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Africana Catalogue Q213 24th December 2010

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#18695 A Lady. LIFE AT THE CAPE Over A Hundred Years Ago. 109pp softcover illustrated b/w 4to. No inscription. Fine condition, no caveats. Struik. Cape Town 1998 1st edition thus. ISBN 9781868721481
The text of this volume is a series of letters, dated 1861 & 1862, originally published in the Cape Monthly Magazine from 1870 to 1879. They vividly describe life in the Cape Town of those years. The name of the author of the letters is unknown for certain, but has been the subject of much speculation. The letters are probably the work of various parties. This edition illustrated with contemporary drawings by Thomas Bowler.

EASTERN CAPE (including all 1820 Settler related material)

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#18717 Ayliff, Rev. John. THE JOURNAL OF "HARRY HASTINGS", ALBANY SETTLER. Red cloth boards. 106pp illustrated b/w plates, maps on eps. 8vo. name index. No inscription, a Fine copy in matching d/w. Grocott & Sherry. Grahamstown 1963.
A narrative mostly in diary form of the experiences of a typical young British settler of 1820 covering the 4-month voyage from England, the trek to the settlement near Bathurst and the difficult months that followed. "Harry Hastings", regarded as the alter ego of John Ayliff, typifies the 'rooinek' transferred from Whitechapel to the Zuurveld (Albany District). Map showing distribution of settler parties.
#18706 Bradlow, Frank R. THE CONTRIBUTIONS OF THOMAS BAINES TO SOUTH AFRICA. 32pp stapled booklet. Wraps lightly soiled, overall VG with clean text. 1820 Settlers National Monument Foundation. Grahamstown September 19th 1975.
The Henry Hare Dugmore Memorial Lecture for 1975.
#18712 Bryer, Lynne. & Hunt, Keith S. THE 1820 SETTLERS. Terracotta cloth boards. 80pp. illustrated col.b/w photos, plates. 4to. No inscription. eps lightly spotted hence VG+ in d/w (no chips or tears, spotted inside, a little faded around spine and top edges). Heritage Series: 19th Century. Don Nelson. Cape Town 1984 1st edition. ISBN 0909238871
This extensively illustrated social history of the settlers gives a general but reasonably detailed overview of the settlers. The 4000 immigrants changed the character of the area and of South Africa as a whole. Lynne Bryer is a descendant of the settler John Ayliffe and has written other books on the 1820 Settlers.
#18795 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. Red cloth boards. xviii + 293pp illustrated b/w photos. 8vo. A VG+ copy, no inscriptions, but no d/w. Provincial. King Williams Town. 1st imp 1950.
With 85 illustrations. Tales of pioneers in the areas east of the Great Fish River. Much on witchcraft, Nongqawuse 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.
#18726 Dugmore, Rev. H.H. THE REMINISCENCES OF AN ALBANY SETTLER. A Lecture Delivered In Grahamstown At The British Settlers Jubilee, May 1870. Gilt on maroon vynide boards. xi + 66pp. folding map. No inscripton. A Fine unread copy. Grant Christison. Pietermaritzburg 1990. Facsimile reproduction of 1871 1st edition. ISBN 0958305129
1 of 150 copies so bound. Introduction & notes by Grant Christison. Includes the poetry & songs which were not included in the earlier Grocott & Sherry edition. Various useful notes, index etc. Interesting period reminiscences of an 1820 Settler.
#18721 Godlonton, Robert. MEMORIALS OF THE BRITISH SETTLERS OF SOUTH AFRICA. South African Library Reprint Series 2. Being The Records Of Public Services Held At Graham's Town And Port Elizabeth On The 10th Of April, And At Bathurst On The 10th May, 1844, In Commemoration Of Their Landing In Algoa Bay, And Foundation Of The Settlement Of Albany, In The Year 1820. Compiled By The Editor Of The "Graham's Town Journal". Blue cloth boards. xxxvi + 126pp. tall 12mo. No inscription. the boards are off-colour due to light foxing, there is a slight spine lean, but the contents are Fine. a sound copy in overall near VG condition. South African Library. Cape Town 1971. A facsimile of the 1844 edition.
#18702 Goldswain, Jeremiah. (Ed. Una Long). THE CHRONICLE OF JEREMIAH GOLDSWAIN. Albany Settler of 1820. Volume 1 1819-1836. Light cloth boards. xxi + 173pp illustrated b/w plates, foldout map at rear. No inscription. eps foxed else in VG condition. Van Riebeeck Society First Series No.27. Cape Town 1946.
Perhaps the most well-known of settler stories, this chronicle is transcribed in full. Also contains details of the Wait and Thornhill parties aboard the Zoroaster, the agreement made between Wait and members of his party, a contemporary account of the frontier war of 1835, and biographical notes on all settlers mentioned in the Chronicle.
#18820 Grogan, Tony. SETTLER COUNTRY. Terra cotta cloth boards. 110pp illustrated colour and b/w drawings. oblong 4to. No inscriptions. a Good sound copy that suffers from insect attack to the edges of the boards, shelfwear, general useage, in G+ d/w (browning, no loss, chips, or tears, but lamination fraying at the edges). No longer pristine but sound and with clean contents. Don Nelson. Cape Town 1980 1st edition. ISBN 0909238561
Travels through the history and geography of the Eastern Cape illustrated in pen and wash drawings by the Author. He covers Knysna as well as many places in the Eastern Cape, showing people, artifacts, buildings and rural scenes.
#18713 Hockly, Harold Edward. THE STORY OF THE BRITISH SETTLERS OF 1820 IN SOUTH AFRICA. Red cloth boards, photo frontis, illustrated b/w photos, maps, 8vo, indexed. Ownership inscription ffep, eps spotted else contents very clean, in worn pc.d/w (rubbed, chipped, no major loss or tears). Juta. Cape Town 1973 2nd enlarged & revised edition
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 into the Colony. Includes list of settlers, Roll of Honour, extensive bibliography.
#18714 Hockly, Harold Edward. THE STORY OF THE BRITISH SETTLERS OF 1820 IN SOUTH AFRICA. Red cloth boards, photo frontis, illustrated b/w photos, maps, 8vo, indexed. Ownership inscription ffep, eps spotted else contents very clean, in worn pc.d/w (rubbed, chipped, no major loss or tears). Juta. Cape Town 1973 2nd enlarged & revised edition
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 into the Colony. Includes list of settlers, Roll of Honour, extensive bibliography.
#18796 Holt, Basil. GREATHEART OF THE BORDER. A Life Of John Brownlee, Pioneer Missionary In South Africa. Card wraps. 147pp illustrated b/w photos, maps. No inscriptions. VG condition. South African Missionary Museum. King William's Town 1976. ISBN 0869860488
Told largely from Brownlee's own letters and reports to the London Missionary Society. John Brownlee was active in the Border areas of the Eastern Cape. His mission in East London was burnt down during the Frontier Wars.
#18715 Hudson-Reed, Sydney. (Ed). 1820 SETTLERS STORIES. Blue wraps. 126pp illustrated b/w dwgs. No inscription. Near VG condition. Macmillan. Johannesburg 1994.
Selections from the writings of other authors that illustrate the daily life of the ordinary settler. Illustrated with sketches by "Willy".
#18697 Jones, E. Morse ROLL OF THE BRITISH SETTLERS IN SOUTH AFRICA. Part 1 Up To 1826. Gilt dec. green cloth boards. ix + 174pp. illustrated b/w photos, maps. Ownership inscription to front pastedown o/w VG+ in worn, mothed d/w. Balkema. Cape Town 2nd edition 1971.
Provides a list of names of settlers prior to 1820, list of 1820 settlers, list of post-1820 settlers from 1821 to 1826, list of ships with sailing & arrival dates, map showing location of parties, outline biographies of some of the more famous or well-known settlers, Roll of Honour for the Frontier Wars of 1834-1835, 1846-1847, 1850-1853, and place names honouring settlers. A useful book for exploring settler origins.
#18716 Keppel-Jones, Arthur. PHILIPPS, 1820 SETTLER. His Letters, Edited By Arthur Keppel-Jones In Consultation With Philipps' Great-Granddaughter, E.K. Heathcote. Gilt on navy cloth boards. 371pp. b/w photo frontis. maps on eps. genealogy table. Boards damp-stained hence a reading copy only in dustwrapper (no loss or tears, faded to spine). Shuter & Shooter. Pietermaritzburg 1960.
Letters from 1820 through to 1830. Some of the letters were published in "Scenes And Occurences In Albany And Caffer-Land, South Africa" (Marsh 1827). Thomas Philipps sailed as an 1820 Settler on the "Kennersley Castle" as leader of the Pembrokeshire 'Party' in order to make a new start in life. His letters, commencing onboard ship on January 11th 1820, run to 1830.
#18707 Le Cordeur, B.A. ROBERT GODLONTON AND THE NEWSPAPER PRESS OF SOUTH AFRICA. 16p stapled booklet. Wraps lightly soiled, overall VG with clean text. 1820 Settlers National Monument Foundation. Grahamstown October 19th 1982. ISBN 0947001018
The Henry Hare Dugmore Memorial Lecture for 1982.
#18728 Mathie, Nerina. MAN 0F MANY FACETS. Atherstone, Dr W.G. 1814-1898. Pseudo Autobiography. Volume 3. White card covers. pp.800-1181. No inscription. VG condition. Grahamstown 1998.
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.
#18705 Maxwell, Winifred A. RECONSIDERATIONS. 22pp stapled booklet. Except small number on front wrap, a near Fine copy. 1820 Settlers National Monument Foundation. Grahamstown September 4th 1970. Reviews the background of the 1820 Settlers and urges reconsideration of their early history in the light of their missionary endeavors.
The first Henry Hare Dugmore Memorial Lecture, delivered at the opening of the 1820 / 1970 celebrations in Grahamstown.
#18696 Nash, M.D. THE SETTLER HANDBOOK. A New List Of The 1820 Settlers. Printed boards. 152pp illustrated b/w photos. 8vo indexed. No inscription. spine a little offset, insect nibbles lower edges. hence a VG copy in VG d/w. a clean sound copy. A.A. Balkema. Cape Town 1987. ISBN 9780620109406
Index of Settler names, the ships and parties. A guide to tracing your settler family roots. Best choice book for those commencing research into this area.
#18794 Peires, Jeff. THE DEAD WILL ARISE. Nongqawuse And The Great Xhosa Cattle-Killing Movement Of 1856-7. Printed wraps. 463pp illustrated b/w plates. indexed. A Fine unread copy. Jonathan Ball. Jeppestown 2003. ISBN 9781868421589
In 1856, acting on a prophecy, the Xhosa slaughtered their cattle and ceased to plant crops in the belief that these actions would lead to the resurrection of their ancestors and an era of idyllic prosperity. Inevitably the blame for the disaster and its aftermath when thousands died is laid at the feet of Sir George Gray, then Governor of the Cape. This revised edition includes an extensive afterword by the Author.
#18793 Peires, Jeff. THE HOUSE OF PHALO. A History Of The Xhosa People In The Days Of Their Independence. Printed wraps. 314pp p/b illustrated b/w plates, maps. A Fine unread copy. Jonathan Ball 2003. ISBN 9781868421596
A standard work on the subject, draws fully on both oral and written sources to present the Xhosa version of their history and interaction with the colonists and settlers up until 1850 before the great Xhosa cattle killing.
#18729 Pringle, Thomas. (& Conder. Joseph). NARRATIVE OF A RESIDENCE IN SOUTH AFRICA. A New Edition To Which Is Prefixed A Biographical Sketch Of The Author By Joshia Conder. Recent half-leather over green cloth boards with two raised bands delimiting title. xvi + 116pp. Bookplate to front pastedown. no inscriptions, boards spotted, private library cancel on one page, ff tanned, generally an attractive VG+ copy. Moxon. London 1840.
Pringle originally published 'African Sketches' in 1834 of which this is a reprint without the poetry included therein and with the addition of Conders biographical sketch. That poetry, with additions, was later published by the same publisher in 1838, under the title 'The Poetical Works Of Thomas Pringle'. An 1820 Settler, Pringle left the Eastern Cape for Cape Town, finally returning to England where he was the secretary of the Anti-Slavery Society. He is regarded as the father of South African poetry.
#18722 Schnell, E.L.G. FOR MEN MUST WORK. An Account Of German Immigration To The Cape With Special Reference To The German Military Settlers Of 1857 And The German Immigrants Of 1858. Printed wraps. 298pp. No inscriptions. wraps show modest insect attack, the contents are very clean. Self-published 1954.
"For Men Must Work And Women Must Weep, For There's Little To Earn And Many To Keep". German immigration to the Cape, specifically to the Eastern Cape, numerically exceeded the numbers of the 1820 British Settlers. This text was originally a dissertation approved for a Doctorate at Rhodes University and provides a dense but readable account with many appendices, lists of names and ships, land grants, etc.
#18711 Smith, Denis (Ed). CRADOCK 1814 - 1964. 150th Anniversary Brochure. Printed wraps. 186pp. 8vo. illustrated b/w photos, advertisements etc. Inscription to ffep, sello stains from (unecessary) repair, much ink underlining hence a sound reading copy only in clean wraps. White & Broughton, Cradock. 1964.
#18709 Sprigg, C.M. GRAHAM'S TOWN. A History And What To See. Card wraps, 30pp stapled illustrated b/w photos, map. Wraps foxed & stained, thus Good only, contents VG. Grahamstown Publicity Association. nd.
Contains interesting early photographs of the city,
#18727 Turpin, Eric W. (Comp). GRAHAMSTOWN, CITY OF THE SETTLERS. 1812-1962. 56pp stapled booklet, illustrated b/w photos, advts. 8vo. No inscription. wraps lightly rubbed, contents VG condition. Grahamstown 1962.
Booklet published by the Makanakop Shellhole in aid of funds for their home for the aged. Many interesting historic photographs and period trade advertisements.

