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Category: Biography: Biography
386 items found.   List items by:   Author     Title     Publisher
1. ALFRED M  
Johannesburg Portraits 

Publisher: 130 pp with bw illustrations Very good condition in softcover
ISBN or SBN Number: 1919931333. Jacana 2003, The story of Johannesburg through the lives of its prominent citizens from the Randlords to a modern diva. All books are shipped from South Africa. We will email with price quote for shipping.
Item number: 22188
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Appr.: | AUD 12.20 | CAD 11.57 | EUR 8.13 | GBP 6.37 | JPY 1000 | MXN 125 | ZAR 111 |
2. ALLEN V  
Lady Trader 

Publisher: 243 pp with bw illustrations Very good condition with slightly edgeworn dw
ISBN or SBN Number: 0002160730. Collins 1979 1st ed, The romantic story of Sarah Heckford, Lowveld Trader and friend of Modjadje, the Rain Queen of the Lobedu at the turn of the century. All books are shipped from South Africa. We will email with price quote for shipping.
Item number: 21872
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US$30.00
Appr.: | AUD 36.59 | CAD 34.72 | EUR 24.39 | GBP 19.11 | JPY 3000 | MXN 375 | ZAR 333 |
3. APPELGRYN M S  
Thomas Francois Burgers 

Publisher: 283 pp with frontis Very good condition in hardcover with edgeworn dw
ISBN or SBN Number: 0798604212. HAUM 1979 1st ed, In-depth study of controversial progressive president of the ZAR, who was accused of selling out to the British, as well as being the cause of the Dorsland trek. Afrikaans text. All books are shipped from South Africa. We will email with price quote for shipping.
Item number: 21574
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Appr.: | AUD 48.78 | CAD 46.30 | EUR 32.52 | GBP 25.48 | JPY 4000 | MXN 500 | ZAR 444 |
Click for larger image 4. ARGUS PUBLISHING  
Who's Who of Southern Africa 1984 

Publisher: 685 pp with portraits and ads Good condition, no dw
ISBN or SBN Number: N/A. Argus Printing & Publishing 1984, Annually published reference book. All books are shipped from South Africa. We will email with price quote for shipping.
Item number: 23719
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Appr.: | AUD 60.98 | CAD 57.87 | EUR 40.65 | GBP 31.85 | JPY 5000 | MXN 625 | ZAR 556 |
5. ARMSTRONG H C  
Grey Steel 

Publisher: 406 pp with 12 illustrations and maps Good condition in hardcover with chipped and tatty dw
ISBN or SBN Number: n/a. Arthur Barker 1940, A not entirely complimentary study of J C Smuts. All books are shipped from South Africa. We will email with price quote for shipping.
Item number: 18745
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Appr.: | AUD 18.29 | CAD 17.36 | EUR 12.20 | GBP 9.55 | JPY 1500 | MXN 188 | ZAR 167 |
6. ATKINS G  
Once upon a White Man 

Publisher: 240 pp with bw illustrations Good condition in softcover, sgd by author on tp
ISBN or SBN Number: n/a. Privately published 2008, A memoir of peace, war and change from the old Rhodesia to the new Zimbabwe. All books are shipped from South Africa. We will email with price quote for shipping.
Item number: 22614
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Appr.: | AUD 36.59 | CAD 34.72 | EUR 24.39 | GBP 19.11 | JPY 3000 | MXN 375 | ZAR 333 |
Click for larger image 7. AUCAMP G ed  
Suid Afrikaanse Heldegalery 

Publisher: 238 pp with 122 bw portraits Very good condition in original boards, ltd ed no 2733
ISBN or SBN Number: n/a. M Rieck 1947 1st ed, Contains thumnbnail biographies of some 116 notable South Africans in all fields of endeavour. Afrikaans text. All books are shipped from South Africa. We will email with price quote for shipping.
Item number: 21318
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US$60.00
Appr.: | AUD 73.17 | CAD 69.44 | EUR 48.78 | GBP 38.22 | JPY 6000 | MXN 750 | ZAR 667 |
8. AURET A ( DRIES )  
Deur Swaarkry Gebrei 

Publisher: 150 pp with bw photos and map Good condition in softcover, inscr by author on prelims
ISBN or SBN Number: n/a. Privately published 2008, The author spent parts of his youth in the Sandveld region of Alexander Bay, Kleinzee, Citrusdal and Aurora among other places, ministering to his flock. All books are shipped from South Africa. We will email with price quote for shipping.
Item number: 22615
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Appr.: | AUD 24.39 | CAD 23.15 | EUR 16.26 | GBP 12.74 | JPY 2000 | MXN 250 | ZAR 222 |
9. AYLIFF J & HINCHLIFF P ed  
The Journal of John Ayliff 

