British (Terra Nova) Antarctic Expedition 1910-1913. Miscellaneous Data.

Report on miscellaneous data from the 1910-1913 Antarctic expedition. Green paper wraps, chipped at head and foot of spine. Illustrated with b/w sketches and rear pocket containing ship blueprint. Tide marks to front wrap, light foxing to leaves. Previous owner’s ink scrawl neatly inscribed to front wrap. A good copy with general wear.

Price – $200.00 (ZAR-2000.00)

Call the Wind

Call the Wind

Call the Wind

Canberra: In the Wake of a Legend

Pictorial history of the cruise liner. Multiple b/w and colour illustrations.

Price – $18.00 (ZAR-240.00)

Centennial Tour in the United States and Canada.

Inscribed by the author to the title page. Some foxing to the prelims. Boards show little wear.

Price – $80.00 (ZAR-750.00)

China, in a series of views, displaying the scenery, architecture and social habits of that ancient empire.

Bookmender’s delight. 2 Vols. Vol 1 – 96 pages and Vol 2 – 72 pages. Ornamental gilding on boards. Finely engraved plates with cityscapes, landscapes, costumes, everyday life, etc. Circa 1843. Gift inscription on fep.

Price – $160.00 (ZAR-1600.00)

Christian Doctor and Nurse

Limited edition 131/950. The history of medical missions in South Africa from 1799-1796



Price – $30.00 (ZAR-280.00)

Congo to Cape. Early Portuguese Explorers.

Orange cloth boards with bumping to spine edge and some shelfwear. Minor foxing to feps, top and front edges of pages. Contents clean and well bound. DW have clear adhesive cellophane covers.

Price – $25.00 (ZAR-250.00)

County of Kent

A topographical and statistical description of the County of Kent” and a “copious travelling guide”. 359pp. Folding map frontispiece. The date 1829 was written in by an owner, but no publication date.


Price – $200.00 (ZAR-1600.00)

Da Viagem Que Em Descobrimento Da India Pelo Cabo da Boa Esperanca Fez Dom Vasco Da Gama Em 1497

This book deals with the historic first voyage of Vasco da Gama, examining the trials and tribulations he faced in his quest to make his way to India. Light wear to the binding and frontis and folding map are foxed.

Price – $360.00 (ZAR-3800.00)

Das Buch der Riesen. Die interessantesten und neuesten Reiseabenteuer. Zweiter Theil: Afrika

Second part of the author’s ‘Travels’, dealing with Africa. Multiple chromolithographs and maps. text in German set in Gothic script.

Price – $75.00 (ZAR-850.00)

David Livingstone – The truth behind the legend

389pp, some illustrations. In excellent condition. Previous owner’s ex libris stamp on title page.


Price – $16.00 (ZAR-160.00)

David Livingstone; South African Papers; 1849-1853; Second Series No. 5

A book focusing on Livingstone’s experiences in South Africa and his views on South African policy. With 3 black and white illustrations and 1 fold-out map.


Price – $32.00 (ZAR-320.00)

Der Fahrt auf dem Rhein von Mainz bis Koln

Zur Mitgabe und Erinnerung fur Rheinreisende, mit 30 Stahlstichen.
In German, 69pp, 30 engravings, pages foxed and browned. No publication date.




Price – $35.00 (ZAR-300.00)

Desperate Voyage

Victor Gollancz 1950. No dust jacket.Cover is worn sunned on spine. Some foxing throughout.

Deutsch-Südwest-Afrika: Forschungsreisen durch die deutschen Schutzgebiete Gross-Nama- und Hereroland, nach dem Kunene, dem Ngami-See und der Kalaxari, 1884-1887

Research trips by the German protectorates Gross-Nama and Herero country after the Kunene, the Lake Ngami and the Kalaxari, 1884-1887. With numerous b/w illustrations & hand coloured fold out map to rear.




Price – $420.00 (ZAR-5000.00)

Die Deutsche Expedition in Oost-Afrika, 1861 und 1862. Erganzungsheft Nr. 13. Zusammenstellung der Astronomischen, Hypsometrischen und Meteorologischen Beobachtungen im Ost-Agyptischen Sudan und den Nord-Abessinischen Grenzlanden.

