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The Geographical Journal 1920

By: N/A

Price: $66.50

Publisher: Geographical Journal: 1920

Seller ID: bvxb


Complete as intended. Privately bound and rebound copies of "Geographical Journal" about Africa in the editions for 1920. This has involved cutting and pasting and rearrangement by the initial owner (G C Hill - 5th K. A. Rifles). The book is sound and hearty. The boards are worn and scuffed and marked all about by and handling. The top corners are knocked. The pages are benign and placid. They are tight, competent, diligently constructed, clean, clear, a l... View more info

Met Paul Kruger in Europa : Zijne Laatste Dagen (Herdrukke - Die Staatsbiblioteek, Pretoria ; no. 66)

By: N/A

Price: $28.50

Publisher: Staatsbiblioteek / the State Library, Pretoria: 1973

Edition: Reprint

Seller ID: bwsi


48 pages (complete). In Dutch and English. Facsimile reprint. The covers are comfortable. They have tanning about the (stapled) spine. There is light user wear to the edges. Within, the contents are agreeably clean and clear. They are tight, diligent and benevolent. fk View more info

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The Story of ... South Africa

By: N/A

Price: $9.50

Publisher: The Star, Johannesburg: 1958

Seller ID: bywl


56 pages (complete). A comfortable copy. Collection of articles printed in 'The Star' between August 5 and October 14, 1957. The covers of this pamphlet have some wear, foxing and light marking from storage and use. The trims have marks from handling and age. The contents have some foxing, wear, marks from handling. However, they are clean, clear, competent, certain. fk View more info

Image for Republiek en Onafhanklike Gemeenskappe in Suid-Afrika Uitstalling / Exhibition - Republics and Independent Communities in South Africa

Republiek en Onafhanklike Gemeenskappe in Suid-Afrika Uitstalling / Exhibition - Republics and Independent Communities in South Africa

By: N/A

Price: $17.10

Publisher: Nasionale Kultuurhistoriese en Opelugmuseum, Pretoria / National Cultural History and Open-Air Museum, Pretoria: 1961

Seller ID: cave


72 pages (complete). In English and Afrikaans. Catalogue to an exhibition that coincided with the assumption of Republic status. The covers are creased and worn from handling. They are benign. The contents are relaxed, clean, clear, certain. fk View more info

Image for South Africa's Heritage - How Our Forefathers Lived, Worked and Played - From Van Riebeeck to XIXth Century Times : Part Three : Their Customs, Amusements and Sport

South Africa's Heritage - How Our Forefathers Lived, Worked and Played - From Van Riebeeck to XIXth Century Times : Part Three : Their Customs, Amusements and Sport

By: N/A

Price: $4.75

Publisher: Caltex (Africa) Limited / J Walter Thompson, Cape Town: 1962

Seller ID: cdjh


32 pages (complete). A lazily stored copy that is yet capable and sure. The covers have much wear, marks. They are secure. The contents are mild-mannered. They are clean, clear, comfortable, certain. fk View more info

Image for South Africa's Heritage - How Our Forefathers Lived, Worked and Played - From Van Riebeeck to XIXth Century Times : Part Five : Printing, Education, Art and Science

South Africa's Heritage - How Our Forefathers Lived, Worked and Played - From Van Riebeeck to XIXth Century Times : Part Five : Printing, Education, Art and Science

By: N/A

Price: $4.75

Publisher: Caltex (Africa) Limited / J Walter Thompson, Cape Town: 1964

Seller ID: cdji


32 pages (complete). A decent copy. The covers have some light wear, some marks. They are benevolent. The contents are clean, clear, comfortable, certain. fk View more info

Image for Letters to Sir Peregrine Maitland KCB Governor of the Colony of the Cape of Good Hope, on The Present Kafir War, by Aug. Jos. Trancred, DD (The State Library / Die Staatsbiblioteek Pretoria Reprints / Herdrukke No 45)

Letters to Sir Peregrine Maitland KCB Governor of the Colony of the Cape of Good Hope, on The Present Kafir War, by Aug. Jos. Trancred, DD (The State Library / Die Staatsbiblioteek Pretoria Reprints / Herdrukke No 45)

By: N/A

Price: $66.50

Publisher: The State Library / Die Staatsbiblioteek, Pretoria: 1969

Edition: Reprint

Seller ID: 88il


99 pages (complete). Facsimile reprint of original edition printed in Cape Town at the Office of "De Zuid-Afrikaan" in 1846. A healthy copy. The boards are mild-mannered. They are a little scuffed and marked from storage. The contents are pleasing and assured. The pages are clean, clear, assured. fk View more info

Image for Afschriften van Eenige Brieven en Telegrammen Gewisseld Tusschen NZASM en CGR in de eerse maanden van 1895 (Vervolg op Groenboek No 1, 1895) (Staatsbiblioteek / State Library Pretoria Herdrukke / Reprints No 6)

