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Tales From the Malay Quarter

By: du Plessis, I D ; Lewis, Bernard and Elize D (English compilers)

Price: $61.75

Publisher: Howard Timmins Publishers, Cape Town, 1981

Inscription: Signed


200 pages (complete). Signed by du Plessis on the first-free-page. The dustjacket is worn and torn (these are repaired with invisible scotch tape). The dj is secure and comfortable. The boards have wear about the edges from shelving. There is some light scuffing. The early pages are marked from handling and storage. The pagetrims are foxed. The contents are agreeable, clean, clear, comfortable, amiable. fk View more info

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The Story of a Gold Concession, And other African Tales and Legends

By: Ingram, J Forsyth

Price: $39.90

Publisher: W H Griffin & Co., Pietermaritzburg, Natal, 1893

Edition: First Edition


242 pages (complete). A resolute copy of this first edition of Ingram's second book. Ingram was an exceptionally adventurous man. He was particularly welcomed by the black peoples in South Africa with whom he worked and lived for many years. This book, written during his eventual retirement in Pietermaritzburg was a bestseller. This copy has been much owned. The covers are much worn, marked, stained from handling and storage. They are sound and sure. Within, the ... View more info

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The Story of a Gold Concession, And other African Tales and Legends

By: Ingram, J Forsyth

Price: $39.90

Publisher: W H Griffin & Co., Pietermaritzburg, Natal, 1893

Edition: First Edition


242 pages (complete). A resolute, placid copy. The book is much worn and marked all about. The boards have much wear, scuffing, marking. The boards are sound. Within, the binding and pages have wear throughout. Nonetheless, the contents are sure and certain. They are clear, benign, amiable, kindly. fk View more info