Chapter 1: Africana - Memoir
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ADAMSON, JOY
Born Free : A Lioness of Two Worlds (with Extracts from George Adamson's Letters)
Collins & Harvill Press, London. 1960, 3rd impression. Hardcover, with dust jacket. 160 pages (complete). A RARE copy SIGNED by JOY ADAMSON (on the title page). Third impression (April 1960) of first edition (March 1960). This is perhaps, one of the most loved of books - the story of Elsa the lioness. Joy Adamson was murdered in 1980 and George Adamson was murdered in 1989 - but their legacy is legendary. The dustjacket has a clear plastic protective cover. The dj itself, has wear about the edges, has mild scuffing, and some handling and storage marks. It is secure and comfortable. The boards are attractive despite wear to the edges and corners. The pages are comfortable and congenial. There are very occasional handling and age marks. By far and in general, the pages are companionable and eager to be read. fk. Good/Good. Signed.
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Book number: btvf
USD 170.00 [Appr.: EURO 150.5 | £UK 130.5 | JP¥ 19020]

 
AHRENS, F W
From Bench to Bench : Reflections, Reminiscences and Records
Shuter & Shooter (Pty). Ltd. Pietermaritzburg. 1948, 2nd Edition. Hardcover. 198 pages (complete). Inscribed to "The Right Honourable Mr Justice E F Watermeyer" who was Chief Justice of South Africa from 1943-1950, signed by Ahrens with his compliments (dated: Johannesburg, 29.1.51). Ahrens also signed the frontis portrait of him. A placid copy. The boards have storage sunning about the edges, some wear and scuffing. They are secure and steady. The contents are benign. There are very occasional storage marks, otherwise the pages are mild-mannered, clean, clear, congenial, genial. fk. Very Good/No Jacket. Signed.
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Book number: 38hp
USD 35.00 [Appr.: EURO 31 | £UK 27 | JP¥ 3916]

 
AMORIM, FERNANDO MANUEL FONSECA
Segredos, Mem??Rias E Algumas Est??Rias
Imprensa Universitada, Maputo. 2003, Limited. Softcover. 115 pages (complete). Inscribed by Fonseca on the title page (dated: Maputo, 22 Novembro 2003). In Portuguese throughout. One of a limited run of 100 copies. The covers are placid with some light user wear about the edges and corners. The contents are neat, tidy, clean, clear, mild-mannered. fk. Good/No Jacket. Signed.
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Book number: bord
USD 20.00 [Appr.: EURO 17.75 | £UK 15.5 | JP¥ 2238]

 
BAKKES, CHRISTAAN
In Bushveld and Desert: Ma Game Ranger's Life
Human & Rousseau. 2008, First Edition. Softcover. The wraps are slightly shelf rubbed. There is a previous owner's address sticker within the front wrap. It is internally clean and tightly bound. The pages are slightly tanned due to quality of paper. Complete with 295 pages. [B.N.]. Very Good.
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Book number: opbd
USD 4.00 [Appr.: EURO 3.75 | £UK 3.25 | JP¥ 448]

 
BALDWIN, WILLIAM CHARLES
African Hunting and Adventure from Natal to the Zambesi Including Lake Ngami, the Kalahari Desert, &C. From 1852 to 1860
Richard Bentley, London. 1863, Second Edition. Hardcover. 451 pages (complete). A most clubbable copy. Fully bound in burgundy morocco. Marbled end papers, marbled paper trims. The front face has the emblem of 'The Temple School' stamped in gilt. The boards have gilt borders. The spine has five ridges. The boards are worn about all edges from shelving. They are scuffed, rubbed, a little marked. The spine is sunned and worn. It is secure and fit. The boards are steady and sound. The front pastedown has an ex-libris plate showing previous ownership by Alpheus Fuller Williams, who for nearly fifty years worked with De Beers Diamond Company as a principal manager, in Kimberley. The plate illustrations is a drawing of the front of his house, Vergenoeg, in Muizenberg. The first free page has a previous owner signature, and a prize giving inscription (dated 1866). All illustration plates are present. Some are tinted. The contents are gently aging. They have rashes of mottling and foxing here and there. They are otherwise very certain, very confident, clean, clear, at times bold, at times evocative, gratifying and generous. fk. Very Good/No Jacket.
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Book number: cfgl
USD 198.00 [Appr.: EURO 175.25 | £UK 152 | JP¥ 22152]

