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Held van Colenso : Die verhaal van genl. Louis Botha

by Strydom, C.J. Scheepers

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Chapter 1 Books
Published
1972
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Very Good
Edition
First Edition
ISBN
9780624002581
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$35.00

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Tafelberg-Uitgewers, 1972. First Edition. Hardcover. Very Good/Good. In Afrikaans throughout. jacket is a bit chipped. internally clean and soundly bound. 93 pages. [SK]. Our orders are shipped using tracked courier delivery services.
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Men of the Times: Old Colonists of the Cape Colony and Orange River Colony

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Chapter 1 Books
Published
1906
Condition
Very Good
Edition
First Edition
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$380.00

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The Transvaal Publishing Company, Johannesburg, Cape Town, London, 1906. First Edition. Hardcover. Very Good/No Jacket. 646 pages (complete). A resolutely grandiose copy. Half-leather. The boards are much worn all about. The back boards have been subjected to damp storage conditions with the consequences of staining, wear. The spine has wear, chapping. The leather corners… Read more
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Men of the Times: Pioneers of the Transvaal and Glimpses of South Africa

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Chapter 1 Books
Published
1905
Condition
Very Good
Edition
First Edition
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$300.00

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The Transvaal Publishing Company, Johannesburg, 1905. First Edition. Hardcover. Very Good/No Jacket. 391 pages (complete). A stout copy. Ex-library (Transvaal Provincial Library / Transvaalse Provinsiale Biblioteek) copy with consequent debris, residue. labels, stamps, annotations, wear, usage. The front pastedown has a label declaring previous ownership by the (now closed) Macrorie House Museum in Pietermaritzburg. … Read more
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Reminiscences of the late Michiel Hiddingh

by Hiddingh. John

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Chapter 1 Books
Published
1928
Condition
Very Good
Edition
First Edition
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$85.00

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Cape Times, Cape Town, 1928. First Edition. Hardcover. Very Good/No Jacket. 137 pages (complete). A comfortable copy. Full leather. Gilt monogram on the front board. The boards and spine have scuffing, handling and rubbing marks. They are still attractive and clubbable. Previous owner stamp on the front pastedown. The early and… Read more
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Life and Work of George William Stow, South African Geologist and Ethnologist

by Young, Robert B

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Chapter 1 Books
Published
1908
Condition
Near Fine
Edition
First Edition
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$125.00

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Longmans, Green, and Co., London / Darter Bros and Co., Cape Town, 1908. First Edition. Hardcover. Near Fine/No Jacket. Signed. 123 pages (complete). Inscribed by Young on the frontispage: "With the Author's Compliments". The boards have wear about all edges, corners, seams. They are scuffed, marked by handling and stacking. They are also assured… Read more
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Dick King Saviour of Natal - An Historical Record - being some incidents in the life of Richard Philip King (1813-1871)

by Eyre, Cyril J

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Chapter 1 Books
Published
1932
Condition
Very Good
Edition
First Edition
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$38.00

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The Author / Durban Municipal Library / Durban Publicity Association, 1932. First Edition. Softcover. Very Good/No Jacket. 78 pages plus folded map(complete). A benign copy. Corrugated card covers. Tipped-in plates. Stapled spine (only marginally rusted). The covers have wear about all the edges, worn about the spine. They are even yet secure… Read more
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Marthinus Theunis Steyn, 'n Lewensbeskrywing - 2 volumes

by Van Der Merwe, N. J

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Chapter 1 Books
Published
1921
Condition
Near Fine
Edition
First Edition
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$70.00

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Nasionale Pers, Beperkt, 1921. First Edition. Hardcover. Near Fine/No Jacket. Two volumes (complete). In Afrikaans throughout. Mild mannered copies. Volume II has a dustjacket: this is much worn, torn. It has a clear cellophane protective cover. It is secure. The blue boards of both volumes are scuffed, worn about the edges and… Read more
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Lord Milner and South Africa

by Iwan-Muller, E B

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Chapter 1 Books
Published
1902
Condition
Good
Edition
First Edition
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$150.00

