Chapter 1: Africana - Cape - History
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An Address by William Rose on the Development of Port Alfred 1874 to 1923
Grocott's Daily Mail, Grahamstown. 1960, First Edition. Softcover. 32 pages (complete). A placid copy. The covers are marked and a little worn from handling. They are sure. The contents too, have some very light occasional marks. In general, the pages are clean, clear, confident, generous. fk. Good/No Jacket.
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Book number: bozc
USD 13.00 [Appr.: EURO 11.75 | £UK 10.25 | JP¥ 1455]

 
Cape Town . The Receding Years - a Photographic and Historical Collection
Reliance Printing Works, Cape Town. First Edition. Hardcover. Complete. Landscape format. The padded boards are covered in faux-leather. Portfolio format. The hinges are strong and youthful. The pages are agreeably fresh and contented. Sepia coloured pages. They are tight, clean, clear, evocative - as if new throughout! fk. Near Fine/No Jacket.
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Book number: 25ho
USD 150.00 [Appr.: EURO 133.5 | £UK 115.5 | JP¥ 16787]

 
The Cape Town Gazette and African Advertiser - August 16, 1800-October 19, 1801 / Kaapsche Stads Courant En Afrikaansche Berigter - 16 Augustus 1800-19 Oktober, 1801 (South African Library Reprint Series 10 Suid-Afrikaanse Biblioteek Herdrukreeks)
The South African Library, Cape Town / Die Suid-Afrikaanse Biblioteek, Kaapstad. 1982, First Edition. (ISBN: 0869680366). Hardcover. Complete. In English, Afrikaans, Dutch. A most sound, sure copy. Quarter leather. Gilt titling (baleful). The leather corners and spine are most healthy and pleasing. The boards have scuffing and some shelving marks. They are otherwise steady, sure, sturdy. Within, the contents are in excellent condition. The pages are very assured, very clean and clear, generous, companionable, very certain. fk. Fine/No Jacket.
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Book number: cbjq
USD 60.00 [Appr.: EURO 53.5 | £UK 46.25 | JP¥ 6715]
Keywords: 0869680366

 
The Festival in Pictures / Die Fees in Beeld - Van Riebeeck Festival-Fees 1952
The Cape Times. 1952, First Edition. Softcover. 64 pages (complete). A much owned copy of this record of the festival commemorating the landing of Jan van Riebeeck at the Cape in 1652. The magazine is worn all about. The covers are rubbed and scuffed. The pages are tanned and worn. They are also clean and clear and tight. However, the general placidity and sense of occasion are ably and vividly conveyed. fk. Poor/No Jacket.
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Book number: bpma
USD 20.00 [Appr.: EURO 18 | £UK 15.5 | JP¥ 2238]

 
Memoirs of an African Hunter (Hunting Series, Volume 23 in Safari Press's Classics in African Hunting Series)
SAFARI PRESS. 1998-01-01. (ISBN: 1571571108). Hardcover, with dust jacket. 115 pages (complete). A neat and contented copy. The boards are benign and sure. It has wear and scuffing. The contents are agreeable, clean, clear, benevolent and assured. fk Please note that this ISBN does NOT apply to the listed title (and error). The title is as is. Good/No Jacket.
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Book number: blzl
USD 29.00 [Appr.: EURO 26 | £UK 22.5 | JP¥ 3246]
Keywords: 1571571108

 
Uitenhage South Africa
Town Council of Uitenhage. 1971. Softcover. 48 pages (complete). A patient copy. The covers have wear, scuffing. They are secure and sure. Within, the contents of this brochure are amiable, competent, clean, clear, competent and diligent. fk. Good/No Jacket.
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Book number: bozy
USD 24.00 [Appr.: EURO 21.5 | £UK 18.5 | JP¥ 2686]

 
Uitenhage - Mother of the Eastern Province - 150 Years
Town Council of Uitenhage / Publicity and Travel Department, South African Railways. 1956. Softcover. Complete. A placid copy of this commemorative booklet. The covers have a clear plastic protective cover. The covers are mild-mannered, tidy, a little worn and scuffed, secure. The contents are benevolent, dutiful, clean, clear, genial. fk. Good/No Jacket.
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Book number: 90iq
USD 20.00 [Appr.: EURO 18 | £UK 15.5 | JP¥ 2238]

