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The South African Woman's Who's Who
1 The South African Woman's Who's Who
Biographies (Pty) Limited, Johannesburg 1938 First Edition Hardcover Good No Jacket 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 
Price: 57.00 USD
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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
2 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 Good No Jacket 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 
Price: 57.00 USD
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This Was a Man, Bennett, Benjamin
3 Bennett, Benjamin This Was a Man
Howard B Timmins, Cape Town 1958 First Edition Hardcover Good Fair Hardcover Signed
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 
Price: 47.50 USD
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Die Lewe van D F Malan : Die Eerste Veertig Jaar, Booyens, Prof dr Brun
4 Booyens, Prof dr Brun Die Lewe van D F Malan : Die Eerste Veertig Jaar
Tafelberg-Uitgewers 1969 First Edition Hardcover Fair Poor Hardcover 
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 
Price: 12.35 USD
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An Uneasy Anger : De La Rey and the Foster Gang, Brien, Michael
5 Brien, Michael An Uneasy Anger : De La Rey and the Foster Gang
Ampersand Press, South Africa 2009 1919760768 / 9781919760766 First Edition Softcover Near Fine No Jacket 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 
Price: 57.00 USD
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6 Brits, Elsabe Emily Hobhouse: Beloved Traitor
Tafelberg Publishers Ltd 2016 0624076628 / 9780624076629 First Edition Softcover Fine No Jacket Softcover 
336 pages (complete). A very smart copy. The matte covers have very, very shallow scuffing. They are fresh and healthy. The contents are most pleasing. The pages are very clean and clear, tight and bright, confident and generous - as if new throughout! fk 
Price: 47.50 USD
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Saam met 'n Boesman in Parys, Bruno, Giovanni
7 Bruno, Giovanni Saam met 'n Boesman in Parys
The Author First Edition Softcover Near Fine No Jacket 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 
Price: 47.50 USD
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The Hunter is Death, Bulpin, T V
8 Bulpin, T V The Hunter is Death
Nelson, Johannesburg 1962 First Edition Hardcover Very Good Poor Hardcover Maberly, C T Astley 
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 
Price: 45.60 USD
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The Hunter is Death, Bulpin, T V
9 Bulpin, T V The Hunter is Death
Nelson 1962 First Edition Hardcover Poor Poor Hardcover Maberly, C T Astley 
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 
Price: 28.50 USD
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The White Whirlwind, Bulpin, T V
10 Bulpin, T V The White Whirlwind
Thomas Nelson and Sons Ltd., Johannesburg 1961 First Edition Hardcover Good Fair Hardcover Miller, Penny Signed
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 
Price: 57.00 USD
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Trail of the Copper King, Bulpin, T V
11 Bulpin, T V Trail of the Copper King
Howard B Timmins, Cape Town 1959 First Edition Hardcover Fair Fair Hardcover Telford, A A Signed
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 
Price: 95.00 USD
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Daylight Must Come : The Story of Dr Helen Roseveare, Burgess, Alan
12 Burgess, Alan Daylight Must Come : The Story of Dr Helen Roseveare
Michael Joseph, London 1974 Special Softcover Good No Jacket 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 
Price: 9.50 USD
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Wildlife and Warfare: The Life of James Stevenson-Hamilton, Carruthers, Jane
13 Carruthers, Jane Wildlife and Warfare: The Life of James Stevenson-Hamilton
University Of Natal Press, Scottsville, South Africa 2001 0869809865 / 9780869809860 Hardcover Near Fine Good Hardcover 
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 
Price: 38.00 USD
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African Portraits : A Biography of Paul Kruger, Cecil Rhodes and Lobengula, Last King of the Matabele, Cloete, Stuart
14 Cloete, Stuart African Portraits : A Biography of Paul Kruger, Cecil Rhodes and Lobengula, Last King of the Matabele
Constantia Publishers, Cape Town 1969 First Edition Hardcover Good Fair Hardcover Signed
366 pages (complete). Signed by Stuart Cloete on the frontispage. First South African edition. The dustjacket has a clear cellophane protective cover. The dj has wear, creasing, marks. It is comfortable and secure. The boards are mild-mannered, healthy. The contents are gently aging. The papertrims have foxing and tanning. The contents have foxing, wear from use. The pages are clear, comfortable, certain, mild-mannered, competent. fk 
