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Out of Africa

By: Blixen, Karen

Price: $30.00

Publisher: London, England, Guild Publishing: 1985

Edition: First Thus

Seller ID: BIOAFR14


Hard cloth cover, not issued with dust jacket, first thus, 1200gms, 288 pages, yellow endpapers. Book is in good condition with minor general wear and tear and light page discolouration throughout. This is a special edition of the classic autobiography written by Karen Blixen and eventually made into a movie. This edition colour and black and white photos, illustrations, and other decorative pieces. Boards and cover are in good condition with only mild shelf wear, a smal... View more info

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Blood River: A Journey to Africa's Broken Heart

By: Butcher, Tim

Price: $11.00

Publisher: London, England, Vintage Books: 2008

Edition: Reprint

Seller ID: TRAAFR9


Softcover, reprint, 322gms, 363 pages. This is Tim Butcher's recreation of H M Stanley's famous expedition along the Congo River, Africa. Book is in good condition with minor general wear and tear and moderate page discolouration throughout. Cover shows light creasing, otherwise no other pre-loved markings. View more info

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Sketches of Kafir Life

By: Callaway, Godfrey

Price: $25.00

Publisher: London, England, A.R. Mowbray & Co. Ltd: 1905

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 000037


This book documents life on a South African mission and the interaction with the Xhosa people in the early 19th century. Original green cloth boards with extensive discolouration and scuffing, cloth has started to become thin at spine, inside front page has sticker attached as an award to the book recipient in 1931, black & white frontispiece of the Priest's Hut, a number of other black & white pictures throughout, pages show age-related discolouration, spine still in ta... View more info

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If This Be Treason: Helen Joseph's Dramatic Diary of the Treason Trial 1956-1961

By: Joseph, Helen

Price: $30.00

Publisher: Johannesburg, South Africa, Contra Press: 1998

Edition: First Thus

Seller ID: BIOAFR27


Softcover, first thus, 552gms, 311 pages. Helen Joseph's diary of the South African Treason Trial is a most moving and human account of how committed people stand together, finding strength from their oppression and the resolution that comes from the moral certainty that one's cause is right and just. Book is in good condition with only minor general wear and tear and light page discolouration throughout. Cover shows some mild creasing and there is a small stamp and pen ... View more info

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Journey Beyond Selene: Remarkable Expeditions to the Solar System's 63 Moons

By: Kluger, Jeffrey

Price: $11.50

Publisher: London, England, Little, Brown and Company: 1999

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: SCISPA11


Paperback, First Edition, 400gms, 314 pages. Journey Beyond Salene tells for the first time the fascinating story of the people who are making these voyages of discovery happen- the brilliant men and women of NASA's Jet Propulsion Laboratory in Pasadena, California. Book is in good condition with mild general wear and tear, moderate page discolouration/spotting throughout, otherwise no other pre-loved markings. Attached picture is of actual book. Purchase more than 1... View more info

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Mandela: Echoes of An Era

By: Kumalo, Alf; and Mphahlele, Es'kia

Price: $22.00

Publisher: London, England, Penguin Books: 1990

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: BIOAFR17


Softcover, first edition, 544gms, 160 pages. This is the story of Nelson Mandela's life intertwined with an account of 41 years of the African National Congress Party. Book is in good condition with minor general wear and tear. The book is ex-library stock and shows the associated stampings and markings. Book has been covered in clear plastic and stuck to covers for protection, otherwise no other pre-loved markings. View more info

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Apartheid: A History

By: Lapping, Brian

Price: $15.00

Publisher: London, England, Grafton Books: 1986

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 001807


Hardcover with blue boards and pictorial dustjacket, first edition, 672gms, 199 pages. This book is the first to tell the story of apartheid from beginning to end and covering approximately 300 years of history. Book is in good condition with minor general wear and tear and mild page discolouration/spotting throughout. Dust jacket is in good condition with moderate shelf wear, otherwise no other pre-loved markings. View more info

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Long Walk to Freedom: The Autobiography of Nelson Mandela

By: Mandela, Nelson

Price: $6.50

Publisher: London, England, Abacus: 2011

Edition: Reprint

Seller ID: BIOAFR22


Softcover, reprint, 656gms, 768 pages. The riveting memoirs of the outstanding moral and political leader of our time, Long Walk to Freedom brilliantly re-creates the drama of the experiences that helped shape Nelson Mandela's destiny. Emotive, compelling and uplifting, this is the story of an epic life; a story of hardship, resilience and ultimate triumph told with the clarity and eloquence of a born leader. Book is in good condition with moderate general wear and tear ... View more info

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Madiba: The Reader's Digest Tribute to Nelson Mandela

By: Mandela, Nelson; Carlin, John

Price: $35.00

Publisher: Ultimo, NSW, Australia, Reader's Digest (Australia) Pty Limited: 2012

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: BIOAFR5


Hardcover with brown laminated pictorial boards and pictorial dust jacket, first edition, 820gms, 335 pages, decorated endpapers. This book features two books - Long Walk to Freedom by Nelson Mandela; and Playing the Enemy by John Carlin. Both books are presented in condensed versions. Book is in near new condition. View more info

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Origins of the South African War 1899-1902, The

By: Smith, Iain R.

Price: $18.00

Publisher: Essex, England, Longman Group Limited: 1996

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: WAR13


Large softcover, first edition, 590gms, 455 pages. Book is in good condition with minor general wear and tear and light page discolouration throughout, otherwise no other pre-loved marks. View more info