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Grahamstown Reflected

by O'Meara, Emily

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(Grahamstown: The Trustees of the Albany Museum, 1995) 0958320659. 285 x 224 mm; laminated pictorial wrappers; pp. 160; lavishly illustrated with full-colour photographs and reproductions of contemporary photographs and artwork. Small curl to top fore-corner of upper cover. Very good condition. "Good old Grahamstown - there is nowhere else quite like it. Hidden in a secret… Read more
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(Johannesburg: Ravan Press, 1981) 0869752146. 217 x 148 mm; laminated pictorial wrappers; pp. x + 281, incl. index; maps; plates. Earlier owner's additional adhesive lamination to wrappers; light browning. Good condition. "The House of Phalo is the first history of the Xhosa to appear in over fifty years, and the only one to draw fully on both oral and… Read more
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(Bathurst: the author, 2002, revised edition) 0620103086. 204 x 145 mm; pictorial wrappers; pp. (iv) + 120; line drawings; plans. Occasional fox spot. Very good condition. Detailed history of this Anglican church and parish, with much on the 1820 Settlers and their descendants, who still live in the surrounding farming community. .
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(Pinetown: 30 Degrees South, 2014) 9781928211242. 232 x 150 mm; laminated pictorial wrappers; pp. 328; map; some illustrations. Very good condition. "This is the story of the 1820 Settler, Jeremiah Goldswain, in his own words. After thirty-eight years on the eastern boundary of the Cape Colony, he sat down to write his memoirs. It is a close-up view of four… Read more
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([Clumber]: Balgair Publications, 2017). 210 x 150 mm; saddle-stitched pictorial wrappers; pp. 28; illustrations. Good condition. Celebratory history of this community church founded by the Nottingham Party of 1820 Settlers, and situated close to Bathurst in the Eastern Cape. .
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(Port Alfred: Lower Albany Historical Society, 2012). 210 x 148 mm; saddle-stitched pictorial wrappers; pp. ii + 76; illustrations in text. Very good condition. Some contents: Rail Transport: Its Rise and Decline; Red Ochre, Red Blankets and Red Bodies; The Irish Settlers to the Cape; Jeremiah Goldswain: 1820 Settler; Olaf Ohlsson's Yacht; From Past to Present in Print; Richard George… Read more
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The Story of Hogsback

by Webster, Trevor

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(Hogsback: the author, 2009). 210 x 148 mm; saddle-stitched pictorial card wrappers; pp. (ii) + 50; liberally illustrated with colour photographs and historical artwork and photographs. Very good condition. History of this charming forested retreat in the Amatolas of the Eastern Cape, famed for its trails, Cape parrots and Sykes's monkeys. .
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1820

by Barry, T. H.

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(Grahamstown: Albany Museum, 1961). Title taken from upper cover. 207 x 264 mm; saddle-stitched pictorial wrappers; pp. 16; illustrations. Very good condition. Brochure to accompany the launch of the 1820 Settlers' Monument Trust, with information on the settlers' arrival, hardships, worship, hunting, democratic spirit, achievements and material culture. Uncommon: OCLC finds this item in just two repositories, both South African… Read more
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(Cape Town: Howard Timmins, 1983) 0869782444. Second impression. Small 4to; original pictorial boards; laminated pictorial dustwrapper; endpaper map; pp.143, incl. index; plates. Edges of boards a little rubbed; earlier owner's name in a bold hand to front pastedown; some foxing to endpapers and edges, occasional fox spot elsewhere. Good to very good condition. 'The author, who was a Lieut. in… Read more
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The 1820 Settlers

by Bryer, Lynne, in collaboration with Keith S. Hunt

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9781868063383
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(Cape Town: Don Nelson, 2013) 9781868063383. Third edition. 275 x 214 mm; laminated pictorial wrappers; pp. 80, incl. index; photographs and contemporary illustrations, incl. much colour; maps. Small creases to fore-corners of upper cover. Very good condition. "In 1819 some 4000 British emigrants set sail for a district called Albany in the remote Cape Colony at the southern tip of… Read more
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The Sunburnt Queen. A true story

by Crampton, Hazel

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9781919931920
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(Johannesburg: Jacana, 2012) 9781919931920. 235 x 156 mm; laminated pictorial wrappers; pp. 375, incl. index; maps; line drawings; genealogical tables. Very good condition. "Inspired by the story of Bessie, Hazel Crampton delves deep into the history of the castaways from the many ships wrecked on the beautiful but perilous Eastern Cape, their lives becoming inextricably interwoven with those of… Read more
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Cameos From the Kraal

by Waters, M[ary] W[aterton]

