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Image for Onderwys aan die Kaap onder die Bataafse Republiek 1803-1806 : 'n Kultuur-Historiese Studie

Onderwys aan die Kaap onder die Bataafse Republiek 1803-1806 : 'n Kultuur-Historiese Studie

By: Du Toit, P S

Price: $19.00

Publisher: J L van Schaik, Bpk., Pretoria: 1944

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 70ny

Condition: Good


167 pages (complete). In Afrikaans throughout. Softcover with flaps. A benign copy. The covers have wear about the edges, corners, seams. The spine has creases and wear. The covers and the spine are comfortable, secure. The contents are in a pleasing condition. The inside front cover has an ex-libris plate for the Heidelberg (Transvaal) attorney, Oene Cornelis Meek. The pages are clean, clear, certain, tidy, healthy, neat. fk. Orders over $50.00 are shipped using tracked courier delivery services. View more info

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Kaffraria, and its Inhabitants

By: Fleming, Rev Francis

Price: $175.75

Publisher: Smith, Elder, and Co., London: 1853

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 73me

Condition: Very Good


144 pages (complete). A contented copy. The blue boards have wear, scuffing, handling and storage marks. The spine is a little grubby. However, the boards and the spine are steady, sure. The contents are aware, benign, clean and clear, only occasionally marked by age and hand, benevolent, assured. fk. Orders over $50.00 are shipped using tracked courier delivery services. View more info

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Patersons Cape Travels 1777 to 1779

By: Forbes, Vernon S ; Rourke, John

Price: $131.10

Publisher: The Brenthurst Press: 1980

Edition: Limited

Seller ID: bwqs

ISBN: 0909079129

Condition: Fine


203 pages (complete). Unnumbered copy of a limited edition of 850. The dustjacket is genteel. It has wear from handling and shelving about the edges and seams. The dj has some scuffing and light marking. However, the dj is secure and sure. The green cloth covered boards are strong, stead, proper. The edges have very light shelving wear. Within, the contents are elegant, dignified, luxe. The pages are very clean and clear, generous and congenial - as if almost new throughout. fk. Orders over $50.00 are shipped using tracked courier delivery services. View more info

Image for Architectural beauty of the old Cape as seen by Arthur Elliott : Photographs of houses and farmsteads now largely demolished or ruined taken at the beginning of the twentieth century

Architectural beauty of the old Cape as seen by Arthur Elliott : Photographs of houses and farmsteads now largely demolished or ruined taken at the beginning of the twentieth century

By: Fransen, Hans

Price: $59.85

Publisher: A.A. Balkema, Cape Town: 1969

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 44hq

Condition: Near Fine


343 pages (complete). A thrillingly fascinating, gratifyingly fresh copy. The dustjacket has much wear, scuffing and marks. It is comfortable and secure. The ash coloured tweedy-cloth covers are elegant, handsome. The contents are most pleasing. Aside from mild storage-related tanning fore and aft, the contents are bright, very healthy. They are clean, clear, very certain, very confident, most generous, most pleasurable. Please note that due to the weight of the book, should the book need be posted outside of South Africa, extra postage charges may be required.fk. Orders over $50.00 ar... View more info

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The Story of Two Cape Farms

By: Fraser, Maryna

Price: $28.50

Publisher: Private: 1980

Edition: Limited

Seller ID: 68ij

Condition: Near Fine


58 pages (complete). A very smart copy. This copy is one of a limited number printed for private distribution (there was another edition, also limited but numbered, published the next year). Histories of the farms "Rustenberg-Schoongezicht and Glenbawn" and "Vergelegen". The boards have a clear plastic protective cover. The boards are most pleasing. They are stately, sound, steady. The contents are in excellent condition. They are firm, bright, clean, clear, confident, devoted, diligent. fk. Orders over $50.00 are shipped using tracked courier delivery services. View more info

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Christopher Webb Smith : An Artist at the Cape of Good Hope 1837-1839

By: Gordon-Brown, A

Price: $22.80

Publisher: Howard Timmins, Cape Town: 1965

Edition: Limited

Seller ID: cdnw

Condition: Very Good


Complete. Numbered 58 of a limited edition of 100 copies. A gentle copy. The book has a clear plastic protective cover. This worn, torn all about. The boards are benign. There is wear about the edges and about the spine. However, they are yet clubbable and handsome, steady and sound. The contents are smart. They are tight, fresh, clean, clear, convivial, generous. fk. Orders over $50.00 are shipped using tracked courier delivery services. View more info

Image for Facts connected with the stopping of the South African Commercial Advertiser : a facsimile reproduction of the original handbill and its first postcript together with a transcription of the subsequent postscripts

Facts connected with the stopping of the South African Commercial Advertiser : a facsimile reproduction of the original handbill and its first postcript together with a transcription of the subsequent postscripts

