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Chapters of Nottinghamshire History

By: Briscoe, J Potter

Price: $68.40

Publisher: Derry & Sons, Ltd., Nottingham (printers): 1908

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: aybr

Condition: Good


168 pages (complete). A kind-spirited book. Briscoe was, for longer than anyone, head librarian of Nottinghamshire Municipal Libraries. He was assiduous in recording the history of Robin Hood country. The cover is sturdy, worn and scuffed. The gilt titling is fresh. Inside, the front pages have age related tannning. Beyond this the contents are tight, clean, clear, benign, diligent, fresh-minded, welcoming. A sweet and fascinating book. fk View more info

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National and Provincial Symbols and flora and fauna emblems of the Republic of South Africa

By: Brownell, F. G

Price: $66.50

Publisher: Chris van Rensburg Publications (Pty.) Ltd.: 1993

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: aohb

ISBN: 0868460745

Condition: Good


95 pages (complete). English language edition. In general good condition. The laminated illustrated cover is in good strong, muscular condition. The colour of the illustration is vivid. There is some wear to the corners and the head and foot of the spine. There is some light surface scuffing. Inside, the contents are as new. Tight, fresh, bright, clean and very clear. fk View more info

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Reminiscences of Kafir Life and History

By: Brownlee, Charles

Price: $53.20

Publisher: Lovedale South Africa: 1916

Seller ID: osyc

Condition: Good


Second edition. The boards are shelf rubbed, edge worn and marked, and the title on the spine is extremely difficult to read. Aside from this, the boards remain strong and square. Internally, the pages are wavy and marked from damp damage, but remain legible and accessible in spite of this. There are no inscriptions, and the pages are complete with all plates present. The binding remains tight. JK View more info

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Bantu Origins - The People and Their Language

By: Bryant, A. T.

Price: $190.00

Publisher: C. Struik: 1963

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: aibx

Condition: Good


This scholarly, elegantly written book is in general good condition. The slate grey cloth cover has wear about the edges and corners. The cover has shelving and handling wear and marking. The corners and spine head and foot have shelving depressions and pulls. There is medium to mild foxing to the bodies of the front pages and the edges of the others. The binding is strong and robust. The pages are clear and clean, complete and confident. The book may be read and referen... View more info

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The Zulu People

By: Bryant, A.T.

Price: $42.75

Publisher: Shuter & Shooter: 1949

Seller ID: 4hu

Condition: Very Good


Only the "remains" of the dust jacket's front is left. With cellophane though, it can still look acceptable. The boards are in a very good condition. Internally clean, except for some minor highlighting.Tightly bound and complete with 769 pages. [B.K.] View more info

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As We Were : South Africa 1939 - 1941

By: Bryant, Margot

Price: $5.70

Publisher: Keartland Publishers: 1974

Seller ID: aksq

Condition: Fair


jacket is shelf worn, creased and torn. milt tanning. ownership inscription and stamp. light foxing and marks. well bound. fairly good copy.[S.K] View more info

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Extract: Bantu Origins: The People and their Language - Chapters 15 & 16

By: Bryant,, A T

Price: $28.50

Publisher: Struik: 1965

Seller ID: onug

Condition: Fair


Photocopied extracts of Chapters 15 & 16. Some pages annotated. Stapled at the top left corner (this is strong and sturdy). Pages are clear, competent, functional and tidy. The extracts are housed in a brown envelope that is somewhat scruffy but also intact and fit for purpose. fk View more info

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Impressions of South Africa

By: Bryce, James

Price: $7.60

Publisher: MacMillan and Co. Limited: 1899

Edition: Reprint

Seller ID: 58kr

Condition: Very Good


The boards are slightly shelf rubbed and a bit edge worn. Internally clean, except for age related marks throughout. The pages are somewhat wavy too. Tightly bound and complete with 499 deckle edged pages. Considering its age, the book is still in a very good condition. This is reprint. [B.K.] View more info

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The 1820 settlers (Heritage series, 19th century)

By: Bryer, Lynne : Hunt, Keith S.

Price: $18.05

Publisher: Don Nelson: 1987

Edition: 2nd Edition

Seller ID: akud

ISBN: 0909238871

Condition: Very Good


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

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Lost Trails of the Transvaal

By: Bulpin, T.V.

