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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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2 v. :
Topics: Africa -- Description and travel, Africa -- Discovery and exploration
p. 259-282 ; 36 cm
Topic: Africa, East -- Description and travel
du Plessis Africana Collection
by Wilson, C. T. (Charles Thomas), b. 1851 or 2; Felkin, Robert William, 1853-1926
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2 v. 20 cm
Topics: Uganda -- Description and travel, Tanzania -- Description and travel, Sudan -- Description and...
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Topics: African languages, Natural history, Ethnology
xxiii, [1], 234 pages
Topics: Laird, MacGregor, 1808-1861, Laird, MacGregor, 1808-1861, Indigenous peoples, Scientific...
du Plessis Africana Collection
by Cape of Good Hope (South Africa). Archives; Leibbrandt, H. C. V
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Pt. 1: December, 1651 - December, 1655. (On title page incorrectly given as 1651-1653)
Topic: Riebeeck, Jan van, 1619-1677
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
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by G.M Theal; Theal, George McCall, 1837-1919
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Spine title: History of South Africa since 1795
Topic: South Africa -- History
du Plessis Africana Collection
by Bleek, W. H. I. (Wilhelm Heinrich Immanuel), 1827-1875
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pt. I. Phonology. - pt. II. The concord :section 1. The noun
iv, 214 p. ; 21 cm
Topic: Nederlandsche Oost-Indische Compagnie
du Plessis Africana Collection
by Roome, Wm. J. W. (William John Waterman), 1865-; Hetherwick, Alexander, 1860-1939; Kilgour, R. (Robert), 1867-1942; World Dominion Movement
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"Protestant missionary societies in Nyasaland. Statistics for year 1925": 1 leaf laid in
Topics: Missions, Missions, Travel
du Plessis Africana Collection
by Bennet, Roelof Gabriël, 1774-1829; Wijk, Jacobus van, Roelandszoon, 1781-1847; Vos en comp., J. de (Dordrecht) prt
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I: Voyage van Lindschoten benoorden om. -- II: G. de Veer. -- III: H. Hudson; C. Houtman. -- IV: S. de Weert; van Neck en van Warwijck. Vo.O. van Noort; Pt. Both; en anderen
117, [1] p. 19 cm
Topic: Gold mines and mining
v. 1. From the earliest times to the year 1820 -- v. 2. From 1820 to 1834 -- v. 3. From 1834 to 1838 -- v. 4. From 1838 to 1846 -- v. 5. From 1847 to 1853
Topics: South Africa -- History, Africa -- Colonization
du Plessis Africana Collection
by Leys, Norman Maclean
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"First published October 1924 ... Third Edition September 1926"--Verso t.p
Topics: Ethnology, Civilization, Ethnology
Description based on: D. 5, no. 5 (sept. 1896); title from cover
Topics: Reformed Church, Christianity, Christianity, Reformed Church
du Plessis Africana Collection
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: Indigenous peoples, British colonies, Indigenous peoples
du Plessis Africana Collection
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203 pages
Topic: Travel
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 Cust, Robert Needham, 1821-1909
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"Accompanied by a language-map"
Topics: African languages, African languages
xix, [1], 511, [2] p. 22 cm
Topic: India -- Description and travel -- Early works to 1800
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 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 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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ZA collection has: 3 copies
Topics: Cape of Good Hope (South Africa) -- History -- Sources, Cape of Good Hope (South Africa) -- History...
Originaltitel: A voyage round the world. London : 1777
Topics: Cook, James, 1728-1779, Cook, James, 1728-1779, Discoveries in geography
Sub-title varies: tijdschrift voor kerk en theologie
Includes bibliographical references and index
Topic: Anthropology
du Plessis Africana Collection
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Incorporated in: The Cape quarterly review
du Plessis Africana Collection
by Du Chaillu, Paul B. (Paul Belloni), 1835-1903
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xii, 193 : 21 cm
Topics: Hunting, Animals
du Plessis Africana Collection
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160 pages : 19 cm
Topic: Travel
du Plessis Africana Collection
by Schillings, C. G. (Carl Georg), 1865-1921
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"With over 300 photographic studies direct from the author's negatives, taken by day and night; and other illustrations."
Topics: Natural history, Hunting, Nature photography
du Plessis Africana Collection
by Berlage, H.P. (Hendrik Petrus), Nz, 1856-1934. (NL-LeOCL)069294976; Nederlandsche Zuid-Afrikaansche spoorwegmaatschappy
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Spoorlijn van Pretoria naar Lourenço Marques v.v
Topic: Spoorwegen
[4] Bl., 48 S., [2] Bl : 4.̊
du Plessis Africana Collection
by Spoelstra, C. (Cornelis); Dreyer, A. (Andries), 1872-1938
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Vol. 3. Boustowwe vir die geskiedenis van die Nederduits-Gereformeerde Kerke in Suid-Afrika / deur A. Dreyer. Kaapstad : Jaarboekkommissie van die Raad van die Nederduits-Gereformeerde Kerke in Suid-Afrika, 1936
Topic: Nederduitse Gereformeerde Kerk
du Plessis Africana Collection
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Incorporated in: The Cape quarterly review
du Plessis Africana Collection
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Incorporated in: The Cape quarterly review
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
du Plessis Africana Collection
by Cape of Good Hope (South Africa). Archives; Leibbrandt, H. C. V
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341 p. ; 23 cm
du Plessis Africana Collection
by Cape of Good Hope (South Africa). Archives; Leibbrandt, H. C. V
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Pt. 1: December, 1651 - December, 1655. (On title page incorrectly given as 1651-1653)
Topic: Riebeeck, Jan van, 1619-1677
du Plessis Africana Collection
by Stanley, Henry M. (Henry Morton), 1841-1904
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"Being the first part of the original volume entitled 'Coomassie and Magdala'."
