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Grahamstown : A Pilot Study in Conservation

By: Gledhill, Eily ; Kearney, Brian ; Peters, Walter

Price: $95.00

Publisher: Urban Heritage of South Africa / School of Architecture, University of Natal, Durban: 1975

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 51lv

Condition: Very Good


73 pages (complete). Inscribed to Frank Bradlow : "In appreciation of the Thomas Baines Centenary Lecture, 1820 Settlers National Monument, Grahamstown, 19th September, 1975 - EEAG" on the inside front cover. Gledhill also signed the front page. A gently aging copy. Informally bound. The covers have foxing, wear, marks from handling and scuffing. The covers are healthy and sure. The contents are assiduous. There is some foxing to the paper trims. The pages too, have smears, flushes, rushes of foxing. Aside from this the contents are clean, clear, diligent, enthusiastic, confid... View more info

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Grahamstown Cathedral : A Guide & Short History

By: Gould, Charles

Price: $57.00

Publisher: Grahamstown Diocesan Registry: 1924

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 81hv

Condition: Good


42 pages (complete). A placid, pleasing copy of this early guide to the beautiful cathedral in Grahamstown. The covers are worn about the edges, they are scuffed and rubbed. They are yet secure and sure. The contents are mildly aged with sprinkles of foxing about. The contents are, however, firm, thick, clean, clear, affectionate, generous, thorough, mild-mannered. fk. Orders over $50.00 are shipped using tracked courier delivery services. View more info

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Grahamstown Cathedral : A Guide & Short History

By: Gould, Charles

Price: $52.25

Publisher: Grahamstown Diocesan Registry: 1924

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 80hv

Condition: Good


42 pages (complete). A placid copy of this guide to the serenely beautiful Cathedral of St Michael and St George in Grahamstown. The art paper covers are placid. They have wear about all edges and seams. They have some handling and shelving marks. They are otherwise elegant. The contents are pleasing. They have flurries of foxing here and there. Otherwise, they are kind in spirit and production, clean, clear, diligent, composed, generous. fk. Orders over $50.00 are shipped using tracked courier delivery services. View more info

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Grahamstown Magic - Exploring with a Sketchbook

By: Randell, Dorothy

Price: $17.10

Publisher: The Author: 1980

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 30if

Condition: Good


Complete. A benign copy of this affectionate (if highly selective (the townships were not even 'seen' in Randell's vistas), evocative drawings of the beautiful city of Grahamstown. For anyone who knows of the city this book will bring back genteel memories. A much owned copy. The covers have wear, creases, scuffing. They are secure and passive. The contents have been genially worn. The pages have evidence of use throughout. The pages are clean, clear, companionable, gentle. fk. Orders over $50.00 are shipped using tracked courier delivery services. View more info

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Grahamstown Magic

By: Randell, Dorothy

Price: $17.10

Publisher: The Author: 1980

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 26is

Condition: Good


Complete. A gentle copy of this book of affectionate, simple sketches of the beautiful buildings of Grahamstown. The covers have some wear, scuffing. They are comfortable and secure. The contents are mild-mannered, genteel. They have some light storage wear and even lighter storage and handling marks about. They are however, spirited, generous, clean and clear, placid. fk. Orders over $50.00 are shipped using tracked courier delivery services. View more info

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The Tale of a Library (1827-1948)

By: Wiles, C C

Price: $14.25

Publisher: Grocott and Sherry, Grahamstown: 1948

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 35ja

Condition: Good


39 pages (complete). A genial copy of this short history of the Grahamstown Public Library (which, as all who knew or know it, was a kind, enticing place). The booklet has a clear plastic protective cover. The simple covers are tidy and assured. The contents have evidence of contented use throughout. The pages though, are clean, clear, mild-mannered, congenial, companionable. fk. Orders over $50.00 are shipped using tracked courier delivery services. View more info