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)

Onder de Vierkleur

A tale from the time of the Jameson invasion. This book is part of the Zuid-Afrikaansche Historie Bibliotheek.

Price – $16.00 (ZAR-140.00)

Oorlogsjoernaal van S. J. Burger 1899 – 1902

With numerous black and white illustrations and four maps.



Price – $35.00 (ZAR-350.00)

Op My Familiespoor

Text: Afrikaans. Inscription by the author dated 1973. The author also wrote “Die Bloudam is hul Oesland”. This volume describes the search for his family ancestors who came from Scotland to the Standford/Hermanus area. Published Circa 1969.

Price – $38.00 (ZAR-350.00)

Op My Familiespoor

Text: Afrikaans. Inscription by the author dated 1973. The author also wrote “Die Bloudam is hul Oesland”. This volume describes the search for his family ancestors who came from Scotland to the Standford/Hermanus area. Published Circa 1969.

Price – $38.00 (ZAR-350.00)

Origins of the African People of the Johannesburg Area

“Most of the story in this book is in pictures rather than words showing the achievements of the people before the gold mines came. As there were no written records of what the prehistoric people did inside South Africa, archaelologists are able to tell the story of their way of life recorded in the buildings, iron and copper furnaces and mines, etc.”

Price – $29.00 (ZAR-400.00)

Ou Kaapstad

Signature of previous owner on ffep and page 1. Beautiful illustrations throughout.

Price – $9.00 (ZAR-120.00)

Pelorus Jack: The White Dolphin of French Pass, New Zealand With Maori Legends + Postcard

Pamphlet on the famed white dolphin Pelorus Jack. Illustrated in monotone with a map. Bound in paper wrappers, with chips around the edges and tear to the front wrap. Text VG. Postcard VG and unused.

Price – $35.00 (ZAR-350.00)

Philip Brothers’ Complete Illustrated Catalogue

Philip Brothers were based in Port Elizabeth and supplied building materials and tools, agricultural implements, furniture, saddlery etc. 355pp. No date. Presumably early 20th Century.






Price – $93 (ZAR-950)

Photograph Album – Cape Railways and other

24 albumen prints on card. Mostly showing railway stations and bridges around the Western Cape. Hex River Bridge, Kogman’s Kloof, Motague, Ashton, and others. All photos 24 x 18cm. Wear to the head and foot of the spine. Some cockling to the album boards. All photos c. 1890.

Price – $130.00 (ZAR-1500.00)

Photograph. Barberton. c1890

An early view of Barberton showing the market square and surrounds. Some light oxidation and fading to the image.

Price – $52.00 (ZAR-600.00)

Photograph. British sentry on look-out at unidentified fort during the Anglo Boer War

Albumen print. Minimal loss to top left corner. Greater loss to bottom left corner.

Price – $17.00 (ZAR-200.00)

Photograph. Early image of Pretoria by Barnett. c.1900

Albumen print pasted to Album card. Photographer’s name and title etched into plate.

Price – $32.00 (ZAR-400.00)

Picturesque South Africa

“An album of two hundred choice photographic engravings, consisting of beautiful views of colonial scenery, interesting phases of colonial life and characteristic pictures of the chief cities and towns in South Africa.”

Price – $90.00 (ZAR-950.00)

Piet Uijs of Lijden en Strijd der Voortrekkers in Natal.

Language: Dutch/Afrikaans. Translation: Suffering and Struggle of the Voortrekkers in Natal. Front and rear feps age-toned. Foxing to prelims. Black/white photograph of author on frontispiece. Contents clean and well bound.

Price – $20.00 (ZAR-220.00)