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Back to index #10913 Chris van Rensburg Publications. THE REPUBLIC OF BOPHUTHATSWANA. Produced to commemorate the birth of the republic in Dec 1977. The home of Sun City! Foreword by it's first President, Lucas Mangope. Silver dec, blue simulated leather bds. 216pp. illustrated col photos, maps etc.Folio. No inscrip. F in VG slipcase. Jhb. 1977 £35.00 #10989 Jenkins, Geoffrey. A CENTURY OF HISTORY. The Story of Potchefstroom. The author was a 17 year old who compiled this history whilst in forms IV and V at the High School for Boys. The town, the oldest in the Transvaal, reached its 100th birthday in 1938. Blue wraps. 120pp. illustrated b/w photos. lge 8vo. Bookplate ffep. wraps and eps sl fox. small patch of mothing on rear cover o/w sound, clean G+. Potchefstroom Herald. 1939. £20.00 #11014 Leyds, G.A. A HISTORY OF JOHANNESBURG. The Early Years. Author was himself in Johannesburg from 1892 onwards and had personal experience of many of the events of which he writes. Black cb. 318pp. + index & bibliography. illustrated b/w photos/plates, fold out street map at rear. No inscrip. eps and edges fox o/w G+ in G complete d/w. Nasionale Boekhandel. Cape Town 1964. £15.00 Back to index #10912 Simons, Phillida Brooke. NEDERBURG. The First Two Hundred Years. A lavish production to mark the 1992 anniversary, traces the farm's history from the original land grant of some 57 morgen to Philippus Bernardus Wolvaart at the end of the 18th century, through the lives and acheivements of the seven private owners who succeeded him to the famous wine producer it is today. Photos by Alain Proust. Gilt title on blue cb. 231pp. illustrated col & b/w photos, dwgs etc. lge 4to. No inscrip. F in F d/w. Also in F slipcase. Struik Winchester. Cape Town 1992. £30.00 Back to index #10886 Allen, Geoffrey & David. THE GUNS OF SACRAMENTO. The story of the tracing and salvaging of this Portuguese galleon which was driven on to the rocks off Port Elizabeth in 1647, where she broke up. Research also brought to light the astonishing account of the surviving crew members who trekked 1,000 miles up the African coast to safety. Blue cb. 81pp. illustrated col & b/w photos, dwgs, map. No inscrip. Near F in VG bright d/w. Robin Garton. London 1978. £16.00 #10971 Hockly, Harold Edward. THE STORY OF THE BRITISH SETTLERS OF 1820 IN SOUTH AFRICA. Chronicles the arrival of the Settlers of 1820 on the shores of Southern Africa & their location on the Eastern Frontier of the old Cape Colony as a buffer against the increasing migration of the bantu tribes westwards in the Colony. Includes list of settlers, Roll of Honour, extensive bibliography. Red cb. photo frontis. illustrated b/w photos, maps. 8vo. indexed. Inscrip ffep ( reverse of photo frontis.). eps sl fox, small patch fad bottom of sp o/w near VG in worn G d/w. Juta. Cape Town 1957 2nd enlarged & revised edn. £15.00 #10987 Hockly, H.E. THE SETTLERS OF 1820. A Brief History for use in Schools and other Educational Institutions. Printed wraps. prelims + 62pp. illustrated b/w photos/plates, map. Ownership inscrip ffep. rear cover browned o/w near VG. Juta. Cape Town 1966. £20.00 #10972 Hudson-Reed, Sydney. 1820 SETTLER STORIES. Selections from the writings of other authors that illustrate the daily life of the ordinary settler. Illustrated with sketches by"WILLY". Blue cb. 126pp. illustrated b/w dwgs. No inscrip. eps and edges sl fox o/w VG+ in sl fox G+ d/w. Macmillan. Jhb 1970 £10.00 #10970 Jones, E.Morse ROLL OF THE BRITISH SETTLERS IN SOUTH AFRICA. Part 1 Up To 1826. Gilt dec. green cb. ix + 174pp. illustrated b/w photos, maps. Small ownership inscrip ffep.o/w VG+ in worn, mothed d/w. Balkema. Cape Town 1969 1st.ed. £20.00 #10966 Keppel-Jones, Arthur. PHILIPPS, 1820 SETTLER. His Letters, Edited By Author In Consultation With Philipps' Great-Granddaughter, E.K. Heathcote. Letters from 1820 through to 1830. Genealogical table. Black cb. 371pp. b/w photo frontis. maps on eps. Small ownership inscrip. top edges sl grubby o/w near VG. No d/w. Shuter & Shooter. Pietermaritzburg 1960. £18.00 #10964 Metrowich F.C. FRONTIER FLAMES. Stories of the settlers of the Eastern Cape. Illus. Penny Miller. Printed ochre cb. 286pp. illustrated col plate and b/w dwgs. No inscrip. edges sl fox.o/w near VG in G clean d/w. Cape Town 1968 1st edn. £12.00 #10969 Mitford-Barberton, Ivan / White, Violet. SOME FRONTIER FAMILIES. Biographical Sketches Of 100 Eastern Province Families Before 1840. Red cb. 303pp. illustrated b/w dwgs of coats of arms of some of the families. No inscrip. very sl fox eps and edges o/w near VG in G d/w ( sp browned, sl fox). Human & Rousseau. Cape Town 1968 1st edn. £28.00 #10963 Parkes, Margery. WHEATLANDS. The Story of a Family and a Farm. 1849-1979. The farm, in the district of Graaff Reinet, has been the home of the Parkes family since 1849 when Thomas and Emma and their 4 sons and 2 daughters arrived( from Argentina, although of British descent). Printed brown wraps. vi + 109pp. illustrated b/w photos, dwgs, family trees. Tall 8vo. Inscrip ffep. some worm tracery on wraps hence G+. Cont VG. Self. Graaff Reinet 1979. £28.00 #10992 Pretorius, Dirk J.J.(ed). IN THE LAND OF THE SETTLERS. Issued By The 1820 Settlers Commemoration Committee Of Grahamstown To Mark The Pilgrimage On 3rd September 1956 Of Representative Groups Over The Original Route Used By The Settlers To Their Locations. Gives list of civilians who lost their lives during frontier disturbances between 1820 and 1870. Gilt dec blue cb. foreword + 73pp. illustrated b/w photos. maps, foldout map. No inscrip. gilt dulled, sp fad. eps sl browned. Bds G+ but cont very crisp and VG+. Grahamstown 1956. £14.00 #10986 Ralls, Alice M. GLORY WHICH IS YOURS. A Tribute to Pioneer Ancestors. Author, great grand-daughter of 1820 Settler Henry Ulyate, records some of the dangers, hardships and adventures experienced by the early European settlers. Brown cb.xii + 200pp. illustrated b/w photos. Bookplate front pastedown. VG. No d/w. Shuter & Shooter. Pietermaritzburg nd. c1951. £10.00 #10991 Randell, George and Dorothy. "WE ALL LIVED HERE". 1822-1977. The story of a house (The Retreat) in Grahamstown and it's previous owners, beginning with Piet Retief. Printed canvas wraps. 73pp. illustrated col and b/w photos, dwgs etc. 4to. No inscrip. covers sl fox but overall a near VG copy. Self. Grahamstown 1977. £35.00 #10990 Scott, J.B. (Ed). LETTER BOOK OF SIR RUFANE SHAW DONKIN. Port Elizabeth Series. No. 4. Khaki cb. photo frontis. vii + 114pp. illustrated b/w plates, maps. Tall 8vo. Bookplate front pastedown. mottled pale blue stains to bds. eps sl fox, nevertheless a G+ tight copy with very clean cont. The Historical Society of Port Elizabeth & Walmer, Port Elizabeth 1970. £15.00 #10988 Slater, J.F. THE CARNARVON DALE PAPERS. 6. John Edward. Edited by his granddaughter, Doreen Blenkinsop. Being Letters And Diaries Preserved By Mrs. J.F. Slater (Sarah Ann Bland) At Carnarvon Dale On The Bushmen's River. Wraps.123pp.Illus. b/w photos, plates and genealogy charts. Wraps fox o/w G/VG. Self. Paterson nd. £7.00 #11017 Thorpe, C. THARFIELD. An Eastern Cape Farm. The story of the farm and of the two families that have occupied it since the 1820's. Printed brown wraps. v + 97pp. illustrated b/w photos / dwgs / maps. tall 8vo. Inscrip ffep. Front cover has worm tracery o/w wraps G+. cont VG. Port Alfred 1978 2nd ed.. £8.00 Back to index #10861 Andrews et al (eds). SOUTH AFRICA IN THE SIXTIES. A Socio-Economic Survey. Produced by the South Africa Foundation to promote international understanding of the country's acheivements, problems and potential. Dark blue cb. xiii + 216pp. illustrated b/w photo frontis, col photos, dwgs, tables etc. maps on eps. 4to. No inscrip. Shelfwear o/w G++. No d/w. South Africa Foundation. Cape Town 1962. £10.00 #10895 Bowle, John. THE IMPERIAL ACHEIVEMENT. The Rise and Transformation of the British Empire. Blue cb. xi + 484pp. illustrated b/w photos/plates. maps. No inscrip. sl shelfwear, eps sl fox o/w VG in G ch d/w. Secker & Warburg. London 1974. £16.00 #10831 Davenport, T.R.H. SOUTH AFRICA. A Modern History. Covering the whole range of SA history from late stone age through to 1977, with the emphasis on the 20th century. xxiv + 692pp. illustrated b/w photos, cartoons, maps etc. lge p/b. No inscrip. Near VG. Univ. of Toronto Press. Toronto 1987 3rd ed. Updated and extensively revd. £8.00 #10942 Jones, Howard. MUTINY ON THE AMISTAD. The Saga of a Slave Revolt and Its Impact on American Abolition, Law, and Diplomacy. In 1839, fifty-three of the captives led by Joseph Cinque revolted in the Caribbean aboard the Spanish slave ship, the Amistad. This event created an international controversy with wide reaching conclusions. ix + 271pp. illustrated b/w plates, map. tall 8vo p/b. No inscrip. Ex public library showing label removal and stamps ffeps o/w VG. OUP. NY 1988. £7.00 #10877 Marshall, H.E. OUR EMPIRE STORY. Told To Boys And Girls. Section of almost 100pp on SA. Red, white, & gilt dec blue cb. xiv + 493pp. Illus. cold.plates by J.R. Skelton, maps. Ownership inscrips ffep. one illustrated reaffixed with (now) browned sello o/w G+ with very clean crisp cont. Thomas Nelson. London c.1908. £10.00 #10859 Murray, Marischal. SHIPS AND SOUTH AFRICA. A Maritime Chronicle of the Cape with Particular Reference to Mail and Passenger Liners From the Early Days of Steam Down to the Present. Newly rebound, blue skivertex bds with gilt title on spine. xxvi + 360pp. illustrated b/w photos, plates. 