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Everybody's Book of Proverbs and Quotations - Selected from all quarters and classified

By: N/A

Price: $19.00

Publisher: W R Russell & Co., Ltd., London: 1890

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 48lk

Condition: Fair


160 pages (complete). A gently aging copy of this pocket-sized book of helpful sayings etc. The covers are much worn, scuffed, marked, stained from handling, storage. They are steady and secure. The contents are elderly. The pages are tanned. They also bear evidence of ownership with annotations and creases. However, the pages are resolutely generous, convivial, clear, clean, competent and avid. fk View more info

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The Popular Educator: A Complete Encyclopaedia of Elementary, Advanced, and Technical Education - 6 volumes, 2 books

By: N/A

Price: $30.40

Publisher: Cassell Petter & Galpin: 1888

Edition: Revised

Seller ID: 59lk

Condition: Good


Six volumes in two books (complete). An aged couple. Book I: Vols I, II, III; Book II: IV, V, VI. Half leather. The boards are worn, scuffed, marked. The leathered corners and spine have shelving wear, scuffing, marks. They are benignly assured. The boards of both books are steady and sure. The contents bear evidence of age and use. They are however, certain, serene, clean, clear, benevolent, bountiful, dutiful, agreeably confident. Please note that due to the weight of the books, should they need posting to the outside of South Africa, extra postal charges may be required. fk View more info

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Knowledge : An Illustrated Magazine of Science, Literature & Art - Volume XIX, January to December. 1896

By: N/A

Price: $57.00

Publisher: Knowledge Office, London: 1897

Seller ID: 56kx

Condition: Good


288 pages (complete). A placid, aging copy. Half-leather. The leathered corners and spine have wear from shelving. They are benign. The boards have scuffing, wear, marks from handling and storage. They are steady and sure. The contents are aged, aging. The pages are foxed, worn from storage conditions. They are however, mild-mannered, clear, convivial, companionable. Please note that due to the weight of the book, should the book need be posted to the outside of South Africa, extra postal charges may be required. fk View more info

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Nouveau Petit Larousse Illustré : Dictionnaire Encyclopédique - Édition du Centenaire

By: Augé, Claude et Paul ; Gillon, E ; Hollier-Larousse, J-P ; Moreau, C ; Moreau, J-L

Price: $95.00

Publisher: Libraire Larousse, Paris: 1952

Seller ID: 23hv

Condition: Good


1791 pages (complete). In French throughout. A much owned copy. The boards have wear to the edges and seams. Scuffing and light marks. The boards are secure, sure. The contents are placid. There is wear, aging, very occasional foxing. The pages are tight, clean, clear, competent, orderly, eager to be of use. fk View more info

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Illustrierte Völkerkunde

By: Buschan, Dr Georg (Ed) ; Bohan, Dr U ; Krickeberg, W ; Lasch, Dr R ; Luschan, Dr Felix v. ; Volz, Professor W

Price: $38.95

Publisher: Verlegt von Strecker & Schröder, Stuttgart: 1910

Seller ID: bytz

ISBN: 7100115825

Condition: Near Fine


464 pages (complete). In German throughout. A most pleasing copy. Bavarian green boards. Suede spine. All in amiable and kindly condition. The contents are fresh, tight, clean, clear, generous, diligent. fk View more info

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Who's Who Israel 1952

By: Dagan, Peretz

Price: $33.25

Publisher: "Who's Who in the State of Israel" Publishing House, Tel Aviv: 1952

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 64ir

Condition: Good


952 pages (complete). A sound copy. The boards are steady. They have shelving wear to the corners, edges and seams. They are municipal in aspect and design. The contents are comfortable, certain, diligent, dutiful, clean, clear, benign. 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 View more info

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Who's Who Israel 1952

By: Dagan, Peretz

Price: $33.25

Publisher: "Who's Who in the State of Israel Publishing House", Tel Aviv: 1952

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 65ir

Condition: Good


952 pages (complete). A sound copy. The boards are steady. They have shelving wear to the corners, edges and seams. They are municipal in aspect and design. The contents are occasionally worn, comfortable, certain, diligent, dutiful, clean, clear, benign. Due to the weight of the book, should the book need be posted outside of South Africa, extra postage charges may be required. fk View more info

Putting it into Words: How to Write a Great Research Report

By: English, Barbara ; Tonder, Susan van

Price: $45.60

Publisher: Reach Publishers, South Africa: 2009

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Signed

Seller ID: 5hs

ISBN: 1920261273

Condition: Near Fine


240 pages (complete). Inscribed and signed (as "Barbara") by Barbara English. From the library of Barbara English. A pleasingly neat and healthy copy. The covers have very light handling wear about the edges and corners. The covers are assured. The contents are most satisfactory. They are very clean, clear, confident, orderly, smart - as if almost new throughout! fk View more info