Publisher: 130 pp with bw illustrations Very good condition in hardcover with dw
ISBN or SBN Number: n/a. Balkema 1971, The author was an 1820 Settler and one of the early pioneer missionaries in the Eastern Cape. All books are shipped from South Africa. We will email with price quote for shipping.
Item number: 26623
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Appr.: | AUD 36.59 | CAD 34.72 | EUR 24.39 | GBP 19.11 | JPY 3000 | MXN 375 | ZAR 333 |
10. BADEN-POWELL R  
Birds and Beasts in Africa 

Publisher: 169 pp with dwgs and colour plates by the author Cream linen covered boards, no dw; covers foxed as are the prelims, oth
ISBN or SBN Number: n/a. Macmillan & Co 1938 1st ed, ' A trifling appreciation of the beauties and beasts ' by the late chief scout - a charming book for young and old. He tells stories of the beasties inhabiting his garden and his neighbourhood in Nyeri, Kenya. All books are shipped from South Africa. We will email with price quote for shipping.
Item number: 20151
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Appr.: | AUD 36.59 | CAD 34.72 | EUR 24.39 | GBP 19.11 | JPY 3000 | MXN 375 | ZAR 333 |
11. BAKER D E  
Black and White 

Publisher: 201 pp of photocopied typescript with bw illustrations and maps Very good condition in A4 hardcover
ISBN or SBN Number: n/a. Privately published 1989, The author emigrated to Rhodesia after WWII and worked as an agricultural extension officer in various locations before leaving during the beginnings of troubled times just before independence. All books are shipped from South Africa. We will email with price quote for shipping.
Item number: 17498
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Appr.: | AUD 24.39 | CAD 23.15 | EUR 16.26 | GBP 12.74 | JPY 2000 | MXN 250 | ZAR 222 |
12. BAKER E  
D E Malherbe - Mens en Meester 

Publisher: 68 pp with bw plates and dwgs Very good condition in hardcover
ISBN or SBN Number: 0907996213. Juventus 1981, Short biography of renowned literary figure and 'taalstryder' proponent of the Afrikaans language. Afrikaans text. All books are shipped from South Africa. We will email with price quote for shipping.
Item number: 24464
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US$8.00
Appr.: | AUD 9.76 | CAD 9.26 | EUR 6.50 | GBP 5.10 | JPY 800 | MXN 100 | ZAR 89 |
13. BARLOW T B  
The Life and Times of President Brand 

Publisher: 267 pp with bw plates and maps as eps Very good condition in hardcover with dw, name in prelims
ISBN or SBN Number: 0702103683. Juta 1972 1st ed, The first English biography on this renowned statesman. All books are shipped from South Africa. We will email with price quote for shipping.
Item number: 19388
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Appr.: | AUD 36.59 | CAD 34.72 | EUR 24.39 | GBP 19.11 | JPY 3000 | MXN 375 | ZAR 333 |
Click for larger image 14. BARNARD A ( LADY ANNE ), LENTA M & LE CORDEUR B eds  
The Cape Diaries of Lady Anne Barnard 1799-1800, Vol 1 ONLY 

Publisher: 368 pp with colour portraits tipped in, bw illustrations and fold-out panorama Mint condition with dw
ISBN or SBN Number: 0958411255. Van Riebeeck Society 2nd Series No 29 VRS 1999, Revealing glimpses of society and life and the Cape by the most renowned diarist of the period. This has now become a scarce item, since it is out of print. All books are shipped from South Africa. We will email with price quote for shipping.
Item number: 25907
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US$120.00
Appr.: | AUD 146.34 | CAD 138.89 | EUR 97.56 | GBP 76.43 | JPY 12000 | MXN 1500 | ZAR 1333 |
Click for larger image 15. BARNARD LADY A  
South Africa a Century Ago - Letters Written from the Cape of Good Hope 

Publisher: 316 pp with frontis laid down Good condition in original, slightly scarred covers, slight sporadic foxing, name on eps
ISBN or SBN Number: n/a. Smith Elder & Co 1908, Journals and letters of the famous diarist. All books are shipped from South Africa. We will email with price quote for shipping.
Item number: 22533
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Appr.: | AUD 48.78 | CAD 46.30 | EUR 32.52 | GBP 25.48 | JPY 4000 | MXN 500 | ZAR 444 |
16. BARNARD M  
Defining Moments 

Publisher: 440 pp with colour and bw illustrations Very good condition in softcover
ISBN or SBN Number: 9781770221543. Zebra Press 2011, Famous heart-surgeon, who pioneered the transplant techniques alongside his star-brother, tells his life story as well as his lengthy battle with cancer. All books are shipped from South Africa. We will email with price quote for shipping.
Item number: 25609
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Appr.: | AUD 24.39 | CAD 23.15 | EUR 16.26 | GBP 12.74 | JPY 2000 | MXN 250 | ZAR 222 |
Click for larger image 17. BARNES P M & LOMBARD R T J ed  
Through the Chequered Path 

