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Bibliography. iii + 473pp p/b 8vo. No inscrip. near Fine.Codesria. Dakar 1999 rpt. Printed paper wraps. 8vo. Ownership label inside f.wrap else VG+. Institute Of Social and Economic Research. Rhodes University. Grahamstown 1980 An appreciation of the role of women in the sub-continent from pre-colonial times that sets out to show that gender has been fundamental in shaping the experience of all women in Southern Africa. Printed wraps. 390pp 8vo indexed. No inscrip. VG.David Philip. Claremont 1990.
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Back to Index #10504 Andrews, Tom. & Ploeger, Jan. STREET AND PLACE NAMES OF OLD PRETORIA. The historic background of some of the city's older street and place names. English/Afrikaans text. Printed bds. 73pp. illustrated b/w photos, street plans on pastedowns and eps.Lg. 8vo. No inscrips. VG+.Van Schaik. Pretoria 1989. £25.00 #10589 Voortrekker Monument. THE VOORTREKKER MONUMENT PRETORIA. The official guide. Complete with col booklet of The Voortrekker Tapestry. Green cb. 88pp. illustrated b/w photos. 4to. Some fox to title page o/w VG+ in fox white d/w.Voortrekker Monument. Pretoria nd. £10.00 Back to Index #10503 de Villiers, Simon A. ROBBEN ISLAND. Out Of Reach, Out Of Mind. A History Of Robben Island. Covers events through to the end of the 19thC, during which time the island was used variously as a leper colony, asylum, infirmary, prison, and a general haven for the unwanted. Bibliography and other informational appendices. Blue cb. xv + 169pp. illustrated b/w plates. 4to indexed. No inscrip VG. D/w has small triangular loss top front o/w rubbed G+.Struik. Cape Town 1971 1st edn. £24.00 #10510 Green, Lawrence G. A GIANT IN HIDING. The Life Story of Frank Armstrong Wightman - Cable Operator, Sailor, Naturalist, Author, Archaeologist and Hermit. Printed bds. 220pp. illustrated b/w photos, maps on eps. No inscrip. Near VG in G clean bright d/w.Howard Timmins. Cape Town 1970. 1st ed. £10.00 #10498 Newdigate, Katharine. HONEY, SILK & CIDER. A Life Portrait Of Henry Barrington. Written by the grand daughter of this 1838 settler to the Cape. Red skivertex bds 190pp illustrated b/w photos. Ownership inscrip ffep. sp heavily fad. few neat worm holes edges of bds, eps lightly browned, edges sl fox. Nevertheless a nice clean G+ copy.Balkema. Cape Town 1956. £12.00 #10419 Tapson, Winifred. TIMBER AND TIDES. The Story Of Knysna And Plettenberg Bay. Covers the subject area of George Rex of Knysna, allegedly the son of King George III and Hannah Lightfoot, and the ships associated with this port. Illustrated by Leng Dixon. Printed paper covered boards. xiv + 199pp illustrated b/w photos, dwgs, fold-out genealogy chart at rear for George Rex. No inscrip. Near VG in clean d/w (worn with minimal loss at head & tail of spine)Juta. Cape Town 1961 1st edn. £12.00 Back to Index #10431 Butler, Guy. (Ed) WHEN BOYS WERE MEN. Adventures and experiences in SA before 1875 and when the narrators were under 21. Taken from diaries, letters, journals, etc. Many not previously published. Excellent selection provides an unusual window to early days. Green cb. xi + 275pp. illustrated b/w photos, dwgs. maps. No inscrip. Vg-F in VG+ d/w.OUP. London 1969. £12.00 #10428 Butler, Guy. BURSTING WORLD. An Autobiography. (1936-45). In this second volume of his autobiographical trilogy Author bursts out of his sober small-town boyhood. He made zestful forays into the worlds of art, anglo-catholicism, atheistic communism and alcohol. He evokes the intellectual turmoil of campus life as the world lurched towards war, while in South Africa racial prejudices and customs were crystallising into political doctrines. Gilt on brown cb. illustrated b/w photos, drws. 300pp. 8vo. Ownership inscrip ffep. half-title.p corner clipped, hence VG in d/w (small stain at top edge).David Philip. Cape Town 1983. £12.00 #10459 Butler, Guy. KAROO MORNING. An Autobiography (1918-1935). First volume of this famous trilogy, wherein Author recounts his childhood and youth in the Karoo. 267pp p/b. illustrated b/w photos. Inscrip. ffep. lower edges ff stained, hence a nice reading copy only..David Philip. Cape Town 1981 AfricaSouth edn. £5.00 #10632 Collett, John G. MY STORY. The story of the Collett family, 1820 Settlers. 72pp. illustrated b/w photos. p/b. No inscrip. Light fox o/w G+.Self. Cradock nd. c1973. £14.00 #10542 Collier, Joy. FRONTIER POST. The Story Of Grahamstown. A history of this historic town and the turbulent frontier on which it is situated. Illustrated by Author. Gray cb. 64pp illustrated line dwgs. sm.4to. No inscrip. eps sl browned o/w VG in near VG d/w. UPB. Grahamstown 1961. £16.00 #10406 Currey, R.F. RHODES UNIVERSITY. 1904-1970. A Chronicle. The only available history of Rhodes University, Grahamstown. Roll of Honour. Last mint copy available. Gilt dec blue cb. x + 186pp. illustrated b/w plates 8vo. indexed. Mint, unread.Grahamstown 1970. £20.00 #10420 Doctor Anonymous. DIARY OF A COUNTRY DOCTOR. Reminiscences of author's life in the Karoo and the strange cases he encountered. 143pp 8vo. No inscrip. G+ in rubbed ch.d/w.APB. Johannesburg 1968. £12.00 #10430 Dugmore, Rev. Henry Hare. THE REMINISCENCES OF AN ALBANY SETTLER. Together With His Recollections Of The Kaffir War Of 1835. Edited by F.G. Van Der Riet & Rev. L.A. Hewson. One of the most informative and readable accounts of the founding of the Albany Settlement in the Eastern Cape Province. Gilt on red cb. 92pp. photo frontis, map. 8vo. indexed. No inscrip. VG in browned d/w.Grocott & Sherry. Grahamstown 1958. £20.00 #10421 Essex, Rabone & Co.. THE RECORDS OF A PIONEER FAMILY. Transcribed and edited by Arthur Rabone from letters and diaries of both the Essex & Rabone families. Alfred Essex, then proprietor of the Graaff Reinet Herald, wrote inviting his father and sisters in England to join him to escape the depression there. Their ship was wrecked 4 miles from Port Elizabeth. William Rabone's diary of the voyage is here followed with the letters written by his wife Harriet (nee Essex) to her friend in London giving a vivid description of life in a small town at that time. 158pp. portrait-frontis. illustrated b/w photos. No inscrip. VG+ in clean but worn ch.d/w.Struik. Cape Town 1966. £15.00 #10458 Eve, Jeanette. A LITERARY GUIDE TO THE EASTERN CAPE. Places And The Voices Of Writers. With drawings and photographs by Basil Mills. Selected excerpts from writers of the Eastern Cape past and present with brief biographical notes and a continuing travelogue locating them in time and space. Extensive notes and bibliography. Printed wraps. 402pp illustrated dwgs, photos. No inscrip. near Fine.Double Storey. Cape Town 2003. £25.00 #10427 Fourie, Sid. COLLECTED APPRECIATIONS. Obituaries by author who was editor of the Jansenville Chronicle for 45 years. Jansenville is in the Eastern Cape. Gilt dec blue vynide bds. 134pp lg.8vo. Fine in Vg d/w.Esco. Jansenville 1983. £15.00 #10422 Fourie, Sid. JANSENVILLE YESTERDAY AND TODAY. Chronicles And Anecdotes Of A Noorsveld Town. 1855-1955. 218pp illustrated b/w photos. 8vo indexed. G+ clean in tatty d/w.Jansenville Chronicle. 1956. £35.00 #10426 Fourie, Sid. OF LANDS AND MEN. Sid Fourie leaves his beloved Jansenville and ventures to South America, Europe, the Antipodes, Arabia, penning comments upon everyone and everything. Gilt on blue skivertex. 170pp illustrated b/w photos. Fine in d/w (large closed tear top front adj. to spine)Esco. Jansenville nd. £10.00 #10425 Fourie, Sid. OF THEM I SPOKE. Gleaned mainly from author's writings in the Jansenville Chronicle we learn of the minutae of life in Jansenville. Gilt on red skivertex. 253pp illustrated b/w photos. lg.8vo. Fine in worn d/w.Esco. Jansenville 1978. £15.00 #10424 Fourie, Sid. TURNING BACK THE PAGES. The Story Of a Noorsveld Town and District. Jansenville. Historical gleanings of people, places, and happenings. Gilt on red skivertex. 204pp illustrated b/w photos. lg.8vo. Fine in worn d/w.Esco. Jansenville nd. (+1980). £15.00 #10522 Grogan, Tony. SETTLER COUNTRY. Travels through the history of the Eastern Cape illustrated by the Author. 110pp. unnum. oblong 4to. No inscrip.sl shelfwear o/w VG in G rubbed d/w.Don Nelson. Cape Town 1980. £25.00 #10634 Hilligan, C.E. HISTORIC AND DESCRIPTIVE REVIEW OF BATHURST, CAPE PROVINCE. Booklet published to commemorate the landing of Jan van Riebeeck at the Cape of Good Hope in 1652. 17pp. booklet. illustrated b/w photos. No inscrip. wraps sl grubby o/w G+.Bathurst Municip. 1952. £15.00 #10630 Krsic, Shirley. FORTRESS OF FAITH. The Story of St. John's Church, Bathurst. Printed wraps. 121pp. illustrated b/w dwgs. errata slip. G+.Self. Bathurst nd. c1986. £10.00 #10423 Minnaar, A. de V. GRAAF REINET 1786-1986. A formal history of this Karoo town. vi + 189pp p/b illustrated b/w photos. No inscrip. VG.HSRC. Pretoria 1987. £30.00 #10633 Morse Jones, E. CLUMBER: THE STORY OF A SETTLER CHURCH. 1825-1967. A Commemorative Booklet To Mark The Centenary Of The Third Clumber Methodist Church, November 1967. Wraps, 23pp. illustrated b/w photos/plates. Sl fox o/w G+.Clumber Methodist Church. 1967. £12.00 #10487 Moyer, Richard. (Ed). COKO. Reminiscences Of Joseph Scotch Coko. A Grahamstown Resident. Occasional Paper Number Eighteen. Institute of Social and Economic Research. Rhodes University. Biographical material of an ordinary African man based upon 31 letters written by him between 1948 and 1963. Printed cream wraps. 192pp p/b. illustrated b/w photos. maps. No inscrip. VG-F, unread.ISER. Grahamstown 1973. £20.00 #10629 Randell, George and Dorothy. "WE ALL LIVED HERE". 