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1 (Rhodes, Cecil). Lockhart, J.G. and Woodhouse, C.M. CECIL RHODES: The Colossus of Southern Africa
New York: The Macmillan Company, (1963). First U.S. edition. Hardcover. Near fine with illustrated endpapers, including a map of southern Africa, twelve photographs, and three drawings; in an illustrated dust jacket with rubbing to panels and small nicks and creases to edges. Rear panel illustration by Linley Sambourne. 
A biography of the Prime Minister of the Cape Colony, and the man who created the educational foundation which still bears his name. It is also a portrait of a man who exemplified the British empire. 525 pages, note on sources, index. 
Price: 20.00 USD
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2 Cockram, Gail-Maryse SOUTH WEST AFRICAN MANDATE
Cape Town: Juta and Company, (1976). First edition. Hardcover. A very good plus copy in a shelfworn dust jacket. 
United States Government, Foreign Agents Registration Act stamp on the rear flyleaf. 534 pages, notes, index. Numerous full-page reproductions of political cartoons. 
Price: 50.00 USD
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3 Elazar, Daniel J. with Medding, Peter JEWISH COMMUNITIES IN FRONTIER SOCIETIES: Argentina, Australia, and South Africa
New York/London: Holmes & Meier, (1983). 0841904499 / 9780841904491 First edition. Hardcover. Fine in a fine dust jacket. 357 pages; chapter notes, bibliography, and an index. 
A study of Jewish communities founded in the modern era in Argentina, Australia, and South Africa. All three are located in the Southern hemisphere and were settled in roughly the same time period, but in each country the Jewish community is unique. 
Price: 25.00 USD
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4 Hattersley, Alan F. THE FIRST SOUTH AFRICAN DETECTIVES
Cape Town: Howard Timmins, 1960. First edition. Hardcover. Lower corner tips slightly bumped, otherwise near fine in lightly rubbed dust jacket. 
This study focuses on the precursors of the scientific detective of today and the baffling cases they were called upon to solve. 
Price: 25.00 USD
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5 Jenkins, Geoffrey THE RIVER OF DIAMONDS
New York: The Viking Press, (1964). First U.S. edition. Hardcover. A very good plus copy in green linen-backed marbled boards; in a lightly shelfworn illustrated dust jacket that is price-clipped. 
A novel of sea suspense, set in South Africa, written by a South African, involving the dredging up of diamonds from the ocean floor and the human and natural obstacles encountered. "This is a thundering good yarn..."--Ian Fleming. 
Price: 20.00 USD
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6 McClure, James THE ARTFUL EGG
New York: Pantheon, (1984). 0394534727 / 9780394534725 First U.S. edition, first printing. Hardcover. Fine in a fine, illustrated dust jacket. No remainder mark! 
A Kramer and Zondi mystery. "The best novels about South Africa today are McClure's stories about the Trekkersburg police."--London Sunday Times. One of H.R.F. Keating's Best 100 Crime & Mystery Books. 
Price: 15.00 USD
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7 McClure, James THE GOOSEBERRY FOOL
New York: Harper & Row, Publishers, (1974). 0060128984 / 9780060128982 First U.S. edition. Hardcover. Some scarred abrasions to the endpapers, else a near fine copy; in a price-clipped dust jacket. 
The third Kramer and Zondi mystery set in South Africa. 
Price: 15.00 USD
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THE MAN IN THE MEWS, Packer, Joy
8 Packer, Joy THE MAN IN THE MEWS
London: The Book Club, (1964). First edition thus. Hardcover. A fine, as-new copy in pale blue boards; in an illustrated dust jacket with a tiny nick to lower front panel, but that is otherwise fresh and bright. Sensational uncredited jacket painting. 
Novel of romantic suspense by the South African writer tells of London-born Mrs. Olivier, who leaves her Transvaal farm when her South African husband dies, and returns to her native city and a cottage in the Trident Mews. 
Price: 15.00 USD
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9 Racster, Olga CURTAIN UP!: The Story of Cape Theatre
Cape Town: Juta and Co., Limited 1951. First edition. SIGNED with an inscription to the title-page. Hardcover. Very good plus with light scrapes to the rear cover, pale offsetting and faint foxing to endsheets, and slight splaying to the covers, in a price-clipped pictorial dust jacket that shows rubbing, edgewear, nicking, and a few very short closed edge tears. 
A history of theatre in Capetown, South Africa, from a long-time patron, who utilizes her first-hand knowledge of the personalities that helped make "the Cape" one of the most interesting theatre scenes in the world. 
Price: 35.00 USD
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10 Robertson, Cecil A. AFRICA--NOSTALGIC RETURN
Devon: Arthur H. Stockwell Ltd., (1972). 722303394 First edition. Hardcover. A few tiny dots of stain to the upper and lower page edges, else near fine in a photo-pictorial dust jacket with a few closed edge tears, light staining, nicking, rubbing and age-toning to the extremities. 200 pages, twenty-three b&w plates. 
SIGNED and inscribed by Robertson to the title-page. An account of Robertson's return journey through the land that was his childhood home of South Africa, and an examination of the contemporary environment of the country. 
Price: 20.00 USD
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11 van den Berghe, Pierre L. CANEVILLE: The Social Structure Of A South African Town
Middletown, Ct.: Wesleyan University Press, (1964). First edition. Hardcover. Ownership stamp of Kenneth Rexroth with light foxing to page edges else very good plus in price-clipped and rubbed dust jacket. 

Price: 25.00 USD
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