Precis of the Archives of the Cape of Good Hope : Letters and Documents Received, 1649-1662 (part 1)

Dutch text with parallel English precis. Title page marked, with neat ink inscription. Ink signature also on front cover.. One prelim has insect damage. Spine and back cover have been repaired.

Prehistory of the Transvaal

The story of prehistoric man in the Transvaal.

Price – $32.00 (ZAR-300.00)

Progressive Rhodesia

Pictorial retrospective on North and South Rhodesia and the industrial progress made in the colony. Card wraps detached Previous owner’s bookplate to first blank page. Leaves are sparsely foxed and age toned.

Price – $68.00 (ZAR-750.00)

Rediscovering the Cape Glass Company at Glencairn.

History and archaeology of an industrial enterprise 1902 – 1906. Some foxing to paper edges. Owner inscribed. Contents clean and well bound.

Price – $32.00 (ZAR-320.00)

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“Daily life in the eighteen-thirties illustrated with the hitherto unpublished Johannesburg Album of sketches by Sir Charles D’Oyly, together with his other Cape Town drawings and those of Frederick Knyvett.” 174pp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)

Report from the Select Committee appointed to inquire into the allegation contained in the Petition of Geo. Holloway

“who alleges to have suffered great loss on account of the Anti-Convict Agitation” 22pp, some uncut.

Price – $38 (ZAR-400)

Report of a Select Committee appointed by the House of Assembly to consider the opening of Meiring’s Poort

13pp, mostly uncut.

Price – $43,00 (ZAR-450,00)

Report of the Chief Inspector of Public Works for the year 1878 – with Appendices.

“Cape of Good Hope. Ministerial Department of Crown Lands and Public Works. Presented to both Houses of Parliament by command of His Excellency the Governor. 1879” 37pp, a foxed spot in top left corner of some pages, otherwise good.

Price – $19 (ZAR-200)

Report of the Select Committee appointed to consider and report on the King William’s Town Main Roads

10 pages plus 35pp of appendices and a folding map. Many pages uncut.

Price – $28 (ZAR-300)

Report of the Select Committee of the House of Assembly.

” Cape of Good Hope. Report on the claim made by the Free State for an equivalent to customs duty levied on goods passing through colonial ports, for consumption in the Free State. 43pp, two uncut.

Price – $43 (ZAR-450)

Rhodesia : Birth Of A Nation

A history of what we know today as Zimbabwe, this concise history takes us back to the 1890’s when the settlers began referring to their land as Rhodesia, and up until the year 1968 when George Thomson, the newly appointed Commonwealth secretary’s mission to strong arm Smith and the Rhodesian government fails.

Price – $13.00 (ZAR-150.00)

Rhodesia of To-day

Rhodesia of To-day : A Description of the Present Condition and the Prospects of Matabeleland and Mashonaland

Rhodesia of To-day : A Description of the Present Condition and the Prospects of Matabeleland and Mashonaland

Rhodesians Never Die: The Impact of War and Political Change on White Rhodesia, c. 1970-1980

A detailed and well-documented account of the period. Some wear to covers. Otherwise clean and sound.

Price – $20.00 (ZAR-150.00)

Richtersveld. The Enchanted Wilderness.

Inscribed by the author. Gift inscription to previous owner on frontispiece. Black cloth boards with gilt lettering on spine. Abundant colour photographs of geological features, botanical and wildlife species of South Africa’s only mountain desert.

Price – $72.00 (ZAR-720.00)

Rock Paintings of South Africa

A guide to the rock paintings of the Khoi San including photos and interpretative texts, drawing on a range of San narratives.

Price – $50.00 (ZAR-480.00)


“One man’s crusade against apartheid police” A policeman who fought against against apartheid from within the force. 185pp.

Price – $13 (ZAR-150)


“One man’s crusade against apartheid police” A policeman who fought against against apartheid from within the force. 185pp.

Price – $13 (ZAR-150)

Roll of the British Settlers in South Africa.

Part 1 up to 1826. Details of more than 2000 heads of families and individual settlers who arrived in South Africa up to 1826. Green cloth boards with gilt lettering. Previous owner’s signature on fep. Edge-wear and a 2cm area of the dust jacket and front board affected by surface burn. Includes fold-out map.

Price – $20.00 (ZAR-220.00)

Royal Visit to Cape Town Programme, 1925

“A programme of the reception and festivities in connection with the visit of the Prince of Wales to the City of Cape Town, 30th April, 1st and 2cnd May, 1925.” In English and Afrikaans with numerous black and white photographs.

Price – $15.00 (ZAR-150.00)

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)

Safe to the Sea

An account of the rivers of the Cape Peninsula. Map in sleeve at the back of the book. With numerous black and white illustrations.

Price – $32.00 (ZAR-350.00)

Savuti the Vanishing River

Dust jacket in very good condition. Free end paper has booksellers sticker and tape marks. Good firm copy with colour photographs and illustrations.

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)