In the Shadow of Table Mountain

A History of the University of Cape Town Medical School

In the Valley of the Berg, or the Romance of a South African Town.

A composition project of the Gymnasium Senior Matriculation Class of 1924, describing sports, education, agriculture and social figures of that time.




Price – $60.00 (ZAR-600.00)

Indaba my children and Africa is my Witness

Two volumes, limited edition of 1,212 copies, these are copies number 546, both inscribed by the author.




Price – $300 (ZAR-3800)

Jakaranda Time

An investigator’s view of South Africa’s Truth and Reconciliation Committee. 168pp. with photographs.

Price – $16 (ZAR-200)

Johannesburg Art and Artists: Selections from a Century

A representative selection of art-making in Johannesburg in the past 100 years. Published to coincide with the opening of an extension of the Johannesburg Art Gallery and the centenary of the city. Signature of Willem Meyer with date to the title page.




Price – $60.00 (ZAR-600.00)

Kaapstadse Trienniale 1991 = Cape Town Triennial

Light general scuffng to covers; a neat clean copy.

Kalahari Wealth – The story of manganese.

174pp, colour plates and line drawings. The history of South African Manganese Limited from 1922 – 1977.




Price – $18.00 (ZAR-160.00)

Kalk Bay St. James: A Brief History Illustrated with Postcards of a Bygone Era

Brief history of the Cape peninsula suburbs illustrated in b/w and colour. Author’s signature in ink to copyright page. Staple bound booklet in laminated pictorial card wraps.

Price – $22.00 (ZAR-250.00)

Kilimanjaro and its People

‘A history of the Wachagga, their laws, customs and legends, together with some account of the highest mountain in Africa.’ With numerous b/w illustrations throughout the text. Rebound in green, cloth covered boards, with silver titles to front board and spine. Spine with white cataloguing information, crossed out in black. Edges slightly spotted and stained. Ex library copy with library stamps and blind stamps. Single plate partially loosed from binding, else VG.


Price – $60.00 (ZAR-650.00)

Kings, Commoners and Concessionares: The Evolution And dissolution of the Ninteenth Century Swazi State

Paperback with minor wear to edges and foxing to end papers. A history of the Swazi state

Krieg und Frieden im Hererolande: Aufzeichnungen aus dem Kriegsjahre 1904

Bound in brown cloth boards with gilt lettering to front board and spine. Title page inscribed by the Count of Stillfried und Rattonitz, 1906. Illustrated in b/w. Text in German, set in Gothic script. Some scuffing to the boards and light browning to the leaves. Corners lightly bumped. Overall VG-Good.


Price – $600.00 (ZAR-6500.00)

Later Annals of Natal

A history of Natal. Blue cloth boards, gilt titles to spine. Bookseller’s label to bottom of front paste down. Some foxing to the prelims. Edges slightly browned. A very good copy.

Price – $24.00 (ZAR-280.00)

Leeuwenhof; Die Kronieke van ‘n Kaapse Herehuis

The history of Leeuwenhof in Afrikaans, with numerous black and white plates.

Price – $18.00 (ZAR-180.00)

Life at Natal a Hundred Years Ago

A day-to-day account of life in Natal a century ago.


Price – $15.00 (ZAR-140.00)

Life at the Cape a Hundred Years Ago

Reprint of 1963 edition.

Like it was – The Star 100 years in Johannesburg

Commemorates The Star newspaper’s 100 years in Johannesburg. 260pp with many illustrations. Documents daily life in the city over the last century, including the development of apartheid and the black struggle to be given a political voice.



Price – $14.00 (ZAR-120.00)

Lions and Virgins

Heraldic state symbols, Coats-of-Arms, Flags, Seals and other Symbols of Authority in South Africa, 1487 – 1962.


Price – $16.00 (ZAR-160.00)

Lost Trails of the Transvaal

A History of the Transvaal by Bulpin.


Price – $20.00 (ZAR-250.00)

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)

Lüderitz and Environs: A Study in Conservation

Architectural conservation study of the region illustrated in monotone. Luxury issue limited to 200 copies of which this is no 14.

Price – $160 (ZAR-1800)

Major Rock Paintings of South Africa

Facsimile reproductions by R. Townley Johnson. 95p, some in colour.

Price – $28.00 (ZAR-280.00)

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)

Memorials of South Africa

‘An account of one man’s reactions to social, physical and anthropological problems in South Africa in the early 19th century.’Number 397 of 1000 de luxe limited edition. Tape marks to paste downs. Slight wear to dust jacket.

Price – $28.00 (ZAR-250.00)

Michaelhouse 1896 – 1968

229p with plates in black and white and colour.




Price – $15.00 (ZAR-150.00)