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The "Edinburgh" Esperanto Pocket Dictionary : Esperanto - English and English - Esperanto

By: N/A

Price: $14.25

Publisher: Thomas Nelson: 1915

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 936gy

Condition: Fair


boards are rubbed and edge worn. tanning and marks. light soiling. fair copy.[S.K] View more info

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The Uses of Elliman's Embrocation for Horses, Dogs, Birds, Cattle: Accidents and Ailments, First Aid

By: N/A

Price: $4.75

Publisher: Elliman, Sons and Co, Slough: 1902

Edition: 3rd Edition

Seller ID: ajlk

Condition: Good


188 pages. The general condition of this book is good. The cover is worn and marked. The corners have shelf depressions and the head and foot of the spine have wear. The spine is sunned - the fading of which has seeped to the adjacent areas of the covers. The back cover has a large storage stain: this has transferred through to the end page. The inside front cover has a previous owner stamp. The contents are wondrously bright and clean. The pages are complete, smooth, firmly affixed, tight and fresh. fk View more info

Image for Dewey Decimal Classification and Relative Index - abridged and simplified for use in Transvaal school libraries/ Dewey Desimale Klassifikasie en Relatiewe Register - Verkort en vereenvoudig vir gebruik in Transvaalse skoolbiblioteeke

Dewey Decimal Classification and Relative Index - abridged and simplified for use in Transvaal school libraries/ Dewey Desimale Klassifikasie en Relatiewe Register - Verkort en vereenvoudig vir gebruik in Transvaalse skoolbiblioteeke

By: N/A

Price: $61.75

Publisher: Transvaal Education Department Library Service / Transvaals Onderwysdepartement Biblioteekdiens: 1960

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: odqe

Condition: Fair


406 pages (complete). In English and Afrikaans. This bible for librarians has been much used, but is robust, sure and strong. The cover has wear to the seams, shelving edges and corners. The faces of the covers are marked and scuffed. The binding is tenacious. However, in the English section at page 101 the binding is cracked open. However, the security of the book is not compromised. The pages are clear, confident, clean. fk View more info

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S W Silver & Co.'s Handbook to South Africa including the Cape Colony, Natal, The Diamond Fields, The Transvaal, Orange Free State, etc. Also a Gazetteer and Map

By: N/A

Price: $66.50

Publisher: S W Silver and Co., Office of 'the Colonies and India', Cornhill: 1880

Edition: 3rd Edition

Seller ID: azhe

Condition: Fair


576 pages (complete). The stated map is absent. Silver & Co was a company founded in the 18th century as Colonial and Army agents, clothiers and outfitters. This reference book is principally for those who were in Colonial service in South Africa and needed an accessible introduction to the various states and colonies etc in the southern africa area that were under or of British interest. This volume is of particular interest as there is no mention, of course, of Johannesburg (then referred to the Gold Fields). The British attitude to the Boer republics is obvious! At some stage this copy has ... View more info

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Code of Instructions for Surveyors and Independent Postmasters 1911

By: N/A

Price: $38.00

Publisher: His Majesty's Stationery Office, London: 1911

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: avij

Condition: Poor


1251 pages. Note that pages 1043, 1057, 1074, 1075 have areas cut away. The book has been much used and inconsiderately stored. Nonetheless it is sturdy and stoic. A fascinating glimpse into the workings of an essential service and labour relations at the beginning of the 20th Century. The contents are interleaved with blank pages for notes - some of which have annotations. The cover are tenacious and resolute. There is wear to the edges and corners. The spine is much worn and is cracked along the front seam. The security of the book, however, is assured and sure. The papertrims are tanned and... View more info

Image for South African Catalogue of Books 1944 Supplement of books published October 1943 - September 1944 Vol VI 1944 / S A Katalogus van Boeke byvoegsel van boeke uitgegee vanaf Okt. 1943 - Sept. 1944