SOUTHERN AFRICA, GENERAL. (unclassified by area)

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#18837 Bradlow, Frank. PRINTING FOR AFRICA. The Story Of Robert Moffat And The Kuruman Press. Printed blue wraps. 36pp illustrated coloured frontis, b/w line dwgs. 8vo. A very clean copy, but significant red underlinings throughout. Kuruman Moffat Mission Trust. Kuruman 1987. ISBN 0620114894
Moffat's heroic efforts in learning the Tswana language, translating the gospel, and printing this and other works, are legendary. This includes a list of the publications produced at Kuruman 1831-1870. Also covered is a history of the printing press itself.
#18849 Davenport, T.R.H. TENSES IN TURMOIL. Inaugural Address Delivered At Rhodes University On 25th May 1977 By T.R.H. Davenport. Professor Of History. Pink wraps. 27pp stapled 8vo booklet. A near Fine copy. Rhodes University. Grahamstown 1977.
#18725 Lower Albany Historical Society. TOPOSCOPE. Volume 33. 2002 printed wraps. 76pp stapled. Fine condition. LAHS 2002.
Includes articles as follows:
Arthur Webb. The Ostrich In South African History To 1850. (Morse-Jones Memorial Lecture).
M.C. Erasmus. Memories Of 43 Air School, Port Alfred.
Oakley West. Early Cartographic History Of The Lower Albany Area.
J.J. Hulme. The Hartigan Papers (Hlubiland, Hartigan's Horse).
G.V. Callow. The Settlers Church, Port Alfred (report on restoration).
Margaret Snodgrass. The Forgotten Military Villages Of The Tyumie Valley.
Merwynne Jones. Elmhurst - Historic Reed Fountain.
Sheila Wilson. Glendower Beacon.
Shirley Krsic. Judge Henry Cloete.
A Short Summary Of The Escape From Robben Island By Makana (Nxele) And Others On August 9th 1820.
Merwynne Jones. General Smuts Epic Ride Through The Stormberg Country 1901.
#18730 Lower Albany Historical Society. TOPOSCOPE. Volume 31. 2000 printed wraps. 82pp stapled. original price on f.wrap else VG+ condition. LAHS 2000.
Includes articles as follows:
Arthur Webb. Kimberley Mining And Money On The Early Witwatersrand (Morse-Jones memorial lecture).
Emmigration To The Cape Of Good Hope, A Memorial To The British Government 10 March 1823.
Geoff Tucker. William Kenridge Tucker, An Eastern Cape Pioneer.
Eric Attwell. Dr James Barry, An Officer In The British Army From 1813-1859.
Mike Erasmus. A Snippet Of Early History (cannon in the Kowie museum).
History Of The Bathurst Agricultural Show Society 1848-1984.
Bathurst Military Post.
Doreen Eaton. Ye Old Bathurst Inne.
Dick Shekver. The Anglo-Boer War, A Layman's Look.
The Drostdy, An Historical Bathurst Building.
The Establishment Of The Presbyterian Church In Southern Africa.
Morosi Of The Baphuti.
The Story Of The 'Perm'.
Sven Ouzman. The Archaeology Of Rock Art.
#18724 Lumb, S.V. CENTRAL AND SOUTHERN AFRICA. A Short History. Printed boards. 119pp illustrated b/w maps. Good only, a reading copy. Cambridge University Press 1954.
Would have been a school text of the period.
#18828 Musiker, Reuben. SOUTH AFRICAN BIBLIOGRAPHY. A Survey Of Bibliographies And Bibliographical Work. Khaki cloth boards. 105pp 8vo. corrigendum slip. Neat ownership inscription ffep else VG in dusty faded VG d/w (no loss or tears). Crosby Lockwood. London 1970. ISBN 0258967900
Reviews then current national bibliographies, subject bibliographies, indexes and lists of newspapers and periodicals, theses, official publications, archives and manuscripts.
#18830 Reader's Digest. ILLUSTRATED HISTORY OF SOUTH AFRICA. The Real Story. Printed boards. 512pp profusely illustrated 4to. Ownership inscripion ffep, sello offset to eps. generally VG+. very bright unmarked boards, Readers Digest Association. Cape Town 1992. 2nd edition. ISBN 9780947008901
Expanded & completely updated. A large and profusely illustrated history, the first locally published popularly oriented view at odds with the official apartheid histories.
#18858 Walker, Eric Anderson. THE GREAT TREK. The Pioneer Histories. Blue boards. 388pp illustrated b/w plates & maps (foldout map at rear). 8vo. Neat ownership inscription f.pastedown. Slight lean, G+, no d/w. Adam & Charles Black. The Pioneer Histories series. London 1938 2nd edition.
An earlier and more academic work than Ransford's this was written from a different political perspective to that of later years and also lays emphasis upon the struggle for possession of Natal which was eventually won by the British.


