Adventures of a MEDICAL MAN

A doctor who came out to the Cape Colony and worked in various areas. He became acquainted with Rhodes towards the end of Rhodes’ life.


Price – $22.00 (ZAR-220.00)

African Dances of the Witwatersrand Gold Mines

A study of the various tribal dances performed at the mines. A presentation copy presented to A.J. Milne. Inscribed by him on half title page. Numerous photos. Covers slightly scuffed and chipped. Gilt edges. Clean sound copy.

Price – $67.00 (ZAR-500.00)

African Nature Notes and Reminiscences

Limited edition number 1713 of 2112 copies, a facsimile reprint in the Heritage Series. 356pp, with illustrations by E. Caldwell.

Price – $32.00 (ZAR-350.00)

African Saga

Ricciardi, a famous photographer and author of Vanishing Africa, writes one of the strangest stories of her life growing up on the shores of Lake Naivasha in Kenya. With numerous black and white photographs.

Price – $33.00 (ZAR-330.00)

African Switzerland

An account of the Basutoland in the mid 1900’s.


Price – $10.00 (ZAR-60.00)

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 American Family on the African Frontier

The Burnham Family Letters, 1893-1896.




Price – $20.00 (ZAR-200.00)

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)

Andrew Smith’s Journal of his Expedition into the Interior of South Africa 1834 – 1836

“An authentic narrative of travels and discoveries, the manners and customs of the Native tribes, and the physical nature of the country”.

Price – $110.00 (ZAR-1200.00)

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)

Archaeology in Southern Africa

An illustrated and anecdotal account of archaeology in Southern Africa.




Price – $18.00 (ZAR-140.00)

Argitektoniese Skoonheid in Kaapstad se Kompanjiestuin 1777-1805

Volume on the architectural contents of the Company Gardens at the Cape, text Afrikaans with summary in English. Bound in maroon pebbled cloth boards with gilt lettering to front board and spine. Previous owner’s bookplate to front paste down.

Price – $35.00 (ZAR-380.00)

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)

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

With numerous illustrations. Signed by the author.


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)

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)

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)