Africana Catalogue Q225
Friday, 15th November 2013
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#22555 Theal, George McCall. RECORDS OF THE CAPE COLONY 1797-1831.
36 volumes. Copied For The Cape Government, From The Manuscript
Documents In The Public Record Office, London. Red cloth boards. 36
volume set. Ex-library set with stamps. boards faded, spotted, ink
volume number to spine, spine accession label removed showing band
of original red colour board, pages tanned and general signs of
age. A sound set, contents excellent. sold w.a.f. Printed for the
Government of the Cape Colony 1897-1905.
EASTERN CAPE (all subject areas)
#22688 Ayliff, John. (Ed. Peter Hinchliff) THE JOURNAL OF JOHN
AYLIFF. I: 1821-1830. Gilt on brown cloth boards. 130pp illustrated
b/w 8vo. A Fine unread copy in dustwrapper. Graham's Town Series
No.1. Balkema for Rhodes University Grahamstown 1971.
#22687 Butler, James. (Ed. Jane Garner). JIM'S JOURNAL. The Diary
Of James Butler. Black cloth boards. 330pp illustrated b/w photos
maps. A Fine unread copy in dustwrapper. Graham's Town Series
No.14. Witwatersrand University Press for Rhodes University.
Grahamstown 1996. isbn 9780868142620
#22685 Collier, Joy. FRONTIER POST. The Story Of Grahamstown. Grey
cloth boards. 64pp illustrated line drawings. small 4to. No
inscriptions. eps tanned. bump at top of spine, but very clean &
conservatively a VG copy in dustwrapper (small dib, no loss, chips,
or tears). a very attractive clean-looking. University Publishers &
Booksellers. Grahamstown 1961.
#22677 Dugmore, Rev. H.H. (Henry Hare). THE REMINISCENCES OF AN
ALBANY SETTLER. A Lecture Delivered In Graham's Town At The British
Settler's Jubilee May, 1870. Gilt title on maroon cloth boards.
51pp + v. 8vo. Rebacked & restored. age spotting to pages, else a
sound attractive copy. Richards, Glanville & Co. Grahamstown 1871.
#22621 Logie, Bartle. DUSTY ROAD TO LONG AGO. Printed wraps. 228pp
illustrated b/w. No inscriptions. a Fine unread copy. Bluecliff
2008. isbn 9780620421638
#22556 Mitford-Barberton, Ivan & Raymond. THE BOWKERS OF THARFIELD.
Gilt on blue cloth boards. illustrated b/w photos, family trees,
plates, etc. 8vo. Inscription ffep, some foxing, pages tanned, else
a G-VG copy. OUP. London 1952.
#22675 Murray, Nancy. KLEINEMONDE. Reflections. Printed wraps. 88pp
illustrated b/w photos, 8vo. A new unread copy. Pretext 2005.
#22684 Reynolds, Rex & Barbara. GRAHAMSTOWN FROM COTTAGE TO VILLA.
Gilt on brown cloth boards. 109pp illustrated b/w photos. plans.
etc. large 8vo. No inscriptions. eps tanned. a VG+ copy in G-VG
dustwrapper (foxed inside, showing through, one repaired tear, no
loss). David Philip. Cape Town 1974 1st edition. isbn 0949968293
#22686 Shrewsbury, William J. (Ed. Hildegarde H. Fast) THE JOURNAL
AND SELECTED LETTERS OF REV. WILLIAM J. SHREWSBURY 1826-1835. First
Missionary To The Transkei. Green cloth boards. 228pp. illustrated
b/w plates, maps. 8vo. A Fine unread copy in dustwrapper. Graham's
Town Series No.13. Witwatersrand UniversIty Press for Rhodes
University. Grahamstown 1994. isbn 9781868142613
#22683 Van der Riet, Frank. (v.d. Riet). GRAHAMSTOWN IN EARLY
PHOTOGRAPHS. Blue cloth boards. 111pp illustrated b/w photos. 4to.
