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Image for The Cape Herders : A History of the Khoikhoi of Southern Africa

The Cape Herders : A History of the Khoikhoi of Southern Africa

By: Boonzaier, E. : Malherbe, C. : Berens, P. : Smith, A.

Price: $20.90

Publisher: David Philip: 1996

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 62hg

ISBN: 086486311X

Condition: Good


wraps are shelf rubbed and a bit creased. light tanning and marks. well bound. good copy.[S.K]Orders over $50.00 are shipped using tracked courier delivery services. View more info

The United States Experience in South Africa 1784 - 1870

By: Booth, Alan R.

Price: $23.75

Publisher: A. A. Balkema: 1976

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: g649

ISBN: 0869610627

Condition: Fine


Book has no inscriptions. Dust jacket is a touch shelf rubbed, but has no tears. Binding is excellent, tight and square. this book is unusually nice. very fine indeed.Orders over $50.00 are shipped using tracked courier delivery services. View more info

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Social Life in the Cape Colony in the 18th Century

By: Botha, Colin Graham

Price: $14.25

Publisher: Juta & Co.:

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: oszu

Condition: Good


Undated, c1926. The boards are shelf rubbed, edge worn, marked, and curved outwards. Despite this, they remain strong and square. Internally, there is some light foxing throughout, but the pages are otherwise crisp and complete. The binding is secure. JKOrders over $50.00 are shipped using tracked courier delivery services. View more info

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Some Early Exploring Expeditions and Travels in South Africa"

By: Botha, Graham C

Price: $22.80

Publisher: The Cape Archives: 1916

Seller ID: cbkb

Condition: Very Good


The wraps are in a very good condition, except for some minor insect damage at the back. The pages are slightly tanned, but the text is still crisp and legible. Internally clean and tightly bound. This pamphlet is complete with 8 pages. [B.K.]Orders over $50.00 are shipped using tracked courier delivery services. View more info

John Fairbairn in South Africa

By: Botha, H. C.

Price: $19.00

Publisher: Historical Publication Society: 1984

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: aemr

ISBN: 0620071370

Condition: Near Fine


the jacket is a bit shelf rubbed. internally clean. well bound. near fine copy.[S.K]Orders over $50.00 are shipped using tracked courier delivery services. View more info

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Verwoerd Is Dead

By: Botha, Jan

Price: $14.25

Publisher: Books of Africa: 1967

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 25he

Condition: Good


jacket is shelf rubbed, edge worn, damp marked and foxed. tanning and marks. well bound. good copy with fairly good jacket.[S.K]Orders over $50.00 are shipped using tracked courier delivery services. View more info

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Verwoed is Dead

By: Botha, Jan

Price: $14.25

Publisher: Books of Africa: 1967

Seller ID: ahwx

Condition: Good


jacket is shelf rubbed and edge worn. mild tanning and foxing. light marks. well bound. good copy.[S.K]Orders over $50.00 are shipped using tracked courier delivery services. View more info

Image for Voelvlei Water Supply Scheme - Souvenir of the Inauguration of The Cape Town City Council's Waterworks by The Honourable S P Botha MP Minister of Water Affairs on 19th January, 1972 / Voelvleiwatervoorsieningskema - Soewenier van die opening van Die Waterwerke van die Kaapstadse Stadsraad Deur Sy Edele S P Botha LV Minister van Waterwese op 19 Januarie 1972

Voelvlei Water Supply Scheme - Souvenir of the Inauguration of The Cape Town City Council's Waterworks by The Honourable S P Botha MP Minister of Water Affairs on 19th January, 1972 / Voelvleiwatervoorsieningskema - Soewenier van die opening van Die Waterwerke van die Kaapstadse Stadsraad Deur Sy Edele S P Botha LV Minister van Waterwese op 19 Januarie 1972

By: Botha, S. P.

