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Historic Homesteads

by Australian Council of National Trusts

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Syber's Books ABN 15 100 960 047
Published
1982
Condition
Very Good Condition
Edition
First Edition
ISBN
9780908198023
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AU$28.86

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Australian Council Of National Trusts, Canberra, 1982. First Edition. Hardcover (Original Cloth). Very Good Condition/Very Good. Illustrator: Various. 2.9 kg; viii, 588 pp. The book covers from 1794 -- Elizabeth Farm in Parramatta, through to the wealthy graziers' homes of the late 19th century. Over 590 black-and-white illustrations and 61 colour plates. Clean… Read more
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The Outlanders; the Men Who Made Johannesburg

by Crisp, Robert

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Syber's Books ABN 15 100 960 047
Published
1974
Condition
Very Good Condition
Edition
Reprint
ISBN
9780583122917
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AU$7.22

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Mayflower, Frogmore, St Albans, Herts, 1974. Reprint. Softcover. Very Good Condition/No Dust Jacket. Illustrator: Photographic. 480 pages, illustrated with black-and-white photographs, (12) and end page maps. Photographic illustrated cover. In 1886 and Australian stonemason discovered, by accident, the main gold bearing reef of the Witwatersrand. This is the story of the Randlords, owned the… Read more
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Hofmeyr

by Paton, Alan

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Syber's Books ABN 15 100 960 047
Published
1971
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Good
Edition
First Edition
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AU$10.83

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Oxford University Press, Cape Town, South Africa, 1971. First Edition. Softcover. Good/No Dust Jacket. Illustrator: Photographic. The subject, had a strange childhood, a prodigious academic career, the Principalship of University at age 24,; and then the brilliant Administratorship of the Transvaal at 29; then his political career, which made his biography of the story of… Read more
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I was a Savage

by Modupe, Prince

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Published
1958
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Very Good Condition
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First Edition
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Museum Press, London, 1958. First Edition. Hardcover. Very Good Condition/Good. Illustrator: Rosemary Grimble. 500 g; XII, 168 pages, illustrated with black-and-white line drawings, in original purple cloth binding with colour illustrated dust jacket. The dust jacket is price clipped, there is rubbing at each of the 8 corners, with short split at the top and… Read more
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Married Life in an African Tribe

by Schapera, I. Prof

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Syber's Books ABN 15 100 960 047
Published
1964
Condition
Very Good Condition
Edition
2nd Impression
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AU$21.65

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Faber & Faber, London, 1964. 2nd Impression. Hardcover. Very Good Condition/Very Good. Illustrator: Photographic and Map. 700 g; 3 of the 64 pages, indexed, illustrated with a map, frontispiece, and 7 other plates. Original price clipped dustjacket has a 0.25 inch tear at the bottom right-hand corner of the front panel, but is otherwise undamaged.… Read more
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The Outlanders; the Men Who Made Johannesburg

by Crisp, Robert

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Syber's Books ABN 15 100 960 047
Published
1964
Condition
Very Good Condition
Edition
First Edition
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AU$14.43

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Peter Davies, London, 1964. First Edition. Hardcover. Very Good Condition/Good. Illustrator: Photographic. 600 g; XII, 436 pages, illustrated with black-and-white photographs, (12) and end page maps. Photographic illustrated dustjacket. The dustjacket is slightly faded on the spine section, and lightly rubbed across both top and bottom, price clipped on the front fold over. Original bookseller's… Read more
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Out of the Abyss

by The Forum Editors

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Syber's Books ABN 15 100 960 047
Published
1946
Condition
Very Good Condition
Edition
First Edition
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AU$25.26

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the Forum, Johannesburg, 1946. First Edition. Hardcover. Very Good Condition/Poor Condition. Illustrator: Photographic. 800 g; 232 pages, illustrated with double page map of the world on the front end pages, and a Chandlers beer ad on the rear panel paste down. There is no publication date evident, but on page 212 there is an advertisement… Read more
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The Strong Brown God the Story of the Niger River

by De Gramont, Sanche

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Syber's Books ABN 15 100 960 047
Published
1975
Condition
Very Good Condition
Edition
First Edition
ISBN
9780246107596
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AU$15.74

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Rupert Hart-Davis, London, 1975. First Edition. Hardcover. Very Good Condition/Very Good. Illustrator: Various Contemporary. 352 pages, last two pages blank, includes bibliography, index, 32 pages of black-and-white cartoons, paintings, and photographs, as well as a double page, and six other maps. End page maps. The top edge of the text block is a darkened and… Read more
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