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)

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)