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The Kalahari and its Lost City

By: Clement, A J

Price: $66.50

Publisher: Longmans Southern Africa (Pty) Limited: 1967

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Signed

Seller ID: 96kg


214 pages (complete). Inscribed by and signed by John Clement on the opp-first free page (dated: Manzini, Swaziland, 21 May, 1971). Gilarmi Farnini, an explorer, claimed in the nineteenth century to have discovered a 'lost city' in the depths of the Kalahari. Here, quite some time later, Clements seeks to either disprove or prove Farini's claims. He does indeed dispute Farini's suggestion of a 'lost city' (subsequently man-made walls and art have been found). A tidy... View more info

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Late Quaternary Palaeoenvironments of Southern Africa

By: Deacon, Janette; Lancaster, N.

Price: $95.00

Publisher: Clarendon Press, Oxford: 1988

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: bzzb


225 pages (complete). A very smart copy. The book has a clear film cover with flaps. The Oxford blue cloth cover are very tidy and neat. The stamped titling is fresh. The boards are tight and certain. The contents are most satisfying. They are clean, clear, certain, confident - as if new throughout. fk View more info

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Method in Prehistory : An introduction to the discipline of prehistoric archaeology with special reference to South African conditions (Handbook Series No. 1)

By: Goodwin, A J H

Price: $7.60

Publisher: The South African Archaeological Society, Cape Town: 1953

Edition: 2nd Edition

Seller ID: bpbs


184 pages (complete). A passive, casually owned copy. The covers have wear, scuffing, marks from handling and storage. They are secure and healthy. The contents have some storage marks - particularly to the early and later pages. The page trims have storage marks too. The pages in general, are benign, clear, diligent, decent. fk View more info

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Method in Prehistory : An introduction to the discipline of prehistoric archaeology with special reference to South African conditions

By: Goodwin, A J H

Price: $3.80

Publisher: The South African Archaeological Society, Cape Town: 1953

Edition: 2nd Edition

Seller ID: bsvw


184 pages (complete). A benign copy. The covers have wear, creasing, marks from use and storage. They are secure and sure. The pages are clean, clear, certain, generous, studious, diligent. fk View more info

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Pastoral Nomads of the Central Namib Desert : The People History Forgot

By: Kinahan, John

Price: $61.75

Publisher: Namibia Archaeological Trust / New Namibia Books, Windhoek: 1991

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 83km


167 pages (complete). A decent copy. The covers have wear to the edges, seams from use and shelving. The covers are otherwise tidy and assured. The contents are most agreeable. They are clean, clear, diligent, smart, keen. fk View more info

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Prehistory of the Transvaal : a record of human activity

By: Mason, Revil

Price: $20.90

Publisher: Witwatersrand University Press, Johannesburg: 1969

Edition: 2nd Edition

Seller ID: cdyt


498 pages (complete). A most pleasing copy. The illustrated boards are healthy and sound. They have some light handling and shelving marks and wear. The contents are in excellent condition. They are very clean and clear, assiduous and very well, confident and very certain. fk View more info

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Rhodesian Prehistory : The Journal of the Prehistory Society of Rhodesia - Vol 7 Number 14 Dec 1975

By: Petie, H P ; Thornycroft, C E ; Knopf, E ; Prendergast, M ; Huffman, T N ; Houser, T

Price: $11.40

Publisher: Prehistory Society of Rhodesia, Salisbury: 1975

Seller ID: 18im


24 pages (complete). A mild copy. Articles in this issue include: a report from the Mucheka Cave; from an Early Iron Age sit in the Wedza District; Excavations in Norton; archaeological findings from the Darwen Dam basin; an article on the speculative relationship between the Hebrew King Solomon, Sheba and Zimbabwe etc. The covers are a little scuffed and worn from handling and storage. The back cover has foxing. The contents are placid, clear, assured, sober, dilig... View more info

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Zimbabwe Excavations 1958 - The National Museums of Southern Rhodesia - Volume 3 - Occasional papers - Number 23A

By: Summers, Roger ; Robinson, K R ; Whitty, Anthony

Price: $16.15

Publisher: National Museums of Southern Rhodesia, Causeway, Southern Rhodesia: 1961

Seller ID: 49ij


175 pages (complete) (pp: 159-332 as intended). An elderly copy. The covers are worn all about. The spine has been reinforced with scotch-tape. The covers are foxed, scuffed, marked. They are resolutely placid and sure. The contents are foxed throughout. There is evidence of avid use throughout. However, the pages are clean, clear, diligent, competent, comfortable. fk View more info