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.

Inscribed on title page by the author to Eric Axelson. Red boards in very good condition. No DW. Feps are foxed with two small marks, some insect damage to last page and paste-down. Otherwise a good, clean and well bound book.

Price – $20.00 (ZAR-220.00)

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)

Souvenir Album: German Settlers’ Jubilee, 7th July 1908. Jubelfeier der Deutschen Emigranten.

Text: English and German. 7th July 1908 marks the 50th anniversary of the landing at East London of the first vessel bringing the first batch of German immigrants to the Eastern Part of the Colony. Includes black and white photographs of the pagentry participants.

Price – $85.00 (ZAR-950.00)

Spirit of the Rocks.

Illustrated with colour and b&w photographs and illustrations, the author challenges the reader to look at the folk tales, lore and legends of Africa from another angle. These images and symbols were engraved in the quartz dolomite rocks of South Africa by the holy ones of Old Africa – the men and women who were initiated into the mysteries of the spirit of the rocks.

Price – $24.00 (ZAR-250.00)

Splintered Crucifix

Early Pioneers for Christendom on Madagascar and the Cape of Good Hope.



Price – $30.00 (ZAR-280.00)

Standford Stories. Die Vertellinge oor Standford 1729-1995.

Text: Afrikaans.

Price – $28.00 (ZAR-220.00)

Stoffsammlung zu einer Geschichte von Südwestafrika und Südafrika

An early collection of material, providing a brief history of South-West and South Africa. Text in German.

Price – $35 (ZAR-380)

Studies in the History of Cape Town (three volumes)

A compilation of papers on the topic of local history, many of them inspired by developments in the field of urban history, drawing on oral history and a commitment to writing the history of the ‘inarticulate’ ordinary men and women.

Price – $90.00 (ZAR-950.00)

Studies in the Social and Economic History of the Witwatersrand 1886-1914. 2 volumes.

Price – $40.00 (ZAR-280.00)

Südwestafrika; wirtschaftlicher Ratgeber und allgemeine Anleitung, besonders für Auswanderungslustige

South West Africa; Economic advice and general guidance, especially for those who are emigrating. With multiple illustrations – lacking map to rear. Text in
German.

Price – $45.00 (ZAR-500.00)

Suid-Afrikaanse Weermag Oorsig


A well illustrated overview of SA’s armed forces.