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A Fool on the Veld

by Flemming, Leonard

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Chapter 1 Books
Published
1921
Condition
Very Good
Edition
sixth impression
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$20.00

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Cape Times Limited, Cape Town, 1921. sixth impression. Hardcover. Very Good/No Jacket. 142 pages (complete). Rebound retaining original front panel. The boards are smart, sound. Newer end-papers. Only indications of use are a few corner folds/ creases to some early pages. Otherwise, the contents are most pleasing. They are certain, thick, healthy,… Read more
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Vir Vryheid en vir Reg

by Kemp, Generaal J C G

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Chapter 1 Books
Published
1946
Condition
Very Good
Edition
3rd Edition
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$50.00

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Nasionale Pers, Beperkt, 1946. 3rd Edition. Hardcover. Very Good/Fair. 476 pages (complete). In Afrikaans throughout. Included: various press cuttings about the General. A sturdy copy of this memoir that reveals the experiences and thinking behind the Anglo-Boer war general and later unswerving stalwart of the Nationalist (apartheid) party. The dust-jacket has wear, tear, scuffing,… Read more
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The Autobiography of the Rev Harry Grey, BA with a short account of his last illness and death - and An Introduction

by Grey, Rev Harry; Baker, Jas.

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Chapter 1 Books
Published
1888
Condition
Good
Edition
First Edition
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$80.00

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JC Juta & Co., Capetown, 1888. First Edition. Hardcover. Good/No Jacket. 152 pages (complete). A passive copy. Green boards with blind stamped decoration and stamped gilt titling and arms. The boards are much worn, scuffed, rubbed and marked all about. The spine too, has wear. The boards and spine are secure and comfortable.… Read more
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$80.00
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In the Fiery Continent

by Hopkinson, Tom

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Chapter 1 Books
Published
1962
Condition
Very Good
Edition
First Edition
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$50.00

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Victor Gollancz Ltd., London, 1962. First Edition. Hardcover. Very Good/Good. 376 pages (complete). From the library of Edna and Frank Bradlow (their ex-libris plate affixed on the frontispage). Included is a signed letter from Tom Hopkinson (the great first editor of Picture Post and editor of Drum during three tumultuous years)to Frank Bradlow (mostly about Johannesburg… Read more
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Autobiography of the late Sir Andries Stockenstrom, Bart., sometime Lieutenant-Governor of the Eastern Province of the Colony of the Cape of Good Hope - Volume II

by Stockenstrom, Andries; Hutton, Honourable C W (ed)

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Chapter 1 Books
Published
1887
Condition
Good
Edition
First Edition
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$200.00

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J C Juta and Co., Cape Town, 1887. First Edition. Hardcover. Good/No Jacket. 467 pages (complete). Volume II only. Newer end papers. Previous owner annotation on the front pastedown. The boards are much worn all about from storage. The spine is sunned, worn from storage, punctured by insects. The spine and boards… Read more
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Adolpho, Modesto & Ca. Impressores, Lisbon , 1890. First Edition. Hardcover. Good/No Jacket. 422 pages (complete). In Portuguese throughout. A much owned, negligently stored, amiably aging copy. Marbled boards, leather spine. The boards are worn all about. They are scuffed, marked. Leather spine has wear, handling and shelving marks. Gilt decoration… Read more
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$150.00
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Transvaalsche Herinneringen 1876-1896

by Jorissen, Dr E J P

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Chapter 1 Books
Published
1897
Condition
Very Good
Edition
First Edition
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$150.00

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J H de Bussy, Amsterdam-Pretoria, 1897. First Edition. Hardcover. Very Good/No Jacket. Complete. In Dutch throughout. A clubbable copy. The green boards have wear about all edges, corners, seams. There is scuffing, there are some handling marks. Nonetheless, the boards are sound, steady. The contents are a little austere, but they retain… Read more
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$150.00
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Geburtsort Swakopmund

by Winkler, Agnes Maria Ruth

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Chapter 1 Books
Published
1993
Condition
Near Fine
Edition
First Edition
ISBN
9789991670317
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$24.00

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Kuiseb Verlag, Windhoek, 1993. First Edition. Softcover. Near Fine/No Jacket. 226 pages (complete). In German throughout. A tidy copy. The covers are neat, healthy. The contents are placid, very clean and clear, tight, bright, amiable. fk. Our orders are shipped using tracked courier delivery services.
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The Secret History of South Africa or Sixty-five Years in The Transvaal

by Abercrombie, H R

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Chapter 1 Books
Published
1952
Condition
Very Good
Edition
2nd E
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$100.00

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Central News Agency Ltd., Johannesburg, 1952. 2nd E. Hardcover. Very Good/Fair. 298 pages (complete). A comfortable copy. The dustjacket is much worn, scuffed, marked all about. It is yet passive and secure. The brown boards have some light shelving wear to the corners. The back board has a storage crease. The boards… Read more
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Five Years in Kaffirland; with Sketches of the Late War In That Country - to the conclusion of peace. Written on the Spot. 2 volumes

by Ward, Harriet

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Chapter 1 Books
Published
1848
Condition
Very Good
Edition
First Edition
Item Price
$500.00

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Henry Colburn, Publisher, London, 1848. First Edition. Hardcover. Very Good/No Jacket. Two volumes. Both in contented condition. From the library of Weston Hall-in-Arden) (Weston under the then ownership of Francis Newdigate (a soldier, politician and former Governor of Bermuda). The front pastedowns have his emblem with "F N" in pencil above both. The frontispages… Read more
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$500.00
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African Sketches

by Pringle, Thomas

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Chapter 1 Books
Published
1834
Condition
Very Good
Edition
First Edition
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$400.00

