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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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Die Lewe van D F Malan : Die Eerste Veertig Jaar, Booyens, Prof dr Brun
3 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
4 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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Saam met 'n Boesman in Parys, Bruno, Giovanni
5 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
6 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
7 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
8 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
9 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
10 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
11 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
12 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)
13 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
14 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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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
15 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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Henry Allan Fagan 1889-1963, Fagan, Q (compiler)
16 Fagan, Q (compiler) Henry Allan Fagan 1889-1963
The Author 1975 Hardcover Very Good Poor Hardcover Signed
127 pages (complete). In Afrikaans throughout. Inscribed by Fagan's widow (and compiler of this book): "Aan Babette / Met misname groete van Auntie Queeny" (dated: 1975). A tribute to Henry Fagan by his wife for her grandchildren, to ensure his legacy was preserved in their memory. The dustjacket is worn, torn, creased and scuffed all about. It is secure. The boards are tidy. Within, the contents are most gratifying. The pages are clean, clear, certain, generous, affectionate, amiable. fk 
Price: 47.50 USD
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StormvoŽl van die Noorde : Stephanus Schoeman in Transvaal, Ferreira, O J O
17 Ferreira, O J O StormvoŽl van die Noorde : Stephanus Schoeman in Transvaal
Makro-Boeke, Pretoria 1978 0909231508 / 9780909231507 First Edition Hardcover Very Good Fair Hardcover 
422 pages (complete). In Afrikaans throughout. The simple dustjacket is scuffed, marked and worn from storage/ shelving. It is secure and sure. The boards are healthy and hale. The contents are clean, clear, confident, assured, amenable and diligent. fk 
Price: 76.00 USD
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One Titan at a Time : The story of John Paterson of Port Elizabeth, South Africa, and his Times, Ffolliott, Pamela ; Croft, E L H
18 Ffolliott, Pamela ; Croft, E L H One Titan at a Time : The story of John Paterson of Port Elizabeth, South Africa, and his Times
Howard B Timmins, Cape Town 1960 First Edition Hardcover Fair No Jacket Hardcover Signed
222 pages plus folded family tree at the rear (complete). Signed by Ffolliott on the title page. A placid copy. The boards are tidy with some mild wear and marks from handling and storage. They are sound and sure. Within, the contents are lightly foxed here and about throughout. In general, the pages are contented, comfortable, clean, clear, certain. fk 
Price: 45.60 USD
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One Man and His Town, Gill, Sidney ; Humphriss, Deryck
19 Gill, Sidney ; Humphriss, Deryck One Man and His Town
Juta & Co., Ltd., Cape Town and Johannesburg 1985 0702116149 / 9780702116148 First Edition Hardcover Good Fair Hardcover 
79 pages (complete). An amiable, affectionate biography of one of Benoni's most successful citizens, Morris Nestadt. An agreeable copy. The dustjacket is scuffed, worn. It is comfortable and secure. The boards are smart and neat. The frontispage has a memoriam plate (in memory of Morris Nestadt) affixed. The early pages have some mild handling marks. In general, the pages are very clean, clear, genial, calm, certain. fk 
Price: 14.25 USD
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20 Gon, Philip Send Carrington! The Story of an Imperial Frontiersman
AD. Donker/ Publisher 1984 First Edition Hardcover Near Fine Good Hardcover 
135 pages (complete). A sound copy of this story of the conquistador of the Matabele, Frederick Carrington (also the father of the author, Dorothy Carrington). The dustjacket has scuffing, light shelving marks, wear about the edges . It is comfortable and secure. The boards are neat, tidy, healthy. The contents are most agreeable. They are fresh, bright, tight, very clean and clear, assiduous - as if barely used! fk 
Price: 47.50 USD
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