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The Good Food Cookbook

by Paarman, Ina (author), and Craig Fraser (photographer)

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9781868724857
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(Cape Town: Struik, 2000) 1868724859. 250 x 210 mm; laminated pictorial wrappers; pp. 128, incl. index; full-colour photographs. Tiny crease to top fore-corner of upper cover; earlier owner's name signed on half-title. Near fine condition. "The Good Food Cookbook is a sensational new cookbook from popular cookery writer and teacher Ina Paarman. Crammed with over a hundred new and delicious recipes, this book is sure to delight her many fans. Accompanied by stunning colour photographs, the tried-and-tested recipes range from soups and starters, fish and seafood, poultry, meat and pasta to salads, vegetables, alfresco meals, desserts, bakes and preserves. They are timeless and irrestible!" .
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Expedition Seidenstraße. Auf Marco Polos Spuren

by Pabel, Romy and Hilmar

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9783799163415
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3799163417
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(Munich: Süddeutscher Verlag, 1986) 3799163417. Folio; original red cloth with white lettering to spine; laminated pictorial dustwrapper; endpaper map; pp. 208; full-colour photographs. Dustwrapper very slightly rubbed; trace of spotting to fore-edge. Near fine condition. German text. Travels in the footsteps of Marco Polo. .
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St Lucia

by Page, John Geddes (introduction)

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0949939358
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(Pietermaritzburg: Natal Parks, Game and Fish Preservation Board, no date) 0949939358. 215 x 150 mm; saddle-stitched pictorial wrappers; pp. 49; line drawings; map; checklists. Trace of fishmothing to wrappers; small number penned on upper cover. Good condition. "This brochure ... should give you a better insight into St Lucia's past, increase your knowledge of our management methods, enlighten you in the field of conservation problems peculiar to this area, and have you share a better understanding of the responsibility St Lucia places upon all of us to preserve the remaining wild places for future generations of South Africans to enjoy." .
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The Acts of the Apostles, being the Greek Text as revised by Drs Westcott and Hort, with Explanatory Notes

by Page, Thomas Ethelbert

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(London, Macmillan and Co, 1900). 8vo; brown boards, a little rubbed; pp. xlviii + 278 + advertisments; maps; names of previous owners on front free endpaper; some annotations in text; a little browning. Good condition. .
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A Visit to the White Lady of the Brandberg

by Pager, Shirley-Ann

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9991675051
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(Windhoek: the author, 1999) 9991675051. 240 x 170 mm; saddle-stitched pictorial wrappers; pp. 24; illustrations in colour and monochrome; central fold-out illustration of the entire White Lady panel; colour map. Fine condition. "The White Lady of the Brandberg is the most famous of all African rock paintings. It was discovered in a place of natural grandeur, in a mountain gorge flanked by precipitous cliffs and filled with gigantic granite boulders. On one of these boulders long forgotten artists had painted their pictures and thus transformed a secluded grotto into a fascinating sanctuary. The discovery of this famous rock art site was made on 4th January 1917 by topographer Reinhardt Maack, who had been surveying the upper reaches of the Brandberg. On his way down through the Tsisab Gorge, quite exhausted and without water, he stumbled into a secret grotto and beheld an amazing procession painted on the wall." .
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Xhosa Literature: Its Past and Future

by Pahl, H. W., with D. N. Jafta and J. J. R. Jolobe

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(Lovedale: Lovedale Press, 1971). 183 x 123 mm; saddle-stitched printed wrappers; pp. (ii) + 26. Trace of spotting. Very good condition. Uncommon. Addresses by three experts on isiXhosa literature on the occasion of an exhibition on the subject at Lovedale. .
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Lost Lion of Empire. The Life of 'Cape-to-Cairo' Grogan

by Paice, Edward

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(London: HarperCollins, 2001). 8vo; original black boards; laminated pictorial dustwrapper; endpaper map; pp. xv + (i) + 470, incl. index; several maps; monochrome photographic plates. Near fine condition; dustwrapper edges very slightly curled and spine panel a little sunned. "Ewart Grogan, a gentleman adventurer dubbed 'the boldest and baddest of a bold, bad gang' of pioneering settlers in Kenya, was gifted far beyond the ordinary. Possessed of disarmingly good looks, magnetic charm, a formidable intellect and a near boundless ego, he was famed throughout the British Empire as one of the most brilliant - and controversial - figures of African colonial history. ... The dazzling and maverick Grogan was a founding father of colonial Kenya, and one of only a handful of participants in the Scramble for Africa who also witnessed decolonization. Asked in later life to impart the secret of his longevity Grogan mischievously replied: 'to smoke very heavily, drink and eat very little and… Read More
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The Boer War illustrated edition

