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(Port Elizabeth: Nelson Mandela University, 2017) 9781920508869. Signed by one of the authors on the first page. 148 x 210 mm; laminated pictorial wrappers; pp. (viii) + 162 + (ii); profusely illustrated with photographs in full colour and monochrome, line drawings and street plans. Fine condition. "These three volumes showcase the rich diversity of tangible and intangible cultural heritage in… Read more
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(Port Elizabeth: Nelson Mandela University, 2018) 9781920508876. Signed by one of the authors inside the front cover. 148 x 210 mm; laminated pictorial wrappers; pp. (viii) + 109; profusely illustrated with photographs in full colour and monochrome, line drawings and maps. Fine condition. "These three volumes showcase the rich diversity of tangible and intangible cultural heritage in the Eastern Cape… Read more
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Call the wind

by Thompson, Molly D'Arcy

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9780949968043
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(Cape Town: David Philip, 1972) 0949968048. Small 4to; original yellow boards, lettered in gilt on spine; pictorial dustwrapper; pp. viii + (ii) + 101; line drawings and paintings reproduced in monochrome. Dustwrapper somewhat rubbed and edgeworn, with trace of foxing to reverse side; light bump to bottom corners of boards; earlier owner's name signed on front pastedown; occasional fox spot.… Read more
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The Reminiscences of Sir Walter Stanford

by MacQuarrie, J. W. (editor), and Walter Stanford (author)

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(Cape Town: The Van Riebeeck Society, 1958 and 1962). Numbers 39 and 43 in the Van Riebeeck Society's First Series, the first volume covering 1850-1885, and the second dealing with 1885-1929. Two 8vo volumes, each of original pale cloth, lettered in navy to spine, with the Society's device blocked to upper cover; pp. xxviii + 221, incl. index, xi +… Read more
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(Cape Town: A. A. Balkema, 1969). Large, squarish 8vo; original dark green cloth, lettered in gilt on spine, with publisher's gilt monogram to upper cover; dustwrapper; tinted top edge; pp. vii + (i) + 174; portraits; maps, incl. folding map of "original location of the Parties giving the names of the leaders". Lightly foxed dustwrapper a little tanned on spine… Read more
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(Johannesburg: Macmillan South Africa, 1980) 0869540955. 8vo; original pale blue boards; laminated pictorial dustwrapper; pp. xi + (i) + 144; plates. Trace of foxing to reverse of dustwrapper and edges, occasional fox spot elsewhere; bookplate to front free endpaper. Very good condition. "Sidney Turner emigrated to South Africa from England in 1864, at the age of eighteen, and for… Read more
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(Pietermaritzburg: Shuter & Shooter, 1985) 0869858483. Gift inscription inside upper cover from one of the editors to his parents. 244 x 180 mm; pictorial wrappers; pp. (xvi) + 165, incl. index; maps; tables; graphs. Light crease to lower cover; trace of foxing. Very good condition. "This study considers the circumstances of the Amatola Basin community through a detailed… 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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(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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(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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(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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The Journal of William Shaw

by Hammond-Tooke, W.D. (editor)

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(Cape Town: A.A. Balkema for Rhodes University, 1972). The Graham's Town Series Number 2. 8vo; original dark brown cloth, with gilt device to upper cover, and spine lettered in gilt; dustwrapper; tinted top edge; pp. (viii) + 220, incl. index; monochrome plates. Merest trace of wear to dustwrapper. Very good condition. "The name of William Shaw, minister to the… Read more
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Mankazana. Secret Loves

by Pringle, Eric

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(Adelaide, Eastern Cape: the author, no date [c. 1980]). 224 x 170 mm; pictorial wrappers; pp. vi + 107; monochrome illustrations; genealogical tables; full-colour family crest. Occasional fox spot. Very good condition. "Over twenty years have passed by since the publication of my first book on the family 'Pringle', and it is with pleasure that I have done this work… Read more
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