 
ATHIROS, GABRIEL ; ATHIROS, LOUISE ; ATHIROS, NIKOLAI ; TURNER, MIKE (COMPILERS AND EDITORS)
A West Coast Odyssey : A Journey Into the Colourful and Fascinating History of the Cape's West Coast Peninsula
Historical Media cc, Tokai. 2009, Revised. (ISBN: 0620445378). Hardcover. 176 pages (complete). A most satisfying copy. The illustrated matte boards are neat, attractive. The contents are in near immaculate condition. The pages are bright, tight, fresh, clean, clear - as if new throughout. fk. Fine/No Jacket.
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Book number: cadj
USD 50.00 [Appr.: EURO 44.5 | £UK 38.5 | JP¥ 5596]
Keywords: 0620445378

 
BARKER, BRIAN JOHNSON; BALFOUR, DARYL
Stellenbosch: Place of Oaks, Gables and Wine
Struik Publishers, Cape Town. 1992, First Edition. (ISBN: 1868251497). Hardcover, with dust jacket. 129 pages (complete). A very smart copy. The dustjacket is tidy, assured, healthy. The boards are hale, steady. The contents are in excellent condition. They are bright, confident, generous, clean and clear. fn. Near Fine/Good.
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Book number: cdxk
USD 14.00 [Appr.: EURO 12.5 | £UK 11 | JP¥ 1567]
Keywords: 1868251497

 
BARNES, PAMELA
Charles Jasper Selwyn : "Where Duty Leads" - Officer Commanding Royal Enginners, Graham's Town, 1834-1842
The Author. 1979, Limited. Softcover. 46 pages (complete). Numbered 53 of a limited edition of 1000 copies. Signed by Pamela Barnes on the copyright page. A mild-mannered copy. The linen-card covers have wear and marks from handling all about. The back cover has scuffing and marks from storage. Nonetheless, the covers are secure and comfortable. Within, the contents have evidence of benign use throughout. They have occasional very light blotches of discolouration from storage. In general, and by far, the contents are clean, clear, benevolent, diligent, assiduous and amenable. fk. Good/No Jacket. Signed.
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Book number: cgtu
USD 24.00 [Appr.: EURO 21.5 | £UK 18.5 | JP¥ 2686]

 
DE BEER, MONA
The Lion Mountain and the Story of Bantry Bay, Clifton and Camps Bay on the Atlantic Coast of the Cape Peninsula
A.A. Balkema. 1987, First Edition. (ISBN: 0869611518). Hardcover, with dust jacket. 176 pages (complete). Inscribed by Mona de Beer on the frontispage (dated: 14/10/87 ; signed: 'Mona'). A mild-mannered copy of this fascinating book of the early days of this most beautiful stretch of African coastline. Current residents of Bakoven and Camp's Bay will regard wistfully some of the photographs showing vast stretches of space! The dustjacket has wear, light sunning about the edges. There are some scuff marks and handling marks. The boards are simple, neat. The contents are genial, devoted, diligent, clean and clear. fk. Very Good/Fair. Signed.
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Book number: cdnt
USD 75.00 [Appr.: EURO 66.75 | £UK 57.75 | JP¥ 8394]
Keywords: 0869611518

 
BEYERS, COENRAAD
Die Kaapse Patriotte Gedurende Die Laaste Kwart Van Die Agtiende Eeu En Die Voortlewing Van Hul Denkbeelde
J L van Schaik, Beperk, Pretoria. 1967, 2nd Revised edition. Hardcover, with dust jacket. 400 pages (complete). In Afrikaans throughout. Most affably inscribed and signed by Coenraad Beyers on the frontispage (dated: Pretoria, 8 Desember 1967). A pleasing copy. The dustjacket is benign, decent. It has light shelving wear to the edges and seams, some light scuffing. It is secure and comfortable. The simple boards are healthy, steady. The contents are in agreeable condition. They are clean, clear, diligent, assured, confident, unblemished. fk. Near Fine/Good. Signed.
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Book number: 76if
USD 75.00 [Appr.: EURO 66.75 | £UK 57.75 | JP¥ 8394]

