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Silva, Penelope (Ed)

Albany Journals of Thomas Shone – Silva, Penelope (Ed)

£19.44

Documenting the everyday life of an ordinary man in a small community. Providing a broad outline of frontier history from 1820 to 1859. Appendices include recipes and remedies from the journal, a gloassary of unusual words, the Shone family tree and biographical notes on many of the people mentioned by Thomas Shone. Pasted in label…

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Walker, Michael

Forgotten Shipwrecks of the Western Cape (Signed) – Walker, Michael

£23.02

Recalling the drama, tragedy, bravery, sorrow, seamanship and the discipline during the many shipwrecks along the Western Cape Coast. From the smallest of sailing packets to the largest of mailships. 150 Pages. Contents clean and binding sound. 1st Edition. Condition: Good. Binding: Softcover. Some mild edge-wear. Publisher: Michael Walker Date Published: 2007 Publication Place: St…

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Walker, Michael

Families and Farms of the South Peninsula and Cape Point – Walker, Michael

£30.69

Recalling the history and families of the better known farms ‘agter de Steenbergen’. Agricultural development and live-stock grazing in the South Peninsula. Some of the farms mentioned are: Cape Point Farm, blouberg Vlei Farm, Diemer’s Kraal, Fish Hoek Farm, Goede Gif, Poespaskraal, Schuster’s Kraal, Wildschutbrand and others with special attention to the twelve farms at…

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Dommisse, Boet

Six Saints of Simon’s Town – Dommisse, Boet

£25.57

Portraying the history of the Anglican Church in Simon’s Town, Outlining the development of the town and community over 200 years, from horses to horsepower and from slavery to freedom. 67 Pages. Contents clean and binding sound. 1st Edition. Condition: Very good. Binding: Softcover. Publisher: St Francis Outreach Trust Date Published: 2014 Publication Place: Simon’s…

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Cope, John

King of the Hottentots – Cope, John

£17.90

Xhore, the Hottentot Chief who was lured to England figures largely in this story. He proved a thorn in the side of those ships who anchored in the bay at the Cape for fresh water and supplies. 159 Pages. Contents clean and binding sound. 1st Edition. Condition: Very good. Dust jacket: Good. Some light edge-wear….

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Victor de Kock

Those in Bondage. – Victor de Kock

£15.34

An account of the life of the slaves at the Cape in the days of the Dutch East India Company. From mutinies on board the slave-ships to encounters with pirates. Daily life, customs, superstitions, pleasures and pastimes. Some discolouration marks to the end papers from old cellotape. 240 Pages. Contents clean and binding firm. 1st…

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