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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. Orders over $50.00 are shipped using tracked courier delivery services. 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]. Orders over $50.00 are shipped using tracked courier delivery services. 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]. Orders over $50.00 are shipped using tracked courier delivery services. 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. Orders over $50.00 are shipped using tracked courier delivery services. 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]. Orders over $50.00 are shipped using tracked courier delivery services. 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. Orders over $50.00 are shipped using tracked courier delivery services. 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. Orders over $50.00 are shipped using tracked courier delivery services. 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.]. Orders over $50.00 are shipped using tracked courier delivery services. View more info

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Pioneer Port: The Illustrated History of East London

By: Denfield, Joseph

Price: $76.00

Publisher: Howard Timmins: 1965

Edition: Deluxe Edition

Seller ID: ordy

Condition: Very Good


This deluxe edition is copy number 24 of only 50 made. It has been bound in the deluxe edition white binding, and the dust jacket has been laminated. The boards are rather rubbed, edge worn and quite foxed. The edges of the boards are a tad discoloured with age as well. Aside from this, the boards remain square and whole. The dust jacket is rubbed and edge worn, with a few creases along the edges. The lamination over the jacket however keeps it whole, intact and bright. Internally, there are no markings or inscriptions, and there is some faint, sporadic foxing throughout, but the pages remain ... View more info

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Conflict Resolution in Africa

By: Deng, F.M. : Zartman, I.W. (Eds)

Price: $7.60

Publisher: Brookings: 1991

Seller ID: 98hm

ISBN: 0815717989

Condition: Good


jacket is shelf rubbed and a bit creased. knocking on board edges. light tanning and marks. well bound. good copy.[S.N]. Orders over $50.00 are shipped using tracked courier delivery services. View more info

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The Spell of South Africa

By: Devitt, Napier

Price: $76.00

Publisher: H F & G Witherby Ltd, London: 1938

Edition: 1st Edition

Inscription: signed

Seller ID: oifm

Condition: Fair


Signed by Author(s)216 pages (complete). Signed by Napier Devitt on the title page (dated: Kowie West Oct. 1940). Also included is a handwritten letter from Napier Devitt to a friend (?) principally about a book (about George Rex of Knysna?) that does not appear to have been ultimately published. Dated 25/2/51. Written from "The Cottage, First Avenue, The Hill, Johannesburg". A mild-mannered book in restful condition. The dustjacket is enclosed in a clear cellophane protective cover. The dj itself is worn and scuffed but is comfortable. Cloth covers. These are shelf worn and mildly scu... View more info

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In the Footstaps of Livingstone

By: Dolman, Alfred

Price: $30.40

Publisher: John Lane the Bodley Head Ltd.: 1924

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 38hx

Condition: Good


The boards are shelf rubbed and somewhat edge worn at the corners. Signs of insect damage are visible too. It has been repaired within the spine, although another crack can be noticed within. Internally clean, but occasional age related marks can be noticed. The blocks are deckle edged. Tightly bound and complete with 269 pages. [B.K.]. Orders over $50.00 are shipped using tracked courier delivery services. View more info

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Rock Engravings in Southern Africa

By: Dowson, Thomas A

Price: $21.85

Publisher: Witwatersrand University Press: 1992

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: bihx

ISBN: 1868141209

Condition: Good


124 pages (complete). Landscape format. In good, sound condition. The dustjacket is sunned and lightly worn about the edges. It is secure and comfortable. The boards are healthy and sure with some wear about the edges from storage. Within, the contents are most pleasing. The pages are well ordered, clean, clear, confident, generous and assured.Due to weight postal adjustments may be required.[RF31] fk. Orders over $50.00 are shipped using tracked courier delivery services. View more info

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Kerksoewenier van Gemeente Albanie : 'n Geskiedkundige Oorsig van die Honderdjarige Bestaan van die plaaslike Ned.-Geref. Gemeente (1831-1931)