1822-1977. The story of a house (The Retreat) in Grahamstown and it's previous owners, beginning with Piet Retief. Printed canvas wraps. 73pp. illustrated col and b/w photos, dwgs etc. 4to. No inscrip. covers a bit handled and sl fox but overall a G+ copy.Self. Grahamstown 1977. £30.00 #10643 Randell, George. "TELL ME, RANDELL..." An Autobiography. Recollections of a life devoted to law, local and provincial affairs. Author has spent much of his life in the Eastern Cape. Paper-covered bds.160pp. illustrated b/w photos. typed photostat production, self-bound. tall 4to. Bds sl browned o/w near VG.Self. Grahamstown 1988. £50.00 #10433 Reilly, Gerald. (Comp). A KAROO FARMER LOOKS BACK. The Memoirs Of A.A. Kingwill. Illustrated by Carl Buchner. Living in the Graaff Reinet district, he was a successful farmer and these activities form the main part of these memoirs. 124pp illustrated b/w photos. dwgs. sm.8vo. G+ in tatty repd. d/w.Self. nd. c.1953. £20.00 #10635 Turpin, Eric W. (comp). GRAHAMSTOWN, CITY OF THE SETTLERS. 1812-1962. Booklet published by the Makanakop Shellhole in aid of funds for their home for the aged. Pages unnumbered, text plus b/w photos and many old, interesting ads etc. No inscrip. G+.Grahamstown 1962. £8.00 #10631 Turpin, Eric W. GRAHAMSTOWN. Hub of the Eastern Cape. Not a complete history but glimpses into the past of this Settler City. Printed wraps. 73pp. foldout street plan of Grahamstown 1865. G+.Self. Grahamstown 1967. £16.00 #10521 Whibley, Pauline Megan. MERRIMAN OF GRAHAMSTOWN. Bishop Nathaniel Merriman, originally from Marlborough, arrived at the Cape in 1848 aged 40. This is the only biography of him. Known as the 'walking predikant' he visited every remote corner from Bathurst to Bloemfontein on foot (using his horse only to carry his belongings) & from Graaf-Reinet to the Great Kei river. His edited journals appear as Vol.37 of the Van Riebeeck Society 1st Series. He died in a freak accident near Grahamstown. xvi + 107pp. Illus. 51 b/w plates. Very sl shelfwear o/w VG+ in near VG d/w.Howard Timmins. Cape Town 1982. £15.00 Back to Index #10638 Malherbe, Janie. PORT NATAL. The story of Durban from the earliest days, told by contrasting the new with the old. Well illustrated informal history of South Africa's largest port and major seaside resort. Bibliography. Red cb. xi + 296pp illustrated b/w photos, dwgs, etc. 4to indexed. Inscrip f.pastedown. else a clean VG+ copy in VG d/w (bright, but chipped head & tail of spine, also f.foldin creased).Howard Timmins. Cape Town 1966. £37.00 Back to Index #10612 Becker, Peter. PATH OF BLOOD. The Rise And Conquests Of Mzilikazi. Founder Of The Matabele Tribe Of Southern Africa. Brown cb. xviii + 289pp. illustrated b/w photos/plates. No inscrip. eps and edges quite heavily fox. cont evenly lightly browned, hence G sound. d/w worn and with some small loss.Longmans. London 1962. £8.00 #10472 Bond, John. THEY WERE SOUTH AFRICANS. Outlines outstanding contributions to the early development and exploration of South Africa by English South Africans. 224pp p/b 8vo. indexed. No inscrip. ff browned else G+OUP. London 1971 £5.00 #10608 Burman, Jose. TOWARDS THE FAR HORIZON. The Story Of The Ox-Wagon In South Africa. An interesting account of the ox-wagon and its use over two and a half centuries in this country, it history and construction, the oxen, and tales of those who depended upon the wagon for a livelihood. Bibliography. Printed bds. 168pp illustrated b/w dwgs. lg.8vo. indexed. No inscrip. VG bright.Human & Rousseau. Pretoria 1988 1st edn. £16.00 #10557 Davenport, T.R.H. SOUTH AFRICA. A Modern History. Covering the whole range of SA history from late stone age through to 1977, with the emphasis on the 20th century. xv + 432pp. illustrated b/w photos, cartoons, maps. Lg. p/b. No inscrip. ffep sl mothed, edges browned o/w G+.Macmillan. Jhb 1980. £8.00 #10520 Davenport, T.R.H. SOUTH AFRICA. A Modern History. xxiv + 692pp lg.p/b. illustrated b/w dwgs. photos. maps. Title worn from sp o/w wraps G, clean. Internally G+.Macmillan. Jhb 1987. 3rd.ed. £10.00 #10491 Green, Lawrence G. WHERE MEN STILL DREAM. The Life And Memories, Travels And Encounters Of A South African Writer. Autobiographical account of Authors life to age 40. Covers Tristan da Cunha, Madagascar, Kalahari desert, Belgian Congo, other travels and time in SA Airforce. Brown bds. 228pp illustrated b/w photos. maps on eps. 8vo indexed. Boards covered protective film. date inscrip. ffep. tippexed-out inscrip title.p. Clean sound, with G clean ch.d/w in Brodart.Cape Town 1975 rpt. £6.00 #10588 Haigh, Scott.(Ed). THE BEST OF LAWRENCE GREEN. Chapters chosen from the prolific works of Lawrence G. Green. Brown cb. 274pp. No inscrip. shelfwear, bds fad at top, o/w G+. No d/w.Howard Timmins. Cape Town 1973. £6.00 #10562 Leach, Graham. THE AFRIKANERS. Their Last Great Trek. Author reasons that the final trek is in the search for settlement with the blacks. xiv + 464pp. illustrated b/w photos. p/b. No inscrip. G+ very clean.Mandarin. London 1990. £6.00 #10473 McCarthy, Jeffery J. & Smit, Daniel P. SOUTH AFRICAN CITY: THEORY IN ANALYSIS AND PLANNING. South African Geography And Environmental Studies Series. Aimed for introductory level geography courses for university students. Printed wraps. x + 200pp. No inscrip. wraps a little rubbed else VG.Juta. Cape Town 1984. £10.00 #10644 Newton, Arthur Percival (ed). SELECT DOCUMENTS RELATING TO THE UNIFICATION OF SOUTH AFRICA. In Two Volumes. "...the first collection of documents relative to the various abortive attempts since the middle of the 19th century to bring about a federation of the South African colonies." University of London Historical Series No. III. Red cb. Vol 1 - xxviii + 281pp. Vol II - viii + 291pp. Ownership inscrip ffep. Eps sl browned, edges fox. neat ink annots and some u/l. Bds v clean, overall G+ in worn, repd d/ws.Longmans, Green & Co. London 1924. £25.00 #10475 Winter, Kevin., Oelofse, Catherine., Bottaro, Jean. OXFORD SENIOR ATLAS FOR SOUTHERN AFRICA. (Comps). This atlas features a range of political, physical, and thematic maps, data on economic and social development. Primarily aimed at Southern Africa students this is an excellent general reference to the area. (Used for 1st year Geography at Rhodes University). Printed wraps. 96pp 4to. VG-F.OUP. Cape Town 2001. £8.00 Back to Index #10641 Deacon, Janette & Dowson, Thomas A. VOICES FROM THE PAST. /Xam Bushmen and the Bleek and Lloyd Collection. The Khoisan Heritage Series. "...a glimpse into the life-styles, language and beliefs of some of the survivors of a population that at one time inhabited the whole of Southern Africa." Printed wraps. 300pp. illustrated b/w photos, dwgs. No inscrip. VG+.Wits UP. Jhb. 1996. £12.00 #10585 Doke, Clement M. TREKKING IN SOUTH-CENTRAL AFRICA 1913-1919. Author, a missionary, gives a fascinating account of the life of the tribes (Zambia/N. Rhodesia). 189pp. Illus. b/w photos. map, dwgs. p/b. Wraps fox G. inscrip ffep. o/w cont G+.South African Baptist Historical Society. 1975. £10.00 #10467 Krige, Eileen Jensen. THE SOCIAL SYSTEM OF THE ZULUS. Various appendices, bibliography. The only account of the life and customs of the Zulus before the impact of western civilisation was felt. Scattered accounts in traveller's and missionary's journals were systematically collected to form the basis of this work. Green cb. xix + 420pp illustrated b/w photos, maps. indexed. Small ownership inscrip ffep hence Fine. never read, exceptionally clean and tight, in VG+ d/w (spine faded, some few small closed tears top edge only)Shuter & Shooter. Pietermaritzburg 1950 2nd ed.  £35.00 #10485 Myburgh, A.C. (Ed). ANTHROPOLOGY FOR SOUTHERN AFRICA. An introductory text with contributions by Pauw, van Niekerk, Vorster, van Rensburg, Seyfarth, de Villiers, & Hambrock. Printed bds. 185pp. Small ownership inscrip ffep, much pencil u/l. hence G+.Van Schaik for UNISA. Pretoria 1981 £10.00 #10489 Pauw, B.A. THE SECOND GENERATION. A Study Of The Family Among Urbanised Bantu In East London. The third volume of the trilogy "Xhosa In Town". ISER Rhodes University East London. Printed wraps. xvii + 241pp illustrated tables, maps. 8vo. indexed. Some pencil u/l o/w VG.OUP. Cape Town 1982 2nd edn. £10.00 Back to Index #10497 Crump, Alan. & Levinson, Olga. JOHN NDEVASIA MUAFANGEJO (1943 - 1987). Second Guest Artist Award 1988. Standard Bank National Arts Festival. 115pp. illustrated b/w linocuts etc. lg. 8vo p/b. No inscrip. wraps sl. creasing top front edge G+. Cont VG.Broederstroom Press. 1988. £20.00. #10541 Lewcock, Ronald. EARLY NINETEENTH CENTURY ARCHITECTURE IN SOUTH AFRICA. A Study Of The Interaction Of Two Cultures 1795-1837. Heavily illustrated, this is a detailed study of English & Dutch architecture as it evolved in South Africa. references and bibliography. Gilt on blue cb. 451pp. illustrated col.b/w photos & plates. 4to. indexed. Inscrip on ffep. bds patchily fad, eps sl fox, last few ff index mothed at edges. Overall a G+, clean and tight copy. D/w has a few closed tears, rubbed G.Balkema. Cape Town 1963. £80.00 Back to Index #10511 Eliovson, Sima. BULBS FOR THE GARDENER. In the Southern Hemisphere. 249pp. illustrated col photos. No inscrip. VG+ in G+ d/w.Howard Timmins. Cape Town 1967. £20.00 #10543 Gledhill, Eily. EASTERN CAPE VELD FLOWERS. An authoritative source for 544 species of 125 families, now long out of print. Indexes to botanical and common names, glossary of terms, etc. Illustrated by Author. White printed bds. 271pp. illustrated 4 cold.plates, 65 b/w plates. maps on eps. No inscrip. white bds handled and a few stains on rear o/w a G+ sound copy with very clean contents.CPA. Cape Town 1969. £20.00 #10625 Gledhill, Eily. VELDBLOMME VAN OOS-KAAPLAND. Printed bds. 276pp. illustrated col plates and b/w dwgs. Maps on eps. No inscrip. White bds and edges a bit fox o/w a G+ clean copy.Provincial Admin. Cape Town 1981, 2nd ed. £12.00 #10464 Godbold-Simpson, Jennifer. ANNUALS & PERENNIALS. Creating a South African flower garden. An attractive and interesting book covering all aspects such as flowerscaping, plant selection, planting, care, propagation, etc. Printed wraps. 