Christopher Webb Smith. An Artist at the Cape of Good Hope 1837-1839.

Artist’s monograph with numerous reproductions in colour and b/w. Bound in full leather with gilt titles to front board and spine. AEG. Limited to 100 copies of which this is 60. Some rubbing to the board edges. Previous owner’s bookplate to front paste down. Ghosting to prelims.

Price – $55.00 (ZAR-650.00)

Chronik von Deutsch-Sudwestafrika 1883-1915

History of South West Africa under the occupation of the Germans from 1883 to 1915. Clean sound copy. Some wear to edges of dust jacket.

Price – $46.00 (ZAR-420.00)

Claudius Water-Colours in the Africana Museum.

Frank Connock Publication No. 2. Limited edition of 1000 numbered copies of which this volume is No. 457. 25 colour plates in good condition.

Price – $110.00 (ZAR-1400.00)

Close to the Sun

The Story of the South Africa’s “Warrior Squadron” and the Sudan Squadron; Royal Air Force. With a frontispiece and two sketches and thirteen maps.



Price – $170.00 (ZAR-1650.00)

Closer Union

Ex-library with the usual labels and stamps. A series of letters in the ‘Transvaal Leader’ where the author warns of the dangers of trying to unify the four South African colonies into a central state as well as pleading for a ‘closer union’ within the framework of a federal constitution. Circa 1960s.

Price – $12.00 (ZAR-150.00)

Collector’s Guide to the Maps of the African Continent and Southern Africa

Reference work, illustrated.

Price – $65.00 (ZAR-680.00)

Contour-Coloured World Map series : Central & East Africa

With Boundaries, Roads and Railways. Scale : 1 : 4 000 000.


Price – $35.00 (ZAR-350.00)

Cookery in Southern Africa, Traditional and Today

Title page has been removed. Many recipes and some cultural history relating to food.

Correspondence relative to the Annexation to this Colony of the St John’s River Territory

25pp, age toned and with chips and tears.
Cape of Good Hope. Presented to both Houses of Parliament by command of His Excellency the Governor.

Price – $35 (ZAR-360)

Crossing Rivers Of Womanhood – The Traditional Rites of Passage of a Zulu girl

This concise book was written for anyone with an interest in African customs and traditions. Herein will be found topics like lobola, raising children and so on.

Price – $12.00 (ZAR-140.00)

Da Viagem Que Em Descobrimento Da India Pelo Cabo da Boa Esperanca Fez Dom Vasco Da Gama Em 1497

This book deals with the historic first voyage of Vasco da Gama, examining the trials and tribulations he faced in his quest to make his way to India. Light wear to the binding and frontis and folding map are foxed.

Price – $360.00 (ZAR-3800.00)

Dagboek van H.C. Bredell 1900 – 1904

“Manie Bredell, president Kruger se lyfwag en laaste private sekretaris, lê in sy Dagboek grepe uit die ou President se ballingskap in Europa vas.”
Previous owner’s bookplate to the fep.

Price – $32.00 (ZAR-350.00)

Dagh Register

” Gehouden by den oppercoopman Jan Anthonisz Van Riebeeck” Three volumes, in Dutch. Around 450pp per volume.




Price – $90.00 (ZAR-900.00)

Dart, Taung and the ‘Missing Link’.

An essay on the life and work of Emeritus Professor Raymond Dart. Based on a tribute to Professor Dart on his 90th birthday delivered at the University of the Witwatersrand, Johannesburg on 22 June 1983.

Price – $15.00 (ZAR-170.00)

Daughters of the King

The Story of St Mary’s Diocesan School for Girls, Pretoria, 1879 – 1979. With numerous black and white illustrations.



Price – $18.00 (ZAR-180.00)

David Livingstone; South African Papers; 1849-1853; Second Series No. 5

A book focusing on Livingstone’s experiences in South Africa and his views on South African policy. With 3 black and white illustrations and 1 fold-out map.


Price – $32.00 (ZAR-320.00)

David Malan. Een verhaal uit de Grote Trek

From the “Zuid-Afrikaanse Historie Biblioteek”

Price – $10.00 (ZAR-120.00)

De Afkomst Der Boeren

Text: Dutch. The descendants of the then Dutch-speaking settlers in Southern Africa during the 18th and much of the 19th century. A table in Section B of the Cape ancestors 1657-1807 detailing place of birth, date, with whom and how many children. Heavy browning to feps with light scattered foxing throughout. Small nick to lower page edges. Linen covered boards with gilt lettering on spine.

Price – $58.00 (ZAR-450.00)

De Kolonien en Staten van Zuid Afrika. Gids voor hen, de zicht naar die streken wenschen te begeven.

Met een uitvoerig Geographisch Register. Bound in a blue leather binding preserving the original paper wraps. Professional repairs to the front wrap and first few pages.

Price – $75.00 (ZAR-800.00)

De Strijd om Recht. Een verhaal uit de dagen van Goeverneur Willem van der Stel

From the “Zuid-Afrikaanse Historie Biblioteek”

Price – $12.00 (ZAR-140.00)

De Zuid-Afrikaansche Oorlog. Historisch Gedenkboek

Language: Dutch. Translated: The South African War. Historical Memorial Book. Dedication Page (English translation): To the State President of the South African Republic, the noble Lord S J P Kruger, the tireless fighter for freedom and justice, this work is respectfully dedicated by writer and publisher. Photogravure portrait of Paul Kruger with embossed at frontispiece. Includes a fold-out map of the Republic, the Orange Free State, Natal and the Cape Colony. Profusely illustrated with photos, engravings, drawings and maps. Covers show signs of use with some scratches. Pages and edges slightly discoloured. No published date. c.1900.

Price – $130.00 (ZAR-1400.00)

Der Freiheitskampf der Buren

2 Volumes bound in one. Illustrated throughout and with large fold out map to rear. Text in German set in Gothic script.

Price – $70.00 (ZAR-800.00)

Der Kampf zwischen Bur und Brite (Der Dreijahrige Krieg)

A gift from Ambassador Kurt von Schirnding to Dr Carel De Wet – grandson of General de Wet and former nationalist minister and ambassador to London. Letter of thanks from De Wet to von Schirnding enclosed. Numerous b/w illustrations. Text in German, set in Gothic script.



Price – $150.00 (ZAR-1600.00)

Deutsch-Südwest-Afrika: Forschungsreisen durch die deutschen Schutzgebiete Gross-Nama- und Hereroland, nach dem Kunene, dem Ngami-See und der Kalaxari, 1884-1887

Research trips by the German protectorates Gross-Nama and Herero country after the Kunene, the Lake Ngami and the Kalaxari, 1884-1887. With numerous b/w illustrations & hand coloured fold out map to rear.




Price – $420.00 (ZAR-5000.00)

Deutsche Frau in Südwest – Den Erlebnissen einer Farmersfrau in Heutigen Afrika Nacherzählt

The experiences of a German farmer’s wife in South West Africa. Illustrated by numerous b/w photographic plates.

Price – $20 (ZAR-220)