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CACTI AND SUCCULENTS.: A Practical Handbook.

Haage, Walther. (Tr. E.E. Kemp).

  • Book condition: No inscriptions. VG in worn repaired dustwrapper. under the wrapper an attractive copy.
  • ISBN: 0289707633 / 9780289707630
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Studio Vista. London 1978 reprint.. No inscriptions. VG in worn repaired dustwrapper. under the wrapper an attractive copy.. Green decorated white cloth boards (very beautiful). 263pp. illustrated 48pp colour photos and 680 line dwgs. Large 8vo. 900 illustrations. A comprehensive book on the cultivation of cacti, midday flowers, and other succulent plants. Part I covers the various aspects of cultivation, whilst Part II gives detailed descriptions of a large selection of cultivated cacti and succulents with notes about their geographical distribution etc. Author was head of a large and successful cactus-raising concern in Germany.

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SLEEPING BEAUTIES

Haak, Ken.

  • Book condition: Top corners slightly bumped, a near Fine copy in VG+ dustwrapper (front fold-in shows the bump plus a filing-punch hole inside t
  • ISBN: 0312010907 / 9780312010904
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St Martin's Press. New York 1989 1st edition and 1st printing.. Top corners slightly bumped, a near Fine copy in VG+ dustwrapper (front fold-in shows the bump plus a filing-punch hole inside top edge. also the dustwrapper has not been folded quite square and sits a little awkwardly).. Stone cloth boards. unnumbered large format 350mm x 275mm. 1.1kg. The models are all asleep, or half so, chilling on satin sheets, dozing on couches or snoozing on the sand.

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SLEEPING BEAUTIES

Haak, Ken.

  • Book condition: No inscription, light mark showing placement of booksellers label on front wrap. minor wear including small dib on spine, conser
  • ISBN: 0312060157 / 9780312060152
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St Martin's Press. New York 1989 1st edition thus and 1st printing.. No inscription, light mark showing placement of booksellers label on front wrap. minor wear including small dib on spine, conservatively VG condition.. Large format softcover 340mm x 270mm. 0.6kg. The models are all asleep, or half so, chilling on satin sheets, dozing on couches or snoozing on the sand.

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  • Book condition: A very Fine copy overall. Plates 3, 4, & 5, have the lower corner folded 17mm x 10mm thus not affecting image. The slipcase
  • ISBN: 1416993886 / 9781416993889
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Rosehill Press. New York 1986.. A very Fine copy overall. Plates 3, 4, & 5, have the lower corner folded 17mm x 10mm thus not affecting image. The slipcase on inspection shows several minor marks to one side, the photographic insert shows some rubbing, hence Fine only. Still a truly excellent copy with excellent shelf and table appearance.. Avocado green cloth boards large format with photographic inset to front. 81 plates. in matching slipcase 370mm x 290mm. no dustwrapper (as issued). large format 2.5kg. Limited edition of 5000 unnumbered copies. Monograph of Author's work spanning the period 1965 to 1985.

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SUMMER SOUVENIRS.

Haak, Ken.

  • Book condition: A Fine copy in dustwrapper (some rubbing evident else no chips, loss, or tears).
  • ISBN: 0312775539 / 9780312775537
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St Martin's Press. New York 1984 1st edition and 1st printing.. A Fine copy in dustwrapper (some rubbing evident else no chips, loss, or tears).. Stone cloth boards. unnumbered large format 360mm x 290mm. 1.2kg. Summer, the shortest season, the longest days, memories, promises kept and broken. Souvenirs of summer gone, moments stopped, evoking memories of experiences and of summers to come.

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  • Book condition: No inscription. eps and edges fox. a G+ sound clean copy in dustwrapper (price-clipped, minor loss at bottom of tanned spine).
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Blackwell. Oxford 1948 2nd edition.. No inscription. eps and edges fox. a G+ sound clean copy in dustwrapper (price-clipped, minor loss at bottom of tanned spine).. Green cloth boards. xii + 354pp.

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  • Book condition: No inscriptions. lamination loosening at edges else a G-VG copy.
  • ISBN: 0869542451 / 9780869542453
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Macmillan, Johannesburg 1984.. No inscriptions. lamination loosening at edges else a G-VG copy.. Printed wraps. 336pp. As well as the traditional press this also highlights the role of the SABC in its role as the propaganda arm of the then National Party and the Censorship Control Board.

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  • Book condition: No inscriptions. ffep heavily clipped at top else a VG+ unread copy in dustwrapper (rubbed only), an excellent copy.
  • ISBN: 0868522325 / 9780868522326
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Ad Donker. Johannesburg 2004.. No inscriptions. ffep heavily clipped at top else a VG+ unread copy in dustwrapper (rubbed only), an excellent copy.. Red cloth boards. 563pp 8vo. All the published poems from earlier collections, those published in journals and magazines worldwide and a selection of unpublished works.

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  • Book condition: Spine titles faded. G+ condition, no d/w.
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John Tiranti. London 1947.. Spine titles faded. G+ condition, no d/w.. Black cloth boards. xxxvi pp. text + 40pp b/w plates. 12mo. Small item, airmail at surface rate.

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  • Book condition: Ownership inscription ffep. spine titles faded. boards a bit stained/marked. eps and edges sl browned/fox. contents very clean,
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John Tiranti. London 1947. Ownership inscription ffep. spine titles faded. boards a bit stained/marked. eps and edges sl browned/fox. contents very clean, overall G+. no d/w.. Black cloth boards. xxxvi pp. text + 40pp b/w plates. 12mo. Small item, airmail at surface rate.

