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Africana Catalogue Q193 31 December 2007

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#15072 Allen, Vivien. KRUGER'S PRETORIA. Buildings And Personalities Of The City In The Nineteenth Century. With Drawings By Hannes Meiring. Over 200 photographs. Much of the text was originally published in the "Pretoria News" under the column "Landmarks of Old Pretoria". Looks at the buildings of Kruger's day and the men who built, lived, and worked in them. While not a definitive history of Pretoria, this volume provides a detailed overview of what in any case is a short history and which has not been superceded. Light green cb. xi + 259pp illustrated b/w photos, plans, dwgs. and some cold.plates. 4to indexed. Large gift inscrip ffep o/w VG+ in matching d/w.Balkema. Cape Town 1971. £65.00
#15016 Bornman. Hans. et al. PHOTO HISTORY OF BARBERTON 1884-1984. English / Afrikaans text. Contains a large selection of old photographs of all aspects of life in this famous town that borders Swaziland. Printed boards. 72pp illustrated b/w. No inscrip. some f.moth damage to front board only (not extensive), o/w VG.Barberton Museum (1984). ISBN 0620077042 £14.00
#14896 Bulpin, T.V. & Miller, Penny. LOW VELD TRAILS. For younger people, this describes and illustrates all the main places and features of the lowveld. Printed boards. 76pp illustrated colour & b/w photos & dwgs. 4to. No inscrip. sporadic foxing else VG.Books of Africa. Cape Town 1968. £6.00
#15014 Bulpin, T.V. LOST TRAILS OF THE TRANSVAAL. The restless years of the Transvaal to the boom days of Barberton in 1884, described with a wealth of fascinating anecdotes. Illustrated by A.A. Telford & C.T.A. Maberly. This edition combines the material of the earlier (1956) edition of this title along with that from "Lost Trails Of The Lowveld", "The Golden Republic", and "Storm Over The Transvaal" plus newer material. Printed bds. 474pp. illustrated col.photos. b/w line dwgs. 8vo indexed. Inscription dedication page and ownership stamp on half-title, else a VG-F copy. Attractive, clean, sound.Books of Africa. Cape Town 1974 3rd edition. £20.00
#14842 Haggie, Dawn. MADAM CHAIR . . . AND THE HOUSE AT LARGE. The Story Of ASHA - The African Self Help Association. Author was chairperson of ASHA from 1956 to 1990. Her personal memoir covers the life of the association from its beginning and records achievements in Soweto at the height of the apartheid era which included the formation of over 40 creches provideding shelter, food, and care for some 4000 young children. Printed bds. 148pp illustrated b/w photos maps on eps. sm.4to indexed. Fine.ASHA. Johannesburg 1994. ISBN 0620186135
Signed by Author on title page.
#15084 Preller, Dr. Gustav S. OLD PRETORIA. Brief Story Of The City's Voortrekker-Period. Published to commemorate the centenary of the Great Trek. Bilingual, English & Afrikaans at opposite ends. Printed wraps. 78pp. Some insect damage to prelims o/w G+.Die Afrikaanse Kulturraad. Pretoria 1938 £15.00
#14862 Robertson, Claire. (Ed). REMEMBERING OLD JOHANNESBURG. Personal reminiscences submitted to the National Council of Women, collected and arranged by topic and period. List of contributors. Covers the period from the earliest days to about the 1930's. Ochre cb. 143pp. illustrated b/w photos. lg.8vo. Fine in d/w (only some wear to head of spine).Donker. Craighall 1986. ISBN 0868521035
Inscribed calligraphy ffep thus: "Dear Howard - Thank you for all you have done for our fellowship group. Love from - (6 signatories) Dec. 1986".
#14860 Rosenthal. Eric. RUSTENBERG ROMANCE. The History Of A Voortrekker Town. An account of this town's fascinating history by well known author. Home of Paul Kruger, major mining town & home to the largest platinum mines in the world. Green cb. 191pp illustrated b/w photos. Some f.moth damage along top and lower edges of the boards, hence VG+ in d/w (no tears chips or loss, top edges creased over a bit).Perskor. Johannesburg 1979. ISBN 0628015704
Calligraphy inscription to half-title thus: "Presented To the Reverend H.F. Kirkby, President of the Conference, By the Rustenberg Circuit - 12th September 1981".
#14887 Stevenson-Hamilton, Lt.-Col. J. THE LOW-VELD: Its Wild Life And Its People. Green cb. 287pp illustrated b/w photos. 8vo. Owners inscrips & stamps feps, some sporadic foxing. G+ in d/w (chipped with slight loss to head and tail of spine, bookseller's label to front and on faded spine, dib through front). Despite all, a fairly nice clean and sound copy.Cassell. London 1934 2nd edn. £16.00
#14848 Symonds F. Addington. THE JOHANNESBURG STORY. From a dusty collection of tin shanties and mud huts to a streamlined metropolis. Black cb. 240pp illustrated b/w photos. No inscrip. VG+ in G ch.d/w.Frederick Muller. London 1953. £12.00


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#14899 Collier, Joy. PORTRAIT OF CAPE TOWN. Written And Illustrated By Joy Collier. Entertaining anecdotes, many from the Author's own research, that bring the old city to life. Printed bds. 108pp. Illus. b/w dwgs. large 8vo. No inscrip. A Fine copy, d/w G only with some loss to rear, worn and chipped.Longmans. Cape Town 1961. £12.00
#15074 Collier, Joy. PORTRAIT OF CAPE TOWN. Line drawings by the Author illustrate selected historical tidbits of the Cape. Printed bds. 108pp illustrated b/w dwgs. large 8vo. (Publisher's) glossy lamination splitting along f.hinge hence G+, contents VG. no d/w.Longmans. Cape Town 1961. £10.00
#15009 Noble, John. (Ed). OFFICIAL HANDBOOK OF THE CAPE AND SOUTH AFRICA The title is very modest in that this book covers the entire region of Southern Africa including Mozambique, German Protectorate of Namaqua-Damaraland, but excluding Rhodesia. Rebound blue vinyl. pp i-iv not extant.Juta. 2nd edn (1895) but may correctly be 1896. £40.00

EASTERN CAPE (including all 1820 Settler related material)

