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)

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)

Its Not All Greek: Neoklis’ Fish Hoek

A biography on the life of a Fish Hoek institution, Neoklis. His passion for art led him to open the Ithaca art gallery, which gave much needed exposure to up and coming artists. He was also known for his love of sports and gardening, as well as being the proprietor of the Fish Hoek Cafe.

Price – $28.00 (ZAR-300.00)

Jakaranda Time

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

Price – $16 (ZAR-200)

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 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)