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)

Cape Colony To-Day

The official guide book of the Railway Department of the Cape Government.




Price – $78.00 (ZAR-750.00)

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)

Gamebirds of Southern Africa

A digest on the plumages, biological patterns and nesting habits of all the major sporting birds occurring in southern Africa to the south of the Cunene, Okavango and Zambezi Rivers





Price – $42.00 (ZAR-380.00)

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)

My Friends the Baboons

In this book the author of ‘The Soul of the White Ant’ makes an equally fascinating investigation into the inner life of the ape.


Price – $60.00 (ZAR-550.00)

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)

Fishermen of the Cape

An illustrated depiction of the life of the fisherman of the Cape.






Price – $52 (ZAR-500)

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)

William Somerville’s Narrative of His Journey to the Eastern Cape Frontier and to Lattakoe 1799-1802.

With a bibliographical introduction and map and a historical introduction and notes by Edna and Frank Bradlow.





Price – $22.00 (ZAR-220.00)

Foe

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)