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Africana Catalogue Q235 14th September 2015

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WESTERN CAPE

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#24142 Franklin, Margaret. THE STORY OF GREAT BRAK RIVER. Brown paper covered boards. 248pp. illustrated photos, maps and foldout genealogy chart. large 8vo. Insect depredations along top and bottom edges of boards. Good copy in dustwrapper (rubbed, frittered, no major loss or tears). Struik. Cape Town 1975. isbn 0620016191
Since 1859 the history of the town and the saga of the Searle family have been closely interwoven. Author is wife of the Chairman of the Searle's Group of Companies. Tanning and shoe manufacturing were the industries on which this town was built.
£25.00
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EASTERN CAPE

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#24073 Ayliff, Rev. John. & Whiteside, Rev. Joseph. HISTORY OF THE ABAMBO. Generally Known As Fingos. Gilt on dusty-pink cloth boards. 106pp 12mo. Ex-library with stamps, pocket, white number on front board close to spine & adhesive mark adjacent thereto. Sound, contents clean. C. Struik. Cape Town 1962 from the 1912 edition. William Hiddingh Reprints Series No. 17.
Copy No. 368 of 500.
£10.00
#23920 Cronwright-Schreiner, S.C. (Ed. Guy Butler & N.W. Visser). THE RE-INTERNMENT ON BUFFELSKOP and MY DIARY 7-15 June 1921 and 8th To 29th August 1921. Green printed wraps. 142pp stapled. illustrated 4to. 1pp loose errata. Frontis and 43 photographs. VG condition. Institute for the Study of English in Africa. (ISEA). Grahamstown 1983. isbn 0868101508
Includes "The Nienaber Affair" (an excision from "The Life Of Olive Schreiner") and "The Reinterment On Buffelskop" which is an extract from Cronwright-Schreiner's diary. Both are facsimile reproductions of the original typescripts. Sundry other relevant material.
£40.00
#23917 Gould, Charles. GRAHAMSTOWN CATHEDRAL. A Guide And Short History. Red & black printed cream wraps. 42pp. illustrated b/w plates. drawings. Wraps a little dusty, lightly foxed else VG condition. Grahamstown Diocesan Registry. original 1924 1st edition.
Shows plan, with photographs from various periods, and line drawings by F.W. Armstrong and Vera Neave. The Cathedral Church of St Michael & St George is the oldest English church in South Africa and this book was produced in the centenary year. This copy includes 8pp stapled booklet of the Cathedral c.1957.
£30.00
#23915 Holt, Basil. GREATHEART OF THE BORDER. A Life Of John Brownlee, Pioneer Missionary In South Africa. Card wraps. 147pp illustrated photos, maps. No inscriptions. some pencil underlining, rubbed along rear edge of spine, generally VG condition. South African Missionary Museum. King William's Town 1976. isbn 0869860488
Told largely from Brownlee's own letters and reports to the London Missionary Society. John Brownlee was active in the Border areas of the Eastern Cape. His mission in East London was burnt down during the Frontier Wars.
£15.00
#23916 Holt, Basil. WHERE RAINBIRDS CALL. A Record Of The Transkei. Cream cloth boards. 176pp illustrated 8vo. No inscription. eps spotted else contents very clean. overall G-VG in G dustwrapper (worn, minor loss around spine ends). Howard Timmins. Cape Town 1972 1st edition. isbn 0869780190
£10.00
#23968 Mostert, Noel. FRONTIERS. The Epic Of South Africa's Creation And The Tragedy Of The Xhosa People. Black spine over mustard cloth boards. 1355pp 8vo. VG+ condition in dustwrapper. The nice white pages of the Knopf edition very apparent. Knopf. New York 1992. isbn 9780679401360
The definitive history of the Eastern Cape. Tells the story of the clash between white imperialism and the indigenous Xhosa which led to their acceptance of a prophecy that destroyed their nation with famine.
£40.00
#23914 Thompsom, Molly D'Arcy. CALL THE WIND. Orange cloth boards. 101pp illustrated 4to. No inscriptions. boards slightly bowed hence near VG condition in G++ dustwrapper (spine faded, wear at head of spine, no major loss or tears). David Philip. Cape Town 1972. isbn 0949968048
Nicely illustrated by Author. A personal view of the rural Xhosa and Zulu speaking people living between the Drakensberg mountains and the sea in the Eastern Cape and Zululand.
£20.00
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NATAL

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#23696 Chubb, E.C. NATAL CENTENARY 1824-1924 Official Handbook. Printed cream wraps. 44pp illustrated. Severe insect depredation to spine, front wrap hanging by a thread. contents unmarked. Durban Museum 1924.
History of Durban and Natal with programme of extensive 3-days celebrations from 26th - 29th June 1924.
£20.00
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GENERAL AFRICANA (History, unclassified)

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#23720 Green, Lawrence G. GROW LOVELY, GROWING OLD. The Story Of Cape Town's Three Centuries - The Streets, The Houses, The Characters, The Legends, Traditions And Folklore, The Laughter And Tears. Magenta boards. 271pp illustrated b/w plates. 8vo. No inscriptions. VG+ in matching protected dustwrapper. exceptionally clean attractive copy. Howard Timmins. Cape Town 1983 reprint. isbn 0869781154
The illustrations are reproductions of the work of Sir Charles D'Oyly from 1832.
£20.00
#23718 Green, Lawrence G. WHERE MEN STILL DREAM. The Life And Memories, Travels And Encounters Of A South African Writer. Brown boards. 228pp illustrated b/w photos. maps on eps. 8vo. No inscriptions. contents excellent. some minor shelfwear else G-VG in bright G+ protected dustwrapper (wear at head and tail of spine, no loss). overall an attractive copy. Howard Timmins. Cape Town 1975 reprint. isbn 0869781162
An autobiographical account of the Authors life to age 40. Covers time spent in Tristan da Cunha, Madagascar, Kalahari desert, Belgian Congo, Libya, other travels and his service in the SAAF.
£8.00
#24145 Meredith, Martin. DIAMONDS, GOLD, AND WAR. The Making Of South Africa. Maroon cloth boards. 570pp illustrated 8vo. Lower corner of front board obviously bumped, else a VG+ copy in dustwrapper. very clean & attractive. Simon & Schuster 2007 1st edition. (Nicer binding than the later 'Public Affairs' reprint). isbn 9780743286183
The early history of South Africa from 1871 to 1910. Mainly concerned with the impetus given to the development of the subcontinent with the discovery of rich mineral deposits, not the least being gold and diamonds, and the subsequent events set in motion that determined the course of South African political history for most of the 20th century.
£18.00
#24042 Oliver, Roland. & Atmore, Anthony. MEDIEVAL AFRICA, 1250-1800. 251pp softcover. A Fine unread copy, absolutely unmarked. Cambridge University Press. revised & updated edition 2001 isbn 9780521793728
By about 1250 AD African societies were greatly expanding their political and economic scope, Islam was spreading south across the Sahara from mediterranean Africa and down the Indian Ocean coast. The narrative continues into the period of European contact from the 14thC onwards with some emphasis on the growth of the trans-Saharan, Atlantic, and Indian Ocean slave trade.
£25.00
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AGRICULTURE

