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Africana Catalogue Q176 May 2003

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#9568 Campbell, George. OLD DUSTY OF THE LOW VELD. Based on the life of an old Prospector who spent nearly fifty years in the Low Veld prospecting for gold. Great first-person stories of the old days. Author was the brother of Roy Campbell. Orange cb. 168pp. illustrated dwgs. 8vo. indexed. Eps fox. A nice reading copy in tatty d/w with loss. Howard Timmins. Cape Town 1964. £6.00
#9607 Hughes, Laurence. JOHANNESBURG. Eine Kosmopolitische Stadt. A pictorial review. Printed wraps. 144pp 4to. VG. Delta. Johannesburg 1983. £9.00
#9855 Rosenthal, Eric. THE RAND RUSH. 1886-1911 Johannesburg's First 25 Years In Pictures. Profusely illustrated with 180 captioned pictures. Orange cb. 134pp illustrated b/w photos. 4to. No inscrip. VG in unattractive worn and repd. d/w. Donker. Johannesburg 1974. £10.00


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#9737 Bradlow, Frank R. BARON VON LUDWIG AND THE LUDWIG'S-BURG GARDEN. A Chronicle Of The Cape From 1806 To 1848 With An Appendix Showing Some Of The Horticultural Introductions Of Baron Von Ludwig. Red cb. xii + 124pp illustrated b/w plates. 8vo. indexed. No inscrip. eps browned by acid d/w, hence VG+ in G+ d/w (dib to spine). Balkema. Cape Town 1965. £12.00
#9603 Johnson, Anthony. & Barnard, Marius. KAROO. Photographs by Anthony Bannister (his first book) and text by Marius Barnard, famous South African heart surgeon. Printed white cb. (124pp) illustrated b/w photos. 4to. No inscrip. Near Fine in d/w. Don Nelson. Cape Town 1975. £20.00
#9594 Murray, Marischal. SHIPS AND SOUTH AFRICA. A Maritime Chronicle Of The Cape With Particular Reference To Mail And Passenger Liners From The Early Days Of Steam To The Present. Well illustrated. Index of ships names. Blue cb. xxvi + 360pp illustrated b/w photos. 4to. Ex library. a working copy. OUP. London 1933. £60.00
#9537 Price, C.H. GEORGE REX. King Or Esquire? Professor Price concludes that George Rex of Knysna was not the son of George III and Hannah Lightfoot. He shows that it has rarely been possible for royal families to hide their indiscretions, nor have they shown any desire to do so. List of references. Red cb. 202pp. A sound copy, but bds unattractively marked, edges & eps fox. hence G only in d/w. Cape Town 1973. £10.00

EASTERN CAPE (including all 1820 Settler related material)

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#9021 1820 Settlers Memorial Trust. (T.H. Barry). 1820. Publication giving a brief outline of the settlers and their achievements prefaratory to outlining details of a plan for a monument to the settlers. Although this was not in the end the way that the monument was achieved this records early ideas and plans on the matter. Printed wraps, 16pp stapled booklet. illustrated photos. oblong 8vo. VG-F. Grahamstown 1961.

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#9494 Barnes, P. WHERE DUTY LEADS. The Life Of Colonel Jasper Selwyn, R.E. Selwyn was responsible for military constructions around Grahamstown including forts, bridges, roads, barracks, etc. This book surveys his achievements during almost ten years residence in the area. 42pp stapled with printed wraps. illustrated col.b/w photos. etc. sm.4to indexed. No inscrip. near VG. Self. np. 1979.

No.171 of 1000.
#9849 Black, W.T. THE FISH RIVER BUSH, SOUTH AFRICA And Its Wild Animals. The author was stationed in the area during the Caffre Wars, and these observations were originally published in the Edinburg New Philosophical Magazine in 1853. Gilt on blue cb. 55pp illustrated 5 plates. 8vo. No inscrip. bookplate (Hugh Grocott) f.pastedown. some light foxing. else VG-F. A nice-looking copy. Young Pentland. Edinburg 1901. £60.00
#9528 Butler, Guy. (Ed). WHEN BOYS WERE MEN. Adventures and experiences in SA before 1875 and when the narrators were under 21. Taken from diaries, letters, journals, etc. Many not previously published. Excellent selection provides an unusual window to early days. Blue cb. xi + 275pp. illustrated b/w photos, dwgs. maps. Ownership inscrip ffep. edges & eps fox else VG in G+ d/w. OUP. London 1969. £10.00
#9534 Collier, Joy. FRONTIER POST. The Story Of Grahamstown. A history of this historic town and the turbulent frontier on which it is situated. Illustrated by Author. Gray cb. 64pp illustrated line dwgs. sm.4to. No inscrip. Fine in d/w. UPB. Grahamstown 1961. £20.00
#8929 Crouch, E.H. LIFE OF REV. H.H. DUGMORE. Poet Preacher 1810 - 1897. Who for Over Sixty Years On The Frontier Of The Cape Colony Devoted His Life With Its Many Gifts To The Faithful Service Of His Maker. Note that no poetry is included in this title. Gilt on blue cb. teg, others rough. portrait frontis. 182pp 12mo. No inscrip. Near F. np. 1920. £35.00
#8894 Crouch, E.H. LIFE OF REV. H.H. DUGMORE. Poet Preacher 1810 - 1897. Who for Over Sixty Years On The Frontier Of The Cape Colony Devoted His Life With Its Many Gifts To The Faithful Service Of His Maker. Note that no poetry is included in this title. Gilt on blue cb. teg. portrait frontis. 182pp 12mo. Lg.ownership inscrip ffep and stamp f.pastedown. some ink u/l, foxed, f.bd splashed, hence G only. np. 1920. £16.00
#9845 Currey, R.F. ST ANDREW'S COLLEGE, GRAHAMSTOWN. 1855-1955. Foreword by H.V. Morton. Roll of Honour from 1878 through 1955 & other appendices. Gilt dec. blue cb. xii + 188pp illustrated b/w. erratum slip. 8vo indexed. No inscrip. sl.fox eps & edges hence VG+ in sordid d/w. Blackwell. Oxford 1955. £8.00
#9844 Currey, R.F. ST ANDREW'S COLLEGE, GRAHAMSTOWN. 1855-1955. Foreword by H.V. Morton. Roll of Honour from 1878 through 1955 & other appendices. Gilt dec. blue cb. xii + 188pp illustrated b/w. erratum slip. 8vo. indexed. No inscrip. sl.fox eps & edges hence VG+ in sordid d/w. Blackwell. Oxford 1955. £8.00
#9519 Elliot, Aubrey. THE MAGIC WORLD OF THE XHOSA. The customs, myths, rites & rituals of the Xhosa recordedbby the Author who grew up with the Red Blankets (as the rural Xhosa are known) on the family farm in the Ciskei region. Speaking their language he gained unique insights into their complex culture, recorded here before it disappears under the march of urbanisation. 144pp. illustrated col.b/w photos. oblong 4to. No inscrip. light fox to prelims. near VG in d/w. Collins. London 1975 rpt. £17.00
#9668 Godlonton & Richards. THE EASTERN PROVINCE YEAR BOOK AND ANNUAL REGISTER. A compendium of information for commercial and official establishments, rates & tarrifs, names & scales of remuneration, military, for the divisions of Albany, Albert, Alexandria, Aliwal, Bathurst, Bedford, Colesburg, Cradock, East London, Fort Beaufort, Graaff-Reinet, Hopetown, Humansdorp, Middelberg, Murraysburg, Peddie, Port Elizabeth, Queenstown, Richmond, Somerset, Stockenstroom, Uitenhage, Victoria, and British Kaffraria. Directory of inhabitants for Grahamstown and Port Elizabeth. Red wraps. 180pp + directory sections + advts. 12mo. A sound reading copy. Godlonton & Richards. Grahamstown 1862. £90.00
#9532 Hodgson, Janet. NTSIKANA'S "GREAT HYMN". A Xhosa Expression Of Christianity In The Early 19th Century Eastern Cape. Centre For African Studies. Communications No.4. Red wraps. 82pp. Extensive u/l hence G only. University of Cape Town 1980. £10.00
#9623 Hummel, Chris. (Ed). REV F.G. KAYSER: JOURNAL AND LETTERS. Rhodes University. The Grahamstown Series No.11. Kayser originally served under John Brownlee from 1827 until 1832 at Buffalo River. He then succeeded the Reads as the missionary to Maquoma. His journals shed a fascinating light on the role of the missionary in colonial Africa. Bibliography. Gilt on brown cb. xxxix + 216pp illustrated b/w plates, maps. 8vo. indexed. No inscrip. some impressions to f.wrap else fine in d/w. Maskew Miller Longman for Rhodes University 1960.