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#18842 De Villiers, C.G.S. KLEIN VADERLAND. Verdere Sketse En Verhale Uit Die Overberg. Quarter leather over marbled paper-covered boards. 101pp 8vo. Neat ownership inscription ffep and less-neat marking on rear of portrait frontis. a little worn at head of spine, very clean item in at least VG condition. Balkema. Cape Town 1956 1st edition.
An attractive little item from this publisher.
#18834 Honiball, T.O. ADOONS, KEESJE, KAAS & KIE. Printed boards. 52pp. No inscriptions. edges of early ff show foxing, the boards are nice and bright but the lamination is lifting in the front joint where it is also browning. generally G-VG condition. Tafelberg 1977 1st printing. ISBN 062400998X
Honiball's baboon cartoon character stories set in the Magaliesberg were originally published in 'Die Huisgenoot' from 1948 to 1971
#18845 Joubert, Elsa. MISSIONARIS. Roman. Black cloth boards. 321pp 8vo. No inscriptions. except ff tanned a near Fine copy in VG-F d/w (no loss, no chips, no tears, not clipped. a mite rubbed, spine a bit faded). Tafelberg. 1988 1st edition & stated first printing. ISBN 9780624026631.
Author's 8th novel
#18841 Small, Adam. KITAAR MY KRUIS. Printed cloth boards. 96pp 8vo. Large inscription ffep. ff browned, generally G+ in d/w (rubbed, but no loss, no tears, not chipped). Hollandsch Afrikaansche Uitgevers Maatschappij. 1975 3rd printing which precedes the HAUM edition. ISBN 0798600608
A book of verse in Afrikaans.


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#18821 Clarke, James. MONUMENTS OF SOUTH AFRICA. Black skivertex boards. 23 ephemeral weekly articles culled from the magazine 'Personality' and tipped to ff of this volume. Newly bound, bookplate ffep, the articles are browned, but the whole is attractive and in excellent collectable condition. Personality 1996.
Each article provides a brief overview of the subject and is illustrated by 'Berry'.
#18823 Gordon Verhoef & Krause. FINESSE. A Quarterly Newsletter. Bound one volume brown skivertex boards from 1972 to 1998. later issues loose. Binding, contents, loose copies, all in Fine condition. Bound issues: Vol.1 Nos.1-3 (1972), Vol.2 No.1 (1973), Vol.3 Nos.1-4 (1974-75), Vol.4 Nos.1,3 (1976), Vol.5 Nos.1-3 (1977-78), Vol.6 Nos.1-3 (1978-79), Vol.7 Nos.1-3 (1979-81). 21st anniversary issue 1982, Vol.10 Nos.1-3 (1982), special pictorial edition 1983. Vol.10 No.2 (1983, mis-numbered), April 1984 No.1. September 1985 25th anniversary. April 1998, April 1989, May & Nov 1991, June & Nov 1992, May & Nov 1993, June & Nov 1994, May & Nov 1995, June & Nov 1996, June & Nov 1997, June 1998, "Recycling Old Buildings". Loose issues: Nov 1998, June & Nov 1999. June, Summer, Autumn, Winter 2001., Autumn, Winter, 2002. "Rock Solid", "Siya Zama", "Stonework", general promotional booklet.
GV&K are the country's leading building restoration contractors offering a total solution to all the various needs of upgrading the external and internal structure and finishes of any building. This 20-year collection of the house magazine shows the progress of the company and the solutions that it offers with a good look at many of the prestigious commercial, industrial, and heritage buildings which they have contracted to restore.
#18814 Greig, Doreen E. HERBERT BAKER IN SOUTH AFRICA. Black skivertex boards. 276pp illustrated b/w photos & plans. 4to. No inscriptions. bookplate ffep else a near Fine copy in VG protected d/w (some wear but no loss). Purnell. Johannesburg 1970. Copy No.175 of 2000. ISBN 0360001033
With newspaper review from The Star. Earlier than Keath's opus this is less critical of Baker's style and personality.
#18812 Hartdegen, Paddy. (Comp). OUR BUILDING HERITAGE. An Illustrated History. Brown boards. 312pp illustrated col.b/w photos. folio. Bookplate to half-title page else a near Fine copy in matching protected d/w. Ryll's Publishing for the National Development Fund For The Building Industry. 1988 1st edition. ISBN 0620127384
A large review of buildings, techniques, architecture, dealing with commercial and industrial constructions as well as residential buildings. Many well known landmarks are covered here. A comprehensive review not otherwise available particularly in the area of commercial structures.
#18817 Hatfield, Denis. (Ed). SOME SOUTH AFRICAN MONUMENTS. Cream skivertex boards. 150pp illustrated No inscriptions, bookplate ffep. VG+ in protected d/w (no loss, chips, or tears, but rear is lightly soiled). Purnell. Cape Town 1967 1st edition.
Illustrated by E.A. Gundersun. "This Book Is Based On A Series Of Talks Broadcast By The English Service Of Radio South Africa". 50 selected monuments described by a variety of authors.
#18813 Keath, Michael. HERBERT BAKER. Architecture And Idealism. 1892-1913. The South African Years. Blue cloth boards. 246pp illustrated col.b/w photos, plans. The tipped-in cameo of his own house, 'Owletts' is intact. 4to. Bookplate ffep. a Fine copy in matching protected d/w. Ashanti. Gibraltar 1992. ISBN 1874800375
Includes relevant book reviews clipped from Business Day, The Citizen, & The Star. Baker's architectural practice produced far more than the Union Buildings which is his most famous monument in South Africa. This detailed text reviews the man and his architectural output in the areas of domestic, school, university, and church construction which stamped his style across the Cape Colony and the Transvaal.
#15879 Lewcock, Ronald. EARLY NINETEENTH CENTURY ARCHITECTURE IN SOUTH AFRICA. A Study Of The Interaction Of Two Cultures 1795-1837. Gilt on blue cloth boards. 451pp illustrated col.b/w photos & plates. 4to indexed. No inscriptions, bookplate ffep. generally VG in worn and reinforced d/w. a clean copy which has seen little use. Balkema. Cape Town 1963 1st edition.
Heavily illustrated, this is a detailed study of English & Dutch architecture as it evolved in South Africa. references and bibliography.
#18801 Lowe, C. van Riet., & Malan, B.D. THE MONUMENTS OF SOUTH AFRICA. Brown vynide boards. 179pp illustrated. 4to. No inscriptions, bookplate to half-title page, covered secured protective film, else VG+ condition. Government Printer. 1949 2nd revised & enlarged edition.
Details of 179 historical, natural, & scientific monuments and plaques. Covers the first 15 years of work of the Historical Monuments Commission.
#18802 Lowe, C. van Riet. (Ed). THE MONUMENTS OF SOUTH AFRICA. Blue cloth boards. 174pp illustrated. 4to. No inscriptions, bookplate ffep, covered secured protective film, else VG+ condition. Government Printer. 1941 1st edition.
Details of 102 historical monuments. Covers the first 5 years of work of the Historical Monuments Commission.
#18806 Malan, Antonia. (Ed). CAPE FOLK ARCHITECTURE EXHIBITION. A Souvenir. Organised By The Vernacular Architecture Society Of South Africa. Green printed wraps, 44pp stapled A4 photocopy production. Fine condition. VASSA October 2004.
The exhibition was first shown at the University of Cape Town's Irma Stern Museum. Contains various articles of interest including a tribute to VASSA founder, and well-known writer on South African architectural matters, James Walton.
#18809 National Monument Council. Various Papers. Bound blue vynide. A4. Newly bound, content items as new.
Contains the following NMC publications.
National Monuments Act No.28 of 1969. 47pp.
Plastering Of Historical Walls. P028.1E/A. 4pp.
Problems Associated With Damp In Historical Building. P028.2E/A. 5pp.
Maintaining Sliding Sash Windows. P028.3E/A. 5pp.
List Of Declared National Monuments In Gauteng 31/01/1998.
List Of National Monuments In North-West 31/01/1998.
List Of National Monuments In Northern Province 31/01/1998.
List Of National Monuments In Mpumalanga 31/01/1998.
List Of National Monuments In KwaZulu-Natal 31/01/1998.
List Of National Monuments In Free State 31/01/1998.
List Of National Monuments In Eastern Cape 31/01/1998.
List Of National Monuments In Western Cape 31/01/1998.
List Of National Monuments In Northern Cape 31/01/1998.
Archaeology For Planners, Developers And Local Authorities. P021E 13pp. 1996. isbn 0620164891 .
General Guidelines For Urban Conservation Area. P010E/b. 19pp. 1994. isbn 187501201X .
Future Directions For Heritage Conservation In South Africa. 27pp. 1994.
The Future Of Heritage Conservation In South Africa. 14pp. 1994.
#18807 National Monuments Council. (South African Heritage Resources Agency). ANNUAL REPORTS. Bound blue vynide boards. A4. Newly bound, contents at least VG+ and mostly in Fine condition.
Contains the NMC Annual Reports for 1990-1999 inclusive. The 2000 NMC & 2001 SAHRA annual reports are separate. The South African Heritage Resources Agency took over the responsibilities of the National Monuments Council in terms of the National Heritage Resources Act No.25 of 1999. These reports list the work of the bodies for each year.
#18816 Oberholster J.J. THE HISTORICAL MONUMENTS OF SOUTH AFRICA. Buff buckram boards. xxii + 354pp. 12 colour and 260 sepia illustrations. 4to. No inscriptions. bookplate ffep. boards clean, overall VG++ in VG d/w (reinforced with +1"sq loss at rear top edge). Rembrandt van Rijn Foundation, for the Historical Monuments Commission. Cape Town 1972. ISBN 0620001925
A comprehensive and richly illustrated picture of the more than 370 historical monuments throughout the Republic. Standard work on South African historical architecture. Includes book review by C.M. Chipkin.
#15880 Pearse, G.E. EIGHTEENTH CENTURY ARCHITECTURE IN SOUTH AFRICA. Pale blue buckram boards. xi + 48pp text with 36 figs. plus 113 plates. folio. The boards and spine appear dusty, the four corners are all square but rear lower is rubbed to board in small patch. bookplate ffep. some white labels have been used to cover library stamps on front pastedown, ffep, verso, and rear ep. The contents are otherwise Fine and this is a sound & clean copy that has seen little use. Balkema. Cape Town 1968 3rd edition.
Author was A.R.I.B.A. and Professor Emeritus in Architecture at the University of the Witwatersrand. Originally published in 1933, the scholarship and the detailed plans and elevations drawn to scale distinguish this book as the definitive text on the subject.
#18815 Picton-Seymour, Desiree. HISTORICAL BUILDINGS IN SOUTH AFRICA. Printed boards. 192pp. illustrated col.photos, map. 4to. indexed. No inscriptions. bookplate to ffep hence near-Fine condition Struikhof. Cape Town 1989. ISBN 9780947458010
Covers a selection of some 300 buildings erected from the 17thC through to pre-WW2, each described and photographed (mostly by Janek Szymanowski). Bibliography.
#18818 Picton-Seymour, Desiree. VICTORIAN BUILDINGS IN SOUTH AFRICA. Including Edwardian & Transvaal Republican Styles 1850-1910. Gilt on maroon cloth boards. xii + 412pp illustrated b/w photos. dwgs. 4to. indexed. No inscriptions. bookplate ffep else a Fine unmarked & unread copy in matching protected d/w. Balkema. Cape Town 1977 1st edition. ISBN 08696108310
"A Survey Of Houses, Churches, Schools, Public And Commercial Buildings, With Notes On The Materials Used, The Architects Concerned, The Use Of Prefabricated Ironmongery, And The Influence Of European Styles". The standard work on this subject. Bibliography.
#18804 Ploeger, Dr Jan., Bosman, Dr F.C.L., Punt, Dr W.H.J., & Bagnall, A. Gordon. CONSERVATION OF OUR HERITAGE. Part 1. Preservation Of Old Buildings And Historic Relics. Rebound black skivertex boards with original printed wraps bound in. 54pp stapled booklet with 70 b/w illustrated. 10"h x 8"w. Bookplate to ffep of new binding, original wraps VG+ condition. Caltex. Cape Town 1966.
Articles by:
James Walton (Folk Architecture In South Africa)
Jan Ploeger (Netherlands Architecture Before Van Riebeeck)
H. Fransen (Golden Era Of Cape Dutch Architecture)
Victor de Kock (The Interior Of Old Homesteads)
R.B. Lewcock (British Influence In South Africa)
G.A. Chadwick (British Fortifications In Natal)
H.M. Rex (Neo-Renaissance Architecture In Transvaal And Free State)
Norman Eaton (Restoration Of Buildings)
Olga Levinson (Historical Conservation In South West Africa).
#18805 Pretorius, Andre. OUR THREATENED HERITAGE. A Plea For The Conservation Of South Africa's Meagre Vernacular Heritage Both Euro And Afrocentric. Printed boards. 217pp illustrated excellent b/w photos. 4to. Bookplate ffep. a Fine unread copy in secured protective film. Andre Pretorius 1977 1st edition. ISBN 0620211431
Signed by Author on half-title page. The author shows a wide selection of old buildings in various states of renovation or decay, and a review of their architectural importance. Covers the whole of the Cape including the Karoo and adjacent Eastern Cape.
#18827 Unesco. WORLD HERITAGE NEWSLETTER. Bound black skivertex boards. A4. Newly bound, contents are all as new and unmarked except for a small date-of-receipt stamp to front. The first three issues are photocopies. Issues Nos.1 to 12. (1991 to 1996). Includes also: "Sites inscribed on the World Heritage List, brief descriptions" Paris 1996. "Operational guidelines for the implementation of the World Heritage Convention" Paris 1996. "Convention concerning the protection of the world cultural and natural heritage" Paris 1972. "Properties included in the World Heritage List". Paris 1972.
A number of the articles relate to Africa, both meetings concerning Africa and some of the African World Heritage Sites. e.g. a report on the 1995 Harare meeting is included in issue 11.


