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The Humour of Paul Gardner

By: N/A

Price: $19.00

Publisher: Private: 1970

Seller ID: cdnp

Condition: Very Good


110 pages (complete). A kindly, genial booklet. Please note that the book has been imperfectly trimmed - however, the text and scope of appreciation is unaffected. The card covers are benign, tidy, a little scuffed. The pages are very clean, clear, companionable, affable. fkOrders over $50.00 are shipped using tracked courier delivery services. View more info

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Monty Wilson's Humorous Native Studies

By: N/A

Price: $38.00

Publisher: E P & Commercial Printing Co., Ltd., Durban: 1941

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 84ng

Condition: Good


Complete. A much owned copy. The covers are worn, torn, scuffed, worn (they are included). The contents are very much of their time. The contents have wear about the edges, some light user creasing, some light handling marks. Nonetheless, the pages are clean, clear, bold, certain, confident of attitude. fkOrders over $50.00 are shipped using tracked courier delivery services. View more info

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Politieke Prente uit De Burger

By: Boonzaier, D C

Price: $142.50

Publisher: De Nationale Pers, Beperkt, Kaapstad: 1919

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 82ng

Condition: Good


Complete. A benign copy. The covers have wear about the edges from handling, storage. The spine too is worn. The covers have some user marks, scuffing. They and the spine are secure and sure. The contents are mild mannered. The early pages have wear, marks; the pages in general have mild evidence of use throughout. The contents are clean, clear, assured, congenial, very confident and competent, keen. fkOrders over $50.00 are shipped using tracked courier delivery services. View more info

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50 Politieke Prente uit De Burger

By: Boonzaier, D C

Price: $237.50

Publisher: De Nationale Pers, Beperkt: 1916

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 81ng

Condition: Very Good


Complete. A comfortably owned copy. The covers have much wear, tear all about. They have scuffing, handling and storage marks. However, they are resolutely assured. The contents are pleasing. The early pages have marks and wear. Still acutely unforgiving in their satire, the contents are comfortable, lightly worn about the edges from handling, clean, clear, fresh-faced, neat, convivial, very confident of target and competence. fkOrders over $50.00 are shipped using tracked courier delivery services. View more info

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The Life History of an Ostrich

By: Langenhoven, the late C J

Price: $14.25

Publisher: The Illustrator: 1953

Seller ID: bpgo

Condition: Poor


25 pages (complete). At some stage the booklet has been subjected to lamentably damp storage conditions. This means that the covers and pages have damp tide-marks. The covers and pages are marked from handling and storage. However, they are affable and kindly. The pages are clear, approachable and competent. fkOrders over $50.00 are shipped using tracked courier delivery services. View more info

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All The Best : A Selection of Ninety-Six Cartoons, War, Social, Topical and Political, Reproduced by Courtesy of The Natal Daily News

By: Leyden

Price: $76.00

Publisher: Natal Daily News, Durban: 1940

Edition: 2nd Edition83ng

Seller ID: 83ng

Condition: Very Good


96 pages (complete). A comfortably owned copy of this collection of early cartoons by the legendary Jock Leyden who drew cartoons for the Durban Daily News for nearly seventy years! The covers have wear about the edges and the spine. They have scuffing, handling marks. The spine is secure and the covers are sure. The pages are in pleasing condition. They are clean, clear, affable, contented, companionable, acute. fkOrders over $50.00 are shipped using tracked courier delivery services. View more info

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I Got a Licence : A New Collection of Cartoons

By: Marais, David

Price: $36.10

Publisher: Books of Africa (Pty) Ltd., Cape Town: 1962

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: ceea

Condition: Very Good


Complete. An assured copy. The covers are comfortable. They have light handling marks and some user wear about the spine and edges. However, the spine is fit, the covers healthy. The contents are clean, clear, convivial, mischievous. fkOrders over $50.00 are shipped using tracked courier delivery services. View more info

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Memoirs of a French Poodle

By: Masson, Madeleine (ed)

Price: $28.50

Publisher: Howard B Timmins, Cape Town: 1955

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: bzoh

Condition: Fair


20 pages (complete). A much owned copy. The laminated card covers are worn, creased, tanned, comfortable. A newspaper report on the funeral of Brunette du Clos Beausejour is attached to page 2. The contents are much worn. They are foxed and marked. However, they are amiable, friendly, clear, sure, competent, convivial. fkOrders over $50.00 are shipped using tracked courier delivery services. View more info

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Passing Show Again

By: Mervis, Joel

Price: $64.60

Publisher: Howard Timmins, Cape Town: 1967

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Signed

Seller ID: 64kl

Condition: Very Good


165 pages (complete). Signed by Joel Mervis on the title page (dated: 19/3/68). A chipper copy. The dustjacket has some mild scuffing, some mild wear about the edges and seams, some few handling marks. The dj is comfortable and secure. The boards are simple, healthy, sure. The contents are most pleasing. They are comfortable, matey, clean, clear, amiable, fresh. fkOrders over $50.00 are shipped using tracked courier delivery services. View more info

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And the Laity Laughed : A Harvest of Humour from Pulpit and Parish

By: Stokes, C S

Price: $38.00

Publisher: R L Esson & Co., Limited, Johannesburg: 1929

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: caea

Condition: Fair


173 pages (complete). A much owned copy. The boards are much worn, marked all about. They are determinedly capable and secure. The contents have aging marks. They are, in general, amiable, convivial, assured, clear and generous of spirit. fkOrders over $50.00 are shipped using tracked courier delivery services. View more info

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Stubble

By: Stokes, C S

Price: $9.50

Publisher: "Sanctuary Shillings", Cape Town: 1944

Edition: Second reprintbsqm

Seller ID: bsqm

Condition: Poor


96 pages (complete). A much worn copy of this fund-raising (for Wartime charities) book of humour. An effusive foreword by the then Crown Prince George of Greece and Denmark (who was in exile in South Africa with his family during the war years). The covers are a little brittle. They are worn, torn, scuffed. They are stoically competent and fit for duty. The last page has been torn (the torn part is included). Otherwise, the pages are benign, placid, clean, clear and tenacious. fkOrders over $50.00 are shipped using tracked courier delivery services. View more info

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Wittebroodkorsies ... met jêm

By: Symington, Johann

Price: $26.60

Publisher: LAPA Uitgewers, Pretoria: 2003

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: byei

ISBN: 0799331287

Condition: Fair


192 pages (complete). In Afrikaans throughout. A mild, avidly owned copy. The covers are tidy with some light wear about the edges. The contents have evidence of contented use throughout. Despite this light wear, the pages are clean, clear, genial, contented, affable. fkOrders over $50.00 are shipped using tracked courier delivery services. View more info

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An Immigrant's Guide to South Africa

By: Wood, Stella A

Price: $7.60

Publisher: Central News Agency, Ltd., South Africa: 1950

Seller ID: bwst

Condition: Fair


63 pages (complete). A much owned copy. The card covers are much worn and marked all about from handling and storage. They are yet secure and sure. There is evidence of much contented use throughout. Nonetheless, the pages are clear, benign, amiable. fkOrders over $50.00 are shipped using tracked courier delivery services. View more info