Author:Raven-Hart, R (trans)

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Image for Travels At Cape 1751-53 : An annotated translation of Journal historique du voyage fait au Cap de Bonne-Esperance into which has been interpolated relevant passages from Memoires de l'Academie Royale des Sciences

Travels At Cape 1751-53 : An annotated translation of Journal historique du voyage fait au Cap de Bonne-Esperance into which has been interpolated relevant passages from Memoires de l'Academie Royale des Sciences

By: de la Caille, Nicolas Louis ; Raven-Hart, R (trans, ed)

Price: $57.00

Publisher: Friends of the South African Library / A. A. Balkema - Cape Town, Rotterdam: 1976

Edition: Limited

Seller ID: 99jf

ISBN: 0869610686

Condition: Near Fine


52 pages (complete). Unnumbered copy of a limited edition of 500 copies. A smart copy. Leather spine (healthy and handsome). The boards are neat, tidy, pleasing. The contents are are in excellent condition. They are tight, fresh, very clean and clear, very assured - as if almost new throughout! fk. Orders over $50.00 are shipped using tracked courier delivery services. View more info

Image for Cape of Good Hope 1652-1702 : The First Fifty Years of Dutch Colonisation as seen by callers - 2 volumes

Cape of Good Hope 1652-1702 : The First Fifty Years of Dutch Colonisation as seen by callers - 2 volumes

By: Raven-Hart, R (trans)

Price: $285.00

Publisher: A A Balkema, Cape Town: 1971

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 94js

Condition: Very Good


Two volumes (complete). A contented set. The dustjackets are mild-mannered with some light shelving wear, some light scuffing from shelving. They are otherwise benign and pleasing. The stone coloured cloth covered boards are most handsome and healthy. The papertrims of both have freckles of foxing. Within, the contents are confident and benevolent. The frontis-pieces are tipped-in and are healthy and bright. The contents have very, very light foxing here and there and about. Otherwise, the contents are most agreeable. They are very clean, clear, assured, generous, gratifying. Please ... View more info

Image for Description of the Cape of Good Hope with the matters concerning it - Amsterdam 1726 / Beschryvinge van de Kaap de Goede Hoope met de zaaken daar toe behoorende - Amsterdam 1726 - 2 volumes

Description of the Cape of Good Hope with the matters concerning it - Amsterdam 1726 / Beschryvinge van de Kaap de Goede Hoope met de zaaken daar toe behoorende - Amsterdam 1726 - 2 volumes

By: Serton, Prof P; Raven-Hart, Maj R; Kock, Dr W J de; Raidt, Dr E H (Eds); Raven-Hart, Maj R (trans)

Price: $17.10

Publisher: Van Riebeeck Society, Cape Town: 1971

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 73or

ISBN: 0620000562

Condition: Near Fine


Two volumes (complete). Volume I from the library of the legendary South African historian, T R H Davenport (once of Rhodes University in Grahamstown). Volume II from the library of D W vd Merwe. Volume I: 367 pages. In Dutch (on the 'cantori') and English (on the 'decani'). The boards have mild shelving wear, some scuffing. They are comfortable and secure. The page trims have shelving marks. The contents have been most pleasingly maintained. They are clean, clear, assured, diligent. Volume II: 306 pages. In Dutch and English. The boards have a clear plastic protective cover. The ... View more info