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AFRICANA CATALOGUE no. 40

August 2006
SELECT BOOKS

232 LONG STREET

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SOUTH AFRICA
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David & Karen McLennan

Founder members of the Southern African Book Dealers Association.
All our books are first editions in fine condition unless otherwise described.

We would prefer payment by credit card please. Visa, Mastercard, American Express and Diners card are accepted. (Please quote number, expiry date & last 3 numbers on the back).

An additional amount is charged on foreign cheques.

Postage is extra. (Quotes given for surface or airmail).


Cover illustration: No. 93. NARRATIVE OF A JOURNEY TO THE ZOOLU COUNTRY IN SOUTH AFRICA (frontis.)
Approximate exchange rates:

US$1 = R 6.70 £1 = R 12.80 Euro 1 = R 8.60


CONTENTS:


SIGNED AND INSCRIBED BOOKS 3

CAPE TOWN AND ENVIRONS 6

Recent publications relating to the Cape 11



SOUTH AFRICA 11

Recent publications relating to South Africa 27



16 JUNE 1976 31

NORTH OF THE LIMPOPO and HUNTING 32

Recent publications relating to the North 36



LANGUAGE AND LITERATURE 36

Recent literary publications 38



FLORA AND FAUNA 39

Recent publications on flora and fauna 40



SOUTH AFRICAN WAR, 1899-1902 40



Email: selectb@mweb.co.za

Website: www.selectbooks.co.za
If you would like to receive your next catalogue by electronically (as a Word document, no illustrations attached) please e-mail us at the above address.

ABBREVIATIONS USED


a.e.g.: all edges gilt

b&w : black and white

col.: colour

comp.: compiler

d.w.: dust wrapper

ed.: edition / editor (s)

frontis.: frontispiece

ill.: illustrations

orig.: original

p.: page(s)

pict.: pictorial (e.g. pict. cloth)

port.: portrait

pseud.: pseudonym

t.e.g.: top edge gilt

vol.: volume

4to.: quarto

8vo.: octavo

16mo.: sextodecimo
D.S.A.B. : DICTIONARY OF SOUTH AFRICAN BIOGRAPHY

Mendelssohn : SOUTH AFRICAN BIBLIOGRAPHY / Sidney Mendelssohn (1910).

S.A.B. : SOUTH AFRICAN BIBLIOGRAPHY to the year 1925

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SIGNED AND INSCRIBED BOOKS




1 Beet, Arthur J & Harris, Cyril B. KIMBERLEY UNDER SIEGE: an illustrated story of a brave defence endured by 50 000 men, women and children for 124 days… 2nd revised & enlarged ed. Kimberley: Diamond Fields Advertiser, [1950].

130 p.: ill., ports. (1 folding group port. of participants' reunion), map, advertisements. Pict. cloth. Newspaper cuttings laid down on front endpaper. Inscription on front free endpaper. Signed inscription from Beet (together with his address in Kimberley) on front free endpaper. 450


2 Blaiberg, Philip. LOOKING AT MY HEART. London: Heinemann, 1969.

130 p.: ports. Paper covered boards, d.w. Signed & dated inscription from Blaiberg on half title page. 200



Blaiberg was the second recipient of a human heart, the operation being performed by Dr Christiaan Barnard and his team.
3 Bradlow, Frank R. AFRICANA BOOKS AND PICTURES: a selection of published papers. De luxe ed. Cape Town: A.A. Balkema, 1975.

vii, 136 p.: ill., ports. Quarter leather & marbled paper covered boards, d.w. No. 91 of an edition limited to 100 copies. Signed by Bradlow on a preliminary page. 400


4 Bradlow, Frank R. BARON VON LUDWIG AND THE LUDWIG'S-BURG GARDEN: a chronicle of the Cape from 1806 to 1848 with an appendix showing some of the horticultural introductions of Baron von Ludwig. Cape Town: A.A. Balkema, 1965.

xii, 124 p.: ill., ports. Cloth, d.w., cellotape marks to endpapers. Signed by Bradlow on title page. 150


5 Cocks, Chris. FIREFORCE: one man's war in the Rhodesian Light Infantry. 2nd impression. Pretoria: Covos Books, 1998.

306 p.: ill. (some col.), ports. Paper covered boards, d.w. Signed by Cocks on title page. 450


6 Cole, Barbara. THE ELITE: the story of the Rhodesian Special Air Service. De luxe ed. Durban: Three Knights, 1984.

449 p.: ill. (some col.), ports., maps. Full leather, a.e.g. Slipcase and bookmark present. SAS badge in metal laid down on front cover. No. 432 of an edition limited to 1500 copies. Signed by Cole on preliminary page. 2000


7 Dane, Philippa & Wallace, Sydney-Anne. THE GREAT HOUSES OF CONSTANTIA; written and researched by Philippa Dane; illustrated by Sydney-Anne Wallace. Cape Town: Don Nelson, 1981.

176 p.: ill. (some col.), frontis., ports. Oblong 8vo. Paper covered boards, slightly rubbed along lower edge, d.w. Signed by Dane on verso of half-title page.



650
8 De Gruchy, John W. BONHOEFFER AND SOUTH AFRICA: theology in dialogue. Grand Rapids, Mich.: Williams B. Eerdsman, 1984.

152 p. Paperback. Signed by De Gruchy on title page & inscription on a preliminary page. 50


9 De Gruchy, John W. THE CHURCH STRUGGLE IN SOUTH AFRICA; with a foreword by Alan Paton. Grand Rapids, Mich.: William B. Eerdmans, 1979.

267 p. Paperback. Signed inscription from De Gruchy on half title page & signed on title page. 75


10 Dreyer, A. KERKSOEWENIER VAN NAMAKWALAND: geskiedkundige oorsig van die tagtigejarige bestaan van die plaaslike Ned.-Ger. Gemeente. Stellenbosch: Pro-Ecclesia, 1930.

