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(Durban: T. W. Griggs, 1973). Number 359 of an edition limited to 1000 copies. Text facsimile of the Sampson Low edition of 1887. 8vo; original dark green cloth, lettered in gilt on spine; pictorial dustwrapper (housed in removable protector); pp. (x) + 364; plates. Dustwrapper a little rubbed and edgeworn (housed in Brodart protector); gift inscription to front free endpaper;… Read more
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(London: L. Reeve & Co., 1876). 8vo; original brown cloth, lettered in gilt on spine; pp. (xii) + 336 + 16; 2 chromolithograph illustrations, incl. frontis.; 4 hand-coloured lithographs of Natal plants; 8 original mounted photographs; 2 maps, incl. folding. Corners a little turned; occasional fox spot. A very nice copy. (Mendelssohn I, p. 195; Hosken, p. 27) A clear… Read more
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(Kloof: The Royle Trust, 2000) 062026358X. Signed by author on title page. Number 713 of an edition limited to 1200 copies. 240 x 167 mm; pictorial wrappers; pp. (xii) + 159 + (vi); maps; colour plates; contemporary photographs; line drawings in text. Very good condition. "John Bazley came to Natal in 1850 as a Byrne Settler.… Read more
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Dear Old Durban

by Miller, Yvonne and Barbara Stone

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9780620091398
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(Durban: the author, 1998) 0620091398. 242 x 180 mm; original pictorial card wrappers; pp. 80; black-and-white photographs. Occasional fox spot. Very good condition. Memories of Durban between 1910 and 1933. .
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Twentieth Century Impressions of Natal: Its People, Commerce, Industries, and Resources

by Lloyd's Greater Britain Publishing Company (publishers)

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(Natal: Lloyd's Greater Britain Publishing Company, 1906). Large 4to; original brown morocco over bevelled boards; spine with raised bands and gilt tooling; upper cover with gilt Natal Colony crest and margins ruled in gilt and blind; a.e.g.; marbled endpapers; pp. 667, incl. index; text in triple columns; numerous photographic illustrations; printed on glossy art paper. Joints and spine somewhat rubbed;… Read more
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Bringing Forth Light. Five Tracts on Bishop Colenso's Zulu Mission

by Colenso, John William (author), and Ruth Edgecombe (editor)

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9780869802830
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(Pietermaritzburg: University of Natal Press / Durban: Killie Campbell Africana Library, 1982) 0869802836. Killie Campbell Africana Library Reprint Series, Number 4. 8vo; original red rexine, lettered in gilt on spine; pictorial dustwrapper, housed in removable protector; pp. xlvi + (iv) + 252; frontis. portrait; illustrations; folding map. Dustwrapper a little sunned on spine panel; merest trace of foxing to endpapers.… Read more
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Natal: An Illustrated Official Railway Guide and Handbook of General Information

by Harrison, C. W. Francis (compiler and editor)

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(London: Payne Jennings, 1903). Bookplates of I & FW Hosken and Maurice Katz to front endpaper. Natal Government Railways' General Manager's compliments slip tipped in on title page. 4to; pale green cloth, lettered in gilt to spine and in gilt and green to upper cover; pp. xii + 300, incl. index; numerous photographs in text; maps and plans, including large… Read more
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(Durban: Emoyeni Books, 1988) 0620128690. 4to; original black cloth, lettered in silver gilt on spine; dustwrapper; pictorial endpapers; pp. 136 + (vii); map; profusely illustrated with contemporary monochrome photographs and drawings. Dustwrapper a little rubbed and edgeworn, with earlier owner's paper tape reinforcing to reverse of edges. Very good condition. "The House of Shaka: The Zulu Monarchy Illustrated is a… Read more
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$71.47
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Maritzburg College 2004

by McLoughlin, Ann (editor)

