Pioneer’s Path – Story of a career on the Witwatersrand

250pp, some black and white plates. End pages browned. Good condition.




Price – $18.00 (ZAR-140.00)

Portrait of Plettenberg Bay

A highly regarded history of this coastal town.

Price – $36.00 (ZAR-420.00)

Portrait of Plettenberg Bay

A highly regarded history of this costal town.
Previous owner’s signature to the fep.

Price – $36.00 (ZAR-420.00)

Postmarks of the Cape Of Good Hope – The Postal History and Markings of the Cape of Good Hope and Qriqualand West 1792 – 1910

Includes the famous strikes, with an introduction by F.W Collins, an internationally recognized doyen in the field of Cape postal history. Includes several black and white, as well as full colour images.

Price – $50.00 (ZAR-740.00)

Regency Cape Town

“Daily life in the eighteen-thirties illustrated with the hitherto unpublished Johannesburg Album of sketches by Sir Charles D’Oyly, together with his other Cape Town drawings and those of Frederick Knyvett.” 174pp

Price – $42.00 (ZAR-420.00)

Report from the Select Committee appointed to inquire into the allegation contained in the Petition of Geo. Holloway

“who alleges to have suffered great loss on account of the Anti-Convict Agitation” 22pp, some uncut.

Price – $38 (ZAR-400)

Report of a Select Committee appointed by the House of Assembly to consider the opening of Meiring’s Poort

13pp, mostly uncut.

Price – $43,00 (ZAR-450,00)

Report of the Chief Inspector of Public Works for the year 1878 – with Appendices.

“Cape of Good Hope. Ministerial Department of Crown Lands and Public Works. Presented to both Houses of Parliament by command of His Excellency the Governor. 1879” 37pp, a foxed spot in top left corner of some pages, otherwise good.

Price – $19 (ZAR-200)

Report of the Select Committee appointed to consider and report on the King William’s Town Main Roads

10 pages plus 35pp of appendices and a folding map. Many pages uncut.

Price – $28 (ZAR-300)

Report of the Select Committee of the House of Assembly.

” Cape of Good Hope. Report on the claim made by the Free State for an equivalent to customs duty levied on goods passing through colonial ports, for consumption in the Free State. 43pp, two uncut.

Price – $43 (ZAR-450)

Rockman

“One man’s crusade against apartheid police” A policeman who fought against against apartheid from within the force. 185pp.

Price – $13 (ZAR-150)

Runner & Mailcoach

Postal History and Stamps of Southern Africa. 280pp.




Price – $70.00 (ZAR-700.00)

Runner & Mailcoach

Postal history and stamps of Southern Africa






Price – $47.00 (ZAR-450.00)

Ruwenzori & Imatongs

Being compiled of numerous journal articles from Uganda Journal (September 1955), The Geographical Journal (December 1933) and others unidentified. Contains numerous illustrations and 4 large fold out maps.

Price – $28 (ZAR-300)

Scenic South Africa – A Collection of Real Photographs – Round about Cape Town

Eight photographs of Cape Town tipped onto black album pages with printed captions. Photographs of: the docks, old Malay cemetery, Sea Point, Groote Schuur, Rondebosch, Rosebank, Newlands and Kalk Bay. String bound with printed card wraps.

The front wrap notes that this is the second series produced. Condition is good. Tears to the edges of the card wraps. Some light oxidation to the edges of the photos.

Price – $50.00 (ZAR-600.00)

Selected Articles from the Cape Monthly Magazine (New Series 1870 – 76)

“The Cape Monthly Magazine, the longest-lived of all South African nineteenth century periodicals in English, followed in the established tradition of Cape English literary journals which began with Thomas Pringle and John Fairbairn in the mid-1820’s.”


Price – $12.00 (ZAR-120.00)

Should We Forget?

Heavy foxing to front and rear prelims becoming lightly scattered throughout. Bookplate of previous owner on front paste-down. 2 b&w photographs of author’s house before they left for the camp and the ruins they came back to.

Price – $60.00 (ZAR-650.00)

Simon’s Town Historical Society Bulletin.

Assorted volumes: Vol 1: 1-4 (1961-1962; Vol 2: 1 and 3 (1963-1964); Vol 3: 1 (1965).

Price – $25.00 (ZAR-280.00)

Sir John Herschel at the Cape 1834-1838

Reprinted from the Quarterly Bulletin of the South African Library, 12(2), 39 – 82, Dec. 1957. 18 b/w and 1 colour illustration. Foxing to verso of front cover, frontispiece, and title page.

Price – $14.00 (ZAR-150.00)

Social Life in the Cape Colony with Social Customs in South Africa in the 18th Century.

Orange boards with minimal shelf wear. Tanning and some foxing to prelims. DW has signs of chipping and a few small closed tears on top edge with some tanning and foxing. Contents clean and tightly bound.

Price – $30.00 (ZAR-340.00)

South Africa: People, Places and Problems.

Includes 35 illustrations. Red cloth boards with sunning to spine and a few abrasions on rear cover. Edge-wear mainly to top of spine. Heavy foxing throughout as well as top, fore- and lower edge.

Price – $10.00 (ZAR-120.00)

South African Balloons

13pp, foxed throughout. The paper cover is split along the spine, but considering the age and the fact that it is only paper with no binding it has survived well. Sub title is ” A skit on the Boom” and author is identified as ” An Observer”  A satire on the economy and politics of the diamond and goldfields.

South African Beachcomber.

Brown boards with minor shelf wear. Illustrated paste-downs. Minor foxing to page edges. Minor foxing and tanning on top edge of DW. Contents are clean and well bound.

Price – $17.00 (ZAR-180.00)

South African Genealogies Vol. I A-C

A record of old South African family names up to at least 1930. Vol. I A-C

Price – $73.00 (ZAR-700.00)

South West Africa Survey 1974

Published by the Department of Foreign Affairs, at the time when the future of SWA was under discussion, with independence from South Africa pending. Many colour photographs.

Price – $17 (ZAR-170)