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Image for Correspondence of Lieut.-General, the Hon. Sir George Cathcart, KCB, relative to his Military Operations in Kaffraria, until the termination of the Kafir War, and to his measures for the future maintenance of peace on that frontier, and the protection and Welfare of the People of South Africa

Correspondence of Lieut.-General, the Hon. Sir George Cathcart, KCB, relative to his Military Operations in Kaffraria, until the termination of the Kafir War, and to his measures for the future maintenance of peace on that frontier, and the protection and Welfare of the People of South Africa

By: N/A

Price: $123.50

Publisher: John Murray, London: 1856

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 64kr

Condition: Good


401 pages (complete). An elderly but robust copy. The boards are worn all about. The spine has been repaired with a leather strip. The boards have scuffing, rubbing, handling and storage marks. They are steady, assured. The front pastedown has a plate affixed ("Cape Monitor. Bartholomew & Cowen. Cape Town") which is possibly 'signed' by Charles Cowen, a pioneering journalist in the early days of South Africa. The binding / guttering along the frontispage i... View more info

Image for The Present War in Kafirland - written on the spot

The Present War in Kafirland - written on the spot

By: N/A

Price: $85.50

Publisher: London United Service Magazine Part 2: 1847

Seller ID: 73mx

Condition: Very Good


Complete. Compiled from extracts: 59-69 (May 1847); 283-289(June 1847); 382-391 (July 1847); 510-519 (Aug 1847); 112-121 (Sept 1847); 268-277 (Oct 1847). Rebound. Titling on leather strip affixed to the spine. The blue boards are serene, steady, sure with only light wear about the edges from shelving. The contents are most pleasing. Newer end papers. The pages are clean, clear, alert, youthful, certain, competent. fk View more info

Image for Charles Jasper Selwyn : "Where Duty Leads" - Officer Commanding Royal Enginners, Graham's Town,  1834-1842

Charles Jasper Selwyn : "Where Duty Leads" - Officer Commanding Royal Enginners, Graham's Town, 1834-1842

By: Barnes, Pamela

Price: $22.80

Publisher: The Author: 1979

Edition: Limited

Inscription: Signed

Seller ID: cgtu

Condition: Good


46 pages (complete). Numbered 53 of a limited edition of 1000 copies. Signed by Pamela Barnes on the copyright page. A mild-mannered copy. The linen-card covers have wear and marks from handling all about. The back cover has scuffing and marks from storage. Nonetheless, the covers are secure and comfortable. Within, the contents have evidence of benign use throughout. They have occasional very light blotches of discolouration from storage. In general, and by far... View more info

Image for The Cape Journal : Military Villages in the Eastern Cape - The Unfortified Military Villages of Sir Harry Smith 1848-1850

The Cape Journal : Military Villages in the Eastern Cape - The Unfortified Military Villages of Sir Harry Smith 1848-1850

By: Coetzee, C G ; Westby-Nunn, Tony (Ed)

Price: $47.50

Publisher: Westby Nunn Publishers cc., Cape Town: 2010

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Signed

Seller ID: 35ht

ISBN: 0620469714

Condition: Fine


80 pages (complete). Signed by Westby-Nunn on the opp-title-page (dated: 2010 Cape Town). A most pleasing copy. The boards are elegant, fresh, inviting. The contents are most pleasing. They are very clean and clear, confident and bright - as if new throughout. fk View more info

Image for The Cape Journal : Military Villages in the Eastern Cape - The Unfortified Military Villages of Sir Harry Smith 1848-1850

The Cape Journal : Military Villages in the Eastern Cape - The Unfortified Military Villages of Sir Harry Smith 1848-1850

By: Coetzee, C G ; Westby-Nunn, Tony (Ed)

Price: $47.50

Publisher: Westby Nunn Publishers cc., Cape Town: 2010

Edition: 2nd Edition

Seller ID: 21ia

ISBN: 0620469714

Condition: Fine


80 pages (complete). Signed by Tony Westby-Nunn on the opp-title page (dated: 2010 Cape Town). A most gratifying copy. The boards are smart, exceptionally healthy. The contents are very pleasing. They are bright, very clean and clear, very confident, proud - as if new throughout! fk View more info

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The Cape Journal : Military Villages in the Eastern Cape - The Unfortified Military Villages of Sir Harry Smith 1848-1850

By: Coetzee, C G ; Westby-Nunn, Tony (Ed)

Price: $47.50

Publisher: Westby Nunn Publishers cc., Cape Town: 2010

Edition: 2nd Edition

Seller ID: 22ia

ISBN: 0620469714

Condition: Fine


80 pages (complete). Signed by Tony Westby-Nunn on the opp-title page (dated: 2010 Cape Town). A most gratifying copy. The boards are smart, exceptionally healthy. The contents are very pleasing. They are bright, very clean and clear, very confident, proud - as if new throughout! fk View more info

Image for The Cape Journal : Military Villages in the Eastern Cape - The Unfortified Military Villages of Sir Harry Smith 1848-1850

The Cape Journal : Military Villages in the Eastern Cape - The Unfortified Military Villages of Sir Harry Smith 1848-1850

By: Coetzee, C G ; Westby-Nunn, Tony (Ed)

Price: $47.50

Publisher: Westby Nunn Publishers cc., Cape Town: 2010

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Signed

Seller ID: 23ia

ISBN: 0620469714

Condition: Fine


80 pages (complete). Signed by Tony Westby-Nunn on the opp-title page (dated: 2010 Cape Town). A most gratifying copy. The boards are smart, exceptionally healthy. The contents are very pleasing. They are bright, very clean and clear, very confident, proud - as if new throughout! fk View more info

