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Sultan on Safari

By: Chadwick, W.S.

Price: $52.25

Publisher: 1945

Seller ID: blfv

Condition: Very Good


The dust jacket is still in a good condition, except for a minor damp mark. The boards too, look very presentable. Internally clean and tightly bound. Complete with 134 pages. [B.K.]. Orders over $50.00 are shipped using tracked courier delivery services. View more info

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South African Museum Guide No.7: The Koopmans De Wet House

By: Cook, Mary Alexander

Price: $9.50

Publisher: Curators of the South African Museum: 1963

Seller ID: 45kj

Condition: Very Good


The wraps are slightly edge worn and show some age related marks. There is a previous owner's inscription on the half title page. Internally clean and tightly bound. Complete with 30 pages. [B.K.]. Orders over $50.00 are shipped using tracked courier delivery services. View more info

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The Great Houses of Constantia

By: Dane, Philippa

Price: $13.30

Publisher: Don Nelson: 1981

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: bxws

ISBN: 0909238588

Condition: Very Good


176 pages (complete). An attractive copy. The dustjacket is neat, tidy, sure. The boards are healthy, elegant. The contents have been ever so slightly mis-trimmed by the printers. However, the pleasure of the pages is hardly affected. The pages are clean, clear, confident, generous, genial. fk. Orders over $50.00 are shipped using tracked courier delivery services. View more info

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The History of the Tana Baru

By: Davids, Achmat

Price: $42.75

Publisher: Achmat Davids: 1985

Seller ID: blrq

Condition: Used: Good


Jacket is shelf rubbed.Scarring.Ex-library.Signed by author.Tanning.Tightly bound.This book tells the story of the closure of the Tana Baru in 1886 and Muslim reaction to this direct interference in their religious practices.[R.K]. Orders over $50.00 are shipped using tracked courier delivery services. View more info

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The Old Town House : Its Place in the History of Cape Town / Die Burger Raad- en Waghuis : Sy plek in die Geskiedenis van Kaapstad

By: Fehr, William

Price: $4.75

Publisher: Trustees of the Michaelis Collection / Council of the City of Cape Town: 1955

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: cbjm

Condition: Very Good


Complete. A passive copy. The boards are much worn, marked all about from storage conditions. The spine is considerably worn. The binding is secure. The frontis and end papers have storage tanning. The contents however, are most agreeable. They are pleasingly bourgeois, clean, clear, neat, tidy, benevolently diligent. fk. Orders over $50.00 are shipped using tracked courier delivery services. View more info

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The History of the Old Supreme Court Building

By: Geyser. O

Price: $38.00

Publisher: The African Press: 1982

Edition: No. 215 of 700

Seller ID: 12hx

Condition: Very Good


The boards are in an excellent condition and appear as new. Internally clean and tightly bound. This tall book is complete with 122 pages. Limited edition No.215 of 700. [B.K.]. Orders over $50.00 are shipped using tracked courier delivery services. View more info

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Letters from the Cape

By: Gordon, Lady Duff ; Purves, John (Editor and Foreword)

Price: $11.40

Publisher: Humphrey Milford: 1921

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: c122j

Condition: Very Good


the brown boards with gold gilt are a little shelf worn but not excessively so given the book's age. there is a a flamboyant inscription from a previous owner on the title page. a few minor age related marks. the binding is excellent. the condition is given in terms of the book'a age.[RF18]. Orders over $50.00 are shipped using tracked courier delivery services. View more info

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The Cape Sketchbooks of Sir Charles D'Oyly 1832-1833 : Cape Town, The Countryside and Neighbouring Villages

By: Gordon-Brown, A (introduction)

Price: $52.25

Publisher: A.A. Balkema, Cape Town: 1968

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: blkc

Condition: Very Good


Complete. 119 b/w plates. A most agreeable, genteel copy. The dustjacket is scuffed, worn and creased about. It is comfortable and sure. The cloth covered boards are gentlemanly and very healthy. Within, the contents are most pleasing. The pages are creamy, thick, clean, clear, diligent, rich in confidence, almost as if new throughout.. Orders over $50.00 are shipped using tracked courier delivery services. View more info

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There's a Secret Hid Away

By: Green, Lawrence G

Price: $3.80

Publisher: Howard Timmins (PTY) LTD: 1956

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: bsbm

Condition: Good


The boards are still in a very good condition. There is some tape residue within the front board as well as the back board. There is a previous owner's inscription on the front end page. The pages are tanned, but the text is still crisp and legible. A bit worn at the spine. Internally clean and tight. [B.K.}. Orders over $50.00 are shipped using tracked courier delivery services. View more info

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Beyond The City Lights

By: Green, Lawrence G

Price: $7.60

Publisher: Howard Timmins (PTY) LTD: 1957

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: bsbx

Condition: Very Good


The dust jacket is slightly shelf rubbed, torn and chipped. It will still look good with cellophane though. The boards are in a very good condition. There is a previous owner's inscription on the half title page. Some age related marks are visible. Internally clean and tightly bound. Complete with 240 pages. [B.K.]. Orders over $50.00 are shipped using tracked courier delivery services. View more info

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Table Mountain : Pictures with Pen, Brush, and Pencil

By: Hall, A Vine

Price: $14.25

Publisher: T Maskew Miller, Cape Town ; Sampson Low, Marston & Co., Limited, London: 1902

Edition: 3rd Edition

Seller ID: 42lt

Condition: Good


38 pages. Please note that the illustration at page 16 is missing. Otherwise, a chic copy. Red limp full leather covers. Stamped gilt decoration on inside rims. Gilt titling (pretty). The contents are most pleasing. They are comfortable, contented, fresh-faced, genteel, generous of spirit. fk. Orders over $50.00 are shipped using tracked courier delivery services. View more info

