Mission History from Christison Rare Books, IOBA SABDA

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(Cape Town: Struik, 1967). 8vo; original green cloth, lettered in black on spine and upper cover; pictorial dustwrapper; pp. xv + (i) + 149, incl. index; frontis. portrait; some engravings. Dustwrapper very slightly edgeworn, and sunned on spine panel; earlier owner's name signed on title page; occasional fox spot. Very good condition. "In 1834 the American Board of Commissioners for… Read more
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(Cape Town: South African Library, 1995) 0869681133. South African Library General Series, Number 23. 210 x 147 mm; pictorial wrappers; pp. 94, incl. index; contemporary illustrations in text. Lower cover very slightly rubbed. Very good condition. "Ann Hamilton, as the wife of a missionary artisan, was not expected to be more than an assistant to her husband, and when she… Read more
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(Cape Town: South African Library, 1996) 0860681141. 220 x 148 mm; laminated pictorial wrappers; pp. 295, incl. index; plates; map. Wrappers ever so slightly rubbed; merest trace of foxing to reverse of cover. Very good condition. Afrikaans text. "J.J. Kicherer was lid van die eerste groepie sendelinge wat deur die Londense Sendinggenootskap uitgestuur is na die Kaap: hy het onder… Read more
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(Cape Town: South African Library, 1994) 0869681109. South African Library General Series, Number 20. 210 x 148 mm; pictorial wrappers; pp. 97, incl. index; contemporary illustrations in text. Near-fine condition. Afrikaans text. "Die ervarings en prestasies van sendelinge in Suid-Afrika is in hul eie tyd uitvoerig in briewe, dagboeke, verslae, boeke en sendingtydskrifte beskryf, en word tans nog deur navorsers… Read more
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The Griqua Mission at Philippolis, 1822-1837

by Schoeman, Karel (compiler and editor)

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(Pretoria: Protea Book House, 2005) 1869190173. Vrijstatia Series, Number 15. 212 x 136 mm; laminated pictorial wrappers; pp. 142, incl. index. Fine condition. "During the period 1814-1828 the London Missionary Society established a number of mission stations and outposts for the Bushmen in the vicinity of the Orange River. The only one ultimately to survive was Philippolis, founded in 1822,… Read more
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(Cape Town: South African Library, 1968). Edited by Alan R. Booth, Director of African Studies, Ohio University. 230 x 165 mm; original cloth-backed wrappers; pp. xi + 54, portrait and a couple of plates. Earlier owner's book label and signature inside upper cover; occasional fox spot. Very good condition. "The journal printed here, from 5 February to 22 December 1835,… Read more
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(Cape Town: South African Library, 1968). Edited by Alan R. Booth, Director of African Studies, Ohio University. 230 x 165 mm; original cloth-backed wrappers; pp. xi + 54, portrait and a couple of plates. Fine condition. .
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(Cape Town: South African Library, 1968). Edited by Alan R. Booth, Director of African Studies, Ohio University. 230 x 165 mm; original cloth-backed wrappers; pp. xi + 54, portrait and a couple of plates. Slight curl to top fore-corner of lower cover; a little foxing. Very good condition. .
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(Kuruman: Kuruman Moffat Mission Trust, 1987) 0620114894. Author's signed presentation inscription to title page reads "For Walter & Ruth Middelman, / With Admiration for their wide intellectual interests / Frank R Bradlow". Middelman blind-stamp to front free endpaper. 240 x 150 mm; pictorial wrappers; pp. 36; colour frontis. tipped in; map; some illustrations. Trace of foxing to edges. Very good… Read more
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(Cape Town: Moravian Church in South Africa, 1987). Oblong 4to; original coarse cloth, lettered in gilt; pictorial dustwrapper; endpaper illustrations; pp. vii + (i) + 104; numerous illustrations of church personalities, settlements and architecture. Dustwrapper a little edgeworn, and very slightly rubbed; trace of foxing to endpapers, occasional fox spot elsewhere. Very good condition. "The Moravian Church… Read more
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(Cape Town: J. C. Juta, [preface dated 1929]). 8vo; original dark green cloth, lettered in gilt on spine; dustwrapper; pp. xii + 408, incl. index; folding map. Dustwrapper edgeworn and partially sunned (a remarkable survival nonetheless, considering the flimsy paper on which printed); backstrip partially sunned; trace of stippling to lower board; endpapers and edges a bit foxed, occasional… Read more
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The Story of a Century 1823-1923

by Eveleigh, William (editor)

