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Lost Trails of the Transvaal

by Bulpin, T. V.

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Thomas Nelson and Sons (Africa) (Pty) Ltd. Previous owner's name on the front free-end pages. Illustrated end papers. Foxing to all edges. 474 Pages. Contents clean and binding firm. 474 Pages.
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cover of An Index to "Travels & Adventures in Southern Africa" by George Thompson

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Africana Connoisseurs Press. A 15 page index of this classic of Africana Very good, Card wraps
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cover of Basutoland records. Copies of Official Documents of Various Kinds, Accounts of Travellers &c. Volume 1 1833-1852

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W.A. Richards & Sons. Volume 1 only of 3. Original card wraps wioth cloth spine. Spine worn and sunned but with repairs and binding firm. 4 folding maps. First edition good Card wraps
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cover of A Year's Housekeeping in South Africa

A Year's Housekeeping in South Africa

by Broome, Lady Mary Anne. Lady Barker

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Bernhard Tauchnitz. The author had resided previously in New Zealand, and draws a comparison between Christchurch and Pietermaritzburg, which is by no means favourable to the latter city. The annoyances and discomforts of colonial life are discussed in a good-humoured and witty manner; the writer was much more contented with her South African servants than is usually the case,… Read more
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Een Toer Door Afrika

by Du Plessis, J

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Publicatie-Commissie van de Z-A. Bijbelvereeniging. The author's missionary work in Africa. Text in Dutch. Folding map to the pocket at the rear. Tape marks to the feps. First edition Very good Hardcover
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cover of A Visit to The South Seas, in the U.S. Ship Vincennes, During the Years 1829 and 1830; with notices of Brazil, Peru, Manilla, The Cape of Good Hope, and St. Helena

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Fisher, Son, & Jackson. This edition edited and abridged by William Ellis. Engraved portrait of the author and and engraved title page. One map and one full page illustration plus another in the text. Library plate to the front fep. Black pebbled cloth boards over leather spine. Some wear to the spine and foxing to the prelims.
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Bilder vom Nanga Parbat

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Black and white photos of the ill-fated 1934 Nanga Parbat exbedition with resulted in the loss of 10 lives. Card wraps loose.
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cover of Description de Cap de Bonne-Esperance; Ou l'on trouve tout ce qui concerne L'Histoire-Naturelle du Pays; La Religion, les Moeurs & les Usages des Hottentots; tiree des Memoires. 3 Volumes

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Jean Catuffe. Three volumes bound in later dark blue pebbled cloth with gilt titles to the spines. Bookplate to the pastedown of each volume. Volume 1, illustrated frontis, title page in red and black, with 8 plates. (20), 370 pp. Volume 2, no half title or frontis. Title page in red and black. (12), 228 with 5 folding maps,… Read more
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G.C.J. and J. Robinson, 1786. Volume1 with 2 plates and the folding map to the rear. Original calf boards with spine re-backed. New end papers. Tide marks to the plates and a few other pages. Tape burn and creasing to the folding map. Second edition in 4to, published in 1786. Volume II published in 1785, in 8vo. Contains 7… Read more
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cover of Sporting Scenes amongst the Kaffirs of South Africa

Sporting Scenes amongst the Kaffirs of South Africa

by Drayson, Alfred W.

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G. Routledge & Co., 1858. xiv + 327 pp and 8 coloured plates. 48 page publisher's catalogue to the rear. The author accompanied a group of Boers on a hunting trip into the plains below the Drakensberg Mountain in Natal. Good accounts of the fauna and flora are gives. As well as the apparent hatred of the British by… Read more
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cover of A Cape Traveller's Diary, 1856

