Trees of the Kruger National Park. Vols 1 and 2.

Numerous colour plates and b&w illustrations. Both volumes have light specks of foxing to paste-downs with foxing and browning to top and fore-edge. Vol 2 has clear tape down the front gutter as well as ghosting of the colour photographs and some scattered foxing.

Price – $60.00 (ZAR-650.00)

Trekkers Gids. Herdrukke/Reprints No. 43

Dutch text throughout. Reprinted from an 1894 publication. Fold out map at the rear. Light foxing to the top and fore-edge of pages, rear fep and last page of text. Previous owner’s details on ffep. Contents clean and tightly bound.

Price – $25.00 (ZAR-250.00)

Trekking in South-Central Africa 1913-1919.

Written from his own diary and his father’s, the Rev J J Doke, Clement Doke portrays a fascinating picture of the life of tribes in the Lambaland in the North-west corner of Zambia (formerly known as Northern Rhodesia) as well as the wild life of the country. The book recounts the trials and successes of seven years of missionary life, providing glimpses into everyday life at Kafulafuta Mission in the second decade of this century. Numerous black and white illustrations and photographs. Price – $14.00 (ZAR-180.00)

Trooper Peter Halket of Mashonaland.

“Olive Schreiner’s 1897 allegorical novella Trooper Peter Halket of Mashonaland is an excoriating exposé of the activities of Cecil Rhodes’ British South African Company in the exploitation of the mineral wealth in what would become Rhodesia, and the crushing of resistance it entailed.” Includes the expurgated frontis plate. Inscription and previous owners names in pencil on front free end page. Ex-Libris bookplate of Frederik W Baron van Tuyll, 1903 on front fep. Foxing to prelims with ghosting to the rear free end page. Browning to page edges.

Price – $22.00 (ZAR-240.00)

Tropical Africa

A general sketch / travel account through East Africa. Contains 6 maps in colour. Bound in red cloth covered boards with gilt device to front board and gilt lettering to spine. Boards scuffed, spine, sunned, slightly torn at hinge, chipped at head and foot with 3cm chip to lower spine. Text very good, with very light foxing to prelim pages and inscription ink to verso of f.f.e.p.

Price – $90.00 (ZAR-950.00)

Turmoil at Turfloop. A summary of the reports of the Snyman and Jackson Commissions of inquiry into the University of the North.

Staple-bound booklet with limp card wraps. Scuff marks and yellowing round the edges. Contents clean and securely bound.

Price – $11.00 (ZAR-110.00)

Twee en Sestig Uitgesogte Afrikaanse Gedigte (met prentjies).

Text: Afrikaans/Dutch. The author was an important literary figure and was a leader in the fight for the establishment of Afrikaans as a written language. Gilt lettering and image on cover which is a little rubbed.

Price – $15.00 (ZAR-170.00)

Uganda Memories 1897-1940

Number 150 of a limited edition of 750 copies inscribed by the author. Numerous black and white illustrations, a folding map and another to the pocket at the rear. Green cloth boards with some general wear and insect damage.

Price – $200.00 (ZAR-2100.00)

Uit die Dagboek van ‘n Wildbewaarder

First edition of the author’s autobiography whilst a game ranger in South West Africa.

Price – $25.00 (ZAR-270.00)

Ulundi to Delville Wood. The Life Story of Major-General Sir Henry Timson Lukin (Chevalier Legion d’Honneur, Order of the Nile).

Red cloth boards. No DW. Spine slightly faded with edges worn and small tear to the gutter. Corners bumped. Shaken. Long crack to rear pastedown. Areas of scattered foxing throughout and on edges. Contents still well bound.

Price – $45.00 (ZAR-450.00)

University of the Cape of Good Hope The Calendar for the Year 1894-95

Previous owners inscription to endpapers. Cloth bound hardcover with some wear and loose binding. Small waterstain to left hand corner and some marginalia in pencil. Includes Matric examination paper.

