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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 volumes, 60 unnumbered leaves of plates : 22 cm
Topics: Holub, Emil, 1847-1902 -- Travel -- Africa, Southern, Holub, Emil, 1847-1902, Big game hunting --...
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275 pages, [8] leaves of plates : 24 cm
Topics: Matiwane, Tribes -- Africa, Ethnology -- Africa
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Oct 18, 2017 Von Wielligh, Gideon Retief
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Vol. 1: Mitologie en legendes.- Vol. 2: Dierestories en ander verhale.- Vol. 3: Die Boesman self, sy sedes, gewoontes en bekwaamhede. Vol. 4: Gemengde vertellings, mees van 'n avontuurlike aard
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Oct 18, 2017 Von Wielligh, Gideon Retief
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Vol. 1: Mitologie en legendes.- Vol. 2: Dierestories en ander verhale.- Vol. 3: Die Boesman self, sy sedes, gewoontes en bekwaamhede. Vol. 4: Gemengde vertellings, mees van 'n avontuurlike aard
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Oct 18, 2017 Von Wielligh, Gideon Retief
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Vol. 1: Mitologie en legendes.- Vol. 2: Dierestories en ander verhale.- Vol. 3: Die Boesman self, sy sedes, gewoontes en bekwaamhede. Vol. 4: Gemengde vertellings, mees van 'n avontuurlike aard
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Oct 18, 2017 Von Wielligh, Gideon Retief
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Vol. 1: Mitologie en legendes.- Vol. 2: Dierestories en ander verhale.- Vol. 3: Die Boesman self, sy sedes, gewoontes en bekwaamhede. Vol. 4: Gemengde vertellings, mees van 'n avontuurlike aard
92 pages ; 22 cm
Topic: Nederduitse Gereformeerde Kerk in Suid-Afrika
Akademiese proefskrif--Universiteit van Suid-Afrika
Topic: World Christianity Union Collection
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Jan 19, 2017 Leys, Norman Maclean
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"First published October 1924 ... Third Edition September 1926"--Verso t.p
Topics: Ethnology, Civilization, Ethnology
304 s
Topics: Katholische Kirche, Kolonie, Katholische Kirche, Mission, Kolonie, Mission
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Jan 19, 2017 Malherbe, Daniel François, 1881-1969
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46 pages
Topics: Afrikaans poetry, Afrikaans poetry
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Jan 19, 2017 Slater, Francis Carey
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Jan 19, 2017 Mager, E
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441 pages 23 cm
Topic: Mauch, Karl Gottlieb, 1837-1875
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Jan 19, 2017 Steiner, P. (Paul), 1849-1941
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140 pages : 20 cm
Topics: Missions, Missions
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Jan 9, 2017 Albertyn, J. R. (Johannes Rudolph), 1878-1967; Carnegie Commission of Investigation on the Poor White Question in South Africa
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Die Moeder en dogter van die armblanke-huisgesin / M.E. Rothmann
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Jan 9, 2017 Murray (W.A.); Grosskopf, J. F. W. (Johann Friedrich Wilhelm), 1885-1948; Carnegie-Kommissie
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1 Copy donated by F.L.H. Rumpff
Topics: Poverty, Poor, Whites, Medical economics, Medical economics, Poor, Poverty, Whites
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Jan 9, 2017 Malherbe, E. G. (Ernst Gideon), 1895-; Carnegie-Kommissie
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Jan 9, 2017 Grosskopf, J. F. W. (Johann Friedrich Wilhelm), 1885-1948; Carnegie-Kommissie
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1 Copy donated by F.L.H. Rumpff
Topics: Poverty, Poor, Whites, Whites, Poor, Poverty, Whites, Whites
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iv. 200 pages : 18 cm
Topics: Church of England, Church of England, Missions, Clergy, Missions, Travel
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Dec 5, 2016 Flemyng, Francis Patrick
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5 preliminary leaves, 155 pages 19 cm
