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Image for South Africa Under King Sebastian and the Cardinal 1557 - 1580

South Africa Under King Sebastian and the Cardinal 1557 - 1580

By: Welch, Sidney R.

Price: $36.10

Publisher: Juta & Co.: 1949

Seller ID: aiae

Condition: Good


boards are shelf rubbed and a bit edge worn. tanning. mild foxing. light marks. well bound. good copy.[S.K] View more info

Image for South Africa under John III, 1521 - 1557

South Africa under John III, 1521 - 1557

By: Welch, Sidney R.

Price: $47.50

Publisher: Juta & Co., Limited: 1948

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: aicl

Condition: Very Good


This volume of Welch's fascinating, fulsome and widely researched histories of earlier South Africa is in very good condition. The blue cloth cover has slight wear to the spine head and foot and corners. The front cover has a small blemish along the bottom edge. The back cover has general handling and shelving marking. The paper trim edges have discreet foxing. Inside, the condition of the contents is very good throughout. The pages are bright, clear, clean, neat and com... View more info

Image for South Africa under King Manuel 1495 - 1521

South Africa under King Manuel 1495 - 1521

By: Welch, Sidney R.

Price: $123.50

Publisher: Juta & Co., Ltd.: 1946

Edition: 1st Edition

Inscription: signed

Seller ID: aicr

Condition: Very Good


Signed by Author(s)This copy has been signed by author on the frontispage. This story of discovery and development of South Africa under the successor to Henry the Navigator is sturdily bound. The cover has some wear to the corners and the spine head and foot. The spine has shelf discolouration and wear. The cover has some markings from handling. The front inside cover has a previous owner inscription. The front and later pages have foxing. Generally the contents are in ... View more info

Image for Portuguese and Dutch in South Africa 1641 - 1806

Portuguese and Dutch in South Africa 1641 - 1806

By: Welch, Sidney R.

Price: $112.10

Publisher: Juta & Co., Ltd.: 1951

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: aidc

Condition: Good


The general condition of this book, despite the cover being faded and shelf worn is good. The blue cloth cover has shelving and storage fading to all edges and particularly the spine. The covers are shelf scuffed and the corners have shelf depressions. The spine has shelf pulls to head and foot. Inside the front and back pages have areas of foxing discolouration. The paper trim edges are freckled. Inside the contents are clear, fair and complete. The text is bright and c... View more info

Image for A view from the ridge: Johannesburg retrospect (South African yesterdays ; no. 6)

A view from the ridge: Johannesburg retrospect (South African yesterdays ; no. 6)

By: Wentzel, John

Price: $6.65

Publisher: David Philip: 1975

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: oinq

ISBN: 0949968501

Condition: Good


jacket is shelf rubbed, chipped and a bit torn. edge wear on boards. light tanning and m arks. well bound. fairly good copy.[S.K] View more info

Image for Eeufees-gedenkboek Burgersdorp 1846 - 1946

Eeufees-gedenkboek Burgersdorp 1846 - 1946

By: Wet, P J T

Price: $47.50

Publisher: Stadsraad, Burgersdorp: 1946

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: bakh

Condition: Fair


240 pages (complete). In Afrikaans throughout. A proudly bound book that now has wear and storage marks and scuffing. The cover is benign and sure and secure. Within, the contents are calm, clear, diligent, affectionate and tidy. fk View more info

Image for The Super-Afrikaners (Inside the Afrikaner Broederbond)

The Super-Afrikaners (Inside the Afrikaner Broederbond)

By: Wilkins, Ivor and Strydom, Hans

Price: $28.50

Publisher: Jonathan Ball Publishers, Johannesburg: 1980

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Signed

Seller ID: bhkn

ISBN: 0552115169

Condition: Good


450 pages and 299 appendix pages (complete). First edition of paperback publication. Inscribed by Hans Strydom on the frontispage (dated: 26/10/88). A much owned copy. The covers have wear and user creasing. They are secure and sure. The contents are tanned from age and the final pages have very small closed tears to the bottom edges. The pages are clean, clear, confident, certain. fk View more info