64pp illustrated col.photos. 4to. No inscrip. Mint.Struik. Cape Town 1998. £9.00 #10620 Jeppe, Barbara. SOUTH AFRICA IS MY GARDEN. Over 150 indigenous species described and illustrated by 24 original watercolours and b/w dwgs. Yellow cb. pgs unnumbered, illustrated col & b/w. 4to. No inscrip. F in F d/w.Delta. Craighall 1984. £15.00 #10463 Pienaar, Christo. DOWN TO EARTH EVERYDAY GARDENING. A South African guide to basic gardening practices. Well illustrated to show suitable trees, shrubs, & flowers for gardens. Printed wraps. 61pp 4to. Owners inscrip ffep o/w VG-F.Struik. Cape Town 1992. £6.00 #10512 Roberts, Margaret. MARGARET ROBERTS' BOOK OF HERBS. The Medicinal and Culinary Uses of Herbs in South Africa. 159pp. illustrated col dwgs by Joan van Gogh. No inscrip. A fine copy in VG+ d/w.Jonathan Ball. Cape Town 1986. 5th imp. £30.00 #10609 Seagrief, Dr. S.C. THE SEAWEEDS OF THE TSITSIKAMA COASTAL NATIONAL PARK. Bilingual text. Wraps. 146pp. Illus. cold.plates by author, map. No inscrip. covers sl rubbed o/w a crisp VG+ copy.National Parks Board. 1967 £6.00 #10587 Van Wyk, Ben-Erik., van Oudtshoorn, Bosch., & Gericke, Nigel. MEDICINAL PLANTS OF SOUTH AFRICA. A photographic guide to the most commonly used and best known South African plant medicines, including their botany, main traditional uses and active ingredients. Printed bds. 304pp. illustrated col photos, distribution maps. 4to. Ffep heavily inscribed o/w a VG+ bright copy.Briza. Pretoria 2002 rpt. £15.00 Back to Index #10611 Cartwright A.P. THE FIRST SOUTH AFRICAN. The Life And Times Of Sir Percy Fitzpatrick. 256pp. Illus. b/w photos. sm.4to. No inscrip. exposed to damp with resultant discoloured patch on rear bd, nevertheless this is an attractive, tight copy. D/w complete, G, clean but foxed and damp marked inside.Purnell. Cape Town 1972, 2nd imp. £10.00 #10555 De Klerk, Willem. FW DE KLERK. The Man in His Time. Biography written by the State President's older brother, a seasoned political commentator, academic and former newspaper editor. Blue cb. 185pp. illustrated col & b/w photos. No inscrip, sl shelfwear o/w VG in sp fad G/VG d/w.Jonathan Ball. Jhb 1991. £10.00 #10505 Faber, Paul (comp). GROUP PORTRAIT SOUTH AFRICA. Nine Family Histories. Tracing the life journeys of nine families from different cultural backgrounds, over more than a century. Printed bds. 240pp. illustrated col & b/w photos etc. folio. A fine copy.Kwela Books. Cape Town 2003. £25.00 #10443 Kaplan, Jonathan. THE DRESSING STATION. A Surgeon's Odyssey. Author was born in South Africa and qualified as a doctor in Cape Town. He has since been a hospital surgeon, a flying doctor, a ship's medical officer, and a battlefield surgeon. Working in places as diverse as Burma. Kurdistan, America, Mozambique, England, and Eritrea, he presents a vivid account of the varied faces of medicine that he has encountered. 407pp p/b. No inscrip. edges browned. VG-F.Picador. London 2002. £12.00 #10466 Kasrils, Ronnie. ARMED AND DANGEROUS. From Undercover Struggle To Freedom. Revised and updated. Mayibuye History and Literature Series No.88. Originally published in 1993, Kasrils has added eight new chapters and photographs to cover the years from 1994 to the present time where he serves as Deputy Minister of Defence. viii + 456pp p/b illustrated b/w photos. indexed. No inscrip. Mint.Mayibuye / Jonathan Ball. Johannesburg 1998. £11.00 #10621 Lombard, R.T.J. HANDBOOK FOR GENEALOGICAL RESEARCH IN SOUTH AFRICA. Institute for Historical Research. Genealogy Publication No. 6. Brown cb. 147pp. illustrated b/w photos, fold outs. Bibliography. Ex libris with stamps ffeps and number on spine. A G+ copy in an affixed transparent dustcover.HRSC. Pretoria 1977. £16.00 #10490 Meredith, Martin. NELSON MANDELA. A Biography. Extensive bibliography. viii + 596pp p/b illustrated map, photos. indexed. VG+.Penguin 1997. £10.00 #10610 Storrar, Patricia. & Komnick, G?nther. A COLOSSUS OF ROADS. Thomas Bain. Bain (son of Andrew Geddes Bain) constructed 23 major mountain roads, many of them still used and over a century old. This biography of Bain pays particular attention to his achievements as a road builder. Well illustrated contemporary and recent photographs. 108pp. Illus. b/w.col.photos. dwgs. maps. oblong 4to. Ownership inscrip ffep. sl shelfwear o/w VG in G bright d/w.Cape Town 1984. £20.00 #10578 Wilson, A.N. MACKENZIE SAGA. The Story of the Mackenzie family of Fochabers, Scotland, and of their contribution to the Development of Southern Africa through the professional practice of chartered accountancy as also through the handling, management and investment of money in mining, industry, banking and commerce. 1700 - 1975. Written by the distinguished historian. Green leather bds, gilt titles on spine. 228pp. illustrated col frontis, tinted portraits of key figures, b/w dwgs. 4to. No inscrip. few minimal white spatters (tippex?) on bds, rubbed area from an erasure on ffep. o/w bds VG, cont VG+. No slipcase.R.L.Esson. Jhb 1977. £150.00 Back to Index #10412 Coetzee, Renata. THE SOUTH AFRICAN CULINARY TRADITION. The Origin Of South Africa's Culinary Art During The 17th And 18th Centuries, And 167 Authentic Recipes Of This Period. A look at the life of that time with particular reference to food and related social affairs. 128pp illustrated col.b/w. 4to. No inscrip. VG+ in G-VG d/w (spine sl.fad., edges a little rubbed, no tears)Struik. Cape Town 1979 2nd imp. £25.00 #10415 Rosen, Myrna. COOKING WITH MYRNA ROSEN. Family recipes from 3 generations, plus international cuisine, from a South African Jewish housewife. Printed bds. 192pp illustrated col.photos. 4to. indexed. No inscrip. Near Fine in d/w.Timmins. Cape Town 1981. £30.00 Back to Index #10552 Bennett, Benjamin. THE AMAZING CASE OF THE BARON VON SCHAUROTH. Author examines the case of the Baron, who was murdered near Cape Town in 1961. Schauroth was involved in IDB deals but the case has many mysterious features. Red/cream cb. 217pp. illustrated b/w photos. No inscrip. feps and edges foxed o/w near VG in ch, frayed G d/w.Howard Timmins. Cape Town 1966. £20.00 #10645 Bennett, Benjamin. THE COHEN CASE. In April 1970 Susan Cohen was brutally murdered by her husband but he was spared the gallows due to the judge's finding of extenuating circumstances. But were they proved..? 206pp. Illus. b/w photos. Ownership inscrip ffep, edges sl fox o/w VG in G d/w.Cape Town 1971 1st edn. £20.00 #10539 Bennett, Benjamin. TOO LATE FOR TEARS. The stories behind twelve great South African murder mysteries. 234pp.inc addendum comprising "Mrs Lee's Love Letters." Illus. b/w photos. Blue cb. Small ownership stamp ffep. eps browned o/w clean G+. D/w has small areas of loss, G.Howard Timmins, Cape Town for H&S. 1951 11th ed. £12.00 Back to Index #10450 Narsh, Zoe. and Kingsnorth, G.W. A HISTORY OF EAST AFRICA. An Introductory Survey. Written for a school certificate syllabus it also aimed at a general readership. Printed wraps. 218pp 12mo. No inscrip. G clean.CUP. 1972. £5.00 #10457 Nellie. LETTERS FROM AFRICA. Elspeth Huxley has edited her mother's letters from 1933 to 1977 and presents extracts from them here. Many of these years were in Kenya but from 1965, two years after Kenya's independance, she went to live in the Spanish Algarve. Mainly the minutae of a woman's life on a remote African farm. Printed wraps. x + 326pp 8vo indexed. No inscrip. edges spotted else VG.Weidenfeld & Nicolson. London 1984 rpt. £15.00 #10626 The East Africa Women's League. THEY MADE IT THEIR HOME. The story of early settlement in Kenya illustrated by the Kenya Embroidery Panels. These embroideries were initiated by the EA Women's League in 1957. Each district depicted has its own story. Intro by Elspeth Huxley. Ochre cb. pages unnumbered. illustrated 50 col plates. maps on eps. 4to. No inscrip, a nearly F copy. D/w complete, clean and bright with a few closed tears.Nairobi 1962. £20.00 Back to Index #10437 Achebe, Chinua. A MAN OF THE PEOPLE. A satire of career politicians. Printed wraps. 149pp. Red ink inscrip ffep, another (blue) title.p hence v.clean G-VG.Baobab. Harare 1955. £4.00 #10569 Anderson, P.R. LITANY BIRD. Poems. Fold in wraps, 31pp. No inscrip. wraps VG+, contents F.Carapace Poets. Plumstead 2000. £10.00 #10548 Bezuidenhout, Ben. THIS BLEEDING PIECE OF EARTH. Fiction. iii + 107pp. p/b. Near F.Self. Grahamstown 2003. £10.00 #10573 Bosman, Herman Charles. A CASK OF JEREPIGO. Sketches and Essays. The Anniversary Edition. Edited by Stephen Gray. 208pp. Lg p/b. F.Human & Rousseau. Cape Town 2002. £6.00 #10596 Bosman, Herman Charles. THE COLLECTED WORKS OF HERMAN CHARLES BOSMAN. 2 Volumes containing.."all the stories, essays, chronicles, sketches, poems and novels that have made him South Africa's best loved writer.." Foreword by Lionel Abrahams. Vol 1- 723pp. Vol 2- 594pp. No inscrips. VG+. d/ws sp fad o/w VG in G+ bright slipcase.Jonathan Ball in assoc with Human & Rousseau. Jhb 1981. £80.00 #10603 Bosman, Herman Charles. UNCOLLECTED ESSAYS. The essays have been reproduced as they appeared in their original form in the newspaper or periodical for which they were written. Printed bds. vi + 103pp. No inscrip. bds show removal of sello but still attractive and essentially VG. d/w ch and internally shows removal of sello o/w G+ bright.Howard Timmins. Cape Town 1981. £8.00 #10563 Bregin, Elana. THE SLAYER OF SHADOWS. Novel for teenagers. The story of a young township girl and her struggle to extricate herself from the ugliness around her, and her enduring love for the Shadow-slayer, her childhood protector. 