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Image for Introduction to Fanakalo for Mining Personnel : Draft for experimental use and comment, adapted from the original "Introduction to Fanakalo" by M Whyte

Introduction to Fanakalo for Mining Personnel : Draft for experimental use and comment, adapted from the original "Introduction to Fanakalo" by M Whyte

By: N/A

Price: $28.50

Publisher: Anglo American Corporation of South Africa, Limited:

Seller ID: 21jm


Complete. A resolute copy. At some stage the book has been subjected to damp storage conditions. Consequently there are some stains towards the end of the booklet, some colour-run on the covers from the spine. A casually owned copy. The covers have wear, marks, scuffing. They are secure and amiable. The contents have some annotations, some wear. They are otherwise placid, clean, clear, competent, certain. fk View more info

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Chiswina Grammar with English-Chiswina Dictionary and Chiswina-English Vocabulary

By: Biehler, Rev E

Price: $34.20

Publisher: Jesuit Brothers: 1927

Seller ID: 29kh


428 pages (complete). A comfortable copy. The boards are much worn, creased, scuffed, marked, even a little cracked from use, storage, ownership. The spine has been repaired / reinforced with cloth tape. The boards are steady, passive. The contents are gently aged. They bear much evidence of repeated, contented use throughout with some wear, some handling marks. Nonetheless, the pages are clean, clear, benign, benevolent, diligent, benevolent, generous of spirit, ... View more info

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An Abridged English-Zulu Word-Book / Incwadi Yabantu Yamazwi Esingisi Echasiselwe Ngesizulu

By: Bryant, A T

Price: $4.75

Publisher: Marianhill Mission Press: 1953

Edition: Seventh Edition

Seller ID: btav


378 pages (complete). A much owned, comfortable copy. The boards are worn, marked and scuffed all about. They are secure and benign. Within, the contents are relaxed, clear, mellow-minded, clean, competent, amenable. fk View more info

Image for A Zulu-English Dictionary with notes on pronunciation, a revised orthography and derivations and cognate words from many languages, including also a vocabulary of Hlonipa words, Tribal-names, etc., A Synopsis of Zulu Grammar and Concise History of the Zulu People from the most ancient times

A Zulu-English Dictionary with notes on pronunciation, a revised orthography and derivations and cognate words from many languages, including also a vocabulary of Hlonipa words, Tribal-names, etc., A Synopsis of Zulu Grammar and Concise History of the Zulu People from the most ancient times

By: Bryant, Alfred T

Price: $190.00

Publisher: Marianhill Mission Press, Pinetown, Natal / P Davis & Sons, Maritzburg and Durban / J C Juta & Co., Capetown etc: 1905

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 95le


778 pages (complete). A VERY RARE copy of this FIRST EDITION of this extraordinarily important dictionary of the Zulu language. Bryant's dictionary was by far the most advanced and comprehensive dictionary of its time, when it was published. It is placid copy. The boards have wear, scuffing, marks from shelving, storage and handling. They are comfortable and secure. The spine is amiably worn, but is fit and sure. The contents are pleasing. The pages do have tanni... View more info

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A Grammar of the Asante and Fante Language called Tshi (Chwee, Twi): Based on the Akuapem Dialect with reference ot the other (Akan and Fante) Dialects

By: Christaller, Rev J G

Price: $361.00

Publisher: Basel Evang. Missionary Society, Basel: 1875

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 18le


203 pages (complete). A gently aging copy of this VERY RARE copy of the first edition of Christaller's historic book on the West African languages. Marbled boards. These are worn about the edges, scuffed all about, but are yet benign and calm. The spine has shelving and handling wear and sunning. It is fit and sure. There are ex-libris plates fore and aft. The contents are flushed with rashes of foxing throughout. However, the effect is shallow and unobtrusive. ... View more info

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Zulu-English Dictionary

By: Colenso, Right Rev J W (Bishop of Natal)

Price: $49.40

Publisher: Messrs. Vause, Slatter & Co., Natal: 1905

Edition: 4th Edition

Seller ID: 35ly


728 pages (complete). A placid copy. The boards have wear, marks, scuffing about all edges, corners and seams from storage, handling. They are however, secure and sure. The contents have general evidence of use throughout: there are some light handling marks, some mild, shallow creases. However, the pages are clean, clear, confident, certain, assured, neat, conscientious, benevolent, more than competent, keen. fk View more info

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Zulu-English Vocabulary

By: Doke, C M (compiler)

Price: $76.00

Publisher: Witwatersrand University Press, Johannesburg: 1958

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 38ho


342 pages (complete). A comfortable copy. The blue waxed-cloth covered boards are benign and placid. They have some very light corner wear. The contents are amiable. The contents are clean, clear, assured, diligent, tidy. fk View more info

Fanakalo through the medium of English

By: Erasmus, J S

Price: $36.10

Publisher: Anglo American Corporation of South Africa Limited, Springs, South Africa: 1966

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: cgyh


77 pages (complete). A comfortable copy. The linen cloth cover has wear, marks all about from handling and storage. It is secure and sure. The contents have evidence of use throughout, however, the pages are clean, clear, orderly, certain, tidy. fk View more info

Kafir-English Dictionary

By: Kropf, Rev Albert ; Godfrey, Rev Robert

Price: $156.75

Publisher: Lovedale Mission, South Africa: 1915

Edition: 2nd Edition

Seller ID: 31la


525 pages (complete). A generously owned copy. The boards are scruffy. They have much wear, marks, scuffing from age, storage and handling. The spine has been repaired. Even yet, it is worn, scuffed all about. They are resolutely steady and secure. The frontispage has a previous owner signature. The contents are mild-mannered, placid. The early and later pages are foxed. The papertrims are tanned. The pages are clean, clear, comfortable, certain, extraordinari... View more info

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Kwanyama-English Dictionary

By: Turvey, B H C ; Zimmerman, W and Taapopi, G B (Eds)

Price: $47.50

Publisher: Witwatersrand University Press, Johannesburg: 1977

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 2kj


162 pages (complete). A decent copy. The boards are tidy. The front cover does have a small notation against the title (re-indicating Kwanyama to eshiKwanyama). The boards have wear about the edges and corners, they are scuffed, rubbed, assured. There is foxing fore and aft. Otherwise, the pages are very clean and clear, confident and certain, diligent and conscientious, comfortable and more than competent. fk View more info

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A Handbook of the Northern Sotho Language

By: Ziervogel, D ; Lombard, D P ; Mokgokong, P C

Price: $57.00

Publisher: J L Van Schaik Publishers: 1969

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: busp


155 pages (complete). A useful copy. The boards have wear and scuffing all about. They are placid and benign, secure and sure. The pages are clean, clear, competent, diligent, decent. fk View more info