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Image for Kings, Commoners and Concessionaires: The Evolution and Dissolution of the Nineteenth-Century Swazi State

Kings, Commoners and Concessionaires: The Evolution and Dissolution of the Nineteenth-Century Swazi State

By: Bonner, Philip

Price: $20.90

Publisher: Ravan Press: 1983

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 59hd

ISBN: 0869751506

Condition: Very Good


wraps are a bit shelf rubbed. light tanning. clean. well bound. very good copy.[S.K] View more info

Holding Their Ground: Class, Locality and Culture in 19th and 20th Century South Africa (History Workshop)

By: Bonner, Philip L. R.; Hofmeyr, Isabel; James, Deborah; Lodge, Tom [editors]

Price: $16.15

Publisher: Ravan: 1989

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: akhy

ISBN: 0869753983

Condition: Good


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

Holding Their Ground: Class, Locality and Culture in 19th and 20th Century South Africa

By: Bonner, Philip;Hofmeyr, Isabel;James, Deborah

Price: $18.05

Publisher: Ravan Pr of South Africa: 1989

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 99ad

ISBN: 0869753983

Condition: Good


Wraps are shelf rubbed.mild tanning.well bound.[J.K] View more info

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The Cape Herders : A History of the Khoikhoi of Southern Africa

By: Boonzaier, E. : Malherbe, C. : Berens, P. : Smith, A.

Price: $20.90

Publisher: David Philip: 1996

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 62hg

ISBN: 086486311X

Condition: Good


wraps are shelf rubbed and a bit creased. light tanning and marks. well bound. good copy.[S.K] View more info

The United States Experience in South Africa 1784 - 1870

By: Booth, Alan R.

Price: $23.75

Publisher: A. A. Balkema: 1976

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: g649

ISBN: 0869610627

Condition: Fine


Book has no inscriptions. Dust jacket is a touch shelf rubbed, but has no tears. Binding is excellent, tight and square. this book is unusually nice. very fine indeed. View more info

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Social Life in the Cape Colony in the 18th Century

By: Botha, Colin Graham

Price: $14.25

Publisher: Juta & Co.:

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: oszu

Condition: Good


Undated, c1926. The boards are shelf rubbed, edge worn, marked, and curved outwards. Despite this, they remain strong and square. Internally, there is some light foxing throughout, but the pages are otherwise crisp and complete. The binding is secure. JK View more info

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Some Early Exploring Expeditions and Travels in South Africa"

By: Botha, Graham C

Price: $22.80

Publisher: The Cape Archives: 1916

Seller ID: cbkb

Condition: Very Good


The wraps are in a very good condition, except for some minor insect damage at the back. The pages are slightly tanned, but the text is still crisp and legible. Internally clean and tightly bound. This pamphlet is complete with 8 pages. [B.K.] View more info

John Fairbairn in South Africa

By: Botha, H. C.

Price: $19.00

Publisher: Historical Publication Society: 1984

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: aemr

ISBN: 0620071370

Condition: Near Fine


the jacket is a bit shelf rubbed. internally clean. well bound. near fine copy.[S.K] View more info

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Verwoerd Is Dead

By: Botha, Jan

Price: $14.25

Publisher: Books of Africa: 1967

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 25he

Condition: Good


jacket is shelf rubbed, edge worn, damp marked and foxed. tanning and marks. well bound. good copy with fairly good jacket.[S.K] View more info

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Verwoed is Dead

By: Botha, Jan

Price: $14.25

Publisher: Books of Africa: 1967

Seller ID: ahwx

Condition: Good


jacket is shelf rubbed and edge worn. mild tanning and foxing. light marks. well bound. good copy.[S.K] View more info

Image for Voelvlei Water Supply Scheme - Souvenir of the Inauguration of The Cape Town City Council's Waterworks by The Honourable S P Botha MP Minister of Water Affairs on 19th January, 1972 / Voelvleiwatervoorsieningskema - Soewenier van die opening van Die Waterwerke van die Kaapstadse Stadsraad Deur Sy Edele S P Botha LV Minister van Waterwese op 19 Januarie 1972

Voelvlei Water Supply Scheme - Souvenir of the Inauguration of The Cape Town City Council's Waterworks by The Honourable S P Botha MP Minister of Water Affairs on 19th January, 1972 / Voelvleiwatervoorsieningskema - Soewenier van die opening van Die Waterwerke van die Kaapstadse Stadsraad Deur Sy Edele S P Botha LV Minister van Waterwese op 19 Januarie 1972

By: Botha, S. P.

