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Afrika (Allgemeine Landerkunde)

By Sievers, Prof Dr Wilhelm (Gen Ed); Hahn, Professor Dr Friedrich (ed)

Bibliographisches Instituut, Leipzig / Wien, 1901. 2nd Edition. Hardcover. Very Good/No Jacket. 681 pages (complete). In German throughout. Quarter leather. A sound copy. The green cloth covered boards have some wear, scuffing from handling, storage, shelving. The leather spine is worn, cracked. The gilt decoration and titling are benign. The spine is efficient and sure. The boards are steady, healthy. Marbled papertrims and end papers (smart). The contents are pleasing. The very early and later pages have some light smudges of foxing, some light wear. However, by far, the pages are very clean, very clear, fresh-faced, barely showing their, neat, smart. Please note that due to the weight of the book, should it need be posted to the outside of South Africa, extra postal charges may be required. fk

$20.00

Des Gantzen Landts Africe/ ein gemeine beschreibung.  Cosmographie Oder Beschreibung Aller Lander VI - Das sechsst buch der welt beschreibung ... Africa mit seinen besunderen lendern - thieren und wunderbarlichen dingen (Willem Hiddingh reprint series / herdruk-reeks No 14)
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Des Gantzen Landts Africe/ ein gemeine beschreibung. Cosmographie Oder Beschreibung Aller Lander VI - Das sechsst buch der welt beschreibung ... Africa mit seinen besunderen lendern - thieren und wunderbarlichen dingen (Willem Hiddingh reprint series / herdruk-reeks No 14)

By Munster, Sebastian

University of Cape Town Library / South African Library / Suid-Afrikaanse Biblioteek / Biblioteek, Universiteit van Kaapstad, 1958. Hardcover. Very Good/No Jacket. Complete. Photolitho-offset reprint of 1558(?) edition. In medieval German. Manuscript fonts and styles. A benign copy. Boards have a clear plastic protective cover. The boards have mild tanning about the edges - they are otherwise simple, sure. Loose explanation sheet (foxed). The contents have splashes, flushes of foxing here and there. The paper-trims are also foxed. However, the pages are also clean, clear, healthy, sound, assured, amenable. fk

$60.00

The African Monthly : A Magazine Devoted to Literature, History, Exploration, Science, Art, Poetry, Fiction, &c - Vol IV - June-November, 1908

By Burt, A (Ed)

African Book Company, Limited, Grahamstown, 1908. First Edition. Hardcover. Good/No Jacket. 640 pages (complete). A gently aging copy. The boards are much worn, scuffed, marked all about from handling and storage. They are resolute and secure. The contents are benign. The pages fore and aft are a little brittle from tanning. Otherwise, the pages are genially aging, clean, clear, competent. fk

$80.00

The African Monthly : A Magazine Devoted to Literature, History, Exploration, Science, Art, Poetry, Fiction, &c - Vol V - Dec., 1908-May, 1909

By Burt, A (Ed)

African Book Company, Limited, Grahamstown, 1909. Hardcover. Good/No Jacket. 644 pages (complete). A benign copy. The red boards have wear about all edges, corners and seams. They are scuffed, a little worn from handling and storage. The spine is sunned and worn. The spine label is worn. Nonetheless, the boards are steady and sure. The contents are tanned from paper quality. The paper trims have some storage marks and tanning. Nonetheless, the pages are certain, clear and clean, generous of spirit, keen. fk

$80.00

Cecil Rhodes - A Study Of A Career

By Hensman, Howard

C. Struik. (Pty ) (Ltd), 1974. 2nd edition. Hardcover. Very Good/Good. Volume (XLVI) Afrikana Collectanea. This edition is limited to 1000 numbered copies. This number is 943. 2nd Edition 1974. With portraits and other illustrations. The dust jacket is a little shelf rubbed, slightly faded marks, small chipped pieces and edge worn. The binding is excellent. GK

$19.00

AFRICANA BOOKS & PICTURES - A SELECTION OF PUBLISHED PAPERS

By Bradlow, Frank R,

A.A.Balkema, 1975. First Edition. Hardcover. Very Good/Very Good. The dust jacket is a little shelf rubbed and edge worn. The binding is excellent. GK

$30.00

Boys' High School Annual: 1912 - Jongens Hoger School

1912. Softcover. Good. A very rare book. The wraps are shelf rubbed, edge worn and tanned, with the spine slightly damaged and exposed. Despite this, the wraps remain intact and legible. Internally, there is tanning and foxing throughout, but the pages within are neat and complete. The binding remains secure. In good condition considering its age. JK

$50.00

In Darkest Africa, Vol I + II

By Stanley, Henry M

Sampson Low, Marston & Co, 1890. First Edition. Hardcover. Good/No Jacket. Complete 2 volume set. The boards are shelf rubbed and edge worn, but remain strong and legible in spite of this. Internally, both volumes are foxed throughout, but the legibility and clarity of the text within is not impacted in any way. There are previous owner's and retailer's plates on the end pages of both volumes, and Volume II has some very light insect damage on the back end page, which does not extend into the rest of the book. Both volumes are complete with all plates and maps, though there are some small tears on some of the maps within. Both books are securely bound and in good condition considering their age. JK