No.436 of 500.
#9480 Jones. E. Morse. THE LOWER ALBANY CHRONICLE. Four vols. Part One. 1806-1825. Part Two. 1826-1840. Part Three 1841-1850. Part Four 1851-1855. Provides a chronological survey of happenings in the areas around Bathurst and Port Alfred. Culled from books, letters, diaries, notebooks, periodicals, ms. etc. with notes, index, list of sources. Events such as births, deaths, marriages, christenings, sales, military activity, and much more. Gives a detailed picture of the happenings in these areas day by day. Cyclostyled 13" x 8"stapled. 84pp. 131pp. 116pp. 81pp. Ownership signature on f.wrap. Edges, wraps & eps fox. Sound copies. Lower Albany Historical Society. 1964, 1964, 1966, 1967. Port Alfred. £120.00
#9520 Mertens, Alice. & Broster, Joan. AFRICAN ELEGANCE. The Xhosa of the Transkei, their customs and way of life recorded. Authors recorded the rural life, dances, beadwork, crafts, etc. of the Gcaleka, Tembu. Pondo, Bomvana, Mpondomise. Bhaca, Xesibe, and Fingo tribes. Profusely illustrated. Yellow printed bds. 168pp illustrated col.b/w photos. 4to. Inscrip fep. VG+ in G-VG d/w (chipped, rubbed). Purnell. Cape Town 1973. £24.00
#9496 Randell. George. BENCH AND BAR. A Record Of The Judges Of The Supreme Court Of The Eastern Cape, And Some Advocates Of The Grahamstown Bar. Lists Judges from 1864 to 1985 and Judges President from 1880 to 1985. Illustrated by Dorothy Randell. Printed wraps 152pp 8vo. No inscrip. VG-F. Grocott & Sherry. Grahamstown nd. (late 1980s). £10.00
#9497 Randell. George. BENCH AND BAR. A Record Of The Judges Of The Supreme Court Of The Eastern Cape, And Some Advocates Of The Grahamstown Bar. Lists Judges from 1864 to 1985 and Judges President from 1880 to 1985. Illustrated by Dorothy Randell. Printed wraps. 152pp. No inscrip. VG-F. Grocott & Sherry. Grahamstown nd. (late 1980s). £10.00
#9495 Randell, George. GENTLEMEN OF THE LAW. Of The Eastern Cape. An (historical) Account Of Some Of The Legal Firms And Practitioners Of The Eastern Cape. Full of amusing anecdotes, the Author covers the area town by town, giving biographies of leading personalities in Grahamstown, King William's Town, East London, Port Elizabeth, Uitenhage, Humansdorp, Burgersdorp, Aliwal North, Colesburg, Maclear, Barkly East, Cathcart, Queenstown, Seymour, Graaf-Reinet, & Cradock. Printed green wraps. xi + 196pp p/b. illustrated b/w photos. dwgs. etc. Inscribed as gift, wraps just a little soiled, contents VG. Lovedale Press. Alice 1982.

Signed by author. No.325 of 700.
#9202 Reynolds, Rex & Barbara. GRAHAMSTOWN FROM COTTAGE TO VILLA. South African Yesterday's Number 5. A look at early domestic architecture. Gilt on brown cb. 109pp illustrated b/w photos. plans. etc. lg.8vo. No inscrip. insect damage just inside edges of bds, hence G only in d/w. David Philip. Cape Town 1974. £12.00
#9963 Rivett-Carnac, Dorothy. THUS CAME THE ENGLISH. An introductory book to the background of the settlers of 1820 and their early history in the Eastern Cape. The book is restricted mainly to the Albany District being that area between the Fish and Bushman's Rivers, from Port St.Francis (now Port Alfred) inland past Salem and Bathurst to Grahamstown and surrounding areas. Distinctively illustrated by Ernest Ullman. Bibliography. 147pp. illustrated b/w dwgs. indexed. A good reading copy in d/w. Howard Timmins. Cape Town 1961. £10.00
#9653 Rose, William. AN ADDRESS BY WILLIAM ROSE ON THE DEVELOPMENT OF PORT ALFRED 1874 TO 1923. Author arrived in Port alfred as a small boy and was Town Clerk 50 years later when he gave an address (1922) to the community on his reminiscences covering the past history of the town, a second address was given the following year. From his original notes. Printed blue wraps. 31pp stapled 8vo booklet. No inscrip. VG+. Grocott's Daily Mail. 1960. £8.00
#9852 St Andrew's College. ST ANDREW'S COLLEGE REGISTER 1855-1959. 4th Edition. Lists alphabetically, by year, pupils of the school, with biographical information for each entry. Obituary update, and alphabetical list of names. Gilt on blue cb. 611pp illustrated b/w photos. 8vo. No inscrip. eps browned else VG+. very sound and clean. self. nd. £50.00
#9490 Van der Riet, Frank. GRAHAMSTOWN IN EARLY PHOTOGRAPHS. Illustrates the development of the town in early years, and the activities of its inhabitants. A seperate chapter features the photographic work of Dr Atherstone. Blue cb. 111pp illustrated b/w photos. sm.4to. Minor sello stains to fep else VG+ in d/w (sl.fad near spine, sm.closed tear bottom front cnr). David Philip. Cape Town 1974. £18.00
#9518 Watson, Dennis. HISTORY, LEGENDS & MYTHS OF THE BRACEFIELD AREA. Bracefield is in the southern part of the Somerset East district. Stories collected of life in past years in this area. List of farms and owners, past and present. Photocopied, spiral bound A4 102pp. Lg.inscrip inside f.wrap else VG. Self. 1997. £10.00


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#9848 Liebenberg, Doyle P. THE DRAKENSBERG OF NATAL. The history, mountaineering, and natural history of the region. Chapters on flora, mammals, birds, trout, snakes, accomodation, recorded climbs, and more. A complete reference for the area. Printed bds. x + 178pp illustrated col.b/w photos, maps, tables etc. lg.8vo. indexed. No inscrip. title.p excised hence G only, but o/w a clean sound attractive copy. T.V. Bulpin. Cape Town (197?). £10.00

SOUTHERN AFRICA, GENERAL. (unclassified by area)

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#9663 Callinicos, Luli. A PEOPLE'S HISTORY OF SOUTH AFRICA. Volume 1. Gold and Workers. 1886-1924. An alternative history challenging the eurocentric view of events. 112pp 4to p/b. illustrated b/w photos etc. Inscrip fep, VG. Ravan. Johannesburg 1980. £15.00
#9601 CNA. PANORAMIC SOUTH AFRICA. Illustrated review of the countryside, its peoples, tourist attractions, etc. Grey cb. 144pp 4to. No inscrip. Fine in VG+ d/w. CNA. Johannesburg 1984 3rd imp. £12.00
#9615 Hindley, Geoffrey. DISCOVER GOLD. A well illustrated look at gold particularly its use in art, ornamentation, and jewellery throughout the ages with, of course, the contributions of Africa to the supply and working of gold. Black cb. aeg. 208pp 4to. indexed. No inscrip. gilt lifted from edges, VG in rubbed d/w. Orbis. np. 1983. £12.00
#9596 Johnson, Jill. SOUTH AFRICA SPEAKS. Interviews with South Africans, famous and unsung, including Andre Brink, Desmond Tutu, Helen Suzman, Gatsha Buthelezi, Walter Battiss, and more. Orange cb. 206pp illustrated b/w photos. 4to. No inscrip. VG+ in d/w. Donker. Johannesburg 1981. £16.00
#9965 Johnson, Jill. SOUTH AFRICA SPEAKS. Interviews with South Africans, famous and unsung, including Andre Brink, Desmond Tutu, Helen Suzman, Gatsha Buthelezi, Water Battiss, and more. Orange cb. 206pp illustrated b/w photos. 4to. Bds soiled and insect damaged. Donker. Johannesburg 1981. £12.00
#9606 Kench, Hands, & Hughes. THE COMPLETE BOOK OF SOUTH AFRICAN WINE. The original edition, a definitive guide to South African wines, wine growing, wine makers, wine estates, etc. Profusely illustrated, includes wine assessments & glossary of terms. Gilt dec grey cb. 352pp. Prof.illustrated col.b/w photos. dwgs. maps. 4to. indexed. Edges fox else VG+ in VG but heavily fad. d/w. Cape Town 1983 1st edn. £10.00
#9577 Ransford, Oliver. THE GREAT TREK. The great trek from the Cape Colony, across the Orange River into what would be the Orange Free State, the Transvaal, and Natal, was instrumental in opening up the interior past the confines of the Cape Colony. Bibliography. Blue cb. xii + 248pp illustrated b/w plates. maps. 8vo indexed. Inscrip ffep. G-VG in G+ d/w. Readers Union. Newton Abbot 1973. £10.00
#9582 Reader's Digest. SOUTH AFRICA'S YESTERDAYS A compendium of South African social life through the years with entries seperated into subject topics. An interesting store of oddities to shed light on many aspects of South African life through the years. 344pp. prof.illustrated col.b/w photos etc. 4to. indexed. Inscrip ffep, VG in rubbed worn d/w. RDA. Cape Town 1981. £15.00
#9654 Robertson, Marian. BUILDING FOR PERMANENCE. The Story Of A Building Society In The Lives Of South Africans. 1883-1983. A history of a major South African building society which in passing comments on the contemporary social scene. Well illustrated. Printed bds. 209pp illustrated b/w photos. 4to. indexed. No inscrip. sl.rubged else Fine. Struik. Cape Town 1983. £20.00
#9599 Schirmer, Peter. THE CONCISE ILLUSTRATED SOUTH AFRICAN ENCYCLOPAEDIA. A one volume compendium. In 20 sections each with alphabetical entries for easy reference. A good general reference with more than 1500 entries and over 400 photos. 206pp. illustrated b/w photos. 4to. No inscrip. VG in d/w. CNA. Cape Town 1981 rpt. £10.00
#9500 Smith, Anna H.(Ed). AFRICANA CURIOSITIES. Each chapter is the work of an expert in a particular field of Africana. Contents include chapters on: early printed maps of Africa, commemorative medals, Cape Almanacs, South African paper money, Xhosa beadwork, Johannesburgiana, and coins of the South African Republic. An excellent introduction to the subject matter. Red cb. 148pp. illustrated b/w. indexed. Inscrip ffep else near VG in d/w (worn, insect damage). Johannesburg 1973. £10.00
#9661 Terry, Carolyn. A PIONEER BANK IN A PIONEER LAND. The history of the Standard Bank in South Africa from its founding in 1862 to the end of the second Anglo-Boer War in 1902 (the chapters on Rhodesia, SWA, the rest of Africa and the African Banking Corporation continue slightly beyond that point). Essentially covers the human side of the bank, the staff & the customers, conditions, etc. with insights on the economic and industrial growth of the country. Printed bds. 277pp. Illus. col.b/w photos. dwgs. etc. 4to. No inscrip. shelfwear, eps fox. VG in G-VG d/w (sp.fad. a little rubbed & frayed). Cape Town 1979. £14.00
#3918 Zachariah, O. TRAVEL IN SOUTH AFRICA. An early tour guide. Printed card wraps. 332pp illustrated b/w photos. No inscrip. VG+. SAR&H. 1927 3rd edn. £15.00


