"Ubique" a History of the Bader Family 1783-1970.
Privately published. Durban 1976. Gilt title on blue quarter leather over red boards. 329pp roneoed production. illustrated with 18 tipped-in photographs, maps, family trees. 4to. Sello marks to paste-downs. a little loose and wear to head and tail of spine else VG condition. the pages are excellent, and the photographs unmarked. Copy No.12 of 20. This copy assigned to Jack and Cecily Niven with their name printed on the limitation page. Also an inscription to them "With love and grateful thanks for your help and encouragement. Juliet", plus a signed letter from Juliet to the Nivens covering the gift of this book. Includes Faller & Bader, Read, Wrightson, and Wise family trees. Records a 1923 trip to Petra, a 1927 trip to Siwa, Europe in 1929, Hong Kong & Japan in 1937, and South Africa in 1936. The Niven family lived on the farm 'Amanzi' and this is covered. The Bader family came to South Africa to live after the war and much of the writing throws sidelights upon those times. A last colour photograph shows 'Grannie' (Juliet) surrounded by family in Chandolin, Christmas 1973, and the book concludes with the death of her husband Ernest in 1970. Cecily Niven was the daughter of Sir James Percy Fitzpatrick, known as Percy FitzPatrick. He was a South African author, politician, mining financier and pioneer of the fruit industry. He authored the classic children's book, Jock of the Bushveld. As a politician, he defended British Imperial interests before and during the Anglo-Boer War. He was also responsible for the creation of the two minute silence observed on Armistice Day.
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