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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. fkOrders over $50.00 are shipped using tracked courier delivery serv... 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 excellentOrders over $50.00 are shipped using tracked courier delivery services. View more info

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Headlong from Heaven

By: Valbeck; Michael

Price: $6.65

Publisher: Unie - Volkspers Bpk: Undated

Seller ID: ceql

Condition: Good


The boards are still in a good condition, except for some wearing at the spine and other minor marks. The spine is also cocked. Undated, but probably published around 1957 according to a previous owner's inscription on the front end page. Internally clean and tightly bound. Complete with 272 pages. [B.K.]Orders over $50.00 are shipped using tracked courier delivery services. View more info

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The Church on the hill;: St. John's Parish, Wynberg

By: Vos, K

Price: $12.35

Publisher: C Struik (Pty) Ltd., Cape Town: 1972

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: chsa

ISBN: 0869770225

Condition: Good


174 pages (complete). A mild-mannered copy. The dustjacket has wear all about. It has creasing, scuffing, marks. The dj is even yet, comfortable and sure. The boards are simple, neat. The contents are sure. They have flecks of foxing here and there. In general, and by far, the contents are tight, clean, clear, benevolent. fkOrders over $50.00 are shipped using tracked courier delivery services. View more info

Rondebosch Down the Years 1957-1957

By: Wagener, F J (Ed)

Price: $95.00

Publisher: Rondebosch Tercentenary Festival Committee: 1957

Edition: Limited

Inscription: Signed

Seller ID: 993rg

Condition: Good


47 pages plus folded map (complete). In Afrikaans and English. Numbered 4 of a Special Subscribers' Edition of 50 copies. Signed by FJ Wagener and members of the Action Committee and Brochure Committee: Frank Bradlow, WJB Pienaar, Eric Virtue, AM Lewin Robinson, Joanna Bakker (Councillor), (Mrs) Catherine Wagener, M Kuttel. A mildly aged copy. Rebound by the previous owner, Frank Bradlow. Full leather boards with pressed gilt titling. The boards are lightly scuffed along the top. They are otherwise clubbable. Included: various press clippings about the brochure and the tercentenary. Wi... View more info

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Rondebosch Down the Years 1657-1957 / Rondebosch Down the Years Tercentenary Festival Catalogue and Programme - Katalogus en Program Rondebosch Deur Die Eeue - 8-15 Maart 1957, 8-15 March 1957

By: Wagener, F J (editor); Finch, Colin G (programme compiler)

Price: $57.00

Publisher: Rondebosch Tercentenary Festival Committee: 1957

Seller ID: 94rg

Condition: Good


Complete. Two publications rebound into one volume. Also included: the menu for 'Civic Banquet On the occasion of the Tercentenary of the Founding of Rondebosch - Stadsbanket ter viering van die Driehonderdjarige Bestaan van Rondebosch - Rondebosch Town Hall, Friday, 8th March, 1957 / Stadhuis, Rondebosch, Vrydag, 8 Maart 1957'. The programme is numbered '198'. Half leather. A genially aging copy. The boards have some weathering and wear. The leather corners have light wear, marks. The leather spine (five ridges) also has wear to the head and foot and ridges. The waxed cloth boards are... View more info

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The Table Mountain Fund

By: Yeld, John

Price: $47.50

Publisher: Table Mountain Fund, Cape Town: 2013

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: bzup

ISBN: 062056265X

Condition: As New


159 pages (complete). A most beautiful copy of this book about the flora and fauna of the areas of and about Table Mountain, Cape Town. The dustjacket is neat, bright and attractive. The illustrated, laminated boards are seductive. The contents are in excellent condition. The pages are very fresh, clean, clear, vibrant, eager, vivacious and luscious. As if new throughout. Just lovely. fkOrders over $50.00 are shipped using tracked courier delivery services. View more info