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#9549 De Jager, E.J. (Ed). MAN: ANTHROPOLOGICAL ESSAYS PRESENTED TO O.F. RAUM. A volume of twelve anthropological essays collected in tribute to O.F. Raum. Includes Xhosa Cosmetic Practices (V.Z. Gitwaya), The Function Of Circumcision Among The Xhosa-Speaking Tribes In Historical Perspective (A.N.N. Ngxamngxa), Traditional Xhosa Marriage In The Rural Areas Of The Ciskei, South Africa (E.J. de Jager) and others. Select Bibliography of publications by O.F. Raum. Red cb. xi + 211pp. portrait frontis. illustrated b/w plates. 4to. No inscrip. Fine in VG+ d/w (only rubbed rear). Struik. Cape Town 1971. £25.00
#5676 Hanoteau, A. ESSAI DE GRAMMAIRE DE LA LANGUE TAMACHEK', Renfermant Les Principes Du Langue Parle Par Les Imouchar Ou Touareg, Des Conversations En Tamachek', Des Fac-simile D'ecriture En Caracteres Tifinar, Et Une Carte Indiquant Les Parties De L'Algerie Ou La Langue Berbere Est Encore En Usage. Tamachek' is the language spoken by the Tuareg tribe. Blue cb. xxxi + 299pp. 6 foldout facsimiles (Ecriture en caracteres Tifinar), map in rear pocket. A reading copy, unattractive. map perforated in places, all complete. Libraire Aldophe Jourdan. Alger 1896 2nd edn. £200.00


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#5352 Battiss, Walter W. SOUTH AFRICAN PAINT POT. Comprising ... The Art Of The Yellow Man, The Art Of The Black Man And The Art Of The White Man. Card wraps. 43pp + 22 b/w plates, plate 1 being a Linocut by Battiss. Card wraps stained, ff browned, o/w G-VG. Red Fawn Press. Pretoria nd.

Linocut signed (pencil, as is usual) by author. Limited private edition. No. 494 of 500.
#9655 McLachlan, Gavin. (Ed). THE EXPRESSION OF THE ENTRANCE. 33 Examples From Port Elizabeth. Based Upon Material Produced By The First Year Class Of 1987. Explores the entrance to buildings, with examples from around Port Elizabeth with many institutional, commercial, and domestic examples. 93pp p/b illustrated line dwgs. 4to. No inscrip. sello marks inside wraps, else G-VG. Dept. Architecture. University of Port Elizabeth 1988. £10.00


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#9584 Gledhill, Eily. EASTERN CAPE VELD FLOWERS. An authoritative source for 544 species of 125 families, now long out of print. Indexes to botanical and common names, glossary of term, etc. Illustrated by Author. White printed bds. 271pp. illustrated 4 cold.plates, 65 b/w plates. maps on eps. No inscrip. white bds fox and soiled, a sound copy with clean contents. CPA. Cape Town 1981 2nd edn. £10.00
#9738 Killick, D.J.B. (Ed). THE FLOWERING PLANTS OF AFRICA. A Magazine Containing Coloured Figures With Descriptions Of The Indigenous Flowering Plants Of Africa. Volume 42 Parts 1, 2, 3, 4. Illustrated cold. plates by Cythna Letty, Fay Anderson, Jill Kimpton, Jillian Hulme, Rhona Collett, Herrat March, Jean Bathgate, Aleida van der Merwe, Marguerite Scott, Bent Johnsen, M.A. Vorwerk, E.J. Hennessy, & Peter R.O. Bally. Green skivertex. unnum. sm.4to. No inscrip. near Fine. Botanical Research Institute. Pretoria 1973. £30.00
#9591 Le Roux, Annelise. / Schelpe, Ted. NAMAQUALAND. South African Wild Flower Guide 1. Revised Edition. Printed wraps. 215pp profusely illustrated col.photos. map. 8vo. indexed. No inscrip. crease to r.wrap else VG. Botanical Society. Cape Town 1988. £7.00
#9736 Palgrave, Keith Coates. TREES OF SOUTHERN AFRICA. Describes and illustrates all of the indigenous and many of the naturalised non-indigenous species of tree occuring in South Africa, Rhodesia (Zimbabwe), South West Africa (Namibia), Botswana, Lesotho, Swaziland, and Mocambique south of the Zambesi. Bibliography. Index to common and botanical names. Printed bds. 959pp illustrated col.b/w photos and drawings. indexed. No inscrip. edges & eps fox. some few ff lightly folded, else VG. Struik. Cape Town 1977 1st edn. £14.00
#9588 Van Der Spuy, Una. GARDEN PLANNING AND CONSTRUCTION. This author's titles are the most useful and practical gardening books for local conditions, particularly for the Cape. Many photographs of fine gardens. Printed bds. 237pp. illustrated col.b/w photos. line dwgs. plans. 8vo. indexed. Except light fox to top edge & eps, fine, no inscrip. Juta. Cape Town 1973 4th imp. £10.00
#9604 Van Der Spuy, Una. GARDENING WITH GROUND COVERS. Ground Covers Of The World For Gardens In The Southern Hemisphere And Other Temperate Regions. indices of common and botanical names. Printed bds. 112pp illustrated col.photos. 4to. VG+ in d/w. Protea. Stellenbosch 1975. £12.00
#9587 Van Der Spuy, Una. ORNAMENTAL SHRUBS AND TREES For Gardens In South Africa. This author's titles are the most useful and practical gardening books for local conditions, particularly for the Cape. Printed bds. 254pp. illustrated col.b/w photos. line dwgs. plans. 8vo. indexed. Except light fox to top edge & eps, fine, no inscrip. Juta. Cape Town 1976 3rd imp. £10.00


