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U.D.I.; the international politics of the Rhodesian rebellion

by Good, Robert C.

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(London, Faber & Faber, 1973). Uncorrected proof copy in plain printed wraps, slightly worn, pp. 349. Text browning toward the margins. Proof copy, issued without illustrations. .
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UNESCO General History of Africa. Abridged Edition [6 volumes]
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UNESCO General History of Africa. Abridged Edition [6 volumes]

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(Cape Town: New Africa Books, 2003) 085255091X. The first six volumes in this eight-volume series, laminated pictorial wrappers in each case; 210 x 145 mm; pp. xviii + 349, incl. index, xx + (ii) + 420, incl. index, xviii + 398, incl. index, xxii + 294, incl. index, xviii + (ii) + 491, incl. index, xxiii + (i) + 356, incl. index; liberally illustrated throughout, including maps. Trace of soiling to the fore-edge of first three volumes. Very good condition. Contents: I. Methodology and African Prehistory, edited by J. Ki-Zerbo; II. Ancient Civilizations of Africa, edited by G. Mokhtar; III. Africa from the Seventh to the Eleventh Century, edited by I. Hrbek; IV. Africa from the Twelfth to the Sixteenth Century, edited by J. Ki-Zerbo and D.T. Niane; V. Africa from the Sixteenth to the Eighteenth Century, edited by B.A. Ogot; VI. Africa in the Nineteenth Century until the 1880s. .
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Ubuhle Bentsimbi: The Beauty of Beads

by Taggart, Emma

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9780958428439
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0958428433
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(Port Elizabeth: Nelson Mandela Metropolitan Art Museum, 2011) 9780958428439. 240 x 240 mm; saddle-stitched pictorial wrappers; pp. (i) + 23; lavishly illustrated. Fine condition. Illustrated catalogue to accompany an exhibition of ethnic Eastern Cape beadwork, presented by the Nelson Mandela Metropolitan Art Museum at the time of the 2010 Soccer World Cup. "Ubuhle Bentsimbi: The Beauty of Beads demonstrated the high aesthetic and technical standard of traditional Eastern Cape beadwork and was a revelation ot the many South African and international visitors to the exhibition." .
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Uganda in black and white

by Cott, Hugh B.

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(London, 1965). Small quarto, pictorial dustwrapper, slightly worn, original cloth, endpaper maps, pp. 232, numerous line illustrations. 'Includes drawings from most areas, from Karamoja in the orth-east to Kigezi in the south-west. ... subjects embrace a wide field: landscape and botanical studies, drawings of animals in their natural setting or as close-up studies, sketches and portraits of people belonging to different tribes, and general impressions of native life.' .
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Ugogo and other stories from South Africa

by Macphail, E. M.

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(Pretoria, Hond, 1994). 8vo; laminated pictorial wraps; pp. 128. Cover slightly rubbed. Very good condition. From the winner of the CNA and Sanlam literary awards. "The fourteen stories in Ugogo, though local in setting, transcend prescribed boundaries and achieve a universal relevance - E. M. Macphail writes about people so that you believe you know them." ~ .
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Uhambo lukaMusa

by Grobler, Mari (author), and Elizabeth Pulles (illustrator)

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9780624034810
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062403481X
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(Cape Town: Tafelberg, 1997) 062403481X. Zulu translation by Sipho Ndlovu. 4to; laminated pictorial boards; unpaginated (pp. 32); charming full-colour illustrations. As new. A delightful children's story about a boy and a pig. Zulu text. "UMusa ufuna isipho azosinika unina, futhi unesikhwama somlingo azosifaka kusona lesi sipho. Izinto azihambi ngendlela acabanga ngayo, kodwa yize kunjalo, uyaphumelela ekumnikeni isipho esingcono kunazo zonke." .
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Uit Het Zuid-Afrikaansche Gemeenebest. Van Tafelbaai tot Komatipoort

by van Hamel, J. A.

