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)

Britain at the Cape 1795 to 1803. Brenthurst second series 9.

72 illustrations including frontispiece. Standard edition of 850 copies bound in cloth. Blue tint to top edge of pages.

Price – $70.00 (ZAR-950.00)

Bushman Art. Rock Paintings of South-West Africa.

Based on the photographic material collected by Reinhard Maack. 39 tipped in colour plates and 10 figures in the text. Some foxing to the prelims. Two sections of loss to the front panel of the dust jacket. Now in a brodart protector.

Price – $270.00 (ZAR-3400.00)

Bwana – Go Home

An account of life in Zambia in the early seventies. Illustrated with black and white photographs. Wear to edges and corners of covers. Hinge of front cover split at top. Dust jacket is worn and browned on inside.

Price – $20.00 (ZAR-140.00)

C Louis Leipoldt – Dear Dr Bolus.

Letters from the author to Dr Bolus from 1897 – 1011. Green cloth boards with gilt lettering on spine and publisher’s emblem on front covering. Minor foxing on page edges. Contents clean and well bound.

Price – $18.00 (ZAR-180.00)

C. Graham Botha’s Collected Works: 3 Volumes

Vol 1: General History and Social Life of the Cape of Good Hope.
Vol 2: History of Law, Medicine and Place Names in the Cape of Good Hope.
Vol 3: Cape Archives and Records

Price – $66.00 (ZAR-700.00)

Cape Country Furniture

A pictorial survey of regional styles, materials and techniques in the Cape Province of South Africa. Scattered light foxing towards the rear of book. Small closed tear to top of spine with light edge-wear. Foxing to page edges. Tightly bound.

Price – $85.00 (ZAR-850.00)

Cape Dutch Houses and Other Old Favourites

Proud heritage of the southwestern Cape are its traditional Cape Dutch houses. Most are thatched, gabled and whitewashed; others are flat-roofed double-storeyed and clearly of classical inspiration. All are dignified and no two are identical. TO each a story is attached and together, their stories chronicle the life of settlers at the Cape over the past three hundred years. In their often magnificent mountain settings. Cape Dutch houses form an integral part of South Africa’s varied culture.

Price – $20.00 (ZAR-250.00)

Cape Furniture

Text is clear with numerous black and white plates. Previous owner’s ex-libris label to the top corner of front fep. DW shows some general wear.

Price – $45.00 (ZAR-450.00)

Cape of Good Hope Minutes of Meetings and Correspondence on Affairs in Basutoland

Duplicate of 1883 Government blue book which concerns colonial interests in Basutoland.

Price – $28 (ZAR-300)

Cape of Good Hope Report of the Chief Inspector of Public Works for the Year 1874

Government blue book, presented to both houses of parliament, 1874.

Price – $26 (ZAR-280)

Cape of Good Hope Report of the Superintendent-General of Convicts for the year 1866

The speech made to Parliament and the figures relating to type of convictions, type of punishment, race of convicts, expenses etc.

Price – $44 (ZAR-450)

Cape Town in the Twentieth Century

This volume begins where its companion volume, “Cape Town: The Making of a City” left off, with Capetonians on the eve of the South African War as well as a new century.

Price – $25.00 (ZAR-300)

Cape Views and Costumes : Water-Colours by HC De Meillon in the Brenthurst Collection, Johannesburg

Brenthurst series; no. 3. Edited by Anna H Smith. Accompanied by pamphlet: De Meillon’s People of Colour : Some Notes on their Dress and Occupations … / by Robert C-H Shell. A copy of a limited edition of 1000 copies.

Price – $200.00 (ZAR-1600.00)

Cape Views and Costumes: Water-Colours by HC De Meillon in the Brenthurst Collection, Johannesburg

86 plates. Accompanied by pamphlet: De Meillon’s People of Colour by Robert C-H Shell. Standard edition of 850 copies bound in cloth. Rust tinted top-edge.

Price – $65.00 (ZAR-800.00)

Cape Wine Homesteads.

Paintings of 47 wine farms and estates by Ted Hoefsloot, showing the delightful variety of Cape Dutch architectural styles.

Price – $12.00 (ZAR-140.00)

Catalogue of Commemorative Medals and Plaques of South African Interest in the Africana Museum.

A staple-bound typed publication by the City of Johannesburg, Africana Museum. Includes a photocopied article on the Finnish warriors in the South African Boer War.

Price – $13.00 (ZAR-150.00)

Catalogue of Prints in the Africana Museum and in books in the Strange Collection of Africana in the Johannesburg Public Library up to 1870

Excellent reference work in 2 volumes.

Price – $170.00 (ZAR-2200.00)

Charles Smythe : Pioneer, Premier and Administrator of Natal

Price – $12.00 (ZAR-120.00)

Charter Royal.

Blue paper cover boards with edge wear. Foxing to all edges and pastedowns with small area of tape residue on front pastedown. Previous owner’s name on fep. Contents and black and white photographs clean and tightly bound.

Price – $17.00 (ZAR-180.00)

Children of South Africa. In the Time of The Great War.

An alphabetical list of South African society’s children, with photographs, the children’s names and some brief biographical detail. Six articles to the rear on “How are our Children being taught?”; “The Cape Town Baby Saving Society”; “The Boy & Girl Scout Movement” and “The Modern View of Childhood.” A unique biographical resource.

Price – $200.00 (ZAR-2400.00)

Christo Coetzee. Paintings from London and Paris 1954 – 1964.

“Illustrating many of the provocative and imaginative canvases produced by Christo Coetzee from his years in post war London to the formative influences of Spanish art and culture and his productive association with French, Italian and Japanese contemporary artists.” Includes a number of photographs. Price – $20.00 (ZAR-250.00)