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The Cape Town Gazette and African Advertiser - August 16, 1800-October 19, 1801 / Kaapsche Stads Courant en Afrikaansche Berigter - 16 Augustus 1800-19 Oktober, 1801 (South African Library Reprint Series 10 Suid-Afrikaanse Biblioteek Herdrukreeks)
1 The Cape Town Gazette and African Advertiser - August 16, 1800-October 19, 1801 / Kaapsche Stads Courant en Afrikaansche Berigter - 16 Augustus 1800-19 Oktober, 1801 (South African Library Reprint Series 10 Suid-Afrikaanse Biblioteek Herdrukreeks)
The South African Library, Cape Town / Die Suid-Afrikaanse Biblioteek, Kaapstad 1982 0869680366 / 9780869680360 First Edition Hardcover Fine No Jacket Hardcover 
Complete. In English, Afrikaans, Dutch. A most sound, sure copy. Quarter leather. Gilt titling (baleful). The leather corners and spine are most healthy and pleasing. The boards have scuffing and some shelving marks. They are otherwise steady, sure, sturdy. Within, the contents are in excellent condition. The pages are very assured, very clean and clear, generous, companionable, very certain. fk 
Price: 57.00 USD
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A West Coast Odyssey : A journey into the colourful and fascinating history of the Cape's West Coast Peninsula, Athiros, Gabriel ; Athiros, Louise ; Athiros, Nikolai ; Turner, Mike (compilers and editors)
2 Athiros, Gabriel ; Athiros, Louise ; Athiros, Nikolai ; Turner, Mike (compilers and editors) A West Coast Odyssey : A journey into the colourful and fascinating history of the Cape's West Coast Peninsula
Historical Media cc, Tokai 2009 0620445378 / 9780620445375 Revised Hardcover Fine No Jacket Hardcover 
176 pages (complete). A most satisfying copy. The illustrated matte boards are neat, attractive. The contents are in near immaculate condition. The pages are bright, tight, fresh, clean, clear - as if new throughout. fk 
Price: 47.50 USD
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The Cape Diaries of Lady Anne Barnard, 1799-1800 - 2 volumes (Van Riebeeck Society Second Series)), Barnard, Anne ; Lenta, Margaret and Cordeur, Basil le
3 Barnard, Anne ; Lenta, Margaret and Cordeur, Basil le The Cape Diaries of Lady Anne Barnard, 1799-1800 - 2 volumes (Van Riebeeck Society Second Series))
Van Riebeeck Society, Cape Town 1999 0958411255 / 9780958411257 Hardcover Very Good Good Hardcover 
Two volumes (complete). Two smart books. The ISBN is for volume 1, the reference number is for both books. Volume 1 (Second Series No. 29): 1799 : 378 pages (complete). A very neat copy. The dustjacket is bright and healthy. The boards are elegant and very sure. The contents are in a near immaculate condition. Volume 2 (Second Series No.30), ISBN: 0958411263 : 1800. Ex-library (Kommetjie Library) copy with consequent labels, stamps, annotations, use. The dustjacket has a clear plastic protective cover. The dj is fresh and hale. The boards are handsome. The contents are relaxed, comfortable, contented, clean and clear. fk 
Price: 85.50 USD
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François le Vaillant : Traveller in South Africa - and his collection of 165 water-colour paintings 1781-1784 - 2 Volumes, Bokhorst, Dr M ; Forbes, Professor V S ; Lewcock, Dr R ; Visser, Mr D ; Shaw, Miss M ; Meester, Professor J ; Jordaan, Professor P G ; Quinton, J C (Ed) ; Robinson, A M Lewin (Ed)
4 Bokhorst, Dr M ; Forbes, Professor V S ; Lewcock, Dr R ; Visser, Mr D ; Shaw, Miss M ; Meester, Professor J ; Jordaan, Professor P G ; Quinton, J C (Ed) ; Robinson, A M Lewin (Ed) François le Vaillant : Traveller in South Africa - and his collection of 165 water-colour paintings 1781-1784 - 2 Volumes
Library of Parliament, Cape Town 1973 0621005762 / 9780621005769 Limited Hardcover Fine No Jacket Hardcover 
