Chapter 1: Biography
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The South African Woman's Who's Who
Biographies (Pty) Limited, Johannesburg. 1938, First Edition. Hardcover. 528 pages (complete). An inconsiderately stored copy. The boards are functional, scuffed, worn. The spine is a little imbalanced. They are, however, sound and resolute. The gutterings along the frontis and end papers are cracked. The contents security is unaffected. The contents have evidence of use throughout. However, the pages are clean, clear, placid, diligent, archaic, assured. fk. Good/No Jacket.
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Book number: ccqh
USD 60.00 [Appr.: EURO 53.25 | £UK 47 | JP¥ 6623]

 
Who's Who of Southern Africa 1961 (Incorporating South African Who's Who and the Who's Who of the Federation of Rhodesia and Nyasaland, Central and East Africa) : An Illustrated Biographical Sketch Book of Personalities in Southern Africa with Separate Sections for the Republic of South Africa, South-West Africa and the Federation of Rhodesia and Nyasaland, Central and East Africa
Wootton & Gibson (Pty) Ltd, Johannesburg. 1961. Hardcover. 1064 pages (complete). A generously owned copy. The boards are placid. They have wear, scuffing, marks from handling and storage. They are also steady and sound. The spine is sunned, worn. It is healthy. The early and later pages have foxing, age marks. The thumb-tags are also much worn. The guttering along the frontispapers is cracked, but the security of the contents is unaffected. The contents themselves are confident, clean, clear, certain, competent. fk. Good/No Jacket.
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Book number: ccmi
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Who's Who of Southern Africa Including Mauritius and Incorporating South African Who's Who and Central African Who's Who 1964 : An Illustrated Biographical Sketch Book of Personalities in Southern Africa with Separate Sections for the Republic of South Africa, South-West Africa, Southern Rhodesia, Northern Rhodesia (Zambia), Nyasaland (Malawi), Central and East Africa and Mauritius
Wootton & Gibson (Pty) Limited, Johannesburg. 1964. Hardcover. Complete. A patient copy. The boards are scuffed, worn, marked. They are secure and boldly sound. Within, the contents have evidence of use throughout. There is occasional foxing, some marking, some storage wrinkling, some general wear. By far the contents are benign, passive, diligent, clear, most competent. fk. Fair/No Jacket.
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Book number: bphn
USD 98.00 [Appr.: EURO 87 | £UK 76.75 | JP¥ 10818]

 
ABBOTT, JOSEPH C
The Life of Napoleon Bonaparte
Ward, Lock & Co. Limited, London. 1900. Hardcover. 606 pages (complete). A passive copy. Green boards. These have some mild wear and rubbing. They are secure. Within, the pages are gently aging. There are freckles of foxing here and there. Otherwise, the rather serious pages are certain, earnest in ambition, clear and competent. fk. Fair/No Jacket.
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Book number: bzdc
USD 9.00 [Appr.: EURO 8 | £UK 7.25 | JP¥ 994]
Catalogue: Biography

 
ALLEN, JAMES
Michael Schumacher: The Quest for Redemption
Partridge Press, London. 1999, First Edition. (ISBN: 1852252723). Hardcover, with dust jacket. 248 pages (complete). SIGNED BY MICHAEL SCHUMACHER on the title page. A smart, tidy copy. The dustjacket is fresh and secure. It has some very light rubbing. The boards are steady, sure. The contents are in excellent condition. There is some light tanning to the page trims from paper quality, otherwise, the pages are clean, clear, convivial, contented, confident. fk. Near Fine/Good. Signed.
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Book number: cgxt
USD 100.00 [Appr.: EURO 88.75 | £UK 78.25 | JP¥ 11039]
Keywords: 1852252723

 
ARIEL, ROBERT ; WHITE, ROBERT C (TRANS)
Freud: The Psychoanalytic Adventure
Holt, Rinehart and Winston. 1978, First Edition. (ISBN: 0030216966). Paperback. Complete. Folio sized a most unusual graphic biography of Freud. The covers are much worn about all edges and seams. They have some creasing, marks from handling and storage. The contents too, have handling wear to edges and corners. The pages are placid, benign, amenable, clean and clear. fn. Good/No Jacket.
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Book number: ccmg
USD 6.00 [Appr.: EURO 5.5 | £UK 4.75 | JP¥ 662]
Catalogue: Biography
Keywords: 0030216966