By: Greig, George

Price: $18.05

Publisher: Africana Connoisseurs Press, Cape Town: 1963

Edition: Limited

Seller ID: cgti

Condition: Good


29 pages (complete). Numbered 19 of a limited edition of 510 copies (under the supervision of F J Wagener). A placid copy. The boards are benign. They have storage scuffing, some light wear about, and some light marks. They are secure and steady. The contents have flushes and areas of very light tanning from storage. The pages are tight, comfortingly clean and clear, certain and amenable. fk. Orders over $50.00 are shipped using tracked courier delivery services. View more info

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Scenes of the Cape of Good Hope in 1741 as drawn by Johann Wolffgang Heydt

By: Heydt, Johann Wolffgang ; Raven-Hart, Major R

Price: $36.10

Publisher: C Struik, Cape Town: 1967

Edition: Limited

Seller ID: bwyt

Condition: Near Fine


23 pages (complete). Numbered 651 of a limited edition of 750 copies. Landscape format. A proud book. The dustjacket is benign. It has wear, scuffing, but is otherwise comfortable and secure. The boards are handsome and healthy. The front face is titled and decorated with stamped gilt (beaming). The edges have some light shelving wear. The contents are gratifying. The pages are tight, fresh, creamy, clean, clear, generous. fk. Orders over $50.00 are shipped using tracked courier delivery services. View more info

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The Cape Journal : A Look at the Cape's Past (June 1997)

By: McKenzie, Robin (Ed)

Price: $9.50

Publisher: The Cape Journal, Cape Town: 1997

Seller ID: 10ik

Condition: Fair


12 pages (complete). Newspaper format. A much owned copy. The pages are worn, creased, a little marked from storage. They are secure, sure, (ironable!), eager, clean, clear, generous of intent. fk. Orders over $50.00 are shipped using tracked courier delivery services. View more info

Image for Die europaische Grundlage der Kolonialarchitektur am Kap der Guten Hoffnung - Band II - Anmerkungen und Verzeichnisse

Die europaische Grundlage der Kolonialarchitektur am Kap der Guten Hoffnung - Band II - Anmerkungen und Verzeichnisse

By: Meulen, Jan van der

Price: $36.10

Publisher: Gg Nolte, Marburg: 1962

Seller ID: 22pm

Condition: Good


206 pages (complete). In German throughout. From the library of Africana scholar and expert, Dr Frank Bradlow and his wife, Edna. The covers have tanning, foxing, light wear. They are secure and sure. The contents are earnest, diligent, careful, neat, clean, clear. fk. Orders over $50.00 are shipped using tracked courier delivery services. View more info

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The Silversmiths and Goldsmiths of the Cape of Good Hope 1652-1850

By: Morrison, Mollie N

Price: $64.60

Publisher: The Author: 1936

Seller ID: 18hs

Condition: Good


84 pages (complete). An amiable copy. The boards have scuffing, wear. They are steady, sure, sound. The contents have foxing throughout. However, the foxing does not detract from the text or appreciation of the book. The pages are clean, clear, bold, generous, tranquil, assiduous. fk. Orders over $50.00 are shipped using tracked courier delivery services. View more info

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The Cape and its Colonists : with Hints to Settlers

By: Nicholson Jun., George

Price: $237.50

Publisher: J & D A Darling, London: 1849

Edition: 2nd Edition

Seller ID: cfsu

Condition: Very Good


219 pages (complete). A benign, benevolent copy. The spine has been repaired with a leather patch. The front cover has the remains of a lending library label. The boards are assured, scuffed, worn about the edges and corners from shelving and use. The gilt titling on the spine is genial. The contents have freckles of foxing appropriate to age. The frontispage has busy annotations. The frontispiece is of a view of a very young Graham's Town. In general, the contents are sound, clear, clean, mild-mannered, affable, amenable, agreeable, tidy. fk. Orders over $50.00 are shipped using track... View more info

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Descriptive Handbook of The Cape Colony: Its Conditions and Resources

By: Noble, John

Price: $237.50

Publisher: J C Juta, Cape Town / Richards, Glanville & Co (South African Agency), London: 1875

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 63me

Condition: Good


315 pages plus index plus folded illustrations, charts and map (complete). A resolutely hardy copy. The front pastedown has an annotation indicating ownership by the Equitable Fire Assurance and Trust Company in Cape Town. The boards are much worn, scuffed and marked from handling and shelving all about. The gilt titling is benign. They are steady and sure. The contents have wear throughout. The folded items need to be handled with care. The early and later pages are peppered with foxing. There is evidence of avid use throughout and there are occasional blotches of foxing. Nonetheles... View more info

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The Cape House and its Interior: An inquiry into the sources of Cape architecture & a survey of built-in early Cape domestic woodwork (Grosvenor House Edition Number One)

