Chapter 1: Africana - Travel
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The Cradle of Humankind World Heritage Site: Magliesberg Map
Cradle of Humankind World Heritage Site, Johannesburg. 2009, First Edition. Softcover. Map. An assured copy. The covers have some scuffing, some light handling marks. The contents are clean, clear, bright, fresh, sound. fk. Good/No Jacket.
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Book number: 66iu
USD 10.00 [Appr.: EURO 9 | £UK 8 | JP• 1101]

 
Kwazulu-Natal - South Africa : A Majestic Experience
Tourism Kwazulu-Natal, Durban. Softcover. 23 pages (complete). Tourism brochure from the late 1990s. A placid copy. The covers have scuffing and some light wear. The contents are agreeable, decent, clean, clear. fk. Good.
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Book number: cgts
USD 7.00 [Appr.: EURO 6.5 | £UK 5.5 | JP• 771]

 
Maloti Drakensberg Route 2010/11 - Eastern Cape, Lesotho, Eastern Free State, Ukhahlamba Drakensberg
www.malotidrakensbergroute.com. 2010. Softcover. 37 pages (complete). Travel booklet / brochure. The covers have some wear about the edges from handling, some scuffing and light creasing. They are tight and sure. The contents are clean, clear, certain, tight. fk. Good/No Jacket.
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Book number: chbr
USD 10.00 [Appr.: EURO 9 | £UK 8 | JP• 1101]

 
Pilgrim's Rest - You Are Never Too Late for the Gold Rush - Make Haste to the Valley of Gold
Pilgrim's Rest Museum. Softcover. 11 pages (complete). A smart copy of this modern guide to the historic South African Gold Rush Town, Pilgrim's Rest. The covers are neat. They have light wear and marks. The contents are placid, pleasing, clean, clear. fk. Very Good/No Jacket.
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Book number: 63il
USD 10.00 [Appr.: EURO 9 | £UK 8 | JP• 1101]

 
ALLEN, DENNY
Pilgrim's Rest
The Author. 2004. (ISBN: 0620317922). Softcover. 16 pages (complete). A decent copy of this short booklet guide to Pilgrim's Rest in South Africa. The covers are healthy and sure. There is very light wear about the edges and seams. The contents are very pleasing. They are bright, clean, clear, convivial, certain. fk. Very Good/No Jacket.
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Book number: chfr
USD 10.00 [Appr.: EURO 9 | £UK 8 | JP• 1101]
Keywords: 0620317922

 
ANDERSSON, CHARLES JOHN
Notes of Travels in South Africa (Africana Collectanea Vol XXXI)
C Struik, Cape Town. 1969, Limited. Hardcover, with dust jacket. 344 pages (complete). Numbered 666 of a limited edition of 750 copies. Facsimile reprint of original edition from Hurst and Blackett, Publishers, London, 1875. A sturdy, sound copy. The dustjacket has scuffing, handling and shelving marks, wear about all edges and seams. It is comfortable and secure. The green boards are clubbable, handsome. The papertrim at the foot have a felt-tip marker mark. The contents are pleasing. They are tight, assured, clean, clear, confident, very certain, agreeable. fk. Very Good/Fair.
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Book number: 72ie
USD 68.00 [Appr.: EURO 61 | £UK 53.5 | JP• 7490]

 
BAINES, THOMAS ; LAUNAY, BELIN-DE (TRAUIDTS ET ABRÉGÉS PAR)
Voyage Dans le Sud-Ouest de L'Afrique Ou Récits Déxplorations Faites En 1861 Et 1862 Depuis la Baie Valfich Jusqu'Aux Chutes Victoria
Librairie de L Hachette & Cie. Paris. 1868, First Edition. Hardcover. 298 pages (complete). In French throughout. The front pastedown has a rustic, serene ex-libris plate indicating previous ownership of this copy by the esteemed Africana experts and collectors, Edna and Frank Bradlow. Fully bound in tan leather. The spine has four ridges, gilt titling and ridge-edging. A most agreeable, avuncular copy. The boards have some very mild shelving wear about the edges. The faces are elegant, handsome. They have mild scuffing, marks from age and shelving. They are healthy, steady, sound. The contents are most gratifying. All plates and map present. The pages have marks appropriate to sanguine aging. They are however, mild-mannered, benevolent, clean, clear, tight, hale and sure, assured and amenable. A comfortable, contented copy. fk. Very Good/No Jacket.
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Book number: cfrt
USD 150.00 [Appr.: EURO 134.5 | £UK 118 | JP• 16522]

