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)

Stellenbosch 1679-1929

Text is clean and clear with numerous reproductions of linocuts and a section of black and white photographs. Text is in Afrikaans. Ink inscription to the ffep.

Price – $38.00 (ZAR-380.00)

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

Price – $45.00 (ZAR-500.00)

Suid-Afrikaanse Weermag Oorsig

A well illustrated overview of SA’s armed forces.

Taking Stock – Johannesburg Stock exchange – the first 100 years

“tells the story of the men who headed the institution during its long climb to respectability, and of the triumphs and disasters along the way.” 214pp, with colour and black and white photographs.

Price – $18.00 (ZAR-140.00)

Terugblik van ‘n ‘Brugbower’

Signed by the author.

The ‘Prep’ Story

The story of St Andrew’s Preparatory School, Grahamstown, 1885-1970. 162pp with line drawings, plates and an appendix listing staff, and scholarship winners.

Price – $30.00 (ZAR-300.00)

The 24th Regiment at Isandhlwana, The Zulu War 1879

The Antiquities of London

With 55 plates

With 55 plates

The Bechuanalands.

A Brief History of the Countries and their Postal Services to 1895. This copy is numbered 180 of 200 subscription copies. Blue cloth boards showing general wear and tear with small stain on the front. Narrow crack to hinge. Front end papers stained and foxed. Otherwise contents clean.

Price – $200.00 (ZAR-2000.00)

The Bend in the River: Adventures on a Limpopo Ranch

A collection of anecdotes, in a limited edition for private distribution, numbered ’68’ – signed and inscribed by the author. Sketch illustrations in b/w throughout. Accompanying bookmark included.

Price – $38.00 (ZAR-450.00)

The Birth of the South African Village – Escombe

Local history of Escombe, part of the greater Queensburgh area of Durban. Illustrated throughout in b/w. Bound in green cloth covered boards with gilt titles to front board, sunning to spine and some tide marks to top and lower boards. Ink inscription to f.f.e.p. A good copy overall.

Price – $32.00 (ZAR-350.00)

The Cape of Good Hope being the Official Handbook of the City of Cape Town

Paper covered limp boards worn and split at the spine. Large folding frontis. Tape repair to the gutter at the title page. Some scattered foxing.

Price – $22.00 (ZAR-250.00)

The Cape of Good Hope General Directory 1880

A directory and guide book to the Cape of Good Hope and all its dependencies, as well as the Transvaal, Griqualand West, Natal and the Free State, with a calendar and four maps. Missing leaf v-vi of the alphabetical index and the title page of the index to advertisements.

Price – $130.00 (ZAR-1350.00)

The Cape of Good intent.

Light green boards with foxing on paste downs. Minor foxing and browning on some pages. Previous owner’s signature on fep. Minor edge wear and small chipping to DW.

Price – $17.00 (ZAR-180.00)

The Cape Town Gazette and African Advertiser August 16, 1800 – October 19, 1801

South African Library reprint series 10. Reprint of Cape Town Gazette, Dutch text with introduction by AML Robinson.

Price – $42.00 (ZAR-400.00)

The City of Pretoria and Districts

An official handbook describing the social, official, farming, mining, and general progress and possibilities of the administrative capital and districts.” With numerous illustrations.

Price – $70.00 (ZAR-750.00)

The Early Cape Hottentots described in the writings of Olfert Dapper (1668); Willem ten Rhyne (1686) and Johannes Gulielmus de Grevenbroek (1695)

An invaluable, fascinating history of the earliest Cape inhabitants in Dutch, Latin and English (translations). There are periodic areas of foxing throughout the contents as well as on the lower page edge. Some splitting to front end papers.

Price – $70.00 (ZAR-800.00)

The Edges of War

” A History of the Frontier Wars 1702-1878″. ” A new and entertaining account of the long struggle between Europeans and Africans.” 304pp, with some illustrations.

Price – $50 (ZAR-550)

The False Bay Story. (Signed by author)

This title is the 3rd book in the trilogy on the sea approaches of the Western Cape. Packed with information and brimming with interest about the people who lived in the coastal towns. Illustrated with 110 monochrome and colour pictures showing life in False Bay in all its aspects plus 16 charts and maps drawn between 1656 and 1796 Price – $32.00 (ZAR-380.00)

The Far South – Where Oceans Meet.

Self-published by the author. Pictorial covers. “A brief history illustrated with postcards of a bygone era of Fish Hoek, Kommetjie, Simons’s Town and Cape Point.” Title page slightly marked. Minor wear. Contents clean and tight.

Price – $23.00 (ZAR-250.00)