Only an Anguish to Live Here

Olive Schreiner and the Anglo-Boer War 1899-1902

Price – $42.00 (ZAR-400.00)

Oorlogsjoernaal van S. J. Burger 1899 – 1902

With numerous black and white illustrations and four maps.

Price – $35.00 (ZAR-350.00)

Oos Wes Tuis Bes Distrik Ses

Black and white photographs by Chris Jansen and poetry by Adam Small, mainly in Afrikaans.

Price – $60 (ZAR-850)

Ottawa: A Pictorial Record/Recueil Iconographique

Collection of prints and illustrations, from the earliest known in 1807 to 1882, depicting the history of the city over this period. Bound in blue cloth with gilt lettering to spine and engraving pasted to front board. Endpaper maps, spotting to edges. General scuffing and edge chips to d/w and spotting to verso.

Price – $20.00 (ZAR-150.00)

Overberg Outspan

A chronicle of people and places in the South Western Districts of the Cape

Price – $55.00 (ZAR-500.00)

Pale Native

“Memories of a Renegade Reporter” 286pp, ” a story filled with drama, about the risks of investigative journalism on the front line.”

Price – $10 (ZAR-130)

People of the Valley; Life in an Isolated Afrikaner Community in South Africa

“This study presents a view of life in a small Afrikaner community in the Cape Province, South Africa. It is a community of fewer than a hundred individuals who occupy an isolated valley between Prince Albert and Calitzdorp, which has been occupied and cultivated by their fathers and grandfathers before them.” The Gamkaskloof or Die Hel.

Price – $100.00 (ZAR-900.00)

Petticoat in Mafeking

The siege letters of Ada Cock. Inscribed by the author.

Price – $42.00 (ZAR-400.00)

Philip Brothers’ Complete Illustrated Catalogue

Philip Brothers were based in Port Elizabeth and supplied building materials and tools, agricultural implements, furniture, saddlery etc. 355pp. No date. Presumably early 20th Century.

Price – $93 (ZAR-950)

Pik Botha en sy Tyd

A humorous biography of an inspiring politician. With personal interviews and correspondence with authoritative South African figures, Botha’s verses, and personal documents. Text in Afrikaans.

Price – $35 (ZAR-350)

Pioneer Port

A history of East London with numerous black and white photographs. This edition is limited to 1,500 copies of which this is no. 308.

Price – $35.00 (ZAR-350.00)

Pioneer, Premier and Adminstrator of Natal

End pages and page edges are foxed otherwise good sound copy. 275pp, with some illustrations.

Price – $28.00 (ZAR-250.00)

Pioneer’s Path – Story of a career on the Witwatersrand

250pp, some black and white plates. End pages browned. Good condition.

Price – $18.00 (ZAR-140.00)

Place Names in the Cape District

“Their early origin and history” 48pp

Price – $32.00 (ZAR-380.00)

Port Natal

‘Many fascinating stories of pioneer life as it developed around the much frequented Port Natal.’ With numerous illustrations. Slight wear to edges and corners of covers. Minor foxing to endpapers. Dust jacket has crease and 4 cm tear to top of back, chipping to tail of spine and some foxing.

Price – $18.00 (ZAR-180.00)

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)

Prince Alfred’s Guard 1856 – 1966

“The history of the regiment and the development and of Port Elizabeth have been inextricably linked for the last 111 years, and this chronicle of Prince Alfred’s Guard and the exploits of its members inevitably embodies more than a little of the story of South Africa’s 1820 Settler city.” With numerous colour and black and white plates and 11 maps.

Price – $45.00 (ZAR-450.00)

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)

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)

Reminiscences of the Western Circuit

Inscription is dated 20/12/12, no publication date. 172pp. Marbled end papers.

Price – $30.00 (ZAR-300.00)

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)