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(Lovedale: Lovedale Institution Press, [1928]). From upper cover: "With Illustrations by a Raw Native." Dedication: "To my father, who loved the natives as his children." 245 x 188 mm; printed side-stitched card wrappers; pp. 58 + 6 full-page illustrations. Wrappers (now silked) rather edgeworn and mottled, with old tape marks at spine; upper cover neatly attached… Read more
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Die Joernaal van Dirk Gysbert van Reenen 1803

by Blommaert, W., and J. A. Wiid (editors)

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(Cape Town: The Van Riebeeck Society, 1937). "Uitgegee en van voetnote, 'n biografiese skets en 'n landkaart voorsien deur Wyle Professor Dr. W. Blommaert en Professor Dr. J. A. Wiid, Universiteit van Stellenbosch. Met 'n Engelse vertaling deur Prof. Dr. J. L. M. Franken en Ian M. Murray". Van Riebeeck Society First Series, Volume 18. 8vo; original… Read more
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(Port Elizabeth: East Cape Calligraphers, 1996). Catalogue title from upper cover. 250 x 170 mm; saddle-stitched pictorial wrappers; pp. 32; period photographs of Port Elizabeth landmarks, with accompanying information in calligraphic script. Wrappers somewhat foxed, with wear to head of spine fold. Good condition. .
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They Came From a Far Land

by Bell, May

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(Cape Town: Maskew Miller, 1963). 8vo; original pale boards, lettered in gilt on spine; pictorial dustwrapper, housed in removable protector; pp. xv + (i) + 182; plates. Dustwrapper very slightly rubbed and edgeworn; occasional fox spot. Very good condition. 'To the credit of the descendants of the 1820 Settlers a considerable amount of literature is now available about these… Read more
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(Port Elizabeth: The Historical Society of Port Elizabeth, 2016) 062024157. 210 x 145 mm; saddle-stitched printed card wrappers; unpaginated (but pp. 40); photographs in text; folding maps. Very good condition. Informative route guide to the history and landmarks of the oldest parts of Port Elizabeth, Eastern Cape Province. .
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Port Elizabeth South Africa [This Is Port Elizabeth!]

by Port Elizabeth Publicity Association (publishers)

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(Port Elizabeth: The Port Elizabeth Publicity Association, 1965). 238 x 182 mm; card wrappers; pp. 202; photographs, incl. some in colour; advertisements; folding street plan. Wrappers a bit creased and spotted; fore-edge of folding map likewise creased. Good condition. Evocative history and appreciation of the Eastern Cape port. .
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(Cape Town: Tafelberg, 2016) 9780624076865. 233 x 151 mm; laminated pictorial wrappers; pp. (viii) + 207 + (i); contemporary illustrations and modern photographs of scenes from Settler history. Light spotting to one page. Very good condition. "Did you know the term 'roughing it' comes from the tent city at Algoa Bay? Or that the settlers carried grain rations from Grahamstown… Read more
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(Cape Town: Oxford University Press, 1975) 0195700287. 212 x 136 mm; pictorial wrappers; pp. xvii + (iii) + 241, incl. index; tables; map. Very slightly rubbed; ownership hand-stamp to front free endpaper; some underlining. Good condition. "For this second edition the original research has been followed up by new fieldwork, the results of which are presented in… Read more
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(Cape Town: Struik, 1966). Number 626 of an edition limited to 750 numbered copies. Volume XX of the Africana Collectanea Series. 8vo; original brown rexine, lettered in gilt on spine, with gilt publisher's device to upper cover; pictorial dustwrapper housed in removable protector; xlv + (i) + 352; plates; folding map. Dustwrapper somewhat edgeworn and partially sunned; trace of light… Read more
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