 
VAN DER BIJL, CAREY-ANN ; MAUDE, SUE
The Life of Llandudno : A South African Story
Lily-Pad Publishing, Llandudno, South Africa. 2005, First Edition. (ISBN: 0620340967). Hardcover. 128 pages (complete). Landscape format. A contented, confident copy of this affectionate history of the small Cape village. Inscribed and signed by both Carey-Ann van der Bijl and Sue Maude. The matte boards are tidy and placid and genial. The contents have mild evidence of happy use throughout. The contents are bright, fresh, lively, pleasurable, pleasing, healthy, vibrant. fk. Near Fine/No Jacket. Signed.
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Book number: chfb
USD 80.00 [Appr.: EURO 71.25 | £UK 61.75 | JP¥ 8953]
Keywords: 0620340967

 
BOKHORST, MATTHYS ; FORBES, VERNON S ; LEWCOCK, RONALD B ; VISSER, DIRK ; SHAW, MARGARET ; KIRBY, P R ; WINTERBOTTOM, J M ; MEESTER, JURGENS ; SKAIFE, S H ; JORDAAN, P G ; ROBINSON, A M LEWIN
Fran?Ois le Vaillant : Reisiger in Suid-Afrika - En Sy Versameling Van Akwarelle - 1781-1784 - 2 Volumes
Parlementsbiblioteek, Kaapstad. 1973, Limited. (ISBN: 0621005789). Hardcover, with dust jacket. Two volumes complete. Both books in Afrikaans throughout. Included in volume I are a number of press-cuttings about le Vaillant and this publication. The original sales invoice is also included. Volume I is hand-numbered 215 of a limited edition of 500 copies. This is a very smart and confident copy. The book does have a paper protective cover that is worn and torn all about. It is included. boards have some very mild wear and scuffing. They are neat and very healthy. The page trims have very, very mild handling marks. Otherwise, the contents are glorious. The pages are bright, tight, fresh, vibrant, lively, luxe. Volume II is marked: "Eerste Uitgawe". The book has a paper protective sheet. This in turn has a clear cellophane cover. The cloth covered boards, as with Volume I, are most agreeable. The top corners have shallow knocks. The contents are in exceptionally pleasing condition. The pages and illustration plates are genteel, chic, fresh, bursting with health, clean, clear, and oh so! seductive. A lovely set. fk. Fine/Poor.
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Book number: bvtq
USD 400.00 [Appr.: EURO 355.75 | £UK 308 | JP¥ 44766]
Keywords: 0621005789

 
BOKHORST, DR M ; FORBES, PROFESSOR V S ; LEWCOCK, DR R ; VISSER, MR D ; SHAW, MISS M ; MEESTER, PROFESSOR J ; JORDAAN, PROFESSOR P G ; QUINTON, J C (ED) ; ROBINSON, A M LEWIN (ED)
Fran?Ois le Vaillant : Traveller in South Africa - and His Collection of 165 Water-Colour Paintings 1781-1784 - 2 Volumes
Library of Parliament, Cape Town. 1973, Limited. (ISBN: 0621005762). Hardcover. Two volumes (complete). Hand-numbered 452 of a limited edition of 2500 copies. Both covered in stamped azure cloth. Gilt titling (fresh and imperious). A mesmerizingly beautiful set. Both books have paper protective covers who serve their purpose well. The bottom trims have some light shelving marks. The books are excessively chic and genteel. The pages are very clean, very clear, very proud, very sure, shiveringly elegant. Careful and devoted production. Designed and executed with diligence and duty. fk. Fine/No Jacket.
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Book number: byvb
USD 290.00 [Appr.: EURO 258 | £UK 223.25 | JP¥ 32456]
Keywords: 0621005762

 
BOKHORST, DR M ; FORBES, PROFESSOR V S ; LEWCOCK, DR R ; VISSER, MR D ; SHAW, MISS M ; MEESTER, PROFESSOR J ; JORDAAN, PROFESSOR P G ; QUINTON, J C (ED) ; ROBINSON, A M LEWIN (ED)
Franã§Ois le Vaillant : Traveller in South Africa - and His Collection of 165 Water-Colour Paintings 1781-1784 - 2 Volumes
Library of Parliament, Cape Town. 1973, Limited. (ISBN: 0621005762). Hardcover, with dust jacket. Two volumes (complete). Hand-numbered 452 of a limited edition of 2500 copies. Both covered in stamped azure cloth. Gilt titling (fresh and imperious). A mesmerizingly beautiful set. Both books have paper protective covers who serve their purpose well. The books are excessively chic and genteel. The pages are very clean, very clear, very proud, very sure, shiveringly elegant. Careful and devoted production. Designed and executed with diligence and duty. fk. As New/No Jacket.
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Book number: byvd
USD 290.00 [Appr.: EURO 258 | £UK 223.25 | JP¥ 32456]
Keywords: 0621005762

