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Image for Viva L' Italia : Catalogo di fotografie con testo / Viva L'Italia - A catalogue of photographs with text

Viva L' Italia : Catalogo di fotografie con testo / Viva L'Italia - A catalogue of photographs with text

By: N/A

Price: $38.00

Publisher: Italian Embassy, South Africa: 1995

Seller ID: 42kp

Condition: Good


92 pages (complete). A placid copy of this catalogue that marked the 1995 exhibition celebrating the contribution of Italian in South Africa. The covers have creasing, wear about the edges and corners and spine. They are assured and certain. However, the contents are pleasingly smart, hale, fresh, bright and generously convivial. fkOrders over $50.00 are shipped using tracked courier delivery services. View more info

Image for Concise History of Southern Africa Patidars - An Anecdotal Narrative : The History of Transvaal United Patidar Society est: 1912 - 1912-2002 Johannesburg (R. South Africa)

Concise History of Southern Africa Patidars - An Anecdotal Narrative : The History of Transvaal United Patidar Society est: 1912 - 1912-2002 Johannesburg (R. South Africa)

By: Bhatt Adwait, Professor Naresh ; Pillay, Mr Nadarajan (ed and contributor)

Price: $104.50

Publisher: The Author: 2002

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: butw

Condition: Good


Complete. In English and Gujurati. The boards are tidy and fresh. The head of the spine has storage wear and damage. The boards are benign and healthy. The contents are neat, bright, clean, clear, compassionate, certain, confidently generous. fkOrders over $50.00 are shipped using tracked courier delivery services. View more info

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Bantu Origins : The People & Their Language

By: Bryant, A T

Price: $133.00

Publisher: C Struik, Cape Town: 1963

Edition: Limited

Seller ID: 51lq

Condition: Good


340 pages (complete). A placid copy. From the library of Edna and Frank Bradlow. Numbered 6 of a limited edition of 500 copies. The boards have very light shelving wear and scuffing and user marks. The spine has wear and handling marks. The boards and the spine are healthy and sure. The contents are mild-mannered. They have rims of freckles of foxing throughout. The early pages have rashes of foxing. Nonetheless, the contents are clean, clear, convivial, comfortable, certain, confident, conscientious, keen. fkOrders over $50.00 are shipped using tracked courier delivery services. View more info

Image for Het Huisselik en Maatschappelik Leven van de Zuid-Afrikaner in de eerste helft der 18de eeuw

Het Huisselik en Maatschappelik Leven van de Zuid-Afrikaner in de eerste helft der 18de eeuw

By: Dominicus, F C

Price: $14.25

Publisher: Martinus Nijhoff, 's-Gravenhage: 1919

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: bxqu

Condition: Fair


109 pages (complete). In Dutch throughout. A much owned, gently aging copy. The covers are worn, tanned, marked. They are assured and passive. The pages have some marks from age here and there. There is handling wear. Nonetheless, the pages are clean, clear, benign, competent, benevolent. fkOrders over $50.00 are shipped using tracked courier delivery services. View more info

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The History and Social Significance of Motion Pictures in South Africa, 1895-1940

By: Gutsche, Thelma

Price: $118.75

Publisher: Howard Timmins, Cape Town: 1972

Edition: Limited

Seller ID: 56lz

ISBN: 0869780042

Condition: Near Fine


404 pages (complete). Numbered 781 of a limited edition of 1000 copies. The dustjacket has wear, tear, creasing, scuffing, marks. The dj is comfort and secure. The boards are sound, steady, handsome. The contents are most pleasing. They are fresh, bright, clean, clear, eager - as if barely used throughout! fkOrders over $50.00 are shipped using tracked courier delivery services. View more info

Image for A Thousand Inspirations : A collection of reports and pictures of perseverance, commitment, yeoman service and achievement in the Indian South African community in Gauteng

A Thousand Inspirations : A collection of reports and pictures of perseverance, commitment, yeoman service and achievement in the Indian South African community in Gauteng

By: Hassen, Fakir

Price: $95.00

Publisher: The Author: 2014

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: bxlh

ISBN: 0620600837

Condition: Fine


313 pages (complete). A very smart copy. Landscape format. The covers are neat, bright. The contents are most satisfactory. The pages are very clean, very clear, diligent, enthusiastic, memorable : as if new throughout. fkOrders over $50.00 are shipped using tracked courier delivery services. View more info

Image for A Thousand Inspirations : A collection of reports and pictures of perseverance, commitment, yeoman service and achievement in the Indian South African community in Gauteng

A Thousand Inspirations : A collection of reports and pictures of perseverance, commitment, yeoman service and achievement in the Indian South African community in Gauteng

