The Cape Malays. – Du Plessis, I D

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History, religion, traditions, folk tales. The Malay Quarter

The author gives us insight to all aspects of this Malay quarter and its people, of picturesque old houses, mosques with their oriental atmosphere and muezzins calling from the minarets, colourful old customs, intimate details of everyday life, their handicrafts, lively street scenes, music, songs, old stories, etc.” A dedication page by I D du Plessis reads: “This book is dedicated to a group of people who through their industry, simplicity and sincerity, their respect for the law, for their own traditions and those of their neighbours, have shown the way to racial harmony. Personal inscription on front fep. 16 plates and photographs. 97 Pages. Contents clean and tightly bound. 3rd edition. Condition: Good-. Dust jacket: Fair-. Tidesmarks, some rubbing and creasing to folds and edges, 6cm closed tear to rear fold. Small green label on rear cover. Edge-wear. Hardcover. Turquoise cloth boards with gilt device and lettering. Tide mark to rear board and spine. 4 small nicks to the cloth on the lower board edges.

Publisher: A A Balkema
Date Published: 1972
Publication Place: Cape Town

Condition: Good-
Binding: Hardcover. Turquoise cloth boards with gilt device and lettering. Tide mark to rear board and spine. 4 small nicks to the cloth on the lower board edges.

Jacket Condition: Fair-. Tidesmarks, some rubbing and creasing to folds and edges, 6cm closed tear to rear fold. Small green label on rear cover. Edge-wear.
Dimensions: 24.5cm x 17.5cm x 2cm

Additional information

Weight 800 g