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(Haarlem: H. D. Tjeenk Willink & Zoon, 1913). Small 4to; cloth-backed pictorial wrappers over boards; pp. (viii) + 124; photographs in text. Boards a little rubbed and partially sunned; back splitting; earlier owner's name signed on front pastedown; free endpapers cut out; trace of foxing. Good condition. Dutch text. (SABIB 2, p. 491) Quite uncommon: OCLC finds six repositories in the Netherlands, six in South Africa, and two in the United Kingdom, holding this title. 'Onder den titel "Van Tafelbaai tot Komatipoort", schreef ik in het Algemeen Handelsblad een aantal indrukken van een reis door Zuid-Afrika, in den zomer van 1912. Ietwat uitgebreid, en met aanteekeningen voorzien, met wat plaatjes toegelicht, zijn zij hier in boekvorm bijeengebracht.' .
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Uit en tuis. Afrikaanse verse uit Amsterdam

by Eybers, Elisabeth

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(Cape Town: Human & Rousseau, 1995) 0798133856. Compiled by Ena Jansen and Hans Ester. 8vo; original rust-coloured boards, lettered in white on spine; dustwrapper; pp. 112. Fine condition. Afrikaans text. "Elisabeth Eybers se verhuising na Nederland in 1961 het ingrypende gevolge gehad vir haar lewe en vir haar poësie. Uit en tuis, 'n bloemlesing saamgestel by geleentheid van haar tagtigste verjaardag, konsentreer op gedigte waarin die Suid-Afrikaanse en Nederlandse omgewings dikwels teenoor mekaar gestel en uiteindelik selfs soms met mekaar versoen word." .
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Uitgesoekte gedigte vir Jong Suid-Afrika. Met aantekeninge deur die Skrywer

by Leipoldt, C. Louis

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(Pretoria: J. L. van Schaik, 1929, nuwe druk). Small 4to; original papered boards; pp. 76. Boards slightly sunned and rubbed; earlier owner's name signed on front free endpaper; some neat pencilled annotations; light foxing. Good condition. (Nienaber I, p. 206) 'Niks het my meer vererg as die manier waarop die skoolmeesters my gedigte misbruik nie. Die meeste van my gedigte is glad nie geskik vir kinders nie, en om dit aan kinders te gee, om uit die kop te leer en om dit op te sê - want "voordra" kan 'n mens dit werklik nie noem nie - is net om hulle 'n afsku vir poësie te laat kry. … Ek het dus die eenvoudigste gedigte uitgekies, en hier en daar het ek 'n paar verklarende aantekeninge bygesit, wat die kind miskien, as hy die boek sonder 'n meester gebruik, kan vooruit help.' .
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Ukufa kukaShaka

by Zondi, Elliot

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(Johannesburg, Witwatersrand University Press, 1966). 181 x 122 mm; printed card wraps; pp. viii + 53. Cover tanned on spine, and somewhat creased at one corner; pencilled textual annotations. Good condition. Number 14 in "The Bantu Treasury" series, edited by D.T. Cole: The death of Shaka, a Zulu play by Elliot Zondi. .
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Ultimate Handbook on Diving in Southern Africa

by Venter, Al J.

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9781874959267
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(Johannesburg: Central News Agency, 1995) 1874959269. 4to; laminated pictorial boards; pp. (viii) + 161; numerous photographs in colour and monochrome. Scuff to bottom fore-corner of upper board; boards slightly rubbed and bumped; trace of foxing to edges. Good to very good condition. "The Ultimate Handbook on Diving in Southern Africa is a must for anyone interested in the sport. Al Venter, who has written several books on the subject, provides many of the answers to questions asked by those who wish to dive, or for those contemplating a course in diving." .
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Ulundi to Delville Wood. The Life Story of Major-General Sir Henry Timson Lukin, K.C.B., C.M.G., D.S.O.

by Johnston, R. E.

