‘n Kabel Van Diens

Die verhaal van die Oostelike Transvaalse Kooperasie Beperk, 1923-1973.

“The Garden Colony” The Story of Natal and its Neighbours

History, geography, the Boer War and 4 ballads commemorating historical highlights. Index and a map in rear sleeve.

Price – $58 (ZAR-600)

300 Years Van Riebeek Festival

In English, Afrikaans, French and Dutch. Many illustrations, 60pp, and then 80pp pages of advertisements at the end.

Price – $20.00 (ZAR-140.00)

A Clear Description of the Cape Of Good Hope.

Facsimile of the text compiled by Jodocus Hondius and published by him at Amsterdam in 1652. Describes the adjacent coast in the director of Angola and also the characteristics of the elements, minerals, plants and animals, the nature of the people, their customs, morals and government. Parallel text in Dutch/English. English translation by L C van Oordt and introduction and notes by Prof. P Serton. Introduction in Afrikaans as well. Includes 3 plates and one map. Map has some edge-wear on the left hand side.

Price – $18.00 (ZAR-250.00)

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. Full leather binding with small cataloguing slip to foot of spine. Boards are generally scuffed but in tact and good. Crack along spine/top board but board attached. Light foxing throughout. A good copy.




Price – $1450.00 (ZAR-12000.00)

A Decent Fellow Doesn’t Work

“Experiences of an easy-going traveller in search of pleasure, interesting people and places inside and outside Southern Africa – with a little wisdom gathered on the way.”

Price – $14.00 (ZAR-170.00)

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

Fishmothing to cover. Sunned spine. Some foxing.

A Manual for the Guidance of Justices of the Peace and Special Justices of the Peace.

Containing the Statute Law of the Colony bearing on their powers and duties

A Metrical Outline of Cape History and Chronology

Historical poem on the Cape. Original pink paper wraps bound in red cloth boards with black titles to spine. Ink inscriptions to front paste down, f.f.e.p. and title page. Leaves are age toned with occasional fox marks.

Price – $25.00 (ZAR-280.00)

A Photograph Album – Motor Trip. Jan – Feb 1931. To & from Kimberley to Cape Town

64 black and white photographs showing Swellendam, Graaff Reinet, the Cango Caves, Mossel Bay, Cape Town, Hermanus, etc. Most photographs captioned in white. Some minor repairs to the album. The name Mildred Ellis Stock written to the inside of front board.


Price – $28.00 (ZAR-280.00)

A short history of Grahamstown

By the senior history master at Kingswood, a 34 page booklet bound in soft blue card. Possibly published circa 1952, there is also an edition with a red cloth cover.

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 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 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 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

Title page

Title page

Adventures of a MEDICAL MAN

A doctor who came out to the Cape Colony and worked in various areas. He became acquainted with Rhodes towards the end of Rhodes’ life.


Price – $22.00 (ZAR-220.00)

Adventures of a MEDICAL MAN

A doctor who came out to the Cape Colony and worked in various areas. He became acquainted with Rhodes towards the end of Rhodes’ life.


Price – $22.00 (ZAR-220.00)

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 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)

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 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)

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)