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"When Animals Were People": A-Z of Animals of Southern Africa as the Bushmen saw and thought them and as the camera sees them today

By: Woodhouse, Bert

Price: $21.85

Publisher: Chris van Rensburg Publications (Pty) Limited, Melville, 1984

Edition: 1st Edition

Inscription: signed


Signed by Author(s)120 pages (complete). Signed by Woodhouse on the title page (dated: Xmas 1984). Landscape format. In general very good condition. The dustjacket is bright and attractive. There is light wear. The boards have very, very light shelving wear. Within, the contents are calm, clear, clean, confident and comfortable. fk View more info

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100 Moments That Mattered

By: Joyce, Peter

Price: $38.00

Publisher: Zebra Press, 2012

Edition: 1st Edition


wraps are a little shelf rubbed. light marks. clean. well bound. near fine copy.[S.K] View more info

30 Years of the Freedom Charter

By: Suttner, Raymond & Cronin, Jeremy

Price: $10.45

Publisher: Ravan, 1986

Edition: 1st Edition


The wraps are a bit worn. Some damp marking. stains. wavy. a reading copy. Fair copy View more info

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50 Years of Pictures - Jubilee of Union Supplement of the Cape Times - May 28, 1960

By: N/A

Price: $19.00

Publisher: Cape Times Limited, Cape Town, 1960

Edition: Special Edition


64 pages (complete). Published for what was to be the final Union Day celebration. South Africa became a republic the following year. A fascinating and resourceful retrospective of South African history since Union in 1910 as covered by 'The Cape Times'. In general fair condition. The stapled spine is strong and sure. The pages are foxed and in places crisped by age. The pages are secure, healthy, genteel and august. fk View more info

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50 Years of the Freedom Charter (Hidden Histories Series)

By: Suttner, Raymond ; Cronin, Jeremy

Price: $66.50

Publisher: Unisa Press, Pretoria, 2006

Edition: 1st Edition

Inscription: signed


Signed by Author(s)272 pages (complete). Signed by Jeremy Cronin on the title page (dated: June 2007). Landscape format. Exceptional contributors: Mosiuoa 'Terror' Lekota, Dorothy Nyembe, Wilson Fanti, Edgar Ngoyi, Steve Tshwete, Popo Malefe, Bishop Manas Buthelezi, Billy Nair, Cheryl Carolus, Rev Frank Chikanea, Fr Smangaliso Mkatshwa. Rated fair due to damp staining and wrinkling to the back of the book at the bottom corners. Otherwise, the book is smart and well produ... View more info

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A Cape Childhood

By: Henshilwood, Norah

Price: $6.65

Publisher: David Philip Publishers, 1972

Edition: First Edition


The dust jacket is slightly edge worn and has some minor insect damage. It will still look presentable with cellophane though. The boards are in a very good condition. There used to be a previous owner's inscription on the front end page, but is crossed through. Internally clean and tightly bound. Complete with 111 pages. [B.K.] View more info

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A City Set on a Hill: A History of Eshowe

By: Moberly, G.S.

Price: $104.50

Publisher: The Eshowe Rotary Club, 1970

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Signed by author


This appears to be number 280 of an unspecified number of copies made. The limitation page has been signed by the author, G.S. Moberly, in black ink.The plain white dust jacket is shelf rubbed, edge worn, and very marked from damp damage. Despite this, the jacket remains whole and intact. Internally, the front and back end pages are tanned and marked but there are no other markings or inscriptions aside from that of the author, and the pages within are crisp, clean and c... View more info

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A Continent Apart: Kosovo, Africa and Humanitarian Intervention

By: Sidiropoulos, Elizabeth

Price: $36.10

Publisher: The South African Institute of International Affairs with the assistance of The Ford Foundation, 2001


The wraps are in a very good condition and appear as new. Internally clean and tightly bound. Complete with 279 pages. [B.K.] View more info

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A Documentary History of Indian South Africans (Black & White Perspectives on South Africa)

By: Bhana, Surendra and Pachai, Bridglal (Eds)

Price: $28.50

Publisher: David Philip, Publishers / Hoover Press, 1984

Edition: 1st Edition


306 pages (complete). A tidy-minded book in fair to good condition. The cover is sober and sure with some user wear and scuffing. It is secure. Inside, the contents are in very good condition. The pages are clean even if mildly annotated, clear, confident, competent and certain. fk View more info

A Guide to the Drakensberg

By: Sycholt, August

Price: $28.50

Publisher: Struik, 2002

Edition: 1st Edition


the wraps are lightly shelf rubbed and creased on one corner. internally clean. well bound. near fine copy. [S.K] View more info

A Guide to the Minerals and Gemstones of Southern Africa

By: Macintosh, E K

Price: $14.25

Publisher: Struik, 1976

Edition: 1st Edition


The wraps are a bit rubbed and marked. Internally clean and tightly bound. One inscription and a little tanning. View more info

A Guide to the Rocks, Minerals and Gemstones of Southern Africa

By: Macintosh, E K

Price: $14.25

Publisher: Struik, 1976

Edition: 1st Edition


The wraps are a bit worn. Internally clean and tightly bound. Minor tanning. One inscription. View more info

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A Gust of Plumes

By: Bates, Darrel

Price: $7.60

Publisher: Hodder & Stoughton, 1972

Edition: First Edition


The dust jacket is slightly edge worn with some short tears and the flaps show some creasin. It will, however, still look good in cellophane. The boards are in a very good condition. There is a previous owner's inscription on the front end page.Internally clean and tightly bound. Complete with 319 pages. [B.K.] View more info

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A History of South Africa - From the earliest days to union.

By: Scully, William Charles

Price: $12.35

Publisher: Longmans, Green and Co, 1922

Edition: 2nd Edition


327 pages (complete). Ex-schoolbook copy. A scruffy, used and welcoming book. The cover is worn about the faces, edges and corners. The front cover has a pupil's ownership annotations. Despite wear the spine is strong and sure. Inside, the contents are calm, assured, clear and patient. fk View more info

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A History of Southern Africa

By: Walker, Eric A

Price: $11.40

Publisher: Longmans, 1964


973 pages (complete). A much worn copy that is still competent for use. The dustjacket is intact and entire; it is worn and scuffed all about. The board covers are worn and a little bashed and injured about the corners and seams. Inside, the frontis and end papers are worn and torn. Beyond this the pages are patient, clear, resolute, benign and may be used for reference with ease and great facility. fn View more info