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Image for Gaia: Journey Into Vanishing Worlds

Gaia: Journey Into Vanishing Worlds

By: Berry, Mark (intro & verse)

Price: $24.00

Publisher: New York, USA, Global Art in Action: 1999

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: HISNAT24

ISBN: 1891024159

Condition: Very Good


Hardcover with laminated pictorial boards and pictorial dust jacket, first edition, 1855g, 144pgs, blank endpapers. This book takes us to the remote tropical rain forests of Madagascar, Brazil, South Africa, Peru, Hawaii, and Costa Rica with fashion photographer Paige Deponte and writer Mark Perry. Haunting, sometimes raw, imagery offers a compelling yet unsentimental portrait of these rare and beautiful ecosystems, and the environmental degradation brought about by huma... View more info

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Holding Up the Sky: An African Life

By: Blackburn-Wright, Sandy

Price: $18.00

Publisher: Millers Point, Australia, Pier 9: 2008

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: BIOAUS343

ISBN: 1921208236

Condition: Fine


Large softcover, first edition, 988gms, 518 pages. This is the story of a young Australian woman's complex love affair with Africa and it's people. Sandy Blackburn-Wright lived and worked in South Africa between 1988 and 2003 - years coinciding with some of the nation's most tumultuous and significant events, including the release of Nelson Mandela. Book is in fine, near new condition. View more info

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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

Condition: Good


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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Out of Africa (and Shadow on the Grass)

By: Blixen, Karen

Price: $6.50

Publisher: Middlesex, England, Penguin Books: 1986

Edition: Reprint

Seller ID: BIOAFR91

ISBN: 0140085335

Condition: Good


Medium softcover, reprint, 266gms, 351 pages. This is Karen Blixen's (aka Isak Dinesen) story and love affir with Africa, and specifically Kenya where she moved to with her husband to plant coffee in 1913. Also includes 'Shadow on the Grass'. Book is in good condition with minor general wear and tear and moderate to heavy page discolouration/spotting throughout, otherwise no other pre-loved markings. View more info

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African Tears: The Zimbabwe Land Invasions

By: Buckle, Catherine

Price: $20.00

Publisher: South Africa, Covos Day Books: 2001

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: HISAFR5

ISBN: 1919874275

Condition: Very Good


Softcover, first edition, 364gms, 243 pages. Book is in very good condition with only very minor general wear and tear, 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

Condition: Fair


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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Murder London - South Africa

By: Creasey, John

Price: $10.00

Publisher: London, England, Pan Books Limited: 1968

Edition: Reprint

Seller ID: CRIFIC1320

ISBN: 0330021982

Condition: Fair


Paperback, reprint, 106gms, 191 pages. Featuring Superintendent Roger West. Book is in fair condition with moderate general age-related wear and tear and moderate to heavy page discolouration/spotting throughout. There is a small pen mark from a previous owner on the inside front page and a small texta mark on the front wrap, otherwise no other pre-loved markings. View more info

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Reader's Digest Illustrated Guide to the Game Parks & Nature Reserves of Southern Africa

By: Duggan, Alan (ed)

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Cape Town, South Africa, The Reader's Digest Association South Africa (Pty) Limited: 1991

Edition: Second Printing

Seller ID: TRAAFR13

ISBN: 0947008667

Condition: Good


Hardcover with laminated green pictorial boards, not issued with dust jacket, second printing of second edition, 1575gms, 440 pages, yellow endpapers. Book includes details of more than 700 destinations, where to stay and how to book, what to see and where to see it, what to do when you get there, and much more. Book is in good condition with minor general wear and tear and light page discolouration/spotting throughout. Boards are in good condition with only mild shelf w... View more info

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Encounters with Animals

By: Durrell, Gerald

Price: $6.50

Publisher: Ringwood, Australia, Penguin Books: 1964

Edition: Reprint

Seller ID: BIOUK133

Condition: Fair to Good


Softcover, reprint, 112gms, 180 pages. These animals were encountered on Gerald Durrell's various zoo-collecting trips in West Africa and South America. Book is in fair to good condition with general age-related wear and tear, moderate to heavy page discolouration/spotting throughout, small tear to external top of spine, small pen mark on inside front page, otherwise no other pre-loved markings. View more info

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Return to South Africa: The Ecstasy and the Agony

By: Huddleston, Trevor

Price: $9.00

Publisher: London, England, Harper Collins Publishers: 1991

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: TRAAFR2

ISBN: 0006276326

Condition: Good


Softcover, first edition, 102gms, 141 pages. This is Archbishop Trevor Huddleston's book detailing his return to South Africa in 1991 at the age of 79. Book is in good condition with minor general wear and tear and moderate page discolouration throughout, otherwise no other pre-loved markings. 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

ISBN: 06202210976

Condition: Very Good


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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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

ISBN: 0140143165

Condition: Good


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

ISBN: 0246130644

Condition: Good


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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Missionary Travels and Researches in South Africa (including a sketch of sixteen years' residence in the interior of Africa, and a journey from the Cape of Good Hope to Landa on the West coast; thence across the continent, Down the River Zambesi)

By: Livingstone, David

Price: $35.00

Publisher: USA, Time-Life Books: 1984

Edition: Facsimile Reprint

Seller ID: TRAAFR18

ISBN: 705415147

Condition: Very Good


Cushioned hardcover, not issued with dust jacket, reprint of 1857 facsimile edition, 1265gms, 711 pages, decorated endpapers, red and gold stamped boards and gilt page edging, part of Time-Life "Classics of Exploration" series, includes loose-leaf explanation of inclusion in the "Classics of Exploration" series, also includes loose ex-libris sticker. Book is in very good condition with only very minor general wear and tear and light rubbing to boards. Som... 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

ISBN: 0349106533

Condition: Good


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

ISBN: 1922083445

Condition: Fine


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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Beautiful Place to Die, A

By: Nunn, Malla

Price: $8.50

Publisher: Sydney, Australia, Macmillan: 2008

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: CRIFIC1030

ISBN: 1405038772

Condition: Very Good


Large softcover, 1st edition, 572gms, 399 pages. Book is in good condition with minor general wear and tear and very light page discolouration throughout. There is a small pen marking on the last page, otherwise no other pre-loved markings. 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

ISBN: 0582495202

Condition: Good


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

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Afrikaans: A Complete Course for Beginners (Teach Yourself)

By: Van Schalkwyk, Helena

Price: $10.00

Publisher: Kent, England, Hodder & Stoughton: 2002

Edition: Reprint

Seller ID: FORNF7

ISBN: 0340488670

Condition: Good


Softcover, reprint, 280gms, 244 pages. This is a complete course in spoken and written Afrikaans. If you have never learnt Afrikaans before, or if your Afrikaans needs brushing up, Teach Yourself Afrikaans is for you. Book is in good condition with minor general wear and tear and light page discolouration throughout, otherwise no other pre-loved markings. View more info

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Gem Squash Tokoloshe

By: Zadok, Rachel

Price: $8.50

Publisher: London, England, Pan Books: 2006

Edition: Reprint

Seller ID: GENFIC625

ISBN: 0330444301

Condition: Fair to Good


Paperback, reprint, 176gms, 327 pages. Rachel Zadok examines the story of a young girl growing up during the height of apartheid unrest in South Africa. Book is in fair to good condition with moderate general wear and tear and moderate to light page discolouration throughout. Rear 60 pages show some soiling and some creasing, otherwise no other pre-loved markings. View more info