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  • Book condition: Shows erased inscrip to f.pastedown hence VG+ condition in matching d/w (not clipped, no chips, tears, or loss, just _very_ ligh
  • ISBN: 0356030504 / 9780356030500
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Macdonald 1970 stated 1st edition.. Shows erased inscrip to f.pastedown hence VG+ condition in matching d/w (not clipped, no chips, tears, or loss, just _very_ light wear).. Black cloth boards 276pp 8vo.

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  • Book condition: No inscriptions. A Fine copy in protected dustwrapper.
  • ISBN: 0620241128 / 9780620241120
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Covos-Day. Weltevreden Park 1999.. No inscriptions. A Fine copy in protected dustwrapper.. Tan cloth boards, 183pp. illustrated b/w photos. The story focuses on the three batteries of 4th Brigade Division, Royal Field Artillery, (7th, 14th, 66th). and the six `Long 12s' of the Royal Navy under the command of Col. Long. The Boer general, Louis Botha, scored a resounding victory in the battle of Colenso (15th Dec 1999) against the British forces under the command of Buller, sending shockwaves throughout the British Empire. Extensive appendices & bibliography.

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  • Book condition: No inscriptions. some fading only adjacent to spine on front else a nice clean VG copy.
  • ISBN: 086486065x / 9780864860651
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People of Southern Africa Series. David Philip, Cape Town / James Currey, London. 1987. No inscriptions. some fading only adjacent to spine on front else a nice clean VG copy.. Softcover 161pp. illustrated b/w photos, drawings, plans and maps. The third volume in the series, this deals with the people who lived in Southern Africa from the first introduction of farming some 2000 years ago until the founding of the present industrial economy in the middle of the 19thC.

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  • Book condition: New unread copy.
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Cape Provincial Museums, Albany Museum, Grahamstown. Human Sciences. Volume 1. Part 5. . New unread copy.. Printed wraps, stapled, 80pp. A4. illustrated photos, map, plans, etc. The aim of this research was to construct a sequence for the Iron Age around Rooiberg, and to compare units within the sequence as well as tentatively compare the sequence with those from other areas. AIRMAIL worldwide at reduced letter rate on request.

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  • Book condition: Various ownership inscriptions and bookplate to feps. a sound G++ copy.
  • ISBN: 0472071602 / 9780472071609
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University of Michigan Press 1970.. Various ownership inscriptions and bookplate to feps. a sound G++ copy.. Grey dec. cloth boards. 483pp 8vo. 1.1kg. The first volume of a two-volume African history from the University of Michigan History Of The Modern World.

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  • Book condition: No inscriptions. a clean VG copy with minor faults.
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Van Riebeeck Society. First Series Volume 33. Cape Town 1952.. No inscriptions. a clean VG copy with minor faults.. Green-grey cloth boards. xx + 266pp illustrated b/w plates. 8vo. H.A.L. Hamelberg was a Hollander who visited the Cape in 1855, remaining there for six months. Subsequently he undertook a journey from Cape Town to Bloemfontein where he spent about seven years. The journal covers the earlier events in more detail

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  • Book condition: No inscriptions. 4 square corners. gilt edges not quite so shiny now, spine faded, eps spotted. excellent map. no dustwrapper. V
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Central African Archives. Oppenheimer Series No. Seven (7). Chatto & Windus 1953.. No inscriptions. 4 square corners. gilt edges not quite so shiny now, spine faded, eps spotted. excellent map. no dustwrapper. Very nice and clean, conservatively VG condition.. Gilt title and device on red cloth boards. teg. front & bottom edges rough-cut. 246pp illustrated b/w plates, coloured plates of water-colours, & foldout map at rear. 8vo. Sold only as part of a full set of The Oppenheimer Series, see #25988. HEAVY ITEM may incur additional postage costs.

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  • Book condition: Gift inscription to front pastedown, a bit dusty else VG condition in lesser dustwrapper (light wear, a bit worn along top edges
  • ISBN: 0091659108 / 9780091659103
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Hutchinson 1986 1st edition.. Gift inscription to front pastedown, a bit dusty else VG condition in lesser dustwrapper (light wear, a bit worn along top edges, no tears or loss).. Blue cloth boards. 373pp illustrated 8vo. 0.9kg. Author moved to Kenya in her early twenties where she came to know all the leading figures of the settler community. From the 1920s she developed a taste for lone travel to distant places. Drawn from sixty years of her personal journal of the years 1914 to 1981 this is a view of the world from a privileged person.

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  • Book condition: Bookplate to front pastedown, externally unattractive, dulled and with severe insect attack particularly to spine and edges. con
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Books of Africa 1971 1st edition.. Bookplate to front pastedown, externally unattractive, dulled and with severe insect attack particularly to spine and edges. contents are excellent.. Printed boards. 120pp illustrated 4to. Deals with each of: The Bechuanaland Border Police, The British South Africa Company's Police, The Pioneer Corps, The Mashonaland Mounted Police, The Mashonaland Constabulary, The Volunteers, The Matabeleland Mounted Police, The Matabeleland Constabulary, The Matabeleland Native Police, The Rhodesia Horse Volunteers, and The British South Africa Police.

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THE ROMANCE OF THE PENNY.

Hancox, Edward R.H.

  • Book condition: Preliminaries browned, slightly foxed throughout otherwise a near VG, attractive copy. No d/w.
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Harrison. Ipswich nd.. Preliminaries browned, slightly foxed throughout otherwise a near VG, attractive copy. No d/w.. Silver decorations and title on blue cloth boards 39pp. illustrated b/w plates. Small item, airmail at surface rate.

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