Price: 38.00 USD
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Chris Barnard: By those who know him, Cooper, David (Ed)
15 Cooper, David (Ed) Chris Barnard: By those who know him
Vlaeberg Publishers, South Africa 1992 0947461191 / 9780947461195 First Edition Softcover Good No Jacket Softcover Signed
362 pages (complete). Signed by Chris Barnard on the title page. A gently owned copy. The covers have some wear, marks from use. There is wear to the edges and seams. They are still sound and healthy. The contents are assured and generous. The edges are marked and lightly worn from handling and use. The pages are clean, clear, certain, confident. fk 
Price: 95.00 USD
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Ours is the Frontier: A Life of G.W. Cross, Baptist Pioneer (Studia theologica), Cross, K. E
16 Cross, K. E Ours is the Frontier: A Life of G.W. Cross, Baptist Pioneer (Studia theologica)
University of South Africa, Pretoria 1986 0869813838 / 9780869813836 First Edition Hardcover Good Good Hardcover Signed
253 pages (complete). Inscribed by "Nan and Sheila", granddaughters of GWS Cross. A decent, contented copy. Erratum slip for page 161 included. The dustjacket is tidy. There is some light wear the edges. The boards are smart. Within, the contents are in very good condition indeed. They are very clean, clear, contented, calm - as if new throughout. fk 
Price: 61.75 USD
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Robert Jacob Gordon 1743-1795: The Man and His Travels at the Cape, Cullinan, Patrick
17 Cullinan, Patrick Robert Jacob Gordon 1743-1795: The Man and His Travels at the Cape
Struik Winchester, Cape Town 1992 0947430334 / 9780947430337 First Edition Hardcover Fine Good Hardcover 
216 pages (complete). A most agreeable copy. The book is housed in an illustrated slipcase. This is smart, fit, hale. The dustjacket gleams with health and pride. The boards are handsome. The contents are very pleasing. They are bright, fresh-faced, tidy, very clean and clear - as if new throughout! Please note that due to the weight of the book, should the book need be published outside of South Africa, extra postal charges may be required. fk 
Price: 71.25 USD
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18 Dommisse, Ebbe Sir David Pieter de Villiers Graaff: First Baronet of de Grendel
Tafelberg 2011 0624053040 / 9780624053040 First Edition Hardcover Near Fine Fair Hardcover 
366 pages (complete). A smart copy. The dustjacket has wear (a closed tear has been repaired) about the edges, scuffing and handling marks. It is comfortable and secure. The boards are healthy and steady. The contents are most agreeable: clean, clear, very confident, fresh - as if new throughout! fk 
Price: 71.25 USD
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Herinnering aan Het Leven en de Werkzaamheden van Den Wel-Eerw. Zeer Gel. Heer Goth. Wilh. Ant. Van Der Lingen, in leven, herder en leraar der Nederd. Geref. Gemeente aan de Paarl, Een Lidmate Dier Gemeente
19 Een Lidmate Dier Gemeente Herinnering aan Het Leven en de Werkzaamheden van Den Wel-Eerw. Zeer Gel. Heer Goth. Wilh. Ant. Van Der Lingen, in leven, herder en leraar der Nederd. Geref. Gemeente aan de Paarl
Smuts en Hofmeijr, Drukkers, Kaapstad 1874 First Edition Hardcover Good No Jacket Hardcover 
318 pages (complete). In Dutch throughout. Initialled and stamped by a previous owner (F R Tesselaar), dated 28 Maart 1874. A determinedly steady and sure copy. The boards are much worn all about from storage, age. They are thick and sturdy. The spine has been repaired with a leather strip at some stage. This is benign and competent. The pages are resigned to aging. They have wear, mild tanning here and there, foxing. Nonetheless, they are content, comfortable, assured, clear, certain, generous of spirit and actuality, amenable. fk 
Price: 190.00 USD
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Generaal Louis Botha 27 september 1862 - 27 augustus 1919 (Perskor Naslaanbiblioteek : Eerste Ministers van Suid-Afrika), Esterhuizen, S. J
20 Esterhuizen, S. J Generaal Louis Botha 27 september 1862 - 27 augustus 1919 (Perskor Naslaanbiblioteek : Eerste Ministers van Suid-Afrika)
Perskor 1976 0628010567 / 9780628010568 First Edition Softcover Good No Jacket Softcover 
20 pages (complete). In Afrikaans throughout. Ex-library with consequent labels, annotations, wear, marks. A benign copy. The covers have wear, scuffing. The top edge has been snipped. The pages are placid. They are clean, clear, precise. fk 
Price: 17.10 USD
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