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)

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

Reference work, illustrated.

Price – $65.00 (ZAR-680.00)

Congo Francais. Region du Gabon

14 pages with illustrations. Text in French.

Price – $15.00 (ZAR-120.00)

Contemporary African Art in South Africa

The contribution of artists of African origin. Minor rubbing to head and tail of spine, edges and corners. Pages clean. Binding sound. 30 pp. text and 129 black and white illustrations.

Price – $44.00 (ZAR-350.00)

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.

Copper Mining in Namaqualand 1846-1931. Aspects of the history.

“From the library of” stamp on title page. Light foxing to front and rear prelims as well as top edge. Black and white photographs. Contents clean and tightly bound.

Price – $10.00 (ZAR-120.00)

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)

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)

Das Alte Sudwestafrika

An early history of Namibia by one of the noted German missionaries among the Herero people. Text in German. Minor wear to edges and corners of covers. Bookseller’s sticker to front pastedown.

Price – $64.00 (ZAR-625.00)

Das Buch der Riesen. Die interessantesten und neuesten Reiseabenteuer. Zweiter Theil: Afrika

Second part of the author’s ‘Travels’, dealing with Africa. Multiple chromolithographs and maps. text in German set in Gothic script.

Price – $75.00 (ZAR-850.00)

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 & Goliath; The First War of Independence, 1880 – 1881

A commemoration of the Century of the First War of Independence 1880 – 1881, covering the causes, the battles, and the effects, which result in a readable account of this war. With numerous illustrations and maps.


Price – $28.00 (ZAR-280.00)

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)

De Eerste Annexatie Van De Transvaal

Text is in Dutch. Text is clear with a fold-out map to the back (some random writings in ink to the back of the map)- ‘Kaart van Zuid-Afrika’. Ex-library copy with library stamps and card. Not in original binding.

Price – $25.00 (ZAR-180.00)

De Geschiedenis der Zuid-Afrikaansche Republiek (Transvaal)

‘Met 30 platen en portretten, benevens een kaartje der Z-A Republiek en hare omgeving’.
Text is in Dutch. Pages are clean but show slight age toning, especially the endpapers. Boards show general wear, some toning and slight soiling.



Price – $53.00 (ZAR-420.00)

De Nichtjes van de Kommandeur

A historic South African tale from the years 1652-1656. This book is part of the Zuid-Afrikaansche Historie Bibiliotheek.

Price – $16.00 (ZAR-140.00)

Der Burenkrieg für Alt und Jung

Story of the Anglo-Boer war, text in German, set in Gothic script. With illustrations, maps and fold out map to rear.

Price – $40.00 (ZAR-500.00)

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)

Deutsch-Sudwestafrika.

Volksbucher der Erdkunde. No. 21. Black and white photographs. Some staining. Otherwise general wear and tear.

Price – $19.00 (ZAR-220.00)