4to. Stamp and library number on ffep. light fox eps and some ff o/w VG+. An attractive copy. OUP. London 1933. £120.00 #10955 Reader's Digest. NATIONS AND EMPIRES. Milestones of History series. Contains 16 essays by contributing authors comprising the "milestone" events that occurred between 1854 and 1900. Inc. The Zulu War by Jock Haswell and The Riches of the Rand by G.H.Le May. Gilt on tan cb. 160pp. illustrated col & b/w. maps etc. lge 4to. No inscrip. VG in VG d/w. Reader's Digest. 1974 revd and expanded. £10.00 #10863 Shaw, Gerald. SOME BEGINNINGS. The Cape Times (1876-1910). The story of the foundation of independent daily journalism told against the background of South African history between 1876-1910...Majuba, the Zulu War, Rhodes and Kruger etc. Blue skivertex bds. xiii + 198pp. illustrated b/w photos, plates. Small tippex patch in an ink circle on ffep o/w VG in G, complete, rubbed d/w. OUP. Cape Town 1975. £15.00 #10910 Siviter, Roger. FOCUS ON SOUTH AFRICAN STEAM. As well as portraying steam in action in the album sections, this book also serves as a guide to railway enthusiasts visiting SA in search of working steam. Grey cb. 29pp text with guide to principal steam locomotive depots, locomotive classes, principal steam lines, map etc plus 98 b/w photos at rear of book. lge 8vo. No inscrip. Ex public library with remains of label and stamps ffep and top edge o/w VG in VG bright d/w. David & Charles. Newton Abbot 1981. £8.00 #10915 Theal, George M'Call. SOUTH AFRICA. (The Cape Colony, Natal, Orange Free State, South African Republic, Rhodesia, and All Other Territories South of the Zambesi). The Story of the Nations series. Dec cb. xx + 452pp. illustrated engravings, maps and fold out map. Bookplate front pastedown. Sl soft top and bottom of sp and small split in cloth top of sp. G. Eps browned but cont very crisp and clean. T. Fisher Unwin. London 1899 6th imp. £15.00 #10827 Thomas, Michael F. TROPICAL GEOMORPHOLOGY. A Study of Weathering and Landform Development in Warm Climates. Focal Problems in Geography Series. xii + 332pp. illustrated b/w photos, dgms etc. lge 8vo p/b. No inscrip. VG+ Macmillan. London 1983 rpt. £10.00 #10903 Younghusband, Captain Francis. SOUTH AFRICA OF TODAY. Author was commissioned by the Times newspaper to do a report on SA and Rhodesia shortly before the outbreak of the Boer War. Red cb. ix + 258pp. illustrated b/w photos. No inscrip. Sp very faded and ink letter B at base of sp. Eps browned, overall a G+ very sound copy. Macmillan. London 1899 2nd ed. £12.00 Back to index #10934 Dart, Dr. Raymond A. with Craig, Dennis. ADVENTURES WITH THE MISSING LINK. "The full story of the missing link, told for the first time by the man who found it; how it was discovered and authenticated: how it lived and what it has told us of human history." Red cb. xv + 251pp. illustrated b/w photos, plates, dwgs etc. Small inscrip ffep o/w near VG in G d/w. Hamish Hamilton. London 1959. £12.00 Back to index #10867 Allyn, Jane. DANCE FOR LIFE. Ballet in South Africa. The first book to be published about SA's two classical ballet companies, CAPAB and PACT. Blue cb. 160pp. illustrated col and b/w photos by Montgomery Cooper. 4to. No inscrip. VG+ in G d/w. David Philip. Cape Town 1980. £15.00 #10826 Blier, Suzanne Preston. ROYAL ARTS OF AFRICA. The Majesty of Form. Explores the diverse ways in which African rulers have employed art and architecture to define individual and state identity from the sixteenth century to the late 20th. 272pp. illustrated col & b/w photos, plates, dwgs, maps. Lge 8vo p/b (stiff card covers). No inscrip. F. Laurence King. London 1998. £14.00 #11015 Rosenthal, Eric. HEINRICH EGERSDORFER. An Old-Time Sketch Book. Charming and amusing sketches of South African life from this artist who worked for the South African Illustrated News from its inception in 1884 and was largely responsible for its popularity. Printed bds. 22pp. text + approx 90 (unnumbered) pp. sketches and accompanying text. lge 8vo. Vendor's stamp and ink price ffep. top and bottom of spine and cnrs rubbed through o/w G+. Nasionale Boekhandel. Cape Town 1960. £10.00 #10956 Smart-Cole, Sunmi. THE PHOTOGRAPHY OF SUNMI SMART-COLE. Foreword by Wole Soyinka. A Nigerian man of many talents, his contribution to the development of photo-journalism was recognised in 1988 by the Nigerian Institute of Journalism Students' Union Award. Black cb. xviii + 100pp. profusely illustrated author's excellent b/w photos. lge 4to. Inscrip ffep o/w VG+ in VG+ d/w. DTN. Lagos/ Bookcraft, Ibadan. 1991. £25.00 Back to index #10907 Bedford, E.C.G. THE BIOLOGY AND ECONOMIC IMPORTANCE OF THE SOUTH AFRICAN CITRUS THRIPS. Scirtothrips aurantii Faure. Publications of the University of Pretoria. Series 11: Natural Science No. 7. Thesis presented to the Faculty of Science of the University of Pretoria, in 1941, in partial fulfilment of the requirements for the degree of Master of Science. Brown wraps. 68pp. illustrated b/w plates, dwgs, charts etc. lge 8vo. No inscrip. Near VG. Pretoria 1943. £8.00 #10885 Gilbert, Zoe. THE SOUTH AFRICAN GARDEN MONTH BY MONTH. Month by month guidance for the gardener, based on the weather conditions that prevail in different parts of the country during particular parts of the year. Printed bds. 127pp. beautifully illustrated col photos and dwgs. map. lge 4to. No inscrip. F. As new. CNA. Jhb 1987 3rd imp. £12.00 #10908 Wild, H. (ed). KIRKIA. Journal of the Federal Herbarium, Salisbury, Rhodesia and Nyasaland. Volume 1. 1960-1961.Complete with 13pp stapled booklet issued separately from Vol 1 and announcing the new journal. Also Vol XLIII, May 1951 of the Transactions of the Rhodesia Scientific Association (14 pp stapled booklet entitled Preliminary Survey of the Orchid Flora of Southern Rhodesia by F.C. Greatrex.) Gilt dec blue cb. 164pp. illustrated b/w photos/plates, dwgs, map. Small ownership inscrip ffep. Sp fad, eps sl fox but cont crisp and clean. G+. Federal Printer, Salisbury 1960. £30.00 Back to index #10911 Adamson, George. MY PRIDE AND JOY. An Autobiography. Author writes of his life in Africa with wife, Joy, the dangers, adventures and most of all his unprecedented familiarity with lions. Red cb. 304pp. illustrated col & b/w photos. lge 8vo. No inscrip. Ex public library with remains of label and stamps ffeps and top edge. A very clean copy in a very bright, complete d/w with faded sp. Collins Harvill. London 1986. £8.00 #10858 Alexander, Peter F. ALAN PATON. A Biography. Best remembered as the author of "Cry, the Beloved Country", Paton was also a teacher, prison reformer and politician. Author was taught at Uni by one of Paton's sons, met Paton in 1974 and began a friendship that lasted till Paton's death in 1988. Black cb. xviii + 510pp. illustrated b/w photos. Ffep excised o/w VG+ in VG+ d/w. OUP. Oxford 1994. £10.00 #10984 Cartwright A.P. THE FIRST SOUTH AFRICAN. The Life And Times Of Sir Percy Fitzpatrick. Dark blue cb. 256pp. Illus. b/w photos. sm.4to. No inscrip. sl shelfwear and mottling to bds o/w near VG in G+ internally fox d/w. Purnell. Cape Town 1971. £12.00 #11005 Forbes, Gordon. TOO SOON TO PANIC. Sequel to Author's well-known `Handful of Summers', Forbes tells humorously of travel and adventure in the world of top tennis competition. ix + 299pp p/b. No inscrip. VG+. HarperCollins. London 1997. £6.00 #10926 Forna, Aminatta. THE DEVIL THAT DANCED ON THE WATER. A Daughter's Memoir. Author, the daughter of a Sierra Leonian medical student and a white Scottish woman, tells of her life amidst the post-colonial upheavals of Africa which culminated in her father being hanged for high treason in 1975. Uncorrectd proof copy. viii + 403pp. lge p/b. No inscrip. F. Harper Collins. London 2002. £12.00 #10857 Franklin, V.P. LIVING OUR STORIES, TELLING OUR TRUTHS. Autobiography and the Making of the African-American Intellectual Tradition. Author reinterprets the lives and thought of 12 major black American writers and political leaders inc James Baldwin, Malcolm X etc. Grey bds with black cloth backstrip. 