‘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)

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

“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)

650 Cookery Recipes

A collection of recipes from the author’s “Where is it?” and “Diary of a Cape Housekeeper”. Bound in red cloth covered boards, rebacked with leather spine containing titles in gilt. Browning to half-title and last page. Boards with some soiling and edges browned.

Price – $32.00 (ZAR-350.00)

A Cape Camera

Photographs from the Arthur Elliott collection in the Cape archives. Bound in maroon paper covered boards with white titles to spine. Some minor insect damage to front board. Previous owner’s bookplate to f.f.e.p. Liquid stains to pp9. A VG copy in a VG dust jacket.

Price – $45.00 (ZAR-500.00)

A Cape Country Chronicle

A Cape Country Chronicle

A Cape Country Chronicle

A Catalogue of Books Offered by The Lovedale Press

A small pamphlet catalogue of books published and sold by the Lovedale Press, the first to publish Sol Plaatjie’s Mhudi which is listed in this catalogue. Paper wraps and staple bound, the wraps are tide marked and there is some creasing throughout the leaves. A good copy.

Price – $35.00 (ZAR-350.00)

A Decent Fellow Doesn’t Work

Text clean and clear. Boards show slight edge wear.

Price – $20.00 (ZAR-160.00)

A Dominie in Doubt

Bound in green, pictorial, cloth covered boards, with black titles to spine and device to lower board. Scattered foxing to leaves and edges DW fair, with large tear to spine, fraying to edges and browning and foxing. A good, reading copy.

Price – $14.00 (ZAR-150.00)

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 Giant in Hiding

The author’s biography of Frank Armstrong Wightman – cable operator, sailor, naturalist, author, archaeologist and hermit. Ink signature of the author to the half title. Dust jacket and book VG++

Price – $30.00 (ZAR-300.00)

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 Rhodesia

Compiled from official sources and with a map. Rebound in half leather over black cloth with gilt titles to spine and marbled endpapers. From the private library of The Durban Club, with ex libris to front paste down. Large colour, fold out map to rear. A very good copy with light, scattered foxing.

Price – $60.00 (ZAR-650.00)

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.