Image for A Standard Dictionary of the English Language upon original plans Designed to Give, in Complete and Accurate Statement, in the Light of the Most Recent Advances in Knowledge, and in the Readiest Form for Popular Use, the Orthography, Pronunciation, Meaning, and Etymology of All the Words and the Meaning of Idiomatic Phrases in the Speech and Literature of the English-Speaking Peoples - prepared by More than Two Hundred Specialists and Other Scholars - also Abridged Cyclopedia with Atlas of the World - 2 Volumes

A Standard Dictionary of the English Language upon original plans Designed to Give, in Complete and Accurate Statement, in the Light of the Most Recent Advances in Knowledge, and in the Readiest Form for Popular Use, the Orthography, Pronunciation, Meaning, and Etymology of All the Words and the Meaning of Idiomatic Phrases in the Speech and Literature of the English-Speaking Peoples - prepared by More than Two Hundred Specialists and Other Scholars - also Abridged Cyclopedia with Atlas of the World - 2 Volumes

By: Funk, Isaac K (Ed-in-Chief)

Price: $123.50

Publisher: Funk & Wagnalls Company, New York and London: 1899

Seller ID: 91re

Condition: Good


Two volumes (complete). Two very stout books. Full leather with blind stamped decoration, gilt borders and lettering. The boards are scuffed, worn, scratched, marked from storage all about. The spine is worn and cracked. However, the boards and spine are sturdy and sound. Newer end papers. The thumb-tags are only slightly worn. The early pages have handling marks, storage marks. Volume I: A to L; Volume II: M to Z. The coloured plates are fresh, genteel. The pages are tight, diligent, conscientious, careful, clean and clear, bountiful, benevolent, tidy, confidently vintage. Please no... View more info

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Cassell's Cyclopaedia of Mechanics containing Receipts, Processes, and Memoranda for Workshop Use based on personal experience and expert knowledge - 8 Volumes - Special Edition

By: Hasluck, Paul N

Price: $95.00

Publisher: Waverley Book Company, Ltd., London: 1908

Seller ID: 97qs

Condition: Very Good


Eight volumes (complete). Special subscribers' edition. Stamped black titling and decoration on boards, pressed gilt titling and decoration on the spines. An incredibly comprehensive cyclopaedia, closely detailed, avidly compiled. The boards of each volume have wear about all edges, corners, spine heads and feet. The faces have scuffing, some storage and handling marks. They are all healthy, steady, sound. The papertrims are tanned, bear shelving and storage marks. The contents have areas of tanning - particularly about the edges. The coloured illustrations are bright, the tissue guar... View more info

Der Mensch und die Erde: Die Entstehung, Gewinnung und Verwertung der Schatze der Erde als Grundlagen der Kultur - Vols 1, 2, 3, 5, 6, 7, 8

By: Kraemer, Hans (Ed)

Price: $133.00

Publisher: Deutsches Verlagshaus Bong & Co., Berlin, Leipzig etc: 1906

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 34rk

Condition: Near Fine


Seven volumes (incomplete set (of ten)). In German throughout. Teutonic font. A stout set. All books are in full leather. Gilt decoration on the boards, gilt titling on the spine. Blind stamped titling and decoration on the front boards. Each book has a pewter plate Art Nouveau representation of Atlas. Volume I: The boards have wear about the edges, corners; there is wear to the head of the spine, some scuffing and marks along the body. They have light stacking scuffing. The contents are most pleasing. Tissue-guards are fresh. The pages are bright, very clean and clear, as if barely u... View more info

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Die Afrikaanse Kernensiklopedie

By: Scannell, J P (ed)

Price: $38.00

Publisher: Nasionale Boekhandel Beperk: 1965

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: bopo

Condition: Good


927 pages (complete). In Afrikaans throughout. The dustjacket is much worn, tanned, scuffed and marked. It is sure. The boards are smart. The front boards have some very slight storage scratches. The papertrims and early and later pages have tanning and foxing. The contents, by far, are clean, clear, diligent, assured, confident, certain, competent. fk View more info

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Daily Mail Year Book for 1917

By: Williamson, David (Ed)

Price: $33.25

Publisher: Associated Newspapers, Ltd., London: 1916

Edition: 17th Edition

Seller ID: 39lx

Condition: Good


288 pages (complete). A benign, aged copy. A most interesting annual review from the Daily Mail, for 1916. Much of the book is taken up with the war (eg: the state of the British and German navies, VCs awarded etc). However there articles on 'Labour after the War', 'Trading with the Enemy Legislation', the Nation's customers, the Marconigram, Woman Suffrage, Authors' Pseudonyms amongst much more! The red covers are creased, worn, scuffed, marked from handling and storage. They are secure. The contents are tanned, foxed and worn. However, they are also clean, clear, certain, diligent, con... View more info