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)

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 Bibliography of Alfred Edward Housman


A Giant in Hiding

The author’s biography of Frank Armstrong Wightman – cable operator, sailor, naturalist, author, archaeologist and hermit. Ink signature of the author to the half title. Dust jacket and book VG++

Price – $30.00 (ZAR-300.00)

A Select Bibliography of Medical Biography

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

Price – $15.00 (ZAR-120.00)

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 Hunter

The first English edition of Bror von Blixen-Finecke’s autobiography. Blixen-Finecke was a Swedish baron and African big-game hunter who married Karen Blixen (neé) Dinesen. They lived on a coffee plantation in Kenya from 1914 to 1925. Their time there being immortalised in Karen’s book Out of Africa. Blixen-Finecke was considered to be one of the best safari guides of the time. According to Beryl Markham, “Bror was the toughest, most durable white hunter ever to snicker at the fanfare of safari or to shoot a charging buffalo between the eyes while debating whether his sundown drink would be gin or whiskey…The mould has been broken.”

This copy signed by William Vernon Brelsford, District Commissioner of Chimali, Tanganyika. He was a prolific writer on East Africa and Northern Rhodesia. His compiled papers are held at the Yale University Library.

Condition: Very Good. Some scuffing to boards, browning to prelims, edges and last leaves, and scattered foxing throughout. Many black and white plates.

Price – $450.00 (ZAR-5500.00)

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 Nature Notes and Reminiscences

Limited edition number 1713 of 2112 copies, a facsimile reprint in the Heritage Series. 356pp, with illustrations by E. Caldwell.

Price – $32.00 (ZAR-350.00)

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)

African Zoo Man

Biography of Raymond Hook, illustrated in b/w – with maps.

Price – $18 (ZAR-120)

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

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)

Anton Anreith: Africa’s First Sculptor

A brief biography followed by a section of b/w photographic illustrations of the artist’s work. Bound in brown cloth covered boards with gilt device to front board and gilt lettering to spine. Ink scrawls of S.A Rochlin and A.A. Balkema to f.f.e.p. Dustwrap creased and rear panel somewhat soiled. Edition limited to 405 copies of which this is No. 405.

Price – $40.00 (ZAR-420.00)

Art and Artists of South Africa

An illustrated biographical dictionary and historical survey of painters & graphic artists since 1875.

Price – $45.00 (ZAR-500.00)

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)

Barbara Tyrrell: Her African Quest

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

Price – $28.00 (ZAR-320.00)

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)

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.

Brett Kebble: The Inside Story

Biography of the infamous South African fraudster.

Price – $9.00 (ZAR-120.00)