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Image for Reports :Natal & Zululand : Correspondence 1882 : Correspondence relating to the Affairs of Natal and Zululand - Presented to both Houses of Parliament by Command of Her Majesty ; Correspondence respecting the Affairs of Zululand and the Proposed Visit of Cetywayo to England - Presented to both Houses of Parliament by Command of Her Majesty ; Further Correspondence respecting the Affairs of Zululand and Cetywayo (In continuation of [C.-3247] June 1882) - Presented to both House of Parliament by the Command of Her Majesty

Reports :Natal & Zululand : Correspondence 1882 : Correspondence relating to the Affairs of Natal and Zululand - Presented to both Houses of Parliament by Command of Her Majesty ; Correspondence respecting the Affairs of Zululand and the Proposed Visit of Cetywayo to England - Presented to both Houses of Parliament by Command of Her Majesty ; Further Correspondence respecting the Affairs of Zululand and Cetywayo (In continuation of [C.-3247] June 1882) - Presented to both House of Parliament by the Command of Her Majesty

By: N/A

Price: $118.75

Publisher: Her Majesty's Stationery Office, London: 1882

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 85li

Condition: Good


Three parliamentary papers bound in one volume. From the library of the Royal Engineers with consequent wear, marks, scuffing etc. Half-leather. A hardy copy. The leathered corners and spine are much worn, knocked about, marked. The boards are also scuffed, rubbed, worn. They and the leathered areas are comfortably resolute. The contents are mildly aging. The edges of the pages are tanned. The second paper relating to the proposed visit to England by Cetywayo have some wear due to tanning, to the early pages. Aside from the age marks, the papers are assured, clean, clear, certain, ti... View more info

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Natal: A Series of Pencil Sketches

By: N/A

Price: $4.75

Publisher: William Brown & Davis, Limited, Durban: 1930

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 9ob

Condition: Fair


Complete. A resolute copy of this erstwhile bourgeois collection of sketches of the sights of Durban and Pietermaritzburg. The book has, at some stage, been subjected to damp storage conditions. Consequently, the boards are bent convex-wise. They have some general wear about the edges. They are sure and secure. Within, the top of the pages have curled upwards, but only mildly so. The frontis and end papers have storage and age marks. The contents however, are tidy, clean, clear, genteel, tight against the binding. fkOrders over $50.00 are shipped using tracked courier delivery service... View more info

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Who Saved Natal?: The story of the Victorian Harbour Engineers of Colonial Port Natal

By: Bender, Colin

Price: $45.60

Publisher: C.C. Bender: 1988

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Signed

Seller ID: 8iv

ISBN: 0620128852

Condition: Good


167 pages (complete). Signed by Colin Bender on the title page. A mild-mannered copy. The dustjacket has a clear cellophane protective cover. The dustjacket has wear, scuffing, marks all about. The dj is benign and secure. The boards are worn about all edges and seams. The faces are scuffed, marked. The boards are steady and sure. The contents have evidence of much contented use throughout. Nonetheless, the contents are clean, clear, comfortable, certain, diligent, keen. fkOrders over $50.00 are shipped using tracked courier delivery services. View more info

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The Annals of Natal - 1495 to 1845 - Vol. 1

By: Bird, John

Price: $76.00

Publisher: P Davis & Sons, Pietermaritzburg: 1888

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 9lp

Condition: Very Good


732 pages (complete). Half-leather. A sturdy copy. Volume 1 only. The leathered corners and spine have wear, scuffing. The spine has five ridges, stamped gilt decoration and titling (dulled). The spine is sure. The boards are scuffed, marked, worn about the edges from shelving. They are placid. Marbled papertrims and end-papers. The contents are pleasing. Initially, there are flecks of foxing. The contents are smart, neat, handsome, clean, clear, earnest, comfortable, assured. fkOrders over $50.00 are shipped using tracked courier delivery services. View more info

The Annals of Natal 1495 to 1845 (Facsimile Reprint) (Africana Collectanea XIV) - 2 volumes

