Die Bruin Kokon

Collaboration between coloured graphic artist (Langdown) and poet (Philander), the latter’s poems being based on the images of the former. Bound in redmaroon leather with the authors’ signatures in gilt to front board and gilt tiles to spine. Illustrated in b/w and colour. D/W slightly edgeworn with spotted verso. Limited to 1000 copies of which this is No.324


Price – $75.00 (ZAR-850.00)

Die Buren Und Jamesons Einfall in Transvaal

Leather and cloth binding, with gilt titles, very light rubbing to edges. Good firm copy. Text in German.

Die Dagboek van H. A. L. Hamelberg 1855-1871




Price – $12.00 (ZAR-80.00)

Die Deutsche Expedition in Oost-Afrika, 1861 und 1862. Erganzungsheft Nr. 13. Zusammenstellung der Astronomischen, Hypsometrischen und Meteorologischen Beobachtungen im Ost-Agyptischen Sudan und den Nord-Abessinischen Grenzlanden.

Text in German. Compilation of the astronomical, hypsometrical and meteorological observations in Eastern Egyptian Sudan and the Northern Abyssinian borderlands. Along with a general report from Werner Munzinger on the course and its participation in the German expedition from Massua to Kordofan. Limp card wraps with some loss to corners. Colour lithograph frontispiece, 3 fold-out maps and 1 fold out lithograph of a mountain view at the rear. Foxed and age-toned. Corners dog-eared.



Price – $30.00 (ZAR-350.00)

Die Deutsche Expedition in Oost-Afrika, 1861 und 1862. Erganzungsheft Nr. 13. Zusammenstellung der Astronomischen, Hypsometrischen und Meteorologischen Beobachtungen im Ost-Agyptischen Sudan und den Nord-Abessinischen Grenzlanden.

Text in German. Compilation of the astronomical, hypsometrical and meteorological observations in Eastern Egyptian Sudan and the Northern Abyssinian borderlands. Along with a general report from Werner Munzinger on the course and its participation in the German expedition from Massua to Kordofan. Limp card wraps with some loss to corners. Colour lithograph frontispiece, 3 fold-out maps and 1 fold out lithograph of a mountain view at the rear. Foxed and age-toned. Corners dog-eared.



Price – $30.00 (ZAR-350.00)

Die Deutsche Expedition in Ost-Afrika, 1861 und 1862 im Ost-Agyptischen Sudan und den Nord-Abessinischen Grenzlanden.

Text: German. Translated: The German Expedition in East Africa 1861 and 1862 in East-Egyptian Sudan and the North-Western Borderlands. Disclosures from Justus Perthes’ Geographical Institute on Important New Explorations in the Fields of Geography by Dr A Petermann, along with a general report by Werner Munzinger on the course and its participation in the German expedition from Massua to Kordofan, Supplement booklet No. 13. Missing Map 4.

Price – $30.00 (ZAR-300.00)

Die Deutschen Kolonien.

Text in German. No published date. (2 volumes) Band 1: Togo – Kamerun – Deutsch-Sudwestafrika. Band 2: Deutsch-Ostafrika – Kaiser-Wilhelmsland und die Inselwelt im Stillen Ozean – Samoa – Kiautschou. 1/4 leather and cloth bound boards with gilded border and emblem on covers. Edge wear to boards and corners. Contents staple-bound. Firm brown card with gilt border and emblem as pastedowns and free end pages. Marks to half title pages. Vol 1 has 126 colour photographic images of natural surroundings – of which 20 are tipped in on thick black card, each protected by a flimsy and 106 images in the text (Vol 2 has 105 images).

Price – $120.00 (ZAR-1200.00)

Die Drie Wit Duiwe.