464pp. illustrated b/w photos. No inscrip. F in F d/w. Scribner. NY 1995. £12.00 #10860 Fraser, Maryna (ed). SOME REMINISCENCES. LIONEL PHILLIPS. Phillips was President of the Chamber of Mines from 1892 to 1896. After the Jameson Raid he was sentenced to death but the sentence was commuted. He was at the centre of the mining industry in SA and a member of the Union House of Assembly. Green cb. 227pp. illustrated b/w photos. Lge 8vo. No inscrip. sl shelfwear o/w VG+ in G++ d/w. Donker. Jhb 1986. £15.00 #10916 Gilbey, Emma. THE LADY. The Life and Times of Winnie Mandela. Follows her life from her early years in the Transkei to her battle to remain an active force in black politics. Black cb. 328pp. illustrated b/w photos. No inscrip. Ex public library with minimal stamps ffeps o/w VG in VG+ d/w. Jonathan Cape. London 1993. £12.00 #10878 Knight, Ian J. WARRIOR CHIEFS OF SOUTHERN AFRICA. Shaka Of The Zulu. Moshoeshoe Of The BaSotho. Mzilikazi Of The Matabele. Maqoma Of The Xhosa. Looks at the lives and military campaigns of these warriors. Brown cb. 191pp illustrated b/w. map. 4to. indexed. Mint. Firebird. Dorset 1994. £12.00 #10994 Lessing, Doris. UNDER MY SKIN. Volume One of My Autobiography, to 1949. Begins with her childhood in Africa and ends on her arrival in London in 1949, with the typescript of her first novel, The Grass is Singing, in her suitcase. 419pp. illustrated b/w photos. p/b. No inscrip. VG. Flamingo. London 1995. £6.00 #10870 Marks, Shula (ed). NOT EITHER AN EXPERIMENTAL DOLL. The Separate Worlds of Three South African Women. Printed wraps. 217pp. illustrated b/w photos, map. No inscrip. VG. The Women's Press. London 1987. £6.00 #10940 Nkrumah, Kwame. THE AUTOBIOGRAPHY OF KWAME NKRUMAH. Red cb. xv + 310pp. illustrated b/w photos, map in text and maps on eps. Ownership inscrip fep o/w VG+. No d/w. Thomas Nelson. London 1957. £12.00 #10875 Paton, Alan. JOURNEY CONTINUED. An Autobiography. This second and final part of his autobiography begins in 1948, in which year occurred two of the decisive events of his life..."Cry, The Beloved Country" was published and the Nationalist government came to power in SA. (The first volume of his autobiog is entitled "Towards The Mountain".) Grey cb. 308pp. illustrated b/w photos. No inscrip. VG in G+ d/w. OUP. Oxford 1988. £10.00 #10985 Pretorius, Major P.J. JUNGLE MAN. The Autobiography Of... Red cb. 232pp. Illus. b/w photos. Small ownership inscrip ffep. eps sl fox o/w near VG. No d/w. Australasian Pub Co / Harrap. London 1948 rpt. £8.00 #10841 Slovo, Gillian. EVERY SECRET THING. My Family, My Country. The dramatic life story of author, daughter of Ruth First (political activist and journalist, murdered in Mozambique in 1982) and Joe Slovo (the pivot of the SA Communist Party and the ANC's military arm). Black cb. vi + 282pp. No inscrip. F in VG+ d/w. Little, Brown. London 1997. £16.00 #10864 Suzman, Helen. IN NO UNCERTAIN TERMS. Memoirs. Intro by Nelson Mandela. Author was M.P. for Houghton (Johannesburg) from 1953 until 1989 and used the forum of Parliament to speak out on behalf of equal justice for all. Black cb. viii + 310pp. illustrated b/w photos. No inscrip. Ex public library but with small stamps on eps only, o/w a VG copy in a VG bright d/w. Sinclair-Stevenson. London 1993. £8.00 #11013 Thomas, Antony. RHODES. The Race for Africa. Superb biography capturing the excitement of the imperial adventure, assessing its long-term impact and exposing the many myths Rhodes created about himself. xxiii + 420pp. maps. lge p/b. No inscrip. VG+. Penguin/BBC. London 1997. £7.00 #10920 van der Post, Laurens. THE NIGHT OF THE NEW MOON. The title refers to Aug 6th, 1945 the end of the day on which an atom bomb was dropped on Hiroshima. For the author, in a Japanese POW camp in Java, and the thousands of others in the same position this event had a direct and profound influence on their fate. Black cb. 157pp. illustrated b/w photos/plates. No inscrip. Ex public library showing label removal and stamps ffep and top edge o/w G/VG in near VG bright d/w. Chatto & Windus. London 1985. £5.00 #10967 Walker, Eric A. LORD DE VILLIERS AND HIS TIMES. South Africa 1842-1914. Lord de Villiers was a judge during these controversial years of SA history and his two dominant interests were law and federation. His influence on the development of SA law has been greater than that of any other man. Blue cb. xvi + 523pp.teg. tissue-guarded photo-frontis, chronological table. indexed. Ownership inscrip ffep. fox throughout but a good, sound reading copy. Constable. London 1925. £12.00 #10832 Williams, Basil. CECIL RHODES. Makers of the Nineteenth Century Series. Blue cb. xi + 342pp. illustrated b/w photo frotis. foldout map at rear. Bookplate of St John and Red Cross Hospital Library on front pastedown, ffep excised, a few red pencil underlinings in first pages, overall a G clean copy in worn d/w. Constable. London 1938 new ed. £5.00 Back to index #10881 Anderson, Clive. OUR MAN IN ... Havana. Goa. The Maasai Mara. Dominica. Hawaii. Timberlands. Author, well-known barrister and TV presenter visits six places which are supposed to be heaven on earth and discovers there is trouble in paradise. Much dry wit and a great sense of fair play as well as much investigation. Accompanies the BBC TV series. Red cb. 240pp. illustrated col photos, maps. 4to. No inscrip. Near F in VG+ d/w. BBC. London 1995 £12.00 #10879 East African Publishing House. WILDLIFE & SAFARI IN KENYA. A Comprehensive Guide- Book for Travellers. White cb. 384pp. illustrated col & b/w photos, dwgs, ads, maps etc. 4to. Inscrip title page o/w VG+ in G complete, rubbed d/w. East African Publishing House. Nairobi nd (c 1968). £10.00 #10874 Matthiessen, Peter. SAND RIVERS. Account of a safari made in 1979 by author and wildlife photographer, Hugo van Lawick into the Selous Game Reserve in southern Tanzania. White buckram bds. 213pp. illustrated col and b/w photos. maps on eps. Lge 8vo. No inscrip. F in VG bright d/w. Aurum Press. London 1981. £15.00 #10855 Spinage, C.A. ANIMALS OF EAST AFRICA. Author's observations of Kenya's wildlife with many interesting and amusing facts. Green cb. 160pp illustrated col and b/w photos. Lge 8vo. No inscrip. Near VG in G, complete, rubbed d/w. Collins. London 1971 6th imp. £10.00 #10892 Tazieff, Haroun. NYIRAGONGO. The Forbidden Volcano. Author has had a passionate interest in this active volcano in Zaire for many years. This book describes his 26 year long exploration of the volcano, complete with wonderful photos taken by himself and his companions. Red titles on blue bds. 287pp. illustrated col & b/w photos, dwgs. 4to. No inscrip. F in VG+ d/w. Cassell. London 1979. £15.00 #10958 Willock, Colin. AFRICA'S RIFT VALLEY. The World's Wild Places series. Printed bds. 184pp. illustrated col & b/w. maps etc. 4to. No inscrip. F. Time-Life Books. Amsterdam 1979. £10.00 Back to index #11018 Achebe, Chinua. GIRLS AT WAR. And Other Stories. African Writers Series 100. 123pp. p/b. No inscrip. VG. Heinemann. London 1980. £6.00 #10979 Achebe, Chinua. NO LONGER AT EASE. Novel. The story of a bright young Eastern Nigerian boy, educated in England, who returns to Nigeria as a civil servant and tries to live up to the expectations of his family and his tribe. African Writers Series No. 3. 153pp. illustrated b/w dwgs. p/b. No inscrip. G+. Heinemann. London 1981. £3.00 #11002 Amuzu,Koku. BEYOND IDEOLOGY. Literary Technique in Ngugi's Petals of Blood and Devil on the Cross. 