General History and Social Life of The Cape of Good Hope.

Vol 1 of Botha’s collected works. Does not include the other two volumes. Faux leather boards with gilt and light blue lettering on spine. Light browning to fep with faint mark to lower right corner of half title page. Light age-toning to page edges otherwise contents clean. Binding tight.

Price – $25.00 (ZAR-250.00)

Gentleman’s Walk – The Romantic Story of Cape Town’s Oldest, Streets, Lanes and Squares

‘Historical facts are interwoven with delightful glimpses in the past’. With numerous black and white illustrations and 11 colour plates. Slight wear to edges and corners of covers. Minor foxing to endpapers and page edges.

Price – $33.00 (ZAR-300.00)

Geological Survey of Natal and Zululand

A set of the three reports compiled after the geological survey of Natal and Zululand in 1901. Includes black and white plates and fold-out maps.

Price – $80.00 (ZAR-700.00)

Gordon’s Bay – Jewel of False Bay

A historical account looking at the last 300 years specifically in Gordon’s bay. In this book you will information on some of the famous inhabitants, as well as churches, restaurants and so on.

Price – $28.00 (ZAR-320.00)

Goud vir die Soeker : Die Verhaal van die Mense van die Boshoff-myne

Edges and corners of boards minimally rubbed. DW chipped at top and bottom edges and at folds, small piece missing at top of spine.

Goue Munte = Gold Coins

Parallel Afrikaans and English text. Comprises a brief outline of South Africa’s gold coins, and a survey of gold coins issued since the beginning of the 19th century in the rest of the world. Illustrated in colour.

Graaf-Reinet – A Cultural History – 1786 – 1886

272pp, illustrated throughout in black and white.

Price – $50 (ZAR-500)

Graaff-Reinet. An Album of Old Photographs.

William Roe introduced photography to Graaff-Reinet in 1861. With his keen interest in heritage, he copied virtually all the available old photographs of the town. The pictures reproduced here have been chosen from his collection to depict the town during the period 1866 to the beginning of this century. With English/Afrikaans text.

Price – $12.00 (ZAR-140.00)

Grahamstown – “The Settler City”. 1969 Directory.

Compiled by Grahamstown Publicity Association. Includes Plan of the City of Grahamstown fold-out map at the rear. Contents clean and tightly bound.

Price – $15.00 (ZAR-150.00)

Grahamstown and its Environs.

A comprehensive and compact guide to Grahamstown and its surroundings. Fold out map with a small tear to top edge. Light abrasion mark to front cover. Contents clean and well bound.

Price – $10.00 (ZAR-100.00)

Graves and Guineas, Kimberley 1871-1873

A description of life on the diamond fields in Kimberley in 1871-1873




Price – $29.00 (ZAR-280.00)

Great River. The Story of the Orange River. (Signed by the author)

The author covers the story of the Orange River from the prehistoric peoples, namely Bushmen, Hottentots, to the explorers, eg Gordon, Le Vaillant, Burchell and others. 27 colour plates, 18 black and white plates, 11 images of figures and 4 maps. Erratum tipped in on front pastedown.

Price – $60.00 (ZAR-650.00)

Here Comes the Alabama; The Career of a Confederate Raider

The full story of the American ship that inspired the song “Daar Kom Die Alabama”. Previous owner’s bookplate to front endpaper.

Price – $33.00 (ZAR-350.00)

Het Oudste Kaapse Zilver 1669 – 1751

208pp in Dutch with a summary of 16 pages in English. 28 black and white plates at end of book.

Price – $22.00 (ZAR-250.00)

Historical Simon’s Town

Vignettes, reminiscences and illustrations of the harbour and community from the days of the VOC and the Royal Navy with notes on administrators, personalities, old buildings, navigation and shipwrecks.

Price – $78.00 (ZAR-850.00)

Historich Album van de Nederduische Gereformeerde Kerk in Zuid Afrika

200pp, in Dutch.


Price – $38 (ZAR-350)

History of Arbroath

‘Notices of the civil and ecclesiastical affairs of the neighbouring district’. With 8 pages of illustrations.

Homesteads and Villages of South Africa

113pp plus black and white plates and many line illustrations. Traces the development of folk building in South Africa, includes artifacts, utensils and furniture too.

Price – $65.00 (ZAR-600.00)

Honneur Aulx Degnes : Roedean School (S.A.) 1903-1978



Boards slightly soiled. Book contains numerous black and white photographs. Shows slight foxing to flyleaf.

Hout Bay An Illustrated Historical Profile

History of Hout Bay, illustrated in full colour.

Price – $55.00 (ZAR-600.00)

I Remember Cape Town.

Illustrations by Tony Grogan. Tanning to the pastedowns and around the fep edges with severe foxing to the prelims and last two pages. Foxing to top, fore- and bottom page edges.

Price – $23.00 (ZAR-250.00)

I Remember Cape Town.

Illustrations by Tony Grogan. Previous owner’s stamp on front and rear pastedowns. Tanning around the fep edges with a small price mark in ink in the corner.

Price – $26.00 (ZAR-280.00)

I’ll Sing You One-Oh!

The History of St Andrew’s Preparatory School, Grahamstown. Fully illustrated. With a foreword by Marguerite Poland.

Price – $30.00 (ZAR-380.00)

Im Deutschen Diamantenlande

This book was written at the time that German Rule had reached its crescendo in South West Africa, with the Herero’s and Namas tribes having been defeated. Diamond excavation had begun at Kolmanskop, at the time of writing, the author had visions of the colony becoming a highway for Germany throughout Africa, anticipating a German controlled Railway Line stretching from Cairo to the Cape. Contains numerous photographic illustrations and sketches and one coloured fold in map. Ex libris badge.

Price – $145.00 (ZAR-1800.00)

Im Deutschen Diamantenlande

This book was written at the time that German Rule had reached its crescendo in South West Africa, with the Herero’s and Namas tribes having been defeated. Diamond excavation had begun at Kolmanskop, at the time of writing, the author had visions of the colony becoming a highway for Germany throughout Africa, anticipating a German controlled Railway Line stretching from Cairo to the Cape. Contains numerous photographic illustrations and sketches and one coloured fold in map. Ex libris badge.

Price – $145.00 (ZAR-1800.00)