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Image for Hydrology of South Africa; or Details of the Former Hydrographic Condition of the Cape of Good Hope, and of causes of its present aridity, with suggestions of appropriate remedies for this aridity

Hydrology of South Africa; or Details of the Former Hydrographic Condition of the Cape of Good Hope, and of causes of its present aridity, with suggestions of appropriate remedies for this aridity

By: Brown, John Croumbie

Price: $190.00

Publisher: John Crawford, Kirkcaldy (printer): 1875

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 28ri

Condition: Good


260 pages plus advertising (complete). A casually owned copy. Green boards with stamped black decoration to the fore, blind stamped decoration to the aft, gilt titling on the spine. The boards have wear, marks, scuffing all about. The spine has wear to head and foot, some rubbing. The boards are comfortable and sure. The contents have evidence of use throughout. There are some marks, some very light user creases. The pages are also clean and clear, earnest, certain, very assured of purpose, more than competent. fk. Orders over $50.00 are shipped using tracked courier delivery service... View more info

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Manual of South African Geography forming A Companion to the Map of South Africa to 16* South Latitude. Intended for the Use of the Upper Classes in Government Schools and Candidates for the Civil Service

By: Hall, Henry

Price: $28.50

Publisher: Saul Solomon and Co., Cape Town: 1859

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 15mz

Condition: Good


183 pages plus folded map (complete). The frontispiece has a gift inscription to JHR de Smidt, almost certainly the son of the artist (and Surveyor General of Cape Town) Abraham de Smidt. A much owned and gently aging copy. The spine has been repaired with a leather patch. The boards have much wear, marking, staining from handling and storage. They are however, steady and sure. The folded coloured map to the fore of the book is neat and healthy. The contents are agreeable. Whilst there are some expectant age-related marks and wear, the contents are clean, clear, assiduous, dutiful, con... View more info

Image for Manual of South African Geography, forming a companion to the map of South Africa to 16* south latitude.  Intended for the use of the upper classes in government schools and candidates for the Civil Service

Manual of South African Geography, forming a companion to the map of South Africa to 16* south latitude. Intended for the use of the upper classes in government schools and candidates for the Civil Service

By: Hall, Henry

Price: $22.80

Publisher: Saul Solomon & Co., Cape Town (printers): 1859

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 84qw

Condition: Good


183 pages (complete). A benign copy. The boards are scuffed, worn all about. The spine has some wear along its length. The spine and boards are steady and fit. The contents are a little aged. The pages have flushes and sprinklings of foxing. Nonetheless, the pages are thick, sure, secure, clean and clear. fk. Orders over $50.00 are shipped using tracked courier delivery services. View more info

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Acta Geographica No 1 / 1967

By: Nel, Professor A

Price: $30.40

Publisher: A.A. Balkema, Kaapstad: 1967

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Signed

Seller ID: 98ib

Condition: Good


190 pages (complete). Signed by J A Coetzee (a contributor) on the frontispage. In Afrikaans throughout. A placid copy. The covers are marked, worn from storage and handling. They are sure and secure. The contents have light annotations on the contents page (by Coetzee). The pages are mild-mannered, assiduous, unfussy, clean, clear, competent. fk. Orders over $50.00 are shipped using tracked courier delivery services. View more info

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The Natural Resources of East Africa

By: Russell, E W (Ed)

Price: $17.10

Publisher: D A Hawkins Ltd / East African Literature Bureau, Nairobi: 1962

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 88oq

Condition: Good


144 pages (complete). A comfortable copy. Included: in a pouch (inside front): booklet, 'The Sisal Industry of East Africa' by Sir Eldred Hitchcock (who in his early years was much involved with Toynbee Hall in Whitechapel); a copy of 'The Tanganyikan Groundnuts Scheme' by Thayer Watkins. In a pouch (inside rear): Circular: 'Market Review for the Quarter Ended 31st December 1962' from the Clove Growers Association of Zanzibar; seven maps of East Africa (1:4,000,000): General; Mineral Resources, Forests and Game Reserves; Physical Features; Rainfall Probability, Population and Main Drainage ... View more info

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Oor Berge en Vlaktes

By: Taljaard, M S

Price: $85.50

Publisher: Die Universiteitsuitgewers en Boekhandelaars (Edms) Beperk, Stellenbosch: 1948

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 93le

Condition: Very Good


204 pages plus folded map at rear (complete). In Afrikaans throughout. A drowsing copy of this book of a geographer's journey through South Africa, from Cape Point to the Limpopo to Durban. The dustjacket is much worn, torn, marked, creased. It is resolutely secure. The boards are marked from handling and shelving and storage. They have wear about the edges and seams. They are benign. The contents are mild-mannered. The frontispage has a lengthy gift inscription (not from the author). The early pages have storage insect damage to the top trims. There are occasional areas of tanning, ... View more info

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Documents Scientifiques De La Mission Tilho (1906-1909) - 2 volumes

By: Tilho, Jean

Price: $294.50

Publisher: Imprimerie Nationale, Paris / Ministere des Colonies: 1910

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 53rz

Condition: Good


Two volumes (complete). In French throughout. Two stout volumes of research by Tilho after his pioneering journey about Lake Chad and Niger. Covers in the French manner. The covers of both have tanning, wear, creasing all about. Tome Premier: the covers have storage marks and stains. The frontispage has graphite annotations. The end papers are tanned. The pages are untrimmed. Some pages are still to be cut! The pages are also clean, comfortable, clear, diligent, detailed, tight, tidy and smart. Tome Deuxieme (pub: 1911): The covers are much tanned, much worn, stained, marked. The ... View more info

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Southern Africa : A Geographical Survey - 2 Volumes

By: Wellington, John H

Price: $123.50

Publisher: Cambridge at the University Press: 1955

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Signed

Seller ID: 6ne

Condition: Good


Two volumes (complete). Signed by Wellington the title pages of both volumes. Both volumes have a previous owner signature on the frontispages. Volume I: Physical Geography. Four maps in a pocket at the rear of the book. Map II (Altitudinal Zones) is much worn about the folds and edges from storage conditions. The map itself is bright and clear. Map III (Mean Annual Rainfall) has some storage injury about the edges but is otherwise pleasing and fresh-faced. The guttering along the end papers (which have some storage wear) is cracked which affects (very lightly) the stability of the book... View more info