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From Bench to Bench : Reflections, Reminiscences and Records, Ahrens, F W
1 Ahrens, F W From Bench to Bench : Reflections, Reminiscences and Records
Shuter & Shooter (Pty)., Ltd., Pietermaritzburg 1948 2nd Edition Hardcover Very Good No Jacket Hardcover Signed
198 pages (complete). Inscribed to "The Right Honourable Mr Justice E F Watermeyer" who was Chief Justice of South Africa from 1943-1950, signed by Ahrens with his compliments (dated: Johannesburg, 29.1.51). Ahrens also signed the frontis portrait of him. A placid copy. The boards have storage sunning about the edges, some wear and scuffing. They are secure and steady. The contents are benign. There are very occasional storage marks, otherwise the pages are mild-mannered, clean, clear, congenial, genial. fk 
Price: 33.25 USD
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Segredos, Mem??rias e Algumas Est??rias, Amorim, Fernando Manuel Fonseca
2 Amorim, Fernando Manuel Fonseca Segredos, Mem??rias e Algumas Est??rias
Imprensa Universitada, Maputo 2003 Limited Softcover Good No Jacket Softcover Signed
115 pages (complete). Inscribed by Fonseca on the title page (dated: Maputo, 22 Novembro 2003). In Portuguese throughout. One of a limited run of 100 copies. The covers are placid with some light user wear about the edges and corners. The contents are neat, tidy, clean, clear, mild-mannered. fk 
Price: 19.00 USD
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Life Can Be Fun, Beard, S J
3 Beard, S J Life Can Be Fun
Central News Agency Limited, South Africa 1948 First Edition Hardcover Fair No Jacket Hardcover 
163 pages (complete). A benign copy. The boards are calm, a little worn, lightly marked and scuffed from storage. The early pages have grease stains to the edge - the text and general aspect of the book is unaffected. The binding along the front pages is a little loose but secure and sure. The pages are genial, affable, clear, mellow. fk 
Price: 61.75 USD
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Sekretaresse vir die Verwoerds: Dankbare Herinneringe, Boshoff, Annatjie
4 Boshoff, Annatjie Sekretaresse vir die Verwoerds: Dankbare Herinneringe
Human & Rousseau 1974 0798104732 / 9780798104739 First Edition Hardcover Good Fair Hardcover 
260 pages (complete). In Afrikaans throughout. A placid copy. The dustjacket has a clear plastic protective cover (neat). The dj has some mild wear. Within, the frontis and end papers have storage marks and previous owner annotations. The contents are clean, clear, benign. fk 
Price: 13.30 USD
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Tilt the Sack - being random recollections and some excursions, Bresler, The Hon C P
5 Bresler, The Hon C P Tilt the Sack - being random recollections and some excursions
J P van der Walt and Son (Pty) Ltd., Pretoria 1965 First Edition Hardcover Good Poor Hardcover Signed
207 pages (complete). Signed by Bresler on the title page (dated: 19.12.65). The dustjacket is much worn, torn, scuffed and marked. It is comfortable. The boards are neat. Within, the early and later pages are foxed. In general the pages are amiable, clean, clear, confident, certain. fk 
Price: 76.00 USD
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6 Cilliers, Prof A C Lewensavontuur - 3 vols
Tafelberg-Uitgewers, Kaapstad 1971 First Edition Hardcover Very Good Fair Hardcover 
3 Volumes (complete). Each in Afrikaans throughout. Vol 1: "Kinderjare Op 'n Bolandse Plaas". The dustjacket is neat, healthy, a little scuffed and marked. The boards have shelving wear to the edges. They are otherwise sturdy and sound. The contents are clean, clear, comfortable, companionable. Vol II: "Seunsjare op Olyfboom" (ISBN: 0624002675), 1972. Condition as for volume I. Volume III: "Studiejare in Suid-Afrika en Duitsland" (ISBN: 0624004767), 1973. The dustjacket has wear, tear, scuffing. It is secure. Otherwise, the book's condition is as with the other two volumes. fk 
Price: 80.75 USD
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Lewensavontuur III : Studiejare in Suid-Afrika en Duitsland, Cilliers, Prof A C
7 Cilliers, Prof A C Lewensavontuur III : Studiejare in Suid-Afrika en Duitsland
Tafelberg-Uitgewers Beperk 1973 0624004767 / 9780624004769 First Edition Hardcover Very Good Fair Hardcover Signed