Text in German. Compilation of the astronomical, hypsometrical and meteorological observations in Eastern Egyptian Sudan and the Northern Abyssinian borderlands. Along with a general report from Werner Munzinger on the course and its participation in the German expedition from Massua to Kordofan. Limp card wraps with some loss to corners. Colour lithograph frontispiece, 3 fold-out maps and 1 fold out lithograph of a mountain view at the rear. Foxed and age-toned. Corners dog-eared.



Price – $30.00 (ZAR-350.00)

Die Deutsche Expedition in Oost-Afrika, 1861 und 1862. Erganzungsheft Nr. 13. Zusammenstellung der Astronomischen, Hypsometrischen und Meteorologischen Beobachtungen im Ost-Agyptischen Sudan und den Nord-Abessinischen Grenzlanden.

Text in German. Compilation of the astronomical, hypsometrical and meteorological observations in Eastern Egyptian Sudan and the Northern Abyssinian borderlands. Along with a general report from Werner Munzinger on the course and its participation in the German expedition from Massua to Kordofan. Limp card wraps with some loss to corners. Colour lithograph frontispiece, 3 fold-out maps and 1 fold out lithograph of a mountain view at the rear. Foxed and age-toned. Corners dog-eared.



Price – $30.00 (ZAR-350.00)

Die Deutsche Expedition in Ost-Afrika, 1861 und 1862 im Ost-Agyptischen Sudan und den Nord-Abessinischen Grenzlanden.

Text: German. Translated: The German Expedition in East Africa 1861 and 1862 in East-Egyptian Sudan and the North-Western Borderlands. Disclosures from Justus Perthes’ Geographical Institute on Important New Explorations in the Fields of Geography by Dr A Petermann, along with a general report by Werner Munzinger on the course and its participation in the German expedition from Massua to Kordofan, Supplement booklet No. 13. Includes 5 maps. 1st map has light foxing.

Price – $40.00 (ZAR-400.00)

Die Deutsche Expedition in Ost-Afrika, 1861 und 1862 im Ost-Agyptischen Sudan und den Nord-Abessinischen Grenzlanden.

Text: German. Translated: The German Expedition in East Africa 1861 and 1862 in East-Egyptian Sudan and the North-Western Borderlands. Disclosures from Justus Perthes’ Geographical Institute on Important New Explorations in the Fields of Geography by Dr A Petermann, along with a general report by Werner Munzinger on the course and its participation in the German expedition from Massua to Kordofan, Supplement booklet No. 13. Missing Map 4.

Price – $30.00 (ZAR-300.00)

Die Reis Naar Kaapstad Van Oom Gijsbert Van Graan En Sijn Ondervindingen Aldaar

In Dutch, with an illustration of Oom Gijsbert van Graan. Previous owner’s bookplate to front pastedown.

Price – $36.00 (ZAR-360.00)

Discovery; Stories of Modern Mineral Exploration

“Discovery is a notable addition to the history of Australian mining and will assist in making the industry better understood.”

Price – $15.00 (ZAR-140.00)

Drama at Ponta Delgada

Story of the Portuguese merchant ship Sao Goncalo, debris from the wreckage of which was found in Plettenberg Bay.With numerous b/w and colour illustrations.

Price – $30.00 (ZAR-350.00)

Dwars Door Sumatra. Right Across Sumatra.

An introduction in Dutch and in English, followed by 28 photogravure plates showing scenes from a trip from Medan to Padang. Very good condition in lightly worn card wraps. Gift inscription to the title page and crease to the last plate. No date, circa 1920.


Price – $65.00 (ZAR-650.00)

Eight Bells at Salamander

The unwritten story of ships and men in South African waters, and some of the forgotten adventures and mysteries of the wide oceans that wash the shores of Africa and break on the lonely isles.

Price – $15.00 (ZAR-180.00)

Elephant Island: An Antarctic Expedition

Past owner’s signature in red ink on half-title page. DW torn at top edge.