Architectural Beauty of the old Cape as seen by Arthur Elliott.

Photographs of houses and farmsteads now largely demolished or ruined taken at the beginning of the twentieth century. Price – $75.00 (ZAR-850.00)

Art and Artists of South Africa.

An Illustrated Biographical Dictionary and Historical Survey of Painters & Graphic Artists since 1875. Price – $32.00 (ZAR-450.00)

Arthur Elliott. A Memoir of the Man and the Story of his Photographic Collection.

Colour print of the well known Kersefontein farm gable as frontispiece. Includes 30 b/w photographs and 2 illustrations. Inscription in red ink on free end paper.

Price – $20.00 (ZAR-220.00)

Aspects of the History of Copper Mining in Namaqualand 1846 – 1931

With numerous illustrations. Signed by the author.


Price – $22.00 (ZAR-220.00)

Auf Karrenwegen und Negerpfaden durch Sudafrika

Fold out map , water stain to inside of rear and front cover. Illustrated. Also appears to have a red stain to front cover. This book was published for libraries and communities and was not for sale. 121pp

Price – $20 (ZAR-250)

Babuna. 100 000 kilometer im flugzeug uber Afrikas

Language: German. English translation: “Babuna. 100 000 kilometers in a plane over Africa’s jungle.” Includes 102 b\w photographs with a map of their journey opposite the contents page. The author and his wife have done five exploratory voyages in Inner Africa to photograph the wildlife. Some pages slightly browned due to age and quality of paper. Top-edge tinted in blue with light foxing to fore- and bottom edge.

Price – $15.00 (ZAR-150.00)

Bantu Folk Lore (Medical and General)

112pp. No published date.


Price – $68.00 (ZAR-680.00)

Bantu. Vol.IX No.3

Text in English and Afrikaans. A magazine dealing with the Nationalists views on the Homeland policies.

Price – $12.00 (ZAR-80.00)

Baron von Ludwig and the Ludwig’s-burg Garden.

“A chronicle of the Cape from 1806 to 1848 with an appendix showing some of the horticultural introductions of Baron von Ludwig.” Front and back pastedowns and feps discoloured. DW is sunned and slightly foxed with minor wear. Otherwise a clean and well bound copy.

Price – $35.00 (ZAR-350.00)

Basket Work Harbour. The Story of the Kowie.

This copy is numbered 639 of a limited edition of 1200 copies. Previous owner’s details on ffep and small red/gilt label of bookseller on front pastedown. Illustrated map of river on pastedowns. Age-toning to front and rear fep and pages 8 and photographs opposite. Contents clean and tightly bound.

Price – $20.00 (ZAR-200.00)

Baukunst in Sudwestafrika 1884 – 1914.

Thin card pictorial wraps. General wear and tear. Scuffing to spine and covers.

Price – $75.00 (ZAR-850.00)

Before we Forget – The Story of Fish Hoek

A charming and concise history of the iconic town by the sea which “started” in 1883. A must have for anyone interested in the history of the cape’s seaside towns.

Price – $35.00 (ZAR-380.00)

Bethal 1880-1980

History of Bethal from 1880-1980, Transvaal, South Africa. Text in afrikaans and some english. Dust jacket has some scuffing. Previous owners inscription to end papers. Chapter on bermuda prisoners of war.

Beyond the City Lights.

The story of the Western Province – the towns and the farms, the life and the people, the folklore and the legends.

Price – $15.00 (ZAR-180.00)

Bihé and Garenganze or Four Years’ Futher Work and Travel in Central Africa.

Published circa 1893. 2 fold out maps – map of Katanga Company has a small tear and a long closed tear to the fold. Previous owner’s signature on front paste-down. Contents are clean and firmly bound.

Price – $50.00 (ZAR-500.00)

Biographical Memoir of John Montagu

With a sketch of the public affairs connected with the Colony of the Cape of Good Hope, during his administration as colonial secretary from 1843 to 1853. Bookplate of R.F. Thorold to the paste down and another owner’s name to the fep.

Price – $23.00 (ZAR-250.00)

Birds & Beasts In Africa

Written during his time as Chief Scout while staying at the Outspan, Nyeri, these musings on nature was written for the enjoyment of younger readers.

Price – $32.00 (ZAR-380.00)

Birds of the South Western Cape

Text is clean and clear with colour plates throughout. Boards and DW show very little wear.




Price – $20.00 (ZAR-180.00)

Black + White. Discourses of Resistance in South African Cartooning, 1985 – 1994

Submitted as part of the requirements for a Masters degree. Numerous b&w illustrations. The author only published about 20 copies of this work.

Price – $45.00 (ZAR-500.00)

Black Nile. Mungo Park and the Search for the Niger.

Foxing to all page edges. Gilt lettering and motif on spine. Contents clean and tightly bound.

Price – $14.00 (ZAR-140.00)

Black Valour. The South African Native Labour Contingent 1916-1918 and the Sinking of the Mendi.

A historical account of the tragedy where over 600 black South Africans lost their lives.

Price – $20.00 (ZAR-140.00)

Bladwijzer op de Notulen van den Edel Achtbaren Tweeden Volksraad van het Jaar 1891.

Text: Dutch/Afrikaans. The minutes of the sitting of the Second Volksraad. Convened by Kruger in 1891. 2cm closed tear on the lower page edge next to gutter. Insect damage to front and rear fep and the side of front paste-down.

Price – $65.00 (ZAR-700.00)

Boot and Saddle.

A narrative record of the Cape Regiment, the British Cape Mounted Riflemen, the Frontier Armed Mounted Police, and the Colonial Cape Mounted Riflemen. Published circa 1955. Blue cloth boards with sunning and loss of cloth covering to spine and top area of rear board. Previous owner signature on paste-down. Age-toning. Small stains from pages 114 to 115, otherwise contents clean and well bound.

Price – $35.00 (ZAR-350.00)

Botanical Exploration of Southern Africa. Edition 2. Strelitzia 26.

An illustrated history of early botanical literature on the Cape flora. Biographical accounts of the leading plant collectors (some with b&w photographs) and their activities in southern African from the days of the East India Company until the modern times.

Price – $100.00 (ZAR-980.00)

Brenthurst Archives. Footnotes to History from The Brenthurst Library, Johannesburg.

Volumes 1 and 2 each consisting of 2 parts (4 volumes in total). These are the limited specially bound and numbered 97/150.

Price – $50.00 (ZAR-600.00)