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William Heinemann, London, 1902. First Edition. Hardcover. Good/No Jacket. 751 pages (complete). Of NOTE: a SIGNED letter from LORD MILNER to C J Saywell (a part-time journalist obviously trying his luck with Milner!) is pasted on the front pastedown. The frontispage has Saywell's annotation: "Saywell, Criterion Hotel, Aliwal North, CP, 6.9.'11". A much owned copy.… Read more
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'n Nederlander in Diens van die Oranje-Vrystaat - Uit die nagelate papiere van Dr Hendrik P N Muller Oud-Konsul van die Oranje-Vrystaat

by Spies, Dr F J du T

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Chapter 1 Books
Published
1946
Condition
Very Good
Edition
First Edition
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$48.00

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Swets & Zeitlinger, Amsterdam, 1946. First Edition. Hardcover. Very Good/Fair. 532 pages (complete). In Afrikaans throughout. A benignly aging copy. The paper dustjacket has wear all about. It is tanned about the edges. It is otherwise intact and sure. The blue boards have wear about the edges, corners and seams. They have some… Read more
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'n Nederlander in Diens van die Oranje-Vrystaat - Uit die nagelate papiere van Dr Hendrik P N Muller Oud-Konsul van die Oranje-Vrystaat

by Spies, Dr F J du T

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Chapter 1 Books
Published
1946
Condition
Very Good
Edition
First Edition
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$30.00

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Swets & Zeitlinger, Amsterdam, 1946. First Edition. Hardcover. Very Good/No Jacket. 311 pages (complete). In Afrikaans throughout. A benignly owned copy. The boards have shelving and storage wear about all corners, edges and seams. The faces are scuffed, marked from handling and storage. They are even yet steady and sure. The… Read more
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King of Sea Diamonds: The Saga of Sam Collins

by Williams, Roger

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Chapter 1 Books
Published
1996
Condition
Near Fine
Edition
First Edition
ISBN
9780949989697
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$170.00

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W J Flesch & Partners (Pty) Ltd, 1996. First Edition. Hardcover. Near Fine/Fair. 176 pages (complete). An agreeably copy of this RARE book about the restless diamond-mining legend, Sam Collins, by the excellent Roger Williams. The book is housed in a blue slipcase. The case has very light wear to the edges. The dustjacket… Read more
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Thomas Baines of King's Lynn : Explorer and Artist, 1820-1875

by Wallis, J P R

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Chapter 1 Books
Published
1941
Condition
Very Good
Edition
First Edition
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$100.00

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Jonathan Cape, London, 1941. First Edition. Hardcover. Very Good/Fair. 351 pages. The jacket is a bit rubbed and edge worn, with closed tears and chips along the edges, despite this the jacket remains intact, and protected in cellophane. The boards are a little rubbed, but remain strong secure and bright. Internally, there are no markings or inscriptions, the… Read more
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Marjorie MacFarlane 1904-1934 : A brief record of the Life of the First Pilgrim of the Africa Evangelistic Band

by MacFarlane, Alexander Sandy (Her Husband )

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Chapter 1 Books
Published
1936
Condition
Good
Edition
First Edition
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$38.00

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The Author, 1936. First Edition. Softcover. Good/No Jacket. 119 pages (complete). A mellowing, aging copy. The covers have wear, creases and marks from handling all about. The spine is tanned, creased. The covers and spine are secure and sure. The contents have foxing throughout. Nonetheless, the pages are thick, clean and clear,… Read more
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Lt-Gen Geo. E Brink CB CBE DSO 1889-1971

by Smedley-Willliams, O (compiler) ; Hansmeyer, Helen ; Duxbury, Geo. R

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Chapter 1 Books
Published
1973
Condition
Good
Edition
First Edition
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$25.00