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#9626 Barnard, Christiaan. & Pepper, Curtis Bill. ONE LIFE. Autobiography of world's first heart-transplant surgeon. Much information about the early operations and the development of the technique. Plum cb. 366pp illustrated b/w photos. No inscrip. G+ in G d/w. Timmins. Cape Town 1969 1st edn. £10.00
#9483 Binns, C.T. THE LAST ZULU KING. The Life And Death Of Cetshwayo. 240pp. cold.frontis. illustrated b/w plates. 8vo. A good reading copy in d/w. The fore-edge of the f.bd is damp-stained which extends to the frontis. Longmans. London 1963 1st edn. £11.00
#9564 Butler, Guy. KAROO MORNING. An Autobiography (1918-35). The first volume of Authors autobiographical trilogy recalls his small-town boyhood. Gilt on orange cb. 267pp. illustrated b/w photos. No inscrip. Eps fox & nibbled. G+ in d/w. David Philip. Cape Town 1978 2nd imp. with corrections. £15.00
#9662 Cheeseman, Thomas, Rev. THE STORY OF WILLIAM THRELFALL. Missionary Martyr of Namaqualand With Some Account Of Jacob Links And Johannes Jager Who Fell With Him. Slaughtered by his guide on the way to preach the gospel in Namaqualand. Gilt on red cb. 164pp. photo frontis. illustrated b/w photos. Inscrip ffep. ff browned, sp.fad. a good sound clean copy. Methodist Publishing Office and Book Room, Cape Town 1910. £38.00
#9741 Colvin, Ian. THE LIFE OF JAMESON. In Two Volumes. Gilt on blue cb. vii + 314pp, 352pp. portrait frontis. illustrated photos. maps. 8vo. indexed. No inscrip. edges & eps fox/stained, bookplate (Hugh Grocott), Good. Arnold. London 1923. £26.00
#9856 Cope, R.K. COMRADE BILL. The Life And Times Of W.H. Andrews - Workers' Leader. Early trade-unionism and labour from 1870 to 1943. Red cb. 341pp. errata slip. 12mo. No inscrip. VG in clean G d/w. Stewart. Cape Town nd. £26.00
#9590 de Villiers R.M. (Ed). BETTER THAN THEY KNEW. Eleven essays on prominent 20th cent. English speaking South Africans including Broom & Dart, Stevenson-Hamilton, Pauline Smith etc. by various authors. 239pp. Illus. b/w photos. Inscrip. ffep. eps fox. else VG in G+ d/w. Cape Town 1972. £7.50
#9964 Du Toit S.F. HOME AND ABROAD. Informal memoirs of a South African diplomat. Author was ambassador to France and head of South Africa's diplomatic missions to Argentina, Sweden, Chile, Portugal, Spain, & Italy. Author travelled widely in these countries. 222pp. illustrated b/w photos. VG in d/w (one repaired closed tear at rear, hence G+). Cape Town 1969 1st edn. £10.00
#9499 Klarer, Elizabeth. BEYOND THE LIGHT BARRIER. Author saw her first spaceship on her family farm in Natal at the age of seven. She met and married Akon, an astrophysicist living on Meton, a planet of Proxima Centauri, 4.2 light-years from earth. This is her story, of her son David by Akon, and her stay on Meton. Originally published in German. Blue cb. 191pp illustrated b/w photos. 8vo. Top edge has been severely damp-damaged, hence a reading copy only, unattractive, with d/w. Timmins. Cape Town 1980 1st edn. £20.00
#9503 Lewin, Hugh. BANDIET. Seven Years In A South African Prison. Author, Anglican priest, was imprisoned for sabotage as a member of the National Committee for Liberation. 229pp p/b. No inscrip. VG. Heinemann. London 1981. £5.00
#9492 Lindhorst, Alan. (Ed). THE GOLDEN MITRE. A Tribute to The Life And Ministry Of Archbishop Robert Selby Taylor. Contributions by his closest associates. Printed wraps. viii + 149pp. illustrated b/w photos. VG+. Self. Cape Town 1995. £9.00
#9481 Metrowich F.C. SCOTTY SMITH. South Africa's Robin Hood. The definitive biography of Scotty Smith, bandit, highwayman, cattle thief, and illicit diamond buyer. xii + 229pp. illustrated col.b/w plates. 8vo. Inscrip half-title, edges fox else VG in G d/w. Books of Africa. Cape Town 1970 2nd edn. revd. enlgd. £11.00
#9614 Mincher, Kathleen. I LIVED IN HIS SHADOW. My Life With General Smuts. Author was adopted daughter of Smuts. A close inside look at the Smuts family, prewar, through the war, and until the deaths of Oubaas and Ouma. Yellow cb. 169pp illustrated b/w photos. 8vo. No inscrip. VG+ in G d/w. Timmins. Cape Town 1965. £12.00
#9619 Paton, Alan. APARTHEID AND THE ARCHBISHOP. The Life And Times Of Geoffrey Clayton, Archbishop Of Cape Town. This is also an account of the confrontation between Church & State in South Africa coming to a head in 1970 with the Anglican bishops declining to obey the governments 'church clause' restricting the rights of Africans to attend churches in white areas. Notes & bibliography. Brown cb. xiii + 311pp. illustrated b/w photos. indexed. No inscrip. A G sound copy in worn d/w. Jonathan Cape. London 1974 1st edn thus. £12.00
#9571 Plomer, William. CECIL RHODES. This biography, first published in 1933, presents a radical deflation of Rhodes and all that he stood for. Printed wraps. xv + 179pp. indexed. No inscrip. VG. David Philip. Cape Town 1984. £5.00
#9666 Reitz, Denys. NO OUTSPAN. The third and final volume by the author. This narrative commences after the armistice and concludes during the late 1930s. 288pp. illustrated b/w photos. foldout maps at rear. No inscrip. G, no d/w. Faber. London 1943 1st edn. £10.00
#9493 Schoeman, Karel. ONLY AN ANGUISH TO LIVE HERE. Olive Schreiner And The Anglo-Boer War 1899-1902. Based upon unpublished letters and other contemporary sources, Author recreates her life during the war, and interprets her developing sense of social justice which was to make her an eloquent champion of the black population and of women's rights. He also portrays the Cape Colony during the period of martial law and guerilla warfare. List of sources. Plum cb. 239pp illustrated b/w photos. lg.8vo. indexed. VG+ in d/w. Human & Rousseau. Cape Town 1992. £15.00
#9573 Slaughter, Carolyn. BEFORE THE KNIFE. Memories Of An African Childhood. This well-known novelist was born in Botswana. She tells the story of a family that destroyed itself from within and offers us lessons on survival and the triumph of love over hate. 253pp p/b. Near Fine. Black Swan. London 2002. £8.00
#9572 Smith, Charlene. PROUD OF ME. SPEAKING OUT AGAINST SEXUAL VIOLENCE AND HIV. Journalist Charlene Smith was raped at knifepoint in her Johannesburg home in 1999. She has gone forward from this to change policies and perceptions about rape and HIV worldwide. Bibliography. xiv + 331pp p/b. No inscrip. near Fine. Penguin. Johannesburg 2001. £8.00
#9522 Spencer, Ian. HOPE BEYOND THE SHADOWS. Medical doctor records his involvement with the striving of the African peoples from early tribal circumstances to professional and academic levels of attainment. Author was Deputy Medical Officer of Health for Johannesburg, subsequently holding senior positions in community medicine at both Cape Town and Natal universities. Gilt title on navy rexine, 238pp 8vo. No inscrip. Mint in VG-F d/w (rubbed). Forest. Kloof 1992. £15.00
#9547 Van der Post, Laurens. JUNG AND THE STORY OF OUR TIME. Van der Post met Jung shortly after WW2 when Jung was in his seventies. This portrait of Jung also tells of the friendship between the two men. 275pp p/b. Ownership inscrip ffep. ff browned, else G+. Penguin. 1986 rpt. £5.00
#9627 Watson, Lyall. WARRIORS, WARTHOGS AND WISDOM. Growing Up In Africa. True stories from the author's boyhood. Illustrated by Keith West. Printed bds. 80pp illustrated b/w dwgs. lg.8vo. Mint. Larousse. London 1997. £8.00


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#9485 Bennett, Benjamin. DESTINY COMES TOO SOON. A selection of true crime stories. Brown cb. 252pp. illustrated b/w photos. 8vo. ff browned, G no d/w. Howard Timmins. Cape Town 1955. £10.00
#9486 Bennett, Benjamin. FREEDOM - OR THE GALLOWS. A collection of murder cases. Blue cb. 248pp illustrated b/w plates. 8vo. A good reading copy. Howard Timmins. Cape Town 1956 1st edn. £5.00
#9484 Bennett, Benjamin. THIS WAS A MAN. Biography of Beauclerk Upington, King's Counsel. 264pp. illustrated b/w photos. 8vo. ff browned, shaken, tatty d/w. Howard Timmins. Cape Town 1958 1st edn. £5.00
#9488 Bennett, Benjamin. TOO LATE FOR TEARS. A selection of murder cases. Blue cb. 234pp illustrated b/w plates. 8vo. G in P d/w. Howard Timmins. Cape Town 1952 12th edn. £5.00
#9487 Bennett, Benjamin. WHY DID THEY DO IT. A selection of murder cases, includes Neville Heath. Blue cb. 310pp 8vo. A reading copy only. Howard Timmins. Cape Town 1953 1st edn. £7.00
#9560 Pistorius, Micki. CATCH ME A KILLER. Serial murders, a profiler's true story. Author spent six years as a profiler with the South African Police Service. As head of their investigative psychology unit she was involved in more than thiry serial killer cases and participated in the training of more than one hundred detectives in the investigation of serial homicides. printed wraps. 253pp p/b illustrated col.photos. No inscrip. near Fine. Penguin. Sandton 2000 1st edn. £10.00


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#9602 Ziesler, Gunter. & Hofer, Angelik. SAFARI. The East African Diaries Of A Wildlife Photographer. 140 pictures from a year spent in the various Kenya reserves. Black cb. 197pp illustrated col.photos. 4to. No inscrip. VG+ in rubbed d/w. Timmins. Cape Town 1984. £12.00


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#9651 Art Publishers (Pty) Ltd. ARTCO POSTCARD CATALOGUE. Catalogue folder displaying samples. Views of Grahamstown, Port Elizabeth, native life, wild life, greetings cards. Has special cards displaying multiple numbered images. Colour and b/w. Includes some marked "your own negatives", made up specially for Grocott & Sherry, local printers and stationers. Includes price list. Card covers, string binder. 18ff. 13.75"w x 10"h. samples pasted to black sheets. A bit bumped at corners, but still in good clean condition. Art Publishers. Durban nd. (1960s ?). £30.00


