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Image for Johan August Wahlberg, Travel Journals (and some letters) South Africa and Namibia/ Botswana 1838 - 1856 (Second Series No. 23)

Johan August Wahlberg, Travel Journals (and some letters) South Africa and Namibia/ Botswana 1838 - 1856 (Second Series No. 23)

By: Wahlberg, Johan August

Price: $13.30

Publisher: Van Riebeeck Society: 1992

Seller ID: awwu

Condition: Good


jacket is shelf rubbed, a bit edge worn and sunned. light foxing and marks, mainly on page ends. well bound. good copy.[S.K] View more info

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A History of Southern Africa

By: Walker, Eric A

Price: $5.70

Publisher: Longmans: 1964

Seller ID: 71he

Condition: Poor


973 pages (complete). A much worn copy that is still competent for use. The dustjacket is intact and entire; it is worn and scuffed all about. The board covers are worn and a little bashed and injured about the corners and seams. Inside, the frontis and end papers are worn and torn. Beyond this the pages are patient, clear, resolute, benign and may be used for reference with ease and great facility.Due to weight postal adjustments may be required. fn[RF12] View more info

The Natural Wonder of Southern Africa

By: Wannenburgh, Alf;Dickson, J. R.

Price: $11.40

Publisher: C. Struik Publishers: 1984

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: hz74

ISBN: 0869770888

Condition: Very Good


The jacket is shelf rubbed and edgeworn.One previous owners inscription.Excellent binding.EK. View more info

Sanctions Buster

By: Ward, Harvey

Price: $23.75

Publisher: Embryo: 1982

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 936f

ISBN: 0853352518

Condition: Fine


The jacket is a bit rubbed and edgeworn - the laminate is a little creased. Internally clean and tightly bound. View more info

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Black People and the South African War

By: Warwick, Peter

Price: $18.05

Publisher: Ravan Press (Pty) Ltd: 1983

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: aone

ISBN: 0869751514

Condition: Good


wraps are shelf rubbed. mild tanning. light marks. well bound. good copy.[S.K] View more info

Image for Black People and the South African War 1899-1902

Black People and the South African War 1899-1902

By: Warwick, Peter

Price: $14.25

Publisher: Ravan Press (Pty) Ltd: 1983

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 28jq

Condition: Very Good


The wraps are in a very good condition and appear as new. Slightly shelf rubbed though. Two marks visible on the blocks. Internally clean and tightly bound. Complete with 226 pages. [B.K.] View more info

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Sixteen Farms (or the Impossible Dream)

By: Watermeyer, Pinkey

Price: $28.50

Inscription: Signed

Seller ID: bpwc

Condition: Very Good


The wraps are in a good condition, except for some minor marks. There is an author's inscription on the front end page dated 2006. Internally clean and tightly bound. Complete with 180 pages. Publisher and year of publishing unknown. Probably 2001 according to the latest descriptions of the pictures. [B.K.] View more info

Image for A Guide to the Official Records of the Colony of Natal

A Guide to the Official Records of the Colony of Natal

By: Webb, C. de B.

Price: $31.35

Publisher: University of Natal Press: 1968

Seller ID: osnf

Condition: Near Fine


Second revised edition. The boards are a touch edge worn, but remain strong and square, with bright gold gilt to the spine. Internally, there are no markings or inscriptions and the pages within are immaculate, pristine and complete. Tightly bound and handsome. JK View more info

Image for Fortifications in the Province of Queen Adelaide and British Kaffraria 1835-1866

Fortifications in the Province of Queen Adelaide and British Kaffraria 1835-1866

By: Webb, D.A.

Price: $23.75

Publisher: Castle Military Museum: 1998

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: ossi

Condition: Near Fine


The wraps are ever so slightly edge worn, but remain bright, whole and intact. Internally, there are no markings or inscriptions, and the pages within are crisp, clean and complete with all 104 pages present. The binding is secure. JK View more info

Image for Africa Perspective - Number 13 Spring 1979

Africa Perspective - Number 13 Spring 1979

By: Webster, David ; Cock, Jacklyn ; Yawitch, Joanne ; Couzens, Tim ; Kistner, Ulrike

Price: $11.40

Publisher: Editorial Collective, Africa Perspective: 1979

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: atug

Condition: Fair


89 pages (complete). A staff-student publication from the University of the Witwatersrand at the height of the apartheid years. Of interest is the article by David Webster who was later assassinated by the apartheid secret service. There is, too, an article by the respected academic and historian Tim Couzens. Stapled spine that is tight and sure. The card cover is tanned, scuffed and creased. Inside, the contents are secure, clear, earnest, eager, assured. fk View more info

Image for The Life & Times of Cleopatra Queen of Egypt - a study in the origin of the Roman Empire

The Life & Times of Cleopatra Queen of Egypt - a study in the origin of the Roman Empire

By: Weigall, Arthur

Price: $11.40

Publisher: Thornton Butterworth Limited, London: 1924

Edition: 2nd Edition

Seller ID: ohbi

Condition: Poor


319 pages (complete). In general poor condition due to storage conditions. Of note is the bookplate on the inside front cover. This declares the book as having been part of the (extensive and well chosen) library (Sir) Hugh Gwynne Levick and his wife, Agnes Burwell Levick. Sir Hugh, a banker of note, was a deputy in the British delegation to the Reparations Committee in Paris 1919 - 21 (he was particularly involved in Russian matters). The book is much worn all about. Al... View more info

Image for South Africa Under King Sebastian and the Cardinal 1557 - 1580

South Africa Under King Sebastian and the Cardinal 1557 - 1580

By: Welch, Sidney R.