Two volumes (complete). Hand-numbered 452 of a limited edition of 2500 copies. Both covered in stamped azure cloth. Gilt titling (fresh and imperious). A mesmerizingly beautiful set. Both books have paper protective covers who serve their purpose well. The bottom trims have some light shelving marks. The books are excessively chic and genteel. The pages are very clean, very clear, very proud, very sure, shiveringly elegant. Careful and devoted production. Designed and executed with diligence and duty. fk 
Price: 275.50 USD
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François le Vaillant : Reisiger in Suid-Afrika - en sy versameling van akwarelle - 1781-1784 - 2 Volumes, Bokhorst, Matthys ; Forbes, Vernon S ; Lewcock, Ronald B ; Visser, Dirk ; Shaw, Margaret ; Kirby, P R ; Winterbottom, J M ; Meester, Jurgens ; Skaife, S H ; Jordaan, P G ; Robinson,  A M Lewin
5 Bokhorst, Matthys ; Forbes, Vernon S ; Lewcock, Ronald B ; Visser, Dirk ; Shaw, Margaret ; Kirby, P R ; Winterbottom, J M ; Meester, Jurgens ; Skaife, S H ; Jordaan, P G ; Robinson, A M Lewin François le Vaillant : Reisiger in Suid-Afrika - en sy versameling van akwarelle - 1781-1784 - 2 Volumes
Parlementsbiblioteek, Kaapstad 1973 0621005789 / 9780621005783 Limited Hardcover Fine Poor Hardcover 
Two volumes complete. Both books in Afrikaans throughout. Included in volume I are a number of press-cuttings about le Vaillant and this publication. The original sales invoice is also included. Volume I is hand-numbered 215 of a limited edition of 500 copies. This is a very smart and confident copy. The book does have a paper protective cover that is worn and torn all about. It is included. boards have some very mild wear and scuffing. They are neat and very healthy. The page trims have very, very mild handling marks. Otherwise, the contents are glorious. The pages are bright, tight, fresh, vibrant, lively, luxe. Volume II is marked: "Eerste Uitgawe". The book has a paper protective sheet. This in turn has a clear cellophane cover. The cloth covered boards, as with Volume I, are most agreeable. The top corners have shallow knocks. The contents are in exceptionally pleasing condition. The pages and illustration plates are genteel, chic, fresh, bursting with health, clean, clear, and oh so! seductive. A lovely set. fk 
Price: 380.00 USD
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Francois le Vaillant : Voyageur en Afrique Australe et sa collection 1781-1784 - 2 volumes, Bokhorst, Matthys ; Forbes, Vernon S ; Lewcock, Ronald B ; Visser, Dirk ; Shaw, Margaret ; Kirby, P R ; Winterbottom, J M ; Meester, Jurgens ; Skaife, S H ; Jordaan, P G ; Robinson,  A M Lewin
6 Bokhorst, Matthys ; Forbes, Vernon S ; Lewcock, Ronald B ; Visser, Dirk ; Shaw, Margaret ; Kirby, P R ; Winterbottom, J M ; Meester, Jurgens ; Skaife, S H ; Jordaan, P G ; Robinson, A M Lewin Francois le Vaillant : Voyageur en Afrique Australe et sa collection 1781-1784 - 2 volumes
Biblioteque du Parlement, Le Cap 1973 0621005770 / 9780621005776 Limited Hardcover Fine No Jacket Hardcover 
Two deluxe volumes. In French throughout. Francois le Vaillant was a traveller, zoologist, naturalist, ornithologist who was among the first to use colour plates for illustration. The two books are stunningly beautiful. Volume I: is hand-numbered 34 of a limited edition of 100 copies. It is fully bound in sea-blue calf leather. Gilt titling to front face and spine (elegant and luxe). The leather has some very, very slight storage scuffing. The leather is doux, very healthy and most attractive. The pages are gilt-trimmed. The trims gleam. The pages are exceptionally beautiful. Thick, creamy, clean, clear, confident, gentle, elegant. The book has a paper protective cover that is fit for purpose, even if worn and marked. Volume II too is fully bound in sea-blue leather. This too has some very, very light scuffing. The spine has a tiny amount of wear. The book has a paper protective cover that is worn and torn and is included. It has, however, served its purpose! This volume is marked as "Premiere edition". The pages are also gold trimmed. The pages are just too beautiful (more Claridge's than The Ritz). A truly magnificent set. fk 
