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Image for An Address by William Rose on the Development of Port Alfred 1874 to 1923

An Address by William Rose on the Development of Port Alfred 1874 to 1923

By: N/A

Price: $12.35

Publisher: Grocott's Daily Mail, Grahamstown: 1960

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: bozc

Condition: Good


32 pages (complete). A placid copy. The covers are marked and a little worn from handling. They are sure. The contents too, have some very light occasional marks. In general, the pages are clean, clear, confident, generous. fkOrders over $50.00 are shipped using tracked courier delivery services. View more info

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Stellenbosch 1679-1929

By: Bouman, A C ; Franken, J L M ; Plessis, J du ; Blommaert, W ; Wiid, J A ; Serton, P ; Marx, C D

Price: $38.00

Publisher: Stadsraad / Hortors, Stellenbosch: 1929

Edition: Limited

Seller ID: bokl

Condition: Good


149 pages plus photographic plates (complete). Unnumbered copy of a limited edition of 2000. A most agreeable and good-looking copy. Woodcuts by Pierneef and pen-drawings by Bouwer. In English and (principally) Afrikaans. A benign, comfortable copy. The black boards are scuffed and rubbed and worn. They are secure. The frontis and end papers have foxing and marks. The pages are creamy, thick, clean, clear, amiable, pleasing and generous. fkOrders over $50.00 are shipped using tracked courier delivery services. View more info

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Stellenbosch 1679-1929

By: Bouman, Professor A C ; Franken, Professor J L M ; Plessis, Professor J du ; Blommaert, Professor W ; Wiid, Professor J A ; Serton, Professor P ; Marx, C D

Price: $38.00

Publisher: Dorpsraad van Stellenbosch / Hortors Beperk: 1929

Seller ID: bqww

Condition: Fair


149 pages text (complete) and 126 pages photographic illustrations (complete). In Afrikaans, English and some Dutch. A much owned and resolute copy. The boards are much worn and scuffed and marked. They are defiantly mild-mannered. Within, the text pages are most memorably illustrated with Pierneef woodcuts. The text pages are elegant and generous. They are clean, clear, creamy. The photographic plates are less certain: the majority of these pages are loose. However, the pages themselves are clean and clear and benevolent. Despite the drawbacks this is a kindly, diligent and useful cop... View more info

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Piket Teen 'n Berg : Die Geskiedenis van Piketberg 1660-1970

By: Burger, W A

Price: $71.25

Publisher: The Author: 1975

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: blhu

Condition: Very Good


345 pages (complete). In Afrikaans throughout. A very smart copy of this historical of the beautiful Cape town. The dustjacket is sure, a little worn about the seam edges, it is comfortable. The boards are most handsome and healthy. Within, the contents are immaculate. They are very clean, very clear, confident, generous. fkOrders over $50.00 are shipped using tracked courier delivery services. View more info

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Overberg Outspan : A Chronicle of People and Places in the South Western Districts of the Cape

By: Burrows, Edmund H

Price: $47.50

Publisher: Maskew Miller Limited, Cape Town: 1952

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: blbb

Condition: Good


310 pages (complete). A benign copy. The dustjacket has some wear and marks from handling and storage. It is comfortable and secure. The boards are neat and healthy with some light wear to the edges. Within, the pages have blotches of foxing throughout. Nonetheless, the contents are placid, clear, confident, generous and certain. fkOrders over $50.00 are shipped using tracked courier delivery services. View more info

Of Them I Spoke

By: Fourie, Sid

Price: $95.00

Publisher: Esco Publishers, Jansenville: 1977

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Signed

Seller ID: blfb

Condition: Good


253 pages (complete). In English and Afrikaans. Signed by Fourie on the title page. Fourie was the voice of the small Cape Province town of Jansenville for many years. This is a benign and generous copy of his collected memories from his journalism and speeches. The dustjacket has a clear plastic protective cover. The dj is placid with some light shelving wear to the edges. The boards are smart and very healthy. The page trims have been lightly sunned during storage. Within, the contents are benevolent, clean, clear, confident, amiable and companionable. fkOrders over $50.00 are shipped... View more info

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From Frontier to Midlands : A History of the Graaf-Reinet District 1786-1910

By: Smith, George Wyndham

Price: $38.00

Publisher: The Author: 1976

Seller ID: bojw

Condition: Fair


272 pages (complete). Uncorrected typed manuscript. Corrections are made by hand. A sturdy, functional cover. The covers have some corner and spine wear. Otherwise, the boards are sound, healthy and smart. Within, there are illustrations and maps secured by corner-guards at the rear. These are very tidy and smart. The pages have some mild storage wear. There is some occasional incidence of foxing. However, in general, the pages are most diligent, careful, clean, clear, certain, competent and confident. fkOrders 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: General Litho Ltd., Johannesburg: 1963

Edition: 2nd Edition

Inscription: Signed

Seller ID: bkvn

Condition: Fair


192 pages (complete). Signed by Winifred Tapson on the title page (dated: 12:2:64). A restful, contented copy. The dustjacket has a clear plastic protective cover that is very lightly worn. The dustjacket itself is worn, scuffed and torn. It is secure and sure. The boards are tanned and marked from storage and handling. They are sound. The frontispage has a previous owner inscription. It has a newspaper death notice for Winifred Tapson affixed to it. The frontis and end pages are foxed. The pages are clean, clear, genial, assured and generous. fkOrders over $50.00 are shipped using ... View more info

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Bay Between the Mountains

By: Tredgold, Arderne

Price: $47.50

Publisher: Human & Rousseau: 1985

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Signed

Seller ID: bpwf

ISBN: 0798118199

Condition: Good


216 pages (complete). Signed by Arderne Tredgold on the title page. The laminated illustrated boards are placid with some light wear to the edges and corners. Within, the contents are mild-mannered, clean, clear, comfortable, contented, certain. fkOrders over $50.00 are shipped using tracked courier delivery services. View more info

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Caledon Horticultural and Wild Flower Society, 1892-1992

By: Wilson, J. E

Price: $47.50

Publisher: The Society: 1992

Inscription: Signed

Seller ID: bmov

ISBN: 0620169346

Condition: Good


73 pages (complete). Signed, "Caledon", (the Earl of Caledon as per right of title and possession). President's message in Afrikaans otherwise the book is in English. An agreeable copy. The dustjacket is smart with some light corner wear. It is secure and very sure. The boards are neat with some mild shelving wear to the edges and corners. Within, the early pages have some handling and storage marks. Otherwise, the contents are clean, clear, genial, convivial and certain. fkOrders over $50.00 are shipped using tracked courier delivery services. View more info