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The Spectator. With Sketches of The Lives of the Authors. Vol VI

By: N/A

Price: $9.50

Publisher: Alex. Lawrie and Company, Edinburgh (printer): 1804

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: bdai

Condition: Used: Acceptable


289 pages plus index (complete). A collection of pieces from the popular Eighteenth century journal, 'The Spectator' (not to be confused with the more modern title). Block printed with printer marks at the foot of the pages. A fascinating glimpse into the preoccupations and opinions of Britons in the early 1700s. These pieces are from June 3rd 1712 to September 2. Leather bound. The boards are much worn all about. They are sturdy and secure. The spine is also worn and fit. Within, the pages, especially taking the books age into account, are pleasing, clean, clear, comfortable and gene... View more info

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The Beat of Drum - The Bedside Book Volume IV

By: Bailey, J R A ; Lunn, H

Price: $76.00

Publisher: J R A Bailey: 1984

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: bcyf

ISBN: 0620069147

Condition: Good


176 pages (complete). A collection of pieces from the legendary 'Drum' magazine - these more lighthearted than political. Volume IV of a collection published by Drum's original founder and benefactor, Jim Bailey. The covers are worn from use and are scuffed from handling and storage. Nonetheless they are atmospheric and sure. Within, the pages are clean, clear, smart, eager, energetic and generous. fk. Orders over $50.00 are shipped using tracked courier delivery services. View more info

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Almost in Confidence

By: Barlow, Arthur G

Price: $38.00

Publisher: Juta & Co., Limited: 1952

Edition: 1st Edition

Inscription: signed

Seller ID: bahp

Condition: Fair


Signed by Author(s)345 pages (complete). Signed by Arthur Barlow on the title page. Barlow is remembered as one of the most colourful journalists and politicians of the post Union years in South Africa. The dustjacket has a clear cellophane protective cover. The dj has wear, tear, scuffing and marks. It is secure. The boards have storage marks and wear but are otherwise affable and sure. The pages are comfortable, clear, clean, certain and companionable. fk. Orders over $50.00 are shipped using tracked courier delivery services. View more info

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Sports Journalism: Context and Issues

By: Boyle, Raymond

Price: $19.00

Publisher: U.S.A.: SAGE Publications Ltd: 2006

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: amfe

ISBN: 1412907985

Condition: Fine


Wraps are slightly shelf rubbed.Internally clean.Excellent binding.Situates sports journalism within broader historial,economic,technological and cultural contexts.[R.K]. Orders over $50.00 are shipped using tracked courier delivery services. View more info

Press & Politics of South Africa

By: Broughton, Morris

Price: $12.35

Publisher: Purnell & Sons (S.A.) (Pty) Ltd., Cape Town, Johannesburg: 1961

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: odbb

Condition: Good


306 pages (complete). An interesting study of the relationship between the Press and Politics at the time Apartheid was deepening its intensity and as South Africa finally cut its ties with Britain. Broughton, the editor of the Cape Argus, was, unusually, a republican. The dustjacket of this book is much worn, torn and scuffed and marked. The board cover is fresh and confident. The spine is bright and clean. Inside, the contents are clean, clear, fixed, confident, very sure. fk. Orders over $50.00 are shipped using tracked courier delivery services. View more info

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Screw it, Let's Do Lunch!

By: Bullard, David

Price: $9.50

Publisher: Pan Macmillan South Africa: 2007

Edition: 1st Edition

Inscription: signed

Seller ID: amec

ISBN: 1770100733

Condition: Poor


Signed by Author(s)224 pages (complete). Signed by Bullard on the frontispage. Ex-reading club copy with consequent use and marking. Softcover with flaps. The cover is worn, marked and there is shallow injury to the foot of the spine. The front and back cover are marked. The back page has a reading club record sheet. The contents are clean, clear and secure. fk. Orders over $50.00 are shipped using tracked courier delivery services. View more info

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The Star: An extraordinary 20th century

By: Clarke, James

Price: $47.50

Publisher: The Star, Johannesburg: 1999

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: ahqe

ISBN: 0620239557

Condition: Good


This dedicated and enthusiastically compiled book is in good condition. The dustjacket has wear, tear and fading. There is very general wear about the edges and corners. The front top edge has a small closed tear. The spine has fading which has seeped to the top right hand corner of the dj back cover. It has wear to the head and foot. The brown cover is in good condition. The gold printed title is fresh, bright and bold. The spine has crush wear to the foot of the spine. There is loosening to the glue sector of the binding at page 10 and page 156. The stitching, however, hold the pages firm an... View more info

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What's News?