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#23751 Department of Agriculture. HANDBOOK FOR FARMERS IN SOUTH AFRICA. (3 volumes) Vol.1 Agriculture & Related Services. Vol.2 Agronomy & Agriculture. Vol.3 Stock Farming & Pastures. Gilt on brown vynide. Volume I. 799pp. Volume II. 880pp. Volume III. 777pp. illustrated maps, drawings, photos, tables, many foldout plans. etc. 8vo. . Nice sound clean copies. minor wear only, front joint has worn through in places on Vol.1 only, Vols. 2 & 3 not affected, generally VG condition. Pretoria 1957.
A three-volume compendium of information on anything and everything applicable to farming in South Africa.
£55.00
#23757 Kirchhoff, F. & Co. KIRCHHOFFS GARDEN GUIDE. 357pp softcover 8vo. No inscriptions, no damp marks. light wear else VG condition. Kirchoff & Co. nd. (1970s). isbn 0620026324
A total all-in-one South African garden handbook covering flowers and vegetables.
£15.00
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ANTHROPOLOGY & SOCIOLOGY (including African religion, myth & legend)

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#24089 Andreski, Iris. OLD WIVES' TALES. Life-Stories Of African Women. 190pp paperback. 8vo. Wraps worn, ownership inscription tippexed-out, hence a Good clean sound reading copy. Schocken New York 1971. isbn 0805203257
Author gathered stories and biographies from more than two dozen elderly Ibibio women in south-eastern Nigeria. Told in their own words this is a direct view into their lives not seen in more scholarly anthropological analyses.
£15.00
#24098 Ardener, Shirley. & Burman, Sandra. (Eds). MONEY-GO-ROUNDS. The Importance Of Rotating Savings And Credit Associations For Women. (Including: The Comparative Study Of Rotating Credit Associations). Printed paper-covered boards. 326pp 8vo. Owners signature ffep else a VG+ copy. Berg 1995. isbn 9780854968239
A look at Roscas not only in the South African context but across the African continent as well as in Asia, India, and among the african diaspora in the UK and USA. Includes a facsimile of the author's original paper 'The Comparative Study Of Rotating Credit Associations' published in 1964.
£25.00
#24097 Ardener, Shirley. (Ed). PERSONS AND POWERS OF WOMEN IN DIVERSE CULTURES. Essays In Commemoration Of Audrey I. Richards, Phyllis Kaberry, and Barbara E. Ward. Printed paper-covered boards. 219pp 8vo. Gift inscription ffep else VG condition. Berg 1992. isbn 0854967443
Contains bibliography of the three commemorants. Both Audrey Richards & Phillis Kaberry worked extensively in various regions of Africa. Essays include: E.M. Chilver. Women Cultivators, Cows And Cash Crops In Cameroon., Caroline Ifeka. The Mystical And Political Powers Of Queen Mothers, Kings And Commoners in Nso', Cameroon.
£15.00
#24115 Blacking, John. VENDA CHILDREN'S SONGS. A Study In Ethnomusicological Analysis. Blue cloth boards. 209pp illustrated 4to. Owners signature ffep. VG condition in Good dustwrapper (rubbed, closed tear to top rear and small loss to bottom of spine, rear wrap scored but not through). Witwatersrand 1967 1st edition.
Includes transcriptions and texts of 56 children's songs, and an analysis of the rhythm, melody, tonality, and cultural context.
£30.00
#24034 Broch-Due, Vigdis., Rudie, Ingrid., & Bleie, Tone. CARVED FLESH / CAST SELVES. Gendered Symbols And Social Practices. 297pp paperback. VG+ condition. Cuiltural Perspectives On Women Vol.8. Berg 1993. isbn 9780854968688
Includes contribution from Aud Talle, Transforming Women Into 'Pure' Agnates: Aspects Of Female Infibulation In Somalia., and Vigdis Broch-Due, Making Meaning Out Of Matter: Perceptions Of Sex, Gender And Bodies Among The Turkana.
£15.00
#24030 Bryceson, Deborah Fahy. (Ed). WOMEN WIELDING THE HOE. Lessons From Rural Africa For Feminist Theory And Development Practice. 282pp paperback. Owners signature ffep. VG-Fine condition. Berg Publishers. Oxford 1995. isbn 9781859730737
Selected papers by Jane I. Guyer, Felicia U, Ekejiuba, Bridget O;Laughlin, Pauline E. Peters, Hans Bantje, at Caplan, Marie-Claude Dupre, Christine Obbo, Jean Davison, Else Skjonsberg, and Ulla Vuorela.
£25.00
#24055 Burman, Sandra. & Preston-Whyte, Eleanor. (Eds). QUESTIONABLE ISSUE. Illegitimacy In South Africa. 296pp softcover. Owners signature ffep else G-VG condition. Oxford University Press. Cape Town 1992. isbn 9780195706604
Over 40% of all children in South Africa are born to unmarried people, in some communities this rises to 70%. Examines why this is so, attitudes to non-marital births, problems of single-parent families, attitudes of the major religious communities to births outside of religiously sanctioned unions, and the effects of migrancy and apartheid on the possibilities of marriages for black South Africans and the effects on their children. Essays from a wide range of South African professionals and academics.
£15.00
#23984 Casagrande, Joseph B. (Ed). IN THE COMPANY OF MAN. Twenty Portraits Of Anthropological Informants. 540pp illustrated softcover. Owners signature ffep. a sound clean G+ copy. Harper Torchbook edition 1964.
Includes items of African interest: Victor Turner. 'Muchona The Hornet, Interpreter Of Religion' (Zambia), Ethel Albert. 'My "Boy", Muntu' (Ruanda-Urundi)., Laura Bohannan. 'The Frightened Witch' (Nigeria).
£15.00
#23974 Clarke, Liz. & Ngobese, Jane. WOMEN WITHOUT MEN. A Study Of 150 Families In The Nqutu District Of Kwazulu. 95pp softcover. illustrated small 4to. Ownership inscription. Good condition. with errata slip. Institute For Black Research. Durban (1975).
Researches the income, expenditure, and livestock ownership of the average family in the area and assesses a poverty datum line for the district. Outlines some aspects of the daily life of a peasant people.
£20.00
#23969 Daneel, Inus. QUEST FOR BELONGING. Introduction To A Study Of Independent African Churches. 310pp illustrated paperback. Neat owners inscription ffep. VG condition. Mambo Press. Occasional Papers - Missio Pastoral Series No.17. Gweru 1987. isbn 0869224263
Independent in organisation, leadership, and religious expression from western-oriented "mainline" or mission churches, Independent African Churches are the heartbeat of indigenised African Christianity and not merely a movement on the outside of or on the periphery of "mainline" Christianity. Portrays them as institutions in their own right rather than as (then) a reaction against missions or an oppressive colonial situation.
£25.00
#24114 De Jager, E.J. (Ed). MAN: ANTHROPOLOGICAL ESSAYS PRESENTED TO O.F. RAUM. Red cloth boards. 211pp illustrated 4to. Owners signature ffep. eps tanned. minor wear, a VG copy in Good worn dustwrapper (heavily rubbed, some closed tears and frittering of top edge, no loss). Struik. Cape Town 1971. isbn 086977011X
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 Contemporary 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.
£15.00
#24041 Evans-Pritchard, E.E. ESSAYS IN SOCIAL ANTHROPOLOGY. 233pp softcover. Owners signature ffep. G++ condition. a decent clean copy. Faber 1969. isbn 0571089933
A collection of nine essays / lectures from 1932 to 1961. Nine concern the Azande of Southern Sudan and the (Belgian) Congo.
£15.00
#24040 Evans-Pritchard, E.E. KINSHIP AND MARRIAGE AMONG THE NUER. Blue cloth boards. 183pp illustrated 8vo. Ffep excised. hence G+ in dustwrapper (tanned, worn, minor loss at head & tail of spine). under the dustwrapper looks an attractive copy still. Oxford University Press 1969. an earlier edition of isbn 9780198231042. isbn 9780198231042
Second volume of this anthropological trilogy. Details the rules of regulating marriage, courtship, the making of marriage unions by performance of ceremonies and payments of cattle, and the diverse forms of marriage found among the Nuer. Then gives an account of family life brought about by marriage, also of the kinship system which derives from the family, showing the part played by this system in Nuer society as a whole.
£20.00
#24038 Evans-Pritchard, E.E. NUER RELIGION. 3354pp illustrated paperback. Owners signature ffep. ff tanned else VG. Oxford University Press. (1971). isbn 0198470034
The Nuer are a cattle-herding people dwelling in the swamp and savannah regions of southern Sudan. A study of primitive religion of interest to students of theology, comparative religion, Old Testament and related study disciplines. Noted that this study examines in some detail the Nuer concept of spirit. Completes the author's trilogy of works, begun in 1930, about these peoples ('The Nuer, A description ...' 1940, and 'Kinship & Marriage...' 1951) .
£15.00
#24039 Evans-Pritchard, E.E. THE NUER. A Description Of The Modes Of Livelihood And Political Institutions Of A Nilotic People. 271pp illustrated paperback. Owners signature ffep. spine faded, crease to rear wrap. a Good copy. Oxford University Press 1974. isbn 0195003225
First of the author's anthropological trilogy. One of the great anthropology classics describing this pastoral people from southern Sudan. Part 1 deals with their life as herdsmen, fishermen, & gardeners. Their economic life is related to the absence of chieftainship and their own democratic sentiment. Thus Part 2 deals with their political system which lacks centralised government and is also without formal legal institutions
£16.00
#24092 Fallers, Lloyd A. BANTU BUREAUCRACY. A Century Of Political Evolution Among The Basoga Of Uganda. 283pp softcover. Ownership inscription inside front wrap. wraps a little marked else a VG copy. University of Chicago Press 1967.
Based upon a two-year field study of the Basoga, author analyses social integration and conflict in an area undergoing rapid social change.
£10.00
#23978 Fortes, Meyer. RELIGION, MORALITY AND THE PERSON. Essays On Tallensi Religion. 347pp softcover. Owners signature ffep else VG+ condition. Cambridge University Press 1987 1st edition. isbn 0521336937
Collection of Author's disparate writings on the subject.
£30.00
#23960 Gluckman, Max. CUSTOM AND CONFLICT IN AFRICA. 173pp paperback. Underlining in some places hence overall Good condition. a clean copy however. Basil Blackwell. Oxford 1973. isbn 0631048405
6 lectures originally broadcast on the BBC are here reproduced as given.
£10.00
#24005 Gluckman, Max. POLITICS LAW AND RITUAL IN TRIBAL SOCIETY. 339pp illustrated softcover. Wraps well tanned, worn at head of spine. contents excellent, hence a sound reading copy. Basil Blackwell. Oxford 1971. isbn 0631087508