Text: Afrikaans. Children’s fairytale about 4 brothers meeting a grumpy dwarf who turned 3 of the boys into doves and how they and many other children were rescued by their remaining brother. Large print with black and white illustrations. Price – $10.00 (ZAR-120.00)

Die Familie Krige – Herkoms en Genealogie

Text in Afrikaans. Numerous black and white photographs of members of the family. Slight wear to corners and edges of covers. Minor foxing to front endpapers. Otherwise clean and sound. Price – $75.00 (ZAR-700.00)

Die Franse Kolonel : Villebois-Mareuil, Vegter vir die Boere 1899-1900

Ex libris facing the title page.

Price – $32.00 (ZAR-320.00)

Die Geskiedenis van die Suid-Afrikaanse Polisie / History of the South African Police 1913-1988

Large, illustrated history of the SAPS. Inscribed and signed by Apartheid Law and Order Minister Adriaan Vlok and others. Parallel text in Afrikaans and English. Numerous b/w and colour illustrations. Blue vinyl covered boards with gilt lettering and device to front board. Some edge wear to the boards.

Price – $170.00 (ZAR-1800.00)

Die Grondleggers van Rewolusionere Oorlogvoering

Some foxing to the outer edges of text. Text is clean and clear. Cover is covered in clear plastic with subsequent tape marks. Slight fading to the spine area. Text is in Afrikaans.

Price – $10.00 (ZAR-90.00)

Die Groot Trek: Die Eerste Drie Jaar

This is the second installment of the series that tells the tale of the Groot Trek of the boers in South Africa in the 1830’s.

Price – $10.00 (ZAR-70.00)

Die Historiese Monumente Van Suid-Afrika.

Signed by the author on the title page.Text is clean and clear. Numerous black and white photographs throughout and several colour plates. Boards show general wear.

Die Kommunisme in Aksie

Text is clean and clear. Cover shows little wear.

Price – $10.00 (ZAR-90.00)

Die Konvensie-Dagboek Van Sy Edelagbare Francois Stephanus Malan 1908-1909

Previous owner’s name in pencil to ffep.


Price – $30.00 (ZAR-220.00)

Die Konvensie-Dagboek Van Sy Edelagbare Francois Stephanus Malan 1908-1909

Previous owner’s name inked to ffep, with caption.


Price – $17.00 (ZAR-150.00)

Die Malan – Gedenkboek – 6 Oktober 1951

A book, written on the history of the Malan surname as well as showcasing some of the more prominent family members in South Africa.

Condition: Very good, some foxing.

Price – $35.00 (ZAR-380.00)

Die Malereien der Buschmanner in Sudafrika.

The art of the Bushman in South Africa. Text in german. Brown cloth boards with white print. Dust jacket bound into the book. Many illustrations, some black and white photographs and 3 colour plates. Some foxing throughout. Well bound.

Price – $190.00 (ZAR-2200.00)

Die Mantel van Elia.

Gift inscription (1934) from owner on ffep. Insect damage to central leaf and spine of marbled cardwraps.

Price – $80.00 (ZAR-880.00)

Die Reis Naar Kaapstad Van Oom Gijsbert Van Graan En Sijn Ondervindingen Aldaar

In Dutch, with an illustration of Oom Gijsbert van Graan. Previous owner’s bookplate to front pastedown.

Price – $36.00 (ZAR-360.00)

Die Roeteboek van die Rapportryers

Black and white illustrations throughout. Cover shows slight foxing and wear.



Price – $25.00 (ZAR-220.00)

Die Stapelieae van Suidelike Afrika / The Stapelieae of Southern Africa

Largely pictorial volume with b/w and some colour illustrations. Issued w/o dust juacket, bound in brown cloth with gilt titles to spine and gilt device to top board. Slight scuffing to boards and spotting to top edge. Endpapers lightly browned. A very good copy.


Price – $120.00 (ZAR-1300.00)

Die Stellenbosse Heemkring, Tien Jaar Oud

Die Vlakte en Andere Gedigte.

Text: Afrikaans. Previous owner’s inscription on title and verso of cover page. Price – $45.00 (ZAR-450.00)