 
B?ASLA?, PIARAS
Michael Collins and the Making of a New Ireland - Vol 1
George G Harrap & Co. London. 1926, First Edition. Hardcover. 458 pages (complete). Volume One only. B?asla? was a member of the Irish Republican Brotherhood and knew Collins well. This copy of his biography of the Irish hero is benign. The inside front pastedown has a visitor's card affixed that declares previous ownership by W J Thorne of Dunluce in Rondebosch. Thorne was a well known Cape Tonian who was a member of the ebullient 'Suicide Riding Club' who much enjoyed riding their horses in front of golfers. The ?ireann green boards are mild-mannered and comfortable. They have a discreet elegance in their repose and soundness. Within, the contents have foxing about the trim edges throughout. However, the pages are patient, thick, clean, clear, bold, certain and most pleasant. fk. Good/No Jacket.
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Book number: bzlx
USD 100.00 [Appr.: EURO 88.75 | £UK 78.25 | JP¥ 11039]
Catalogue: Biography

 
ATKINSON, CHARLES MILNER
Jeremy Bentham : His Life and Work
Methuen & Co. Ltd. London. 1905, First Edition. Hardcover. 247 pages (complete). A most healthy copy. The green boards are sound and steady. They have gilt-stamped titling and borders. There is wear about the edges from shelving and storage. The boards do have scuffing and general handling marks. They are benign. The contents are most agreeable. The pages are untrimmed. The pages are also exceptionally healthy, clean, clear, confident, very certain, sturdy. fk. Very Good/No Jacket.
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Book number: 37hn
USD 150.00 [Appr.: EURO 133 | £UK 117.25 | JP¥ 16558]
Catalogue: Biography

 
AZIZ, HAROON
Life of Social Justice : Biography of R a M Salojee
Gravity International Publishers, Johannesburg. 2010, First Edition. (ISBN: 0620457651). Hardcover, with dust jacket. 903 pages (complete). Signed by both R A M Salojee and Aziz Harron on the frontispage. A pleasing, tidy copy of this diligent biography of the great Dr RAM. The dustjacket is very healthy. It has some light shelving wear and scuffing. It is comfortable and secure. The illustrated laminated boards. These are most assured and hale. The page trims have handling wear. Within, the initial pages have some storage marking. Otherwise, the contents are clean, clear, tight, certain, amenable, comprehensive. fk. Very Good/Good. Signed.
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Book number: bxgl
USD 65.00 [Appr.: EURO 57.75 | £UK 50.75 | JP¥ 7175]
Keywords: 0620457651

 
BADT, KURT ; OGILVIE, SHEILA ANN
The Art of C?Zanne
Faber and Faber, London. 1965, First Edition. Hardcover, with dust jacket. 346 pages (complete). A resolute copy. The dustjacket has wear, scuffing, marks from use and storage. There are storage stains. The dj is secure. The boards are steady and sound. They are marked from storage conditions. The early pages have light storage wear. The contents have evidence of contented use throughout. Nonetheless, the pages are clean, clear, comfortable, competent, certain. fk. Good/Fair.
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Book number: bwpa
USD 40.00 [Appr.: EURO 35.5 | £UK 31.25 | JP¥ 4416]
Catalogue: Art - Biography

 
BENNETT, BENJAMIN
This Was a Man
Howard B Timmins, Cape Town. 1958, First Edition. Hardcover, with dust jacket. 264 pages (complete). Inscribed and signed by Benjamin Bennett on the first free page (dated: Cape Town, August 1958). A gently aging copy of this biography of the advocate and sportsman, Beauclerk Upington. The dustjacket has a clear cellophane protective cover. The dustjacket is scuffed, rubbed, marked, worn all about. It is secure and sure. The boards have not been blessed with careful ownership. They have wear, stains, marks all about. Nonetheless, they are assured and steady. The contents are aged. Due to paper quality, the pages have tanning (mostly about the edges). They are nonetheless, benign, still keen, clear, clear, congenial. fk. Good/Fair. Signed.
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Book number: 39ir
USD 50.00 [Appr.: EURO 44.5 | £UK 39.25 | JP¥ 5519]

 
BEZUIDENHOUT, ADRI
John Love
Res Publica (Pty) Ltd. Pretoria. 1970, First Edition. Hardcover. 189 pages (complete). A rare copy of this biography of the Rhodesian Racing Driver, John Love. A comfortable copy. The orange cloth covered boards are steady and sure. They have some wear, scuffing and marks. The contents have evidence of ownership here and there. Meanwhile, the pages and illustrations (colour and b/w) are clear, tight, clean, thrilling, pleasing. fk. Very Good/No Jacket.
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Book number: 22hv
USD 140.00 [Appr.: EURO 124.25 | £UK 109.5 | JP¥ 15455]