Price: 380.00 USD
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Britain at the Cape, 1795 to 1803 (Brenthurst second series), Boucher, Maurice ; Penn, Nigel (Eds)
7 Boucher, Maurice ; Penn, Nigel (Eds) Britain at the Cape, 1795 to 1803 (Brenthurst second series)
The Brenthurst Press, Houghton 1992 0909079498 / 9780909079499 Limited Hardcover Fine Good Hardcover 
264 pages (complete). An unnumbered copy of a limited edition of 850 copies. A most gratifying copy. The dustjacket has wear from handling and storage. It has marks, scratches. It is however, placid. The cloth covered boards are tranquil. They have very mild wear about the edges from shelving. Otherwise, they are healthy and sturdy. The contents are in excellent order. Two satin book markers (one blue, one white) are attached. The contents are clean, clear, generous, elegant, tidy, fresh - as if new throughout! fk 
Price: 152.00 USD
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Die Kaapse Kombuis : 'n Beskrywing van sy ligging, uitleg en toebehore, Cook, Mary Alexander
8 Cook, Mary Alexander Die Kaapse Kombuis : 'n Beskrywing van sy ligging, uitleg en toebehore
Stellenbosch Museum 1975 0620006811 / 9780620006811 First Edition Hardcover Very Good Good Hardcover 
112 pages (complete). In Afrikaans throughout. A pleasant copy. Included: Publisher's blad, cuttings from newspapers and magazines about the book. The dustjacket has some scuffing and very light shelving wear. The boards are very healthy and hale. The contents are in very pleasing condition. They are clean, clear, calm, contented, comfortable, certain. fk 
Price: 16.15 USD
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Leeuwenhof : Die Kronieke van 'n Kaapse Herehuis, de Klerk, A J B
9 de Klerk, A J B Leeuwenhof : Die Kronieke van 'n Kaapse Herehuis
A. A. Balkema, Cape Town, Amsterdam 1954 First Edition Hardcover Very Good No Jacket Hardcover 
100 pages (complete). In Afrikaans throughout. A tranquil copy. The boards are secure, sure, scuffed and worn, a little sunned. They are healthy. Within, the contents are most pleasing. They are clean, clear, convivial, congenial, confident. fk 
Price: 14.25 USD
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Travels At Cape 1751-53 : An annotated translation of Journal historique du voyage fait au Cap de Bonne-Espérance into which has been interpolated relevant passages from Mémoires de l'Academie Royale des Sciences, de la Caille, Nicolas Louis  ; Raven-Hart, R (translator and editor)
10 de la Caille, Nicolas Louis ; Raven-Hart, R (translator and editor) Travels At Cape 1751-53 : An annotated translation of Journal historique du voyage fait au Cap de Bonne-Espérance into which has been interpolated relevant passages from Mémoires de l'Academie Royale des Sciences
Friends of the South African Library / A. A. Balkema, Cape Town and Rotterdam 1976 0869610686 / 9780869610688 Limited Hardcover Very Good No Jacket Hardcover 
52 pages (complete). Unnumbered copy of a limited edition of 500. A genial, contented copy. Boards and leather spine. The boards have scuffing and rubbing and some wear. They are sound and steady. The spine is tidy and healthy. The contents are satisfying. The pages are neat, clean, clear, generous, congenial, comfortable. fk 
Price: 57.00 USD
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Die Vryliede en Vryswartes in die Kaapse Nedersetting, 1657-1707, De Wet, G. C
11 De Wet, G. C Die Vryliede en Vryswartes in die Kaapse Nedersetting, 1657-1707
Historiese Publikasie-Vereniging, Kaapstad 1981 0620052333 / 9780620052337 First Edition Hardcover Near Fine Fair Hardcover 