 
BOKHORST, MATTHYS ; FORBES, VERNON S ; LEWCOCK, RONALD B ; VISSER, DIRK ; SHAW, MARGARET ; KIRBY, P R ; WINTERBOTTOM, J M ; MEESTER, JURGENS ; SKAIFE, S H ; JORDAAN, P G ; ROBINSON, A M LEWIN
Francois le Vaillant : Voyageur En Afrique Australe Et Sa Collection 1781-1784 - 2 Volumes
Biblioteque du Parlement, Le Cap. 1973, Limited. (ISBN: 0621005770). Hardcover. Two deluxe volumes. In French throughout. Francois le Vaillant was a traveller, zoologist, naturalist, ornithologist who was among the first to use colour plates for illustration. The two books are stunningly beautiful. Volume I: is hand-numbered 34 of a limited edition of 100 copies. It is fully bound in sea-blue calf leather. Gilt titling to front face and spine (elegant and luxe). The leather has some very, very slight storage scuffing. The leather is doux, very healthy and most attractive. The pages are gilt-trimmed. The trims gleam. The pages are exceptionally beautiful. Thick, creamy, clean, clear, confident, gentle, elegant. The book has a paper protective cover that is fit for purpose, even if worn and marked. Volume II too is fully bound in sea-blue leather. This too has some very, very light scuffing. The spine has a tiny amount of wear. The book has a paper protective cover that is worn and torn and is included. It has, however, served its purpose! This volume is marked as "Premiere edition". The pages are also gold trimmed. The pages are just too beautiful (more Claridge's than The Ritz). A truly magnificent set. fk. Fine/No Jacket.
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Book number: budx
USD 400.00 [Appr.: EURO 355.75 | £UK 308 | JP¥ 44766]
Keywords: 0621005770

 
BOTHA, C GRAHAM
Collected Works of C Graham Botha - 3 Volumes
C Struik, Cape Town. 1962, First Edition. Hardcover. Three volumes complete. A confident set housed in a thick board slipcase with board separators. The slipcase is worn and scuffed all about. It is competent for purpose. The volumes are bound in red leather. They are in general, smart and agreeable. Volume I: "General History and Social Life of the Cape of Good Hope". The page trims are foxed. Within, the early and later pages have blushes of foxing and rusting. Otherwise, they are comfortable and clear. Volume II: "History of Law, Medicine and Place Names in the Cape of Good Hope". As with Volume I, the page trims are foxed. The contents have flushes of foxing here and about. Otherwise, the contents are mild-mannered, comfortable, confident. Volume III: "Cape Archives and Records". Similar condition to Vols I & II, however the contents are largely creamy, clean, clear and very confident. fk. Very Good/No Jacket.
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Book number: bpuy
USD 92.00 [Appr.: EURO 82 | £UK 71 | JP¥ 10296]

 
BOUCHER, MAURICE ; PENN, NIGEL (EDS)
Britain at the Cape, 1795 to 1803 (Brenthurst Second Series)
The Brenthurst Press, Houghton. 1992, Limited. (ISBN: 0909079498). Hardcover, with dust jacket. 264 pages (complete). An unnumbered copy of a limited edition of 850 copies. A most gratifying copy. The dustjacket has wear from handling and storage. It has marks, scratches. It is however, placid. The cloth covered boards are tranquil. They have very mild wear about the edges from shelving. Otherwise, they are healthy and sturdy. The contents are in excellent order. Two satin book markers (one blue, one white) are attached. The contents are clean, clear, generous, elegant, tidy, fresh - as if new throughout! fk. Fine/Good.
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Book number: 40ha
USD 160.00 [Appr.: EURO 142.5 | £UK 123.25 | JP¥ 17907]
Keywords: 0909079498

 
BOUMAN, A C ; FRANKEN, J L M ; PLESSIS, J DU ; BLOMMAERT, W ; WIID, J A ; SERTON, P ; MARX, C D
Stellenbosch 1679-1929
Stadsraad / Hortors, Stellenbosch. 1929, Limited. Hardcover. 149 pages plus photographic plates (complete). Unnumbered copy of a limited edition of 2000. A most agreeable and good-looking copy. Woodcuts by Pierneef and pen-drawings by Bouwer. In English and (principally) Afrikaans. A benign, comfortable copy. The black boards are scuffed and rubbed and worn. They are secure. The frontis and end papers have foxing and marks. The pages are creamy, thick, clean, clear, amiable, pleasing and generous. fk. Good/No Jacket.
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Book number: bokl
USD 40.00 [Appr.: EURO 35.75 | £UK 31 | JP¥ 4477]