 
TYNDALE-BISCOE, DAVID
Sailor Soldier
The Author. 2004, Limited. (ISBN: 0620327529). Softcover. 296 pages (complete). Inscribed and signed by David Tyndale-Biscoe on the frontispage : "Launch publication = 250 books only / This is No 236" - signature. A neat, smart copy of this biography of Commander Edward Carey Tyndale-Biscoe. The covers are tidy, good-looking. There is very mild user wear to corners and edges. The contents are most agreeable. They are very clean, clear, tight, bright, fresh, diligent. fk. Near Fine/No Jacket. Signed.
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Book number: ccyh
USD 55.00 [Appr.: EURO 48.75 | £UK 43 | JP¥ 6071]
Keywords: 0620327529

 
TYNDALE-BISCOE, DAVID
Sailor Soldier
The Author. 2006, 2nd Edition. (ISBN: 0620327529). Softcover. 302 pages (complete). A very smart copy. The covers are neat, tidy, with barely any wear about the edges. The contents are in immaculate condition. They are very clean, very clear, very bright, most gratifying - as if new throughout! fk. Fine/No Jacket.
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Book number: 1hq
USD 50.00 [Appr.: EURO 44.5 | £UK 39.25 | JP¥ 5519]
Keywords: 0620327529

 
BOOYENS, PROF DR BRUN
Die Lewe Van D F Malan : Die Eerste Veertig Jaar
Tafelberg-Uitgewers. 1969, First Edition. Hardcover, with dust jacket. 329 pages (complete). In Afrikaans throughout. An inconsiderately stored copy. The book has, at some stage, been subject to damp storage conditions. There are, consequently, damp marks and waving. The book is even yet sturdy and resolute. The dustjacket is marked, worn all about. It is secure. The boards are placid and patient. The contents are marked from storage. There is some foxing. In general they are competent, assured, clear, still useful for resource and research. fk. Fair/Poor.
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Book number: cgxs
USD 13.00 [Appr.: EURO 11.75 | £UK 10.25 | JP¥ 1435]

 
BOYD, BRIAN
Vladimir Nabokov - 2 Volumes
Vintage. 1990, First Edition. (ISBN: 0099862204). Softcover. Two books (complete). Both books are comfortable and healthy. Note the ISBN refers to the first book, the reference number is for both books. Volume 1: Vladimir Nabokov : The Russian Years - pub 1990 in paperback. 607 pages. A sure, competent copy. The page edges are tanned from shelving. The pages themselves are clean, clear, certain, benign and benevolent. Volume 2: Vladimir Nabokov: The American Years (ISBN: 0099962306) - pub 1993 in paperback. Condition as with the former. A pleasing set. fk. Very Good/No Jacket.
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Book number: bylf
USD 14.00 [Appr.: EURO 12.5 | £UK 11 | JP¥ 1545]
Catalogue: Biography
Keywords: 0099862204

 
BRIEN, MICHAEL
An Uneasy Anger : De la Rey and the Foster Gang
Ampersand Press, South Africa. 2009, First Edition. (ISBN: 1919760768). Softcover. 230 pages (complete). A very pleasing copy. The covers are smart, neat, sure. The contents are fresh, bright, clear, clean, confident - as if new throughout. fk. Near Fine/No Jacket.
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Book number: cevt
USD 60.00 [Appr.: EURO 53.25 | £UK 47 | JP¥ 6623]
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BRUNO, GIOVANNI
Saam Met 'n Boesman in Parys
The Author. First Edition. Softcover. 228 text pages (text on facing pages) (complete). A privately published book on the famous Khoi man, Tswi. This is a benign, expectant copy. The covers have wear, scuffing, mild marks and user creasing. They are secure and sure. The pages are neat, tidy and pleasingly healthy. They are clean, clear, assured, diligent, fresh. fk. Near Fine/No Jacket.
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Book number: 9hq
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BULPIN, T V
The Hunter Is Death
Nelson. 1962, First Edition. Hardcover, with dust jacket. 348 pages (complete). Ex-library (Port Elizabeth Municipal Library) copy with consequent debris, residue, wear, tear, marks, usage, stamps, labels and aging. A comfortable and resolute copy nonetheless. The dustjacket (reinforced on the reverse side) is much worn, creased, scuffed and marked. The dj is intact and defiant. The boards are marked and worn particularly about the edges and spine. They are sure and secure. Within, the contents are much worn from use. They are however, settled, amenable, contented, clear and certain. fk. Poor/Poor.
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Book number: bphp
USD 30.00 [Appr.: EURO 26.75 | £UK 23.5 | JP¥ 3312]

