Free State from Christison Rare Books, IOBA SABDA

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(Cape Town: Protea Book House, 2002) 1919825398. 8vo; dark brown boards, lettered in white on spine; laminated pictorial dustwrapper, housed in removable protector; pp. 308, incl. index; historical illustrations; map. Fine condition. "In 1826 a group of emigrants from Griquatown under Adam Kok II was allowed to settle at the mission station of Philippolis in the Transgariep. This became… Read more
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(Cape Town: South African Library, 1992) 0869681052. South African Library General Series, Number 18. 210 x 145 mm; pictorial wrappers; pp. 78, incl. index; monochrome illustrations. Wrappers very slightly rubbed. Very good condition. "Porter's Touwfontein letters are published firstly as an insider's account of an important development in the history of South Africa, for the meeting convened… Read more
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(Cape Town: Human & Rousseau, 1991) 0798128070. Number 12 in the Vrijstatia series. 212 x 138 mm; pictorial wraps; pp. 160, incl. index; map; plates. Wrappers somewhat rubbed; scattered foxing. Good condition. "Coming to South Africa in 1838 at the age of 23, Gottlob Schreiner spent his first years in the country in the service of the… Read more
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(Cape Town: Nasionale Boekhandel, [Foreword 1939]). Squarish 8vo; original light blue cloth, lettered in blue on spine and upper cover; pp. 213, incl. index; pp. ix + (iii) + 213, incl. index; plates. Cloth partially sunned, with a little wear to extremities, and penned code to tail of spine; faint evidence of label and stamp having been removed from… Read more
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(Leiden: E. J. Brill, 1907). 246 x 162 mm; original green wrappers, with title and Orange Free State coat-of-arms printed in yellow to upper cover; pp. xii + 383, incl. index; plates. Wrappers a bit sunned and worn; earlier owner's name signed on half-title and final page; trace of curl to corners; minor damp-stain to bottom edge of a… Read more
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Pen Pictures of the Past

by Bidwell, Maude, with C. H. Bidwell

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9780798119320
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(Cape Town: Human & Rousseau, 1986) 0798119322. Vrijstatia series, number 5. Edited by Karel Schoeman. Introduction by Ella Fischer. 8vo; original yellow boards; pictorial dustwrapper; pp. 116 + (iii), incl. index; plates. Dustwrapper a little foxed and rubbed, with sunned spine panel; light bump to bottom fore-corners; trace of foxing. Very good condition. 'Maude… Read more
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Griqua Records: The Philippolis Captaincy, 1825-1861

by Schoeman, Karel (compiler and editor)

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9780958411219
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(Cape Town: Van Riebeeck Society, 1996) 0958411212. Second Series No. 25: This is the volume for 1994. 8vo; original dark brown cloth, lettered in gilt on spine, with gilt publisher's device to upper cover; laminated pictorial dustwrapper; pp. xxxiv + 330, incl. index; some maps. A little minor foxing. Very good condition. "In the Transorange there… Read more
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Gedenkalbum van die Oranje-Vrystaat / Souvenir Album of the Orange Free State

by Oberholster, J. J., with M. C. E. van Schoor and A. J. H. Maree (compilers)

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(Bloemfontein: Associated Periodicals Limited, 1954). 4to; original green cloth with gilt coat of arms on upper cover; illustrated endpaper map; pp. xxiv + 154 + [xxv - xliv]; profusely illustrated with manuscript facsimiles and many photographic reproductions of historic personages, events and places, including a little colour; advertisements. Bottom fore-corners slightly bumped; a little rubbed; some foxing to endpapers… Read more
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(Cape Town: Human & Rousseau, 1982) 0798113103. 8vo; original purple boards; dustwrapper; pp. 113, incl. index; plates. Dustwrapper a little sunned on spine panel. Very good condition. 'Die teregstelling van die Engelsman Charles Leo Cox deur die Vrystaatse Regering in 1856 vanwee die moord op sy vrou en kinders het dwarsdeur Suid-Afrika 'n sensasie veroorsaak. Aan die… Read more
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(Bloemfontein: MA thesis [University of the Orange Free State] in unpublished form, 1998). MA thesis in unpublished form, submitted to the Department of History at the University of the Orange Free State. 4to (300 x 230 mm); red rexine over boards; pp. (i) + iv + 587; printed rectos. Very occasional marginal notes in manuscript. Very good… Read more
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(Bloemfontein: H.T.S. Louis Botha, 1998) 086886594X. Signed by the editor on the title page. Folio (300 x 212 mm); original white rexine, lettered in blue on upper cover; pictorial dustwrapper; pictorial front endpaper; pp. (ii) + v + (i) + 119, incl. index; photographs. Trace of fingering to title leaf. Very good condition. Afrikaans text. … Read more
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Jubelfees Ned. Ger. Gemeente Hoopstad O.V.S.