Price: $19.00

Publisher: City of Cape Town / Stad Kaapstad: 1972

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: bdvs

Condition: Used: Good


Complete. In English and Afrikaans throughout. A decent, settled copy. The covers are scuffed, a little creased and worn, tight. Within, the contents are smart, bright, clean, clear, diligent. fkOrders over $50.00 are shipped using tracked courier delivery services. View more info

The Bechuana Troubles: A Story of Pledge-Breaking, Rebel-Making and Slave-Making in a British Colony

By: Bourne, H.R. Fox

Price: $95.00

Publisher: P.S. King & Son:

Seller ID: otja

Condition: Very Good


A rare book. Undated, c1898. The wraps are quite shelf rubbed, with tearing along the spine and a stamp marking on the front. Despite this, they remain whole and intact. Internally, there are no markings or inscriptions, and the 48 pages within are clean and complete. The stapled binding remains secure. JKOrders over $50.00 are shipped using tracked courier delivery services. View more info

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Notes on South African affairs (Africana collectanea) Vol xxxix - Facsimile Reprint

By: Boyce, William B

Price: $17.10

Publisher: C. Struik (Pty) Ltd, Cape Town: 1971

Edition: Limited Edition

Seller ID: 48ed

ISBN: 0869770071

Condition: Good


215 pages; 36 pages appendices; 12 pages index. This copy is certified as #60 of a limited run of 1000 copies. This copy is graded good despite a faded, much marked cover; the contents are in very good condition throughout. The cloth cover has a number of white paint (?) splatters on the front. The corners have very shallow shelf depressions. The spine is shelf faded. The pages are clean, clear, firm, sturdy and complete. fkOrders over $50.00 are shipped using tracked courier delivery services. View more info

Image for The Van Riebeeck Society 1918 - 1978 - a lecture delivered at the 3rd Conference of Bibliophiles, Johannesburg 1978

The Van Riebeeck Society 1918 - 1978 - a lecture delivered at the 3rd Conference of Bibliophiles, Johannesburg 1978

By: Bradlow, Frank R.

Price: $28.50

Publisher: Van Riebeeck Society, Cape Town: 1978

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: odtd

Condition: Fair


18 pages (complete). This booklet is in fair condition, however it is tight and secure. The cover is marked and worn. The stapled spine is sure. The contents have some annotations and evidence of usage. The pages are clear, accomplished, confident and assured. fkOrders over $50.00 are shipped using tracked courier delivery services. View more info

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Doing Life with Mandela: My Prisoner, My Friend

By: Brand, Christo

Price: $21.85

Publisher: Jonathan Ball Publishers: 2014

Seller ID: opjy

ISBN: 1868426084

Condition: Good


The wraps are slightly shelf rubbed and edge worn. There are also minor marks and some sticker residue at the back. The pages are slightly tanned. Internally clean and tightly bound. Complete with 271 pages.Orders over $50.00 are shipped using tracked courier delivery services. View more info

South Africa in the Modern World (1910-1970)

By: Breitenbach, Jan Johannes

Price: $28.50

Publisher: Shuter and Shooter: 1974

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: adnm

ISBN: 0869852779

Condition: Good


the boards are shelf rubbed and edge worn. tanning. light marks. well bound. good copy.[S.K]Orders over $50.00 are shipped using tracked courier delivery services. View more info

Image for With Shield and Assegai: A Tale of the Zulu War

With Shield and Assegai: A Tale of the Zulu War

By: Brereton, F.S.

