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C. Louis Leipoldt, Eensame Veelsydige

by Nienaber, P.J. (compiler)

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(Johannesburg: Afrikaanse Pers, 1948). 8vo; original red cloth; no dustwrapper; pp. (iv) + 416; black-and-white plates. Cloth somewhat sunned and worn, otherwise very good condition. Name of previous owner on front free endpaper. Compilation of articles about Leipoldt, by many contributors. .
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C. P. Hoogenhout se Geskiedenis van Josef, en, Catharina, die Dogter van die Advokaat
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C. P. Hoogenhout se Geskiedenis van Josef, en, Catharina, die Dogter van die Advokaat

by Hoogenhout, C. P. (author), and P. J. Nienaber (editor)

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(Johannesburg: Voortrekkerpers, 1940). Uitgawe van die Patriot-Vereniging vir Afrikaanse Teksuitgawes No. 2. 8vo; original grey boards, lettered in black on spine, and with black device to upper cover; pp. 181; frontis. portrait. Corners of boards slightly turned; a little mottled on backstrip; earlier owner's hand-stamps to front endpaper; edges lightly browned; occasional fox spot. Very good condition. Early Afrikaans text, with accompanying critical material in Afrikaans. "Die eerste omvangryke prosawerke word geskryf deur C. P. Hoogenhout. In Die geskiedenis van Josef (1873), wat gerig is op die begripsvermoë van die kind met aanpassing van die idioom aan die Afrikaanse werklikheid, gee hy 'n oorvertelling van die Bybelverhaal. In Catharina, die dogter van die advokaat (1879) is die verhaal romanties gekleurd en word die verteller pleitbesorger vir die Afrikanersaak." - Kannemeyer: Die Afrikaanse Literatuur 1652-1987, p. 35 .
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CAPAB Ballet 21 Years / KRUIK-Ballet 21 jaar 1963-1984

by Beukes, Alec (compiler)

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(Cape Town: Cape Performing Arts Board Ballet Company, 1984). 305 x 216 mm; pictorial wrappers; pp. 80; photographs. Wrappers a little rubbed and creased; bump to tail of spine. Good condition. Text in English and Afrikaans. .
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The CSIR. The First 40 Years

by Kingwill, D G

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9780798849395
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(Pretoria: CSIR, 1990) 0798849398. Presentation bookplate from the CSIR mounted to half-title. 4to; original black boards; pictorial dustwrapper; pictorial endpapers; pp. xii + 352, incl. index; many portraits and other photographs, largely in monochrome, but with some colour. Dustwrapper curled to edges, with old tape marks, very scuffed on lower panel; recent archival tape repairs to reverse side; earlier owner's name signed on front free endpaper. Very good condition. "This story of the first 40 years of the Council for Scientific and Industrial Research (CSIR) is presented in three parts. The first includes the events leading up to its establishment in 1945 and discusses the need for such a body in South Africa as seen against the background of world events, notably the impact of two world wars and the emergence in other countries of organizations with specific responsibilities for co-ordinating and developing scientific research. It continues as a chronological narrative of events… Read more
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Cacti. A Gardener's Handbook for their Identification and Cultivation

by Borg, J.

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(London, Blandford Press, 1956). 8vo; original green cloth gilt; laminated pictorial dustwrapper; pp. 487, incl. index; black-and-white photographs. Dustwrapper somewhat edgeworn, with short tears, and sunned on spine; moderate, scattered foxing. Good condition. "In the second edition of Cacti a further 312 species have been added, bringing the total number of species described to 1,500, and there are 36 additional illustrations. . . . This book will be of the greatest assistance to growers of Cacti and its scientific accuracy will also commend it to botanists interested in these plants." .
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Cacti and Succulents. A Practical Handbook

by Haage, Walther

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(London: Studio Vista, 1965). 8vo; pictorial cloth; no dustwrapper; endpaper maps; pp. 264, incl. index; line drawings; colour plates. Spine a bit cocked; occasional fox spot. Good condition. "This comprehensive handbook on the cultivation of Cacti, midday flowers and other succulent plants, is written by a world famous authority on the subject and contains over 900 illustrations." .
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Cacti and Succulents

by Innes, Clive

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9780706366280
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070636628X
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(London: Ward Lock Limited, 1988) 070636628X. 222 x 168 mm; laminated pictorial wrappers; pp. 96, incl. index; diagrams; colour photographs. Wrappers a little rubbed. Very good condition. "Many thousands of people around the world have become involved with collecting and growing cacti and succulents. This is at the least a fascinating hobby and once infatuation has taken hold the wonder of it all rarely ceases to attract. ... Cacti and succulents are closely akin as both can withstand long periods of drought by storing water and nourishment in their stems, leaves and rootstock. They can therefore survive when most other plants would succumb. This book provides adequate guidance to identifying and understanding these plants." .
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The Caliban Shore. The Fate of the Grosvenor Castaways

