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Image for The Cape Town Gazette and African Advertiser - August 16, 1800-October 19, 1801 / Kaapsche Stads Courant en Afrikaansche Berigter - 16 Augustus 1800-19 Oktober, 1801 (South African Library Reprint Series 10 Suid-Afrikaanse Biblioteek Herdrukreeks)

The Cape Town Gazette and African Advertiser - August 16, 1800-October 19, 1801 / Kaapsche Stads Courant en Afrikaansche Berigter - 16 Augustus 1800-19 Oktober, 1801 (South African Library Reprint Series 10 Suid-Afrikaanse Biblioteek Herdrukreeks)

By: N/A

Price: $57.00

Publisher: The South African Library, Cape Town / Die Suid-Afrikaanse Biblioteek, Kaapstad: 1982

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: cbjq

ISBN: 0869680366

Condition: Fine


Complete. In English, Afrikaans, Dutch. A most sound, sure copy. Quarter leather. Gilt titling (baleful). The leather corners and spine are most healthy and pleasing. The boards have scuffing and some shelving marks. They are otherwise steady, sure, sturdy. Within, the contents are in excellent condition. The pages are very assured, very clean and clear, generous, companionable, very certain. fk View more info

Image for Zamenspraak tusschen Klaas Waarzegger en Jan Twyfelaar, over het onderwerp van Afscheiding tusschen de Oostelyke en Westelyke Provincie (South African Library Reprint Series 3 Suid-Afrikaanse Biblioteek: Herdrukreeks)

Zamenspraak tusschen Klaas Waarzegger en Jan Twyfelaar, over het onderwerp van Afscheiding tusschen de Oostelyke en Westelyke Provincie (South African Library Reprint Series 3 Suid-Afrikaanse Biblioteek: Herdrukreeks)

By: N/A

Price: $24.70

Publisher: South African Library, Cape Town: 1973

Edition: Reprint

Seller ID: 15kg

Condition: Very Good


77 pages (complete). Afrikaans introduction, Dutch text. Facsimile reprint of original 1856 edition published by J S Bold & Co., Cradock. A mild copy. The boards are scuffed, marked, tanned about the edges and seams and spine. They are solid and sound. The contents are most agreeable. They are tight, fresh, clean, clear, certain, benign. fk View more info

Image for Life at the Cape A Hundred Years Ago - By a Lady

Life at the Cape A Hundred Years Ago - By a Lady

By: N/A

Price: $47.50

Publisher: C Struik, Cape Town: 1963

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Signed

Seller ID: 72lk

Condition: Good


119 pages (complete). Signed by C Struik (the publisher) and inscribed by him to Frank and Edna Bradlow (the Africana specialists). Included: a press-cutting from the Cape Times (13.7.63) about the identification of The Lady; a book review of the book; eleven copies of the publisher's blad (written by Edna Bradlow) for the book. The dustjacket has a clear plastic protective cover. The dj is tidy and healthy. The boards are tranquil, healthy, sure. The front pastedow... View more info

Image for The Bosjesmans or Bush People (State Library Reprints 70 / Staatsbiblioteek Herdrukke 70) : The Bosjesmen - A Lecture on the Mental, Moral, and Physical Attributes of The Bushmen, Or African Savages - With Anecdotes, by one of their guardians

The Bosjesmans or Bush People (State Library Reprints 70 / Staatsbiblioteek Herdrukke 70) : The Bosjesmen - A Lecture on the Mental, Moral, and Physical Attributes of The Bushmen, Or African Savages - With Anecdotes, by one of their guardians

By: N/A

Price: $28.50

Publisher: The State Library, Pretoria, Die Staatsbiblioteek: 1974

Seller ID: 17ni

ISBN: 0798900296

Condition: Very Good


8 pages (complete). Facsimile reprint with an introduction by P E Westra of the State Library. Spectacles are advised for this short booklet! The covers have very light shelving discolouration about the edges. There is also some mild user wear to the corners and edges of the pages. The covers are benign, placid. The contents are clean, clear, confident, certain. fk View more info