Investigates these issues in tribal societies from around the world as well as in African contexts.
£15.00
#23975 Gordon, Robert R. THE BUSHMEN MYTH. The Making Of A Namibian Underclass. 304pp paperback. Small ownership signature ffep else a Fine unread copy. Westview Press 1992. isbn 0813313813
Places the people in proper historical context and shows how European images of the Bushmen have changed over time as has Bushman culture itself.
£30.00
#23903 Grossert, J.W. ZULU CRAFTS. 64pp illustrated softcover. No inscriptions. Good condition. Shuter & Shooter. Pietermaritzburg 1985. isbn 0869852744
A review of Zulu crafts.
£12.00
#24059 Hirschon, Renee. (Ed). WOMEN AND PROPERTY - WOMEN AS PROPERTY. 222pp paperback. Owners signature ffep else a Fine unread copy. Croom Helm / St Martin's Press 1984. isbn 0709912587
Essays include: Patricia Caplan, Cognatic Descent, Islamic Law and Women's Property on the East African Coast. Sandra Burman, Divorce and the Disadvantaged: African Women in Urban South Africa. Sallie Westwood, 'Fear Women': Property and Modes of Production in Urban Ghana. Other essays refer to India, China, Portugal, Turkey, & New Guinea.
£30.00
#24099 Langness, L.L. & Frank, Gelya. LIVES. An Anthropological Approach To Biography. 219pp paperback. Crease to lower corner of front wrap. a few pages highlighted. overall G+ condition. Chandler & Sharp 1995. isbn 0883165422
Includes 'An Interview With Hilda Kuper, June 1979'.
£12.00
#24064 Maclean, Una. MAGICAL MEDICINE. A Nigerian Case Study. 168pp paperback. ff tanned. a G+ copy. Penguin / Pelican 1974. isbn 0140212205
Based upon a study in the town of Ibadan the author describes the failure of modern European medicine to replace the herbalist and diviner, and shows how these two types of medicine continue to exist side by side by analysing her survey of native healers and child-rearing mothers.
£10.00
#23959 Mair, Lucy. WITCHCRAFT. 255pp illustrated paperback. VG condition. World University Library 1969 isbn 030374622X
£15.00
#24101 Maxwell. David. CHRISTIANS AND CHIEFS IN ZIMBABWE. A Social History Of The Hwesa People c.1870s-1990s. hardback 291pp 8vo. Ex-library. some stamps and labels, also signature of later owner. appears that the dustwrapper was slightly trimmed top and bottom and then totally affixed to the boards, neatly, without foldins, front to rear across spine. (it almost looks as good as printed boards!). contents otherwise excellent. as is, a Good copy. Edinburgh University Press 1999. isbn 0748611304
This social history of a remote chiefdom in north-east Zimbabwe advances local level studies of African Christianity & Politics. The wide-ranging doctoral dissertation on which this book is based won the Audrey Richards prize awarded by the African Studies Association of the UK for the best African Studies thesis, 1994-1996.
£25.00
#23970 Mayer, P. WITCHES. Inaugural Lecture Delivered At Rhodes University. Original yellow card wraps. 20pp stapled. wraps well foxed, but a sound copy. Rhodes University 1954.
£6.00
#24103 Moore, Henrietta L. & Vaughan, Megan. CUTTING DOWN TREES. Gender, Nutrition, And Agricultural Change In The Northern Province Of Zambia, 1890-1990. 278pp illustrated paperback 8vo. Owners signature ffep else a Fine unread copy. Heinemann Social History of Africa series. 1994. same as James Currey isbn 0852556128. isbn 9780435080907
A study of household production, gender, and nutrition. Traces changes in the agricultural system over 100 years of a rural society undergoing rapid change. Provides a critical reassessment of Audrey Richard's classic work 'Land, Labour and Diet: An Economic Study of the Bemba Tribe'.
£20.00
#24104 Morris, Brian. RELIGION AND ANTHROPOLOGY. A Critical Introduction. 350pp paperback. A Fine as-new copy, unmarked. Cambridge University Press 2006. isbn 9780521617796
Contains 37pp section on religion in Africa which includes chapters on Kongo belief, prophetic movements in Lower Zaire, Tshidi Barolong cosmology, and Zionist churches in South Africa as well as mainstream Christianity.
£22.00
#24102 Muller, Carol Ann. RITUALS OF FERTILITY AND SACRIFICE OF DESIRE. Nazarite Women's Performance In South Africa. 316pp paperback with CD-Rom. Gift inscription ffep else VG+ condition. CD verified readable. University of Chicago Press 1999. isbn 9780226548203
With close to one milliion members the Church of the Nazarites is one of the most popular alternative religious communities in South Africa. Founded in 1910 by Isaac Shembe, it offers South Africans - particularly disadvantaged black women and girls - a way to remake and reconnect to sacred traditions disrupted by colonialism and apartheid. CD contains over 150 images and 30 audio clips.
£20.00
#23935 Ngubane, Harriet. BODY AND MIND IN ZULU MEDICINE. An Ethnography Of Health And Disease In Nyuswa-Zulu Thought And Practice. Pale yellow 'leather' boards. 184pp 8vo. No inscriptions. VG condition in Good but worn dustwrapper (rubbed, chipped, no major loss or tears). Academic Press 1977. isbn 0125182503
Author explores the beliefs and practices of her own people, clarifying linguistic and other complexities, providing a lucid analysis of their world view. Setting out the indigenous distinction between diseases with natural causes and those rooted in the condition of African life and social order, the author shows how treatment of the latter aims to restore the rightful balance between mind and the natural and social environment.
£40.00
#24093 Obbo, Christine. AFRICAN WOMEN. Their Struggle For Economic Independence. 166pp paperback. Owners signature ffep. wraps rubbed, faded around spine. hence a G+ sound clean copy Ravan Press. Johannesburg 1981. isbn 0869752006
A picture of how ordinary rural and urban East African women from Uganda and Kenya are improving their lives against the forces of male dominance.
£12.00
#24094 Oppong, Christine. MIDDLE CLASS AFRICAN MARRIAGE. (Marriage Among A Matrilineal Elite). A Family Study Of Ghanaian Senior Civil Servants. 190pp softcover. Faded around spine, else VG condition. George Allen & Unwin. isbn 0043011381
Previously published as "Marriage Among A Matrilineal Elite". The author belongs to the Akan people that she writes about. Practising matrilineal descent in southern Ghana, they typically migrated from farming and fishing villages to the capital, Accra, to find employment in government institutions after protracted higher education - in some cases overseas.
£15.00
#24106 Parry, J. & Bloch, M. (Eds). MONEY AND THE MORALITY OF EXCHANGE. 276pp softcover 8vo. Owners signature ffep else a VG-Fine copy. Cambridge University Press 1991. isbn 9780521367745
10 papers including: David Lan. Resistance To The Present By The Past: Mediums And Money In Zimbabwe.
£20.00
#24116 Pauw, B.A. THE SECOND GENERATION. A Study Of The Family Among Urbanised Bantu In East London. Madder cloth boards. 219pp illustrated tall 8vo. Ownership stamp ffep. neat notes on ff opposite title page. eps have sello offset, else VG in VG attractive dustwrapper (sello offset internally). Oxford University Press / Institute of Social and Economic Research, Rhodes University. 1963 1st edition.
The third volume of the trilogy "Xhosa In Town".
£20.00
#24113 Phillipson, David W. AFRICAN ARCHAEOLOGY. 389pp illustrated large-format paperback. A Fine unread copy. Cambridge University Press 2005 3rd edition. isbn 9780521673105
An account of african archaeology from pre-history to European colonisation, from the Cape of Good Hope to the Mediterranean. Latest revised edition.
£28.00
#24013 Reynolds, Pamela. DANCE CIVET CAT. Child Labour In The Zambezi Valley. 176pp paperback. Owners signature ffep else VG+ unread copy. Baobab Books. 1991. same as Zed Books or Ohio University Press isbn 0821409476. isbn 0862329337
A study of the Tonga people of Zimbabwe and a subsistance agricultural economy.
£12.00
#24091 Rothblum, Esther D. & Cole, Ellen. (Eds). WOMEN'S MENTAL HEALTH IN AFRICA. 98pp paperback. G-VG condition. Harrington Park Press 1970. (same as Women & Therapy Vol.10 No.3 1990. isbn 0918393868
Articles include: Mere Nakateregga Kisekka, Gender And Mental Health In Africa., and AIDS In Uganda As A Gender Issue., Edith Grotberg. Mental Health Aspects Of Zar For Women In Sudan., Ntiense Ben Edimikpong. Women And AIDS., Mawaheb El-Mouelhy. Family Planning And Maternal Health Care In Egypt., Marvellous Mhloyi. Perceptions On Communication And Sexuality In Marriage In Zimbabwe., Wilhelmina Kalu. Bereavement And Stress In Career Women., Judith Osuala. Nigerian Women's Quest For Role Fulfillment.
£12.00
#24083 Schapera, Isaac. MARRIED LIFE IN AN AFRICAN TRIBE. 329pp paperback. Owners inscription ffep. ff tanned. a Good copy. Penguin / Pelican 1971. isbn 0140212698
Author visited the Kgatla between 1929 & 1934.
£6.00
#23985 Turner, Victor. THE FOREST OF SYMBOLS. Aspects Of Ndembu Ritual. 405pp papeback. Owners signature ffep. a sound clean G+ copy. Cornell University Press 1977. isbn 0801491010
Collects together ten of the author's essays dealing with symbolism and ritual among the Ndembu of Zambia.
£15.00
#23971 Uchendu, Victor C. THE IGBO OF SOUTHEAST NIGERIA. 111pp softcover. Good condition. Holt Rinehart & Winston. (1965). isbn 901233987
Author himself is an Igbo. This case study introduces the reader to the subject people.
£10.00
#23909 Vilakazi, Absolom.. ZULU TRANSFORMATIONS. A Study Of The Dynamics Of Social Change. Mango cloth boards. 166pp 4to. No inscriptions. ff tanned else VG in dustwrapper. University of Natal Press. Pietermaritzburg 2nd imp. 1965.
Originally submitted as a Doctoral thesis. A study of the impact of Western ideas on tribesmen in the Valley of a Thousand Hills in Natal. Adds greatly to the understanding of the workings of a lineage organisation among the Zulu people particularly in its ritual aspects.
£20.00
#23976 Wilson, Godfrey & Monica. THE ANALYSIS OF SOCIAL CHANGE Based Upon Observations In Central Africa. Cloth boards. 177pp 12mo. Good condition in worn dustwrapper. Cambridge University Press 1945.
Author's conducted field work in Tanganyika, Nyasaland, and Northern Rhodesia, where they were able to observe the impact of western civilisation upon African society and the structural changes accompanying this.
£15.00
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BIOGRAPHY (including genealogy, family & company histories)

