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.

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)

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 Budget.

Weekly supplement bound in two volumes. Signature of previous owner on ffep as well as tipped in label. Vol I-II Transvaal Special: No. 1-8 undated; from No. 9-25 dated 9 December 1899 till 31 March 1900. Vol III No. 26-44 dated 7 April 1900 to 11 August 1900. Circa 1900.

Price – $80.00 (ZAR-800.00)

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 South Africans: 57 Profiles of Natal’s Leading Blacks – A Who’s Who

Biographical data, full page photographs and in-depth profiles. Includes a map. Slight wear to edges and corners of covers. Some wear and minor chipping to edges of dust jacket. Foxing to inside of dust jacket.

Price – $35.00 (ZAR-300.00)

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

The minutes of the sitting of the Second Volksraad. Convened by Kruger in 1891.

Price – $65.00 (ZAR-700.00)

Bloomie – Memoirs of the Twenties

Bloomie - Memoirs of the Twenties

Bloomie - Memoirs of the Twenties

Book Collecting in South Africa

Slim volume on collecting in the South African context, aimed at the beginner but useful as reference. Perfect bound in laminated, pictorial card wraps. Spine slightly sunned. With coloured plates in text, also included a set of the same plates, loose. A good reading copy.

Price – $15.00 (ZAR-170.00)

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)

Bowler’s Cape Town. Life at the Cape in Early Victorian Times 1834 – 1868. (Signed by the author)

Numbered 292. Includes 94 sketches (4 in colour) of Cape scenes with descriptions of the social, economic and religious life of mid-Victorian Cape Town Price – $30.00 (ZAR-350.00)

Brave Deeds in South African History

84pp, with some plates. Pages age toned. Former owner’s bookplate on ffep.

Price – $10 (ZAR-120)

Brazza of the Congo

European exploration and exploitation in French Equatorial Africa. Uncorrected proof. Minor wear to the spine. Tanning to covers.

Price – $9.00 (ZAR-90.00)

Brenthurst Archives : Footnotes to History From the Brenthurst Library, Johannesburg the Private Africana Collection of Mr. H F Oppenheimer

Volume II Number II 1995. Text is clean and clear with colour and black-and-white plates throughout. Boards show minimal wear.



Price – $22.00 (ZAR-180.00)

British Africa – With Four Maps

From the prefatory note – ” The papers comprised in these volumes were most of them given originally as lectures in the Sunday Afternoon Course at the South Place Institute, Finsbury, from 1895 to 1898, with the object of affording trustworthy information concerning the various colonies, settlements and countries scattered over the world which go to form the whole known as “The British Empire.”

Price – $22.00 (ZAR-240.00)

Buthelezi : The Biography



Price – $10.00 (ZAR-60.00)

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)

C. Louis Leipoldt, Eensame Veelsydige

Previous book dealer’s label to the bottom of front paste down. Text is clean and clear with black and white photographs. Boards show some wear. DW shows edge wear, toning, folds and chipping.

Cape Cookery, Old and New

‘Over 900 traditional recipes including a comprehensive chapter on diet cookery’. Text is clean and clear with numerous colour plates. Boards show slight edge wear. DW in near fine condition.

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 Dovecots and Fowl-Runs

Inscribed by the author. Previous owner’s name in ink to the front paste down.

Price – $75.00 (ZAR-750.00)