181pp. lge 8vo p/b. No inscrip. F. Minerva. London 1997. £14.00 #10923 Blixen, Karen. ON MODERN MARRIAGE. And Other Observations. Witty, evocative reflections and speculations on men, women, history, biology and modern culture as she seeks to define what is necessary to the institution of marriage to make it uniquely significant. 134pp. tall 8vo p/b. No inscrip. Ex public library showing label removal and stamps ffeps and top edge o/w VG. Fourth Estate. London 1987. £5.00 #10945 Bowles, Paul. THE SHELTERING SKY. Novel. Set in a remote part of the North African desert in the aftermath of the Second World War. A married couple who have drifted apart travel to the remote destination where the husband hopes they will become reunited, but they have conflicting outlooks on life and their surroundings... 255pp. p/b. F. Penguin. London 2000 £7.00 #10947 Breytenbach, Breyten. MOUROIR. Mirrornotes of a Novel. Written whilst author was imprisoned in his homeland (South Africa), it describes how the ordinary time-focus of a man's perceptions can be extaordinarily rearranged by a definitive experience. 257pp. p/b. No inscrip. VG. Faber. London 1985. £6.00 #10946 Breytenbach, Breyten. THE TRUE CONFESSIONS OF AN ALBINO TERRORIST. Author, a leading South African writer, tells of his 7 year ordeal in the prisons of his homeland. 396pp. p/b. No inscrip. VG+. Faber. London 1985. £8.00 #10977 Briley, John. CRY FREEDOM. A story of friendship, based on the true story of Steve Biko, a young black political leader, and Donald Woods, editor and passionate anti-apartheid figure. Based on his original screenplay. 271pp. illustrated b/w photos. p/b. No inscrip. evenly lightly browned throughout o/w G+. Penguin. London 1987. £3.00 #10932 Coetzee, J.M. DISGRACE. Novel set in the present day Cape. David Lurie, middle aged and twice divorced, is a scholar fallen into disgrace after an impulsive affair with a student.. Black cb. 219pp. No inscrip. F in F d/w. Secker & Warburg. London 1999 (Printed by Clays Ltd.) £25.00 #10925 Cook, David (ed). ORIGIN EAST AFRICA. A Makerere Anthology. Stories, plays and poems in English by past and present students of Makerere University College. African Writers Series No. 15. xii + 188pp. p/b. G++. Heinemann. London 1966. £8.00 #10828 Figueroa, John J. (ed). AN ANTHOLOGY OF AFRICAN AND CARIBBEAN WRITING IN ENGLISH. Two thirds of the book is made up of prose fiction and the remaining third of poetry drawn from Africa and the Caribbean. Authors inc Chinua Achebe and Derek Walcott, as well as new outstanding poets like Honor Ford Smith of Jamaica. xix + 297pp. lge 8vo p/b. No inscrip. VG+. Heinemann/The Open University. London 1982. £10.00 #11009 Gordimer, Nadine. A SPORT OF NATURE. Novel. A pretty white girl is transformed into a political activist intent on returning the whole African continent to the rule of Africans. 396pp. lge p/b. No inscrip. G+. Penguin. London 1988. £4.00 #10931 Gordimer, Nadine. JUMP. And Other Stories. Gilt dec blue cb. 257pp blue marker ribbon. No inscrip. VG/F in VG+ d/w. Bloomsbury. London 1991 1st ed. £13.00 #10876 Gordimer, Nadine. THE HOUSE GUN. Novel. Set in present day SA, the son of a succesful white couple is charged with murder. His defence counsel a black advocate returned from exile... Red cb (library binding). 294pp. No inscrip. Ex public library in new library binding. traces of label removal and stamps eps o/w VG in VG+ bright d/w. Bloomsbury. London 1998. £8.00 #10962 Greaves, Nick (narrator). WHEN HIPPO WAS HAIRY. And Other Tales from Africa. 36 fascinating animal stories from African Mythology. Printed wraps. 143pp. illustrated col & b/w dwgs by Rod Clement. maps. lge 8vo. No inscrip. VG+. Southern. Halfway House 1998. £7.00 #10999 Hagerfors, Lennart. THE WHALES IN LAKE TANGANYIKA. Novel based on Stanley's journey across Africa in search of Livingstone as seen through the eyes of John Shaw, an alcoholic ex-sailor. the third white man on the expedition. 172pp. p/b. No inscrip. VG. Penguin. London 1991. £4.00 #10983 Jacobs, Rayda. EYES OF THE SKY. Novel set in the Karoo in the late 18th century. Roeloff (Eyes of the Sky) attempts to bridge the gap between the white settlers and the Sonqua people he has grown to love. African Writers Series. vii + 231pp. p/b. Ex public library showing label removal and stamps ffep and top edge o/w VG. Heinemann. London 1997. £3.00 #10981 Jacobson, Dan. THE EVIDENCE OF LOVE. Novel. First published in 1960 and immediately banned in SA, it is a sensitive and intelligent story of love across the colour bar. 256pp. p/b. No inscrip. VG. Allison & Busby. London 1992. £3.00 #10869 Lee, Mark. THE LOST TRIBE. Novel. Young American journalist working in Africa joins up with a charismatic relief worker to find a mysterious group of African nomads, the Maji, whom they believe to be the descendants of the legendary Lost Tribes of Israel. Grey/black cb. 278pp. No inscrip. Ex public library, stamps on eps o/w near VG in VG+ d/w. Picador. NY 1998. £5.00 #11007 Oguine, Ike. A SQUATTER'S TALE. Novel. Young Nigerian financier enjoys life in the fast lane in 1990s Lagos . When his company collapses he is forced to flee to the USA, to live on the margins of society. 201pp. p/b. African Writers Series. Ex public library. Ffep torn by label removal. stamp ffep o/w VG+. Heinemann. Oxford 2000 £3.00 #11006 Okri, Ben. INFINITE RICHES. Novel. Vol 3 of The Famished Road cycle. 393pp. p/b. No inscrip. VG+. Phoenix. London 1998. £6.00 #10866 Okri, Ben. THE FAMISHED ROAD. Novel. Azaro is a spirit-child who lives in a world where reality and vision blur.. Black cb. 500pp. Ex public library showing label removal and stamps ffep. G+ in VG bright d/w. Jonathan Cape. London 1991 rpt. £12.00 #11008 Rive, Richard; Matthews, James; la Guma, Alex & Wannenburgh, Alf. QUARTET. New Voices from South Africa. African Writers Series.14. viii + 150pp. p/b. No inscrip. VG+. Heinemann. London 1977. £8.00 #10943 Segal, Ronald. THE TOKOLOSH. A simple story told to illustrate the growing desperation brought about by the policy of apartheid, concerning the protest undertaken by the inhabitants of an African Township against a bus fare increase. A humorous satire...a tokolosh is a sort of mischeivous imp. 98pp. illustrated b/w dwgs. p/b. No inscrip. brown stain at bottom of last pages. G+. Sheed and Ward/Africa South Pub. Cape Town nd c1960 £6.00 #10939 Sher, Antony. CHEAP LIVES. Novel. Set in SA in the late 1980s, a coloured prisoner on Death Row is contacted by one of his victims that "got away", a young white tourist guide. The two men explore the magnetic relationship of killer and victim, as well as their separate worlds, whilst aware of the race against time until the notice of execution is served. Navy cb. 246pp. illustrated b/w dwgs by author. No inscrip. VG+ in VG+ d/w. Little Brown. London 1995. 1st ed. £12.00 #10960 Steptoe, John. MUFARO'S BEAUTIFUL DAUGHTERS. An African Tale. Inspired by a folk-tale collected by G.M.Theale and published in 1895 in his book, Kaffir Folktales. Illus inspired by the ruins of an ancient city found in Zimbabwe, and the flora and fauna of that area. Names of the characters are from the Shona language. Printed bds. Pages unnumbered. Lovely col illustrated lge 4to. No inscrip. F. Hamish Hamilton. London 1988 £8.00 #10980 Trapido, Barbara. JUGGLING. Novel. 316pp. Tall 8vo p/b. No inscrip. VG/F. Penguin. London 1995. £5.00 #10982 Turner, Jann. HEARTLAND. Novel set in the Cape in the 1970s and 80s..daughter of Afrikaner landowner and son of a black cook are childhood friends until one betrays the other. 629pp. lge p/b. Ownership inscrip o/w VG+. Oriel. London 1997. £5.00 #10952 van der Post, Laurens. THE HUNTER AND THE WHALE. The story of a South African boy growing to manhood on board a whaling ship, and his relationship with the captain, the Zulu stoker, a famous white hunter and his daughter. He learns how men can become obsessed by greed and the need for power etc. Red cb. 318pp. No inscrip. Ex public library showing label removal and stamps ffeps o/w near VG in near VG bright d/w. Hogarth Press. London 1967 2nd imp. £6.00 #10922 van Heerden, Etienne. THE LONG SILENCE OF MARIO SALVIATI. Novel set in a small town (Yearsonend) in the Karoo and concerning a legendary, missing wagon of Boer gold.. 439pp. p/b. No inscrip. F. Sceptre. London 2002. £6.00 #10921 Waugh, Evelyn. BLACK MISCHIEF. Novel. Written after author spent a winter in East and Central Africa, it is a comic novel set in Azania, a fanciful confusion of several African territories. 