246 pages (complete). In Afrikaans throughout. A most agreeable copy. The dustjacket has scuffing and some wear. It is sure and assured. The brown leathered boards are handsome and healthy. Within, the contents are in excellent condition. The pages are tight, bright, clean, clear, confident, generous. fk 
Price: 61.75 USD
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Irish Settlers to the Cape: History of the Clanwilliam 1820 Settlers from Cork Harbour (South African biographical and historical series ; 30), Dickason, G. B
12 Dickason, G. B Irish Settlers to the Cape: History of the Clanwilliam 1820 Settlers from Cork Harbour (South African biographical and historical series ; 30)
A. A. Balkema, Cape Town 1973 0869610368 / 9780869610367 First Edition Hardcover Very Good Good Hardcover 
113 pages (complete). An agreeable copy. The dustjacket has a clear plastic protective cover. The dj has some wear and marks from storage and handling. It is contented and secure. The boards are smart. The leather spine is handsome and healthy. Within, the contents are agreeable. They are clean, clear, mild-mannered, certain. fk 
Price: 64.60 USD
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Rogues to Riches : The Fortunes of Olof Bergh and the Van der Stels, Diemont, Marius
13 Diemont, Marius Rogues to Riches : The Fortunes of Olof Bergh and the Van der Stels
Penstock Publishing, South Africa 2012 0987002279 / 9780987002273 First Edition Hardcover Fine No Jacket Hardcover 
80 pages (complete). A most gratifying copy. The illustrated matte covers are neat, tidy, smart. The contents are in excellent condition. They are clean, clear, confident, very generous, most congenial - as if new throughout. fk 
Price: 38.00 USD
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Historic Farms of South Africa : The Wool, The Wheat, and The Wine of the 17th and 18th Centuries, Fairbridge, Dorothea
14 Fairbridge, Dorothea Historic Farms of South Africa : The Wool, The Wheat, and The Wine of the 17th and 18th Centuries
Oxford University Press / Humphrey Milford, London 1931 First Edition Hardcover Very Good No Jacket Hardcover 
194 pages (complete). A retiring, genteel copy. Printed on Basingwerk parchment paper. Watermarked, untrimmed at the foot. The boards are comfortable. They have wear, marking and scuffing. Nonetheless, they are healthy and sound. Within, the early and later pages have some foxing spots. In general, and by far, the pages are satisfyingly clean, clear, contented, competent, diligent, delightful. fk 
Price: 30.40 USD
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Patersons Cape Travels 1777 to 1779, Forbes, Vernon S ; Rourke, John
15 Forbes, Vernon S ; Rourke, John Patersons Cape Travels 1777 to 1779
The Brenthurst Press 1980 0909079129 / 9780909079123 Limited Hardcover Fine Good Hardcover 
203 pages (complete). Unnumbered copy of a limited edition of 850. The dustjacket is genteel. It has wear from handling and shelving about the edges and seams. The dj has some scuffing and light marking. However, the dj is secure and sure. The green cloth covered boards are strong, stead, proper. The edges have very light shelving wear. Within, the contents are elegant, dignified, luxe. The pages are very clean and clear, generous and congenial - as if almost new throughout. fk 
Price: 131.10 USD
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Architectural beauty of the old Cape as seen by Arthur Elliott : Photographs of houses and farmsteads now largely demolished or ruined taken at the beginning of the twentieth century, Fransen, Hans
16 Fransen, Hans Architectural beauty of the old Cape as seen by Arthur Elliott : Photographs of houses and farmsteads now largely demolished or ruined taken at the beginning of the twentieth century
A.A. Balkema, Cape Town 1969 First Edition Hardcover Near Fine Fair Hardcover 