A Cape Traveller's Diary, 1856

by Wilmot, Robert

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A D Donker. Robert Wilmot arrived at the Cape in 1855 and kept a diary in which he recorded the first half of his South African visit. Published on behalf of the Friends of the University Library. Lovely illustrations and sketches. 174 Pages. Contents clean and binding tight. 1st Edition. Condition: Good+. Dust jacket: Fair+. Edge-wear with some… Read more
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Viking. From the flap: "The author's insight into the effects of the momentous encounters between various explorers and the indigenous population, putting in perspective the exploits of the missionary-explorer Livingstone, and outlining the agonizing repercussions from the scramble for Africa." 30 Plates. 10 maps. Remnants of clear tape to the fixed end papers. Some light foxing to top edge.… Read more
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Dias and his Successors

by Axelson, Eric (Ed); Bell-Cross, Graham; Boxer, Charlers and Martin, Colin

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Saayman & Weber. Numbered copy 892. The book was initiated as a project of the National Festival Committee Dias 1988. Discolouration marks from old cellotape on the fixed end papers with some toning to the feps. 159 Pages. Contents clean and binding tight. 1st Edition. Condition: Very good. Dust jacket: Very good. Binding: Hardcover. Very good conditioned… Read more
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cover of So High the Road.  Mountain Passes of the Western Cape

So High the Road. Mountain Passes of the Western Cape

by Burman, Jose

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Human & Rousseau. From the fly-leaf: 'Saga of the pioneers and the mountain passes they travelled, the men of vision and foresight who made progress possible and the triumphs of the giants who built the passes.' 10 sketch maps. 41 b&w photographs. Some foxing to the fold out map of western cape mountain passes at the rear. Foxing with… Read more
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cover of With Scott to the Pole. The Terra Nova Expedition 1910-1913. The Photographs of Herbert Ponting

With Scott to the Pole. The Terra Nova Expedition 1910-1913. The Photographs of Herbert Ponting

by Ponting, Herbert; Riffenburgh, Beau (et al)

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Bloomsbury. Some light general wear. 240 pages.
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cover of Reise-Erinnerungen - 19th Century Photograph Album - Photographs of the Alps, Germany and Tyrol...

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1890's. Forty sharp, clear original photographic prints. Twenty three are full page and seventeen are smaller (one to two per page). 5 of Munich initialled RJD and numbered in the negative - (Römmler und Jonas - Dresden). 22 x 28cm 2 of Munich titled 'Munchen, Isathor' and 'Ludwigstrasse gegen das Siegesthor by Sléngel and Co.- Dresden with blindstamp dates… Read more
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cover of The Albert N'Yanza, Great Basin of the Nile and Explorations of the Nile Sources.

The Albert N'Yanza, Great Basin of the Nile and Explorations of the Nile Sources.

by Baker, Samuel White

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MacMillan and Co., 1866. 2 volumes complete. Includes 2 maps, illustrations and portraits. 5cm repaired tear to RH side of map. Previous owners book labels and name to the end papers. Gutters professionally repaired. This is an early issue of the first edition indicated by the addition of a plate opposite pg. 351 (vol.1) not listed in the list… Read more
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cover of Nairobi Handbook. Vol. 3. July - September 1966

Nairobi Handbook. Vol. 3. July - September 1966

by Publicity Association

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Nairobi Publicity Association. Small handbook for the tourist publicising the activities in Nairobi and assisting visitors and local residents with general information and advice. Punched holes. 80 pages. Contents clean. Condition: Good. Binding: Softcover. Thin card wraps with mild edge-wear and rubbing to the spine. Staple-bound.
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cover of Trail of the Copper King

Trail of the Copper King

by Bulpin, T. V.

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Howard B Timmins. Story of Orlando Baragwanath and the colourful company of prospectors who changed the destiny of Southern Africa in his quest to find the Copper Belt of Northern Rhodesia. Map as end papers. 239 Pages. Contents clean and binding tight. 1st Edition. Condition: Good. Dust jacket: Fair-. Edge-wear. Creasing with some rubbing. Foxing with some soiling… Read more
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cover of Die Saule im Nebel: Geschichte des Dias Padraos bei Luderitzbucht

Die Saule im Nebel: Geschichte des Dias Padraos bei Luderitzbucht

by Kinahan Jill (Curator)

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National Monuments Council. Text: German. Published on the occassion of the Dias centenary in 1998. Translation: The Pillar in the Fog: History of the Dias Cross near Luderitzbucht". A number of b&w photographs and illustrations and sketch maps. 59 Pages. 1st Edition. Condition: Good. Binding: Softcover. Thin card-wraps. Staple-bound.
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