Pale Native

“Memories of a Renegade Reporter” 286pp, ” a story filled with drama, about the risks of investigative journalism on the front line.”

Price – $10 (ZAR-130)

Pelorus Jack: The White Dolphin of French Pass, New Zealand With Maori Legends + Postcard

Pamphlet on the famed white dolphin Pelorus Jack. Illustrated in monotone with a map. Bound in paper wrappers, with chips around the edges and tear to the front wrap. Text VG. Postcard VG and unused.

Price – $35.00 (ZAR-350.00)

Philip Brothers’ Complete Illustrated Catalogue

Philip Brothers were based in Port Elizabeth and supplied building materials and tools, agricultural implements, furniture, saddlery etc. 355pp. No date. Presumably early 20th Century.






Price – $93 (ZAR-950)

Photograph Album – Cape Railways and other

24 albumen prints on card. Mostly showing railway stations and bridges around the Western Cape. Hex River Bridge, Kogman’s Kloof, Motague, Ashton, and others. All photos 24 x 18cm. Wear to the head and foot of the spine. Some cockling to the album boards. All photos c. 1890.

Price – $130.00 (ZAR-1500.00)

Picturesque South Africa

“An album of two hundred choice photographic engravings, consisting of beautiful views of colonial scenery, interesting phases of colonial life and characteristic pictures of the chief cities and towns in South Africa.”

Price – $90.00 (ZAR-950.00)

Piet Uijs of Lijden en Strijd der Voortrekkers in Natal.

Language: Dutch/Afrikaans. Translation: Suffering and Struggle of the Voortrekkers in Natal. Front and rear feps age-toned. Foxing to prelims. Black/white photograph of author on frontispiece. Contents clean and well bound.

Price – $20.00 (ZAR-220.00)

Pik Botha en sy Tyd

A humorous biography of an inspiring politician. With personal interviews and correspondence with authoritative South African figures, Botha’s verses, and personal documents. Text in Afrikaans.

Price – $35 (ZAR-350)

Pioneer, Premier and Adminstrator of Natal

End pages and page edges are foxed otherwise good sound copy. 275pp, with some illustrations.

Price – $28.00 (ZAR-250.00)

Pioneer’s Path – Story of a career on the Witwatersrand

250pp, some black and white plates. End pages browned. Good condition.




Price – $18.00 (ZAR-140.00)

Port Natal

‘Many fascinating stories of pioneer life as it developed around the much frequented Port Natal.’ With numerous illustrations. Slight wear to edges and corners of covers. Minor foxing to endpapers. Dust jacket has crease and 4 cm tear to top of back, chipping to tail of spine and some foxing.

Price – $18.00 (ZAR-180.00)

Portrait of Plettenberg Bay

A highly regarded history of this coastal town.

Price – $36.00 (ZAR-420.00)

Portrait of Plettenberg Bay

A highly regarded history of this costal town.
Previous owner’s signature to the fep.

Price – $36.00 (ZAR-420.00)

Postmarks of the Cape Of Good Hope – The Postal History and Markings of the Cape of Good Hope and Qriqualand West 1792 – 1910

Includes the famous strikes, with an introduction by F.W Collins, an internationally recognized doyen in the field of Cape postal history. Includes several black and white, as well as full colour images.

Price – $50.00 (ZAR-740.00)

Precis of the Archives of the Cape of Good Hope : Letters and Documents Received, 1649-1662 (part 1)

Dutch text with parallel English precis. Title page marked, with neat ink inscription. Ink signature also on front cover.. One prelim has insect damage. Spine and back cover have been repaired.

Progressive Rhodesia

Pictorial retrospective on North and South Rhodesia and the industrial progress made in the colony. Card wraps detached Previous owner’s bookplate to first blank page. Leaves are sparsely foxed and age toned.

Price – $68.00 (ZAR-750.00)

Regency Cape Town

“Daily life in the eighteen-thirties illustrated with the hitherto unpublished Johannesburg Album of sketches by Sir Charles D’Oyly, together with his other Cape Town drawings and those of Frederick Knyvett.” 174pp

Price – $42.00 (ZAR-420.00)

Regency Cape Town.

Numbered 1031 of a limited edition of 1500 copies signed by the author. Daily life in the early 1830s illustrated with the hitherto unpublished Johannesburg Album of sketches by Sir Charles D’Oyly, together with his other Cape Town drawings and those of Frederick Knyvett. Personal inscription on front pastedown.

Price – $30.00 (ZAR-350.00)

Remembering Old Johannesburg

Reminiscences of life in the early days of Johannesburg with delightful anecdotes of people, horse-drawn trams, slop carts, ice blocks, the first radio and much more. Nostalgic reading of a bygone era.

Price – $20.00 (ZAR-250.00)

Report from the Select Committee appointed to inquire into the allegation contained in the Petition of Geo. Holloway

“who alleges to have suffered great loss on account of the Anti-Convict Agitation” 22pp, some uncut.

Price – $38 (ZAR-400)

Report of a Select Committee appointed by the House of Assembly to consider the opening of Meiring’s Poort

13pp, mostly uncut.

Price – $43,00 (ZAR-450,00)

Report of the Chief Inspector of Public Works for the year 1878 – with Appendices.

“Cape of Good Hope. Ministerial Department of Crown Lands and Public Works. Presented to both Houses of Parliament by command of His Excellency the Governor. 1879” 37pp, a foxed spot in top left corner of some pages, otherwise good.

Price – $19 (ZAR-200)

Report of the Select Committee appointed to consider and report on the King William’s Town Main Roads

10 pages plus 35pp of appendices and a folding map. Many pages uncut.

Price – $28 (ZAR-300)

Report of the Select Committee of the House of Assembly.

” Cape of Good Hope. Report on the claim made by the Free State for an equivalent to customs duty levied on goods passing through colonial ports, for consumption in the Free State. 43pp, two uncut.

Price – $43 (ZAR-450)

Rhodesia : Birth Of A Nation

A history of what we know today as Zimbabwe, this concise history takes us back to the 1890’s when the settlers began referring to their land as Rhodesia, and up until the year 1968 when George Thomson, the newly appointed Commonwealth secretary’s mission to strong arm Smith and the Rhodesian government fails.

Price – $13.00 (ZAR-150.00)

Rhodesia of To-day

Rhodesia of To-day : A Description of the Present Condition and the Prospects of Matabeleland and Mashonaland

Rhodesia of To-day : A Description of the Present Condition and the Prospects of Matabeleland and Mashonaland