Die Groot Kerk 100 Jaar Oud 1841-1941

Inscription from die Kerkraad on the fep.

Die Groot Trek: Die Eerste Drie Jaar

This is the second installment of the series that tells the tale of the Groot Trek of the boers in South Africa in the 1830’s.

Price – $10.00 (ZAR-70.00)

Die Kaapse Kopersmid : ‘n Oorsig Van Die Kopersmids wat sedert 1662 aan die Kaap die Goeie Hoop Gewerk Het, met Besondere Verwysing na die Materiaal, Gereedskap en Tegnieke wat Hulle Gebruik Het

Signed by the author on title page. Text is clean and clear with full colour frontis piece and black-and-white plates throughout. Boards and DW show slight general wear.

Price – $22.00 (ZAR-180.00)

Die Malans van Morewag

Past owners’ names on the front fep of a very clean and tightly bound copy. Price clipped.

Die Middag Voel na Warm As

The author farmed at Vredendal in the Olifants River valley from 1970 onwards. This book describes his struggle to understand his coloured workers. Text in Afrikaans.

Price – $20.00 (ZAR-220.00)

Die Reis Naar Kaapstad Van Oom Gijsbert Van Graan En Sijn Ondervindingen Aldaar

In Dutch, with an illustration of Oom Gijsbert van Graan. Previous owner’s bookplate to front pastedown.

Price – $36.00 (ZAR-360.00)

Die Sending te Witzieshoek

Booklet dealing with the mission at Witzieshoek. Blue cloth boards with darker blue titles to spine, titles and device to front board. Illustrated throughout in b/w. Ink scrawl to front paste down. Leaves are browned, especially prelims. Some pen markings to text.

Price – $20.00 (ZAR-250.00)

Die Trektou: Die Voortrekkers se Jaarboek

First issue. Clean whole copy. Some pencil answers in crossword puzzles. Page 41 has small tear at lower edge. Slight browning at edges of pages. Back board has slight chip.

Die Vlammende Fez

Afrikaans verse about the Cape Malays. Du Plessis was head of the Institute of Malay Studies at the Cape Town University and from 1953 to 1963 he served as commissioner and later secretary and adviser for Coloured Affairs. Each poem is illustrated.

Price – $25 (ZAR-280)

District Six Image and Representation

Paperback exhibition catalogue for the National gallery. Some damp staining.

Drama at Ponta Delgada

Story of the Portuguese merchant ship Sao Goncalo, debris from the wreckage of which was found in Plettenberg Bay.With numerous b/w and colour illustrations.

Price – $30.00 (ZAR-350.00)

Dreyfuss & Co Limited Catalogue

East London & Port Elizabeth. 170pp, illustrated catalogue of furniture and household goods. No date, presumably late 19th century or early 20th century.

Price – $120 (ZAR-1200)


A Historical and Topographical Account of the City

Durban Past and Present

340pp, the history and present day, with poems by the author. Some foxing and minor insect damage.

Price – $195.00 (ZAR-1800.00)

Dusty Road to Long Ago

A journey done by the author, when he was a child, through the Cape Midlands, eastern Karoo and the lower Albany district.

Price – $14.00 (ZAR-100.00)

Een Vader Des Volks

A tale from the Orange Free-State during the time of President Brand. This book is part of the Zuid-Afrikaansche Historie Bibliotheek series.

Price – $16.00 (ZAR-140.00)

Eight Bells at Salamander

The unwritten story of ships and men in South African waters, and some of the forgotten adventures and mysteries of the wide oceans that wash the shores of Africa and break on the lonely isles.

Price – $15.00 (ZAR-180.00)

Eight Bells at Salamander

The story of ships and men in South African waters, and some of their forgotten adventures and mysteries.

Price – $15.00 (ZAR-130.00)

Eight Bells at Salamander

The story of ships and men in South African waters, and some of their forgotten adventures and mysteries.

Price – $18.00 (ZAR-160.00)

Einfuhrung in die Geschichte Sudwestafrikas

Introductory history of South-West Africa. With 5 maps in b/w. Text in German.

Price – $50.00 (ZAR-550.00)

Estimates of the Expenditure of the Colony of the Cape of Good Hope for the Year 1867

57pp, some uncut. Bound with cotton thread, has remains of white stickers on 2 pages, a reference number and a pencil annotation on front cover.

Price – $17 (ZAR-180)

Far-Off Things

A treating of the history, aborigines, myths and jungle mysteries of Ceylon; modern day Sri-Lanka. Bound in blue cloth boards with gilt titles to spine. 65 b/w illustrations throughout. Some rubbing to boards and sunning to spine. Edges and leaves are browned, but overall a good – very good copy.

Price – $25.00 (ZAR-280.00)

Felsbilder in Südafrika, Teil 1: Die Gravierungen auf Klipfontein, Kapprovinz

A German book about the rock art of the Cape Province. Includes black and white plates.

Price – $78.00 (ZAR-750.00)

Fish Hoek: Looking Back

Selective local history of the Fish Hoek area. Perfect bound in pictorial card wraps with titles to front wrap and spine. Very good, some creasing to front wrap.

Price – $30.00 (ZAR-350.00)

Fishermen of the Cape

An illustrated depiction of the life of the fisherman of the Cape.

Price – $30 (ZAR-280)