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#9545 A Dog. US DOGS AND YOU PEOPLE. The Author offers the most penetrating insight into our human condition. 142pp p/b. Bookshop stamp ffep, rings to wraps, hence G only. Pawprint. Port Elizabeth 1998. £5.00
#9513 Achebe, Chinua. ARROW OF GOD. African Writers Series. 230pp p/b. No inscrip. Fine. Heinemann. London 1986. £7.00
#9514 Armah, Ayi Kwei. THE BEAUTYFUL ONES ARE NOT YET BORN. African Writers Series. 183pp p/b. No inscrip. Fine. Heinemann. London 1988. £7.00
#9515 Armah, Ayi Kwei. THE BEAUTYFUL ONES ARE NOT YET BORN. African Writers Series. 183pp p/b. No inscrip. Fine. Heinemann. London 1988. £7.00
#9506 Armah, Ayi Kwei. TWO THOUSAND SEASONS. African Writers Series. 206pp p/b. Fine. Heinemann. Oxford nd. £6.00
#9507 Armah, Ayi Kwei. TWO THOUSAND SEASONS. African Writers Series. 206pp p/b. Fine. Heinemann. Oxford nd. £6.00
#9550 Avond, Jan Van. DROUGHT. A South African Parable. Verse. Blue cb. 68pp 12mo. ff fox. edges roughcut. Ernest Benn. London 1929 1st edn. £18.00
#9512 Ba, Mariama. SO LONG A LETTER. Winner of the Noma Award. African Writers Series. 89pp p/b. No inscrip. fine. Heinemann. London 1989. £6.00
#9592 Bosman, H.C. BOSMAN AT HIS BEST. A Choice Of Stories And Sketches By Herman Charles Bosman. Culled by Lionel Abrahams. Selections from Mafeking Road, Cold Stone Jug, A Cask Of Jerepigo, Unto Dust, and Other Stories. Purple cb. 206pp. 8vo. Neat owners inscrip. ffep. a few minor points, hence VG-F in VG d/w. H&R. Cape Town 1977 rpt. £10.00
#9554 Bosman, Herman Charles. MAFEKING ROAD. Tales from the Marico. Black cb. 166pp. School library stamps throughout, a good reading copy in d/w. Human & Rousseau. Cape Town 1982 12th imp. £6.00
#9563 Branford, Jean. A DICTIONARY OF SOUTH AFRICAN ENGLISH. New Enlarged Edition. This lists the South African useage of nearly 4000 words with illustrative quotations. Also contains a list of earliest recorded dates of 300 selected words, and list of word sources quoted. Maroon skivertex bds. xxxi + 361pp. 8vo. Inscrip ffep and gift card affixed to f.pastedown, else VG+ in G d/w (some closed tears, rubbed). OUP. Cape Town 1980. £12.00
#9578 Branford, William. TROOPER TEMPLE WILLIAM PULVERMACHER AND OTHER POEMS. Author was professor of linguistics at Rhodes university where he established the Dictionary of South African English project. 62pp p/b. errata slip. Neat inscrip inside f.wrap else F. Woodbridge. George 2000. £6.00
#9523 Brink, Andre P. DIE VERHOOR. Vehoogstuk In Drie Bedrywe Deur Andre P. Brink. A play. Black cb. 100pp 8vo. No inscrip. Edges fox else VG in G d/w. Human & Rousseau. Cape Town 1970 1st edn. £35.00
Brink, Andre. MAPMAKERS. See in Political section.  
#9529 Cartwright, Justin. MASAI DREAMING. A disillusioned writer travels to Africa to research a screenplay. The novel contrasts the supposed savagery of Africa with the barbarism of Nazi Germany. 291pp p/b. Owners inscrip ffep, ff browned, G+. Picador. London 2000. £4.00
#9669 Crouch, E.H. (Ed). VERSE BY REV. H.H. DUGMORE OF QUEENSTOWN SOUTH AFRICA. Printed by Birbeck & Sons. Dugmore was a missionary and preacher. He came with his parents as an 1820 Settler to the Eastern Cape. The well-known Reminiscences Of An Albany Settler, except for the Christison edition, does not include his verse. Gilt on red cb. aeg. 12mo. No inscrip. eps browned, else Mint. Birmingham (?) (1920 introduction). £20.00
#9542 De La Harpe, Maureen. MSASA MORNING. Illustrated by Author, novel of farming life in Rhodesia based upon her own life. Printed wraps. 250pp. No inscrip. wraps rubbed, G+. Roblaw. Harare 1992. £8.00
#9567 Doke, C.M. & Vilakazi, B.W. ZULU-ENGLISH DICTIONARY. The second edition, revised with addendum. Navy cb. xxvi + 918pp. Inscrip ffep. eps browned. bds a little spotted, worn & bmpd. but o/a attractive G+ tight copy in poor d/w with loss. contents VG. Witwatersrand University Press. Johannesburg 1958 2nd edn. £38.00
#9633 Du Plessis, Menan. A STATE OF FEAR. Author's first novel set in Cape Town in 1980 amid a mass of boycotts and urest. Printed wraps. 189pp. No inscrip. VG-F. David Philip. Cape Town 1983. £10.00
#9632 Du Plessis, Menan. LONGLIVE! Author's second novel explores a day in the life of young people against a background of protest marches, detentions, & school boycotts in Cape Town. Printed wraps. 255pp. No inscrip. VG-F. David Philip. Cape Town 1989. £8.00
#9629 Ebersohn, Wessels. THE CENTURION. 231pp p/b. No inscrip. G-VG. Ravan. Johannesburg 1980. £8.00
#7550 Francis, S., Dugmore, H. & Rico. INTERNATIONAL MAID OF MYSTERY. A Madam & Eve Collection. The 7th collection of South Africa's most popular cartoon strip that has also been translated into Danish, French, & Swedish. (Visit http://www.madameve.co.za) 176pp p/b. oblong sm.4to. No inscrip. Fine. David Philip. Cape Town 1999. £10.00
#9504 Fugard, Athol. BOESMAN AND LENA. A Play In Two Acts. The play was first produced at the Little Theatre, Rhodes University, Grahamstown, July 10th 1969. Printed bds. 56pp 8vo. No inscrip. bds rubbed o/w near VG. Buren. Cape Town 1969 1st edn. £35.00
#9524 Fugard, Athol. THE BLOOD KNOT. A Play In Seven Scenes. Printed pink paper-covered bds. 131pp lg.12mo. No inscrip. a few points off VG. Simondium. Johannesburg 1963 1st edn. £95.00
#9622 Gordimer, Nadine. THE CONSERVATIONIST. Brown cb. 252pp 8vo. No inscrip. top edge yellowed else VG+ in d/w (fad spine and adjacent rear) else VG. Cape. London 1974 rpt. £10.00
#9541 Gray, Stephen. (Ed). BOSMAN'S JOHANNESBURG. Thematic collection of Bosman's works assembled for the Centenary Year, many not collected previously, considered forgotten or minor works. This collection demonstrates how much the city meant to him and how well he documented his Johannesburg experience. Printed wraps. 152pp. 8vo. G-VG. Human & Rousseau. Cape Town 1986. £7.00
#9575 Harries, Anne. MANLY PURSUITS. Story involves Cecil Rhodes. 340pp p/b. No inscrip. Near Fine. Bloomsbury. London 2000. £7.00
#9624 Head, Bessie. SEROWE VILLAGE OF THE RAIN WIND. A community described in the words of its own people. The dressmaker, the teacher, the trader, all tell a story. Bibliography. Yellow cb. xxiv + 200pp illustrated maps. 12mo. Small tippexed-out inscrip ffep else VG-F in VG- d/w (rubbed, closed tear at bottom, spine faded). David Philip. Claremont (1981). £40.00
#9543 Holland, Roy. INSIGHTS AND OUTSIGHTS. Poems. Printed wraps, 39pp. 8vo. No inscrip. Vg. David Philip. Cape Town 1989. £6.00
#9540 Hutchinson, Yvette. & Omotoso, Kole. OPEN SPACE. Six Contemporary Plays From Africa. Reza de Wet (A Worm In The Bud), Zakes Mda (The Hill), Ferdinand Oyono (Houseboy), Ken Saro-Wiwa (The Transistor Radio), Mukotani Rugyendo (The Contest), Tewfik Al-Haki (The Donkey Market). Printed wraps. xv + 200pp. No inscrip. Fine. Kagiso. Groot Schuur 1995 1st edn. £8.00
#9546 Jacobsen, Dan. THE PRICE OF DIAMONDS. Fink accepts a parcel of illicit diamonds, and finds that he and his friend Gottlieb emerge from some hilarious and dangerous adventures closer and wiser. 256pp p/b. No inscrip. rear wrap fad. o/w VG+. Donker. Johannesburg 1986. £8.00
#9510 La Guma, Alex. A WALK IN THE NIGHT. And Other Stories. Seven stories from the streets of Cape Town. African Writers Series. 136pp p/b. No inscrip. sm.mrks f.wrap hence VG++. Heinemann. London. £6.00
#9511 La Guma, Alex. A WALK IN THE NIGHT. And Other Stories. Seven stories from the streets of Cape Town. African Writers Series. 136pp p/b. No inscrip. sm.mrks f.wrap hence VG++. Heinemann. London. £6.00
#9530 La Guma, Alex. AND A THREEFOLD CORD. Written during the author's time under house arrest in the early 1960s. 112pp p/b. VG. Kliptown Books. London 1988. £5.00
#9593 Lambkin, David. THE HANGING TREE. Set in Kenya on an archaeolgical site. 407pp p/b. No inscrip. spine recurved, hence G+. Penguin. Sandton 1996. £6.00
#9609 Lehman, Paul. PRIVY TO THE MAYOR'S COUNCIL & THE HELPER. A Two-Story Anthology. The first is a light-hearted story concerning greed in a small-town commumity when oil is discovered on a nearby farm. The second is about a young man's search for knowledge and his subsequent disenchantment. 150pp p/b. VG+. New Guild. Bloubergrant 1994. £5.00
#9544 Lessing, Doris. LOVE, AGAIN. 339pp p/b. Ownership inscrip ffep else VG+. Flamingo. London 1997. £5.00
#9576 Leveson, Marcia. & Paton, Jonathan. (Eds). VOICES OF THE LAND. An Anthology Of South African Poems. Chronologically arranged representative selection. 64pp p/b. Prize label affixed ffep else G-VG. Donker. Craighall 1988 rpt. £3.00
#9574 Leveson, Marcia. (Ed). FIRETALK. Selected Short Stories From The 1989 Sanlam Literary Award. Authors featured in this collection: Patrick Cullinan, Geoffrey Haresnape, David Medalie, Jane Fox, David Basckin, Maja Kriel, Floss M. Jay, Jean Young, Moira Lovell, Lindy Davison, Lilian Simon, Shirley Boje, Steve Botha, & Johan Liebenberg. Printed wraps. 184pp 8vo. No inscrip. Fine. Carrefour. Cape Town 1990. £8.00
#9526 Lewin, Hugh. FOLLOW THE CROW. When a crow steals Zeb's knife, the children run after it. But their game turns into an adventure when they discover a mysterious stranger .... Illustrated by Lisa Kopper. Junior African Writers Series. 78pp p/b. Edges sl.fox else bright, near VG. Heinemann. Oxford 1993. £5.00
#9516 Lewis, Ethelreda. WILD DEER. Introduction by T.J. Couzens. Originally published 1933 under the pseudonym of R. Hernekin Baptist. Printed wraps. 347pp 8vo. No inscrip. Fine. David Philip. Cape Town 1984. £7.00
#9517 Lewis, Ethelreda. WILD DEER. Introduction by T.J. Couzens. Originally published 1933 under the pseudonym of R. Hernekin Baptist. Printed wraps. 347pp 8vo. No inscrip. Fine. David Philip. Cape Town 1984. £7.00
#9580 Mann, Chris. FIRST POEMS. Author won the Newdigate prize for poetry whilst a Rhodes Scholar at Oxford University. 47pp p/b. ownership inscrip ffep, G-VG. Bataleur. Johannesburg 1977. £6.00
#9553 Mann, Chris. KITES And Other Poems. 4 0pp p/b. VG. David Philip. Cape Town 1990. £6.00
#9854 Matshoba, Mtutuzeli. CALL ME NOT A MAN. Short stories, biographical note by Author. x + 198pp p/b. No inscrip. ff browned, G-VG. Ravan. Johannesburg 1979 2nd imp. £10.00
#9533 Matthews, James. & Thomas, Gladys. CRY RAGE. Bitter protest poetry. Printed wraps. 80pp sm.4to. No inscrip. wraps marked, cont. VG. Spro-Cas. Johannesburg 1972. £25.00
#9579 Melamu, Moteane. CHILDREN OF THE TWILIGHT. A collection of short stories. Printed wraps. 181pp. No inscrip. ff browned, VG. Vivlia. Florida 1996. £8.00
#9556 Melemu, Moteane. LIVING AND PARTLY LIVING. A collection of short stories. Printed wraps. 176pp. No inscrip. VG+. Vivlia. Florida Hills 1996. £8.00
#9508 Ngugi, Wa Thiong'O. A GRAIN OF WHEAT. African Writers Series. 247pp p/b. No inscrip. sm.crease f/wrap hence VG++. Heinemann. Revised edition. £6.00
#9509 Ngugi, Wa Thiong'O. A GRAIN OF WHEAT. African Writers Series. 247pp p/b. No inscrip. sm.crease f/wrap hence VG++. Heinemann. Revised edition. £6.00
#9565 Pahl, H.W., Jafta, D.N., & Jolobe, J.J.R. XHOSA LITERATURE. Its Past And Future. Introduction (H.W. Pahl), The Impact And Development Of Literature On The Xhosa People (D.N. Jaffa), The Challenge To Publishers And Authors Of The Development And Impact Of Literature On Xhosa-Speaking People. Papers given at the exhibition arranged in Lovedale, celebrating the 150th anniversary of the first arrival of missionaries to South Africa from the Presbyterian Church in Scotland. Wraps. 26pp stapled. Wraps stained, G. Lovedale 1971. £5.00
#9227 Peteni, R.L. HILL OF FOOLS. A Novel Of The Ciskei. Printed cb. 151pp. 12mo. VG-F in faded & rubbed d/w. David Philip. Cape Town 1976 true 1st edn (precedes the Heinemann edition).

