VOC Africa

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THUNBERG, Carl Peter. Travels at the Cape of Good Hope 1772-1775. Based on the English edition London 1793-1795. Edited by V.S. Forbes. Translation from the Swedish revised by J. & I. Rudner. Contributions to the foreword by I. Rudner & J. Rourke. Cape Town, 1986. Cloth. With maps and plates. XLVIII,366 pp. Van Riebeeck Society, 2nd series, 17. - Carl Peter Thunberg (1743 -1828), a Swedish naturalist, entered the Dutch East India Company (VOC) as a surgeon. He stayed three years at the Cape and has been called 'the father of South African botany'. [Boeknr.: 34534 ]

€ 30,00

TROTTER, Alys Fane. Old Cape colony. A chronicle of her men and houses from 1652 to 1806. Westminster, Archibald Constable & Co., 1903.Original pictorial red cloth with gilt Cape Dutch homestead to upper cover, spine lettered in gilt, top edge gilt. With illustrations and plates. 320; 16 pp.. 'The volume contains a large number of quaint and beautiful engravings accompanied by much interesting and instructive information' (Mendelssohn II, p.527). [Boeknr.: 35094 ]

€ 45,00

VALENTIJN, François. Description of the Cape of Good Hope with the matters concerning it, Amsterdam 1726. Edited and annotated by P. Serton, Maj. R. Raven-Hart, W.J. de Kock. Final editor E.H. Raidt. Introduction by P. Serton. English translation by Maj. R. Raven-Hart. Cape Town, 1971-1973. 2 volumes. Cloth. With 14 maps and plates. XVII,367;306 pp. Van Riebeeck Society, 2nd series, 2,4. - Valentyn visited the Cape several times over a period of almost 30 years and observed the changes occurring in the fledgling colony over this time. As a passionate observer of facts rather than a true scientist, his work is packed with information. [Boeknr.: 34527 ]

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VERSTEGEN, Math. Kaapstad. Een onwettig kind van de VOC. Een juridisch-politieke visie op het ontstaan van Kaapstad. Zaltbommel, Europese Bibliotheek, (2002). Wrappers. With illustrations. 80 pp. [Boeknr.: 15112 ]

€ 18,00

VILJOEN, Russel. Jan Paerl, a Khoikhoi in Cape colonial society 1761-1851. Leiden, Brill, 2006. Cloth, with dust-jacket. XVIII,213 pp. - (TANAP). [Boeknr.: 29076 ]

€ 85,00

VISSERING, Gerard. Een Hollander in Zuid-Afrika (Herman Coster). Amsterdam, P.N. van Kampen & Zoon, 1900. Original printed wrappers. With portrait. 31 pp. A memoir of dr. Coster, who was State Attorney of the South African Republic, and conducted the prosecution of the Reformers connected with the Jameson Raid and the Reform Movement, at that period. He was killed at the battle of Elandslaagte (Mendelssohn I, p.385). [Boeknr.: 7408 ]

€ 45,00

WEGEN, D.H. van. Kunst uit de Kaap. Hollandse en Vlaamse meesterwerken uit de Michaelis Collectie te Kaapstad. Maastricht, Bonnefantenmuseum, (2003). 4to. Boards. With coloured illustrations. 48 pp. [Boeknr.: 32478 ]

€ 18,00

WERZ, Bruno E.J.S. 'Een bedroefd, en beclaaglijck ongeval'. De wrakken van de VOC-schepen Oosterland en Waddinxveen (1697) in de Tafelbaai. Zutphen, Walburg Pers, 2004. 4to. Bound, with dust-jacket. With many illustrations (several in colours). 206 pp. Investigation of two VOC vessels off the coast of the Cape of Good Hope. [Boeknr.: 26802 ]

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WIERINGA, P.A.C. De oudste boeren-republieken Graaff-Reinet en Zwellendam van 1775 tot 1806. 's Gravenhage, Martinus Nijhoff, 1922. Wrappers. 117 pp. [Boeknr.: 24588 ]

€ 25,00

WILSON, Monica & Leonard THOMPSON. (Ed.). The Oxford history of South Africa. Volume I: South Africa to 1870. Oxford, Clarendon Press, 1969. Cloth, with dust-jacket (sl. dam.). With maps and plates. (24), 502 pp. History of the pre-colonial and colonial African inhabitants. [Boeknr.: 34293 ]

€ 18,00

WOODWARD, C.S. Oriental ceramics at the Cape of Good Hope 1652-1795. An account of the porcelain trade of the Dutch East India Company with particular reference to ceramics with the V.O.C. monogram, the Cape market, and South African collections. Cape Town, A.A. Balkema, 1974. 8vo. Cloth. With 4 coloured plates and 211 illustrations. XII,228 pp. The book contains a summary of the ceramic trade of the Dutch East India Company with particular reference to the Cape; a description of the kinds of ceramic sent there from Batavia in the 17th and 18th century; and through a study of the inventories of deceased estates in the Cape Archives, an account of their surprisingly early importance in the social life of the colony. [Boeknr.: 15712 ]

€ 35,00

WORDEN, N. (Ed.). Cape Town between East and West. Social identities in a Dutch colonial town. Hilversum, Verloren, 2012. Wrappers. With 9 coloured illustrations. XXII, 264 pp. The first single-volume social history of 18th century Dutch Cape Town. [Boeknr.: 32766 ]

€ 30,00

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