Topic: Travel
28 pages ; 21 cm
Topic: Frontier Wars (South Africa : 1811-1878)
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Met platen en kaarten
Topics: Blacks, Xhosa (African people), Blacks, Xhosa (African people)
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Dec 5, 2016 Lauts, Gerard, 1787-1865
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138 pages
Topics: KwaZulu-Natal (South Africa) -- History, South Africa -- KwaZulu-Natal
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Dec 5, 2016
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volumes
Topics: Encyclopedias and dictionaries, Encyclopedias and dictionaries
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Dec 5, 2016 Van der Merwe, Johannes Petrus
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Bibliografie: p. (iii-iv) en bibliografiese voetnotas
Topics: Cape of Good Hope (South Africa) -- History -- 1795-1872, South Africa -- Cape of Good Hope
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Dec 5, 2016 Dreyer, A. (Andries), 1872-1938
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29 pages
Topics: Nederduitse Gereformeerde Gemeente Prieska, Protestant churches
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Dec 5, 2016 Dreyer, A. (Andries), 1872-1938; Nederduitse Gereformeerde Kerk. Gemeente Britstown
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45 pages
Topics: Nederduitse Gereformeerde Kerk. Gemeente Britstown, Protestant churches
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Dec 5, 2016 Campbell, John, 1766-1840
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An Abridgement of the Author's Travels in South Africa, London, 1822
Topics: Missions, Travel
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Dec 5, 2016 Brundell, Herbert Weld
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Reprint from Geographical Journal, February 1900, Vol. XV, no. 2
Topic: Travel
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Dec 5, 2016 Schön, James Frederick, 1803-1889; Crowther, Samuel, 1806?-1891; Watts, Richard, printer; J. Hatchard and Son, publisher; James Nisbet and Co. (London, England), publisher
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"With appendices and map."
Topics: Schön, James Frederick, 1803-1889, Crowther, Samuel, 1806?-1891, Crowther, Samuel, 1806?-1891,...
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Dec 5, 2016 Gordon, Charles George, 1833-1885; Hake, A. Egmont (Alfred Egmont)
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lxv, [1], 587, [1] pages : 23 cm
Topics: Gordon, Charles George, 1833-1885, Gordon, Charles George, 1833-1885, Siege of Khartoum (Sudan :...
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2 volumes ; 23 cm
Topics: Martyn, Henry, 1781-1812, Martyn, Henry, 1781-1812, Missionaries, Missionaries, Missionaries
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2 volumes ; 23 cm
Topics: Martyn, Henry, 1781-1812, Martyn, Henry, 1781-1812, Missionaries, Missionaries, Missionaries
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Dec 5, 2016 Speke, John Hanning, 1827-1864; Grant, James Augustus, 1827-1892; William Blackwood and Sons, publisher
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Includes bibliographical references
Topics: Speke, John Hanning, 1827-1864, Speke, John Hanning, 1827-1864, Discoveries in geography, Travel
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Dec 5, 2016 Hornemann, Friedrich, 1772-1800; Rennell, James, 1742-1830; Marsden, William, 1754-1836; Young, William, Sir, 1749-1815; Association for Promoting the Discovery of the Interior Parts of Africa
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Appendices: I. Observations on F. Horneman's description of the country and antiquities of Siwah; with reference to ancient accounts of the oasis and temple of Ammon. By Sir William Young ... II. Some account of F. Horneman, after his arrival at Mourzouk. III. A memoir, containing various informations respecting the interior of Africa; transmitted from Mourzouk in 1799, by F. Horneman. IV. Geographical illustrations of the travels and information of F. Horneman, with maps; by Major James...
Topics: Berber languages, Travel
xxiii, [1], 234 pages
Topics: Laird, MacGregor, 1808-1861, Laird, MacGregor, 1808-1861, Indigenous peoples, Scientific...