by Taylor, Stephen

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(London: Faber and Faber, 2004) 0571223303. 196 x 126 mm; laminated pictorial wrappers; pp. xviii + 297, incl. index; maps; monochrome illustrations in text; colour plates. Faint tape marks inside wrappers; trace of browning to edges; old penned price to half-title. Very good condition. "When the Grosvenor ran aground on the treacherous coast of south-east Africa, an astonishing number of her crew and passengers, including women and children, reached the shore safely. But the castaways found themselves hundreds of miles from the nearest European outpost - and utterly ignorant of the people among whom they found themselves." Ian Thomson writes in 'Independent on Sunday': "A deftly reconstructed slice of high seas drama ... A marvellous account of Europeans adrift in 1780s Africa, as well as a dark parable of the rat-like behaviour of marooned human beings." .
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The Caliban Shore. The Fate of the Grosvenor Castaways

by Taylor, Stephen

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(London: Faber and Faber, 2004) 0571210724. 196 x 126 mm; laminated pictorial wrappers; pp. xviii + 297, incl. index; maps; monochrome illustrations in text; colour plates. Near fine condition. "When the Grosvenor ran aground on the treacherous coast of south-east Africa, an astonishing number of her crew and passengers, including women and children, reached the shore safely. But the castaways found themselves hundreds of miles from the nearest European outpost - and utterly ignorant of the people among whom they found themselves." Ian Thomson writes in 'Independent on Sunday': "A deftly reconstructed slice of high seas drama ... A marvellous account of Europeans adrift in 1780s Africa, as well as a dark parable of the rat-like behaviour of marooned human beings." .
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Call Me Master

by Levinson, Olga

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([Johannesburg]: Central News Agency, 1958). 8vo; original blue cloth; no dustwrapper; pp. 164; line drawings by Wolf von Loeben. Endpapers and edges rather foxed. Good condition. Humorous memoir of life in South West Africa. .
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Call of the bushveld

by White, A.C.

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(Bloemfontein, A.C. White, 4th edition, 1954). Original pictorial cloth, pp. 302, illustrations. A little foxing on the preliminary pages and edges. .
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The Cambridge Guide to the Arts in Britain. Volume 2: The Middle Ages

by Ford, Boris (editor)

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9780521309752
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0521309751
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(Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 1988) 0521309751. Large 8vo; original grey boards; laminated pictorial dustwrapper; pp. xii + 302, incl. index; profusely illustrated, with some colour plates and many monochrome photographs. Earlier owner's discreet book label to front free endpaper. Near fine condition. "The books are intended for general readers and specialists, and for everyone interested in exploring how the arts relate to each other and to the culture of the age. Contributors have taken care to avoid technical terms and to characterise the special nature of their art and the artists they describe. Each volume concludes with a substantial section of further reading." Contributors: Derek Pearsall, Nicola Coldstream, Nigel Nicolson, Stephen Medcalf, Richard Axton, T. A. Heslop, R. B. Dobson, N. J. Sandon, Christopher Page, Tom Williamson; Further reading: Carol Meale. .
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The Cambridge Undergraduate 100 Years Ago. Compiled, with Extracts and Illustrations from...

The Cambridge Undergraduate 100 Years Ago. Compiled, with Extracts and Illustrations from Contemporary Sources by Oskar Teichman D.S.O., M.C., M.A.

by Teichman, Oskar

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(Cambridge, W. Heffer & Sons, 1926). Small 8vo; original paper over boards, with pictorial onlay and title label on spine, a little sunned, and slightly worn at extremities; past owner's hand stamp on front free endpaper; pp. viii + 108; some browning to endpapers; black-and-white plates. Good condition. "The Cambridge undergraduate of to-day would hardly recognise his prototype of a hundred years ago, if the latter could be brought to life. The past century has wrought a vast change in his appearance, vernacular, sobriety, diversions, and general behaviour. We can congratulate ourselves, however, that a better type has been evolved, although we can still recognise to-day modified (and improved) specimens of the men who were in residence in the early twenties." .
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Camden Miscellany; Vol. XXIX

