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du Plessis Africana Collection

The Du Plessis collection was purchased for 3 000 pounds by the University of Pretoria in 1939 from the estate of Prof J du Plessis (1868-1935), a prominent theologian at the University of Stellenbosch. Prof du Plessis' collection of almost 4 000 volumes includes many precious Africana works. It was purchased by UP with a view to strengthening its Africana collection that had been officially established in 1932. Among the valuable Africana works in this collection are Du Plessis' own books about...



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275 pages, [8] leaves of plates : 24 cm
Topics: Matiwane, Tribes -- Africa, Ethnology -- Africa
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Includes bibliographies and index
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Topic: Ashanti (African people)
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433 p. ; 24 cm
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by Murray, William Hoppe, 1866-1947; Napier, R. H; Ndombe, Che; National Bible Society of Scotland; British and Foreign Bible Society; Union Nyanja Translation Committee; Dutch Reformed Church Mission; Church of Scotland Mission
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The first Bible in chiChewa
Topic: Nyanja language
du Plessis Africana Collection
by Pilkington, George Lawrence, 1865-1897
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95 p. :
Topic: Ganda language
Part 2 has special t.p.: Thesaurus geographicus: or, The compleat geographer. Part the second. Being the chorography, topography, and history of Asia, Africa, and America. Faithfully extracted from the best modern travellers, and most esteem'd historians, and illustrated with maps ... by Herman Moll. 4th ed., much amended. London, 1722
Topic: Geography
du Plessis Africana Collection
by De Villiers, C. C. (Christoffel Coetzee), 1850-1887; Theal, George McCall, 1837-1919
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Edited by George McCall Theal
Topic: South Africa -- Genealogy
du Plessis Africana Collection
by G.M Theal; Theal, George McCall, 1837-1919
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Spine title: History and ethnography of South Africa before 1795
Topics: Africa, South -- History, Ethnology -- Africa, South
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Supplement published 1937 under title: Totemica
Topics: Totemism, Endogamy and exogamy
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by Ritchie, W; Kent, T. P
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Includes index
Topics: University of Cape Town, University of Cape Town
Includes bibliographical references
Topics: English language, Dutch language, Afrikaans language, Afrikaans languages
du Plessis Africana Collection
by Murray, William Hoppe, 1866-1947; Napier, R. H; Ndombe, Che; National Bible Society of Scotland; British and Foreign Bible Society; Union Nyanja Translation Committee; Dutch Reformed Church Mission; Church of Scotland Mission
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The first Bible in chiChewa
Topics: Nyanja language, Nyanja language
du Plessis Africana Collection
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270 p. : 22 cm
du Plessis Africana Collection
by Cape of Good Hope (South Africa). Archives; Leibbrandt, H.C.V
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Letters despatched from the Cape, 1652-1662, to which are added land grants, attestations, journals of voyage to Tristan da Cunha, names of freemen, etc
Topic: Cape of Good Hope (South Africa). Archives
iv, 408 p. ; 22 cm
Topic: Africa, Southern -- Bibliography
du Plessis Africana Collection
by De Villiers, C. C. (Christoffel Coetzee), 1850-1887; Theal, George McCall, 1837-1919
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Edited by George McCall Theal
Topic: South Africa -- Genealogy
du Plessis Africana Collection
by Du Plessis, J. (Johannes), 1868-1935
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Bibliography: p. 466-479
Topic: Missions
du Plessis Africana Collection
by Tavernier, Jean-Baptiste, 1605-1689; Ball, V. (Valentine), 1843-1895; Tavernier, Jean-Baptiste, 1605-1689. Six voyages de Jean-Baptiste Tavernier. pt. 2. English
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Translation of pt. 2 of the author's Les six voyages, which was originally published at Paris, 1676
Topics: India -- Description and travel, Mogul Empire
du Plessis Africana Collection
by Gie, S. F. N. (Stefanus François Naudé), 1884-1945
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528p
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by Cape of Good Hope (South Africa). Archives; Leibbrandt, H. C. V
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ZA collection has: 3 copies of vol. 1 and 6 copies of vol. 2
Topics: Riebeeck, Jan van, 1619-1677, Nederlandsche Oost-Indische Compagnie
du Plessis Africana Collection
by Bouman, A.C. (Arie Cornelis), 1892-1966. (NL-LeOCL)072281510; Pienaar, Eduard Christiaan, 1882- (NL-LeOCL)069009546
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236 p. ; in-8
du Plessis Africana Collection
by Stow, G. W. (George William), 1822-1882; Bleek, D. F. (Dorothea Frances), d. 1948
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hum pm
Topic: Rock paintings
du Plessis Africana Collection
by Jayne, K. G. (Kingsley Garland)
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"First published in 1910"-- t.p. verso
Topics: Gama, Vasco da, 1469-1524, Discoveries in geography
Paged continuously
Topics: African languages, Natural history, Ethnology
du Plessis Africana Collection
by D. C. F. Moodie; Moodie, D. C. F. (Duncan Campbell Francis), 1838-1891
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Spine Title: History of the battles in Southern Africa
Topic: Zulu War, 1879
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by Sjöholm, W. (Wilhelm), 1866- editor; Lundahl, Jakob Emanuel, 1875- editor
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437 pages
Topics: Missions, Missions
du Plessis Africana Collection
by Cape of Good Hope (South Africa). Archives; Leibbrandt, H. C. V
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ZA collection has: 3 copies of vol. 1 and 6 copies of vol. 2
Topics: Riebeeck, Jan van, 1619-1677, Nederlandsche Oost-Indische Compagnie
du Plessis Africana Collection
by S. Mendelssohn; Mendelssohn, Sidney, d. 1917; Colvin, Ian Duncan, 1877-1938
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Vol. I. - LXXII, 1008 p. - Vol. II. - 1139 p
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by Rogers, Woodes, d. 1732
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"First published in 1712, reprinted in The seafarers' library, 1928."
