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)

Onderwys Aan Die Kaap Onder Die Kompanjie 1652-1795

A history of teaching and schools under the VOC.

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: Albumen Print. The Union Company’s Battery. c.1900

Photograph pasted to album card. Lower left corner of card chipped not affecting photograph. Title written on card at the bottom. Light creasing with a nick above the word ‘Battery’.

Price – $13.00 (ZAR-150.00)

Photograph. “Bray’s Quarry – Sheba”.

Albumen print pasted on album card. Barberton, Eastern Transvaal c.1890. Miners at the famous Golden Quarry face, discovered by Edwin Bray, one morning in May 1885. This find, the Sheba Reef, as it was called, became the most famous gold mine in the world. “Not gold in rocks but rocks encased in gold”. It turned a gold frenzy into utter mania.

Price – $70.00 (ZAR-800.00)

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)

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)