An Account of the Cape of Good Hope

‘An historical view of its original settlement by the Dutch, its capture by the British 1n 1795 and the different policy pursued there by the Dutch and British governments. Also a sketch of its geography, productions, the manners and customs of the inhabitants etc. etc.’ Worn covers. Covers loose. Sporadic foxing throughout. Advertisements at the back for other books by the publisher.



Price – $640.00 (ZAR-6000.00)

An artist’s journey along the Old Cape Post Road 1822 – 33

Reproductions and notes from a sketch book found in the Library of Parliament. His journey from Port Elizabeth to Cape Town by horseback is illustrated, along with notes, as well as speculation as to his identity and annotations by the author. 69pp





Price – $28.00 (ZAR-350.00)

An Artist’s Journey Along the Old Cape Post Road 1832-33

Illustrated by 21 of his sketches, further illustrations and a map with notes and clues to the identity of the artist. Small label of previous owner on ffep.

Price – $25.00 (ZAR-280.00)

An Artist’s Journey Along the Old Cape Post Road 1832-33.

Illustrated by 21 of his sketches, further illustrations and a map with notes and clues to the identity of the artist. Boards show slight general wear.




Price – $28.00 (ZAR-240.00)

An Easy Zulu Vocabulary and Phrase Book with Grammatical Notes.

A useful booklet for anyone wanting to acquire a working knowledge of the language in everyday occurence. Price – $12.00 (ZAR-160.00)

An English and Kaffir Dictionary: Principally of the Xosa-Kaffir, but Including Also Many Words of the Zulu-Kaffir Dialect

Early Bantu/English language dictionary. Cloth covered boards with tooled devices to both boards and gilt titles to spine. Binding repaired with Japanese tissue to gutters. Boards are scuffed and edges browned. Ink inscription to f.f.e.p. Leaves are lightly age toned with light foxing to the early and latter leaves.

Price – $75.00 (ZAR-950.00)

An Illuminated Presentation to General Louis Botha

Presented by the Winburg Chamber of Commerce in honour of the Premier’s visit to the town.
Finely executed by hand in ink and watercolour on card.

Price – $90.00 (ZAR-900.00)

An Illustrated Social History of South Africa

From 1652 to 1910.With an emphasis on personal and domestic life in the developing and changing country. Numerous illustrations.

Price – $30.00 (ZAR-380.00)

An Illustrated Social History of South Africa.

‘History of the social and cultural heritage of South Africa in three stages: The Netherlands Period (1652-1795); and what the authors calls the Age of Immaturity (1795-1849) and finally the Age of Maturity taking the story up to the present day. A picture of ordinary people in their daily life.’

Price – $40.00 (ZAR-500.00)

Ander Het Gese.

Text: Afrikaans. Illustrated by Walter Battiss. Gift inscripton on fep. A collection of quotes from around the world and which the author found insightful, controversial, sometimes even irritating.

Price – $130.00 (ZAR-1400.00)

Andrew Smith’s Journal of His Expedition Into the Interior of South Africa 1834 – 36 / Edited and with an Introduction and Notes By William F Lye

‘An authentic narrative of travels and discoveries, the manners and customs of the Native Tribes, and the physical nature of the country’. Text is clean and clear with black-and-white illustrations throughout. Boards show very little wear. DW shows wear, scuffing and slight chipping. Ex libris to the ffep.

Price – $120.00 (ZAR-1200.00)

Angola – Ensaio Sobre A Vida E Accao De Paiva Couceiro Em Angola Que Se Publica Ao Reeditar Se O Seu Relatorio De Governo

This essay, written on the extraordinary life of De Paiva Coucerio, who started his rise to prominence as an officer in Angola in 1889 before becoming Colonial governor in 1907. Fiercely loyal to the King, he was branded a counter revolutionary and persecuted but always clung to the ideal “Empire we are, Empire we must remain.”

Price – $29.00 (ZAR-350.00)

Angola – Your Neighbour

A handbook of information on the land’s history, geography, water supply, climate, flora and fauna, cities and population and more of the vast land of Angola. Includes map in good condition.

Price – $22.00 (ZAR-150.00)

Angola Tourist Year-Book. No. 1. 1963-1964

Trilingual – Portuguese, French and English. A guide covering aspects such as climate, flora and fauna, transport, hunting and fishing, hotel and boarding houses and more. Colour and b&w photographs and advertisements. Published C.1962

Price – $40.00 (ZAR-300.00)

Annals of the South African Museum

Volume 70. Some Nguni Crafts Part 2 -The uses of horn, bone and ivory. Paperback with slight wear edges of spine otherwise in very good condition.

Annals of the South African Museum

Volume 70. Some Nguni Crafts Part 3 -Wood carving. Paperback with slight wear edges of spine otherwise in very good condition.

Annals of the South African Museum

Volume 91. The outline of an eighteenth -century economic system in South-East Africa Part 2 – Paperback in very good condition.

Annals of the South African Museum

Volume 104. Death in Pella: Mortuary rituals in a Namaqualand reserve 1978-1989 Part 6. Paperback with slight insect damage to edges of cover otherwise in good condition

Annals of the South African Museum

Volume 88. Human Burials from Byneskranskop, Bredarsdorp district , Cape province , South Africa. Part 2 – Paperback in very good condition.

Annals of the South African Museum

Volume 70. Some Nguni Crafts Part 1 -Calabashes. Paperback with very slight wear edges of spine otherwise in very good condition.

Annals of the South African Museum

Volume 75. Lobedu Pottery Part 8. Paperback with very slight scuffing to cover otherwise in very good condition.

Annals of the South African Museum

Volume 99. An investigation of the coldstream stone Part 6 – Paperback with some insect damage to the cover otherwise in good condition.

Annals of the South African Museum

Volume 94. Lobedu Material culture a comparative study of the 1930s and the 1970s Part 3 – Paperback with slight scuffing to the spine otherwise in good condition.

Annexures to the Votes and Proceedings of the House of Assembly 1866

Government blue book dating from 1866.
With fold out diagrams.

Price – $38 (ZAR-400)

Annual Report of the Chief Inspector of Public Works for the year 1880 – with appendices

“Cape of Good Hope. Ministerial Department of Crown Lands and Public Works. Presented to both Houses of Parliament by command of His Excellency the Governor” 49pp, with a folding map of land transferred to the government along Kowie River west bank in the back.

Price – $44 (ZAR-460)