Chapter 1: Africana - Biography
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The South African Woman's Who's Who
Biographies (Pty) Limited, Johannesburg. 1938, First Edition. Hardcover. 528 pages (complete). An inconsiderately stored copy. The boards are functional, scuffed, worn. The spine is a little imbalanced. They are, however, sound and resolute. The gutterings along the frontis and end papers are cracked. The contents security is unaffected. The contents have evidence of use throughout. However, the pages are clean, clear, placid, diligent, archaic, assured. fk. Good/No Jacket.
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Book number: ccqh
USD 60.00 [Appr.: EURO 53.5 | £UK 46.25 | JP¥ 6715]

 
Who's Who of Southern Africa Including Mauritius and Incorporating South African Who's Who and Central African Who's Who 1964 : An Illustrated Biographical Sketch Book of Personalities in Southern Africa with Separate Sections for the Republic of South Africa, South-West Africa, Southern Rhodesia, Northern Rhodesia (Zambia), Nyasaland (Malawi), Central and East Africa and Mauritius
Wootton & Gibson (Pty) Limited, Johannesburg. 1964. Hardcover. Complete. A patient copy. The boards are scuffed, worn, marked. They are secure and boldly sound. Within, the contents have evidence of use throughout. There is occasional foxing, some marking, some storage wrinkling, some general wear. By far the contents are benign, passive, diligent, clear, most competent. fk. Fair/No Jacket.
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Book number: bphn
USD 98.00 [Appr.: EURO 87.25 | £UK 75.5 | JP¥ 10968]

 
Who's Who of Southern Africa 1961 (Incorporating South African Who's Who and the Who's Who of the Federation of Rhodesia and Nyasaland, Central and East Africa) : An Illustrated Biographical Sketch Book of Personalities in Southern Africa with Separate Sections for the Republic of South Africa, South-West Africa and the Federation of Rhodesia and Nyasaland, Central and East Africa
Wootton & Gibson (Pty) Ltd, Johannesburg. 1961. Hardcover. 1064 pages (complete). A generously owned copy. The boards are placid. They have wear, scuffing, marks from handling and storage. They are also steady and sound. The spine is sunned, worn. It is healthy. The early and later pages have foxing, age marks. The thumb-tags are also much worn. The guttering along the frontispapers is cracked, but the security of the contents is unaffected. The contents themselves are confident, clean, clear, certain, competent. fk. Good/No Jacket.
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Book number: ccmi
USD 60.00 [Appr.: EURO 53.5 | £UK 46.25 | JP¥ 6715]

 
AZIZ, HAROON
Life of Social Justice : Biography of R a M Salojee
Gravity International Publishers, Johannesburg. 2010, First Edition. (ISBN: 0620457651). Hardcover, with dust jacket. 903 pages (complete). Signed by both R A M Salojee and Aziz Harron on the frontispage. A pleasing, tidy copy of this diligent biography of the great Dr RAM. The dustjacket is very healthy. It has some light shelving wear and scuffing. It is comfortable and secure. The illustrated laminated boards. These are most assured and hale. The page trims have handling wear. Within, the initial pages have some storage marking. Otherwise, the contents are clean, clear, tight, certain, amenable, comprehensive. fk. Very Good/Good. Signed.
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Book number: bxgl
USD 65.00 [Appr.: EURO 58 | £UK 50.25 | JP¥ 7275]
Keywords: 0620457651

 
BARNARD, CHRISTIAAN
The Second Life: Memoirs
Vlaeberg. 1993, 1st Edition. (ISBN: 0947461388). Soft cover. wraps are shelf rubbed, very little edge wear. tanning. crossed out inscription. light marks. some insect damage on front end page. well bound. fairly good copy.[S.K]. Good.
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Book number: ohpa
USD 9.00 [Appr.: EURO 8.25 | £UK 7 | JP¥ 1007]
Keywords: JPG~ 0947461388

 
BENNETT, BENJAMIN
This Was a Man
Howard B Timmins, Cape Town. 1958, First Edition. Hardcover, with dust jacket. 264 pages (complete). Inscribed and signed by Benjamin Bennett on the first free page (dated: Cape Town, August 1958). A gently aging copy of this biography of the advocate and sportsman, Beauclerk Upington. The dustjacket has a clear cellophane protective cover. The dustjacket is scuffed, rubbed, marked, worn all about. It is secure and sure. The boards have not been blessed with careful ownership. They have wear, stains, marks all about. Nonetheless, they are assured and steady. The contents are aged. Due to paper quality, the pages have tanning (mostly about the edges). They are nonetheless, benign, still keen, clear, clear, congenial. fk. Good/Fair. Signed.
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Book number: 39ir
USD 50.00 [Appr.: EURO 44.5 | £UK 38.5 | JP¥ 5596]

