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  • Book condition: Good clean copy, no dustwrapper.
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Lutterworth Press 1953.. Good clean copy, no dustwrapper.. Green cloth boards. 263pp illustrated 8vo.

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CABIN TRUNKS AND FAR HORIZONS.

Pomfret, Carlene.

  • Book condition: No inscriptions. except lower corner of front board bumped, a VG copy with excellent contents. no dustwrapper.
  • ISBN: 0951768506 / 9780951768501
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MM. Ware 1991.. No inscriptions. except lower corner of front board bumped, a VG copy with excellent contents. no dustwrapper.. Blue cloth boards. 184pp illustrated b/w photos. 8vo. Family biography by wife of Surgeon Rear Admiral Arnold Ashworth Pomfret. R.N. K.G. Includes two episodes where the family stayed in Simonstown, South Africa.

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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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CACTI AND SUCCULENTS IN HABITAT.

Preston-Mafham, Ken.

  • Book condition: No inscriptions. creased to lower corner front wrap else VG condition.
  • ISBN: 0304342947 / 9780304342945
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Cassell 1994.. No inscriptions. creased to lower corner front wrap else VG condition.. 159pp illustrated softcover 4to. Illustrated with field photographs from Bolivia, South-West United States, & Southern Africa (28pp).

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THE CACTUS LAND.

Stern, Rhona.

  • Book condition: No inscription. VG in G+ dustwrapper.
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Michael Joseph. London 1964 1st edition.. No inscription. VG in G+ dustwrapper.. Black cloth boards. 221pp 8vo. A story of an African girl, from her childhood in tribal surroundings to her involvement as an adult with sophisticated city life.

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  • Book condition: No inscriptions. top corners bumped hence a VG+ copy.
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Printed For Private Circulation. Publication Department, Bournville 1955.. No inscriptions. top corners bumped hence a VG+ copy.. Printed green cloth board. 68pp +3pp +10pp original glossy photographic prints (32 scenes) and map. ... (In Conjunction With J.S. Fry & Sons Ltd) In That Colony 1900-1954 (With A Note On Rowntree-Fry-Cadbury Activities In Nigeria)". This is a historical survey of the Company's operations in the Gold Coast Colony. Various appendices and supplements.

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CALENDAR OF CRIME.

Queen, Ellery.

  • Book condition: Boards dusty with some stains else a Good copy in matching d/w (spine faded, minimal chipping, no loss). still quite clean looki
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Gollancz. 1952 1st edition.. Boards dusty with some stains else a Good copy in matching d/w (spine faded, minimal chipping, no loss). still quite clean looking.. Red cloth boards 221pp 8vo. 12 short stories with contents page designed as a 12-month calendar. AIRMAIL at standard rate.

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CALL.: (Call-of-The Marsh). Life With A Basenji.

Wylie, Jill. (Illustrated Sue Ross).

Netsoka 2017.. Mint condition.. Printed wraps. 250pp. A reprint of the classic 'Call-of-The Marsh', retitled, and with a selection of the original drawings by Sue Ross. A canine classic, authors story of her special Basenji and their exploits together in rescuing animals caught in snares in the Rhodesian bush.

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CALL IT A DIFFICULT NIGHT.

Hoosen, Mishka.

Deep South 2015.. A Fine unread copy.. 160pp paperback. Authors first novel. "I was grateful for the death sentence the doctors gave me. It meant no more words, no more summons ringing out in hallucinations and fevers, and end neat as the edge of the world, where the sun drops into the sea. I walked through the world saying goodbye with a clean heart".

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CALL OF THE LION.

Sherlock, Christopher.

Mandarin 1994.. No inscriptions. VG condition.. 465pp paperback. A thriller based upon the Supergun concept Gerald Bull advanced for Saddam Hussein to fire nuclear shells.

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CALL THE WIND.

Thompson, Molly D'Arcy.

  • Book condition: No inscriptions. boards slightly bowed hence near VG condition in G++ dustwrapper (spine faded, wear at head of spine, no major
  • ISBN: 0949968048 / 9780949968043
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David Philip. Cape Town 1972 1st edition.. No inscriptions. boards slightly bowed hence near VG condition in G++ dustwrapper (spine faded, wear at head of spine, no major loss or tears). a nice clean copy. Orange cloth boards. 101pp illustrated 4to. Nicely illustrated by Author. A personal view of the rural Xhosa and Zulu speaking people living between the Drakensberg mountains and the sea in the Eastern Cape and Zululand. AIRMAIL worldwide at standard rate.

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CALL-OF-THE-MARSH.: Life With A Basenji.

Wylie, Jill. (Illus. Sue Ross).