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#18723 Richardson, Deirdre. HISTORIC SITES OF SOUTH AFRICA. Printed wraps. 272pp. No inscription. VG+ condition. Struik 2001. ISBN 9781868724596
A listing of all the officially declared national monuments and historical sites in South Africa.
#18824 Viney, Graham. & Proust, Alain. COLONIAL HOUSES OF SOUTH AFRICA. Blue cloth boards. 288pp illustrated col.b/w photos. lg.4to. No inscriptions. on first appearance a fine copy but inside of d/w spotted which has offset lightly to boards hence VG+ only. the d/w has no loss, no chips, no tears, and is outwardly in Fine condition, the contents are Fine and unmarked. four square corners. the slipcase has various impressions on the rear hence VG+. overall an attractive and sound copy. Struik Winchester. Cape Town 1987 1st edn. ISBN 9780947430054
Photographs by Alain Proust of the following colonial houses. Vergelegen in Hottentots Holland, Ida's Valley near Stellenbosch, Libertas in Stellenbosch, Stellenberg in Kenilworth, Morgenster in Somerset West, Tuynhuis in Cape Town, Rustenberg in Ida's Valley, Sidbury Park in Upper Albany Eastern Cape, Kersefontein in Berg River, Barville Park in Lower Albany Eastern Cape, Zorgvliet in Gardens Cape Town, Broadlands in Sir Lowry's Pass, Hawthornden in Wynberg, Tweeside Lodge in Matjiesfontein, Zwartkoppies Hall near Pretoria, Groote Schuur in Rondebosch Cape Town, Lynton Hall in Umdoni Park Natal, Stonehouse in Parktown Johannesburg, Westminster near Tweespruit O.F.S., Brenthurst in Parktown Johannesburg, Dolobran in Parktown Johannesburg, The Presidensie in Pretoria, Ellingham in Renishaw Natal. Also many historical photographs of the houses.
#18043 Walton, James. DOUBLE-STOREYED FLAT-ROOFED BUILDINGS OF THE RURAL CAPE. Printed wraps. 113pp illustrated b/w photos, plans. cold.frontis. sm.4to. Bookplate ffep. secured protective wrap else Fine condition. Saayman & Weber 1993. ISBN 9780797100435
The flat roof design was perhaps chosen for aesthetic and stylistic reasons rather than practical ones - such a configuration being notorious for leaking in our weather and climate. Generally, Walton points out, the upper storey was not inhabited, in fact being accessed by an external staircase it was generally used for storage.


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#18685 Jordan, Z. Pallo. OLIVER TAMBO REMEMBERED. Black cloth boards, 465pp illustrated b/w plates. 8vo. No inscription. VG-F condition in d/w. Macmillan. Johannesburg. 1st edition 2007. ISBN 9781770100756
Almost 80 contributions celebrating what would have been the 90th birthday of this most famous leader of the ANC.
#18720 Lombard, R.T.J. HANDBOOK FOR GENEALOGICAL RESEARCH IN SOUTH AFRICA. Institute for Historical Research. Genealogy Publication No. 6. Blue rexine boards. 147pp. illustrated b/w photos, fold outs. Bibliography. A Good copy with some inscriptions, annotations and underlinings. HSRC. Pretoria 1984 updated edition. ISBN 0796900256
Provides a methodology for genealogists, list of sources, list of family histories, and other valuable information for South African researchers.
#18644 McDonald, J.G. RHODES. A Life. Newly rebound gilt on black cloth boards. x + 403pp. illustrated frontis, maps, etc. ff show some light occasional foxing, but otherwise this has the appearance of a new copy. Geoffrey Bles. London 1934 4th edition.
Author became acquainted with Cecil John Rhodes some years before his death and was much involved with him in the last years. By today's standards we would regard this as a hagiographic work, but it has the benefit of being written by a contemporary associate and, moreover, one who took relevant notes whilst Rhodes was alive.
#18775 Stirk, Dennis. A SEASON OF LIVING. 262pp p/b illustrated photos. A Fine unread copy. Self. 2007. ISBN 9780620398145
Signed by Author thus: "Best Wishes & God Bless, Dennis". Autobiography of local Southwell farmer (Lower Albany). A committed Christian author relates his trip to Israel, an attack on the farm, cricket, a trip to Botswana, and more.
#18643 Van Warmelo, Dietlof. ON COMMANDO. terracotta cloth boards. 124pp 8vo. No inscription, a VG-F unread copy in VG d/w (one very small close tear, tanned to spine). an attractive copy. Donker. Africana Library series. Johannesburg 1977. ISBN 094993741X
Introduction by author's son, D.S van Warmelo. Originally written in a Boer prisoner of war camp in India the manuscript was smuggled to Holland, translated into English, and originally published in 1902 by Methuen before the end of the war. This personal account of a young man fighting in his commando until captured by the British is full of adventure and tells of enemy engagements and camp hardships with humour.


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#18857 Klinzman, Marty. & Guy, Shirley. THE A-Z OF MICROWAVE COOKING IN SOUTH AFRICA. Printed boards. 227pp illustrated in colour. 4to. No inscriptions, no food stains, worn and a little loose, hence a G+ clean copy for the kitchen. Struik. 1988. ISBN 9780869772768
No excuses for including this, it is simply the only local microwave cookbook worth having. Look up the main ingredient and there will be a good useable recipe that works. More than 1000 entries.
#18831 Smit, Sannie. & Fulton, Margaret. THE SOUTH AFRICAN ENCYCLOPEDIA OF FOOD AND COOKERY. Printed boards. 511pp illustrated colour plates & b/w drawings. Large gift inscription ffep. sello to pastedowns, hence rated VG condition only, however the boards and contents are excellent. definitely not a kitchen copy. Struik. Cape Town 1986 1st edition thus. (based upon the original 1983 Octopus edition). ISBN 9780869772584
The complete kitchen companion from A to Z, more than 1000 entries and 1500 recipes. A very South African edition of this work, recipes tuned for local tastes and ingredients and with local photographs.


