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Companion to South African Libraries
(Johannesburg, Ad. Donker, 1986) 0868520403. . Large 8vo; original brown boards; laminated pictorial dustwrapper; pp. 253, incl. index; photographs. Dustwrapper a little rubbed; trace of foxing to edges. Very good condition. "The Companion to South African Libraries has been designed to provide a unique conspectus of the South African library world. Here, for the first time, is an encyclopaedic overview of numerous topics which constitute the fabric of the South African library and information scene. The book is in the format of a reference work so that a wide variety of basic important, and sometimes contentious, subjects are included. … The Companion will be an indispensable work of reference for all those who seek information on South African librarianship in all its facets.".
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N° du livre: 10955
GBP 10.00 [Appr.: EURO 11.25 | CHF 12.5]
Mots-clés: . . . Collecting. Collections. Africana. Retrieval. Documenation Centres

South African Bibliography. A Survey of Bibliographies and Bibliographical Work
(London: Crosby Lockwood & Son, 1970) 0258967900. . 8vo; original brown boards, lettered in gilt on spine; no dustwrapper; pp. (ii) + 105, incl. index. Chip to fore-edge of upper board; cover partially sunned. Very good..
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N° du livre: 11301
GBP 5.00 [Appr.: EURO 5.75 | CHF 6.5]

Books to Build an Empire; a Bibliographical History of English Overseas Interests to 1620
(Amsterdam, N. Israel, 1965). . Dustwrapper, pp. viii + 290, folding map. 'The origin and growth of English interest in those parts of the world that would one day make up the British Empire can be followed in the books that came from English presses between 1481 and 1620. This book is an attempt to record and describe these publications...'.
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N° du livre: 2948
GBP 16.00 [Appr.: EURO 18 | CHF 19.5]
Mots-clés: Bibliography. Exploration. Colonization. Travel . Imperialism.

Bibliographies for African Studies, 1976-1979
(Waltham, MA: Crossroads Press/African Studies Association, 1980). . The Archival and Bibliographic Series. 278 x 214 mm; printed wrappers; pp. xxv + (i) + 142, incl. index. Faint mark to upper cover. Very good condition. "This is an annotated guide to bibliographies in the social sciences and humanities, relating to African Studies. The bibliographies appear as books, articles or parts of edited volumes published between 1976 and 1979, and concern all African countries except those of North Africa.".
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N° du livre: 5051
GBP 10.00 [Appr.: EURO 11.25 | CHF 12.5]
Mots-clés: . Lists. . Africanists. Library Science

The Orange Free State Goldfields
(Cape Town: University of Cape Town School of Librarianship, 1967). . 230 x 163 mm; saddle-stitched printed wrappers; pp. (xii) + 51. Wrappers slightly sunned and creased; bump to fore-edge. Good to very good. "The publications in this bibliography comprise books, pamphlets and periodical articles dealing with various aspects of the Free State Gold Mines. Items have all been examined and only those dealing exclusively or chiefly with the Orange Free State mines have been included. Books and articles containing a section on the Free State have been selected but any general articles on gold mining in South Africa have been omitted... The bibliography covers the mines from their inception to the end of 1964. Very few articles of a later date have been included.".
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N° du livre: 5041
GBP 10.00 [Appr.: EURO 11.25 | CHF 12.5]
Mots-clés: . Province. . Welkom. Virginia. . Miners

The Catalogue of the Suzannet Charles Dickens Collection; Edited and with an Introduction by Michael Slater
(London, Sotheby Parke Bernet in association with the Trustees of the Dickens House, no date [1975]). . Large octavo, laminated pictorial dustwrapper, slightly rubbed, original cloth gilt, pp. xvi + 299, illustrations, facsimiles. Owner's name on the front free endpaper..
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N° du livre: 3088
GBP 12.00 [Appr.: EURO 13.5 | CHF 15]
Mots-clés: Dickensiana. . Eglsih Literature. Bibliography. Bibliophily. Book Collecting. Libraries. .

The Composition and Monthly Publication of Nicholas Nickleby
(Menston, Yorkshire, The Scolar Press, 1973). . Pictorial wraps, partly sunned and torn at the spine, pp. iv + 43 + plates, advertisements. A few corners a little curled, owner's name on the title-page..
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N° du livre: 3089
GBP 8.00 [Appr.: EURO 9 | CHF 10]
Mots-clés: Charles Dickens. Dickensiana. Collecting. Book Collections. Bibliophily. Bibliography.