  • Book condition: Gift inscription ffep. G-VG in dustwrapper (no loss or tears).
  • ISBN: 0869201905 / 9780869201909
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Books of Rhodesia. Bulawayo 1979.. Gift inscription ffep. G-VG in dustwrapper (no loss or tears).. Printed wraps. 302pp illustrated line drawings. 8vo. A canine classic, authors story of her special Basenji and their exploits in rescuing animals caught in snares in the Rhodesian bush.

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CALL-OF-THE-MARSH.: Life With A Basenji.

Wylie, Jill. (Illus. Sue Ross).

  • Book condition: Bookplate to front pastedown. top edged spotted, VG in G-VG dustwrapper (white rear marked, worn along top edges, no major loss
  • ISBN: 0869201913 / 9780869201916
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Books of Rhodesia. Bulawayo 1979.. Bookplate to front pastedown. top edged spotted, VG in G-VG dustwrapper (white rear marked, worn along top edges, no major loss or tears).. Black cloth boards. 302pp illustrated line drawings. 8vo. A canine classic, Author's story of her special Basenji and their exploits in rescuing animals caught in snares in the Rhodesian bush.

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  • Book condition: No inscriptions. a few small tears to rear wrap else in VG condition.
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Permanent Publishing. Cape Town nd.. No inscriptions. a few small tears to rear wrap else in VG condition.. Printed wraps. 139pp 8vo. A scholarly analysis of problems from first principles.

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  • Book condition: Bookplates to front pastedown. externally quite worn and not impressive, dulled, bumped at corners &c. contents unmarked. a
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William Heinemann. London 1913. 'New and Cheaper Edition'. (complete & abridged, same number of pages as original edition).. Bookplates to front pastedown. externally quite worn and not impressive, dulled, bumped at corners &c. contents unmarked. a clean sound copy.. Gilt title on blue cloth boards. 231pp illustrated 4to. 1.3kg. Excellent photographs considering the difficulties and low level technology available over 100 years ago. These were taken at a time when Africa was relatively unspoiled. The author's route took him from Mombasa past Nairobi to Lakes Naivasha & Nakuro, with a diversion to Fort Hall and beyond to Meru. Interesting advice on equipping and preparing a similar expedition. The photographic kit comprised a huge reflex camera, plates were developed in camp. Subject matter includes scenery and local inhabitants, but is mostly of wildlife.

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  • Book condition: No inscription. eps tanned and booksellers ticket mark where removed. VG+ condition in Good only dustwrapper (large circular sta
  • ISBN: 0949973106 / 9780949973108
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Africana Reprint Library Volume 2. Africana Book Society. Facsimile reprint of the Chapman & Hall 1878 edition with new foreword and index. Johannesburg 1975.. No inscription. eps tanned and booksellers ticket mark where removed. VG+ condition in Good only dustwrapper (large circular stain across spine onto front and rear, chipped and worn),. Gilt on brown skivertex boards. 258pp illustrated plates. 8vo. Author was a Captain in the Cape Mounted Rifles and gives an informative and lively account of a soldier's experiences in the Eighth Frontier War, 1850-1853. The military reminiscences are enhanced by the humour of the author's observations as raconteur, hunter, angler and naturalist.

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CAN SOCIAL WORK SURVIVE.

Brewer, Colin. & Lait, June.

  • Book condition: Ownership inscription & label to f.pastedown else a VG copy in dustwrapper (no loss, chips, or tears).
  • ISBN: 0851171885 / 9780851171883
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Temple Smith. 1980 1st edition.. Ownership inscription & label to f.pastedown else a VG copy in dustwrapper (no loss, chips, or tears).. Navy cloth boards. 235pp 8vo. AIRMAIL at standard rate.

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  • Book condition: Neat annotation to first and second contents page else a Fine copy in matching d/w.
  • ISBN: 0575014733 / 9780575014732
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Gollancz. 1972 1st edition.. Neat annotation to first and second contents page else a Fine copy in matching d/w.. Maroon cloth boards 191pp 8vo. A collection of short stories.

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  • Book condition: No inscription. G++ condition in dustwrapper (worn rubbed, but no major loss or tears).
  • ISBN: 086977090X / 9780869770900
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Struik. Cape Town 1977.. No inscription. G++ condition in dustwrapper (worn rubbed, but no major loss or tears).. Olive green cloth boards. 161pp illustrated 8vo. Read about bergies, bow fenders, dierbaarheid, lip droop, Restionaceae, rugger buggers, snoek sneaking, Sweet Mambas, velveteen skimpies ... AIRMAIL worldwide at standard rates.

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  • Book condition: All four corners bumped else a Fine unread copy.
  • ISBN: 0620472928 / 9780620472920
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Khol 2011.. All four corners bumped else a Fine unread copy.. Printed glossy boards. 335pp A4. 1.2kg. Calata was one of the authors of the Freedom Charter, participating in the Kliptown launch of this which resulted in him and 156 leaders of the ANC being charged with treason.

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