South African Balloons

13pp, foxed throughout. The paper cover is split along the spine, but considering the age and the fact that it is only paper with no binding it has survived well. Sub title is ” A skit on the Boom” and author is identified as ” An Observer”  A satire on the economy and politics of the diamond and goldfields.

South African Genealogies Vol. I A-C

A record of old South African family names up to at least 1930. Vol. I A-C

Price – $73.00 (ZAR-700.00)

South African War Medal 1877- 8 – 9 The Medal Roll

267pp, with some notes by the author, otherwise roll according to year and regiment, with enlarged black and white images of the medals.



Price – $180 (ZAR-1900)

South West

Text by Johann Richter, photographs by Gerald Cubitt and others. Covers show edge wear, crease on lower corner of front board. DW has severe creasing and chipping top and bottom with fading and creasing to spine.

South West Africa Annual 1974

South West Africa Annual 1974

South West Africa Annual 1974

South West Africa Survey 1974

Published by the Department of Foreign Affairs, at the time when the future of SWA was under discussion, with independence from South Africa pending. Many colour photographs.

Price – $17 (ZAR-170)

Souvenir of Golden Gatooma Rhodesia, 1912 & 1955 Souvenir

Two souvenirs of Gatooma (Kadoma), both illustrated in b/w. Edges frayed, but generally good, some tide marks to 1955 souvenir. Both bound in paper wraps, 1912 copy with large crease to front wrap, frayed at edges and rear wrap lightly soiled.

Price – $120.00 (ZAR-1200.00)

Splintered Crucifix

Early Pioneers for Christendom on Madagascar and the Cape of Good Hope.



Price – $30.00 (ZAR-280.00)

Stellenbosch 1679-1929

Text is clean and clear with numerous reproductions of linocuts and a section of black and white photographs. Text is in Afrikaans. Ink inscription to the ffep.

Price – $38.00 (ZAR-380.00)

Stellenbosch 1866-1966 Hundred Jaar Hoer Onderwys

Stoffsammlung zu einer Geschichte von Südwestafrika und Südafrika

An early collection of material, providing a brief history of South-West and South Africa. Text in German.

Price – $35 (ZAR-380)

Stories of the Early American Missionaries in South Africa

No date of publication, probably about 1934. Some pencil writing on back cover and half-title page. Small marks on covers and corners a little bent but overall a neat clean copy.

Studies in the History of Cape Town (three volumes)

A compilation of papers on the topic of local history, many of them inspired by developments in the field of urban history, drawing on oral history and a commitment to writing the history of the ‘inarticulate’ ordinary men and women.

Price – $90.00 (ZAR-950.00)

Studies in the Social and Economic History of the Witwatersrand 1886-1914. 2 volumes.

Price – $40.00 (ZAR-280.00)

Südwestafrika; wirtschaftlicher Ratgeber und allgemeine Anleitung, besonders für Auswanderungslustige

South West Africa; Economic advice and general guidance, especially for those who are emigrating. With multiple illustrations – lacking map to rear. Text in
German.

Price – $45.00 (ZAR-500.00)

Suid-Afrikaanse Weermag Oorsig


A well illustrated overview of SA’s armed forces.

Sunrise on the Langeberge

“The immigrant who remained to love, serve and enjoy his adopted country” 197pp


Price – $20 (ZAR-180)

Table Mountain: Our National Heritage After Three Hundred Years

Illustrated with a full colour frontis and numerous other b/w plates. Endpapers yellowed and edges browned. Previous owner’s bookplate to front paste-down. No DW.

Price – $20.00 (ZAR-220.00)

Take at the Flood; The Story if Harry Struben.

“A biography of one of the great pioneers who left an indelible mark on South Africa – Harry Struben.” Including 8 black and white and colour plates.

Price – $15.00 (ZAR-160.00)

Taking Stock – Johannesburg Stock exchange – the first 100 years

“tells the story of the men who headed the institution during its long climb to respectability, and of the triumphs and disasters along the way.” 214pp, with colour and black and white photographs.


Price – $18.00 (ZAR-140.00)

Tartan on the Veld; The Transvaal Scottish; 1950-1993

The third volume in continuing the history of the Transvaal Scottish. With numerous colour and monochrome illustrations.

Price – $70.00 (ZAR-750.00)

Terugblik van ‘n ‘Brugbower’

Signed by the author.

The ‘Prep’ Story

The story of St Andrew’s Preparatory School, Grahamstown, 1885-1970. 162pp with line drawings, plates and an appendix listing staff, and scholarship winners.



Price – $30.00 (ZAR-300.00)

The 24th Regiment at Isandhlwana, The Zulu War 1879

The African World Annual 1919 – 1920

314pp. News, advertising and business reports from the time. Some insect damage to edges of back pages.

Price – $70 (ZAR-650)