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Eight Hundred Years of Harlington Parish Church, in the County of Middlesex

By: Wilson, Herbert

Price: $47.50

Publisher: Lucy & Birch, Uxbridge (Printers): 1909

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: benh

Condition: Good


77 pages (complete). A genial, placid copy of this history of Harlington Parish Church in pre-Heathrow days. Included: two photographs by/ from a previous owner. Harlington, once of pastoral peace is now scraped by planes landing at Heathrow. The ancient church still stands and holds tightly onto its serenity. The cream cloth cover is scuffed and marked from handling and storage. The gilt titling is pleasant. The covers are secure and comfortable. Within, there are previous owner annotations on the title page and there is an ex-libris plate on the front paste-down. The contents are am... View more info

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The Oxford History of South Africa 2 Volumes

By: Wilson, Monica ; Thompson, Leonard [editors]

Price: $13.30

Publisher: Oxford at the Clarendon Press: 1975

Edition: Reprint

Seller ID: obxn

ISBN: 0198216416

Condition: Good


2 volumes (complete). A mild, agreeable set. Volume I: South Africa to 1870; Volume II: South Africa 1870-1966 (ISBN: 0198216564 - reprinted 1978). The dustjackets have scuffing, shelving and storage marks, some light wear. The dustjacket for volume 2 is stuck (from storage?) to the front board. The contents are clean, clear, confident, earnest, orderly, neat, pleasing. Please note that due to the weight of the set, should the books need be posted to the outside of South Africa, extra postal charges may be required. fk View more info

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The Oxford History of South Africa

By: Wilson, Monica and Thompson, Leonard

Price: $13.30

Publisher: Oxford University Press: 1969

Seller ID: cboi

Condition: Very Good


The dust jacket is price clipped as well as the front end page and half title page. Internally clean and tightly bound. Complete with 502 pages. This is Volume 1 only. Please note: Unless posted within South Africa we will need to ask for extra postage as this is a heavy book. [B.K.] View more info

Image for Die Dagboek van Hendrik Witbooi : Kaptein van die Witbooi-Hottentotte 1884 - 1905 - Bewerk na die oorspronklike dokumente in die regeringsargief, Windhoek

Die Dagboek van Hendrik Witbooi : Kaptein van die Witbooi-Hottentotte 1884 - 1905 - Bewerk na die oorspronklike dokumente in die regeringsargief, Windhoek

By: Witbooi, Hendrick ; South-West Africa Scientific Society, Windhoek / Suid-Wes Afrika Wetenskaplike Vereniging, Windhoek

Price: $81.70

Publisher: The Van Riebeeck Society, Cape Town: 1929

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: atrr

Condition: Good


244 pages (complete). Introduction by Gustav Voigt, a mayor of Windhoek and one of the first German farmers in the German Colony as South-West Africa (Namibia) was. In Dutch and English. A benign and tidy copy. The cover has mild storage / shelving wear. It is tight, strong and firm. The pagetrims have handling marks. Inside, the contents have some mild spotting. The inside front cover has a tipped-in ex-libris plate. The frontis and end papers have adhesive tape residue. The contents are firm, confident, clear, genial and certain. fk View more info

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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

Seller ID: bblo

ISBN: 086846032X

Condition: Very Good


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

Between Two Fires The Anglican Church and Apartheid 1948 to 1957

By: Worsnip, Michael

Price: $17.10

Publisher: University of Natal: 1991

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: aadg

ISBN: 0869807951

Condition: Very Good


The wraps are a bit rubbed. One stain to the half title. Tightly bound. View more info

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The burden of the present: Liberal-radical controversy over southern African history

By: Wright, Harrison M

Price: $28.50

Publisher: David Philip: 1977

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 77id

ISBN: 0949968676

Condition: Used: Good


Jacket is edgeworn and marked.Label on spine.Tanning.Excellent binding.This brilliantly incisive account of current Southern African historiography is likely to be required reading for all scholars and students interested in Southern African history.[R.K] View more info

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Bushman Raiders of the Drakensberg 1840 - 1870 : a study of their conflict with the stock-keeping peoples in Natal

By: Wright, John B

Price: $71.25

Publisher: University of Natal Press, Pietermaritzburg: 1971

Edition: 1st Edition

Inscription: signed

Seller ID: auan

Condition: Good


Signed by Author(s)235 pages (complete). Plus folded map at rear (in good, tidy condition). In general good condition. Signed by Wright on the title page (dated: 24th January 1972). The dustjacket is intact, secure, sober, grubby, scuffed and worn about the edges. The brown cover is smart and dignified. It is healthy and assured. Inside, the front and end papers have tanning. The pages are tight, clean, confident, clear, composed and calm. fk View more info

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Bushman Raiders of the Drakensberg: 1840 - 1870: A study of their conflict with stock-keeping peoples in Natal

By: Wright, John B.

Price: $36.10

Publisher: University of Natal Press: 1971

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: orif

Condition: Very Good


The boards are the slightest bit rubbed, but remain square and whole. The dust jacket has fared less well; insect damage spans over the surface of the jacket, resulting in holes and scars which obscure the text of the title and author. the majority of the damage is on the front cover. Despite the this, the jacket is intact, and further damage to the it has been halted, as it is preserved in plastic. The first and last few pages of the book have some very faint foxing on them. Otherwise, internally, the pages are clean, crisp and complete. The binding is strong. JV. K. View more info

Veld Express

By: Zeederberg, H.

Price: $26.60

Publisher: Howard Timmins: 1971

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: aese

Condition: Good


the jacket is shelf rubbed and edge worn. mild tanning. light marks. well bound. good copy.[S.K] View more info

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Die geskiedenis van Wolmaransstad

By: Zijl, P H S van

Price: $47.50

Publisher: Wolmaransstad Kultuurvereniging: 1966

Inscription: signed

Seller ID: avwe

Condition: Good


Inscribed by Author(s)155 pages (complete). In Afrikaans throughout. Inscribed by the Mayor of Wolmaransstad in 1988 : "Mnr. Steenkamp - Ons waardeer u optrede as gasspreker by die jaarlikse dinee van die Wolmaransstadse Afrikaanse Sakekamer 21 Oktober 1988 - Raadslid D M Taljaard Burgemeester". The rather civil minded cover is much worn and torn. It has been scuffed and rubbed. It is whole, secure. The board covers are very smart and neat. Inside, the contents are diligent, confident, competent, sober, intent, content, clean and clear and assured in their geniality. fk View more info