Valley of the Simonsberg

De Luxe edition of 100 signed copies. This being No. 32.

Price – $30.00 (ZAR-320.00)

Valley of the Simonsberg

The author was one of the main proponents of the declaration of The Simonsberg Valley and many of its buildings as a National Protected Environment in 1976 preserving the Valley for future generations. Illustrated with numerous b/w and a few colour photographs.

Price – $15.00 (ZAR-170.00)

Van Klerk tot Goeverneur of Het Leven en Het Bestuur van Goeverneur Rijk Tulbagh

Zuid-Afrikaanse Historie Bibliotheek, Tweede Serie, No. 3. Previous owner’s name with caption and date inked to half title page. Slight random foxing to parts of the text. Boards show general wear and slight soiling.

Price – $15.00 (ZAR-120.00)

Vergadering van de Afrikaander Bond en Boeren Vereeniging. 9 vols. 1900 and 1904-1911.

Each volume bound in later blue leather boards, preserving the original wraps. Previous owner’s bookplate to each volume. Some professional repairs, mostly to the paper wraps.

Price – $300.00 (ZAR-3500.00)

Versamelde Gedigte.

Text: Afrikaans.

Price – $10.00 (ZAR-140.00)

Victorian Buildings in South Africa

Includes Edwardian and Transvaal Republican styles. With notes on materials used, architects and the influence of Europe/1850-1910. With numerous half-tone and line illustrations. Slight browning to endpapers. Otherwise clean and sound. Dust jacket has some wear and chipping.

Price – $145.00 (ZAR-1400.00)

Victorian Buildings in South Africa

Includes Edwardian and Transvaal Republican styles. With notes on materials used, architects and the influence of Europe/1850-1910. With numerous half-tone and line illustrations. Clean and sound. Dust jacket has some minor wear and chipping.




Price – $130 (ZAR-1400.00)

Victorian Life at the Cape 1870-1900.

Includes double-side fold out map of Cape Town and environs.

Price – $15.00 (ZAR-180.00)

Views of Cape Town and Suburbs

21 full page photographic reproductions, including 2 double page images. Showing cape Town, from the City bowl to Simon’s Town and Sea Point. All photos by T.D. Ravenscroft of Rhondebosch. Published c. 1900. Binding neatly repaired with linen strips. Some general wear to the boards.

Price – $140.00 (ZAR-1500.00)

Virginity. Pre-Nuptial Rites and Rituals.

“This book elucidates the concept of virginity from the anatomical, moral and sexual points of view and explains the wide range of forms of virginity (from the nun to the demivierge) from matriarchal times to our own day.” Includes 16 b&w photographs.

Price – $10.00 (ZAR-140.00)

Viva l’Italia!

A catalogue of photographs with text, tracing the history of a group of Waldesians from Piedmont, Italy and how they settled in Cape Town in 1689. Previous owner’s name inked to the inside of front cover. Published date is unknown.




Price – $130.00 (ZAR-1200.00)

Volkskunde von Loango.

Mit illustrationen, gezeichnet von A Goring, M Laemmel, G Mutzel. Lang. German. (Folklore of Loanga). Half leather spine with marbled covers. Fraying to spine.

Price – $100.00 (ZAR-1400.00)

Volkspele Uit Sonnige Suid-Afrika

‘A selection of 15 typical South African folk dances specially complied for the tour through Europe April to June 1953.’ Text in Afrikaans and English. Illustrated in b/w. Bound in pictorial card wraps. Small, closed tear to front wrap, small chip to head of spine. Ex library copy with library stamps to title and contents page. Inscription in ink to top corner of title page. Browning to wraps.

Price – $15.00 (ZAR-180.00)

Vom Schutzgebiet bis Namibia 1884-1984

Text in German. With numerous illustrations and folding map in pocket inside back cover. Slight wear to edges of covers. Minor chipping to edges of dust jacket.

Price – $38.00 (ZAR-340.00)