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District Six

By: Manuel, George ; Hatfield, Denis

Price: $10.45

Publisher: Longmans Southern Africa (Pty) Limited: 1967

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 17kk

Condition: Very Good


112 pages (complete). A kindly copy. The dustjacket has a clear cellophane protective cover. The dj itself has some wear about edges, corners. The back cover has a small open wound. The spine has an open tear to the head. There are splatterings of shallow foxing. The dj is still comfortable, sure, evocative. The boards have storage and handling marks, wear about the edges. They are steady and sound. The contents have a vivacious joie de vivre. The contents and illustrations vividly give life to the Cape Town district (destroyed and demolished by the apartheid government just ten years ... View more info

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Cape Town; Kaapstad; Kapstadt; Fifty Photographs

By: Mertens, Alice

Price: $5.70

Publisher: A. A. Balkema:

Seller ID: 5lj

Condition: Used: Good


Jacket is rubbed and marked.Boards are a bit marked.Tanning.Foxing.Well bound.English, Afrikaans and German.No date.[R.K]. Orders over $50.00 are shipped using tracked courier delivery services. View more info

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Governor or Robber Baron?

By: Postma, Annabi

Price: $38.00

Publisher: Annabi Publishers: 1996

Inscription: Signed

Seller ID: ccda

Condition: Very Good


The wraps are in a very good condition and appear as new. Some minor marks at the back though. Internally clean and tightly bound. Complete with 43 pages. [B.K.]. Orders over $50.00 are shipped using tracked courier delivery services. View more info

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The Mbeki Legacy

By: Pottinger, Brian

Price: $3.80

Publisher: Struik Publishers: 2009-03-01

Edition: Reprinted in 2008

Seller ID: 13ir

ISBN: 1770220283

Condition: Very Good


The book is in a clean and bright condition. The first page is slightly creased. The rest of the book is in very good condition. The book is without any rips or defects.gk. Orders over $50.00 are shipped using tracked courier delivery services. View more info

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Douglas, W.S.

By: Regimental History of the Cape Town Highlanders

Price: $76.00

Publisher: E. & R. Schindler: 1944

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: osnm

Condition: Very Good


The boards are rubbed and rather edge worn, but remain strong and square in spite of this. Internally, there are no markings or inscriptions and the pages within are crisp and clean. Complete with 51 pages and many monochrome pictures. The binding is sound. JK. Orders over $50.00 are shipped using tracked courier delivery services. View more info

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The Buildings of Central Cape Town Volume One : Formative Influences and Classification

By: Rennie, John

Price: $74.10

Publisher: Cape Provincial Institute of Architects: 1978

Edition: Limited

Inscription: Signed

Seller ID: 50jf

ISBN: 0620033665

Condition: Good


65 pages (complete). Signed by Rennie on the title page. Unnumbered copy of a limited first edition of 650 copies. Landscape format. A much owned copy. The covers have wear, creasing, marks, scuffing from use and shelving. They are, nonetheless, benign and secure and sure. The contents have evidence of much contented use. They have some wear about the page edges, some very light, very occasional marks. In general they are clean, clear, assiduous, generous and assured. fk. Orders over $50.00 are shipped using tracked courier delivery services. View more info

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Fishermen of the Cape

By: Robb, Frank

Price: $24.70

Publisher: Longman Penguin Southern Africa (Pty) Ltd: 1975

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: bvkz

Condition: Very Good


The dust jacket is slightly shelf rubbed and edge worn. It also has some minor marks and insect damage. There is a small price inscription on the front flap. It will still look good in cellophane though. Internally clean and tightly bound. This oblong book is complete with 76 pages. [B.K.]. Orders over $50.00 are shipped using tracked courier delivery services. View more info

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Fifty Years of the Cape Town Orchestra

