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 Lost Childhood and Other Essays.

Tape reinforcing to the corners and edges of the jacket. The Lost Childhood and Other Essays is a collection of essays and book reviews by Graham Greene published in 1951. Two of its four parts, Personal Prologue and Personal Postscript, comprise seven invaluable pieces of autobiography.

Price – $70.00 (ZAR-750.00)

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)

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)

Van Riga tot Drakenstein.

Language: Afrikaans. Die Verhaal van Eduardt Christian Haumann en sy Nasate. Black/white photographs. Previous owner’s name on ffep.

Price – $20.00 (ZAR-220.00)

W W Cassels. First Bishop in Western China.

ex-Evangelical library copy with usual date sheet and stamps. Includes portraits, illustrations and fold out map. Foxing throughout with browning to prelims.

Price – $38.00 (ZAR-350.00)

Who’s Who 1963

An annual biographical dictionary with which is incorporated ‘Men and Women of the Year’

Price – $18.00 (ZAR-180.00)

Who’s Who of Rhodesia, Mauritius, Central and East Africa – 1964

Supplement to the Who’s Who of South Africa, 1964. Some photographs of individuals.

Price – $33 (ZAR-360)

Wilhelm Heinrich Immanuel Bleek: A Bio-Bibliographical Sketch

Publication marking the centenary of Bleek’s appointment as curator of the Sir George Grey collection in the Public Library, Cape Town. Contains various bibliographic extracts and biographical sketches. Illustrated in b/w. Bound in quarter cloth over marbled paper covered boards with title label pasted to front board. Light spotting to prelims.

Price – $68.00 (ZAR-750.00)