Cape from Christison Rare Books, IOBA SABDA

New Arrivals

No cover image available

Show Details

Description:
(Hilton: Brevitas, 2008). 8vo; original green rexine, lettered in gilt on spine and upper board; laminated pictorial dustwrapper (housed in removable protector); pp. (x) + xxiii + (i) + 256 + (xiv); period and recent photographs, the latter in colour. Fine condition. "Manna in the Desert, first published in 1920, offers a fascinating insight into life on a Great Karoo… Read more
Add to Wishlist
Item Price
$17.87
No cover image available

Show Details

Description:
(Durban: Art Publishers, no date) 1919688889. Small oblong 4to (155 x 215 mm); laminated pictorial boards; pictorial endpapers; pp. 64; full-colour photographs. Near-fine condition. A colourful souvenir of this Atlantic region of the Western Cape, famous for its flowers and picturesque fishing villages. .
Add to Wishlist
Item Price
$7.15
No cover image available

Foundation of the Cape / About the Bechuanas

by Lichtenstein, W. H. C. (author), and O. H. Spohr (translator and editor)

Seller
Christison Rare Books, IOBA SABDA
ISBN
9780869610305
Item Price
$35.74

Show Details

Description:
(Cape Town: A. A. Balkema, 1973) 0869610309. Title continues: Being a history of the discovery and colonisation of Southern Africa - fragment of an unpublished manuscript written circa 1811, and, A translation of 'Ueber der Beetjuanas', originally published in 1807. 8vo; original rexine-backed papered boards, with spine lettered in gilt, and gilt publisher's monogram to upper cover; dustwrapper; tinted… Read more
Add to Wishlist
Item Price
$35.74
No cover image available

Show Details

Description:
(Cape Town: Juta & Co, [1926]). Signed presentation inscription, to front free endpaper, by the book's renowned archivist author. Crown 8vo; original red cloth, pp. 109 + (ix); fold-out frontispiece; few plates. Occasional fox spot. Very good condition. (Hosken, p. 23) "In addition to many articles in the South African Law Journal and other periodical publications, Botha made more… Read more
Add to Wishlist
Item Price
$28.59
No cover image available

Show Details

Description:
(Cape Town, Howard Timmins, 1965). 4to; original brown rexine, lettered in gilt on spine and upper cover; pictorial dustwrapper, pp. xii + 92, including index; 77 colour and black-and-white plates. A little wear to top edge of dustwrapper. Very good condition. "Few people will have heard of this artist, but once you have read A. Gordon-Brown's able account… Read more
Add to Wishlist
Item Price
$12.15
No cover image available

Show Details

Description:
(Cape Town: Struik Winchester, 1992) 0947430334. 4to; original red cloth, lettered in gilt on spine and upper cover; laminated pictorial dustwrapper and matching laminated pictorial slipcase; pp. 215 + (i), incl. index; maps; lavishly illustrated with contemporary artwork, largely in full colour. Dustwrapper slightly sunned on spine panel. Near-fine condition. A beautiful book. "This is the first… Read more
Add to Wishlist
Item Price
$57.18
No cover image available

Papers of the South African Literary Society, 1824

by Pringle, Thomas (secretary)

Seller
Christison Rare Books, IOBA SABDA
Item Price
$17.87

Show Details

Description:
(Cape Town: African Connoisseurs Press, 1963). Number 206 of an edition limited to 510 copies, a facsimile reprint of the 1825 printing by W. Bridekirk. 8vo; original brown rexine gilt; pp. (vi) + 24. Regular browning throughout. Very good condition. (SABIB 4, p. 317 [1st and 2nd printings]) "It is interesting, though not surprising, to… Read more
Add to Wishlist
Item Price
$17.87
No cover image available

Village Life 2006. Issues 16-21

by Mouton, Maré and Annalize (editors)

Seller
Christison Rare Books, IOBA SABDA
ISBN
9780620377911
Item Price
$28.59

Show Details

Description:
(Stanford: Village Life, 2006) 9780620377911. Number 30 of an edition limited to 250 numbered copies, of which 1-50 are signed on the facing page (by the editors and contributors). 297 x 210 mm; laminated pictorial wrappers; pp. viii + (ii) + 52 + (iv) + 48 + (iv) + 48 + (iv) + 52 + (iv) + 48 + (iv)… Read more
Add to Wishlist
Item Price
$28.59
No cover image available

Village Life 2007. Issues 22-27

by Mouton, Maré and Annalize (editors)

Seller
Christison Rare Books, IOBA SABDA
ISBN
9780620421003
Item Price
$28.59

Show Details

Description:
(Stanford: Village Life, 2008) 9780620421003. 297 x 210 mm; laminated pictorial wrappers; pp. viii + (ii) + 56 + (iv) + 56 + (iv) + 56 + (iv) + 64 + (iv) + 64 + (iv) + 64 + (ii); lavishly illustrated with full-colour and some historical photographs; some adverts. Near-fine condition. "Village Life was started as a community newspaper… Read more
Add to Wishlist
Item Price
$28.59
No cover image available

Show Details

Description:
(Cape Town: David Philip, 2004) 0864866224. 239 x 168 mm; laminated pictorial wrappers; pp. 224; contemporary artwork; full-colour photographs of slave heritage sites; maps. Trace of foxing to outermost leaves and inside of wrappers. Near-fine condition. "An Unsung Heritage explores what has long been a dark area in South Africa's past: the role of slavery in shaping our heritage and… Read more
Add to Wishlist
Item Price
$17.87
No cover image available