By: Bird, John

Price: $71.25

Publisher: C Struik, Cape Town: 1965

Edition: Limited

Seller ID: 65oo

Condition: Near Fine


Two volumes (complete). Both numbered 123 of limited editions of 750 copies. A sound, sure set. The dustjackets have scuffing, wear about all edges, seams and corners. They are secure and comfortable. The blue boards are handsome, elegant, healthy. The papertrims of both volumes have streaks of foxing. There are some shelving marks. These markings do not travel onto the main text pages. The pages are very clean and clear, hale and earnest, certain and confident, smart and assured. Please note that due to the weight of the books, should they need be posted to the outside of South Afri... View more info

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The Natal Rebellion of 1906

By: Bosman, Walter ; McKenzie, Col. Duncan (intro)

Price: $95.00

Publisher: Longmans, Green, and Co., London / J C Juta and Co.: 1907

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 27lc

Condition: Good


222 pages (complete). Rebound in recent times. An boldly-mannered copy of this book about a rebellion about which there is little written. The frontispiece of the forest about Nkandhla is missing. The boards are very smart, healthy. The contents are pleasing. The do have rashes of foxing throughout, however, the pages are thick, hale, very certain. Aside from the flecks of foxing, they are clean, very assured, tidy, neat and just a little aged. fkOrders over $50.00 are shipped using tracked courier delivery services. View more info

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Our Country : An Elementary History of Natal

By: Bryan, Hugh

Price: $17.10

Publisher: Thomas Nelson and Sons, London: 1909

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: bvhm

Condition: Poor


128 pages (complete). An aging, benign copy. The boards are scuffed, worn and marked all about. They are secure and sure. The contents are foxed throughout. There is evidence of much avid ownership, however, the pages are placid, mild-mannered, clear, competent, certain. fkOrders over $50.00 are shipped using tracked courier delivery services. View more info

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Natal Memories

By: Buchanan, Barbara I

Price: $90.25

Publisher: Shuter and Shooter Publishers & Booksellers, Pietermaritzburg: 1941

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: brgu

Condition: Good


313 pages (complete). A resolute copy. The boards have wear and scuffing and some mild storage staining. They are secure and passive. Within, the early and later pages are foxed. In general, the pages are clean, clear, generous, comfortable, congenial. fkOrders over $50.00 are shipped using tracked courier delivery services. View more info

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Pioneer Days in Natal

By: Buchanan, Barbara L

Price: $76.00

Publisher: Shuter & Shooter, Pietermaritzburg: 1934

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 65kq

Condition: Good


194 pages (complete). A genteelly aging copy. Very rarely found with a dustjacket. The dustjacker here, is mild-mannered. It has some wear about the edges, corners. It is scuffed, marked from shelving and handling. It is nonetheless placid. The black boards are healthy, sturdy, steady, handsome. The contents are contented. They do have foxing throughout. Nonetheless, the pages are clean, clean, certain, convivial, benevolent. fkOrders over $50.00 are shipped using tracked courier delivery services. View more info

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The Natal Main line Story

By: Heydenrych, Heinie ; Martin, Bruno

Price: $90.25

Publisher: HSRC Press, Pretoria: 1992

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: btac

ISBN: 0796911517

Condition: Very Good


176 pages (complete). Landscape format. A contented copy. The dustjacket is happy and neat. It has some light wear. The illustrated laminated boards are smart. The contents have some user and storage marks and wear to the bottom rims. The pages are clean, clear, confident, generous, healthy. fkOrders over $50.00 are shipped using tracked courier delivery services. View more info

Image for History of the Colony of Natal, South Africa - to which is added, An Appendix, containing a brief history of the Orange-River Sovereignty and of the various races inhabiting it, the Great Lake N'Gami, Commandoes of the Dutch Boers, &c &c

History of the Colony of Natal, South Africa - to which is added, An Appendix, containing a brief history of the Orange-River Sovereignty and of the various races inhabiting it, the Great Lake N'Gami, Commandoes of the Dutch Boers, &c &c

