Chapter 1: Africana - Local History - Cape
found: 25 books

 
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 | JP¥ 1454]

 
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 21.25 | £UK 18.5 | JP¥ 2685]

 
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 17.75 | £UK 15.5 | JP¥ 2238]

 
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 10.75 | JP¥ 1566]
Keywords: 1868251497

 
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 66.5 | £UK 57.5 | JP¥ 8391]
Keywords: 0869611518

 
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 | £UK 61.5 | JP¥ 8950]
Keywords: 0620340967

 
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 35.5 | £UK 30.75 | JP¥ 4475]

 
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 35.5 | £UK 30.75 | JP¥ 4475]

 
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 35.5 | £UK 30.75 | JP¥ 4475]

 
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 66.5 | £UK 57.5 | JP¥ 8391]

 
BURROWS, EDMUND H
Overberg Outspan : A Chronicle of People and Places in the South Western Districts of the Cape
Maskew Miller Limited, Cape Town. 1952, First Edition. Hardcover, with dust jacket. 310 pages (complete). A benign copy. The dustjacket has some wear and marks from handling and storage. It is comfortable and secure. The boards are neat and healthy with some light wear to the edges. Within, the pages have blotches of foxing throughout. Nonetheless, the contents are placid, clear, confident, generous and certain. fk. Good/Fair.
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Book number: blbb
USD 50.00 [Appr.: EURO 44.5 | £UK 38.5 | JP¥ 5594]

 
CHASE, JOHN CENTLIVRES ; PORTER, A (ED)
Old Times and Odd Corners - Port Elizabeth Series No. 1
Historical Society of Port Elizabeth and Walmer. 1969, Limited. Softcover, with dust jacket. Nine pages (complete). Numbered 332 of a limited edition of 500 copies. Facsimile reprint of original 1868 publication. A mild copy. The covers have some wear and age tanning, but they are otherwise serene. The front page and inside front cover have previous owner signatures. The contents have evidence of usage, yet they are clean, clear, convivial. fk. Fair/No Jacket.
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Book number: bloy
USD 40.00 [Appr.: EURO 35.5 | £UK 30.75 | JP¥ 4475]

 
FOURIE, SID
Of Them I Spoke
Esco Publishers, Jansenville. 1977, First Edition. Hardcover, with dust jacket. 253 pages (complete). In English and Afrikaans. Signed by Fourie on the title page. Fourie was the voice of the small Cape Province town of Jansenville for many years. This is a benign and generous copy of his collected memories from his journalism and speeches. The dustjacket has a clear plastic protective cover. The dj is placid with some light shelving wear to the edges. The boards are smart and very healthy. The page trims have been lightly sunned during storage. Within, the contents are benevolent, clean, clear, confident, amiable and companionable. fk. Good/Good. Signed.
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Book number: blfb
USD 100.00 [Appr.: EURO 88.75 | £UK 76.75 | JP¥ 11188]

 
GREENLAND, CEDRYL
Before We Forget : The Story of Fish Hoek
The Author. 1966, First Edition. Hardcover, with dust jacket. 58 pages (complete). Signed by Cedryl Greenland on the title page. The dustjacket is much worn, scuffed, marked. It is affable, secure. The boards are firm. They have wear and marks about the edges. They are otherwise healthy, restrained, sure. The contents are placid, pleasing. They are clean, clear, convivial, benevolent, diligent, generous. fk. Very Good/Fair. Signed.
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Book number: 14ig
USD 100.00 [Appr.: EURO 88.75 | £UK 76.75 | JP¥ 11188]

 
HICKSON, W N K
Springs of Clear Water : A History of Uitenhage Water Supply 1773-1989
Simon van der Stel Foundation, Uitenhage Branch. 1989, First Edition. Softcover. 42 pages plus appendices (complete). An informally, if assiduously, produced booklet. Clear film front cover, card back cover. The film cover has wear, scuffing and marks from storage and handling. It is secure, passive. The card covers are tanned, scuffed, marked from handling and storage. They are patient, secure. The contents have some light age, storage spotting. They are otherwise pleasing, comfortable, clean, clear, certain, conscientious. fk. Good/No Jacket.
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Book number: 19im
USD 28.00 [Appr.: EURO 25 | £UK 21.5 | JP¥ 3133]

 
OBERHOLSTER, A G (ED) ; BREDA, PIETER VAN
Paarlvallei 1687-1987
Raad vir Geesteswetenskaplike Navorsing, Pretoria / Munisipaliteit Paarl. 1987, First Edition. (ISBN: 079690538X). Hardcover, with dust jacket. 283 pages (complete). In Afrikaans throughout. A pleasing copy. The dustjacket has some very light wear about the edges from shelving. They are otherwise tranquil, assured. The boards are healthy, steady, sound. The contents are agreeable. They have some very light freckles of foxing fore and aft. The contents are, however, bright, fresh, proud, dutiful, assiduous, clean, clear, generous. fk. Very Good/Good.
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Book number: 21iv
USD 80.00 [Appr.: EURO 71 | £UK 61.5 | JP¥ 8950]
Keywords: 079690538X

 
OBERHOLSTER, A G ; BREDA, PIETER VAN (EDS)
Paarlvallei 1687-1987
Raad vir Geesteswetenskaplike Navorsing, Pretoria / Munisipaliteit Paarl. 1987, First Edition. (ISBN: 079690538X). Hardcover, with dust jacket. 283 pages (complete). In Afrikaans throughout. A smart, attractive dustjacket. The boards are handsome and healthy. The contents are in excellent condition. They are very clean, very clear, very confident, most generous - as if new throughout! fk. Fine/Good.
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Book number: 59ij
USD 80.00 [Appr.: EURO 71 | £UK 61.5 | JP¥ 8950]
Keywords: 079690538X