343 pages (complete). A thrillingly fascinating, gratifyingly fresh copy. The dustjacket has much wear, scuffing and marks. It is comfortable and secure. The ash coloured tweedy-cloth covers are elegant, handsome. The contents are most pleasing. Aside from mild storage-related tanning fore and aft, the contents are bright, very healthy. They are clean, clear, very certain, very confident, most generous, most pleasurable. Please note that due to the weight of the book, should the book need be posted outside of South Africa, extra postage charges may be required.fk 
Price: 59.85 USD
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Christopher Webb Smith : An Artist at the Cape of Good Hope 1837-1839, Gordon-Brown, A
17 Gordon-Brown, A Christopher Webb Smith : An Artist at the Cape of Good Hope 1837-1839
Howard Timmins, Cape Town 1965 Limited Hardcover Very Good No Jacket Hardcover 
Complete. Numbered 58 of a limited edition of 100 copies. A gentle copy. The book has a clear plastic protective cover. This worn, torn all about. The boards are benign. There is wear about the edges and about the spine. However, they are yet clubbable and handsome, steady and sound. The contents are smart. They are tight, fresh, clean, clear, convivial, generous. fk 
Price: 22.80 USD
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Facts connected with the stopping of the South African Commercial Advertiser : a facsimile reproduction of the original handbill and its first postcript together with a transcription of the subsequent postscripts, Greig, George
18 Greig, George Facts connected with the stopping of the South African Commercial Advertiser : a facsimile reproduction of the original handbill and its first postcript together with a transcription of the subsequent postscripts
Africana Connoisseurs Press, Cape Town 1963 Limited Hardcover Good No Jacket Hardcover 
29 pages (complete). Numbered 19 of a limited edition of 510 copies (under the supervision of F J Wagener). A placid copy. The boards are benign. They have storage scuffing, some light wear about, and some light marks. They are secure and steady. The contents have flushes and areas of very light tanning from storage. The pages are tight, comfortingly clean and clear, certain and amenable. fk 
Price: 18.05 USD
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Scenes of the Cape of Good Hope in 1741 as drawn by Johann Wolffgang Heydt, Heydt, Johann Wolffgang ; Raven-Hart, Major R
19 Heydt, Johann Wolffgang ; Raven-Hart, Major R Scenes of the Cape of Good Hope in 1741 as drawn by Johann Wolffgang Heydt
C Struik, Cape Town 1967 Limited Hardcover Near Fine Fair Hardcover 
23 pages (complete). Numbered 651 of a limited edition of 750 copies. Landscape format. A proud book. The dustjacket is benign. It has wear, scuffing, but is otherwise comfortable and secure. The boards are handsome and healthy. The front face is titled and decorated with stamped gilt (beaming). The edges have some light shelving wear. The contents are gratifying. The pages are tight, fresh, creamy, clean, clear, generous. fk 
Price: 36.10 USD
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Precis of the Archives of the Cape of Good Hope - 2 volumes, Leibbrandt, H C V
20 Leibbrandt, H C V Precis of the Archives of the Cape of Good Hope - 2 volumes
W A Richards & Sons, Government Printers, Cape Town 1900 First Edition Softcover Good No Jacket Softcover 
Two volumes complete. Volume 1: "Letters Despatched From the Cape, 1652-1662". English and High Dutch. Published 1900. A comfortable copy. The covers are worn and grubby. They are secure. The contents are mild-mannered and placid. They are foxed throughout. They are yet clean, clear, confident, certain, amiable. Part II: "Letters and Documents Received (Including Instructions and Placcaten) 1649-1662". English and High Dutch. Published 1899. The covers have wear, marks from age and handling. The pages are benign. They are clean, clear, assured, confident. They are competent, sure. fk 
Price: 95.00 USD
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