Image for Het Consulaat-Generaal der Nederlanden Kaapstad - 1857-1957

Het Consulaat-Generaal der Nederlanden Kaapstad - 1857-1957

By: N/A

Price: $28.50

Publisher: A A Balkema, Kaapstad: 1957

Edition: Limited

Seller ID: 18pm

Condition: Good


28 pages (complete). In Dutch and English. Unnumbered copy of a limited edition of 500 copies. The booklet has languished in storage somewhat. The covers have wear, storage marks. Stringed binding (healthy). The covers are secure and sure. The contents have evidence of handling and storage throughout. There are sprinkles, rashes of foxing. In general, and by far, the pages are clean, clear, comfortable, convivial, placid. fk View more info

Image for A West Coast Odyssey : A journey into the colourful and fascinating history of the Cape's West Coast Peninsula

A West Coast Odyssey : A journey into the colourful and fascinating history of the Cape's West Coast Peninsula

By: Athiros, Gabriel ; Athiros, Louise ; Athiros, Nikolai ; Turner, Mike (compilers and editors)

Price: $47.50

Publisher: Historical Media cc, Tokai: 2009

Edition: Revised

Seller ID: cadj

ISBN: 0620445378

Condition: Fine


176 pages (complete). A most satisfying copy. The illustrated matte boards are neat, attractive. The contents are in near immaculate condition. The pages are bright, tight, fresh, clean, clear - as if new throughout. fk View more info

Image for The Best of The Cape Odyssey : A journey into the colourful and fascinating history of the Cape - Volume 1

The Best of The Cape Odyssey : A journey into the colourful and fascinating history of the Cape - Volume 1

By: Athiros, Gabriel and Louise (Eds)

Price: $66.50

Publisher: Historical Media cc, Tokai: 2007

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Signed

Seller ID: 76kp

ISBN: 062038347X

Condition: Fine


166 pages (complete). Signed by Gabriel Athiros on the title page. A very smart copy. The illustrated laminated boards are healthy, very pleasing. The contents are serene, in excellent condition. They are very clean, very clear, very confident, most generous - as if new throughout! fk View more info

Image for The Cape Diaries of Lady Anne Barnard, 1799-1800 - 2 volumes (Van Riebeeck Society Second Series))

The Cape Diaries of Lady Anne Barnard, 1799-1800 - 2 volumes (Van Riebeeck Society Second Series))

By: Barnard, Anne ; Lenta, Margaret and Cordeur, Basil le

Price: $85.50

Publisher: Van Riebeeck Society, Cape Town: 1999

Seller ID: cbyt

ISBN: 0958411255

Condition: Very Good


Two volumes (complete). Two smart books. The ISBN is for volume 1, the reference number is for both books. Volume 1 (Second Series No. 29): 1799 : 378 pages (complete). A very neat copy. The dustjacket is bright and healthy. The boards are elegant and very sure. The contents are in a near immaculate condition. Volume 2 (Second Series No.30), ISBN: 0958411263 : 1800. Ex-library (Kommetjie Library) copy with consequent labels, stamps, annotations, use. The dustja... View more info

Image for Die Kaapse Patriotte gedurende die laaste kwart van die agtiende eeu en die voortlewing van hul denkbeelde

Die Kaapse Patriotte gedurende die laaste kwart van die agtiende eeu en die voortlewing van hul denkbeelde

By: Beyers, Coenraad

Price: $71.25

Publisher: J L van Schaik, Beperk, Pretoria: 1967

Edition: 2nd Revised edition

Inscription: Signed

Seller ID: 76if

Condition: Near Fine


400 pages (complete). In Afrikaans throughout. Most affably inscribed and signed by Coenraad Beyers on the frontispage (dated: Pretoria, 8 Desember 1967). A pleasing copy. The dustjacket is benign, decent. It has light shelving wear to the edges and seams, some light scuffing. It is secure and comfortable. The simple boards are healthy, steady. The contents are in agreeable condition. They are clean, clear, diligent, assured, confident, unblemished. fk View more info

Image for François le Vaillant : Traveller in South Africa - and his collection of 165 water-colour paintings 1781-1784 - 2 Volumes

François le Vaillant : Traveller in South Africa - and his collection of 165 water-colour paintings 1781-1784 - 2 Volumes

By: Bokhorst, Dr M ; Forbes, Professor V S ; Lewcock, Dr R ; Visser, Mr D ; Shaw, Miss M ; Meester, Professor J ; Jordaan, Professor P G ; Quinton, J C (Ed) ; Robinson, A M Lewin (Ed)

