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Africana Catalogue Q186 31 October 2004

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#12932 Changuion, Louis. PIETERSBURG. Die Eerste Eeu 1886-1986. Printed cb.iv + 306pp. illustrated b/w photos, plates. cold frontis. lge 4to. Shelfwear. compliments slip from Pietersburg Town Council affixed to ffep. o/w VG in very rubbed G+ d/w. Pretoria 1986 £10.00
#12774 Gutsche, Thelma. A VERY SMART MEDAL. The Story Of The Witwatersrand Agricultural Society. Red skivertex bds. 246pp. Illus. b/w photo, plans. errata slip. lg.8vo. Bds scratched. o/w near VG. No inscrips. No d/w. Howard Timmins. Cape Town 1970. £10.00
#5354 Shorten, John R. THE JOHANNESBURG SAGA. "...the fascinating story of Johannesburg's dynamic growth." Gilt on green imit leather bds. xvi + 1159pp. illustrated col & b/w photos. lge 4to. Snags in cloth at bottom edges of bds. top edge sl fox/dusty o/w VG+ in G+ d/w, rubbed at joints and foldins. Jhb 1970 £34.00


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#12896 Burman, Jose. GUIDE TO THE GARDEN ROUTE. The southern Cape from Port Elizabeth to Cape Town. Red cb. 217pp. + appendices. Shelfwear. eps and edges sl browned. owners inscrip ffep. Near VG in complete, but very rubbed, d/w. Human & Rousseau. Cape Town 1973 £8.00
#12818 Burman, Jose. WHERE TO WALK IN THE CAPE PENINSULA. The author intersperses accurate information on routes with much of interest regarding the country and the early days of Cape Town. Blue cb. 120pp. Illus. b/w photos. plus 27 detailed maps. Ff lightly browned. No inscrips, near VG in G, complete, rubbed d/w. H&R. Cape Town 1967.
Signed by author

#12955 Coyne, Patrick. CROSS OF GOLD. The Story Of St George's Grammar School 1848-1998. Well illustrated history of famous Cape Town school whose founding is associated with Bishop Robert Gray. Gilt on black cb. 183pp illustrated b/w. 4to No inscrip. top corners bmpd else fine in sl.rubbed d/w. Ampersand Press. Kenilworth 1997. £24.00
#12888 Jansen, Chris. CAPE WINELANDS. Photographed by Chris Jansen. 144pp. illustrated col photos. cold map. lge 4to p/b. No inscrip. VG+. OTP. Greyton, Cape. 1985 £8.00
#12775 Louw, Jan H. IN THE SHADOW OF TABLE MOUNTAIN. A History of Cape Town Medical School and its Associated Teaching Hospitals up to 1950, with Glimpses into the Future. Newly rebound in green imit leather with gilt titles. xxi + 498pp. illustrated b/w photos. 4to. Bds F. small ownership inscrip ffep o/w conts near F in re-inforced very clean d/w with small triangular loss at rear. Struik. Cape Town 1969 £30.00
#12890 Maxwell, Kenneth. FAIREST VINEYARDS. Being a description of the products of the vineyards of the Cape of Good Hope - considered by Sir Francis Drake to be "the fairest Cape in the whole cicumference of the earth". Brown cb. xi + 84pp. illustrated col photos, dwgs, maps. oblong 8vo. No inscrip. Near VG in rubbed G+ d/w. Hugh Keartland. Jhb. 1966 £8.00
#12937 Morrison, Theresa. CAPE WINELANDS. A Touring Guide to Wineries of Constantia, Stellenbosch, Franschoek & Paarl. Printed stiff wraps with foldins. vii + 110pp. illustrated col photos. maps on eps. No inscrip. VG++. David Philip. Cape Town 2000 £12.00
#12923 Picton-Seymour, Desiree. & Webster R.I.B. WESTERN PROVINCIAL. An Album Of Paintings And Drawings Of The Western Cape. With accompanying text. Black cb.80pp. Illus. col.b/w. sm.4to. Relevant news clippings affixed to ffep. shelfwear and rubbing to bds. eps browned. G+. No d/w. Maskew Miller.Cape Town 1952. 1st edn. £7.00
#12911 THE CAPE MONTHLY MAGAZINE. No. 78. Vol XIII. December 1876. New Series. Orange printed wraps. pp. 322 -384. index. Paper from bottom half of sp worn away, hence wraps detached from that portion. some dark marks to front edge. overall G, clean Juta. Cape Town 1876 £6.00

EASTERN CAPE (Including all 1820 Settler related material)

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#12936 Buckland, Richard & Neville, Thelma. A STORY OF RHODES. Rhodes University 1904 to 2004. xiii + 150pp. illustrated col & b/w photos. lge square 4to p/b. F. Macmillan. Jhb 2004 £22.00
#12777 Coetzee, Jan K. LIFE ON THE MARGIN. Listening to the Squatters. "...a compilation of voices..of people who live on society's margin. They live alongside some of the old townships ("locations") and other settlements of the Eastern Cape Province..). ii + 234pp. illustrated col & b/w photos, dwgs. p/b. Ownership inscrip ffep o/w VG+. Rhodes Uni. Grahamstown 2003
Scarce. Extremely small print run.

#6006 Denfield, Joseph. PIONEER PORT. The Illustrated History Of East London. Red skivertex. 118pp. Illus. b/w photos. Inscrip ffep. sm split in cloth top edge. VG in G+ d/w.(lamination crinkled and frayed around edges). Howard Timmins.Cape Town 1965.
Limited edition. No. 328 of 1500.

#12780 Dugmore, Rev. H.H. THE REMINISCENCES OF AN ALBANY SETTLER. A Lecture Delivered In Grahamstown At The British Settlers Jubilee, May 1870. Introduction & notes by Grant Christison. Includes the poetry & songs which were not included in the earlier edition. Various useful notes, index etc. Interesting period reminiscences. Facsimile reproduction of 1871 1st edn. Gilt on maroon vynide. xi + 66pp. folding map. F. Grant Christison. Pietermaritzburg 1990. £15.00
#12878 Hockly, Harold Edward. THE STORY OF THE BRITISH SETTLERS OF 1820 IN SOUTH AFRICA. Chronicles the arrival of the Settlers of 1820 on the shores of Southern Africa & their location on the Eastern Frontier of the old Cape Colony as a buffer against the increasing migration of the bantu tribes westwards in the Colony. Includes list of settlers, Roll of Honour, extensive bibliography. Blue cb. b/w frontis. illustrated b/w photos/plates. maps. Top and bottom of sp sl frayed. cloth on joints starting to wear through in a couple of places. Cloth completely worn through on front edges of bds. Hence bds G only, but clean. Contents remarkably clean and crisp, VG+. No d/w. Juta. Cape Town 1948. £18.00
#12461 Kirby, Percival R. THE TRUE STORY OF THE GROSVENOR. East Indiaman. Wrecked on the Coast of Pondoland, South Africa on 4 August 1782. Printed bds. xiii + 266pp. illustrated b/w plates, maps and fold-out map. Bds sl stained at bottom edges. edges foxed. inscrip ffep. Overall G+, tight and clean in G d/w with small losses. OUP. Cape Town 1960 £13.00
#12874 Lanham & Willmore. THE 1820 SETTLERS OF SEVENFOUNTAINS AND SALEM. Issued by the 1820 Settlers Commemoration Committee of Grahamstown to mark the 4th Pilgrimage on 7th September 1959. Blue wraps. 59pp. Illus. b/w photos/plates. VG+. Grahamstown 1959.
Inscribed by author (W. Bain Lanham) to T.B. Bowker (who wrote the preface).