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#23921 Gordon, Ruth E. PETTICOAT PIONEERS. Women Of Distinction. 295pp softcover. Wraps tanned, faded at rear. front wrap 1" tear at lower joint, hence Good clean condition with VG contents. Shuter & Shooter, and the Federation of Women's Institutes of Natal and Zululand. 1988 1st edition. isbn 0796001359
Inscribed to title page by Author thus: "With love and best wishes from Ruth E. Gordon". Biographies of women who contributed to Natal in some way. Over 100 entries.
£15.00
#23988 Kuzwayo, Ellen. CALL ME WOMAN. 266pp softcover. No inscriptions. VG condition. Ravan Press 1985. (same as The Women's Press Ltd isbn 0704339366) isbn 0869752790
Preface by Nadine Gordimer & Forward by Bessie Head. Autobiography of a black woman in apartheid South Africa. Includes an original press cutting review of the book.
£5.00
#23861 Rousseau, Leon. THE DARK STREAM. The Story Of Eugene Marais. Pale yellow cloth boards. 528pp illustrated 8vo. Small numeric annotation and name to ffep. One sello stain to front board from attachment of the dustwrapper (no loss, or tears, shows 2 sello stains inside which show through lightly, one over the spine). minor pencil marginal marks. overall a G++ clean copy. 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.
£25.00
#23902 Trzebinski, Errol. THE LIVES OF BERYL MARKHAM. 'Out Of Africa's' Hidden Seductress: Denys Finch Hatton's Last Great Love. Maroon cloth boards. 396pp illustrated 8vo. Ex private library, one stamp & small tippexed area ffep else near VG condition in dustwrapper. Heinemann 1993 reprint. isbn 9780434795017
Drawing on diaries, letters, interviews, and her own long association with Beryl Markham, the author unravels the complexities of one of the greatest free spirits. Tells a story of courage, rivalry, sexual intrigue, and revenge.
£10.00
#23931 Uys, C.B. MY FRIEND ADVENTURE. Red cloth boards. 216pp illustrated 8vo. No inscriptions. ff tanned. G++ condition, no dustwrapper. Howard Timmins. Cape Town 1960 1st edition.
Autobiography . Author was an enterprising contractor building dams and bridges throughout Southern Africa.
£15.00
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FICTION AND CREATIVE WRITINGS