Price: $275.50

Publisher: Library of Parliament, Cape Town: 1973

Edition: Limited

Seller ID: byvb

ISBN: 0621005762

Condition: Fine


Two volumes (complete). Hand-numbered 452 of a limited edition of 2500 copies. Both covered in stamped azure cloth. Gilt titling (fresh and imperious). A mesmerizingly beautiful set. Both books have paper protective covers who serve their purpose well. The bottom trims have some light shelving marks. The books are excessively chic and genteel. The pages are very clean, very clear, very proud, very sure, shiveringly elegant. Careful and devoted production. Designed ... View more info

Image for Francois le Vaillant : Voyageur en Afrique Australe et sa collection 1781-1784 - 2 volumes

Francois le Vaillant : Voyageur en Afrique Australe et sa collection 1781-1784 - 2 volumes

By: Bokhorst, Matthys ; Forbes, Vernon S ; Lewcock, Ronald B ; Visser, Dirk ; Shaw, Margaret ; Kirby, P R ; Winterbottom, J M ; Meester, Jurgens ; Skaife, S H ; Jordaan, P G ; Robinson, A M Lewin

Price: $380.00

Publisher: Biblioteque du Parlement, Le Cap: 1973

Edition: Limited

Seller ID: budx

ISBN: 0621005770

Condition: Fine


Two deluxe volumes. In French throughout. Francois le Vaillant was a traveller, zoologist, naturalist, ornithologist who was among the first to use colour plates for illustration. The two books are stunningly beautiful. Volume I: is hand-numbered 34 of a limited edition of 100 copies. It is fully bound in sea-blue calf leather. Gilt titling to front face and spine (elegant and luxe). The leather has some very, very slight storage scuffing. The leather is doux, ve... View more info

Image for François le Vaillant : Reisiger in Suid-Afrika - en sy versameling van akwarelle - 1781-1784 - 2 Volumes

François le Vaillant : Reisiger in Suid-Afrika - en sy versameling van akwarelle - 1781-1784 - 2 Volumes

By: Bokhorst, Matthys ; Forbes, Vernon S ; Lewcock, Ronald B ; Visser, Dirk ; Shaw, Margaret ; Kirby, P R ; Winterbottom, J M ; Meester, Jurgens ; Skaife, S H ; Jordaan, P G ; Robinson, A M Lewin

Price: $380.00

Publisher: Parlementsbiblioteek, Kaapstad: 1973

Edition: Limited

Seller ID: bvtq

ISBN: 0621005789

Condition: Fine


Two volumes complete. Both books in Afrikaans throughout. Included in volume I are a number of press-cuttings about le Vaillant and this publication. The original sales invoice is also included. Volume I is hand-numbered 215 of a limited edition of 500 copies. This is a very smart and confident copy. The book does have a paper protective cover that is worn and torn all about. It is included. boards have some very mild wear and scuffing. They are neat and very health... View more info

Image for Britain at the Cape, 1795 to 1803 (Brenthurst second series)

Britain at the Cape, 1795 to 1803 (Brenthurst second series)

By: Boucher, Maurice ; Penn, Nigel (Eds)

Price: $152.00

Publisher: The Brenthurst Press, Houghton: 1992

Edition: Limited

Seller ID: 40ha

ISBN: 0909079498

Condition: Fine


264 pages (complete). An unnumbered copy of a limited edition of 850 copies. A most gratifying copy. The dustjacket has wear from handling and storage. It has marks, scratches. It is however, placid. The cloth covered boards are tranquil. They have very mild wear about the edges from shelving. Otherwise, they are healthy and sturdy. The contents are in excellent order. Two satin book markers (one blue, one white) are attached. The contents are clean, clear, g... View more info

Image for Dansk Aarbog for Musik Forskning 1966-67 : Frederik Carl Lemming, Musikmeister in Kapstadt (1805-1817) (Ein Beitrag zur Biographie eines danischen Musikmeisters)

Dansk Aarbog for Musik Forskning 1966-67 : Frederik Carl Lemming, Musikmeister in Kapstadt (1805-1817) (Ein Beitrag zur Biographie eines danischen Musikmeisters)

By: Bouws, Jan

Price: $17.10

Publisher: Dansk Selskab for Musikforskning: 1966

Seller ID: 23ma

Condition: Good


Complete. In German throughout. Inscribed by Bouws as v.d.s. (van die skrywer). A scruffy copy. The covers have handling, storage marks, wear about the edges. They are secure and sure. The pages are assured, clean, clear, earnest. fk View more info

