‘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

“Die Afrikaanse Boek”. 1936 Jaarboek van die Afrikaanse Skrywerskring.

Language: Afrikaans. Prominent South African writers include Eugene Marais, Gustave Preller, Jan Celliers, C L Leipoldtl Elisabeth Eybers, Uys Krige, et al. Black/white portrait photographs. Pages firmly bound.

Price – $14.00 (ZAR-140.00)

“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)

15 Essays in Half-Tone.

An evocative series of black white photographs of people and places in South Africa circa 1960s. Light edge-wear. Contents clean and tightly bound.

Price – $14.00 (ZAR-140.00)

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 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 life story of Frank Armstrong Whitman – cable operator, sailor, naturalist, author, archaeologist and hermit – during more than twenty years alone on board his boat ‘Wylo’. Light yellowing to illustrated paste-down and age-toning to prelims. Minor foxing to rear paste-downs. Contents clean and tightly bound.

Price – $20.00 (ZAR-220.00)

A Grammar and Vocabulary of the Namaqua-Hottentot Language.

Foxing throughout. Some wear and tear to title page and page edges. Dogeared. Small tear to fep. Slight buckling to book pages. Some pen notations on the feps.

Price – $800.00 (ZAR-10500.00)

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 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 Fish Hoek 1818 – 1968

Written to commemorate 150 years of Fish Hoek, this beautiful little book gives a great overview of the iconic Seaside town.

Price – $35.00 (ZAR-380.00)

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 South Africa to 1870.

Colour illustrated thick card wraps with some shelf-wear. Corners slightly dog-eared. Owner details on fep. Content and b/w photographs clean and well bound.

Price – $19.00 (ZAR-200.00)

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.