Publisher: 184 pp with numerous bw illustrations and maps Very good condition in hardcover with vg dw
ISBN or SBN Number: 0796905932. HSRC Genealogical Series #28 1988, The story of William Howard's party of the 1820 Settlers, which includes the genealogies of three generations of fourteen of the original seventeen names in the group. All books are shipped from South Africa. We will email with price quote for shipping.
Item number: 24956
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US$70.00
Appr.: | AUD 85.37 | CAD 81.02 | EUR 56.91 | GBP 44.59 | JPY 7000 | MXN 875 | ZAR 778 |
18. BASSON J  
Politieke Kaarte op die Tafel 

Publisher: 195 pp with bw illustrations Very good condition in softcover, inscr by author on tp
ISBN or SBN Number: 0620364955. Politika 2006, A number of episodes in the colourful political life of Japie Basson, who was a member of a number of parties and played a role in the final days of Namibia under SA rule. Afrikaans text. All books are shipped from South Africa. We will email with price quote for shipping.
Item number: 22785
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Appr.: | AUD 18.29 | CAD 17.36 | EUR 12.20 | GBP 9.55 | JPY 1500 | MXN 188 | ZAR 167 |
19. BEARD S J  
Life Can Be Fun 

Publisher: 163 pp Good condition in hardcover, no dw
ISBN or SBN Number: n/a. CNA no date, Cheerful reminiscences of a varied life in South Africa and England, including a spell in the Cape Mounted Police and various business ventures. All books are shipped from South Africa. We will email with price quote for shipping.
Item number: 21576
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Appr.: | AUD 18.29 | CAD 17.36 | EUR 12.20 | GBP 9.55 | JPY 1500 | MXN 188 | ZAR 167 |
20. BELL C E  
South West Pioneer 

Publisher: 124 pp with bw illustrations and dwgs Covers a little ageworn, no dw; unrelated inscr on eps
ISBN or SBN Number: 090907304X. Bennu Books 1977, The story of James Frank Bassingthwaighte, who was the first permanent, white settler in Namibia. All books are shipped from South Africa. We will email with price quote for shipping.
Item number: 22460
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Appr.: | AUD 36.59 | CAD 34.72 | EUR 24.39 | GBP 19.11 | JPY 3000 | MXN 375 | ZAR 333 |
21. BENNETT R  
Once in a Lifetime 

Publisher: 212 pp with dwgs and bw photos Very good condition in softcover
ISBN or SBN Number: 0620206152. Hob Publishers 1996, The author grew up in Rhodesia where he became a gold-miner, before joining the RAF during WWII, which form much of the often hilarious material of this book. All books are shipped from South Africa. We will email with price quote for shipping.
Item number: 24892
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Appr.: | AUD 24.39 | CAD 23.15 | EUR 16.26 | GBP 12.74 | JPY 2000 | MXN 250 | ZAR 222 |
22. BERLYN P  
The Quiet Man 

Publisher: 256 pp with bw illustrations Good condition in hardcover, no dw
ISBN or SBN Number: 0869190834. M O Collins 1978, A biography of Ian Smith, premier of the breakaway colony of Rhodesia. All books are shipped from South Africa. We will email with price quote for shipping.
Item number: 26016
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Appr.: | AUD 18.29 | CAD 17.36 | EUR 12.20 | GBP 9.55 | JPY 1500 | MXN 188 | ZAR 167 |
23. BEUKES L  
Maverick 

Publisher: 249 pp Very good condition in softcover, date on prelims
ISBN or SBN Number: 1770070508. Oshun 2004, Some nineteen short biographies of women that refused to be stereotyped - from Eva/Krotoa to Nongquawuse, to Olive Schreiner and Glenda Kemp. All books are shipped from South Africa. We will email with price quote for shipping.
Item number: 24838
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Appr.: | AUD 18.29 | CAD 17.36 | EUR 12.20 | GBP 9.55 | JPY 1500 | MXN 188 | ZAR 167 |
24. BEUKES P  
The Holistic Smuts 

Publisher: 224 pp Good condition in laminated pictorial covers
ISBN or SBN Number: 0798125373. Human & Rousseau 1989 1st ed, An inquiry into the personality of this famous leader. All books are shipped from South Africa. We will email with price quote for shipping.
Item number: 23154
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Appr.: | AUD 18.29 | CAD 17.36 | EUR 12.20 | GBP 9.55 | JPY 1500 | MXN 188 | ZAR 167 |
25. BLACKWELL L  
Blackwell Remembers 

Publisher: 213 pp with bw plates Excellent condition with slightly worn dw
ISBN or SBN Number: 0869780034. Timmins 1971, Memoirs of noted judge and parliamentarian. All books are shipped from South Africa. We will email with price quote for shipping.
Item number: 22632
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US$12.00
Appr.: | AUD 14.63 | CAD 13.89 | EUR 9.76 | GBP 7.64 | JPY 1200 | MXN 150 | ZAR 133 |

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