 
BARROW, JOHN ; SEMPLE, ROBERT ; BERGK, I A (TRANSL)
John Barrow's, Esqs. Ebemahligen Sekretã¤Rs Des Grafen Macartney, Uber-Rechnungsrathes Auf Dem Vorgebirge Der Guten Hoffnung Und Sekretã¤Rs Des General-Lieutenants, Franz Dundas, Wã¤Hrend Dessen Dasiger Regierung, Neue Reise in Das Innere Von Sã¼Dafrika - Nebst Robert Semple's Beschreibung Der Capstadt Un Schilderung Seiner Einwohner.
Anton Doll (In Kommission den.), Wien. 1805, First Edition. Hardcover. 429 pages plus 3 pages advertising plus folded map (complete). In German throughout. Teutonic font. A book to bring shivers of delight to any lover of old books. Cotton rag paper. Three title pages. The title quoted is of the third. The first is as: "Bibliothek der neuesten und interessantesten Reisebeschreibungen./line/ Zwen und zwanzigster Band, enth√§lt: John Reise in das Innere von S√ľdafrika"/ line/ Wien, 1805. In commission ben Anton Doll." Second is as: "Archiv der neuesten und interssantesten Reisebeschreibungen./ line/ Zebnter Band, enth√§lt: John Barrow's neue Reise in das Innere von S√ľdafrika./ line/ Wien, 1805. In commission ben Anton Doll." This page has a stamped emblem: Habsburg Imperial Crest with leitmotif: Litomericensis sig Gymnasii Regii" showing possible ownership by this Czech academy. The front pastedown has a serene ex-libris plate showing previous ownership by Edna and Frank Bradlow, the esteemed Africana collectors and specialists. Included: correspondence regarding this copy, between the Africana Library in Johannesburg and Frank Bradlow in Cape Town. A much owned but comfortable and contented copy. The boards are plain, resolute. They are much worn, scuffed and marked all about. The spine too, has wear. Both the boards and spine are stead and sure. The paper is healthy. Untrimmed. The two illustrations are on blue paper. The pages are clean, clear, elderly, benevolent, worthy, more than competent, eager even, thrilling. A bibliophile's book indeed!! fk. Good/No Jacket.
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Book number: cfru
USD 500.00 [Appr.: EURO 448.5 | £UK 392.75 | JP• 55073]

 
BARTH, HENRY ; BETTANY, G T (ED)
Travels and Discoveries in North and Central Africa - Including Accounts of Timbuktu, Sokoto, and the Basins of the Niger and Benuwe, West and Central Soudan (the Minerva Library of Famous Books)
Ward, Lock & Co. Limited. 1890, 1st Edition. Hardcover, with dust jacket. 548 pages (complete). An ex-libris plate affixed to the inside front cover indicates this volume to have come from the library of HARRY STRATFORD CALDECOTT. Caldecott was a painter whose work is now amongst the most sought after by collectors world-wide. A tight, healthy book. The cover has wear and scuffing and markings. The papertrims are lightly foxed. Inside, the contents are august and pleased, diligent and amiable, enjoyed and enjoyable. A handsome, comfortable book from one of Africa's greatest explorers. fk. Good/No Jacket.
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Book number: 45gk
USD 21.00 [Appr.: EURO 19 | £UK 16.5 | JP• 2313]
Keywords: JPG~