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Edward Moxon, London, 1834. First Edition. Hardcover. Very Good/No Jacket. 528 pages (complete). An amiable copy. A rather SPECIAL copy as the previous owner signature is that of GEORGE AUGUSTUS KOLBÉ, a member of one of the first 1820 SETTLER parties to land at Algoa Bay in the Cape Colony, as a member of Thomas Owen's… Read more
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The Dominion of Afrikanderdom : Recollections Pleasant and Otherwise

by Molteno, Sir James Tennant

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Chapter 1 Books
Published
1923
Condition
Very Good
Edition
First Edition
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$80.00

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Methuen & Co., Ltd., London, 1923. First Edition. Hardcover. Very Good/No Jacket. 257 pages (complete). Ex-library (Vryburg Public Library) with consequent stamps, annotations, marks, wear, usage. The front pastedown has a compliments label: "With the Compliments of the Author". The front cover is included. The boards have wear, scuffing, marks from handling and storage,… Read more
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Remiscences of Kimberley

by Cohen, Louis

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Chapter 1 Books
Published
1911
Condition
Fair
Edition
First Edition
Item Price
$75.00

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Bennett & Co, London, 1911. First Edition. Hardcover. Fair/No Jacket. 436 pages (complete). Please note that the frontispage is missing. A much owned copy of this thrillingly notorious book. Cohen, who was a cousin and a business partner of Barney Barnato, was sued for libel by J B Robinson, a mining magnate. It drove… Read more
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by Kearton, Ada Cherry

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Chapter 1 Books
Published
1956
Condition
Good
Edition
First Edition
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$95.00

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Robert Hale Limited, London, 1956. First Edition. Hardcover. Good/No Jacket. Signed. 187 pages (complete). Inscribed by Ada Cherry Kearton on the frontispage: "With love to dear Alan and Hazel from Aunt Ada 1956". Also included a handwritten letter from the author in a handwritten envelope. The envelope also has a number of press cuttings on… Read more
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Africana Connoisseurs Press, Cape Town, 1963. Limited. Hardcover. Very Good/No Jacket. 500 pages plus index (complete). Numbered 371 of a limited edition of 500 copies. A placid copy. The green boards are passive. They have some corner knocks, some very mild shelving wear, some shallow scuffing. They are sound, sure. The contents are… Read more
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$150.00
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Luck's Limit : Impressions from South Africa

by Luck, Emily

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Chapter 1 Books
Published
1927
Condition
Good
Edition
First Edition
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$45.00

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Selwyn & Blount Ltd., London, 1927. First Edition. Hardcover. Good/No Jacket. Newlands, Thelma. 104 pages (complete). A passive copy. The boards are much worn, scuffed, marked all about. They are resolutely sure and secure. The contents are mild-mannered. There are some aged-related marks, shallow handling marks. In general and by far, the… Read more
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Free Statia - or Reminiscences of a Lifetime in the Orange Free State of South Africa, from 1852 to end of 1875 : 23 years

by Collins, Wm W

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Chapter 1 Books
Published
1907
Condition
Very Good
Edition
First Edition
Item Price
$240.00

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The Friend Printing and Publishing Company Limited, Bloemfontein, ORC, South Africa, 1907. First Edition. Hardcover. Very Good/No Jacket. 391 pages (complete). A comfortable copy. The front-pastedown has a charming ex-libris plate - designed by Leo Wyatt in 1979 - for Ida Hosken and her husband. The light green boards are agreeably contented. They have… Read more
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Free Statia - or Reminiscences of a Lifetime in the Orange Free State of South Africa, from 1852 to end of 1875 : 23 years

by Collins, Wm W

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Chapter 1 Books
Published
1907
Condition
Good
Edition
First Edition
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$200.00

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The Friend Printing and Publishing Company Limited, Bloemfontein, ORC, South Africa, 1907. First Edition. Hardcover. Good/No Jacket. 391 pages (complete). Ex-library (Albert Public Library, Burgersdorp) with consequent stamps and wear. The frontispage has a previous owner signature (C F Leygonie - who was dominee of the Dutch Reformed Church at Sterkstroom for many years). The… Read more
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Tales at the Outspan, or Adventures in the Wild Regions of Southern Africa

by Drayson, Captain A W

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Chapter 1 Books
Published
1862
Condition
Good
Edition
First Edition
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$520.00

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Saunders, Otley, and Co., London, 1862. First Edition. Hardcover. Good/No Jacket. 359 pages (complete). A benign copy. The frontispage has a previous owner signature from the Morayshire land-owner, Thomas Stewart Brodie of Lethen and Coulmony. Drayson saw action in South Africa during the War of the Axe. He was the author of another book… Read more
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Five Years in Kaffirland; with Sketches of the Late War in that Country, to the Conclusion of Peace, Written on the Spot - Two Volumes

by Ward, Harriet

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Chapter 1 Books
Published
1848
Condition
Very Good
Edition
First Edition
Item Price
$500.00

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Henry Colburn, Publisher, London, 1848. First Edition. Hardcover. Very Good/No Jacket. Two volumes (complete). Both books are placid, comfortably owned copies. Volume I: The boards are worn, scuffed, marked from handling and storage all about. The spine is sunned. The gilt titling is amiable. The binding is a little loose here and there… Read more
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