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J.M. COETZEE.: A Life In Writing.

Kannemeyer, J.C. (Tr. Michiel Heyns).

  • Book condition: No inscriptions. A Fine copy in dustwrapper.
  • ISBN: 1868424952 / 9781868424955
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Jonathan Ball 2012 1st . No inscriptions. A Fine copy in dustwrapper.. Plum cloth boards. 710pp illustrated 8vo. HEAVY ITEM may incur additional postal charges.

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  • Book condition: Ownership inscription to half-title. eps tanned, VG+ condition in lesser protected dustwrapper (no major loss or tears but some
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Struik. Cape Town 1970.. Ownership inscription to half-title. eps tanned, VG+ condition in lesser protected dustwrapper (no major loss or tears but some internal repairs, rubbed & tanned, has lost that pristine look). . Green leatherette boards. 137pp illustrated colour & b/w plates. 4to. No.488 of 1500. This is the personal narrative of a young Scottish officer who was on garrison duties with the 93rd Highland Regiment of Foot. He also accompanied his regiment to Florida where he took part in the British attempt to capture New Orleans. A keen observer his narrative of travels in the Cape is of particular interest as social commentary. Includes foldout colour reproduction of his water-colour of Cape Town in 1814. The folding illustration of the Mississipi River is also in colour but the other two illustrations included by the publisher are not in colour as stated on the dust jacket.

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  • Book condition: No inscription, 4 square corners. minor shelfwear hence a VG+ copy in dustwrapper.
  • ISBN: 0798133430 / 9780798133432
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Human & Rousseau. Cape Town 1994 1st edition.. No inscription, 4 square corners. minor shelfwear hence a VG+ copy in dustwrapper.. Brown cloth boards. 192pp illustrated b/w. 4to. Well illustrated this uses extensive quotations from his speeches & letters to reflect his views on such matters as Afrikaner Nationalism, voting rights for blacks, the Indians, the Palestinian & Irish issues, the League of Nations and the United Nations, the atom bomb, and the future of South Africa. International figures such as Churchill, Roosevelt, Weizman, Gandhi, and others are mentioned in his own words.

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  • Book condition: No inscriptions. VG+ in dusty dustwrapper (no tears or loss).
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J.L. Van Schaik. Pretoria 1968 1st edition thus.. No inscriptions. VG+ in dusty dustwrapper (no tears or loss).. Red cloth boards. 159pp illustrated b/w plates. tall 8vo. Afrikaans version of the Dutch title 'Jan Van Riebeeck En Zijn Tijd - Een Stuk Zieventiende-eeuws Oost-Indie' (Van Kempen. Amsterdam 1937).

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JANE OF LANTERN HILL.

Montgomery, L.M.

  • Book condition: Top edge dusty, gGift inscrip ffep o/w a nice, clean G-VG copy in G+ dustwrapper (rubbed at hinges and edges, chipped and repair
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Harrap. London 1954 rpt.. Top edge dusty, gGift inscrip ffep o/w a nice, clean G-VG copy in G+ dustwrapper (rubbed at hinges and edges, chipped and repaired around top of spine with small loss). Green cloth boards. 271pp. AIRMAIL at standard rate

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  • Book condition: No inscriptions. bookseller's ticket to front fold-in. Fine copy in VG+ dustwrapper (lightly rubbed and spine very lightly f
  • ISBN: 0718304578 / 9780718304577
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Wiliam Kimber. London 1981, 1st edition.. No inscriptions. bookseller's ticket to front fold-in. Fine copy in VG+ dustwrapper (lightly rubbed and spine very lightly fading, no chips, loss, or tears). a most attractive copy.. Dark aquamarine cloth boards. 318pp 8vo.

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  • Book condition: No inscriptions. light rubbing else in Fine condition. contents unmarked.
  • ISBN: 3928294040 / 9783928294041
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Sachs. Darmstadt 1998.. No inscriptions. light rubbing else in Fine condition. contents unmarked.. Printed boards. 175pp illustrated maps. 4to. German text.

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Atlantic Books. London 2015 1st edition thus.. VG+ condition.. 181pp paperback.

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  • Book condition: No inscriptions, a VG copy in dustwrapper.
  • ISBN: 1868142620 / 9781868142620
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Graham's Town Series No.14. Witwatersrand University Press for Rhodes University. Grahamstown 1996.. No inscriptions, a VG copy in dustwrapper.. Black cloth boards. 330pp illustrated b/w photos maps. 8vo. 0.6kg. James Butler arrived in the Eastern Cape as a twenty-two-year old youth from London to recuperate from a serious illness. He stayed for two and a half years keeping a journal for his family back home. Quaker, teetotaller and later newspaper editor, he recorded in plain fashion the daily life, politics, natural history and social encounters in this remote colonial corner.

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  • Book condition: No inscriptions, a VG+ copy in dustwrapper.
  • ISBN: 1868142620 / 9781868142620
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Graham's Town Series No.14. Witwatersrand University Press for Rhodes University. Grahamstown 1996.. No inscriptions, a VG+ copy in dustwrapper.. Black cloth boards. 330pp illustrated b/w photos maps. 8vo. 0.6kg. James Butler arrived in the Eastern Cape as a twenty-two-year old youth from London to recuperate from a serious illness. He stayed for two and a half years keeping a journal for his family back home. Quaker, teetotaller and later newspaper editor, he recorded in plain fashion the daily life, politics, natural history and social encounters in this remote colonial corner.