 
BIRKBY, CAREL
Limpopo Journey
Frederick Muller Ltd. London. 1939, First Edition. Hardcover. 274 pages (complete). A scruffy but comfortable copy. Most warmly inscribed on the reverse-frontispage by Birkby (dated: Christmas Day 1939). The boards are much worn, marked and stained from storage. They are resolute and sure. Within, the contents too have wear and evidence of contented use. The pages are yet relaxed, clear, certain, amiable and congenial. fk. Fair/No Jacket. Signed.
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Book number: bogl
USD 47.00 [Appr.: EURO 42.25 | £UK 37 | JP• 5177]

 
BOKWE, JOHN KNOX
Two Weeks' Trip to Capetown : Or, a Native's Impression of the Cape Industrial Exhibition
Lovedale, South Africa. 1884. Softcover. Complete. Photocopied sheets, stapled at top left corner. The sheets are worn and dutiful. They are competent, clean and clear. fk. Good/No Jacket.
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Book number: 83ht
USD 28.00 [Appr.: EURO 25.25 | £UK 22 | JP• 3084]

 
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 10 | £UK 8.75 | JP• 1212]
Keywords: JPG~

 
GORDON BROWN, G
The South and East African Year Book and Guide for 1937 with Atlas - 43rd Issue
Sampson Low, Marston & Co. Ltd. London / Union-Castle Mail Steamship Company, Limited, London. 1937. Hardcover. 1129 pages plus 64 pages of coloured maps plus advertising (complete). A benign, chummy copy. The exotic boards have wear, marks from storage all about. They are steady and sure. The contents are genially aged. The frontispage has an open tear. Otherwise, the contents are clean, clear, dutiful, gentle, companionable, quite fascinating for the lifestyle it guided. fk. Good/No Jacket.
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Book number: 9ip
USD 19.00 [Appr.: EURO 17.25 | £UK 15 | JP• 2093]

 
GORDON-BROWN, A (ED)
The Year Book and Guide to East Africa : Kenya, Uganda, Tanganyika, Zanzibar, Portuguese East Africa, Mauritius, Seychelles, Etc. - with Atlas, Folding Map and Town Plans - 1964
Howard Timmins, Cape Town for the Union-Castle Mail Steamship Company Limited, London. 1964. Hardcover, with dust jacket. Complete (with maps and advertising). Two folded maps (one of the Union-Castle routes to Africa and another of East Africa) in a pocket affixed to the front pastedown. These do have mild user wear but are otherwise decent and fresh. The dustjacket is much worn, torn, scuffed and marked all about. It is sure and secure. The red boards have storage wear about the edges. They are otherwise benign and placid. Within, the pages, although there is evidence of usage throughout, are contented, clean, clear, comfortable, amenable and attentive. fk. Good/Poor.
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Book number: bubg
USD 8.00 [Appr.: EURO 7.25 | £UK 6.5 | JP• 881]

 
BRYCE, JAMES
Impressions of South Africa
Macmillan and Co. Limited, London. 1897, reprint. Hardcover. 600 pages plus maps plus index (complete). Half-leather. The front board has the badge of the Civil Service Club, Cape Town. The boards are benign. The spine has been repaired with a leather strip. The leathered corners and spine have much wear. They are sure. The boards are scuffed, marked, worn. They are stead, sure. The contents have some user wear throughout. They are placid, clean, clear, convivial, comfortable, competent. fk. Good/No Jacket.
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Book number: cipe
USD 8.00 [Appr.: EURO 7.25 | £UK 6.5 | JP• 881]

 
BULPIN, T V
Islands in a Forgotten Sea
Howard Timmins. 1958, First Edition. Hardcover, with dust jacket. 435 pages (complete). A contented copy. The dustjacket has wear, creasing and scuffing. It is relaxed and sure. The boards are placid. They have shelving marks and wear to the edges. The trims have shelving marks. There is a previous owner signature on the first free page. The contents are mild-mannered, tight, clean, clear, convivial. fk. Very Good/Fair.
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Book number: bzxa
USD 40.00 [Appr.: EURO 36 | £UK 31.5 | JP• 4406]