Topics: Selkirk, Alexander, 1676-1721, Voyages around the world, Privateering
du Plessis Africana Collection
by Stanley, Henry M. (Henry Morton), 1841-1904
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Includes folded col. maps
Topics: Stanley, Henry M. (Henry Morton), 1841-1904, Stanley, Henry M. (Henry Morton), 1841-1904
I. 1833-1852.--II. 1853-1861.--III. 1862-1868
Topics: Lesotho -- History -- Sources, Lesotho
du Plessis Africana Collection
by Grey, George, Sir, 1812-1898; Bleek, W. H. I. (Wilhelm Heinrich Immanuel), 1827-1875; Cameron, James, 1800-1875
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On t.-p.: "Mrs. Lowe with Sir G. Greys comps" (autograph)
Topics: African languages, Malagasy language, Australian languages, Papuan languages, Fijian language,...
du Plessis Africana Collection
by Payton, Charles Alfred, Sir, 1843-
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vi, 240 pages 20 cm
Topics: Diamond mines and mining, Diamond mines and mining
du Plessis Africana Collection
by Johnston, Harry Hamilton, Sir, 1858-1927
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Maps on end-papers
Topics: Blacks, Slavery
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Title vignette
Topics: Cape of Good Hope (South Africa), Mauritius, Seychelles, Africa, Southern, Africa, Southern,...
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by De Villiers, C. C. (Christoffel Coetzee), 1850-1887; Theal, George McCall, 1837-1919
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Edited by George McCall Theal
Topic: South Africa -- Genealogy
du Plessis Africana Collection
by Sir H. H. Johnston
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136 pages
Topics: Reformed Church, Reformed Church, Reformed Church, Reformed Church, Reformed Church
du Plessis Africana Collection
by Murray, W. H; National Bible Society of Scotland; British and Foreign Bible Society
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New Testament, Union Nyanja version
Topics: Chewa dialect, Chewa dialect
du Plessis Africana Collection
by Mandelslo, Johann Albrecht von; Olearius, Adam, 1603-1671
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226 p
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by Lugard, Frederick John Dealtry, Baron, 1858-1945
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2 v. : 23 cm
Topics: Africa, East -- Description and travel, Uganda, Uganda -- History, Great Britain -- Colonies --...
"Published in 1893 under the title of 'A classified digest' of the Society's records ... After passing through seven editions the book has been carefully revised and nearly 500 pages added"--Pref. p. xii-xiii
Topics: Society for the Propagation of the Gospel in Foreign Parts (Great Britain), Church of England,...