By: Holden, Rev William C

Price: $266.00

Publisher: Alexander Heylin, London / Godlonton, White, and Co., Graham's-Town / A S Robertson, Cape-Town / J Cullingworth, D'Urban / J Archbell, Pietermaritzburg: 1855

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Signed

Seller ID: 18po

Condition: Good


463 pages plus folded maps (complete). A comfortable, benign copy. Please note that one illustration, at page 176, is missing. The book was inscribed by Holden on the title page: "With the Author's kind regards". The rear frontispage has a gift inscription (not from the author). The boards have knocks and wear about the edges and corners and seams. They are scuffed, dulled by handling and storage. The spine has been repaired and is effective and efficient. Within, the end papers appear to be more recent than the contents. The papertrims have light wear, some sunning/ discoloura... View more info

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Colony of Natal : An Official Illustrated Handbook and Railway Guide

By: Ingram, J Forsyth

Price: $38.00

Publisher: By authority: 1895

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 60nz

Condition: Good


273 pages plus advertising (complete). A resolute copy. The red boards are much worn, knocked about, scuffed and marked all about. They are defiantly secure and sure. The contents have much evidence of eager use throughout. The front pastedown has a previous owner notation. The contents have wear about the edges and binding, mild handling and aging marks, a benign attitude. The pages are clean, clear, comfortable, competent, assured. fkOrders over $50.00 are shipped using tracked courier delivery services. View more info

Image for Pietermaritzburg : 1838 - 1988 - A new portrait of an African city

Pietermaritzburg : 1838 - 1988 - A new portrait of an African city

By: Laband, John; Haswell, Robert [Editor]

Price: $52.25

Publisher: University Natal Press / Shuter & Shooter: 1988

Edition: Special

Inscription: Signed

Seller ID: bpws

ISBN: 0869806394

Condition: Good


286 pages (complete). Donors' edition. Signed by both Laband and Haswell on the title page. Blue skivertex covers (neat and healthy). Gold titling (fresh). The contents are benign and diligent. The first pages have some storage marks. Otherwise, the pages, in general, are assured, certain, clean, clear, confident, generous.Due to weight postal adjustments may be required. fkOrders over $50.00 are shipped using tracked courier delivery services. View more info

Image for Ordinances, Proclamations, &c., &c., &c., relating to the colony of Natal, 1836 to 1855 with notes of reference & a copious index - Vol II

Ordinances, Proclamations, &c., &c., &c., relating to the colony of Natal, 1836 to 1855 with notes of reference & a copious index - Vol II

By: Moodie, W J Dunbar

Price: $66.50

Publisher: May and Davis, Pietermaritzburg (printer): 1856

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 53qr

Condition: Good


Complete. A placid copy. The boards have light shelving wear to the edges, corners, and the head and foot of the spine. They have light scuffing, marks. The boards and spine are steady and sure. Within, the frontis papers, title page and first page have previous owner stamps and signatures. There are some annotations. The contents are benign, clear, clean, bold, confident, very certain, more than competent, assured. fkOrders over $50.00 are shipped using tracked courier delivery services. View more info

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Colenso Letters from Natal

By: Rees, Wyn (arranged and commented on by)

Price: $71.25

Publisher: Shuter & Shooter, Pietermaritzburg: 1958

Edition: Limited

Seller ID: 91jf

Condition: Near Fine


440 pages (complete). Numbered 67 of a limited edition of 100 copies. A most pleasing deluxe copy. Leather spine which is smart and healthy and clubbable. The cloth boards are handsome, sound. The contents are in excellent condition. The pages are tight, very clean and clear, convivial and certain. fkOrders over $50.00 are shipped using tracked courier delivery services. View more info

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Notes on Natal: An Old Colonist's Book for New Settlers (The State Library Reprints No 11 / Die Staatsbiblioteek Herdrukke No 11)

By: Robinson, John (Ed)

