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Image for The Collected Works of C Graham Botha - in three volumes

The Collected Works of C Graham Botha - in three volumes

By: Botha, C Graham

Price: $380.00

Publisher: C Struik, Cape Town: 1962

Edition: Limited

Inscription: Signed

Seller ID: 50le

Condition: Very Good


Three volumes (complete). Numbered 309 of a limited edition of 1000. A tranquil set. The books are housed in a sturdy, healthy slipcase. The slipcase has wear, scuffing, marks from storage and use. It is strong. The three books are fully bound in claret coloured leather. The boards are neat, clubbable. The books are separated with thick card protectors. All three have, on their front pastedowns, ex-libris plates showing previous ownership by Edna and Frank Bradlow, the well known Africana experts and collectors. Volume I: "General History and Social Life of the Cape of Good Hope... View more info

Image for The Cape of Good Hope Government Proclamations, from 1806 to 1825, as now in force and unrepealed; and the Ordinances Passed in Council from 1825 to 1844: with Nnotes of Reference to Each, and a copious index - Volume III

The Cape of Good Hope Government Proclamations, from 1806 to 1825, as now in force and unrepealed; and the Ordinances Passed in Council from 1825 to 1844: with Nnotes of Reference to Each, and a copious index - Volume III

By: Harding, Walter

Price: $66.50

Publisher: A S Robertson, 21, Heerengracht, Cape Town: 1845

Seller ID: 37ju

Condition: Very Good


651 pages plus index (complete). A sound copy. At some stage recently the book has been rebound. The boards are neat, tidy, sound, healthy. The title page guttering, and that for the end page have been repaired with scotch tape (a little aged). Otherwise, the contents are in most agreeable condition. Especially taking the age of the book into account, the pages are clean, clear, very assured and confident, diligent, very occasionally annotated by pencil, most competent. fk View more info

Image for Resolutien van Den Commandeur en Raden van Het Fort de Goede Hoop, 1652-1662

Resolutien van Den Commandeur en Raden van Het Fort de Goede Hoop, 1652-1662

By: Leibbrandt, H C V (ed)

Price: $52.25

Publisher: W A Richards en Zonen, Drukkers, Kaapstad: 1898

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 45ll

Condition: Very Good


187 pages (complete). In Dutch throughout. A placid copy. The boards are mild-mannered. There is very light wear to the shelving edges. The contents are tanned fore and aft. The pages are clean, clear, decided, assured, benevolent, diligent. fk View more info

Image for The Making of an English Slave Owner Samuel Eusebius Hudson at the Cape of Good Hope 1796-1807

The Making of an English Slave Owner Samuel Eusebius Hudson at the Cape of Good Hope 1796-1807

By: McKenzie, Kirsten

Price: $61.75

Publisher: UCT Press (Pty) Ltd., University of Cape Town: 1993

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 83jm

ISBN: 0799214868

Condition: Very Good


135 pages (complete). A decent copy. The covers have some wear about the edges and seams from use and handling. They have light scuffing. Otherwise, they are healthy and sound. The contents are most pleasing. They are tight, bright, fresh, clean, clear, certain, confident. fk View more info

Image for Past and Future Emigration; or, The Book of the Cape

Past and Future Emigration; or, The Book of the Cape

By: Napier, Lieut-Gen Edward ; Ward, Harriet (Ed)

Price: $427.50

Publisher: Thomas Cautley Newby, Publisher, London: 1849

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 14lp

Condition: Good


379 pages (complete). A benign RARE copy of this very RARE book. The boards are steady. The boards have wear all about, marks all about from handling and storage and shelving, scuffing, rubbing. The spine is healthy and sure. The contents are only mildly aged. Some pages are uncut. There are flushes, flurries of foxing. However, in general and gratifyingly, the contents are clean, clear, conscientious, certain, confident, competent and convivial. fk View more info

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Descriptive Handbook of The Cape Colony: Its Condition and Resources

By: Noble, John

Price: $161.50

Publisher: J C Juta, Cape Town / E Stanford, London: 1875

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 2lb

Condition: Very Good


319 pages with folded illustrations, maps and charts (complete). Ex-library copy with consequent labels, stamps, wear, marks. A comfortable, mild-mannered copy. The folded map at the rear has a closed tear. It is otherwise sound. The boards are scuffed, marked, worn. They are steady and sure. The contents are pleasant. Whilst there is evidence of use throughout, the contents are clean, clear, confident, comfortable, contented, assured. fk View more info

Image for Cape of Good Hope 1652-1702 : The First Fifty Years of Dutch Colonisation as seen by callers - 2 volumes

Cape of Good Hope 1652-1702 : The First Fifty Years of Dutch Colonisation as seen by callers - 2 volumes

By: Raven-Hart, R (trans)

Price: $285.00

Publisher: A A Balkema, Cape Town: 1971

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 94js

Condition: Very Good


Two volumes (complete). A contented set. The dustjackets are mild-mannered with some light shelving wear, some light scuffing from shelving. They are otherwise benign and pleasing. The stone coloured cloth covered boards are most handsome and healthy. The papertrims of both have freckles of foxing. Within, the contents are confident and benevolent. The frontis-pieces are tipped-in and are healthy and bright. The contents have very, very light foxing here and there and about. Otherwise, the contents are most agreeable. They are very clean, clear, assured, generous, gratifying. Please ... View more info