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#18736 Law, Robin. THE HORSE IN WEST AFRICAN HISTORY. The Role Of The Horse In The Societies Of Pre-Colonial West Africa. Black cloth boards. No inscription. except a dusty top edge a Fine copy in VG-F d/w (spine lightly faded else no faults). International African Institute. OUP 1980. ISBN 0197242065
Author traces the history of the horse in West Africa, considers equestrian equipment, horses in warfare and islamic equestrian techniques, non-military aspects such as tokens of status and wealth. Concludes with a review of the decline of West African horse culture reflecting the passing of a political system based upon warfare and slavery,
#18738 Miedema, Karel. (Comp). RACING RECORD. Season 1991-1992. Blue skivertex boards. 640pp illustrated b/w. 8vo. Edges lighly spotted else in Fine condition in d/w. Raceform 1992.
The Record Of Horses That Raced In South Africa Between 1 August 1991 And 31 July 1992.


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#18840 Boddy-Evans, Marion. (Comp). (Ed. David Bristow). MORE FUNNY SIGNS. HILARIOUS MESSAGES FROM AFRICA AND BEYOND. Photographed By The Readers of Getaway. Oblong softcover, 96pp. No inscriptions. VG+ condition. Ramsay Son and Parker 2002. ISBN 0958452555
Another collection of amusing messages and signs photographed by Getaway readers.
#18650 Braude, Sandra. (Ed). HERSTORIA. South African Women's Journal. Volume 3 No.1 Autumn 1997. Yello wraps 56pp stapled A5 format. VG condition. issn 1024-5057.
In this issue:
Delia Rothnie-Jones. Harry & Eve. interviews Harry Dugmore.
Sheila Fugard. Testimony.
Marion Baxter. Mother And Son.
Nicki Falkhof. Sub-versions.
Poetry by Zulekha Dinath, Judith Issroth, Yvonne Eve Walus, Caroline Angus, Rak Ishah, Bulelwa Mbangu, Freda Freeman, Kathleen McReery
#18708 Butler, Guy. ON FIRST SEEING FLORENCE. White paper wraps. 16pp stapled booklet 8vo No inscription. wraps lightly soiled, a Good copy. New Coin. Grahamstown 1968.
Inspired by the author's early morning view of Florence during the last war and shortly before the 6th SA armoured Division advanced to the bank of the Arno in August 1944.
#18833 Campbell, Roy. (Ed. J.M. Lalley). SELECTED POETRY. Blue cloth boards. 221pp 8vo. No inscriptions. G-VG condition in price-clipped d/w (dusty, faded, but no loss or any major tears). Bodley Head. London 1968 1st edition. ISBN 0370004558
Includes his translations of French, Spanish, and Portuguese works as well as a copious selection of his own work.
#18859 College of Careers. NOTES ON SIR PERCY FITZPATRICK'S JOCK OF THE BUSHVELD. Study-Aid Series No.696. Printed wraps. G+ sound and clean condition. College of Careers. Cape Town 1967.
#18855 Cutten, Theo E.G. "WHY CAN'T THE ENGLISH?" An Anthology Of Admirable And Execrable English. Blue cloth boards. 206pp 8vo. No inscriptions. VG+ condition in VG dustwrapper (no loss, no chips, no tears, just a little faded). Hugh Keartland. Johannesburg 1971.
Author wrote the Language Clinic published in The Star under the nom-de-plume "Purist".
#18737 Dikobe, Modikwe. DISPOSSESSED. 116pp softcover. No inscription. A near Fine unread copy Ravan Press. Braamfontein 1983. Staffrider Sries No.16. ISBN 0869751433
Verse by author of 'The Marabi Dance'. Author's poems reflect his retirement location in Bophutatswana - an apartheid era 'border' area.
#18854 Dugmore, Harry. (Illus. Allen Wittert). SINGLE AGAIN. 30pp stapled. No inscriptions. VG+ condition. Laughing Stock Publishing 1990. ISBN 5440010504672
Crazy cartoons!
#18852 Ferguson, Ian,, King, Melissa., Ryan, Pamela., Scherzinger, Karen. & Williams, Michael. (Eds). CROSS-CURRENTS. An Anthology Of Short Stories. Printed blue wraps. 488pp 8vo. No inscriptions, VG-F condition with as-new contents Acacia. Cape Town 2007 edition. ISBN 9780868170633
A large selection of stories which includes many South African writers.
#18853 Goldstuck, Arthur., & Francis, Stephen. (Illus. Rico Schacherl). THE BOOK OF NOSES. 30pp stapled oblong. No inscriptions. VG+ condition. Laughing Stock Publishing. 1990. ISBN 5440010504672
Crazy cartoons!
#18838 Harrison, William. BURTON AND SPEKE. Brown cloth boards. 508pp 8vo. Ownership inscription ffep. sello offset to eps & pc.d/w (no loss, no chips, no tears, not faded, not rubbed). a bright tight clean VG copy. W.H. Allen. London 1982. ISBN 0491030924
Written as a novel this brings to life the true story of these two most famous of African explorers.
#18744 Himunyanga-Phiri, Tsitsi V. THE LEGACY. 58pp p/b. VG condition. Zimbabwe Publishing. original edition, Harare 1992 2nd imp. ISBN 1779010125
Puts sharply into focus the degrading beliefs of a male-dominated society. Calls into question the cultural practices invoked when a woman's husband dies, rejecting that the husband's relatives inherit her accumulated wealth and rejects the practice of sexual intercourse with the deceased husband's brother as ritual cleansing of his spirit. The author's novel challenges women to fight for their rights.
#18856 MacLennan, Don. OF WOMEN AND SOME MEN. Poems By Don Maclennan. 32pp stapled oblong 4to. VG+ condition. Firfield Poetry Press. ISBN 1875058168
Inscribed to title page thus: "For Eddie From Don, 5/4/2001". Illustrated by George Coutouvidis.
#18850 Marais, David. "HEY! VAN DER MERWE". A New Collection Of Cartoons By David Marais. Printed wraps. oblong format. No inscriptions. ff browned, a Good copy only. Jan Botha. Cape Town 1961.
Contemporary cartoons from the Cape Times.
#18844 McAllen, Terry. & Omar, Ben. KYK-DAAR. The 'Rooinek's Guide To South Africa'. Printed wraps. 92pp illustrated b/w. No inscriptions, Good condition. Laxative Publications 1983. ISBN 0908369263
Humorous writings and cartoons. "Begins where other guide books leave off".
#18745 Okpewho, Isidore. THE VICTIMS. 200pp p/b. No inscription. VG condition. Longman Drumbeat 1979. ISBN 0582642663
"When a man marries, so they say, his troubles begin. When a man marries twice, his troubles are doubled. The struggle for supremacy between Onanua's wives drove him to drink and led inexorably to hideous tragedy".
#18688 Poetry Society of Rhodesia. RHODESIAN POETRY. No.12 1974-1975. Printed wraps. 36pp stapled. No inscription. near VG condition.
Twenty Fifth Anniversary Issue (1950-1975). Poetry by: Philippa Berlyn, D.E. Borrell, N.H. Brettell, G.R. Brown, Wilson Chivaura, Vernon Crawford, Vi Driver-Jowett, Judy Edgar, Hugh Finn, R. Gifford-Garner, Ben Gingell, Pamela Greager, S. Masola Kumile, John Finlay Logan, Gavin Malcolm, Solomon M. Mutswairo, L.B. Rix. Olive Robertson, Charl Sisson, Colin Style, Viki Tapiwa, Elisabeth Teubes, Enetia Vasilatos, Bonus Zimunya.
#18851 Salisbury Writer's Club. PEN POINT. Tales For Sundown. Printed wraps. 99pp. No inscriptions. front wrap split at spine bottom 1" hence a Good only but reasonably clean copy. Galaxie Press. Salisbury 1972.
A collection of short stories. This was the first copy thus published. Includes stories by Cynthia Hind, Mary Cullen, E.K. Rowe, G.H. Tanser, Merna Wilson, Val Tomlinson, Margaret Woodhouse, Barry Keyter, Wendy Hedderick, Gwenne Oliver, Molly Neild, Jane Meiring, Maureen Sangster, Frank Ashton, Sylvia Bond-Smith, & Vic Levey. Some items previously published in The Sunday Mail, The Rhodesia Herald, Evening Post (PE), Personality, Voices International, Illustrated Life, but other items previously unpublished.
#18645 Schreiner, Olive. TROOPER PETER HALKET OF MASHONALAND. Red cloth boards. 124pp sm.8vo. No inscription. top edge dusty else a Fine copy in VG+ d/w (slight browning beneath lamination top of spine, no loss, tears, or chips, slight crush lower front corner else a matching Fine d/w). Donker Africana Library series. Johannesburg 1974 1st edition thus. ISBN 0949937088
Introduction by Marion Friedman. An allegorical attack on Rhodes and his British South Africa Company. This edition is unique in that the tipped-in frontis reproduces the infamous photograph taken in Matabeleland showing three rebels suspended from the hanging tree. This appeared only in the 1897 first edition and was omitted from later editions up to this date.
#18664 Segal, Ronald M. (Ed). AFRICA SOUTH IN EXILE. Vol.5 No.1 Oct-Dec 1960. Green wraps. 128pp softcover. G-VG condition.
Contains the following articles.
Dennis Kiley. The Pondoland Massacre.
Alan Rake. South Africa's Emergency.
Hannah Stanton. Pretoria Central Gaol.
Norman Phillips. A Foreign Correspondent In South Africa.
Anonymous. Diary From Refuge.
L.J. Blom-Cooper. Referendum For A Republic.
Rev. Michael Scott. The Sacred Trust Of South-West Africa.
Chikomuami Majala. The Horror Of Mocambique.
Joao Cabral. A Portuguese Letter.
Enoch Dumbutshena. Southern Rhodesia Explodes.
R.S. Garfield Todd. The Only Turning.
Denis Grundy. The Doctor's Discards.
Colin Legum. The Congo (III) After Independance.
Peter de Francia. The Lost Dream.
Frank Barber. Return To The Congo.
R.W. Kawawa. Africanisation.
Akin Mabogunje. Nigeria And Tommorow's Africa.
Basil Davidson. History In Africa.
Henry Lee Moon. Rebellion Against Racialism.
David Miller. The Good People.
Gervase Matthew and Martin Jarrett-Kerr, C.R. Book Reviews.
#18689 Tillyard, H.J.W. A BALLAD OF WIMBLEDON AND OTHER VERSES. Printed buff card wraps. 48pp. Fine condition. Self. Grocott & Sherry 1949.
Poems in this selection were originally printed in Granta, Student, New Cambridge, Gownsman, Cambridge Magazine, Tonbridgian, University College of Johannesburg Magazine, Ruhleben Camp Magazine.
#18710 Vaughan, Iris. THE DIARY OF IRIS VAUGHAN. Plumb cloth boards. 62pp. illustrated b/w dwgs. 8vo. No inscription. a Fine copy in near Fine d/w. Howard Timmins. Cape Town 1984 rpt. ISBN 0869781278
The humorous diary of a young girl living in the Eastern Cape in the early years of the 20th century. Originally printed in serial form in "The Outspan" this is a staunch South African favourite.
#18746 Wa Thiong'o, Ngugi THE RIVER BETWEEN. 152pp p/b. ff & edges foxed, a good sound copy. Heinemann. African Writers Series No.17 1983 rpt. ISBN 043590017X
A novel about the Kikuyu set in the melting pot between cultures.
#18691 Warner, Alan. ABOUT BOOKS. Printed green wraps. 59pp stapled. G-VG condition. Grocott & Sherry. 3rd edition 1948.
"Some notes on books and reading for the English student and the general reader".