#12782 Lanham, W. Bain. & Willmore, Ernest R. (Eds). ON THE ROAD OF THE SETTLERS, HIGHLANDS NEK. A Brochure To Commemorate The Unveiling Of A Plaque At Highlands Nek, Where The 1820 Settlers Crossed Into Albany And Bathurst, And Marking The Third Historic Pilrimage In Settler Country. Green printed wraps. 48pp. Illus b/w photos & foldout map. Wraps a little browned else VG. Grocott & Sherry. Grahamstown 1958. £8.00
#12919 Newdigate, Katharine. HONEY, SILK & CIDER. A Life Portrait Of Henry Barrington. Written by the grand daughter of this 1838 settler to the Cape. Red skivertex bds 190pp illustrated b/w photos. Gilt on sp dulled. eps lightly browned, edges sl fox. Near VG, very clean. No d/w. Balkema. Cape Town 1956.
Signed by author.

#12934 Botha, C. Graham. OUR SOUTH AFRICA. Past and Present. A Graphic and Entertaining Story Dealing With Men and Matters Concerning South Africa From Its First Discovery By The Great Portuguese Navigators Up To The Present Day.(Album issued by cigarette company). Gilt on green cb. 178pp. complete with all cigarette cards. 4to. Some splitting of cloth on sp.o/w near VG. No inscrip. United Tobacco Co. Cape Town c1938 £12.00

SOUTHERN AFRICA GENERAL (unclassified by area)

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#4607 Boucher, Maurice. SPES IN ARDUIS. A History of the University of South Africa. Tan cb. 407pp. illustrated col & b/w photos/plates. Inked out inscrip ffep. shelfwear o/w VG in G+ ch. d/w. Univ. of SA. Pretoria 1973 £6.00
#12800 Chamber of Mines. MINERS' DICTIONARY/WOORDEBOEK VIR MYNWERKERS. English - Fanakalo. Afrikaans - Fanakalo. Red wraps. xi + 125pp. Ownership inscrip ffep. wraps sl mothed. edges sl fox o/w near VG. Chamber of Mines of South Africa. 1975 rpt. £5.00
#12916 Culwick, A.T. BRITANNIA WAIVES THE RULES. Author, many years in the Colonial Service, writes with humour on "imperial folly" as he sees it. Orange cb. 112pp. No inscrip eps and edges fox. Near VG in complete but rubbed, internally fox d/w. Nasionale Boekhandel. Cape Town 1963 2nd imp. £7.00
#12465 De Kiewiet, C.W. A HISTORY OF SOUTH AFRICA. Social & Economic. Red cb. xii + 292pp. Bds spotted at edges. eps and edges fox/browned. G/VG in G, clean d/w with loss at top of sp. Oxford UP. London 1964 rpt. £9.00
#12460 Dilke, Sir Charles Wentworth. PROBLEMS OF GREATER BRITAIN. "...a treatise on the present position of Greater Britain , in which special attention has been given to the relations of the English-speaking countries with one another, and to the comparative politics of the countries under British government." Navy cb. xii + 737pp. fold-out col maps. Bds a bit spotted. eps and edges browned. some ff unopened. sl browned in the inner margins. sl fox. Overall a G+, tight, clean copy. No d/w. Macmillan. London 1890 4th ed revd. £30.00
#12931 First National Bank of Southern Africa Ltd. THE FIRST 150 YEARS. 95pp. illustrated col and b/w photos, plates. lge 4to p/b. Covers G+. Contents VG. Name at top of front cover (small). Argus Leadership. Cape Town 1988 £8.00
#11561 Hancock, W.K. FOUR STUDIES OF WAR AND PEACE IN THIS CENTURY. The Wiles Lectures given at the Queen's University, Belfast, October 1960. Much on Boer War, Smuts and Vereeniging. Green cb. vii + 129pp. No inscrip. VG+ in complete, sl browned G+ d/w. Cambridge UP. London 1961 £15.00
#12907 Hattersley, Alan F. OLIVER THE SPY. And Others. A Little Gallery of South African Portraits. Cream cb. cold frontis. 165pp. b/w cartoon dwg. No inscrip. remains of gift label ffep. bds sl browned. Overall G+, clean. No d/w. Maskew Miller. Cape Town 1959 £7.00
#12912 Malan, Senator F.S. ONS KERK EN PROF. DU PLESSIS. Blue bds. 338pp. illustrated b/w photos, plates. Ex public library with number on sp. label on front pastedown and number on ffep. o/w small split in cloth of rear joint, sl frayed top and bottom of sp.and sp tanned. Overall G+. No d/w. Nasionale Pers. Cape Town 1933 £7.00
#12922 Morrah, Dermot. THE ROYAL FAMILY IN AFRICA. A journey of 10,000 miles through their various African dominions. Gilt dec cream cb. 126pp. illustrated col & b/w photos, maps. 4to. Extreme bottom edges of bds grubby. cnrs sl bumped. eps fox but contents clean. G+ in worn and tatty d/w. Hutchinson. London 1947 £10.00
#12454 Mutwa, Credo Vusamazulu. INDABA, MY CHILDREN. Mythology, legend, custom and history of the Bantu peoples according to author, who renounced Christianity and underwent trainng as a witchdoctor. Blue bds. xix + 562pp. illustrated b/w photos, dwgs. maps on eps. 4to. Newly rebound in dark blue skivertex. Gilt titles on spine. Original end papers. Eps sl foxed o/w near F. No d/w. Blue Crane. Jhb.nd. £22.00
#12900 Norton, Conrad. OPPORTUNITY IN SOUTH AFRICA. Information for the prospective settler. Blue cb. xii + 172pp. illustrated b/w photos. maps on eps. Sl shelfwear. bookplate on ffep (causing crinkling to that page). eps and top edge sl fox. o/w near VG in d/w with loss to front. Rockliff. London 1948 £8.00
#12944 Oliver, Roland (Ed). THE MIDDLE AGE OF AFRICAN HISTORY. The authors are all people who have made an original contribution to African history...Ogot, Shula Marks, Brian Fagan etc. Stiff card bds. vi + 104pp. maps. Bookplate front pastedown. VG. Oxford UP. London 1967 £6.00
#12918 Quarmby, Roy. HALLEY'S COMET. In South Africa. October 1985-May 1986. Printed bds. 55pp b/w illus, dwgs, dgms etc. No inscrip. VG+. Delta. Craighall 1985 £6.00
#12902 Sampson, Anthony. COMMON SENSE ABOUT AFRICA. Common Sense Series 3. Printed brown wraps. 175pp. map. No inscrip. Wraps scuffed and surface torn over authors name on front, hence wraps G only but cont clean and near VG. Gollancz. London 1960 £6.00
#12901 Skaife, Dr S.H. THE WEAKER SEX. Brochure based on a series of six talks broadcast in the English Service of the SABC during Feb and March 1961. 36pp. stapled booklet. illustrated b/w dwgs. No inscrip. sl rubbed o/w VG. Jhb 1961 £6.00
#6496 Stuttaford & Co. THE STORY OF STUTTAFORDS. Commemorating The First Centenary Of Stuttafords & Company Ltd. Navy imit leather bds with gilt title. 55pp. Illus. b/w photos/plates, dwgs.lge 8vo. No inscrip. eps browned o/w VG in G+, ch d/w. Cape Town nd. (1957). £7.00
#11479 Walker, Eric A. A HISTORY OF SOUTHERN AFRICA. One-volume standard work. List of Executive Officers details main political appointees. Bibliography. Blue cb. xxiv + 973pp. indexed. Sp fad. A good clean & sound copy. No d/w. Longmans, Green and Co. London 1959 corrected 3rd edn. £12.00
#12913 Wilson, Monica & Thompson, Leonard. (Eds). THE OXFORD HISTORY OF SOUTH AFRICA. 2 Volumes. Vol I - South Africa to 1870. Black cb. xviii + 502pp. illustrated b/w plates, tables and maps. Vol II - South Africa 1870-1966. Black cb. ix + 584pp. maps (inc folding), tables and figures. Lge 8vos. Descriptive info from d/ws pasted to front pastedowns, owners name ffep and title pages. Owners initials on front edges. some pencil annots. Overall very clean and VG. No d/ws. Oxford UP. Oxford/London 1975 & 1978 rpts. £30.00