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#14894 1820 Settlers Celebration Committee 1820-1970. Official souvenir brochure for 150th anniversary of the 1820 Settlers. Interesting historical photographs of Port Elizabeth, and details of pageants, theatrical, and other celebrations for the event. Folio. 52pp stapled brochure. Wraps worn and creased, contents VG.Port Elizabeth 1970. £8.00
#15058 Burton, A. SPARKS FROM THE BORDER ANVIL. A Record Of Remarkable And Inspiring Events And Of Progressive Enterprise On The Long-Contested Cape Frontier, Now The Border Districts Of The Cape Province. With 85 illustrations. Tales of pioneers in the areas east of the Great Fish River. Much on witchcraft, Nongquase and the great cattle killing of 1856, a chapter on a voyage to the border in 1862 on the Union Line R.M.S. Dane. An interesting survey of the history and events in the border area. Red cb. xviii + 293pp illustrated b/w photos. 8vo. Ex-library (not public) with dewey number lower spine, stamps & pocket. Still a very attractive copy with d/w (no tears or chips) in protector. If not for its ancestry we would definitely classify this VG+ or better.Provincial. King Williams Town. 1st imp 1950. £18.00
#15081 Butler, Guy. A LOCAL HABITATION. An Autobiography (1945-90). The third volume in the trilogy which covers his postwar academic and literary life. Brown cb. x + 310pp illustrated b/w. 8vo. No inscrip. top edge a little browned, minimal bump lower spine, hence VG-F in d/w. a most attractive clean copy.David Philip. Cape Town nd. (1991). ISBN 086486180X £27.00
#15098 Butler, Guy. BURSTING WORLD. An Autobiography. (1936-45). In this second volume of his autobiographical trilogy Author bursts out of his sober small-town boyhood. He made zestful forays into the worlds of art, anglo-catholicism, atheistic communism and alcohol. He evokes the intellectual turmoil of campus life as the world lurched towards war, while in South Africa racial prejudices and customs were crystallising into political doctrines. Brown cb. illustrated b/w photos, dwgs. 300pp. 8vo. Ownership inscrip ffep. top edge browned and some marks to foredge, hence VG-F in d/w.David Philip. Cape Town 1983. ISBN 0908396783
Signed by Author on title page.
#14889 Fourie, Sid. COLLECTED APPRECIATIONS. A collection of obituaries by author who was editor of the Jansenville Chronicle for 45 years. Jansenville is in the Eastern Cape. Gilt dec blue vynide bds. 134pp lg.8vo. Fine in d/w (some loss lower rear).Esco. Jansenville 1983. ISBN 0620030577
Signed by Author on ffep.
#14888 Fourie, Sid. OF LANDS AND MEN. The inimitable Sid Fourie leaves his beloved Jansenville and ventures to South America, Europe, the Antipodes, Arabia, Jerusalem, penning comments upon everyone and everything. Also includes some local articles on matters and places various (Karoo, Jansenville area) as well as a some obituaries written for his newspaper. English & Afrikaans text. Gilt on red skivertex. 170pp illustrated b/w photos. A few marks else VG+, no d/w.Esco. Jansenville 1980. ISBN 0620030577
Signed by author on ffep.
#14890 Fourie, Sid. OF THEM I SPOKE. Gleaned mainly from author's writings in the Jansenville Chronicle we learn of the minutae of life in Jansenville. Includes, inevitably, some of his finest obituaries. Gilt on red skivertex. 253pp illustrated b/w photos. lg.8vo. Fine in VG d/w (a bit rubbed but no loss).Esco. Jansenville 1978.
Inscribed by Author on title page.
#14808 Fourie, Syd. KASKENADES VAN JAAP EN SY MAAT. The inimitable Sid of Jansenville travels further afield. Taj Mahal, Niagara Falls, Eiffel Tower, Delville Wood, Japan, Burma, and the Free State. Gilt on blue skivertex boards. 94pp. No inscrip. VG+.Port Elizabeth 1979. £10.00
#15101 Graaff-Reinet Museum. GRAAFF-REINET MUSEUM. Illustrated brochure with English & Afrikaans text. Cream wraps. 11pp stapled. Fine.Graaff-Reinet. nd. £6.00
#15082 Grogan, Tony. SETTLER COUNTRY. Travels through the history and geography of the Eastern Cape illustrated by the Author. Terra cotta cb. 110pp. unnum. oblong 4to. No inscrip. near Fine in VG-F d/w (browned on inside surfaces).Don Nelson. Cape Town 1980. £35.00
#14861 Hewson, Rev, Leslie A, HOW SHALL WE REMEMBER THEM? Addresses Given By Rev. Leslie A. Hewson At Divine Services To Commemorate The Founders And Benefactors Of Rhodes University And Those Who Fell In War. 1. Trekkers may be Traitors (13/9/1949). 2. Elijah at Horeb. (15/9/1968). 3. The Love that Dares to Question. (12/9/1976). 4. Recollections for Remembrance Day. (20/9/1981). and An address broadcast by the S.A.B.C. 16/12/1968 The Observance of the Day of the Covenant. Photostat typescript bound gilt title on red leatherette. Fine.self.
Inscribed thus ffep: "To Howard and Joyce Kirkby. With loving greetings and loving gratitude. Grahamstown Christmas 1987. Leslie Hewson". Also includes personal letter from Hewson to Kirkby that would have accompanied this gift.
#14946 Jackson, Alfred de Jager. MANNA IN THE DESERT. A Revelation Of The Great Karroo. Tale of life on a Karoo farm in the 19thC as seen by a young boy. One of the great Africana classics. Originally published in 1920 and now a scarce item by any standard. This new edition includes an afterword by Craig Elstob, great-grandson of the Author, with a section of contemporary and recent photographs. Not a facsimile edition, but a most attractive production that will undoubtedly become sought after in its own right. Gilt on green leatherette. Mint.Brevitas. Cape Town 2006. ISBN 1874976481
Copy No.135 of 1000.
#14976 Kitto, R.W. & Morgan, Elizabeth. SETTLER COUNTRY. A Collection Of Six Lithographs By R.W. Kitto Of British Settler Architecture And Fortifications In Southern Africa, With A Short History Of Each Plate By Elizabeth Morgan. Published To Commemmorate The Opening Of The 1820 Settlers National Monument, Graham's Town, July 1974. Comprising the following prints:
Monochrome lithographs including Preface sheet, and in original folder. Each print 11"h x 7"h on 16"w x 12"h card in own separate folder with history of subject Prints are all fine and unmarked in any way, main folder VG+. A most attractive set of prints. Typical scan of print on request.V.E. Evans. Rivonia 1974.
Set No.81 of 1000. Each print individually signed and numbered.
#14822 Mathie, Nerina. MAN 0F MANY FACETS. Atherstone, Dr W.G. 1814-1898. Pseudo Autobiography. 3 Volumes. Dr William Guybon Atherstone was a remarkable man: medical pioneer, scientist, naturalist, parliamentarian, explorer, family man, keen observer of plants, animals, minerals, the heavens, and of course people. His interests included photography, religion, ostrich farming, railways, harbours and bridges, carpentry, building and electricity among others. His copious notes cover topics as diverse as veterinary research, hunting hints, preserving fruit, explosives, measuring instruments, soil analysis, and the utilisation of crayfish refuse! A lifetime's notes have been linked into an autobiography of incredible detail. White card covers. 1181pp total in three vols. A near Fine set..Grahamstown 1998.
Signed by Author for publication launch 30.3.1988.
#15019 Metrowich, F.C. THE VALIANT BUT ONCE. Informal history of the Eastern Cape. Bibliography Red cb. 230pp illustrated b/w plates. 8vo indexed. A Good copy with faded spine.Howard Timmins. Cape Town 1956 1st edn. £10.00
#15012 Mitford-Barberton, Ivan. & White, Violet. SOME FRONTIER FAMILIES. Biographical Sketches Of 100 Eastern Province Families Before 1840. Over 100 families with coats-of-arms in this hard to find work. Red cb. 303pp. illustrated b/w dwgs of coats of arms of some of the families. No inscrip. A G-VG copy in G only d/w (browned & f.mothed)Human & Rousseau. Cape Town 1968 1st edition.
Limited Edition. No.862 of 1000.
#15095 O'Meara, E. & Greaves, D. GRAHAMSTOWN REFLECTED Text by local author Emily O'Meara and photographs by local photographer Duncan Greaves. A lavishly illustrated look at Grahamstown, original city of the 1820 Settlers. The only book available that covers the city in such detail. Not a formal history, rather a topical record of past and present that misses little if anything of note. Printed wraps. 159pp illustrated col.photos. 4to. Mint. no d/w as issued.Grahamstown 1995. ISBN 0958320640
While there are dedicated histories of the eastern cape (a few) this is the only item above pamphlet size concerning Grahamstown as a whole of which we are aware.
#14891 Randell, George and Dorothy. "WE ALL LIVED HERE". 1822-1977. The story of a house (The Retreat, situate on the corner of Somerset and Prince Alfred streets) in Grahamstown and it's previous owners, beginning with Piet Retief. Printed canvas wraps. 73pp. illustrated col and b/w photos, dwgs etc. 4to. Inscrip ffep. light crease top corner f.wraps. light foxing confined to inside wraps, overall a VG copy.Self. Grahamstown 1977.
Signed by both authors.
#15008 Sadler, Celia. NEVER A YOUNG MAN. Extracts From The Letters And Journals Of The Rev. William Shaw. A Methodist, Shaw was an 1820 Settler having been chaplain to the Sephton party on the Aurora. In his own words this account tells a vivid first-hand account of the conditions in which the settlers found themselves. It tells of his meeting with the Dutch trekkers, African tribesmen, government officials, slaves, Hottentots, and others in the course of his work here. Green cb. 187pp illustrated b/w plates. 8vo. No inscrip. VG in G-VG d/w (no loss, tears, or chips, foxed, worn to edges).Haum. Cape Town 1967. £15.00
#14854 Turpin, Eric W. (comp). GRAHAMSTOWN, CITY OF THE SETTLERS. 1812-1962. Booklet published by the Makanakop Shellhole in aid of funds for their home for the aged. 52pp stapled booklet, text plus b/w photos and many old, interesting ads etc. No inscrip. G+, some marks to front wrap.Grahamstown 1962. £8.00
#14855 Webb, Tom. PORT ALFRED BEACHCOMBERS. Collected small stories of people and events in Port Alfred from the 40s through to the 70s. 46pp stapled booklet. Very clean, VG+.self. nd. £5.00
#15026 Whitlock, S. GRAAFF-REINET. An Album Of Old Photos. Over 50 photographs by William Roe from 1861 provide virtually the only extant record of 19thC Graaff-Reinet, the fourth oldest town in South Africa. Buildings, streets, activities, wagons & trains, people, all recorded by the lens. Wraps, 32pp stapled, sm.oblong 4to. G-VG, sound and still attractive.Self. nd. £12.00
#14849 Wilmot, Bugs. & Marx, Gerhard. L.A. LORE. The Lighter Side Of Life In Lower Albany. Cartoons and jokes humorously portraying the travails of farming in the drought-stricken Eastern Cape. (the sheep are so thin we fax them to the abbatoir!). oblong 8vo p/b. 76pp. Illus. Fine.Grahamstown 1992. £8.00


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#15018 Shepstone, Mrs S.W. A HISTORY OF RICHMOND, NATAL. FROM 1839 To 1937. Original dec. buff cb. 72pp illustrated b/w plates. 8vo. Ex-library with stamps, Good only, sound but boards unattractive.The Womens League. Richmond 1937. £10.00

SOUTHERN AFRICA, GENERAL. (unclassified by area)

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#15070 Aldridge, Brian. THE PICTORIAL HISTORY OF SOUTH AFRICA. Profusely illustrated to provide a pictorial history of the development of South Africa from the early Portuguese explorers to the first quarter of the 20th century. Grey cb. 183pp illustrated 300+ cold.b/w dwgs, maps, photos. 4to indexed. Ownership inscrip ffep top edge spotted hence VG+ in VG d/w (spine faded, several small closed tears).Struik. Cape Town 1983 3rd imp. £18.00
#15083 Bulpin, T.V. THE GREAT TREK. Illustrated by Penny Miller. Romanticised & simplified version of these events for young people. Covers the Trigard & Van Rensburg treks, Piet Retief & the Zulus, Andries Pretorius & Blood River. Bibliography. Printed bds. 74pp illustrated line dwgs. lg.8vo indexed. No inscrip. G-VG.Books of Africa. Cape Town 1st edn 1969. £10.00
#15085 Kruger, D.W. THE MAKING OF A NATION. A History Of The Union Of South Africa, 1910-1961. Covers the eras of Botha, Smuts, Hertzog, Strydom. Deals with history more from the point of view of the Afrikaner than is usual, covering the rise of nationalsim through the theories and establishment of apartheid. Yellow cb. 348pp illustrated b/w photos, maps eps. 8vo indexed. A near Fine copy in d/w.Macmillan. London 1978. ISBN 0869540181 £15.00
#14903 Theal, George McCall. HISTORY OF SOUTH AFRICA. [1691-1795]. With Two Charts. Sympathetically rebound dark red cb with original gilt dec inset to front board. xvii + 419pp. illustrated frontis, 2 maps, indexed. Binding Fine, ownership stamp half-title o/w contents very clean and crisp.Swan Sonnenschein. London 1888. £30.00


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#15045 Crawford, Allan. TRISTAN DA CUNHA AND THE ROARING FOURTIES. A history of the island inclusive of the neighbouring Gough, Marion, and Bouvet islands. Gives list of ships wrecked in Tristan waters, list of original settlers, family tree 1816 - 1975. Brown cb. 256pp illustrated b/w. 8vo indexed. Ownership inscrip ffep. The contents are very clean but damp storage has marked the lower edges of the boards and dustwrapper, still a sound clean copy.Charles Skelton / David Philip. Edinburgh & Cape Town (1982). £20.00
#14893 Lenoir, Philippe. MAURITIUS. Former Isle De France. A comprehensive history and guide to the island. Sand cb. 236pp illustrated 4to. No inscrip. A near Fine copy in VG-F d/w (no loss or chipping).Editions du Cyne. Port-Louis (1979). £18.00


