The Bend in the River: Adventures on a Limpopo Ranch

A collection of anecdotes, in a limited edition for private distribution, numbered ’68’ – signed and inscribed by the author. Sketch illustrations in b/w throughout. Accompanying bookmark included.

Price – $38.00 (ZAR-450.00)

The Book of Talbot

Ink inscription to the front fep. Text s clean and clear apart from light random foxing to parts of the text ,with black and white plates and four fold-out maps. Previous book dealer’s label to the bottom of front paste down. Boards show some wear. DW shows general wear, scuffing, various closed and open tears and minor losses. Price roughly cut from front jacket flap.

The Cattle King

The Works of Ion L. Idriess. National Edition Vol. IX. Inscribed by the author on title page. Some foxing throughout, especially to the first few pages. Pages are slightly age toned, otherwise clean and clear. Illustrated with numerous black and white photographs.

Price – $100.00 (ZAR-850.00)

The Central African Who’s Who for 1953

An official, political, social, sporting and commercial survey of the Rhodesias, Nyasaland, Kenya, Uganda, Tanganyika, Portuguese East Africa and the Belgian Congo. Illustrated with b/w. Bound in blue cloth covered board with black titles to front board and spine. Some scattered foxing to leaves, especially first and last leaves and edges. Some scuffing to boards and chip to head of spine. Board corners scuffed. A very good copy besides general wear.

Price – $65.00 (ZAR-650.00)

The Great Barnato

The author uncovers fascinating new material with the help of family records and other private papers about Barney Barnato. Did he jump overboard or was he murdered?

Price – $16.00 (ZAR-180.00)

The Great Days

First edition. Blue paper boards with gilt lettering to spine, illustrated in b/w. Overall a VG copy with very light, scattered foxing. DW not price clipped with small amount of edge wear. Top and fore edges lightly spotted.

Price – $110.00 (ZAR-1100.00)

The Journals of Elizabeth Lees Price. (written in Bechuanaland, South Africa 1854 – 1883 with an Epilogue: 1889 and 1900.

Edited with introduction, annotations, etc by Una Long for Rhodes University. Red cloth boards with rounded edge to lower part of spine. Glue reside to pastedowns with smudges of red ink on fep. Foxing to top edges. Contents clean and firmly bound.

Price – $28.00 (ZAR-300.00)

The Kevin Woods Story. In the Shadow of Mugabe’s Gallows

After enduring nearly twenty years of living hell in Mugabe’s prisons in Zimbabwe the author was freed in 2006.

Price – $22.00 (ZAR-200.00)

The Lady of Latham

Being the life and original letters of Charlotte de la Tremoille, Countess of Derby. With portrait.

Price – $50.00 (ZAR-450.00)

The Life and Adventures of Peter Wilkins, a Cornish Man.

A new and thoroughly revised edition of Peter Wilkins passage to England from off Cape Horn in America in the ship Hector written by a Passenger in the Hector.

Price – $27.00 (ZAR-350.00)

The Life and Adventures of Peter Wilkins, a Cornish Man.

A new and thoroughly revised edition of Peter Wilkins passage to England from off Cape Horn in America in the ship Hector written by a Passenger in the Hector.

Price – $27.00 (ZAR-350.00)

The Life and Times of Sir Richard Southey K.C.M.G. etc. Formerly Colonial Secretary of the Cape Colony, and Lieut.-Governor of Griqualand West.

With Two Photogravures and Appendix.



Price – $75.00 (ZAR-750.00)

The Life and Work of Charles Bell; Including the Art of Charles Bell: An Appraisal by Michael Godby

130 fine reproductions of his works and an appraisal of his oeuvre.

Price – $50.00 (ZAR-550.00)

The Life and Work of Charles Bell; Including the Art of Charles Bell: An Appraisal by Michael Godby

130 fine reproductions of his works and an appraisal of his oeuvre.

Price – $50.00 (ZAR-550.00)

The Life and Work of Charles Michell

Biography of early settler, surveyor-general and architect Charles Michell, with multiple illustrations by Michell and others.


Price – $32.00 (ZAR-480.00)

The Life of Andrew Murray of South Africa.

Circa 1920. Previous owner’s name on ffep. Foxed throughout. Sunning to spine. Splitting to cloth at spine. Cockling to rear board with reddish marks to top edge. Remnants of a red paper label on rear fep.

Price – $18.00 (ZAR-180.00)

The Newgate Calendar; Comprising Interesting Memoirs of the Most Notorious Characters who have been convicted of outrages on The Laws of England since the commencement of the Eighteenth Century; with occasional anecdotes and observations, speeches, confessions, and last exclamations of sufferers. Vol IV.

1/4 leather bound with marbled boards. Wear to the head and foot of spine. Browning to prelims. Marbled boards worn. General appearance commensurate with its age.

Price – $40.00 (ZAR-400.00)

The Newgate Calendar; Vol I.

Comprising Interesting Memoirs of the Most Notorious Characters who have been convicted of outrages on The Laws of England since the commencement of the Eighteenth Century; with occasional anecdotes and observations, speeches, confessions, and last exclamations of sufferers.
Rebound in later cream boards with leather spine and fore edges. Raised spine bands. Some cracking to the spine with edgewear to boards and corners which are bumped and frayed. Some age toning to the pages. Binding firm.

Price – $40.00 (ZAR-400.00)

The Register, and Magazine of Biography, a Record of Births, Marriages, Deaths, and Other Genealogical and Personal Occurrences 1869

Two vols in one. Slight wear to front board.and to corners. Five raised bands on spine with gilt decoration.

The Rt. Hon. Godfrey Martin Huggins, First Viscount Malvern of Rhodesia and Bexley. His Life and Work

No. 378 of 1000 copies. 51pp, Very slight wear to the top edge of the dw.

The South African Sporting Encyclopaedia and Who’s Who

First edition illustrated in b/w. Bound in olive green cloth covered boards with black titles to front board and spine. Boards are stained with damage to corners. Small nick in spine. Binding thread has come loose at Pg 184. Pgs 429 and 463 have bent corners. Soundly bound if a little cocked.

Price – $20.00 (ZAR-280.00)

The South African Sporting Encyclopaedia and Who’s Who

First edition illustrated in b/w. Bound in olive green cloth covered boards with black titles to front board and spine. Covered with clear plastic and attached with adhesive tape to front and rear paste downs. A good copy.

Price – $22.00 (ZAR-250.00)

The Story of Rhodesia Told in a Series of Historical Pictures Exhibited at the Empire Exhibition Johannesburg 1936-1937

Historical catalogue and souvenir of Rhodesia Empire Exhibition, Johannesburg 1936-37. Pictorial card wraps, frayed at edges and slightly soiled. Tide mark to upper corner reaching over both wraps. Light foxing to leaves. A good copy overall.

Price – $32.00 (ZAR-350.00)

Thomas Bowler of the Cape of Good Hope

Title page

Title page

Uit die Dagboek van ‘n Wildbewaarder

First edition of the author’s autobiography whilst a game ranger in South West Africa.

Price – $25.00 (ZAR-270.00)