Lot #20/06 three books on South African characters
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Lot #20/06 three books on South African characters Rogues, rebels and runaways: eighteenth-century Cape characters by Nigel Penn. A historian tells stories of rogues, runaway slaves, deserters, champions of the oppressed & other people on the periphery of Cape society. Cape Town, David Philip Publishers, 2003. Second impression. 8vo. Card covers. Pp. viii,195. Covers slightly rubbed. VG. …. together with …. Scotty Smith: South Africa's Robin Hood by F.C. Metrowich. Biography of a famous bandit who "worked" in the western Transvaal & Bechuanaland. Cape Town, Books of Africa, 1962. First edition. 8vo. Hardcover. Dust jacket. Pp. xii,248, frontispiece (portrait), end-paper map. Dust jacket repaired on reverse, protected with clear plastic (taped to reverse of dust jacket, which is foxed), text lightly foxed. Good+ …. together with …. Of tricksters, tyrants and turncoats: more unusual stories from South Africa's past by Max du Preez. The author has written brief accounts of fascinating, little-known incidents from South Africa's past. Chatty & entertaining, true stories concerning the Khoisan, Xhosa & Basuto, the early missionaries, Siener van Rensburg & Koos de la Rey. A second dose of interesting incidents written by this author. Cape Town, Zebra Press, 2008. Reprint. 8vo. Card covers. Pp. xii,321. Signature on title-page. VG. Three books sold as a collection Reserve price: R320.00 bids welcome BUY NOW [The first bidder to bid the buy now amount wins this lot] @ R450.00

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