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  • Book condition: No inscription. VG in G+ dustwrapper (rubbed, a little chipped, no loss or tears).
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Longmans 1968.. No inscription. VG in G+ dustwrapper (rubbed, a little chipped, no loss or tears).. Brown & cream cloth boards. 82pp illustrated 8vo. Contents: J.P. Fitzpatrick "Jock Of The Bushveld, And Those Who Knew Him", Cecily Niven "Percy Fitzpatrick the Mere Narrator", "Edmund Caldwell- The Artist", "The Jock Of The Bushveld Road", & "The Why And The Wherefore". AIRMAIL at standard rate.

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JOCK OF THE BUSHVELD.

Fitzpatrick, Sir Percy.

  • Book condition: A 'Christmas Greetings' label affixed to front pastedown. inscription made on title page now erased. A Good copy only, b
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Longmans Green and Co. London 1922.. A 'Christmas Greetings' label affixed to front pastedown. inscription made on title page now erased. A Good copy only, but sound and clean.. Gilt title dec. green cloth boards. 474pp illustrated colour frontis and b/w drawings, plates. Unexpurgated. The dung beetle image was redrawn for these later editions. Still, with its gilt title and device on the spine of dark green cloth, the book has a charm lost in the utilitarian postwar editions.

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JOERNAAL VAN JORIK.

Opperman, D.J.

Tafelberg 2004.. A Fine copy.. 62pp softcover. AIRMAIL worldwide at reduced letter rate on request.

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THE JOHANNESBURG SAGA.

Shorten, John R.

  • Book condition: Slight shelfwear, top edge sl foxed & dusty else VG+ in G dustwrapper (rubbed at joints and fold-ins, chipped and some small
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John Shorten. Johannesburg 1966 2nd imp.. Slight shelfwear, top edge sl foxed & dusty else VG+ in G dustwrapper (rubbed at joints and fold-ins, chipped and some small tears).. Gilt on green skivertex boards. xvi + 1159pp. illustrated colour & b/w photos. large 4to. 4.5kg. ..the fascinating story of Johannesburg's dynamic growth". Commissioned by the Johannesburg City Council on the occasion of its 80th anniversary, this book covers the history of the city, its people and industry as well as concluding with a history of the various municipal departments. HEAVY ITEM additional postage will be required.

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  • Book condition: Discreet ownership stamp, VG+. no dustwrapper. a very clean copy inside and out.
  • ISBN: 0416759602 / 9780416759600
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Methuen. London 1972 1st edition.. Discreet ownership stamp, VG+. no dustwrapper. a very clean copy inside and out.. Plum cloth boards. 470pp. 8vo. Contributions by A.J.Smith, Alan MacColl, Roma Gill, Barbara Hardy, Brian Vickers, Margaret M. McGowan, Brian Morris, John Hollander, Howard Erskine-Hill, Patricia Thomson, Elened Crawshaw, Sydney Anglo, D.W. Harding, Dominic Baker-Smith, & W. Moelwyn Merchant.

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JOHN DONNE'S POETRY.

Sanders, Wilbur.

Cambridge University Press 1971.. A Fine copy in near so dustwrapper.. Green cloth boards 159pp 8vo.

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JOHN FAIRBAIRN IN SOUTH AFRICA.

Botha, H.C. (Tr. J.C. Quinton).

  • Book condition: No inscriptions, 4 square corners. a VG+ copy in Good only dustwrapper (worn, chipped, but no major tears or loss).
  • ISBN: 0620071370 / 9780620071376
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Historical Publication Society. Cape Town 1984 1st edition.. No inscriptions, 4 square corners. a VG+ copy in Good only dustwrapper (worn, chipped, but no major tears or loss).. Green rexine boards with inset oval portrait to front. 336pp illustrated 8vo. 1.1kg. The only substantial work on John Fairbairn, this was translated from the Afrikaans Ph.D. thesis of the author. John Fairbairn is remembered as a champion of press freedom in South Africa and also as the founder and first Chairman of the Old Mutual. As secretary of the Anti-Convict Association, he was instrumental in seeing that the Cape Colony did not become a penal colony as the Colonial authorities had planned. He was a close friend of Thomas Pringle during his time in the Cape. Family tree and various appendices are included

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JOHN PLATTER'S SOUTH AFRICAN WINE GUIDE 1989.

Platter, Erica. (Ed). (John Platter).

  • Book condition: No inscription. VG condition. no dustwrapper.
  • ISBN: 0620129298 / 9780620129299
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John & Erica Platter. Somerset West 1989. Special WOOLWORTH'S edition with brand logo on front.. No inscription. VG condition. no dustwrapper.. Blue vynide boards. 249pp. South Africa's definitive wine guide. AIRMAIL worldwide at standard rate.

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  • Book condition: No inscriptions, contents unmarked, boards VG. no dustwrapper. Includes original Cape Wne Academy bookmark.
  • ISBN: 0958389845 / 9780958389846
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John Platter. 1998. CNA edition.. No inscriptions, contents unmarked, boards VG. no dustwrapper. Includes original Cape Wne Academy bookmark.. Navy vynide boards, 351pp, illus maps photos. South Africa's definitive wine guide. AIRMAIL worldwide at standard rate

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  • Book condition: No inscription. Minor wine stain to edge of ffep hence VG- condition only. includes original bookmark.
  • ISBN: 0958450617 / 9780958450614
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John Platter. Hermanus 2003.. No inscription. Minor wine stain to edge of ffep hence VG- condition only. includes original bookmark.. Blue on silver vynide boards. 520pp. South Africa's definitive wine guide. AIRMAIL worldwide at standard rate.

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