The Bawenda of the Spelonken (Transvaal) : A Contribution Towards The Psychology and Folk-Lore of African Peoples.

With numerous black and white illustrations1



Price – $70.00 (ZAR-640.00)

The Chatto and Windus Robins Series Vol I-VIII

6 Titles in 8 volumes dealing with the early and colonial era histories of the Zambian region. All vols dustwraps, with tears and chips and bound in blue cloth boards with gilt titles to spines. Light, scattered foxing through all vols. Multiple fold out maps and illustrations.

Price – $140.00 (ZAR-1600.00)

The Cradle of Humanity. How the changing landscape of Africa made us so smart.

“Drawing together the latest evidence the author describes the series of stages by which our ancestors arose in this part of the world before spreading out of Africa to become the dominant species on the planet, and ultimately the new geological superpower. Price – $12.00 (ZAR-90.00)

The Ila-Speaking Peoples of Northern Rhodesia – In 2 Volumes

Bound in green cloth boards with gilt titles to spines. Boards and spines are age worn, rubbed and vol 1 with white stains to front board. With multiple b/w illustrations throughout both vols. Endpapers browned, edges uncut.


Price – $165.00 (ZAR-1800.00)

The Indentured Indian in Natal (1860-1917)

a vivid description of the history of Indian South Africans and how they came as indentured labour to the British Colony of Natal between 1860 and 1911.


Price – $35.00 (ZAR-360.00)

The Lake Regions of Central Africa: A Picture of Exploration: Vol 1

A combined ethnographic/geographic travel narrative of the author’s journey. Volume 1 of 2 only. Bound in green cloth covered boards with gilt titles and crossed out cataloguing information to spine. Boards faded with minor scuffing Ex library copy with stamps to front endpapers, title page, p 100 and rear paste-down, the latter also containing cataloguing information in ink and library slip mount. Edges yellowed, else a VG copy.

Price – $10.00 (ZAR-120.00)

The Medieval History of the Coast of Tanganyika.

Includes special reference to recent archaeological discoveries. Well bound in printed card wraps with some wear and tear. Maps and genealogical chart in pocket at the back.

Price – $45.00 (ZAR-600.00)

The Mountain Bushmen of Basutoland.

Illustrated paste-downs and feps. Price – $34.00 (ZAR-400.00)

The Rock Paintings of the Upper Brandberg. Parts 2 – 6 in 9 vols. Lacking part 1. (2 vols)

An unused set consisting of 9 volumes as follows: Part II, Hungorob Gorge, tome 1&2.
Part III, Southern Gorges.
Part IV, Umuaband Keroab Gorges, tome 1&2.
Part V, Naib Gorge (A) and the North West, tome 1&2.
Part IV, Naib (B), Circus and Dom Gorges, tome 1&2. All second tomes containing the loose places are still in shrink wrap plastic and are unused. Published from 1993 to 2006

Price – $1200.00 (ZAR-16000.00)

The Ruined Cities of Mashonaland

Rhodesian Reprint Library Volume 5 ( reproduction of the third edition ) Dust jacket in good condition with some wear. Marginalia in pencil. Good firm copy

The South African Archaeological Bulletin – 51 copies

March 1951 to September 1965. Most in good condition with slight wear to covers.

Price – $35.00 (ZAR-300.00)

The Stone Age Cultures of Northern Rhodesia

With particular reference to the cultural and climactic succession in the upper Zambezi valley and its tributaries. Illustrated in black and white.

Price – $40.00 (ZAR-450.00)

The Stone Age Cultures of Northern Rhodesia

‘With particular reference to the cultural and climactic succession in the upper Zambezi valley and its tributaries’ Illustrated throughout in b/w and with a fold out map. Bound in cloth covered boards, sunning to spine and spotting to leaf edges. Maps of the region to free endpapers. Some light foxing to text, but good overall.

Price – $29.00 (ZAR-350.00)

The Story of Peer’s Cave.

A fascinating story about a family of amateur naturalists, archaeologists and paleontologists and the important discoveries they made in various caves in the Fish Hoek valley. This book is perfect for anyone interested in the natural history of people and animals in the Cape. Price – $25.00 (ZAR-280.00)

The Story of Peers’ Cave.

Commemorates the 50th anniversary of the finding of the “Fish Hoek Man” 1928 – 1978.

Price – $10.00 (ZAR-120.00)

Toponymica Hottentotica 1 A-G

Book dealing with Khoekhoe place names. Text in Afrikaans.

Price – $95.00 (ZAR-950.00)

Viva l’Italia!

A catalogue of photographs with text, tracing the history of a group of Waldesians from Piedmont, Italy and how they settled in Cape Town in 1689. Previous owner’s name inked to the inside of front cover. Published date is unknown.




Price – $130.00 (ZAR-1200.00)