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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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du Plessis Africana Collection
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Topic: Ashanti (African people)
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by Snelleman, Johannes François, 1852-1938
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Publication dates from Introd
Topics: Ethnology, Human beings
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275 pages, [8] leaves of plates : 24 cm
Topics: Matiwane, Tribes -- Africa, Ethnology -- Africa
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by Snelleman, Johannes François, 1852-1938
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Topics: Ethnology, Human beings
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by Malherbe, Daniel François, 1881-1969; Smith, Johannes J. (Johannes Jacobus), 1883-1949; Bosman, D. B. (Daniël Brink), 1888-1960; Suid-Afrikaanse Akademie vir Wetenskap en Kuns
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Topics: Afrikaans language, Afrikaans language, Afrikaans language, Afrikaans language
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Topics: Lingala language, Lingala language, English language
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by G.M Theal; Theal, George McCall, 1837-1919
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Spine title: History and ethnography of South Africa before 1795
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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 Hamersma, T. Van de apostoliese tijd tot de hervorming; Los, S. O. (Sietse Oene), 1874- Van de hervorming tot op onze tijd; Totius, 1877-1953. Geschiedenis van de hollandse kerken in Zuid-Afrika
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Topic: Church history
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by Hayford, J. E. Casely (Joseph Ephraim Casely), 1866-1930
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Topics: Race relations, Race relations
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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
Description based on: D. 5, no. 5 (sept. 1896); title from cover
Topics: Reformed Church, Christianity, Christianity, Reformed Church
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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
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by Hourst, 1864-1940, author; D'Anvers, N., -1933, translator; Chapman and Hall, publisher; Richard Clay and Sons, printer
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"With 190 illustrations and map"--Title page
Topics: Hourst, 1864-1940, French, Tuaregs, French, Travel, Tuaregs
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by Pilkington, George Lawrence, 1865-1897
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Topic: Ganda language
Description based on: D. 5, no. 5 (sept. 1896); title from cover
Topics: Reformed Church, Christianity, Christianity, Reformed Church
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du Plessis Africana Collection
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Topics: Nederduitse Gereformeerde Kerk, Dutch
Description based on: D. 5, no. 5 (sept. 1896); title from cover
Topics: Reformed Church, Christianity, Christianity, Reformed Church
Description based on: D. 5, no. 5 (sept. 1896); title from cover
Topics: Reformed Church, Christianity, Christianity, Reformed Church
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
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by Malherbe, E. G. (Ernst Gideon), 1895-; Carnegie-Kommissie
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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
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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
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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
Description based on: D. 5, no. 5 (sept. 1896); title from cover
Topics: Reformed Church, Christianity, Christianity, Reformed Church
Topics: Frontier Wars (South Africa : 1811-1878), British colonies, Management
Topic: Hunting
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 G. Mackeurtan; Mackeurtan, Harold Graham, 1884-
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"Table of authorities": p. 331-333
Topics: Chaka, Zulu Chief, 1787-1828, Zulu (African people)
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"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 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
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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 Hetherwick, Alexander, 1860-1939
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Topic: Nyanja language
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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
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I.Geographical, descriptive and historical. -II.Routes
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by Hore, Edward Coode
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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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Supplement published 1937 under title: Totemica
Topics: Totemism, Endogamy and exogamy
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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
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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
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Incorporated in: The Cape quarterly review
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Translation of " Relatione del reame di Congo"
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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 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
Added t.p. (v. 1) engr., has imprint date 1733
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Topics: Crowther, Samuel, 1806?-1891, Crowther, Samuel, 1806?-1891
Description based on: D. 5, no. 5 (sept. 1896); title from cover
Topics: Reformed Church, Christianity, Christianity, Reformed Church
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by Sir H. H. Johnston
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Spine title: Autobiography of Sir Andries Stockenstrom, bart
Topics: Stockenstrom, Andries, 1792-1864, Stockenstrom, Andries, 1792-1864, Lieutenant governors
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by Macmillan, William M. (William Miller), 1885-1974; Philip, John, 1775-1851
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"First published in 1929."
Topics: Blacks, Indigenous peoples, Bantous, Blacks, Indigenous peoples, Race relations
Topics: Nederduitse Gereformeerde Kerk, Nederduitse Gereformeerde Kerk
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by Gie, S. F. N. (Stefanus François Naudé), 1884-1945
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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 British
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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
Kolbe- Sparman - Le Vaillant - Barrow - Lichtenstein - Harris - Cumming - Baines
Description based on: D. 5, no. 5 (sept. 1896); title from cover
Topics: Reformed Church, Christianity, Christianity, Reformed Church
Topics: Afrikaans poetry, Afrikaans poetry
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
Topic: Barnim, Adalbert, freiherr von, 1841-1860
Nyasaland directory: p. [269]-288
Topics: Van der Lingen, Gottlieb Wilhelm Anthonie, 1804-1869, Nederduitse Gereformeerde Kerk
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by G.M Theal; Theal, George McCall, 1837-1919
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Spine title: History and ethnography of South Africa before 1795
"Literature" at the end of most of the chapters
Topics: United Church of Canada, United Church of Canada, United Church of Canada, Missions, Missions
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Topics: Jameson's Raid (1895-1896), Jameson's Raid, 1895-1896
Topics: Bible, Polyglot texts, selections, quotations, etc, Printing
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by 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
Originaltitel: A voyage round the world. London : 1777
Topics: Cook, James, 1728-1779, Cook, James, 1728-1779, Discoveries in geography
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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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Title from vol. 1