152pp. p/b. No inscrip. small stain top front wrap o/w G/VG.Gecko Books, Durban 1996. £8.00 #10471 Brink, Andre. A CHAIN OF VOICES. Author's famous novel about slavery. 499pp p/b. No inscrip. VG-F.Vintage. London 2000. £6.00 #10523 Brown, Susan., Hofmeyr, Isabel,. & Rosenberg, Susan (eds). LIP From Southern African Women. An anthology of new creative work by women. vii + 232pp. illustrated b/w photos & dwgs. Lg. p/b. No inscrip. Edges v. sl. browned o/w near VG.Ravan Press. Jhb 1983. £12.00 #10576 Busby, Margaret (ed). DAUGHTERS OF AFRICA. An International Anthology of Words and Writings by Women of African Descent from the Ancient Egyptian to the Present. Red/black cb. li + 1089pp. Front bottom corner of bd worn, pastedowns damaged by removal of sello, some ink marks on contents pages but overall a G clean copy in G bright d/w.Jonathan Cape. London 1992. £11.00 #10602 Cannam, Peggy. COME HOME SABRE. Children's story about a brave Alsatian dog, lost in the Zambian bush after a car accident... Printed bds. 97pp. No inscrip. shelfwear o/w near VG.Daan Retief. Pretoria 1986. £8.00 #10561 Carney, Daniel. UNDER A RAGING SKY. A contemporary saga of Africa - set in Rhodesia. 254pp. No inscrip. shelfwear o/w VG in VG d/w.Graham Pub. Durban 1981. 1st thus. £10.00 #10590 Chipasula, Frank. A DECADE IN POETRY. Most of the material first appeared in New Writing from Zambia. Printed wraps. ix + 147pp. No inscrip.rubbed on rear o/w G+, clean.Kenneth Kaunda Foundation. Lusaka 1991. £6.00 #10564 Cloete, Stuart. WEST WITH THE SUN. Journal of a voyage round the world, undertaken by author and wife, on a Norwegian freighter. Red cb. 317pp. illustrated b/w dwgs. Ownership inscrip ffep. Eps and top edge fox o/w G+. D/w complete, fad to spine and rear browned o/w G clean.Collins. London 1962. £10.00 #10581 Cloete, T.T. (ed). LITERERE TERME EN TEORIEE. Printed bds. xv + 598pp. 4to. No inscrip. top front of bd bumped. front edge lightly stained, some underlinings and highlighting in a few pages of text. G+ sound.Haum. Pretoria 1992. £25.00 #10468 Coetzee, J.M. LIFE AND TIMES OF MICHAEL K. Author's 4th novel. Black cb. 249pp 8vo. VG-F in pc.d/w.Secker & Warburg. London 1983 rpt. £10.00 #10571 Dowling, Finuala. I FLYING. Poems full of self deprecating humour. Fold in wraps, 48pp. lg p/b. F.Carapace Poets. Plumstead 2002. £6.00 #10604 Dymond, Ann. WAY OUT. Children's book. Boy from England goes to visit his cousins in Africa, where they are taken hostage by crocodile poachers. Printed bds. 89pp. illustrated b/w dwgs. No inscrip. sl shelfwear but attractive VG.Daan Retief. Pretoria 1988. £10.00 #10567 Eagle, Sheila. SPACES. A collection of author's poetry spanning 40 years and reflecting her long interest in poetry and metaphysics. 64pp. illustrated from paintings by Jack Lugg. Lg 8vo p/b. F.Self. Knysna 2001. £10.00 #10583 Ellis, Chris. THE SOFT EDGES OF FAMILY PRACTICE. Articles taken from a regular monthly column written for SA Family Practice and also including some taken from the SA and British Medical Journals. Humorous incidents and contentious issues arising from the everyday practice of medicine. 172pp. Lg 8vo. Shelfwear, compliments sticker on ffep o/w G+ in G+ bright d/w.Premier Books. Sloane Park 1991. £10.00 #10436 Ferguson, Gus. CARPE DIEM. Poems & Drawings. Humorous. Printed wraps. 48pp 8vo. No inscrip. fore-edge & inside f.wrap beverage splashed o/w clean.Carrefour. Cape Town 1992. £3.00 #10624 Fischer, A., Weiss, E., Mdala, E., & Tshabe, S. ENGLISH - XHOSA DICTIONARY. Printed bds. 738pp. lg 8vo. No inscrip. F.OUP. Cape Town 2003, 11th imp. £18.00 #10617 Ford, E.B. FAIRIES AND OTHER FANTASIES. Poems. Foreword by R.F. Currey. Wraps, viii + 64pp. No inscrip. Wraps mothed at edges and joints but cont VG.Morija Printing Works, Basutoland 1945. £12.00 #10592 Geldenhuys, J.D.U. PELLUCID PARADIGM. A collection of fourteenliners. Printed wraps. 54pp. No inscrip. VG.Gnomic Press. Cape Town 1993. £8.00 #10607 Gray, Stephen. WAR CHILD. A novel. Set in a southern Cape fishing village during the Second World War. 249pp. Tall 8vo p/b. No inscrip. joints sl rubbed. VG.Justified Press. Rivonia 1991. £6.00 #10442 Head, Bessie. MARU. An orphaned Masarawa girl goes to teach in a remote Botswana village where her own people are kept as slaves and not regarded as human, thus she is condemned to the lonely life of an outcast. SA author herself lived in exile in Botswana. African Writers Series. Printed wraps. 123pp. No inscrip. Fine.Heinemann. Oxford 1995 rpt. £5.00 #10575 Heyns, Michiel. THE RELUCTANT PASSENGER. A .."hugely entertaining and intelligent comic novel set in contemporary Cape Town". 435pp. lg p/b. No inscrip. VG+.Jonathan Ball. Jeppestown 2003. £11.00 #10439 Johnson, John Williams., Hale, Thomas A., & Belcher, Stephen. (Eds). ORAL EPICS FROM AFRICA. Vibrant Voices From A Vast Continent. Epics from West, North, & Central Africa. Bibliography. White buckram. xxii + 331pp. 8vo indexed. No inscrip. Barcode tag title.p & Library of Congress 1997 Copyright Office stamp verso, bds. lightly soiled else Fine, no d/w.Indiana University Press. (1997). £15.00 #10577 Joubert, Elsa. DIE REISE VAN ISOBELLE. Novel. Black cb. 616pp. No inscrip. bottom of front bd bumped o/w VG in VG d/w.Tafelberg. Cape Town 1995. £10.00 #10440 Lewis, Ethelreda. WILD DEER. Introduction by T.J. Couzens. Originally published 1933 under the pseudonym of R. Hernekin Baptist. One of the lost novels of South African literature this tells the story of a black American singer (based upon Paul Robeson) who visits South Africa and discovers his soul. The author attemps to replace the moral destructiveness of the city with the values of the countryside. Printed wraps. 347pp 8vo. No inscrip. Fine.David Philip. Cape Town 1984 £8.00 #10486 Lombard, Chris. VANUIT 'N DORPSHUIS. Printed wraps. 135pp 8vo. No inscrip. VG-F.Human & Rousseau. Cape Town 1996. £12.00 #10640 Macphail, E.M. & Esterhuysen, Peter (comp.) SOME ROSES, A HAMBURGER, THE AK47 AND A PUDDLE. New South African Writing. A second anthology of stories in the Hippogriff New Writers series. Printed wraps. 169pp. No inscrip. covers sl rubbed. G+.Hippogriff Press. Jhb 1993. £5.00 #10572 Makaringe, Sy. PIECES OF A DREAM. A collection of author's humorous articles published in "Whispers", his weekly column in Sowetan. xi + 152pp. illustrated b/w dwgs by Len Sak. No inscrip. F.Penguin. Sandton 1996. £7.00 #10622 Masson, Madeleine. THE SLAVE BELL. And Other Stories. Red cb. 109pp. b/w illustrated No inscrip. G+, clean. No d/w.Unie-Volkspers. Cape Town nd. £10.00 #10570 McClenaghan, Kim. REVISITINGS. A first collection of poems. UCT Younger Poets Series No. 2. 45pp. lg p/b. F.Snailpress. Plumstead 2002. £6.00 #10601 Mitchison, Naomi. IMAGES OF AFRICA. Twelve stories from the heart of Africa, some borrowed from the Kgatleng or from friends of the Bushmen, some of actual happenings, from Botswana, Zambia and further afield. Printed wraps. iv + 139pp. b/w illustrated 8vo. No inscrip. Near VG.Lowry. Johannesburg 1986 1st edn thus. £5.00 #10614 Pienaar, Vincent. JO'BURG, DIE BLUES EN 'N SWART FORD THUNDERBIRD. Novel set in the shadow of Brixton Tower in the late 1960s. 192pp. lg p/b. VG+.Kwela Boeke. Cape Town 2003. £8.00 #10438 Plomer, William. TURBOTT WOLFE. With Background Pieces by Roy Campbell (The Significance of Turbott Wolfe), William Plomer (Three Letters), Laurens Van Der Post (The Turbott Wolfe Affair), Nadine Gordimer (A Wilder Fowl), Michael Herbert (Turbott Wolfe and the Critics), Peter Wilhelm (Mask and Reality in Turbott Wolfe), David Brown (Africa through English Eyes: The 1920s and Turbott Wolfe) And Stephen Gray (Turbott Wolfe in Context). Edited by Stephen Gray. Printed wraps. 203pp. No inscrip. some pencil u/l but o/w VG-F.Donker. 2001 rpt. £15.00 #10606 Richards, Jo-Anne. THE INNOCENCE OF ROAST CHICKEN. Post-apartheid novel set in the Eastern Cape. 248pp p/b. 8vo. Sm.ownership inscrip fep. edges and eps a bit fox. wraps sl mottled. G+..Headline. London 1996. £5.00 #10441 Sargeant, Roy. THE PRINCIPAL. Alan Paton's Years At Diepkloof Reformatory. Based upon original works by Alan Paton, this is the book of the SABC 3 series. 245pp p/b. No inscrip. Fine.Penguin. Sandton 1997. £12.00 #10462 Schreiner, Olive. TROOPER PETER HALKET OF MASHONALAND. Introduction by Sally-Ann Murray. An allegorical attack on Rhodes and his British South Africa Company. This edition is unique in that the frontis reproduces the infamous photograph taken in Matabeleland showing three rebels suspended from the hanging tree. This appeared only in the 1897 first edition and was omitted from later editions. Printed wraps. 