Chapter 1: Africana - Childrens
found: 24 books

 
ASCHENBORN, H ANT.
The Life Story of a Gemsbuck
Juta & Co. Ltd. Cape Town. 1921, First Edition. Hardcover. 26 pages with coloured and b/w plates (complete). A neat, satisfying copy. The green boards are mild-mannered, genial, secure. They have some wear, a little scuffing. The contents are fresh and agreeable. The pages are clean, clear, generous, beneficent and utterly charming. fk. Very Good/No Jacket.
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Book number: byag
USD 36.00 [Appr.: EURO 32 | £UK 27.75 | JP¥ 4028]

 
BRAIN, HELEN
Fly Cemetry and Other Juicy Stories
Human & Rousseau (Pty) Ltd. 1999, First Edition. (ISBN: 0798139870). Paperback. 92 pages (complete). A tidy, bright copy. The covers are most agreeable. They have some light wear along the edges. They also have very light scuffing. The contents are most pleasing. They are clean, clear, generous, most ready. fk. Very Good/No Jacket.
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Book number: cbxp
USD 10.00 [Appr.: EURO 9 | £UK 7.75 | JP¥ 1119]
Keywords: 0798139870

 
CLOETE, JAMES
Lucy Moonflower
Net#work BBDO, Johannesburg. 2002, First Edition. Softcover. Complete. Picture flat. An amiably owned copy. The covers have user wear, creases and marks. They are comfortable, secure. The contents are bright and enjoyable. They have some user wear to the edges. The pages are certain, clean, clear, enchanting. fk. Good/No Jacket.
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Book number: chbo
USD 10.00 [Appr.: EURO 9 | £UK 7.75 | JP¥ 1119]

 
DIVINE, A D
Diamond Coast
Methuen & Co. Ltd. London. 1936, First Edition. Hardcover. 172 pages (complete). A scruffy even if benign copy. The boards are worn, marked and stained. They are secure, comfortable. The contents have some previous owner annotations to the frontispages. The pages in general, are contented, genial, companionable, clean, clear, certain. fk. Fair/No Jacket.
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Book number: bwrm
USD 17.00 [Appr.: EURO 15.25 | £UK 13.25 | JP¥ 1902]

 
FITZGERALD, SIR PERCY
Jock of the Bushveld
Longman, Green and Co. 1947, Reprint. Softcover. 317 pages (complete). A much owned, passive copy. Linen-card covers. The covers are worn, sunned, marked. The book has, at some stage, been subjected to mild damp conditions, the consequences of which are wrinkles and mild waving to the covers and pages. The covers are secure. Within, the pages, aside from the damp consequences are clean, comfortable, comforting, clear, certain, congenial. fk. Fair/No Jacket.
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Book number: btva
USD 7.00 [Appr.: EURO 6.25 | £UK 5.5 | JP¥ 783]

 
FITZPATRICK, SIR PERCY
Jock of the Bushveld (Abridged)
Kestrel Books. 1976. (ISBN: 0722652380). Hardcover, with dust jacket. 276 pages (complete). A new abridged edition with colour plates by A J Butler. The dustjacket has a clear plastic protective cover (scruffy). The dj is benign and contented and assured. Within, there are storage related marks about. There are splashes of foxing fore and aft. The page trims have a stain mark - this transfers to the page edges (but avoids the text by a wide margin). The pages are amiable, clear, certain, companionable and may be read with complete enjoyment and relish. fk. Fair/Fair.
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Book number: bpao
USD 11.00 [Appr.: EURO 9.75 | £UK 8.5 | JP¥ 1231]
Keywords: 0722652380

 
GRIMSDELL, JEREMY
Bushbaby Night
Jacana Media. 2005, First Edition. (ISBN: 1770090568). Softcover. Complete. A most engaging copy of this picture-flat story about a bushbaby. The covers have mild wear about the edges. The frontispage has a gift inscription (not from the author). The contents are fresh, bright, lively, outgoing, clean, clear, convivial. fk. Near Fine/No Jacket.
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Book number: cbzm
USD 8.00 [Appr.: EURO 7.25 | £UK 6.25 | JP¥ 895]
Keywords: 1770090568

