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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
du Plessis Africana Collection
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Includes bibliographies and index
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Topic: Ashanti (African people)
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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
Topics: Nyanja language, Nyanja language
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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
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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 Ritchie, W; Kent, T. P
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Includes index
Topic: University of Cape Town
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 Hayford, J. E. Casely (Joseph Ephraim Casely), 1866-1930
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215 pages 23 cm
Topic: Race relations
"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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by Du Plessis, J. (Johannes), 1868-1935
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Bibliography: p. 466-479
Topic: Missions
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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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by Gie, S. F. N. (Stefanus François Naudé), 1884-1945
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528p
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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
ii, 164 p. ; 25 cm
Topic: Afrikaans poetry
du Plessis Africana Collection
by Sir H. H. Johnston
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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
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
du Plessis Africana Collection
by Pilkington, George Lawrence, 1865-1897
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95 p. :
Topic: Ganda language
du Plessis Africana Collection
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I.Geographical, descriptive and historical. -II.Routes
Topics: Sudan -- Description and travel, Sudan -- History
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 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
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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 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 H. Hall; Hall, Henry
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vii, 190 p. : 17 cm
Topic: Physical geography
Spine title: Autobiography of Sir Andries Stockenstrom, bart
Topics: Stockenstrom, Andries, 1792-1864, Stockenstrom, Andries, 1792-1864, Lieutenant governors
I. 1833-1852.--II. 1853-1861.--III. 1862-1868
Topics: Lesotho -- History -- Sources, Lesotho
Nyasaland directory: p. [269]-288
Topic: Malawi
2 volumes, 60 unnumbered leaves of plates : 22 cm
Topics: Holub, Emil, 1847-1902 -- Travel -- Africa, Southern, Holub, Emil, 1847-1902, Big game hunting --...
Includes bibliographical references
Topics: English language, Dutch language, Afrikaans language, Afrikaans languages
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
92 pages ; 22 cm
Topic: Nederduitse Gereformeerde Kerk in Suid-Afrika
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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 MacKittrick, John; MacKittrick, F. T
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Note dated July, 1893
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Supplement published 1937 under title: Totemica
Topics: Totemism, Endogamy and exogamy
Paged continuously
Topics: African languages, Natural history, Ethnology
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by E. G. Malherbe; Malherbe, E. G. (Ernst Gideon), 1895-
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Includes bibliographical references and index
Topic: Education
du Plessis Africana Collection
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xx, 273 p., [10] leaves of plates : 20 cm
Topic: Natural history
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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
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by E. A. Walker; Walker, Eric A. (Eric Anderson), 1886-
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"Select bibliography of books to which references are given in the text": p. [601]-607
Topics: South Africa -- History, South Africa -- Politics and government
iv, 214 p. ; 21 cm
Topic: Nederlandsche Oost-Indische Compagnie
419 S. :
Topics: South African War (1899-1902), Burenkrieg, Buren, Burenkrieg, South African War, 1899-1902, South...
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Copy nr. 1683228 from S W Pienaar
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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 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
Paged continuously
Topics: African languages, Natural history, Ethnology
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
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
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
2 volumes ; 24 cm
xli, 132 p. : 24 cm
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270 p. : 22 cm
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by Camões, Luís de, 1524?-1580; Mickle, William Julius, 1735-1788, translator; Mortimer, John Hamilton, 1740-1779, illustrator; Bew, John, d. 1793, bookseller; Payne, Thomas, 1719-1799, bookseller; Dodsley, James, 1724-1797, bookseller; Robson, James, 1733-1806, bookseller; Almon, John, 1737-1805, bookseller; Cadell, T. (Thomas), 1742-1802, bookseller; Flexney, William, d. 1808, bookseller; Sewell, John, 1733 or 4-1802, bookseller; Jackson and Lister, printer; New York Society Library....
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Frontispiece illustration signed J. Mortimer; at bottom of plate: "Published as the Act directs April 21, 1778."
Topics: Gama, Vasco da, 1469-1524, Camões, Luís de, 1524?-1580, Explorers, Portuguese
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
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Incorporated in: The Cape quarterly review
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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
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by Mandelslo, Johann Albrecht von; Olearius, Adam, 1603-1671
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226 p
2 v. :
Topics: Africa -- Description and travel, Africa -- Discovery and exploration
Description based on: D. 5, no. 5 (sept. 1896); title from cover
Topics: Reformed Church, Christianity, Christianity, Reformed Church
du Plessis Africana Collection
by Cust, Robert Needham, 1821-1909
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"Accompanied by a language-map"
Topic: African languages
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by Johnston, Harry Hamilton, Sir, 1858-1927
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Maps on end-papers
Topics: Blacks, Slavery
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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...
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Supplement published 1937 under title: Totemica
Topics: Totemism, Endogamy and exogamy
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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
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by Hore, Edward Coode
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xii p., 2 l., 306 p. 21 cm
Topics: Tanganyika, Lake, Africa, Central -- Description and travel
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by Cape of Good Hope (South Africa). Railway Department
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Includes index
Topic: Travel
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by A. Eliot; Elliott, Arthur, 1870-1938; Morrison, W. R., compiler
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76 p. : 24 cm
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Topic: Photography
du Plessis Africana Collection
by Krapf, J. L. (Johann Ludwig), 1810-1881
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69 p. ; 21 cm
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by Molyneux, William Charles Francis
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viii, 287, [1] pages 23 cm
Topics: South Africa -- History, Egypt -- History -- English occupation, 1882-, Egypt, South Africa
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 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
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by Nielsen, Peter
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73 p. : 22 cm
Topic: Ndebele (African people)
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by 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,...