Price: $19.00

Publisher: City of Cape Town / Stad Kaapstad: 1972

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: bdvs

Condition: Used: Good


Complete. In English and Afrikaans throughout. A decent, settled copy. The covers are scuffed, a little creased and worn, tight. Within, the contents are smart, bright, clean, clear, diligent. fk View more info

The Bechuana Troubles: A Story of Pledge-Breaking, Rebel-Making and Slave-Making in a British Colony

By: Bourne, H.R. Fox

Price: $95.00

Publisher: P.S. King & Son:

Seller ID: otja

Condition: Very Good


A rare book. Undated, c1898. The wraps are quite shelf rubbed, with tearing along the spine and a stamp marking on the front. Despite this, they remain whole and intact. Internally, there are no markings or inscriptions, and the 48 pages within are clean and complete. The stapled binding remains secure. JK View more info

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Notes on South African affairs (Africana collectanea) Vol xxxix - Facsimile Reprint

By: Boyce, William B

Price: $17.10

Publisher: C. Struik (Pty) Ltd, Cape Town: 1971

Edition: Limited Edition

Seller ID: 48ed

ISBN: 0869770071

Condition: Good


215 pages; 36 pages appendices; 12 pages index. This copy is certified as #60 of a limited run of 1000 copies. This copy is graded good despite a faded, much marked cover; the contents are in very good condition throughout. The cloth cover has a number of white paint (?) splatters on the front. The corners have very shallow shelf depressions. The spine is shelf faded. The pages are clean, clear, firm, sturdy and complete. fk View more info

Image for The Van Riebeeck Society 1918 - 1978 - a lecture delivered at the 3rd Conference of Bibliophiles, Johannesburg 1978

The Van Riebeeck Society 1918 - 1978 - a lecture delivered at the 3rd Conference of Bibliophiles, Johannesburg 1978

By: Bradlow, Frank R.

Price: $28.50

Publisher: Van Riebeeck Society, Cape Town: 1978

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: odtd

Condition: Fair


18 pages (complete). This booklet is in fair condition, however it is tight and secure. The cover is marked and worn. The stapled spine is sure. The contents have some annotations and evidence of usage. The pages are clear, accomplished, confident and assured. fk View more info

Image for Doing Life with Mandela: My Prisoner, My Friend

Doing Life with Mandela: My Prisoner, My Friend

By: Brand, Christo

Price: $21.85

Publisher: Jonathan Ball Publishers: 2014

Seller ID: opjy

ISBN: 1868426084

Condition: Good


The wraps are slightly shelf rubbed and edge worn. There are also minor marks and some sticker residue at the back. The pages are slightly tanned. Internally clean and tightly bound. Complete with 271 pages. View more info

South Africa in the Modern World (1910-1970)

By: Breitenbach, Jan Johannes

Price: $28.50

Publisher: Shuter and Shooter: 1974

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: adnm

ISBN: 0869852779

Condition: Good


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

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With Shield and Assegai: A Tale of the Zulu War

By: Brereton, F.S.

Price: $15.20

Publisher: Blackie and Son:

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: osxw

Condition: Good


Undated, c1920 or earlier. The red cloth boards are shelf rubbed, edge worn and marked, but remain whole and square with gold gilt to the front and spine. Internally, the frontispiece is missing, but all other illustrations are present and accounted for. The hinges are cracked at the front but there are no other markings or inscriptions, and the pages within are crisp, clean and complete. The binding is secure. JK View more info

Image for The Buffalo Soldiers: The Story of South Africa's 32-Battalion 1975 - 1993

The Buffalo Soldiers: The Story of South Africa's 32-Battalion 1975 - 1993

By: Breytenbach, Colonel Jan

Price: $161.50

Publisher: Galago Publishing Pty Ltd: 2004

Edition: 2nd Revised edition

Inscription: Signed

Seller ID: osqf

ISBN: 1919854118

Condition: Very Good


Second edition. The title page has been signed by the author, Jan Breytenbach, in black ink. The wraps are shelf rubbed and edge worn, but remain bright, whole and intact. Internally, there are no markings or inscriptions aside from that of the author, and the pages within remain clean and complete. Tightly bound and charming. JK View more info

Image for Jonas Savimbi: A Key to Africa

Jonas Savimbi: A Key to Africa

By: Bridgland, Fred

Price: $28.50

Publisher: Mainstream Publishing: 1986

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: opow

ISBN: 0906391997

Condition: Fair


The dust jacket is slightly shelf rubbed and tanned. Signs of previous dampness is also visible. The front board is still in a good condition, while the back board has been affected by the dampness. The entire block shows signs of foxing. Internally clean and tightly bounded. Complete with 513 slightly tanned pages. [B.K.] View more info

Image for Van Riebeeck Festival 1652 to 1952:  Historical Exhibition of Arts, The Castle Cape Town

Van Riebeeck Festival 1652 to 1952: Historical Exhibition of Arts, The Castle Cape Town

By: Brinton, W and Williams M.B. (Chairmen)

Price: $2.85

Publisher: Unknown: 1952

Seller ID: ccfm

Condition: Very Good


The wraps are in a good condition. The pages are somewhat tanned, but the text is still crisp and legible. Internally clean and tightly bound in pamphlet format. Complete with 40 pages. Page 33/34 has a crease with a short tear. Publisher unknown. [B.K.] View more info