Stone Cold Jug

Autobiographical account with the basis being the author’s murder of his stepbrother and his time spent incarcerated for the crime.

Price – $10.00 (ZAR-140.00)


Published to mark the centenary of the writer’s birth. From the original 1947 manuscript, which had previously “disappeared into library collections”

Price – $18.00 (ZAR-160.00)

Studio Encounters. Some reminiscences of a Portrait Painter with a preliminary sketch by Antony R Delius.

Some very light scattered foxing. Contents mostly clean and tightly bound.

Price – $14.00 (ZAR-150.00)

Sunrise on the Langeberge

“The immigrant who remained to love, serve and enjoy his adopted country” 197pp

Price – $20 (ZAR-180)

Talleyrand, Metternich, Chateaubriand

Exposition of the lives of three influential French historical figures. Quarter leather binding over marbled paper boards and endpapers. Significant browning to leaves and edges. With three portrait plates.

Price – $16.00 (ZAR-160.00)

Terugblik van ‘n ‘Brugbower’

Signed by the author.

The Age of William III & Mary II, Power, Politics, and Patronage 1688-1702

A 416 page reference encyclopedia and exhibition catalogue. For an exhibition held at the Grolier Club and The Folger Shakespeare Library.

The Ardernes & Their Garden

A volume chronicling the family history of the Ardernes and their garden in Claremont. With some b/w illustrations. Bound in laminated pictorial paper covered boards. Slight age toning to the leaves, else a VG + copy.

Price – $60.00 (ZAR-650.00)

The Art of Alexander Rose-Innes

Text is clean and clear with full colour plates throughout. Boards and DW show slight general wear.

Price – $195.00 (ZAR-1500.00)

The Artist in the Garden: The Quest for Moses Tladi

Biography of the artist illustrated throughout with relevant cuts, aditionally contains over 40 works by the artist

Price – $75.00 (ZAR-750.00)

The Autobiography of Zola Budd

Signed by Zola Budd.

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 Bob Connolly Story

No published date. Some foxing and spotting, slight wear to edges otherwise good copy.

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Price – $20.00 (ZAR-130.00)

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 Boy in You

A biography of St. Andrews College, 1855 – 2005. With numerous black and white and colour photographs and a newspaper clipping about the author. Previous owner’s bookplate to front endpaper.

Price – $148.00 (ZAR-1500.00)

The Cape in the Mid-Eighteenth Century: Being the Biography of Rudolf Siegfried Allemann

Text clean, binding a little loose. Past owner’s stamp on front fep. Endpapers browned. Boards marked especially near edges. Spine and title label marked and torn with pieces missing.

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 Flag-Wagger (With an Introduction By Elspeth Huxley)

Previous owner’s name in ink on half-title page. Map of Northern Rhodesia in front-end papers. Map of the Republic of Zambia in back-end papers. Cover shows small tears and chips to the edges and some fading.

The Founder – Cecil Rhodes and the pursuit of power

800pp with index and notes. Includes plates and maps. “Based on 17 years of research, a definitive biography … an astute psychological portrait …vividly depicts life (in Africa)”.

Price – $19.00 (ZAR-200.00)

The Founder; Cecil Rhodes and the Pursuit of Power

This well researched volume offers a definitive biography on Rhodes. With numerous black and white illustrations and maps.

Price – $20.00 (ZAR-200.00)

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 Homes and Haunts of Sir Walter Scott

The Homes and Haunts of Sir Walter Scott

The Homes and Haunts of Sir Walter Scott

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)