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)

Deutsche Kolonialsprachen. Band 1. Die Sprache der Herero in Deutsch Sudwestafrika.

Stamp on feps “presented by the African Society 1934”. A few pages are dog-eared. Some splitting of cloth to the spine.

Price – $65.00 (ZAR-750.00)

Dictionary of South African Biography. Supplementary volume.

List of names of persons deceased prior to 31 December 1950, and proposed for inclusion in the main series. Published for the use of contributors to volume III and subsequent volumes.

Price – $15.00 (ZAR-200.00)

Die Afrikaanse Boek van die begin tot 1959.

Text: Afrikaans. Boeketentoonstelling by die vyftigjarige Herdenkingsfees van die Suid-Afrikaanse Akademie vir Wetenskap en Kuns. Inscribed and signed by the author. In special leather binding. Light foxing to prelims with specks to the fore-edge of some pages. Browning to frontispiece and rear free end pages as well at the top, fore- and bottom edge.

Price – $30.00 (ZAR-340.00)

Die Afrikaanse Volkskultuur. Inleiding tot die Studie van Volkskunde.

Text: Afrikaans. Stain marks to the prelims with a small stain mark to the last 6 pages. Some minor foxing to prelims. Tape ghosting to the front and rear end papers.

Price – $32.00 (ZAR-240.00)

Die Boer se Roer. Die Groot Geweerboek van Suid-Afrika

Text: Afrikaans. Limited edition of 2000 numbered copies of which this copy is No. 232. Remnants of cellotape on the end papers and front flyleaf.

Price – $80.00 (ZAR-900.00)

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)