‘A Very Strange Society’

“A journey to the heart of Africa’. The author’s insights after travelling through South Africa for two months to gather a record of the opinions of its people at the time.Interviews with Prime Minister Verwoed, Helen Suzman, Albert Luthuli, Nadine Gordimer and many more, from all sections of the populace.


Price – $16.00 (ZAR-140.00)

‘n Eeu Van Vervoer 1860 – 1960. Die Prestasies Van Die Ministerie Van Vervoer Van Die Unie Van Suid-Africa

1851 or the Adventures of Mr and Mrs Sandboys and Family

Title page

Title page

1851 or the Adventures of Mr and Mrs Sandboys and Family, Who Came to London to Enjoy Themselves and See the Great Exhibition

A Bibliography of the Rhinoceros: An Analysis of the Literature on the Recent Rhinoceroses in Culture, History and Biology

DW has two small closed tears at top and bottom edges; slight marking.

A Cape Country Chronicle

A Cape Country Chronicle

A Cape Country Chronicle

A Catalogue of the H. Winnett Orr Historical Collection and Other Rare Books in the Library of the American College of Surgeons

Bound in red cloth with gilt device to front board and gilt lettering to spine. With b/w frontis and b/w plates. Occasional foxing, especially to the prelims. Scratch marks to front and back boards. Overall a VG copy.

Price – $18.00 (ZAR-200.00)

A Compleat History of the Late Rebellion.


A contemporary account of the Jacobite rebellion and probably the first book ever written on the subject. With a 6 page dedication to the Duke of Argyle and 173 pp text.Pages 161 – 166 omitted in the pagination but text and register are continuous. Armorial bookplate of the noted British politician and ex- Governor of New South Wales, Sir Robert William Duff on the paste down fep.

A Critical Study of the Various Dates Assigned to the Birth of Christopher Columbus the Real Date 1451, with a Bibliography of the Question

Green cloth boards with guilt to the spine and front board. Presentation plate of Henry Vignaud tipped into fep. Dec. 8 1903 Jas. Filzmausier-Kelly with the compliments of. JFK’s bookplate on paste down fep. Newspaper article from 1955 about Columbus tipped in. Previous owner’s ex-libris stamp on the half title and the last pg. Pages have been unevenly cut. Contact bookseller for photographs.

A Critical Study of the Various Dates Assigned to the Birth of Christopher Columbus the Real Date 1451, with a Bibliography of the Question

Green cloth boards with guilt to the spine and front board. Presentation plate of Henry Vignaud tipped into fep. Dec. 8 1903 Jas. Filzmausier-Kelly with the compliments of. JFK’s bookplate on paste down fep. Newspaper article from 1955 about Columbus tipped in. Previous owner’s ex-libris stamp on the half title and the last pg. Pages have been unevenly cut. Contact bookseller for photographs. Price – 190$

A Dictionary of Birds

A text of over 800,000 words, supported by more than 500 photographs, drawings and diagrams.




Price – $20.00 (ZAR-180.00)

A Dictionary of Latin and Greek Quotations, Proverbs, Maxims, and Mottos, Classical and Medieval. Including Law Terms and Phrases.

Ex library copy with library stamps to the front end papers and the verso of title page. Pages are slightly age toned. Binding shows general wear.

A Fundamental Art, The Rug

Shelf wear to top and bottom of spine. Will incur extra postage. Text in French and English.

A Glossary of the Provincialisms in Use in the County of Sussex

Fishmothing to cover. Sunned spine. Some foxing.

A History of Caricature and Grotesque in Literature and Art

Spine missing, covers are unattached.

A History of Dancing from the Earliest Ages to Our Own Times

Recased. Faded cover. Plenty of beautiful illustrations throughout. Large water (?) stain at tail of half-title page through to frontispiece

A History of Natal

A comprehensive and scholarly history of Natal.


Price – $17.00 (ZAR-160.00)

A History of New York

A history of New York from the beginning of the world to the end of the Dutch Dynasty. Containing, among many surprising and curious matters, the unutterable ponderings of Walter the doubter, the disastrous projects of William the testy, and the chivelric achievements of Peter the headstrong, the three Dutch Governors of new Amsterdam. Leather spine and corners, worn on edges. Some foxing mostly to end papers.

A History of Oak Furniture

Bumped corners. Minor foxing throughout

A History of Science, Technology and Philosophy in the 16th and 17th Centuries (Volume II)

Text is clean and clear. Book plate pasted to the front paste down. Boards show very slight wear. Various black and white illustrations throughout.


Price – $10.00 (ZAR-80.00)

A History of Shopping

Previous owner&#8217s name inked to the ffep. Text is clean and clear. DW shows general wear, especially along the edges.Previous owner&#8217s name inked to the ffep. Text is clean and clear. DW shows general wear, especially along the edges.


Price – $12.00 (ZAR-90.00)

A History of the Army Medical Department

An account of the Army Medical Department, from the time of the institution of the Standing Army in 1660 to the formation of the Royal Army Medical Corps in 1898. 2 volume set. Black-and-white photographs, reproductions, maps (some fold-out), tables.

A History of the Commercial Exchange of Southern Africa 1905-1955

The history of the Commercial Exchange and the role it played in the development of the Witwatersrand and Orange Free State gold fields.




Price – $20.00 (ZAR-180.00)

A Pokot (Suk) Spear and Shield

The Pokot hail from North Western Kenya, near the Ugandan border. Both items are pre 1930’s and were certainly in use prior to that. The throwing spear is made from mined, non-industrial metal and is complete with the sinew sheath, indicating a highly sharpened blade. Spears of this kind were also used for sacrificial purposes (killing an ox). Only elders were aloud to participate in this ritual killing. The matching shield is made from Rhinoceros or Giraffe hide. Both items have been professionally maintained in museum quality condition.


Price – $700.00 (ZAR-6500.00)

A Procession of Them

Images of patients in psychiatric institutions in a variety of countries taken by photographer, Eugene Richards. With a DVD of a short film directed and narrated by the author. In clean sound condition.

Price – $20.00 (ZAR-140.00)

A Record – Plumtree School 1902 – 1945

A history of Plumtree School, Southern Rhodesia.




Price – $23.00 (ZAR-230.00)