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#23863 Brown, Andrew. COLDSLEEP LULLABY. 262pp paperback. No inscriptions. A Fine copy. Zebra Press 2012. isbn 9781770223899
Detective Eberard Februarie teams up with Constable Xoliswa Nduku to solve a murder mystery set in the old university town of Stellenbosch.
£6.00
#23868 Coetzee, J.M. SLOW MAN. Grey cloth boards. 263pp 8vo. No inscriptions. some minor foxing in a few places, hence rated VG, in dustwrapper (no chips, loss, or tears, but minor signs of foxing internally). at first sight a Fine copy. Secker & Warburg 2003. isbn 9780436206115
Author won the Nobel Prize for Literature in the year of publication of this book
£10.00
#23878 De Vries, Fred. THE FRED DE VRIES INTERVIEWS. From Abdullah To Zille. 325pp softcover. A Fine unread copy. Wits University Press 2008. isbn 9781868144693
Dutch author's interviews are published in The Weekender. Specialising in the arty, the hip, the cool, the list of contemporary figures that he interviews spans the arts, media, politics, and literature.
£10.00
#23817 Gray, Stephen. (Ed). MODERN SOUTH AFRICAN STORIES. Revised Selection. 218pp softcover. No inscriptions. VG+ condition. Donker. Johannesburg 2002 new revised edition. isbn 9780868522265
A revised and expanded edition of the original "On The Edge Of The World", edited by Stephen Gray in1974. This revised selection contains the following short stories: Es'kia Mphahlele 'A Ballad of Oyo', Lionel Abrahams 'The Messiah', Yvonne Burgess 'If You Swallow You're Dead', Ahmed Essop 'Gerty's Brother', Nadine Gordimer 'You Name It ', Bessie Head 'The Prisoner Who Wore Glasses', Sipho Sepamla 'Mapuleng', Mongane Serote 'Let's Wander Together', Peter Rule 'Lion', Pieter-Dirk Uys 'God Will See You Now', Elleke Boehmer '27 April 1994', Rustum Kozain 'The Tongue', Rachelle Greeff 'Tell Him It Is Never Too Late', Peter Rule 'Eclipse', Rose Moss 'A Gem Squash', Shaun Levin 'The Good Outside', Shaun de Waal 'Exposure', Stephen Gray 'Without Whom', Chris van Wyk 'Magic', Deena Padayachee 'Heavy Cerebral Metal', Phaswene Mpe 'Brooding Clouds', Maureen Isaacson 'Blood diamonds', K Sello Duiker 'When You Least Expect It', Farida Karodia 'A Handbag In The Boot', Dennis Venter 'Bearing Breasts', Ken Barris 'Clubfoot', Sheila Roberts 'A Kidnapping'.
£10.00
#23870 Hichens, Joanne. (Ed). BLOODY SATISFIED. Short Sharp Stories. 319pp 8vo paperback. No inscriptions. A Fine unread copy. Mercury Burnett Media 2013. isbn 9780987043733
24 winning stories submitted for the Short Sharp Stories Awards of the 2013 National Arts Festival.
£10.00
#23871 Horwitz, Allan Kolski. (Ed). AGAINST THE TIDE. Three Plays, An Opera Libretto And An Essay. 197pp paperback. 8vo. A Fine unread copy. Botsotso. Braamfontein 2013. isbn 9780981420516
Tsepo wa-Mamutu 'Thabo Mbeki & Other Nightmares', Tau Maserumule 'Circle', Allan Horwitz 'Comrade Babble', Lesego Rampolokeng with Liepollo Rantekoa, Stacy Hardy, & Jaco Bouwer 'My Life In The Bush Of Ghosts', Patrick Bond 'The Life And Times Of Brett Kebble'.
£10.00
#23881 Lang, Graham. CLOUDS LIKE BLACK DOGS. Large softcover, 268pp. A Fine unread copy. Jonathan Ball Publishers, 2003. isbn 9781868421640
Political drama set in 1980's South Africa. A young coloured artist attends a local university and soon becomes involved with his fellow white students.
£10.00
#23879 Moolman, Kobus. LEFT OVER. Poems. 61pp paperback. A Fine unread copy. Dye Hard Press 2013. isbn 9780986998225
£6.00
#23744 Moore, Gerald. & Beier, Ulli. THE PENGUIN BOOK OF MODERN AFRICAN POETRY. 448pp paperback. A Fine unread copy. Penguin Classics 4th edition 1998. isbn 9780140424720
A comprehensive anthology featuring work from 99 modern african poets arranged by country, from Angola to Zimbabwe. Includes a large representation of women poets. Notes on the authors, index of first lines.
£10.00
#23882 Mowszowski, Ruben. SOULS OF ANCIENT FISH. 105pp paperback. A Fine unread copy. Brevitas 2004. isbn 9781874976394
Parts of this previously published in New Contrast, Revue Noire, Cosmopolitan, and Vrye Weekblad.
£20.00
#23816 Press, Karen. THIS WINTER COMING. Poems By Karen Press. 55pp softcover. No inscriptions. wraps well tanned hence G+. Cinnamon Crocodile. Cape Town 1986.
Author's second collection of poetry.
£10.00
#23936 Schreiner, Olive. (Ed. Cherry Clayton). THE WOMAN'S ROSE. Stories And Allegories. 126pp paperback. Bookseller's stamp ffep. A Good copy. Donker 1986 1st edition thus. isbn 9780868520735
This selection made to extend the reader past the perception of Olive Schreiner as a one-book author.
£15.00
#23899 Wicomb, Zoe. THE ONE THAT GOT AWAY. 189pp large format softcover. Ex private library, one stamp only, else VG+ condition. Umuzi. 2008 1st edition. isbn 9781415200520
A collection of 14 short stories, mostly previously unpublished, explore human relationships such as marriage, friendships, family ties, servants.
£15.00
#23908 Wright, Laurance. (Ed). TEACHING ENGLISH LITERATURE IN SOUTH AFRICA. Twenty Essays. Printed blue card wraps. 286pp paperback. No inscriptions. VG+ condition. ISEA (Institute for the Study of English in Africa). Rhodes University 1990. isbn 0861802024
The essays were originally published to commemorate the 25th anniversary of the ISEA, conceived as an informal review of thoughts on the matter by university and high school teachers alike.
£15.00
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GRAHAM'S TOWN SERIES