237pp. illustrated b/w dwgs. tall 8vo p/b. No inscrip. As new. Penguin. London 2000 £7.00 Back to index #10930 Birtwhistle, Allen. THOMAS BIRCH FREEMAN. West African Pioneer. Founder of the Methodist Church in the Gold Coast and the first Methodist missionary into Nigeria. Buff cb. xvi + 112pp. illustrated b/w photos/ plates, dwgs, map. No inscrip. bds sl mottled (possibly damp induced) hence G but cont VG, very clean and sound in G clean, complete d/w. Cargate Press. London 1950. £15.00 #10909 Hetherwick, Rev. Alexander. THE ROMANCE OF BLANTYRE. How Livingstone's Dream Came True. The story of the fulfilment in after years of Livingstone's dream of a mission and colony in the Shire Highlands, now named after his own birthplace on the Clyde. Green cb. 259pp. illustrated b/w photos. Very small ownership stamp ffep. Bds very clean but rubbed at corners and sl soft top and bottom of sp. Foxing to first and last ff, more especially eps. G. Lassodie Press. Fife nd (c1930). £16.00 #10888 Pettifer, Julian & Bradley, Richard. MISSIONARIES. Based on the 6-part BBC2 television series, authors draw on an extensive knowledge of missionary history and on interviews with contemporary missionaries all over the world. Purple cb. 272pp. illustrated col & b/w photos, dwgs, maps. 4to. No inscrip. F in VG+ d/w. BBC. London 1990. £12.00 Back to index #10951 Williams, Joe. KANIMAMBO MOZAMBIQUE Thank You Mozambique.The story of a couple who leave England to start a new life in Mozambique, a country then at war. Author had been commissioned to undertake a short-term examination of procedures in the Port of Maputo. Moving story of their courage in tackling a completely different culture, language and lifestyle, and the reality of life surrounded by so much poverty and remnants of war. 187pp. illustrated b/w photos. lge p/b. No inscrip. VG+. Minerva Press. London 1998 2nd imp. £20.00 Back to index #10839 Collier, Joy. ALGERIAN ADVENTURE. An unusual travel adventure undertaken by two young English women shortly before the outbreak of WW11. Having only two months to spare and £30 each they travelled third and fourth class. Yellow cb. 187pp. illustrated b/w photos and dwgs by author. Inscrip ffep. Overall, bds G, cont G+, clean. Allen & Unwin. London 1944. £15.00 #10829 Hammond, Jenny & Druce, Nell.(eds). SWEETER THAN HONEY. Testimonies of Tigrayan Women. Since 1975 the people of Tigray, northern Ethiopia, have been working towards a democratic society. Here the happenings in Tigray are shown through the voices of the women...farmers and famine survivors, military commanders and mechanics. 174pp. illustrated b/w photos, dwgs, map. lge 8vo p/b. No inscrip. F. Links/Third World First. London 1989. £12.00 #10830 Moorhouse, Geoffrey. THE FEARFUL VOID. Author's lone traverse of the Sahara desert from the Atlantic to the Nile (3,600 miles). Black cb. 288pp. illustrated b/w photos, maps, dwgs. No inscrip. Except for a few small brown marks on ffeps, VG+ in G, clean and complete d/w. RU. Newton Abbot 1975. £10.00 #10902 Reclus, Elisee. AFRICA AND ITS INHABITANTS. Vol 111. (Sections 1 and 11). Each volume, comprising 2 books, is complete in itself and deals with a specific geographical area. This volume covers North East Africa, the Nile Basin, British Uganda Protectorate, Abyssinia, Anglo-Egyptian Sudan, Egypt. Edited by A.H. Keane. Gilt and black dec red bds. prelims + 494pp total. illustrated many tissue guarded engravings, maps. aeg. 4to. No inscrips. Bds patchily fad (small areas) but spines not affected. Eps browned o/w a very nice near VG set, with clean crisp cont. H. Virtue. London nd (c1899). £45.00 Back to index #10938 Booth, A.H. SMALL MAMMALS OF WEST AFRICA. West African Nature Handbooks. Although written and edited by experts these are non-technical guides to enable easy identification of the species described. Printed bds. xii + 68pp. illustrated col and b/w dwgs by Clifford Lees. maps. No inscrip. VG+. Longmans. London 1966 2nd imp. £8.00 #10917 Johnson, Peter. AS FREE AS A BIRD. Birds in the freedom of their natural environment viewed through the photographs of the author, a renowned wildlife photographer, with a text that emphasises the social and unusual rather than the scientific. Grey/white cb. 208pp. beautifully illustrated col photos. Large 4to. No inscrip. VG+ in G, clean repd d/w. PSL. Cambridge 1977. £8.00 #10887 Rattray, Gillian. THE SPRINGING OF THE YEAR. A South African Country Diary. Author and family bought a farm in north-eastern Natal as a retreat from their city life. Over the years she has recorded their experiences on the farm and condensed them into a chronicle, not only of their neighbours ( one unsophisticated white family and one Zulu family) but beautifully detailed observations of the flora and fauna of the area in all the different seasons. Green dec pale yellow bds. 205pp. profusely and beautifully illustrated by author's delicate watercolour paintings. lge 4to. No inscrip. Bds sl mottled o/w VG+ in VG d/w ( lamination sl peeling at rear.) Jonathan Ball. Jhb 1980. £23.00 Back to index #10997 Benson, Mary. SOUTH AFRICA :THE STRUGGLE FOR A BIRTHRIGHT. The story of the ANC in SA from its beginning in Bloemfontein in 1912, interwoven with the recollections of many of those who have taken part in the events described in the book. Penguin African Library AP 18. 314pp. p/b. No inscrip. evenly lightly browned throughout o/w G+. Penguin. Middlesex 1966. £4.00 #11003 Davidson, Basil. THE LIBERATION OF GUINE. Aspects of an African Revolution with a Foreword by Amilcar Cabral. Penguin African Library AP 27. 166pp. illustrated b/w photos, map. p/b. No inscrip. evenly lightly browned throughout o/w covers G, contents G+. Penguin. Middlesex 1969. £8.00 #11010 Davies, Ioan. AFRICAN TRADE UNIONS. A survey covering the continent as a whole, showing how African trade unionism is rooted in the protest against colonial government etc. Penguin African Library AP 19. 255pp. p/b. No inscrip. VG. Penguin. Middlesex 1966. £6.00 #10976 Dumont, Rene. FALSE START IN AFRICA. A devastating analysis of the economic problems of the newly independent nations of former French West Africa.Intro by Thomas Balogh with an additional chapter by John Hatch. 271pp. p/b. Small ownership label ffep. lightly browned throughout o/w near VG. Sphere/Andre Deutsch. London 1968. £4.00 #10843 Geiss, Imanuel. THE PAN-AFRICAN MOVEMENT. Translated by Ann Keep. A comprehensive study based on original research of the history both of the Pan-African Movement and its historical origins at the three ends of the famous triangle of the slave trade...Africa, America and Europe. Blue cb. xiv + 575pp. notes and bibliography, maps. No inscrip. bumped bottom rear bd o/w VG+ in VG+ d/w. Methuen. London 1974. £30.00 #10927 Gray Cowan, L; O'Connell, James & Scanlon, David G. (eds). EDUCATION AND NATION-BUILDING IN AFRICA. Three well-known Africanists have gathered important documents, statements and speeches that shed light on the expansion of education in Africa and the need to correlate this with economic growth. x + 403pp. tall 8vo p/b. No inscrip. evenly lightly browned throughout. G+. Praeger. NY 1966. £8.00 #11004 Green, Reginald H. & Seidman, Ann. UNITY OR POVERTY? The Economics of Pan-Africanism. Penguin African Library AP 23. 363pp. p/b. No inscrip. G+. Penguin. Middlesex 1968. £6.00 #10850 Harrison, David. THE WHITE TRIBE OF AFRICA. South Africa In Perspective. Study of the Afrikaner people based upon the BBC series of the same name. vii + 307pp lge 8vo. p/b. Illus. b/w photos. Ownership inscrip ffep. Last few ff sl crinkled. Tear at top of spine sellotaped o/w overall a G+ copy. Macmillan. London 1985 2nd rpt. £7.00 #10953 Huddleston, Trevor. NAUGHT FOR YOUR COMFORT. In his stirring book he tells of his battle for human freedom and dignity fought in the slum-suburbs of Johannesburg. Black cb. 255pp. 8vo. photo-frontis. No inscrip, G+ in complete but worn d/w. Jhb. 1956. £5.00 #10974 Keatley, Patrick. THE POLITICS OF PARTNERSHIP. The Federation of Rhodesia and Nyasaland. Penguin African Library AP 2. 