Chapter 1: Africana - Languages
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Introduction to Fanakalo for Mining Personnel : Draft for Experimental Use and Comment, Adapted from the Original "Introduction to Fanakalo" by M Whyte
Anglo American Corporation of South Africa, Limited. Softcover, with dust jacket. Complete. A resolute copy. At some stage the book has been subjected to damp storage conditions. Consequently there are some stains towards the end of the booklet, some colour-run on the covers from the spine. A casually owned copy. The covers have wear, marks, scuffing. They are secure and amiable. The contents have some annotations, some wear. They are otherwise placid, clean, clear, competent, certain. fk. Fair/No Jacket.
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Book number: 21jm
USD 30.00 [Appr.: EURO 27.5 | £UK 23.5 | JP¥ 3268]

 
Lys Van Spoorweg- En Ander Tegniese Terme / List of Railway and Other Technical Terms
Government Printer, Pretoria. 1939. Hardcover, with dust jacket. 139 pages (complete). Please note that text appears on facing sides only. A sturdy copy. The boards have storage stains about the top edges. The gilt titling is fresh. The edges, corners have handling and shelving wear. Slight scuffing marks. The boards are sure and healthy. The contents have very mild storage marks along the top corners, edges. However, the pages are clean, clear, tidy, confident, assiduous. fk. Very Good/No Jacket.
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Book number: 81om
USD 32.00 [Appr.: EURO 29.25 | £UK 25 | JP¥ 3486]

 
Suid-Sotho/ Southern Sotho - Terminologie En Spelreels No 3/ Terminology and Orthography No 3
Departement van Bantoe-Onderwys / Department of Bantu Education, Pretoria. 1976, First Edition. Softcover, with dust jacket. 226 pages (complete). In English and Afrikaans. A placid copy. The covers are freckled with storage foxing, scuffing, handling and storage wear about the edges. The covers are otherwise healthy and sure. The contents are pleasing. Stapled spine. The very early pages have very, very shallow rashes of foxing. The pages are very clean, clear, tidy, orderly, conscientious, certain, assured. fk. Very Good/No Jacket.
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Book number: 21qc
USD 34.00 [Appr.: EURO 31 | £UK 26.5 | JP¥ 3704]

 
BAIAO, PE. DOMINGOS VIEIRA
Linguas de Angola: Elementos de Gramatica Ganguela - Idioma Falado Na Regiao Do Cubango Provincia de Angola - Segundo Os Estudos Do Revo. Pe. L Lecomte
Centro dos Estudos Filologicos, Lisboa. 1938, First Edition. Softcover, with dust jacket. 201 pages (complete). In Portuguese throughout. A passive copy. The rather heroically-inclined covers have wear, scuffing, handling and shelving marks. The spine has been sunned. It is worn. The spine and the covers are secure and sure. The contents are clean, clear, a little tanned about the edges from paper quality and age, diligent, graciously-intended, orderly, companionable. fk. Good/No Jacket.
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Book number: 70ob
USD 55.00 [Appr.: EURO 50 | £UK 42.75 | JP¥ 5992]

 
BARNARD, ALAN
Nharo Wordlist (Occasional Publications No 2)
Department of African Studies, University of Natal, Durban. 1985, First Edition. Softcover, with dust jacket. 238 pages (complete). Alan Barnard signed a compliments slip that is affixed to the inside front cover. A much owned copy. The covers are scruffy. They are worn, marked, creased all about from handling and shelving. They are resolutely secure. The contents have evidence of much use throughout. There are annotations; there is wear throughout. Nonetheless, the pages sure, clean and clear, assured, generous, orderly. fk. Good/No Jacket. Signed.
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Book number: 20of
USD 100.00 [Appr.: EURO 91 | £UK 77.75 | JP¥ 10894]