Afschriften van Eenige Brieven en Telegrammen Gewisseld Tusschen NZASM en CGR in de eerse maanden van 1895 (Vervolg op Groenboek No 1, 1895) (Staatsbiblioteek / State Library Pretoria Herdrukke / Reprints No 6)

By: N/A

Price: $43.70

Publisher: The State Library / Die Staatsbiblioteek, Pretoria: 1967

Edition: Reprint

Seller ID: 91in


15 pages (complete). Reprint. In Dutch. Correspondence between Nederlandsche-Zuid-Afrikaansche-Spoorwegmaatschappij and Cape Government Railways. The boards are worn all about. They are scuffed, a little marked. The contents are benign, functional, clean, clear, decent. fk View more info

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A Souvenir of Union

By: N/A

Price: $26.60

Publisher: Souvenir Coy., Johannesburg: 1910

Seller ID: 95ij


Complete. Ex-library (Johannesburg Public Library / Openbare Biblioteek) copy with consequent stamps, wear, annotations, labels. A comfortable, if much owned copy of this celebration of the achievement of Union in South Africa. Of interest is that as this booklet went to press, the King died. The number of changes that had to be made were onerous and exacting - and yet they were achieved (including the new King's monogram). The covers are genial, a little tatty, a li... View more info

Image for Africana Aantekeninge en Nuus - Desember 1969 - Deel 18, No 8 / Africana Notes and News - December, 1969 - Vol 18, No 8

Africana Aantekeninge en Nuus - Desember 1969 - Deel 18, No 8 / Africana Notes and News - December, 1969 - Vol 18, No 8

By: N/A

Price: $9.50

Publisher: Africana-Vereniging, Africana-Museum, Stad Johannesburg / Africana Society, Africana Museum, City of Johannesburg: 1969

Seller ID: 81iq


47 pages (complete) (pp: 317-364 as intended). In English with some Afrikaans. A comfortable copy. The covers have some storage marks and wear. They are benign and sound. The contents are most agreeable. They are clean, clear, contented, congenial. fk View more info

Image for Africana Aantekeninge en Nuus - Junie 1970 - Del 19, No 2 / Africana Notes and News - June, 1970 - Vol 19, No 2

Africana Aantekeninge en Nuus - Junie 1970 - Del 19, No 2 / Africana Notes and News - June, 1970 - Vol 19, No 2

By: N/A

Price: $9.50

Publisher: Africana-Vereniging, Africana-Museum, Stad Johannesburg / Africana Society, Africana Museum, City of Johannesburg: 1970

Seller ID: 82iq


39 pages (complete) (pp: 45-84 as intended). In English and Afrikaans. A smart copy. The thin card covers are tidy, very lightly marked from shelving. They are sure, secure. The contents are most pleasing. They are tight, bright, clean, clear, companionable. fk View more info

Image for Africana Notes and News - December, 1950 - Vol VIII, No 1 / Africana Aantekeninge en Nuus - Desember 1950 - Deel VIII, No 1

Africana Notes and News - December, 1950 - Vol VIII, No 1 / Africana Aantekeninge en Nuus - Desember 1950 - Deel VIII, No 1

By: N/A

Price: $9.50

Publisher: Africana Society, Africana Museum, City of Johannesburg / Africana-Vereniging, Africana-Museum, Stad Johannesburg: 1950

Seller ID: 83iq


35 pages (complete). English with some Afrikaans. A mild-mannered copy. The covers have wear, scuffing and marks from handling and storage. They are passive, secure. The contents have very light blotches of foxing fore and aft. Otherwise, the contents are clean, clear, certain, convivial. fk View more info

Image for Geschiedenis van Zuid-Afrika met Een Inleiding over de Algemeene Geschiedenis voor de scholen in de Zuid-Afrikaansche Republieken

Geschiedenis van Zuid-Afrika met Een Inleiding over de Algemeene Geschiedenis voor de scholen in de Zuid-Afrikaansche Republieken

By: Aitton, D

Price: $33.25

Publisher: J H de Bussy, Amsterdam, Pretoria: 1897

Edition: 2nd Edition

Seller ID: bsuy


326 pages (complete). In Dutch throughout. A benign, aged copy. The boards are much worn all about. They have scuffing, marks from storage and handling. The boards are yet sound and secure. Within, the pages have some light age-related wear. The pages are placid, clean, clear, comfortable and certain. fk View more info

Image for Putting a Plough to the Ground: Accumulation and Dispossession in Rural South Africa, 1850-1930 (New History of Southern Africa Series)

Putting a Plough to the Ground: Accumulation and Dispossession in Rural South Africa, 1850-1930 (New History of Southern Africa Series)

By: Beinart, William ; Delius, Peter ; Trapido, Stanley (Eds)