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#14905 Kirsten, Keith. & Reid, Owen. KEITH KIRSTEN'S DOWN TO EARTH GARDEN BOOK. From trees to veggies, this organised book covers 227 varieties of plant life well suited to the local garden, with extensive tips and hints. Printed bds. unnum. illustrated col.photos. 4to. Gift label removed from ffep hence VG only..CNA. Johannesburg 1983 2nd edition £6.00
#14985 MacVicar, C.N., De Villiers, J.M. et al. SOIL CLASSIFICATION. A Binomial System For South Africa. A Report On A Research Project Conducted Under The Auspices Of The Soil And Irrigation Research Institute. Published as Science Bulletin 390. Gilt on maroon vynide. x + 150pp illustrated col.photos. oblong 12mo. Ownership inscrip. f.pastedown hence VG-F.Department Of Agricultural Technical Services. Pretoria 1977. ISBN 0621038318 £25.00


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#14970 MacCrone, I.D. RACE ATTITUDES IN SOUTH AFRICA. Historical, Experimental and Psychological Studies. Navy cb. xiii + 328pp. tables and figures. ownership inscrip ffep. a clean G copy, no d/w.Witwatersrand UP. Jhb 1937 £15.00
#15024 Marais, Eugene N. MY FRIENDS THE BABOONS. Originally published in 'Die Vaderland' they were written during three years spent among a troup of Chacma Baboons in the Waterberg of South Africa. Brown cb. 135pp. G only in frail d/w.Methuen. London 1939 1st edn. £35.00
#15005 Marais, Eugene. THE SOUL OF THE APE. Introduction by Robert Ardrey. Author's study of the habits of baboons led him to the conclusion that man's subconscious mentality is in fact the primitive, instinctive mind, which has been crowded out by the development of a reasoning intellect during the evolutionary process. Blue cb. 226pp illustrated b/w photos. 8vo. Previous owner has written on title page '(African Genesis)' beneath the attribution of the introduction. o/w VG in d/w (not pristine but no loss, chips, tears).Human & Rousseau. Cape Town 1969 1st edition. £16.00


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#14865 Bowen, Cole. 15 ESSAYS IN HALF-TONE. Photographic essays of people and places throughout South Africa. More places than people however, but views of places from 50 years ago. Light buckram boards. unnumbered oblong 4to. VG-F copy. d/w is torn and folded but complete.J.L. Van Schaik. Pretoria 1957.
Inscribed ffep thus: "Bruynie. Clarence and I wish to thank you warmly for the many important and helpful ways in which you contributed to our April 22 victory in Bezuidenhout. Thank you ever so much. Yours Sincerely, Japie Basson M.P.". Basson was the old United Party MP.
#15069 Franck, Bruce., Manuel, George. & Hatfield, Denis. DISTRICT 6. Illustrated drawings by Bruce Franck. Looks at life in the area before its emaciation under the infamous Group Areas Act. White cb. 112pp illustrated b/w. 4to. Ownership inscrip half-title, top edge spotted hence VG-F in d/w (one small closed tear only top front). Very clean attractive copy.Longman Penguin. Cape Town 1976 7th imp. ISBN 058264030X £22.00
#15068 Magubane, Peter, & Lee, Marshall. SOWETO. Text by Marshall Lee. New Revised Edition. Edited by Dawn Lindberg. Selected black & white photographs taken by one of South Africa's most famous photographers. Black cb. unnum. 4to. No inscrip. Near Fine in d/w (lightly rubbed rear with wear to top rear corner only).Don Nelson. 1983 2nd edn. ISBN 0909238804 £30.00
#14971 Standard Bank. THE STANDARD BANK Corporate Art Collection. This is the collection housed in the Standard Bank Centre Gallery, and is not to be confused with the separate African Art Collection at the University of the Witwatersrand. This collection is established and added to at the discretion of the Chairman of the Bank and thus is akin to the bank's own private collection. Silver title on grey cb. 118pp illustrated cold.plates. oblong 4to. Top edge spotted, near Fine in G+ repd. d/w.Cape Town 1990. ISBN 0620146141 £20.00


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#15075 Van der Post, Laurens. & Taylor, Jane. TESTAMENT TO THE BUSHMEN. A story of the bushmen of the Kalahari. Their historical origins, their present mode of life, and problems besetting them are all covered. The book was associated with the television series of the same title. Bibliography. Gilt on brown cb. 176pp. illustrated col.photos. 4to. indexed. No inscrip. eps browned else VG-F in d/w (spine faded).Viking. London 1984. 1st edn. ISBN 0670800651
The attribution of the title page is ambiguous. Readers should note that Jane Taylor was responsible for the production of the TV programme as well as most of the photographs in this book while Laurens Van Der Post presented the programme. The documentary account is credited to both their names, but it is otherwise noted that "... Jane Taylor records factually and in detail the life of the bushmen". The conclusion to this book, "Witness To A Last Will Of Man", was written by Laurens Van Der Post alone.


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#15057 De Klerk, Willem. FW DE KLERK. The Man in His Time. Biography written by the State President's older brother, a seasoned political commentator, academic and former newspaper editor. Blue cb. 185pp. illustrated col & b/w photos. Lg.inscrip ffep hence VG in d/w (no tears or chips, lightly rubbed).Jonathan Ball. Jhb 1991. ISBN 0947464360 £10.00
#14902 Gray, Rev. Charles. (Ed). LIFE OF ROBERT GRAY, Bishop Of Cape Town And Metropolitan Of South Africa. Edited By His Son. With Portrait And Map. An autobiography chiefly prepared from letters. 2 volumes. sympathetically rebound gilt on dark green cb. x + 536pp + 32pp advts. ix + 662pp. 8vo indexed. New binding is Fine, contents show sporadic foxing esp. prelims where portrait is offset to title page (vol.1 only). a clean attractive and sound set.Rivingtons. London 1876.
Gray was the first Anglican Bishop of Cape Town. As a result of his conflict with Bishop Colenso of Natal on doctrinal matters the founding of the Church of The Province of South Africa came about.
#15013 Hofmeyr, Annie. & van der Bijl, Joh. VAN ERFURT NA DIE KAAP. Grepe Uit Die Geskiedenis Van Die Beyers-Familie en 'n Geslagsregister. Olive cb. 138pp illustrated b/w and with cold.frontis of coat-of-arms for Beyers family tipped in. Bibliography, 8vo indexed. No inscrip. VG in G-VG d/w.Tafelberg. Cape Town 1972. ISBN 0624000141 £20.00
#15054 Rive, Richard. WRITING BLACK. Autobiography tells of his life as a black South African writer (in South African parlance he is 'coloured') and more widely is an important account of black literary movements in Africa. Red cb. 220pp illustrated b/w photos. 8vo. indexed. No inscrip. excepting front / top edges minimally spotted, a near Fine copy in matching d/w (no tears or chips but a little marked to rear only).David Philip. Cape Town (1981). ISBN 0908396406 £28.00


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#14945 Bristol-Bovey Darrel. THE NAKED BACHELOR. Your Essential Guide To Modern Living. A swipe at the guilt feelings induced by being led to believe that all men should be able to cook with the boyish charm of Jamie Oliver and zoom around on a Vespa. Printed wraps. 118pp. No inscrip, near Fine.Zebra Press. Cape Town 2002. ISBN 1868723631 £8.00
#15039 Francis, Claude. & Gontier, Fernande. THE BOOK OF HONEY. Illustrated by Stephen Zinkus. This is the South African edition of the Robert Hale 1981 publication of the same title. Gives recipes and also medicinal uses of honey along with general information. Printed boards. 175pp illustrated line dwgs. Ownersip inscrip ffep else VG+.Howard Timmins. Cape Town 1982. £12.00
#15038 Leipoldt, C. Louis. LEIPOLDT'S CAPE COOKERY. Illustrated by Keri Swift. Printed green cb. 160pp illustrated b/w. brown typeface on quality cream weave paper, an attractive production. tall narrow 8vo. Owners inscrip ffep else a near Fine copy in d/w.W.J. Flesch. Cape Town 1983 rpt. ISBN0949989150
Interesting preliminary chapters give information on early South African cookbooks and other related matters of interest. A must for those seeking to recreate authentic and good cape cookery.
#14833 Van Wyk, Magdaleen. & Barton, Pat. A TASTE OF TRADITION. South African Country Recipes. South Africans have a rich culinary heritage deriving heavily from adapting early imported recipes to local ingredients and innovative cooking methods. Notwithstanding its omission of butternut soup, this provides a grand selection of local cuisine. Printed bds. 144pp illustrated col.photos. 4to indexed. Hmmm. Ownership inscrip ffep. At first sight a super copy, but later inspection revealed damp has caused the d/w to stick to the boards and as also stained inside the rear board. The contents are fine and it would be no shame for a working copy.Struik. Cape Town 1993. ISBN 1868252388 £15.00


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#15076 Corfield, F.D. THE ORIGINS AND GROWTH OF MAU MAU. An Historical Survey. Sessional Paper No.5 Of 1959/60. Original buff wraps. ii + 321pp illustrated map. Wraps worn o/w a sound clean copy.Colony And Protectorate Of Kenya. 1960.
This was as printed for the Kenya Legislative Council. Simultaneously published as Command Paper No.1030 to be laid in Parliament.


