Dingaansdag. Soewenier Program 1838 – 1938. Honderd Jarige Herdenking.

Text: Afrikaans. Festival held at Rosebank’s exhibition grounds by the “Dingaansfeeskomitee Paarl Vrouelandbouvereniging.”

Price – $20.00 (ZAR-250.00)

Directory of the Federation of Nigeria 1960 Including Trade Index and Biographical Section

Bound in green cloth covered boards with gilt lettering to both boards and spine. White cataloguing information to spine, crossed out in black.Ex library copy with bookplate to front paste down, library rubber and blind stamps throughout. Leaves are browned, but VG overall.

Price – $28.00 (ZAR-350.00)

District of Lourenço Marques. Photographic and Descriptive Albums of Portuguese East Africa. Vol IV.

Industries & agriculture, views of circumscriptions, etc. Sepia-toned photographs. Previous owner’s details and scribblings on title and last page. Some mild scattered foxing. Album firmly bound.

Price – $160.00 (ZAR-1600.00)

Doctor Vanderkemp

“Doctor VanderKemp came out to South Africa as a pioneer missionary and became a conspicuous figure in colonial affairs.” Previous owner’s details on front fep with a bookseller’s stamp on the paste-down. Foxing to front and rear prelims. Double-page map to the rear. Red tint to top-edge with light foxing to fore- and lower edge. No published date.

Price – $22.00 (ZAR-170.00)

Dorps. Small Towns of South Africa

Small towns of South Africa which are disappearing. Trading stores, old houses and humble people. “I photographed these towns in the hope of ‘freezing’ time and arresting the utter extinction of the South African dorp.”

Price – $80.00 (ZAR-900.00)

Dorps. Small Towns of South Africa.

Photographing the small towns – a part of ‘Old Africa’ that is quickly disappearing.

Price – $85.00 (ZAR-950.00)

Double-Storeyed Flat-Roofed Buildings of the Rural Cape.

Limited to 400 copies. Inscription to previous owner on half-title page. Cover is dog-eared. Numerous b&w photographs.

Price – $64.00 (ZAR-700.00)

Drummond Chaplin. His Life and Times in Africa.

Sir Francis Drummond Percy Chaplin, GBE, KCMG served as administrator for the British South Africa Company in Southern Rhodesia from 1914 to 1923.

Price – $38.00 (ZAR-300.00)

Dungamanzi: Stirring Waters

Tsonga and Shangaan art from southern Africa. Minor wear to covers and edges. Clean sound copy.

Price – $50.00 (ZAR-400.00)

Early Cape Printing. Vroeë Kaapse Drukwerk. 1796-1802. South African Library Reprint Series 1.

Text: English/Afrikaans. Bookplate on paste-down.

Price – $14.00 (ZAR-150.00)

East Africa. Kenya, Uganda, Tanganyika and Zanzibar.

A pictorial record compiled by The East Africa Tourist Travel Association in Kenya. Contents clean and firmly bound. 15 b/w photographs.

Price – $20.00 (ZAR-240.00)

East African Railways and Harbours Report on an Engineering Survey of a rail link between the East African and Rhodesian Railway Systems.

Complete with 14 maps (colour) in good condition. Contents clean and tightly bound.

Price – $40.00 (ZAR-450.00)

Een Eeuw van Onrecht

South African edition circa 1917. Bound in a later blue leather binding preserving the original wraps. Repairs and reinforcement to the original wraps with Japanese tissue.

Price – $30.00 (ZAR-300.00)

Een Eeuw van Onrecht.

Text: Dutch/Afrikaans. With introduction by Dr H J Kiewiet de Jonge. Price – $35.00 (ZAR-350.00)

Eeufees-Gedenkboek van Ceres 1855-1955

Language: Afrikaans. Map of the area on front and rear pastedowns. No published date. Age-toning to page edges. Contents clean and firmly bound.

Price – $16.00 (ZAR-160.00)

Eighteenth Century Architecture in South Africa

A very good copy of the third edition of this important work on the subject. Filled with numerous illustrations and photographs. Previous owner’s name to the paste down.

Price – $150.00 (ZAR-1600.00)

Elpis. Algemeen Tijdschrift voor Zuid-Afrika

This periodical lasted for five years. It looked to further the NG Kerk and is an interesting insight into the concerns of the Afrikaner elite in the middle of the 19th century. Ex libris pasted to the front paste down.

Price – $80.00 (ZAR-800.00)

Englishman’s Inn. “Engelsche Logie”. An Account of the Experiences of the British Settlers and Colonists of Natal. 1824-1885

Limited to 1200 copies of which this is No. 1053. According to the Dutch sailors of the 18th century, the Englishmen chose to sojourn at Durban Bluff as it was then generally known, hence the name of the title. “In this account, we will meet the Settlers and Colonists, in many of their difficulties and hard experiences and also in their triumphs in the ‘Old Colonial Days’ of Natal… to achieve success in establishing civilised standards, bringing justice, peace, prosperity and honour to the Colony they loved so well. In doing so they introduced a British way of life and thought to enrich the culture of South Africa.” Some discolouration to the front and rear free end page. Light foxing to prelims and between pages 36/37. Smallish tide mark in the middle of the lower edge but does not affect the text. B&w photographs and illustrations. Dust jacket has large abrasion on rear panel, foxing as well as s tidemark and small stains on the verso.

Price – $20.00 (ZAR-220.00)

Erbeutung Und Ausbeutung Sudafrikas

Text is in German. Pages show some age toning. Card Covers show general wear. Ex libris to the inside of front cover.

Price – $28.00 (ZAR-280.00)

Esboco Da Carta do Distrito de Quelimane. Eleborado pelo Governador do Distrito.

Language: Portuguese. Translated: Sketch map of Quelimane District. Prepared by the District Governor, Captain Lieutenant of the Navy. Quelimane is a seaport of Mocambique.


Price – $90 (ZAR-950.00)

Estimates of the Expenditure of the Colony of the Cape of Good Hope for the Year 1867

57pp, some uncut. Bound with cotton thread, has remains of white stickers on 2 pages, a reference number and a pencil annotation on front cover.

Price – $17 (ZAR-180)

Europa en die Tweede Vryheidsoorlog 1899-1902

Price – $35.00 (ZAR-280.00)

Europe’s Discovery of South Africa

Published circa 1935.

Price – $20.00 (ZAR-220.00)

F. W. de Klerk : The Man in His Time

Signed by F. W. de Klerk. With numerous black and white and colour photographs.

Price – $38.00 (ZAR-380.00)

Familia Roome in Suid-Afrika.

“The first ancestor of the Roome family in South Africa was born in King’s Lynn, England. Besides being a prominent and wealthy man, he was a ship’s captain and participated in the trade between the West and East Indies. He settled in South Africa with his wife and three children in 1834.” Previous owner’s details on ffep. Afrikaans / English text. Genealogy publication No. 22. Forward in Afrikaans and English by C M Bakkes. Includes 27 black and white photographs.

Price – $32.00 (ZAR-350.00)