123pp sm.8vo. Ownership inscrip. f.pastedown & bookseller's stamp, VG.Donker. Cape Town 1992. £5.00 #10448 Schreiner, Olive. TROOPER PETER HALKET OF MASHONALAND. Introduction by Marion Friedman. An allegorical attack on Rhodes and his British South Africa Company. This edition is unique in that the frontis reproduces the infamous photograph taken in Matabeleland showing three rebels suspended from the hanging tree. This appeared only in the 1897 first edition and was omitted from later editions. Red cb. 124pp sm.8vo. No inscrip. a fine copy in d/w (slight browning beneath lamination top rear area).Donker. Cape Town 1974 1st edn. thus. £15.00 #10560 Sharp, Chrystal. DOG IN MY FOOTSTEPS. More Stories of a Vet's Wife. More funny and heartwarming tales centred round the Eastern Cape veterinary practice. x + 249pp. illustrated b/w dwgs. Near VG.Penguin. Jhb 2002. £6.00 #10559 Sharp, Chrystal. IF THE CAT FITS.. Stories of a Vet's Wife. Author lives in the Eastern Cape where her husband has a veterinary practice. Delightful book "peopled" with a large variety of creatures who pass through, or often, stay in their lives. Dogs , cats, peacocks and penguins... x + 260pp. illustrated b/w dwgs. p/b. Near VG.Penguin. Jhb 2002. £6.00 #10605 Smith, Topsy. NICKY'S ADVENTURE. Children's story. Boy discovers runaway circus elephant and manages to coax it into an unused shed on Oom Gert's plot. Printed bds. 123pp. illustrated b/w dwgs. No inscrip. shelfwear esp top and bottom of sp. Near VG.Daan Retief. Pretoria 1988. £6.00 #10591 Strauss, Peter. THE OWL AND THE MOON. Poems. Printed fold-in wraps. 30pp. No inscrip. fold-in edges rubbed o/w VG+.Carapace Poets.Plumstead 1999. £10.00 #10566 Thamm, Marianne. MENTAL FLOSS. A collection of author's "unfair comment" column from Fairlady magazine. 114pp. Lg p/b. VG+.Spearhead. Claremont 2002. £7.00 #10568 Thesen, H.P. TWENTY POEMS. (A South African Saga). 31pp. lg p/b. No inscrip. F.Seafordhill. Knysna 2003. £10.00 #10508 Tracey, Hugh. THE LION ON THE PATH. And Other African Stories. Told by Hugh Tracey, with illustrations by Eric Byrd and music transcribed by Andrew Tracey. Printed bds. xiv + 127pp. illustrated b/w dwgs. No inscrip. Sl scuffed bottom of spine, rear ff. wrinkled due to binding fault o/w VG, bright.Routledge & Kegan Paul. London 1967. 1st ed. £30.00 #10595 Tracey, Hugh. THE LION ON THE PATH. And Other African Stories. Told by Hugh Tracey, with illustrations by Eric Byrd and music transcribed by Andrew Tracey. Printed bds. xiv + 127pp. illustrated b/w dwgs. No inscrip. Edges sl fox o/w VG, bright.Andrew Tracey. Grahamstown 1986 £15.00 #10598 Turkington, Kate. THERE'S MORE TO LIFE THAN SURFACE. Author, a confessed cynic and non believer, shares the the experiences of her spiritual journey that lead to acknowledging " the interconnectedness of all things." x + 277pp. map. p/b. No inscrip. VG+. Penguin. Parktown 1998. £5.00 #10404 Tyson, Harvey. HAVE WINGS WILL FLY. A Celebration Of Life And Landscapes. Author writes about a cross-section of people whose lives are touched by birds across Southern Africa, from pirates to the San, from the Antarctic to the Kalahari. 264pp p/b 8vo. No inscrip. Fine.Editors Inc. Craighall 1998. £10.00 #5775 Urry, Pat, THE HISTORY OF THE HEDGEHOG (TILL NOW). Student Life In Pictures (Rhodes University). Cartoons by Pat Urry. Oblong large 8vo. stapled wraps. G+.SASPU 1980. £10.00 #10574 Uys, Pieter-Dirk. ELECTIONS & ERECTIONS. A Memoir of Fear and Fun. vii + 228pp. illustrated col and b/w photos. Cartoons by Zapiro. No inscrip. VG, bright.Zebra Press. Cape Town 2002. £12.00 #10469 Venter, Malcolm. (Comp). THE SPIRIT OF PLACE. An Anthology Of Travel Writings. An international selection with 27 representative entries from Africa including Thomas Pringle, Herman Charles Bosman, Richard Rive, Lawrence Green, William Plomer, Stuart Cloete, and more well-known names. Printed wraps, 224pp. No inscrip. VG+.OUP. Cape Town 1992 1st. £10.00 #10488 Wilhelm, Peter. THE BAYONET FIELD. Selected Stories. The stories in this collection were selected from three previous collections (LM & Other Stories, At The End Of A War, Some Place In Africa) and arranged thematically, and may have been slightly edited. Three new works are added. Printed wraps. 254pp. No inscrip. Fine.Donker. Johannesburg nd (2000). £10.00 #10460 Wylie, Dan. THE ROAD OUT. A collection of poems. Author teaches English at Rhodes University. Printed wraps. 46pp. No inscrip. small stain top cnr.r.wrap o/w Fine.Snailpress. Plumstead. 1996. £6.00 Back to Index #10470 Monica Fairall. CHALLENGE CANCER THE HOLISTIC WAY. A South African Health Guide. Author is well-known local broadcaster and writer on health matters. Offers a toolbox of natural therapies, strategies, technologies, and remedies from which to select a holistic programme for personal empowerment, to boost the immune system, and help reduce treatment side-effects. Printed wraps. 159pp indexed. Owners inscrip inside f.wrap else VG+.Struik. Cape Town 1999. £8.00 #10619 Strachan, Arthur W. MAULED BY A TIGER. Encounters in the Indian Jungles. Red cb. xi + 279pp. illustrated 8 attractive col plates taken from miniatures painted on ivory by the author, and b/w photos. Ownership inscrip front pastedown. sp fad and grubby at base o/w a G+ copy. No d/w.The Moray Press, Edinburgh 1933. £80.00 #10496 Whittaker, J.L., Gash, N.G., Hookey, J.F., & Lacey, R.J. DOCUMENTS AND READINGS IN NEW GUINEA HISTORY. Prehistory To 1889. Collection of over 300 documents focussing on four main areas; indigenous history, the European intrusion, effect of European exploration and settlement, and the political division of Eastern New Guinea. Ownership inscrip. ffep. VG+ in bright rubbed d/w.Jacaranda Press. Milton Qld. 1975. £40.00 Back to Index #10407 Kemp. Alan & Meg. SASOL. BIRDS OF PREY OF AFRICA AND ITS ISLANDS. Illustrated by Peter Hayman. More than 100 species of diurnal raptors and 40-plus species of owl are recorded on the continent and its adjacent islands including Madagascar, the Comores, the Mascarenes, and the Seychelles. Illustrated cold.dwgs and col.photos. Bibliography. 347pp p/b 8vo. indexed. Mint.New Holland. 1998. £18.00 #10513 Lockwood, Geoff. GARDEN BIRDS OF SOUTHERN AFRICA. A simple reference work to 104 of the bird species that regularly visit gardens in Southern Africa. ix + 180pp. illustrated col plates and b/w dwgs by author, distribution maps. 4to. Inscrip ffep o/w VG/F in VG+ d/w.Sable. Jhb 1982 rpt. £12.00 #10400 Maclean, Gordon Lindsay. ROBERTS BIRDS OF SOUTHERN AFRICA. The current edition of the standard work on birds of Southern Africa. Illustrated by Kenneth Newman & Geoff Lockwood. Silver on blue skivertex. lxxx + 870pp. illustrated cold.plates, b/w dwgs. maps. 8vo. indexed. MintVoelcker. Cape Town 1993 6th edn. £30.00 #10399 Maclean, Gordon Lindsay. ROBERTS BIRDS OF SOUTHERN AFRICA. The current edition of the standard work on birds of Southern Africa. Illustrated by Kenneth Newman & Geoff Lockwood. Silver on blue skivertex. lxxx + 870pp. illustrated cold.plates, b/w dwgs. maps. 8vo. indexed. Mint.Voelcker. Cape Town 1993 6th edn. £30.00 #10401 Maclean, Gordon Lindsay. ROBERTS BIRDS OF SOUTHERN AFRICA. Standard work on birds of Southern Africa. Illustrated by Kenneth Newman & Geoff Lockwood. Gilt on red skivertex. lii + 848pp. illustrated cold.plates, b/w dwgs. maps. 8vo. indexed. Mint.Voelcker. Cape Town 1985 5th edn. 2nd imp. £80.00 #10402 Newman, Kenneth. BIRDS OF SOUTHERN AFRICA. 1990 Update. Field guide to all the birds recorded from the Antarctic to the Zambezi. Over 2000 cold.illustrated on over 200 cold.plates. Distribution maps. 472pp illustrated sm.8vo indexed. No inscrip. Fine.Southern. Johannesburg 1989. 2nd edn. £10.00 #10403 Newman, Kenneth. BIRDS OF SOUTHERN AFRICA. Expanded Edition. Field guide to all the birds recorded from the Antarctic to the Zambezi. Over 2000 cold.illustrated on over 200 cold.plates. Distribution maps. 510pp illustrated sm.8vo indexed. No inscrip. Fine.Southern. Johannesburg 1992. 4th edn. £12.00 #10408 Newman, Kenneth. SAPPI. NEWMAN'S BIRDS OF SOUTHERN AFRICA. The Green Edition. Field guide to all the birds recorded from the Antarctic to the Zambezi. Over 2000 cold.illustrated on over 200 cold.plates. Distribution maps. 510pp illustrated sm.8vo indexed. No inscrip. Fine.Southern. Halfway House 1996. 5th edn. £18.00 #10413 Newman, Kenneth. KENNETH NEWMAN'S GARDEN BIRDS OF SOUTH AFRICA. A Householder's Guide To The Common Birds Of The Urban Areas. Illustrated By The Author. A later reprint of this well-known book. Many will remember this, and its companion volume "Roadside Birds" as the first book on local birds that they purchased. The 36 large illustrations made this a favourite. 112pp. illustrated cold.dwgs. sm.4to. No inscrip. sl.fad on spine else Fine.Macmillan. Johannesburg 1982 revd. edn. £8.00 #10411 Newman, Kenneth. NEWMAN'S BIRDS OF BOTSWANA. Field guide covers more than 550 species illustrated in colour with distribution maps. 344pp 8vo indexed. Fine in VG-F d/w (just a little brown on the spine).Southern. np. 1989. £10.00 #10535 Newman, Kenneth. NEWMAN'S GARDEN BIRDS. A Householder's Guide to the Common Birds of the Urban Areas of South Africa. Printed bds. 127pp. illustrated col photos & dwgs by author, distrib maps. 4to. VG+.Southern. Halfway House 1992. £10.00 #10418 Newman, Kenneth. ROADSIDE BIRDS OF SOUTH AFRICA. A Traveller's Guide To The Birds Of The Highways. Illustrated By The Author. A companion volume to Author's 'Garden Birds Of South Africa'. Green cb. 104pp. illustrated cold.dwgs. sm.4to. No inscrip. VG+ in d/w.Purnell. Cape Town 1975 3rd imp. £11.00 #10417 Sinclair, Ian. & Davidson, Ian. SASOL. SOUTHERN AFRICAN BIRDS. A Photographic Guide. Each bird well illustrated with brief description, notes, and distibution map. Index of common & scientific names. Best photographs available selected. 304pp h/b. lg.4to. Mint in d/w.Struik. Cape Town 1995. £20.00 #10396 Sinclair, Ian, Hockey, Phil, and Tarboton, Warwick. SASOL. BIRDS OF SOUTHERN AFRICA. Illustrated by Peter Hayman & Norman Arlott. A comprehensive illustrated field guide with more than 4000 images within 200 cold.plates. All of the more than 900 species accepted by the Southern African Ornithological Society are illustrated here with many subspecies, age and sex plumage variations. In most instances birds are also shown in flight. Distribution maps. Bibliography. 