Lost Communities, Living Memories. Remembering Forced Removals in Cape Town.

A record of shared oral histories and memories of some of the Capetonians who were relocated as a result of the Group Areas Act. Richly illustrated with photographs.

Price – $52.00 (ZAR-550.00)

Lost Trails of the Transvaal

A History of the Transvaal by Bulpin.


Price – $25.00 (ZAR-280.00)

Lovedale and literature for the Bantu – A brief history and a forecast.

A supplementary book to a thesis for the degree of Doctor of Literature. Outlines the efforts of the missionaries to further the development of literature among the Bantu people. 111pp.


Price – $27.00 (ZAR-250.00)

Lovedale South Africa.

Lovedale Seminary in the Eastern Provine of South Africa was founded by Presbyterians of Scotland and opened in July 1841 to create a place of learning in which teachers and others could be trained for work in the schools and other departments of the mission and which would also form a centre where children of the missionaries and settlers could obtain their education. Price – $20.00 (ZAR-240.00)

Luderitzbucht – Damals und Gerstern.

Text in German. A photographic collection of the settlement and port at Luderitzbucht, Namibia circa 1905-1956. Edge-wear and scuff marks to laminated card wraps. Contents clean and well bound.

Price – $50.00 (ZAR-550.00)

Many Cultures One Nation

A commemorative book of the inauguration of the President of South Africa 10 May 1994.






Price – $16.00 (ZAR-150.00)

Mariannhill and its Apostolate.

Origin of the Mariannhill Missionaries. Light blue cloth boards. Minor wear and tear overall with a 4cm closed tear on top of DW. Stained on the back.

Price – $25.00 (ZAR-340.00)

Mariannhill. A Study in Bantu Life and Missionary Effort.

Previous owner’s details on ffep. Handwritten names on rear fep. Contents clean and tightly bound. Price – $29.00 (ZAR-380.00)

Marine Shells of Southern Africa

“A clearly written and carefully illustrated guide to the marine shells of the coast of Southern Africa.” Light foxing to front and rear prelims. b&w photographs.

Price – $14.00 (ZAR-140.00)

Michaelhouse 1896 – 1968

229p with plates in black and white and colour.




Price – $15.00 (ZAR-150.00)

Michaelhouse 1896 – 1968

Limited edition copy number 58 of 100. 229p with plates in black and white and colour.




Price – $33.00 (ZAR-320.00)

Miles and Miles and Miles

The story of a man’s lone war-time hike from Ethiopia to South Africa. With several black and white photographs.

Price – $13.00 (ZAR-140.00)

Miscast: Negotiating the Presence of the Bushmen

Signed by Pippa Skotnes and some of the contributors. An examination of the European interpolation of ‘Bushmen’ as a people, with running counter-narratives; illustrated in colour and b/w throughout. Bound in laminated pictorial card wraps. Previous owner’s signature on fep. Includes a loose pocket with an invitation to the initial launch of the book. Edges lightly foxed otherwise a very good copy.

Price – $300.00 (ZAR-3000.00)

Missionary Travels in Central Africa

With numerous illustrations and five maps. Previous owner’s bookplate to front pastedown.

Price – $28.00 (ZAR-280.00)

More Annals of Natal

“With Historical Introductions and Notes” Based in part on responses to Bird’s (Annals of Natal) request for more information from settlers who arrived prior to 1852. The book concerns itself primarily with the first generation of Natal’s history as a British settlement. 256pp plus an index.



Price – $48 (ZAR-550)

More Annals of Natal – With Historical Introductions And Notes

“With Historical Introductions and Notes” Based in part on responses to Bird’s (Annals of Natal) request for more information from settlers who arrived prior to 1852. The book concerns itself primarily with the first generation of Natal’s history as a British settlement. 256pp plus an index.

Price – $34.00 (ZAR-420.00)

My dear Maria. The Cape letters and journal of Barbarina Charlotte, Lady Grey 1857 – 1860.

Extracts from letters written by Lady Grey to her sister-in-law, Maria, wife of the Third Earl Grey interspersed with extracts from her diary offering a fascinating glimpse of people and places in mid-19th century Cape Town. Friends of the South African Library New Series No. 6. Bookplate of previous owner on ffep which has caused some cockling.

Price – $14.00 (ZAR-140.00)

Namibia. The Wall of Silence.

The dark days of the liberation and the internal power struggles within SWAPO. Includes black and white photographs. Contents clean and tightly bound.

Price – $24.00 (ZAR-240.00)

Nanima’s Chest

99pp, with colour and black and white photographs, with a theme of Indian crafts brought from India to South Africa, in particular woven and embroidered cloth.

Price – $28.00 (ZAR-280.00)

New Monkland Parish: Its History, Industries , and People

With numerous portraits and prints from photographs

With numerous portraits and prints from photographs

Noor’s Story. My Life in District Six.

Inscription signed by the author on 12/01/2000.

Price – $15.00 (ZAR-170.00)

North Wales: Delineated from two excursions through all the interesting parts of that highly beautiful and romantic country, and intended as a guide for future tourists.

Illustrated with plates, tables and a hand coloured map.



Price – $80.00 (ZAR-950.00)

Observations on Milford – Haven

Fold-out colour maps. Slightly damp damaged around the corners.

Observatory. A Town in the Suburbs

A history of Observatory 1881-1913. Number 005 of 500 copies printed. Numerous b&w illustrations.

Price – $45.00 (ZAR-480.00)

Olive Schreiner. A Woman in South Africa 1855 – 1881.

English translation. An overview of Olive Schreiner’s first 25 years of her life, development and work prior to her departure for England in 1881. An extraordinary woman living and working in exceptional circumstances.

Price – $65.00 (ZAR-650.00)