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#12880 Green, Lawrence G. EIGHT BELLS AT SALAMANDER. The Unwritten Story Of Ships And Men In South African Waters, And Some Of The Forgotten Adventures And Mysteries Of The Wide Oceans That Wash The Shores Of Africa And Break On The Lonely Isles. Southern Ocean and Indian Ocean islands including Bouvet Island, Tristan Da Cunha, Seychelles, Gough, Madagascar, and Falklands form the backdrop for a mix of nautical tales. Blue cb. 271pp. cold.frontis. illustrated b/w photos. indexed. Top edge a bit dusty. inscrip ffep o/w near VG in clean d/w with small chips at top and bottom of sp. rubbed at fold ins and joints. Timmins. Cape Town 1960 1st edn. £10.00


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#5302 Kargaard, Bent. THAT TOUCH OF MINK. The author pioneered the breeding of mink in South Africa. White cb. 145pp. Illus. b/w photos. Foldout gene chart. 1" closed tear bott.sp. shelfwear o/w G+ in sp fad G+ d/w. Cape Town 1969. £12.00


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#12786 Chance, Michael R.A. & Jolly, Clifford J. SOCIAL GROUPS OF MONKEYS, APES AND MEN. Brown cb. 224pp. illustrated b/w photos, dgms. Edges sl fox. a few pages have sl fox o/w very clean, no inscrip, near VG. No d/w. Cape. London 1970 £8.00
#12773 Hall, Martin. THE CHANGING PAST: Farmers, Kings and Traders in Southern Africa, 200-1860. Third in The People of Southern Africa Series. 161pp. illustrated b/w photos, dwgs, plans and maps. lge 8vo p/b. VG. David Philip, Cape Town/James Currey, London. 1987 £12.00
#12463 MacCrone, I.D. RACE ATTITUDES IN SOUTH AFRICA. Historical, Experimental and Psychological Studies. Navy cb. xiii + 328pp. tables and figures. Ex public library with usual stamps and label removal o/w a very clean, VG copy in like, protected d/w (adhering to rear bd). Witwatersrand UP. Jhb 1957 £15.00
#12879 Ntara, Samuel Yosia. MAN OF AFRICA. Translated and arranged from the original Nyanja by T. Cullen Young. Foreword by Prof. Julian Huxley. Blue cb. 180pp. illustrated sepia photos. Sp tanned. eps and edges fox o/w no inscrips, clean G+. No d/w. RTS. London 1934 1st ed. £14.00
#12882 Piddington, Ralph. AN INTRODUCTION TO SOCIAL ANTHROPOLOGY. Volume I. Green bds. xxvi + 442pp. illustrated b/w plates, dgms, tables, maps, fold- outs. Bds sl spotted. owners name ffep. some pencil underlining and a few pencil annots. Very clean, near VG in complete, rubbed and ch d/w. Oliver & Boyd. Edinburgh/London 1960 rpt. £12.00
#12921 Shepherd, R.H.W. and Paver, B.G. AFRICAN CONTRASTS. The Story Of An African People. A well-illustrated contemporary review of the life of the African in the cities and on the farms, reserves, and mines of South Africa. Blue cb. 266pp. illustrated b/w photos. cold migration map. Some shelfwear. owner's inscrip and stamo ffep. edges sl fox. o/w G+, text very crisp and clean, in complete d/w (frayed and ch). OUP. Cape Town 1947. £16.00
#6886 Singer, Ronald. & Lundy, John.(Eds). VARIATION, CULTURE AND EVOLUTION IN AFRICAN POPULATIONS. Papers in honour of Dr.Hertha de Villiers. Foreword by Prof. Raymond Dart. Gilt on red skivertex. xvi + 258pp. Illus. b/w photos. radiographic plates, maps, dgms. 4to. Near F in rubbed VG d/w. Witwatersrand UP.Johannesburg 1986. £28.00


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#12935 Berman, Esme. THE STORY OF SOUTH AFRICAN PAINTING. Opening in the 19th Century and charting the course of modern South African artistic endeavour, from the descriptive records of the "Africana painters" to the avant-garde expression of the 1970s... Orange cb. xv + 256pp. illustrated col and b/w plates. 4to. Presentation label ffep.Top and bottom edges of bds sl dusty o/w near F in VG+ d/w. Balkema. Cape Town 1975 1st ed. £30.00
#12792 South African National Gallery. SOUTH AFRICAN PRINTS AND DRAWINGS. Catalogue.One in a series of four catalogues intended for the systematic recording of the permanent collection of the South African National Gallery. Blue wraps. 100pp + section (pages unnumbered) of b/w plates. Small ownership stamp ffep o/w VG+. Cape Town 1971 £10.00
#12793 South African National Gallery. SOUTH AFRICAN PAINTING AND SCULPTURE. Catalogue. One in a series of four catalogues intended for the systematic recording of the permanent collection of the South African National Gallery. Red wraps.iii + 96pp + section (pages unnumbered) of b/w plates. Small ownership stamp ffep o/w near VG+. Cape Town 1970 £10.00
#5355 Standard Bank. THE STANDARD BANK Corporate Art Collection. Silver title on grey cb. 118pp. Illus. cold.plates. oblong 4to. Fine in VG+ d/w. Cape Town 1990.
Inscribed to Noel Hodnett. Hodnett is in the Standard Bank collection, but is not represented in this book.
Hodnett, formerly of Rhodes University Dept. Fine Arts, left Grahamstown for Canada in 1997.



