The Findlay Letters 1806-1870

A selection of two sets of family letters – of the Findlays and the Schreiners’. Compiled from the originals in the possession of George Schreiner Findlay of Pretoria. Slight wear to edges and corners of covers. Clean sound copy. Dust jacket worn and torn.

Price – $45.00 (ZAR-380.00)

The G. H. S. Queenstown, (Queenstown Girls High School)

Small stain at top of back board. Inscription on fep. 131pp, various b/w photo’s. A history of the sister school to Queen’s College.

The Genesis of the Diamond

Two volumes, with maps, photographs and sketches. Written by the manager of De Beers, who had followed in his father’s footsteps, both in the industry and in publishing a book on mining.

Price – $220 (ZAR-2200)

The Glittering Road.

Adventure in diamond country. Kimberley 1874-1876. Green cloth boards. Minor foxing and browning to pastedowns, prelims and fore edge. Minor chipping to DW with sunning to spine. Contents clean and well bound.

Price – $28.00 (ZAR-300.00)

The Golden Years: A Postcard Memoir of the Kalk Bay-Muizenberg Municipality 1895-1913

Laminated pictorial paper boards. Sunning to spine. Illustrated in b/w. Author’s inscription and signature in ink to front paste-down.


Price – $24.00 (ZAR-280.00)

The History and Social Significance of Motion Pictures in South Africa 1895-1940

Traces the history of peep-shows to ‘talkies’. Originally published as a PhD thesis at the University of Cape Town in 1946. Printed in a limited edition of 1000 copies.





Price – $120.00 (ZAR-1250.00)

The History of the Ancient Town and Once Famous Abbey of Waltham

The History of the Port and Settlement of Walvis Bay 1878-1978

Published on the occasion of the centenary of the establishment of the town after European settlement. Illustrated throughout.

Price – $50.00 (ZAR-680.00)

The House in Tyne Street. Childhood Memories of District Six

Inscribed by the author in the fep.

Price – $12.00 (ZAR-150.00)

The Hunter and His Art; A Survey of Rock Art in Southern Africa

Jalmer and Ione have selected 60 of the best original paintings and engravings, from many remote corners of Southern Africa, to be reproduced in colour and numerous black and white illustrations.



Price – $55.00 (ZAR-550.00)

The Indentured Indian in Natal (1860-1917)

a vivid description of the history of Indian South Africans and how they came as indentured labour to the British Colony of Natal between 1860 and 1911.


Price – $35.00 (ZAR-360.00)

The Irish in Southern Africa 1795-1910 Vol. 2

This is volume two of the occasional series of papers that produce a volume on the general theme of the Irish in colonial southern Africa.

Price – $50.00 (ZAR-450.00)

The Jews of KwaZulu-Natal: A History

“This history has been sponsored to record the history of the Jewish KwaZulu-Natal Community, to place on record its growth and quite unique qualities in its people and institutions.”

Price – $95.00 (ZAR-950.00)

The Johannesburg Saga

Extensive illustrated history of Johannesburg, including geological, social, political and natural-historic aspects. First edition, bound in green faux-leather with gilt decorations. Some spotting to the leaf edges and verso of dustwrap. Previous owner’s bookplate to verso of f.f.e.p.

Price – $30.00 (ZAR-340.00)

The Kitchingman Papers

Missionary letters and journals, 1817 to 1848, from the Brenthurst Collection, Johannesburg.

Price – $35.00 (ZAR-400.00)

The Knysna Elephants and their Forest Home

Price – $10.00 (ZAR-100.00)

The Little Karoo.

Minor shelfwear to spine edge of boards with bumping to top of spine. Some creasing to folds of DW and top edge of spine with small nicks to edges and scuff marks to the cover.

Price – $30.00 (ZAR-300.00)

The Making of a Nation

” A History of the Union of South Africa 1910 – 1961″ 348pp.

Price – $10 (ZAR-120)

The Medical, Dental and Pharmacy Directory of South Africa, 1926/7.

Some wear to the boards, binding tight and all text clean and clear.

The Moodies of Melsetter

A history of the Moodie family, set mostly in the 19th century, and the role they played in the colonization of South Africa. Two white labels with previous owner’s details; blue ink lettering and a small round orange dot on front free end page.

Price – $65.00 (ZAR-650.00)

The Mosques of Bo-Kaap.

A social history of Islam at the Cape. Previous owner’s name on half-title page.

Price – $80.00 (ZAR-950.00)

The Motorist’s Paradise – the Cape Peninsula and its Surrounding Disctricts.

Published under the joint auspices of the Cape Peninsula Publicity Association of Cape Town and the General Manager, South African Railways and Harbours. Includes two fold-out maps illustrating various motoring routes round the Peninsula. Light wear to boards. Pictorial illustration fixed to front of book. Tide marks and rippling to some pages. Well bound.

Price – $58.00 (ZAR-650.00)

The Natal Automobile Club Official Route Book.

Incomplete. Wear to the card index tabs. Includes 92 of 94 strip maps. Missing the Orange Free State and the Rhodesian routes. Fold-out map missing as well as rear index pages. Edge-wear to boards with heavy wear to corners. Insignia of the Automobile Club and Cooks’s Travel Services badge blind-stamped on front and rear covers respectively. Some scattered pencil and ink notes.

Price – $15.00 (ZAR-160.00)

The Northern Rhodesia Journal. Vol III. No. 3.

Interesting articles eg. Early history of water transport in Bangweulu Swamps; Kazembe’s Charter; Attacks of wild animals on people; Lusaka Natural History Club and others.

Price – $30.00 (ZAR-200.00)

The Road to El Dorado.

Adventure in the diamond country.
Kimberley 1867 – 1870. Map on feps indicating the farms in 1870. Green cloth boards. DW chipped and is missing a small section on the top and bottom of spine. Good clean copy.

Price – $28.00 (ZAR-320.00)