By: Rosenthal, Eric

Price: $64.60

Publisher: Galvin & Sales (Pty) Ltd, Cape Town (Printers): 1964

Seller ID: cclo

Condition: Very Good


47 pages (complete). Bound booklet. A most pleasing copy. The red boards are handsome. They have light wear about the corners and spine head and foot. Gilt stamped titling. The booklet within is smart. The front cover has some handling marks, beyond this the contents are clean, clear, assured, companionable. fk. Orders over $50.00 are shipped using tracked courier delivery services. View more info

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The City of Cape Town Official Guide

By: Rosenthal, Eric

Price: $64.60

Publisher: Council of the City of Cape Town / R Beerman Publishers (Pty) Ltd., Cape Town: 1950

Inscription: Signed

Seller ID: 76nd

Condition: Good


344 pages (complete). Signed by Eric Rosenthal on the title page. A scruffy copy. At some stage the book has languished in damp storage conditions. Consequently, the edges of the book and pages are 'warped' and wrinkled. Nonetheless, the book is benign. The covers have much wear, many handling and storage marks. The spine has user creases. The covers are sure and secure. Beyond the above mentioned damp consequences the pages are mild-mannered. They are still clean, clear, assured, competent. fk. Orders over $50.00 are shipped using tracked courier delivery services. View more info

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The Castle, Cape Town, 300th Anniversary 1666-1966

By: Rosenthal, Eric

Price: $21.85

Publisher: H M Joynt, Wynberg Commando: 1966

Seller ID: 15nh

Condition: Good


112 pages (complete). A passive copy that has suffered from neglectful storage. The covers have storage wear. It has, on the back, residue from another item. They have storage marks. Even yet they are secure and sure. Within, the contents have wrinkling to the top of the pages from damp storage conditions. Nonetheless, the contents are benign, clean, clear, companionable, comfortable, certain, competent, amiable. fk. Orders over $50.00 are shipped using tracked courier delivery services. View more info

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The Story of Table Mountain : The Table Mountain Aerial Cableway Official Souvenir Guide

By: Rosenthal, Eric (Ed)

Price: $10.45

Publisher: W J Flesch & Partners, Cape Town: 1962

Edition: 2nd Edition

Seller ID: bouo

Condition: Good


152 pages (complete). An amiable copy. The covers are agreeably comfortable. They have some wear, scuffing. They are comfortably secure. Within, the contents are pleasing: clean, clear, certain, generous, genial. fk. Orders over $50.00 are shipped using tracked courier delivery services. View more info

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The Drostdy at Swellendam

By: Rothmann, M.E. and E

Price: $17.10

Publisher: Drostdy Commission: 1960

Seller ID: 44kj

Condition: Very Good


The wraps are slightly shelf rubbed and a diagonal crease can be noticed at the front corner. Internally clean and tightly bound. This pamphlet is complete with 44 pages. [B.K.]. Orders over $50.00 are shipped using tracked courier delivery services. View more info

Image for Embracing Hout Bay: Over a century of making things happen from Dorman & Son to Mariner's Wharf and Fisherman's World

Embracing Hout Bay: Over a century of making things happen from Dorman & Son to Mariner's Wharf and Fisherman's World

By: Schrire, Gwynne

Price: $52.25

Publisher: Fisherman's World: 2010

Seller ID: 64hy

ISBN: 0620465336

Condition: As New


There are no discernible signs of wear to the boards, which remain strong, square and vibrant. Internally, there are no markings or inscriptions, and the pages within are crisp, clean and complete. Tightly bound and charming. JK. Orders over $50.00 are shipped using tracked courier delivery services. View more info

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Fortifications of the Cape Peninsula: 1647 - 1829

By: Seemann, U.A.

