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No Time to Die

by Hall, Grace H.

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(Cape Town: Howard Timmins, [1958]). Signed by the author on the half-title. 8vo; original cream boards, lettered in gilt on spine and upper cover; pictorial endpapers; pp. 191; some plates. Cover somewhat sunned and foxed; backstrip fragile at head; corners turned; regular browning. Fair condition. Reminiscences of a Lowveld pioneer. 'This is the story of a farmer's wife in the… Read more
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Johannesburg. One Hundred Years

by Van Rensburg, C C (publisher), and Editorial Committee

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9780868460369
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(Johannesburg: Chris van Rensburg Publications, 1986) 0868460362. 4to; original brown boards, lettered in gilt on spine and upper board; pictorial dustwrapper; pictorial endpapers; pp. xii + 332, incl. index; profusely illustrated with photographs and facsimiles, in colour and monochrome, including many period illustrations. Dustwrapper somewhat edgeworn; gift inscription to front pastedown; some foxing to edges. Good to very good condition.… Read more
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(Haenertsburg: the author, 1990) 0620147180. 210 x 138 mm; pictorial wrappers; pp. (vi) + 213, incl. index; photographs and line drawings. A little foxing to top edge. Very good condtiion. Harry Klein, author of 'Land of the Silver Mist', describes this book as "a tribute to those wonderful old-timers of the Northern Transvaal who pioneered what was once the… Read more
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The Joburg Book

by Brodie, Nechama (editor)

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9781770100794
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(Johannesburg: Pan Macmillan, 2008) 9781770100794. 260 x 215 mm; laminated pictorial wrappers; pp. iv + 332, incl. index; lavishly illustrated with recent and historical photographs and artwork; maps and street plans. Near-fine condition. "Johannesburg: a city of thieves and dreamers, home to more than four million inhabitants spread out over an area larger than greater London ... The Joburg Book… Read more
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When Johannesburg and I Were Young

by Louw, Juliet Marais

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9780958310550
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(Johannesburg: Amagi Books, 1991) 0958310556. 4to; original pictorial boards; decorative endpapers; pp. ix + (i) + 111, incl. index; monochrome photographs and some sketches. Near-fine condition. This delightful book "provides a fascinating anecdotal account of Johannesburg's early years as seen through the eyes of a child growing up in a South African family of German origin. Juliet and… Read more
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(Johannesburg: The Country Club Johannesburg, 2006). 4to; laminated pictorial boards and matching laminated pictorial dustwrapper; pictorial endpapers; pp. 183; lavishly illustrated, largely in full colour, with photographs and artwork from throughout the Club's history. Near-fine condition. A thorough and tastefully presented history of "how a small group of energetic citizens of a young mining town established and with succeeding members… Read more
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The Truth About the Jameson Raid

by Hammond, John Hays (as related to Alleyne Ireland)

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(Boston: Marshall Jones Company, 1918). The Hosken copy, with their bookplate to the front pastedown, and that of Maurice Katz to the front free endpaper. 12mo; original blue papered boards, with title label to upper cover; pp. viii + 50. Some wear to boards; backstrip largely missing; light browning. Good. (SABIB 2, p. 495; Hosken, p. 92) Originally appearing in… Read more
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Some Reminiscences: Lionel Phillips

by Phillips, Lionel (author) and Maryna Fraser (editor)

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9780868520940
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(Craighall: Ad Donker, 1986) 0868520942. 8vo; original green boards, lettered in white on spine; pictorial dustwrapper; pp. 228, incl. index; black-and-white illustrations. Dustwrapper partially sunned, slightly rubbed and edgeworn; merest trace of foxing to edges and reverse of free endpapers. Very good condition. Sir Lionel Phillips (1855-1936) typified the self-made men who were at the forefront of South Africa's boom… Read more
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(Cape Town: Longmans, 1965). 4to; original glazed pictorial papered boards; pictorial dustwrapper; pictorial endpapers; pp. (vi) + 186, incl. index; liberally illustrated with Joy Collier's line drawings. Dustwrapper and boards partially sunned; endpapers have old tape marks; scattered foxing. Good condition. "In this new book - by the author of Portrait of Cape Town - Joy Collier tells… Read more
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Salvation City

by Nussey, Wilf

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9780958424769
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(Somerset West: Stephan Phillips, 2002) 0958424764. 208 x 140 mm; laminated pictorial wrappers; pp. (xvi) + 198. Near-fine condition. "These are stories from a forgotten time in South Africa's past, the Forties, and a little-known part, the Lowveld. They are all rooted in truth and legend, though somewhat embellished by me. They do not make any… Read more
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Fotobiografie: Paul Kruger 1825-1904

by Changuion, Louis (compiler)

