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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

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 and comfortable. The pages are a little flushed with age. Nonetheless, the pages are pleasing. They are clean, clear, certain, healthy, sound, tidy, confident, more than competent. fk

$38.00

Marthinus Theunis Steyn, 'n Lewensbeskrywing - 2 volumes
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Marthinus Theunis Steyn, 'n Lewensbeskrywing - 2 volumes

By Van Der Merwe, N. J

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 corners and seams from shelving, use. They are comfortable and sure. The frontispage of Vol.I has a presentation label. The contents are most pleasing. They are thick, clean, clear, healthy, agreeably confident, assured and certain of attitude. fk

$70.00

Andries Pretorius: Lewensbeskrywing van die Voortrekker Kommandant-Generaal
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Andries Pretorius: Lewensbeskrywing van die Voortrekker Kommandant-Generaal

By Preller, Gustav S

Afrikaanse Pers, Johannesburg, 1937. First Edition. Hardcover. Good/No Jacket. 491 pages plus appendices (complete). In Afrikaans throughout. A casually owned copy. The boards are much worn all about from shelving, storage, use. They are a little faded, somewhat scuffed and marked from handling and age. Nonethless, they are comfortable and sure. The contents are benign. There are very neat pencilled annotation marks throughout. Previous owner signature on the frontispage. The contents have some handling wear and marks, some very occasional foxing (the papertrims are streaked with foxing). In general, and by far, the pages are clean, clear, amenable, comfortable, certain, assured, congenial. fk

$138.00

Killie Campbell 1881-1865: ... Account of Killie Campbell and the collecctions at Muckleneuk ... issued to commemorate the centenary of her birth and the opening of the Ethnology Gallery
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Killie Campbell 1881-1865: ... Account of Killie Campbell and the collecctions at Muckleneuk ... issued to commemorate the centenary of her birth and the opening of the Ethnology Gallery

By Duggan, J; Winters, Y E

Killie Campbell Library, Durban , 1981. Softcover. Very Good/No Jacket. Complete. A most amiable copy. Card covers. Stapled spine with black cloth tape body. The covers and spine have just the lightest wear, rubbing. They are otherwise sure, healthy. The contents too have light wear about the edges from shelving/ use. Otherwise, the pages are clean, clear, enthusiastic, comfortable, genial, companionable, affectionate. fk

$42.00

Lord Milner and South Africa
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Lord Milner and South Africa

By Iwan-Muller, E B

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. The boards are worn about all edges, corners and seams. The spine is also worn at head and foot and along its length. However, the spine is still fit and efficient. The boards have scuffing, handling and storage marks. The boards are sure and comfortable. The contents have evidence of contented use throughout. The page edges have wear, handling and storage marks. The title page has an open tear at the spine edge. The front pages in particular have handling, usage marks. In general and by far, the pages are clean, clear, contented, certain, diligent, competent, able, very occasionally marked from storage, hand and age, assured. fk

$150.00

'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

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 shallow scuffing and storage marks. They are steady, comfortable. The papertrims are tanned. The contents are in general, clean, clear, earnest, tight, tidy, competent, comfortable. fk

$48.00

'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

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 contents are mild. The pages do have light storage wear to the bottom corners. The frontis papers have wear about the binding (but the efficiency of the book is unaffected). The contents are otherwise pleasing. They are clean, clear, confident, conscientious, earnest, competent. fk

$30.00

King of Sea Diamonds: The Saga of Sam Collins

By Williams, Roger

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 has shelving wear from shelving. It is healthy. The boards are smart and healthy. The contents are most pleasing. They are fresh, bright, clean, clear, convivial, tidy - as new throughout! fk

$170.00

Thomas Baines of King's Lynn : Explorer and Artist, 1820-1875

By Wallis, J P R

Jonathan Cape, London, 1941. First Edition. Hardcover. Very Good/Fair. 351 pages (complete). A placid copy. From the library of Frank and Edna Bradlow (the eager, esteemed Africana specialists). Included: a press cutting from the 'Cape Argus' by the Bradlows about Thomas Baines. The dustjacket has a clear plastic protective cover (a little scruffy). The dustjacket is dulled, worn, marked, scuffed. It is sure. The boards have shelving wear about the edges, corners from shelving. They are otherwise comfortable and steady. Within, the contents are amiable. The frontis and end papers have light tanning. The pages are comfortable, clean and clear, congenial, companionable. fk

$100.00

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 )

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, convivial, certain, confident, generous. fk

$38.00

The Life and Times of Sir Richard Southey KCMG etc - Formerly Colonial Secretary of the Cape Colony, and Lieut.-Governor of Griqualand West
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The Life and Times of Sir Richard Southey KCMG etc - Formerly Colonial Secretary of the Cape Colony, and Lieut.-Governor of Griqualand West

