10.00
#22697 University of Stellenbosch. SCIENTIA MILITARIA. South African Journal Of Military Studies. Vol.29 1999. 135pp softcover. A Fine unread copy. Stellenbosch University, Faculty of Military Science (SA Military Academy).
Academic articles, reviews, etc.
£10.00


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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