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(Cape Town: Maskew Miller, [1929]). 8vo; original red cloth, lettered in black on spine and upper cover; dustwrapper; pp. vii + (iii) + 232; plates. Dustwrapper very tanned, mottled and edgeworn; extremities rubbed and bumped; spine ends and portion of upper board's top edge sunned; hand-stamp to front free endpaper; binding slack and hinges just starting. Fair condition. Loosely inserted mounted original photograph of the unveiling of the Lukin Memorial in King William's Town by Colonel E. F. Thackeray in 1932. Lukin, a Londoner, found work as a road foreman in colonial Natal in 1879. He saw action during the Anglo-Zulu War, being wounded at the final Battle of Ulundi. Thereafter, his military career was closely connected with the Cape Mounted Rifles, with whom he served in the Langeberg Campaign of 1897. Lukin served with great distinction during the Anglo-Boer War of 1899-1902, and later became Inspector-General of the Union Defence Force. He was actively involved in the campaign… Read more
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Umendo kaDokotela

by Hertslet, L.E.

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(Pietermaritzburg: Shuter & Shooter, no date [1939?]). Izincwadi Zesingisi zika-Lewis E. Hertslet. Zimiswe Ngesintu ngu-Charles J. Mpanza, Owadabuka kwaZulu. Imifanekiso Yezithombe ngeka-Mrs L.E. Hertslet. 8vo; printed wraps; pp. ix + 118; illustrations. Zulu text. Health advice written in the form of letters, with simple pen illustrations by Hertslet's wife. (Doke p. 105; Strange Collection 1263.) Wraps somewhat tanned; vertical crease to margin of upper wrap; regular light browning; slight soiling to top edge. Good condition. Inscription on title page reads: "Presented to me by Mr R.A. Shooter, The Publisher, Saturday 21.1.1939. Pietermaritzburg. [signed] C. Faye". Carl Faye was the author of Zulu References for Interpreters and Students. .
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Umkhonto we Sizwe: The ANC's Armed Struggle

by Simpson, Thula

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9781770228412
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1770228411
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(Cape Town: Penguin Random House, 2016) 9781770228412. Large 8vo; original charcoal boards, lettered in white on spine; laminated pictorial dustwrapper; pp. (xii) + 591, incl. index; plates. Fine condition. "The armed struggle waged by the ANC's military wing, Umkhonto we Sizwe (MK), was the longest sustained insurgency in South African history. This book offers the first full account of the rebellion in its entirety, from its early days in the 1950s to the inauguration of Nelson Mandela as South African president in 1994. Vast in scope, this story traverses every corner of South Africa and extends throughout southern Africa, where MK's largest campaigns and heaviest engagements occurred, as well as to the solidarity networks that the rebellion mobilised around the world. Drawing principally from previously unpublished writings and testimonies by the men and women who fought the armed struggle, this book recreates the drama, heroism and tragedy of their experiences. ... Written in a… Read more
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Umsindleko: a Gcaleka ritual of incorporation

by McAllister, P. A.

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(Grahamstown: Rhodes University, 1981) 086810034X. Occasional Paper Number Twenty-Six, Institute of Social and Economic Research. 226 x 158 mm; pictorial wrappers; pp. iv + 56. Slightly rubbed; occasional fox spot. Good to very good condition. "The Gcaleka people of the Transkei speak of going out to work in the urban-industrial centres of South Africa as going to 'war' and celebrate the return of a migrant worker with joy and thanksgiving. One of the rituals which marks return is a beer drink called umsindleko. In this study umsindleko is examined within the context of a series of ritual events associated with labour migration, and against a background of economic dependence on the earnings of migrant workers. Drawing extensively on the skilful oratory performed at umsindleko the relationship between Gcaleka society and the world of wage employment is explored, in an attempt to illustrate the 'meaning' of labour migration to the people involved in it." .
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The Unbreakable Thread: Non-Racialism in South Africa

