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The Journal of Dr. James Barry

by Racster, Olga and Grove, Jessica

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Bodley Head. The story ofd James Barry, born in 1703 and lived for many years at the Cape masquerading as a man and practicing as a doctor. Wear and tape marks to the dust jacket. Very good Fair jacket Hardcover
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cover of Not Without Honour.

Not Without Honour.

by Buchanan-Gould, Vera

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Circa 1940
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Hutchinson & Co. , Circa 1940. Portraits and intimate letters, many of which are here reproduced for the first time, giving a rare understanding of the intense and sensitive nature of a creative genius. Some discolouration marks from old cellotape and toning to end papers. 248 Pages. Contents clean and firmly bound. … Read more
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Heroes of South Africa

by Anderson, Ken

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A D Donker. South African stories of heroism told through historical biographies of 29 valiant men, women and children whose martyrdom and defiance answered the great challenges of the nation. 230 Pages. Contents clean and binding tight. Revised Edition. Condition: Good+. Dust jacket: Good. Edge-wear. Small abrasion with some rubbing to the rear cover. Remnants of… Read more
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cover of Olive Schreiner. Letters 1871-99

Olive Schreiner. Letters 1871-99

by Rive, Richard (ed)

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David Philip. These letters give us a full and rounded picture of Olive Schreiner, covering a representative spectrum of her interests and her circle of friends and correspondents. Inscription on front fep. Mild foxing to end papers and top edge. 409 Pages. Contents clean and tightly bound. Condition: Good+. Dust jacket: Good. Light edge-wear with foxing to verso.… Read more
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cover of Sol Plaatje. South African Nationalist, 1786 - 1932

Sol Plaatje. South African Nationalist, 1786 - 1932

by Willan, Brian

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Heinemann. Previous owner's details on the title page. Light thumbing. 32 pages of b&w photographs. 436 Pages. Contents clean and binding firm. 1st Edition Softcover. Condition: Good+. Binding: Softcover. Sunning to spine and rear top edge. Long crease to spine. Edge-wear.
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cover of From Cattle-Herding to Editor's Chair. The Unfinished Autobiography and Writings of Richard Victor Selope Thema

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Van Riebeeck Society. One of the pantheon of heroes of the black liberation struggle in South Africa. He was a leading member of the ANC for almost forty years from 1912. He was also recognised as a leading black journalist with many of his early writings appearing in the ANC newspaper, Abantu Batho. 238 Pages. Contents clean and binding… Read more
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cover of Zacharias Wagner.  Second Commander of the Cape

Zacharias Wagner. Second Commander of the Cape

by Spohr, O H

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A A Balkema. Zacharias Wagner was one of the oustanding figure of the Dutch India Companies. Towards the end of his relatively short life he was Commander at the Cape of Good Hope for over four years, succeeding Jan van Riebeeck. He dies in 1668. Numerous b&w illustrations. 103 Pages. Contents clean and binding tight. 1st Edition. Condition:… Read more
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cover of Journals of Andrew Geddes Bain. No. 30.

Journals of Andrew Geddes Bain. No. 30.

by Lister, Margaret Hermina (Ed)

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The Van Riebeeck Society. Biography of Bain's life from 1816 to 1864. Includes 4 maps and 19 illustrations. Some light foxing to front and rear prelims. 264 Pages. Reprint. Condition: Good+. Binding: Hardcover. Cloth boards. Light soiling to spine with
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cover of Saul Solomon. The Member for Cape Town

Saul Solomon. The Member for Cape Town

by Solomon, W E Gladstone

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Geoffrey Cumberlege, Oxford University Press. Biography of a man intimately connected with every major political event in South Africa. He entered the first Cape Parliament in 1854. Toning to front and rear feps. 9 illustrations. Some foxing to top and fore-edges. 362 Pages. Contents clean and binding tight. 1st Edition. Good. Fair. Some edge-wear with a few… Read more
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The Plains of Camdeboo

by Palmer, Eve

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Collins. A vivid and personal account of one of the world's strangest and most unfamiliar regions. Part biography, part history, part natural history. Map on the end-papers. Mild scattered foxing to a few pages. Toning to all edges and front and rear feps. Colour and b&w photographs and illustrations. S20 Pages. Binding still firm. 1st Edition. Condition: Good.… Read more
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Kerkorrel

by Pretorius, Willem

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Taelberg. Language: Afrikaans. The story of Ralph Rabie, Voelvry and the birth of Afrikaans protest-rock, of national and personal state of emergency and a puzzling death. Includes extracts from letters and handwritten lyrics. 142 Pages. Contents clean and binding tight. 1st Edition. Very good. Softcover. Mild edge-wear.
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cover of The Lure of the Stone. The Story of Henrietta Stockdale