Signed by Author on title page.
#9631 Plomer, William. SELECTED STORIES. Edited by Stephen Gray. Printed wraps. 195pp. No inscrip. VG-F. David Philip. Cape Town 1984. £6.00
#9502 Plomer, William. TURBOTT WOLFE. With Background Pieces By Roy Campbell, William Plomer, Laurens van der Post, Nadine Gordimer, Michael Herbert, Peter Wilhelm, David Brown And Stephen Gray (Ed). Printed wraps. 203pp log.8vo. No inscrip. fine. Donker. Jeppestown 1993. £10.00
#9618 Rooke, Daphne. A GROVE OF FEVER TREES. Author's first novel is set in Zululand. First published in South Africa in 1946 as The Sea Hath Bounds. 256pp p/b. No inscrip. G-VG. Chameleon. Plumstead 1989. £7.00
#9555 Roysten, Robert. (Ed). TO WHOM IT MAY CONCERN. An Anthology Of Black South African Poetry. Verse by Casey Motsisi, Stanley Motjuwadi, Mongane Wally Serote, Mandlenkosi Langa, Njabulo S. Ndebele, Stanley Mogaba, M. Pascal Gwala, Mafika Mbule, Oswald Mbuyiseni Mtshali, Basil Somhlalo, Zuluboy Molefe, and Sydney Sepamla. 96pp p/b. No inscrip. G+. Donker. Johannesburg 1973. £6.00
#9634 Scully, W.C. TRANSKEI STORIES. Edited by Jean Marquard. Selected from Kafir Stories (1895), The White Hecatomb (1897), and By Veld And Kopje (1907). Printed wraps. 129pp. No inscrip. VG-F. David Philip. Cape Town 1984. £8.00
#9635 Scully, W.C. TRANSKEI STORIES. Edited by Jean Marquard. Selected from Kafir Stories (1895), The White Hecatomb (1897), and By Veld And Kopje (1907). Printed wraps. 129pp. No inscrip. VG-F. David Philip. Cape Town 1984. £8.00
#9656 Slater, Francis Carey. SELECTED POEMS OF FRANCIS CAREY SLATER. Black cb. vii + 178pp. No inscrip. G+ in browned d/w. OUP. Oxford 1947. £10.00
#9505 Smith, Pauline. THE BEADLE. Blue cb. 203pp 8vo. Sm.inked-out inscrip ffep. spine fad. G, sound. Balkema. Cape Town 1956 1st edn. thus (limited to 1500 copies). £8.00
#9630 Smith, Pauline. THE BEADLE. 193pp p/b. No inscrip. VG-F. David Philip. Cape Town 1990 imp. £6.00
#9491 Stewart, Alison. BORN INTO THE COUNTRY. Loosely based upon Dr Mamphela Ramphele, authors first novel explores anti-apartheid sentiments from both black and white perspectives. Gray cb. 184pp 8vo. VG+ in d/w. Justified Press. Bellevue 1988 1st edn. £8.00
#9667 Themba, Can. THE WILL TO DIE. A selection of Author's short stories of black Johannesburg in the late 1950s. Printed wraps. 115pp. No inscrip. ff browned else Fine. David Philip. Cape Town 1985. £8.00
#9548 Tyson, Harvey. THE ITCH OF THE TWITCH And A Twist Of Tougher Tales. Author was well known Editor-in-Chief of the Johannesburg daily "The Star" for 16 years. 262pp p/b. No inscrip. VG+. Zebra. Sandton 1996. £6.00
#9527 University of Calgary. ARIEL. A Review Of English Literature. Volume 16 Number 2 April 1985. South African Literature. This issue covers Breyten Breytenbach, Nadine Gordimer, and various subdivisions of South African literature including prison literature and writings of the eastern cape. Printed wraps. 105pp. VG. Univ. Calgary Press 1985. £15.00
#9608 Van Heerden, Etienne. ANCESTRAL VOICES. First published in Afrikaans as 'Toorberg', winning the CNA Literary Award in 1987 and the Hertzog Prize for Prose in 1989. Printed wraps. 260pp. Ownership inscrip ffep. G+. Penguin 1989. £4.00
#9551 Zapiro. CALL MR DELIVERY Cartoons From `Sowetan', `Mail & Guardian', And `Sunday Times'. Political cartoons, if you know the scene he is very funny. Printed wraps. 160pp. oblong sm.4to. No inscrip. VG-F. David Philip. Cape Town 1999. £10.00
#9552 Zapiro. CALL MR DELIVERY Cartoons From `Sowetan' And The `Mail & Guardian'. Political cartoons, if you know the scene he is very funny. Printed wraps. 160pp. oblong sm.4to. No inscrip. 50mm lopped off right side of title.p. hence VG only. (technically Poor, but o/w a very nice and clean copy). David Philip. Cape Town 1999. £6.00