53 pages
du Plessis Africana Collection
by A Wyatt Tilby; Tilby, A. Wyatt, b. 1880
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viii, 452 p. 21 cm
Topics: Great Britain -- Colonies, Tropics
du Plessis Africana Collection
by Malherbe, Daniel François, 1881-1969
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46 pages
Topics: Afrikaans poetry, Afrikaans poetry
du Plessis Africana Collection
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"Authors quoted in this work" follows title page in part 2
Topics: Colonization, Slave trade, Travel
du Plessis Africana Collection
by Morshead, Anne Elizabeth Mary Anderson; Universities' Mission to Central Africa
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6th ed. of this work published as v. 1 of The history of the Universities' Mission to Central Africa, by Universities' Mission to Central Africa; London, 1955-62
Topics: Church of England, Missions
2 volumes ; 24 cm
du Plessis Africana Collection
by Botte, Louis
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2 preliminary leaves, 222, [1] pages 19 cm
Topics: French, French, Travel
du Plessis Africana Collection
by British
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XIII-413 p. : in-9°
du Plessis Africana Collection
by Gerdener, G. B. A. (Gustav Bernhard August), 1881-1967, compiler
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xi, 788 pages 26 cm
Topics: Nederduitse Gereformeerde Kerk, Nederduitse Gereformeerde Kerk, Missions, Missions
Met platen en kaarten
Topics: Blacks, Xhosa (African people), Blacks, Xhosa (African people)
du Plessis Africana Collection
by Congo Free State. Commission to Investigate the State Territories
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Introductory.--The land régime and the freedom of trade.--Taxation.--Military expeditions.--The concessions.--Depopulation.--The abandoned infants.--Recruiting of soldiers and workmen.--Justice.--Institution of a committee
Topic: Congo (Democratic Republic). Commission to Investigate the State Territories
du Plessis Africana Collection
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Includes index
Topics: Rheinischen Missions-Gesellschaft, Missions, German
Description based on: D. 5, no. 5 (sept. 1896); title from cover
Topics: Reformed Church, Christianity, Christianity, Reformed Church
du Plessis Africana Collection
by Dapper, O. (Olfert), 1636-1689; Rhijne, Willem ten, 1647-1700; Grevenbroek, Johannes Gulielmus de, 1644-1725/1726; Schapera, Isaac, 1905-2003
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"Oorspronkelijke teksten met Engelse vertaling"
du Plessis Africana Collection
by Rattray, R. S. (Robert Sutherland), 1881-1938; Hetherwick, Alexander, b. 1860
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224 p. ; 17 cm
Topics: Folklore, Nyanja language
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xx, 273 p., [10] leaves of plates : 20 cm
Topic: Natural history
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Supplement published 1937 under title: Totemica
Topics: Totemism, Endogamy and exogamy
du Plessis Africana Collection
by Bosman, F. C. L. (Frederik Christiaan Ludolph), 1898-
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Includes bibliographical references
Topics: Performing arts, Theater, South African drama, 968, Performing arts, South African drama, Theater
du Plessis Africana Collection
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149 pages
Topic: Afrikaans language
du Plessis Africana Collection
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du Plessis Africana Collection
by Aubert, Georges
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We have determined this item to be in the public domain according to US copyright law through information in the bibliographic record and/or US copyright renewal records. We are uncertain of its copyright status outside the US. The digital version is available for all educational uses within the United States. Please contact HathiTrust staff at hathitrust-help@umich.edu with any questions about this item
Topics: Commerce, Travel
66 pages 25 cm
Topics: World War (1914-1918), World War, 1914-1918, World War, 1914-1918, Military campaigns
du Plessis Africana Collection
by Peters, Carl, 1856-1918
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xvi, 408 pages 24 cm
Topic: Travel
Each plate preceded by guard sheet with descriptive letterpress
Topics: Xhosa (African people), Pondo (African people), Zulu (African people)
Description based on: D. 5, no. 5 (sept. 1896); title from cover
Topics: Reformed Church, Christianity, Christianity, Reformed Church
Nyasaland directory: p. [269]-288
Topic: Malawi
du Plessis Africana Collection
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Incorporated in: The Cape quarterly review
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504 pages
Topics: Jameson's Raid (1895-1896), Jameson's Raid, 1895-1896
49 p., [7] p. reg., [4] bl. pl. : in-8
Topics: Davys, John, 1550?-1605, Voyages and travels
du Plessis Africana Collection
by Anet, Henri; Société belge de missions protestantes au Congo
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274 pages, [18] leaves of plates : 21 cm
Topics: Société belge de missions protestantes au Congo, Missions, Missions, Belgian
du Plessis Africana Collection
by Tilby, A. Wyatt, b. 1880
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To the Cape and beyond: 1486-1856.--Towards the north: 1833-1900.--Christianity and the empire.--The union of South Africa: 1852-1910
Topic: South Africa -- History
"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,...
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