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)

Farming Opportunities in the Union of South Africa

Black and white photographs inside. Binding loose and torn from the spine. Library stamps in fep. Library stickers in back-end-papers.

Faults and Dykes – A Geological Study of the Witwatersrand

With diagrams and fold out maps. 298 pp. Wear to spine and edges. Corners bumped. Ink blot marks on front cover. Previous owner’s inscription on front free end paper. Small bookseller’s sticker on title page. Otherwise pages clean and binding sound.

Price – $80.00 (ZAR-650.00)

Felsbilder in Südafrika, Teil 1: Die Gravierungen auf Klipfontein, Kapprovinz

A German book about the rock art of the Cape Province. Includes black and white plates.




Price – $78.00 (ZAR-750.00)

Field Guide to the Eastern & Southern Cape Coasts

Hundreds of line drawings spread over 560 pages. Also 50 colour plates and numerous b&w photos. An invaluable reference for anyone interested in this coastal region.

Price – $16.00 (ZAR-220.00)

Fire, Flood and Ice. Search and Rescue Missions of the South African Air Force.

A collection of stories exemplifying the bravery, dedication, skill and daring of the SAAF aircrews in their heartwarming, humanitarian endeavours.

Price – $65.00 (ZAR-900.00)

First City/Cape Town Highlanders in the Italian Campaign; A Short History; 1943 – 1945

With numerous illustrations by Sgt. A. G. McRae, and a map to back pastedown.

Price – $95.00 (ZAR-950.00)

First New Zealanders to the Boer War 1899

History of the First Contingent of New Zealand Mounted Rifles in the Boer War 1899-1902, followed by a description of each member. Bookplate on verso of front cover. Addenda pasted on rear cover.

Price – $95.00 (ZAR-950.00)

First New Zealanders to the Boer War 1899

History of the First Contingent of New Zealand Mounted Rifles in the Boer War 1899 – 1902, followed by a description of each member. With numerous black and white illustrations.




Price – $95.00 (ZAR-950.00)

Fishermen of the Cape

An illustrated depiction of the life of the fisherman of the Cape. Light foxing to the top, fore- and lower page edges.

Price – $30.00 (ZAR-350.00)

Five Famous Pictures of the Victoria Falls with verse from “Poems of a South African”

5 black and white reproductions of paintings of the falls by E.J. Holder.

Price – $25.00 (ZAR-280.00)

Five Miles From Town. The Story of the Olympic Sports Club 1904 – 1967

This copy No. 70 of a Limited de luxe Edition. Includes a number of b&w photographs and illustrations. Silver device and the letters J.D.L. on front cover. Gilt lettering on red leather inlay on spine. Ghosting to end papers with foxing to prelims. Foxing to top, fore- and lower page edges.

Price – $25.00 (ZAR-350.00)

Floods and Gales in Cape Colony

Large b/w illustrated pamphlet with accounts of the storm which struck the Cape Colony, especially Malmesbury in September, 1905. Paper wraps with some fraying to the edges and thread loosed from binding. Japanese tissue repairs to some leaves evident. Light insect damage and foxing throughout. Inscription in ink to front wrap. Good overall.

Price – $120.00 (ZAR-1200.00)

Flower Paintings of Katharine Saunders.

With botanical and biographical notes and explanations by Emeritus Prof A Bayer. 106 colour plates.

Price – $38.00 (ZAR-450.00)

Flower Paintings of Katharine Saunders.

Amply illustrated with full colour plates. Botanical and Biographical Notes and Explanations by Emeritus Prof. A Bayer. Some areas of the top and lower edge of the dust jacket are reinforced by tape. Some creasing. A number of closed tears and nicks and light discolouration to spine. A 4 cm tear with some loss to the top edge of spine. Small mark to upper LH corner of rear panel.

Price – $38.00 (ZAR-450.00)

Fotografie : Paul Kruger (1825-1904)

Previous owner’s ex libris to the front paste down. Black and white and colour plates throughout.




Price – $80.00 (ZAR-850.00)

Fragments from Africa

Probable published date 1937. Previous owner’s ex-libris pasted to the front fep. Previous owner’s initial and surname in ink to the front endpapers. Pages are uncut and age toned. Front endpapers split from fep at the hinge and title page is missing . Cloth boards show significant soiling and wear, cloth also split at the back and front hinges. Some light and random foxing noted.

Fredrick I’ons, Artist

Short biography with numerous illustrations in both b/w and full colour. Blue cloth binding with gilt lettering to spine. Leaves are age toned. Closed tears to front and rear panels of dust jacket, with small chips to head of spine and light soiling to rear panel.

Price – $30.00 (ZAR-350.00)

From the Land of the Zulu Kings.

De Luxe edition limited to 2000 copies of which this book is numbered 1866. This book concentrates mainly on the conflicts that transpired, the struggles for survival and the efforts to bring peace to a troubled land. It is in the form of a guide to many places of interest with the use of maps, photographs and illustrations.

Price – $20.00 (ZAR-250.00)

From the Land of the Zulu Kings.

De Luxe edition limited to 2000 copies of which this book is numbered 1308. This book concentrates mainly on the conflicts that transpired, the struggles for survival and the efforts to bring peace to a troubled land. It is in the form of a guide to many places of interest with the use of maps, photographs and illustrations. Includes loose Errata page.

Price – $20.00 (ZAR-250.00)

Full Many A Glorious Morning

“A recent journey by rail and road in four countries of Southern Africa with the traveller going back on old tracks, striking out in new directions and moving along the highways and byways of memory.”



Price – $15.00 (ZAR-150.00)

Fuzzversus, Police and Students in South Africa, Another View

Game Viewing Camps of the Eastern Province of Northern Rhodesia

Giving information on the safari camps at the time, such as distances from major towns, costs and animals that could be viewed at the time.

Price – $18.00 (ZAR-200.00)

Gaza E Inhambane. Photograpic and Descriptive Albums of Portuguese East Africa. Vol V.

General views of Gazaland and Inhambane. Fold-out photograph on page 53 is torn, with one loose panel. Closed tear on page 5. Creasing to page 3. A few smudge marks. Remainder of photographs clean. Previous owner’s details on title page. Album firmly bound.

Price – $160.00 (ZAR-1600.00)

Gebeurtenisse Uit Di Kaffer-Oorloge Fan 1834, 1835, 1846, 1850 to 1853

Facsimile reprint with frontis portrait and title page illustrations. Limited to 750 copies, of which this is 207. Text in early Afrikaans.

Price – $30.00 (ZAR-320.00)