228 pages (complete). In Afrikaans throughout. Inscribed by Cilliers' son, Andries: "Aan David Immelman van Oom Andries Cilliers, Seenwense, Kersfees 1997". In general happy condition. The dustjacket is pleasant, secure. It has some wear about the edges and some light scuffing. The boards are handsome and modest. Within, the contents are very clear, clean, confident, amiable and companionable. fk 
Price: 61.75 USD
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A Victorian Son : An Autobiography 1897-1922, Cloete, Stuart
8 Cloete, Stuart A Victorian Son : An Autobiography 1897-1922
Collins 1972 0002110415 / 9780002110419 First Edition Hardcover Near Fine Good Hardcover Signed
319 pages (complete). Signed by Cloete on the title page. A pleasing copy. The dustjacket has some mild wear and scuffing. It is comfortable and secure. The boards are very smart and handsome. The pages are healthy, very clean, very clear - almost as new throughout. Confidence rules! fk 
Price: 47.50 USD
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The Truth and Nothing But -, Corder, H L
9 Corder, H L The Truth and Nothing But -
Juta and Co., Ltd., Cape Town, Johannesburg 1946 2nd impression Hardcover Good No Jacket Hardcover 
222 pages (complete). A contented copy. The boards have been scuffed, worn, marked. They are resolutely sound and steady. The paper trims are foxed. Within, there is a previous owner notation on the frontispage. The early and later pages are flecked with foxing. Nonetheless, the contents are clean, clear, congenial, certain, affable. fk 
Price: 76.00 USD
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They Lived in Africa, Coulter, Jean
10 Coulter, Jean They Lived in Africa
The Author 1988 Limited Softcover Good No Jacket Softcover Signed
156 pages (complete). Numbered 19 of a limited first edition of 500 copies. The inside front cover has a newspaper article about Jean Coulter and this book of her memories of the Transkei, affixed to it. The frontispage has been inscribed and signed twice (once as 'Jean' and as 'Jean Coulter) by Jean Coulter. A casually owned, mildly aging copy. The covers have wear, scuffing, marks from handling and storage. They are secure and sure. The paper trims have foxing. The fore and later pages have some age-related tanning and foxing. There is also evidence of contented use throughout. The pages, though, are, in general, clean, clear, benevolent, kindly, assured, convivial. fk 
Price: 49.40 USD
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My Samples Are Ready, Creighton, David
11 Creighton, David My Samples Are Ready
HAUM, Cape Town and Pretoria 1963 First Edition Hardcover Fair Poor Hardcover Signed
150 pages (complete). Inscribed by David Creighton on the frontispage (dated: Feb 1964). A benignly aging copy. The dustjacket is genial with wear, scuffing. It is secure and sure. The boards are sure and comfortable. Within, the contents are foxed throughout. The pages are mild-mannered, clear and amiably contented. fk 
Price: 76.00 USD
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My Command in South Africa 1874-1878 : comprising experiences of travel in the Colonies of South Africa and the Independent States, Cunynghame, General Sir Arthur Thurlow
12 Cunynghame, General Sir Arthur Thurlow My Command in South Africa 1874-1878 : comprising experiences of travel in the Colonies of South Africa and the Independent States
Macmillan and Co., London 1879 First Edition Hardcover Fair No Jacket Hardcover 
376 pages plus advertising pages (complete). A sound, sure copy. The boards have wear, scuffing, marks from shelving, age and handling. They are secure and resolutely healthy. Within, the frontis-pages are loose. Otherwise, the contents are tight and assured. The pages have some age related foxing and marks. They are patient, benign, clear, confident, more than competent, congenial. fk 
Price: 95.00 USD
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A horse named Sheldon and a church named St Peter's, Derbyshire, Dr Deric
13 Derbyshire, Dr Deric A horse named Sheldon and a church named St Peter's
St Peter's Congregational Church, Port Elizabeth 2004 First Edition Softcover Very Good No Jacket Softcover 
88 pages (complete). A contented copy. The covers are affable. They have some light scuffing, marks and wear, otherwise they are comfortably secure. The contents are most satisfying. The pages are tight, clean, clear, personal, genial. fk 
Price: 30.40 USD
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Memories of a Magistrate : including twenty-five years on the South African Bench, Devitt, Napier
14 Devitt, Napier Memories of a Magistrate : including twenty-five years on the South African Bench
