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

Fishmothing to cover. Sunned spine. Some foxing.

A History of Natal

A comprehensive and scholarly history of Natal.


Price – $17.00 (ZAR-160.00)

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 long night’s DAMAGE

“Working for the Apartheid State.” Eugene de Kock tells his story, as an officer taking orders, while also revealing other’s crimes against humanity. 332pp.

Price – $70 (ZAR-950)

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 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 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 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 Traditional Way of Life

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

Price – $80 (ZAR-850.00)

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 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)

Aan Tafelbaai’s Strand

A tale of the life of a Capetonian from 1791-1811. This book is part of the Zuid-Afrikaansche Historie Bibliotheek.

Price – $16.00 (ZAR-140.00)

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)

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 Dances of the Witwatersrand Gold Mines

A study of the various tribal dances performed at the mines. A presentation copy presented to A.J. Milne. Inscribed by him on half title page. Numerous photos. Covers slightly scuffed and chipped. Gilt edges. Clean sound copy.

Price – $67.00 (ZAR-500.00)

African Nature Notes and Reminiscences

Limited edition number 1713 of 2112 copies, a facsimile reprint in the Heritage Series. 356pp, with illustrations by E. Caldwell.

Price – $32.00 (ZAR-350.00)

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)