Album Historico Fotografico Constituciones De Cuba 1868-1901-1940

Historico Fotografico Constituciones De Cuba 1868-1901-1940

Album: Souvenir of Cape Town.

Souvenir booklet of colour lithographic photographs circa 1915, depicting scenes of the old promenade pier, architecture in Adderley and Strand streets, South African library, Railway Station, scenic coastal road and others. Price – $34.00 (ZAR-400.00)

Album: Views of South Africa.

Photographs of the major cities and towns in South Africa including Bulawayo. One page missing between Buffalo and Umgeni Rivers.

Price – $23.00 (ZAR-250.00)

Album: South Africa. Cape Town, Simon’s Town, Port Elizabeth, Kimberley and South African Gold Fields.

Small album with fold-out photographs. Reinforcement repairs to folds and one tear. Some abrasions to photographs. Price – $160.00 (ZAR-1800.00)

Amiralty House Simon’s Town

“Admiralty House presents not only the history of the house, but also that of its many distinguished occupants and visitors over nearly two centuries.” Signed by the author. With numerous colour illustrations.

Price – $65.00 (ZAR-650.00)

An Account of the Cape of Good Hope

‘An historical view of its original settlement by the Dutch, its capture by the British 1n 1795 and the different policy pursued there by the Dutch and British governments. Also a sketch of its geography, productions, the manners and customs of the inhabitants etc. etc.’ Worn covers. Covers loose. Sporadic foxing throughout. Advertisements at the back for other books by the publisher.



Price – $640.00 (ZAR-6000.00)

An artist’s journey along the Old Cape Post Road 1822 – 33

Reproductions and notes from a sketch book found in the Library of Parliament. His journey from Port Elizabeth to Cape Town by horseback is illustrated, along with notes, as well as speculation as to his identity and annotations by the author. 69pp





Price – $28.00 (ZAR-350.00)

An Artist’s Journey Along the Old Cape Post Road 1832-33

Illustrated by 21 of his sketches, further illustrations and a map with notes and clues to the identity of the artist. Small label of previous owner on ffep.

Price – $25.00 (ZAR-280.00)

An Illuminated Presentation to General Louis Botha

Presented by the Winburg Chamber of Commerce in honour of the Premier’s visit to the town.
Finely executed by hand in ink and watercolour on card.

Price – $90.00 (ZAR-900.00)

Annual Report of the Chief Inspector of Public Works for the year 1880 – 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” 49pp, with a folding map of land transferred to the government along Kowie River west bank in the back.

Price – $44 (ZAR-460)

Architectural Beauty of the old Cape as seen by Arthur Elliott.

Photographs of houses and farmsteads now largely demolished or ruined taken at the beginning of the twentieth century. Price – $75.00 (ZAR-850.00)

Arnhem en Omstreken

The only reference we can find to this title is on the Rijksmuseum research library site. Dutch text. Contains 13 lithographs. Circa 1874. Covers sunned. Wear to edges. Hinge of front cover cracked. Stamp on front free endpaper. Sporadic foxing to edges.

Price – $120.00 (ZAR-900.00)

Arthur Elliott. A Memoir of the Man and the Story of his Photographic Collection.

Colour print of the well known Kersefontein farm gable as frontispiece. Includes 30 b/w photographs and 2 illustrations. Inscription in red ink on free end paper.

Price – $20.00 (ZAR-220.00)

Aspects of the History of Copper Mining in Namaqualand 1846 – 1931

With numerous illustrations. Signed by the author.


Price – $22.00 (ZAR-220.00)

Baron von Ludwig and the Ludwig’s-burg Garden.

“A chronicle of the Cape from 1806 to 1848 with an appendix showing some of the horticultural introductions of Baron von Ludwig.” Front and back pastedowns and feps discoloured. DW is sunned and slightly foxed with minor wear. Otherwise a clean and well bound copy.

Price – $35.00 (ZAR-350.00)

Basket Work Harbour – The Story of the Kowie

The endeavour of the 1820 settlers to build a harbour at Kowie River.


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Price – $42.00 (ZAR-380.00)

Basket Work Harbour. The Story of the Kowie.

This copy is numbered 639 of a limited edition of 1200 copies. Previous owner’s details on ffep and small red/gilt label of bookseller on front pastedown. Illustrated map of river on pastedowns. Age-toning to front and rear fep and pages 8 and photographs opposite. Contents clean and tightly bound.

Price – $20.00 (ZAR-200.00)

Beaulien-on-Illovo, Richmond Natal

A history of the Richmond area in Natal.

Beautiful Homesteads of the Western Cape

A photographic essay of some the Capes most famous homesteads.






Price – $27.00 (ZAR-260.00)

Because They Chose the Plan of God

Account of the Bulhoek Massacre of 1921 including the social, historical and economic factors leading up to the event. With multiple photographs and maps.

Price – $17 (ZAR-180)

Before we Forget – The Story of Fish Hoek

A charming and concise history of the iconic town by the sea which “started” in 1883. A must have for anyone interested in the history of the cape’s seaside towns.

Price – $35.00 (ZAR-380.00)

Before We Forget. The Story of Fish Hoek.



Price – $32.00 (ZAR-280.00)

Beloved Partner – Mary Moffat of Kuruman.

A biography based on the letters of Mary Moffat, wife of missionary Robert Moffat of Kuruman. Orange soft card covers. Minor shelf wear otherwise a good clean copy.

Price – $30.00 (ZAR-300.00)

Better than they knew

Two volumes. 239 and 214pp. “The personal stories of individuals (South Africans) who have made a mark in their own sphere”. published in 1972 and 1974.

Price – $27.00 (ZAR-250.00)

Beyond the City Lights.

The story of the Western Province – the towns and the farms, the life and the people, the folklore and the legends.

Price – $15.00 (ZAR-180.00)