Description based on: D. 5, no. 5 (sept. 1896); title from cover
Topics: Reformed Church, Christianity, Christianity, Reformed Church
Partial contents: Gold Coast -- Mashonaland -- Ophir -- Letters from Manica respecting goldbearing reefs and alluvial -- Ancient forts -- Monomopata
Topic: Gold mines and mining
du Plessis Africana Collection
by Cust, Robert Needham, 1821-1909
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"Accompanied by a language-map"
Topics: African languages, African languages
du Plessis Africana Collection
by Theal, George McCall, 1837-1919
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Copied for the Cape Government, from the manuscript documents in the Public Record Office, London
du Plessis Africana Collection
by Mesnage, Joseph, 1859-1922; Toulotte, Anatole, 1852-1907
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XII-592 p.-[2] f. de pl. : in-8
195, [2] pages ; 19 cm
Topics: Missions, Protestant churches, Missions, Protestant churches
du Plessis Africana Collection
by E. G. Malherbe; Malherbe, E. G. (Ernst Gideon), 1895-
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Includes bibliographical references and index
Topic: Education
2 volumes ; 24 cm
174 pages
Topics: Almanacs, South African, Almanacs, South African
du Plessis Africana Collection
by Prévost, abbé, 1697-1763; Green, John, d. 1757; Astley, Thomas, d. 1759; Meusnier de Querlon, A.-G. (Anne-Gabriel), 1702-1780; Deleyre, Alexandre, b. 1726; Rousselot de Surgy, Jacques-Philibert, b. 1737; Du Bois, J. P. J; Schley, Jacobus van der, 1715-1779
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"Verrykt met menigte Uitmuntende Kunst-Plaaten, zo Plans als Gezigten, van Steden, Gebouwen, Oudheeden, Menssen, Tooisels, Dieren, Planten, en andere Sieraaden : oordeelkundiglyk verkoren, uit al wat In- en Uitheemsen daarvan, in Engeland en Vrankryk, hebben konnen opléveren, en in 't Kóper gebragt / door- en onder 't Opzigt van J. van der Schley : Als neede, voorzien met onvergelykelyke Geografische-Kaarten, hiertoe uitdruklyk t' samengesteld, eensdeels in Engeland, ter verbéteringe...
Topics: Voyages and travels, Maps
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xx, 273 p., [10] leaves of plates : 20 cm
Topic: Natural history
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by Billington, A., Missionary; American Baptist Foreign Missionary Society; American Baptist Missionary Union
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With footnotes
Topic: Bobangi language
du Plessis Africana Collection
by Sonnerat, Pierre, 1748-1814; Sonnerat, Pierre, 1748-1814. Voyage aux Indes Orientales et a la Chine
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Published to accompany: Voyage aux Indes Orientales et a la Chine / par M. Sonnerat. Paris : Dentu, 1806
Topic: Natural history
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I.Geographical, descriptive and historical. -II.Routes
Topics: Sudan -- Description and travel, Sudan -- History
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149 pages
Topic: Afrikaans language
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xx, 273 p., [10] leaves of plates : 20 cm
Topic: Natural history
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xv, 512 pages, [5] leaves of plates : 20 cm
Topics: Durban (South Africa) -- History, South Africa -- Durban
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Copy nr. 1683228 from S W Pienaar
du Plessis Africana Collection
by H. Hall; Hall, Henry
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vii, 190 p. : 17 cm
Topic: Physical geography
xvi, 651, xi, 108 p., 2 l. 34 cm
Topic: Barnim, Adalbert, freiherr von, 1841-1860
Includes extracts from the New Testament, proverbs, etc
Topics: Zulu language, Zulu language
du Plessis Africana Collection
by Beazley, C. Raymond (Charles Raymond), 1868-1955; Seccombe, Thomas, 1866-1923
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Some of the tracts have special t.-p
Topic: Voyages and travels
du Plessis Africana Collection
by MacKittrick, John; MacKittrick, F. T
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Note dated July, 1893
du Plessis Africana Collection
by Malherbe, E. G. (Ernst Gideon), 1895-; Carnegie-Kommissie
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Vol. 1: xxiii, [1], 302 p. ; v. 2: viii, 306 p
Topics: Scientific expeditions, Expeditions, Scientific expeditions, Travel
du Plessis Africana Collection
by Mossop, E. E
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"Portions of chapters IV.-VII. have appeared in the Cape times in 1926 and 1927 in articles entitled 'Footsteps of the early explorers'."--Foreword
Topic: Roads
xvi, 340 p., [4] leaves of plates : 26 cm
Topic: Hunting
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120 S. : gr.-8°
Topics: Basler Missionsgesellschaft, Basler Missionsgesellschaft, Mission, Mission
Nyasaland directory: p. [269]-288
Topic: Malawi
du Plessis Africana Collection
by Theal, George McCall, 1837-1919
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Copied for the Cape Government, from the manuscript documents in the Public Record Office, London
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by Theal, George McCall, 1837-1919
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Copied for the Cape Government, from the manuscript documents in the Public Record Office, London
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by Theal, George McCall, 1837-1919
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Copied for the Cape Government, from the manuscript documents in the Public Record Office, London
du Plessis Africana Collection
by Nachtigal, Gustav; Fischer, Allan G. B; Groddeck, E
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Bd. 2: Englische Ausgabe, London, Hurst 1980