 
BULPIN, T V
Islands in a Forgotten Sea
Howard Timmins. 1958, First Edition. Hardcover, with dust jacket. 435 pages (complete). A contented copy. The dustjacket has wear, creasing and scuffing. It is relaxed and sure. The boards are placid. They have shelving marks and wear to the edges. The trims have shelving marks. The contents are mild-mannered, tight, clean, clear, convivial. fk. Very Good/Fair.
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Book number: bzwy
USD 40.00 [Appr.: EURO 36 | £UK 31.5 | JP• 4406]

 
CAMPBELL, JOHN
Travels in South Africa. Undertaken at the Request of the Missionary Society
Flagg and Gould, Andover, USA. 1816, First Edition. Hardcover. 398 pages (complete). An historically thrilling copy. Published by one of the very first publishing houses in the United States, Abraham Gould and Timothy Flagg set up their press for the Andover Theological Seminary (now the oldest theological school in the US). The date this book was published and sold at the school, a graduate of the seminary was Hiram Bingham who was one of the first missionaries to Hawaii, and alphabetised the Hawaiian language. The opp first free page has an ex-libris plate for JOHN LOWELL JR. Lowell has SIGNED the first free page. Lowell, was one of the Boston Brahmin families (those families who were the first to settle in Boston). His grandfather was one of these original settlers. Lowell, himself, became very successful. He started and left as a bequest, the Lowell Institute in Boston, whose activities are now spread to the Harvard University Extension School. The plate is also signed: F C Lowell (but it is unsure whether this be the industrialist or the judge!). A most resolute, sturdy copy. The rather functional boards are much worn, stained, aged all about. The spine is also very worn. It has been been reinforced with a leather strip. The boards are stoically sound and steady. The contents are placid. They are aged but benevolent. The early pages, in particular, are stained at the bottom spine corners from storage. Some pages are uncut. Despite their venerability, the pages are assured, a little tanned, clear, clean, confident, generous, comfortable, foxed here and there, genial and congenial. fk. Fair/No Jacket.
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Book number: 82hx
USD 70.00 [Appr.: EURO 63 | £UK 55 | JP• 7710]

 
CHRISTY, CUTHBERT
Big Game and Pygmies - Experiences of a Naturalist in Central African Forests in Quest of the Okapi
Macmillan and Co. Limited, London. 1924, First Edition. Hardcover, with dust jacket. 325 pages (some plates and map missing). A much owned copy. The boards are worn, scuffed, marked all about. They are resolute and sturdy. Rebound? The frontispage has been reaffixed. The front pages are much worn and foxed. They are certain of purpose. The plates at pp 6, 16, 94 are missing. The pages, despite gentle aging and foxing, are clear, certain, comfortable, companionable. fk. Poor/No Jacket.
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Book number: bksp
USD 40.00 [Appr.: EURO 36 | £UK 31.5 | JP• 4406]

 
DAVEY, GARETH BOK
Stop Throwing Stones - Attacking Africa : A Man and His Motorbike
The Author, Australia. 2011, First Edition. (ISBN: 0646552120). Hardcover, with dust jacket. 256 pages (complete). A most agreeable book. The dustjacket is bright and evocative. There is wear about the edges and some light scuffing and storage marks. The dj is secure and comfortable. The matte covers are tidy and smooth. The corners have some very light wear. Within, the contents are near immaculate. The pages are very bright, very energetic, youthful, clean, clear, fresh - as if almost new throughout. fk. Near Fine/Fair.
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Book number: btcs
USD 60.00 [Appr.: EURO 54 | £UK 47.25 | JP• 6609]
Keywords: 0646552120