 
BARNARD, CHRISTIAAN ; BREWER, CHRIS (ED)
The Second Life: Memoirs
Vlaeberg, Cape Town. 1993, First Edition. (ISBN: 0947461388). Softcover, with dust jacket. 407 pages (complete). Signed by both Christiaan Barnard and Chris Brewer. A smart, bold copy. The covers are neat with some very, very light user wear about the edges. Within, the contents are in excellent, pleasing condition. The pages are very clean, clear, certain, generous and engaging. fk. Very Good/No Jacket. Signed.
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Book number: btia
USD 120.00 [Appr.: EURO 106.25 | £UK 92 | JP¥ 13426]
Keywords: 0947461388

 
BEARD, S J
Life Can Be Fun
Central News Agency Limited, South Africa. 1948, First Edition. Hardcover. 163 pages (complete). A benign copy. The boards are calm, a little worn, lightly marked and scuffed from storage. The early pages have grease stains to the edge - the text and general aspect of the book is unaffected. The binding along the front pages is a little loose but secure and sure. The pages are genial, affable, clear, mellow. fk. Fair/No Jacket.
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Book number: bszv
USD 65.00 [Appr.: EURO 57.75 | £UK 50 | JP¥ 7272]

 
BEYERS, C P DE LEEUW
Kruger Park Adventures
Living World Films, Sandton. Softcover. 56 pages (complete). The book has a clear plastic protective cover (scruffy). The contents are clean, clear, generous and pleasing. fk. Good/No Jacket.
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Book number: brls
USD 5.00 [Appr.: EURO 4.5 | £UK 4 | JP¥ 559]

 
BOSHOFF, ANNATJIE
Sekretaresse Vir Die Verwoerds: Dankbare Herinneringe
Human & Rousseau. 1974, First Edition. (ISBN: 0798104732). Hardcover, with dust jacket. 260 pages (complete). In Afrikaans throughout. A placid copy. The dustjacket has a clear plastic protective cover (neat). The dj has some mild wear. Within, the frontis and end papers have storage marks and previous owner annotations. The contents are clean, clear, benign. fk. Good/Fair.
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Book number: bops
USD 14.00 [Appr.: EURO 12.5 | £UK 10.75 | JP¥ 1566]
Keywords: 0798104732

 
BRESLER, THE HON C P
Tilt the Sack - Being Random Recollections and Some Excursions
J P van der Walt and Son (Pty) Ltd. Pretoria. 1965, First Edition. Hardcover, with dust jacket. 207 pages (complete). Signed by Bresler on the title page (dated: 19.12.65). The dustjacket is much worn, torn, scuffed and marked. It is comfortable. The boards are neat. Within, the early and later pages are foxed. In general the pages are amiable, clean, clear, confident, certain. fk. Good/Poor. Signed.
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Book number: bkid
USD 80.00 [Appr.: EURO 71 | £UK 61.5 | JP¥ 8950]

 
BRINK, ANDR? P
Parys-Parys: Retoer
Human & Rousseau, Kaapstad, Pretoria. 1969, First Edition. Hardcover. 163 pages (complete). In Afrikaans throughout. A benign copy. The boards have some scuffing, wear. They are steady and sure. The contents are mild-mannered. There are neat pencilled annotations throughout. There are freckles of foxing fore and aft. Nevertheless, the pages are healthy, clean, clear, contented, congenial. fk. Good/No Jacket.
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Book number: 89in
USD 50.00 [Appr.: EURO 44.5 | £UK 38.5 | JP¥ 5594]

 
BRINK, ANDRE P
Pot-Pourri : Sketse Uit Parys
Human & Rousseau, Kaapstad. 1962, 1st Edition. Hardcover, with dust jacket. 144 pages (complete). Ex-library (King Edward VII School Library, Johannesburg) copy with consequent debris, residue, stamps, labels, annotations, marks, wear, usage. In Afrikaans throughout. Between 1959 and 1961 Brink studied in Paris. It changed his life forever. This palimpsest is one of the results of that sojourn. A calm if somewhat knocked about book. The dustjacket is much worn and torn, scuffed and marked. It is intact and comfortable. The boards have tape residue marks, the corners are knocked. Otherwise the covers are benign and secure. Within, there is evidence of much usage throughout. The pages are placid, sure, clear, mildly worn, certain and welcoming. fk. Poor/Poor.
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Book number: olrf
USD 11.00 [Appr.: EURO 9.75 | £UK 8.5 | JP¥ 1231]
Keywords: JPG~