Price: $15.20

Publisher: Blackie and Son:

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: osxw

Condition: Good


Undated, c1920 or earlier. The red cloth boards are shelf rubbed, edge worn and marked, but remain whole and square with gold gilt to the front and spine. Internally, the frontispiece is missing, but all other illustrations are present and accounted for. The hinges are cracked at the front but there are no other markings or inscriptions, and the pages within are crisp, clean and complete. The binding is secure. JKOrders over $50.00 are shipped using tracked courier delivery services. View more info

Image for Jonas Savimbi: A Key to Africa

Jonas Savimbi: A Key to Africa

By: Bridgland, Fred

Price: $28.50

Publisher: Mainstream Publishing: 1986

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: opow

ISBN: 0906391997

Condition: Fair


The dust jacket is slightly shelf rubbed and tanned. Signs of previous dampness is also visible. The front board is still in a good condition, while the back board has been affected by the dampness. The entire block shows signs of foxing. Internally clean and tightly bounded. Complete with 513 slightly tanned pages. [B.K.]Orders over $50.00 are shipped using tracked courier delivery services. View more info

Image for Van Riebeeck Festival 1652 to 1952:  Historical Exhibition of Arts, The Castle Cape Town

Van Riebeeck Festival 1652 to 1952: Historical Exhibition of Arts, The Castle Cape Town

By: Brinton, W and Williams M.B. (Chairmen)

Price: $2.85

Publisher: Unknown: 1952

Seller ID: ccfm

Condition: Very Good


The wraps are in a good condition. The pages are somewhat tanned, but the text is still crisp and legible. Internally clean and tightly bound in pamphlet format. Complete with 40 pages. Page 33/34 has a crease with a short tear. Publisher unknown. [B.K.]Orders over $50.00 are shipped using tracked courier delivery services. View more info

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Chapters of Nottinghamshire History

By: Briscoe, J Potter

Price: $68.40

Publisher: Derry & Sons, Ltd., Nottingham (printers): 1908

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: aybr

Condition: Good


168 pages (complete). A kind-spirited book. Briscoe was, for longer than anyone, head librarian of Nottinghamshire Municipal Libraries. He was assiduous in recording the history of Robin Hood country. The cover is sturdy, worn and scuffed. The gilt titling is fresh. Inside, the front pages have age related tannning. Beyond this the contents are tight, clean, clear, benign, diligent, fresh-minded, welcoming. A sweet and fascinating book. fkOrders over $50.00 are shipped using tracked courier delivery services. View more info

Image for National and Provincial Symbols and flora and fauna emblems of the Republic of South Africa

National and Provincial Symbols and flora and fauna emblems of the Republic of South Africa

By: Brownell, F. G

Price: $66.50

Publisher: Chris van Rensburg Publications (Pty.) Ltd.: 1993

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: aohb

ISBN: 0868460745

Condition: Good


95 pages (complete). English language edition. In general good condition. The laminated illustrated cover is in good strong, muscular condition. The colour of the illustration is vivid. There is some wear to the corners and the head and foot of the spine. There is some light surface scuffing. Inside, the contents are as new. Tight, fresh, bright, clean and very clear. fkOrders over $50.00 are shipped using tracked courier delivery services. View more info

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Reminiscences of Kafir Life and History

By: Brownlee, Charles

Price: $53.20

Publisher: Lovedale South Africa: 1916

Seller ID: osyc

Condition: Good


Second edition. The boards are shelf rubbed, edge worn and marked, and the title on the spine is extremely difficult to read. Aside from this, the boards remain strong and square. Internally, the pages are wavy and marked from damp damage, but remain legible and accessible in spite of this. There are no inscriptions, and the pages are complete with all plates present. The binding remains tight. JKOrders over $50.00 are shipped using tracked courier delivery services. View more info

Image for Bantu Origins - The People and Their Language

Bantu Origins - The People and Their Language

By: Bryant, A. T.

Price: $190.00

Publisher: C. Struik: 1963

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: aibx

Condition: Good


This scholarly, elegantly written book is in general good condition. The slate grey cloth cover has wear about the edges and corners. The cover has shelving and handling wear and marking. The corners and spine head and foot have shelving depressions and pulls. There is medium to mild foxing to the bodies of the front pages and the edges of the others. The binding is strong and robust. The pages are clear and clean, complete and confident. The book may be read and referenced with assurance and absorption. fkOrders over $50.00 are shipped using tracked courier delivery services. View more info