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The Teenie Weenies Book. The Life and Art of William Donahey

The Teenie Weenies Book. The Life and Art of William Donahey

by Cahn, Joseph M.

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(La Jolla, The Green Tiger Press, 1986). Small 4to; laminated pictorial boards; very slightly bumped at lower extremities; pictorial endpapers; laminated pictorial dustwrapper, top edge of which a little creased; pp. 128, including index. Numerous colour plates and lines drawings. Very good condition. "The Teenie Weenies Book includes a biography of the artist/writer, an essay on the fascination of tiny people in general, a sketch of Teenie Weenie customs and culture, a survey of Donahey's 56-year newspaper career, summaries of all his books, and a glance at his advertising art. Profusely illustrated with over 50 colour plates and dozens of line drawings, this volume gathers together a vast array of Donahey's extraordinary art from a variety of sources. The book includes pictures from his personal archives, some never previously published. Visually dazzling and fully documented, The Teenie Weenies Book is a treasure trove of nostalgia." .
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African rural-urban migration: the movement to Ghana's towns

by Caldwell, John C.

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(New York, Columbia University Press, 1969). Dustwrapper, partly and slightly stained, black cloth, pp. xi + 257 + (1), tables. 'In the fast-growing populations of the developing tropics, rural areas are no longer able to absorb the vast increases in their populations. In Ghana the result is striking-over a quarter of the population now lives in the towns. This book sets out to examine the kinds of people migrating to the towns, the effect of their migration on the rural areas they leave and the urban areas they adopt, their methods of travel and of solvig the problems of accommodation and work, their degree of satisfaction with town life, the numbers returning to the village, and their reasons for doing so. It thus discusses whether and when a truly urban population is created. Those specialising in any branch of the social sciences, and also the layman with an interest in the way tropical African countries are developing, will welcome information to be found here.' .
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Alan Paton

by Callan, Edward

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(New York: Twayne Publishers, 1968). Twayne's World Authors Series, number 40. 8vo; original red rexine, lettered in silver gilt on spine and upper cover; no dustwrapper; pp. 160, incl. index. Library ink stamp to copyright page; library ink stamps and label scars to rear endpaper; slight impression to lower board. Good. "Since his first novel, Cry, the Beloved Country, appeared in 1948, Alan Paton has been accepted as one of the foremost interpreters of South African life and society through the medium of literature. Prior to 1948 he had gained a fine professional reputation for his creative approach to problems of penal reform; and in more recent years he has felt compelled to enter public life as an active leader of the Liberal Party to promote the spirit of non-racial democracy in South Africa. The principal aim of this book has been to describe and evaluate Alan Paton's literary achievement in fiction, drama, biography, and poetry. But I have also sought, where possible, to… Read more
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Anatomy of South Africa. Who Holds the Power?
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Anatomy of South Africa. Who Holds the Power?

by Calland, Richard

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1868729036
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(Cape Town: Zebra Press, 2006) 1868729036. 230 x 150 mm; laminated pictorial wrappers; pp. xxii + 330, incl. index. As new. "Politics in South Africa is alive and vibrant, although the media often fail to reflect this. Anatomy of South Africa brings that political world to life. It presents a vivid, up-to-date picture of how power operates in the new South Africa and who really makes the decisions around here. It is people who make politics, and this book is about personalities as well as the institutions they belong to. Richard Calland takes the reader along the corridors of power - from the presidency and the cabinet to the judges and the media, via the labyrinth of the ANC-led alliance - mixing vivid anecdote with solid research. The result is an accessible yet authoritative account of who runs South Africa, and how. The title is borrowed from Anthony Sampson's influential work about who ran Britain, Anatomy of Britain. Like Sampson before him, Calland has a fly-on-the-wall,… Read more
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A Shepherd of the Veld: Bransby Lewis Key, Bishop of St. John's, Kaffraria

by Callaway, Godfrey

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(London: Wells Gardner, Darton & Co., 1912). 8vo; sensitively re-bound in charcoal Wicotex Brillianta bookcloth, lettered in gilt on spine; new, toned endpapers; pp. xxii + 214 + (ii), publisher's catalogue; 16 plates (3 of which are new facsimiles); folding map. Moderate foxing throughout. Uncommon account of the early days of the Transkei. "A very remarkable record of a remarkable work in South Africa. Bishop Key, as his biographer (a well-known Cowley Father) shows, was a man of saintly character and heroic devotion to his Master's cause; the story of his life is one which cannot fail to move even those who do not follow closely the work of the Church for the Empire." - The publisher's description. "A man of great determination, but of a kindly, sympathetic, and understanding nature, Key showed himself to be a good administrator and a dedicated missionary. His fluency in the Xhosa tongue enabled him to make extensive translations from the Book of common prayer,… Read more
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The Religious System of the Amazulu

by Callaway, H.