Price: $85.50

Publisher: State Library / Staatsbiblioteek, Pretoria: 1969

Edition: Reprint

Seller ID: 64qo

Condition: Near Fine


240 pages (complete). Facsimile reprint of original 1872 edition (published by Robinson & Vause, Durban and London). From the library of historian Margaret Rainier who signed the frontispage. A most pleasing copy. The boards have some light shelving wear about the edges and spine. They are smart, healthy, sound. The contents are near immaculate. They are tight, agreeably fresh, very clean and clear, confident, neat, generous. fkOrders over $50.00 are shipped using tracked courier delivery services. View more info

Baron von Ludwig in Kapstadt und seine Briefe an Ferdinand Krauss in Port Natal 1838 (Jh. Ver. vaterl. Naturkde, Wurtemberg , Stuttgart, 1 Dezember 1967)

By: Schuz, Ernst

Price: $28.50

Publisher: Jahreshefte des Vereins fur vaterlandische Naturkunde in Wurttemberg: 1967

Seller ID: 81qq

Condition: Good


15 pages (complete) [pp 47-62 as intended]. In German throughout. Extract from journal. Rebound by a previous owner. The red boards, stamped gilt titling, are neat, sound, sure. The contents are mild-mannered. Page 48 has an annotation. The pages have some smears and flushes of foxing. They are generally tight, tidy, clean, clear, diligent. fkOrders over $50.00 are shipped using tracked courier delivery services. View more info

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Englishman's Inn: Engelsche Logie - An Account of the Experiences of the British Settlers and Colonists of Natal 1824-1885

By: Shuter, C F

Price: $61.75

Publisher: Howard Timmins, Cape Town: 1963

Edition: Limited

Inscription: Signed

Seller ID: 8md

Condition: Good


116 pages (complete). Inscribed (for Mr Frank Bradlow from whose library this book once belonged) and signed by Cyril Shuter on the opp-first free page. Also included is a handwritten note from Shuter to Bradlow (dated: 15/9/63). Numbered 76 of a limited edition of 1200 copies. The dustjacket has scuffing, wear, handling marks. The dj is comfortable, sure. The boards are tidy, healthy. The contents have aging marks. There are blotches, smudges of foxing throughout. However, the contents are placid, clear, convivial, certain, generous, assured. fkOrders over $50.00 are shipped using tra... View more info

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British Settlers in Natal, 1824-1857: A Biographical Register - 6 volumes

By: Spencer, Shelagh O'Byrne

Price: $237.50

Publisher: University Of KwaZulu-Natal Press: 1981

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 89mc

ISBN: 0869802674

Condition: Very Good


Six volumes (of an eight volume series): Vols 1-6. Please note that the ISBN is for Volume 1, the reference number is for all six volumes. A passive set. Volume 1: 'Abbot-Ayres' - the boards are foxed, worn, scuffed - they are steady and sure. There is foxing to the early and later pages. Other pages in between do have some flushes of foxing. However, by and large the contents are pleasingly clean, clear, confident. Volume 2: (ISBN: 0869803514 - pub 1983): Babbs-Bolton. The front boards have blotches of foxing. They are otherwise tidy and sure. The paper trims, early and later pages ... View more info

Image for Natal Province : Descriptive Guide & Official Hand-Book

Natal Province : Descriptive Guide & Official Hand-Book

By: Tatlow, A H

Price: $52.25

Publisher: South African Railways Publicity Department: 1910

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 29mh

Condition: Good


574 pages (complete). A generously owned copy. Stamps indicating that the book has been 'approved' for reading at the Silesian Institute. The title page is missing. Book has, at some stage, been rebound. The boards are much scuffed, worn, marked, stained all about. The gilt titling on the spine is fresh. The boards, despite their wear, are steady, sure. The contents have evidence of happy, eager use throughout. Pages have some elderly repair fore and aft. There are some annotations. There are handling marks, handling wear throughout. However, the contents (with many illustrations a... View more info