By Wilmot, The Hon Alex

Sampson Low, Marston & Company, London / T Maskew Miller, Cape Town etc, 1904. First Edition. Hardcover. Good/No Jacket. 439 pages (complete). From the library of Julius Jeppe, the South African mining and property magnate: the front pastedown has an ex-libris plate with Jeppe's post-knighthood coat of arms. A placid copy. The boards have shelving wear to the corners and edges and seams. They have very light scuffing. The spine has a small label, wear to the head and foot. The spine is otherwise elegant. The contents have some amiable aging. The early and later pages have flushes, pools of foxing. The papertrims are tanned. The pages in general have some casual evidence of contented use throughout. Nonetheless, the pages are clean, clear, dutiful, orderly, sound. fk

$48.00

Saul Solomon: The Member for Cape Town
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Saul Solomon: The Member for Cape Town

By Solomon, W E Gladstone

Geoffrey Cumberledge / Oxford University Press, Cape Town , 1948. First Edition. Hardcover. Good/Fair. Signed. 362 pages (complete). Inscribed to Ralph Kilpin (a well known Clerk of Parliament) and signed by W E Gladstone Solomon, Saul Solomon's son (dated: Nov 1948). Included: A handwritten letter to the Africana specialist, Dr Frank Bradlow from Daisy Solomon (the daughter of Saul Solomon). Also included is a booklet, "Symbols of Unity, Strength and Stability" published / issued by The South African Mutual Life Assurance Society/ Cape Town Chamber of Commerce. A placid copy. The dustjacket has a clear plastic protective cover. The dustjacket itself is a little marked and worn from shelving and handling. It is comfortable and sure. The boards are scuffed. They are yet healthy and sound. The papertrims are foxed. Within, the contents are mild-mannered. There is foxing about some pages. By and large the pages are clean, clear, comfortable, certain, convivial. fk

$40.00

Lt-Gen Geo. E Brink CB CBE DSO 1889-1971
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Lt-Gen Geo. E Brink CB CBE DSO 1889-1971

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

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 sure and secure. The contents are comfortable. The publication page has a previous owner signature and label. The front page has handling marks. The pages are mild-mannered, contented, clean and clear, certain. fk

$25.00

Theodor Leutwein der Eroberer Deutsch-Sudwestafrikas (Colemans kleine Biographien, Heft 44)
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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)

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

$21.00

Horace Coaker: The story of a South African
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Horace Coaker: The story of a South African

By Leach, Mark A

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 earned him the wrath of the apartheid regime who confiscated his passport and 'put' him in effective exile in Lesotho). The dustjacket is smart, sure. The boards are very healthy, steady, sound. The contents are in excellent condition. They are very clean, clear, very confident, bold, assured - as if new throughout! fk

$90.00

The Great Barnato
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The Great Barnato

By Jackson, Stanley

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 contents are most pleasing. They are clean, clear, convivial, amiable, assured, keen. fk

$80.00

The Life of Olive Schreiner
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The Life of Olive Schreiner

By Cronwright-Schreiner, S C

T Fisher Unwin Ltd., London, 1924. First Edition. Hardcover. Good/No Jacket. 414 pages (complete). A comfortable copy of this biography of Olive Schreiner by her husband. The boards have some wear about the corners and edges and spine head and foot, some storage marks. They are steady, sure. The contents are mild-mannered. The paper is untrimmed. The pages are contented, clean, clear, congenial, pleasing. fk

$16.00

Piet Retief se lewe in die kolonie

By Franken, J L M

HAUM h/a J H de Bussy, Kaapstad / Firma J H de Bussy, Pretoria, 1949. First Edition. Hardcover. Near Fine/No Jacket. 571 pages (complete). In Afrikaans throughout. A smart copy. The blue boards (with stamped gilt decoration) are benign, tranquil. They have some shelving wear about the edges and corners, some scuffing. They secure and sure. The front pastedown has a previous owner signature. The contents are most pleasing. They are clean, clear, very assured and confident, diligent, keen. fk

$50.00

400 Leiers in Suid-Afrika oor Vier Eeue: Beskouinge oor vierhonderd leierfigure in Suid-Afrika sedert die grondlegging
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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

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 are secure and sure. Within, Venter has stamped his name and address twice. There is a previous owner signature. Despite some very general evidence of casual use, the pages are clean, clear, dutiful, conscientious, confident and more than competent. fk

$50.00

Tibbie - Rachel Isabella Steyn, 1865-1955 : Haar lewe was haar boodskap
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Tibbie - Rachel Isabella Steyn, 1865-1955 : Haar lewe was haar boodskap

By Truter, Elbie

Human & Rousseau, Kaapstad / Pretoria, 1997. First Edition. Hardcover. Very Good/Good. 317 pages (complete). In Afrikaans throughout. A contented copy of this biography of the Rachel Isabella Steyn, who was married to the last president of the Orange Free State. The dustjacket is healthy, neat. The boards are tranquil, hale, sure. The papertrims have some storage marks. The contents are in pleasing condition. They are clean, clear, diligent, careful, conscientious, confident. fk

$65.00

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