by Pakenham, Thomas

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1868420744
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(Johannesburg: Jonathan Ball, 2014) 9781868420742. 270 x 227 mm; laminated pictorial wrappers; pp. 304, incl. index; liberally illustrated in monochrome and full colour, with maps, contemporary artwork and photographs. Fine condition. "First published in 1979 Thomas Pakenham's The Boer War is still considered the standard text on the subject and this sensitively abridged illustrated edition brings it to a wider public. His narrative is based on first-hand and largely unpublished sources. He combed the original British documents in the Public Record Office and the material in South African archives. He traced the private papers of most of the protagonists. And he dug up several hundred sets of letters and diaries written by the men who fought in the war. Finally, he tape-recorded the memories of over fifty survivors from both sides. Out of this historical gold mine, Thomas Pakenham has constructed a narrative as vivid and fast-moving as a novel." .
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The Scramble for Africa 1876-1912
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The Scramble for Africa 1876-1912

by Pakenham, Thomas

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9780947464479
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(Johannesburg: Jonathan Ball, 1991) 0947464476. 8vo; original brown boards, titled in gilt on spine; laminated pictorial dustwrapper; pictorial endpapers; pp. xix + (i) + 738, incl. index; monochrome plates; several maps; some cartoons and engravings in text. Merest trace of spotting to top edge. Very good condition. "The Scramble for Africa astonished everyone. In 1880 most of the continent was still ruled by Africans, and barely explored. By 1902, five European Powers (and one extraordinary individual) had grabbed almost the whole continent, giving themselves 30 new colonies and protectorates and 10 million square miles of new territory, and 110 million bewildered subjects. ... In a tour de force of historical narrative, Thomas Pakenham has written the first full-scale history of this extraordinary episode. It took him 10 years and involved trips to 22 African countries including research in Britain, France, Belgium and Germany. This is historical narrative on the grand scale, cross-cut… Read More
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The early furniture of French Canada

by Palardy, Jean

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(Toronto, Macmillan of Canada, 1963). Translated from the French by Eric McLean. Large quarto, Laminated pictorial dustwrapper, very slightly frayed, original cloth, pp. 404, numerous illustrations in the text, a few colour plates. 'All th information on the subject is here presented for the first time by an expert who has devoted more than thirty years to a study of French Canadian culture.' .
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Trees of Southern Africa
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Trees of Southern Africa

by Palgrave, Keith Coates

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9780869770818
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(Cape Town: Struik, 1981) 0 86977 081 0. Large 8vo; pictorial boards; pp. 959 (including index); colour plates; line drawings; distribution maps; ribbon marker. Trace of foxing to edges. Very good condition. "Easy to use, authoritative and complete, here, after six years of intensive research and preparation, Keith Coates Palgrave presents all the trees in Southern Africa in one handy volume. This remarkable book will be invaluable to layman and botanist alike and is fully keyed for easy reference." .
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Trees of Southern Africa

by Palgrave, Keith Coates

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(Cape Town: Struik, 1981) 0 86977 081 0. 8vo; pictorial boards; pp. 959 (including index); colour plates; line drawings; distribution maps. Name of previous owner on front free endpaper; slight browning especially to endpapers and edges; boards a little bumped. Very good condition. "Easy to use, authoritative and complete, here, after six years of intensive research and preparation, Keith Coates Palgrave presents all the trees in Southern Africa in one handy volume. This remarkable book will be invaluable to layman and botanist alike and is fully keyed for easy reference." .
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Sahara

by Palin, Michael

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9780297843030
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(London: Weidenfeld & Nicolson, 2002) 0297843036. 4to; original blue boards, lettered in gilt on spine; laminated pictorial dustwrapper; decorative endpapers; pp. 256; profusely illustrated with full-colour photographs by Basil Pao. Top edges of boards quite scuffed, else very good. "Michael Palin's epic voyages have seen him circumnavigate the globe, travel from the North to the South Pole and circle the countries of the Pacific Ocean, but perhaps the greatest single challenge he has faced is his latest, a crossing of the vast and merciless Sahara Desert. There is no easy way to do it, and Palin's experiences are unlike anything he has encountered before. ... This is Michael Palin, explorer-adventurer, at his hard-pressed best." .
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Michael Palin's Hemingway Adventure
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Michael Palin's Hemingway Adventure

by Palin, Michael

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(London: Weidenfeld & Nicolson, 1999) 0297825283. 4to; original blue boards, lettered in silver gilt on spine; laminated pictorial dustwrapper; decorative endpapers; pp. 256; full-colour photographs; maps; photographs from Hemingway's lifetime. Top edge of dustwrapper slightly curled and edgeworn; gift inscription to front free endpaper verso. Very good condition. "One hundred years after the birth of Ernest Hemingway, Michael Palin sets out to discover the man behind the legend: a hard-drinking womaniser who liked cats and shooting - but wrote like a dream and left an indelible impression on the twentieth century through his work. Fuelled by intensive reading for his best-selling novel, Hemingway's Chair and, as always, driven by a desire to discover new places, Michael Palin attempts to put himself in Hemingway's world. The past and the present intertwine, sometimes to startling effect, as Michael travels from Chicago to the forests and lakes of north Michigan, and from the… Read More
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The Banner of Battle. The Story of the Crimean War