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#12909 Klopper et al (Eds). THE GLOBAL TAXONOMY INITIATIVE: Documenting the Biodiversity of Africa. Proceedings of a workshop held at the Kirstenbosch National Botanical Garden, Cape Town, South Africa 27 February-1 March 2001. Strelitzia 12. xiii + 202pp (+ Afrikaans text). lge 4to p/b. No inscrip. VG+. National Botanical Institute. Pretoria 2001 £16.00
#12897 Palmer, Eve. A FIELD GUIDE TO THE TREES OF SOUTHERN AFRICA. With 32 col plates and 700 line dwgs by Rhona Collett. Printed bds. 393pp. col & b/w illustrated Feps inc title page written on (plants and stockists) in ink. O/w G+, clean. Collins. London 1981 revd. £7.50
#12811 Roux, H.J. PERPETUAL-FLOWERING (TREE) CARNATIONS. 1946. Up-to-Date Practical Advice on the Outdoor Cultivation of Perpetual-Flowering Carnations under South African Climatic Conditions. Brown cb. 108pp. No inscrips. Sl shelfwear top and bottom of sp. small white paint mark front bd. some pencil underlining in first part of text but overall a very clean, near VG copy. No d/w. Cape Town 1946 £12.00
#12908 Smith, Gideon & Willis, Christopher. INDEX HERBARIORUM: SOUTHERN AFRICAN SUPPLEMENT. Second Edition. South African Botanical Diversity Network Report No. 8. December 1999. 181pp. illustrated b/w photos, dgms etc. lge 4to p/b. VG++. Pretoria 1999 £19.00
#12783 Stead, Bruce. PLAN IT. A South African Garden Design Handbook. Orange cb. 141pp. illustrated col & b/w photos, dwgs, plans. 4to. No inscrip. shelfwear o/w VG in complete, but rubbed, sp fad d/w. Purnell. Cape Town 1977 £10.00
#12805 Wager, Vincent A. COMMON DISEASES OF VEGETABLES IN SOUTH AFRICA. English and Afrikaans parallel text. Printed card bds with green cloth backstrip. 176pp. illustrated b/w photos, dwgs. tall 8vo. No inscrip. G/VG, clean. Dept. of Agriculture. Durban 1956 £12.00


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#12814 Bielovich, Felicity. NIP. Beyond the Barrier. Author found herself "in a desperate situation in which drugs and direct medical intervention were not appropriate". Her journey back from the brink of despair to her present state of inner peace and spiritual maturity. 174pp. illustrated b/w dwgs. p/b. VG+. Lynx. Sandton 1993
Signed by author

#12804 Birrer, Cynthia. THE MEDICAL COP-OUT. One woman's story of the inadequate, and sometimes unnecessary, treatment meted out during an illness which left her an invalid. Written in an attempt "to spark off responsible debate on the grave moral, social, legal and medical issues that the conduct of the case raises". Red cb. 172pp. illustrated b/w plates. No inscrips. heavy shelfwear. eps and edges sl fox o/w G+ in complete but rubbed d/w. Human & Rousseau. Cape Town 1976 £10.00
#12776 Dladla, Mboma. THE STORY OF MBOMA. As told to Kathy Bond and translated by her from the Zulu. Illustrated by Mboma and his friend Mdidiyela. Msinga Series No I. (Autobiographies of children at the Emdukatshani School). 46pp stapled booklet. illustrated b/w dwgs. Near VG. Ravan. Jhb 1979 £3.00
#12807 Forsyth, Frederick. EMEKA. Biography of Chukwuemeka Odumegwu-Ojukwu (Nigeria). 159pp p/b. Front cover creased. browned. G+. Spectrum. Ibadan 1982 £3.00
#12802 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/plates. Newly rebound in blue cb with gilt sp titles. Bottom edge has been damp-damaged,but not affecting text. Overall VG, very clean. No d/w. Timmins. Cape Town 1980 1st edition. £30.00
#11471 Leslie, Shane. MARK SYKES. His Life and Letters. Intro by Right Hon. Winston Churchill. Gilt titles on blue cb. viii + 308pp. illustrated frontis b/w portrait and 30 cartoons by Mark Sykes. (Inc a chapter on the South African War in which Sykes served) Sp fad, bds spotted. eps and edges browned/foxed and some foxing throughout. A G sound copy. Cassell. London 1923 rpt. £25.00
#12903 Lewey, Viva. THUNDER FROM A CLEAR SKY. A True South African Story. The story of two generations of white children who grew up in Tembuland, in native territory, in the dying days of British colonialism. 217pp. illustrated b/w photos. lge p/b. Near F. no inscrip. Author. 2002 £10.00
#5146 Nutting, Anthony. GORDON. Martyr and Misfit. Red cb. 338pp. illustrated b/w photos, plates, maps. Ownership stamp ffep o/w VG in sp fad, VG d/w. Constable. London 1966. £12.00
#12906 Pirow, Oswald. JAMES BARRY MUNNIK HERTZOG. Hertzog's life story from his earliest days, his life in Kimberley, the Boer War, his political career etc. Green cb. 288pp. b/w frontis. No inscrip. browned throughout, clean G+ in complete but worn d/w. Howard Timmins. Cape Town nd. £15.00


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#12785 Bagnall, A.Gordon. WINES OF SOUTH AFRICA. An Account of Their History, Their Production and Their Nature. Illus wood engravings by Roman Waher. Maroon cb. 95pp. b/w illustrated tall, slim 8vo. Very sl fox eps and edges o/w no inscrip, VG. No d/w. KWV. Paarl 1972 £6.00
#12790 Klinzman, Marty. COOKING FOR THE SOUTH AFRICAN OUTDOORS. 300 great ideas for braais, picnics, patio fare, camping and backpacking. Printed bds. 96pp. illustrated col.photos. lg.8vo. indexed. No inscrip.very clean, VG. Struik. Cape Town 1985 1st edition. £7.00
#12891 Rosen, Myrna. COOKING WITH MYRNA ROSEN. Family recipes from 3 generations, plus international cuisine, from a South African Jewish housewife. Printed bds. 192pp illustrated col.photos. 4to. indexed. No inscrip. Sl shelfwear. very clean, VG in VG d/w. Timmins. Cape Town 1986 8th imp.. £22.00
#12924 Silver, Wendy. THE COMPLETE DIABETICS' COOKBOOK. Contains all the necessary info and shows a check list with each recipe. Also an ideal guide for slimmers and weight watchers. 112pp. illustrated col photos. lge 4to p/b. No inscrip. VG+. Vlaeberg. Cape Town 1994 2nd imp. £6.00
#12787 Sparks, Shirley. 32 YEARS. Leeuwfontein Family Favourites. A collection of recipes, many of which have been passed down from the previous generation, but also several that are used over and over again in the Kat River Valley farming area where Leeuwfontein is situated and where we (author) have lived for the past thirty-two years. Green wraps, 92pp stapled booklet. VG+. E. Cape nd. £6.00


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#12799 Gulliver, P.H. THE FAMILY HERDS. A Study of Two Pastoral Tribes in East Africa. The Jie and Turkana. International Library of Sociology and Social Reconstruction. Green cb. xv + 271pp. illustrated b/w photos, maps, dgms. Small ownership inscrip ffep o/w VG (sl shelfwear). No d/w. Routledge & Kegan Paul. London 1955 £20.00
#12945 Hunter, J.A. HUNTER. Author's long career as a white hunter in Africa, and his work in Game Control in Kenya. Red cb. xiii + 242pp. illustrated b/w photos. Sp fad and sl mothed. Two splits in cloth of rear joint ( each about one inch long). Ownership stamp eps. Overall near VG. No d/w. Hamish Hamilton. London 1952 £15.00
#12886 Huxley, Elspeth. THE FLAME TREES OF THIKA. Memories of an African Childhood. 280pp. lge 8vo p/b. No inscrip. VG+. Penguin. London 1988 rpt. £6.00
#12925 Johnson, James Ralph. ANIMAL PARADISE. The Ngorongoro Conservation Area. Illus by author. Brown cb. 218pp. illustrated b/w dwgs. No inscrip. sl shelfwear, bds sl spotted. Bds G+, but contents extremely clean and crisp VG+. No d/w. David McKay. NY 1969 £6.00
#12796 Ogot, B.A.(Ed). ZAMANI. A Survey of East African History. vii + 405pp. maps. tall 8vo softcover. Small ownership inscrip ffep. joints rubbed, sl browning to ff. G+. EAPH/Longman. Nairobi 1974 new ed. £8.00
#12887 Trzebinski, Errol. SILENCE WILL SPEAK. A Study of the Life of Denys Finch Hatton and his Relationship with Karen Blixen. 495pp. illustrated b/w photos, map. p/b. No inscrip. Eps and edges sl fox/browned. G+. Grafton. London 1985 £4.00