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(Cape Town: Methodist Publishing House and Book Depot, 1923). 183 x 125 mm; pictorial wrappers; pp. vi + (ii) + 67; plates. Wrappers a little rubbed and curled, with black pen mark to upper cover, and archival tape reinforcing to spine; rather foxed; few pencilled annotations. Fair to good. (SABIB 2, p. 210) "This little book… Read more
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(Cape Town: Struik, 1969). 4to; original blue rexine, lettered in gilt on spine, and with gilt publisher's device to upper cover; pictorial dustwrapper; pp. xv + (iii) + 109, incl. index; plates; tables. Dustwrapper somewhat foxed, and sunned on spine panel; some foxing to edges, endpapers and outermost leaves. Very good condition. "In the first part of… Read more
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(Genadendal: Provincial Board of the Moravian Church in South Africa, 1967). 8vo; original brown boards; dustwrapper; pp. 335, incl. index; plates; tables; maps. Dustwrapper foxed, sunned on spine panel and a bit edgeworn; two previous owners' names and "Gendadendal 13.12.77" to front endpaper; sporadic, moderate foxing. Good to very good condition. "This book tells the story of… Read more
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(London, Seeley, Service & C., 1923). Original orange cloth, lightly marked, pp. 229, frontispiece, plates. Text edges stamped: "File Copy: not to be taken away." Publisher's own file copy, with notes on the front endpapers indicating when Czech and Swedish translation rights were sold. Everyday life at Loudon Mission Station in Nyasaland. .
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(Cape Town: South African Bible Society, [1941]). 180 x 135 mm; pictorial wrappers; pp. (x) + 202; some photographs. Afrikaans text.(Nienaber I, p. 259) Wrappers slightly tanned and foxed; archival tape reinforcing to backstrip; earlier owner's name to first blank. Good condition. "Die geskiedenis van die Nyasasending vind u in die boek van ds. A. C.… Read more
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(Hässleholm: Helgelseförbundets Förlag, 1953). Ownership inscription of Oscar Emanuelson's daughter Eva to half-title. 198 x 130 mm; pictorial wrappers; pp. 80; frontispiece. Wrappers a little browned and slightly curled to edges; some spotting to edges and occasionally elsewhere. Very good condition. Swedish text. Oscar Emanuelson of the Swedish Holiness Union was active in the Pietermaritzburg… Read more
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(London: S. W. Partridge & Co., no date, 2nd edition). Crown 8vo; original brown pictorial cloth blocked in gilt and black; pp. viii + 160 + publisher's adverts.; frontis. portrait; liberally illustrated. Cloth rather rubbed and somewhat soiled; presentation bookplate of the Baptist Missionary Society to front free endpaper; binding rather slack; endpapers and outer leaves very browned; sporadic… Read more
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(London: H. R. Allenson, 1895). 8vo; original red cloth, lettered in gilt on spine and upper cover; pp. 223 + (v); frontis. portrait, with tissue-guard; plates; folding map. Cloth rather stippled; portion cut from half-title; regular, light browning and sporadic foxing; binding a bit slack. Fair to good. (Work: A Bibliography of the Negro in Africa and… Read more
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Ella Neethling; deur haar suster

by Neethling, Ella (about)

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(Paarl, Paarl Drukpers Maatschappy, printers, 1927). Original grey cloth, pp. 83, plate. Side-stitched, staples a little rusted. Biography/Tribute to this Afrikaans religious worker/author, by her sister. .
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