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Piet Retief. The Dubious Hero

by Kenney, R.U.

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9780798106740
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(Cape Town: Human & Rousseau, 1976) 0798106743. 8vo; original orange boards; dustwrapper; pp. 174. Dustwrapper a little edgeworn, partially sunned and rubbed; trace of foxing to endpapers. Good to very good condition. "It will pain many white South Africans to learn that Piet Retief, whom they have been made to believe was a great national hero, is not… Read more
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Die dagboek van Louis Trigardt

by Le Roux, Prof. T. H.

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(Pretoria: Van Schaik, 1966). Uitgegee met Inleiding, Aantekeninge en Glossarium. 8vo; original boards; no dustwrapper; pp. (xxxiv) +275; frontispiece. Boards very slightly rubbed and bumped; earlier owner's name signed on front free endpaper; light browning to edges. Good condition. Dutch text with Afrikaans introduction, notes and glossary. Perhaps the only - and certainly the only surviving - diary by… Read more
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(Pretoria: Protea Boek Huis, 2003) 186919. 8vo; original purple boards, lettered in white on spine; laminated pictorial dustwrapper; pp. 300, incl. index; map; plates. Fine condition. "Susanna Smit was die suster van die Trekkerleier Gert Maritz en die vrou van die Trekkerpredikant Erasmus Smit. Aan haar word die kreet van verset teen die Britse oorname van Natal toegeskryf wat verewig… Read more
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(Cape Town: Nasionale Pers, 1938). Ons Geskiedenis-Serie. 8vo; original beige decorative cloth; dustwrapper; pp. (viii) + 258 (including index). Dustwrapper tanned and edgeworn. Very good condition. Mainly Dutch text, with some English documents. Includes documents relating to Dingane and Blood River. .
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Voortrekkermense (V)

by Preller, Dr Gustav S.

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(Cape Town: Nasionale Pers, 1938). Ons Geskiedenis-Serie. 8vo; original beige decorative cloth; pp. (vi) + 190(including index); plate. Top edges of boards scuffed; occasional fox spot. Good to very good condition. Texts in German, Afrikaans and Dutch. Contents: I. Behrens-Dagboek (Afrikaanse Vertaling); II. Behrens-Dagboek (Oorspronklike Duitse Teks); III. Herinneringe van J. H. Hattingh (Slot, vervolg… Read more
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(Cape Town: Nasionale Pers, 1920). Crown 8vo; original brown cloth, with lettering in black to spine and upper cover, and seated Voortrekker blocked in black to upper cover; pp. (viii) + 335, incl. index; some plates. Cloth very slightly rubbed; a little light foxing. Very good condition. Dutch text, with Afrikaans commentary. Contents: I. Herinneringe… Read more
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(Cape Town: Nasionale Pers, 1920). Crown 8vo; original dark green cloth, with lettering in black to spine and upper cover; pp. (viii) + 291, incl. index; some plates; facsmiles. Cloth a bit worn to extremities; trace of soiling to fore-edge, with slight ingress to title page and a few early leaves. Good condition. Dutch text, with Afrikaans… Read more
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(Cape Town: Nasionale Pers, 1938). Ons Geskiedenis-Serie. 8vo; original beige decorative cloth; pp. (viii) + 258 (including index). Earlier owner's name signed on front free endpaper; occasional fox spot. Very good condition. Mainly Dutch text, with some English documents. Includes documents relating to Dingane and Blood River. .
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Piet Retief. The Dubious Hero

by Kenney, R.U.

