David Livingstone; South African Papers; 1849-1853; Second Series No. 5

A book focusing on Livingstone’s experiences in South Africa and his views on South African policy. With 3 black and white illustrations and 1 fold-out map.

Price – $32.00 (ZAR-320.00)

De Nichtjes van de Kommandeur

A historic South African tale from the years 1652-1656. This book is part of the Zuid-Afrikaansche Historie Bibiliotheek.

Price – $16.00 (ZAR-140.00)

Deutsche Frau in Südwest – Den Erlebnissen einer Farmersfrau in Heutigen Afrika Nacherzählt

The experiences of a German farmer’s wife in South West Africa. Illustrated by numerous b/w photographic plates.

Price – $20 (ZAR-220)

Die “Hendsoppers” en “Joiners”; Die Rasionaal en Verskynsel van Verraad

“Hierdie werk, vul ‘n belangrike leemte in die geskiedskrywing oor die Anglo-Boeroorlog en die na-oorlogse tydperk.” in Afrikaans. Previous owners bookplate to ffp. With several black and white illustrations.

Price – $30.00 (ZAR-350.00)

Die Afrikaanse Boek van die Begin tot 1959 – Soft Cover

Boektentoonstelling by die Vyftigjarige Herdenkingsfees van die Suid-Afrikaanse Akademie vir Wetenskap en Kuns, geopen op 1 April 1959 in die Ou Hooggeregshofgebou [Stellenbosch]”. Some discolouration to edges of covers. Small closed tear on back cover.

Die Buiteposte. VOC-buiteposte onder Kaapse bestuur 1651 – 1795.

Signed by the author in 1994. Edge wear to boards otherwise contents clean and tightly bound.

Price – $95.00 (ZAR-950.00)

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 Malereien der Buschmanner in Sudafrika.

The art of the Bushman in South Africa. Text in german. Brown cloth boards with white print. Dust jacket bound into the book. Many illustrations, some black and white photographs and 3 colour plates. Some foxing throughout. Well bound.

Price – $190.00 (ZAR-2200.00)

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)

Die Wurzeln der Kaphollandischen Volksuberlieferungen.

Text in German. Author lived in Greyton, Cape Province. (rough translation “The Roots of Cape Dutch Folklore). Edge wear to marbled boards and leather spine. Contents clean and well bound.

Price – $38.00 (ZAR-450.00)

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)

Du Toit – Some Early Cape Farms.

37 photocopies pages with colour illustrations tipped in. Self published work on the Du Toit family and their history at the Cape from 1692 to 1818. Plastic spine with clear plastic wraps.

Price – $27.00 (ZAR-300.00)


A Historical and Topographical Account of the City

Early Diamond Days. The Opening of the Diamond Fields of South Africa.

Green cloth boards with minor bumping to edge of spine. Small blue and gold bookseller’s sticker on pastedown as well as numbered stamp on fep. Foxing to pastedowns and tips of pages. DW foxed with chipping, small nicks and price clipped.
Text clean and well bound.

Price – $27.00 (ZAR-280.00)

Early Railways at the Cape.

Colour illustrated boards with light sunning. Contents clean and tightly bound.

Price – $28.00 (ZAR-300.00)

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)