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de Kock,W.J et al. (Eds)

Dictionary of South African Biography Volumes 1-5.

Published: Human Sciences Research Council, by Tafelberg Uitgewers Ltd, Johannesburg/Cape Town, 1968 - 1987

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Dictionary of South African Biography, Volumes 1-5. Only Volume 5 has dustcover. Dark red boards with gilt blocking to spine titles.

Volume I. Half Title, Title, Board of Control, Introduction, Contributors, Abbreviations, Glossary, References. xx plus 895 pages text. Slight offset to endpapers. Published 1968.

Volume II. Half Title, Title, Advisory Committee for the Compilation of the Dictionary of South African Biography (until 1979). Contributors, Abbreviations, Corriegenda et Addenda for Vol.I. Glossary. 870 pages plus Name Index, Vols. 1 & II. Published 1972. ISBN 0 624 00369 8

Volume III. Half Title, Title, Dictionary of South African Biography, Advisory Committee for the Institute of Historical Research (since 1971). Preface to Volume III, Contributors, Abbreviations, References, Corrienda et Addenda for Vol. II. Glossary. 861 pages text, Name Index Volumes I, II and III. Published 1977. ISBN 0 624 00849 5.

Volume IV. Half Title, Title, Dictionary of South African Biography, Advisory Committee for the South African Institute for Historical Research, Preface, Contributors, Abbreviations, References, Corrigenda et Addenda for Vol.III. Glossary. 803 pages text with Name Index Volumes I, II, III and IV. (Silver blocking to spine). Published 1981. ISBN 0 409 09183 9.

Volume V- With Dustcover. Half Title, Title, Dictionary of South African Biography, Preface, Contributors, Abbreviations, Corridenda et Addenda for Volume IV. 909 pages text, with Name Index Volumes 1-5. Published 1987. ISBN  0 7969 0420 0.

Very clean set of books.

  • Jacket Condition: Volume 5 - Very Good
  • Binding Condition: Very Good
  • Overall Condition: Very Good
  • Size: 26 x 18cm. Weight 8kgs
  • Sold By: Quathlamba Winds Books
  • Contact Person: Ian & Yvonne Halford
  • Country: United Kingdom
  • Email: [email protected]
  • Telephone: 01743 361772
  • Preferred Payment Methods: Paypal-Cheques-Direct Transfer to UK Bank.
  • Trade Associations: SABDA


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