$150.00

Living Speech in Central and South Africa

By Madan, A.C

Clarendon Press, 1911. First Edition. Hardcover. Very Good/No Jacket. This book is from the collection of Harold Fairbrother Strange, whose book plate can be found on the front pastedown. The boards are shelf rubbed and edge worn, with the cloth slightly torn along the top edge of the spine. Aside from this, the boards are strong and square. Internally, there is some light tanning throughout, but there are no markings or inscriptions, and the pages within are clean and complete. The binding is sound. In very good condition considering its age! JK

$75.00

Timeless Karoo

By Deal, Jonathan

Struik Publishers, 2007. First Edition. Hardcover. Fine/No Jacket. A bit heavy, extra postage may be required if posted outside South Africa. There are little, if any signs of wear to the boards, and they remain bright and strong. Internally, there are no markings or inscriptions, and the pages within are clean, vibrant and complete. The binding is sound. A charming book! JK

$45.00

South Africa in Peace and War

By Neil, C. Lang (Ed)

Miles & Miles. First Edition. Hardcover. Good/No Jacket. Undated, c1900. The boards are shelf rubbed, edge worn and marked, but remain whole and square. Internally, there is a previous owner's book plate on the front end page and there is tanning throughout. The end pages are marked, but there are no other markings or inscriptions, and the pages within are legible and complete. The binding is a touch loose but remains secure. JNor

$35.00

South African orders, decorations, and medals

By Alexander, E. G. M

Human & Rousseau, 1986. First Edition. Hardcover. Near Fine/Near Fine. The dust jacket is a touch shelf rubbed, but remains bright, whole and intact. The boards are strong and square. Internally, there is a stamp marking on the front pastedown belonging to M.G. Hibbard, who was a well known author on Boer War medals. There are no other markings or inscriptions, and the pages within are crisp, clean and complete. Tightly bound and presents handsomely in cellophane. JK

$45.00

Last of the Few: Forty-Two Years of African Safaris

By Sanchez-Arino, Tony

Safari Press, 1995. First Edition. Hardcover. Fine/No Jacket. Signed. This is limited edition number 884 of 1000 copies produced, and is signed by the author, Tony Sanchez-Arino, on the limitation page. The boards show almost no signs of edgewear, and remain strong and square, with bright gold gilt to the front, back and spine. Internally, there is a previous owner's stamp marking opposite the limitation page but there are no other markings or inscriptions, and the pages within are crisp, clean and complete. Tightly bound and handsome. JK

$108.00

African Adventurer

By Hayter, Frank E

Stanley Paul & Co, 1939. First Edition. Hardcover. Very Good/No Jacket. The boards are edge worn, with the cloth lightly frayed along the top and bottom edges of the spine. Aside from this, the boards are strong and square. Internally, there are no markings or inscriptions, and the pages within are crisp and complete though ever so slightly tanned throughout. The binding is sound. JK

$80.00

Whispers from the Depths: the Kariba Story

By Wickins, Liz; Wickins, Mike

Tracey McDonald, 2015. First Edition. Softcover. Near Fine. Signed. The title page has been signed by both Liz and Mike Wickins in black ink. The wraps are ever so slightly edge worn, but remain otherwise bright, whole and intact. Internally, there are no other markings or inscriptions, and the pages within are pristine, crisp and complete. The binding is sound. A charming book! JK

$40.00

Report of the Decimal Coinage Commission
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Report of the Decimal Coinage Commission

The Government Printer, 1958. First Edition. Hardcover. Very Good/No Jacket. The boards are a touch edge worn, but remain whole and square, with bright gold gilt to the front. Internally, there is some light tanning throughout, but there are no other markings or inscriptions, and the pages within are crisp, clean and complete. The binding is secure. JK

$30.00

The Gold of the Rand: A Great National Industry (1887-1927)
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The Gold of the Rand: A Great National Industry (1887-1927)

R.L. Esson & Co, 1927. First Edition. Softcover. Very Good. The wraps are shelf rubbed, edge worn and marked, but remain whole and intact. Internally, there is a previous owner's signature on the front end page but there are no other markings or inscriptions, and the pages within are crisp, clean and complete. The binding is sound. JK

$38.00

Gebeurtenisse uit di Kaffer-Oorloge fan 1834, 1835, 1846, 1850 tot 1853
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Gebeurtenisse uit di Kaffer-Oorloge fan 1834, 1835, 1846, 1850 tot 1853

By Coetser, P.P.J

C. Struik, 1963. Hardcover. Very Good/No Jacket. Afrikaans text. Facsimile reprint. Number 543 of 750 copies produced. The boards show little, if any, signs of wear, and remain strong and resilient. Internally, there is a previous owner's signature on the front end page and tanning around the edges throughout. There are no other markings or inscriptions, and the pages within are crisp, clean and complete. The binding is secure. JK

$50.00

The Basis of Trusteeship in African Native Policy

By Smuts, J.C

South African Institute of Race Relations, 1942. Softcover. Good. A rare, 20 page pamphlet. The wraps are quite rubbed, tanned and marked, with some tearing along the edges. Despite this, they remain whole and intact. Internally, the pages are tanned, but there are no other markings or inscriptions, and the pages are clean and complete. The stapled binding is secure. JK

$30.00

African Intrigue

By Batson, Alfred

Jarrolds, 1934. First Edition. Hardcover. Good/No Jacket. The boards are shelf rubbed, edge worn and marked, but remain strong and square, with gold gilt to the spine. Internally, the pages are tanned throughout, but there are no other markings or inscriptions and the pages within are crisp, clean and complete. The binding is sound. JK

$15.00

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