By: Cruywagen, Riaan

Price: $33.25

Publisher: Naledi: 2012

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: atxj

ISBN: 098703880X

Condition: Good


232 pages (complete). In general good condition. The covers have shelving wear to the edges. The faces of the covers have shelving scuffing and rubbing. Inside, the contents are tight, fresh, clean, clear, healthy and assured. fk. Orders over $50.00 are shipped using tracked courier delivery services. View more info

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Three Hundred Years of the World Jewish Press 1675 - 1975

By: Dulzin, Arieh; Shenker, Avraham; Harkavy, Itzhak; Tzimuki, Arieh; Ron, Moshe; Handel, Gershon (editorial board)

Price: $14.25

Publisher: World Zionist Organization - Organization and Information Department, Ministry of Foreign Affairs - Information Department, World Jewish Congress - Cultural Department, The World Union of Jewish Journalists - Jerusalem: 1975

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 63gf

Condition: Good


75 pages (complete). Ex-library (College of Education, Johannesburg) copy with consequent label, debris, annotations, wear and use. In general good condition. Softcover with flaps. The cover is tight and comfortable with some fading about the edges and shelving wear. Inside, the contents are sure, secure, neat, tidy, very clear and clean. fk. Orders over $50.00 are shipped using tracked courier delivery services. View more info

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Shooting the Bull

By: Ellbey, David

Price: $8.55

Publisher: Grayson & Grayson, Curzon St, Mayfair, London: 1933

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: bivp

Condition: Fair


259 pages (complete). A much owned copy. The back pastedown has a library pocket. The covers are much worn, scuffed and marked from handling and storage. They are resolute and sure. Within, the contents are benign, patient, mildly foxed, comfortable, companionable, clear. fk. Orders over $50.00 are shipped using tracked courier delivery services. View more info

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Dr H F Verwoerd die Republikein - Hoofartikels uit die Transvaler 1937-1848

By: Geyser, prof dr. O (compiler)

Price: $76.00

Publisher: Instituut vir Eietydse Geskiedenis, Die Universiteit van die Oranje-Vrystaat, Bloemfontein / Tafelberg-Uitgewers: 1972

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: atbv

ISBN: 0624003310

Condition: Good


100 pages (complete). An earnest compilation of journalism pieces by South African politician, H F Verwoerd, a rabid republican. At the time of these pieces he was editor of 'Die Transvaler' which championed Afrikaner policies (some which became the bedrock of apartheid) and nationalism (which resulted in Republican status under Verwoerd's premiership). A book in generally good condition. The dustjacket is functional, worn, torn, scuffed. The cover is tidy with some light wear. Within, the contents are deliberate, certain, clean, clear, tight and very assured. fk. Orders over $50.00 are shipp... View more info

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Final Deadline: The Last Days of the Rand Daily Mail

By: Gibson, Rex

Price: $18.05

Publisher: D.Philip Publishers: 2007-01-01

Seller ID: blrm

ISBN: 0864867107

Condition: Used: Very Good


Wraps are slightly shelf rubbed.Internally clean.Excellent binding.This book focuses on the final years of the paper,and tells a tale of corporate manipulation,mismanagement and hypocrisy.[R.K]. Orders over $50.00 are shipped using tracked courier delivery services. View more info

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Total onslaught: The South African press under attack

By: Hachten, William A

Price: $16.15

Publisher: Macmillan: 1984-01-01

Seller ID: bghz

ISBN: 0869542451

Condition: Used: Good


Jacket is rubbed and marked.A few inscriptions.Previous ownership stamp.High-liting.Well bound.This country if faced with a deadly conflict between various nationalisms;this book shows how the press has become not only a commentator on,but a participant in that conflict.[R.K]. Orders over $50.00 are shipped using tracked courier delivery services. View more info

