Africa and its Inhabitants

Geographical and anthropological overview of various African areas. Illustrated by numerous engravings and maps.

Price – $45 (ZAR-400)

African Heritage

Text is clean and clear with various black and white illustrations throughout.

Price – $65.00 (ZAR-650.00)

Ancient Ashanti Chieftaincy

Paperback in good condition. errata slip tipped in.

Ancient Ireland : A Study in the Lessons of Archaeology and History

With 24 plates and 18 other illustrations and maps.

Price – $20.00 (ZAR-220.00)

Ancient Ruins and Vanished Civilizations of Southern Africa

Text is clean and clear with black-and-white and colour plates throughout. Faded stamp to the half title page. Boards show very little wear.

Price – $32.00 (ZAR-290.00)

Art of Central Africa. Masterpieces from the Berlin Museum für Völkerkunde

A look at some of the finest examples of Central African Art in the Museum für Völkerkunder in Berlin, exhibited at The Metropolitan Museum of Art in 1990

Price – $14.00 (ZAR-150.00)


Contains the results of the first year’s work of the new Anthropological Department in Ashanti, West Africa. Black and white photographs.

Bantu Folk Lore (Medical and General)

112pp. No published date.

Price – $68.00 (ZAR-680.00)

Call the Wind

Call the Wind

Call the Wind

Chefs D’Ouevre du Musée de L’Homme

A collection of artwork from the Musée l’homme in Paris.

Price – $48.00 (ZAR-360.00)

Children of the Kalahari

Children of the Kalahari

Children of the Kalahari

Children of the Silence. An account of the Aboriginal Indians of the Upper Mazaruni River, British Guiana

The author spent 27 years with the tribe.

Price – $45.00 (ZAR-350.00)

Chokwe and their Bantu neighbours

As new. 119 full colour photographs of Chokwe wood carvings. An overview of their ritual art, with text in English, German and French.

Price – $44.00 (ZAR-400.00)

Der Mond als Schuh/The Moon as Shoe

Drawings and watercolours by 6 San artists published in conjunction with an exhibition of the same name, with an exposition on San ethnography and oral traditions. Parallel German and English text. Bound in pictorial paper covered boards with black titles to cloth spine. A near fine copy.

Price – $45.00 (ZAR-550.00)

Die Neger in den Vereinigten Staaten

Offprint of racialist paper from “Koloniale Rundschau”. Paper wraps with black titles to front wrap. Inscribed to Paul Cohn, a commentator on Nietzsche and correspondent of Elizabeth Foster Nietzsche, and signed by the author to top corner of front wrap. Some pencil marginalia to text. Some leaves loosed. A fair copy.

Price – $85.00 (ZAR-850.00)

Die Nordische Rasse bei den Indogermanen Asia

Gunther joined the Nazi party in 1932 and was praised as a pioneer in racial-thinking

The author joined the Nazi party in 1932 and was praised as a pioneer in racial-thinking

Falkland Road: Prostitutes of Bombay

Colour photographs throughout. Text is clean. Top corner of first few pages are dog-eared. Cover shows some wear and bent corners.

Geslacht-Register der Oude Kaapsche Familien (Deel I-III)

Three Volume set. Text in Dutch. Volume I published 1893, Volume II and III published 1894.

Price – $580.00 (ZAR-5500.00)

Ghaap and Gariep

A monograph of later stone age studies in the Northern Cape, illustrated throughout.

Price – $30.00 (ZAR-350.00)

Great Zimbabwe

An account of two years’ examination work in 1902-4 on beha;f of the Government of Rhodesia. With 200 illustrations, maps and plans.

Price – $50 (ZAR-600)

Group Portrait, South Africa. Nine Family Histories

Nine family histories of very different South African families. Among the contributors are Willie Bester, Conrad Botes, David Goldblatt, Elsebe Brink and Berni Searle.

History of the Chagga People of Kilimanjaro

Anthropological account of the Chagga people of the Kilimajaro mountain range. With 9 maps in b/w, some fold out. Bound in olive green cloth covered boards with gilt titles to spine. Some biographical and bibliographic details of the author pasted to f.f.e.p. Ex library copy, withdrawn, with stamps to front paste down, title page, p100 and library stamps and slip to rear paste down. Overall VG.

Price – $55.00 (ZAR-600.00)

In Witch Bound Africa: An Account of the Primitive Kaonde Tribe & Their Beliefs

Early anthropological account of the North Rhodesian Naonde people. Bound in black cloth boards with blue decoration. Chips to head and foot of spine. Scattered foxing throughout, especially to to the prelims and rear leaves. Foxing to the leaf edges. With multiple b/w illustrations and fold out map to rear.

Price – $50.00 (ZAR-550.00)

Indaba, My Children

Number 1009 of 1212 copies. Slight bumping to the foredges. Previous owner’s name written neatly on the fep.

Industrie Des Cafres Du Sud-Est De L’Afrique. Collection Recueillie Sur Les Lieux et Notice Ethnographique.

Perhaps the rarest work on South and South East African tribal art and beadwork. It is understood that fewer than 100 copies were produced. There are 27 chromolithographs, with a few pages of text uncut.

Price – $3600.00 (ZAR-40000.00)