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#15042 Africana Society. AFRICANA NOTES AND NEWS. September 1979 Vol.23 No.7. Articles on a 1912 motor journey from Johannesburg to Durban, another on the Fort England Mirror, a magazine produced by the then Grahamstown Asylum. In original wraps. illustrated plates. All periodicals are clean copies.Africana Society / Museum. Johannesburg 1979.
The article on the Fort England Mirror, notes that this periodical was produced by the staff and inmates of the asyslum from 1891. Though erratic, production probably ceased with the commencement of the Boer War in 1899. The asylum was then known as the Grahamstown Asylum, and only one copy of the Mirror appears extant in the Cory Library.
#15007 Birch, K.S. GREAT GOLDFIELDS OF THE WITWATERSRAND. A Portfolio Of Fourteen Watercolour Paintings With Historical Comments On The Witwatersrand And Some Of Its Mines. 14 prints 430mm x 310mm overall. Original vinyl folder, foldover biographical note and tribute as well as the 8pp brochure with comments on the Witwatersrand and the mines illustrated. Generally near fine. one print has a crease across the top right corner, this and one other show light foxing. all other prints are in fine condition.Self-published post 1980.
The paintings span a period from 1934 to 1974. The portfolio is numbered No.126 and is signed.
#14877 Dept. Information. ORANGE-FISH TUNNEL. Printed for the official opening, the official brochure describes this 82.450km (51.23 miles) tunnel carrying water from the then Hendrik Verwoerd Dam (now the Gariep Dam) to the Fish River in the Eastern Cape. Includes original copy of the Programme For Official Commissioning Orange-Fish Tunnel, Teebus, August 22, 1975. 48pp stapled tall brochure illustrated col.b/w photos, dgm, maps. VG.Pretoria. July 1975. £25.00
#14907 Foundation For Education, Science And Technology. LANTERN. Jan 1988 Volume 37 No.1. 95pp stiff wraps. VG.Pretoria 1988.
This issue covers Portuguese exploration of and involvment in Southern Africa, it being 600 years since Bartolomeu Dias landed on the coast of Southern Africa.
#14878 M.O.T.H. THE M.O.T.H. ANNUAL. Armistice Souvenir 1928. Includes article by General J.C. Smuts "Reported Lost In The Bush" which tells tale of an extended 1916 tour in the Kilimanjaro-Meru area. Original yellow wraps. 42pp staples production. VG.M.O.T.H. Durban 1928. £40.00
#14908 Natal Mercury. Original photograph of Jan Smuts with King George & Queen Mary, and the Princesses Elizabeth & Margaret. Probably located in the then Drakensburg National Park. nominal 5" x 7". VG.Durban 1947. £10.00
#14901 Sewitz, M. JOURNAL OF CONCISE INFORMATION ON THE TOTAL SOLAR ECLIPSE 1940. Provided the user with basic information about astronomy, eclipses in general, and the October 1st 1940 occurence in particular. Stapled wraps 24pp 4to. VG.Self. Johannesburg 1940.
Includes one 210 x 140 original photograph showing various phases of the eclipse, and another 210 x 160 original photograph of the eclipse, all as seen over Cradock in the Eastern Cape.
#14900 The Star. THE STAR. ONE HUNDRED YEARS OF NEWSPAPERING. 1887 - 1987. Centenary publication. Include article on the Eastern Star, its predecessor, now a museum piece in Grahamstown. 76pp stapled wraps. VG.Johannesurg 1987. £5.00
#14871 Union-Castle Safmarine. MENU. R.M.S. "Windsor Castle". First Class Dining Room Luncheon Menu Friday 28th September 1973. Foldover. 165mm x 215mm. Waterbuck on front. A Fine example.Union Castle. £10.00
#14872 Union-Castle Safmarine. MENU. R.M.S. "Windsor Castle". First Class Dining Room Luncheon Menu Saturday 29th September 1973. Foldover. 165mm x 215mm. Klipspringer on front. A Fine example.Union Castle. £10.00
#14873 Union-Castle Safmarine. MENU. R.M.S. "Windsor Castle". First Class Dining Room Luncheon Menu Sunday 30th September 1973. Foldover. 165mm x 215mm. Reedbuck on front. A Fine example.Union Castle. £10.00
#14874 Union-Castle Safmarine. MENU. R.M.S. "Windsor Castle". First Class Dining Room Luncheon Menu Friday 2nd October 1973. Foldover. 165mm x 215mm. Waterbuck on front. A Fine example.Union Castle. £10.00
#14875 Union-Castle Safmarine. MENU. R.M.S. "Windsor Castle". First Class Dining Room Luncheon Menu Friday 2nd October 1973. Foldover. 165mm x 215mm. Waterbuck on front. A Fine example.Union Castle. £10.00
#14863 Westminster Tobacco Co. CIGARETTE ALBUM For A Series Of 49 South African Succulents. Complete all cards. Wraps loose from contents.Westminster Tobacco. Cape Town. nd. £20.00


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#15073 Adey, D., Beeton, Ridley., Chapman, Michael., & Pereira, Ernest. COMPANION TO SOUTH AFRICAN LITERATURE. Covering a period of almost 200 years from 1795 to 1986. An alphabetical reference to anyone and anything literary in South Africa. Red cb. 220pp. illustrated b/w photos. 8vo. No inscrip. VG+ in d/w.Donker. Johannesburg 1989. ISBN 086852039X £28.00
#14965 Bartlett, Richard. (Ed). HALALA MADIBA. Nelson Mandela In Poetry. 96 poems from 25 countries. Printed wraps. 295pp p/b. No inscrip. Fine.Aflame. Laverstock 2006. ISBN 0955233909 £10.00
#14838 Beckett, Denis. THE ROAD STOPS AT NOWHERE. Famed for his tv series 'Beckett's Trek', our intrepid philosophical traveller, ever optimistic, takes a drive through the Karoo in a less than reliable motor vehicle. The South African edition of a Canadian book based upon a South African magazine article ... 79pp p/b. No inscrip. Fine.Penguin. Parktown 1988. ISBN 0140282424 £6.00
#15029 Bosworth-Smith, Michael J. SOUL'S RESTITUTION. Book No.3 Of Poetry. Wraps. 74pp stapled. Some textual corrections noted, o/w VG+.Self. St Francis Bay 1998. £8.00
#15030 Bosworth-Smith, Michael J. SUNSET ENCHANTMENT. The first publication by the Author. Verse. Wraps. 21pp stapled. VG, wraps just a little browned.Self. St Francis Bay 1992.
Copy No.0595. Signed by Author 24th June 1994.
#15027 Bosworth-Smith, Michael J. SUNSET ENCHANTMENT. Book No.1 Of Poetry. Card wraps. 25pp stapled. VG+.Self. St Francis Bay 2nd edn 1998. ISBN 0620187816 £8.00
#15028 Bosworth-Smith, Michael J. SYMPHONY OF LOVE. Book No.2 Of Poetry. Wraps. 68pp stapled. VG+.Self. St Francis Bay 1996. ISBN 0620217723 £8.00
#14845 Brink, Andre. DEVIL'S VALLEY. A novel. 372pp 8vo p/b. No inscrip. G-VG.Secker & Warburg. London 1998. £5.50
#15079 Butler, Guy. TALES FROM THE OLD KAROO. Short stories, yarns, & reminscences from the days before civilisation came to the Karoo, when tarred roads were few and oxen still pulled the loads. Yellow cb. 205pp 8vo. Gift inscription ffep VG-F in d/w (light fading around spine).Donker. Johannesburg 1989 1st edn. ISBN 0868521671 £25.00
#15017 Butler, Guy. THE DAM. A Play In Three Acts. First performed at the Little Theatre, Cape Town, March 1952. Red cb. 69pp 8vo. with errata slip. No inscrip. a Good copy.Cape Town. 1953 1st edn. £12.00
#14841 Chislett, Dave. (Ed). URBAN ONE. A cutting-edge anthology of new talent capturing South African popular culture. Short stories by Hagen Engler, Toast Coetzee, Sean Wienand, Peter van Straaten, Kate Madden, Andrew Ing, Tanya Hayward, Andrew Bond, Clive E. Smith, Dror Eyal, Gordon Glyn Jones, Daryn Katz, & Dave Chislett. Printed wraps. 107pp. ISBN 086486518X Fine.Spearhead. Claremont 2001. £6.00
#14972 Clarke, James. ENCLOSED, PLEASE FIND. The Very Best Of James Clarke. Selected from his column in the Star during the 1990s. Printed wraps. 192pp. Fine.Wild Dod Press. Johannesburg 1999. ISBN 1919790225 £10.00
#14904 Courtney. Bryce. BROTHER FISH. South African-born author now lives in Australia. This novel spans eighty years and four continents. 842pp p/b. Fine.Penguin 2004. £6.00
#15011 Currey, R.N. INDIAN LANDSCAPE. A Book Of Descriptive Poems. These were written during three years army service in India ending in 1946. Black cb. 55pp 12mo. VG in d/w (sl.loss head and tail of spine only).Routledge. London 1947.
Inscribed ffep thus: "With best wishes. R.N. Currey. (Kingswood School, Bath 1921-27).
#14967 El Koudia, Jilali. (Trans). MOROCCAN SHORT STORIES. From The Beginning To The Nineties. Selected And Translated With An Introduction By ... Deals with the 20thC story within distinct periods, includes brief notes on authors. 274pp p/b. Fine.Self. Fes 1998. £30.00
#14988 Eppel, John. THE GIRAFFE MAN. Satire located in boarding school surroundings. Printed wraps. 118pp. No inscrip. VG+.Quellerie. Cape Town 1994. ISBN 1874901201 £8.00
#14847 Flemming, Leonard. A FOOL ON THE VELD. The 6th edition of this classic was suject to revision by the author who omitted stores from the earlier edition and added newer material. Red cb 149pp. 12mo. Poor. cloth wrinkled, offset, f.bd, badly shaken, private library stamps.self. Bloemfontein 1944. £5.00
#14937 Fugards, Athol. & Devenish, Ross. MARIGOLDS IN AUGUST, & THE GUEST. Two Screenplays. 130pp p/b. No inscrip. near Fine.Donker. Parklands 1992. ISBN 0868521914 £5.00
#15053 Goldie, Fay. RIVER OF GOLD. A fictionalised account of life in the Eastern Transvaal goldfield rush. Illustrated by William Papas. Cream cb. 193pp illustrated line dwgs. 8vo. No inscrip. top edges of both boards tanned hence a VG+ copy in a near Fine d/w (in protector, no tears, chips, slight marking around price on lower front foldin.Oxford University Press. London 1969. £20.00
#14840 Goldstuck, Arthur. THE LEOPARD IN THE LUGGAGE. Urban Legends From Southern Africa. Author's second volume of urban legends naturally includes the famous story about the farmer transporting a drugged leopard in a suitcase (a big suitcase!). ix + 309pp p/b. G+.Penguin. London 1993. ISBN 0140176152 £4.50
#14834 Greaves, Nick. WHEN HIPPO WAS HAIRY And Other Tales From Africa. Illustrated by Rod Clement. 36 stories from African animal mythology with stylish illustrations of every animal in colour. Printed wraps. 143pp square 8vo. Near Fine.Struik. Cape Town 2000. ISBN 1868724565 £6.00
#15096 Hobbs, Jenny. & Couzens, Tim. PEES AND QUEUES. The Complete Loo Companion. A collection of literary and anecdotal tales culled worldwide with a South African gloss. Printed wraps. 258pp. Mint.Spearhead Press. Johannesburg 2000. ISBN 0919780580 £10.00
#14837 Kavanagh, Christopher. TIMID EAGLE. Novel of the SAAF in action in North Africa in WW2. 219pp p/b. Small inscrip. f.wrap creased, a G+ copy.Howard Timmins. Cape Town 1964. £5.00
#14852 Keppel-Jones, Arthur. WHEN SMUTS GOES. A History Of South Africa From 1952 To 2010 First Published In 2015. Fictional fantasy about the future of South Africa based upon the formation of a mythical Republic formed by the Nationalists in 1966. Grey cb one quarter buckram. 203pp 8vo. No inscrip. VG-F in complete G+ d/w with a few closed tears. An unusually clean copy.The African Bookman. Cape Town 1947. £12.00
#15032 Litchfield, Tony. HERE AT YOUR FEET. Christian verse. Wraps. 40pp stapled. VG+.Self. Jeffrey's Bay nd. £6.00
#14949 Lombard, Chris. VANUIT 'N DORPSHUIS. Afrikaans novel. Printed wraps. 135pp 8vo. No inscrip. Fine..Human & Rousseau. Cape Town 1996. ISBN 0798135352 £12.00
#14846 Merchant, Eve. CARAVEL TO THE CAPE. A story for young people based upon the quest of Bartolomeu Dias to find the sea route to India. Printed wraps. 138pp illustrated map. VG+.Tafelberg. Cape Town 1990. ISBN 0624029867 £8.00
#14850 Miller, James E., O'Neal, Robert., & McDonnell, Helen M. (Eds). BLACK VOICES. An anthology of writings from all corners of Africa. South Africa is represented by Peter Abrahams, Alfred Hutchinson, William Modisane, Ezekial Mhpahlele, & Richard Rive. Short biographies of authors. Printed wraps. 431pp illustrated b/w. No inscrip. top edges spotted, crease to rear wrap else contents VG+.Scoot, Foresman. 1970.
Other authors include Assoui Adiko, R.E.G. Armattoe, J. Benibengor Blay, J.P. Clark, Bernard Dadie, Birago Diop, David Diop, R. Sarif Eastman, C.O.D. Ekwensi, D.O. Fagunwa, Kalungano, Jomo Kenyatta, Camera Laye, Matei Markwei, Tsegaye Gabre Mehen, Abioseh Nicol, Rui Nogar, Grace A. Ogot, Lenrie Peters, James D. Rubadiri, Mabel Segun, Leopold Sedar Senghor, Wole Soyinka, Efua T. Sutherland, Tshaktumba, & Amos Tutuola.
#15020 Opland, Geoff. (Ed). WORDS THAT CIRCLE WORDS. A Choice Of South African Oral Poetry. Material produced by popular singers and poets, all of the material here having been performed without recourse to writing. Older material is arranged systematically, newer material by performer. Printed wraps. 328pp. A Fine copy.Donker. Parklands 1992. ISBN 0868521876 £15.00
#14857 Phillips, Mary. & Johnson, Townly. THE BUSHMAN SPEAKS. For younger readers, a story of the bushmen across the years woven around their paintings. Ochre leatherette boards. 59pp illustrated b/w. 4to. Ownership stamp f.pastedown, offset to ffep, else a VG+ copy in a G-VG pc.d/w.Howard Timmins. Cape Town 1961. £15.00
#14851 Pieterse, Ciosmo. (Ed). FIVE AFRICAN PLAYS. Femi Euba (Abiku), Ferdinand Oyono (Houseboy), Gaston Bart-Williams (The Drug), Harold Kimmel (The Cell), Kwesi Kay (Laughter And Hubbub In The House). Printed wraps. 217pp. A slight cockle to text block, wraps show internal damp stain, rubbed, a good sound copy.Heinemann 1972. African Writers Series No. 114. ISBN 0043590114 £5.00
#14992 Poetry Society Of Rhodesia. RHODESIAN POETY. No.12. 1974-1975. Twenty-Fifth Anniversary Issue (1950-1975). Contains poetry by South African born poets Vernon Crawford, Judy Edgar, Hugh Finn, A. Gifford-Garner, & Charl Sisson. Critical Foreword by Stephen Gray. 36pp stapled booklet with card wraps. VG.PSR nd. £6.00
#14966 Poland, Marguerite. TRAIN TO DORINGBULT. Author's first adult fiction novel. Blue cb. 244pp + glossary.. Neat inscrip. ff browned as always. VG in d/w.Bodley Head. London 1987 1st edition. ISBN 0370310519 £7.00
#15003 Ridley, Major E.G. TALES OF THE VELD VOLK FOR THE KIDDIES. Written And Illustrated By ... Printed paper on boards, c.56pp 4to. Worn but complete and sound, no loss, no markings.A.C. White. P. & P. Co. Ltd. Bloemfontein nd. circa late 1940s.
Attractive illustrations, black on yellow panels. Stories involving anthropomorphised animals, often with the addition of a 'picannin'.
#14821 Smith, Alexander McCall. ESPRESSO TALES. The Latest From 44 Scotland Street. From the daily novel first published in The Scotsman. Illustrated by Iain McIntosh. 342pp p/b. Mint.Abacus. London 2006. £7.00
#14947 Thompson, Chantal. (Ed). SURRENDERING THOUGHTS. An Anthology Of African Verse. The 10th anthology resulting from the Poetry Institute of Africa's first 2002 Poetry Contest. Gilt on blue leatherette. 393pp 8vo. No inscrip. Fine.Unique Publications. Scottburg 2002. £14.00
#15010 Thompson, O.R. THE VOICE OF THE VELDT. South African Poems. Green cb. 128pp 12mo. G-VG.Epworth Press. London 1930. £20.00
#15056 Thrush, Alan. OF LANDS AND SPIRITS. The definitive novel of the last five years of the Rhodesian bush war. Author was in the Rhodesian African Rifles, now lives in South Africa. Orange cb. 408pp 8vo. A bright clean copy. sello remains front & rear pastedowns, no d/w.Transition. Guernsey 1997. ISBN 0620209135. £14.00
#14839 Van de Ruit, John. SPUD. No. 1 bestselling novel. Tells, in diary form, the story of Spud Milton's first year at an elite boys school as he takes his first tentative steps to manhood. 389pp p/b. MintPenguin. Johannesburg 2006. ISBN 0143024841 £10.00
#14824 Van Niekerk, Marlene. TRIOMF. Afrikaans text. Printed wraps. 451pp. ff browned else a Fine copy.Queillerie. Cape Town. 1994. ISBN 0874901163 £10.00
#14825 Van Niekerk, Marlene. TRIOMF. Afrikaans text. Printed wraps. 451pp. Fine copy.Queillerie. Cape Town 2001. ISBN 0874901163 £10.00


