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Image for A Story of General Motors South African Limited

A Story of General Motors South African Limited

By: N/A

Price: $28.50

Publisher: General Motors Southern Africa Limited: 1939

Seller ID: bkqe

Condition: Fair


46 pages(complete). Folded map of the Port Elizabeth complex is at rear. This is in good condition but needs initial careful unfolding due to the open edges being stuck together. The covers are worn, scruffy. They are benign and sure. Within, the front and end pages are worn from storage. They are also marked from handling. Beyond this the pages are comfortable, clear, clean, a little creased from usage, genial. fkOrders over $50.00 are shipped using tracked courier delivery services. View more info

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Medupi Kusile People

By: N/A

Price: $85.50

Publisher: In Camera Art Publications: 2015

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: boal

ISBN: 0620649178

Condition: Near Fine


160 pages (complete). A stunning, broad photographic essay about the Medupi and Kusile Power Plants in South Africa. Landscape format. The illustrated matte covers have some very light scuffing. They are healthy and good-looking. Within, the contents are near immaculate. They are very clean, very clear, very expressive, very neat. fkOrders over $50.00 are shipped using tracked courier delivery services. View more info

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General Motors South African - Engine Manufacturing Plants, Port Elizabeth 1965

By: N/A

Price: $61.75

Publisher: General Motors, South Africa: 1965

Seller ID: bply

Condition: Good


Complete. Published to the Official Opening of the Engine Manufacturing Plant on 5th April 1965. The boards have a clear plastic protective cover that is mildly worn and scuffed. Within, a few of the last pages have very mild damp marks and wear. In general the pages are firm, clear, clean, certain, proud, pleasing. fkOrders over $50.00 are shipped using tracked courier delivery services. View more info

Image for General Motors South African Engine Manufacturing Plant, Port Elizabeth, 1965

General Motors South African Engine Manufacturing Plant, Port Elizabeth, 1965

By: N/A

Price: $61.75

Publisher: The General Motors Engine Plant, Port Elizabeth: 1965

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: cbpg

Condition: Good


Complete. In good to fair condition. A much owned copy. The boards have wear, tanning, scuffing. They are, however, sound, steady. The contents have some wear from use here and there. The folded architectural plan at the rear has some attempted repair to a short closed tear. The plan is otherwise placid and pleasing. The contents are faithful, clear, clean, assured. fkOrders over $50.00 are shipped using tracked courier delivery services. View more info

Image for Lighting Up South Africa : A Century of Electricity Serving Humankind

Lighting Up South Africa : A Century of Electricity Serving Humankind

By: N/A

Price: $38.00

Publisher: Open Hand Press / National Electricity Regulator: 2000

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Signed

Seller ID: cbrl

ISBN: 0620257458

Condition: Near Fine


160 pages (complete). Inscribed to Dr Ian McRae - the legendary CEO of the South African power provider, Eskom - from his successor, Xolani Mkhwanazi : "To Dr Ian C McRae / This is in sincere appreciation of your contribution to bring electricity to homes of millions of disadvantaged South Africans and for contribution to the NER as its first chairman! Xolani H Mkhwanaz (CEO)." Also included is a letter of appreciation from the same to McCrae marking the 5th anniversary of the NER. Fully bound in white leather. Gilt titling and blocking (fresh). The boards are smart and dignified. ... View more info

Image for Staal in Suid-Afrika 1928-1953 : Die geskiedenis van die ontstaan van die staalnywerheid in Suid-Afrika, die gebeurtenisse wat tot die stigting van YSKOR vyf-en-twintig jaar gelede gelei het, sy ontwikkeling en die uitwerking daarvan op die vordering van die land se nywerheid

Staal in Suid-Afrika 1928-1953 : Die geskiedenis van die ontstaan van die staalnywerheid in Suid-Afrika, die gebeurtenisse wat tot die stigting van YSKOR vyf-en-twintig jaar gelede gelei het, sy ontwikkeling en die uitwerking daarvan op die vordering van die land se nywerheid

By: N/A

Price: $47.50

Publisher: Suid-Afrikaanse Yster en Staal Industriële Korporasie Beperk: 1953

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: cbtb

Condition: Very Good


214 pages (complete). In Afrikaans throughout. A comfortable, benign copy. The boards are worn, scuffed. They are secure. Within, the contents have previous owner signatures. The pages are benevolent, assured, most diligent and capable, clean, clear. fkOrders over $50.00 are shipped using tracked courier delivery services. View more info

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Purchase, Transport and Storage of Blasting Explosives

By: N/A

Price: $9.50

Publisher: African Explosives and Chemical Industries Limited, Johannesburg: 1959

Edition: 2nd Edition

Seller ID: cdjn

Condition: Fair


15 pages (complete). Booklet. The covers are mild, a little scuffed and worn about the edges. They are secure and sure. The contents have occasional annotations. They have soft freckles of foxing here and there. The pages are clean, clear, comfortable, diligent, competent. fkOrders over $50.00 are shipped using tracked courier delivery services. View more info

Image for The Wheels of Progress / Voertuigvooruitgang

The Wheels of Progress / Voertuigvooruitgang

By: N/A

Price: $285.00

Publisher: Felstar Publishers (Pty) Ltd., Johannesburg: 1973

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 54iy

Condition: Good


728 pages plus 348 pages of an index to motor traders in South Africa (as in 1973) (complete). A robust copy of this comprehensive, energetic overview of the motor car industry in South Africa. The red boards are worn, knocked, scuffed, rubbed, marked from handling and storage. The spine has, at some stage, been repaired. They are steady, sound, resolutely confident. Within, the contents have mild marks of aging, storage conditions throughout. There is foxing here and there (particularly to the frontis pages) throughout. The contents are, however, sure, tight, dutiful, conscientious, cl... View more info

