Johannesburg Street Names

A dictionary of street, suburb and other place-names, compiled to the end of 1968. With some b/w illustrations. Bound in green cloth withgilt lettering to front board and spine. Slight spotting to top and fore-edges. DW very good, with some foxing to verso. Previous owner’s ex-libris and some tape marks to f.f.e.p, otherwise a very good copy.

Price – $85.00 (ZAR-900.00)

Johannesburg: Images and Continuities. A History of Working Class Life through Pictures 1885-1935

Exclusive Books stamp to the title page.






Price – $38.00 (ZAR-380.00)

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)

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)

Kalk Bay, ‘a place of character’

A fascinating portrayal of Kalk Bay’s history. With numerous black and white photographs.

Price – $15 (ZAR-180)

Keepsake Album dated between 1858 – 1885

Scrapbook of Joy D. Patching of Ireland. Contains many die cut cards mostly Christmas cards, greetings, poems and signatures cut out of letters, as well as a page of birth and death announcements. In very good condition.

Price – $240.00 (ZAR-2200.00)

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)

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.

Life at the Cape a Hundred Years Ago By a Lady

Description of day-to-day life at the Cape a century ago. Illustrated with 16 lithographs by Thomas Bowler.

Price – $12.00 (ZAR-140.00)

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)

Mafeking; A Victorian Legend

“A thoroughly unconventional military epic” with numerous maps and illustrations. Previous owners bookplate to front endpaper.

Price – $14.00 (ZAR-140.00)

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)