No inscriptions. eps tanned, a VG copy in dustwrapper (tanned
inside, light wear, no loss or tears). South African Yesterdays
Number 4. David Philip. Cape Town 1974. isbn 0949968277
#22560 Van Straten, Cecily. HUBERTA'S JOURNEY. With Illustrations
By Cora Coetzee. Printed wraps. 148pp illustrated b/w drawings.
maps. No inscriptions. a VG copy. Tafelberg. Cape Town 1988 1st
edition. isbn 0624025136
AFRICANA GENERAL (History, unclassified)
#22661 Harber, Anton. DIEPSLOOT. 231pp paperback large format. No
inscriptions. a Fine unread copy. Jonathan Ball 2012.
#22359 Holland, Heidi. BORN IN SOWETO. Inside The Heart Of Africa.
202pp softcover. A Fine unread copy. Penguin 1994.
ANTHROPOLOGY (including African religion, myth & legend)
#22559 Lewis-Williams, David. & Dowson, Thomas. IMAGES OF POWER.
Understanding Bushmen Rock Art. Brown cloth boards. 196pp
illustrated 4to. No inscriptions. a G-VG copy in dustwrapper (no
chips, loss, or tears). Southern. Johannesburg 1989 1st edition.
#22682 Hobson, N.K., Jessop, J.P., Ginn, M.C. vd R. VELD PLANTS OF
SOUTHERN AFRICA. Black cloth boards. 310pp illustrated colour &
b/w. 4to. errata slip. No inscriptions. conservatively VG in
dustwrapper (a little rubbed & worn, no loss or tears). Macmillan.
Johannesburg 1975. isbn 0869540130
BIOGRAPHY (including genealogy, family & company histories)
#22561 Adams, Hettie. & Suttner, Hermione. WILLIAM STREET, DISTRICT
SIX. 80pp softcover illustrated b/w photos. large 8vo. No
inscriptions. a VG+ copy. Chameleon Press. Cape Town 1989.
#22681 Botha, H.C. JOHN FAIRBAIRN IN SOUTH AFRICA. Green rexine
boards with inset oval portrait. 336pp illustrated 8vo. No
inscriptions. a Fine copy in VG dustwrapper (light wear, no chips,
tears, or loss). Historical Publication Society. Cape Town 1984 1st
edition. isbn 9780620071376
#22631 Brink, Andre. A FORK IN THE ROAD. A Memoir. 439pp paperback
illustrated b/w plates. No inscriptions. a Fine unread copy.
Vintage 2010. isbn 9780099527039
#22612 Greff, Lyndall. (Dot Schreiner). MEMORIES OF OLIVE
SCHREINER. Red cloth boards. 77pp No inscriptions. eps tanned.
small damp mark to lower corners, a mite of transferred red showing
through wrapper. Sounds worse than in realisty a only apparent when
dustwrapper is removed. hence VG+/VG+. no tears, chips, or loss, to
dustwrapper which is exceptionally clean and attractive. Chambers
#22637 Hutchinson, Alfred. ROAD TO GHANA. With An Afterword By
Es'kia Mphahlele. 201pp paperback illustrated b/w. A Fine unread
copy. Penguin (2006). isbn 9780143185499
#22657 Player, Ian. ZULULAND WILDERNESS. Shadow And Soul. 265pp
softcover. large format. No inscription. A VG-Fine copy. David
Philip 2003. isbn 9780864863409
#22615 Walters, Paul. & Fogg, Jeremy. (Eds). OLIVE SCHREINER: Her
Reinterment On Buffelskop White printed wraps. 185pp. No
inscriptions. Fine condition. National English Literary Museum.
Grahamstown 2005 new enlarged edition. isbn 1874941165
#22647 Wolvaardt, Pieter., Wheeler, Tom., & Scholtz, Werner. FROM
VERWOERD TO MANDELA. South African Diplomats Remember. 3 volumes. 3
softcover volumes illustrated 4to. Fine unread copies. Vol.3 has
repair to lower spine, seems a binding fault, but sound. Crink
2010. isbn Vol.2 9780620454599 isbn Vol.3 9780620454605