By: Obholzer, A M ; Baraitser, M ; Malherbe, W D

Price: $285.00

Publisher: Stellenbosch Museum, Stellenbosch: 1985

Edition: Limited

Seller ID: cgce

ISBN: 0620042591

Condition: Near Fine


419 pages (complete). Numbered 1326 of a limited edition of 1600 copies. A pleasing copy. The dustjacket has a clear plastic protective cover. The dj itself it comfortable, certain, secure. The boards are bound in green Skivertex. They have very shallow corner knocks, otherwise the boards are handsome and elegant. The frontispage has light storage wear. Tipped-in coloured photographic plates - all present. The contents are most contented and agreeable. They are tight, assured, generous, most diligently resourced and resourceful, clean, clear, confident and most assured of purpose and... View more info

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Knysna the Forgotten Port : The Maritime Story

By: Parkes, Margaret & Williams, V M

Price: $171.00

Publisher: Dando & Dando (Pty) Ltd., Knysna: 1988

Edition: 2nd Edition

Seller ID: 80km

Condition: Good


234 pages (complete). A contentedly owned copy. Fully bound in green leather. Titling in stamped gilt. The boards have very light wear to the corners, some very, very light scuffing, some very mild handling wear. The contents have evidence of avid use throughout. The page trims are tanned, foxed, marked by handling. The frontispage has an ex-libris plate. The frontis and end papers have handling and storage marks. The pages are comfortable, certain, confident, clean, clear, convivial, companionable, competent. fk. Orders over $50.00 are shipped using tracked courier delivery service... View more info

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Van Riebeeck's Diary in Pictures

By: Purcell, Frank and Margaret

Price: $45.60

Publisher: Central News Agency Ltd., South Africa: 1951

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Signed

Seller ID: 28ij

Condition: Very Good


Complete. Inscribed to Miss E Stocker, and signed, by Frank Purcell on the inside front cover. Collection of the Purcells' comic strips about van Riebeeck that initially appeared in the 'Cape Argus' amongst other Argus titles. The covers are placid. They have some wear, scuffing, handling marks. They are secure and comfortable. The contents are most agreeable. Stamp for "Jeffreys Bequest / Erflating" (Miss K M Jeffreys left a vast number of press cuttings and newspapers to the Cape Archives - whose stamp also makes an appearance here and there in the booklet). The pages are rel... View more info

Image for Cape Directory 1800 / Almanak van Kaapstad 1800

Cape Directory 1800 / Almanak van Kaapstad 1800

By: Rosenthal, Eric (foreword)

Price: $61.75

Publisher: C Struik (Pty) Ltd., Cape Town / Kaapstad / Collector's Press, Cape Town: 1969

Edition: Limited

Seller ID: 75if

Condition: Very Good


254 pages (complete). One of a limited edition of 400 copies. A benign copy. The boards are tidy and placid. They are neat, tidy. The contents are comfortable, clean, clear, confident, bold, diligent. fk. Orders over $50.00 are shipped using tracked courier delivery services. View more info

Image for In Mid-Victorian Cape Town : Letters From Miss Rutherfoord

In Mid-Victorian Cape Town : Letters From Miss Rutherfoord

By: Rutherfoord, Mary ; Murray, Joyce (Ed)

Price: $17.10

Publisher: A. A. Balkema: 1968

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: bwym

Condition: Very Good


167 pages (complete). A contented copy. The dustjacket is much worn. It is included. The boards are genial with some light marking from storage. The contents are tight, certain, clean, clear, companionable. fk. Orders over $50.00 are shipped using tracked courier delivery services. View more info

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Heerenlogement and Bergfonteijn / Heerenlogement en Bergfonteijn

By: Scholtz, Prof dr P L ; Morison, Mr M C K (trans)

Price: $17.10

Publisher: National Monuments Council:

Seller ID: cfzf

Condition: Very Good


Complete. In English and Afrikaans (on opposite ends) A placid copy of this short guide to these historic sites near Clanwilliam in the Northern Cape. The covers are sure, healthy. The contents are clean, clear, benign, amiable, diligent. fk. Orders over $50.00 are shipped using tracked courier delivery services. View more info

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Die Buiteposte: VOC-buiteposte onder Kaapse bestuur 1652-1795

By: Sleigh, D

Price: $104.50

Publisher: HAUM: 1993

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 81ih

ISBN: 0798633123

Condition: Near Fine


755 pages (complete). In Afrikaans throughout. A stout copy. The dustjacket is tidy, neat. It has very light shelving wear. It is comfortable and secure. The boards are healthy, steady, sound. The contents are most agreeable. They are very clean, very clear, very certain - as if barely used throughout! fk. Orders over $50.00 are shipped using tracked courier delivery services. View more info