 
BEZUIDENHOUT, ADRI
John Love
Res Publica (Pty) Ltd. Pretoria. 1970, First Edition. Hardcover. 189 pages (complete). A rare copy of this biography of the Rhodesian Racing Driver, John Love. A comfortable copy. The orange cloth covered boards are steady and sure. They have some wear, scuffing and marks. The contents have evidence of ownership here and there. Meanwhile, the pages and illustrations (colour and b/w) are clear, tight, clean, thrilling, pleasing. fk. Very Good/No Jacket.
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Book number: 22hv
USD 140.00 [Appr.: EURO 124.75 | £UK 107.75 | JP¥ 15668]

 
TYNDALE-BISCOE, DAVID
Sailor Soldier
The Author. 2006, 2nd Edition. (ISBN: 0620327529). Softcover. 302 pages (complete). A very smart copy. The covers are neat, tidy, with barely any wear about the edges. The contents are in immaculate condition. They are very clean, very clear, very bright, most gratifying - as if new throughout! fk. Fine/No Jacket.
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Book number: 1hq
USD 50.00 [Appr.: EURO 44.5 | £UK 38.5 | JP¥ 5596]
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TYNDALE-BISCOE, DAVID
Sailor Soldier
The Author. 2004, Limited. (ISBN: 0620327529). Softcover. 296 pages (complete). Inscribed and signed by David Tyndale-Biscoe on the frontispage : "Launch publication = 250 books only / This is No 236" - signature. A neat, smart copy of this biography of Commander Edward Carey Tyndale-Biscoe. The covers are tidy, good-looking. There is very mild user wear to corners and edges. The contents are most agreeable. They are very clean, clear, tight, bright, fresh, diligent. fk. Near Fine/No Jacket. Signed.
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Book number: ccyh
USD 55.00 [Appr.: EURO 49 | £UK 42.5 | JP¥ 6155]
Keywords: 0620327529

 
BOOYENS, PROF DR BRUN
Die Lewe Van D F Malan : Die Eerste Veertig Jaar
Tafelberg-Uitgewers. 1969, First Edition. Hardcover, with dust jacket. 329 pages (complete). In Afrikaans throughout. An inconsiderately stored copy. The book has, at some stage, been subject to damp storage conditions. There are, consequently, damp marks and waving. The book is even yet sturdy and resolute. The dustjacket is marked, worn all about. It is secure. The boards are placid and patient. The contents are marked from storage. There is some foxing. In general they are competent, assured, clear, still useful for resource and research. fk. Fair/Poor.
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Book number: cgxs
USD 13.00 [Appr.: EURO 11.75 | £UK 10.25 | JP¥ 1455]

 
BRIEN, MICHAEL
An Uneasy Anger : De la Rey and the Foster Gang
Ampersand Press, South Africa. 2009, First Edition. (ISBN: 1919760768). Softcover. 230 pages (complete). A very pleasing copy. The covers are smart, neat, sure. The contents are fresh, bright, clear, clean, confident - as if new throughout. fk. Near Fine/No Jacket.
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Book number: cevt
USD 60.00 [Appr.: EURO 53.5 | £UK 46.25 | JP¥ 6715]
Keywords: 1919760768

 
BRUNO, GIOVANNI
Saam Met 'n Boesman in Parys
The Author. First Edition. Softcover. 228 text pages (text on facing pages) (complete). A privately published book on the famous Khoi man, Tswi. This is a benign, expectant copy. The covers have wear, scuffing, mild marks and user creasing. They are secure and sure. The pages are neat, tidy and pleasingly healthy. They are clean, clear, assured, diligent, fresh. fk. Near Fine/No Jacket.
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Book number: 9hq
USD 50.00 [Appr.: EURO 44.5 | £UK 38.5 | JP¥ 5596]

 
BULPIN, T V
The Hunter Is Death
Nelson, Johannesburg. 1962, First Edition. Hardcover, with dust jacket. 348 pages (complete). A benign copy of this biography of the extraordinary adventurer and hunter, George Rushby. The dustjacket is much worn and torn all about. It is included. The boards are mild. They have wear to all edges and seams. They are very lightly sunned. They are steady and sound. The contents are contented. They are clean, clear, companionable, congenial. fk. Very Good/Poor.
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Book number: 32hn
USD 48.00 [Appr.: EURO 42.75 | £UK 37 | JP¥ 5372]