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#9525 Barnard, K.H. SOUTH AFRICAN SHORE-LIFE. Introductory text with neat line dwgs of everything from shells to whales. Yellow paper-covered bds. 133pp. illustrated line dwgs. 12mo. indexed. Inscrip. half-title, eps fox. G+. Maskew Miller. Cape Town 1960 2nd edn. £5.00
#9600 Endangered Wildlife Trust. VISION Of Wildlife, Ecotourism And The Environment In Southern Africa. 1996 Annual. Articles contributed by specialists. Lavish illustration. Printed white cb. 153pp illustrated col.photos. 4to. Large presentation inscrip. f.pastedown o/w Fine. EWT. Johannesburg (1995). £20.00
#9531 Kennelly, D.H. MARINE SHELLS OF SOUTHERN AFRICA. A clearly written and illustrated guide. H/b. 123pp. 2 colour plates and 46 b/w plates. 12mo. indexed. Extensive inscrip. ffep els VG in d/w. Books of Africa 1969. £10.00
#9558 Marais, Eugene N. THE SOUL OF THE WHITE ANT. With A Biographical Note By His Son. Translated by Winifred de Kok from the Afrikaans. This challenging work originally published in 1937 led the author to conclusions with significant implications for psychology and philosophy. This work was plagiarised by Maurice Maeterlink for his book The Life Of The White Ant. Brown cb. 139pp illustrated b/w photos, dwgs. indexed. Inscrip ffep. eps fox else G+ in d/w which it appears the termites have eaten in revenge. Human & Rousseau. Cape Town 1970. £15.00
#9605 Newman, Kenneth. ROADSIDE BIRDS OF SOUTH AFRICA. A Traveller's Guide To The Birds Of The Highways. Illustrated By The Author. A companion volume to Author's 'Garden Birds Of South Africa'. Green cb. 104pp. illustrated cold.dwgs. sm.4to. Ownership inscrip. ffep. top edge fox. lightly faded spine. G-VG in G rubbed d/w. Purnell. Cape Town 1975 3rd imp. £9.00
#9658 Rose, Walter. THE REPTILES AND AMPHIBIANS OF SOUTHERN AFRICA. Ilustrated By Numerous Diagrams And 214 Photographs And X-Rays By The Author. Green cb. xxv + 378pp illustrated 8vo. indexed. A reading copy only. Maskew Miller. Cape Town 1950. £10.00


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#9643 Abercrombie, H.R. AFRICA'S PERIL. The Colour Problem. Author advocates a practical system of segregation for the Union Of South Africa. Proposes a Council of Europeans of Africa, German emmigration to Angola, and other measures to secure the African continant for the white man. Red cb. 269pp. portrait frontis. 8vo. indexed. Some fox to eps, edges, else VG in G-VG d/w (front attractive, spine browned). Simkins Marshall. London nd. (1937/8).

Inscribed ffep thus: "With compliments. H.R. Abercrombie 1938".
#9616 Adam, Heribert. & Giliomee, Hermann. THE RISE AND CRISIS OF AFRIKANER POWER. This study finds the roots of the conflict situation in South Africa not in ideological racism, but in the mobilization of the Afrikaners as a political class and the entrenchment of Afrikaner power and privilege. Originally published by Yale UP as "Ethnic Power Mobilized: Can South Africa Change?". Printed wraps. xii + 308pp illustrated tables. indexed. No inscrip, G clean. David Philip. Cape Town 1983 imp. £8.00
#9652 Brink, Andre. MAPMAKERS. Writing In A Stage Of Siege. A collection of Brink's political writings. 256pp p/b 8vo. No inscrip. G+ clean. Faber. London 1983. £7.00
#9597 Calland, Richard. (Ed). THE FIRST FIVE YEARS: A Review Of South Africa's Democratic Parliament. Asks how has parliament performed, what role has it played in the new order, who are the people that serve as our representatives? A review of the first period of democratic rule in South Africa. Printed wraps. 112pp illustrated b/w photos, charts etc. sm.4to. Small ownership inscrip. VG-F. IDASA PIMS. Cape Town 1999. £10.00
#9559 Catholic Institute For International Relations. NOW EVERYONE IS AFRAID.... The Changing Face Of Policing In South Africa. 251pp p/b + appendices. illustrated b/w photos, maps. indexed. No inscrip. wraps rubbed, G. London 1988. £12.00
#9621 Claassens, Aninka. UMHLABA. Rural Land Struggles In The '80s. Based upon a paper presented at a Conference on 'Law and Removals' at the University of Cape Town in April 1989. 25pp stapled 4to booklet illustrated b/w photos. VG+. TRAC / Black Sash. 1989.

several copies available.
#9665 Cooper, C. et al. SURVEY OF RACE RELATIONS IN SOUTH AFRICA 1986.. Comprehensive survey of race relations in South Africa in the year 1986. Printed wraps. xxii + 991pp. 8vo. indexed. No inscrip. VG+. South African Institute of Race Relations, Johannesburg 1985. £12.00
#9664 De Klerk, Willem. THE SECOND (R)EVOLUTION. Afrikanerdom And The Crisis Of Identity. Author discusses the (r)evolution of political attitudes & policy, religious attitudes, Afrikaans organisations and its press. The author is noted for his coining of the terms `verligte' and `verkrampte'. White cb. 81pp 8vo. `Review Copy' slip. No inscrip. F in d/w. Jonathan Ball. Johannesburg 1984. £12.00
#9850 Heard, Kenneth A. GENERAL ELECTIONS IN SOUTH AFRICA 1943-1970. A detailed analysis of electoral data from seven elections and one referendum of the period, with concurrent comment on political trends. Blue cb. 269pp illustrated tables. indexed. No inscrip. VG, no d/w. OUP. Oxford 1974. £10.00
#9611 Ilbury, Chantelle. & Sunter, Clem. THE MIND OF A FOX. Scenario Planning In Action. By drawing on examples the Authors provide an analysis of the mind of a fox, and identify the two questions that we should ask ourselves before taking action. What do you, and what do you not, control. Clem Sunter has been with Anglo American since 1966. 139pp p/b. Mint. H&R/Tafelberg Cape Town. 2001. £6.00
#9521 Moodie, T. Dunbar. & Ndatshe, Vivienne. GOING FOR GOLD. Men, Mines, And Migration. Printed wraps. xxi + 337pp illustrated b/w photos. No inscrip. Fine. WUP. Johannesburg. nd. £12.00
#9598 NAC Documents. BRINGING CINDERELLA TO THE BALL. Papers Presented At A Conference On Arts And Culture In The New South Africa. (Christina Bjork, Johan Degenaar, Amareswa Galla, Namane Magau, Olive Mosier, Maarten Mulder, Rex Nettleford, Ben Ngubane, Atzo Nicolai, Andries Walter Oliphant, Raj Isar). 121pp p/b 8vo. No inscrip. VG. COSAW / National Arts Coalition. Johannesburg 1995. £10.00
#9586 Nash, M. & Charton, N. (Eds). AN EMPTY TABLE? Churches And The Ciskei Future. Report On A Churches' Consultation On Resettlement In The Ciskei, Held In Grahamstown 29-30 August 1980. Bibliography. 81pp p/b. illustrated b/w photos, maps. VG. SACC. Johannesburg 1981. £9.00
#9617 Nkondo, G.M. (Ed). TURFLOOP TESTIMONY. The Dilemma Of A Black University In South Africa. Introduction, and Memorandum to the Commission of Inquiry Concerning Certain Matters relating to the University of the North. 93pp p/b. No inscrip. G clean. Ravan. Johannesburg 1976. £8.00
#9613 Paton, Alan. HOPE FOR SOUTH AFRICA. The Author sets down his political beliefs and shows how there is still hope for the future. Scarce p/b edition which was not sold in UK. Black & yellow wraps. 94pp 12mo. indexed. Ownership inscrip. a good copy, sound. Pall Mall. London 1958. £10.00
#9620 Trac. A TOEHOLD ON THE LAND. Labour Tenancy In The South Eastern Transvaal. 36pp stapled booklet illustrated b/w photos. VG+. Trac. np. 1988.

several copies available.
#9625 United Society For Christian Literature. BLACK GOVERNMENT? A Discussion Between Colin Morris And Kenneth Kaunda. Printed wraps. 116pp illustrated b/w photos. Inscrip ffep. G in rubbed wraps. USCL. Lusaka 1960. £10.00
#9566 Wilsworth, Mercia Joan. STRATEGIES FOR SURVIVAL. Transcending The Culture Of Poverty In A Black South African Township. Occasional Paper Number Twenty-Four. Institute Of Social And Economic Research. Printed wraps. viii + 455pp illustrated b/w photos. dwgs. tables etc. One interesting illustration depicts and names traditional plaited hair-styles. Select bibliography. ffep lost, title.p loose, hence G only. 8vo. indexed. ISER. Rhodes University, Grahamstown 1980. £14.00


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#9610 Andrews, C.F. JOHN WHITE OF MASHONALAND. Story of John White, missionary, who entered Rhodesia to minister to the Mashona, crossing the Limpopo from the Transvaal in 1894. Gray cb. 316pp 12mo. G, clean, in frayed & rubbed d/w. Hodder & Stoughton. London 1935 1st edn. £10.00
#9562 Bezuidenhout, Ben. MY MOTHER'S KITCHEN WAS A BAOBAB. The Story Of A Rhodesian Family. 121pp p/b illustrated b/w photos. dwgs. Fine. Self. Grahamstown 2002.

Signed ffep by Author thus: "Ben Bezuidenhout. Grahamstown 20.12.02"
#9740 Pauling, George. THE CHRONICLES OF A CONTRACTOR. Being The Autobiography Of The Late George Pauling. Edited by David Buchan. George Pauling was a railway construction contractor and was responsible for many railways in Africa as well as other remote parts of the world. Red cb. xii + 240pp. portrait frontis. 8vo. foxing, bookplate (Hugh Grocott), bds unattractive, a sound reading copy. Constable. London 1926 1st edn. £20.00
#9489 Taylor, Bill. WET BREAMS. Zimbabwe's very own Buffalo Bill. A humorous account of an adventurous life. 216pp p/b illustrated col.b/w photos. Fine. Sheltom. Bulawayo 2002.

