Lot #22/33 Three books on South African women. Daughter of yesterday: a pioneer child looks back at early Johannesburg by Alice M. Ralls + 2
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Lot #22/33 Three books on South African women. Daughter of yesterday: a pioneer child looks back at early Johannesburg by Alice M. Ralls & Ruth E. Gordon .... illustrations: Elizabeth A. Clarke. Recollections of growing up in the eastern Cape, moving to the Karoo & thence to Johannesburg. She describes the places they stayed as a child & growing girl in 1890s Johannesburg. Originally published in a paperback, c. 1972. Cape Town, Howard Timmins, 1975. Reprint. 8vo. Hardcover. Dust jacket. Pp. 69, portrait, illustrations. Dust jacket rubbed & frayed at edges, end-papers browned, heavy foxing. Good. …. together with …. Life at the Cape a hundred years ago by a Lady ... with contemporary illustrations selected from the work of Thomas Bowler. Observations on people, places & incidents by an anonymous lady at the Cape. Originally published as a series of letters in the Cape Monthly Magazine in the 1870s. Cape Town, C. Struik, 1963. First time published in a single volume. 4to. Hardcover. Dust jacket. Pp. 119, plates. Heavy foxing. Good. …. together with …. Olive Schreiner: the other side of the moon by Heather Parker Lewis. An excellent modern biography of this leading South African author, fighter for women's rights, asthma sufferer. Based on archival material (some previously unpublished), correspondence with associates, family & friends. Fish Hoek, ihilihili Press, 2010. First edition. 8vo. Card covers. Pp. 242, photos, portraits, map. Covers creased, previous owner's details scratched out inside front cover. Good. For the three books sold as a collection Reserve price: R270.00 bids welcome BUY NOW [The first bidder to bid the buy now amount wins this lot] @ R350.00

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