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#14835 Byrne, G., Everett, J.P., & Schwartz, K. A GUIDE TO PRACTICAL GEOTECHNICAL ENGINEERING IN SOUTHERN AFRICA. This latest edition of the standard text for use in South Africa covers geotechnical investigations, soil and rock classification, selection of pile types, summary and technical details of various piling systems, underpinning, pile load and integrity testing, soil improvement systems, lateral support systems, environmental engineering, etc. with design aids and reference information. Extensive references. Printed bds. vii + 356pp illustrated b/w photos, tables, dgms. 8v0 indexed. Fine.Currrently out of print. 3rd edition 1995. £30.00
#14820 King, L.C. SOUTH AFRICAN SCENERY. A Textbook Of Geomorphology. The classic text. Red cb. xxiv + 340pp illustrated b/w photos. map, etc. 8vo indexed. Inscrip ffep. eps fox else VG, no d.w.Oliver & Boyd. London 1942 1st edition £20.00
#14986 Truswell, J.F. THE GEOLOGICAL EVOLUTION OF SOUTH AFRICA. An introductory university text suitable for general use. Printed wraps. 218pp illustrated b/w photos, dgmes. etc. 8vo. Good only, fishmoth damage to wraps, substantial ink highlighting.Purnell. Cape Town 1977. £10.00


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#15077 Duminy, A.H. & Adcock, L.J.G. THE REMINISCENCES OF RICHARD PAVER. The Graham's Town Series 5. After completing his engineering apprenticeship, Richard Paver emigrated to the Eastern Cape in 1843. He worked on the watermills at Sidbury and Glenthorn before entering into an agreement with Sir Andries Stockenstrom to erect a mill at Maasstroom. His reminiscences, written about forty years later, deal largely with his experiences during the frontier wars which ensued. In 1846 he was a member of the burgher force which, under Stockenstrom's command, cleared the Amatolas before striking out across the Kei River. After war had broken out again at the end of 1850, he and his brother Henry remained at Maasstrom, attempting to defend the position until it was destroyed by fire eight months later. Paver's reminiscences provide vivid insight into a little-known and contentious phase in the history of the eastern frontier. Notes and bibliography. Gilt on brown cb. 135pp illustrated b/w plates, maps. indexed. No inscrip. near fine in d/w.Rhodes University, Grahamstown. / Balkema, Cape Town 1979. ISBN 0869611100 £28.00
#15037 Hammond-Tooke, W.D. (Ed). THE JOURNAL OF WILLIAM SHAW. Grahams Town Series No 2. Gilt on brown cb, 220pp illustrated b/w. 8vo indexed. No inscrip. a Fine copy in d/w (spine just a little soiled).Balkema for Rhodes University. Grahamstown 1972.
The Weslyan missionary the Rev. William Shaw acted as the Settler's spiritual guide and advisor. The first part of his journal covers the period 1820-21 when he was at Salem laying the foundations of Methodism among the Settlers. The second, 1827-29, covers his work at Weslyville among the Gqunukhwebe, the first of a chain of mission stations stretching from the Eastern Cape to Natal.
#15078 Hinchliff, Peter. (Ed). THE JOURNAL OF JOHN AYLIFF. I: 1821-1830. Graham's Town Series No 1. The Rev. John Ayliffe, well known pioneer Methodist missionary, for the period covered by this extract from his journal was living in Settler country. Subsequently he moved to Butterworth. Documents dealing with the first decade of the Settlers are rare, and his journal tells clearly of the hard life faced by the Settlers at this time. Gilt on brown cb. 130pp 8vo indexed. Ownership inscrip ffep o/w Fine in VG d/w (no chips or tears, partial light ring front and marks to rear also).Balkema for Rhodes University. Grahamstown 1971. £22.00
#15036 Maxwell, W.A. & McGeogh, R.T. (Eds). THE REMINISCENCES OF THOMAS STUBBS. Including "Men I Have Known". Graham's Town Series No 4. Gilt on chocolate cb. xvi + 302pp illustrated b/w, with genealogy chart, foldout map, etc. Ownership inscrip ffep. a VG-F copy in d/w (no tears or chips, spine lightly soiled).Balkema for Rhodes University. Grahamstown 1978. ISBN 0869610929
The reminiscences cover the whole period of Stubbs' life from the family's embarkation on the 'Northampton' to his struggle as a saddler to support his family at his brother's farm, Harrison, near Whittlesea. He was a volunteer in the war of 1834, founded the Mounted Rangers, and became the hero of Albany in the wars of 1846 & 1850.
#15034 Rainier, Margaret. (Ed). THE JOURNALS OF SOPHIA PIGOT. Graham's Town Series No 3. Gilt on chocolate cb. xviii + 172pp illustrated 32 b/w plates. 8vo indexed. Ownership inscrip ffep o/w Fine in d/w (no tears, but badly soiled spine and edges).Balkema for Rhodes University. Grahamstown 1974. ISBN 0869610481
Sophia Pigot, daughter of an 1820 Settler leader, spent her childhood in comfortable circumstances in England, but shared the experiences of the pioneer community of the Settlers, married and bore 14 children, living variously in Kowie, Grahamstown, Graaff Reinet, Cape Town, and Natal. Includes genealogy, with extensive notes & bibliography.
#15035 Rainier, Margaret. (Ed). THE JOURNALS OF SOPHIA PIGOT. Graham's Town Series No 3. Gilt on chocolate cb. xviii + 172pp illustrated 32 b/w plates. 8vo indexed. Ownership inscrip ffep o/w Fine in d/w (lightly rubbed on front edges only).Balkema for Rhodes University. Grahamstown 1974. ISBN 0869610481
Sophia Pigot, daughter of an 1820 Settler leader, spent her childhood in comfortable circumstances in England, but shared the experiences of the pioneer community of the Settlers, married and bore 14 children, living variously in Kowie, Grahamstown, Graaff Reinet, Cape Town, and Natal. Includes genealogy, with extensive notes & bibliography.