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(Cape Town: Struik, 1970). Africana Collectanea Series Vol XXXV. No 342 of an edition limited to 1000 copies. Facsimile reprint of the Springdale Mission Press edition. 8vo; original black rexine, lettered in gilt on spine, with gilt publisher's device to upper cover; pictorial dustwrapper; pp. (viii) + 448; frontis. portrait; etchings. Dustwrapper a bit tanned and edgeworn; trace of foxing to edges and endpapers, occasional fox spot elsewhere. Very good condition. "This book contains much unique information formerly unknown, even to the many missionaries who worked at that time amongst the Zulus. Mendelssohn says: 'The tribal and household nature of the worship is clearly marked. It is scarcely too much to say that no savage race has ever had its mental, moral and religious conditions displayed to the scientific student with anything approaching the minute accuracy which characterises this work. ... The whole range of savage life, both in the body and out, passes before us. Every… Read more
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At Last We Have Our Country Back

by Calpin, G. H.

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(Cape Town: Buren Publishers, [1968]). 8vo; original pale blue boards, lettered in black on spine; pictorial dustwrapper (housed in removable protector); pp. (xii) + 209. Dustwrapper a little tanned and edgeworn; trace of foxing to edges; gift inscription dated December 1968 to front free endpaper. Very good condition. "No one who enjoys watching an original writer at work will fail to delight in this collection of essays ... from the pen of G. H. Calpin, one-time editor of the Natal Witness and author of the best-seller There are no South Africans. In them one of South Africa's foremost political writers, radio commentator and public speaker, takes a penetrating though kindly look at our country's passing parade, nudging the reader to windows from which he has never looked before." .
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To Mother with Love

by Cameron, Trewhella, and Koos Human (compilers)

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9780958415910
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0958415919
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(Cape Town: Brommaert Press, 1997) 0958415919. 4to; laminated pictorial boards; pp. 64; illustrated with examples of period artwork, largely in colour. Some spotting to edges. Near fine condition. A selection of literary quotations and fine art, celebrating the role of mothers. Facing the contents page is a space (unused) in which to fill out 'A Message for Mother'. .
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Witness to AIDS. With contributions by Nathan Geffen

Witness to AIDS. With contributions by Nathan Geffen

by Cameron, Edwin

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9780624041993
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0624041999
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(Cape Town: Tafelberg, 2005) 0624041999. 214 x 137 mm; laminated pictorial wrappers; pp. (ii) + 238, incl. index; plates. Near fine condition. "I hope that every person who reads this book will feel encouraged to make a contribution to the campaign to provide the means and resources to end the epidemic." - Nelson Mandela, in his Foreword. .
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An illustrated history of South Africa

by Cameron, Trewhella (editor)

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(Johannesburg, Southern, 3rd impression, 1988). Quarto, pictorial dustwrapper, pp. 320, numerous illustrations. 'In this volume, for the first time, 24 of South Africa's most distinguished historians have teamed their expertise to tell the story of South Africa.' .
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Antarctica. The Last Continent

Antarctica. The Last Continent

by Cameron, Ian

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(London, Cassell and Company, 1974). 4to; laminated pictorial dustwrapper a little edgeworn; original green cloth; endpapers slightly foxed; pp. 256, including index; numerous black-and-white and colour plates. Very good condition. "Antarctica - 51/2 million square miles of windswept ice - is the most desolate, yet in some ways the most beautiful area on earth. Its exploration has been a unique challenge: a contest between nature at her most awe-inspiring and man at his most inquisitive." .
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William Kentridge
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William Kentridge

by Cameron, Dan, with Carolyn Christov-Bakargiev and J.M. Coetzee

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9780714838298
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0714838292
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(London: Phaidon Press, 1999) 0714838292. 4to (290 x 250 mm); wrappers, with laminated pictorial dustwrapper; pp. 160; liberally illustrated with examples of the artist's work. Light crease to top edge of dustwrapper's lower panel; spine panel slightly sunned. Very good condition. "William Kentridge's drawing-based works, encompassing animated films, theatre and opera productions, present a uniquely evocative, emblematic view of the state of South Africa today ... American curator and critic Dan Cameron surveys Kentridge's work within the context of politicized art practice while analysing the formal innovations of his animation techniques. European art critic and curator Carolyn Christov-Bakargiev discusses with the artist the political and philosophical dimensions of his relationship to drawing. Booker Prize-winning South African novelist J.M. Coetzee focuses on the artist's animated film History of the Main Complaint (1996), as a pivotal point in the development of… Read more
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The Lusiads of Luiz de Camões

by Camões, Luiz de (author), and Leonard Bacon (translator)