Price: $36.10

Publisher: Juta & Co.: 1949

Seller ID: aiae

Condition: Good


boards are shelf rubbed and a bit edge worn. tanning. mild foxing. light marks. well bound. good copy.[S.K] View more info

Image for South Africa under John III, 1521 - 1557

South Africa under John III, 1521 - 1557

By: Welch, Sidney R.

Price: $47.50

Publisher: Juta & Co., Limited: 1948

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: aicl

Condition: Very Good


This volume of Welch's fascinating, fulsome and widely researched histories of earlier South Africa is in very good condition. The blue cloth cover has slight wear to the spine head and foot and corners. The front cover has a small blemish along the bottom edge. The back cover has general handling and shelving marking. The paper trim edges have discreet foxing. Inside, the condition of the contents is very good throughout. The pages are bright, clear, clean, neat and com... View more info

Image for South Africa under King Manuel 1495 - 1521

South Africa under King Manuel 1495 - 1521

By: Welch, Sidney R.

Price: $123.50

Publisher: Juta & Co., Ltd.: 1946

Edition: 1st Edition

Inscription: signed

Seller ID: aicr

Condition: Very Good


Signed by Author(s)This copy has been signed by author on the frontispage. This story of discovery and development of South Africa under the successor to Henry the Navigator is sturdily bound. The cover has some wear to the corners and the spine head and foot. The spine has shelf discolouration and wear. The cover has some markings from handling. The front inside cover has a previous owner inscription. The front and later pages have foxing. Generally the contents are in ... View more info

Image for Portuguese and Dutch in South Africa 1641 - 1806

Portuguese and Dutch in South Africa 1641 - 1806

By: Welch, Sidney R.

Price: $112.10

Publisher: Juta & Co., Ltd.: 1951

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: aidc

Condition: Good


The general condition of this book, despite the cover being faded and shelf worn is good. The blue cloth cover has shelving and storage fading to all edges and particularly the spine. The covers are shelf scuffed and the corners have shelf depressions. The spine has shelf pulls to head and foot. Inside the front and back pages have areas of foxing discolouration. The paper trim edges are freckled. Inside the contents are clear, fair and complete. The text is bright and c... View more info

Image for A view from the ridge: Johannesburg retrospect (South African yesterdays ; no. 6)

A view from the ridge: Johannesburg retrospect (South African yesterdays ; no. 6)

By: Wentzel, John

Price: $6.65

Publisher: David Philip: 1975

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: oinq

ISBN: 0949968501

Condition: Good


jacket is shelf rubbed, chipped and a bit torn. edge wear on boards. light tanning and m arks. well bound. fairly good copy.[S.K] View more info

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Eeufees-gedenkboek Burgersdorp 1846 - 1946

By: Wet, P J T

Price: $47.50

Publisher: Stadsraad, Burgersdorp: 1946

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: bakh

Condition: Fair


240 pages (complete). In Afrikaans throughout. A proudly bound book that now has wear and storage marks and scuffing. The cover is benign and sure and secure. Within, the contents are calm, clear, diligent, affectionate and tidy. fk View more info

Image for The Super-Afrikaners (Inside the Afrikaner Broederbond)

The Super-Afrikaners (Inside the Afrikaner Broederbond)

By: Wilkins, Ivor and Strydom, Hans

Price: $28.50

Publisher: Jonathan Ball Publishers, Johannesburg: 1980

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Signed

Seller ID: bhkn

ISBN: 0552115169

Condition: Good


450 pages and 299 appendix pages (complete). First edition of paperback publication. Inscribed by Hans Strydom on the frontispage (dated: 26/10/88). A much owned copy. The covers have wear and user creasing. They are secure and sure. The contents are tanned from age and the final pages have very small closed tears to the bottom edges. The pages are clean, clear, confident, certain. fk View more info

Image for Rock paintings of the Drakensberg, Natal

Rock paintings of the Drakensberg, Natal

By: Willcox, A. R

Price: $123.50

Publisher: C. Struik (Pty) Ltd., Cape Town: 1973

Edition: 2nd Edition, Limited Edition

Inscription: signed

Seller ID: bcdv

ISBN: 0869770268

Condition: Very Good


Signed by Author(s)96 pages (complete). A very happy and elegant copy. Quarter leather (spine). Numbered 110 of a limited edition of 275 copies. Signed by Alex Willcox on the certification page. The brown cover has a small embossed decoration. This is neat. The leather spine is healthy, worn and comfortable. Three ridges. Within, the contents are in excellent condition. Coloured illustrations: these are fresh and bright. The pages are serene, very clean and clear, handso... View more info

Image for Southern Land : The Prehistory and History of Southern Africa

Southern Land : The Prehistory and History of Southern Africa

By: Willcox, A.R.

Price: $14.25

Publisher: Purnell: 1976

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: omat

ISBN: 0360003249

Condition: Good


jacket is shelf rubbed, chipped and creased. edge wear on boards. light tanning, foxing and marks. well bound. fairly good copy and jacket.[S.K] View more info