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In 1914, Henry Rider Haggard - adventure novelist, public servant, farmer, lawyer - returned to South Africa, the country that had fired his literary imagination, for the first time in over a quarter century. Edited and with an introduction and notes by Stephen Coan. Green cloth, gilt titles. B/w photos. ISBN: 1850654689.
RIDER HAGGARD: THE GREAT STORYTELLER
Written by D.S. Higgins.
Stock no. 1819583
Published by Cassell. 1st 1981. Slightly better than very good condition in a slightly better than very good dustwrapper.
Exploring the many mysteries of Haggard's life and in doing so, revealing a man more complex than has hitherto been acknowledged. Peach cloth boards, gilt title to spine. B/w photos. ISBN: 0304308277. Light creasing to spine. Text block slightly dusty. Dustwrapper slightly faded to spine.
H. RIDER HAGGARD: A VOICE FROM THE INFINITE
Written by Peter Berresford Ellis.
Stock no. 1819582
Published by Routledge & Kegan Paul. 1st 1978. Slightly better than very good condition in a slightly better than very good dustwrapper.
Sir Henry Rider Haggard (1856-1925) was a literary colossus who, more than any of his contemporaries, bestrode and shaped English popular imagination. Best known as the author of adventure romances among such perennial favourites as King Solomon's Mines and She. Brown cloth boards, gilt title to spine. B/w photos and illustrations. ISBN: 071000026X. Slight browning to half-title page. Pictorial dustwrapper has surface paper loss where price-label has been removed from front flap, and is slightly faded to spine.
A scholarly study of Shaka, the most famous - or infamous - of Zulu leaders. Matt pictorial boards. ISBN: 1869140478.
Pictorial cloth. B/w photos. 774 pages. Small mark to top of spine, light bump to base. Contained in a nearly fine slip-case.
MAFEKING DIARY: A BLACK MAN'S VIEW OF A WHITE MAN'S WAR
Written by Sol T. Plaatje; John L. Comaroff.
Stock no. 1819553
Published by Southern Book Publishers. 1st thus 1989. Very good condition in a slightly better than very good dustwrapper.
A sharp-sighted view of the siege of Mafeking by a budding African intellectual and leader of his people. Orange boards, white title to spine. B/w photos. ISBN: 1868122123. Foxing to text block. Pictorial dustwrapper is lightly faded to spine and slightly scuffed.
The Great Steam Racetrack thru the Great Karoo, South Africa. Large format. Matt pictorial boards. Colour & b/w photos. ISBN: 9789172661950. Board corners a little bumped, contents fine.
A history of the Swaziland Bushveld. Matt green pictorial boards. B/w photos. ISBN: 0620280085. Corners bumped, boards a little grubby at vertical edges. Minor foxing to text block.
An enthralling story of an extraordinary and courageous woman. Her bravery, stoicism and African upbringing were critical to the career of world-renowned explorer and missionary, David Livingstone. Burgundy boards, gilt title to spine. ISBN: 9780715209646.
Zelda la Grange grew up in South Africa as a white Afrikaner who supported the rules of segregation. This book tells her extraordinary story of how, as a young woman, she had her life, beliefs, prejudices and everything she once believed in utterly transformed by the greatest man of her time. The story of how, at the end of apartheid, she would become a trusted assistant to Nelson Mandela, growing to respect and cherish the man she had been taught was the enemy. Grey boards, black title to spine. Colour & b/w photos. ISBN: 9780241004012.
Burgundy cloth boards with gilt title to spine and author's initials to front side. A full-scale documentary history of the war. B/w photos. xxix and 718 pages including index. ISBN: 0394427424. 2nd printing. Light wear to spine vertically (spine slightly cocked). Text block a little grubby. Price-cut pictorial dustwrapper is rubbed at corners.
Bull Terrier history in Southern Africa over the past two centuries. Covering a broad spectrum, focusing more on detail on the winners of the Major Trophy Shows. Large format. Blue pictorial glazed boards. Colour and b/w photos. iv and 152 pages. ISBN: 0620260882. Corners lightly bumped. One or two small marks but contents generally clean. Pictorial dustwrapper is edge-worn and torn with 2.5 x 1.5" loss to top rear edge.