 
SMUTS, DENE AND ALBERTS, PAUL (COMPILERS)
The Forgotten Highway Through Ceres and the Bokkeveld
Gallery Press (Edms) Bpk. 1988, Limited. (ISBN: 0620124415). Hardcover. 245 pages (complete). Hand-numbered 134 of a special limited edition of 160 copies. Signed by both Dene Smuts and Paul Alberts on the certification label that is affixed on the opp-title page. In Afrikaans throughout. Presented to Rev. Allan Hendrickse - the controversial South African anti-apartheid politician - by the management of Ceres Fruit Growers Co-Op Ltd. The book has at some stage been subjected to damp storage. This has stained and warped some pages. The boards are covered in cloth. The spine is leathered. The leather of the spine has some light wear. Otherwise, the spine is smart. The boards have some storage marks but are otherwise placid and calm. The inside front cover, the front-pages have damp marks. The pages have wrinkling to the top corners. The gilded page trims gleam. Despite the damp wrinkling, the pages are by far clean, clear, confident, genial, congenial and contented. fk. Fair/No Jacket. Signed.
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Book number: bphb
USD 80.00 [Appr.: EURO 71.75 | £UK 63 | JP• 8812]
Keywords: 0620124415

 
DOWDS, ASHLEY
Red Car Diaries : Behind the Scenes on Sa's Favourite Travel Show
Struik Publishers. 2006, First Edition. (ISBN: 1770071784). Softcover. 192 pages (complete). Softcover with flaps. The illustrated matte covers are serene and healthy. They have very light wear about the edges. The contents are pleasing. They are clean, clear, companionable, contented, certain - as if new! fk. Near Fine/No Jacket.
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Book number: 82hw
USD 40.00 [Appr.: EURO 36 | £UK 31.5 | JP• 4406]
Keywords: 1770071784

 
BULPIN, T V ; PLESSIS, INGE DU AND STOCH, FELICIA (EDS) ; BULPIN, JOHN (CREATIVE ASSISTANT)
Discovering South Africa
Discovering Southern Africa Productions cc, Muizenberg. 1992, 5th or later Edition. (ISBN: 0958313016). Hardcover, with dust jacket. Signed by Author(s)1083 pages (complete). Signed by T V Bulpin on the title page. In fair condition only due to the condition of the illustrated board cover. This has been considerably worn from storage. The covers are firm, healthy and sure. Inside, the contents are bright, clean and confident. The pages are very tight, eager, fresh, clear and reassuring. fk. Fair/No Jacket. signed.
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Book number: atsz
USD 40.00 [Appr.: EURO 36 | £UK 31.5 | JP• 4406]
Keywords: JPG~ 0958313016

 
BURCHELL ESQ., WILLIAM J ; GORDON-BROWN, A (INTRO)
Travels in the Interior of Southern Africa - 2 Volumes - Facsimile Reprint
C Struik (Pty) Ltd. Cape Town. 1967, Reprint. Hardcover. Two volumes (complete). Numbered 479 of a limited edition of 1000 copies. Facsimile reprint of original 1824 edition. A clubbable set. The boards are placid. Vol 1: the pages trims have foxing. The pages and illustration plates are most agreeable and charming. The plates are amiable and convivial and gentle. The pages are bold, generous, clean, clear. Vol 2: A comfortable, comforting book. The trims are foxed. The pages are companionable, generous. The illustrations are bright, clear and most attractive. Quite lovely. fk. Very Good/No Jacket.
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Book number: caaz
USD 230.00 [Appr.: EURO 206.25 | £UK 180.75 | JP• 25334]

 
BODDY-EVANS, MARION ; EXELBY, NARINA ; KUSCHKE, JAZZ ; DALY, ROBYN ; BRISTOW, DAVID
Getaway's 1001 Places to See Before You Die - Places to Go, Things to Do in Southern Africa
Struik Publishers. 2006, 2nd Edition. (ISBN: 1770071466). Softcover. 391 pages (complete). A decent copy. Softcover with flaps. The covers have user wear, creasing, marks. They are sure and secure. The contents have evidence of contented use. The paper trims have storage marks. The contents are bright, fresh, clean, clear, generous, eager, energetic, wonderfully stimulating. Please note that due to the weight of the book, should the book need be posted outside of South Africa, extra postal charges may be required. fk. Good/No Jacket.
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Book number: 51id
USD 40.00 [Appr.: EURO 36 | £UK 31.5 | JP• 4406]
Keywords: 1770071466

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