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Beard Shaver's Bush: Place Names in the Cape

By: Coombe, Ed;Slingsby, Peter

Price: $26.60

Publisher: Baardskeerder: 2000

Edition: 1st Edition

Inscription: signed

Seller ID: sr48

ISBN: 062024965X

Condition: Near Fine


Signed by Author(s)The wraps are slightly shelf rubbed.internally clean, soundly bound.signed by Author.[J.K] View more info

Beard Shaver's Bush: Place Names in the Cape

By: Coombe, Ed;Slingsby, Peter

Price: $23.75

Publisher: Baardskeerder: 2000

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: tm74

ISBN: 062024965X

Condition: Very Good


The wraps are shelf rubbed.Internally clean and tightly bound.EK. View more info

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The Rise of South Africa

By: Cory, G. E.

Price: $152.00

Publisher: Longmans Green and Co: 1921

Seller ID: ahzd

Condition: Good


The book number applies to three volumes of this history of South Africa. Volume one is a reprint, volumes two (published 1913) and three (published 1919) are first editions. Volume one covers up to 1820; volume two 1820-1834; volume three 1834-1838. The covers of all three volumes have been marked and worn. Volume one in particular has suffered damage during storage. All covers have mottling, wear to the corners and extremities and to the head and feet of all three spin... View more info

Kirk on the Zambesi: A Chapter of African History

By: Coupland, R.

Price: $71.25

Publisher: Clarendon Press: 1928

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: otgq

Condition: Very Good


The dust jacket is tanned and edge worn, with some small closed tears along the edges. Aside from this, it remains whole and intact. The boards are strong and square, with bright gold gilt to the spine. Internally, there is a tape residue marking on the front pastedown, and some of the pages within are "uncut" - please let us know upon ordering if you would like us to split the pages before posting. There are no markings or insriptions and the pages are clean and... View more info

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Brothers in War and Peace: Constand and Abraham Viljoen and the Birth of the New South Africa

By: Cruywagen, Dennis

Price: $19.00

Publisher: Zebra Press: 2014

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: amnl

ISBN: 1770226001

Condition: Near Fine


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

South Africa

By: Cubitt, Gerald S.;Helfet, Arnold

Price: $6.65

Publisher: C. Struik: 1975

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: xt73

ISBN: 0869770594

Condition: Very Good


Small tears on jacket and creased.Light insect damage.Well bound.[R.K] View more info

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Call the wind

By: D'Arcy Thompson, Molly (text and illus)

Price: $47.50

Publisher: David Philip Publishers: 1972

Edition: 1st Edition

Inscription: signed

Seller ID: bbfn

ISBN: 0949968048

Condition: Good


Signed by Author(s)101 pages (complete). Signed by Molly D'Arcy Thompson on the title page. A collection of portraits of Xhosa, Pondo & Thembu, Bhaca & Zulu people capturing the everyday life and surroundings. A calm and amiable book. The dustjacket is worn, creased and scruffed. It is secure and sure. The boards are smart with shelving wear to the edges. Within, the contents are smart, bright, neat and tidy - as if new throughout! fk View more info

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The pioneers, BC-1795: An illustrated history of South Africa with biographical record

By: Danziger, Christopher

Price: $7.60

Publisher: Purnell: 1979

Seller ID: axuw

ISBN: 0360004415

Condition: Good


jacket is shelf rubbed and chipped. edge wear and knocking on boards. tanning, foxing, soiling and marks. fairly good copy.[S.N] View more info

Image for The Early Cape Hottentots described in the writings of Olfert Dapper (1668), Willen ten Rhyne (1686) and Johannes Gulielmus de Grevenbroek (1695). The original texts, with translations into English by .

The Early Cape Hottentots described in the writings of Olfert Dapper (1668), Willen ten Rhyne (1686) and Johannes Gulielmus de Grevenbroek (1695). The original texts, with translations into English by .

By: Dapper, Olfert ; Rhyne, Willem Ten; Grevenbroek, Johannes Gulielmus de; Schapera, I; Farrington, B;

Price: $137.75

Publisher: The Van Riebeeck Society, Cape Town: 1933

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: atrs

Condition: Good


309 pages (complete). An invaluable, fascinating history of the earliest Cape inhabitants in Dutch, Latin and English (translations). In genial condition. The edges have some wear and the top edge of the front cover has a knock. There are periodic rust spots throughout the contents. These in no way interfere with the text or the enjoyment of the book. The inside front cover has an ex-libris plate affixed. The contents are benign, comfortable, clear, tight, enthralling. f... View more info

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The Right to the Land

By: Davenport, T.R.H. Davenport

Price: $30.40

Publisher: David Philip Publishers: 1974

Seller ID: 1ho

Condition: Very Good


The boards are in a very good condition, except for some minor marks at the back. The front and back end pages show age related marks. Some "bubbling" can be noticed within the back board. Internally clean and tightly bound. This - almost - tall book is complete with 90 pages. [B.K.] View more info

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South Africa: A Modern History

By: Davenport, T.R.H.

