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Friends of the Bushveld

by King, Fay

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(London: Jonathan Cape, 1954). 8vo; original yellow cloth; pictorial dustwrapper; tinted top edge; pp. 223; illustrated from drawings by Grace Huxtable. Dustwrapper foxed and tanned, partially discoloured, with trace of fishmothing, and archival tape repairs to reverse of edge-tears; top fore-corner of initial leaves somewhat bleached; some spotting to edges; earlier owner's name on front pastedown; some foxing. … Read more
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Juliana Horatia Ewing

by Gatty, Horatia K.F.

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(London, Society for Promoting Christian Knowledge, 1887). With a portrait by George Reid, R.S.A., sixteen illustrations from sketches by J.H. Ewing, and a cover designed by Randolph Caldecott. Pictorial paper over boards, soiled, chipped at spine and along edges of boards, pp. 88, line illustrations. Front free endpaper removed, binding a little strained, some foxing. Fair. .
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Eagles, fly free

by Mellish, Chris

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(New York, Vantage Press, 1984). Pictorial dustwrapper, pp. (vii) + 112. Signed by the author on the front free endpaper. ' ... a hidden valley at the tip of Africa holds a pool of prehistoric life left by receding time. Here the last of the Khoikhoi,a cave-dwelling people widely known as Hottentots, live in unity with their surroundings, Harip, a… Read more
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M'Kuti's adventures in the Bushveld

by Terreblanche, S.B.

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(Cape Town, Howard Timmins, 1974). Edited by Phyllis Savory. Small quarto, pictorial dustwrapper, little rubbed, pp. 46, line illustrations. Endpapers and edges slightly foxed. Inscribed by the author on the title-page. 'The author tells the story of M'kuti, a little African boy whose home is in the Transvaal Bushveld. He rescues a young Impala ram from a wire snare, and… Read more
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The Adventures of Herbert Massey

by Lovett Cameron, V. (Commander)

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(London, George Routledge and Sons, 1888). 8vo; ornate pictorial cloth, slightly rubbed and a little bumped at head and tail of spine; previous owner's name on front free endpaper; inscription on half-title page reading: "J. Boyd Varty; III Prize York School; Xmas 1888"; tissue-guarded frontispiece; black-and-white illustrations; pp. 384; foxing and browning to endpapers and scattered throughout; small stain to… Read more
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The Great Bluff

by Campbell, Vice Admiral Gordon

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(London, Frederick Warne, 1938). Illustrations by Laurence Dunn; 8vo; original red pictorial cloth a little worn; spine very slightly cocked; no dustwrapper; past owner's name-stamp on front free endpaper and dedication page; scattered mild foxing; pp. 287; illustrated with plates, a map, and a plan of a mystery ship. Good condition. An account of the conflict between German… Read more
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(London, Macmillan, 1895). 8vo; re-bound, by Relpe Brothers of London, in blue leather with gilt decoration (base of backstrip a little rubbed); marbled endpapers and edges; school prize label dated 1897 on front paste-down; endpapers rather foxed; pp. xxii + 218, with illustrations in text. Fair condition. .
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Thirty-one brothers and sisters

by Mirsky, Reba Paeff

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(London, Edmund Ward, 1956). Illustrated by W.T. Mars. Pictorial dustwrapper, a little frayed, pp. 151, line-illustrations. Light foxing. 'a fine tale about Nomusa, the daughter of a Zulu chief,...' .
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(Great Britain: Ajubatus Publishing, 2002). Octavo, laminated pictorial card wraps, pp. (viii) + 248, illustrations. Inscribed by the author on the title-page. Children's fiction. 'It was early Spring in the year 1827, Shaka-King of the Zulus is hunting elephant when news of his mother's death is brought to him by fearful messengers. The King's wrath is explosive and for a… Read more
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