The Lure of the Stone. The Story of Henrietta Stockdale

by Buss, Vincent & W M

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Howard Timmins. From the discovery of diamonds in the Kimberley area, the chaos on the dry diggings and influx of people eager for riches. An account of Henrietta's nursing career amongst the diamond miners in the camps culminating in the Siege of Kimberley. 16 illustrations. Light foxing and toning to end papers. Light foxing to top edge. 131… Read more
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cover of Footprints in the Karoo.  A Story of Farming Life.

Footprints in the Karoo. A Story of Farming Life.

by Joan Southey

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Jonathan Ball Publishers, 1990. A journey through the magical, magnificent Karoo, into the homes of farming families, the delights of the country kitchen and social gatherings, the joys and hardships of farming life. The Karoo is a place unlike any other. 275 Pages. Contents clean and binding tight. 1st Edition. Condition: Good+. Dust jacket: Good+. Mild edge-wear. Binding:… Read more
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cover of Side by Side. The Autobiography of Helen Joseph

Side by Side. The Autobiography of Helen Joseph

by Joseph, Helen

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Zed Books Ltd. A deeply moving account of her 30 years' involvement in the struggle of the South African people. 249 Pages. Lighting toning to pages. Conents clean. Binding firm. 1st reprint. Condition: Good. Binding: Softcover. Mild edge-wear with some sunning. A few pressure scratches on the rear cover.
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cover of Footing with Sir Richard's Ghost (Signed)

Footing with Sir Richard's Ghost (Signed)

by Glyn, Patricia

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Sharp Sharp Media (Pty) Ltd. Signed by the author. The author's challenging trek through contemporary Africa, following the footsteps of her Victorian ancestor, Sir Richard Glyn. Some light foxing to the prelims. Profusely illustrated with colour and b&w photographs. 328 Pages. … Read more
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cover of The Inhuman Land

The Inhuman Land

by Czapski, Jozef

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Polish Cultural Foundation. The author's experiences of a year spent in the Soviet Union under war conditions and his search for the 10 000 Polish officers and private soldiers murdered in the Katyn area in 1939. Some foxing to all edges. 356 Pages. Contents clean and binding tight. Reprint. Condition: Good. Binding: Softcover. Edge-wear to card-wraps. Sunning to… Read more
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cover of Volksaltare of 'n Veteraan van die Eerste Vryheidsoorlog. Persoonlike Herinneringe van P C Jourbert.

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Nasionale Pers. Text: Afrikaans. Some foxing to front and rear prelim. Light foxing to all edges. Some b&w photographs. 184 Pages. Binding firm. 1st Edition. Condition: Good. Binding: Hardcover. Cloth boards with blue discolouration mark on rear board. Light sunning to spine. A few mild marks on the front cover.
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cover of The Women of Bonnefoi.

The Women of Bonnefoi.

by Harmsen, Frieda

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J L van Schaik. Bonnefoi was a lively trading post on the transport wagon route to Lydenburg. The women consisted of Bertha Everard, her daughters Ruth and Rosamund, and Bertha's older sister Edith Luise Mary King. Collectively they are known in South African art history as 'The Everard Group', and are remembered for their bold, colourful depictions of… Read more
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cover of Hans Merensky. Ein Deutscher Pionier in  Sudafrika

Hans Merensky. Ein Deutscher Pionier in Sudafrika

by Lehmann, Olga

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K W Schutz. Text: German. 16 black and white photographs. 256 Pages. Contents clean and binding tight. 1st Edition. Condition: Very good. Dust jacket: Good. Edge-wear with a few 1cm closed tears to edges. Some creasing to folds.Binding: Hardcover. Green boards with gilt lettering to spine. Tiny abrasion mark on rear board.
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cover of Christiaan de Wet - Annale No. 1 - 10

Christiaan de Wet - Annale No. 1 - 10

by Van Schoor, M C E (Ed)

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Die Suid-Afrikaanse Akademie vir Wetenskap en kuns. A concise historical record of events in the form of artikels, sources and diaries focussing on the life of Christiaan de Wet, the famous Boer War general. Text throughout the volumes is in English, Afrikaans and Dutch/Afrikaans. Bookplate in Vol 1. Some edge-wear to the covers and spines. Small area of… Read more
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