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Dec 5, 2016 Reenen, Jacob van; Riou, Edward, 1758-1801
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70 pages : 28 cm
Topics: Grosvenor (Ship), Grosvenor (Ship), Travel
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Dec 5, 2016 La Caille, Nicolas Louis de, 1713-1762; Carlier, Claude, abbé
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xxxvii, 380, [4] pages 18 cm
Topics: Voyages and travels, Travel, Voyages and travels
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Dec 5, 2016 Plaisted, Bartholomew, -1767; Eliot, Eliot. Directions for passing over the little desert; Webb, William, mate of the Doddington East Indiaman. Journal of the proceedings of the Doddington East-Indiaman
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"Appendix containing the Directions of Captain Eliot Eliot, for passing over the little desart, from Busserah, by the way of Bagdad, Mousul, Orfa and Aleppo": p. [199]-222
Topics: Voyages and travels, Shipwrecks, Seafaring life, Seafaring life
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38 pages 8vo
Topic: Reformed Dutch Church
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[vi], 251 pages, [5] blaaie plate : 19 cm
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436 pages, [3] folded leaves of plates : 21 cm
Topic: Jameson's Raid (1895-1896), Jameson's Raid, 1895-1896
Originaltitel: A voyage round the world. London : 1777
Topics: Cook, James, 1728-1779, Cook, James, 1728-1779, Discoveries in geography
346 pages, [1] folded leaf of plates : 20 cm
Topic: War of 1880-1881 (Transvaal)
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Dec 5, 2016 Hole, Hugh Marshall, 1865-1941
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IBR
Topics: Jameson, Leander Starr, Sir, Jameson's Raid (1895-1896), Jameson's Raid, 1895-1896
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Dec 5, 2016 Lloyd, A. W
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66 pages 25 cm
Topics: World War (1914-1918), World War, 1914-1918, World War, 1914-1918, Military campaigns
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Dec 5, 2016 Stredder, Eleanor
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191 pages, [3] leaves of plates :
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Dec 5, 2016 Poortermans, J.C. (NL-LeOCL)070288518; Schaares, C. (Amsterdam) prt (NL-LeOCL)077140575
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Knuttel 25694. - Met 15 Bijl
Topic: Swaving, J.G. (Justus Gerardus), 1784-1835
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Dec 5, 2016 Victorin, J. F. (Johan Frederik), 1831-1855; Grill, J. W
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160 pages : 19 cm
Topic: Travel
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Inscription of L.P. Francis
Topic: Frontier Wars (South Africa : 1811-1878)
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Inscription of L.P. Francis
Topic: Frontier Wars (South Africa : 1811-1878)
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Dec 5, 2016 Leyds, Willem Johannes, 1859-1940
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A sequel to his De eerste annexatie van de Transvaal
Topics: Afrikaners, Afrikaners
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Dec 5, 2016 Leyds, Willem Johannes, 1859-1940
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A sequel to his De eerste annexatie van de Transvaal
Topics: Afrikaners, Afrikaners
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Nov 28, 2016
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Nov 28, 2016
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Nov 28, 2016
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Nov 28, 2016
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Nov 28, 2016
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Nov 28, 2016 Cooley, Rossa B. (Rossa Belle), 1873-; Lankes, Julius J., 1884-1960, illustrator
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xiv, 199 pages 19 cm
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Topics: Penn School (Saint Helena Island, S.C.), Penn School (Saint Helena Island, S.C.), African...
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Nov 28, 2016 Hillier, Alfred P. (Alfred Peter), 1858-1911
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112 pages 19 cm
Topics: Short stories, South African (English), Short stories, South African (English)
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Nov 28, 2016 Kritzinger, P. H; McDonald, R. D., author
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Imperfect copy: t.p. wanting, typed t.p. supplied
Topics: South African War (1899-1902), South African War, 1899-1902
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Nov 28, 2016 Strasheim, P. A
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122 pages 19 cm
Topic: Rhodesia -- Description and travel
xv, 413, [1] pages 22 cm
Topics: Western Province (Zambia), Zambia -- Western Province
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Nov 28, 2016 Lub, J., 1868-1918
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83 pages 20 cm
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Nov 28, 2016 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
Printed by G. Sidney, 1, Northumberland-street
Topics: Cadell, T. and Davies (W.), Davies, W, Sidney, G, Voyages and travels, Chron, Engraving, Colored,...
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Nov 28, 2016 Peters, Carl, 1856-1918
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xvi, 408 pages 24 cm
Topic: Travel
One folded col. map inserted at end
Topics: Namibia -- History -- 1884-1915, Namibia
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Nov 28, 2016 Post, Christaan Willem Hendrik van der, 1856-1914; Steelink, Wilm (Willem), 1856-1928
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XI, 211 p. : 20 cm
Topics: South Africa -- Fiction -- History, South Africa
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vi, 344 pages ; 19 cm
Topics: Diamond mines and mining, Diamond mines and mining
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Nov 28, 2016 Neves, Diocleciano Fernandes das; Monteiro, Mariana, translator
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xi, 280 pages 19 cm
Topics: Hunting, Hunting, Travel
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Nov 28, 2016 Steiner, Paul; Evangelische Missionsgesellschaft (Basel)
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120 S. : gr.-8°
Topics: Basler Missionsgesellschaft, Basler Missionsgesellschaft, Mission, Mission
Includes bibliographical references
Topics: Indigenous peoples, British colonies, Indigenous peoples