Alternatives to the Bulldozer: An Economic Approach to Squatter Housing, with Lessons from South Africa

Occasional paper No.6 issued by the Department of Economics, University of Natal, Durban, 1977. Staple bound in paper wraps. Tide mark to top edge of front wrap. Leaves are yellowed. Good overall.

Price – $15.00 (ZAR-180.00)

Amiralty House Simon’s Town

“Admiralty House presents not only the history of the house, but also that of its many distinguished occupants and visitors over nearly two centuries.” Signed by the author. With numerous colour illustrations.

Price – $65.00 (ZAR-650.00)

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. 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 Editor Looks Back: South Africa and Other Memories 1883 – 1946

Autobiography of George A.L. Green, father of Lawrence Green. With an introduction by Jan C. Smuts. Bound in blue cloth covered boards with black titles to spine. Edges spotted and edpapers browned; small chips to head of DW spine.

Price – $20.00 (ZAR-240.00)

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 Unused Photographic Postcard of a Rhodesian Rugby Team

A sporting team c.1900 with a cut-out elephant mascot.


Price – $8.00 (ZAR-90.00)

An Unused Postcard Displaying Stamps of German S.W.A.

With the full range of stamps from the 3 penny to the 5 mark stamp. The actual stamps have been attached to the card. The stamps showing theKeizer’s yacht were issued in 1901.


Price – $2.00 (ZAR-280.00)

An Unused Postcard. Prosit Neujahr aus D.S.W. Afrika

c.1910

Price – $8.00 (ZAR-80.00)

Ancient Ruins and Vanished Civilizations of Southern Africa

Text is clean and clear with black-and-white and colour plates throughout. Faded stamp to the half title page. Boards show very little wear.




Price – $32.00 (ZAR-290.00)

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)

Animal Art of Etosha.

Text in English, German and Afrikaans. Artwork from Aschenborn, Blatt, Eloff, Krampe, Muafangejo, Pulon and Voigts. Pictorial boards and paste-downs. Minor edge-wear with sunning to boards. Contents clean and tightly bound.

Price – $13.00 (ZAR-130.00)

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 58. The material culture of the Cape Nguni Part 4 – Paperback with some insect damage to the cover otherwise in 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 58. The material culture of the Cape Nguni Part 2- Paperback with some scuffing to the 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.