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#23954 Cory, Sir George. (Ed. Michael J.M. Berning). THE HISTORICAL "CONVERSATIONS" OF SIR GEORGE CORY. Graham's Town Series No.9. Chocolate cloth boards. 219pp. illustrated b/w plates, maps. 8vo. A Fine unread copy in VG dustwrapper (very apparent stain to top right front, another minor across spine, but no chips, loss, or tears). Graham's Town Series No.9. MML for Rhodes University. Grahamstown 1989. isbn 0636011976
This volume presents oral interviews as they survive in his notebooks and typescripts. He records 'conversations' with 1820 Settlers, Xhosa chiefs, old soldiers, a Voortrekker, and ordinary citizens, giving voice to people beyond their lifetime.
£30.00
#23952 De Henningsen, Amelia de. (Ed. Margaret Young, aka Sister Anne Mary). THE REMINISCENCES OF AMELIA DE HENNINGSEN (NOTRE MERE). Graham's Town Series No.10. Chocolate cloth boards. 341pp. illustrated 8vo. A Fine unread copy in dustwrapper (one mark to front else near new). Graham's Town Series No.10. MML for Rhodes University. Grahamstown 1989. isbn 0636012565
In 1849 as the leader of a band of pioneer sisters she established the first ever Catholic convent schools in South Africa. Enduring the hardships and dangers of frontier life she responded to the needs of homeless orphans, the sick and the poor.
£35.00
#23957 Montgomery, John. (Ed. A. Giffard) THE REMINISCENCES OF JOHN MONTGOMERY. Graham's Town Series No 6. Gilt on chocolate cloth boards. 202pp illustrated 8vo. No inscriptions. a Fine unread copy, no dustwrapper. Graham's Town Series No 6. A.A. Balkema for Rhodes University. nd. (1981). isbn 0869611240
Montgomery was an 1820 Settler, a member of the party of Thomas Butler on board the 'Fanny' which sailed from Co. Wicklow. By his own admission a jack of all trades, he was a colourful and articulate man who took part in all the events of the colony during his life of 58 years here, including the Albany settlement, the expansion of the frontier, the Great Trek, wars with the Xhosa and Basuto. He fathered 14 children and also travelled widely as a smous. Writings from a variety of sources including newspapers and fragments of the original manuscript and typescript.
£22.00
#23956 Soga, Reverend Tiyo. (Ed. Donovan Williams). THE JOURNAL AND SELECTED WRITINGS OF THE REVEREND TIYO SOGA. Graham's Town Series No.7. Chocolate cloth boards. 221pp. illustrated b/w plates, maps. 8vo. Notes, genealogy, bibliography, index. A Fine unread copy in VG+ dustwrapper (some very minor marks). Graham's Town Series No.7. A.A. Balkema for Rhodes University. Grahamstown 1983. isbn 0869611488
A prolific writer, here are his writings from his Journal (1857-1870) & Letterbook, 1858-1862), articles from 'Indaba', letters from the 'King William's Town Gazette' & 'Kaffrarian Banner', and a lecture as reported in the 'Cape Argus' 1866, plus hymns.
£40.00
#23955 Stretch, Charles Lennox. (Ed. Basil A. Le Cordeur). THE JOURNAL OF CHARLES LENNOX STRETCH. Graham's Town Series No.8. Chocolate cloth boards. 214pp. illustrated b/w plates, maps. 8vo. Eps spotted else a Fine unread copy in VG+ dustwrapper (minor marking, one small closed tear at top of front). Graham's Town Series No.8. MML for Rhodes University. Grahamstown 1988. isbn 0636011364
Stretch had a long history in the Eastern Cape, serving variously as soldier, surveyor, and in public office. He severely criticises the government and colonial forces of the time, shedding new light on the 'Hundred Years War'.
£33.00
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BASUTOLAND / LESOTHO

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#24109 Lye, William F. & Murray, Colin. TRANSFORMATIONS ON THE HIGHVELD: THE TSWANA & SOUTHERN SOTHO. Printed glossy boards. 160pp illustrated 4to. Owners signature ffep. general wear, lower spine bumped, a G+ copy. David Philip. Cape Town 1980 1st edition. isbn 0908396287
Second in the series 'The Peopling Of Southern Africa'. The areas covered includes the then Transvaal, Bechuanaland (Botswana) & Basutoland (Lesotho) including the apartheid 'homelands' of Bophutatswana and QwaQwa. Well illustrated this provides a history of the Tswana & Sotho peoples. Includes interesting chapters on kinship and ritual as well.
£10.00
#23896 Mokitimi, M.I.P. LIFELA TSA LITSAMAEA-NAHA POETRY: A Literary Analysis. 221pp large format softcover. No inscriptions. VG condition. Van Schaik. Pretoria 1998. isbn 9780627022517
Lifela tsa Litsamaea-naha is the poetry of the migrant Basotho mine workers, depicting their hopes, fears, and frustrations - at home and in the mines.
£20.00
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MINING

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#23923 Cartwright, A.P. THE CORNER HOUSE. The Early History Of Johannesburg. Blue cloth boards, 293pp, illustrated 8vo. No inscription. Slight fading to spine else VG+ condition in VG dustwrapper (rubbed, some spotting, except soft at head of spine has no chips, loss, or tears). Purnell & Sons, Cape Town 1965.
The world's biggest mining town, Johannesburg, grew up around The Corner House. Julius Wernher, Alfred Beit, Hermann Eckstein, James B. Taylor, Lionel Phillips, Percy Fitzpatrick & Cecil Rhodes all played a part in founding South Africa's mining industry. Includes extracts from the letters they wrote to one another when they were young showing their personal triumphs and disasters.
£12.00
#23910 Chilvers, Hedley A. THE STORY OF DE BEERS. Tan cloth boards. 344pp illustrated large 8vo. Owners stamp ffep. spine somewhat soiled else a sound clean G++ copy. Cassell. London 1939.
"With Some Notes On The Company's Financial, Farming, Railway And Industrial Activities In Africa, And Some Introductory Chapters On The River Diggings And Early Kimberly". HEAVY ITEM may incur extra postal charges.
£40.00
#23928 Craig, Dennis B. & Parkes & Brian. DRAMA IN DIAMONDS. The Story Of The Oppenheimer Jewel Theft. Maroon cloth boards. 160pp illustrated 8vo. No inscription. G++ condition in worn dustwrapper (no major loss or tears). W.H. Allen. London 1957 1st edition thus.
The amazing story of the theft of £250,000 of diamonds from the Oppenheimer home at Brenthurst.
£15.00
#23922 (De Beers). HARRY OPPENHEIMER AND THE INDUSTRIAL DIAMOND DIVISION. Presented To Mr Harry Frederick Oppenheimer On The Occasion Of the Seventieth Anniversary Of His Birth ... Quarter leather over marbled paper covered boards. 39pp folio. No binder's ticket but looks like a Peter Carstens binding. Spine has faded else a Fine copy. Note order of front pages first the ffep, then the dedication page, then the limitation page numbered as Page 7. There appears no evidence of missing pages, this is either a production or binding artifact. No slipcase (was there one?). Johannesburg 1978.
Copy No.20 of 100. Includes compliment slip from Harry Oppenheimer to Mrs A. Hall. Includes also stapled booklet "A Chance Discovery That Changed The Future Of The Country", from a speech by Mr H.F. Oppenheimer, with coloured photos, probably a reprint from a magazine article. Further includes "The International Diamond Industry", an address by Julian Ogilvie Thompson to the twelfth congress of the Council Of Mining and Metallurgical Institutions, Johannesburg, May 3 1982. COURIER DISPATCH ONLY at extra cost.
£220.00
#23944 Gray, Ethel L. & James. A HISTORY OF THE DISCOVERY OF THE WITWATERSRAND GOLDFIELDS. With Photographic Reproductions Of The Official Records Of The Discovery. A Sequel To 'Payable Gold'. Blue cloth boards. 198pp + 209 plates. 8vo. Small ownership signature ffep. soft at spine ends, else a very sound clean near VG copy. contents unmarked. Sholto Douglas 1940. Limited edition, limitation unstated.
The conclusion of this investigative work is that George Harrison was indeed the discoverer of the Main Reef. He was recognised in law, received the promised reward from the Government, Discoverer's Rights, and all the official records supported by legal evidence uphold this. There is no evidence which can confute this, and however authoritative the Report of the Committee may appear it cannot be allowed to confuse the issue without statement (presumably this opus).
£40.00
#23929 Monnickendam, A. THE MAGIC OF DIAMONDS. Black cloth boards. 191pp illustrated 8vo. No inscriptions. Near VG condition in Good dustwrapper (rubbed, chipped at head and tail of spine, no major loss or tears). Hammond 1955.
An overview of the history, sales, and technical aspects of the diamond industry by an author who operated his own diamond cutting factory.
£10.00
#23912 Robertson, Marian. DIAMOND FEVER. South African Diamond History 1866-9 From Primary Sources. Printed boards 250pp illustrated 4to. Faded around spine. edges spotted else a good sound reading copy. Oxford University Press. Johannesburg 1974.
A history of the early diamond discoveries in South Africa with extensive citations from contemporary letters.
£25.00
#23937 Rosenthal, Eric. THE RAND RUSH. 1886-1911 Johannesburg's First 25 Years In Pictures. Orange cloth boards. 134pp 4to. No inscriptions. bumped at top of spine hence near VG in Good dustwrapper (general wear with minor loss to head & tail of spine). Donker. Johannesburg 1974 1st edition. isbn 0949937045
180 illustrations from the Africana Museum, the author's private collection, and other sources.
£20.00
#23924 Wheatcroft, Geoffrey. THE RANDLORDS. Pale blue cloth boards. 314pp illustrated 8vo. Gift inscription to half title page. Spine shows opening crease else a VG copy in Good only dustwrapper (rubbed, spine faded, chipped at head and tail of spine). Weidenfeld & Nicholson. London 1985. isbn 0297784374
The story of those men who transformed South Africa from a dry barren land, leaving modern South Africa as their legacy, particularly Johannesburg whose history of mining underlies that of the whole country.
£15.00
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MISCELLANEOUS