Image for Pioneer Port : An Illustrated History of East London

Pioneer Port : An Illustrated History of East London

By: Denfield, Joseph

Price: $25.65

Publisher: Howard Timmins, Cape Town: 1965

Edition: Limited

Seller ID: 22is

Condition: Good


119 pages (complete). Numbered 978 of a limited edition of 1500 copies. A much owned, even negligently stored copy, that is yet sound, engaging. The dustjacket is much worn, much repaired. It is secure and intact. The boards are tidy. They have very light storage wear to the edges. The contents are benign. They have evidence of keen use throughout. They have blotches of foxing here and there throughout. In general, and by far, the pages are clean, clear, benevo... View more info

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Rev F G Kayser Journal : & Letters

By: Hummel, Chris (Ed)

Price: $33.25

Publisher: Maskew Miller Longman (Pty) Ltd., Cape Town / Rhodes University, Grahamstown: 1990

Edition: Limited

Seller ID: 18hn

ISBN: 0636014282

Condition: Near Fine


216 pages (complete). Numbered 52 of a limited edition of 500 copies. A very smart copy. The dustjacket is neat, tidy, bright, elegant. The brown cloth covered boards have the Rhodes University crest stamped on the front. The boards are in very healthy, serene condition. The contents are in near immaculate health. They are very clean, very clear, most certain and generous - as if new throughout! fk View more info

Image for The Autobiography of the late Sir Andries Stockenstrom, Bart., - sometime Lieutenant-Governor of the Eastern Province of the Colony of the Cape of Good Hope - in two volumes (Africana Collectanea - volume VIII)

The Autobiography of the late Sir Andries Stockenstrom, Bart., - sometime Lieutenant-Governor of the Eastern Province of the Colony of the Cape of Good Hope - in two volumes (Africana Collectanea - volume VIII)

By: Hutton, The Honourable C W ; Shippard, His Honour S G A (preface)

Price: $171.00

Publisher: C Struik, Cape Town: 1964

Edition: Reprint

Seller ID: 55le

Condition: Very Good


Two volumes (complete). Numbered 2 of a limited edition of 75 copies (each). Facsimile reprint of original 1887 publication from J C Juta and Co., Cape Town. Both in half-leather. The boards are neat, tidy. The leathered corners of both have light wear. The corners and spine are neat, clubbable, pleasing. The pages are agreeably tranquil. They are clean, clear, confident, certain, generous. fk View more info

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The Lower Albany Chronicle - 5 books

By: Jones, E Morse (compiler)

Price: $42.75

Publisher: Lower Albany Historical Society, Port Alfred, C P, South Africa: 1968

Seller ID: 63ly

Condition: Good


Five books (complete). From the library of Edna and Frank Bradlow. All are in comfortable, agreeable condition. "Part One: 1806-1825 - Revised and Augmented edition (1968)": the covers have spots of foxing, wear from handling and storage, scuffing and marks. The pages are clear, clean, amenable. "Part Two: 1826-1840 (1964)": the covers are tidy with just a few spots of foxing. They mild user and shelving wear about the edges. The cloth spine is hea... View more info

Image for The British Humanitarians and the Cape Eastern Frontier, 1834-1836 (Archives Year Book for South African History - Fifty-first Year - Vol 1)

The British Humanitarians and the Cape Eastern Frontier, 1834-1836 (Archives Year Book for South African History - Fifty-first Year - Vol 1)

By: Pretorius, J G

Price: $61.75

Publisher: The Government Printer, Pretoria: 1988

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 72ih

Condition: Near Fine


375 pages (complete). A sure copy. The boards have some wear, scuffing from shelving / storage. They are otherwise healthy, steady, sure. The contents are most agreeable. They are sound, clean, clear, assured. fk View more info

Image for The Albany Journals of Thomas Shone

The Albany Journals of Thomas Shone

By: Silva, Penelope (Ed)

Price: $64.60

Publisher: Maskew Miller Longman (Pty) Ltd., Cape Town / Rhodes University, Grahamstown: 1992

Edition: Limited

Seller ID: 19hn

ISBN: 0636016072

Condition: Fine


303 pages (complete). Numbered 8 of a limited edition of 500 copies. A most pleasing copy. The dustjacket is smart, bright, very sure. The claret coloured cloth boards have the Rhodes University crest stamped on the front in gilt. The boards are serene and elegant and very healthy. The contents are in excellent condition. They are fresh, clean, clear, very confident and generous - as if new throughout! fk View more info

Image for The Development and Failure of the Eastern Cape Separatist Movement / A Forgotten Frontier Zone - Settlements and Reactions in the Stormberg Area between 1820-60 (Archives Year Book for South African History - Forty-Fifth Year - Vol II)

The Development and Failure of the Eastern Cape Separatist Movement / A Forgotten Frontier Zone - Settlements and Reactions in the Stormberg Area between 1820-60 (Archives Year Book for South African History - Forty-Fifth Year - Vol II)

By: Stead, J L / Wagenaar, E J C

Price: $47.50

Publisher: The Government Printer, Pretoria: 1984

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 74ih

Condition: Near Fine


221 pages (complete). A calm copy. The boards have some mild wear, scuffing, marks from shelving. They are steady, sound. The contents are clean, clear, authoritative, amenable, certain. fk View more info