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

Publisher: Jacana 2003
ISBN or SBN Number: 1919931333. The story of Johannesburg through the lives of its prominent citizens from the Randlords to a modern diva, 130 pp with bw illustrations Very good condition in softcover. All books are shipped from South Africa. We will email with price quote for shipping.
Item number: 22188
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Appr.: | AUD 14.29 | CAD 13.89 | EUR 8.93 | GBP 6.94 | JPY 1000 | MXN 167 | ZAR 167 |
2. ALLEN V  
Lady Trader 

Publisher: Collins 1979 1st ed
ISBN or SBN Number: 0002160730. The romantic story of Sarah Heckford, Lowveld Trader and friend of Modjadje, the Rain Queen of the Lobedu at the turn of the century., 243 pp with bw illustrations Very good condition with slightly edgeworn dw. All books are shipped from South Africa. We will email with price quote for shipping.
Item number: 21872
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3. APPELGRYN M S  
Thomas Francois Burgers 

Publisher: HAUM 1979 1st ed
ISBN or SBN Number: 0798604212. 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, 283 pp with frontis Very good condition in hardcover with edgeworn dw. All books are shipped from South Africa. We will email with price quote for shipping.
Item number: 21574
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4. ARCHER, SIR GEOFFREY  
Personal and Historical Memoirs of an E African Administrator 

Publisher: Oliver & Boyd 1963
ISBN or SBN Number: n/a. The author was a noted hunter and naturalist, as well as an able administrator, who saw service in British Somaliland in the campaign against the 'Mad Mullah', Uganda and the Sudan, 260 pp with bw illustrations Very good condition in hardcover with slightly edgeworn dw; a fe pencil marginalia and underlinings in text. All books are shipped from South Africa. We will email with price quote for shipping.
Item number: 27478
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Appr.: | AUD 57.14 | CAD 55.56 | EUR 35.71 | GBP 27.78 | JPY 4000 | MXN 667 | ZAR 667 |
Click for larger image 5. ARGUS PUBLISHING  
Who's Who of Southern Africa 1984 

Publisher: Argus Printing & Publishing 1984
ISBN or SBN Number: N/A. Annually published reference book., 685 pp with portraits and ads Good condition, no dw. All books are shipped from South Africa. We will email with price quote for shipping.
Item number: 23719
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Appr.: | AUD 57.14 | CAD 55.56 | EUR 35.71 | GBP 27.78 | JPY 4000 | MXN 667 | ZAR 667 |
6. ARMSTRONG H C  
Grey Steel 

Publisher: Arthur Barker 1940
ISBN or SBN Number: n/a. A not entirely complimentary study of J C Smuts, 406 pp with 12 illustrations and maps Good condition in hardcover with chipped and tatty dw. All books are shipped from South Africa. We will email with price quote for shipping.
Item number: 18745
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7. ARNOLD W E  
The Goldbergs of Leigh Ranch 

Publisher: Books of Zimbabwe 1980
ISBN or SBN Number: 0869202227. Story of a prominent farming family from the eastern region of Zimbabwe, 140 pp with bw illustrations and colour frontis Very good condition with slightly edgeworn dw. All books are shipped from South Africa. We will email with price quote for shipping.
Item number: 27432
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Click for larger image 8. AUCAMP G ed  
Suid Afrikaanse Heldegalery 

Publisher: M Rieck 1947 1st ed
ISBN or SBN Number: n/a. Contains thumnbnail biographies of some 116 notable South Africans in all fields of endeavour. Afrikaans text, 238 pp with 122 bw portraits Very good condition in original boards, ltd ed no 2733. All books are shipped from South Africa. We will email with price quote for shipping.
Item number: 21318
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Appr.: | AUD 85.71 | CAD 83.33 | EUR 53.57 | GBP 41.67 | JPY 6000 | MXN 1000 | ZAR 1000 |
9. AURET A ( DRIES )  
Deur Swaarkry Gebrei 

Publisher: Privately published 2008
ISBN or SBN Number: n/a. 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., 150 pp with bw photos and map Good condition in softcover, inscr by author on prelims. All books are shipped from South Africa. We will email with price quote for shipping.
Item number: 22615
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10. AYLIFF J & HINCHLIFF P ed  
The Journal of John Ayliff 

Publisher: Balkema 1971
ISBN or SBN Number: n/a. The author was an 1820 Settler and one of the early pioneer missionaries in the Eastern Cape, 130 pp with bw illustrations Very good condition in hardcover with dw. All books are shipped from South Africa. We will email with price quote for shipping.
Item number: 26623
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11. BADEN-POWELL R  
Birds and Beasts in Africa 

Publisher: Macmillan & Co 1938 1st ed
ISBN or SBN Number: n/a. ' 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, 169 pp with dwgs and colour plates by the author Cream linen covered boards, no dw; covers foxed as are the prelims, otherwise the book is in fairly good condition. All books are shipped from South Africa. We will email with price quote for shipping.
Item number: 20151
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Appr.: | AUD 35.71 | CAD 34.72 | EUR 22.32 | GBP 17.36 | JPY 2500 | MXN 417 | ZAR 417 |
12. BAKER D E  
Black and White 