 
BRINK, ANDRE P.
'n Vurk in Die Pad - 'n Memoir
Human & Rousseau. 2009, 1st Edition. (ISBN: 0798149965). Hardcover, with dust jacket. 480 pages (complete). In Afrikaans throughout. In excellent condition. The dustjacket has minimal stacking marks. Inside, the contents are as new: crisp, clean, very confident. fk. Fine/Near Fine.
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Book number: odgy
USD 34.00 [Appr.: EURO 30.25 | £UK 26.25 | JP¥ 3804]
Keywords: JPG~ 0798149965

 
BUTLER, GUY
Karoo Morning: Autobiography: 1918-35
David Philip Publisher, Cape Town. 1977, First Edition. (ISBN: 0949968765). Hardcover, with dust jacket. 267 pages (complete). Signed by Guy Butler on the title page. The first free page has a gift inscription (not from the author). A companionable copy. The amiable dustjacket has wear, creasing, scuffing. It is comfortable and secure. The boards are tidy. The edges have shelving wear. The contents are benign, even benevolent. The early pages have handling and storage marks. Otherwise, the contents are genial, clean, clear, contented, congenial, generous. fk. Very Good/Fair. Signed.
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Book number: 24ic
USD 50.00 [Appr.: EURO 44.5 | £UK 38.5 | JP¥ 5594]
Keywords: 0949968765

 
BYL, PIET VAN DER
Top Hat to Velskoen
Howard Timmins, Cape Town. 1973, 1st Edition. Hardcover, with dust jacket. 244 pages (complete). Second volume of van der Byl's memoirs. The dustjacket has some wear and tear, some scuffing and marks. It is otherwise sure and secure. The boards are tidy. Within, the contents are near immaculate. They are tight, fresh, clean, clear, confident and content. fk. Fair/Poor.
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Book number: azrp
USD 11.00 [Appr.: EURO 9.75 | £UK 8.5 | JP¥ 1231]
Keywords: JPG~

 
KRUGER, PAUL (AS TOLD BY HIMSELF TO.); BREDELL, H C AND GROBLER, PIET
The Memoirs of Paul Kruger (Two Volumes Published in One)
Scripta Africana, Johannesburg. 1986, Limited. (ISBN: 0947025073). Hardcover. 319 pages (complete). Hand-numbered 531 of a limited edition of 1000 exclusive copies. Signed by the director of Scripta Africana on the certification page. A very smart and satisfactory copy. The book is housed in a red board slip case. This has some storage sunning and some light wear. It is steady and sturdy. The book's red leather boards are most smart and enticing. A yellow woven bookmarker is attached. The contents are exceptionally handsome and pleasing. They are very clean and clear, fresh and bright, confident and most generous - as if new throughout. fk. As New/No Jacket.
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Book number: bzqf
USD 150.00 [Appr.: EURO 133 | £UK 115 | JP¥ 16782]
Keywords: 0947025073

 
CALLENDER, MICHAEL
Leopard on a Razor Wire
Ecademy Press, St Albans, Herts. 2011, First Edition. (ISBN: 0620527145). Hardcover. 381 pages (complete). A most pleasing copy. The illustrated laminated boards are bright, vivid, healthy. They have very light corner wear. They are otherwise smart. The contents are most agreeable. They are bright, fresh, clean, clear, very certain, most contented - as if new throughout! fk. Near Fine/No Jacket.
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Book number: cdzq
USD 40.00 [Appr.: EURO 35.5 | £UK 30.75 | JP¥ 4475]
Keywords: 0620527145

 
CILLIERS, PROF A C
Lewensavontuur - 3 Vols
Tafelberg-Uitgewers, Kaapstad. 1971, First Edition. Hardcover, with dust jacket. 3 Volumes (complete). Each in Afrikaans throughout. Vol 1: "Kinderjare Op 'n Bolandse Plaas". The dustjacket is neat, healthy, a little scuffed and marked. The boards have shelving wear to the edges. They are otherwise sturdy and sound. The contents are clean, clear, comfortable, companionable. Vol II: "Seunsjare op Olyfboom" (ISBN: 0624002675), 1972. Condition as for volume I. Volume III: "Studiejare in Suid-Afrika en Duitsland" (ISBN: 0624004767), 1973. The dustjacket has wear, tear, scuffing. It is secure. Otherwise, the book's condition is as with the other two volumes. fk. Very Good/Fair.
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Book number: 17ht
USD 85.00 [Appr.: EURO 75.25 | £UK 65.25 | JP¥ 9510]