 
HARLING, ANN
"Mother Goose" of Helderberg : The Legend of Peggy
The Author, Somerset West, South Africa. 1993. (ISBN: 0620176172). Softcover. 11 pages (complete). A sweet short booklet about the "Mother Goose" of Helderberg. The covers are neat and tight. The pages are clean, amiable, friendly, clear, tight and fresh. Most pleasing. fk. Near Fine/No Jacket.
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Book number: bwra
USD 14.00 [Appr.: EURO 12.5 | £UK 10.75 | JP¥ 1566]
Keywords: 0620176172

 
JANSEN, BEVERLEY
Oom Willem Se Droom
Trust for Community Outreach & Education, Athlone, Cape Town. Softcover. 19 pages (complete). In Afrikaans throughout. One of series of stories from the West Coast of South Africa published by the Trust for Community Outreach & Education (founded by the late Steve Biko and some of his peers in 1983). A gentle copy. The book is housed in a portfolio style envelope. This is a little worn, marked. It is comfortable and secure. There is a resource sheet for classes. The booklet itself is heartwarming, clean, clear, benevolent, amiable, assured. fk. Very Good/No Jacket.
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Book number: 15hp
USD 16.00 [Appr.: EURO 14.25 | £UK 12.5 | JP¥ 1790]

 
LEVISEUR, HERBERT
Desert Magic : Stories from a Soldier in the Western Desert to His Little Daughter
Central News Agency Ltd. South Africa. 1943, First Edition. Softcover. 64 pages (complete). A grubby, much owned (and loved) copy of these charming, sentimental stories from a father at war to his daughter. The covers are intact and secure. They are very worn, scuffed, marked, resolute. The cloth spine is worn and tight. The contents are much worn, marked, creased. However, the charm of the endeavour shines through irresistibly. The pages are tight, patient, utterly engaging. fk. Poor/No Jacket.
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Book number: bnve
USD 37.00 [Appr.: EURO 32.75 | £UK 28.5 | JP¥ 4140]

 
LIGHTON, CONRAD (COMPILER / EDITOR)
The Young Springbok Souvenir Book / Die Jong Springbok Gedenkboek - South African Stories, Articles and Pictures / Suid-Afrikaanse Verhale, Artikels En Prente
The National Thrift Organisation / Die Nasionale Spaarorganisasie, Cape Town. 1944, First Edition. Hardcover. 107 pages (complete). A placid copy of this small book, published to mark the Silver Jubilee of the National Thrift Movement in South Africa. Inscribed by the founder of the movement in South Africa, Cecil J Sibbett to a fellow Lodgeman, Thomas Cranstoun-Day (dated: 22/9/44). Sibbett was considerably energised by civic involvement, and the Movement was just one of his contributions to the well-being of his fellows. The boards are worn and creased and marked from handling and storage. They are secure and healthy. The contents are agreeably fresh. They are clean, clear, orderly, neat, gratuitously cheerful, gentle. fk. Very Good/No Jacket. Signed.
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Book number: 49hx
USD 25.00 [Appr.: EURO 22.25 | £UK 19.25 | JP¥ 2797]

 
MBOVANE, W.N.
Uzungatsho: Gr 7 - 12: Reader (Xhosa Edition)
Oxford University Press Southern Africa. 2012, 13th impression. (ISBN: 0195713117). Softcover. 61 pages (complete). In isiXhosa throughout. A benign copy. The covers have wear, creasing and scuffing. They are comfortable. The contents have evidence of happy use throughout. The pages are clean, clear, congenial, keen. fk. Good/No Jacket.
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Book number: 6iy
USD 15.00 [Appr.: EURO 13.5 | £UK 11.5 | JP¥ 1678]
Keywords: 0195713117

 
MILLER, PENNY
Myths and Legends of Southern Africa
T. V. Bulpin Publications, Cape Town. 1979, 1st Edition. (ISBN: 0949956163). Hardcover, with dust jacket. 311 pages (complete). A good copy of this wonderful book. Fantastically illustrated by Penny Miller. The dustjacket is strong and firm and has wear to edges, seams and corners. The cover illustration is still impressive and dramatic. Inside, the contents are in mild mood. There is a gift inscription on the frist free page (not from the author). The illustrations are bold, vivid, thrilling. The pages are clean, clear, neat, tidy, healthy and vivacious. An utterly enthralling book. fk. Good/Fair.
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Book number: 26hl
USD 50.00 [Appr.: EURO 44.5 | £UK 38.5 | JP¥ 5594]
Keywords: JPG~ 0949956163