68 p. of text; [25] leaves of ill., frontis., ports., maps. Pict. cloth with gilding. Free endpapers browned. Signed & dated inscription from Dreyer on front free endpaper. 150


11 Duminy, J.P. TWILIGHT OVER THE TYGERBERG. Cape Town: J.F. Midgley, 1979.

164 p.: ill., ports., maps on endpapers (1 folding). Paper covered boards, d.w. Signed by Duminy on title page & with long inscription on half title page.



120
12 Goldswain, Pauline. THE SETTLER NAMED JEREMIAH GOLDSWAIN. Johannesburg: Privately published, 1983.

136 p.: ill., ports., map. Paper covered boards, d.w., some staining on rear cover. Signed by Pauline Goldswain on front free endpaper. No. 268 of an edition limited to 1000 copies. 275



Jeremiah Goldswain was one of the 1820 settlers. The book gives a factual account of their lives and the challenges they faced from 1820 to 1870.
13 Hart, Peter. CLAREMONT, NEWLANDS AND BISHOPSCOURT STREET NAMES. Cape Town: P. Hart, 1999.

iv, 80 p.: ill., ports. 4to. Stiff pict. paper wraps. Limited edition. Signed by Hart on title page. 175


14 Hart, Peter. RONDEBOSCH AND ROSEBANK STREET NAMES. Cape Town: P. Hart, 1998.

68 p.: ill., ports. 4to. Stiff pict. paper wraps. Limited edition. Signed by Hart on title page. 175


15 Lastovica, Ethleen & Al. BOTTLES & BYGONES: a guide for South African collectors. Cape Town: Don Nelson, 1990.

104 p.: ill. (some col.). 4to. Paper covered boards, d.w. Pencil notes on verso of front free endpaper. Signed inscription from both Lastovicas on title page. Accompanied by several Bottles & Bygones newsletters. 175


16 Masson, Francis & Bradlow, Frank R. [ed.]. FRANCIS MASSON'S ACCOUNT OF THREE JOURNEYS AT THE CAPE OF GOOD HOPE, 1772-1775; with introduction and annotations by Frank R. Bradlow. Cape Town: Tablecloth Press, 1994.

183 p.: ill., double frontis. (ports.), col. plates, maps. Paperback with endpapers. Edition limited to 350 copies. Signed by Bradlow on a preliminary page.



225

Masson's account is the first descriptive narrative of the Cape to be written in English. He was botanical collector for the Royal Gardens at Kew and made a significant contribution to early Cape botany.
17 McBride, Chris. LIONTIDE. Johannesburg: Jonathan Ball, 1990.

189 p.: col. ill., tables. Paperback. Signed & dated inscription from McBride on front free endpaper. 150



McBride's account of three years spent studying the lions of Savuti. He adopted a nocturnal lifestyle to fully enter "the whole complex ebb and flow of their lives- the liontide."
18 Mosala, Itumeleng J. BIBLICAL HERMENEUTICS AND BLACK THEOLOGY IN SOUTH AFRICA. Grand Rapids, Michigan: William B.Eerdmans, 1989.

218 p. Paperback. Signed inscription from Mosala on preliminary page.



75

Prof. Itumeleng was at one stage the President of Azapo.
19 Pama, C. BOWLER'S CAPE TOWN: life at the Cape in early Victorian times, 1834-1868. Cape Town: Tafelberg, 1977.

132 p.: ill. (some col.), map as frontis. 4to. Cloth, d.w. No. 884 of a limited edition. Signed by Pama on verso of title page. 325


20 Puren, Jerry & Pottinger, Brian. MERCENARY COMMANDER. Alberton: Galago, 1986.

384 p.: ill., ports., maps. Paper covered boards, d.w. Signed & dated inscription by Pottinger on title page. 450



Colonel Puren worked as a mercenary for the Katangese armed forces in the Congo for a period of seven years in the early 1960's. He also took part in the abortive Seychelles coup of 1981.
21 Robinson, Helen. WYNBERG: a special place. Wynberg, Cape Town: Privately published, 2001.

166 p.: ill., ports. 4to. Pict. paper covered boards, d.w. Signed & dated by Robinson on title page. 250


22 Sparks, Allister. THE MIND OF SOUTH AFRICA: [the story of the rise and fall of apartheid]. London: Heinemann, 1990.

xviii, 424 p. Paper covered boards, d.w. Signed by Sparks on title page.



. 250

"It is surely the definitive work on South African attitudes…" Donald Woods.
23 Steyn, Helene. STILBAAI. Stilbaai: The Municipality, [1983].

149 p.: ill., ports., map. Skivertex, d.w. Signed by Steyn on title page.



. 150
24 Stiff, Peter. SEE YOU IN NOVEMBER: [Rhodesia's no-holds-barred Intelligence war]. Alberton: Galago, 1985.

352 p.: ill., ports., plans. Paper covered boards, d.w. Slight spotting to page edges. Signed & dated inscription from Stiff on title page. 475


25 Thesen, Hjalmar. COUNTRY DAYS: chronicles of Knysna & the Southern Cape. Cape Town: David Philip, 1974.

vi, 168 p.: ill. Paper covered boards, d.w. Signed by Thesen on title page.



75
26 Tutu, Desmond [Festschrift]. HAMMERING SWORDS INTO PLOUGHSHARES: essays in honor [sic] of Archbishop Mpilo Desmond Tutu; edited by Buti Tlhagagale and Itumeleng Mosala. Grand Rapids, Mich.: William B. Eerdmans, 1986.

xiii, 300 p. Paperback. Signed inscription from Mosala on a preliminary page. 125





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