‘A History of Cape Silver 1700-1870’ and ‘Further Researches in Cape Silver’ (Sold as a Set)

A History of Cape Silver : signed by the author on title page. Illustrations showing, Cape silversmiths’ marks, decorations, examples of silverware produced between 1700 and 1870, etc. throughout.
Further Researches in Cape Silver : First Edition 1953. With various black-and-white illustrations.





Price – $480.00 (ZAR-4500.00)

‘A Very Strange Society’

“A journey to the heart of Africa’. The author’s insights after travelling through South Africa for two months to gather a record of the opinions of its people at the time.Interviews with Prime Minister Verwoed, Helen Suzman, Albert Luthuli, Nadine Gordimer and many more, from all sections of the populace.


Price – $16.00 (ZAR-140.00)

‘N Eeu Van Onreg – A Century of Wrong; In English and Afrikaans.

An Afrikaans translation by J J Blom of the original pamphlet, which was in Hoog Hollands. “Uitgegee op las van die Staatsekretaris van die Suid-Afrikaanse Republiek”.

Price – $15.00 (ZAR-150.00)

‘n Eeu Van Vervoer 1860 – 1960. Die Prestasies Van Die Ministerie Van Vervoer Van Die Unie Van Suid-Africa

“Rough But Ready”; An Official History of the Natal Mounted Rifles and its Antecedent and Associated Units; 1854-1969

A history of Durban over the past century and the growth of the NMR Regiment. Circa 1971.With numerous black and white and colour illustrations.



Price – $60.00 (ZAR-550.00)

“The Garden Colony” The Story of Natal and its Neighbours

History, geography, the Boer War and 4 ballads commemorating historical highlights. Index and a map in rear sleeve.

Price – $58 (ZAR-600)

18 Jahre in Sudafrika

“Erlebnisse und Anbenteur eines Schweden im Goldlande” In German. 355pp, with plates.

Price – $40.00 (ZAR-450.00)

18 Jahre in Sudafrika

“Erlebnisse und Anbenteur eines Schweden im Goldlande” In German. 355pp, with plates.

Price – $40.00 (ZAR-450.00)

18 Jahre in Sudafrika

“Erlebnisse und Anbenteur eines Schweden im Goldlande” In German. 355pp, with plates.

Price – $45 (ZAR-500)

1820 Settler’s Souvenir

1820 Settlers Souvenir

1820 Settlers Souvenir

23 Jahre Sturm und Sonneschein in Sudafrika

Autobiographical account of the author’s time in South Africa, where he formed a Boer Commando and was wounded in the battle of Elandslaagte in the Anglo-Boer war. Illustrated throughout in b/w. Includes fold out maps. Text in German set in Gothic script.

Price – $80.00 (ZAR-900.00)

300 Years Van Riebeek Festival

In English, Afrikaans, French and Dutch. Many illustrations, 60pp, and then 80pp pages of advertisements at the end.

Price – $20.00 (ZAR-140.00)

A Cape Country Chronicle

A Cape Country Chronicle

A Cape Country Chronicle

A Cradle of Rivers – The Natal Drakensberg

‘Takes the reader into some of the most remote regions of the Natal Drakensberg.’ With numerous black-and-white and colour illustrations. Slight wear to corners and chipping to head and tail of spine. Previous owner’s stamp to front free endpaper. Slight wear to edges of dust jacket, price clipped.

Price – $30.00 (ZAR-280.00)

A Decent Fellow Doesn’t Work

Text clean and clear. Boards show slight edge wear.

Price – $20.00 (ZAR-160.00)

A Geographical and Topographical Description of the Cape of Good Hope

Van Riebeeck Society Series 1 Vol 4

Price – $150.00 (ZAR-1800.00)

A Grammar of the Kaffir Language

The “Second Edition Augmented and Improved with Vocabulary and Exercises by William J. Davis.” Both authors were Weslyan missionaries. 228 pp.



Price – $180.00 (ZAR-1800.00)

A Grand Illusion

“The failure of imperial policy in the Transvaal colony during the period of reconstruction 1900-1905” With maps and diagrams.

Price – $30.00 (ZAR-380.00)

A Guide to the Rock Art of Rhodesia

A small pamphlet “written more for the tourist than for the student of rock art.” Multiple colour illustrations.

Price – $15 (ZAR-160)

A History of Chess in South Africa from Van Riebeeck to the Start of World War II and Beyond

Text is clean and clear with black and white plates throughout. Cover shows slight edge wear and some scuffing.

A History of Natal

A comprehensive and scholarly history of Natal.


Price – $17.00 (ZAR-160.00)

A History of South Africa to 1870

Minor creasing and wear to cover. Previous owners inscription to endpapers. A comprehensive history of early South Africa.

A History of Sport in Southern Rhodesia

With shelf wear to top and bottom of spine and corners bumped. Previous owners name on fep and on paste down fep. Binding slightly shaken.

A History of Sport in Southern Rhodesia

With photographs and colour map of Victoria Falls.

A History of the Zulu Rebellion 1906 and of Dinazulu’s Arrest, Trial and Expatriation

Red cloth cover with slight scuffing to the spine. Minor sporadic foxing throughout. Includes 5 maps, 6 plans and 25 illustrations.