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South African National War Museum, Johannesburg, 1973. First Edition. Softcover. Good/No Jacket. 35 pages (complete). An amenable copy of this short biography of one of South Africa's best known soldiers. Card covers and cloth tape spine. The covers are a little scuffed, worn from handling and storage. There are handling marks. They are… Read more
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Theodor Leutwein der Eroberer Deutsch-Sudwestafrikas (Colemans kleine Biographien, Heft 44)

by Hauptmann, a D Dr Paul Leutwein ; Endres, Dr Fritz (ed)

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Chapter 1 Books
Published
1934
Condition
Very Good
Edition
First Edition
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$21.00

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Charles Coleman, Lubeck, 1934. First Edition. Softcover. Very Good/No Jacket. 46 pages (complete). In German throughout. Teutonic font. A placid copy. The covers have scuffing, marks, wear. They are comfortable, sure. The contents are mild-mannered. They have very occasional age-related spots. The pages are clean, clear, assiduous, earnest, tidy. fk.… Read more
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Horace Coaker: The story of a South African

by Leach, Mark A

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Chapter 1 Books
Published
1991
Condition
Near Fine
Edition
First Edition
ISBN
9780620154765
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$90.00

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Sandton Literary Agency, Sandton, 1991. First Edition. Hardcover. Near Fine/Good. Signed. 169 pages (complete). Inscribed on the frontispage: "To Dr Frank Bradlow / with thanks / from / Quentin Coaker / (only son of Horace Coaker) / May 1991". A most pleasing copy of this lively biography of the independently minded businessman and anti-apartheid dissident (that… Read more
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South West pioneer: A memorial tribute to James Frank Bassingthwaighte, first permanent white settler in South West Africa

by Bell, Colin Earl

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Chapter 1 Books
Published
1977
Condition
Very Good
Edition
First Edition
ISBN
9780909073046
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$100.00

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Bennu Books, Cape Town, 1977. First Edition. Hardcover. Very Good/Very Good. 124 pages (complete). A very good copy. The dustjacket has a clear cellophane protective cover. The dj itself is tidy and neat, comfortable and sure. the edges are worn and creased and there is a closed tear. some minor tape residue internally very… Read more
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The Great Barnato

by Jackson, Stanley

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Chapter 1 Books
Published
1970
Condition
Very Good
Edition
First Edition
ISBN
9780434370542
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$80.00

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Heinemann, London, 1970. First Edition. Hardcover. Very Good/Fair. 278 pages (complete). An agreeable copy. The dustjacket has wear about the edges and corners from handling and shelving. It has some scuffing and marking. Otherwise, the dj is comfortable and sure. The boards have very light corner wear. They are healthy, steady. The… Read more
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400 Leiers in Suid-Afrika oor Vier Eeue: Beskouinge oor vierhonderd leierfigure in Suid-Afrika sedert die grondlegging

by Venter, E. A

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Chapter 1 Books
Published
1980
Condition
Very Good
Edition
First Edition
ISBN
9780620036221
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$50.00

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E.A. Venter, Potchefstroom, 1980. First Edition. Hardcover. Very Good/Fair. 511 pages (complete). In Afrikaans throughout. A placid copy. The dustjacket has wear, tear, scuffing. It is, however, secure and comfortable. The boards have wear to all edges and corners from shelving. The covers have some handling marks, some shelving marks. They… Read more
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Tibbie - Rachel Isabella Steyn, 1865-1955 : Haar lewe was haar boodskap

by Truter, Elbie

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Chapter 1 Books
Published
1997
Condition
Very Good
Edition
First Edition
ISBN
9780798137706
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$65.00

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Human & Rousseau, Kaapstad / Pretoria, 1997. First Edition. Hardcover. Very Good/Very Good. 317 pages (complete). Afrikaans Text. The jacket is in a very good condition, presents beautifully in cellophane. The boards are lightly rubbed. Internally there is a previous owners inscription, the remaining pages are neat. Tightly bound. r* 28/01/2021. ak.. Our orders are shipped using… Read more
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