426 pp p/b. 8vo. indexed. No inscrip. small stain inside f.wrap else VG+.Struik. Cape Town 1993. £10.00 #10398 Sinclair, Ian, Hockey, Phil, and Tarboton, Warwick. SASOL. THE LARGER ILLUSTRATED GUIDE TO BIRDS OF SOUTHERN AFRICA. The Region's Most Comprehensively Illustrated Guide. Illustrated by Peter Hayman & Norman Arlott. A comprehensive illustrated field guide with more than 4000 images within 200 cold.plates. All of the more than 900 species accepted by the Southern African Ornithological Society are illustrated here with many subspecies, age and sex plumage variations. In most instances birds are also shown in flight. This larger format edition features larger illustrations and cold.distribution maps. Bibliography. 445 pp p/b. 8vo. indexed. No inscrip. Mint.Struik. Cape Town 1996. £20.00 #10397 Sinclair, Ian, Hockey, Phil, and Tarboton, Warwick. SASOL. BIRDS OF SOUTHERN AFRICA. The Region's Most Comprehensively Illustrated Guide. Illustrated by Peter Hayman & Norman Arlott. A comprehensive illustrated field guide with more than 4000 images within 200 cold.plates. All of the more than 900 species accepted by the Southern African Ornithological Society are illustrated here with many subspecies, age and sex plumage variations. In most instances birds are also shown in flight. Cold.distribution maps. Bibliography. 445 pp p/b. 8vo. indexed. No inscrip. Mint.Struik. Cape Town 1997 2nd edn. £15.00 #10395 Sinclair, Ian, Hockey, Phil, and Tarboton, Warwick. SASOL. BIRDS OF SOUTHERN AFRICA. Illustrated by Peter Hayman & Norman Arlott. A comprehensive illustrated field guide with more than 4000 images within 200 cold.plates. All of the more than 900 species accepted by the Southern African Ornithological Society are illustrated here with many subspecies, age and sex plumage variations. In most instances birds are also shown in flight. Distribution maps. Bibliography. 426 pp h/b. 8vo. indexed. No ownership inscrip. Mint.Struik. Cape Town 1993. £30.00 #10409 Van Perlo, Ben. BIRDS OF SOUTHERN AFRICA. Collins Illustrated Checklist. Field guide that covers 1250 Southern African species (including Angola, Zambia & Malawi) with key identification features, habitat, sound, distribution maps. 320pp p/b illustrated cold.dwgs. indexed. Mint.Harper Collins. London 1999. £20.00 #10410 Van Perlo, Ben. BIRDS OF SOUTHERN AFRICA. Collins Illustrated Checklist. Field guide that covers 1250 Southern African species (including Angola, Zambia & Malawi) with key identification features, habitat, sound, distribution maps. 320pp p/b illustrated cold.dwgs. indexed. Mint.Harper Collins. London 1999. £20.00 #10405 Van Wyk, Piet. FIELD GUIDE TO THE TREES OF THE KRUGER NATIONAL PARK. Full of information on all species. Over 800 col.photographs. 272pp 8vo indexed. No inscrip. Mint.Struik. Cape Town 1984 1st edn. £20.00 #10600 Weinberg, Samantha. A FISH CAUGHT IN TIME. The Search For The Coelacanth. A review of historical and current knowledge of this fish. Fascinating "...Indiana Jones let loose in a real-life Jurassic Park". Bibliography. xi + 241pp p/b. illustrated b/w photos. indexed. F.Fourth Estate. London 2000. £6.00 Back to Index #10454 Beckett, Denis. PERMANENT PEACE. South Africa's well known professional optimist of popular tv series "Beckett's Trek" fame takes a pre-democratic-government look at the problems and persuades that the future can hold good for all. Author was owner and editor of Frontline magazine at this time. Printed wraps. 153pp 8vo. No inscrip. G-VG.Saga Press. Braamfontein 1985. £6.00 #10639 Beinart, William. TWENTIETH- CENTURY SOUTH AFRICA. A radical history, weaving economic and cultural history into the political narrative and concluding with an analysis of black reactions to apartheid, the rise of the ANC and the chances of a stable political future. xvi + 293pp. p/b. Ownership inscrip ffep tippexed out o/w VG.OUP. Oxford 1994. £8.00 #10593 Benyon, John. (Ed). CONSTITUTIONAL CHANGE IN SOUTH AFRICA. Proceedings Of A Conference On "Constitutional Models And Constitutional Change In South Africa". Held in the University of Natal, Pietermaritzburg, 14-16 February 1978. Papers by various authors including Richard Luyt, Dennis Worrall, T.R.H. Davenport, Jill Nattrass, and others. Includes edited summary of discussion sessions and list of participants. Gilt on green cb. xxiv + 297pp. No inscrip. Damp damage has caused d/w to partially stick to bds, hence some (not heavy) white marks. Also ffeps damp crinkled and sl browned but text G, clean. Overall a very sound copy in a complete but damp spoiled d/w.UNP. Pietermaritzburg 1978. £20.00 #10584 Bless, Claire & Higson-Smith, Craig. FUNDAMENTALS OF SOCIAL RESEARCH METHODS. An African Perspective. Printed wraps, x + 165pp. 4to. Highlighting first few pages o/w VG+.Juta. Lansdowne 2000 3rd ed. £10.00 #10499 Boesak, Allan Aubrey. FAREWELL TO INNOCENCE. A Socio-Ethical Study On Black Theology and Power. Printed wraps. xii + 185pp. No inscrips VG, bright and clean.Orbis. NY 1981. 3rd printing. £8.00 #10538 Carter, Gwendolen M. & O'Meara, Patrick (eds). INTERNATIONAL POLITICS IN SOUTHERN AFRICA. Articles by contributing authors, inc topics such as the interests and activities of Communist countries,the Middle Eastern factor, international moral protest against apartheid policies etc. Wraps, xv + 270pp. maps. Heavily damp crinkled and water stained top and bottom of £10.00 #10550 Cobbett, William & Cohen, Robin (eds). POPULAR STRUGGLES IN SOUTH AFRICA. Articles from contributing authors who are close to the sites of encounter and resistance they are describing. xiv + 234pp. Lg p/b. A few pencil lines in margins o/w VG+.Regency House, Sheffield in assoc with James Currey. 1988. £10.00 #10529 Davis, Stephen M. APARTHEID'S REBELS. Inside South Africa's Hidden War. xvii + 238pp. map. Ownership inscrip ffep and rear pastedown, sl shelfwear bottom edge o/w VG in near VG d/w (sp sl fad). Donker. Craighall 1988. £10.00 #10528 De Kock, Eugene. A LONG NIGHT'S DAMAGE. Working for the Apartheid State. As told to Jeremy Gordin. 332pp. illustrated b/w photos. Lg. p/b. No inscrip. rubbed on rear o/w near VG.Contra Press. Saxonwold 1998. £20.00 #10534 Finnegan, William. DATELINE SOWETO. Travels with Black South African Reporters. 244pp. map. Bookplate ffep. bds sl fad o/w VG, no d/w.Harper & Row. New York 1988. £8.00 #10533 Frankel, Philip H. PRETORIA'S PRAETORIANS. Civil-Military Relations in South Africa. Blue cb. xxii + 215pp. Bookplate ffep o/w VG+ in VG d/w (sp very sl fad).CUP. 1984 £8.00 #10556 Geldenhuys, Deon. THE DIPLOMACY OF ISOLATION. South African Foreign Policy Making. In-depth analysis of the factors affecting the Republic's relations with the outside world. Red cb. iii + 295pp. Lg 8vo. Ownership inscrip ffep, sl shelfwear o/w VG in G, edge crinkled d/w.Macmillan, for the SA Instit of Int Affairs. Jhb 1984. £12.00 #10549 Ginsberg, Anthony. SOUTH AFRICA'S FUTURE. From Crisis to Prosperity. Author offers solutions to the fundamental problem of rising unemployment, crime, homelessness etc. x + 260pp. p/b. No inscrip, VG+.Pan Macmillan. London 1998. £10.00 #10530 Gross, Fanny A. WHO HANGS THE HANGMAN? A Modern Approach to Punishment. xv + 198pp. VG. D/w a few closed tears, scuffed G.Juta. Cape Town 1966 1st ed. £8.00 #10597 Gunther, John. INSIDE AFRICA. Author's greatest feat of reporting, covering the whole of Africa. Packed with history, colour and background information. Black cb. xi + 960pp. inc bibliography and statistical charts. Maps. Inscrip ffep. sl bump top front bd. o/w VG in complete G+ d/w ( sl browned on sp and rear.)Hamish Hamilton. London 1955. £10.00 #10613 Hart, Gillian P. AFRICAN ENTREPRENEURSHIP. Some Socio-Economic Aspects of African Entrepreneurship. With Particular Reference to the Transkei and Ciskei. Wraps. xvi + 237pp. Lg 8vo. VG+.Institute of Social and Economic Research. Rhodes University. Grahamstown 1972. £15.00 #10554 Hodder, B.W. AFRICA TODAY. A Short Introduction to African Affairs. A readable and authoritative book providing an intro to the understanding of events in Africa today, and the difficult and complex problems with which African governments are having to grapple. 166pp. p/b. Ownership inscrip ffep o/w VG.Methuen. London 1978. £5.00 #10456 Imam, Ayesha M., Mama, Amina., & Sow, Fatou. (Eds). ENGENDERING AFRICAN SOCIAL SCIENCES. Contributions from:
Ayesha M. Imam. (Engendering African Social Sciences: An Introductory Essay).
Fatou Sow. (The Social Sciences in Africa and Gender Analysis).
Amima Mama. (Shedding the Masks and Tearing the Veils: Cultural Studies for a Post-colonial Africa).
Tiyamkbe Zeleza. (Gender Biases in African Historiography).
Guy Mhone. (Gender Bias in Economics and the Search for a Gender-Sensitive Approach).
Diane Elson. (Gender Analysis and Economics in the Context of Africa).
Eboe Hutchful. (Marxist Responses to the Challenge of Gender Analysis in Africa).
Charmaine Pereira. ('No Seamless Narrative': A Gender Analysis of Psychology in Africa).
Fatou Sow. (Gender Relations in the African Environment).
Rudo B. Gaidzanwa. (Gender Analysis in the Field of Education: A Zimbabwean Example).
Ndri Therese Assie-Lumumba. (Educating Africa's Girls and Women; A Conceptual and Historical Analysis of Gender Inequality).
Marjorie Mbilinyi. (Beyond Opression and Crisis: A Gendered Analysis of Agrarian Structure and Change in Tanzania).
Souad Triki. (The Marginalisation of Rural Women in Tunisia's Development).
Dzodzi Tsikata. (Gender Equality and the State in Ghana. Some Issues of Policy and Practice).
Amina Mama. (Postscript: Moving from Analysis to Practice?).