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Shoes & Views : Vol 1 No 1, July, 1935

By: Anderson, A ; Kirby, A (Eds)

Price: $42.75

Publisher: Port Elizabeth Shoe Trade and Tanning Industry Managers' and Foremen's Association: 1935

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Signed

Seller ID: 57hq

Condition: Good


36 pages (complete). A special presentation copy to the Hon. President of the Port Elizabeth (Shoe Trade and Tanning Industry) Manager's & Foremen's Association, Neil Boss. Bound in leather. Gilt stamped titling. Stamped: 'J. Neil Boss, Esq - Shoes and Views (First Copy)'. An assured and comfortable FIRST COPY. Signed by the Editors and the Association's Officers (President, Secretary, Asst. Secretary, Vice President, Treasurer, Executive Committee). The leather covers are benign and handsome. They have some light storage marks. The front and end papers are a little mottled from age. ... View more info

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South Africa's Mineral Industry 1994/95

By: Botha, J C ; Fourie, E T ; Harding, A J ; Perold, J W ; Merwe, C J vd ; Goldberg, I (Eds)

Price: $45.60

Publisher: Department of Mineral and Energy Affairs, Minerals Bureau, Johannesburg: 1995

Edition: 12th edition

Seller ID: 19hr

ISBN: 0797032290

Condition: Very Good


210 pages (complete). Ex-library (Soekor) copy with consequent labels, stamps, use and wear. A mild-mannered copy. The covers have wear to all edges and seams from use. They have light scuffing. They are secure and sure. The contents are tight, fresh, clean, clear, confident, diligent, earnest, fonctionnaire. fkOur orders are shipped using tracked delivery services. Most orders delivered in 5-10 business days. View more info

Image for Basil Read - Building Legacies since 1952 : 60 Years of Building Legacies - the History of Basil Read

Basil Read - Building Legacies since 1952 : 60 Years of Building Legacies - the History of Basil Read

By: Ehlers, Anthony ; Müller, Andrea (Managing Ed)

Price: $95.00

Publisher: Basil Read, Johannesburg: 2012

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: byci

Condition: Near Fine


194 pages (complete). A flashy, confident copy of this history of the South African company. The covers are fresh, clean and bright with very light corner wear. The contents are luxe, lavishly produced, exuberant, clean, clear, proud. fkOrders over $50.00 are shipped using tracked courier delivery services. View more info

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The South African Fishing Industry Handbook and Buyers' Guide 1962/63

By: Hjul, Peter (Ed)

Price: $28.50

Publisher: South African Shipping News and Fishing Industry Review / Thomson Newspapers, South Africa (Pty) Ltd., Cape Town: 1962

Edition: Sixth Edition

Seller ID: 11hz

Condition: Good


250 pages (complete). A hardy, neat copy. Rubberised covering. This is smart with very light corner wear. The very front and end pages are flushed with foxing. The thumb-tags have some wear and creasing, but are otherwise hale and sure. The contents are pleasing. They are placid, dutiful, diligent, clean and clear. fkOur orders are shipped using tracked delivery services. Most orders delivered in 5-10 business days. View more info

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Paper Chain: The Story of Sappi

By: Hocking, Anthony

Price: $38.00

Publisher: Hollard, South Africa: 1987

Edition: Limited

Inscription: Signed

Seller ID: bxbf

ISBN: 0620103183

Condition: Very Good


320 pages (complete). Luxury presentation copy. Hand-numbered 14 of a limited edition of 100 copies. Signed by Anthony Hocking and Tom De Beer (Chairman of Sappi) and Eugene van As (Group Managing Director of Sappi). Bound in full red leather. The spine has two raised ridges. The book is housed in a red leather covered slipcase. This is sturdy, steady with some light wear about the edges. The faces and sides have scuffing and marking from storage and shelving. The book covers are plush and healthy. They have scuffing and marking from storage and handling. In general they are most sa... View more info

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A Quarter of a Century of Industrial Progress in South Africa

By: Norval, A J

Price: $85.50

Publisher: Juta & Co., Limited, Cape Town and Johannesburg: 1962

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: cgco

Condition: Very Good


163 pages (complete). A steady copy. The dustjacket has wear, marks and rubbing. It is secure sure. The boards are healthy and sound. They have light shelving wear to the edges. The contents are very pleasing. They are fresh, clean, clear, diligent, orderly. fkOrders over $50.00 are shipped using tracked courier delivery services. View more info

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The Rolling Years - Fifty Years of General Motors in South Africa

By: Rosenthal, Eric

Price: $95.00

Publisher: General Motors, South Africa: 1976

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: bpmo

Condition: Good


472 pages (complete). Ex-library (Marist Brothers, Walmer and Trinity High School, Port Elizabeth) copy with consequent residue, debris, stamps, wear, labels, usage. The basic boards are functional, firm. Within, the early and later pages are foxed. In general, the pages are clean, clear, occasionally flushed with tanning splashes, certain and very confident and generous. fkOrders over $50.00 are shipped using tracked courier delivery services. View more info

Image for The Rolling Years : Fifty years of General Motors in South Africa

The Rolling Years : Fifty years of General Motors in South Africa

By: Rosenthal, Eric

Price: $85.50

Publisher: General Motors, South Africa: 1976

Seller ID: buul

Condition: Fair


472 pages (complete). A passive copy. The grey boards are banal and functional. They have wear about the edges and seams, some storage marks and scuffing. They are secure and dutiful. Within, the contents have foxing fore and aft. In general, the pages are diligent, respectful, assiduous, clean, clear and certain. fkOrders over $50.00 are shipped using tracked courier delivery services. View more info