Chapter 1: Africana - Industry
found: 20 books

 
The Frame Group of Industrial Organisations - 50 Years in Textiles 1928-1978
Frame Group, Durban. 1978, First Edition. Hardcover, with dust jacket. 66 pages (complete). A decent copy. Included: an information sheet announcing the death of the founder of the Frame Group, Phillip Frame. This celebratory volume is benign (it does not record the politically volcanic strikes of the early 70s). The dustjacket is scuffed, worn, creased. It is comfortable and secure. The boards are smart and healthy. The pages are lightly tanned from paper quality and storage. However, the pages are clean, clear, benevolent, devoted, proper. fk. Good/Fair.
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Book number: bzdw
USD 50.00 [Appr.: EURO 44.25 | £UK 38 | JP¥ 5496]

 
General Motors South African - Engine Manufacturing Plants, Port Elizabeth 1965
General Motors, South Africa. 1965. Hardcover. Complete. Published to the Official Opening of the Engine Manufacturing Plant on 5th April 1965. The boards have a clear plastic protective cover that is mildly worn and scuffed. Within, a few of the last pages have very mild damp marks and wear. In general the pages are firm, clear, clean, certain, proud, pleasing. fk. Good/No Jacket.
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Book number: bply
USD 65.00 [Appr.: EURO 57.75 | £UK 49.25 | JP¥ 7145]

 
General Motors South African Engine Manufacturing Plant, Port Elizabeth, 1965
The General Motors Engine Plant, Port Elizabeth. 1965, First Edition. Hardcover. Complete. In good to fair condition. A much owned copy. The boards have wear, tanning, scuffing. They are, however, sound, steady. The contents have some wear from use here and there. The folded architectural plan at the rear has some attempted repair to a short closed tear. The plan is otherwise placid and pleasing. The contents are faithful, clear, clean, assured. fk. Good/No Jacket.
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Book number: cbpg
USD 65.00 [Appr.: EURO 57.75 | £UK 49.25 | JP¥ 7145]

 
Lighting Up South Africa : A Century of Electricity Serving Humankind
Open Hand Press / National Electricity Regulator. 2000, First Edition. (ISBN: 0620257458). Hardcover. 160 pages (complete). Inscribed to Dr Ian McRae - the legendary CEO of the South African power provider, Eskom - from his successor, Xolani Mkhwanazi : "To Dr Ian C McRae / This is in sincere appreciation of your contribution to bring electricity to homes of millions of disadvantaged South Africans and for contribution to the NER as its first chairman! Xolani H Mkhwanaz (CEO)." Also included is a letter of appreciation from the same to McCrae marking the 5th anniversary of the NER. Fully bound in white leather. Gilt titling and blocking (fresh). The boards are smart and dignified. Within, a page bundle is loose, but otherwise, the contents are most gratifying. They are clean, clear, faithful, generous. fk. Near Fine/No Jacket. Signed.
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Book number: cbrl
USD 40.00 [Appr.: EURO 35.5 | £UK 30.5 | JP¥ 4397]
Keywords: 0620257458

 
Medupi Kusile People
In Camera Art Publications. 2015, First Edition. (ISBN: 0620649178). Hardcover. 160 pages (complete). A stunning, broad photographic essay about the Medupi and Kusile Power Plants in South Africa. Landscape format. The illustrated matte covers have some very light scuffing. They are healthy and good-looking. Within, the contents are near immaculate. They are very clean, very clear, very expressive, very neat. fk. Near Fine/No Jacket.
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Book number: boal
USD 90.00 [Appr.: EURO 79.75 | £UK 68.25 | JP¥ 9893]
Keywords: 0620649178

 
Purchase, Transport and Storage of Blasting Explosives
African Explosives and Chemical Industries Limited, Johannesburg. 1959, 2nd Edition. Softcover. 15 pages (complete). Booklet. The covers are mild, a little scuffed and worn about the edges. They are secure and sure. The contents have occasional annotations. They have soft freckles of foxing here and there. The pages are clean, clear, comfortable, diligent, competent. fk. Fair/No Jacket.
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Book number: cdjn
USD 10.00 [Appr.: EURO 9 | £UK 7.75 | JP¥ 1099]

 
Staal in Suid-Afrika 1928-1953 : Die Geskiedenis Van Die Ontstaan Van Die Staalnywerheid in Suid-Afrika, Die Gebeurtenisse Wat Tot Die Stigting Van Yskor Vyf-En-Twintig Jaar Gelede Gelei Het, Sy Ontwikkeling En Die Uitwerking Daarvan Op Die Vordering Van Die Land Se Nywerheid
Suid-Afrikaanse Yster en Staal Industri?le Korporasie Beperk. 1953, First Edition. Hardcover. 214 pages (complete). In Afrikaans throughout. A comfortable, benign copy. The boards are worn, scuffed. They are secure. Within, the contents have previous owner signatures. The pages are benevolent, assured, most diligent and capable, clean, clear. fk. Very Good/No Jacket.
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Book number: cbtb
USD 50.00 [Appr.: EURO 44.25 | £UK 38 | JP¥ 5496]