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#12914 Blane, William. THE SILENT LAND. And Other Poems. This collection "...represent the leisure moments of a strenuous and busy life, over a period of more than twenty years. Some of them were made on the Diamond Fields of Kimberley, but most of them on and around the Gold Fields of Johannesburg.." Green cb. x + 244pp. Sl shelfwear. edges and eps fox and some minimal fox here and there throughout. No inscrip. G+. No d/w. Elliot Stock. London nd (preface dd 1906) £15.00
#12883 Bosman, Herman Charles. THE ILLUSTRATED BOSMAN. Selection of the Author's writings illustrated by Peter Badcock & David Goldblatt. Biographical foreword by Lionel Abrahams, and photographic essay on Bosman's bushveld by David Goldblatt. Besides Percy Fitzpatrick (Jock Of The Bushveld) Bosman must be one of the most widely read local authors. Not the most literary, not the most famous, not the most quoted, not the most politically correct by far, but certainly one of the most loved. Plum cb. xv + 286pp. illustrated cold.b/w dwgs & b/w photos. 4to No inscip. sl.shelfwear. Very clean, near VG in sl rubbed, near VG d/w. CNA. Johannesburg 1985 1st edn. thus. £16.00
#12942 Coetzee, J.M. DISGRACE. Novel set in the present day Cape. David Lurie, middle aged and twice divorced, is a scholar fallen into disgrace after an impulsive affair with a student.. Black cb. 219pp. No inscrip. VG+ in VG+ d/w. Secker & Warburg. London 1999 (Printed by Biddles - true 1st ed). £35.00
#12926 Cook, Calvin W. ENTHUSIASM RE-VISITED. Inaugural Lecture Delivered at Rhodes University on 6th October, 1971. 15pp. stapled booklet. Faint stamp top front wrap o/w VG. Rhodes Univ. Grahamstown 1971 £5.00
#12817 Cope, Jack. THE STUDENT OF ZEND. Novel. Jamie Clare returns to South Africa after 27 years of self-imposed isolation from his influential and money-conscious family. His friend is about to be released from prison after serving 15 years on an explosives charge (1970). Blue cb. 279pp. No inscrip. VG+ in rubbed near VG d/w (small closed tear). Heinemann. London 1972 1st ed. £12.00
#12462 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. 79pp. aeg. 12mo. No inscrip. eps browned, else VG+. Birmingham (£) (1920 introduction). £20.00
#12898 D.A.C. SPIRIT, FIRE & DEW. Poems Written in South Africa. Cream wraps. 48pp rough-cut edges. VG+. Shakespeare Head Press. Oxford 1938 £7.00
#5309 Ebersohn, Wessel. STORE UP THE ANGER. A Novel. Red cb. 239pp. Sl shelfwear. Near VG in clean, bright d/w with loss across top front, removing author's name. Ravan Press/ Gollancz. Jhb/London 1980 £10.00
#12806 Fishman, Frank. I WANDERED ALONE. 40 Short Stories of Travel. Set in different parts of the world inc South Africa. Cream cb. 128pp. tall 8vo. Bds sl soiled/rubbed. ownership signature ffep. overall G+. No d/w. Printing House. Jhb nd (c1940s) £20.00
#4941 Fitzpatrick, Sir Percy. JOCK OF THE BUSHVELD. This edition has the incorrect drawing of the dung beetle originally done by Caldwell. Newly rebound in red imit. leather with gilt titles, marbled end papers. xvi + 474pp. illustrated col frontis and b/w plates/dwgs by E. Caldwell. Bds near F. sporadic light fox throughout o/w a lovely copy. Longmans, Green. London 1908 5th imp. £40.00
#12885 Jooste, Pamela. PEOPLE LIKE OURSELVES. Novel set in the "inner circle of Johannesburg high society" in the "new" South Africa. 302pp. lge p/b. No inscrips. VG+. Doubleday. London 2003 £7.00
#12943 (Keays) Geoff. KOOS AND THE GREAT OIL STRIKE. Humorous cartoon story of oil discovery on a small farm in the Karoo, invovlving Koos the farmer, Moses his trusted friend, and a cast of others as they seek to restore the area to its pre-discovery tranquility. Oblong 8vo (60pp). No inscrip. first few ff neatly coloured o/w G+. Centaur. Cape Town 1987. £6.00
#12810 Masson, Madeleine. THE SLAVE BELL. And Other Stories. Illus by June Lesley Cassell. Red cb. 109pp. b/w illustrated No inscrip. Sl shelfwear, near VG. No d/w. Unie-Volkspers. Cape Town nd. £10.00
#12958 N.U.S.A.S. THE N.U.S.A.S. ANTHOLOGY OF STUDENT POETRY. April 1946. (contributors inc Phillip Tobias and Hammond-Tooke). Green wraps. 54pp stapled booklet. illustrated b/w dwgs. No inscrip. VG(+). Cape Town 1946 £8.00
#12899 PHILOSOPHICAL PAPERS. Vol I. No 2. October 1972. Edited by the Dept of Philosophy, Rhodes Univ. Grahamstown S.A. pp. 57 to 102. stapled booklet. No inscrip. VG. Rhodes Univ. Grahamstown 1972 £10.00
#12795 Poland, Marguerite. THE BUSH SHRIKE. Children's novel. White cb. 115pp. No inscrip. shelfwear, edges sl browned o/w near VG in near VG d/w. Ravan. Jhb 1982 £6.00
#12821 Roberts, Sheila. JACKS IN CORNERS. Novel. "...the hilarious, tragic story of Laetitia and Ian Cellier as they career from Johannesburg to London and Amsterdam in a headlong plunge into chaos...entangled in a macabre plot with radical South African exiles.." 213pp. p/b. No inscrips. lightly browned. Near VG. Donker. Craighall 1987 £6.00
#12929 Trapido, Barbara. THE TRAVELLING HORNPLAYER. Novel. Set mainly in the UK, a tragi-comic novel, a fable of love and loss,marriage and music .. Black cb. 244pp. Small ownership inscrip ffep. ring mark on rear bd o/w VG in VG+, permanently protected d/w (price label on rear cover also permanently protected!) Hamish Hamilton. London 1998 £6.00
#12822 Wilhelm, Peter. THE HEALING PROCESS. Novel. "In the remotest part of South Africa, a disease-ridden homeland subject to violent political events, a small group of doctors struggle to maintain themselves and their craft.." 211pp. p/b. Owners inscrip ffep o/w VG. Donker. Craighall 1988 £6.00


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#12778 Kerr, A.J. AN INTRODUCTION TO THE LAW OF CONTRACT. 2nd ed. Vol I. Still a current text. xi + 240pp. p/b. F. Grocott & Sherry. Grahamstown 1994 £10.00
#6000 Macsymon, R.M. FAIRBRIDGE ARDERNE & LAWTON. A History Of A Cape Law Firm. Gilt dec.blue c.b. xiii. + 262pp. Illus.b/w photos, plates etc. VG/F in VG rubbed d/w. Juta. Cape Town 1990. £25.00