Price: $5.70

Publisher: Southern Book Publishers: 1989

Edition: 2nd Edition

Seller ID: oige

ISBN: 1868120864

Condition: Good


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

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The Return Of El Negro - The compelling story of Africa's unknown soldier

By: Davies, Caitlin

Price: $52.25

Publisher: Penguin Viking (SA): 2003

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: azfj

ISBN: 0670047937

Condition: Fine


260 pages (complete). A gripping account of the controversy of the return of 'El Negro' to Botswana. This copy is in excellent condition. It is fresh, neat, tidy, clean and expectant. As if almost new from cover to cover. fk View more info

A Vision of the Past: South Africa in Photographs, 1843-1910

By: De Beer, Mona ; Barker, Brian Johnson

Price: $55.10

Publisher: Struik: 1992

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: abgu

ISBN: 1868252795

Condition: Very Good


the jacket is shelf rubbed and a bit edge worn. internally clean. well bound. very good copy.[S.K] View more info

A Manner of Speaking: The Origins of the Press in South Africa

By: De Kock, Wessel

Price: $9.50

Publisher: Saayman & Weber: 1982

Seller ID: 24bx

ISBN: 0797100067

Condition: Good


The jacket is shelf rubbed.Ownership stamps and marks.Mild tanning.Well bound.Good copy.[S.K] View more info

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n Volk Staan Op - Die Ekonomiese Volkskongres en Daarna

By: de Plessis, E. P. (compiler) - in opdrag van die Ekonomiese Instituut van die F. A. K.

Price: $38.00

Publisher: Human & Rousseau, Kaapstad en Pretoria: 1964

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: odcs

Condition: Good


247 pages (complete). In Afrikaans throughout. In good, smart condition. The dustjacket is worn, creased and torn about the extremities. The dj covers are scuffed and rubbed. However, the dj is whole, sturdy and healthy. The green board cover is very dignified and neat. There are very shallow shelf depressions to the corners. The papertrims have mild handling and shelving markings. The contents are sure, clean, bright, firm and confident. fk View more info

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Genealogies of Old South African Families: Volume I & II

By: De Villiers, C.C.; Pama, C

Price: $399.00

Publisher: A.A. Balkema: 1981

Seller ID: oscz

Condition: Near Fine


Afrikaans and English text. Consists of two volumes, complete. There is only very light and unnoticeable edgewear to the boards of both volumes, and the boards remain strong and square. There is a previous owner's stamp marking on the front end pages of both volumes, and a previous owner's inscription on the front pastedown of Volume I. There are no other markings or inscriptions, and the pages of both books remain pristine, crisp and complete. Both are tightly bound and... View more info

Rivonia : Operation Mayibuye

By: De Villiers, H.H.W.

Price: $8.55

Publisher: Afrikaans Pers-Boekhandel: 1964

Seller ID: aemh

Condition: Good


the wraps are shelf rubbed and a bit scarred. tanning. light marks. appears to be damp marked. well bound. good copy.[S.K] View more info

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Better Than They Knew

By: De Villiers, R M (ed)

Price: $9.50

Publisher: Purnell: 1972

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: bana

ISBN: 0360001629

Condition: Fair


239 pages (complete). A history of the contribution of English-speakers to the history of South Africa. The dustjacket is busy and healthy. There is some light shelving wear to the edges and there is mild scuffing. The boards are smart. Within, the contents are benevolent. They are clean (with some light foxing to the frontis and end papers and with occasional appearances thereon), clear and confident and comfortable. fk View more info

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Better Than They Knew;

By: De Villiers, R M (ed)

Price: $4.75

Publisher: Purnell: 1972

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: bjzy

ISBN: 0360001629

Condition: Good


239 pages (complete). A genial over-view of the contribution of English-speaking South Africans to the development of the country. The dustjacket is intact and secure with wear about all edges and seams. It has some mild scuffing. The boards are modest. They have wear to the edges and corners. Within, the contents are clean, clear, smart and amiable. fk View more info

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Suid-Afrika ons mooi land

By: De Villiers, Ryno B

Price: $26.60

Publisher: Afrikaanse Pers-Boekhandel: 1950

Seller ID: 94ip

Condition: Very Good


The dust jacket is slightly shelf rubbed; edge worn and chipped. The flaps are clipped at all four corners. It will still look good in cellophane though. The boards are in a very good condition. The pages are somewhat tanned, but the text is still crisp and legible. Internally clean and tightly bound. Complete with 188 pages.Afrikaans language. [B.K.] View more info