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#15064 Bergh, J.S. & Bergh, A.P. TRIBES & KINGDOMS. Heritage Series: 19th Century. The 19thC saw many changes in native tribes both as a result of their own internecine wars and of the forces of colonisation. Provides an overview of the history of the Zulu, Xhosa, Basotho, Ndebele, and other northern tribes. Well illustrated. Yellow cb. 80pp illustrated b/w col. 4to indexed. No inscrip. Fine in d/w (no chips or tears but browned inside).Nelson. Cape Town 1984 1st edn. ISBN 0909238863 £25.00
#15066 Bryer, Lynne. & Hunt, Keith S. THE 1820 SETTLERS. Heritage Series: 19th Century. A well-illustrated social history of the settlers. The 4000 immigrants changed the character of the area and of South Africa as a whole. Terracotta cb. 80pp. illustrated col.b/w photos, plates. 4to. Fine in d/w (no chips or tears, browned inside, spine a little faded).Don Nelson. Cape Town 1984 1st edn. ISBN 0909238871 £25.00
#15067 Pretorius, F. THE ANGLO-BOER WAR 1899-1902. Heritage Series: 19th Century. Outlines the origins of the war, its progress and aftermath. Well illustrated. Blue cb. 96pp. illustrated col.b/w photos, plates. 4to. Fine in d/w (no chips or tears, browned inside, spine a little faded).Don Nelson. Cape Town 1985 1st edition. ISBN 0909238987 £25.00
#15063 Van Zyl, Diko. THE DISCOVERY OF WEALTH Heritage Series: 19th Century. The discovery of gold and diamonds attracted fortune hunters to South Africa from the late 1860s onwards, and from every corner of the globe. They unleashed revolutionary changes with social, economic, and political consequences that shaped the country. An overview of this era, covering the diamond fields in Kimberley and elsewhere and the subsequent discovery of the Witwaterand gold fields. Well illustrated. Terra cotta cb. 104pp illustrated b/w col. 4to indexed. No inscrip. Fine in d/w (no chips or tears but browned inside).Nelson. Cape Town 1986 1st edn. ISBN 1868060128 £25.00
#15065 Venter, C. THE GREAT TREK. Heritage Series: 19th Century. The mass exodus of some 10000 Boer men, women, and children, from the British-ruled Cape Colony after 1836, later known as the Great Trek, resulted in the formation of the OFS and ZAR republics which were recognised by Britain in the 1850s. Terra cotta cb. 79pp illustrated b/w col. 4to. Fine in d/w (no chips or tears but browned inside.Nelson. Cape Town 1985 1st edn. ISBN 090923888X £25.00


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#15091 Green, Lawrence G. A DECENT FELLOW DOESN'T WORK. Experiences Of An Easy-Going Traveller In Search Of Pleasure, Interesting People And Places Inside And Outside Southern Africa - With A Little Wisdom Gathered On The Way. Illustrations by Dorelle. Brown cb. 264pp illustrated b/w photos, line dwgs. 8vo indexed. Fine in d/w.Timmins. Cape Town 1982 rpt. ISBN 086978241X £25.00
#15090 Green, Lawrence G. A GIANT IN HIDING. The Life Story of Frank Armstrong Wightman - Cable Operator, Sailor, Naturalist, Author, Archaeologist and Hermit. Wightman built and sailed his 34-foot yawl Wylo from the US to South Africa which he finally anchored in Saldahana Bay and where he lived for more than 20 years. In his youth he sailed on the barque Birkdale. Brown cb. 220pp illustrated b/w photos, maps on eps. 8vo indexed. Fine in d/w.Timmins. Cape Town 1982 rpt. ISBN 0869782142 £25.00
#15094 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 the Falklands form the backdrop for a mix of nautical tales. Brown cb. 271pp illustrated b/w photos. 8vo indexed. Fine in d/w.Timmins. Cape Town 1984 rpt. ISBN 0869782592 £25.00
#15093 Green, Lawrence G. GROW LOVELY, GROWING OLD. The Story Of Cape Town's Three Centuries - The Streets, The Houses, The Characters, The Legends, Traditions And Folklore, The Laughter And Tears. Brown cb. 271pp illustrated b/w plates. 8vo indexed. Fine in d/w.Timmins. Cape Town 1983 rpt. ISBN 0869781154 £25.00
#15088 Green, Lawrence G. KAROO. The Story of the Karoos of South Africa - the Great Karoo, the Little Karoo and the far corners of the North West Cape and Namaqualand. Contains (amongst many) the story of the baboon Jack who acted as a railway signalman at Uitenhage and also general assistant to his legless master, aiding him at home and work. Brown cb. 248pp illustrated b/w dwgs, maps on eps. 8vo indexed. A Fine copy in d/w (chipped at head of spine, no loss).Timmins. Cape Town 1984 rpt. ISBN 0869780476 £25.00
#15061 Green, Lawrence G. OLD AFRICA UNTAMED. Original orange cb. 260pp illustrated b/w photos. 8vo. No inscrip. a Good sound copy. spine faded, boards soiled.Stanley Paul. 1st edition. London 1940. £95.00
#15092 Green, Lawrence G. SO FEW ARE FREE. A vivid portrait gallery of strange characters encountered by the Author in little-known places within the Union & South-West Africa. Brown cb. 246pp illustrated b/w photos, maps on eps. 8vo indexed. Fine in d/w.Timmins. Cape Town 1983 rpt. ISBN 0869782479 £25.00


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#14923 Law Society Of The Cape Of Good Hope. YEARBOOK 2002. Lists of members, reports, finances, rules, etc. Blue wraps. 395pp. No inscrip. Fine.Cape Town 2002. £20.00
#14924 Law Society Of The Cape Of Good Hope. YEARBOOK 2001. Lists of members, reports, finances, rules, etc. Blue wraps. 395pp. No inscrip. Fine.Cape Town 2001. £20.00


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#14869 Cartwright, A.P. GOLDEN AGE. The Story Of The Industrialisation Of South Africa And The Part Played In It By The Corner House Group Of Companies 1910-1967. Produced in association with Rand Mines. Sequel to author's `The Corner House', this volume continues from 1910 to date with the story of Rand Mines and Central Mining. Illustrated by Bernard Sargent. Gilt on blue bds. 363pp illustrated with over 100 col.b/w photos & dwgs. 8vo indexed. No inscrip top edge a little dusty, a near Fine copy in VG d/w (chipped around head of spine, gilt rubbed).Purnell. Johannesburg 1968. £15.00


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#15087 Tonkin, Dr Michael. THE BEST OF THE RADIO DOCTOR. Some intriguing facts from this once-popular SABC radio programme. Over 40 of the broadcasts are given. Blue cb. 204pp 8vo. VG+ in d/w.Timmins. Cape Town 1975. £12.00
#14819 Van Heerden, Johan. & Hurry, Lynn. SOUTHERN AFRICA'S WEATHER PATTERNS. An Introductory Guide. Includes discussion of selected synoptic maps and accompanying meteosat photographs. Printed wraps. 95pp illustrated oblong 4to. Except large inscrip inside f.wrap a VG+ copy.Acacia. Pretoria 2nd edition 1987. ISBN 0868170453 £20.00


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#15002 Shaw, Rev. William. MEMOIR OF THE REV. WILLIAM SHAW, Late General Superintendent Of The Wesleyan Missions In South Eastern Africa. Edited By His Oldest Surviving Friend. With Portrait, Map, And Views. Newly rebound, gilt title to half brown leather on green cb with marbled eps. 463pp indexed. Text ff foxed throughout. ownership inscrip title page.Wesleyan Conference Office. London 1874.
This is the scarce first edition with sermons. These were omitted from later printings.


