Buthelezi : The Biography



Price – $10.00 (ZAR-60.00)

C Louis Leipoldt – Dear Dr Bolus.

Letters from the author to Dr Bolus from 1897 – 1011. Green cloth boards with gilt lettering on spine and publisher’s emblem on front covering. Minor foxing on page edges. Contents clean and well bound.

Price – $18.00 (ZAR-180.00)

Captain Sir Richard Francis Burton

Biography of “The secret agent who made the pilgrimage to Mecca, discovered the Kama Sutra, and brought the Arabian Nights to the West. Cloth spine with gilt titles and paper covered boards. Dust jacket and book condition very good.

Price – $18.00 (ZAR-220.00)

Cecil Rhodes and the Cape Afrikaners – The Imperial Colossus and the Colonial Parish Pump.

339pp. “the relationship between two seemingly incompatible partners”.


Price – $30.00 (ZAR-280.00)

Charles Smythe : Pioneer, Premier and Administrator of Natal



Price – $12.00 (ZAR-120.00)

Chasing the Sun : Dictionary-Makers and the Dictionaries They Made

Text is clean and clear. Boards and DW in very good condition.

Children of South Africa. In the Time of The Great War.

An alphabetical list of South African society’s children, with photographs, the children’s names and some brief biographical detail. Six articles to the rear on “How are our Children being taught?”; “The Cape Town Baby Saving Society”; “The Boy & Girl Scout Movement” and “The Modern View of Childhood.” A unique biographical resource.


Price – $200.00 (ZAR-2400.00)

Christopher Wood 1901-1930

86pp. Illustrated with colour and black and white plates. His life and work, details of his travels and a chronological list of his pictures.

Dagh Register

” Gehouden by den oppercoopman Jan Anthonisz Van Riebeeck” Three volumes, in Dutch. Around 450pp per volume.




Price – $90.00 (ZAR-900.00)

David Livingstone – The truth behind the legend

389pp, some illustrations. In excellent condition. Previous owner’s ex libris stamp on title page.


Price – $16.00 (ZAR-160.00)

Deutsche Frau in Südwest – Den Erlebnissen einer Farmersfrau in Heutigen Afrika Nacherzählt

The experiences of a German farmer’s wife in South West Africa. Illustrated by numerous b/w photographic plates.

Price – $20 (ZAR-220)

Die Aamborstige Klok

This book has usual shelf wear to corners and top and bottom of spine. Binding strong with neat and clear text.

Die Herinneringe van J C de Waal.

Afrikaans. Previous owner’s details and small bookseller’s label on ffep. Contents clean and tightly bound.

Price – $40.00 (ZAR-400.00)

Die Malans van Morewag

Past owners’ names on the front fep of a very clean and tightly bound copy. Price clipped.

Die Middag Voel na Warm As

The author farmed at Vredendal in the Olifants River valley from 1970 onwards. This book describes his struggle to understand his coloured workers. Text in Afrikaans.

Price – $20.00 (ZAR-220.00)

Dulcie Howes: Pioneer of Ballet in South Africa

Ink inscription on front flyleaf. Severe dent to top of boards near spine. Slight shelfwear to base of boards. DW neat with small scratch on back panel.

F. W. de Klerk : The Man in His Time

Signed by F. W. de Klerk. With numerous black and white and colour photographs.

Price – $38.00 (ZAR-380.00)

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)

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)

General Botha

A biography of General Louis Botha with frontispiece portrait and four maps. Maroon cloth boards with slightly faded gilt titles to spine. Fore and bottom edges uncut and all edges spotted and browned. Minor, scattered foxing to the leaves but overall a very good copy. Previous owner’s bookplate to front paste-down.

Price – $25.00 (ZAR-280.00)

General De Wet, A Biography

George Rex of Knysna. The authentic story.

Written by one of George Rex’s descendants. Previous owners names in blue ink on ffep. Small bookseller’s label on front paste-down.

Price – $12.00 (ZAR-150.00)

George Rex of Knysna. The authentic story.

Written by of George Rex’s descendants. Previous owners names in blue ink on ffep. Small bookseller’s label on front paste-down. Price – $12.00 (ZAR-150.00)

Geschiedenis Werken en Sterven van S. P. E. Trichard; Luitenant Kolonel Der Vroegere Staats-Artillerie Z.A.R. door Hemzelve Beschreven

Ex libris to the ffep.

Price – $45.00 (ZAR-450.00)

Grossvater und Grossmutter Heese 1859 – 1959

A biography, written to commemorate some prominent members of the Heese family.

Price – $32.00 (ZAR-350.00)