by Olivier, D. P. M. (foreword), and various authors

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(Bloemfontein: Nasionale Pers, 1926). 8vo; original grey cloth, blocked in black on upper cover; pp. 53, plus several plates, which are not included in the pagination. Edges very slightly rubbed; gift inscription on front free endpaper. Afrikaans text, with some Dutch. Not in Nienaber. Uncommon history of the Dutch Reformed Church parish of Hoopstad, which lies… Read more
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Gedenkalbum van die Oranje-Vrystaat / Souvenir Album of the Orange Free State

by Oberholster, J. J., with M. C. E. van Schoor and A. J. H. Maree (compilers)

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(Bloemfontein: Associated Periodicals Limited, 1954). 4to; original green cloth with gilt coat of arms on upper cover; illustrated endpaper map; pp. xxiv + 154 + [xxv - xliv]; profusely illustrated with manuscript facsimiles and many photographic reproductions of historic personages, events and places, including a little colour; advertisements. Good to very good condition. "The compilers … have to… Read more
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(Cape Town: Human & Rousseau, 1991) 0798128070. Number 12 in the Vrijstatia series. 212 x 138 mm; pictorial wraps; pp. 160, incl. index; map; plates. Wrappers very slightly rubbed. Very good condition. "Coming to South Africa in 1838 at the age of 23, Gottlob Schreiner spent his first years in the country in the service of… Read more
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image of The Free State Mission. The work of the Anglican Church in the Orange Free State 1863-1883 as described by contemporaries

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(Cape Town: Human & Rousseau, 1986) 0798119861. Number 6 in the Vrijstatia series. 8vo; original purple boards; pictorial dustwrapper; pp. 104, incl. index; plates. Dustwrapper sunned on spine panel, with short tear to top edge of lower panel; trace of foxing to top edge and reverse of dutwrapper. Very good condition. "This anthology, compiled mainly from… Read more
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An Archdeacon on Trek

by Hulme, Frank H.

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(London: The Society for the Propagation of the Gospel in Foreign Parts, 1931). 185 x 125 mm; saddle-stitched pictorial paper wrappers; pp. 16. Light wear; trace of foxing. Very good condition. Uncommon: OCLC does not find any repositories. A title in the "S.P.G. Penny Booklets" series. "The S.P.G. makes a big block grant to the… Read more
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Doctor to Basuto, Boer & Briton 1877-1906. Memoirs of Dr. Henry Taylor

by Taylor, Henry (author), and Peter Hadley (editor)

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9780949968074
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(Cape Town: David Philip, 1972) 0949968072. "Fifty copies bound in quarter leather and numbered by hand constitute the limited de luxe edition, of which this is number 38." 8vo; leather-backed cloth over boards; gilt lettering to spine; pp. xii + (vi) + 213, incl. index; plates. Back very slightly scuffed at head; earlier owner's bookplate to front free… Read more
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(Pretoria: University of South Africa, 1958). Communications of the University of South Africa C,4. 215 x 140 mm; original thin card wraps; pp. 64. Very good condition. Afrikaans text with English summary. Discussion of the position of the Anglican Church in the Orange Free State from 1848 to 1900. .
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(Cape Town, Van Riebeeck Society, First Series, Volume 33, 1952). Original cloth, very slightly marked, pp. xxii + 275, frontispiece portrait of Hamelberg, plates, folding plan of Cape Town. Endpapers, preliminary pages and edges a little foxed, name on the front pastedown endpaper. The diarist, born in the Netherlands in 1826 and died there in 1896. He was a lawyer,… Read more
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(Bloemfontein, Eunice School, c. 1970). 8vo; original green rexine over boards, with gilt title and decoration; no dustwrapper; foxing and tape marks on endpapers; signed by author on title page; pp. 225; black-and-white photographic plates. Good condition. The story of the famous Bloemfontein girls' school, established in 1875. .
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