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#14858 Branch, George & Margo. THE LIVING SHORES OF SOUTH AFRICA. Illustrated with line drawings and watercolours by Margo Branch and over 100 photographs by Anthony Bannister. Part 1 deals with the marine ecosystem, Part 2 with the major groups of plants and invertebrate animals. Green cb. 272pp illustrated col.photos etc. 4to indexed. No inscrip. Some f.moth attack on lower edges of boards hence VG+ only in d/w (no tears chips or loss, lightly rubbed and a crease across top front edge).Struik. Cape Town 1983 2nd imp. ISBN 0869771159 £28.00
#15062 Lamb, Edgar. THE ILLUSTRATED REFERENCE ON CACTI AND OTHER SUCCULENTS. Well illustrated with 32 colour and 214 halftone photographic plates. Gilt on plum cb. 311pp illustrated 8vo. Ownership inscrip ffep. VG+, very clean and sound but no d/w.Blandford Press. London 1955. £25.00
#14993 Steyn, P. EAGLE DAYS. A Study Of African Eagles At The Nest. Illustrated with 144 col.b/w photos. Gilt dec. beige cb. xvii + 158pp. illustrated col.b/w photos. Ownership inscrip. VG+ in G+ d/w (worn & rubbed, no loss or tears).Purnell. Johannesburg nd. (1973) £12.00
#14991 Uys, C.J. HALCYON DAYS. Camera Studies Of South African Birds. The excellent b/w pictures although modest by todays standards are added to by excellent text with information and anecdotes on the species which selection is representative of areas close to Cape Town. Printed bds. 85pp illustrated b/w photos. 4to. No inscrip. VG in lesser d/w (well tanned with stain to front, no loss or tears).Tafelberg. Cape Town 1963. £15.00


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#14957 Chabal, Patrick. AMILCAR CABRAL. Revolutionary Leadership And Peoples War. African Study Series 37. Printed wraps. xiii + 272pp illustrated maps. 8vo. Front wrap browned, ffep excised, else a tight clean copy.Cambridge University Press. London 1983 1st edn. ISBN 0521271134 £20.00
#14973 De Klerk, W.A. THE PURITANS IN AFRICA. A History Of Afrikanerdom. Author finds the roots of the Afrikaner and his direction in the Puritan mindset of the anglo-saxon version of calvinism. 376pp p/b. 8vo indexed. Tippexed-out inscrip ffep, crease f.wrap, hence VG only. a clean sound copy.Bok Books. Durban 1988. ISBN 0947444017 £10.00
#15059 Elphick, Richard. & Davenport, Rodney. CHRISTIANITY IN SOUTH AFRICA. A Political, Social & Cultural History. The Christian factor in South African history is analysed in its social, political, & cultural contexts. Tells how Christianity spread in the subcontinent, how different Christian traditions dealt with the 20thC, looks at gender, and at the its interaction with other religions. It also examines South African Christian literature, music and architecture, concluding with the activities and discourse of Christians in the struggles over imperialism, segregation and apartheid. Extensive notes. Printed wraps. xiv + 480pp illustrated b/w photos, maps. 8vo indexed. A Fine copy.James Currey & David Philip. 1997. ISBN 0852557515 £15.00
#15086 Henderson, Dr. D.S. PREJUDICE AND FEAR IN SOUTH AFRICAN EDUCATION. Ciskeian Conference On Education. Wraps. 9pp stapled booklet. Ex library (not public). G+.East London June 1980. £6.00
#15060 Higgins, Edward. REFLECTIONS ON RADICALISM. Examines the phenomenen of qualified utopianism among many intellectuals and academics, in general, and social scientists in particular. Printed wraps. 301pp. No inscrip. G-VG.Self. Bloemfontein 1991. ISBN 06201558833 £15.00
#14936 Ive, Anthony. THE CHURCH OF ENGLAND IN SOUTH AFRICA. A Study Of Its History, Principles, And Status. 108pp stapled booklet. Green wraps rubbed else VG.Church of England. Cape Town 1966. £6.00
#14987 Lamprecht, Jan. GOVERNMENT BY DECEPTION. Psychopolitics In Southern Africa. The lie is that white people and colonialism is to blame for Africa's problems, the truth is that the new marxist rulers support one another and that South Africa is headed to become another Zimbabwe. Printed wraps. 316pp. No inscrip. edges browned, VG+.Tiger Maple Press. Arizona (2002). ISBN 0963294733 £30.00
#14926 Mazrui, Ali A. CULTURAL FORCES IN WORLD POLITICS. Author provokes the reader to think about fundamentals positing the underlying relevance of culture in human behaviour and global politics. 262pp softcover. 8vo. No inscrip. f.wrap has crease at lower corner hence VG.James Currey. London 1990. ISBN 0852553226 £15.00


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#14921 Crwys-Williams, Jennifer. DICTIONARY OF SOUTH AFRICAN QUOTATIONS. Arranged under headed sections with index to those quoted. 489pp p/b. Book prize label ffep. G-VG.Penguin 1994. ISBN 0140513116 £8.00
#15041 Potgieter, D.J. & Du Plessis, P.C. et al. (Eds). STANDARD ENCYLOPEDIA OF SOUTHERN AFRICA. (SESA). Major standard work of note. 12 volumes. brown cb with the original vinyl slip-on covers. +600pp each volume. illustrated col.b/w. lg.8vo. No inscrip. a Fine set, appears unused.Nasou. Cape Town 1st edition 1970 to 1976.
This reference work concentrates on the subcontinent and thus includes both the inclusive states and those immediately adjacent. It also includes special sections on other parts of Africa, as well as the African islands and Antarctica. Many subjects such as archaeology are looked at in terms of sub-saharan africa as the importance thereof cannot be restricted in terms of national borders. The 12th volume comprises a supplement and index. A heavy set, we will require additional postage over our normal charges.
#14870 Rosenthal, Eric. ENCYLOPAEDIA OF SOUTHERN AFRICA. Over 5000 entries cover people, places, and things, all relating to South Africa and the inclusive and adjacent territories. An encylopedia that will give the basic facts about almost anything that you care to lookup. Much enlarged over earlier editions. Red cb. ix + 577pp. illustrated maps and line dwgs. Large inscrip ffep else VG+ in d/w. (edges rubbed).Juta. Cape Town 1978 7th edn. ISBN 0702109711 £15.00


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#15080 Bloomhill, Greta. THE SACRED DRUM. A Collection Of Stories Based On Folklore Of Central Africa. Illustrated by Leonora Kibel. Based upon legends of Matabeleland, Mahonaland, and Northern Rhodesia, these stories deal with magic, witchcraft, superstitions, customs, taboos, etc. Yellow cb. 168pp illustrated b/w. sm.4to. Ownership inscrip ffep. rear board damp stained lower edge, hence G only in tatty d/w. internal text is undamaged.Timmins. Cape Town 1960 1st edn. £10.00
#14906 Bolze, Louis W. THOMAS BAINES CENTENARY 1875-1975. A Tribute To Southern Africa's Renowned Artist-Explorer. Well illustrated to show his travels and artistry, also features details of the production of the centenary Baines medallions as issued by Matthews Manufacturing and the stamps issued by the South African and Rhodesian post offices. 32pp softcover gilt on blue wraps. illustrated col.b/w. oblong 8vo. No inscrip. VG-F.Books of Rhodesia. Bulawayo 1975. ISBN 0869201255 and ISBN 0949973092
A label affixed inside states: A limited edition of 1150 numbered copies, of which 125 have been issued under the imprint of Books of Rhodesia Publishing Co. (Pvt.) Ltd., Bulawayo, being numbered (Silver) 1-100, and A1-Y1 for presentation purposes.
#15033 Brown, William Harvey. ON THE SOUTH AFRICAN FRONTIER. The Adventures And Observations Of An American In Mashonaland And Matabeleland. The Author was closely connected with the pioneering of Rhodesia, being a member of the Pioneer Corps. Contains chapters dealing with the Matabele Revolt and the Mashona Rising. Rhodesiana Reprint Library Gold Series. Vol.12. Facsimile reproduction of the 1899 edition, with additions. Gilt title on red cb. xxii + 457pp. Illus. b/w photos. 2 foldout maps at rear. Prelims foxed & foredge spotted, sound and clean hence VG in rubbed G- d/w (spine faded & loss at fold of rear foldin.Bulawayo 1970. £15.00
#15004 Graham Publishing. (Gordon Graham). ALL OUR YESTERDAYS 1890-1970. A Pictorial Review Of Rhodesia's Story From The Best Of 'Illustrated Life Rhodesia". A selection from both the past and present, including articles on Ian Smith, Harold Wilson, the war. Wraps. folio-sized magazine format. 200pp indexed. Good, sound but worn. clean inside, ff browned.Graham Publishing. Salisbury 1970. £20.00
#15006 Olivier, C.P. MANY TREKS MADE RHODESIA. The story of the pioneer trekkers from Natal, Transvaal, Free State and Cape Colony who, on the inspiration of Rhodes and Jameson, moved into and helped to shape the destiny of Southern Rhodesia (particularly the Eastern part called Gazaland) during the first five years of its occupation ( 1890-1895). Yellow cb. 170pp illustrated b/w photos. plates. No inscrip. price ffep else VG+ in d/w (no chips, tears, or loss). A very attractive copy.Cape Town 1957 1st edn.
The dustwapper attributes authorship to S.P. Olivier as against C.P. Olivier on the title page and at the end of the introduction.
#14925 Richards, Hylda. FALSE DAWN. The Story of Dan Judson, Pioneer. Chapter on the Mazoe Patrol. Gilt titles on red cb. 230pp + footnote and index. illustrated b/w photos. 8vo Small neat ownership inscrip. VG+ no d/w.Books of Rhodesia. Bulawayo 1974. £20.00
#14958 Selous, F.C. SUNSHINE AND STORM IN RHODESIA. Being A Narrative Of Events In Matabeleland Both Before And During The Recent Native Insurrection Up To The Date Of The Disbandment Of The Bulawayo Field Force. Rhodesiana Reprint Library Gold Series Vol.2. Facsimile reprint of the Rowland Ward 2nd edition 1896. Orange cb. xxvii + 290pp + advts. illustrated b/w photos, plates, maps. No inscrip. a sound and clean copy. faded near head and at tail of spine opposite d/w loss, hence G-VG in poor d/w.Bulawayo 1968. £20.00
#15022 Thomas, Thomas Morgan. ELEVEN YEARS IN CENTRAL SOUTH AFRICA. A Journey Into The Interior - Sketch Of Recently Discovered Diamond And Gold Fields - Umzilikazi, His Country And People - A Brief History Of The Zambezi Missions. Rhodesiana Reprint Library Gold Series. Vol.10. Facsimile reprint of the 1873 edition. Red dec. cb. xi + 418pp. portrait frontis, illustrated b/w dwgs. foldout map. No inscrip. not quite VG, no d/w.Bulawayo 1970 £12.00
#15071 White, Matthew C. SMITH OF RHODESIA. A pictorial biography of Ian Smith, his climb to premiership, and the subsequent events which threw the then Rhodesia into turmoil. Black cb. 134pp illustrated b/w photos. 4to indexed. Ownership inscrip half-title. VG in matching d/w.Self. Cape Town 1978. £15.00


