Archive for 2014

South African Genealogies Vol. I A-C

A record of old South African family names up to at least 1930. Vol. I A-C

Price – $73.00 (ZAR-700.00)

The Pretoria Art Museum – The German Contribution

The influence of German art in South Africa over the centuries.

Price – $52.00 (ZAR-500.00)

George Pemba Against All Odds

A rich and inspired record of Pemba’s life and work.

Price – $85.00 (ZAR-800.00)

The General Dispensatory

“Containing a translation of the pharmacoeias of the Royal College of Physicians of London and Edinburgh together with that of the Royal Hospital of Edinburgh from the last edition to which are added the doses, vitues, and uses of the simples as well as compounds and which cases they are attended with danger”

Price – $550.00 (ZAR-3800.00)

Etching Craft : A Guide for Students and Collectors

Some scattered foxing to the text, otherwise clear. Binding is in good condition with very little wear. Numerous black and white illustrations.

Price – $10.00 (ZAR-80.00)

Collotype, Stellenburg, c.1910

Price – $14.00 (ZAR-110.00)

Collotype, Twelve Apostles and Camps Bay, c.1910

Price – $6.00 (ZAR-45.00)

Gelatin silver print. Girls at Muizenberg beach, 1930 – 1940

Stamp of Edgcome & Co. Photographer, Muizenberg, to the rear.

Price – $10.00 (ZAR-70.00)

Cassell’s Concise Cyclopaedia

Text is clean and clear but shows significant age toning. Tape repairs to front and back hinges. Outer binding in very good condition.

Price – $40.00 (ZAR-380.00)

Prehistory of the Transvaal

The story of prehistoric man in the Transvaal.

Price – $32.00 (ZAR-300.00)

The Arts in South Africa

A type of “Who’s Who” of the art world, from actors to teachers, from artists to musicians.

Price – $170.00 (ZAR-1600.00)

A History of Natal

A comprehensive and scholarly history of Natal.

Price – $17.00 (ZAR-160.00)

African Repository : Notes for a Series of Lectures Given to the Hillbrow Study Centre from March to May 1964

Price – $10.00 (ZAR-80.00)

Beautiful Homesteads of the Western Cape

A photographic essay of some the Capes most famous homesteads.

Price – $27.00 (ZAR-260.00)

Between Woodbush and Wolkberg – Googoo Thompson’s Story.

Googoo Thompson’s memoirs of her particular corner of the Limpopo Province.

Price – $19.00 (ZAR-170.00)

Hans Anton Aschenborn – Folio III

Limited edition folio of 10 offset prints by Hans Anton Aschenborn partly taken from the large “Afrika-Mappe” with accompanying booklet. No.43

Price – $64 (ZAR-600)

Jades from China

A full descriptive catalogue from the Museum of East Asian Art of Bath for its 1994 exhibition entitled “Jades of China” featuring over 350 Chinese jades, from neolithic times right up to the early 19th century, spanning a period of approximately 7000 years.

Price – $43.00 (ZAR-420.00)

Christian Doctor and Nurse

Limited edition 131/950. The history of medical missions in South Africa from 1799-1796

Price – $30.00 (ZAR-280.00)


157pp, written by the winner of the Booker Prize.

Price – $25 (ZAR-250)

Cecily Sash – Working Years

Signed and inscribed. A comprehensive record of the art and work of Cecily Sash.

Price – $89.00 (ZAR-850.00)

South African Bibliography

A survey of bibliographies and bibliographical work. Compiled by the author of the Guide to South African Reference Books, this work is an essential companion to the Guide.

Price – $32.00 (ZAR-300.00)

Heraldiek in Suid-Afrika

Text is clean and clear with various illustrations throughout.

Price – $15.00 (ZAR-120.00)

There’s a Secret Hid Away : Memories of unusual experiences and mysteries in Southern Africa and African isles; strange tales and legends and unrecorded adventures; and people who crossed the author’s path and left him wondering.

Price – $20.00 (ZAR-170.00)

The Mammals of South Africa (Two Volume Set)

Vol. I. : Primates, Carnivora and Ungulata. With a map and illustrations. Vol. II. : Rodentia, Chiroptera, Insectivora, Cetacea and Edentata. With illustrations. Volume I. published 1900, Volume II. published 1901. Bindings are fairly unstable, with several signatures detaching from the book blocks. Previous owner’s stamp and signature to the endpapers of Vol. I. Ex libris pasted to the front paste down of Vol. II. Text is clear but somewhat age toned. Boards show general wear and damage. Significant soiling to the spine of Volume II. Stamp to the front boards of Vol. II.

Price – $280.00 (ZAR-2500.00)

The White Walled Beauty of the Cape

A selection of photographs exhibited by the Simon van der Stel Foundation in Cape Town and Pretoria, October 1963

Price – $21.00 (ZAR-200.00)