 
SCHOEMAN, KAREL
Die Wereld Van Die Digter: 'n Boek Oor Sutherland En Die Roggeveld Ter Ere Van N.P. Van Wyk Louw
Human & Rousseau. 1986, First Edition. (ISBN: 0798119918). Hardcover, with dust jacket. Ill.: Nienaber, Ian (photogs)bmrt. 224 pages (complete). In Afrikaans throughout. A decent copy. The dustjacket has some light wear and storage scuffing. It is secure and sure. The boards are modestly handsome. Within, a gift inscription (not from the author) is on the first-free-page. The contents are most agreeable. They are certain, clear, clean, companionable. fk. Good/Fair.
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Book number: bmrt
USD 110.00 [Appr.: EURO 97.5 | £UK 84.5 | JP¥ 12307]
Keywords: 0798119918 Nienaber, Ian (photogs)bmrt

 
SMITH, GEORGE WYNDHAM
From Frontier to Midlands : A History of the Graaf-Reinet District 1786-1910
The Author. 1976. Hardcover. 272 pages (complete). Uncorrected typed manuscript. Corrections are made by hand. A sturdy, functional cover. The covers have some corner and spine wear. Otherwise, the boards are sound, healthy and smart. Within, there are illustrations and maps secured by corner-guards at the rear. These are very tidy and smart. The pages have some mild storage wear. There is some occasional incidence of foxing. However, in general, the pages are most diligent, careful, clean, clear, certain, competent and confident. fk. Fair/No Jacket.
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Book number: bojw
USD 40.00 [Appr.: EURO 35.5 | £UK 30.75 | JP¥ 4475]

 
TAPSON, WINIFRED
Timber and Tides: The Story of Knysna and Plettenberg Bay
General Litho Ltd. Johannesburg. 1963, 2nd Edition. Hardcover, with dust jacket. 192 pages (complete). Signed by Winifred Tapson on the title page (dated: 12:2:64). A restful, contented copy. The dustjacket has a clear plastic protective cover that is very lightly worn. The dustjacket itself is worn, scuffed and torn. It is secure and sure. The boards are tanned and marked from storage and handling. They are sound. The frontispage has a previous owner inscription. It has a newspaper death notice for Winifred Tapson affixed to it. The frontis and end pages are foxed. The pages are clean, clear, genial, assured and generous. fk. Fair/Fair. Signed.
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Book number: bkvn
USD 52.00 [Appr.: EURO 46.25 | £UK 40 | JP¥ 5818]

 
TOIT, S J DU
Stanford Stories II : More Stories of Stanford
Milkwood Communications, Stanford. 2003, 2nd printing. (ISBN: 0620267577). Softcover. 144 pages (complete). A placid, homely copy of this book of stories from the small Western Cape town. The covers are bucolic. They have some light wear about the edges and seams. The front papers have some mild marks. There is evidence of happy ownership throughout. However, the contents are clean, clear, benevolent, generous, companionable, convivial. fk. Very Good/No Jacket.
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Book number: 24hz
USD 27.00 [Appr.: EURO 24 | £UK 20.75 | JP¥ 3021]
Keywords: 0620267577

 
TREDGOLD, ARDERNE
Bay between the Mountains
Human & Rousseau. 1985, First Edition. (ISBN: 0798118199). Hardcover. 216 pages (complete). Signed by Arderne Tredgold on the title page. The laminated illustrated boards are placid with some light wear to the edges and corners. Within, the contents are mild-mannered, clean, clear, comfortable, contented, certain. fk. Good/No Jacket. Signed.
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Book number: bpwf
USD 50.00 [Appr.: EURO 44.5 | £UK 38.5 | JP¥ 5594]
Keywords: 0798118199

 
VERMEULEN, H J H (ED)
Middleburg Kaap / Cape - 1852-1952 : Eeufeesgedenkboek / Centenary Book
Centenary Committee, Middleburg. 1952, First Edition. Hardcover. 260 pages (complete). In Afrikaans and English. A passive copy. The boards are unfussy, a little worn and marked from shelving and handling, a little scuffed. They are steady and sound. The contents are somewhat sedate. They are tanned about the edges from aging. They are otherwise bucolic, bourgeois, clean, clear, proud, certain, diligent. fk. Good/No Jacket.
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Book number: 68il
USD 80.00 [Appr.: EURO 71 | £UK 61.5 | JP¥ 8950]

 
WALKER, MICHAEL
Muizenberg - a Forgotten Story
The Author. 2009, First Edition. (ISBN: 0620428813). Hardcover, with dust jacket. 160 pages (complete). A most agreeable copy. The illustrated laminated boards are very smart, bright, healthy, attractive. The contents are very clean, very clear, most diligent, very congenial and nostalgic - as if new throughout. fk. Fine/No Jacket.
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Book number: ccyq
USD 62.00 [Appr.: EURO 55 | £UK 47.75 | JP¥ 6937]
Keywords: 0620428813

 
WILSON, J. E
Caledon Horticultural and Wild Flower Society, 1892-1992
The Society. 1992. (ISBN: 0620169346). Hardcover, with dust jacket. 73 pages (complete). Signed, "Caledon", (the Earl of Caledon as per right of title and possession). President's message in Afrikaans otherwise the book is in English. An agreeable copy. The dustjacket is smart with some light corner wear. It is secure and very sure. The boards are neat with some mild shelving wear to the edges and corners. Within, the early pages have some handling and storage marks. Otherwise, the contents are clean, clear, genial, convivial and certain. fk. Good/Good. Signed.
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Book number: bmov
USD 50.00 [Appr.: EURO 44.5 | £UK 38.5 | JP¥ 5594]
Keywords: 0620169346

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