 
BULPIN, T V
The Hunter Is Death
Nelson. 1962, First Edition. Hardcover, with dust jacket. 348 pages (complete). Ex-library (Port Elizabeth Municipal Library) copy with consequent debris, residue, wear, tear, marks, usage, stamps, labels and aging. A comfortable and resolute copy nonetheless. The dustjacket (reinforced on the reverse side) is much worn, creased, scuffed and marked. The dj is intact and defiant. The boards are marked and worn particularly about the edges and spine. They are sure and secure. Within, the contents are much worn from use. They are however, settled, amenable, contented, clear and certain. fk. Poor/Poor.
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Book number: bphp
USD 30.00 [Appr.: EURO 26.75 | £UK 23.25 | JP¥ 3357]

 
BULPIN, T V
Trail of the Copper King
Howard B Timmins, Cape Town. 1959, First Edition. Hardcover, with dust jacket. 239 pages (complete). Signed by Bulpin on the title page. Biography of Orlando Baragwanath. The dustjacket has a clear plastic protective cover (assured if scuffed). The dj is worn, scuffed and creased about. It is secure and sure. The boards are a little grubby with wear about the edges and corners. The faces of the boards are rubbed and marked. They are tight and hale. The early and later pages have foxing and some handling marks. In general, the pages are clean, comfortable, clear, companionable. fk. Fair/Fair. Signed.
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Book number: blkl
USD 100.00 [Appr.: EURO 89 | £UK 77 | JP¥ 11192]

 
BULPIN, T V
The White Whirlwind
Thomas Nelson and Sons Ltd. Johannesburg. 1961, First Edition. Hardcover, with dust jacket. 343 pages (complete). Signed by Bulpin on the first free page. A mild-mannered, companionable copy of this biography of the extraordinary Johan Colenbrander. The dustjacket has a clear cellophane protective cover. It has shelving and handling wear about the edges. It has been a little scuffed. The boards are sound, sunned, marked from storage. The papertrims are tanned. Within, there is ample evidence throughout, of contented use. The guttering along the first free page is a little loose. This does not affect the security of the pages. The pages have mild user wear, they are clean, clear, certain, companionable, amenable. fk. Good/Fair. Signed.
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Book number: cefb
USD 60.00 [Appr.: EURO 53.5 | £UK 46.25 | JP¥ 6715]

 
BURGESS, ALAN
Daylight Must Come : The Story of Dr Helen Roseveare
Michael Joseph, London. 1974, Special. Softcover. 273 pages (complete). Pre-publication (uncorrected) copy of the story of the quite extraordinary Dr Helen Roseveare. The covers have wear and marks from storage and handling. The spine has some user creasing. Otherwise, they are secure and sure. The contents are mild-mannered, comfortable, clean, clear, fresh. fk. Good/No Jacket.
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Book number: cgwm
USD 10.00 [Appr.: EURO 9 | £UK 7.75 | JP¥ 1119]

 
CARRUTHERS, JANE
Wildlife and Warfare: The Life of James Stevenson-Hamilton
University Of Natal Press, Scottsville, South Africa. 2001. (ISBN: 0869809865). Hardcover, with dust jacket. 244 pages (complete). A most pleasing copy. The dustjacket has clear plastic adhesive protective cover. The dj is neat, tidy. The boards are handsome, healthy, dignified. The contents are in excellent condition. They are very clean and clear, contented and certain, congenial and assured - as if new throughout! fk. Near Fine/Good.
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Book number: cgyc
USD 40.00 [Appr.: EURO 35.75 | £UK 31 | JP¥ 4477]
Keywords: 0869809865

 
CLOETE, STUART
African Portraits : A Biography of Paul Kruger, Cecil Rhodes and Lobengula, Last King of the Matabele
Constantia Publishers, Cape Town. 1969, First Edition. Hardcover, with dust jacket. 366 pages (complete). Signed by Stuart Cloete on the frontispage. First South African edition. The dustjacket has a clear cellophane protective cover. The dj has wear, creasing, marks. It is comfortable and secure. The boards are mild-mannered, healthy. The contents are gently aging. The papertrims have foxing and tanning. The contents have foxing, wear from use. The pages are clear, comfortable, certain, mild-mannered, competent. fk. Good/Fair. Signed.
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Book number: cdfo
USD 40.00 [Appr.: EURO 35.75 | £UK 31 | JP¥ 4477]

