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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
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433 p. ; 24 cm
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by Ritchie, W; Kent, T. P
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Includes index
Topic: University of Cape Town
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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
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 Sir H. H. Johnston
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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
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 Pilkington, George Lawrence, 1865-1897
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95 p. :
Topic: Ganda language
Spine title: Autobiography of Sir Andries Stockenstrom, bart
Topics: Stockenstrom, Andries, 1792-1864, Stockenstrom, Andries, 1792-1864, Lieutenant governors
Includes bibliographical references
Topics: English language, Dutch language, Afrikaans language, Afrikaans languages
du Plessis Africana Collection
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Supplement published 1937 under title: Totemica
Topics: Totemism, Endogamy and exogamy
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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
"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 Gie, S. F. N. (Stefanus François Naudé), 1884-1945
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528p
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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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270 p. : 22 cm
du Plessis Africana Collection
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)
ii, 164 p. ; 25 cm
Topic: Afrikaans poetry
du Plessis Africana Collection
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
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Includes bibliographies and index
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Topic: Ashanti (African people)
Paged continuously
Topics: African languages, Natural history, Ethnology
du Plessis Africana Collection
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
134 p. ; 20 cm
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 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 Dennett, R. E. (Richard Edward), 1857-1921
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xiii p., 2 l., 235 p. : 23 cm
Topics: Yoruba (African people), Ethnology, Folklore
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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 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
du Plessis Africana Collection
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
du Plessis Africana Collection
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 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
2 volumes, 60 unnumbered leaves of plates : 22 cm
Topics: Holub, Emil, 1847-1902 -- Travel -- Africa, Southern, Holub, Emil, 1847-1902, Big game hunting --...
du Plessis Africana Collection
by H. Hall; Hall, Henry
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vii, 190 p. : 17 cm
Topic: Physical geography
du Plessis Africana Collection
by Krapf, J. L. (Johann Ludwig), 1810-1881
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69 p. ; 21 cm
du Plessis Africana Collection
by Cape of Good Hope (South Africa). Railway Department
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Includes index
Topic: Travel
du Plessis Africana Collection
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
du Plessis Africana Collection
by Mandelslo, Johann Albrecht von; Olearius, Adam, 1603-1671
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226 p
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Topics: Africa -- Description and travel, Africa -- Discovery and exploration
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
du Plessis Africana Collection
by A Wilmot; Wilmot, Alexander, 1836-1924; Chase, John Centlivres, 1806-1876
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Running title: History of the Cape Colony
Topic: Indigenous peoples
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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
2 volumes ; 24 cm
du Plessis Africana Collection
by Cpt C. H. Stigand
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Copy nr. 1683228 from S W Pienaar
du Plessis Africana Collection
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
du Plessis Africana Collection
by Cape of Good Hope (South Africa). Archives; Leibbrandt, H. C. V
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341 p. ; 23 cm
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by Cape Town (South Africa); Finch, F. R., editor; South Africa. Railways and Harbours Board
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2 preliminary leaves, 220 pages 19 cm
Topics: Cape Town (South Africa) -- Guidebooks, Cape Town (South Africa) -- History, South Africa -- Cape...
du Plessis Africana Collection
by 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
du Plessis Africana Collection
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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Vol. 1.: Treaties with the natives -- General condition of the natives on the first arrival of Europeans among them -- Details regarding the institutions and manners of the natives on the first arrival of Europeans among them - the Kaffers. V. 2.: The Hottentots -- The Bosjemans
Topics: Xhosa (African people), Khoikhoi (African people), Khoisan (African People), San (African people)
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 MacKittrick, John; MacKittrick, F. T
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Note dated July, 1893
ZA collection has: 3 copies
Topic: Stel, Willem Adriaan van der, 1664-1733
"Literature" at the end of most of the chapters
Topics: United Church of Canada, United Church of Canada, United Church of Canada, Missions, Missions
du Plessis Africana Collection
by E. G. Malherbe; Malherbe, E. G. (Ernst Gideon), 1895-
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Includes bibliographical references and index
Topic: Education
VIII, 198, XI p. : 24 cm
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by Gerdener, G. B. A. (Gustav Bernhard August), 1881-1967, compiler
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xi, 788 pages 26 cm
Topics: Nederduitse Gereformeerde Kerk, Nederduitse Gereformeerde Kerk, Missions, Missions
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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 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
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by Cape of Good Hope (South Africa). Archives; Leibbrandt, H. C. V
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474 p. ; .. cm
The map is a facsimile of an Italian map, published in 1623
Topics: Africa -- Discovery and exploration, Monomotapa Empire, Great Zimbabwe (Extinct city), Zimbabwe --...
Description based on: D. 5, no. 5 (sept. 1896); title from cover
Topics: Reformed Church, Christianity, Christianity, Reformed Church
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I.Geographical, descriptive and historical. -II.Routes
Topics: Sudan -- Description and travel, Sudan -- History
iv, 214 p. ; 21 cm
Topic: Nederlandsche Oost-Indische Compagnie
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by Wilson, C. T. (Charles Thomas), b. 1851 or 2; Felkin, Robert William, 1853-1926
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2 v. 20 cm
Topics: Uganda -- Description and travel, Tanzania -- Description and travel, Sudan -- Description and...
In three parts
Topic: Voyages and travels
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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
I. 1833-1852.--II. 1853-1861.--III. 1862-1868
Topics: Lesotho -- History -- Sources, Lesotho
du Plessis Africana Collection
by Boisragon, Alan Maxwell
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History of Benin. -- The Royal Niger Company and H.B.M.'s Niger Coast Protectorate. -- Position of Benin. -- Our expedition. -- Our escape. -- The punitive expedition
Topics: Benin -- History, Benin
Title page and first few pages of foreword are missing from one copy (i1878625x)
Topic: Stel, Willem Adriaan van der, 1664-1723
92 pages ; 22 cm
Topic: Nederduitse Gereformeerde Kerk in Suid-Afrika
du Plessis Africana Collection
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 Bleek, W. H. I. (Wilhelm Heinrich Immanuel), 1827-1875
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pt. I. Phonology. - pt. II. The concord :section 1. The noun