by Frederikse, Julie

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086232971X
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(London: Zed Books, 1990) 086232971X. 232 x 152 mm; laminated pictorial wrappers; pp. x + 294, incl. index; photographs and monochrome illustrations. Wrappers very slightly rubbed. Very good condition. "The demand for a non-racial democracy is the common ground that unites the widest range of forces for change in South Africa today. Frederikse likens the advocacy of non-racialism to an unbreakable thread running through the history of the liberation struggle; though wearing thin at times, it has been ever-present and so strongly reinforced since the 1976 Soweto uprising as to eclipse all rival trends. Based on five years of research, Frederikse weaves into her narrative excerpts from her interviews, documents of popular organisations, speeches and freedom songs. With 75 photographs and graphics, this is a brilliant work of scholarship, highly accessible and suitable for teaching at university and school level." .
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Und die Bibel hat doch recht. Forscher beweisen die historische Wahrheit Revidierte Neuausgabe

by Keller, Werner

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(Düsseldorf: Econ Verlag for Deutsche Buch-Gemeinschaft, 1978). 8vo; original red cloth; laminated pictorial dustwrapper; pp. 464, incl. index; several glossy plates and folding maps, incl. full-colour; line drawings and maps in text. Dustwrapper very slightly edgeworn; some spotting to edges and endpapers; earlier owner's name on front free endpaper. Very good condition. German text. Revised edition of the popular work on the archaeology of the Bible. .
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Under Lion's Head. Earlier Days at Green Point and Sea Point

by Murray, Marischal

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(Cape Town: A. A. Balkema, 1964). 4to; original pictorial boards; no dustwrapper; pp. x + 168, incl. index; colour frontis.; map; plates; some pen-and-ink drawings in text. Gift inscription to front free endpaper; trace of browning to edges of leaves. Very good condition. 'Marischal Murray was a distinguished son of Sea Point. His father was Dr Fred Murray, one-time mayor of Sea Point, who gave unstintingly of his time and energies to the civic and educational life of the area. The passion of Mr Murray's life was ships and the sea, and this took him to many parts of the world in all kinds of sea-going craft. He was the author of Ships and South Africa, the standard work on steamships of the Cape run, published in 1933, and of Union-Castle Chronicle, published in 1953. After having taken an Honours degree in History at Oxford, he was for some years sub-librarian at the Library of Parliament and, later, at the University of Cape Town. A modest man of intellectual tastes, a gift for… Read more
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(Cape Town: A. A. Balkema, 1964). 4to; original pictorial boards; no dustwrapper; pp. x + 168, incl. index; colour frontis.; map; plates; some pen-and-ink drawings in text. Boards a bit rubbed and partially sunned; earlier owner's bookplate and a blank, diagonal label to front free endpaper; foxing throughout. Good. 'Marischal Murray was a distinguished son of Sea Point. His father was Dr Fred Murray, one-time mayor of Sea Point, who gave unstintingly of his time and energies to the civic and educational life of the area. The passion of Mr Murray's life was ships and the sea, and this took him to many parts of the world in all kinds of sea-going craft. He was the author of Ships and South Africa, the standard work on steamships of the Cape run, published in 1933, and of Union-Castle Chronicle, published in 1953. After having taken an Honours degree in History at Oxford, he was for some years sub-librarian at the Library of Parliament and, later, at the University of Cape Town. A… Read more
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(Cape Town: A. A. Balkema, 1964, 1st edition). Number 296 of an edition limited to 1000 copies. 4to; original salmon-coloured cloth, lettered in gilt on spine, with gilt publisher's device to upper cover; dustwrapper with pictorial onlay to upper panel; pp. x + 168, incl. index; colour frontis.; map; plates; some pen-and-ink drawings in text. Crease to pictorial onlay of dustwrapper's upper panel; dustwrapper a bit edgeworn and rubbed, with discreet archival tape repairs; earlier owner's name signed on front free endpaper; regular, moderate browning; occasional fox spot. Good to very good condition. 'Marischal Murray was a distinguished son of Sea Point. His father was Dr Fred Murray, one-time mayor of Sea Point, who gave unstintingly of his time and energies to the civic and educational life of the area. The passion of Mr Murray's life was ships and the sea, and this took him to many parts of the world in all kinds of sea-going craft. He was the author of Ships and South… Read more
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