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#12455 African Wire Ropes AFRICAN WIRE ROPES LTD. A catalogue of the products of African Wire Ropes Ltd. A representative selection of the products with the latest trends and ideas for their application. Gilt title on maroon bds. xx + 118pp. col & b/w illustrated lge 8vo. VG. Jhb 1965 revd.ed. 2nd imp. £20.00
#11913 Association of Mine Managers of the Transvaal. PAPERS AND DISCUSSIONS. 1939-1941. Red cb. vii + 656pp. many dgms, charts and fold-outs. small 4to. Sp fad. bds sl shaken. Overall a very clean, sound G+ copy. Transvaal Chamber of Mines. 1942 £18.00
#11915 Various. URANIUM IN SOUTH AFRICA. Volume I. 1946-1956. A Joint Symposium. Silver titles on blue cb. xiii + 546pp. illustrated b/w photos/plates, dgms etc.4to. Sp titles fad.sl damp crinkling to tops of rear ff o/w a very clean VG copy. Johannesburg 1957 £12.00


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#12797 Drury, E.G. Dru. PSYCHE AND THE PHYSIOLOGISTS. And Other Essays on Sensation. (Author one time lecturer at Rhodes Univ College, Grahamstown). Gilt titles on maroon bds. viii + 98pp. errata slip. Eps and edges sl fox o/w VG. No d/w. Lewis. London 1938.
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#12892 du Plessis, P.J. (Ed). CONSUMER BEHAVIOUR. A South African Perspective. 319pp. lge p/b. No inscrip. pencil underlinings. G+, clean. Southern. Halfway House 1991 £10.00
#12894 Franklin, N.N. ECONOMICS IN SOUTH AFRICA. Brown cb. 253pp. Sp fad. owners inscrip ffep. browned throughout. G+. No d/w. Oxford UP. Cape Town 1948 £9.00
#12915 Leighton, Mike (Ed). EIGHTEENTH-CENTURY STUDIES. The Rights of Man. A South African publication with interesting insights into the Colonial Perspective. 257pp. lge p/b. No inscrip. Near F. HSRC. Pretoria 1992 £15.00
#12876 Manning, Anthony D. BUSINESS STRATEGY IN A NEW SOUTH AFRICA. "...puts South Africa into a global context and provides the thinking tools that will help you reinvent your organisation from top to bottom". Brown bds. 200pp. dgms. Shelfwear o/w VG (contents very clean, VG+) in VG d/w. Southern. Halfway House 1991 2nd ed. £10.00
#12802 Terblanche, Nic. RETAIL MANAGEMENT. "..This book is a South African first, and combines the theory relating to this industry with the kind of practical advice and guidance necessary to ensure success!" Prelims + 404pp. dgms etc. lge 8vo p/b. No inscrips. Near F. International Thomson. Jhb 1998 £15.00
#12801 van Wijk, Theo & Boucher, Maurice (Eds). EUROPE, 1848-1980. Green/yellow cb. x + 514pp. maps. No inscrip. VG(+). Academica. Pretoria 1985 £15.00


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#12521 Hodgkin, E.C. THE ARABS. The Modern World Series. 126pp. illustrated b/w plates. maps on eps. p/b. VG+. Oxford UP. 1966 £7.00
#12953 Petrie, W.M. Flinders. A HISTORY OF EGYPT. Vol I. From the Earliest Times to the XVIth Dynasty. Gilt on navy cb. xxiii + 263pp + catalogue of Methuen publications. illustrated b/w plates, dwgs, dgms. Ex public library. number on sp. pocket front pastedown. label and stamps eps and edges. wear to top and bottom of sp. joints rubbed. eps and edges fox, but contents very clean and only very minor fox here and there. Overall G+, tight and clean. Methuen. London 1899 4th ed. £20.00
#12954 Petrie, W.M.Flinders., Mahaffy, J.P., Milne, J.G. & Lane-Poole, Stanley. A HISTORY OF EGYPT. 6 Vols. comprising Vol I -From the Earliest Times to the XVIth Dynasty. Vol II - During the XVIIth and XVIIIth Dynasties. Vol III - From the XIXth to the XXXth Dynasties. Vol IV - Under the Ptolemaic Dynasty. Vol V - Under Roman Rule. Vol VI - In the Middle Ages. Gilt dec on navy cb. illustrated b/w plates, dwgs etc. Ex public library. number on sp. pocket front pastedown. label and stamps eps and edges and a few in text. All are G+ tight copies, with fox to eps and edges but little in text (except Vol I which has med fox). Methuen. London 1897-1905 £130.00
#11473 Weigall, Arthur. THE GLORY OF THE PHARAOHS. Brown cb. 286pp. illustrated b/w photos, plates. Eps and edges heavily foxed/browned. some foxing here and there throughout. A sound, G only copy. Thornton Butterworth. London 1923 rpt. £10.00
#12791 Wolf, Eric R. PEASANT WARS OF THE TWENTIETH CENTURY. Chapters on the wars in Mexico, Russia, China, Viet Nam, Algeria and Cuba. xix + 328pp. maps. bibliography. p/b. Inscrip ffep. sp sl fad o/w VG. Faber. London 1973 £8.00


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#12779 Compagno, L.J.V. SHARKS OF THE EASTERN CAPE COAST. Ichthos Field Guide No I. 29pp stapled booklet. illustrated b/w dwgs. VG+. JLB Smith Instit. of Ichthyology. Grahamstown 1986 £5.00
#12904 Siegfried, W.R. (Ed). SOMMIGE BESKERMDE VOELS VAN KAAPLAND/SOME PROTECTED BIRDS OF THE CAPE PROVINCE. English and Afrikaans Text. Gilt titles on blue bds. 17pp text + 171pp col plates + xiipp index. 24mo. Inked out name ffep o/w very clean, VG. Dept of Nature Conservation of the CPA. 1967 £10.00
#10628 Smith, J L B. THE SEA FISHES OF SOUTHERN AFRICA. A comprehensive work representing a lifetime of study by the author. Gilt dec blue cb. 4to. xvi + 580pp. Illus. b/w / cold. dwgs. No inscrip. bds sl spotted and sl wear to top and bottom of sp. edges sl grubby but overall a tight, G+, clean copy with VG contents. No d/w. CNA. Cape Town 1961 4th ed. £30.00
#12803 Smith, Prof. J.L.B. ONS VISSE. Met illustrasies deur Margaret M. Smith. Blue cb.302pp. b/w portrait frontis. illustrated b/w plates. No inscrip. edges sl browned o/w VG in complete, clean but rubbed d/w. Voortrekkerpers. Jhb 1969 £8.00
#3921 Winterbottom, J.M. COMMON BIRDS OF THE CAPE. Longmans' Field Handbooks. Illus by Hazel Stokes. Printed bds. ix + 37pp. illustrated cold plates and b/w dwgs. map. Bottom inch of paper cover on sp missing. joints rubbed o/w near VG, no inscrips. Longmans Green. Cape Town 1951 £5.00