By: Hassen, Fakir

Price: $95.00

Publisher: The Author: 2014

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: bxli

Condition: Fine


313 pages (complete). A very smart copy. Landscape format. The covers are neat, bright. The contents are most satisfactory. The pages are very clean, very clear, diligent, enthusiastic, memorable : as if new throughout. fkOrders over $50.00 are shipped using tracked courier delivery services. View more info

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South African Cavalcade

By: Hulley, Clifford M

Price: $45.60

Publisher: The Knox Printing & Publishing Co., Durban: 1937

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 62kl

Condition: Good


61 pages (complete). A placid copy. Paper dustjacket that has wear about the edges, scuffing, tanning, handling marks. It is secure and comfortable. The covers have some light wear to the edges. They are also healthy and tight. The contents are mild-mannered. There are occasional age spots and storage marks and wear. Otherwise, the pages are clean, clear, firm, very assured and confident, bold. fkOrders over $50.00 are shipped using tracked courier delivery services. View more info

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Children of South Africa In the Time of the Great War

By: Lewis, Thos H

Price: $190.00

Publisher: Ernest T M Notcutt, Capetown: 1918

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 42li

Condition: Good


183 pages (complete). A casually owned copy of this book of photographs of children and babies, with text at the rear. The book has a clear plastic protective cover (scuffed and scratched). The boards are much worn all about. The foot of the spine has been repaired, at some stage, with packing tape. The boards have marks, stains from storage and handling. They are resolutely secure. The contents bear much evidence of avid use throughout. The frontispage has a previous owner notation. The pages are aged and charming. There is a somewhat slapdash attempt at repair (again packing tape) ... View more info

Image for The Engineer in South Africa : A Review of the Industrial Situation in South Africa after the War and a Forecast of the Possibilities of the Country

The Engineer in South Africa : A Review of the Industrial Situation in South Africa after the War and a Forecast of the Possibilities of the Country

By: Ransome, Stafford

Price: $57.00

Publisher: Archibald Constable & Co Ltd, Westminster: 1903

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 21lc

Condition: Very Good


320 pages plus folded map at the rear (complete). A benign copy. The boards are scruffy. They are worn about all edges, corners, seams. They are scuffed, marked, rubbed, stained. They are resolutely certain and sure. The paper edges are not trimmed. The contents are pleasing. They are clean, clear, creamy, confident, assured, neat. fkOrders over $50.00 are shipped using tracked courier delivery services. View more info

Image for For Men Must Work : An account of German immigration to the Cape with special reference to the German Military Settlers of 1857 and the German Immigrants of 1858

For Men Must Work : An account of German immigration to the Cape with special reference to the German Military Settlers of 1857 and the German Immigrants of 1858

By: Schnell, E L G

Price: $171.00

Publisher: Maskew Miller Limited, Cape Town: 1954

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 34lc

Condition: Very Good


300 pages (complete). A sure copy. The dustjacket has wear, scuffing, foxing, tanning, marking. At some stage it was reinforced with clear tape. It is secure and sure. The boards have wear about the edges from shelving and storage. They are otherwise benign and placid. The contents are mild-mannered. They are very clean, clear, comfortable and certain. fkOrders over $50.00 are shipped using tracked courier delivery services. View more info

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Thoughts on South Africa (Africana reprint library vol 10)

By: Schreiner, Olive

Price: $33.25

Publisher: Africana Book Society, Johannesburg: 1976

Seller ID: bvrc

ISBN: 0949973238

Condition: Used: Very Good


398 pages (complete). Facsimile reprint of 1923 edition. The rustic cover is agreeably comfortable and atmospheric. There is mild wear to the edges, mild sunning to the spine. The white boards are smart and neat. Within, the contents are in excellent condition. The pages are fresh, clean, clear, comforting, assured, amiable and amenable. A most satisfying copy.[Restored]27-03-2019Orders over $50.00 are shipped using tracked courier delivery services. View more info

Image for Poachers, Proletarians and Genry in the Early Twentieth Century Transvaal : University of London, Institute of Commonwealth Studies, Postgraduate Seminar, 'Comparitive Commonwealth Social History: Crime, Deviance and Control' - Paper for discussion on 18th October at 5.00 pm

Poachers, Proletarians and Genry in the Early Twentieth Century Transvaal : University of London, Institute of Commonwealth Studies, Postgraduate Seminar, 'Comparitive Commonwealth Social History: Crime, Deviance and Control' - Paper for discussion on 18th October at 5.00 pm

By: Trapido, Stanley

Price: $9.50

Publisher: Centre for African Studies, University of Cape Town: 1984

Seller ID: 9ks

Condition: Fair


24 pages. Lecture transcript. Stapled at top left corner. The front cover is much foxed, tanned from storage. The pages have user wear, user creasing, user marks. They are sure, competent, clean, clear, assiduously confident. fkOrders over $50.00 are shipped using tracked courier delivery services. View more info