A String of copper and brass beads from Kenya

Each bead measures approximately 3mm in diameter. Strung on plant fibre, the string is approximately 10 meters long. Acquired in Kenya in the 1960’s by the previous owner.


Price – $200.00 (ZAR-1800.00)

A System of Geography Vol 4

Volume 4 only, includes among others, discussions of Asia, Russai, Turkey, Hindostan, Persia and Mallaca. No folding maps.

Price – $30.00 (ZAR-300.00)

A Tapestry of Lives. Cape Women of the 17th Century.

“A series of portraits of 17th century women at the Cape of Good Hope from the early days of the settlement, namely Khoekhoe and San women, wives of bourgeois Dutch governors, slave women, peasant farmers’ wives, inn-keepers and prostitutes.”

Price – $13.00 (ZAR-150.00)

A Tardiness in Nature and Other Papers

Bookplate of noted botanist, Harry Bolus, pasted to the front endpapers. Pages uncut. Some light foxing seen in various parts of the text. Leaves show darkening due to age. Boards are slightly worn, especially the spine area, which is also slightly sunned.

A Taste of South-Easter

Dust jacket has some wear and slight creasing .Previous owners inscription to endpaper. Good firm copy.

A Taste of South-Easter

Memories of unusual Cape Town characters, queer shops and shows, old bars, hotels and cafes and the panorama of the streets.

Price – $15.00 (ZAR-170.00)

A Textbook of Mechanical and Electrical Engineering

A set of 5 books, written for International Correspondence Schools, all stamped with the number 15777.

Price – $28 (ZAR-300)

A Textbook of Surveying and Levelling

With 7 plates and 283 diagrams plus supplement on photographic surveying. Some wear to edges of covers. Light foxing to endpapers. Previous owner’s inscription to front free endpaper. Some marks to top edge of pages.

Price – $26.00 (ZAR-230.00)

A Titanic Myth: The Californian Incident

A Tourist Map of Rhodesia.

Scale: 22 kilometres to 10 millimetres. Minor edge-wear.


Price – $12.00 (ZAR-150.00)

A Traditional Way of Life

The Story of the Kalk Bay Fishermen. 142pp. Many black and white photographs. Signed by Iain Moss.

Price – $70 (ZAR-850)

A Traditional Way of Life

The Story of the Kalk Bay Fishermen. 142pp. Many black and white photographs. Signed by Iain Moss.

Price – $70 (ZAR-850)

A Twist of Sand

Novel set on the Skeleton Coast (South West Africa/Namibia) during the Second World War. Past owner’s name stamped on title page. Past owner’s name and date in ink on front fep. Top fore edges of pages browned. Spine sunned.

A Vanishing World

This is the first book to offer a comprehensive selection of the photographer’s work of the Jews of Eastern Europe. The images were taken between 1934 and 1939.




Price – $60.00 (ZAR-600.00)

A View from the Ridge. Johannesburg Retrospect.

Signed by the author with inscription. Previous owner’s name on title page. From the ‘South African Yesterdays – Number 6″ series. Price – $11.00 (ZAR-130.00)

A Vision of Eden. The Life and Work of Marianne North.

An abridged edition of Marianne North’s travel memoirs and pictorial record of the tropical and exotic plants of the world. Brown boards with gilded image and lettering. Spine bumped at the base. Personal inscription on fep. Scattered foxing throughout as well as to page edges. Two small closed tears to top of DW spine. Otherwise contents and photographs clean and tightly bound.

Price – $25.00 (ZAR-250.00)

A Visit to London: Containing a Description of the Principal Curiosities in the British Metropolis

A Visit to London: Containing a Description of the Principal Curiosities in the British Metropolis

A Visit to London: Containing a Description of the Principal Curiosities in the British Metropolis

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A World With A View – An Inquiry into the Nature of Scenic Values

“In articulating his own understanding of what our future course must be if we are to create and maintain an aesthetically satisfying environment, Tunnard surveys a range of subjects from the early application of the scientific method in the study of natural history to specific American, European and Asian renewal projects.”

Price – $13.00 (ZAR-150.00)

A Young South African

Reprint No 64 in the series. The published letters of öne of them ost distinguished burghers of the Transvaal Republic”. 205pp with general index and an index of personal names.


Price – $22.00 (ZAR-230.00)

A Zulu – English Dictionary – A Synopsis of Zulu Grammar and a Concise History of the Zulu People From The Most Ancient Times

This highly interesting work of non fiction is a massive labour of love by the author and it shows. Containing a thorough history of the Zulu people and their language, as well as a dictionary for about 2000 words, this is a valuable reference tool for anyone fascinated by African language studies.

Price – $80.00 (ZAR-950.00)

Aan Tafelbaai’s Strand of Twintig Jaren Uit Het Leven Van Een Kapenaar. (1791-1811).

Zuid-Afrikaansche Historie Bibliotheek. Pages are slightly age toned, particularly along the edges. Boards show slight general wear.


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Price – $15.00 (ZAR-120.00)

Aanleiding tot den Engelsch-Transvaalchen Oorlog: Feiten, op Waarheid Gegrond, en voor het Nageslacht Verzameld

Anti-British Imperialist comic-style document. A rare and unusual commentary n the English and the Anglo-Boer War. Illustrated in colour.


Price – $135 (ZAR-1600)

Aardrijkundig handboek van Zuid Afrika

The cover is damaged on the spine and chipped and torn on the edges. spine has been repaired with tape. With an attached folding map of South Africa drawn up by Henry Hall, which is torn on one section.Browning throughout. 166pp

Price – $75.00 (ZAR-750.00)

Abandon Ship!

No dust jacket. Blue cloth covers in firm condition displaying minor wear and staining, with a sunned spine. An account of the sinking and subsequent controversy surrounding the loss of the U.S.S. Indianapolis on July 30.

About Sharks and Shark Attack

Dr Davies presents information about sharks, complete with colour and black & white photographs. Green tape marks on endpaper, and previous owners inscription. Bumped corner and top edge. Slight wearing at edges of dust jacket, scuffing and water stain on back cover.