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#20874 Church, R.J. Harrison., Clarke, John I., Clarke, P.J.H., & Henderson, H.J.R. AFRICA AND THE ISLANDS. Geographies. Red cb. xiv + 494pp illustrated b/w photos. maps. etc. 8vo indexed. Large inscription ffep (To Prof. Rennie) o/w VG+ in G+ d/w. Longmans. London 1964 1st edition. ISBN 0582351979
An Intermediate Series. An introductory survey is followed by regional studies, concluding with a chapter on social, political, and economic trends.
#18839 Mazrui, Ali A. THE AFRICANS. A Triple Heritage. Red cloth boards. 336pp illustrated colour & b/w. 4to. No inscriptions. A Fine copy in VG-F d/w (lightly rubbed, spotted internally, no loss, no chips, no tears). BBC Publications. 1986 1st edition. ISBN 978056320280
The triple heritage comprises the three civilisations of african history; indigenous, Islam, & colonial. One of Africa's foremost thinkers looks at the tangled past of the African continent and relates it to the present and the future.


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#18810 Abrahams, Israel. THE BIRTH OF A COMMUNITY. A History Of Western Province Jewry From Earliest Times To The End Of The South African War, 1902. Volume 1. Black cloth boards. 166pp illustrated b/w plates. 8vo. No inscriptions. an attractive sound VG copy. Cape Town Hebrew Congregation. 1955.
This history covers particularly Cape Town & Kimberley, but also devotes speace to Oudtshoorn, Graaff-Reinet, Grahamstown, and other towns in the Cape Colony. The history deals with all aspects of the Jewish community and widely covers secular issues and The Reverends Isaac Pulver, Joel Rabinowitz, A.F. Ornstein, & A.P. Bender. There is no record of a Volume 2 having ever been published.
#18811 Shain, Milton. JEWRY AND CAPE SOCIETY. The Origins And Activities Of The Jewish Board Of Deputies For The Cape Colony. Green vynide-covered boards. 144pp illustrated b/w photos, cartoons, tables, graphs, etc. large 8vo. No inscriptions. VG+ in VG d/w (rubbed to edges, no loss). Historical Publication Society (4). 1983 1st edition. ISBN 062006529X
Attempts to be a wider history of Cape Jewry by viewing this more in the context of general history. The author uses other than traditional Jewish oriented sources to synthesise the role of the community within the larger South African history.
#18832 South African Jewish Board of Deputies. BOOKS AND WRITERS. Jewish Book Festival 1948. Printed boards. 81pp 8vo. No inscriptions. G+ condition. SAJBD 1948 reprint.
In this special reprint only the English & Afrikaans sections are retained, the Hebrew & Yiddish sections are not included.


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#18646 Green, Lawrence C. (G.) THE COAST OF TREASURE. Gilt on green cloth boards. 269pp. illustrated b/w plates, maps on eps. Sympathetically rebound gilt on green cloth boards in original style. thus looks new. ff show light foxing. Putnam. London 1933 true 1st edition. same title as isbn 0869780484.
This is the first of Lawrence Green's early titles published in prewar London. The 'Coast Of Treasure' alluded to in the title is the coast of what was then German South West Africa, now Namibia. The author ranges further than that, from Table Bay to St Helena, Ascension Island, the Southern Ocean islands including Tristan Da Cunha, Gough, Thompson & Lindsay, Kergeulen, Hog, Possession, St Paul, & Bouvet Islands. Rebind aside, this copy is in excellent condition and will fill the space left on this shelf for Author's first book in 1st edition form.


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#18740 Crooks, Frederick. (Ed. Fiona Kennedy). RAVING BULLS AND LITTLE BEAR. Cosmic And Stockmarket Crashes. Printed boards. 206pp illustrated b/w charts. No inscription. VG+ condition. Quark. Durban 1998. ISBN 0952936828
"To treat market crashes as accidents is to miss their fundamental similarity to other complex systems in nature".
#18846 Hodes, Lionel., Nathan, Carmen., & Strauss, Sas. (Ed. Christopher Dingle). LET'S MAKE IT LEGAL. Printed wraps. 171pp 8vo. No inscriptions. wraps tanned else a VG copy. Divaris Stein. Johannesburg 1983 1st edition. ISBN 0620069643
Based upon the popular radio series of the same name, this looks at a range of subjects important to every day life in South Africa.
#18847 Musiker, Reuben. SOUTH AFRICAN BIBLIOGRAPHY. A Survey Of Bibliographies And Bibliographical Work. Printed wraps. 84pp. No inscriptions. a VG copy. David Philip. Cape Town 1980 2nd edition. ISBN 0908396198
The elusive second edition, possibly only published in South Africa, completely revised over the first edition.
#18843 Pelling, J.N. (Comp). A PRACTICAL NDEBELE DICTIONARY. Green vynide boards. 148pp sm.8vo. Near Fine condition. no d/w. Daystar Publications. Bulawayo 1966 1st edition.
Compiled by Rev. J.N. Pelling in association with the Rhodesia Literature Bureay, Salisbury. Contains original promotional letter from Philpott & Collins who purchased the publishing rights from Daystar.
#20879 Suggit, John. MYSTERIOUS REALITY: GOD, THE WORLD AND OURSELVES. In The Light Of Richard Dawkins 'The God Delusion'. Printed wraps. 96pp No inscriptions. A Fine unread copy. PreText. Claremont 2007. ISBN 9780980259674
Author was an Anglican priest, now retired. Here he attempts to rebut the atheist views of Dawkin.