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#9628 Berrisford, A.B. (Bert). 55-60 YEARS OF MOUNTAINEERING IN SOUTH AFRICA. Author ascended over 300 peaks and achieved over 120 first ascents. Red cb. 118pp illustrated b/w photos. sm.4to. indexed. VG in near VG d/w. self. nd. (1970s). £16.00
#9385 Difford, Ivor D. THE HISTORY OF SOUTH AFRICAN RUGBY FOOTBALL (1875-1932). With An Intoduction By The President Of The South African Rugby Football Board, Mr. Advocate A.J. Pienaar. xv + 736pp. illustrated b/w photos. Sound reading copy. Speciality Press. Wynberg 1933. £40.00
#9585 Impey, Allan B.W. ANGLING IN RHODESIA Red cb. 108pp illustrated b/w photos. dwgs. indexed. No inscrip. ff browned, G in tatty d/w with loss. Timmins. Cape Town 1959. £15.00
#9538 Sutcliffe, Tom. MY WAY WITH TROUT. Some Reflections Of A South African Fly Fisherman 184pp p/b illustrated b/w photos. 8vo. VG. Shuter & Shooter. Pietermaritzburg 1989 3rd imp.

Inscribed by Author ffep thus: "To Carl, Wishing you happy fishing, Tom Sutcliffe".
#9853 The British Bloodstock Agency Ltd (Eds). THE BLOODSTOCK BREEDERS REVIEW. An Illustrated Annual Devoted To The British Thoroughbred. Volume XXXV11 (1948). Sections on South Africa and Kenya. Three-quarter leather, red cb. 585pp illustrated b/w photos, advertisement section at rear. No inscrip. edges brown flecked, else near Fine with unblemished contents. BBA. London 1948. £35.00
#9539 Wolhuter, Louis. THE NEDBANK GUIDE TO FLYFISHING VENUES IN SOUTH AFRICA. A guide prepared by the Federation of South African Flyfishers. Index of localities. Covers trout, yellowfish, tigerfish, catfish, black bass, and some salt water species, by province. Printed wraps. 114pp illustrated col.b/w photos. dwgs. maps. advts. Fine. FOSAF 1996 edn. £8.00


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#9642 Cobham, Alan J. MY FLIGHT TO THE CAPE & BACK. Author flew in a De Havilland type 50 aircraft from London to Cape Town & back in 1925-1926. Well illustrated. Orange printed bds. 70pp illustrated sepia photos, map. A reading copy. A. & C. Black. London 1926. £18.00
#9569 Fox, Justin. WITH BOTH HANDS WAVING. A Journey Through Mozambique. Story of a trip made by journalists of Getaway magazine. Printed wraps. 208pp illustrated b/w photos. map. Near F. Kwela. Cape Town 2002. £7.00
#9846 Humble, Richard. CAPE TOWN TO CLYDE. Author and wife flew the trip in 1931 in a Puss Moth monoplane after both learning to fly only months before. Blue cb. xii + 91pp. illustrated b/w photos, foldout maps, etc. Bookplate f.pastedown (Hugh Grocott), eps & edges fox. sp.fad. good sound copy. Longmans. London 1932. £35.00
#9739 Johnson, Martin. CONGORILLA. Adventures With Pygmies And Gorillas In Africa. A prewar private photographic expedition. Orange on blue cb. 235pp illustrated b/w photos. 8vo. No inscrip. bookplate (Hugh Grocott) f.pastedown. spine heavily fad. edges & eps fox. a sound reading copy. Harrap. London 1932 1st edn £15.00
#9589 Murphy, Devla. THE UKIMWI ROAD. From Kenya To Zimbabwe. Aged 60 the Author pedalled her bicycle on a three-thousand mile circuitous solo trek. 276pp p/b. indexed. No inscrip. VG Flamingo. London 1994. £6.00


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#9501 Alderson, E.A.H., Brevet-Lieut.-Colonel. WITH THE MOUNTED INFANTRY AND THE MASHONALAND FIELD FORCE 1896. Apeendices include: Mounted Infantry (staff), casualties sustained during the Mashonaland uprising (killed, wounded, missing), patrols sent out. Red cb. xi + 308pp illustrated b/w maps, dwgs, photos. etc. indexed. No inscrip. bds. G only, head of spine worn and chipped, f.bd shaken. contents clean with some fox to prelims and appendices only. A good reading copy. Methuen. London 1898 Colonial Library. £95.00
#9966 Barclay's Bank. A BANK IN BATTLE DRESS. Bing The Story Of Barclays Bank (Dominion, Colonial And Overseas) During The Second World War. Covers the bank's activities in Malta, South Africa, Palestine, Egypt, and Ethiopia. Full list of staff who enlisted for active service, Roll of Honour, Honours & Awards. Printed for private circulation only. Black cb. viii + 112pp 4to. indexed. No inscrip. Barclays DCO compliment slip attached ffep. ff browned else VG in frail worn d/w with sl.loss. Barclays DCO 1948. £15.00
#9612 Beet, Arthur J. & Harris, Cyril B. KIMBERLEY UNDER SEIGE. 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. An illustrated survey, revised and enlarged. Printed to commemorate the 50th anniversary of the siege, Oct.14th 1899 to Feb.15th 1900. Gilt on printed red cb. 130pp illustrated b/w photos. 8vo. Inscrip. ffep (insect damage to same) else VG. Kimberley Seige Veterans' (50th Anniversary) Committee. 2nd Edn. December 1950. £50.00
#9659 Carver, Michael. (Ed). LETTERS OF A VICTORIAN ARMY OFFICER EDWARD WELLESLEY. Major, 73rd Regiment Of Foot. 1840-1854. Army Records Society. Edward Wellesley was serving in the 7th Kaffir War, 1851-53, in South Africa, when he wrote these letters to his family. They also cover his service on the staff of Lord Raglan en route to the Crimea, where Wellesley died of Cholera aged 31. Red cb. xiv + 224pp. frontis. map. 8vo. Fine in d/w. Alan Sutton. Stroud 1995. £18.00
#5885 Curson, H.H. COLOURS AND HONOURS IN SOUTH AFRICA, 1783-1948. Standard work on the subject. Well illustrated, with a wealth of detail in tabular form. Cream cb. xv + 123pp. 56 b/w photo. plates. 8vo. Inscrip f.pastedown, bds a little soiled, contents VG. no d/w. A sound clean copy. Pretoria 1948. £160.00
#9847 Fuller, J.F.C. THE LAST OF THE GENTLEMEN'S WARS. A Subaltern's Journal Of The War In South Africa 1899-1902. Based upon the Author's diaries, he did two tours of fairly relaxed duty and comments on the minutae of war. Red cb. 304pp illustrated b/w photos, maps. indexed. No inscrip. eps & edges fox. v.clean, spine slightly offset hence G+ in unattractive browned d/w. Faber. London 1937. £50.00
#9595 Hartshorn, E.P. AVENGE TOBRUK. Includes extracts from the court of enquiry, made public here for the first time. Blue cb. xvi + 237pp illustrated b/w photos. Ownership stamp ffep. G+ in tatty d/w. Purnell. Cape Town 1960 rpt. £12.00
#9660 Johnstone, Sgt. Bill. MIXED MIRAGES. Humorous war articles from the North African front, as published by the Cape Argus during the war. Author served with the Cape Town Highlanders in the Western Desert. 118pp. Illus. b/w dwgs. No inscrip. Near Fine in VG-F d/w. Cape Town 1975. £8.00
#9657 Moorcraft, Paul L. AFRICAN NEMESIS. War And Revolution In Southern Africa 1945-2010. Well credentialed author looks ahead 20 years in his detailed analysis of southern african conflict. Extensive bibliography and notes. Author comments on changes since the 1990 edition. Printed wraps. xxix + 519pp illustrated b/w photos, maps. indexed. Except mark on fore edge, fine. Brassey's. London 1994. £12.00
#9535 O'Niell, George. ENOUGH FOR SURVIVAL. Author was captured at Sidi Rezegh. This biographical account is mainly of his experiences as a POW. Red wraps. 124pp. illustrated b/w photos. Fine. Grahamstown 1985. £10.00


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#8966 Cattrick, Alan. (A.P. Cartwright). SPOOR OF BLOOD. The story of the destruction of the herds that once roamed Africa and the early hunters and naturalists that sought them. Burchell, Harris, Gordon Cumming, Petrus Jacobs, Selous, Pretorius. Also told is the story of Stevenson-Hamilton who created the Kruger National Park. Bibliography. Green cb. 223pp illustrated b/w plates, photos. 8vo. Good, no d/w. Timmins. Cape Town 1959 1st edn. £10.00
#9498 Manners, Harry. KAMBAKU! Manners spent a lifetime hunting elephants in Mozambique for their ivory and meat, the latter to provide for the workers on the tea estates. Red cb. 209pp illustrated b/w photos. No inscrip. edges fox, G-VG in rubbed & fox d/w. Stanton. Johannesburg 1980 1st edn. £55.00
#9536 Varaday, Desmond. GARA-YAKA'S DOMAIN A study of cheetah and other animals on Southern African game farm. Blue cb. 192pp illustrated b/w photos. Eps fox, else VG in d/w. London 1966.

No.156 of 500. Inscribed by Author fep thus: "11th July 1971. To Geoff and Anne, with gratitude for your support of the cheetah project. Yours, Des Varaday" with small paw device drawn below.


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