Aggrey of Africa

“A Study in Black and White”. The life and travels of Aggrey, a teacher, an interpreter on Scott’s expedition to Ashanti, a professor in the USA amongst other things.
Ink inscription on front free endpaper from Healdtown.

Price – $26.00 (ZAR-240.00)

Album Historico Fotografico Constituciones De Cuba 1868-1901-1940

Historico Fotografico Constituciones De Cuba 1868-1901-1940

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 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)

An Illustrated Social History of South Africa

“How did people really live in the South Africa of the past? Professor A. F. Hattersley offers a brilliant answer by describing the entire social scene as it developed through the ages: The Netherlands period (1652-1795); What the author calls the Age of Immaturity (1795-1849) and the Age of Maturity (1849-1910).

Book condition: Very good, light wear to jacket

Price – $30.00 (ZAR-350.00)

Annual of South Africa 1949-1950

An annual dedicated to all of South Africa’s interests and activities.

Price – $25.00 (ZAR-200.00)

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)

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)

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

With numerous illustrations. Signed by the author.

Price – $22.00 (ZAR-220.00)

Baai van Diamante

A comprehensive contemporary history of Alexander Bay from 1926 to 1989, generously illustrated in b/w and colour. Text in Afrikaans. Bound in blue paper covered boards with white titles to spine. Minor rubbing to head and foot of spine and corners. Dust jacket very good with some blue marks to verso. A Very Good + copy.

Price – $100.00 (ZAR-980.00)

Back to Tristan.

Blue boards with bumped spine and discolouration to board edges and spine. Minor foxing to prelims with some staining to bottom page edges. Includes colour photographs. DW chipped and foxed with creasing to folds. Contents clean and well bound.

Price – $29.00 (ZAR-300.00)

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)

Barrier of Spears: Drama of the Drakensberg

A comprehensive account of the Drankensberg mountains, illustrated in b/w and colour. Bound in blue, paper covered boards with white titles to spine. Some browning to the edges and verso of DW, else VG. Title page signed and inscribed by the authors.

Price – $22.00 (ZAR-220.00)

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)

Bay Between the Mountains

A history of False Bay, its people and places.

Price – $22.00 (ZAR-250.00)

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)

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, the farms, the life and the people, the folklore and the legends.

Price – $18.00 (ZAR-170.00)

Black South Africans: 57 Profiles of Natal’s Leading Blacks – A Who’s Who

Biographical data, full page photographs and in-depth profiles. Includes a map. Slight wear to edges and corners of covers. Some wear and minor chipping to edges of dust jacket. Foxing to inside of dust jacket.

Price – $35.00 (ZAR-300.00)