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Table Mountain: Pictures wiith Pen, Brush, and Pencil

By: Hall, A Vine

Price: $5.70

Publisher: T Maskew Miller, Cape Town: 1902

Edition: Third Edition

Seller ID: 71re

Condition: Good


38 pages (complete). Author's personal finished editing copy. The book is full of annotations and notes, corrections, editing comments in pencil by Hall. The front board has 'For Corrections' written at the top. The boards are much scuffed, worn, marked by handling, storage, age. They are secure. The contents are also worn fore and aft. Pages 15/16 have been cut (by the author?) with part of the page removed. Whilst the pages have some age-related foxing and the page edges are tanned, the pages are thick, clear, companionable, genial, genteel. fk. Orders over $50.00 are shipped using... View more info

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Life at The Table Bay

By: Hoberman, Marc (text)

Price: $47.50

Publisher: Hoberman Photographic Publishers / Sun The Table B, 2015

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: cgdh

ISBN: 1919939954

Condition: Fine


Complete. A lavish, beautifully produced celebration of the Cape Town Waterfront hotel, The Table Bay. An excellent copy. The covers are smart, healthy, attractive. The contents are luxe, shiny, very clean and clear, fresh - as if new! fk. Orders over $50.00 are shipped using tracked courier delivery services. View more info

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Forgotten Times : Cape Town in the early twentieth century

By: Kerkham, William Andrew ; Kerkham, Andrew Summers (transcribed and edited by)

Price: $10.45

Publisher: Friends of the South African Library, Cape Town: 1990

Seller ID: 56ks

Condition: Good


82 pages (complete). A placid copy. The covers have wear and creasing about the edges from use and shelving. They are otherwise secure and sure. The pages are mild-mannered. There is evidence of contented use throughout with some light creasing to some pages. Otherwise the sepia coloured pages are clean, clear, convivial, contented, amiable and benevolent. fk. Orders over $50.00 are shipped using tracked courier delivery services. View more info

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The Royal Observatory at the Cape of Good Hope: 1820 - 1970

By: Laing, J.D. (ed.)

Price: $30.40

Publisher: The Royal Observatory: 1970

Seller ID: 40ho

Condition: Very Good


The wraps of this staple-bound booklet are a touch shelf rubbed and edge worn, but remain whole and intact. Internally, there is some light, sporadic foxing, but there are no markings or inscriptions, and the pages within are crisp, clean and complete. J.K. Orders over $50.00 are shipped using tracked courier delivery services. View more info

Groote Schuur : Woning van Suid-Afrika se Eerste Minister / Residence of South Africa's Prime Minister

By: le Roux, W J (Ed)

Price: $114.00

Publisher: Department of Information, Pretoria: 1970

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Signed

Seller ID: 29hs

Condition: Good


128 pages (complete). In Afrikaans and English. Signed by BOTH JOHN VORSTER(who was Prime Minister at the time) AND his wife TINI VORSTER on the title page. A benign copy. The dustjacket is mottled, scuffed, marked, worn from storage and shelving. They are comfortable and secure. The white boards are smart, neat. They have very, very light marks from storage. The contents are placid, pacific. The early and later pages do have some strips of storage related tanning. Otherwise, the pages are fresh, clean, clear, decorous, agreeable, orderly. fk. Orders over $50.00 are shipped using t... View more info

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Capetown; Treasures Of The Mother-City Of South Africa

By: Lewis, Cecil & Edwards, G. E.

Price: $20.90

Publisher: Speciality Press Of S. A. Ltd: 1934

Seller ID: 92li

Condition: Used: Acceptable


Boards are worn and damp marked to the inside.Foxing.Well bound.[R.K]. Orders over $50.00 are shipped using tracked courier delivery services. View more info

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Cape Town : Treasures of the Mother-City of South Africa

By: Lewis, Cecil ; Edwards, G E

Price: $20.90

Publisher: The Speciality Press of SA Ltd., Cape Town: 1927

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 69ij

Condition: Very Good


179 pages plus index (complete). A pleasingly genteel copy. The red boards are bright, the gilt titling benign. The boards have wear about the edges, there is scuffing, very light handling marks. Eleven tipped-in coloured plates. These utterly graceful and refined. The contents have some neat pencilled annotations. However, the pages are creamy, thick, clean, clear, tight, healthy and hale. fk. Orders over $50.00 are shipped using tracked courier delivery services. View more info

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History of the City Club, Cape Town 1878-1938

By: Little, A I

Price: $38.00

Publisher: City Club, Cape Town: 1938

Edition: Limited

Seller ID: 19kn

Condition: Very Good


106 pages (complete). Leather flexi-cover. A companionable copy. The covers have scuffing and some wear. They are steady and sure and benign. The pagetrims are gilded (fresh). The contents are congenial. They have flecks of foxing about. In general and by far, the contents are diligent, assured, dutiful, clear, congenial, gentlemanly. fk. Orders over $50.00 are shipped using tracked courier delivery services. View more info

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District Six

By: Manuel, George ; Hatfield, Denis

Price: $9.50

Publisher: Longman: 1973

Edition: 3rd edition

Seller ID: 42ja

ISBN: 058264030X

Condition: Very Good


112 pages (complete). A comfortable copy of this energetic (and now poignant) book about District Six in Cape Town (which was bulldozed entirely by the apartheid government). The dustjacket has some foxing, some wear about the edges. It is comfortable and secure. The boards are neat, healthy. The contents are most pleasing. They are contented, convivial, clean, clear, generous, evocative. fk. Orders over $50.00 are shipped using tracked courier delivery services. View more info