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B.I. BARNATO, A MEMOIR.

Raymond, Harry.

  • Book condition: Front board shaken. liquid stain to edge of frontis but not touching picture and matching offset to title page. overall heavy we
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Isbister - Juta. 1897 1st edition.. Front board shaken. liquid stain to edge of frontis but not touching picture and matching offset to title page. overall heavy wear, boards dulled, a good reading copy. no dustwrapper.. Original green cloth boards. 208pp illustrated b/w plates. edges rough-cut. 8vo. A biography of Barney Barnato written in a conversational style. Author met Barnato whilst doing a column for a newspaper, so this is a contemporary personal impression rather than one later researched from letters and personal papers. Includes reminiscences by Louis Cohen. AIRMAIL at standard rates.

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B.I. BARNATO,: A Memoir.

Raymond, Harry.

  • Book condition: Neat ownership inscription. front board shaken, head and tail of spine a little soft, minor markings. externally G-VG, contents
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Isbister - Juta. 1897 1st edition.. Neat ownership inscription. front board shaken, head and tail of spine a little soft, minor markings. externally G-VG, contents VG. a sound clean copy.. Original green cloth boards. 208pp illustrated b/w plates. edges rough-cut. 8vo. A biography of Barney Barnato written in a conversational style. Author met Barnato whilst doing a column for a newspaper, so this is a contemporary personal impression rather than one later researched from letters and personal papers. Includes reminiscences by Louis Cohen.

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BACK IN THE WILD.

Hart, Sue. (Illus. Lee Voigt).

  • Book condition: Shows minor evidence of damp storage, not serious, hence VG in dustwrapper (spine faded, also shows damp mark around lower spine
  • ISBN: 0002620499 / 9780002620499
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Collins Harvill 1977 1st edition.. Shows minor evidence of damp storage, not serious, hence VG in dustwrapper (spine faded, also shows damp mark around lower spine, no chips, tears, or loss).. Tan cloth boards. 158pp illustrated 4to. Nice authorial gift inscription on title page. A selection of articles originally appearing in the Rand Daily Mail during 1974-1976.

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BACK TO AFRICA.

Moore, Randall Jay., with Munnion, Christopher.

  • Book condition: No inscription. Slight shelfwear o/w VG in rubbed near VG dustwrapper.
  • ISBN: 1868122433 / 9781868122431
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Southern Book Pub. Johannesburg 1989.. No inscription. Slight shelfwear o/w VG in rubbed near VG dustwrapper.. 155pp. illustrated colour & b/w photos. The story of author's quest to return three circus trained African elephants from America to the wilds of Pilanesberg National Park.

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  • Book condition: No inscription. a G+ copy. folding map excellent.
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A.K. Nath. Assam 1948 stated 1st edition.. No inscription. a G+ copy. folding map excellent.. Paper-covered boards, one quarter maroon cloth. 158pp illustrated plates 8vo. Deals with: The Austrics, the Negroids, the Kiratas, the Bodos, the Dravidians & Tee Aryans, the Asuras, the Naraka dynasty, the Varman dynasty, the Mlechha dynasty, the Pala dynasty, the Deva dynasty, the Bhuyans, the Jitari dynasty, the Koches, the Morans, the Varahis, the Kalitas, the Kacharis, the Tipperahs, the Manipuris, the Jaintiasa & the Khasis, the Mikirs, the Garos, the Lalungs, the Pators & the Sylhetties, & the Ahoms.

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Self 2002.. VG condition.. 72pp stapled illustrated softcover. How to select, prepare, and use bait, lures, for fishing in South African waters. AIRMAIL at standard rates.

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Arnold. London 1995.. Crease to front wrap hence VG- condition.. 202pp paperback 8vo. Postcolonial novelists often aim to revise the ideological messages created by European domination of their culture. In this new study Author demonstrates the subversive nature of such fiction. In the African context the author examines J.M. Coetzee's 'Waiting For The Barbarian' and 'The Foe', and Nadine Gordimer's 'Something Out There'.

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BANDA.

Short, Philip.

  • Book condition: No inscriptions, edges a little dusty else a VG copy in dustwrapper (clipped, worn around head & tail of spine, no major chi
  • ISBN: 0710076312 / 9780710076311
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Routledge & Kegan Paul. London. 1974 1st edition.. No inscriptions, edges a little dusty else a VG copy in dustwrapper (clipped, worn around head & tail of spine, no major chips, tears, or loss).. Black cloth boards. 357pp 8vo. 0.5kg. A biography of Malawi's then president, Dr Hastings Banda, written at a time when he was criticised for his policy of engagement and dialogue with South Africa.

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BANGLADESH. NATIONAL CULTURE AND HERITAGE.: An Introductory Reader.

Ahmed, A.F. Salahuddin. & Chowdhury, Bazlul Mobin. (Eds).

  • Book condition: No inscriptions. VG-F in VG dustwrapper (minor wear only, no loss or tears)..
  • ISBN: 9848509003 / 9789848509005
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Independant University. Bangladesh 2004.. No inscriptions. VG-F in VG dustwrapper (minor wear only, no loss or tears)... Gilt title on light tan vynide boards. 466pp illustrated large 8vo. 25 specialist contributors provide the reader an overview of the different aspects of history, society, and culture of Bangladesh. AIRMAIL at standard rate.