Publisher: Privately published 1989
ISBN or SBN Number: n/a. 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, 201 pp of photocopied typescript with bw illustrations and maps Very good condition in A4 hardcover. All books are shipped from South Africa. We will email with price quote for shipping.
Item number: 17498
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13. BAKER E  
D E Malherbe - Mens en Meester 

Publisher: Juventus 1981
ISBN or SBN Number: 0907996213. Short biography of renowned literary figure and 'taalstryder' proponent of the Afrikaans language. Afrikaans text, 68 pp with bw plates and dwgs Very good condition in hardcover. All books are shipped from South Africa. We will email with price quote for shipping.
Item number: 24464
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Appr.: | AUD 11.43 | CAD 11.11 | EUR 7.14 | GBP 5.56 | JPY 800 | MXN 133 | ZAR 133 |
14. BARLOW T B  
The Life and Times of President Brand 

Publisher: Juta 1972 1st ed
ISBN or SBN Number: 0702103683. The first English biography on this renowned statesman, 267 pp with bw plates and maps as eps Very good condition in hardcover with dw, name in prelims. All books are shipped from South Africa. We will email with price quote for shipping.
Item number: 19388
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Click for larger image 15. BARNARD A ( LADY ANNE ), LENTA M & LE CORDEUR B eds  
The Cape Diaries of Lady Anne Barnard 1799-1800, Vol 1 ONLY 

Publisher: Van Riebeeck Society 2nd Series No 29 VRS 1999
ISBN or SBN Number: 0958411255. 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, 368 pp with colour portraits tipped in, bw illustrations and fold-out panorama Mint condition with dw. 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 171.43 | CAD 166.67 | EUR 107.14 | GBP 83.33 | JPY 12000 | MXN 2000 | ZAR 2000 |
16. BARNARD C  
One Life 

Publisher: Timmins 1969
ISBN or SBN Number: n/a. The heart-surgeon's story, leading up to the first transplant, 366 pp with bw illustrations Good condition in hardcover, with edgeworn dw. All books are shipped from South Africa. We will email with price quote for shipping.
Item number: 26909
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Click for larger image 17. BARNARD LADY A  
South Africa a Century Ago - Letters Written from the Cape of Good Hope 

Publisher: Smith Elder & Co 1908
ISBN or SBN Number: n/a. Journals and letters of the famous diarist, 316 pp with frontis laid down Good condition in original, slightly scarred covers, slight sporadic foxing, name on eps. All books are shipped from South Africa. We will email with price quote for shipping.
Item number: 22533
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18. BARNARD M  
Defining Moments 

Publisher: Zebra Press 2011
ISBN or SBN Number: 9781770221543. Famous heart-surgeon, who pioneered the transplant techniques alongside his star-brother, tells his life story as well as his lengthy battle with cancer, 440 pp with colour and bw illustrations Very good condition in softcover. All books are shipped from South Africa. We will email with price quote for shipping.
Item number: 25609
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Click for larger image 19. BARNES P M & LOMBARD R T J ed  
Through the Chequered Path 

Publisher: HSRC Genealogical Series #28 1988
ISBN or SBN Number: 0796905932. 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, 184 pp with numerous bw illustrations and maps Very good condition in hardcover with vg dw. All books are shipped from South Africa. We will email with price quote for shipping.
Item number: 24956
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20. BASSON J  
Politieke Kaarte op die Tafel 

Publisher: Politika 2006
ISBN or SBN Number: 0620364955. 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, 195 pp with bw illustrations Very good condition in softcover, inscr by author on tp. All books are shipped from South Africa. We will email with price quote for shipping.
Item number: 22785
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21. BEARD S J  
Life Can Be Fun 

Publisher: CNA no date
ISBN or SBN Number: n/a. Cheerful reminiscences of a varied life in South Africa and England, including a spell in the Cape Mounted Police and various business ventures, 163 pp Good condition in hardcover, no dw. All books are shipped from South Africa. We will email with price quote for shipping.
Item number: 21576
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22. BELL C E  
South West Pioneer 

Publisher: Bennu Books 1977
ISBN or SBN Number: 090907304X. The story of James Frank Bassingthwaighte, who was the first permanent, white settler in Namibia, 124 pp with bw illustrations and dwgs Covers a little ageworn, no dw; unrelated inscr on eps. All books are shipped from South Africa. We will email with price quote for shipping.
Item number: 22460
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23. BENNETT F  
Under an African Sun 

Publisher: Radcliffe Press 2006
ISBN or SBN Number: 1845110838. Memoirs of a colonial officer in the last days of Northern Rhodesia, giving an insight into the lifestyles of these civil servants with verve and humour., 246 pp with bw illustrations Very good condition in hardcover with vg dw. All books are shipped from South Africa. We will email with price quote for shipping.
Item number: 27546
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24. BENNETT R  
Once in a Lifetime 

Publisher: Hob Publishers 1996
ISBN or SBN Number: 0620206152. 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, 212 pp with dwgs and bw photos Very good condition in softcover. All books are shipped from South Africa. We will email with price quote for shipping.
Item number: 24892
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25. BERLYN P  
The Quiet Man 

Publisher: M O Collins 1978
ISBN or SBN Number: 0869190834. A biography of Ian Smith, premier of the breakaway colony of Rhodesia., 256 pp with bw illustrations Good condition in hardcover, no dw. All books are shipped from South Africa. We will email with price quote for shipping.
Item number: 26016
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