 
CILLIERS, PROF A C
Lewensavontuur III : Studiejare in Suid-Afrika En Duitsland
Tafelberg-Uitgewers Beperk. 1973, First Edition. (ISBN: 0624004767). Hardcover, with dust jacket. 228 pages (complete). In Afrikaans throughout. Inscribed by Cilliers' son, Andries: "Aan David Immelman van Oom Andries Cilliers, Seenwense, Kersfees 1997". In general happy condition. The dustjacket is pleasant, secure. It has some wear about the edges and some light scuffing. The boards are handsome and modest. Within, the contents are very clear, clean, confident, amiable and companionable. fk. Very Good/Fair. Signed.
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Book number: bmed
USD 65.00 [Appr.: EURO 57.75 | £UK 50 | JP¥ 7272]
Keywords: 0624004767

 
CLOETE, STUART
A Victorian Son : An Autobiography 1897-1922
Collins. 1972, First Edition. (ISBN: 0002110415). Hardcover, with dust jacket. 319 pages (complete). Signed by Cloete on the title page. A pleasing copy. The dustjacket has some mild wear and scuffing. It is comfortable and secure. The boards are very smart and handsome. The pages are healthy, very clean, very clear - almost as new throughout. Confidence rules! fk. Near Fine/Good. Signed.
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Book number: blli
USD 50.00 [Appr.: EURO 44.5 | £UK 38.5 | JP¥ 5594]
Keywords: 0002110415

 
COETZEE, PEET
Special Forces "Jam Stealer"
African Publisher. 2008, First Edition. (ISBN: 0981402097). Paperback. 430 pages (complete). Signed by Coetzee on the title page (dated: 19/11/08). A gratifyingly smart copy. The covers are tidy and neat. The contents are in excellent condition. The pages are very clean, very clear, very certain - as if new throughout. fk. Near Fine/No Jacket. Signed.
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Book number: bsar
USD 110.00 [Appr.: EURO 97.5 | £UK 84.5 | JP¥ 12307]
Keywords: 0981402097

 
COETZER, W. H
W H Coetzer 80: The Autobiography of Wh Coetzer
Cum Boeke, Roodepoort. 1980, Limited. (ISBN: 0908382049). Hardcover, with dust jacket. 79 pages (complete). Hand-numbered 212 of a limited edition of 1000 copies. A pleasurable copy. The dustjacket has some wear about edges and the spine head and foot. There is some sunning, especially to the spine. The boards are steady and sound and hale. The contents are fresh, clean, clear, generous, genial. fk. Near Fine/Good.
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Book number: byvp
USD 60.00 [Appr.: EURO 53.25 | £UK 46 | JP¥ 6713]
Keywords: 0908382049

 
COHEN, FRED ; STREET, ZELDA ; REED, RUTH ; FARMER, ANTHONY
Fred Cohen : The Man Who Tamed a Mountain - His Memoir
Private. Hardcover, with dust jacket. 97 pages (complete). A most pleasing copy of this book of memories of and by Fred Cohen, who amongst other achievements started the Johannesburg suburb of Northcliff. The dustjacket is mild-mannered, healthy, secure. The boards are handsome. The contents are exceptionally smart. They are tight, clean, clear, confident, generous, amiable - as if new throughout! fk. Fine/Very Good.
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Book number: 44if
USD 50.00 [Appr.: EURO 44.5 | £UK 38.5 | JP¥ 5594]

 
CORDER, H L
The Truth and Nothing But -
Juta and Co. Ltd. Cape Town, Johannesburg. 1946, 2nd impression. Hardcover. 222 pages (complete). A contented copy. The boards have been scuffed, worn, marked. They are resolutely sound and steady. The paper trims are foxed. Within, there is a previous owner notation on the frontispage. The early and later pages are flecked with foxing. Nonetheless, the contents are clean, clear, congenial, certain, affable. fk. Good/No Jacket.
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Book number: ccoi
USD 80.00 [Appr.: EURO 71 | £UK 61.5 | JP¥ 8950]

 
COULTER, JEAN
They Lived in Africa
The Author. 1988, Limited. Softcover. 156 pages (complete). Numbered 19 of a limited first edition of 500 copies. The inside front cover has a newspaper article about Jean Coulter and this book of her memories of the Transkei, affixed to it. The frontispage has been inscribed and signed twice (once as 'Jean' and as 'Jean Coulter) by Jean Coulter. A casually owned, mildly aging copy. The covers have wear, scuffing, marks from handling and storage. They are secure and sure. The paper trims have foxing. The fore and later pages have some age-related tanning and foxing. There is also evidence of contented use throughout. The pages, though, are, in general, clean, clear, benevolent, kindly, assured, convivial. fk. Good/No Jacket. Signed.
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Book number: 15hn
USD 52.00 [Appr.: EURO 46.25 | £UK 40 | JP¥ 5818]

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