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THE BANJO PLAYERS.: Cricket's Match Fixing Scandal.

Oosthuizen, Andre. & Tinkler, Gavin.

  • Book condition: No inscription. slight lean else VG+ condition.
  • ISBN: 0620278536 / 9780620278539
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Riverside Publications. Hout Bay 2001.. No inscription. slight lean else VG+ condition.. Printed wraps. 264pp 8vo. Considers whether those players involved in the 2000 match fixing scandal have revealed the truth or skilfully concealed it. The authors, both legal practitioners, analyse the stream of facts and contradictions that issued from the various enquries and conclude that much of what was said simply cannot be true.

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THE BANJO PLAYERS.: Cricket's Match Fixing Scandal.

Oosthuizen, Andre. & Tinkler, Gavin.

Riverside Publications. Hout Bay 2001.. No inscriptions, VG condition.. Printed wraps. 264pp illustrated b/w photos. An insight into the murky world of bookmakers and compromised cricketers. Authors are legal practitioners and have sifted through the facts, statements, claims and contradictions from all concerned - players, ICC, &c, to get to the core of the matter. Cronje's lies are uncovered ruthlessly and he comes out of this in-depth examination as less than contrite.

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  • Book condition: Ownership inscription inside front wrap. wraps a little marked else a VG copy.
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University of Chicago Press 1967.. Ownership inscription inside front wrap. wraps a little marked else a VG copy.. 283pp softcover. Based upon a two-year field study of the Basoga the author analyses social integration and conflict in an area undergoing rapid social change.

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  • Book condition: No inscriptions. G+ in dustwrapper (dusty, no loss or tears).
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Human & Rousseau. Capetown 1961 1st Edition.. No inscriptions. G+ in dustwrapper (dusty, no loss or tears).. Red cloth boards. 257pp illustrated 8vo. Originally published as 'Un Faux Probleme Colonial: L'Afrique Du Sud'.

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  • Book condition: Ownership inscription ffep. some few modest ink annotations to text, hence a clean G+ copy.
  • ISBN: 003078140x / 9780030781407
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Holt, Rinehart & Winston 1970.. Ownership inscription ffep. some few modest ink annotations to text, hence a clean G+ copy.. Printed wraps. 114pp illustrated 8vo. An introduction to the Barabaig 'cattle complex' culture of Tanzania. At the time of writing the culture of the Barabaig was under severe threat from the Tanzanian government by an enforced shift from a herding and semi-nomadic lifestyle to one of sedentary horticulturalism.

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Netsoka 2017.. Mint condition.. Printed wraps. illustrated photos. 163pp. Autobiography of the author Jill Wylie who was born and raised in Kenya. A memoir of early life in Kenya in the early 1900s through to the era of the Mau Mau. Author later conducted over 40 years of wildlife rehabilitation at Wildwoods Sanctuary in Zimbabwe's Vumba mountains. Universally known for her classic story of her Basenji 'Call-of-The Marsh' (now re-issued as 'Call').

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Netsoka 2017.. Mint condition.. Printed wraps. illustrated photos. 163pp. Autobiography of the author Jill Wylie who was born and raised in Kenya. A memoir of early life in Kenya in the early 1900s through to the era of the Mau Mau. Author later conducted over 40 years of wildlife rehabilitation at Wildwoods Sanctuary in Zimbabwe's Vumba mountains. Universally known for her classic story of her Basenji 'Call-of-The Marsh' (now re-issued as 'Call').

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BARNETT POTTER, A FIGHTER.

Potter, Ursula Barnett.

  • Book condition: VG condition in G-VG dustwrapper (writing impressions show but no chips, tears, or loss). a bright copy.
  • ISBN: 0869781103 / 9780869781104
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Howard Timmins. Cape Town 1975.. VG condition in G-VG dustwrapper (writing impressions show but no chips, tears, or loss). a bright copy.. Yellow cloth boards. 161pp. illustrated b/w photos. 8vo. Gift inscription by author on title page. Sydney Barnett Potter emigrated to South Africa in the 1930s for health reasons where he worked as a journalist and broadcaster. He left South Africa in 1950 with the rise of the Nationalist government, but returned in later years. He was the Author of the controversial bestseller (in SA) "The Fault, Black Man ..". Much of his unpublished manuscript about flying is included in this biography making it almost autobiographical.

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  • Book condition: No inscription. offset to eps, hence VG+ in G+ dustwrapper (general wear, no major loss or tears but dib to spine which has not
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Balkema. Cape Town 1965 1st edition.. No inscription. offset to eps, hence VG+ in G+ dustwrapper (general wear, no major loss or tears but dib to spine which has not affected book).. Red cloth boards. 124pp illustrated 8vo. Shows the importance of the Baron's horticultural introductions, according von Ludwig his place in Cape botanical and horticultural history. An interesting history of the Cape of 200 years ago. From Wurttemberg, Von Ludwig sailed for the Cape in October 1805 to accept a position as an apothecary in Dr Liesching's shop.

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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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Cambridge, 1993.. VG condition.. 253pp softcover 8vo. AIRMAIL worldwide at standard rates.

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