Cape Dutch Houses and Farms

A highly descriptive record of the architects, craftsmen and building families that contributed to these great buildings as well as a detailed account of the buildings themselves. Previous owner’s bookplate to front endpaper.


Price – $26.00 (ZAR-240.00)

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 Select Committee Appointed to take into consideration the subject of the introduction of Kaffirs into the Colony.

Government blue book, ordered by the House of Assembly to be printed 31st May 1859. Relates to laws governing the movement and congregation of people, especially non-Europeans, in the colony.

Price – $74,00 (ZAR-800,00)

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 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 of Good Hope Reports and Correspondence on the State of Affairs in Damaraland and Great Namaqualand in Connection with the Mission of Rev. Dr C H Hahn.

Price – $190.00 (ZAR-2200.00)

Cape of Good Hope Return of Papers on Pondo Affairs

“A statement shewing the expenditure incurred in connection with the recent disturbance in Pondoland, when colonial troops were called out, from January 1879 to April 1890; also a return of all correspondence and telegrams having reference to Pondoloand, between Mr Brownlee, Mr Oxland and Major Elliot, and the colonial government, and which do not appear in the blue book for native affairs.” With fold out maps.

Price – $135.00 (ZAR-1400.00)

Cape Town…The Receding Years – a photographic and historical collection.

A collection of 51 photographs reproduced in sepia. The photographs of Cape Town range from 1880 to 1920.

Price – $15.00 (ZAR-160.00)

Cape Trams : From Horse to Diesel

Clean, clear text with black and white plates throughout. DW shows some scuffing, chipping, soiling and small tears.



Price – $32.00 (ZAR-250.00)

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 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 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)

Cecil Rhodes and the Cape Afrikaners – The Imperial Colossus and the Colonial Parish Pump.

339pp. “the relationship between two seemingly incompatible partners”.


Price – $30.00 (ZAR-280.00)

Charles Piazzi Smyth.

Signed by the author on 27 Aug. 1987. Charles Smyth arrived at the cape in 1935 to take up his position as First Assistant at the Royal Observatory. This book is an account of his astronomical duties, travels to the mountains and regions of the western cape, and includes some of his sketches.

Price – $18.00 (ZAR-220.00)

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)

Children of the Kalahari

Children of the Kalahari

Children of the Kalahari

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)

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 colour and black and white photographs. Price – $20.00 (ZAR-250.00)

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.


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)