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#12819 Brookes, Edgar H. SOUTH AFRICA IN A CHANGING WORLD. Author was representative for the Africans of Natal for more than 15 years, and as such was a respected figure. Red cb. 151pp. Eps browned. edges sl fox. small ownership signature front pastedown o/w very clean, VG in G+ d/w. OUP Cape Town 1953. £8.00
#12464 Brookes, Edgar H. THE HISTORY OF NATIVE POLICY IN SOUTH AFRICA FROM 1830 TO THE PRESENT DAY. Green cb. xii + 531pp. Top and bottom of sp frayed. sp crinkled. sl shelfwear. sl browned. owners inscrip ffep. one ink underlining in preface and a few pencil underlinings and notes in text. G+, tight and clean. No d/w. Nasionale Pers. Cape Town 1924 £30.00
#12884 Durbach, Andrea. UPINGTON. A Story of Trials and Reconciliation. " ...In May 1991,journalists, news crews, and human rights activists from around the world gathered in front of Pretoria's notorious Central Prison to watch the release of 14 black South Africans from Death Row". The story is told by the young white woman who became their lawyer. Printed wraps. xii + 219pp. illustrated b/w photos. lge 8vo. VG. David Philip. Cape Town 1999 £9.00
#12905 Frankel, Glenn. RIVONIA'S CHILDREN. Three Families and the Price of Freedom in South Africa. "..harrowing and inspiring account of a handful of white activists - middle class, communist and predominantly Jewish - who risked their lives to combat apartheid.." Maroon cb. 367pp. illustrated b/w photos, maps on eps. No inscrip. Near F in VG+ d/w. Jonathan Ball. Jhb. 1999 £12.00
#12895 Mandela, Nelson. THE STRUGGLE IS MY LIFE. His speeches and writings brought together to mark his 60th birthday. Also included are his historical documents and a recent account of conditions on Robben Island. 209pp. illustrated b/w photos. lge p/b. No inscrip. Sp sl fad, near VG. International Defence and Aid Fund for Southern Africa. London 1978 £8.00
#12938 Nicholas, H.G. THE UNITED NATIONS. As a Political Institution. "..an exceptionally well-informed and readable introduction to the political work of the United Nations". 254pp. p/b. No inscrip. edges and eps browned. Overall near VG. Oxford UP.1971 4th ed. £6.00
#8085 Smith, H. Lindsay. BEHIND THE PRESS IN SOUTH AFRICA. A reading on the early days of the press in South Africa. Brown cb. 152pp. Titles on sp fad. owners inscrip ffep o/w G+. No d/w. Stewart. Cape Town nd.(c1943) £6.00
#12788 Suttner, Raymond. INSIDE APARTHEID'S PRISON. Notes and Letters of Struggle. Author, who became a member of the anti-apartheid movement as a young student, was arrested in 1975, subjected to torture, solitary confinement and extended periods in prison. White, Jewish and a communist, he was held in deep suspicion... 203pp. tall 8vo p/b. No inscrip. ffep scuffed o/w VG+. Ocean Press,Melbourne/Univ of Natal Press. 2001 £12.00


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#12459 Arnold, W.E. THE GOLDBERGS OF LEIGH RANCH. The story of the Goldberg family and their farm. The Goldbergs have been established in Rhodesia since 1912. Men of our Time Series. Vol 4 . Dark green cb. xv + 140pp. col portrait frontis. illustrated b/w photos. VG+ in near VG bright d/w. Books of Zimbabwe. 1980. £12.00
#11532 Gouldsbury, Cullen. RHODESIAN RHYMES. Rhodesiana Reprint Library Gold Series. Vol.6. Facsimile reprint of the 1932 edition, with additions. Gilt titles on blue cb. 264pp. Photo.frontis. Illus. dwgs. Sl shelfwear. bookplate front pastedown. eps sl brown o/w VG in rubbed G d/w. Bulawayo 1969 £10.00
#12457 Heald, Madeline (comp). DOWN MEMORY LANE WITH SOME EARLY RHODESIAN WOMEN. 1897-1923. For The National Historical Association of Rhodesia. Matabeleland Branch. Printed fold-in wraps. xviii + 323pp. illustrated b/w photos. lge 8vo. Wraps rubbed and sl fad. Stain on front wrap and eps o/w wraps G but cont VG(+). Books of Rhodesia. Bulawayo 1979 £20.00
#7818 Huntly, Jeff. VELD SKETCHBOOK. A collection of 75 illustrated articles that originally appeared in The Rhodesia Herald during 1972-3. They were syndicated into SA papers including The Star. A miscellany of wildlife observations mainly in the Melsetter and Marandella districts of Rhodesia. Deftly illustrated by Author, his sketches will evoke strong memories of Africa in those of you exiled to foreign lands. White dec brown cb. 168pp. illustratedb/w dwgs. oblong 8vo. Ffep adhering to f.pastedown near hinge. sl shelfwear. VG+, no inscrip, in a nice G+ d/w. Books of Rhodesia. Bulawayo 1974. £12.00
#12930 Jack, Alex D. BULAWAYO'S CHANGING SKYLINE. 1893-1980. Text by Louis W.Bolze. Gilt dec brown cb. vi + 158pp. illustrated col and b/w dwgs by author. errata slip. oblong lge 4to. No inscrip. Foldout map is missing o/w VG in G+ d/w (frayed at edges, rubbedat foldins and joints). Books of Zimbabwe/Rhodesia. Bulawayo 1979 £35.00
#12933 Jonsson, Philip (Ed). RHODESIAN HORSES. Vol. I. Navy (imit) leather bds. 170pp. col photo frontis. illustrated b/w photos. 4to. Inscrip ffep. bds rubbed at edges and joints. contents crisp and clean. Overall VG. No d/w. Salisbury. 1967 2nd imp. £30.00
#12917 Ministry of Information, Immigration and Tourism. THE MAN & HIS WAYS. An Introduction to the Customs and Beliefs of Rhodesia's African People. 43pp stapled booklet. illustrated b/w dwgs. G/VG. Salisbury nd (1960s£) £6.00
#11533 Moorcraft, Paul, L. A SHORT THOUSAND YEARS. The End Of Rhodesia's Rebellion. Lays bare the intrigues at the UN, the blackmail tactics of the British and Americans, the guerilla infighting, and political chicanery in Pretoria & Salisbury. Green skivertex bds. 248pp. illustrated b/w photos, cartoons. Inscrip ffep. first blank ffep removed. G+ in G, clean, damp-crinkled d/w. Galaxie. Salisbury 1979 1st ed. £12.00
#12458 MacDonald, Sheila. SALLY IN RHODESIA. Rhodesiana Reprint Library (Gold Series) Volume Eleven. Originated as a series of letters written by a young bride in Rhodesia to her mother overseas, between 1907 and 1912. The rigours of domestic life, raising a young family, social life in Salisbury at that time etc. Gilt title on tan cb. prelims + 207pp. illustrated b/w photos. Owners name front pastedown. eps browned o/w VG in rubbed, ch, G+ d/w. Books of Rhodesia. Bulawayo 1970. £13.00
#12456 Wallis, J.P.R. ONE MAN'S HAND. Rhodesiana Reprint Library (Gold Series) Volume Twenty-Two. The Story of Sir Charles Coghlan and the Liberation of Southern Rhodesia. Blue cb. xv + 254pp. b/w photos of Sir Charles and Lady Coghlan. Owners name on front pastedown o/w VG in rubbed, near VG d/w. Books of Rhodesia. Bulawayo 1972. £15.00


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#3054 Filmer, Harry. & Jameson, Patricia. USUTU! A Story About The Early Days Of Swaziland. Blue cb. 144pp. illustrated b/w photos, dwgs, map. G+ in G d/w with small loss at top and bottom of sp. CNA. 1960.
Inscribed front pastedown thus; "(Rev.) H.A. Harker (£). Usutu Mission Station. £££ - Swaziland. With good wishes.
Harry Filmer. Usutu Tin Mines 1908 - Salisbury 1962".