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(Pietermaritzburg: Maritzburg College, 2004). 296 x 211 mm; pictorial wrappers; pp. 162; liberally illustrated; some adverts. Wrappers lightly rubbed. Very good condition. Annual 138 from this celebrated KwaZulu-Natal boys' school. .
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(Pietermaritzburg: City Printing Works, 1922). Signed and dated presentation inscription from J.W.F. Bird to Allan Carlyle Mitchell on front free endpaper. 4to; original turquoise cloth, lettered in gilt on upper cover; pp. (vi) + 59; mounted bookplate of C. Bird displayed on verso facing title page; four card plates with mounted portraits and captions in manuscript and a further such… Read more
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(Cape Town: Struik, 1970). Title continues: 'Newly revised and edited, in one volume, with a biography of the Author, Notes and Appendices, by Louis Herman and Percival R. Kirby.' Number 300 of an edition limited to 1500 numbered copies. 4to; original green cloth; spine gilt; pictorial dustwrapper; pp. xxxii + 349, incl. index; 5 colour plates after G.… Read more
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(Durban: Argus Group, preface dated 1971). 230 x 178 mm; saddle-stitched pictorial wraps; unpaginated (but 92 pages); cartoon illustrations by Jock Leyden. A little light foxing. Very good condition. Based on the "Talk of the Day" column in Durban's The Daily News, this is an entertaining compendium of KwaZulu-Natal place names and their origins. .
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(Mtunzini: the author, 1998). 203 x 145 mm; pictorial wrappers; pp. x + 181; photographs; map; table; facsimiles. Wrappers somewhat rubbed; scuff to tail of spine. Good condition. Written by the senior lecturer in the History Department at the University of Zululand, this is the first comprehensive history of the coastal town of Mtunzini, where the white Zulu chief John… Read more
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(Kloof: The Royle Trust, 2000) 062026358X. Signed by author on title page. Number 758 of an edition limited to 1200 copies. 240 x 167 mm; pictorial wrappers; pp. (xii) + 159 + (vi); maps; colour plates; contemporary photographs; line drawings in text. A few very minor fox spots. Near-fine condition. "John Bazley came to Natal in… Read more
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Joseph Baynes. Pioneer

by Pearse, R. O.

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9780869857083
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(Baynesfield: The Baynesfield Board of Administration, 1999) 0869857088. 241 x 167 mm; pictorial wrappers; pp. (xiv) + 331 + (iii), incl. index; photographs; facsimiles; maps. Sunned on spine; some minor fox spots to edges. Very good condition. "Joseph Baynes is, perhaps, one of the most neglected figures in South African history. This book tells the fascinating story of a… Read more
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image of The Springing of the Year. A South African Country Diary

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(Johannesburg: Jonathan Ball, 1980) 0868500224. 4to; original cream boards, lettered in green on spine and upper cover; laminated pictorial dustwrapper; pp. (x) + 205; profusely illustrated with charming watercolour sketches. Dustwrapper a little edgeworn, and foxed on reverse side; gift inscription to front free endpaper; tape stains to endpapers and flyleaf; endpapers, edges and outermost leaves rather foxed. Good… Read more
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(Cape Town: Howard Timmins, 1980) 0869782029. Folio; original black boards, lettered in gilt on spine and upper board; laminated pictorial dustwrapper; pictorial endpapers; pp. 224, incl. index; monochrome photographs. Dustwrapper edges a little curled, and very slightly worn; lamination peeling from corner of upper flap; edges of boards a little rubbed; gift inscription to verso of half-title; light foxing… Read more
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(Amsterdam: C. L. Brinkman, 1887). 232 x 148 mm; printed wrappers; pp. 40; folding map. Wrappers somewhat worn and partially tanned; small hand-stamp to top fore-corner of first page; trace of curl to corners. Good condition. (Mendelssohn I, p. 138) 'Reprinted from the periodical "Questions of the Day," under the direction of Dr. H. Blink. … Read more
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(Cape Town: Howard Timmins, 1963). This book is limited to 1,200 copies of which this is Number 233. 4to; original pale brown boards; pictorial dustwrapper; pp. 116; black-and-white plates. Dustwrapper a little edgeworn, with some foxing to flaps and reverse side; a little foxing to endpapers, occasional fox spot elsewhere. Good to very good condition. "This… Read more
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(Johannesburg: Southern, 1990) 1868122778. 8vo; original boards; laminated pictorial dustwrapper; pictorial endpapers; pp. (x) + 149, incl. index; map; full-colour photographic plates. Trace of curl to dustwrapper's top edge; slight foxing to edges and reverse of dustwrapper. Very good condition. "Maputaland stands at the crossroads. Its unspoilt golden beaches have witnessed the ancient annual ritual of… Read more
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