Image for Rock paintings of the Drakensberg, Natal

Rock paintings of the Drakensberg, Natal

By: Willcox, A. R

Price: $123.50

Publisher: C. Struik (Pty) Ltd., Cape Town: 1973

Edition: 2nd Edition, Limited Edition

Inscription: signed

Seller ID: bcdv

ISBN: 0869770268

Condition: Very Good


Signed by Author(s)96 pages (complete). A very happy and elegant copy. Quarter leather (spine). Numbered 110 of a limited edition of 275 copies. Signed by Alex Willcox on the certification page. The brown cover has a small embossed decoration. This is neat. The leather spine is healthy, worn and comfortable. Three ridges. Within, the contents are in excellent condition. Coloured illustrations: these are fresh and bright. The pages are serene, very clean and clear, handso... View more info

Image for Southern Land : The Prehistory and History of Southern Africa

Southern Land : The Prehistory and History of Southern Africa

By: Willcox, A.R.

Price: $14.25

Publisher: Purnell: 1976

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: omat

ISBN: 0360003249

Condition: Good


jacket is shelf rubbed, chipped and creased. edge wear on boards. light tanning, foxing and marks. well bound. fairly good copy and jacket.[S.K] View more info

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Shipwreck and Survival

By: Willcox, A.R.

Price: $4.75

Publisher: Drakensberg Publications: 1984

Seller ID: cijx

Condition: Good


The wraps are in a good condition, though slightly edge worn. Internally clean, except for some highlighting on p.44 This pamphlet is tightly bound and complete with 47 pages. [B.K]. View more info

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Some Dreams Come True

By: Williams, Alpheus F

Price: $27.55

Publisher: Howard. B. Timmins: 1948

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: cgyv

Condition: Very Good


The boards are in a very good condition, except for some age related marks. There is a rubber stamp on the front end page. Internally clean and tightly bound. Complete with 590 pages. [B.K.] View more info

Image for The History of Central Africa

The History of Central Africa

By: Wills, A.J.

Price: $6.65

Publisher: Oxford University: 1976

Edition: Third Edition / Reprint

Seller ID: cfcv

Condition: Very Good


The wraps are in a very good condition, besides some signs of wearing at the spine. Internally clean and tightly bound. Complete with 458 pages. [B.K.] View more info

Image for The Story of the Expansion of Southern Africa

The Story of the Expansion of Southern Africa

By: Wilmot, A.

Price: $38.00

Publisher: Juta & Co.: 1895

Seller ID: osdg

Condition: Very Good


For its age, this book is in very good condition. The boards are quite shelf rubbed, edge worn and marked, but remain strong and square, with gilt to the front and spine which remains bright and charming. The spine has discoloured with age. Internally, the first and last few pages are very tanned and foxed. There are no markings inscriptions, although the pages are tanned and foxed around the edges throughout. Despite this, the pages within are clean and complete. Tightl... View more info

Image for The Story of the Expansion of South Africa

The Story of the Expansion of South Africa

By: Wilmot, The Hon A.

Price: $42.75

Publisher: T Fisher Unwin, London: 1894

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: oejq

Condition: Fair


290 pages (complete). A genteel book in fair condition. The cloth cover is stained and worn, but is tight, secure and fit. The spine, although marked and worn is healthy and sure. The front cover has a previous owner signature; this is repeated on the inside front cover. The papertrims are rough cut. Inside, the front and end pages are foxed. Inside, the pages are pleasingly fresh and buoyant. There are corner folds at the bottom corner of some of the pages. There are oc... View more info

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Before the White Man in Kenya

By: Wilson, Christopher

Price: $3.80

Publisher: McCorquodale & Co. Ltd, London: 1952

Seller ID: afxv

Condition: Fair


The book is an abridged edition of "Before the Dawn in Kenya". The cover has user wear and markings. The corner edges of the front cover are faded and light discoloured. The back cover has some water marking along the top run and light fading along the bottom run. The edges of both front and back covers have markings. The spine is sun faded and worn. The print is faint. The inside front cover has a previous owner inscription. The inside back and front covers, the... View more info

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

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 a... 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... View more info

Image for "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

"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