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(Cape Town: Metz Press, 2000) 1875001433. 259 x 195 mm; laminated pictorial wrappers; pp. 96, incl. index; lavishly illustrated with photographs of the dishes and of Cape Malay cultural life. Ever so slightly rubbed. Very good condition. Afrikaans text. "Cass Abrahams Kook Kaap-Maleis is 'n nuwe, uitgebreide uitgawe van die topverkoper, Die Kos en Kultuur van die Kaapse Maleiers. Elke… Read more
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Curly Wee

by Budden, Maud (author), and Roland Clibborn (artist)

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(Liverpool: The Liverpool Echo, [1949]). Small 4to; pictorial papered boards; pp. 93; full-colour illustrations. Boards very slightly rubbed; backstrip eroded; scattered foxing. Good condition. The stories are The Great Bicycle Race, The Missing Mouse, and Curly Wee and the Dragon. .
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The Wilder Shores of Love

by Blanch, Lesley

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(London: Readers Union / John Murray, 1956). 8vo; original red buckram, lettered in gilt on spine; dustwrapper; pp. 319; some plates. Dustwrapper very slightly edgeworn and a bit tanned; earlier owner's name signed on front free endpaper; dustwrapper and edges somewhat foxed, occasional fox spot elsewhere. Good condition. 'The Wilder Shores of Love consists of studies of four remarkable women;… Read more
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The Best of Vegetarian Cooking

by Bedford Hall, Lynn

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9780869785515
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(Cape Town: Struik Timmins, 1991) 0869785516. 4to; laminated pictorial boards; laminated pictorial dustwrapper; pp. 96, incl. index; lavish colour illustrations. Dustwrapper sunned on spine panel; some foxing to reverse of dustwrapper, edges, endpapers and outermost leaves. Very good condition. "Written for vegetarians eager to experiment with new ways of preparing food and for non-vegetarians in search of interesting and inexpensive… Read more
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First Steps in Civilizing Rhodesia

by Boggie, Jeannie M.

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(Bulawayo: Philpott & Collins, 1953). Rhodes Centenary Edition. Title continues: being a true account of the experiences of the earliest white settlers - men, women and children - in Southern and Northern Rhodesia. 4to; original blue cloth, lettered in gilt on spine and upper cover; no dustwrapper; marbled endpapers; pp. 364, incl. index; illustrations in text; maps. Cloth rather worn… Read more
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YOU Best recipes

by Niehaus, Carmen

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9780798130714
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(Cape Town: Human & Rousseau, 1993) 0798130717. 4to; laminated pictorial boards; pp. 144, incl. index; lavishly illustrated with full-colour photographs. Trace of foxing. Very good condition. 'More than 200 winning recipes, each with the "Tested by YOU" stamp - your guarantee of success. Take time to page through this colourful cookery book - there are mouthwatering dishes to… Read more
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Kaapse Maleier Kookkuns

by Williams, Faldela (author), and Cornel de Kock (photographer)

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9780869777282
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(Cape Town: Struik, 1988) 0869777289. 4to; laminated pictorial boards; laminated pictorial dustwrapper; pp. 96, incl. index; lavishly illustrated in full colour. Trace of foxing to endpapers; earlier owner's name signed on front free endpaper. Very good condition. Afrikaans text. "Kaapse Maleierkookkuns is 'n praktiese gids wat elkeen in staat stel om egte Maleise kos te maak. Vir die eerste keer… Read more
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(London: Macmillan, 1998) 0333732642. 8vo; original blue boards, lettered in gilt on spine; laminated pictorial dustwrapper; endpaper map; pp. xx + 412, incl. index; plates. A little foxing to edges, occasional fox spot elsewhere. Very good condition. "The Last Trek - A New Beginning is a frank and revealing autobiography which reflects both the author and his role during a… Read more
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By Road to Tangier and Marrakesh

by Bell, Robert

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(London: Alvin Redman, 1960). 8vo; original maroon boards, lettered in gilt on spine; pictorial dustwrapper; pp. 303, incl. index; plates; endpaper map and folding street plan of Tangier at end; some plans and maps in text. Dustwrapper rather edgeworn, with tape repairs to reverse; scattered foxing. Good condition. "Tangier is rapidly increasing in popularity as a tourist centre and Robert… Read more
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Acacias. A field guide to the identification of the species of Southern Africa

by Jeppe, Barbara (illustrator), and Lynette Davidson (text)