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9780628004253
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(Johannesburg: Perskor, 1973) 0628004257. 4to; original white pictorial boards; pictorial dustwrapper; pp. (xiv) + 229; profusely illustrated. Dustwrapper somewhat rubbed and very slightly edgeworn. Very good condition. Afrikaans text. "Hierdie biografie bied vir die eerste maal 'n volledige versameling foto's oor Paul Kruger. Die samesteller, Louis Changuion, het skitterend daarin geslaag om elke foto beknop,… Read more
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(Pretoria: Ministry of the Interior, 1941). 276 x 178 mm; original printed wrappers; pp. xii + 255. Wrappers somewhat worn and soiled; contents penned on backstrip; faint hand-stamp of earlier owner (H. J. M. Guest of Klerksdorp) to upper cover; top fore-corner of upper cover an initial leaves a bit gnawed; some foxing; trace of damp-stain to margins of… Read more
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(Amsterdam: Allert de Lange, 1906). Demy 8vo; original green cloth, lettered in gilt on spine and upper cover; pp. xxi + (iii) + 443, incl. index; large, folding chart, and large, folding map; folding facscimile. Extremities of cloth a bit rubbed; earlier owner's name signed on front pastedown, and his ink stamp to half-title; numerous informed marginal annotations in… Read more
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(Amsterdam: Allert de Lange, 1906). Demy 8vo; original green cloth, lettered in gilt on spine and upper cover; pp. xxi + (iii) + 443, incl. index; large, folding chart, and large, folding map; folding facscimile. Cloth rather worn; joints starting; corners bumped; front pastedown and free endpaper adhering; earlier owner's name signed verso of front free endpaper and to… Read more
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Klerksdorp. Groeiende Reus 1837-1987

by Marx, Roelf (editor)

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(Klerksdorp: Klerksdorp Municipality, 1987). 4to; laminated pictorial boards; pictorial endpapers; pp. 140; numerous illustrations, historical and modern, including some in full colour. Sunned to spine, and slightly to upper board; trace of foxing to endpapers. Very good condition. Afrikaans text. "Die doel van hierdie publikasie is nie om as 'n omvattende wetenskaplike handleiding oor alle aspekte… Read more
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(Amsterdam: Allert de Lange, 1914 [1919]). Two demy 8vo volumes; original green cloth, lettered in gilt on spine and upper board in each case; pp. xxvi + (ii) + 386, xi + (i) + 434, incl. index; folding chart and two large, folding maps at end of first volume; 'Naschrift van November 1919' loosely inserted to second volume. Extremities… Read more
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From Boy to Boardroom. An Autobiography

by Altmann, Hendrik

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(Mbabane: High Commission Printing and Publishing Company Limited, 1963). 8vo; original red cloth,lettered in black on upper cover; pp. (iv) + 48; some plates, incl. folding; folding chart in end-pocket. Spine lettered in pen, and snagged at head; free endpapers have been removed. Good. Author was born in Nieuwendam, near Amsterdam, Holland, in 1875, and came to South Africa as… Read more
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(London: Alston Rivers, 1908, first edition). Being Incidents in the Life of a Transvaal Official, as told by his son-in-law Sarel Erasmus, Late Public Prosecutor of Prinsloosdorp, Market-master of Kaalkop, Small-pox tax collector of Schoonspruit, etc., etc. 8vo; limp pictorial boards; pp. xxii + 134. Spine cocked; wrappers foxed and edgeworn; frayed at spine extremities; scattered foxing. Fair condition. "The… Read more
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(Johannesburg: Longmans, 1968). 8vo; original pale pictorial boards; pictorial dustwrapper; pictorial endpapers; pp. (x) + 260; plates. Dustwrapper very slightly edgeworn, with earlier owner's tape repair to reverse of spine at head; occasional fox spot. Very good condition. "He believed firmly that the territory which he travelled contained mineral wealth of incalculable value. He was among the early diamond seekers… Read more
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(Cape Town: Howard Timmins, 1975) 0869781030. 8vo; original orange boards, lettered in white on spine; pictorial dustwrapper, housed in removable protector; pp. 69; contemporary photograph; line drawings. Dustwrapper a bit rubbed and edgeworn; a little foxing to endpapers and edges, occasional fox spot elsewhere. Very good condition. "Mrs Ralls, a 90 year old lady who remembers Paul Kruger and Jameson's… Read more
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