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. Illustrated throughout in b/w, with colour photographs and endpaper maps.


Price – $30.00 (ZAR-350.00)

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)

Michaelhouse 1896 – 1968

Limited edition copy number 58 of 100. 229p with plates in black and white and colour.




Price – $33.00 (ZAR-320.00)

Miles and Miles and Miles

The story of a man’s lone war-time hike from Ethiopia to South Africa. With several black and white photographs.

Price – $13.00 (ZAR-140.00)

Miscast: Negotiating the Presence of the Bushmen

An examination of the European interpolation of ‘Bushmen’ as a people, with running counter-narratives; illustrated in colour and b/w throughout. Bound in laminated pictorial card wraps. Includes two newspaper clippings. Edges lightly foxed but else a very good copy.

Price – $240.00 (ZAR-2800.00)

Missionary Travels in Central Africa

With numerous illustrations and five maps. Previous owner’s bookplate to front pastedown.

Price – $28.00 (ZAR-280.00)

Mixed Humanity: a Story of Camp Life in South Africa

‘Editon for South Africa’ on spine. Pencil notes and previous owner’s name in pencil on front endpapers. Minor marking and wear to boards. Perforation to cloth on spine of book. Slight lean to the spine.

Monuments and Battlefields of the Transvaal War 1881 and the S.A. War 1899

A concise illustrated account of the battlefields of the Transvaal War. Numerous black and white illustrations and maps. This edition is limited to 1,500 copies of which this is No.1475

Price – $85.00 (ZAR-950)

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)

Museums van Kaapland: ‘n Gids vir die Provinsie-Ondersteunde Museums van Kaapland

Clean copy. Colour plates throughout. Boards show little wear. DW in fair condition showing scuffing, wear and various tears and chips along the edges

Myth of Iron, Shaka in History

No dust jacket . Card cover in excellent condition.

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)

Natal Province Descriptive Guide and Official Hand-Book

Early illustrated guidebook to the Natal province, published by the South African Railways. Bound in pictorial cloth boards. Rear binding split at board hinge. Contains multiple monochrome illustrations and colour maps, including a large map to rear pocket. Edges soiled. Rear ad leaves stuck together.

Price – $45.00 (ZAR-500.00)