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#23877 Fisher, Humphrey J. SLAVERY IN THE HISTORY OF MUSLIM BLACK AFRICA. 410pp 8vo paperback. A Fine unread copy. New York University Press (2001). isbn 9780814727164
Slavery was central to trade within the african muslim world for centuries. This account explores the origin of this slavery and explains how slaves came to serve as currency, goods, eunuchs, soldiers, and even statesmen.
£20.00
#23690 Henning, Mark. THE CROSS, THE SWORD AND MAMMON. A Personal Evaluation Of The Development Of Schools For English-Speaking South Africans. 159pp paperback 8vo. Mint condition. Otterley Press 2015. isbn 9780992174651
Author Was Headmaster Of St Stithians College, and National Director Of The Independent Schools' Council. A lively, humorous, and riveting account of the history of schools for English-speaking South Africans, and prognoses into their future course. The 'Cross' refers to the founding of English schools in SA by missionaries and churches. The 'Sword' refers to their being pressed into service for King, Queen, and Empire. 'Mammon' refers to their current marketable commodity of providing a high quality paid alternative to the generally dismal government school system in South Africa - for those able to afford the fees.
£10.00
#23685 Henning, Mark. ZEST. A Celebration Of Good Schools And Good Teachers. 153pp illustrated paperback 8vo. Mint condition. Otterley Press 2012. isbn 9780992174606
Author Was Headmaster Of St Stithians College, and National Director Of The Independent Schools' Council. Anecdotal stories of exceptional teachers and exceptional teaching presented so as to stimulate the propagation of ideas & methods, thus bringing excellence in teaching to a wider audience.
£10.00
#23858 Marais, Eugene N. THE ROAD TO WATERBERG And Other Essays. Ochre cloth boards. 175pp 8vo. Ownership inscription ffep, minor shelfwear and top edge tanned, hence an attractive VG copy in VG+ dustwrapper. Human & Rousseau. Cape Town 1972 1st edition. isbn 0798102403
A collection of essays originally published in various journals. Articles deal with the effects of drought, ants, baboons and other living creatures. Also 'The Bavenda's Sacred Beads' and a 1953 article on the outlawed Hermanus Lombaard. Aged 90, the 8th member of the escort charged with the murder of Captain Elliot and attempted murder of Capt Lambert, both of the 94th Regiment, towards the end of 1880, he never stood trial along with his companions.
£25.00
#23876 Pistorius, Micki. PROFILING SERIAL KILLERS And Other Crimes In South Africa. 438pp paperback. A Fine unread copy. Penguin 2005. isbn 9780143024828
A comprehensive introduction to the subject with chapters on serial killers, pyromaniacs, rapists, child molesters, stalkers, white collar crime, and intelligence profiling.
£10.00
#23697 Poe, John. (Ed). (also Ian Fleming). INTRIGUE MAGAZINE. Vol.1 No.2 November 1965. (Berlin Escape by Ian Fleming from ). 142pp magazine. Good condition. ff tanned. front wrap has closed tear at bottom and some general wear. November 1965.
Contain stories by Ian Fleming, Bruce Cassiday, John Jakes, Philip Freund, Jackson Cartwright and Vernon Hill. James 0027 James Bond on cover.
£60.00
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MISSIONARY TRAVEL AND ENDEAVOURS

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#24140 Cheeseman, Rev. Thomas. THE STORY OF WILLIAM THRELFALL, MISSIONARY MARTYR OF NAMAQUALAND, With Some Account Of Jacob Links And Johannes Jager Who Fell With Him. Rebound gilt on red vynide, new endpapers. 164pp illustrate large 8vo. Binding as new. ff tanned. overall VG condition. Methodist Publishing Office & Book Room 1910.
A member of the Weslyan Methodist Society, Threlfall arrived in the Cape in 1822. He served for a year under the Rev. William Shaw in the Albany District, Eastern Cape before proceeding to Delagoa Bay via Cape Town. Moving to Namaqualand in 1824 he was stationed at Leliefontein. Moving north in 1825 their guides murdered his party thus ending the mission at that point. William Threlfall’s life ended at age twenty-six. He did not leave any organized mission stations, churches, or educational centres which he could claim to have founded, nevertheless the mission station later established at Delagoa Bay bore his name. A memorial was erected on the farm Allgemeine Zeitung, Windhoek, Namibia, on September 14, 1987.
£30.00
#23860 Fraser, Donald. WINNING A PRIMITIVE PEOPLE. Sixteen Year's Work Among The Warlike Tribe Of The Ngoni And The Senga And Tumbuka Peoples Of Central Africa. Gilt dec. blue cloth boards. 320pp illustrated 27 plates. 8vo. Bookshop stamp and ownership inscription ffep. spine tanned, minor foxing throughout. binding sound. overall G++ condition. Selley Service. London 1914.
Author was one of the founders of the Student Christian Movement of Britain. Illustrates the lives of the tribes-peoples in detail.
£20.00
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NATURAL HISTORY

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#23874 Wylie, Dan. CROCODILE. 222pp illustrated paperback. A Fine unread copy. Reaktion Books 2013. isbn 9781780230870
The crocodile in art, history, myth, & literature around the world.
£10.00
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POLITICAL HISTORY & CURRENT AFFAIRS