 
MUTWA, VUSAMAZULU CREDO ; BRINK, ADRIAN S (ED)
Africa Is My Witness
Blue Crane Books, Johannesburg. 1966, 1st Edition. Hardcover, with dust jacket. 344 pages (complete). Sequel to 'Indaba, my Children' now a true Classic of African folk-tale writing. The dustjacket is enclosed in a clear cellophane protective cover. The dj itself is worn and torn - it is secure and sure. The board cover is benign and tidy. The spine has wear to the head and foot. There are handling marks about the edges. Inside, the contents are assured and comfortable. The pages are genial, welcoming, bright, tanned at the trims, neat. A companionable book. fk. Good/Fair.
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Book number: avpx
USD 42.00 [Appr.: EURO 37.25 | £UK 32.25 | JP¥ 4699]
Keywords: JPG~

 
PENROSE, SALLY E
Blossomland
The Speciality Press of SA Ltd. Johannesburg, Cape Town. 1923, First Edition. Hardcover. 77 pages plus 12 tipped in coloured plates (complete). An elderly copy of this sweet book of folk-ish tales of various South African trees, plants and flowers. Most charmingly, wistfully and creatively illustrated by the Irish artist, Lilian Davidson (who had never visited Africa). The plates are healthy and contented. The boards are much worn all about. They have scuffing, storage marks. Nonetheless, the boards are steady and sound. The contents have aged. They have foxing and age-related mottling throughout. The front pages and end papers have a previous owner's stamps and notations. Page 76 has a closed tear. Otherwise, the contents are mild-mannered, mellow, kindly, clear, certain, eager, most genial. fk. Good/No Jacket.
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Book number: 52hn
USD 100.00 [Appr.: EURO 88.75 | £UK 76.75 | JP¥ 11188]

 
PIROW, OSWALD ; STEVENSON-HAMILTON, HILDA
Ashambeni
Dagbreek Book Store. 1955, 1st Edition. Hardcover, with dust jacket. 111 pages (complete). Second adventure story for boys from the fascist Afrikaner politician, Pirow. In English. Ex-school library (Herschel School Library, Claremont) with consequent labels, debris, residue, annotations, marks, wear and usage. The front dustjacket illustration has been trimmed and roughly affixed to the front cover. The blurb has been affixed to the frontispage. The book has wear and scuffing. Inside, aside from the library consequences the book is rather neat and tidy. The pages are firm, clean(ish), clear, genial and sure. fk. Poor/No Jacket.
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Book number: ogbi
USD 5.00 [Appr.: EURO 4.5 | £UK 4 | JP¥ 559]
Keywords: JPG~

 
LIGUORI-REYNOLDS, ROSALIE
Umvundlana Nethanga (Mmutlanyana and the Pumpkin)
Educum Publishers, Johannesburg. 1988, Second Impression. (ISBN: 0798008911). Hardcover, with dust jacket. Complete. In Xhosa throughout. Ex-library (Orsmond Primary Hospital School, Uitenhage, Orsmond Primêre Hospitaal Skool) with consequent stamps, marks and wear. The dustjacket has some wear, marks from handling, scuffing. It is secure and sure. The boards are smart and neat. The contents are very pleasant. They are clean, clear, sweet, benevolent, good-natured. fk. Very Good/Fair.
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Book number: cegu
USD 20.00 [Appr.: EURO 17.75 | £UK 15.5 | JP¥ 2238]
Keywords: 0798008911

 
SOLOMON, JOAN
Joyce Visits Granny (Tswiri Book No. 2)
Biograph Co Pty Ltd. Johannesburg. 1975, First Edition. (ISBN: 0620014202). Hardcover. Complete. A much owned copy of this South African early reader. The boards and contents are much worn and marked. They are however, amiable, clear, engaging, competent, gentle. fk. Fair/No Jacket.
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Book number: bzxj
USD 10.00 [Appr.: EURO 9 | £UK 7.75 | JP¥ 1119]
Keywords: 0620014202