527pp. p/b. No inscrip. evenly lightly browned throughout o/w near VG. Penguin. Middlesex 1963. £5.00 #10849 Lelyveld, Joseph. MOVE YOUR SHADOW. South Africa, Black And White. Author, correspondent for NY Times and once expelled from SA, writes about the South African way of life and its then pervasive racial policy. Black cb. ix + 390pp. No inscrip. ffep scuffed (possible removal of small label), evenly lightly browned throughout o/w VG in VG bright d/w. Michael Joseph. London 1986. £12.00 #10856 Mathabane, Mark. KAFFIR BOY. Growing Out of Apartheid. A memoir of author's boyhood in the shanty town of Alexandra, near Johannesburg and an account of growing up as a black under apartheid. Black cb. xii + 354pp. illustrated b/w photos. Ex public library showing label removal and stamps but overall a G+ copy in G+ bright d/w. Bodley Head. London 1987. £8.00 #11001 Minter, William. PORTUGUESE AFRICA AND THE WEST. Explains how Portugal was able to maintain a facade of colonial harmony until 1961, her reliance on a good working relationship with the USA; analyses the ways in which American policy has upheld Portuguese influence in Africa and discusses the involvement of other allies including South Africa and Britain. Penguin African Library. 175pp. maps. p/b. No inscrip. G+. Penguin. Middlesex 1972. £6.00 #10904 Mohammed, Duri (ed) SOCIAL DEVELOPMENT IN AFRICA: Strategies, Policies and Programmes after the Lagos Plan. ACARTSOD Monograph Series. African Social Challenges, 4. Printed bds. 257pp. Small ownership inscrip ffeps o/w F. Hans Zell. London 1991. £40.00 #10975 Mondlane, Eduardo. THE STRUGGLE FOR MOZAMBIQUE. Author, assassinated in 1969, was President of FRELIMO. Penguin African Library AP 28. 221pp. illustrated b/w photos. map. p/b. Ownership inscrip ffep. evenly lightly browned throughout o/w G+. Penguin. Middlesex 1970. £6.00 #10893 Potter, David; Goldblatt, David; Kiloh, Margaret & Lewis, Paul (eds). DEMOCRATIZATION. An introduction to different ways in which patterns of democratization throughout the world may be explained. Printed wraps. xii + 550pp. illustrated b/w photos, maps etc. 4to. No inscrip. Heavily underlined in light pencil but overall VG. Polity Press. Cambridge 1997. £15.00 #11012 Rogers, Barbara. D.I.V.I.D.E. AND RULE. South Africa's Bantustans. More damning evidence of the reality of the bantustans (nation states), the growing poverty and a proliferation of emergency regulations to suppress resistance. 135pp. illustrated b/w photos, map. lge p/b. No inscrip. covers rubbed but cont VG. International Defence & Aid Fund. London 1980 revd and enlarged ed. £8.00 #10944 Segal, Ronald. THE RACE WAR. The World-wide Conflict of Races. Author examines how the seeds of modern racial conflict were planted in Africa, Asia and South America during the centuries of European expansion. Pelican Book A918. 458pp. p/b. No inscrip.sello removal marks pastedowns o/w G/VG. Penguin. Middlesex 1967 revd ed. £6.00 #10906 Seidman, Judy. FACELIFT APARTHEID. South Africa after Soweto. Author argues the possibility that any changes made to the apartheid laws after the 1976 uprising were merely cosmetic and served only to preserve the minority rule. 87pp. p/b. No inscrip. G/VG. International Defence and Aid Fund for Southern Africa. London 1980. £4.00 #10998 Sparks, Allister. TOMORROW IS ANOTHER COUNTRY. The Inside Story of South Africa's Negotiated Revolution. A fascinating account of the true events that took place in the four years before Mandela's release from prison. The secret meetings between leading governmental parties, political prisoners and the outlawed opposition etc. 254pp. p/b. No inscrip. VG+. Mandarin. London 1996. £4.00 #10882 UNCTAD. THE LEAST DEVELOPED COUNTRIES 1998 REPORT. Printed wraps. xi + 210pp. lge 4to. Small ownership inscrip ffep o/w VG+. United Nations. NY & Geneva 1998. £20.00 #10883 UNCTAD. TRADE AND DEVELOPMENT REPORT, 1998. Financial Instability. Growth in Africa. Printed wraps. xv + XV + 229pp. lge 4to. Small ownership inscrip ffep o/w VG+. United Nations. NY & Geneva 1998. £20.00 #10884 UNDP. HUMAN DEVELOPMENT REPORT 1998. Printed wraps. xii + 228pp. lge 4to. Small ownership inscrip ffep o/w VG+. OUP. NY 1998. £12.00 #10873 Waldmeir, Patti. ANATOMY OF A MIRACLE. The End of Apartheid and the Birth of the New South Africa. Narrative begins with the birth of apartheid itself and traces the human drama which brought about its demise. Green cb. xvi + 303pp. illustrated b/w photos. Ffep and title page removed o/w VG in complete, bright but repd d/w. Viking. London c1997. £8.00 Back to index #10948 Berlyn, Phillippa. THIS IS RHODESIA. A comprehensive tourist guide. Canvas wraps. pages unnumbered. illustrated col photos, maps, ads etc. oblong 8vo. No inscrip. VG. College Press, Salisbury nd c1969. £6.00 #10891 Gann, L.H. A HISTORY OF NORTHERN RHODESIA. Early Days to 1953. Blue cb. xiv + 478pp. bibliography, fold out maps at rear. No inscrip. Ex public library showing traces of label removal and stamps ffeps, sello removal marks on bds but overall a VG, sound clean copy in a G+ d/w. Chatto & Windus. London 1964. £20.00 #10978 Knight, John. RAIN IN A DRY LAND. Author, rector of St John's Cathedral, Mutare, Zimbabwe, tells the remarkable story of God's power and love in bringing about hope and reconciliation during the time of civil war. Foreword by Michael Cassidy. 221pp. maps. p/b. VG. H&S. London 1987. £5.00 Back to index #10897 Frost, David. NO PRISONERS. A Background to Rugby Touring. Foreword by Willie John McBride. Author, rugby correspondent of the Guardian for 12 years, has followed all the major tours in that time and gives a behind the scenes look at the organization required for such tours. The travelling, coaching, food, what the players feel about the places they visit etc.. He comments on refereeing around the world, the effects of the media, politics, the future of touring etc. Dark blue cb. 143pp. illustrated b/w photos. No inscrip. Near F in VG+ d/w. Pelham. London 1978. £14.00 #10872 McIntosh, Ian and Bishop, John. MAC. The Face of Rugby. The Ian McIntosh Story. 256pp. illustrated col photos. Lge 8vo p/b. No inscrip. ffep excised o/w G+. Don Nelson. Cape Town 2000 £4.00 #10905 Richards, Barry. THE BARRY RICHARDS STORY. Foreword by Colin Cowdrey. Story of the great SA batsman, his early years and family life in Durban, his captaincy of the first ever SA Schoolboys' X1 to tour England in 1963 and his dazzling career. Red cb. 180pp. illustrated b/w photos. No inscrip. VG+ in VG+ d/w. Faber. London 1978. £12.00 #10871 Teichmann, Gary. FOR THE RECORD. With Edward Griffiths. The story of the Springbok rugby player, the inspiration for so many successive Test victories. xii + 243pp. illustrated col photos. Lge 8vo p/b. No inscrip. Ffep excised o/w G+. Jonathan Ball. Jhb. 2000 £3.00 #10898 Thomson, D.H. FIVE MILES FROM TOWN. The Story of the Olympic Sports Club 1904-1967. (Cape Town). Silver dec blue cb. 195pp. illustrated b/w photos/plates. 4to. No inscrip. Near VG. No d/w. Self. Cape Town 1968. £12.00 Back to index #10899 Barrow, Brian. SONG OF A DRY RIVER. The story of the wildlife and plantlife along the Nossob River which winds its way down through the south-western Kalahari Desert. Author has made many trips to the area over the years to record these impressions and observations. Yellow cb. ix + 130pp. illustrated b/w photos, dwgs, maps. 4to. No inscrip. VG+ in G+ edge ch d/w. Purnell. Cape Town 1975. £15.00 Back to index #10933 Alexander, Caroline. ONE DRY SEASON. In the Footsteps of Mary Kingsley. Author set out to follow Kingsley's journey to the Gaboon ( Gabon) as closely as possible, a country surpisingly so unchanged during the last century. An adventurous journey with many side-trips to unusual people and places. Black cb. 290pp. map. No inscrip. Ex public library showing label removal and stamps ffeps and top edge o/w VG in VG d/w. Bloomsbury. London 1989. £9.00 #10840 Ardito, Stefano. TREKKING IN AFRICA. A Guide to the Finest Routes. A lovely selection of 16 treks in various parts of the continent from the Mediterranean to the Cape of Good Hope, with advice on equipment, when to go etc. Printed wraps, 167pp. illustrated col photos, maps. Lge 4to. As new. M. Swan Hill Press. Shrewsbury 1996. £15.00 #11000 Asher, Michael. IMPOSSIBLE JOURNEY. Two Against the Sahara. Author and his wife of five days set off to cross the Sahara from Mauritania to the Nile...a perilous 4,500 mile trek. xii + 297pp. illustrated b/w photos. map. No inscrip. VG. Penguin. London 1989. £4.00 #10929 Bryson, Bill. AFRICAN DIARY. Author went to Kenya at the invitation of CARE International. This