Africana Byways
(Johannesburg, Ad. Donker, 1976). . Dustwrapper, very slightly soiled, pp. 189, a few illustrations in the text..
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N° du livre: 3096
GBP 6.50 [Appr.: EURO 7.5 | CHF 8]
Mots-clés: South Africa. . Book Collecting. Bibliophily.

Entwicklungsland Botswana. Eine Auswahlbibliografie 1960-1981
(Basel: Basler Afrika Bibliographien, 1983). . Volume 29 of 'Mitteilungen der Basler Afrika Bibliographien'/Communications from the Basel Africa Bibliography. 210 x 148 mm; printed wrappers; pp. x + 110, incl. index; map. Slight bump to bottom fore-corner. Very good condition. German text. A select bibliography of literature on Botswana for the period 1960-1981. Although annotations are in German, most of the publications are in English..
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N° du livre: 5060
GBP 12.50 [Appr.: EURO 14 | CHF 15.5]
Mots-clés: . Bechuanaland. Bibliographies. Deutsch

Flora Africana. South African Botanical Books 1600-1963 / Flora Africana. Suid-Afrikaanse Plantkundige Boeke 1600-1936
(Cape Town: South African Library, 1963). . 227 x 164 mm; cloth-backed card wrappers; pp. (x) + 77; plates. Bilingual text (English and Afrikaans). Wrappers slightly rubbed; occasional foxing. Very good condition. This book catalogues the printed works of plant hunters in South Africa from the earliest times. "The South African Public Library and the Friends of the South African Library are very glad to be able to contribute in a lasting manner to the Jubilee Celebrations of the National Botanic Gardens, Kirstenbosch, by the publication of this work, which it is hoped will be of especial interest to visiting botanists during the Jubilee year.".
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N° du livre: 11308
GBP 10.00 [Appr.: EURO 11.25 | CHF 12.5]
Mots-clés: Publications. .

Cambridge Street Literature
(Cambridge, Oleander Press, 1978). . Pictorial stiff wraps, rubbed, pp. 64, illustrations. Edges lightly foxed..
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N° du livre: 3221
GBP 3.00 [Appr.: EURO 3.5 | CHF 4]
Mots-clés: . Bibliography. Bibliophily. Popular . English History. .

Liber Amicorum Pro A.A. Balkema
(Cape Town: Friends of the S.A. Library, 1984) 0869680528. . 213 x 131; printed wrappers; pp. 85; frontispiece. Spine slightly sunned, merest trace of foxing to edges and outermost leaves. Very good condition. A festschrift in honour of the publisher A. A. Balkema, with contributions in English and Afrikaans by writers whose works Balkema published. English tributes come from Frank R. Bradlow, Esme Berman, Dr Ted Burrows, C. de Bosdari, and Eve Palmer, among others..
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N° du livre: 11085
GBP 20.00 [Appr.: EURO 22.5 | CHF 24.5]
Mots-clés: .. . . Festschrifts. Eulogies. Publishing. Publishers.

The Love of Books. Proceedings of the Seventh South African Conference of Bibliophiles Held at the South African Library, Cape Town 8-10 May 1996
(Cape Town: South African Library, 1997) 0869681184. . 210 x 145 mm; laminated pictorial wraps; pp. x + 219. Spine a little sunned. Near fine condition. Topics covered include: Current State of Publishing and Bibliography of African materials (John McIlwaine); History of the South African Publishing and Book Trade (A.S.C. Hooper); Mission Presses in Natal (Brian Spencer); Le Vaillant's 'Voyages' and the circumstances surrounding the publication of the 'Voyages' (Ian Glenn); Offprints: Their Significance and Collectability (Max Sandler); The illustrated 'Table Books' of the Nineteenth century: a dilemma when the caoutchouc crumbles (Johann Maree); Highlights of the Herbarium: early botanical books at the University of the Witwatersrand (Jacqueline Kalley); Silent witnesses: the books in the private library of N.P. van Wyk Louw (Elna Buys); Collecting librariana (Reuben Musiker); The Depiction of the Zulu Wars in South African Children's Books (Thomas van der Walt)..
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N° du livre: 5393
GBP 12.50 [Appr.: EURO 14 | CHF 15.5]
Mots-clés: . . Libraries

Bibliothek Für Kunst- Und Antiquitaten-Sammler. Band XXII: Handbuch Für Autographen-Sammler
(Berlin: Richard Carl Schmidt & Co, 1923). . 8vo; original green boards; pp. 630 + XVIII. Boards sunned on edges and frayed at head and tail of spine; text heavily browned as usual. Good condition. Bookplate on front free endpaper. Specimens of handwriting in text..
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N° du livre: 5516
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