 
BIEHLER, REV E
Chiswina Grammar with English-Chiswina Dictionary and Chiswina-English Vocabulary
Jesuit Brothers. 1927. Hardcover, with dust jacket. 428 pages (complete). A comfortable copy. The boards are much worn, creased, scuffed, marked, even a little cracked from use, storage, ownership. The spine has been repaired / reinforced with cloth tape. The boards are steady, passive. The contents are gently aged. They bear much evidence of repeated, contented use throughout with some wear, some handling marks. Nonetheless, the pages are clean, clear, benign, benevolent, diligent, benevolent, generous of spirit, competent. fk. Good/No Jacket.
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Book number: 29kh
USD 36.00 [Appr.: EURO 32.75 | £UK 28 | JP¥ 3922]

 
BRYANT, A T
An Abridged English-Zulu Word-Book / Incwadi Yabantu Yamazwi Esingisi Echasiselwe Ngesizulu
Marianhill Mission Press. 1953, Seventh Edition. Hardcover, with dust jacket. 378 pages (complete). A much owned, comfortable copy. The boards are worn, marked and scuffed all about. They are secure and benign. Within, the contents are relaxed, clear, mellow-minded, clean, competent, amenable. fk. Fair/No Jacket.
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Book number: btav
USD 5.00 [Appr.: EURO 4.75 | £UK 4 | JP¥ 545]

 
BRYANT, ALFRED T
A Zulu-English Dictionary with Notes on Pronunciation, a Revised Orthography and Derivations and Cognate Words from Many Languages, Including Also a Vocabulary of Hlonipa Words, Tribal-Names, Etc. , a Synopsis of Zulu Grammar and Concise History of the Zulu People from the Most Ancient Times
Marianhill Mission Press, Pinetown, Natal / P Davis & Sons, Maritzburg and Durban / J C Juta & Co. Capetown etc. 1905, First Edition. Hardcover, with dust jacket. 778 pages (complete). A VERY RARE copy of this FIRST EDITION of this extraordinarily important dictionary of the Zulu language. Bryant's dictionary was by far the most advanced and comprehensive dictionary of its time, when it was published. It is placid copy. The boards have wear, scuffing, marks from shelving, storage and handling. They are comfortable and secure. The spine is amiably worn, but is fit and sure. The contents are pleasing. The pages do have tanning from age and shelving around the edges. However, the text is unaffected. The frontispapers have various previous owner stamps and signatures. The contents are careful, clean, clear, healthy, more than competent, most gratifyingly benevolent and bountiful. fk. Very Good/No Jacket.
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Book number: 95le
USD 200.00 [Appr.: EURO 182 | £UK 155.5 | JP¥ 21789]

 
CASSON, L F
The Dialect of Jeremiah Goldswain, Albany Settler - Inaugural Lecture Delivered Before the University of Cape Town May 1955 (University of Cape Town Lecture Series No 7)
Geoffrey Cumberlege Oxford University Press, Cape Town etc. 1955. Softcover, with dust jacket. 43 pages (complete). A placid copy. The covers have sunning about the edges, wear from handling and storage. They are secure and sure. The contents are mild-mannered. There are shallow spots and rashes of foxing - but this is sparse. Otherwise, the contents are clean, clear, confident, certain, congenial. fk. Good/No Jacket.
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Book number: 99pk
USD 4.00 [Appr.: EURO 3.75 | £UK 3.25 | JP¥ 436]

 
CHANGUION, A N E
De Nedersuitsche Taal in Zuid-Afrika Hersteld Zijnde Eene Handleiding Tot de Kennis Dier Taal Naar de Plaatselijke Behoefte Van Het Land Geweijzigd
Richert, Pike & Co (printer), Cape Town. 1844, First Edition. Hardcover, with dust jacket. 246 pages plus glossary of Cape Dutch words. An amiably aged copy. Quarter leather. The boards are scruffy, much worn, scuffed and marked all about. The leather spine too, has wear, scuffing, aging. The boards and spine are sure. Within the binding at the back of the book is loose. The security of the contents is unaffected. The frontispage has a gift inscription from the Revd W Thompson (of the Union Chapel in Cape Town and Agent for the South African Missions of the LMS), dated 1866. The front pastedown has an ex-libris plate. The binding along the frontis papers have been rudely repaired, at some stage, with scotch tape. The contents are benign. The early and later pages are rubbed and marked by hand and age. The pages in between have some scarce age related marks and spots. The binding along pp 128/129 is weak. Page ix at the rear has storage and shelving wear and marks. Despite these distractions, the contents are generally mild-mannered, clean and clear, comfortable, more than competent, still keen. fk. Good/No Jacket.
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Book number: 99rn
USD 150.00 [Appr.: EURO 136.5 | £UK 116.5 | JP¥ 16341]