 
STACEY, VIV ; SIBANDA, GAMELIHLE ; STIPCICH, JENNY
Wisdom Tales : Crane Stories from Southern Africa
KZN Crane Foundation. 2013, First Edition. (ISBN: 0620572922). Softcover. 38 pages (complete). A lovely neat copy. The covers have some light wear about the edges. The covers are neat, healthy and bright. The contents are most agreeable. They are fresh, colourful, lovingly illustrated, clean, clear - as if new throughout. fk. Near Fine/No Jacket.
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Book number: bspc
USD 20.00 [Appr.: EURO 17.75 | £UK 15.5 | JP¥ 2238]
Keywords: 0620572922

 
STACEY, VIV ; SIBANDA, GAMELIHLE ; STIPCICH, JENNY
Wisdom Tales : Crane Stories from Southern Africa
KZN Crane Foundation. 2013. (ISBN: 0620572922). Softcover. 38 pages (complete). A lovely neat copy. The covers have some light wear about the edges. The covers are neat, healthy and bright. The contents are most agreeable. They are fresh, colourful, lovingly illustrated, clean, clear - as if new throughout. fk. Near Fine/No Jacket.
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Book number: bspd
USD 20.00 [Appr.: EURO 17.75 | £UK 15.5 | JP¥ 2238]
Keywords: 0620572922

 
STIMIE , C M
Children of the Camdeboo
Afrikaanse Pers-Boekhandel. 1964. Hardcover, with dust jacket. 148 pages (complete). Ex-library (Woodridge College) copy with consequent debris, residue, labels, stamps, annotations, wear and usage. The dustjacket has a clear plastic protective cover (lightly scuffed). The dj itself is a little worn and marked, but otherwise comfortable. The contents are mild, clean, clear, benevolent, placid. fk. Good/Fair.
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Book number: boys
USD 45.00 [Appr.: EURO 40 | £UK 34.5 | JP¥ 5035]

 
EDWARDS-TACK, ANNE ; OSBORNE, CHRISTINE (ILLUS)
Ngoni's Dream and Other Stories
Zimbabwe Publishing House, Harare. 1984, 1st Edition. (ISBN: 0949932337). Soft cover, with dust jacket. 32 pages (complete). A short, neat book of stories for children. The cover is scuffed and a little worn but is tight and contented. The contents are clean, tidy, sure and enjoyable. fk. Good/No Jacket.
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Book number: ayrz
USD 14.00 [Appr.: EURO 12.5 | £UK 10.75 | JP¥ 1566]
Keywords: JPG~ 0949932337

 
WELCH, RONALD
Zulu Warrior
David & Charles. 1974, First Edition. (ISBN: 071536555X). Hardcover, with dust jacket. Ill.: Harris, David. 128 pages (complete). Ex-library (Essex Country Library) copy with consequent residue, debris, stamps, labels, annotations, use, wear, marks. A comfortable copy of this excellent story for children, centred on the Battle of Isandlwana. The dustjacket has some mild storage and shelving wear, scuffing. The dj is in general pleasant and sure The boards are mild-mannered with some light, very general shelving wear. Within, the contents have evidence of contented readership throughout. The pages are foxed and occasional other marks. The pages are assured, generous of spirit and storytelling, clear, contented, confident. fk. Fair/Good.
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Book number: btwg
USD 100.00 [Appr.: EURO 88.75 | £UK 76.75 | JP¥ 11188]
Keywords: 071536555X Harris, David

 
WORM, PIET
The Story of Jan Van Riebeeck
Janda Press, Cape Town. 1952, First Edition. Hardcover. Pleasingly complete. A sweetly illustrated history of the Dutch settler prepared specially for children and older! The boards are worn, marked all about. They have scuffing. The spine is much worn but still firm. Within, the pages are warm, welcoming, amiable, clean, clear, fresh, colourful and pretty. fk. Good/No Jacket.
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Book number: brhr
USD 40.00 [Appr.: EURO 35.5 | £UK 30.75 | JP¥ 4475]

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