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#18649 Craib, I.J. THINNING, PRUNING AND MANAGEMENT STUDIES ON THE MAIN EXOTIC CONIFERS GROWN IN SOUTH AFRICA. Science Bulletin No.196. Buff wraps. 179pp stapled 8vo. Ink scribbles to front & rear wraps, o/w a sound copy with nice contents. Dept. Agriculture & Forestry. 1930.
Generally refers to Pinus Insignis, Pinus Pinaster, & Pinus Patula under contemprary thinning practices.
Part 1. Thinning Schedules & Intermediate Yields.
Part 2. Pruning For The Production Of Knot-Free Lumber.
Part 3. Analysis Of Anticipated Yields And Profitability.
Part 4. Modification Of Silvicultural Practice To Increase Profitability.
Part 5. Recommendations Regarding The Treatment Of Existing Coniferous Stands.
#18673 Dyer, R.A. THE VEGETATION OF THE DIVISIONS OF ALBANY AND BATHURST. Botanical Survey Of South Africa Memoir No.17. Printed wraps. 138pp illustrated 4 maps, 4 diagrams, 42 photographs. Spine was repaired but now needs further attention, one map hand-coloured in. contents are good condition, a reading copy. Department of Agriculture & Forestry. Pretoria 1937.
This district is the meeting place of three very distinct floras, the South-Western Cape flora, a sub-tropical flora from Natal, and the Karroo flora
#18835 Eliovson, Sima. WILD FLOWERS OF SOUTHERN AFRICA. All-In-One Guide To Shrubs, Trees, Succulents, Bulbs, Annual, Perennials. How To Grow And Identify Them. Green cloth boards. 310pp illustrated colour plates. 4to. Neat gift inscription to ffep. shelfwear, VG in nice shiny matching d/w (with no loss). Macmillan. 7th edition 1984. ISBN 0869540882
An excellent treatise on indigenous plantings. A very practical book especially suited to highveld conditions.
#18860 Fitzsimons, F.W. THE NATURAL HISTORY OF SOUTH AFRICA. Vol.2. Red cloth boards. 194pp illustrated b/w plates. 8vo. No inscriptions. G-VG condition. Longmans. London 1919 1st edition.
Including Civets, Genets, Mungooses, Meerkats, Earth Wolves, Hyaenas, Jackals, Foxes, Wild Dogs. Otters, Honey Ratels, Muishonds, And Sea Lion.
#18700 Harris, R., Hiller, N. De Klerk, W. AN INTRODUCTORY COURSE IN GEOLOGY WITH FIELD GUIDE IN THE S.E. CAPE. Photostat A4 production. 57pp. VG condition. Rhodes University, Grahamstown. 1988
Prepared for the 1988 Geology Field School with list of participants (pupils from Collegiate, Diocesan School For Girls, Kingswood College, Nathaniel Nyalusa High, Nombulelo Senior Secondary, & St Andrew's). 40 copies prepared.
#18733 Harrison, Richmond E. HANDBOOK OF BULBS AND PERENNIALS FOR THE SOUTHERN HEMISPHERE. Green cloth boards. 208 pp illustrated cold.b/w. 4to. Except sello offset to feps this is in VG+ conditon in G+ d/w (repairs at top of spine, but no major loss, still bright). a nice copy. Keeling & Mundy. Palmerston North 1953 1st edition.
Although published in New Zealand this compilation is intended for audiences in Australia, Southern Africa, & South America. Arranged alphabetically.
#18732 Harrison, Richmond E. HANDBOOK OF TREES AND SHRUBS FOR THE SOUTHERN HEMISPHERE. Red cloth boards. 338 pp illustrated cold.b/w. 4to. Except sello offset to feps this is in VG+ conditon in matching d/w (no chips, loss, or tears). an excellent copy. R.E. Harrison. Palmerston North 1960 2nd revised edition.
Although published in New Zealand this compilation is intended for audiences in Australia, Southern Africa, & South America. Arranged alphabetically 2200 shrubs and trees are described with over 350 illustrated.
#18672 Schonland, S. PHANEROGAMIC FLORA OF THE DIVISIONS OF UITENHAGE AND PORT ELIZABETH. Botanical Survey Of South Africa Memoir No.1. Printed wraps. 128pp Ownership inscription to front wrap, spine repaired with masking tape. sound, clean contents. Pretoria 1919.
Contributed from the then Herbarium of the Albany Museum, Grahamstown, now the Schonland Herbarium, Department of Botany, Rhodes University. Supplies valuable informaition regarding an area comprising an important phytogeographical boundary.
#18648 Transvaal Provincial Administration. FAUNA & FLORA Issue No.7 1956. In original card wraps, illustrated b/w photos. Good condition, repaired at head & tail of spine. TPA 1956.
Contains the following articles in both English & Afrikaans:
H.P.H. Behrens. History Of The Wonderboom And Its Nature Reserve.
A.O.D. Mogg. The Wonderboom. Botanical & Historical Features.
D.J.L. Visser. Aspects Of The Geology Of The Wonderboom Nature Reserve.
H.P.H. Behrens. The Wonderboom Fort.
E.J. Maynhard. The Wonderboom Caves.
H.M.E. Hanisch. Stone Age Men At Wonderboom.
A. Roberts. Nature Trails.
D.G. Collett. Some Botanical Features Of The Wonderboom Nature Reserve.
V. Fitzsimons. Reptiles & Amphibians Of The Wonderboom Nature Reserve.
A. Roberts. The Birds Of The Wonderboom Nature Reserve.
A. Roberts. The Mammals Of The Wonderboom Nature Reserve.
#18669 Transvaal Provincial Administration. FAUNA & FLORA Issue No.12 1961. In original card wraps, illustrated b/w photos. central ff loose off staples else VG condition. TPA 1961.
Contains the following articles in both English & Afrikaans:
T.J. Steyn. Farm Planning & Nature Conservation.
R. Bigalke. The Size Of The Litter Of The Wild Dog, Lycaon Pictus.
S.S. du Plessis. Trout Pioneer F.C. Braun.
M.J. Wells & R.G. Strey. Plants Of The Abel Erasmus Pass.
G.L. Lombard. The Cape Fruit Bat.
A.A. v. J Groenewald. Clarias, The Fresh Water Barbel.
W.K. Kettlitz. Keeping Of Animals In Captivity.
T. Farkas. The Bird Sanctuary And Research Station, Barberspan.
G.L. Lombard. The First Introduction & Production Of Aischgrund Carp in SA.
#18671 Transvaal Provincial Administration. (Ed. R. Bigalke). FAUNA & FLORA Issue No.16 1965. In original card wraps, illustrated b/w photos. VG condition. TPA 1965.
Contains the following articles in both English & Afrikaans:
S.M. Hirst. Ecological Aspects Of Game Predation.
J. du P. Bothma. Random Observations On The Food Habits Of Certain Carnivora (Mammalia) In SA.
T. Farkas. Interesting Facts About The Crowned Guinea-Fowl (Numida Meleagris).
V. Fitzsimons. The Giant Girdled Lizard Or Sungazer (Cordylus Giganteus A. Smith).
V. Fitzsimons. Dwarf Or Bearded Chameleons (Genus: Microsaura).
P. Le Roux. The Angling Society As A Factor In Sport Fishing.
P. Le Roux. The Magnitude Of Sport Fishing In Transvaal.
#18670 Transvaal Provincial Administration. FAUNA & FLORA Issue No.9 1958. In original card wraps, illustrated b/w photos. VG condition. TPA 1958.
Contains the following articles in both English & Afrikaans:
T.J. Steyn. Nature Conservation In The Transvaal.
G.L. Lombard. The Water Mongoose.
W.K. Kettlitz & T.B. Verschuur. The Hans Merensky Nature Reserve.
#18668 Transvaal Provincial Administration. FAUNA & FLORA Issue No.10 1959. In original card wraps, illustrated b/w photos. VG condition. TPA 1959.
Contains the following articles in both English & Afrikaans:
G.L. Lombard. The Lowveld Fisheries Research Station Near Marble Hall.
G.L. Lombard. A Preliminary Guide To Fish Farming In The Transvaal.
This issue deals entirely with fish farming in these two articles and covers all aspects in great practical detail.
#18686 Various. PRODUCTION OF VIRGINIA TOBACCO IN THE UNION OF SOUTH AFRICA. Bulletin No.188. Buff wraps. 50pp stapled with the foldout plans at rear. G+ condition. Department Of Agriculture & Forestry.
Looks at the complete process from growing to curing.
#18674 West, Oliver. THE VEGETATION OF WEENEN COUNTY, NATAL. Botanical Survey Of South Africa No.23. Printed wraps. 183pp illustrated b/w tables & photos. Wraps torn to joint near head and tail of spine, else a clean sound copy. Department of Agriculture. Pretoria 1951.
Gift inscription from Author inside front wrap.
#18861 West, Oliver. THE VEGETATION OF WEENEN COUNTY, NATAL. Botanical Survey Of South Africa No.23. Printed wraps. 183pp illustrated b/w tables & photos. Repaired at spine with masking tape, needs attention, a reading copy. Department of Agriculture. Pretoria 1951.
Gift inscription from Author inside front wrap.
#18742 Zepp, Raymond A. LESOTHO FERNS. Printed green wraps. 96pp illustrated line drawings. No inscription, VG wraps. National University of Lesotho 1982 1st edition.
Each of 38 species described, illustrations by Pauline Joubert, Brenda Meakins, & Joanna Mulder.


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#18687 Africana Society. AFRICANA NOTES AND NEWS. March 1953 Vol.10 No.2. In original wraps. illustrated b/w. All periodicals are clean copies. (this issue, clean contents but browned wraps with some stains). Africana Society / Museum. Johannesburg 1953.
Articles in this issue include:
K.F. Ruzicka. Dr Emil Holub, The Great Czech Traveller In South Africa.
R.F.K. Captain T.W. Goodrich Of The C.M.R.
S.A. Rochlin. Thomas William Bowler - Additional Facts.
A.H.S. Dr Morris J. Cohen And His Shell Figurines.
S.A. Rochlin. Robert Moffat Junior.
F.Z. van de Merwe. Uit Ons Vroegste Musick.


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#18667 Mangope, L.M. A PLACE FOR ALL. Blue cloth boards. 151pp 8vo. Considerable underlining throughout, boards worn, hence a good reading copy only, no d/w. Via Afrika. nd. (1978). ISBN 079940540X
A collection of author's speeches made during the period 1972-1978.
#18784 Nel, Etienne Louis. REGIONAL AND LOCAL ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT IN SOUTH AFRICA. The Experience Of The Eastern Cape. Printed pink boards. 359pp 8vo. Fine condition. Making Of Modern Africa Series. Ashgate 1999. ISBN 1840149418
Inscribed by Author as gift to colleague on ffep. An academic review examining the limited effects of previous development strategies in South Africa before proceeding to a detailed examination of new innovative locally-based developments.


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#18731 Brelsford, W.V. WANKIE NATIONAL PARK HANDBOOK. Printed wraps. 72pp illustrated col.b/w photos. G+ condition. A.J. Levin c.1960.
Includes pictures of game, map, space for photographic data, supporting advertising.
#18787 Garlake, Peter. THE PAINTED CAVES. An Introduction To The Prehistoric Art Of Zimbabwe. Printed card wraps. 100pp illustrated col.b/w. oblong 4to. No inscription, VG condition. Modus. Harare 1987 1st edition. ISBN 0908309066
A good detailed and well illustrated introduction to the subject. Covers most of the important cave paintings im Zimbabwe. Covers background issues such as setting, dating, artistic techniques & conventions, interpretations & meanings, San society & beliefs, themes in the paintings, a catalogue of paintings and directions to site.
#18836 Mohr, Eduard. (Tr. N.D. Anvers). TO THE VICTORIA FALLS OF THE ZAMBEZI. Gilt & black decorated. green cloth boards. xiv + 462pp. illustrated colour & b/w as original maps, foldout map. A very attractive and particularly clean copy but sadly ffep excised. VG d/w complete with no loss, no tears, no chips, a little rubbed and faded around spine. Rhodesiana Reprint Library Gold Series. Vol.28. Bulawayo 1993 2nd imp. Facsimile reproduction of the 1876 Sampson Low, Marston, Searle, and Rivington 1st edition.
Eduard Mohr was first German explorer to reach the Victoria Falls, in 1870, 15 years after Livingstone. A competent botanist, entomologist, zoologist and mapmaker, his book is a classic of Victorian travel in Southern Africa.
#18848 Tomlinson, R.W. THE INYANGA AREA. An Essay In Regional Biogeography. Printed wraps. 67pp. No inscriptions. a VG-F copy. Series In Science. Occasional Paper No.1. University Of Rhodesia. Salisbury 1973. ISBN 0869240013
A monograph presenting the results of research during 1971-73. Describes the vegetation of the Inyanga area, techniques of mapping, the vegetation pattern, and the origin of this pattern considering various environmental and biotic factors.