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#14927 Alexander, Morris. THE COMRADES MARATHON STORY. This third edition extends coverage to the race of 1985. Printed bds. 585pp illustrated b/w lg.8vo. No inscrip. ff browned and stain top edge else a VG+ copyDelta Books. Craighall 1985. ISBN 0908387350 £30.00
#14551 Claassen, Wynand. MORE THAN JUST RUGBY. Written with Daan Retief. Autobiography, covering the 1981 NZ tour, and many controversial issues. Brown cb. 318pp illustrated col.b/w photos. No inscrip. a good clean sound reading copy in worn d/w.Hans Strydom. Melville 1985. ISBN 0947025022 £10.00
#14943 Craven, Danie. SPRINGBOK STORY. 1949-1953. Covers the 1949 All Blacks in South Africa, the 1951 Springboks in Britain, Ireland, & France, and the 1953 Wallabies in South Africa. Green cb. 200pp illustrated b/w photos. 8vo. No inscrip. ff browned, prelims foxed, a G only copy in complete but worn d/w. ffep excised.A.H. & A.W. Reed. Wellington 1954. (Printed in Cape Town). £6.00
#14922 Gainsford, John. NICE GUYS COME SECOND. As Told To Neville Leck. With A Review Of The (1974) Lions Tour. Red cb. 256pp illustrated b/w photos. No inscrip. top edge foxed else VG in G d/w (no loss, spine faded and rear shows where stuck to adjacent volume in storage).Don Nelson. Cape Town 1974. £35.00
#14544 Greyvenstein. Chris. THEY MADE HEADLINES. Writing regularly on rugby, Author selects outstanding players to analyse the difference between a good player and an exceptional one. The selected rugby greats are: Jannie Englebrecht, Doug Hopwood, Lionel Wilson, John Gainsford, Tiny Naude, Mannetjies Roux, Dawie de Villiers, Frik du Preez, Jan Ellis, H.O. De Villiers, Piet Visagie, and Ian McCallum. Red cb. 172pp illustrated b/w. 8vo. G in d/w/Don Nelson. Cape Town 1972. ISBN 0624003329 £8.00
#14955 Irvine, Andy. AN AUTOBIOGRAPHY Written with Ian Robertson. Contains chapters on the 1974 & 1980 tours of South Africa. Black cb. 212pp illustrated b/w photos. 8vo. No inscrip. top edge foxed else near Fine in d/w. Stanley Paul. London 1985. ISBN 0091622700 £10.00
#14917 Jones, J.R. (Comp). THE ENCYCLOPAEDIA OF RUGBY FOOTBALL. South Africa rates 2pp in this encyclopedia with a photo of "Fonny" de Toit making a try. Black cb. 186pp illustrated b/w photos. 8vo. No inscrip. edges & eps foxed else near VG in matching d/w.Robert Hale. London 1958. £15.00
#14940 Labuschagne, Fred. GOOD-BYE NEWLANDS. FAREWELL EDEN PARK. A history of Rugby test games between South Africa and New Zealand. Blue cb. 242pp illustrated b/w photos. 8vo. No inscrip. G-VG in d/w (no tears, chips, loss).Howard Timmins. Cape Town 1974. £10.00
#14557 Louw, Rob. & Cameron-Dow, John. FOR THE LOVE OF RUGBY. Rob Louw tells his inside story from schoolboy through to Springbok rugby, New Zealand tests, and rugby league for Wigan. Red cb. 255pp illustrated b/w photos. No inscrip. eps fox and insect nibbled else a good clean copy in a VG+ d/w.Hans Strydom. Melville 1987 2nd edn. ISBN 0947025162 £10.00
#14941 Medworth, C.O. BATTLE OF THE GIANTS. The story of the 1960 New Zealand tour of South Africa. Green cb. 202pp illustrated b/w photos. 8vo. No inscrip. ff browned as usual on early titles from this publisher, else a good clean copy in rubbed pc d/w.Howard Timmins. Cape Town 1960. £12.00
#14939 Muller, Hennie. TOT SIENS TO TEST RUGBY. Autobiography of one of the most famous of South African rugby players. He played in 13 consecutive post war test matches against New Zealand, Scotland, Ireland, Wales, England, France, & Australia - the only Springbok to do so. Buff cb. 211pp illustrated b/w photos. 8vo. Owners inscrip on dedication page, overall G+, ff browned, edges and eps fox. in VG d/w, no tears or chips, attractive, some spotting to rear.Howard Timmins. Cape Town 1954 2nd edition. £10.00
#14928 Noakes, Tim. LORE OF RUNNING. Dr Tim Noakes is an expert in the field of sports physiology, this is considered a standard work on the subject. Printed boards, 535pp, illustrated b/w photos, 4to, indexed. No inscrip. VG+.Oxford University Press, Cape Town 2nd edn 1989. ISBN 0195704215 £18.00
#14944 Parker, A.C. GIANTS OF SOUTH AFRICAN RUGBY. The first part looks at Japie Krige, "Bob" Loubser, Gerhard Morkel, P.K. Albertyn, A.F. Markotter, "Boy" Louw, Danie Craven, D.O. Williams, Bennie Osler, Bill Schreiner, and Phil Mostert. With A Report On The "Lions". Covers the 1955 British Isles tour of South Africa in the second part. Puce cb. 275pp illustrated b/w photos. 8vo. No inscrip. G+ in complete respectable d/w (spine faded).Howard Timmins, Cape Town nd. £10.00
#14552 Parker, A.C. THE LION TAMERS. The 1968 British Lions Rugby Team In South Africa. This famous tour analysed by the Cape Argus' rugby writer. Statistical summary. Green cb. 215pp illustrated b/w photos. No inscrip. clean sound copy in worn d/w (no loss).Howard Timmins. Cape Town 1968. £10.00
#14952 Rugby Football Union. ENGLAND V SOUTH AFRICA. Official Programme. Twickenham 18th November 1995. 68pp stapled booklet. Near new.Rugby Football Union. 1995. £6.00
#14919 Stent, R.K. THE FOURTH SPRINGBOKS. 1951-1952. The Springbok Rugby tour to UK and France. Green cb. ix + 212pp. illustrated b/w photos. 8vo. eps & edges fox o/w G+ in d/w.Longmans Green. London 1952. £8.00
#14942 Sweet, Reg. PRIDE OF THE LIONS. Part 1 is a comprehensive survey of all the international matches played between South Africa and the British Isles since 1891. Part 2 deals with the 1962 British Isles tour of South Africa complete with a tactical survey and a statistical analysis. Red cb. 231pp illustrated b/w photos. 8vo. No inscrip. VG in lesser but attractive d/w (chipped spine and top edges, no loss, rubbed).Bailey Bros. & Swinfen. London 1962. £12.00
#14918 Thomas, J.B.G. GREAT CONTEMPORARY PLAYERS. Deals with the personalities of leading players of the past 10 years. Two chapters deal with the 1949 -1953 and 1955-1961 Sringboks Green cb. 174pp illustrated b/w photos. 8vo. edges & eps foxed else near VG in d/w.Stanley Paul. London 1963. £14.00
#14920 Thomas, J.B.J. THE GREATEST LIONS. The Story Of The British Lions Tour Of South Africa, 1974. With A Foreword By Willie John McBride. Black cb. 175pp illustrated b/w. 8vo. No inscrip. VG in pc.d/w (foxed internally).Pelham. London 1974. £15.00


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#14868 Zur Strassen, Helmut. ETOSHA IMAGE. The game and scenery of the Etosha national park. 160pp unnum. illustrated col.b/w photos. map. 4to. VG in d/w (small tear at head of spine).Purnell. Cape Town 1975 2nd imp.
Signed by Author with inscription on title page.


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#14968 Bagshawe, Peter. WARRIORS OF THE SKY. Springbok Air Heroes In Combat. Stories of SA airmen in WW1, WW2, Korea and in recent border actions. Foreword by "Laddie" Lucas. No.2 of the 15 vol. series "South Africans At War". Blue cb. xvi + 272pp. Illus. b/w photos. dgms. maps No inscrip. Fine in d/w.Ashanti. Johannesburg 1990. ISBN 1874800111
Signed by Author on title page thus: "To Bert with many thanks Peter Bagshawe".
#15031 Bernstein, B.L. THE TIDE TURNED AT ALAMEIN. Impressions Of The Desert War With The South African Division And The Eighth Army, June, 1941--January, 1943. Brown cb. 144pp illustrated b/w photos, maps. 8vo. Ex-library. Good, no d/w.CNA. SA nd. (1944). £10.00
#14989 Lucas, Thos. J. CAMP LIFE AND SPORT IN SOUTH AFRICA. Experiences Of Kaffir Warfare With The Cape Mounted Rifles. Author was a Captain in the C.M. Rifles and gives an informative and lively account of a soldier's experiences in the Eighth Kaffir War, 1850-1853. The military reminiscences are enhanced by the humour of the author's observations as raconteur, hunter, angler and naturalist. Facsimile reprint of the Chapman & Hall 1878 edition with new foreword and index. Gilt on brown skivertex. 258pp tissue-guarded cold.frontis. Fine in Fine d/w.Africana Book Society. Johannesburg 1975. ISBN 0949973106 £20.00
#15100 O'Niell, George. ENOUGH FOR SURVIVAL. Author was captured at Sidi Rezegh. This autobiographical account is mainly of his personal experiences as a POW in Italy. Author lived in Grahamstown at the time of writing. Red wraps. 124pp. illustrated b/w photos. A good reading copy. wraps worn & creased. clean.Grocott & Sherry. Grahamstown 1985. ISBN 0620127775 £8.00
#15021 Pollock, A.M. PIENAAR OF ALAMEIN. The Life Story of a Great South African Soldier. Gilt dec blue cb. xi + 141pp. illustrated b/w photos, maps. Ownership inscrip f.pastedown, several pp brown offset, else VG in an attractive d/w.Cape Town 1943. £18.00


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#14895 Stokes, C.S. SANCTUARY Surveys the various game parks and animal life in South Africa. Maroon cb. vii + 472pp illstrated b/w.photos. lg.8vo. Prelims fox else VG.The "Sanctuary" Production Committee. 1942 £12.00


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