H F & G Witherby, London 1934 First Edition Hardcover Very Good Fair Hardcover 
244 pages (complete). A genteelly aging copy. The dustjacket is tanned, worn and marked. It is benign and sure. The boards are worn, creased and marked. They are passive and secure. The contents are most agreeable. They are thick, clean, clear, bold, certain, confident, congenial. fk 
Price: 76.00 USD
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Ramblings of a Peripatetic Paediatrician, Dubowitz, Victor
15 Dubowitz, Victor Ramblings of a Peripatetic Paediatrician
The Memoir Club 2005 1841041157 / 9781841041155 First Edition Hardcover As New Very Good Hardcover Signed
486 pages (complete). Inscribed and signed by Victor Dubowitz (dated: Nov 2007) on the frontispage. An excellent copy. The dustjacket is fresh and very neat. The boards are exceedingly sound and healthy. The pages are bright, clean, clear, generous, lively - as if new throughout! fk 
Price: 76.00 USD
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Bullock Cart to Concorde, Ebrahim, Dr Joosub H S
16 Ebrahim, Dr Joosub H S Bullock Cart to Concorde
The Author, Pretoria / Ahmed Abdullah Foundation, Karachi, Pakistan 2003 First Edition Hardcover Very Good No Jacket Hardcover 
190 pages (complete). A familial, congenial copy of this family memoir. The illustrated laminated boards have some scuffing and wear from storage. They are benign and secure. The contents are most agreeable. The pages are very clean, clear, companionable, amiable, certain and confident. fk 
Price: 42.75 USD
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Down to Earth, Fitzroy, V M
17 Fitzroy, V M Down to Earth
Howard Timmins, Cape Town 1952 First Edition Hardcover Good No Jacket Hardcover 
210 pages (complete). A benign copy. The cloth covered boards are mild-mannered with wear about the edges and corners. There is some mild scuffing and tanning about the spine and edges. They are secure. Within, the contents are placid, gentle, clean, clear, genial. fk 
Price: 66.50 USD
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Morning's At Seven, FitzRoy, V M
18 FitzRoy, V M Morning's At Seven
Howard B Timmins, Cape Town / George Allen & Unwin, Limited, London and Cape Town First Edition Hardcover Fair Fair Hardcover Signed
210 pages (complete). Signed by Fitzroy on the title page. A relaxed copy. The dustjacket has a clear cellophane protective cover. The dj is bright, with wear about the edges, seams, spine. It has some scuffing and mild marks. It is yet secure and sure. The boards are worn, marked all about. However, they are sure. Within, the frontis and end pages are tanned. The contents have very occasional handling marks. The pages are otherwise, comfortable, nostalgic, clean and clear, certain and contented. fk 
Price: 47.50 USD
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Cousins: A Memoir, Fugard, Athol
19 Fugard, Athol Cousins: A Memoir
Witwatersrand University Press 1994 1868142787 / 9781868142781 First Edition Hardcover Near Fine Good Hardcover Signed
106 pages (complete). A RARE SIGNED copy. Most warmly inscribed on the title page: "For Selma, With gratitude for your generous friendship - Athol Fugard". A very healthy copy. The dustjacket is sure. It has some mild storage wear and scuffing. The boards are neat and tidy. The contents are in excellent condition. The pages are tight, bright, clean, clear, generous - as if new throughout. fk 
Price: 142.50 USD
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Cousins: A Memoir, Fugard, Athol
20 Fugard, Athol Cousins: A Memoir
Witwatersrand University Press 1994 1868142787 / 9781868142781 First Edition Hardcover Very Good Good Hardcover Signed
106 pages (complete). A RARE signed copy. Made all the more special as it is inscribed to Nick Woolff, who together with his mother rescued, restored and ensured the heritage status of the Donkin Street cottages in Port Elizabeth. Inscribed thus: "For Nick Woolff, A fellow Port Elizabethan and our shared love of the city - Athol Fugard." Also included is a letter to Nick Woolff to mark his 51st birthday, from friends who were sending this copy to him. A comfortable, assured copy. The dustjacket has some mild wear about the edges, some light scuffing and marks. It is secure and sure. The boards are simple and healthy. Within, the contents are in excellent condition. They are clean, clear, generous, nostalgic, poignant, congenial and certain. fk 
Price: 190.00 USD
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