 
BULPIN, T V
The Hunter Is Death
Nelson, Johannesburg. 1962, First Edition. Hardcover, with dust jacket. 348 pages (complete). A benign copy of this biography of the extraordinary adventurer and hunter, George Rushby. The dustjacket is much worn and torn all about. It is included. The boards are mild. They have wear to all edges and seams. They are very lightly sunned. They are steady and sound. The contents are contented. They are clean, clear, companionable, congenial. fk. Very Good/Poor.
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Book number: 32hn
USD 48.00 [Appr.: EURO 42.75 | £UK 37.5 | JP¥ 5299]

 
BULPIN, T V
Trail of the Copper King
Howard B Timmins, Cape Town. 1959, First Edition. Hardcover, with dust jacket. 239 pages (complete). Signed by Bulpin on the title page. Biography of Orlando Baragwanath. The dustjacket has a clear plastic protective cover (assured if scuffed). The dj is worn, scuffed and creased about. It is secure and sure. The boards are a little grubby with wear about the edges and corners. The faces of the boards are rubbed and marked. They are tight and hale. The early and later pages have foxing and some handling marks. In general, the pages are clean, comfortable, clear, companionable. fk. Fair/Fair. Signed.
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Book number: blkl
USD 100.00 [Appr.: EURO 88.75 | £UK 78.25 | JP¥ 11039]

 
BULPIN, T V
The White Whirlwind
Thomas Nelson and Sons Ltd. Johannesburg. 1961, First Edition. Hardcover, with dust jacket. 343 pages (complete). Signed by Bulpin on the first free page. A mild-mannered, companionable copy of this biography of the extraordinary Johan Colenbrander. The dustjacket has a clear cellophane protective cover. It has shelving and handling wear about the edges. It has been a little scuffed. The boards are sound, sunned, marked from storage. The papertrims are tanned. Within, there is ample evidence throughout, of contented use. The guttering along the first free page is a little loose. This does not affect the security of the pages. The pages have mild user wear, they are clean, clear, certain, companionable, amenable. fk. Good/Fair. Signed.
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Book number: cefb
USD 60.00 [Appr.: EURO 53.25 | £UK 47 | JP¥ 6623]

 
BURGESS, ALAN
Daylight Must Come : The Story of Dr Helen Roseveare
Michael Joseph, London. 1974, Special. Softcover. 273 pages (complete). Pre-publication (uncorrected) copy of the story of the quite extraordinary Dr Helen Roseveare. The covers have wear and marks from storage and handling. The spine has some user creasing. Otherwise, they are secure and sure. The contents are mild-mannered, comfortable, clean, clear, fresh. fk. Good/No Jacket.
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Book number: cgwm
USD 10.00 [Appr.: EURO 9 | £UK 8 | JP¥ 1104]

 
CARRUTHERS, JANE
Wildlife and Warfare: The Life of James Stevenson-Hamilton
University Of Natal Press, Scottsville, South Africa. 2001. (ISBN: 0869809865). Hardcover, with dust jacket. 244 pages (complete). A most pleasing copy. The dustjacket has clear plastic adhesive protective cover. The dj is neat, tidy. The boards are handsome, healthy, dignified. The contents are in excellent condition. They are very clean and clear, contented and certain, congenial and assured - as if new throughout! fk. Near Fine/Good.
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Book number: cgyc
USD 40.00 [Appr.: EURO 35.5 | £UK 31.25 | JP¥ 4416]
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CARY, ROBERT
Countess Billie : The Intriguing Story of Fanny Pearson and Edmond, Vicomte de la Panouse
Galaxie Press, Salisbury, Rhodesia. 1973, First Edition. Hardcover, with dust jacket. 216 pages (complete). Signed by Robert Cary on the title page (dated: November, 1973). A comfortable copy. The dustjacket has a clear cellophane protective cover. The dj itself is scuffed, worn about the edges and a little marked. It is otherwise assured and secure. The boards are simple. They shelving wear along the edges. Within, the pages are contented, clean, clear, amenable and amiable. fk. Very Good/Good. Signed.
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Book number: cbuj
USD 50.00 [Appr.: EURO 44.5 | £UK 39.25 | JP¥ 5519]

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