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#23997 Beinart, William. THE POLITICAL ECONOMY OF PONDOLAND 1860 TO 1930. 220pp paperback. Owners signature ffep. a G-VG clean copy. Ravan 1982 1st edition. isbn 0869751379
Examines the absorbtion of one formerly independent African chiefdom into the wider South African milieu during the late 19th and early 20th centuries. Labour, agriculture, colonial policy and other aspects are examined in the movement of the area from a rural production economy to a reservoir of labour for capitalist enterprises in the region.
£16.00
#24028 Boonzaier, Emile. & Sharp, John. SOUTH AFRICAN KEYWORDS. The Uses And Abuses Of Political Concepts. Printed wraps. 197pp 8vo indexed. Owners signature ffep. G-VG condition. David Philip. Cape Town 1988. isbn 9780864861009
Discussion and definition of core concepts & ideas in the South African context. Ideas such as `tribal', `ethnic', `gender', `youth', `group', `informal sector', and many more, discussed by various contributors.
£15.00
#23991 Bundy, Colin. THE RISE AND FALL OF THE SOUTH AFRICAN PEASANTRY. 273pp softcover. Owners signature ffep else a VG+ copy. Heinemann. London 1979 1st edition. isbn 0435945238
A history of social and economic change in South Africa concentrating on the period between 1870 & 1913. The emergence of an under-developed black peasantry in response to white farmering and urban employment was a crucial process in the making of modern South Africa.
£20.00
#23862 Krog, Antjie. COUNTRY OF MY SKULL. Black cloth boards. 286pp 8vo. Ownership stamp to half-title page. ff tanned. VG condition in dustwrapper (no chips, loss, or tears). conservatively rated, a very clean copy. Cape. London 1999. isbn 9780224059367
As Antjie Samuel, her reporting of the Truth & Reconciliation Commission for the SABC was almost obligatory watching at the time and earned her numerous awards.
£14.00
#24149 Roodt, Dan. THE SCOURGE OF THE ANC and, Afrikaner Survival Under Black Rule. 143pp softcover. Wraps a little rubbed, contents fine, overall VG condition. Praag 2004. isbn 0958463557
"ANC rule in South Africa represents the biggest scourge visited upon the country since our traditional enemy, Great Britain, invaded us one hundred years ago … It took us fifty years to recover from the British invasion". In two essays, written in English, the author argues for a speedy end to ANC rule and its ineffectiveness of crime, corruption, and violence.
£15.00
#24132 Wilmsen, Edwin N. & McAllister, Patrick. (Eds). THE POLITICS OF DIFFERENCE. Ethnic Premises In A World Of Power. 210pp paperback. Owners signature ffep else VG+ condition. University of Chicago Press 1996. isbn 9780226900179
Papers drawn from the 1993 conference held on the theme 'Ethnicity, identity, and nationalism in South Africa: Past, present, future' at Rhodes University , Grahamstown. Includes: John Sharp. Ethnogenesis And Ethnic Mobilisation, A Comparative Perspective On A South African Dilemma.
£15.00
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RHODESIA / ZIMBABWE & ZAMBIA (The Rhodesias, Nyasaland, the Federation)

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#24143 Hiller, V.W. CENTRAL AFRICAN ARCHIVES IN RETROSPECT AND PROSPECT. A Report By The Chief Archivist For The Twelve Years Ending 31 August 1947. Green cloth boards with chamfered edges. 118pp illustrated large 8vo. A sound but unlovely copy with heavy insect depredation to spine and edges of boards. contents clean and unmarked, but overall a Good copy only. Central African Archives. Salisbury 1947.
A review of the activities of the archives & its holdings. Includes copies of relevant acts, ordinances, and regulations under which its work was carried out.
£30.00
#24151 Poetry Society of Rhodesia. RHODESIAN POETRY. No.11 1972-1973. Printed wraps. 35pp stapled. No inscription. near VG condition. Poetry Society of Rhodesia (1973).
Poetry by: Phillippa Berlyn, Pat Berthoud, D.E. Borrell, N.H. Brettell, Marian Christie, Vi Driver-Jowitt, Judy Edgar, Hugh Finn, Jillian Gelfand, R. Gifford-Garner, Ben Gingell, Pamela Greager, Noel Tempest Hamlyn, A.C. Hodza, Douglas Livingstone, John Finlay Logan, Solomon M. Mutswairo, L.B. Rix, Olive Robertson, Martin Robertson, Shepistone Sekeso, Colin Style, Alan Tuohy, Enetia Vasilatos, Bonus Zimunya, & Eddison J. Zavogbo.
£8.00
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SOUTHWEST AFRICA / NAMIBIA

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#24152 von Bulow, Franz J. DEUTSCH-SUDWESTAFRICA. Drei Jahre Im Lande Hendrik Witboois. Schilderungen Von Land Und Leuten. Black & gilt title on original three quarter leather over terracotta cloth boards. 365pp illustrated. foldout map at rear. 8vo. Owners ticket to front pastedown, two small pink marks to feps else VG+ condition. Berlin 1897 2nd edition.
There are few contemporary writings from the early days of the German colonial administration in what is now Namibia. Franz von Bulow's memoirs recount his duties as an officer and employee of the Foreign Service in German South West Africa. A rare and interesting work.
£220.00
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SWAZILAND

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#23992 Bonner, Philip. KINGS, COMMONERS, AND CONCESSIONAIRES. The Evolution And Dissolution Of The Nineteenth-Century Swazi State. 315pp paperback. Owners signature ffep else a VG+ copy. Ravan Press. Johannesburg 1983. Same as CUP African Studies Series 31. isbn 9780521242707 . isbn 0869751506
Examines the evolution of the Swazi state, its relations with the Zulu kingdom and Boer republics, and the role of mining companies and their concessionaires in the demise of Swaziland independence following the defeat of the Zulu and the discovery of gold in the Transvaal.
£20.00
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MILITARY (and wars in Africa)

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#24139 Beet, Arthur J. & Harris, Cyril B. KIMBERLEY UNDER SIEGE. An Illustrated Story Of A Brave Defence Endured By 50,000 Men, Women And Children For 124 Days - A Saga Of A Great Feat Of Arms By 5,000 Troops Against Overwhelming Odds. Gilt on printed red cloth boards. 130pp illustrated photos. 8vo. Rebacked red with gilt name on spine, and new end-papers. Kimberley Seige Veterans' (50th Anniversary) Committee. 2nd Edn. December 1950.
An illustrated survey, revised and enlarged. Printed to commemorate the 50th anniversary of the siege, Oct.14th 1899 to Feb.15th 1900.
£50.00
#23859 Clammer, David. THE ZULU WAR. Red cloth boards. 239pp illustrated 8vo. No inscriptions. top edge tanned. a VG copy in dustwrapper (spine and rear faded, no chips, loss, or tears). Purnell. Cape Town 1973. isbn 0360001920
Places the conflict in its political context, and deals in detail with the military aspects of the campaign including the battles of Isandhlwana and Rorke's Drift.
£22.00
#24141 Coleman, Francis L. THE KAFFRARIAN RIFLES. 1876-1986. "Nunc Animis". Silver dec green cloth boards 327pp illustrated with maps and foldouts, 94 plates, etc. 8vo. Initial appearance is of a clean copy, but the dustwrapper (rubbed, worn at top edges, but no chips, loss, or tears) shows damp stains at top inside. close inspection shows matching marks to boards. contents excellent and unmarked, hence overall G+. will still look good on the shelf. Kaffrarian Rifles Association. East London 1988 1st edition. isbn 0620128038
The official regimental history. The origin of the regiment commences with action in the 9th Frontier War by its predecessor the Buffalo Rifles in 1876. The regiment subsequently saw action in the Basutoland Campaign, the Anglo-Boer War, and both the First and Second World Wars.
£25.00
#23934 Pieterse, H.J.C. OORLOGSAVONTURE VAN GENL. WYNAND MALAN. Printed buff cloth boards. 369pp illustrated 8vo. Neat ownership name ffep. spine and boards rather soiled, a Good sound copy. Nasionale Pers "Ons Geskiedenis-Serie". Cape Town 1941.
£20.00
#23901 Williams, David. ON THE BORDER 1965-1990. The White South African Military Experience. 151pp large format softcover. A VG+ copy. Tafelberg. Cape Town 2009 1st edition. isbn 9780624044697
Author, himself a conscript in the SADF, gives an overview of the undeclared war in Angola from the point of view of the combatant.
£15.00


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