Price: $36.10

Publisher: Castle Military Museum: 1997

Seller ID: 37ho

ISBN: 0620219904

Condition: Fine


The wraps are ever so slightly edge worn, but this is unnoticeable, and the wraps remain bright and whole. Internally, there are no markings or inscriptions, and the pages within are crisp, clean and complete. Tightly bound and charming. J.K. Orders over $50.00 are shipped using tracked courier delivery services. View more info

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The Golden Jubilee of Greater Cape Town 1963 - A Record of the Mother City from the Earliest Days to the Present

By: Shorten, John R

Price: $76.00

Publisher: John R Shorten (Pty) Limited / Shorten and Smith Publications (Pty) Limited: 1963

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: bpiq

Condition: Fair


654 pages (complete). A benign copy. The regal red covers are very smart with some very light wear to the spine foot and back face. Within, the contents are placid. The back of the book has been mildly affected by damp storage. There are light stains and some page wrinkling. The early pages have light foxing. The page trims are worn (from uncut pages?). Nonetheless, the contents are smart, healthy, fresh, expectant, clean, clear. fn. Orders over $50.00 are shipped using tracked courier delivery services. View more info

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Zacharias Wagner: Second Commander of the Cape

By: Spohr, O.H.

Price: $16.15

Publisher: A.A. Balkema: 1967

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 42ho

Condition: Very Good


The boards are quite marked and slightly edge worn, but remain strong, whole and legible. Internally, there is an ex-libris plate on the front pastedown, and the pages are a touch tanned, but there are no other markings or inscriptions, and the pages within are clean, crisp and complete. Tightly bound. J.K. Orders over $50.00 are shipped using tracked courier delivery services. View more info

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Cape Cameos

By: Tait, Barbara Campbell

Price: $2.85

Publisher: Stewart Printing Company (Pty.) LTD: 1947

Seller ID: 60ju

Condition: Good


The boards are in a good condition, though slightly shelf rubbed and edge worn with some age related marks. There are previous owner's inscriptions within the front board. The spine is somewhat cracked within. The front end page show some rubber stamps and another mark. Internally clean and tightly bound. Complete with 263 pages. [B.K.]. Orders over $50.00 are shipped using tracked courier delivery services. View more info

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Timber and Tides : the Story of Knysna and Plettenberg Bay

By: Tapson, Winifred

Price: $49.40

Publisher: Juta & Co: 1961

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Signed

Seller ID: orjp

Condition: Good


signed, dated and warmly inscribed by the author. there is also one other previous owner's signature. included with the book is a small newspaper article from 1982 reporting Winifred Tapson's death and funeral. the jacket is very poor. it is torn and marked and has been tape reinforced. the book has a little light foxing and age related markings. the binding is excellent.. Orders over $50.00 are shipped using tracked courier delivery services. View more info

Image for Our Beautiful Peninsula: An appreciation of the Charms of Scenery and interesting associations of the Cape Peninsula, South Africa

Our Beautiful Peninsula: An appreciation of the Charms of Scenery and interesting associations of the Cape Peninsula, South Africa

By: Tucker, Herbert

Price: $18.05

Publisher: Maskew Miller, Cape Town: 1913

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 81mx

Condition: Very Good


95 pages (complete). A genteel copy. Buckskin cover with blind stamped decoration and stamped gilt titling (worn). The cover is worn about all edges, corners and seams. It is scuffed, rubbed, marked from handling and shelving. It is nonetheless, comfortable and assured. The frontispage has a gift inscription from a lieutenant of Prince Alfred's Guard in gratitude for a stay at a convalescent home in St James, Cape Town (dated: 9 viii 1915). The contents are placid, clean, clear, convivial, healthy, tidy, neat, gentle. fk. Orders over $50.00 are shipped using tracked courier delivery s... View more info

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Capetown's (Cape Town's) First Call : "Do You Remember?" - Confessions of the Broadcasting Staff

By: Uncle Remus (Editor)

Price: $76.00

Publisher: Galvin & Sales: 1925

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: c5j

Condition: Good


original yellow boards are worn and frayed but not excessively so given the book's age. there is a previous owner's name and address on the front end page. complete with all plates as called for except one. the plate facing page 35 is missing. some age related marks. the binding is excellent. Orders over $50.00 are shipped using tracked courier delivery services. View more info