By: Dreyer, Eerw. A

Price: $45.60

Publisher: Nasionale Pers Bpk., Kaapstad: 1931

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: oqpw

Condition: Good


93 pages (complete). In Afrikaans throughout. Included: a pamphlet ("Notule Van die Vergadering van die Raadskommissie Gehou te Kongwe, 21 Julie 1931") folded and addressed to : Ds A G Murray of Somerset East (postmark: Kongwe, Nyasaland). The cloth covers have mild wear. The decoration and general aspect are pleasing. Within, there is a gift inscription to the same Dominee from a well-wisher. The contents are patient, clear, certain and diligent. fk. Orders over $50.00 are shipped using tracked courier delivery services. View more info

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My Neighbour Madiba and Others

By: Drysdale, Andrew

Price: $20.90

Publisher: Lion's head Publishers: 2007

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: aitw

ISBN: 0620384085

Condition: Very Good


wraps are a little shelf rubbed. light marks. no inscriptions. well bound. very good copy.[S.K]. Orders over $50.00 are shipped using tracked courier delivery services. View more info

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n Volk Staan Op - Die Ekonomiese Volkskongres en Daarna

By: du Plessis, E. P. (compiler)

Price: $26.60

Publisher: Human & Rousseau, Kaapstad en Pretoria: 1964

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 49fu

Condition: Good


247 pages (complete). In Afrikaans throughout. In good, smart condition. The dustjacket is worn, creased 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. The binding is sound and healthy. The papertrims have mild handling and shelving markings. The contents are sure, clean, bright, firm and confident. fk. Orders over $50.00 are shipped using tracked courier delivery services. View more info

Managing African Conflicts: The Challenge of Military Intervention

By: Du Plessis, L & Hough, M

Price: $23.75

Publisher: HSRC: 2000-01-31

Edition: 1st Edition

Inscription: signed

Seller ID: 10du

ISBN: 0796919593

Condition: Very Good


Signed by Author(s)The wraps are a bit rubbed. Internally clean and tightly bound.. Orders over $50.00 are shipped using tracked courier delivery services. View more info

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Eeufees te Rustenburg : Toesprake tydens en fotografiese uitbeelding van die Eeufeesviering van die Geref. Kerk van Suid-Afrika te Rustenburg

By: du Toit, Prof dr S ; Coetzee, dr P J ; Bingle, prof dr H J J ; Venter, dr H

Price: $47.50

Publisher: Die Kerkblad, Potchefstroom / Algemene Sinode, Gereformeerde Kerk in Suid-Afrika: 1959

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: bjup

Condition: Very Good


240 pages (complete). In Afrikaans throughout. A smart copy. The covers have a clear film wrap. The boards are in healthy and tidy condition. The contents are in excellent condition. They are bright, clean, clear, patrician and patient. fk. Orders over $50.00 are shipped using tracked courier delivery services. View more info

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Nyasaland under the Foreign Office

By: Duff, H L

Price: $90.25

Publisher: George Bell and Sons, London: 1906

Edition: 2nd Edition

Seller ID: biud

Condition: Good


422 pages (complete). A benign, contented book. The boards are worn and scuffed from storage. They are placid and sure. Within, the early and later pages have some foxing. The contents, especially taking their age into account, are clear, confident. The frontispage has a previous owner signature. The pages are tight, youthful and healthy. fk. Orders over $50.00 are shipped using tracked courier delivery services. View more info

Reminiscenes of an Albany Settler

By: Dugmore, Henry Hare Rev.

Price: $38.00

Publisher: Messrs. Grocott & Sherry: 1958

Seller ID: 23hs

Condition: Good


The dust jacket is slightly edge worn, price clipped; chipped and has a short tear at the spine. Tape repairs are visible within. It will still look good in cellophane though. There is a previous owner's inscription on the front end page and another inscription of the editor - Newson, L.A. Rev. - on the half title page. The pages are slightly tanned, but the text is still crisp and legible. Tightly bound and complete with 92 pages. [B.K.]. Orders over $50.00 are shipped using tracked courier delivery services. View more info