Chapter 1: Africana Cape History
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PURCELL, FRANK AND MARGARET
Van Riebeeck's Diary in Pictures
Central News Agency Ltd. South Africa. 1951, First Edition. Softcover, with dust jacket. Complete. Inscribed to Miss E Stocker, and signed, by Frank Purcell on the inside front cover. Collection of the Purcells' comic strips about van Riebeeck that initially appeared in the 'Cape Argus' amongst other Argus titles. The covers are placid. They have some wear, scuffing, handling marks. They are secure and comfortable. The contents are most agreeable. Stamp for "Jeffreys Bequest / Erflating" (Miss K M Jeffreys left a vast number of press cuttings and newspapers to the Cape Archives - whose stamp also makes an appearance here and there in the booklet). The pages are relaxed, serene, clean, clear, convivial. fk. Very Good/No Jacket. Signed.
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Book number: 28ij
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FRANSEN, HANS
Architectural Beauty of the Old Cape As Seen by Arthur Elliott : Photographs of Houses and Farmsteads Now Largely Demolished or Ruined Taken at the Beginning of the Twentieth Century
A.A. Balkema, Cape Town. 1969, First Edition. Hardcover, with dust jacket. 343 pages (complete). A thrillingly fascinating, gratifyingly fresh copy. The dustjacket has much wear, scuffing and marks. It is comfortable and secure. The ash coloured tweedy-cloth covers are elegant, handsome. The contents are most pleasing. Aside from mild storage-related tanning fore and aft, the contents are bright, very healthy. They are clean, clear, very certain, very confident, most generous, most pleasurable. 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. Near Fine/Fair.
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Book number: 44hq
USD 63.00 [Appr.: EURO 58.5 | £UK 51.5 | JP¥ 6836]

 
FRASER, MARYNA
The Story of Two Cape Farms
Private. 1980, Limited. Hardcover, with dust jacket. 58 pages (complete). A very smart copy. This copy is one of a limited number printed for private distribution (there was another edition, also limited but numbered, published the next year). Histories of the farms "Rustenberg-Schoongezicht and Glenbawn" and "Vergelegen". The boards have a clear plastic protective cover. The boards are most pleasing. They are stately, sound, steady. The contents are in excellent condition. They are firm, bright, clean, clear, confident, devoted, diligent. fk. Near Fine/No Jacket.
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Book number: 68ij
USD 30.00 [Appr.: EURO 28 | £UK 24.5 | JP¥ 3255]

 
ATHIROS, GABRIEL AND LOUISE (EDS)
The Best of the Cape Odyssey : A Journey Into the Colourful and Fascinating History of the Cape - Volume 1
Historical Media cc, Tokai. 2007, First Edition. (ISBN: 062038347X). Hardcover, with dust jacket. 166 pages (complete). Signed by Gabriel Athiros on the title page. A very smart copy. The illustrated laminated boards are healthy, very pleasing. The contents are serene, in excellent condition. They are very clean, very clear, very confident, most generous - as if new throughout! fk. Fine/No Jacket. Signed.
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Book number: 76kp
USD 70.00 [Appr.: EURO 65 | £UK 57.25 | JP¥ 7595]
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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 92.75 | £UK 81.75 | JP¥ 10850]

 
GREIG, GEORGE
Facts Connected with the Stopping of the South African Commercial Advertiser : A Facsimile Reproduction of the Original Handbill and Its First Postcript Together with a Transcription of the Subsequent Postscripts
Africana Connoisseurs Press, Cape Town. 1963, Limited. Hardcover, with dust jacket. 29 pages (complete). Numbered 19 of a limited edition of 510 copies (under the supervision of F J Wagener). A placid copy. The boards are benign. They have storage scuffing, some light wear about, and some light marks. They are secure and steady. The contents have flushes and areas of very light tanning from storage. The pages are tight, comfortingly clean and clear, certain and amenable. fk. Good/No Jacket.
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Book number: cgti
USD 19.00 [Appr.: EURO 17.75 | £UK 15.5 | JP¥ 2062]

 
HARDING, WALTER
The Cape of Good Hope Government Proclamations, from 1806 to 1825, As Now in Force and Unrepealed; and the Ordinances Passed in Council from 1825 to 1844: With Nnotes of Reference to Each, and a Copious Index - Volume III
A S Robertson, 21, Heerengracht, Cape Town. 1845. Hardcover, with dust jacket. 651 pages plus index (complete). A sound copy. At some stage recently the book has been rebound. The boards are neat, tidy, sound, healthy. The title page guttering, and that for the end page have been repaired with scotch tape (a little aged). Otherwise, the contents are in most agreeable condition. Especially taking the age of the book into account, the pages are clean, clear, very assured and confident, diligent, very occasionally annotated by pencil, most competent. fk. Very Good/No Jacket.
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Book number: 37ju
USD 70.00 [Appr.: EURO 65 | £UK 57.25 | JP¥ 7595]

 
RAVEN-HART, R (TRANS)
Cape of Good Hope 1652-1702 : The First Fifty Years of Dutch Colonisation As Seen by Callers - 2 Volumes
A A Balkema, Cape Town. 1971, First Edition. Hardcover, with dust jacket. Two volumes (complete). A contented set. The dustjackets are mild-mannered with some light shelving wear, some light scuffing from shelving. They are otherwise benign and pleasing. The stone coloured cloth covered boards are most handsome and healthy. The papertrims of both have freckles of foxing. Within, the contents are confident and benevolent. The frontis-pieces are tipped-in and are healthy and bright. The contents have very, very light foxing here and there and about. Otherwise, the contents are most agreeable. They are very clean, clear, assured, generous, gratifying. Please note that due to the weight of the books, should the books need posting outside of South Africa, extra postage charges may be required. fk. Very Good/Fair.
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Book number: 94js
USD 300.00 [Appr.: EURO 277.75 | £UK 244.75 | JP¥ 32551]