Price: $28.50

Publisher: Ravan Press, Johannesburg: 1986

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 78hw


458 pages (complete). A mild-mannered copy. The covers have some wear to the edges and seams from use and handling. T There is some light scuffing and even lighter tanning. The spine has user creases. The contents have evidence of evidence of ownership. The pages are mildly tanned about the edges due to paper quality. Otherwise, they are clean, clear, certain, confident, diligent. fk View more info

Image for Argief-jaarboek vir Suid-Afrikaanse Geskiedenis / Archives Year Book for South African History - Vyfde Jaargang - Deel I / Fifth Year - Part I  1942

Argief-jaarboek vir Suid-Afrikaanse Geskiedenis / Archives Year Book for South African History - Vyfde Jaargang - Deel I / Fifth Year - Part I 1942

By: Botha, C Graham ; Beyers, Dr Coenraad ; Franken, Prof Dr J L M ; Thom, Prof Dr H B ; Pieterse, Dr D J (Eds)

Price: $47.50

Publisher: Cape Times Ltd / Staatsdrukker / Government Printer: 1943

Seller ID: 50ii


238 pages (complete). In Afrikaans throughout. An eagerly owned copy. The boards are sturdy. They are scuffed and worn all about from handling and shelving. They are baleful but sure. The contents are placid. They have (neat) annotations throughout. The pages are assured, affable, clean, clear, competent, certain. fk View more info

Image for Argief-jaarboek vir Suid-Afrikaanse Geskiedenis / Archives Year Book for South African History - Vierde Jaargang - Deel II / Fourth Year - Part II

Argief-jaarboek vir Suid-Afrikaanse Geskiedenis / Archives Year Book for South African History - Vierde Jaargang - Deel II / Fourth Year - Part II

By: Botha, C Graham ; Beyers, Dr Coenraad ; Franken, Prof Dr J L M ; Thom, Prof Dr H B ; Venter, Dr P J (Eds)

Price: $38.00

Publisher: T W Hayne Limited (Hayne & Gibson), Johannesburg: 1968

Edition: Reprint

Seller ID: 51ii


255 pages (complete). In Afrikaans throughout. Reprint of 1941 edition . A contented copy. The boards have some light wear to the edges and corners and seams from shelving. They are scuffed and a little marked. However, they are placid, sure. The contents are in pleasing condition. They are clean, clear, comfortable, a very little worn, certain, competent. fk View more info

Image for British Immigration to South Africa 1946-1970 / The Relationship between the Orange Free State and the Rolong of Thaba 'Nchu during the Presidency of J H Brand, 1864-1888 (Archives Year Book for South African History - Forty-Eighth Year - Vol 1)

British Immigration to South Africa 1946-1970 / The Relationship between the Orange Free State and the Rolong of Thaba 'Nchu during the Presidency of J H Brand, 1864-1888 (Archives Year Book for South African History - Forty-Eighth Year - Vol 1)

By: Brownell, F G / Wales, J M

Price: $90.25

Publisher: The Government Printer, Pretoria: 1985

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 73ih


323 pages (complete). A tranquil copy. The boards have very light wear, some scuffing, some very light marks from shelving. They are sound, healthy. The contents are in excellent condition. They are clean, clear, confident, conscientious, certain. fk View more info

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Die Nuusbode

By: Böeseken, A J

Price: $38.00

Publisher: Nasou Beperk: 1972?

Edition: 2nd Edition

Seller ID: 35ik


414 pages (complete). In Afrikaans throughout. A resolute copy. The boards are much worn, marked. The binding is weak but still functional. The boards are sure. The contents have evidence of avid use throughout. The pages are clear, comfortable, certain, relaxed, clean, benign. Please note that due to the weight of the book, should the book need be posted outside of South Africa, extra postage charges may be required. fk View more info

A Popular Description of Africa : Geographical, Historical, and Topographical - in three volumes

By: Conder, Josiah

Price: $380.00

Publisher: James Duncan, London ; Thomas Tegg and Son, Cheapside: 1830

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: csfv


Three volumes (complete). Quarter-leather (spine and corners). These three pocket sized volumes are part of Conder's excessively popular series, "The Modern Traveller". The spine has git decoration and titling. They are uniformly clubbable and neat. Folded map at the fore of volume 1 is particularly fascinating (Port Natal / Durban for example, is still shown as Natal Bay). Interestingly Corden never travelled far from London! Three most gentlemanly books. T... View more info

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The Right To the Land; (Documents on Southern African history)

By: Davenport, T. R. H ; Hunt, Keith

Price: $30.40

Publisher: David Philip, Cape Town: 1974

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: bxvi


90 pages (complete). A much owned copy. The covers are worn all about. They have creases, marking, scuffing and rubbing. Yet, they are comfortably secure. The contents of this book by the excellent historical team of Davenport and Hunt, have evidence of assiduous use throughout. The pages, however, are clean, clear, diligent, dutiful, competent. fk View more info