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#18822 Moore, Dennis. THE SUNSET OF STEAM. A Tribute In Colour To The Golden Years Of Steam Locomotives In South Africa. Black skivertex boards. 160pp illustrated in colour. oblong large 4to. Bookplate ffep else a Fine unmarked copy in matching protected d/w. Chris van Rensburg. Johannesburg 1990 1st edition. ISBN 9780868460628
Hundreds of superb photographs of the last years of steam traction in South Africa. Covers many locations, lines, and engine types.
#18799 Pivnic, H.L. RAILWAY DINING CARS IN SOUTH AFRICA. History And Development. Cream cloth boards. 415pp illustrated b/w. 4to. Bookplate ffep else a a Fine unread copy in protected d/w. 4to. South African Transport Services Museum. Johannesburg 1985 1st edition. ISBN 0868050084
This is a detailed review of dining cars on the railways of South Africa. Both SAR and the earlier component services such as the Cape Government Railways, Natal Government Railways, Central South African Railways, Imperial Military Railways, Pretoria-Pietersburg Railway, & Zuid-Afrikaansche Spoorwegh-Maatschappi (ZASM), are covered in detail from 1900 to 1984.
#18797 Robbins, David. (Phot. Steve Corner). THE BLUE TRAIN. A Guide To The World's Most Luxurious Train, And The Routes Which It Travels. Gilt on blue cloth boards. 118pp illustrated colour & b/w photos. oblong 4to. Bookplate ffep else a Fine unread copy in protected d/w. Viking / Penguin. London 1993. ISBN 9780670847402
A lavishly illustrated history of the Blue Train from its inception to present times covering the service, the carriages, the locomotives, the stations and towns, the traditional and excursion routes.
#18798 (Rosenthal, Eric). OLD-TIME SURVIVALS IN SOUTH AFRICA. Newly bound with original wraps in brown vynide boards. 36pp illustrated. approx 7.5" w x 9.5" h. The original wraps are age-tanned, but overall the contents rate as near VG, while the new binding (bookplate on new eps) is as new. Issued By The Publicity And Travel Department, South African Railways And Harbours. 1936.
Chapter 1 deals with the ox-wagon, Chapter 2 with life and customs in rural villages, Chapter 3 with life and customs in the cities. The author is listed as Eric Rosenthal, although not given this appears to be a special edition for the SAR&H of his work of the same title and date, but with no attribution to him to be found.
#18826 Sherwood, Shirley. VENICE-SIMPLON ORIENT EXPRESS. The World's Most Celebrated Train. Blue cloth boards. 180pp illustrated colour & b/w. oblong 4to. No inscriptions. bookplate else a Fine copy in matching protected d/w (only fault is crease at top of rear). Weidenfeld & Nicolson. London 1990 3rd revised edition. ISBN 029783035X
Not africana of course, but included for the railway enthusiast that does not have a copy.
#18825 South African Railways. CENTENARY OF THE SOUTH AFRICAN RAILWAYS 1860-1960. Bound in brown skivertex boards with original wraps. 52pp illustrated colour and b/w plates. 14"w x 12"h. Bookplate on fep. binding as new, the item itself is in VG condition, wraps complete, bright, with no tears. SAR 1959.
Covers rail, road, harbour, and air transport which were then all under the aegis of the SAR. Excellent period and contemporary illustrations.
#18819 South African Transport Services. THE FIRST 75 YEARS. Newly bound with original wraps in brown skivertex boards. 63pp illustrated colour & b/w photos. oblong 4to. Bookplate to ffep else a Fine unmarked copy. SATS 1985 1st edition. ISBN 1868050114
Only 2500 english copies of this were printed. A large section of this publication covers the rail service, the balance is devoted to shipping and airways.
#18808 Various. SOUTH AFRICAN RAILWAYS MISCELLANY. Bound brown vynide. A4. Newly bound, contents not less than VG+ condition, mostly Fine.
Contains the following publications:
SAR. Trans-Karoo Express. 14pp oblong promotional booklet. circa late 1960s.
SAR. Drakensburg Express. 10pp oblong promotional booklet. 1981.
SAR. The Blue Train. 21pp oblong promotional booklet. 1981.
E.F.A. Huth. The Story Of The South African Railways. reprint from 'Personality' 1964.
Thompson, Dorbyl. SAR Historical Review. c.1978.
SAR. SA Rail. No.31/6 December 1991.
Rovos Rail. Steam Safaris. (Pretoria to Kruger Park).
Rovos Rail. Steam Safaris. (Cape Town to Dar-Es-Salaam).
SAR. Blue Train Magazine. Vol.7/1. 1996.
SAR. Blue Train Magazine. Commemorative Issue. No.3 1997.
SAR. Blue Train Magazine. Vol.10/1 1999.
SAR. Blue Train Magazine. Vol.10/2 1999.
SAR. Blue Train News. Spring 1996.
A collection of newpaper and magazine articles in rear pocket.


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#18741 Greyvenstein, Chris. THE FIGHTERS. Black cloth boards. 449pp. illustrated b/w photos. 4to indexed. Ownership inscription & several stamps. A little shelfwear, VG in matching d/w (no loss, chip, or tears). Don Nelson (Sigma Motor Corporation). Cape Town 1981. ISBN 9780909238629
A pictorial history of SA boxing from 1981. Includes chronology of champions. Profusely illustrated.
#18680 South African Amateur Swimming Union. THE WORLD FAMOUS AUSTRALIAN SWIMMERS TOUR OF SOUTH AFRICA 1959. Official Souvenir Programme. Card wraps 8pp stapled. G+ condition.
Profiles four Australian swimmers who have signed over their pictures in the programme. They are: John Devitt, Terry Gathercole, Ilsa Konrads, Beverey Bainbridge.
Held at the Orient Swimming Bath, East London February 24th to March 1st 1958. The results appear to be mostly filled in.
#18682 South African Amateur Swimming Union. THE WORLD FAMOUS AUSTRALIAN SWIMMERS TOUR OF SOUTH AFRICA 1959. Official Souvenir Programme. Card wraps 8pp stapled. G+ condition.
Profiles four Australian swimmers, one of whom, John Devitt, has signed over his picture in the programme. The swimmers are: John Devitt, Terry Gathercole, Ilsa Konrads, Beverey Bainbridge.
#18681 South African Amateur Swimming Union. THE WORLD FAMOUS AUSTRALIAN SWIMMERS TOUR OF SOUTH AFRICA 1959. Official Souvenir Programme. Card wraps 8pp stapled. G+ condition.
Profiles four Australian swimmers, one of whom, John Devitt, has signed over his picture in the programme. The swimmers are: John Devitt, Terry Gathercole, Ilsa Konrads, Beverey Bainbridge.


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#18704 Burton, Captain Sir Richard F. FIRST FOOTSTEPS IN EAST AFRICA. Or An Exploration Of Harar. 2 volumes, red and gilt on brown leather, marbled eps, aeg. Ex school library with pocket and date stamp sheet. generally a VG copy. Facsimile reprint of the 1894 Memorial edition published by Tylston & Edwards. Time Life 1984. 705415007
#18699 Doke, Clement M. TREKKING IN SOUTH-CENTRAL AFRICA 1913-1919. Printed wraps 210pp illustrated b/w photos. map, dwgs. 4to. No inscription. generally a G-VG copy with wraps a bit worn and excellent contents. Witwatersrand University Press 1993. ISBN 9781868142316
Author, a missionary who worked for the South African Baptist Missionary Society, gives a fascinating account of the life of the tribes (Zambia / Northern Rhodesia). He was later founding professor of African Studies at the Witwatersrand University.
#18792 Leask, Thomas. (Ed. J.P.R. Wallis). THE SOUTHERN AFRICAN DIARIES OF THOMAS LEASK 1865-1870. Gilt on red cloth boards. lxvi + 251pp illustrated portrait frontis plate & foldout map at rear. teg. large 8vo. No inscriptions. unopened (foredge uncut). edges & eps show some foxing else VG+ condition in a Poor d/w (has mainly served to keep the boards in nice condition, but itself is spotted and torn with loss). Chatto & Windus 1954. Central African Archives. Oppenheimer Series No.8.
The diaries cover the diarists hunting & trading expeditions to the territories of the Matabele & Mashosa, the Bakwena, & the Victoria falls. Well written, his diary contains his private impressions and comments on many issues.


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#18739 Forsyth, Frederick. THE MAKING OF AN AFRICAN LEGEND: THE BIAFRA STORY. 286pp p/b. No inscription. ff browned, lower rear wrap creased, hence G-VG condition. Penguin 1978 revised edition. ISBN 014004468X
Originally written in 1969 this book roundly condemned the Nigerian attack on secessionist Biafra which proceeded with the tacit approval and assistance of the British government who supplied a tidal wave of arms to the Nigerian military. New epilogue. Forsyth was correspondent for the BBC in Biafra prior to becoming a succesfull novelist.

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