Price: $7.60

Publisher: Nelson: 1965

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: ahhm

Condition: Fair


boards are shelf worn and a bit torn. tanning. some inscriptions and marks. partly damp marked on top edge. well bound. fair copy.[S.K] View more info

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The Southern : 75 Years of Service

By: Bulpin, T.V.

Price: $11.40

Publisher: The Southern Life Association: 1966

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: aigf

Condition: Good


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

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Lost Trails of the Transvaal

By: Bulpin, T.V.

Price: $12.35

Publisher: Stephan Phillips Africana Series: 2002

Edition: Reprint

Seller ID: bqml

Condition: Very Good


The wraps are in a very good condition and appear as new. Internally clean and tightly bound. Complete with 364 pages. This is a reprint. [B.K.] View more info

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Discover South Africa: Ontdek Suid-Afrika

By: Bulpin, T.V.

Price: $17.10

Publisher: Shell: Undated

Seller ID: 44im

Condition: Very Good


The wraps are in a very good condition, except for slight creasing. Internally clean and tightly bound. Complete with approximately 28 pages. English and Afrikaans language. Undated. [B.K.] View more info

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Re-making the Past: New Perspectives in South African History

By: Bundy, Colin

Price: $23.75

Publisher: Dept. of Adult Education and Extra-Mural Studies, University of Cape Town: 1989

Edition: 2nd Edition

Seller ID: atna

ISBN: 0799210773

Condition: Fair


91 pages (complete). A collection of lectures originally delivered as part of a course in the UCT 19896 Extra-Mural Class Programme. Mildly annotated. The cover has tanning, storage wear, some creasing. Nonetheless it is competent and secure with a taped spine. Inside, the pages are sure, tight, tidy clear, certain. fk View more info

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Towards the far Horizen

By: Burman, Jose

Price: $28.50

Publisher: Human & Rousseau: 1988

Seller ID: 7js

Condition: Very Good


The boards are in a very good condition, though slightly sunned. A few handling marks are visible, as well as some sticker residue at the back. Internally clean and tightly bound. Complete with 168 pages. [B.K.] View more info

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Cape Colony for the Settler: An Account of its Urban and Rural Industries, their Probable Future Development and Extension

By: Burton, A.R.E.

Price: $38.00

Publisher: P.S. King & Son: 1903

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: otdn

Condition: Very Good


The boards are shelf rubbed, edge worn and marked, but remain whole, strong and square, with bright gold gilt to the front and spine. Internally, there is a retailer's sticker on the front pastedown, and the end pages are quite tanned. There are no other markings or inscriptions, and the pages within are crisp, clean and complete. The binding is sound. A charming book in lovely condition for its age! JK View more info

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Working Life 1886 - 1940 : A people's History of South Africa, Volume 2 : Factories, Townships and popular Culture on the Rand

By: Callinicos, Luli

Price: $9.50

Publisher: Ravan: 1987

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: asds

ISBN: 0869752782

Condition: Good


Volume 2 only. wraps are shelf rubbed and edge worn. tanning. light marks and soiling. well bound. fairly good copy.[S.K] View more info

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Working Life : 1886 - 1940, Volume 2

By: Callinicos, Luli

Price: $9.50

Publisher: Ravan: 1987

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: ohwq

ISBN: 0869752782

Condition: Good


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

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Travels in South Africa

By: Campbell, John

Price: $83.60

Publisher: C. Struik: 1974

Edition: 4th Edition

Seller ID: vi74

ISBN: 0869770446

Condition: Very Good


The jacket is shelf rubbed.Light tanning.Well bound.Very good copy.Limited edition.741/1000.[R.K] View more info

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Britain's Title in South Africa or The Story of Cape Colony to the Days of the Great Trek

By: Cappon, James

Price: $76.00

Publisher: Macmillan & Co., Ltd., London: 1901

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: oqpz

Condition: Poor


339 pages (complete). An aging, benign copy. The covers are worn and sunned about the edges. They are secure and relaxed. Within, the frontispage is absent. The contents have evidence of use throughout. The pages have marks from handling and age, they also have some wear for the same reasons. Nonetheless, the pages are assured, patient, clear, certain and resolute. fk View more info