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Changing the Fourth Estate: Essays on the South African Journalism

By: Hadland, Adrian

Price: $17.10

Publisher: HSRC Press: 2005

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: bqlc

ISBN: 0796920974

Condition: Very Good


The wraps are in a very good condition. Some minor creasing at the back. Internally clean, except for some highlighting and minor pencil annotations. Tightly bound and complete with 247 pages. [B.K.]. Orders over $50.00 are shipped using tracked courier delivery services. View more info

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Changing the Fourth Estate: Essays on South African Journalism

By: Hadland, Adrian (ed)

Price: $17.10

Publisher: Human Sciences Research Council: 2005

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: amek

ISBN: 0796920974

Condition: Fair


247 pages (complete). Much used and referenced. The cover has wear to the edges and marking and scuffing to the covers. The spine and binding are strong and secure. Inside, there are highlighter and pencil annotations throughout. The pages are bright, clear, easily referenced and used. fk. Orders over $50.00 are shipped using tracked courier delivery services. View more info

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Conversations: Some people, Some place, Some time, South Africa

By: Herber, Avril

Price: $13.30

Publisher: Bateleur Press: 1979

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: bahk

ISBN: 062002285X

Condition: Fair


178 pages (complete). An exploration of the voices of performers, actors and writers in South Africa in the late 1970s. The cover is marked and worn. There are some stains. However, the cover is benign and secure. The pages are affable and well ordered. There are some marks and occasional annotations but these do not detract from the bonhomie of the book. A generous book. fk. Orders over $50.00 are shipped using tracked courier delivery services. View more info

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Writing for the South African Press: A Text=book on Journalism and Short Story Writing with a Purpose

By: Herd, Norman

Price: $57.00

Publisher: Van Schaik: 1939

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 86hx

Condition: Very Good


From the library of Frank Bradlow.The dust jacket is in poor condition. It is extremely foxed, with multiple chips, tears and creases in various places, particularly along the top edge. Despite this, it remains for the most part intact. Internally, there is an ex-libris plate on the front end page. The pages are tanned and there is evidence of water damage along the top edges of the pages. Despite this, the pages are crisp and complete. Tightly bound and well preserved in cellophane.. Orders over $50.00 are shipped using tracked courier delivery services. View more info

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Forum & Liberalism : Passages of Protest 1961 - 1964

By: Horwitz, Ralph

Price: $28.50

Publisher: Ralph Horwitz: 1996

Edition: Limited Edition

Inscription: signed

Seller ID: avnn

Condition: Good


Inscribed by Author(s)269 pages (complete). 'Forum' was one of a tranche of so-called liberal periodicals that fell under John Vorster and H F Verwoerd's heels. Their voices of protest and liberal political argument were extinguished through political and through economic means (as in the case of 'Forum'). Horwitz, who has republished some remarkable articles from the periodical in this book, wrote a particularly affecting Jeremiad in the final issue: ". In such a Republic there is little place for the independent, small periodical of protest. Thirty years of protest are thus at an end. In... View more info

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Deadline: Collected Journalism

By: Leitch, David

Price: $5.70

Publisher: Harrapb Limited: 1984

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: bfak

ISBN: 0245542124

Condition: Good


The dust jacket is slightly shelf rubbed, tanned and has some sticker residue at the back. The boards are in an excellent condition with gold gilded lettering on the spine. The pages are slightly tanned, but internally clean and tightly bound. Complete with 245 pages. [B.K.]. Orders over $50.00 are shipped using tracked courier delivery services. View more info

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Call Me Master

By: Levinson, Olga ; Loeben, Wolf von

Price: $4.75

Publisher: Central News Agency, South Africa: 1958

Seller ID: oiat

Condition: Poor


164 pages (complete). A collection of short articles about life in South West Africa from the popular Olga Levinson. The dustjacket is much worn, torn, scuffed, marked and faded. The cover is sound with storage marks. The papertrims and some pages are foxed. The contents are genial and placid. The pages are firm, clear, genial and entertaining. fk. Orders over $50.00 are shipped using tracked courier delivery services. View more info