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Quadrilles and Konfyt. The Life and Journal of Hildagonda Duckitt

by Kuttel, M.

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(Cape Town: Maskew Miller, 1954). 8vo; original grey boards; pictorial dustwrapper (housed in removable protector); pp. xiv + (ii) + 112, incl. index; plates. Trace of edgewear to dustwrapper; earlier owner's bookplate to front pastedown; a little foxing to endpapers. Very good condition. "Hildagonda Duckitt was an outstanding figure at the Cape in the grand Victorian times and most of us think of her as the South African Mrs. Beeton. But, like that charming and elegant lady, Hildagonda Duckitt was more to her contemporaries than the author of a very special cookery book. ... She comes down to us as the representative of an age of dignified hospitality in our country. The interesting personalities and families of her time crowd these pages, which record a time of stirring events: of far-off frontier wars, the discovery of diamonds and gold and the expansion that followed, then the tragedy of the Anglo-Boer War - all of which had their effect on the serene and stately way of life at the… Read More
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Quaint signes of olde inns

by Monson-Fitzjohn, G.J.

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(London, Herbert Jenkins, 1926). Ilustrated by C.M. Rounding. Small quarto, original pictorial orange cloth, a little soiled, pp. 157 + (3: publisher's advertisements), text-illustrations. Owner's name on the front free endpaper, uncut edges, some foxing on the preliminary pages and margins. .
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Quantock life and rambles

by Smith, Edward H.

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(Taunton, Barnicotts Ltd., The Wessex Press, 2nd impression, enlarged, 1941). Original brown cloth, a little worn, lettering on the spine faded, endpaper map, pp. (xii) + 143, text illustrations, plates. Endpapers and text edges a little foxed. .
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Queen Victoria Diamond Jubilee Commemorative Mug

by [Victoriana]

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([London]: JG & N Pottery, 1897). 78 mm (height) x 60 mm (upper diameter) / 70 mm (base diameter). Ceramic mug produced for the 60-year anniverary of Queen Victoria's reign, bearing an emblem of the event in red, blue and black, which has the Queen's portrait in a central medallion with the surrounding legend "God Save the Queen 1837. 1897". Very good condition. .
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Queenstown 1824 - 1994

by Holliday, E.W. (compiler)

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9780620189330
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0620189339
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(Queenstown: Queenstown and Frontier Historical Society, 1995) 0620189339. Number 135 of a limited edition. Squarish 8vo; original red rexine, lettered in gilt on spine and upper cover; pp. (ii) + iii + (i) + 155 + (xi). Merest trace of ripple to bottom edges of leaves; occasional faint fox spot. Very good to near-fine condition. Very uncommon history of this Eastern Cape town. Contents: 1. Pioneering Years 1824-1899; 2. Quiet Growth 1900-1949; 3. Expansion 1950-1979; 4. Boom and Protest 1980-1989; 5. New South Africa 1990-1994. .
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The Quest for Timbuctoo

The Quest for Timbuctoo

by Gardner, Brian

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(London, Readers Union/Cassell, 1969). 8vo; original orange cloth; pictorial dustwrapper rubbed, edgeworn and foxed; some browning; previous owner's name on front free endpaper; pp. xii + 212 (incl. index, list of sources and time chart) + black-and-white plates. An account of various travellers' journeys to Timbuctoo. Good condition. "Since the fourteenth century, Timbuctoo had haunted the imaginations of men. Children knew of it as the essence of mystery. In many languages it figured in phrases synonymous with distance and remoteness beyond experience." .
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Questions of the Hour

by Milner, Viscount [Alfred]

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(London: Hodder and Stoughton, 1923). Demy 8vo; original blue cloth, with paper title label to backstrip; dustwrapper; pp. 173. Dustwrapper edgeworn and rather browned, especially to spine panel (a remarkable survival nonetheless); spine slightly cocked; name signed on front free endpaper; endpapers and edges somewhat foxed, occasional foxing elsewhere. Good condition. This anthology of essays, published not long before Milner's death, sets out his ideas on many matters relating to finance and administration, in which areas he displayed brilliant insight. .
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