 
COOPER, DAVID (ED)
Chris Barnard: By Those Who Know Him
Vlaeberg Publishers, South Africa. 1992, First Edition. (ISBN: 0947461191). Softcover. 362 pages (complete). Signed by Chris Barnard on the title page. A gently owned copy. The covers have some wear, marks from use. There is wear to the edges and seams. They are still sound and healthy. The contents are assured and generous. The edges are marked and lightly worn from handling and use. The pages are clean, clear, certain, confident. fk. Good/No Jacket. Signed.
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Book number: cdvg
USD 100.00 [Appr.: EURO 89 | £UK 77 | JP¥ 11192]
Keywords: 0947461191

 
CROSS, K. E
Ours Is the Frontier: A Life of G.W. Cross, Baptist Pioneer (Studia Theologica)
University of South Africa, Pretoria. 1986, First Edition. (ISBN: 0869813838). Hardcover, with dust jacket. 253 pages (complete). Inscribed by "Nan and Sheila", granddaughters of GWS Cross. A decent, contented copy. Erratum slip for page 161 included. The dustjacket is tidy. There is some light wear the edges. The boards are smart. Within, the contents are in very good condition indeed. They are very clean, clear, contented, calm - as if new throughout. fk. Good/Good. Signed.
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Book number: bqyb
USD 65.00 [Appr.: EURO 58 | £UK 50.25 | JP¥ 7275]
Keywords: 0869813838

 
CULLINAN, PATRICK
Robert Jacob Gordon 1743-1795: The Man and His Travels at the Cape
Struik Winchester, Cape Town. 1992, First Edition. (ISBN: 0947430334). Hardcover, with dust jacket. 216 pages (complete). A most agreeable copy. The book is housed in an illustrated slipcase. This is smart, fit, hale. The dustjacket gleams with health and pride. The boards are handsome. The contents are very pleasing. They are bright, fresh-faced, tidy, very clean and clear - as if new throughout! Please note that due to the weight of the book, should the book need be published outside of South Africa, extra postal charges may be required. fk. Fine/Good.
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Book number: 64im
USD 75.00 [Appr.: EURO 66.75 | £UK 57.75 | JP¥ 8394]
Keywords: 0947430334

 
DONALDSON, KEN (ED)
South African Who's Who (Social and Business) 1917-1918 : An Illustrated Biographical Sketch Book of South Africans and South African Businesses
Ken. Donaldson, Cape Town. 1917. Hardcover, with dust jacket. 702 pages (complete). An aging but resolute copy. The spine has been repaired with a leather strip. The boards are placid, benign. They have wear, scuffing and marks all about. The titling on the front board is genial. The boards are sound and sure. Included within: an old photograph of Rabbi Joseph Woolff, whose son's entry may be found on page 314. The contents bear evidence of their age, use and relevance throughout. Yet, despite the handling marks and occasional foxing, despite the evidence of repeated use, the pages are comfortable, assured, calm, diligent, dutiful and more than competent. fk. Good/No Jacket.
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Book number: bmsw
USD 160.00 [Appr.: EURO 142.5 | £UK 123.25 | JP¥ 17907]

 
CAMERON-DOW, JOHN
Bruce Fordyce: Comrades King
Nedbank Sport/Guidebook Publications. 2001, First Edition. (ISBN: 095843302X). Softcover. 272 pages (complete). Signed by Fordyce on the frontispage. A contented copy. The covers have some handling wear about the edges and corners. Otherwise, the covers are neat and healthy. Within, there is some very mild evidence of contented use. The pages have occasional annotations, they are otherwise benevolent and bold, clear and certain. fk. Good/No Jacket. Signed.
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Book number: bsfb
USD 50.00 [Appr.: EURO 44.5 | £UK 38.5 | JP¥ 5596]
Keywords: 095843302X

 
EMDEN, PAUL H
Randlords
Hodder and Stoughton, London. 1935, 1st Edition. Hardcover, with dust jacket. 368 pages (complete). An aged but sound copy. The cover is marked, worn, scuffed and stained. It is, however, secure and sure. Within, there is foxing to various degrees throughout. The contents, however, are strong, assured, bold and certain. The pages are patient and competent. fk. Poor/No Jacket.
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Book number: okqa
USD 28.00 [Appr.: EURO 25 | £UK 21.75 | JP¥ 3134]
Keywords: JPG~

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