A Soldier in South Africa. The Experiences of Eustace Abadie 1899 to 1902. Brenthurst Second Series 6.

Leiutenant Eustace Abadie’s account of the conflict, the country and the people he encountered is frank, critical and perceptive, seen through the eyes of an observant young cavalryman.

Price – $48.00 (ZAR-700.00)

A Tapestry of Lives. Cape Women of the 17th Century.

‘From the original Khoekhoe and Bushman (San) women, the wives of the bourgeois Dutch Governors, the slave women, peasant farmers’ wives, inn-keepers and prostitutes. A fascinating contribution to popular South African history of the largely unexplored life and times of women living at the Cape during the 17th century.’

Price – $13.00 (ZAR-150.00)

A Tourist Map of Rhodesia.

Scale: 22 kilometres to 10 millimetres. Minor edge-wear.


Price – $12.00 (ZAR-150.00)

A View from the Ridge. Johannesburg Retrospect.

Signed by the author with inscription. Previous owner’s name on title page. From the ‘South African Yesterdays – Number 6″ series. Price – $11.00 (ZAR-130.00)

Aan Tafelbaai’s Strand of Twintig Jaren Uit Het Leven van Een Kapenaar (1791-1811)

From the “Zuid-Afrikaanse Historie Biblioteek”.

Price – $10.00 (ZAR-120.00)

Adolph Jentsch

The life and work of this German – South West African artist.

Price – $80.00 (ZAR-900.00)

Adventures in Africana

Three lectures given by D.H. Varley.

Price – $10.00 (ZAR-120.00)

Africa

Black-and-white and colour plates throughout. Dw shows some wear, especially along the edges and some closed tears to the corners and top and bottom edges of spine.

African Heritage

Account of the customs and practices of some of the autochthonous peoples of South Africa. Illustrated in b/w and colour by the author. Blue paper covered boards with gilt lettering to spine. Corners slightly bumped. Dust jacket very good, spine is slightly sunned.

Price – $46.00 (ZAR-500.00)

African Hunting and Adventure – From Natal to the Zambesi

In 1851 he departed Scotland to begin the 90 day voyage to Durban. He partook in the three hunting trips in Zululand between 1852 and 1856. Exploring the Transvaal in 1857 and venturing to Lake Ngami in 1858, becoming the second white man to see the famed Victoria Falls. On this trip he met up with acclaimed naturalist and explorer, Dr Livingstone. This book is a compilation of his journals, whereby he describes in vivid detail, his discomforts, his brushes with death as a result of the wild beasts and the hostile environment. This book is a must for any collector fascinated by the hunting and exploration pioneers in Africa in the 1800’s.

Price – $320.00 (ZAR-3800.00)

African Incidents : Personal Experiences in Egypt and Unyoro.

‘With Portrait, Maps and Illustrations’. Pencil notes and previous owner’s name written in ink to ffep. Tape repairs to front hinge. Tape repairs to large closed tear to the title page. Pages are untrimmed. Boards show general wear.




Price – $100.00 (ZAR-980.00)

African Naissance: The Limpopo Valley 1000 Years Ago.

Goodwin Series Vol 8 December 2000. The South African Archaeological Society.

Price – $30.00 (ZAR-360.00)

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)

Africana Books & Pictures.

A selection of published papers featuring 19th century South African art and artists. Light foxing to ffep, pastedowns and top page edges. Contents lean and tightly bound.

Price – $16.00 (ZAR-160.00)

Africana Books and Pictures

A selection of published papers on Africana books and pictures. Multiple b/w illustrations throughout. Bound in red, cloth covered boards with gilt titles to spine and gilt device to front board. Boards, endpapers and DW tape marked. Previous owner’s rubber ink stamp and handwritten telephone number to f.f.e.p. A very good copy, despite slight defects.

Price – $30.00 (ZAR-320.00)

Africana Byways.

Sequel to Africana Curiosities. Topics covered are, amongst others: history of photographs and their place in South African history; reprints of Africana books; botanical illustrations of South African flowers; book-plates and Johannesburg newspapers and periodicals.

Price – $10.00 (ZAR-120.00)

Africana Repository

Notes for a series of lectures given to the Hillbrow study centre from March to May 1964. Illustrated in b/w throughout. Orange cloth covered boards with gilt titles to spine. Previous owner;s stamp and ink scrawl to f.f.e.p. Some tape repairs to verso of DW. Leaves are age tones, otherwise a very good copy.

Price – $20.00 (ZAR-220.00)

Afrikanderisms

“A glossary of South African Colloquial Words and Phrases and of Place and other Names.” 579pp






Price – $65 (ZAR-850)

Album – South African Souvenir.

Photographs printed in ‘photoplatino’ bound in morocco roan padded albums. Scenes of South Africa from Cape Town, up the east coast to Beira then inland to Rhodesia (now Zimbabwe), etc. Photographs are protected by a flimsy. Marbled feps and paste-downs.

Price – $370.00 (ZAR-3800.00)

Album de la Mission Romande – Mission Des Eglises Libres de la Suisse Romande

On the 9th of July 1875, two young missionaries, Creux and Berthoud, founded the Swiss mission station of Valdezia in the Northern Transvaal, with their field of action being a hard living and constantly tested society. The Swiss mission was famous for its high quality hospitals and schools. The Principal task was Evangelisation, however they strongly believed in the power of education as a tool to improve living conditions, with schools offering agricultural and industrial syllabi. Strong efforts to foster good race relations were made by the church, as well as a focus on cordial ties with other christian sects.

This book, written in French, includes 32 plates and 1 map.

Price – $350.00 (ZAR-4000.00)

Album: Souvenir of Cape Town.

Souvenir booklet of colour lithographic photographs circa 1915, depicting scenes of the old promenade pier, architecture in Adderley and Strand streets, South African library, Railway Station, scenic coastal road and others. Price – $34.00 (ZAR-400.00)

Album: South Africa. Cape Town, Simon’s Town, Port Elizabeth, Kimberley and South African Gold Fields.

Small album with fold-out photographs. Reinforcement repairs to folds and one tear. Some abrasions to photographs. Price – $160.00 (ZAR-1800.00)

Algeria and Tunis in 1845. Volume 1 & 2

An account of a journey made through the two regencies by Viscount Fielding and Captain Kennedy. In half leather over green cloth. With 2 engraved frontispieces. Some rubbing to the leather and boards of both vols. Two small cataloguing labels to foot of each spine. Funchal English Rooms bookplate to front paste downs and rubber stamp to title pages. Frontis of vol. 2 present, but loosed. Leaves with scattered foxing and browning. VG copies overall.

Price – $230.00 (ZAR-2500.00)

All That Glittered. Selected Correspondence of Lionel Phillips 1890-1924.

The letters in this volume have been drawn mainly from the archives of three major companies with which Lionel Phillips was associated: H Eckstein & Co., Wernher, Beit & Co., and Central Mining and Investment Corporation Ltd. Black boards in very good condition. Contents clean and well bound. DW scuffed, edgeworn with small tear to spine area. Small nicks to edges.

Price – $17.00 (ZAR-180.00)

American Sympathy in the Boer War.

Includes a few b&w photographs. Forward page has a few tears at the staples. Circa 1934

Price – $70.00 (ZAR-800.00)