 
A Story of General Motors South African Limited
General Motors Southern Africa Limited. 1939. Softcover. 46 pages(complete). Folded map of the Port Elizabeth complex is at rear. This is in good condition but needs initial careful unfolding due to the open edges being stuck together. The covers are worn, scruffy. They are benign and sure. Within, the front and end pages are worn from storage. They are also marked from handling. Beyond this the pages are comfortable, clear, clean, a little creased from usage, genial. fk. Fair/No Jacket.
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Book number: bkqe
USD 30.00 [Appr.: EURO 26.75 | £UK 22.75 | JP¥ 3298]

 
The Wheels of Progress / Voertuigvooruitgang
Felstar Publishers (Pty) Ltd. Johannesburg. 1973, First Edition. Hardcover. 728 pages plus 348 pages of an index to motor traders in South Africa (as in 1973) (complete). A robust copy of this comprehensive, energetic overview of the motor car industry in South Africa. The red boards are worn, knocked, scuffed, rubbed, marked from handling and storage. The spine has, at some stage, been repaired. They are steady, sound, resolutely confident. Within, the contents have mild marks of aging, storage conditions throughout. There is foxing here and there (particularly to the frontis pages) throughout. The contents are, however, sure, tight, dutiful, conscientious, clean, clear, certain. Please note that due to the weight of the book, should the book need be posted outside of South Africa, extra postage charges may be required. fk. Good/No Jacket.
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Book number: 54iy
USD 300.00 [Appr.: EURO 265.5 | £UK 227.25 | JP¥ 32976]

 
ANDERSON, A ; KIRBY, A (EDS)
Shoes & Views : Vol 1 No 1, July, 1935
Port Elizabeth Shoe Trade and Tanning Industry Managers' and Foremen's Association. 1935, First Edition. Softcover. 36 pages (complete). A special presentation copy to the Hon. President of the Port Elizabeth (Shoe Trade and Tanning Industry) Manager's & Foremen's Association, Neil Boss. Bound in leather. Gilt stamped titling. Stamped: 'J. Neil Boss, Esq - Shoes and Views (First Copy)'. An assured and comfortable FIRST COPY. Signed by the Editors and the Association's Officers (President, Secretary, Asst. Secretary, Vice President, Treasurer, Executive Committee). The leather covers are benign and handsome. They have some light storage marks. The front and end papers are a little mottled from age. The first two pages have closed tears. The contents are very clean, clear, eager, benevolent, proud, earnest. fk. Good/No Jacket. Signed.
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Book number: 57hq
USD 45.00 [Appr.: EURO 40 | £UK 34.25 | JP¥ 4946]

 
BOTHA, J C ; FOURIE, E T ; HARDING, A J ; PEROLD, J W ; MERWE, C J VD ; GOLDBERG, I (EDS)
South Africa's Mineral Industry 1994/95
Department of Mineral and Energy Affairs, Minerals Bureau, Johannesburg. 1995, 12th edition. (ISBN: 0797032290). Softcover. 210 pages (complete). Ex-library (Soekor) copy with consequent labels, stamps, use and wear. A mild-mannered copy. The covers have wear to all edges and seams from use. They have light scuffing. They are secure and sure. The contents are tight, fresh, clean, clear, confident, diligent, earnest, fonctionnaire. fk. Very Good/No Jacket.
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Book number: 19hr
USD 48.00 [Appr.: EURO 42.5 | £UK 36.5 | JP¥ 5276]
Keywords: 0797032290

 
EASTWOOD, J. H. R. [RITZ]
After Macdougall; from Tick Bird to Guinea Fowl
Triangle Ltd. 1996. Soft cover. Wraps are rubbed and marked.Minor markings.Well bound.The recollections of a''Pioneer Sugar Planter''[1954-1964]of the beginnings of the Rhodesian Lowveld Sugar Industry.68 pages.[R.K]. Very Good.
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Book number: agez
USD 20.00 [Appr.: EURO 17.75 | £UK 15.25 | JP¥ 2198]
Keywords: JPG~

 
EHLERS, ANTHONY ; M?LLER, ANDREA (MANAGING ED)
Basil Read - Building Legacies Since 1952 : 60 Years of Building Legacies - the History of Basil Read
Basil Read, Johannesburg. 2012, First Edition. Softcover. 194 pages (complete). A flashy, confident copy of this history of the South African company. The covers are fresh, clean and bright with very light corner wear. The contents are luxe, lavishly produced, exuberant, clean, clear, proud. fk. Near Fine/No Jacket.
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Book number: byci
USD 100.00 [Appr.: EURO 88.5 | £UK 75.75 | JP¥ 10992]