 
CHRISTALLER, REV J G
A Grammar of the Asante and Fante Language Called Tshi (Chwee, Twi): Based on the Akuapem Dialect with Reference Ot the Other (Akan and Fante) Dialects
Basel Evang. Missionary Society, Basel. 1875, First Edition. Hardcover, with dust jacket. 203 pages (complete). A gently aging copy of this VERY RARE copy of the first edition of Christaller's historic book on the West African languages. Marbled boards. These are worn about the edges, scuffed all about, but are yet benign and calm. The spine has shelving and handling wear and sunning. It is fit and sure. There are ex-libris plates fore and aft. The contents are flushed with rashes of foxing throughout. However, the effect is shallow and unobtrusive. The pages are tight, certain, clean, clear, orderly, assured, very confident, bountiful, companionably agreeable. fk. Good/No Jacket.
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Book number: 18le
USD 380.00 [Appr.: EURO 345.5 | £UK 295.25 | JP¥ 41398]

 
COLENSO, RIGHT REV J W (BISHOP OF NATAL)
Zulu-English Dictionary
Messrs. Vause, Slatter & Co. Natal. 1905, 4th Edition. Hardcover, with dust jacket. 728 pages (complete). A placid copy. The boards have wear, marks, scuffing about all edges, corners and seams from storage, handling. They are however, secure and sure. The contents have general evidence of use throughout: there are some light handling marks, some mild, shallow creases. However, the pages are clean, clear, confident, certain, assured, neat, conscientious, benevolent, more than competent, keen. fk. Very Good/No Jacket.
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Book number: 35ly
USD 52.00 [Appr.: EURO 47.5 | £UK 40.5 | JP¥ 5665]

 
DOKE, CLEMENT M
A Comparitive Study in Shona Phonetics
The University of the Witwatersrand Press, Johannesburg. 1931, First Edition. Hardcover, with dust jacket. 298 pages plus folded maps (complete). A most pleasing copy. The burgundy coloured boards are smart and neat. They have very, very light shelving wear to the spine head and foot. They are steady, sound. The contents are exceptionally agreeable. They are fresh-faced, spirited, clean, clear, confident, generous, congenial, very certain. fk. Near Fine/No Jacket.
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Book number: 65kr
USD 80.00 [Appr.: EURO 72.75 | £UK 62.25 | JP¥ 8715]

 
DOKE, C M (COMPILER)
Zulu-English Vocabulary
Witwatersrand University Press, Johannesburg. 1958, First Edition. Hardcover, with dust jacket. 342 pages (complete). A comfortable copy. The blue waxed-cloth covered boards are benign and placid. They have some very light corner wear. The contents are amiable. The contents are clean, clear, assured, diligent, tidy. fk. Very Good/No Jacket.
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Book number: 38ho
USD 80.00 [Appr.: EURO 72.75 | £UK 62.25 | JP¥ 8715]

 
ERASMUS, J S
Fanakalo Through the Medium of English
Anglo American Corporation of South Africa Limited, Springs, South Africa. 1966, First Edition. Softcover, with dust jacket. 77 pages (complete). A comfortable copy. The linen cloth cover has wear, marks all about from handling and storage. It is secure and sure. The contents have evidence of use throughout, however, the pages are clean, clear, orderly, certain, tidy. fk. Good/No Jacket.
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Book number: cgyh
USD 38.00 [Appr.: EURO 34.75 | £UK 29.75 | JP¥ 4140]

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