Copper Mining in Namaqualand 1846-1931. Aspects of the history.

“From the library of” stamp on title page. Light foxing to front and rear prelims as well as top edge. Black and white photographs. Contents clean and tightly bound.

Price – $10.00 (ZAR-120.00)

Cornish Immigrants to South Africa

“The Cousin Jacks’ contribution to the development of mining and commerce / 1820-1920. Cornwall background and history, 1820 Settlers, Miner-immigrants to Namaqualand, Kimberley, Witwatersrand, Lists of names of immigrants. ” 122pp, with some black and white plates.



Price – $80.00 (ZAR-800.00)

Correspondence relative to the Annexation to this Colony of the St John’s River Territory

25pp, age toned and with chips and tears.
Cape of Good Hope. Presented to both Houses of Parliament by command of His Excellency the Governor.

Price – $35 (ZAR-360)

Daglemier in Suid-Afrika: Oorsig van die Geskiedenis van Suid-Afrika, van die Vroegste Tye tot 1881

Past owner’s bookplate pasted on front endpaper. Top corners of boards slightly bumped; top fore edges of pages foxed. DW has chips and tears top and bottom with small pieces missng at top of spine.

Daughters of the King

The Story of St Mary’s Diocesan School for Girls, Pretoria, 1879 – 1979. With numerous black and white illustrations.



Price – $18.00 (ZAR-180.00)

David & Goliath; The First War of Independence, 1880 – 1881

A commemoration of the Century of the First War of Independence 1880 – 1881, covering the causes, the battles, and the effects, which result in a readable account of this war. With numerous illustrations and maps.


Price – $28.00 (ZAR-280.00)

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 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 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)

Dingaansdag. Soewenier Program 1838 – 1938. Honderd Jarige Herdenking – Eeufeesviering op 14, 15 en 16 Desember 1938.

Text: Afrikaans. Festival held at Rosebank’s exhibition grounds by the “Dingaansfeeskomitee Kaapse Skiereiland’. Price – $20.00 (ZAR-250.00)

Dingaansdag. Soewenier Program 1838 – 1938. Honderd Jarige Herdenking.

Text: Afrikaans. Festival held at Rosebank’s exhibition grounds by the “Dingaansfeeskomitee Paarl Vrouelandbouvereniging.”

Price – $20.00 (ZAR-250.00)

District Six Image and Representation

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

Dorps. Small Towns of South Africa.

Photographing the small towns – a part of ‘Old Africa’ that is quickly disappearing.

Price – $85.00 (ZAR-950.00)

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)