Show Details

Description:
(Belfast: The Ulster Historical Foundation, 1993) 0901905542. 210 x 148 mm; laminated pictorial wrappers; pp. 160; maps and plates. Light bump to bottom fore-corner of lower cover. Very good condition. "Porter came to the colony, he said, with an unspeakable hatred of oppression of every kind. As attorney general he insisted on equal justice for all, blacks and whites, masters… Read more
Add to Wishlist
Item Price
$14.29
No cover image available

Show Details

Description:
(Cape Town: Quincunx, 2010) 9780620478045. 210 x 147 mm; laminated pictorial wrappers; pp. 190 + (i); photographs in text. Near-fine condition. Afrikaans text. "Van wat hy beleef, gesien, gehoor en nagevors het, het Paul Viljoen 'n ongewone boek gemaak. Richmond, Karoo vertel op meesterlike en vermaaklike wyse van 'n baie spesiale tyd wat gekom en gegaan het - van swaarkry… Read more
Add to Wishlist
Item Price
$21.44
No cover image available

Show Details

Description:
(Cape Town: Van Riebeeck Society, 1971) 0620000562. Van Riebeeck Society Second Series No 2. Part One only is offered here. 8vo; original brown cloth; pp. xviii + 367 + (10); plates; maps (including folding). Parallel text in Dutch and English (introduction in Afrikaans and English). Cloth partially sunned; bottom fore-corners a little turned; earlier owner's book label… Read more
Add to Wishlist
Item Price
$14.29
No cover image available

Show Details

Description:
(Pretoria: Protea Book House, 2009) 9781869192785. 8vo; original olive boards, lettered in white on spine; laminated pictorial dustwrapper, housed in protector; pp. 216, incl. index. Fine condition. "Seven Khoi lives contains the biographies of seven people - five men and two women - who played an important role in the early colonial history of South Africa during the seventeenth century.… Read more
Add to Wishlist
Item Price
$57.18
No cover image available

Show Details

Description:
(Pretoria: Protea Boekhuis, 2006) 1869191196. 8vo; burgundy boards, lettered in white on spine; laminated pictorial dustwrapper, housed in removable protector; pp. 592, incl. index; full-colour plates after contemporary portraits. Fine condition. Afrikaans text. "In Kinders van die Kompanjie skryf Karel Schoeman in onderhoudende verteltrant oor meer as dertig individue en groepe wat gedurende die sewentiende eeu by die VOC se… Read more
Add to Wishlist
Item Price
$35.74
No cover image available

Show Details

Description:
(Cape Town: Fernwood Press, 1998) 1874950342. Oblong 4to; original purple boards, lettered in gilt on spine, and with gilt Malays device to upper cover; laminated pictorial dustwrapper; pp. 176, incl. index; sumptuously illustrated with reproductions of Bell's artwork and facsimiles of contemporary maps, portraits, etchings. Dustwrapper sunned on spine and adjacent strip of upper panel. Very good condition. "'Charles Bell… Read more
Add to Wishlist
Item Price
$17.87
No cover image available

Show Details

Description:
(Oudtshoorn: Klein Karoo Koöperasie, 1995) 0620194650. 280 x 210 mm; laminated pictorial wrappers; pp. (xii) + 104; illustrations, some of which in colour. Very good condition. Afrikaans text. History of the Klein Karoo farmers' cooperative. "So dikwels, veral in ons snel veranderende hedendaagse lewe, vergeet ons mense so maklik die geskiedenis - gebeurtenisse en in watter omstandighede wie wat moontlik… Read more
Add to Wishlist
Item Price
$25.01
No cover image available

Show Details

Description:
(Pretoria: Protea Boekhuis, 2014) 9781485300960. Kolonie aan die Kaap, Deel 7. 8vo; original purple boards, with lettering to spine and upper cover; laminated pictorial dustwrapper, housed in removable protector; pp. 507, incl. index. Fine condition. Afrikaans text. "Die sewende deel van die reeks Kolonie aan die Kaap gee 'n oorsig van die bewind van goewerneur Rijk Tulbagh, en van die… Read more
Add to Wishlist
Item Price
$42.88
No cover image available

Show Details

Description:
(Cape Town: A. A. Balkema, 1971). Volume Two only of a two-volume set. 4to; original coarse brown cloth, lettered in gilt on spine and with gilt publisher's monogram to upper cover; pictorial dustwrapper; pp. xi + (iii) + [223-527], incl. index; contemporary monochrome maps and drawings; colour frontis. tipped in. Earlier owner's archival tape reinforcing to reverse of dustwrapper's… Read more
Add to Wishlist
Item Price
$114.35
No cover image available

Show Details

Description:
(Cape Town: Human & Rousseau, 1997) 0798137592. 8vo; original purple boards, lettered in white on spine; laminated pictorial dustwrapper; pp. 440, incl. index; plates. Trace of browning to endpapers; very slightly shelf-rubbed. Near-fine condition. Afrikaans text. "Machtelt Smit (1749-1821), die 'Mother Smith' van die vroeë Engelse sendelinge, kan in Karel Schoeman se woorde gesien word as die eerste gebore Suid-Afrikaanse… Read more
Add to Wishlist
Item Price
$42.88