by Royal Historical Society

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(London, Royal Historical Society, 1987). Original boards, very slightly rubbed, pp. (v) + 432. Top edge very slightly dusted. Contents: Computus Rolls of the English Lands of the Abbey of Bec (1272 - 1289); Financial Memoranda of the Reign of Edward V. Longleat Miscellaneous Manuscript Book II.; A collection of several speeches and treatises of the late Lord Treasurer Cecil, and of several observations of the Lords of the Council given to King James concerning his estate and revenue in the years 1608, 1609 and 1610; John Howson's Answers to Archbishop Abbot's Accusations at his 'Trial' before James I at Greenwich, 10 June 1615; Debates in the House of Commons 1697 - 1699. .
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Camden Miscellany; XXX

by Royal Historical Society

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(London, Royal Historical Society, 1990). Original boards, spine slightly rubbed, pp. (v) + 540. Top edge dusted. Contents: The Hospitallers' Western Accounts, 1373/4 and 1374/5; William Latymer's Chronickille of Anne Bulleyne; The Letters of Richard Scudamore to Sir Philip Hoby, September 1549 - March 1555; The Undergraduate Account Book of John and Richard Newdigate, 1618 - 1621; Captain Henry Herbert's Narrative of his Journey through France with his Regiment, 1671 - 3. And: Ane Account of Our Regements Marches from the Winter Quarters to ther Entrance in France; Lord Cutt's Letters, 1695; George III and the Southern Department: Some Unprinted Royal Correspondence; John Robinson's 'State' of the House of Commons, July 1730.' .
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Cameos From the Kraal

by Waters, M[ary] W[aterton]

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(Lovedale: Lovedale Institution Press, [1928]). From upper cover: "With Illustrations by a Raw Native." Dedication: "To my father, who loved the natives as his children." 245 x 188 mm; printed side-stitched card wrappers; pp. 58 + 6 full-page illustrations. Wrappers (now silked) rather edgeworn and mottled, with old tape marks at spine; upper cover neatly attached with archival tape; corners a little curled; occasional fox spot. Exceedingly uncommon in first edition form. The publication date is provided by the contemporary book review, quoted here: "This little collection of folktales is unfortunately bound in paper, but it contains so many interesting stories of value to the student of African life and customs that it deserves attention. Variants of these stories may be found in other parts, but this very fact makes them more valuable to the investigator. The value is further enhanced by their first-hand reproduction and by the crude drawings of an uneducated native… Read more
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A Camera in Quathlamba. Photographing the Drakensberg

by Pearse, Malcolm L.

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0869782029
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(Cape Town: Howard Timmins, 1980) 0869782029. Folio; original black boards, lettered in gilt on spine and upper board; laminated pictorial dustwrapper; pictorial endpapers; pp. 224, incl. index; monochrome photographs. Dustwrapper edges a little curled, and very slightly worn; lamination peeling from corner of upper flap; edges of boards a little rubbed; gift inscription to verso of half-title; light foxing to outer leaves. Good to very good condition. "One of South Africa's leading exponents of colour photography, Malcolm Pearse, has decided in this book to put colour behind him, and to go for black and white. ... Landscape photography is never easy, but somehow he has managed to capture on film those indefinable qualities that almost make the mountains breathe." .
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Candlelight poets of the Cape

by Desmond, Nerine

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(Cape Town, Howard Timmins, 1967). Small quarto, dustwrapper, rubbed, pp. (ix) + 91, line-illustrations in the text. Bookseller's label on the front pastedown endpaper, edges slightly foxed. Number 16 of an edition limited to 1000 copies. 'The first poets of the Cape are all forgotten now and Nerine Desmond decided to rescue some of them from oblivion.' .
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Cango, the story of the Cango Caves of South Africa; by members of the South African Spelaeological Association

by Walker, A.S. (editor)

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(Cape Town, Maskew Miller, 1970.). 182 x 117mm, laminated pictorial wraps very slightly rubbed, endpaper plan of the caves, pp. (vi) + 83, including index, with a colour frontispiece and 14 black-and-white photographs. A good, clean copy with no marks of previous ownership. An excellent introduction to one of Africa's greatest natural wonders. .
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Cape Colony To-day

by Burton, A. R. E.

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(Cape Town: Townshend, Taylor & Snashall, 1907). 4to; original khaki cloth, with black lettering to spine and upper cover; pp. viii + 316; photographs in text; several maps, incl. large, folding. Cloth a little rubbed and mottled; corners turned; earlier owners' names signed on front endpaper; some foxing to edges, endpapers and outermost leaves; hinges just starting. Good condition. (Mendelssohn I, p. 233; Hosken, p. 33) "A well-arranged and interesting guide-book to the Cape Colony, profusely illustrated, and containing much valuable and up-to-date information." - Mendelssohn .
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