18 Jahre in Sudafrika

“Erlebnisse und Anbenteur eines Schweden im Goldlande” In German. 355pp, with plates.

Price – $45 (ZAR-500)

18 Jahre in Sudafrika

“Erlebnisse und Anbenteur eines Schweden im Goldlande” In German. 355pp, with plates.

Price – $40.00 (ZAR-450.00)

23 Jahre Sturm und Sonneschein in Sudafrika

Autobiographical account of the author’s time in South Africa, where he formed a Boer Commando and was wounded in the battle of Elandslaagte in the Anglo-Boer war. Illustrated throughout in b/w. Includes fold out maps. Text in German set in Gothic script.

Price – $80.00 (ZAR-900.00)

A Bewitched Crossroad – An African Saga.

Orange boards with white text on spine. Two small closed tears on top of DW. Contents clean and tightly bound.

Price – $50.00 (ZAR-500.00)

A Bibliography of Alfred Edward Housman

Ex-Library.

A Nobody In Mashonaland or The Trials and Adventures of A Tenderfoot.

Now a region in a Northern Zimbabwe, this author tells the tale of his experiences in Mashonaland and explains in a humorous fashion what it was like to be white and unused to the harsh terrain.

Price – $14.00 (ZAR-180.00)

A Select Bibliography of Medical Biography

A selective bibliographic listing of 19th & 20th century medical biographies.

Price – $15.00 (ZAR-120.00)

A Stitch in Time. “God save the King – F**k Hitler!”

The author’s father, Major A T Casdagli 1941-1945, was a prisoner of war on Crete. He ran a school of embroidery of more than 40 officers during this time and samples of his work in this narrative illustrate some of his thoughts and feelings and were the major source of his strength in surviving this four year ordeal. The title of this book takes its name from the morse coded messages that form part of the design in ATC’s first embroidery.

Price – $28.00 (ZAR-280.00)

A Vision of Eden. The Life and Work of Marianne North.

An abridged edition of Marianne North’s travel memoirs and pictorial record of the tropical and exotic plants of the world. Brown boards with gilded image and lettering. Spine bumped at the base. Personal inscription on fep. Scattered foxing throughout as well as to page edges. Two small closed tears to top of DW spine. Otherwise contents and photographs clean and tightly bound.

Price – $25.00 (ZAR-250.00)

A Young South African

Reprint No 64 in the series. The published letters of öne of them ost distinguished burghers of the Transvaal Republic”. 205pp with general index and an index of personal names.


Price – $22.00 (ZAR-230.00)

African Incidents : Personal Experiences in Egypt and Unyoro.

‘With Portrait, Maps and Illustrations’. Pencil notes and previous owner’s name written in ink to ffep. Tape repairs to front hinge. Tape repairs to large closed tear to the title page. Pages are untrimmed. Boards show general wear.




Price – $100.00 (ZAR-980.00)

African Saga

Ricciardi, a famous photographer and author of Vanishing Africa, writes one of the strangest stories of her life growing up on the shores of Lake Naivasha in Kenya. With numerous black and white photographs.

Price – $33.00 (ZAR-330.00)

Aggrey of Africa

“A Study in Black and White”. The life and travels of Aggrey, a teacher, an interpreter on Scott’s expedition to Ashanti, a professor in the USA amongst other things.
Ink inscription on front free endpaper from Healdtown.




Price – $26.00 (ZAR-240.00)

Albert Schweitzer – The Man and His Mind

Albert Schweitzer - The Man and His Mind

Albert Schweitzer - The Man and His Mind

Signed and inscribed photograph

Signed and inscribed photograph

All that Glittered. Selected Correspondence of Lionel Phillips 1890 – 1924.

Very good clean and tightly bound copy.
Includes fold out map. DW scuffed with nicks to edges. Small closed tear at base of spine.

Price – $17.00 (ZAR-180.00)

An Editor Looks Back: South Africa and Other Memories 1883 – 1946

Autobiography of George A.L. Green, father of Lawrence Green. With an introduction by Jan C. Smuts. Bound in blue cloth covered boards with black titles to spine. Edges spotted and edpapers browned; small chips to head of DW spine.

Price – $20.00 (ZAR-240.00)

B.I. Barnato. A Memoir

From his early days as Henry Isaacs, the young conjurer and entertainer to his rise as one of the most important men in the diamond industry in South Africa. Illustrated with six portraits and four cartoons. Good condition. Some wear to the maroon cloth boards. Binding a little shaken and beginning to split.

Price – $59.00 (ZAR-650.00)

Back to Tristan.

Blue boards with bumped spine and discolouration to board edges and spine. Minor foxing to prelims with some staining to bottom page edges. Includes colour photographs. DW chipped and foxed with creasing to folds. Contents clean and well bound.

Price – $29.00 (ZAR-300.00)

Barbara Tyrrell: Her African Quest

Autobiography of the artist. Illustrated with line and pencil drawings throughout.

Price – $28.00 (ZAR-320.00)

Beloved Partner – Mary Moffat of Kuruman.

A biography based on the letters of Mary Moffat, wife of missionary Robert Moffat of Kuruman. Orange soft card covers. Minor shelf wear otherwise a good clean copy.

Price – $30.00 (ZAR-300.00)

Better than they knew

Two volumes. 239 and 214pp. “The personal stories of individuals (South Africans) who have made a mark in their own sphere”. published in 1972 and 1974.

Price – $27.00 (ZAR-250.00)

Between Woodbush and Wolkberg – Googoo Thompson’s Story.

Googoo Thompson’s memoirs of her particular corner of the Limpopo Province.




Price – $19.00 (ZAR-170.00)

Beyond Euphrates. Autobiography 1928-1933

Includes sketch map on thin green card in the front. Foxing to prelims and pastedowns and deckled page edges. Contents and text clean and firmly bound.

Price – $18.00 (ZAR-180.00)

Bloomie – Memoirs of the Twenties

Bloomie - Memoirs of the Twenties

Bloomie - Memoirs of the Twenties

Books and Bidders, the Adventures of a Bibliophile

Ink inscription to the front fep. Numerous black and white illustrations throughout. Boards show slight general wear. DW shows some wear, slight age toning, scuffing and tape repairs to the inside.