 
HENRY, JAMES A (ED)
The Unjealous Years : An Owl Club Anthology
The Owl Club, Cape Town. 1996, Limited. (ISBN: 0620196742). Hardcover, with dust jacket. Ill.: Grogan, Tony ; Lister, Joe ; Johnson, Townley. 386 pages (complete). Numbered 41 of a limited edition of 150 copies. A very smart copy. Included: Programme for the Centenary Commemoration dinner on 20 September 1994 at the City and Civil Service Club in Cape Town. The speaker was the astronomer Patrick Moore. The music was from Cape Town pianist, Mark Nixon. The book is in excellent condition. The cover is handsome and clubbable. The contents are exceptionally pleasing. They are fresh, tight, clean, clear, generous, benevolent, pleased. fk. Near Fine/No Jacket.
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Book number: cbzt
USD 140.00 [Appr.: EURO 129.75 | £UK 114.25 | JP¥ 15190]
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HEYDT, JOHANN WOLFFGANG ; RAVEN-HART, MAJOR R
Scenes of the Cape of Good Hope in 1741 As Drawn by Johann Wolffgang Heydt
C Struik, Cape Town. 1967, Limited. Hardcover, with dust jacket. 23 pages (complete). Numbered 651 of a limited edition of 750 copies. Landscape format. A proud book. The dustjacket is benign. It has wear, scuffing, but is otherwise comfortable and secure. The boards are handsome and healthy. The front face is titled and decorated with stamped gilt (beaming). The edges have some light shelving wear. The contents are gratifying. The pages are tight, fresh, creamy, clean, clear, generous. fk. Near Fine/Fair.
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Book number: bwyt
USD 38.00 [Appr.: EURO 35.25 | £UK 31 | JP¥ 4123]

 
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, with dust jacket. 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 26 | £UK 23 | JP¥ 3038]

 
HUMMEL, CHRIS (ED)
Rev F G Kayser Journal : & Letters
Maskew Miller Longman (Pty) Ltd. Cape Town / Rhodes University, Grahamstown. 1990, Limited. (ISBN: 0636014282). Hardcover, with dust jacket. 216 pages (complete). Numbered 52 of a limited edition of 500 copies. A very smart copy. The dustjacket is neat, tidy, bright, elegant. The brown cloth covered boards have the Rhodes University crest stamped on the front. The boards are in very healthy, serene condition. The contents are in near immaculate health. They are very clean, very clear, most certain and generous - as if new throughout! fk. Near Fine/Good.
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Book number: 18hn
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HUNTER, MONICA
Reaction to Conquest : Effects of Contact with Europeans on the Pondo of South Africa
International Institute of African Languages & Cultures / Oxford University Press / Humphrey Milford, London. 1936, First Edition. Hardcover, with dust jacket. 582 pages (complete). A much owned and roughly stored copy. The boards are worn, marked, scuffed all about. There is some storage damage (inconsequential). They are sound and hardy. The contents are worn and aging throughout. The frontis and end papers have storage wear. The contents have evidence of ownership throughout. There are occasional handling marks. In general however, the pages are clean and clear, certain and benign, placid and more than competent. fn. Fair/No Jacket.
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Book number: bvuf
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HUTTON, THE HONOURABLE C W ; SHIPPARD, HIS HONOUR S G A (PREFACE)
The Autobiography of the Late Sir Andries Stockenstrom, Bart. , - Sometime Lieutenant-Governor of the Eastern Province of the Colony of the Cape of Good Hope - in Two Volumes (Africana Collectanea - Volume VIII)
C Struik, Cape Town. 1964, Reprint. Hardcover, with dust jacket. Two volumes (complete). Numbered 2 of a limited edition of 75 copies (each). Facsimile reprint of original 1887 publication from J C Juta and Co. Cape Town. Both in half-leather. The boards are neat, tidy. The leathered corners of both have light wear. The corners and spine are neat, clubbable, pleasing. The pages are agreeably tranquil. They are clean, clear, confident, certain, generous. fk. Very Good/No Jacket.
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Book number: 55le
USD 180.00 [Appr.: EURO 166.75 | £UK 146.75 | JP¥ 19531]

 
IDENBURG, P J
De Kaap de Goede Hoop Gedurende de Laatste Jaren Van Het Nederlandsch Bewind
Templum Salomis, Leiden / Burdersdijk en Niermans. 1946, First Edition. Hardcover, with dust jacket. 112 pages (complete). In Dutch throughout. Held at the rear: a folded colour illustration: 'Optica Prent, voorstellende de Reede van De Kaap De Goede Hoop' (in pleasing condition); a reproduction of a map showing the area of the Cape inhabited by Europeans: 'Vergroote Afdruk van een gedeelte van de "kaart van het Europeesch gebied aan de Kaap de Goede Hoop, volgens einege opmerkingen, naar de nieuwste, op bevel der Hollandsche regering ondernomene waarnemingen en de beste vroegere bouwstoffen, verzameld en ontworpen door H Lichtenstein; op een kleiner schaal gebragt door HH Gottholdt. Te Dordrecht, bij A Blusse & Zoon.' (also in decent condition). The dustjacket has foxing, wear about the edges, corners, some scuffing. It is placid and sure. The boards have foxing about the rims, some storage wear. They are otherwise assured. The contents have sporadic age-related marks. Overwhelmingly, they are tight, clean, clear, tidy, agreeable, contented. fk. Good/Fair.
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Book number: 54rc
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