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9780620056090
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(Johannesburg: Centaur Publishers, 1981) 0620056096. 210 x 135 mm; pictorial wrappers; pp. (vi) + 121, incl. index; detailed illustrations of growth form, flowers, leaves, pods and thorns. Occasional fox spot. Very good condition. An essential identification guide for the southern African thorn trees now placed in the genus Vachellia. "This booklet is intended as a field guide and it is… Read more
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The Best of Biscuits & Breads

by Bedford Hall, Lynn

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9781868253180
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(Cape Town: Struik, 1993) 186825318X. 4to; laminated pictorial boards; laminated pictorial dustwrapper; pp. 79, incl. index; full-colour photographs; line drawings in text. Some foxing to reverse of dustwrapper, endpapers and outermost leaves. Good to very good condition. "This classic collection of tried and tested recipes from Lynn Bedford Hall, well-known author and food writer, is the result of a very… Read more
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The Autobiography of William Cobbett. The Progress of a Plough-boy to a Seat in Parliament

by Cobbett, William (author), and William Reitzel (editor)

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(London: Faber and Faber, 1933). 12mo; original green cloth, lettered in gilt on spine; dustwrapper; pp. 272, incl. index. Scattered foxing. Good condition, in a very good dustwrapper. "In this book you will find not only a memorable picture of English life and manners a hundred years ago, but also the self-portrait of one who, with all his faults, was… Read more
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The Conquest of Granada

by Irving, Washington

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(London: J. M. Dent & Sons / Everyman's Library, 1923). 12mo; original red cloth, lettered in gilt on spine; pp. xv + (i) + 351, incl. index. Earlier owner's name signed on front free endpaper; lower hinge starting; some foxing to edges. Good condition. "Washington Irving had three chief regions in which he lived and used his invention: America, England,… Read more
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Rejected Addresses: or, The New Theatrum Poetarum

by [Smith, James and Horace]

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(London: John Murray, 1841). 12mo; full brown calf, ornately gilt; all edges gilt; pp. xxviii + (ii) + 170; frontis. portrait; illustrations in text. Upper board detached, but present; contemporary gift inscription to fly-leaf; some foxing to outermost leaves and occasionally elsewhere. Good condition, but note that upper board will require re-jointing. A humorous, and apparently very capable, series of… Read more
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(Cape Town: Juta, 1950). 4to; original blue cloth, lettered in gilt on spine, with gilt school emblem to upper cover; no dustwrapper; pp. (viii) + 136, incl. index; plates, incl. some in colour; folding plan. Cloth a little mottled; earlier owner's name signed on front free endpaper; scattered foxing. Good condition. "This book celebrates the centenary of the Diocesan College,… Read more
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Braai in Style

by Snyman, Lannice

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ISBN
9780620238403
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(Cape Town: S&S Publishers, 1993) 0620238402. 280 x 215 mm; laminated pictorial wrappers; pp. 96, incl. index; full-colour photographs and illustrations. Trace of spotting to edges. Very good to near-fine condition. "The braai is a much-loved South African tradition, a national pastime that has enthusiasts gathering round their fires at every opportunity to sizzle up a casual outdoor meal. In… Read more
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Choice Recipes

by Human, Annette

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9780624031482
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(Cape Town: Tafelberg, 1992) 0624031489. Tall 8vo; laminated pictorial boards; pp. 207, incl. index; numerous full-colour photographs. Sunned on spine; edges and endpapers foxed, occasional fox spot elsewhere. Good to very good condition. "Choice recipes is a selection of the latest food favourites received by Annette Human from all over the country - from Yzerfontein to Thabazimbi. Each has been… Read more
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Historical Buildings in South Africa

by Picton-Seymour, Désirée (text), and Janek Szymanowski (principal photographer)

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9780947458010
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(Cape Town: Struikhof, 1989) 0947458018. 4to; laminated pictorial boards; pp. 192; profusely illustrated with line drawings and photographs. Boards partially sunned; some foxing to endpapers and edges. Good to very good condition. "This book extensively covers, in both text and full-colour and historical photographs and illustrations, approximately 300 of South Africa's most important buildings: national monuments as well as undeclared… Read more
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(Johannesburg: Jonathan Ball, 1986) 0868501271. 8vo; original dark brown boards, lettered in white on spine; laminated pictorial dustwrapper; pp. xii + 284, incl. index; photographs. Dustwrapper slightly rubbed, and sunned on spine panel; some foxing to edges and endpapers. Good condition. "An academic - even a visionary - by nature, he felt impelled to demonstrate that he was a man… Read more
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Scrumptious

by Bedford Hall, Lynn

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9781868723089
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(Cape Town: Struik, 1999) 1868723089. 225 x 225 mm; laminated pictorial wrappers; pp. 208, incl. index; full-colour illustrations. Wrappers very slightly rubbed; trace of foxing. Very good condition. "This is a cookbook with a difference, from a well-known author who loves to write, to travel, and to cook. The result is Scrumptious - a fine collection of over 100 creative… Read more
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