African Hunting and Adventure – From Natal to the Zambesi

In 1851 he departed Scotland to begin the 90 day voyage to Durban. He partook in the three hunting trips in Zululand between 1852 and 1856. Exploring the Transvaal in 1857 and venturing to Lake Ngami in 1858, becoming the second white man to see the famed Victoria Falls. On this trip he met up with acclaimed naturalist and explorer, Dr Livingstone. This book is a compilation of his journals, whereby he describes in vivid detail, his discomforts, his brushes with death as a result of the wild beasts and the hostile environment. This book is a must for any collector fascinated by the hunting and exploration pioneers in Africa in the 1800’s.

Price – $320.00 (ZAR-3800.00)

African Incidents : Personal Experiences in Egypt and Unyoro.

‘With Portrait, Maps and Illustrations’. Pencil notes and previous owner’s name written in ink to ffep. Tape repairs to front hinge. Tape repairs to large closed tear to the title page. Pages are untrimmed. Boards show general wear.




Price – $100.00 (ZAR-980.00)

African Naissance: The Limpopo Valley 1000 Years Ago.

The South African Archaeological Society Goodwin Series Vol 8, 2000. Pictorial card wraps have some scuffing with bumped corners. Contents clean and well bound.

Price – $20.00 (ZAR-200.00)

African Naissance: The Limpopo Valley 1000 Years Ago.

Goodwin Series Vol 8 December 2000. The South African Archaeological Society.

Price – $30.00 (ZAR-360.00)

African Repository : Notes for a Series of Lectures Given to the Hillbrow Study Centre from March to May 1964





Price – $10.00 (ZAR-80.00)

African Saga

Ricciardi, a famous photographer and author of Vanishing Africa, writes one of the strangest stories of her life growing up on the shores of Lake Naivasha in Kenya. With numerous black and white photographs.

Price – $33.00 (ZAR-330.00)

African Switzerland

An account of the Basutoland in the mid 1900’s.


Price – $10.00 (ZAR-60.00)

African Ways

Africana Books & Pictures.

A selection of published papers featuring 19th century South African art and artists. Light foxing to ffep, pastedowns and top page edges. Contents lean and tightly bound.

Price – $16.00 (ZAR-160.00)

Africana Books and Pictures

A selection of published papers on Africana books and pictures. Multiple b/w illustrations throughout. Bound in red, cloth covered boards with gilt titles to spine and gilt device to front board. Boards, endpapers and DW tape marked. Previous owner’s rubber ink stamp and handwritten telephone number to f.f.e.p. A very good copy, despite slight defects.

Price – $30.00 (ZAR-320.00)

Africana Byways.

Sequel to Africana Curiosities. Topics covered are, amongst others: history of photographs and their place in South African history; reprints of Africana books; botanical illustrations of South African flowers; book-plates and Johannesburg newspapers and periodicals.

Price – $10.00 (ZAR-120.00)

Africana Museum Catalogue of Prints

2 volumes. Catalogue of prints in the Africana Museum and in the books in the Strange Collection of Africana in the Johannesburg Public Library up to 1870.

2 volumes. Catalogue of prints in the Africana Museum and in the books in the Strange Collection of Africana in the Johannesburg Public Library up to 1870.

Africana Repository

Notes for a series of lectures given to the Hillbrow study centre from March to May 1964.

Africana Repository

Notes for a series of lectures given to the Hillbrow study centre from March to May 1964. Illustrated in b/w throughout. Orange cloth covered boards with gilt titles to spine. Previous owner;s stamp and ink scrawl to f.f.e.p. Some tape repairs to verso of DW. Leaves are age tones, otherwise a very good copy.

Price – $20.00 (ZAR-220.00)

Africanderisms

“A glossary of South African words and phrases and of place and other names” – “Presentation copy” blind stamped to head of title page, signature of G.H Wilson to f.f.e.p. & multiple penciled-in suggestions throughout the text, likely made by Wilson, who was editor of the Cape Times until 1944. Green cloth covered boards with gilt titles to spine and titles tooled to front board. Edges browned and foxed, with foxing especially to early and latter leaves. Slight tear to pub ads in prelims. Good overall.

Price – $70.00 (ZAR-750.00)

Afrikanderisms

“A glossary of South African Colloquial Words and Phrases and of Place and other Names.” 579pp






Price – $65 (ZAR-850)

Afrikaners in die Goudstad.

Vol 1. Minor shelfwear to spine edges. Pictorial endpapers. Laminated pictorial DW with two closed tears to top edge. Contents clean and tightly bound.

Price – $26.00 (ZAR-260.00)

Aggrey of Africa

“A Study in Black and White”. The life and travels of Aggrey, a teacher, an interpreter on Scott’s expedition to Ashanti, a professor in the USA amongst other things.
Ink inscription on front free endpaper from Healdtown.




Price – $26.00 (ZAR-240.00)

Albert Schweitzer – The Man and His Mind

Albert Schweitzer - The Man and His Mind

Albert Schweitzer - The Man and His Mind

Signed and inscribed photograph

Signed and inscribed photograph

Albrecht Durer

Very well illustrated. Text in German.

Album

Scrapbook album with titled photographs and miscellaneous images. Half leather over marbled paper front board and full leather back board, both detached Leather spine with raised bands, AEG. With brass lock attached to rear board.




Price – $85.00 (ZAR-900.00)

Album de la Mission Romande – Mission Des Eglises Libres de la Suisse Romande

On the 9th of July 1875, two young missionaries, Creux and Berthoud, founded the Swiss mission station of Valdezia in the Northern Transvaal, with their field of action being a hard living and constantly tested society. The Swiss mission was famous for its high quality hospitals and schools. The Principal task was Evangelisation, however they strongly believed in the power of education as a tool to improve living conditions, with schools offering agricultural and industrial syllabi. Strong efforts to foster good race relations were made by the church, as well as a focus on cordial ties with other christian sects.

This book, written in French, includes 32 plates and 1 map.

Price – $350.00 (ZAR-4000.00)

Album Historico Fotografico Constituciones De Cuba 1868-1901-1940

Historico Fotografico Constituciones De Cuba 1868-1901-1940

Album von Lubeck. 30 Ansichten nach Naturausnahmen in Photographiedruck.

Thirty cold plate, black and white photographic reproductions. Wear to the binding. Published c. 1900.

Price – $20.00 (ZAR-220.00)

Album: Picturesque Ashburton “County Town”.

Situated on the east coast of the South Island of New Zealand. Black and white photographs of architecture, social activities and public spaces.

Price – $30.00 (ZAR-350.00)