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(New York: The Hispanic Society of America, 1966). 8vo; original turquoise cloth, lettered in gilt on spine; dustwrapper, housed in removable protector; pp. xxxii + (iv) + 435. Dustwrapper somewhat tanned and slightly edgeworn, with chip from top edge of lower panel; earlier owner's name signed on front free endpaper. Very good condition. The great epic poem of Portugal's exploits at sea, a work that "may help the English or American reader to a better understanding of the race that carried on the great explorations and founded the gigantic Commonwealth of Brazil." .
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Moon Behind Clouds. An Introduction to the life and work of Sir Claude Francis Barry 1883-1970

by Campbell, Katie

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(St Helier: Fine Art Promotions, 1999). 296 x 238 mm; laminated pictorial card wrappers; pp. 256; lavishly illustrated with full-colour reproductions of the artist's work and with photographs from his life. Lower cover a little rubbed, and partially sunned; some fox spots to top edge; earlier owner's small masking tape repair to top edge of one leaf. Very good condition. "Sir Claude Francis Barry is an enigma: the most basic facts of his life are tinged with uncertainty. For thirty years he was known as Claude, until suddenly, in middle age, he adopted his second name of Francis. Though his family was extremely rich, he died in apparent poverty. A bon viveur he was also a dedicated artist. While avowing pacifism, he defended fascist despots. For such an extravagant character, Barry left very little evidence of his life. Virtually abandoned by his parents, he abandoned his own family in turn. His descendants know little about him. The few friends from his youth are now dead.… Read more
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Sons of the mistral

by Campbell, Roy

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(London, Faber, 5th impression, 1948). Dustwrapper, frayed and a little soiled, pp. 80. Owner's name on the front free endpaper, a little foxing on the endpapers and text edges. .
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Clinical Medicine in Africans in Southern Africa - by Twenty-Six Contributors

by Campbell, G. D. and others (editors)

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(Edinburgh and London: Churchill Livingstone, 1973). Large 8vo; black boards; purple dustwrapper, a little sunned and edgeworn; pp. xvi + 562 including index; corrigenda slip. Very good condition. "Our object in compiling this book has been to try and offer a guide to medical students, housemen in African hospitals, mission doctors, medical practitioners offering many African patients, even registrars, and occasionally those at consultant level who may find value in the accounts of the differences in philosophy and knowledge necessary in the better handling of African patients." (Preface). .
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The Great Bluff

by Campbell, Vice Admiral Gordon

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(London, Frederick Warne, 1938). Illustrations by Laurence Dunn; 8vo; original red pictorial cloth a little worn; spine very slightly cocked; no dustwrapper; past owner's name-stamp on front free endpaper and dedication page; scattered mild foxing; pp. 287; illustrated with plates, a map, and a plan of a mystery ship. Good condition. An account of the conflict between German U-boats and British Mystery Ships in the First World War, prepared for a young readership. .
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Africa: a book of Verses

by Campbell, Ethel

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(Durban, Robinson & Co., printers, 1932). Decorative wraps, little soiled, corners a little curled, pp. 27. Inscription inside upper wrap, some foxing. Fair. .
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Memorial to the late Dr. S.G. Campbell

by [Campbell, Sam]

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(no place, no date, circa 1927). Wraps, slightly stained, pen-mark to upper wrap, pp. 11, frontispiece portrait. Owner's handstamp, foxing throughout. Fair. .
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Blood Diamonds. Tracing the Deadly Path of the World's Most Precious Stones
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Blood Diamonds. Tracing the Deadly Path of the World's Most Precious Stones

by Campbell, Greg

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0813339391
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(no place: Westview Press, 2002) 0813339391. 8vo; original pale grey papered boards, lettered in gilt on spine; laminated pictorial dustwrapper (housed in removable protector); pp. xxv + (i) + 251, incl. index. Near-fine condition. 'First discovered in 1930, the diamonds of Sierra Leone have funded one of the most savage rebel campaigns in modern history. These "blood diamonds" are smuggled out of West Africa and sold to legitimate diamond merchants in London, Antwerp, and New York, often with the complicity of the international diamond industry. Eventually, these very diamonds find their way into the rings and necklaces of brides and spouses the world over. Blood Diamonds is the gripping tale of how the diamond smuggling works, how the rebel war has effectively destroyed Sierra Leone and its people, and how the policies of the diamond industry--institutionalized in the 1880s by the De Beers cartel--have allowed it to happen.' .
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