South African Catalogue of Books 1944 Supplement of books published October 1943 - September 1944 Vol VI 1944 / S A Katalogus van Boeke byvoegsel van boeke uitgegee vanaf Okt. 1943 - Sept. 1944

By: N/A

Price: $39.90

Publisher: S A Katalogus van Boeke / S A Catalogue of Books, Stellenbosch: 1945

Seller ID: ojtv

Condition: Fair


Complete. Nine supplements (including that referenced above). The others are: Vol VII Okt., Nov. en Des. - Oct., Nov. & Dec., 1944 No 1, 2 & 3; Vol VII Januarie 1945 January No 4 ; Vol VII Febr. & Maart/ March 1945 No 5 & 6 ; Vol VII April 1945 No 7 ; Vol VII Mei 1945 No. 8 ; Vol VII Junie 1945 No 9 ; Vol VII Julie 1945 July No 10 ; Vol VII Aug 1945 Sept. No 11 en 12. All are held within an envelope. The pages are tanned and sure. They are aged but certain. They are clear and clean with some light wear. fk View more info

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British Bookbinding Today

By: N/A

Price: $19.00

Publisher: K. D. Duval, Frenich, Foss: 1975

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: osri

Condition: Very Good


The book has been rebound in a 1/4 leather hardcover. The boards are a touch rubbed and marked, but remain whole and solid. Internally, there are no markings or inscriptions, and included with the book are print-lists and receipts. The pages remain neat, square and complete. The binding is tight. JK View more info

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The James Bond Dossier

By: Amis, Kingsley

Price: $47.50

Publisher: Jonathan Cape: 1965

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: aimt

ISBN: 022460032X

Condition: Very Good


Written by the legendary fiction writer, Kingsley Amis, this authoritative 'dossier' is in very good condition. The dustjacket has wear, some tear and marking. Wear is slight. The bottom edge of the dj front cover has shallow storage damage. The foot of the dj spine has a closed tear. The black cloth cover has a series of decorative impression marks on its front. The cover is in very good condition, with very little wear indeed. The condition of the contents is excellent. The pages are clean, clear, complete, bold and as if unread throughout. fk View more info

Anstey Weston Guide to Textile Terms

By: Anstey, H.; Weston, T.

Price: $4.75

Publisher: Weston Publishing Ltd: 2005

Edition: 5th or later Edition

Seller ID: pb67

ISBN: 0953013006

Condition: Very Good


The boards are shelf rubbed.Internally clean.Excellent binding.[R.K] View more info

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Pears Cyclopaedia 1968-69, 77th Edition

By: Barker, L. Mary (ed)

Price: $9.50

Publisher: Pelham Books Ltd: 1968

Edition: 5th or later Edition

Seller ID: agwp

Condition: Good


The dustjacket has suffered much wear and tear. All extremities bear witness to handling and shelving and are consequently worn. The front dj top edge has crease marks and closed and open tears. The flap and spine seams, although worn, are firm and solid. As with the dj front cover the back has marks, wear and closed tears to the edges. The spine is also marked with wear and tear to the head and foot. The red cloth cover is in much better condition with only some shelving marks and depressions to the head and foot. Inside, although obviously used, the condition is very good throughout. fk View more info

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Law's Grocer's Manual

By: Beeching, C.L.T. (ed)

Price: $19.95

Publisher: William Clowes and Sons, Limited: 1948

Edition: 3rd Edition

Seller ID: agqc

Condition: Good


The assumed publication date of this edition is about 1948. The cover of this book has leather spine and corners. The body is of scarlet cloth which has general wear and marking. The front cover has much wear and stains about its body and cloth edges. The back cover is comparitively in better condition. There is wear to the edges. The condition of the leather is good and the print stamping is clear and bold. The front page has a previous owner inscription. There is some mottling to the front and end papers. Otherwise, the condition is very good, firm, clean, clear and unmarked throughout. fk View more info