 
BOUMAN, PROFESSOR A C ; FRANKEN, PROFESSOR J L M ; PLESSIS, PROFESSOR J DU ; BLOMMAERT, PROFESSOR W ; WIID, PROFESSOR J A ; SERTON, PROFESSOR P ; MARX, C D
Stellenbosch 1679-1929
Dorpsraad van Stellenbosch / Hortors Beperk. 1929. Hardcover. 149 pages text (complete) and 126 pages photographic illustrations (complete). In Afrikaans, English and some Dutch. A much owned and resolute copy. The boards are much worn and scuffed and marked. They are defiantly mild-mannered. Within, the text pages are most memorably illustrated with Pierneef woodcuts. The text pages are elegant and generous. They are clean, clear, creamy. The photographic plates are less certain: the majority of these pages are loose. However, the pages themselves are clean and clear and benevolent. Despite the drawbacks this is a kindly, diligent and useful copy. fk. Fair/No Jacket.
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Book number: bqww
USD 40.00 [Appr.: EURO 35.75 | £UK 31 | JP¥ 4477]

 
BOUMAN, PROFESSOR A C ; FRANKEN, PROFESSOR J L M ; PLESSIS, PROFESSOR J DU ; BLOMMAERT, PROFESSOR W ; WIID, PROFESSOR J A ; SERTON, PROFESSOR P ; MARX, C D
Stellenbosch 1679-1929
Dorpsraad / Hortors Beperk, Stellenbosch. 1929, First Edition. Hardcover. Complete. In Afrikaans, English and Dutch. Evocatively illustrated with Pierneef woodcuts. Ex-library (City of Johannesburg Michaelis Art Library) copy with consequent debris, residue, labels, stamps, annotations, marks, use. The boards are placid. They are scuffed, worn about the edges and corners, marked from handling and shelving. They are steady, sure. The contents are gentle, clean, clear, a very little aged here and there, affectionate, generous, welcoming. fk. Very Good/No Jacket.
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Book number: 78im
USD 40.00 [Appr.: EURO 35.75 | £UK 31 | JP¥ 4477]

 
GORDON-BROWN, A
Christopher Webb Smith : An Artist at the Cape of Good Hope 1837-1839
Howard Timmins, Cape Town. 1965, Limited. Hardcover. Complete. Numbered 58 of a limited edition of 100 copies. A gentle copy. The book has a clear plastic protective cover. This worn, torn all about. The boards are benign. There is wear about the edges and about the spine. However, they are yet clubbable and handsome, steady and sound. The contents are smart. They are tight, fresh, clean, clear, convivial, generous. fk. Very Good/No Jacket.
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Book number: cdnw
USD 24.00 [Appr.: EURO 21.5 | £UK 18.5 | JP¥ 2686]

 
BRYER, LYNNE; FRANCOIS THERON
The Huguenot Heritage: The Story of the Huguenots at the Cape
Chameleon Press. 1987, First Edition. (ISBN: 0620113901). Hardcover. 72 pages (complete). A smart, serene copy. The illustrated laminated boards are healthy, steady, pleasant. The contents are agreeably placid. They are clean, clear, comfortable and certain, companionable. fk. Near Fine/No Jacket.
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Book number: 60ij
USD 21.00 [Appr.: EURO 18.75 | £UK 16.25 | JP¥ 2350]
Keywords: 0620113901

 
BURGER, W A
Piket Teen 'n Berg : Die Geskiedenis Van Piketberg 1660-1970
The Author. 1975, First Edition. Hardcover, with dust jacket. 345 pages (complete). In Afrikaans throughout. A very smart copy of this historical of the beautiful Cape town. The dustjacket is sure, a little worn about the seam edges, it is comfortable. The boards are most handsome and healthy. Within, the contents are immaculate. They are very clean, very clear, confident, generous. fk. Very Good/Fair.
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Book number: blhu
USD 75.00 [Appr.: EURO 66.75 | £UK 57.75 | JP¥ 8394]

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