Image for Secure the Shadow : The Story of Cape Photography from its beginnings to the end of 1870

Secure the Shadow : The Story of Cape Photography from its beginnings to the end of 1870

By: Bull, Marjorie ; Denfield, Joseph

Price: $71.25

Publisher: Terence McNally, Cape Town: 1970

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 17jy

Condition: Very Good


291 pages (complete). A decent, smart copy. The dustjacket has some scuffing, some shelving wear. It is comfortable and sure. The boards are smart and healthy. The papertrims have freckles of foxing. The contents are most pleasing. Whilst the early pages have splashes of foxing, the contents are clean, clear, confident, generous, fresh - as if almost new throughout! fk View more info

Image for Cape Colony To-Day

Cape Colony To-Day

By: Burton, A R E

Price: $14.25

Publisher: Townshend, Taylor & Snashall Printers, Cape Town: 1907

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 1ob

Condition: Good


316 pages (complete). A resolute copy. The boards are much stained, worn, marked all about. The spine is particularly worn. The boards and spine are stoically steady and sure. The contents are more pleasing. The front papers have previous owner labels and signatures. The pages are placid, certain against the binding, clean and clear, convivial, tidy, competent and still efficient. Please note that due to the weight of the book, should the book need be posted to t... View more info

Image for Die Kaapse Kombuis : 'n Beskrywing van sy ligging, uitleg en toebehore

Die Kaapse Kombuis : 'n Beskrywing van sy ligging, uitleg en toebehore

By: Cook, Mary Alexander

Price: $16.15

Publisher: Stellenbosch Museum: 1975

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: byun

ISBN: 0620006811

Condition: Very Good


112 pages (complete). In Afrikaans throughout. A pleasant copy. Included: Publisher's blad, cuttings from newspapers and magazines about the book. The dustjacket has some scuffing and very light shelving wear. The boards are very healthy and hale. The contents are in very pleasing condition. They are clean, clear, calm, contented, comfortable, certain. fk View more info

Image for Leeuwenhof : Die Kronieke van 'n Kaapse Herehuis

Leeuwenhof : Die Kronieke van 'n Kaapse Herehuis

By: de Klerk, A J B

Price: $14.25

Publisher: A. A. Balkema, Cape Town, Amsterdam: 1954

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: bxbm

Condition: Very Good


100 pages (complete). In Afrikaans throughout. A tranquil copy. The boards are secure, sure, scuffed and worn, a little sunned. They are healthy. Within, the contents are most pleasing. They are clean, clear, convivial, congenial, confident. fk View more info

Image for Travels At Cape 1751-53 : An annotated translation of Journal historique du voyage fait au Cap de Bonne-Espérance into which has been interpolated relevant passages from Mémoires de l'Academie Royale des Sciences

Travels At Cape 1751-53 : An annotated translation of Journal historique du voyage fait au Cap de Bonne-Espérance into which has been interpolated relevant passages from Mémoires de l'Academie Royale des Sciences

By: de la Caille, Nicolas Louis ; Raven-Hart, R (translator and editor)

Price: $57.00

Publisher: Friends of the South African Library / A. A. Balkema, Cape Town and Rotterdam: 1976

Edition: Limited

Seller ID: cbea

ISBN: 0869610686

Condition: Very Good


52 pages (complete). Unnumbered copy of a limited edition of 500. A genial, contented copy. Boards and leather spine. The boards have scuffing and rubbing and some wear. They are sound and steady. The spine is tidy and healthy. The contents are satisfying. The pages are neat, clean, clear, generous, congenial, comfortable. fk View more info

Image for Die Vryliede en Vryswartes in die Kaapse Nedersetting, 1657-1707

Die Vryliede en Vryswartes in die Kaapse Nedersetting, 1657-1707

By: De Wet, G. C

Price: $61.75

Publisher: Historiese Publikasie-Vereniging, Kaapstad: 1981

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: cabm

ISBN: 0620052333

Condition: Near Fine


246 pages (complete). In Afrikaans throughout. A most agreeable copy. The dustjacket has scuffing and some wear. It is sure and assured. The brown leathered boards are handsome and healthy. Within, the contents are in excellent condition. The pages are tight, bright, clean, clear, confident, generous. fk View more info