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By a Lady

Life at the Cape over a hundred years ago – By a Lady

R180.00

With contemporary illustrations selected from the work of Thomas Bowler. ‘A day to day picture of life in Cape Town and its neighbouring suburbs a century ago. Toning to the verso of the covers. Discolouration marks from cellotape on the end papers. 109 Pages. Contents clean and tightly bound. Reprint. Condition: Good+. Dust jacket: Good+….

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Evans, Davis D; Deeming, Terence J; Hall Evans, Betty; and Goldfarb, Stephen

Hershel at the Cape. 1834 – 1838 – Evans, Davis D; Deeming, Terence J; Hall Evans, Betty; and Goldfarb, Stephen

R700.00

Diaries & Correspondence of Sir John Herschel Written during the time spent making astronomical observations of the southern sky at the Cape of Good Hope, presenting personal and social history, literary commentaries, observations of nature and numerous scientific experiments, travel, political intrigues, gossip and philosophical reflections. 2 maps, 20 plates, 1 frontispiece and 13 figures….

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Lewin Robinson, A M (Ed)

The Letters of Lady Anne Barnard to Henry Dundas. – Lewin Robinson, A M (Ed)

R700.00

From the Cape and elsewhere 1793-1803 together with her journal of a tour into the interior and certain other letters. From the front flap: ” This intelligent and entertaining account of the Cape…”. Numerous illustrations. Red tint to top edge. Thumbing. Light toning with a few spots of foxing to the front and rear end…

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Kirby, Percival R (compiled and edited)

A Source Book on the Wreck of the Grosvenor East Indiaman. No. 34 – Kirby, Percival R (compiled and edited)

R250.00

Some scattered foxing throughout. Light toning and discolouration marks from cellotape to the front and rear feps. Some mild foxing to the verso of the fold-out map. 228 Pages. 1st Edition. Condition: Good. Binding: Hardcover. Cloth boards with mild bumping to lower spine edge, Publisher: The Van Riebeeck Society Date Published: 1953 Publication Place: Cape…

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Kayle, Allan

Salvage of the Birkenhead – Kayle, Allan

R250.00

The quest for adventure and treasure; honour and self-sacrifice; bravery amidst danger. Numerous colour photographs and illustrations. Map as end papers. Some discolouration marks to a few of the pages. Light foxing to top edge. 151 Pages. Contents mostly clean and binding tight. 1st Edition. Condition: Good. Dust jacket: Good+. Some sunning to the spine….

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Burman, Jose

The Bay of Storms. Table Bay 1503 – 1860 – Burman, Jose

R240.00

The story of the development of Table Bay. A tale of perils and conflict for both man and the elements in a bay with unprotected anchorage from the savage north-wester gales as well as the hostile local inhabitants of the time. Some pale toning to front and rear end papers. Foxing to top edge. 151…

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