little diary contains his impressions and wry observations on the country. All royalties and profits from the publication go to charity. Yellow cb. 63pp. illustrated col photos, map. 12mo. No inscrip. F in F d/w. Doubleday. London 2002. £7.00 #10919 Bulpin, T.V. SOUTHERN AFRICA: LAND OF BEAUTY AND SPLENDOUR. Reader's Digest coffee-table production, comprehensive and well illustrated. Gilt dec tan cb. 319pp. illustrated lovely col.photos. maps etc. lg.4to. No inscrip. F in near VG d/w (top edge ch). RD. Cape Town 1976. £14.00 #10914 Crane, Richard & Nicholas. BICYCLES UP KILIMANJARO. A fund-raising adventure in support of the charity Intermediate Technology, whose aim is to supply the people in Third World countries with the small-scale low-cost technologies that are appropriate to their situation. E.g. windpumps, small hydro-electric systems, etc. Printed bds. 155pp. illustrated col photos, maps, dwgs. small 4to. No inscrip. Ex public library showing remains of label and stamps ffeps and top edge o/w near VG, bright and clean. Oxford Illustrated Press. Somerset 1985. £12.00 #10844 Dugard, Martin. INTO AFRICA. The Epic Adventures of Stanley & Livingstone. Tracing the amazing journeys of Livingstone and Stanley in alternating chapters, and drawing on modern research. Brown bds. 340pp. illustrated b/w photos. maps on eps, notes and bibliography. No inscrip. F in F d/w. Doubleday. NY 2003. £15.00 #10995 Harden, Blaine. AFRICA: DISPATCHES FROM A FRAGILE CONTINENT. Author was bureau chief for the Washington Post in sub-Saharan Africa for four years."..gets behind the picture postcard presentation of modern Africa...reveals the true and often unsightly picture of this vast continent.." 333pp. illustrated b/w photos, maps. p/b. No inscrip. G+. Fontana. London 1992. £4.00 #10993 Jacobson, Dan. THE ELECTRONIC ELEPHANT. A Southern African Journey. Author, who grew up in Kimberley, sets off in pursuit of his past. The Cape, Bophuthatswana, Botswana and Zimbabwe in the footsteps of the missionaries and imperial dreamers, interweaving stories of Rhodes and others with accounts of his own adventures and chance meetings. 373pp. map. p/b. No inscrip. lightly browned o/w near VG. Penguin. London 1995. £4.00 #10996 Lakin, Dennis. INTRODUCTION TO KENYA. A well-written and informative book for the traveller. Summarizes the turbulent history, describes the wildlife parks and the animals and birds to be found, with maps locating the principal game lodges. Includes essays on the Flying Doctors, early explorers, the Samburu plus a selection of excerpts from literature about Kenya etc. 208pp. illustrated col & b/w photos and maps. Small ownership inscrip ffep o/w VG+. Odyssey. Hong Kong 1992. £6.00 #10894 Marsden-Smedley, Philip. A FAR COUNTRY. Travels in Ethiopia. Author describes a country of breathtaking beauty, mountains, lakes , gorges, remote mountain-top monasteries etc. Also he travels beyond the Christian heartland to the walled Moslem city of Harar, to a village of Ethiopian Jews and to the Bale Mts in search of the world's rarest wolf. Red cb. 210pp. map. No inscrip. Ex public library with label removal and stamps ffeps and top edge, o/w VG in VG d/w. Century. London 1990. £8.00 #10847 Middleton, Dorothy (ed). THE DIARY OF A.J.MOUNTENEY JEPHSON. Emin Pasha Relief Expedition 1887-1889. First-hand account of the expedition led by H.M.Stanley to the relief of Emin Pasha, Governor of Equatoria, in which Jephson took part. His diary describes the voyage out to the mouth of the Congo; the journey up the river and across the Ituri forests to Lake Albert; the meeting with Emin Pasha etc. The expedition was of great importance in that it solved the last mystery of African topography...the position and nature of the sources of the Nile. Hakluyt Society Extra Series No.XL. Dark blue cb. xi + 454pp. illustrated b/w plates, maps. No inscrip. light fox to eps and edges o/w near F in near VG d/w. CUP for the Hakluyt Soc. London 1969. £33.00 #10896 Moorehead, Alan. THE WHITE NILE. Author starts with Richard Burton and John Hanning Speke setting out to find the sources of the Nile. He tells of Baker of the Nile and his wife, and Stanley the American journalist and examines the results of their discoveries which have led to the Nile becoming an open highway from Central Africa to the sea. Printed wraps. 320pp. illustrated col and b/w. maps. 4to. No inscrip. Near F. Penguin. London 1984 rpt. £8.00 #10848 Murphy, Dervla. SOUTH FROM THE LIMPOPO. Travels Through South Africa. Author undertook this journey of more than 6,000 miles, by bicycle,before, during and after the elections of 1994. Travelling through all nine provinces of the new South Africa and experiencing all sorts of social conditions when offered hospitality by South Africans of all colours and types,she tries to come to terms with a country even more complex and fractured, but also more flexible, than she had expected. Black cb.xv + 432pp. illustrated b/w photos, map. No inscrip. F in F d/w. John Murray. London 1997. £16.00 #10935 Newson-Smith, Sue (ed). QUEST. The Story of Stanley and Livingstone Told in their Own Words. The accounts kept by the explorers themselves have been set side by side to provide a vivid and alive record of events. Green cb. 267pp. illustrated b/w photos, dwgs, maps. No inscrip. VG+ in VG+ pc d/w. Arlington Books. London 1978. £12.00 #10936 Nzenza-Shand, Sekai. SONGS TO AN AFRICAN SUNSET. A Zimbabwean Story. These vividly personal stories give an intimate picture of contemporary Zimbabwe, a world where ancestor worship, polygamy and witchcraft still have a hold on everyday life, but where drought, deforestation and AIDS have wrought devastating changes. 239pp.map. p/b. No inscrip. F. Lonely Planet Pub. Victoria, Aus. 1997. £6.00 #10949 Owen, Robert. WITH JAMES BRUCE IN EGYPT. Adventures in Geography Series. Aimed at children aged 11 - 16, using the travels and adventures of great explorers as a framework to describe the geography of the countries through which they passed. Navy cb. 144pp. illustrated b/w photos, dwgs, maps. No inscrip. edges and eps very sl fox o/w VG+ in G+ bright d/w. Muller. London 1962. £8.00 #10928 Raby, Peter. BRIGHT PARADISE. Victorian Scientific Travellers. "...gripping account of those men and women who ventured out from Britain into the swamps and jungles of the tropics in search, knowingly or not, of the missing link." Inc section on Africa. 276pp. illustrated b/w plates, dwgs, maps. lge p/b. No inscrip. Ex public library showing label removal and stamps ffeps o/w VG+. Pimlico. London 1997. £6.00 #10937 Travis, William. BEYOND THE REEFS. And Shark for Sale. Adventures in the Seychelles. Author abandoned his flying career to live in the Indian Ocean islands, diving for saleable shell off the coast of the (then,1950s) remote Seychelles. Later he bought a decrepit cutter and fished for shark. A fascinating portrait of a world now lost forever. 384pp. illustrated b/w dwgs and maps. p/b. No inscrip. F. Arrow. London 1990. £7.00 Back to index #11011 Guest, Eugenie. EXPERIENCES OF LIFE IN WEST AFRICA. Author recalls the time during which she lived with her husband, a civil engineer, in British West Africa in the period before Independence. A fascinating insight into life in Colonial West Africa. 87pp. illustrated b/w photos. p/b. Ownership inscrip ffep o/w near F. Adelphi. London 1994. £20.00 #10833 Maslen, James. BEATING ABOUT THE NIGERIAN BUSH. Author devoted his working life to commerce in and with West Africa, beginning in 1933 in Nigeria. Many tales from his life in the "white man's grave". 