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9780798106740
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(Cape Town: Human & Rousseau, 1976) 0798106743. 8vo; original orange boards; dustwrapper; pp. 174. Dustwrapper a little edgeworn, somewhat rubbed, and sunned on spine panel. Very good condition in a good dustwrapper. "It will pain many white South Africans to learn that Piet Retief, whom they have been made to believe was a great national hero, is… Read more
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(Cape Town: Tafelberg, 1978) 0624012298. Folio; original coarse, light brown cloth, lettered in black to spine and upper cover; laminated pictorial dustwrapper; pp. 111, incl. index; profusely illustrated with contemporary artwork and facsimiles, incl. some colour pictures; maps. Dustwrapper a little edgeworn; light foxing to outermost leaves and edges. Very good condition. "Professor C. F. J. Muller,… Read more
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Die Piet Retief-monument en -feesterrein van Port Elizabeth 1938 tot 1990

by Swart, Marius, with Otto Terblanche and Theo Rautenbach

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9780620149716
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(Port Elizabeth: Afrikaanse Kultuurraad van Port Elizabeth, 1990) 062014971X. Signed by all three authors on the title page. 207 x 146 mm; side-stitched pictorial wrappers; pp. xii + 96; photographs; maps. Very good condition. Afrikaans text. "Verskeie onsekerhede word in hierdie boek opgeklaar. Die monument staan beslis op 'n gedeelte van die plaas Strandfontein wat… Read more
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(Stellenbosch: Pro Ecclesia Drukkerij, 1908). 209 x 138 mm; saddle-stitched wrappers; pp. 48; portraits. Wrappers slightly sunned; a few fox spots. Very good condition. Dutch text. "Van harte wek ik ons Afrikaansch volk op, om zich met deze Herinneringen uit den tijd der Vrijstaatsche Voortrekkers bekend te maken. Er is zulk een innige band, die… Read more
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Op Trek. Die daaglikse lewe tydens die Groot Trek

by Pretorius, J Celestine (editor)

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9780947025298
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(Johannesburg: Scripta Africana, 1988) 0947025294. Oblong 4to; original glazed pictorial boards; decorative endpapers; pp. 240, incl. index; maps; profusely illustrated, including some pictures in full colour; folding pictorial chart in endpocket. Boards a little rubbed; bump to bottom fore-corner; faint trace of spotting to edges. Very good condition. Afrikaans text. "OP TREK is 'n uitbeelding van… Read more
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(Bloemfontein: A. C. White P. & P. Co. Ltd, 1937). Title continues: Ter herdenking aan die Stoere Voortrekkers van 'n eeu gelede, voortplanters van beskawing en stigters van 'n Nasie. 270 x 216 mm; saddle-stitched pictorial paper wrappers; pp. 19; map; photographs. Wrappers a little worn; archival tape strengthening to tail of spine. Very good condition. … Read more
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Twee Episodes. Voortrekkereeufees 1938

by Bourke, Myles (producer)

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(no place: 1938). Large 4to; original blue cloth with gilt title; pp. (22); frontispiece portrait and black-and-white photographs. Inscription on frontispiece reads: "With best wishes and many thanks from Myles Bourke, 1939". Cloth a little soiled; endpapers browned; binding slack. Afrikaans text. Not in Nienaber. Record of theatrical performance staged during the Voortrekker Centenary celebrations:… Read more
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(Pretoria: J. L. van Schaik, 1924). 8vo; original pictorial pale grey cloth; pp. vii + (i) + 187, incl. index; plates. Very light wear to extremities; previous owner's name signed on front endpaper; browned throughout, owing to paper stock used. Very good condition. Afrikaans text. (Nienaber I, p. 344) Uncommon, intensely interesting cultural history study… Read more
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(Cape Town: Nasionale Boekhandel, 1962). Octavo, lacks dustwrapper, pp. (ix) + 180, fold-out map. text-edges slightly foxed. Very good. Hermanus Potgieter's Commission Trek. Louis Trichardt. .
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Waarom die Groot Trek geslaag het

by Muller, (Prof.) C.F.J.

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(Pretoria, University of South Africa, 1960). Wraps, browning a little, pp. 24. .
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Die Groot Trek: The Great Trek

by Commando Round Cigarettes (publishers)

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(no place: presented with the compliments of Commando Round Cigarettes, no date, [but circa 1949]). Quarto, pictorial wraps, creased and slightly soiled, title-page and five full-page black-and-white illustrations, captioned in English and in Afrikaans. Crease through the entire pamphlet. Celebrating the dedication of the Voortrekker Monument, near Pretoria. .
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