Chapter 1: Africana - Biography
found: 8 books

 
Men of the Times: Pioneers of the Transvaal and Glimpses of South Africa
The Transvaal Publishing Company, Johannesburg. 1905, First Edition. Hardcover, with dust jacket. 391 pages (complete). A stout copy. Ex-library (Transvaal Provincial Library / Transvaalse Provinsiale Biblioteek) copy with consequent debris, residue. labels, stamps, annotations, wear, usage. The front pastedown has a label declaring previous ownership by the (now closed) Macrorie House Museum in Pietermaritzburg. Half leather. The spine has been repaired with leather patches. Padded cloth boards. These are much marked, worn, scuffed. The leather corners are worn and rubbed. The spine has much wear. The gilt titling and decoration are dulled. The page trims are gilded. The contents are pleasing. They are tight, clean and clear, very confident, conscientious, dutiful, tidy, smart, fresh-faced. Please note that due to the weight of the book, should the book need be posted to the outside of South Africa extra postal charges may be required. fk. Very Good/No Jacket.
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Book number: 55rr
USD 300.00 [Appr.: EURO 253.75 | £UK 230.5 | JP¥ 31483]

 
JACKSON, STANLEY
The Great Barnato
Heinemann, London. 1970, First Edition. (ISBN: 0434370541). Hardcover, with dust jacket. 278 pages (complete). An agreeable copy. The dustjacket has wear about the edges and corners from handling and shelving. It has some scuffing and marking. Otherwise, the dj is comfortable and sure. The boards have very light corner wear. They are healthy, steady. The contents are most pleasing. They are clean, clear, convivial, amiable, assured, keen. fk. Very Good/Fair.
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Book number: 44md
USD 80.00 [Appr.: EURO 67.75 | £UK 61.5 | JP¥ 8396]
Keywords: 0434370541

 
HIDDINGH. JOHN
Reminiscences of the Late Michiel Hiddingh
Cape Times, Cape Town. 1928, First Edition. Hardcover, with dust jacket. 137 pages (complete). A comfortable copy. Full leather. Gilt monogram on the front board. The boards and spine have scuffing, handling and rubbing marks. They are still attractive and clubbable. Previous owner stamp on the front pastedown. The early and end papers have foxing. Overwhelmingly the pages are thick, healthy, smart, clean and clear with just occasional smudges of foxing here and there, companionable. fk. Very Good/No Jacket.
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Book number: 48rw
USD 85.00 [Appr.: EURO 72 | £UK 65.5 | JP¥ 8920]

 
KAPP, P H
Dr John Philip : Die Grondlegger Van Liberalisme in Suid-Afrika
Die Staatsdrukker, Pretoria. 1985, First Edition. Hardcover, with dust jacket. 319 pages (complete). A sedate copy. The boards are unfussy, steady, sure, healthy. They are steady and sound. The contents are agreeably serene. They are clean, clear, mellow, most diligent and competent, confident. fk. Very Good/No Jacket.
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Book number: 49ii
USD 50.00 [Appr.: EURO 42.5 | £UK 38.5 | JP¥ 5247]

 
SMITH, JANET; TROMP, BEAUREGARD
Hani: A Life Too Short
Jonathan Ball Publishers. 2010, Reprint. (ISBN: 1868423492). Soft cover. wraps are slightly shelf rubbed.creased. well bound.very good copy.Due to weight postal adjustments may be required.[Restored]05-07-2019. Very Good.
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Book number: 45gv
USD 12.00 [Appr.: EURO 10.25 | £UK 9.25 | JP¥ 1259]
Keywords: JPG~ 1868423492

 
STRYDOM, C.J. SCHEEPERS
Held Van Colenso : Die Verhaal Van Genl. Louis Botha
Tafelberg-Uitgewers. 1972, First Edition. (ISBN: 0624002586). Hardcover, with dust jacket. In Afrikaans throughout. jacket is a bit chipped. internally clean and soundly bound. 93 pages. [SK]. Very Good/Good.
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Book number: 46um
USD 35.00 [Appr.: EURO 29.75 | £UK 27 | JP¥ 3673]
Keywords: 0624002586

 
SMEDLEY-WILLLIAMS, O (COMPILER) ; HANSMEYER, HELEN ; DUXBURY, GEO. R
Lt-Gen Geo. E Brink Cb Cbe Dso 1889-1971
South African National War Museum, Johannesburg. 1973, First Edition. Softcover, with dust jacket. 35 pages (complete). An amenable copy of this short biography of one of South Africa's best known soldiers. Card covers and cloth tape spine. The covers are a little scuffed, worn from handling and storage. There are handling marks. They are sure and secure. The contents are comfortable. The publication page has a previous owner signature and label. The front page has handling marks. The pages are mild-mannered, contented, clean and clear, certain. fk. Good/No Jacket.
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Book number: 40ms
USD 25.00 [Appr.: EURO 21.25 | £UK 19.25 | JP¥ 2624]

 
YOUNG, ROBERT B
Life and Work of George William Stow, South African Geologist and Ethnologist
Longmans, Green, and Co. London / Darter Bros and Co. Cape Town. 1908, First Edition. Hardcover, with dust jacket. 123 pages (complete). Inscribed by Young on the frontispage: "With the Author's Compliments". The boards have wear about all edges, corners, seams. They are scuffed, marked by handling and stacking. They are also assured and steady. The contents are most pleasing. The end papers are tanned. The pages are also thick, healthy, very clean and clear, most confident and certain, unblemished by hand and age. fk. Near Fine/No Jacket. Signed.
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Book number: 43rr
USD 125.00 [Appr.: EURO 105.75 | £UK 96.25 | JP¥ 13118]

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