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Swazi Fireside Tales

by Savory, Phyllis (author), and Jillian Hulme (illustrator)

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(Cape Town: Howard Timmins, 1972). Small quarto; original pale brown boards, lettered in black on spine; pictorial dustwrapperj pp. 159; line drawings. Dustwrapper slightly sunned on spine panel and very slightly rubbed to lower panel; a little foxing to endpapers and reverse of dustwrapper, occasional fox spot elsewhere. Very good condition. 'These Swazi Tales handed down from generation to generation… Read more
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(Johannesburg: Penguin, 2006) 0143025058. 198 x 129 mm; laminated pictorial wrappers; pp. xiii + (i) + 328. A little foxing to edges. Very good condition. "In exploring ghost stories as urban legends, Goldstuck makes a fascinating discovery: the ghostly beliefs of each culture in South Africa have had a profound impact on the supernatural beliefs of every other cultural group… Read more
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The Bushman Speaks

by Phillips, Mary and Townley Johnson

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(Cape Town, Howard Timmins, 1961). Small quarto; original boards somewhat bowed; pictorial dustwrapper rather rubbed; moderate foxing and browning to endpapers and prelims.; pp. 59; line drawings. Fair to good condition. "Townley Johnson is famous for his art as well as being a well-known radio personality, whilst Mary Phillips' voice is known to thousands over the air. … Read more
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Images of Africa

by Mitchison, Naomi

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(Edinburgh, Canongate, 1980). 8vo; original black boards sl. bumped at extremities; laminated pictorial dustwrapper a little sunned; pp. iv + 139. Very good condition. "Naomi Mitchison's involvement with Africa goes back many years. She is an adopted member of the Bakgatla tribe in Botswana of which she is an honorary chief. It is from these experiences… Read more
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