175pp. with pen and ink illustrated by Sally Pinhey. Fold out map. Lge 8vo p/b. Mint. Navigator Books. Ringwood 1994. £15.00 #10901 Reclus, Elisee. AFRICA AND ITS INHABITANTS. Vol 11. (Sections 1 and 11). Each volume, comprising 2 books, is complete in itself and deals with a specific geographical area. This volume covers West Africa and the islands (Azores, Madeira, Canaries, Cape Verde, Tristan da Cunha, St Helena etc.) Edited by A.H. Keane. Gilt and black dec red bds. prelims + 512pp total. illustrated many tissue guarded engravings, maps. aeg. 4to. No inscrips. Section 1 bds patchily fad and unattractive on sp. Eps browned o/w a very nice near VG set, with clean crisp cont. H. Virtue. London nd (c1899). £45.00 #10836 Whisson, Michael G. & West, Martin. (Eds). RELIGION AND SOCIAL CHANGE IN SOUTHERN AFRICA. Anthropological Essays In Honour Of Monica Wilson. Compiled in honour of Monica Wilson, this book presents a unified set of essays on the two themes of religion and social change in Southern Africa. Contributions by: Hammond-Tooke (The Symbolic Structure Of Cape Nguni Cosmology), Berglund (Heaven-herds: A Study In Zulu Symbolism), Sibisi (The Place Of Spirit Possession In Zulu Cosmology), Murray (Sex, Smoking & The Shades: A Sotho Symbolic Idiom), Carstens (Change in Khoikhoi Supernatural Beliefs), Sundkler (The Churches' Hinterland), Turner (Death & The Dead In The Pilgrimage Process), Krige (Traditional & Christian Lovedu family Structures), Pauw (Beliefs Of Xhosa-speaking Christians), Mafeje (Religion, Class & Ideology In South Africa), West (The Shades Come To Town: Urban Independant Churches). List of Monica Wilson's published works. Bibliography. Red cb. or. xii + 223pp. portrait frontis. 8vo. indexed. No inscrip. some insect damage top edges, VG+ in d/w. David Philip. Cape Town 1975. £15.00 Back to index #10889 Brelsford, W.V. (ed). THE STORY OF THE NORTHERN RHODESIA REGIMENT. A fascinating account of the origin and traditions of the Regiment and of its active service in many widely scattered countries... Blue cb. viii + 134pp. illustrated b/w photos, maps etc. New. M in M d/w. Galago. Kent 1990 rpt. £20.00 #11016 Buchan, John. THE HISTORY OF THE SOUTH AFRICAN FORCES IN FRANCE. Gilt on blue cb. edges uncut. 404pp. Illus. b/w photos. maps, cold.frontis. Bds. spotted, G only. Cont.fox. A sound reading copy.. Thomas Nelson. London nd (c1920) £40.00 #10965 Gon, Philip. THE ROAD TO ISANDLWANA. The Years Of An Imperial Battalion. The 1/24th. was taken to Natal to spearhead an invasion of Zululand. On 22nd Jan 1879, less than 2 weeks after they arrived, 400 officers and men of the battalion lie dead on the battlefield. Red cb. 288pp. Illus. b/w photos. plates, maps. No inscrip. sl shelfwear o/w VG in G rubbed d/w. Donker.Johannesburg 1979. £24.00 #10961 Griffiths, Reginald. FIRST CITY. A Saga of Service. A regimental history that includes the eight Kaffir wars that raged from 1835 to 1853. Blue cb. xvi + 292pp. illustrated b/w photos/plates. No inscrip. eps and edges fox. ffep browned where page from local newspaper of July 1975 has been enclosed, showing photos of First City's Centenary Celebrations. Near VG in G d/w. Howard Timmins. Cape Town 1970. Number 704 of an edition of 1000. Signed by author. £40.00 #10968 Johnston, R.E. ULUNDI TO DELVILLE WOOD. The Life Story of Major-General Sir Henry Timson Lukin. Chevalier Legion d'Honneur, Order of the Nile. Black titles on red cb. vii + 232pp. illustrated b/w photos. Inscrip ffep from E.H. Rivitt-Carnac to owner, eps, edges and last pages fox o/w G+, sound and tight. D/w sl stained and browned and with small loss top front. Maskew Miller. Cape Town nd. c 1928. £40.00 #10900 Macdonald, J.F. THE WAR HISTORY OF SOUTHERN RHODESIA. Volume 1.( From June 1939 to Sept 1942.) Silver dec navy cb. xiv + 353pp. illustrated b/w photos, col and b/w plates, dwgs, fold out col maps, fold out plan etc. 4to. Bookplate ffep o/w near VG. No d/w. Govt of Southern Rhodesia. 1947. £35.00 #10941 Scully, Will. ONCE A PILGRIM. The True Story of One Man's Courage Under Rebel Fire. Author was caught up in a military coup in Sierra Leone in 1997, where he was part of a 3 man team protecting geologists prospecting for gold up country. The gripping account of his actions under seige to organise resistance and lead hostages out of danger. Black cb. prelims + 209pp. illustrated b/w photos, map. No inscrip. F in F d/w. Headline. London 1998. £15.00 #10852 Woods, Frederick (ed). WINSTON S. CHURCHILL. War Correspondent 1895-1900. A set of despatches from Churchill's coverage of campaigns in Cuba, India, the Sudan and South Africa, together with informative notes throughout. Black cb. xxx11 + 355pp. maps. As new. M in M d/w. Brassey's. London 1992 new revd. ed. £16.00 #10954 Zachariah, O. TRAVEL IN SOUTH AFRICA. An early tour guide. Printed card wraps. 332pp illustrated b/w photos. No inscrip. bds and edges sl fox o/w G+. SAR&H. 1927 3rd edn. £12.00 Back to index #10846 Adamson, Joy. BORN FREE. A Lioness Of Two Worlds.The story of the extraordinary relationship with a Kenya lioness, established over a number of years. Printed bds. 160pp. Illus. col.b/w photos. No inscrip. F in VG+, bright pc d/w. Collins Harvill. London 1960 8th imp. £15.00 #10865 Adamson, Joy. LIVING FREE. The Story Of Elsa And Her Cubs. The continuation of George and Joy Adamson's relationship with Elsa (Born Free), from the time of her mating with a wild lion until her cubs were a year old. Printed cb. xiii + 146pp. Illus. col & b/w photos. maps on eps. No inscrip. VG+ in bright G+ d/w. Collins Harvill. London 1971 4th imp. £10.00 #10959 Adamson, Joy. THE SPOTTED SPHINX. Returning a tamed cheetah to the wild. Printed bds. 217pp. extensively illustrated col.b/w photos. No inscrip. VG in G+ bright d/w with a few closed tears. Collins & Harvill. London 1969 2nd imp. £9.00 #10918 Bannister, Anthony. SOUTH AFRICAN ANIMALS IN THE WILD. Text by Professor John Skinner. A celebration of South Africa's wildlife from antbear to zebra. Maroon cb. 112pp. profusely illustrated col photos by author.Folio. No inscrip. VG+ in VG+ d/w. CNA. Jhb 1985. £12.00 #10924 Goodall, Jane. THROUGH A WINDOW. My Thirty Years with the Chimpanzees of Gombe (Lake Tanganyika). 268pp. illustrated b/w photos. lge 8vo p/b. No inscrip. F. Mariner Books. NY 2000. £10.00 #10880 Jackman, Brian and Scott, Jonathan. THE MARSH LIONS. The Story of an African Pride. Authors followed the lions and their progeny in the Maasai Mara Reserve, Kenya over a period of five years, recording this daily drama of life and death. Tan cb. 224pp. illustrated col photos, dwgs, maps, family tree etc. 4to. No inscrip. Near F in VG+ bright d/w. BCA. London 1982. £12.00 #10845 McBride, Chris. OPERATION WHITE LION. In his previous book "The White Lions of Timbavati" author told of his discovery of the white lion cubs in the reserve adjoining Kruger Park. This book tells of his fears for the safety of the cubs and their mother after he returns from a visit to his London publisher to find that they have disappeared, as have the two great lions who ruled over the pride. Brown cb. 159pp. illustrated col photos, map. No inscrip. VG+ in VG+ d/w. Collins Harvill. London 1981. £15.00 #10851 Owens, Mark & Delia. CRY OF THE KALAHARI. Two young American graduates camp in the Kalahari Desert and spend 7 years studying the larger carnivores. Black cb. viii + 341pp. Illus. col.photos, map. No inscrip. F in VG+ d/w. Collins. London 1985. £12.00 #10862 Percival, A. Blayney. A GAME RANGER ON SAFARI. Edited by E.D.Cuming. In his previous book author dealt mainly with the large and dangerous game of the Kenya Colony. Here he focusses on the antelopes and other animals, equally interesting in their different ways, with a wealth of detail. The book opens with chapters on daily life in the wilds. Red cb. xv + 305pp. illustrated b/w photos. fold out map of game reserves at rear. No inscrip. Sp sl fad and some small patches of fading on rear bd. eps and edges sl fox. 2 sepia wildlife photos cut from contemporary magazines affixed to ffep. Overall a nice G+ copy. Nisbet & Co. London 1928 1st ed. £80.00 #10957 Redmond, Ian. THE ELEPHANT BOOK. For the Elefriends Campaign. Preface by Daphne Sheldrick. Published by the Elephant Protection Group as part of their awareness campaign. Printed bds. 48pp. illustrated col photos. large 4to. No inscrip. VG+ in VG+ d/w. Walker Books. London 1990. £10.00 #10868 Riddell, James. IN THE FORESTS OF THE NIGHT. Author's safari to photograph wildlife at night, mainly in the Kenya Colony and Congo. Black cb. 228pp. profusely illustrated b/w photos. No inscrip. front bd sl shaken o/w bds G+, cont VG. No d/w. Robert Hale. London 1948. £5.00 #10842 Tinley, Lynne. DRAWN FROM THE PLAINS. Life in the Wilds of Southern Africa. Author and ecologist husband spent many years in SWA/Namibia and Mozambique gathering much needed info for preserving the ecological balance of African parks and reserves. At the same time raising their young family. Tan cb. 191pp. illustrated b/w dwgs by author. maps. lge 8vo. No inscrip. sl shelfwear o/w VG+ in VG+ d/w. Collins. London 1979. £12.00
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