£35.00 #10642 Innes, Duncan., Kentridge, Matthew.,& Perold, Helene. (eds). POWER AND PROFIT. Politics, Labour and Business in South Africa. The Innes Labour Brief ( established in May 1989 as a subscription-based service providing in-depth research and analysis of current socio-political trends in South Africa). x + 310pp. Lg 8vo. No inscrip. VG.OUP. Cape Town 1992. £20.00 #10553 Kane-Berman, John. SOWETO. Black Revolt, White Reaction. The events leading up to the conflagration of June 16 1976, and it's consequences. xi + 268pp. illustrated maps. p/b. No inscrip. Fox to eps, edges and a few ff. Wraps rubbed, G.Ravan. Jhb 1978 2nd imp. £8.00 #10446 Kruger, D.W. SOUTH AFRICAN PARTIES AND POLICIES 1910-1960. A Select Source Book. Collected original speeches, statements, and texts, unedited & arranged chronologically under various main headings. Red cb. xix + 471pp. 8vo indexed. Damp damage to both bds. text unaffected, hence a sound reading copy.Human & Rousseau. Cape Town 1960. £9.00 #10453 Lever, Henry. SOUTH AFRICAN SOCIETY. Chapters deal with population, constitution and laws, theoretical perspectives on South African society, ethnic attitudes, voting, opinions of the electorate, attitudes and opinions of Africans, poverty, crime, apartheid, and alternate geo-political solutions of the race problem. 312pp p/b. indexed. G.Johnathan Ball. Jhb 1978. £10.00 #10517 Liebenberg,B.J. & Spies,S.B. (eds). SOUTH AFRICA IN THE 20th CENTURY. "..an attempt to make sense of twentieth century South African society". 587pp. illustrated b/w photos, comprehensive bibliography. Tall 8vo p/b. No inscrip. VG+.Van Schaik, Pretoria 1993. £12.00 #10547 Lombard, J.A.(ed). ECONOMIC POLICY IN SOUTH AFRICA. (Selected Essays). Eight essays on specific issues written by SA economists experienced in their respective fields. Green cb. ix + 272pp. University library discard stamp on ffep. minimal ink/pencil underlinings in text o/w G/VG in VG d/w.Haum. Cape Town c1972, 2nd ed. £15.00 #10537 Louw, Leon & Kendall, Frances. SOUTH AFRICA. THE SOLUTION. A perspective on the way out of the South African dilemma. xvi + 253pp. illustrated cartoons, maps. No inscrip. clean G+.Amagi. Bisho 1987. £5.00 #10506 Moller, Valerie (ed). LIVING IN GRAHAMSTOWN EAST/RINI. A Social Indicators Report. With contributions by Cecil W. Manona, Charlotte van Hees, Edmund Pillay and Andile Tobi. Research Report Series No. 6. Wraps. xx + 68pp. illustrated b/w photos, tables etc. Fold out street plan of Rini.Folio. VG+.Institute of Social and Economic Research. Rhodes University, Grahamstown 2001. £5.00 #10507 Moller, Valerie. GROWING UP IN GRAHAMSTOWN EAST/RINI. A Sample Survey of Youth 15-24 Years. In collaboration with Charlotte van Hees and Andile Tobi. Research Report Series No. 9. Wraps. xix + 136pp. illustrated b/w photos, tables, street plan. Folio. VG+.Institute of Social and Economic Research. Rhodes University, Grahamstown Dec. 2001. £5.00 #10551 Pampallis, John. FOUNDATIONS OF THE NEW SOUTH AFRICA. A history text originally written for exiled South African students at the ANC's Solomon Mahlangu Freedom College in Tanzania, it has been revised and updated to cover events up to the unbanning of political organisations and the release of Nelson Mandela in 1990. 327pp. illustrated b/w photos , maps etc. p/b. Stamped "specimen copy" on ffep and rear pastedown . sp sl fad o/w VG+.Maskew Miller Longman. Cape Town 1991. £8.00 #10536 Parsons, Raymond. PARSONS' PERSPECTIVE. Focus on the Economy. Wraps, xxi + 167pp. Ownership inscrip. ffep o/w VG+.Jonathan Ball. Jeppestown 2002. £10.00 #10527 Pitch, Anthony. INSIDE ZAMBIA - AND OUT. Author (later deported from Zambia) traces the rise of a one-party state and the clash of culture. Foreword by Sir Roy Welensky. 159pp. illustrated b/w photos. No inscrips. VG in worn d/w.Howard Timmins. Cape Town 1967. £10.00 #10474 Randall, Peter. (Ed). TOWARDS SOCIAL CHANGE. Report of the Social Commission of the Study Project on Christianity in Apartheid Society. Spro-cas Publication No.6. Printed paper wraps.197pp. 8vo. No inscrip. wraps a little worn, G+.Spro-Cas. Johannesburg 1971. £6.00 #10531 Rhoodie, N.J. & Venter, Prof. Dr. H.J. APARTHEID A Socio-Historical Exposition of the Origin and Development of the Apartheid Idea. Black cb. xiii + 268pp. No inscrip. eps browned o/w VG in G rubbed d/w.Haum. Cape Town c1959. £15.00 #10518 Rose, Brian (ed). EDUCATION IN SOUTHERN AFRICA. Assembled descriptions of educational systems and educational needs from an international team of contributors who know the area well and have worked in education in Southern Africa. xii + 333pp. p/b. Wraps sl fad and rubbed, top edge dusty but internally G+, clean.Collier-Macmillan. London 1973 revd ed. £15.00 #10514 Rotberg, Robert. TOWARDS A CERTAIN FUTURE. The Politics And Economics of Southern Africa. More than just an academic study, also serves as reference for those concerned with decisions in policy-making. (A revision of the book as originally published, 'Suffer The Future: Policy Choices In Southern Africa' by Harvard UP). xvi + 311pp. indexed, p/b. No inscrip. G+.David Phillip. Cape Town 1981. £10.00 #10519 Sachs, Albie. PROTECTING HUMAN RIGHTS IN A NEW SOUTH AFRICA. Contemporary South African Debates. 208pp p/b. indexed. Near VG.OUP. Cape Town 1990. £10.00 #10445 Slabbert, F. van Zyl and Opland, Jeff. (Eds). SOUTH AFRICA: DILEMMAS OF EVOLUTIONARY CHANGE. Presents 12 of the papers delivered at a workshop convened by the ISER at Rhodes University in August 1978. viz.
A. du Toit (Different models of strategy and procedure for change in South Africa).
L.J. Boulle (The new constitutional proposals and the possible transition to consociational democracy).
Gibson Thula (A constitutional alternative for South Africa (Inkatha)).
M.I. Hirsch (Lessons from Rhodesia for constitutional change in South Africa).
William J. Foltz (The foreign factor in new constitutional provisions for South Africa).
M.C. O'Dowd (The role of a free enterprise economy in combating social / political / economic inequality in South Africa).
Stanley B. Greenberg (The political economy of change: Problems of hegemony in contemporary South Africa).
S.F. Archer (Redistribution issues and policies in the South African economy).
Michael Savage (What does removal of race discrimination effectively mean in the South African context?).
A.S. Mathews (Security legislation and peaceful change in South Africa).
Gavin Maasdorp (An effective alternative housing policy for South Africa).
Theodore Hanf (Educational and consociational conflict regulation in plural societies).
£14.00 #10500 South African Institute of Race Relations. MAU - MAUING THE MEDIA. New Censorship for the New South Africa. Articles contributed by Thami Mazwai, Arthur Konigkramer, Connie Molusi, Kaizer Nyatsumba, Dawn Lindberg, Lionel Abrahams, Nomavenda Mathiane, Joe Thloloe and John Kane-Berman. 66pp p/b. Near F.SAIRR. Jhb 1991 £5.00 #10623 Taylor, Sidney (ed). THE NEW AFRICANS. A Guide to the Contemporary History of Emergent Africa and Its Leaders. Written by fifty correspondents of Reuters News Agency. Blue cb. 504pp. illustrated b/w photos, maps. No Inscrip. Edges sl fox o/w a nice, near VG copy in G d/w.Hamlyn. London 1967. £15.00 #10524 University of Natal. THE DURBAN HOUSING SURVEY. A Study of Housing in a Multi-racial Urban Community. By the Research Section of the Department of Economics and certain specialists in other Departments of University of Natal. Natal Regional Survey. Additional Report No. 2. Blue cb. xii + 508pp. illustrated b/w photos, diagrams, maps in text and maps in rear pocket. No inscrip. hinges reinforced, edges sl browned but a nice near VG copy in G d/w.University of Natal Press. 1952. £30.00 #10532 Van Rensburg, A.P.J. THE TANGLED WEB. Leadership and Change in Southern Africa. 225pp. Inked out ownership inscrip ffep, some pencil underlinings here and there in text, shelfwear o/w near VG in G+ d/w.Haum. Cape Town 1977. £10.00 #10545 Venter, Al J. AFRICA TODAY. Personal impressions, based on a series of talks author was asked to present concerning his travels as a reporter of African affairs over more than a decade. ix + 254pp. illustrated b/w photos, map. No inscrip. shelfwear, sl fox to edges and eps o/w a G+ clean copy. No d/w.Macmillan. Jhb 1975. £8.00 #10444 Walker, Cherryl. (Ed). WOMAN AND GENDER IN SOUTHERN AFRICA TO 1945. Contributions from:
Jo Beall (Women under indentured labour in colonial Natal).
Phil Bonner (Desireable or undesireable Basotho women? Liquor, prostitution and the migration of Basotho women to the Rand, 1920-1945).
Elsabe Brink (Man-made women: Gender, class and the ideology of the volksmoeder).
Sandra Burman (Fighting a two-pronged attack: The changing legal status of women in Cape-ruled Basutoland).
Linda Chisholm (Gender and deviance in South African industrial schools and reformatories for girls).
Jacklyn Cock (Domestic service and education for domesticity: The incorporation of Xhosa women into colonial society).
Debbie Gaitskell (Devout domesticity? A century of African women's Christianity in South Africa).
Jeff Guy (Gender oppression in southern Africa's precapitalist societies).
Heather Hughes (A lighthouse for African womanhood. Inanda Seminary 1869-1945).
Anne McClintock (Maidens, maps and mines: King Solomon's Mines and the reinvention of patriarchy in colonial South Africa).
Sheila Meintjies (Family and gender in the Christian community at Edendale, Natal, in colonial times).
Cherryl Walker (Gender and the development of the migrant labour system c.1850-1930).