 
HJUL, PETER (ED)
The South African Fishing Industry Handbook and Buyers' Guide 1962/63
South African Shipping News and Fishing Industry Review / Thomson Newspapers, South Africa (Pty) Ltd. Cape Town. 1962, Sixth Edition. Hardcover. 250 pages (complete). A hardy, neat copy. Rubberised covering. This is smart with very light corner wear. The very front and end pages are flushed with foxing. The thumb-tags have some wear and creasing, but are otherwise hale and sure. The contents are pleasing. They are placid, dutiful, diligent, clean and clear. fk. Good/No Jacket.
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Book number: 11hz
USD 30.00 [Appr.: EURO 26.75 | £UK 22.75 | JP¥ 3298]

 
HOCKING, ANTHONY
Paper Chain: The Story of Sappi
Hollard, South Africa. 1987, Limited. (ISBN: 0620103183). Hardcover. 320 pages (complete). Luxury presentation copy. Hand-numbered 14 of a limited edition of 100 copies. Signed by Anthony Hocking and Tom De Beer (Chairman of Sappi) and Eugene van As (Group Managing Director of Sappi). Bound in full red leather. The spine has two raised ridges. The book is housed in a red leather covered slipcase. This is sturdy, steady with some light wear about the edges. The faces and sides have scuffing and marking from storage and shelving. The book covers are plush and healthy. They have scuffing and marking from storage and handling. In general they are most satisfying. The frontispage has a presentation label (to I D Forbes) marking the company's 50th Anniversary. The initial pages have very light handling marks. Otherwise, the contents are tight, fresh, clean, clear, sound, assured. fk. Very Good/No Jacket. Signed.
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Book number: bxbf
USD 40.00 [Appr.: EURO 35.5 | £UK 30.5 | JP¥ 4397]
Keywords: 0620103183

 
NORVAL, A J
A Quarter of a Century of Industrial Progress in South Africa
Juta & Co. Limited, Cape Town and Johannesburg. 1962, First Edition. Hardcover, with dust jacket. 163 pages (complete). A steady copy. The dustjacket has wear, marks and rubbing. It is secure sure. The boards are healthy and sound. They have light shelving wear to the edges. The contents are very pleasing. They are fresh, clean, clear, diligent, orderly. fk. Very Good/Fair.
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Book number: cgco
USD 90.00 [Appr.: EURO 79.75 | £UK 68.25 | JP¥ 9893]

 
ROSENTHAL, ERIC
The Rolling Years - Fifty Years of General Motors in South Africa
General Motors, South Africa. 1976, First Edition. Hardcover. 472 pages (complete). Ex-library (Marist Brothers, Walmer and Trinity High School, Port Elizabeth) copy with consequent residue, debris, stamps, wear, labels, usage. The basic boards are functional, firm. Within, the early and later pages are foxed. In general, the pages are clean, clear, occasionally flushed with tanning splashes, certain and very confident and generous. fk. Good/No Jacket.
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Book number: bpmo
USD 100.00 [Appr.: EURO 88.5 | £UK 75.75 | JP¥ 10992]

 
ROSENTHAL, ERIC
The Rolling Years - Fifty Years of General Motors in South Africa
General Motors, South Africa. 1976, First Edition. Hardcover, with dust jacket. 472 pages (complete). A robust, assured copy. The dustjacket has wear, much scuffing and storage marking. It is resolutely comfortable and secure. The boards are sound. The top corners are knocked and the edges have mild shelving wear. Within, the contents are freckled with foxing all about. In general though, the contents are sound, most confident and competent, clear, largely clean (except for the above mentioned foxing), generous of spirit. fk. Good/Poor.
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Book number: bpvi
USD 100.00 [Appr.: EURO 88.5 | £UK 75.75 | JP¥ 10992]

 
ROSENTHAL, ERIC
The Rolling Years : Fifty Years of General Motors in South Africa
General Motors, South Africa. 1976. Hardcover. 472 pages (complete). A passive copy. The grey boards are banal and functional. They have wear about the edges and seams, some storage marks and scuffing. They are secure and dutiful. Within, the contents have foxing fore and aft. In general, the pages are diligent, respectful, assiduous, clean, clear and certain. fk. Fair/No Jacket.
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Book number: buul
USD 90.00 [Appr.: EURO 79.75 | £UK 68.25 | JP¥ 9893]

 
SHUTTLEWORTH, STANLEY G
From Riempies to Fashion Shoes
J Eggers, Port Elizabeth. 1983, Special Edition. Hardcover, with dust jacket. 241 pages (complete). A history of the leather industry in South Africa. Ex-library (Transvaal Provincial Library) copy with consequent labels, residue, debris, annotations, stamps, wear and usage. The dustjacket is enclosed within a thick clear plastic protective cover. The cover is of Mimosa A1 tannage leather. The covers have some knocking but are generally smart and sound. Within, aside from the library consequences, the pages are clean, clear, smart, benign. fk. Good/Fair.
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Book number: ayez
USD 40.00 [Appr.: EURO 35.5 | £UK 30.5 | JP¥ 4397]
Keywords: JPG~

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