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

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! fkOrders over $50.00 are shipped using tracked courier delivery services. View more info

Image for The South African Commercial Advertiser. No. 1 January 7 1824 to No. 18 May 5 1824, Together with Facts Connected with the Stopping of the South African Commerical Advertiser.(Facsimile Reprint)

The South African Commercial Advertiser. No. 1 January 7 1824 to No. 18 May 5 1824, Together with Facts Connected with the Stopping of the South African Commerical Advertiser.(Facsimile Reprint)

By: South African Commercial Advertiser.

Price: $80.75

Publisher: South African Library, Cape Town, 1978.: 1978

Seller ID: 89jf

ISBN: 0869680196

Condition: Near Fine


Complete. An amiable copy. The blue boards are a little scuffed, a little worn about the shelving edges. They are steady, healthy. The contents are most pleasing. They are tight, fresh, clean, clear, firm, confident. fkOrders over $50.00 are shipped using tracked courier delivery services. View more info

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Journal of Jan van Riebeeck - 3 volumes

By: Thom, H B (Ed)

Price: $90.25

Publisher: The Van Riebeeck Society / A A Balkema, Cape Town / Amsterdam: 1952

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 32id

Condition: Very Good


Three volumes (complete). A valiant set. All three books have been subjected to foolhardy storage conditions and their boards bear the consequences of this inconsideration. Hence the books are somewhat curates-egg-ish. Volume 1: Journals 1651-1655. The boards are worn all about. They are marked, scuffed. They are steady and sure. The papertrims are mildly grubby from handling and storage. The contents are mild-mannered. They are clean, clear, comfortable. Volume 2: 1656-1658. Published 1954. The best of the three. The boards have marked, stains, wear, but are at least approaching dign... View more info

Image for Pictorial Album of Cape Town, with views of Simon's Town, Port Elizabeth, and Graham's Town.  From original drawings by ... with historical and descriptive sketches by ... (facsimile reprint)

Pictorial Album of Cape Town, with views of Simon's Town, Port Elizabeth, and Graham's Town. From original drawings by ... with historical and descriptive sketches by ... (facsimile reprint)

By: Thomson, W R ; Bradlow, Frank

Price: $71.25

Publisher: C Struik (Pty) Ltd., Cape Town: 1966

Edition: Limited

Seller ID: 84jv

Condition: Near Fine


44 pages plus a separate Commentary by Frank Bradlow in a pocket at the rear of the book. Numbered 385 of a limited edition of 750 copies. The front pastedown has an elegant, wistful ex-libris plate showing previous ownership by Frank Bradlow and his wife, Edna - both of whom were much esteemed as Africana experts and collectors. Facsimile reprint of original 1866 publication from J C Juta in Cape Town. A lovely copy. The boards are handsome, serene with just very, very light storage/ shelving scuffing. The end papers, booklet, and booklet's pocket are healthy, sound, attractive. Within... View more info

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Die Trekboer in die Geskiedenisi van die Kaapkolonie

By: van der Merwe, Dr P J

Price: $38.00

Publisher: Nasionale Pers, Beperk: 1938

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 31id

Condition: Fair


334 pages (complete). In Afrikaans throughout. A resolute copy. At some stage the book has been subjected to damp storage conditions. The consequences of this are damp marks, bubbling, tide-stains, mild waving. The boards have damp marks and bubbling. They are still certain, stout, sturdy. The early and later papers are much marked from mould. However, the contents are by far kindly and rather ordinary. There are mild marks from storage, mild waving. However, the contents are placid, benign, assured, clear, clean (mostly), competent. fkOrders over $50.00 are shipped using tracked cour... View more info

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Charles Piazzi Smyth: Astronomer-Artist : His Cape years, l835-1845

By: Warner, Brian

Price: $76.00

Publisher: University of Cape Town / A.A. Balkema Cape Town and Rotterdam: 1981

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Signed

Seller ID: 10jg

ISBN: 086961133X

Condition: Near Fine


144 pages (complete). Signed by Brian Warner on the title page. A pleasingly neat copy. The dustjacket has a clear plastic cellophane protective cover. The dustjacket has scuffing, wear about. It is otherwise healthy and comfortable. The boards are elegant, sure, sound. The contents are agreeably fresh-faced. They are clean, clear, convivial, smart, certain. fkOur orders are shipped using tracked delivery services. Most orders delivered in 5-10 business days. View more info

Image for Three Lectures on the Cape of Good Hope, under the Government of the Dutch East India Company : delivered at the Cape Town Mechanics' Institute

Three Lectures on the Cape of Good Hope, under the Government of the Dutch East India Company : delivered at the Cape Town Mechanics' Institute

By: Watermeyer, E B

Price: $171.00

Publisher: Saul Solomon & Co., Steam Printing Office: 1857

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 35hu

Condition: Very Good


67 pages (complete). A very rare copy of this pamphlet. The pamphlet is housed within a sound portfolio casing. The casing is worn, scuffed and marked. It is steady and hardy. Whilst the pamphlet itself is edging towards fragility, it is, for its age, pleasingly healthy. The covers are worn, tanned. String binding. The contents have wear from use. They are even yet clean, clear, benign, mature, venerable, agreeable. fkOrders over $50.00 are shipped using tracked courier delivery services. View more info

Image for Cape Silver & Silversmiths: The Work of silversmiths at the Cape of Good Hope From late 17th to mid 19th century - Early problems, training, output, marking, quality With a definitive list of smiths and their marks

Cape Silver & Silversmiths: The Work of silversmiths at the Cape of Good Hope From late 17th to mid 19th century - Early problems, training, output, marking, quality With a definitive list of smiths and their marks

By: Welz, Stephan

Price: $123.50

Publisher: A.A. Balkema, Cape Town / Rotterdam: 1976

Edition: Limited

Inscription: Signed

Seller ID: 97jg

ISBN: 0869610910

Condition: Very Good


172 pages (complete). Numbered 86 of a limited edition of 100 copies. Quarter leather. The dustjacket has a clear cellophane protective cover. The dj itself has very light wear, some light sunning from shelving. It is comfortable and secure. Marbled boards with leather spine. The boards are attractive and healthy. The spine is handsome and smart. The contents are agreeably assured. Aside from some light residue marks to the end papers the contents are clean, clear, conscientious, keen. fkOrders over $50.00 are shipped using tracked courier delivery services. View more info