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Black genealogy

By: Blockson, Charles L

Price: $4.75

Publisher: U.S.A.: Prentice-Hall: 1977

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: atuq

ISBN: 0130776858

Condition: Good


Boards are edgeworn.A few inscriptions.Annotated.High-lited.Tanning.Tightly bound.[R.K] View more info

Image for National Libraries: Some South African and international perspectives on challenges and opportunities : a tribute to H.J. Aschenborn at sixty-five

National Libraries: Some South African and international perspectives on challenges and opportunities : a tribute to H.J. Aschenborn at sixty-five

By: Boon, J A ; Lor, P J ; Prinsloo, K P (Eds)

Price: $57.00

Publisher: The State Library, Pretoria: 1986

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: bidj

ISBN: 0798913274

Condition: Very Good


255 pages (complete). In English and Afrikaans. A tribute to the one-time Director of the State Library in Pretoria. In very good condition. The covers are neat and sure and healthy. The contents are in excellent condition. The pages are clean, clear, confident, generous. fk View more info

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The Reader's Handbook of Allusions, References, Plots and Stories with two appendices

By: Brewer, The Rev. E Cobham

Price: $10.45

Publisher: Chatto & Windus, London: 1880

Seller ID: avnt

Condition: Poor


1170 pages (incomplete). Note: pages 691 - 1056 are missing. Second edition. The book has been very smartly rebound. There are new end papers and a blank page has been inserted at the point where the missing pages should be. All other pages are mild, placid, lightly foxed, clear, resolute, tight and certain. fk View more info

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The Golden Vessel or The Training of Africa's Daughters

By: Bruce, M C

Price: $43.70

Publisher: Juta & Co., Ltd: 1919

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: ayae

Condition: Fair


108 pages (complete). A much owned copy of this RARE book of manners for the young South African woman. The board covers are scuffed and worn all about. The cloth spine is secure and mild if a little worn. Inside, the pages have storage stains about the binding edges. These do not intrude on the text. The pages also have some dusting of foxing and tanning. Nonetheless, they are genial, generous, welcoming and neat. fk View more info

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In the Know - People, places, ideas and events that shape our world.

By: Buttner, Hans and Claassen, George

Price: $38.00

Publisher: Tafelberg: 2010

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: agqa

ISBN: 0624047768

Condition: As New


This volume is in excellent condition. It is in near new condition from cover to cover. FK View more info

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The Practice of Medicine

By: Charteris, M.

Price: $247.00

Publisher: J & A Churchill: 1888

Edition: 5th Edition

Seller ID: orgn

Condition: Fair


original green boards with gold gilt to the front and spine. the boards are very worn and marked. the top of the spine is frayed and there are small tears and the spine has been repaired. 2 previous owner's inscriptions (1 in pencil). the binding is strong. the condition is given in terms of the book's age. View more info

An A to Z of King Arthur and the Holy Grail

By: Cox, Simon ; Oxbrow, Mark

Price: $6.65

Publisher: Mainstream: 2007

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: fm94

ISBN: 1845960750

Condition: As New


the jacket is a little shelf rubbed. as new. [P.K.] View more info

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English Synonyms Explained in alphabetical order with copious illustrations and examples drawn from the best writers

By: Crabb, George

Price: $15.20

Publisher: George Routledge and Sons Limited, London: 1898

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: bbol

Condition: Fair


638 pages (complete). The red covers are rubbed and worn, but are sound and secure. Within, there is evidence of use throughout. The pages, though, are clear, benign, diligent, sure and assured. Still tidily competent. fk View more info

The Penguin Dictionary of South African Quotations

By: Crwys-Williams, Jennifer

Price: $6.65

Publisher: Penguin Books: 1994

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: lz72

ISBN: 0140513116

Condition: Very Good


The wraps are slightly shelf rubbed.Internally clean.Excellent binding.[R.K] View more info