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#12808 Goldman, Arthur (comp.) MY GREATEST MATCH. A collection of facts and statistics about 12 sports stars whose names will long be household in South Africa, inc Dudley Nourse, Eric Sturgess, Bobby Locke etc. Printed card wraps. xiii + 194pp. No inscrips. paper cover at top and bottom of sp peeling. G+, cont very clean. CNA. Jhb 1955 £10.00


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#12816 Malan, Prof. J.S. PEOPLES OF SOUTH WEST AFRICA/NAMIBIA. Primarily intended as a first year reader for students in Social/Cultural Anthropology. Printed bds. 113pp. illustrated b/w photos.dgms. Sl shelfwear and rubbed at cnrs. sl mothed at joints. Overall very clean, no inscrips, near VG. No d/w. HAUM. Pretoria 1980 £15.00
#12798 Pendleton, Wade C. KATUTURA: A PLACE WHERE WE STAY. Life in a Post-Apartheid Township in Namibia: Katutura Before and Now. xiv + 159pp. illustrated b/w photos, maps, tables. lge square 8vo p/b. VG+. Gamsberg Macmillan. Windhoek 1993.
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#6550 Allen, William. & Thomson, T.R.H. A NARRATIVE OF THE EXPEDITION SENT BY HER MAJESTY'S GOVERNMENT TO THE RIVER NIGER IN 1841. Under The Command Of Captain H.D. Trotter. Cass Library Of African Studies. Travels And Narratives No.35. Gilt dec. red cb. 2 vols. Illus engravings, dwgs, foldout maps etc. Facsimile of 1848 edition. No inscrips. a little wear to top and bottom of sp and cnrs. overall VG+. No d/ws. London 1968. £80.00
#12939 Bannister, Anthony. THE NATIONAL PARKS OF SOUTH AFRICA. Text by Rene Gordon. Printed bds. 188pp. illustrated col photos. maps. lge 4to. No inscrip. VG+. No d/w. Struik. Cape Town 1987 £10.00
#12820 Delius, Anthony. THE YOUNG TRAVELLER IN SOUTH AFRICA. The Young Traveller series was devised to appeal to young people, a geography book with 12-16 year olds in mind. Orange cb. 160pp. col frontis. illustrated b/w photos, map. Small ownership inscrip ffep. eps and edges sl browned. Near VG in G complete, clean d/w with internal damp staining. Phoenix House. London 1959 2nd revd ed. £8.00
#12940 Kench, John. THE COAST OF SOUTHERN AFRICA. Photos by Ken Gerhardt. Printed bds. 171pp. illustrated col photos. maps. lge 4to. No inscrips. VG+. Struik. Cape Town 1987 £10.00
#11827 Mathews, Basil. LIVINGSTONE THE PATHFINDER. With 16 illustrations by Ernest Prater and 28 other pictures and photos. Black dec brown cb with col plate inset. viii + 215pp. illustrated maps on rear eps. Previous owners inscrips front pastedown and eps. edges and eps fox/browned. Overall clean, G+ , sound. Frowde. OUP. London 1913 2nd ed. £7.00
#12893 Morton, H.V. IN SEARCH OF SOUTH AFRICA. Gilt on yellow cb. xiii + 368pp. illustrated sepia photos, map. map on feps. Owners inscrip ffep. lightly browned. G+. No d/w. Methuen. London 1948 1st ed. £7.00
#12941 Wannenburgh, Alf. THE NATURAL WONDER OF SOUTHERN AFRICA. Photos by J.R.Dickson. Printed bds. 160pp. illustrated col photos. maps. lge 4to. No inscrip. front edge of ffep crinkled o/w VG+. Struik. Cape Town 1987 £10.00


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#12784 Durrell, Gerald. A ZOO IN MY LUGGAGE. Author travels to West Africa to collect animals for his zoo. Illus by Ralph Thompson. Blue cb. 205pp. illustrated b/w dwgs. Extreme edges of bds sl fad o/w very clean, no inscrip, near VG in G+ d/w (sp fad and some chips). Hart-Davis. London 1960 £7.00
#12889 Gourevitch, Philip. WE WISH TO INFORM YOU THAT TOMORROW WE WILL BE KILLED WITH OUR FAMILIES. Stories from Rwanda. "..the Rwandan government in 1994 implemented a policy that called on everyone in the Hutu majority to murder everyone in the Tutsi minority." Relevant newspaper articles loosely inserted. 355pp. map. lge 8vo p/b. No inscrip. Edges sl grubby and small dark stain top ffep o/w VG. Picador. London 1999 £10.00


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#12794 Chutter, James B. CAPTIVITY CAPTIVE. Author, senior chaplain with the South African 2nd Division, gives an eye-witness account of "what happened at Tobruk". Maroon cb. 221pp. maps. Small ownership inscrip ffep. eps and edges sl browned. Near VG in complete, but fox and browned d/w. Cape. London 1954 £8.00
#12881 Coleman, Francis L. THE KAFFRARIAN RIFLES. 1876-1986. `Nunc Animis'. 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. Silver dec green cb. xxii + 327pp. illustrated with maps and foldouts, 94 photographic plates, etc. 8vo. Near F in sp sl fad near F d/w. Kaffrarian Rifles Association. East London 1988. £20.00
#8557 Fregosi, Paul. DREAMS OF EMPIRE. Napoleon And The First World War 1792-1815. Covers Napoleon's campaigns in Louisiana, the West Indies, The Middle East, Africa, Indian Ocean Islands ( Mauritius, Madagascar. Reunion.), Ireland, Asia, and South America, as well as his engagements at both Toulon and Waterloo Gilt on blue cb. 373pp. frontis portrait. illustrated b/w with maps. lg.8vo. indexed. No inscrip. F in F d/w. Hutchinson. London (1989) 1st edn. £18.00
#12875 Hamilton, General Sir Ian. LISTENING FOR THE DRUMS. Although author's area of operations was mainly India, the book also covers his service at Majuba and the Nile Expedition. Red cb. 280pp. illustrated b/w photos, maps, facsimiles. maps on eps. Eps and edges fox, with lesser fox here and there in text. No inscrips. G+ in worn d/w with areas of loss. Faber. London 1945 3rd imp. £15.00
#12920 Kandyba-Foxcroft, Elisaveta. RUSSIA AND THE ANGLO-BOER WAR. 1899-1902. Red cb. xiii + 407pp. Tipped-in cold.frontis. Illus. b/w photos. plates, foldout map at rear. No inscrip. sl shelfwear top and bottom of sp o/w VG++ in bright d/w, with small loss top rear o/w VG+. Roodepoort 1981. £22.00
#11478 Lloyd, Air Marshal Sir Hugh. BRIEFED TO ATTACK. Malta's Part in African Victory. Silver dec blue cb. 230pp. illustrated b/w photos, dwgs, maps. Shelfwear. sp spotted/mothed. eps browned. edges sl fox. Bds G. cont G+, clean. No d/w. Hodder & Stoughton. London 1949 £20.00


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M. Mint. F. Fine.
VG. Very Good. G. Good.
annots. annotations. bds. boards.
col. cold. colour(ed). d/w dust-wrapper.
eps endpapers. ff. leaves.
f(f)eps front (free) endpapers. fox. foxed.
illus. illustrated. o/w otherwise.
pp. pages. sl. slight.
sm. small. sp. spine
u/l underlining v. very.


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