by Palmer, Alan

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0297790420
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(London: Weidenfeld and Nicolson, 1987) 0297790420. 8vo; original dark brown boards, lettered in gilt on spine; laminated pictorial dustwrapper; pp. xiii + (i) + 289, incl. index; plates; maps. Dustwrapper slightly sunned on spine panel. Very good condition. "The Banner of Battle is the first comprehensive interpretation of the subject stressing the European and Baltic angles, and so bringing the Crimean War clearly and astutely into focus." .
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Trees of South Africa

by Palmer, Eve, and Norah Pitman

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(Cape Town: A. A. Balkema, 1961). 4to; original dark green cloth, lettered in gilt on spine and with gilt publisher's monogram to upper cover; dustwrapper; tinted top edge; pp. 352, incl. index; folding map of 'The Indigenous High Forest of South Africa'; plates, incl. colour; line drawings depicting leaves and fruit. Dustwrapper a little soiled, foxed and faded, with penned code to upper panel; spine panel worn at head, with tape residue to tail; tape marks, ink stamp and penned code to front free endpaper; edges somewhat browned; occasional fox spot. Good condition. 'South Africa possesses one of the most magnificent floras in the world, yet the tree life has gone comparatively unnoticed. This is the stranger when one considers what riches it contains, from the soft silver and the classic shape of the silver tree of the Cape to the baobab, that ancient and dramatic guardian of our northern boundary. ... This is the first book to be published on the indigenous trees of South… Read More
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Trees of South Africa

by Palmer, Eve, and Norah Pitman

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(Cape Town: A. A. Balkema, 1961). 4to; original dark green cloth, lettered in gilt on spine and with gilt publisher's monogram to upper cover; no dustwrapper; tinted top edge; pp. 352, incl. index; folding map of 'The Indigenous High Forest of South Africa'; plates, incl. colour; line drawings depicting leaves and fruit. Very good condition. 'South Africa possesses one of the most magnificent floras in the world, yet the tree life has gone comparatively unnoticed. This is the stranger when one considers what riches it contains, from the soft silver and the classic shape of the silver tree of the Cape to the baobab, that ancient and dramatic guardian of our northern boundary. ... This is the first book to be published on the indigenous trees of South Africa as a whole. It is not a book for botanists only - although the botanical facts have been carefully checked. Rather it is a book for the layman and for all those with little knowledge of botany who are yet interested in South… Read More
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Kruie vir huis en tuin

by Palmer, Eve

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9780624022268
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(Cape Town: Tafelberg, 1985) 0624022269. Illustrations by Brenda Clarke. 4to; laminated pictorial boards; decorative endpapers; pp. 176, incl. index; full-colour plates; line drawings in text. Every so slightly rubbed. Very good condition. Afrikaans text. "In twintig ryklik geïllustreerde hoofstukke laat Eve Palmer die lig val op kruie in kos, met resepte vir onder meer gegeurde brood, botter, souse, jellies, tee en asyn; aromatiese kruie (hoe om snuisterye soos potpourri, ruik- en mottesakkies te maak); en genesende kruie (die bereiding van medisyne en die aanwending daarvan vir allerlei kwale). Sy gee 'n boeiende relaas van die gebruik van rose as kruie, die romantiek en mistiek van sowel eksotiese as inheemse kruie en van die nuttigheid, bekoorlikheid en voedsaamheid van selfs die nederige onkruid. Kruie vir huis en tuin, die eerste omvangryke werk in sy soort in Afrikaans, bevat ook 'n skat van kennis oor die uitken en kweek van kruie. Die resultaat van die skryfster se… Read More
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An Introduction to the African Novel. A Critical Study of Twelve Books

by Palmer, Eustace

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0435918001
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(London: Heinemann, 1981) 0435918001. 215 x 138 mm; pictorial wrappers; pp. xv + (i) + 176. Wrappers a bit rubbed; occasional fox spot. Good condition. "In this literary study of twelve key novels from Africa Dr Palmer indicates by detailed analysi which novels he regards as preeminent in quality. He examines them in literary terms rather than as sociological or historical works." .
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The roots of rural poverty in central and southern Africa

by Palmer, Robin & Neil Parsons (editors)

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(London, Heinemann, reprinted, 1983). Paperback, card wraps, a little scuffed and soiled, pp. 430. Text edges slightly soiled. 'why are African nations so poor today? In this book historians of a new generation look back and rediscover the history of peasant prosperity and subsequent improverishment in the eleven states from Zaire to South Africa. They question the conventional wisdom of many development planners who have blamed poverty on the stagnant traditionalism of rural Africans.' .
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