£20.00 #10636 Wall, Patrick. M.P. PRELUDE TO DETENTE. An In-Depth Report On Southern Africa. Printed wraps. 108pp. 12mo. No inscrip. G+.Stacey International. London 1975. £4.00 #10546 Wall, Patrick PRELUDE TO DETENTE. An In-Depth Report on South Africa. Author examines the implications and likely consequences of the proposed policy of detente. 108pp. illustrated b/w photos, p/b. Ownership inscrip ffep, sp sl fad o/w G+.Stacey International. London 1975. £5.00 #10516 Zolberg, Aristide R. CREATING POLITICAL ORDER. The Party-States of West Africa. vi + 168pp. p/b. Wraps sl grubby and rubbed, sl fox to edges o/w a G clean copy.Rand McNally College Pub Co. Chicago c 1966. £6.00 Back to Index #10594 Arnold, W.E. THE GOLDBERGS OF LEIGH RANCH. The story of the Goldberg family and their farm. The Goldbergs have been established in Rhodesia since 1912. Men of our Time Series. Vol 4 . Dark green cb. xv + 140pp. col portrait frontis. illustrated b/w photos. Ownership inscrip ffep. sl bump bottom edge front bd. o/w VG+ in near VG bright d/w.Books of Zimbabwe. 1980. £12.00 #10582 Bulpin, T.V. TRAIL OF THE COPPER KING. The Story of Orlando Baragwanath. Prospector, Known As 'The Copper King' Who Lived To Find With Frank Lewis The Copper Belt Of Northern Rhodesia. Yellow paper-covered bds. 239pp. illustrated b/w dwgs by A.A.Telford, maps eps. No inscrip. VG+ in G clean d/w, rubbed at joints.Howard B. Timmins, Cape Town 1959. 1st edn. £20.00 #10449 Fitzpatrick, J. Percy. THROUGH MASHONALAND WITH PICK AND PEN. Edited And Introduced By A.P. Cartwright. This was the author's first book, originally published in 1892 (Argus Printing & Publishing). It recounts his trip in 1891 when he accompanied Lord Randolph Churchill. He met Colonel Ferreira, Cecil Rhodes, Lobengula, Alfred Beit, and others, and has plenty to say about them and the overloaded expedition. Carrying 10,000 rounds of ammunition, they were clearly prepared for any eventuality. Green cb. 135pp sm.8vo. No inscrip. edges & eps fox else a VG copy in d/w (slight browning beneath lamination top rear area has come through from the rear).Donker. Cape Town 1973 1st edn. thus. £15.00 #10615 Pratt, Susan (ed.) THE RHODESIAN BOOK OF THE ROAD. A short history of the making of the roads of Rhodesia with tourist info and maps. Lovely printed bds with art work by Jill Meikle. Printed bds. 72pp. illustrated col & b/w photos, dwgs, maps etc. 4to. No inscrip. VG+ in transparent d/w. A really attractive copy.M.O.Collins. Salisbury 1974. £20.00 Back to Index #10618 Eales, Hugh. & Cross, Rob. A HISTORY OF THE GRAHAMSTOWN GOLF CLUB 1891-1996. The Story of the Beginnings and Growth, Trials and Tribulations, and Personalities of one of the Oldest Golf Clubs in South Africa. Wraps, 84pp text plus 6pp b/w photos. No inscrip. VG+.Grahamstown 1996. £15.00 #10580 Gardner, Les. "100 NOT OUT" The Story of the Albert Cricket Club and Albert Rugby Football Club King William's Town, R.S.A. 1878 - 1978. Printed wraps, 144pp. illustrated b/w photos, ads. 4to. No inscrip. joints rubbed, wraps G+ clean. cont VG.Albert Cricket and Rugby Clubs. 1978. £16.00 #10414 Schmidt, Stan. KARATE. An Insight Into The Basic Concepts. Including Katas 1 To 5 And Tekki-Sho-Dan. Printed red bds. 91pp 4to. Except some red u/l else VG.Perskor. Johannesburg 1979 2nd edn. £20.00 #10565 Yates, J.H. ANGLING ADVENTURES IN SOUTH AFRICA. Packed with fishing lore, how and where to fish and enthralling accounts of battles with big fish, by a dedicated and experienced fisherman. 149pp. illustrated sepia photos. No inscrip. eps sl fox o/w G+ in sl fox G d/w.CNA. Cape Town 1950. £12.00 Back to Index #10544 Zur Strassen, Helmut. NAMIB. Portrait Of A Desert. All photographs, virtually no text except for captions and the preface. approx 140pp unnum. illustrated col.b/w photos. map. 4to. No inscrip. VG in G complete, rubbed d/w.Purnell. Cape Town 1973. £25.00 Back to Index #10586 Burrow, John. TRAVELS IN THE WILDS OF AFRICA. Being The Diary Of A Young Scientific Assistant Who Accompanied Sir Andrew Smith In The Expedition Of 1834-1836. Edited With Notes And Index By Percival R. Kirby. The author was 18 at the time of the expedition to the northern areas of Southern Africa. As surveyor and astronomer for the expedition he took lessons from Thomas Maclear the Astronomer Royal. Gilt on deluxe leather binding. 90pp illustrated b/w dwgs. by the diarist. 8vo. No inscrip. VG++ in VG+ d/w. A few marks, two corners sl.worn else a very nice clean original copy.Balkema. Cape Town 1971. £20.00 #10435 Moore, Peter. SWAHILI FOR THE BROKEN-HEARTED. Cape Town To Cairo By Any Means Possible. Author is regarded as the voice of alternative travel in Britain and Australia. 340pp p/b. No inscrip. Fine.Bantam. London 2003. £7.00 #10465 Ricciardi, Lorenzo & Mirella. AFRICAN RAINBOW. Across Africa By Boat. Led by Lorenzo Ricciardi, the African Rainbow Equatorial Expedition achieved the first known crossing of Africa by boat. They travelled by river and lake from the Congo, down lake Tanganyika, and across out to the Indian Ocean along the Rufifi river. Excellent photography, profusely illustrated Black cb. 335pp illustrated col.b/w photos, maps. 4to indexed. Ownership inscrip ffep else Fine in d/w.Ebury Press. London 1989 1st. £25.00 #10455 Schoon, H.F. (Ed). THE DIARY OF ERASMUS SMIT. An edited translation of "Uit Het Dagboek Van Erasmus Smit" originally published in 1897. Trans. from the Dutch by W.G.A. Mears. The only contemporary account of the daily life of a party of frontiersmen emigrating from the Cape Colony. They moved north of the Orange River thence travelling through to Pietermaritzburg. Entries start November 1836 and end January 1839. Erasmus Smit was the minister appointed to the party. Addenda on Erasmus Smit, the DRC and the Great trek, A.H. Potgieter and the Baralong, Piet Retief and Sekonyela. 186pp. portrait frontis, maps on eps. 8vo. indexed. No inscrip. some light pencil u/l else a clean copy. VG+ in rubbed & edgeworn d/w.Struik. Cape Town 1972. (1897) £12.00 #10416 The AA of SA. NEW SOUTHERN AFRICAN BOOK OF THE ROAD. Route maps, town plans, and a host of other information essential and of interest to the traveller. Covers South Africa and adjacent territories. This is the latest edition available. A great book for any one planning to tour South Africa, nothing much in the purview of this title has changed! 360pp illustrated cold.dwgs. maps, etc. tall 4to. indexed. Fine.AA. Johannesburg 1992. £20.00 #10394 Waller, Horace. THE LAST JOURNALS OF DAVID LIVINGSTONE IN CENTRAL AFRICA From 1865 To His Death. Continued By A Narrative Of His Last Moments And Sufferings, Obtained From His Faithful Servants Chuma And Susi. In Two Volumes. With Portrait, Maps And Illustrations. Includes map "Central Africa" by Dr Livingstone. Gilt on khaki cb. xx + 360pp, publisher's advts. map in rear pocket. vii + 346pp, foldout map at rear. No inscrips. unopened top edge. soft at head & tail of spine else bds VG. some fox o/w a very nice attractive clean set.1st edn. 10th thousand. £395.00 Back to Index #10432 Shaw, Gerald. (Ed). THE GARRETT PAPERS. Garrett was Editor of The Cape Times from mid-1895 to 1899. He appeared to his contemporaries to have exerted a significant influence on affairs in the last few years before the South African War. Preface + 152pp. illustrated b/w photos. plates. Ownership inscrip. ffep. VG.Van Riebeeck Society. Second Series No.15. Cape Town 1984. £10.00 Back to Index #10637 Dudley, Billy J. AN INTRODUCTION TO NIGERIAN GOVERNMENT AND POLITICS. A comprehensive and critical account of Nigeria's political processes since independance. Bibliography. Printed wraps. 367pp 8vo. indexed. No inscrip. but ownership ticket f.pastedown. near Fine.Macmillan. Nigeria 1982. £10.00 #10452 Ekundare, R. Olufemi. AN ECONOMIC HISTORY OF NIGERIA 1860-1960. With a comprehensive body of statistics to illustrate the process of, and constraints upon, growth, author explains the impact of colonialism upon the economic development, and the beginning of the economic revolution since the end of the Second World War. Bibliography. xxii + 458pp p/b. indexed. Ownership ticket f.pastedown else VG+.Methuen. London 1973. £10.00 Back to Index #10616 Carver, Field Marshall Lord. THE NATIONAL ARMY MUSEUM BOOK OF THE BOER WAR. Based mainly on unpublished documents from the museum's archives, it is essential reading for an understanding of the military aspects of the war. Black cb. xv + 301pp. illustrated b/w photos, maps etc. F in F d/w.Sidgwick & Jackson. London 1999. £20.00 #10644 Creswicke, Louis. SOUTH AFRICA AND THE TRANSVAAL WAR. 6 Volumes bound into 3. Events from the Foundation of the Cape Colony to Mr. Kruger's departure from South Africa, with a condensed account of the guerilla war to March 1901. Attractively rebound in three quarter brown leather, aeg. 4to. Numerous col and b/w illus, maps etc. Ex libris school library with stamps on eps. The volume containing parts III and IV has fox throughout, whereas the other 2 vols have only sl fox. Bds VG. Cont VG apart from foxing. Altogether a very nice set.T.C. & E.C. Jack. Edinburgh 1900. £70.00 #10558 Curson, H.H. HISTORY OF THE KIMBERLEY REGIMENT. The history has been divided into three parts comprising Part 1..the early units from Kimberley from which the Kimberley Regiment was directly descended, commencing with the Dutoitspan Hussars formed in 1876. Followed by the Diamond Fields Horse, which in 1899 amalgamated with the Kimberley Rifles to form the Kimberley Regiment proper. Part II deals with the campaigns - the early Kaffir wars, the South African War, and the two World Wars (particularly the Italian Campaign). Part III contains biographies of individuals who played important parts in the Regiment. Gilt dec black cb. xxi + 283pp. illustrated b/w photos, plates, maps. Title page excised. No inscrip. Bds VG+, contents near F. No d/w.Kimberley 1963. £30.00 #10525 Keene, John (ed). SOUTH AFRICA IN WORLD WAR II. A Pictorial History. 208pp. illustrated b/w photos, dwgs, maps. 4to. Inscrip ffep o/w VG+ in VG d/w.Human & Rousseau. Cape Town 1995. £20.00 #10526 Paterson, H.R. & Levin, M. THROUGH DESERT, VELD & MUD. The History of 15 Maintenance Unit (1899-1999). Printed bds. xi + 244pp. illustrated b/w photos & dwgs. 4to. Inscrip by H. Paterson ffep o/w VG+/F.15 Maintenance Unit. Durban 2002 £30.00 #10515 Pollock, A.M. PIENAAR OF ALAMEIN. The Life Story of a Great South African Soldier. Gilt dec blue cb. xi + 141pp. illustrated b/w photos, maps. Eps browned, edges sl fox o/w near VG. D/w has insect damage on crease of rear fold-in o/w G+, very clean.Cape Town 1943. £18.00 Back to Index #10509 Moore, Randall Jay., with Munnion, Christopher. BACK TO AFRICA. Author's quest to return three circus trained African elephants from America to the wilds of Pilanesberg National Park. 155pp. illustrated col & b/w photos. No inscrip. Sl shelfwear o/w VG in sl rubbed near VG d/w.Southern Book Pub. Jhb 1989. £20.00 #10434 Steenkamp, Senator W.P. I CONCLUDE. Convictions And Experiences Of A Free-Thinking Doctor And Hunter. Discourses on various philosophical matters, with two chapters on hunting, one in Tanganyika, and one in Portuguese Africa. Blue cb. 218pp illustrated b/w photos. 8vo. Ownership inscrip. f.pastedown. G clean, no d/w.Juta. Cape Town 1947. £25.00 #10461 Visser, J. & Chapman, D.S. SNAKES AND SNAKEBITE. Venomous Snakes And Management Of Snakebite In Southern Africa. Detailed standard work. 152pp. illustrated col.b/w photos. No inscrip. G-VG in worn d/w.Purnell. Cape Town 1978. £12.00
Bibliography. iii + 473pp p/b 8vo. No inscrip. near Fine.Codesria. Dakar 1999 rpt.
Printed paper wraps. 8vo. Ownership label inside f.wrap else VG+. Institute Of Social and Economic Research. Rhodes University. Grahamstown 1980
An appreciation of the role of women in the sub-continent from pre-colonial times that sets out to show that gender has been fundamental in shaping the experience of all women in Southern Africa. Printed wraps. 390pp 8vo indexed. No inscrip. VG.David Philip. Claremont 1990.
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