Van Riebeeck Tercentenary Festival Ephemera Collection

A collection of 2 Scrapbooks, 15 Pamphlets, Newspaper Pamphlet, 5 Mining Pamphlets, 2 Postcards & 2 Protest Pamphlet Facsimiles relating to the 1952 Van Riebeeck festival.

Price – $40.00 (ZAR-450.00)

Verve: Le Livre du Coeur d’amour Epris

Vol. VI, No. 23. Literary magazine with commentary by Andre Chamson and cover design by Henri Matisse. 16 colour illustrations from the story. Covers are worn and torn. Bookseller’s sticker on half-title. Minor browning to edges of pages. Illustrations clean and sound. Price – $56.00 (ZAR-440.00)

Victorian Life at the Cape, 1870-1900

Previous onwer’s details inscribed on front endpaper. Double sided map in back pocket.

Villa and Cottage Architecture: Select Examples of Country and Suburban Residences Recently Erected. With a Fully Descriptive Notice of Each Building.

Large, illustrated architectural volume. Complete with 80 plates. Bound in half leather over red cloth boards, with raised bands, gilt decoration and gilt lettering to spine. Leather scuffed. Light, scattered foxing throughout. Marbled endpaper, else good. Some leaves partially loosed.




Price – $260.00 (ZAR-2800.00)

Vliegende Vleugels: Deel 2

Blue volume. Complete with all photo cards pasted in. Several duplicate cards loose in book. Front board loose; cloth at top of spine torn. Boards edge worn and back board rubbed.

Welfit Oddy 100 years in South Africa

Copy number 467. Appears to have been published without a title page. The story of the Oddy family in Port Elizabeth, who manufactured vehicle bodies. Balck and white plates, 91pp.




Price – $16.00 (ZAR-140.00)

Welwitschia – Paradox of a Parched Landscape

The welwitschia remains the crown jewel of the plant kingdom. Nearly a century and a half after its discovery in the Namib desert.
To Darwin it was ‘the platypus of the Plant Kingdom’.




Price – $60.00 (ZAR-550.00)

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)

Who’s Who of Southern Africa 1963

Illustrated, biogrpahical sketch book of personalities in South Africa, Rhodesia/Nyasaland, Central and East Africa. With supplement list from the Institute of Directors of Members in South Africa as at 1st October 1974.

Price – $23 (ZAR-250)

Wiener Kuchbuch

Viennese cookbook with 130 detailed recipes. Engraved frontispiece and four illustrations of table arrangements. German text. Contemporary full leather binding with shagreen finish. Slight wear to covers and corners. Sporadic foxing throughout.

Price – $195.00 (ZAR-1800.00)

Wir Juden

Joachim Prinz (1902-1988) was a German rabbi outspoken against Nazism and later an active Zionist.

Wochenblatt der Johanniter=Ordens=Balley Brandenburg 1902

Collated weekly periodical for the year 1902.

Price – $40.00 (ZAR-350.00)

Women of South Africa

A historical, educational & industrial encyclopaedia & social directory of the women of the sub-continent.






Price – $365.00 (ZAR-3500.00)

Wonderful Models

‘The romance of the world in minature and a complete encyclopedia of Modelcraft’. How to make models from mechanical animals to detailed cathedrals, boats and trains.

Woodstock Glass

A history of local glass making in Cape Town, with black and white photographs. 106 pp.





Price – $45 (ZAR-600.00)

Year Book and Guide – The Rhodesias and Nyasaland with Biographies 1944 – 45

574pp. Rebound but with the original front and back covers. Part of the spine has been attached to the new cover. Browned throughout on page edges and with some foxing. Also has a section on the British Empire.




Price – $48.00 (ZAR-480.00)

Zuidafrikaanse Prozabundel: Stukken met Zuidafrikaanse Schrijvers met Portretten en Levensbeschrijvingen

Neat stamp on front fep. Text in Dutch. Fascinating collection of early South African literature.