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Stellenbosch: Place of Oaks, Gables and Wine

By: Barker, Brian Johnson; Balfour, Daryl

Price: $13.30

Publisher: Struik Publishers, Cape Town: 1992

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: cdxk

ISBN: 1868251497

Condition: Near Fine


129 pages (complete). A very smart copy. The dustjacket is tidy, assured, healthy. The boards are hale, steady. The contents are in excellent condition. They are bright, confident, generous, clean and clear.Due to weight postal adjustments may be required. fn. Orders over $50.00 are shipped using tracked courier delivery services. View more info

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Stellenbosch 1679-1929

By: Bouman, Professor A C ; Franken, Professor J L M ; Plessis, Professor J du ; Blommaert, Professor W ; Wiid, Professor J A ; Serton, Professor P ; Marx, C D

Price: $38.00

Publisher: Dorpsraad / Hortors Beperk, Stellenbosch: 1929

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 78im

Condition: Very Good


Complete. In Afrikaans, English and Dutch. Evocatively illustrated with Pierneef woodcuts. Ex-library (City of Johannesburg Michaelis Art Library) copy with consequent debris, residue, labels, stamps, annotations, marks, use. The boards are placid. They are scuffed, worn about the edges and corners, marked from handling and shelving. They are steady, sure. The contents are gentle, clean, clear, a very little aged here and there, affectionate, generous, welcoming. fk. Orders over $50.00 are shipped using tracked courier delivery services. View more info

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The Lion Mountain and the story of Bantry Bay, Clifton and Camps Bay on the Atlantic Coast of the Cape Peninsula

By: De Beer, Mona

Price: $71.25

Publisher: A.A. Balkema: 1987

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Signed

Seller ID: cdnt

ISBN: 0869611518

Condition: Very Good


176 pages (complete). Inscribed by Mona de Beer on the frontispage (dated: 14/10/87 ; signed: 'Mona'). A mild-mannered copy of this fascinating book of the early days of this most beautiful stretch of African coastline. Current residents of Bakoven and Camp's Bay will regard wistfully some of the photographs showing vast stretches of space! The dustjacket has wear, light sunning about the edges. There are some scuff marks and handling marks. The boards are simple, neat. The contents are genial, devoted, diligent, clean and clear. fk. Orders over $50.00 are shipped using tracked courie... View more info

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Stanford Stories II : More Stories of Stanford

By: du Toit, S J

Price: $25.65

Publisher: Milkwood Communications, Stanford: 2003

Edition: 2nd printing

Seller ID: 24hz

ISBN: 0620267577

Condition: Very Good


144 pages (complete). A placid, homely copy of this book of stories from the small Western Cape town. The covers are bucolic. They have some light wear about the edges and seams. The front papers have some mild marks. There is evidence of happy ownership throughout. However, the contents are clean, clear, benevolent, generous, companionable, convivial. fk. Orders over $50.00 are shipped using tracked courier delivery services. View more info

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Before We Forget : The Story of Fish Hoek

By: Greenland, Cedryl

Price: $95.00

Publisher: The Author: 1966

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Signed

Seller ID: 14ig

Condition: Very Good


58 pages (complete). Signed by Cedryl Greenland on the title page. The dustjacket is much worn, scuffed, marked. It is affable, secure. The boards are firm. They have wear and marks about the edges. They are otherwise healthy, restrained, sure. The contents are placid, pleasing. They are clean, clear, convivial, benevolent, diligent, generous. fk. Orders over $50.00 are shipped using tracked courier delivery services. View more info

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Springs of Clear Water : A History of Uitenhage Water Supply 1773-1989

By: Hickson, W N K

Price: $26.60

Publisher: Simon van der Stel Foundation, Uitenhage Branch: 1989

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 19im

Condition: Good


42 pages plus appendices (complete). An informally, if assiduously, produced booklet. Clear film front cover, card back cover. The film cover has wear, scuffing and marks from storage and handling. It is secure, passive. The card covers are tanned, scuffed, marked from handling and storage. They are patient, secure. The contents have some light age, storage spotting. They are otherwise pleasing, comfortable, clean, clear, certain, conscientious. fk. Orders over $50.00 are shipped using tracked courier delivery services. View more info

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Paarlvallei 1687-1987

By: Oberholster, A G (Ed) ; Breda, Pieter van

Price: $76.00

Publisher: Raad vir Geesteswetenskaplike Navorsing, Pretoria / Munisipaliteit Paarl: 1987

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 21iv

ISBN: 079690538X

Condition: Very Good


283 pages (complete). In Afrikaans throughout. A pleasing copy. The dustjacket has some very light wear about the edges from shelving. They are otherwise tranquil, assured. The boards are healthy, steady, sound. The contents are agreeable. They have some very light freckles of foxing fore and aft. The contents are, however, bright, fresh, proud, dutiful, assiduous, clean, clear, generous. fk. Orders over $50.00 are shipped using tracked courier delivery services. View more info

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Paarlvallei 1687-1987

By: Oberholster, A G ; Breda, Pieter van (Eds)

Price: $76.00

Publisher: Raad vir Geesteswetenskaplike Navorsing, Pretoria / Munisipaliteit Paarl: 1987

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 59ij

ISBN: 079690538X

Condition: Fine


283 pages (complete). In Afrikaans throughout. A smart, attractive dustjacket. The boards are handsome and healthy. The contents are in excellent condition. They are very clean, very clear, very confident, most generous - as if new throughout! fk. Orders over $50.00 are shipped using tracked courier delivery services. View more info

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The Life of Llandudno : A South African Story

By: van der Bijl, Carey-Ann ; Maude, Sue

Price: $76.00

Publisher: Lily-Pad Publishing, Llandudno, South Africa: 2005

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Signed

Seller ID: chfb

ISBN: 0620340967

Condition: Near Fine


128 pages (complete). Landscape format. A contented, confident copy of this affectionate history of the small Cape village. Inscribed and signed by both Carey-Ann van der Bijl and Sue Maude. The matte boards are tidy and placid and genial. The contents have mild evidence of happy use throughout. The contents are bright, fresh, lively, pleasurable, pleasing, healthy, vibrant. fk. Orders over $50.00 are shipped using tracked courier delivery services. View more info

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Middleburg Kaap / Cape - 1852-1952 : Eeufeesgedenkboek / Centenary Book

By: Vermeulen, H J H (Ed)

Price: $76.00

Publisher: Centenary Committee, Middleburg: 1952

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 68il

Condition: Good


260 pages (complete). In Afrikaans and English. A passive copy. The boards are unfussy, a little worn and marked from shelving and handling, a little scuffed. They are steady and sound. The contents are somewhat sedate. They are tanned about the edges from aging. They are otherwise bucolic, bourgeois, clean, clear, proud, certain, diligent. fk. Orders over $50.00 are shipped using tracked courier delivery services. View more info