Natal – the Garden Province of Southern Africa.

Travel brochure with black and white photographs issued by the Publicity and Travel Dept and SA Railways and Harbours. Owner stamp on FEP. Bent in the middle.

Price – $22.00 (ZAR-280.00)

Night Sky at Rhodes

Text clean and whole; binding a little skewed, fore edges of pages slightly marked and corners bumped. DW is chipped top and bottom especially at spine, and price clipped.

North Wales: Delineated from two excursions through all the interesting parts of that highly beautiful and romantic country, and intended as a guide for future tourists.

Illustrated with plates, tables and a hand coloured map.



Price – $80.00 (ZAR-950.00)

Notes By a Naturalist Made During the Voyage of H.M.S. Challenger

Previous owner’s name and date (1946) on paste down fep. Shelf wear damage to top and bottom of spine with usual age toning to boards and spine. Binding slightly shaken with foxing to pages.

Nouveau Paris – Monumental. Avec le parcours du Metropolitain.

10 printed pages of text in French, English, German and Spanish. A guide to Parisian monuments, galleries, and churches. Includes large double-sided colour pull out map of Paris with vignettes of buildings and structures.

Price – $25.00 (ZAR-300.00)

Pacific Adventure. The Story of The Pilot Pedro Fernandez De Quiros , His Passage April 1595 – February 1596

Dw slightly edge worn, with some minor insect damage.

Palais National de Malmaison

Contains a short history of the palace and 25 colour photogravure illustrations. Text in English and French. Preface by Fernand Sabatte. Slight wear to covers. Browning to the few text pages. Otherwise clean and sound.

Price – $22.00 (ZAR-150.00)

Passage from India

Top of DW slightly bumped.

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)

Plant Hunting in China

A History of Botanical Exploration in China and the Tibetan Marches.

A History of Botanical Exploration in China and the Tibetan Marches.

Portuguese East Africa – The History, Scenery & Great Game of Manica & Sofala

Reginald Charles Fulke held several administrative posts from 1896 – 1928 and used his extensive knowledge and experience of the land to write this work on Manica and Sofala, provinces of Mozambique. This is the first of six books written during his life.

Price – $140.00 (ZAR-1800.00)

Portuguese In South East Africa (1600 – 1700)

This fascinating account of the history of the Portuguese in South East Africa, describing the initial base camp in Mocambique, their travels up the Zambezi up to Mashonaland. The appendix summarizes the survivor’s accounts of shipwrecks that occurred during this period.

Price – $66.00 (ZAR-680.00)

Railways of Southern Africa

History of the building and operation of the railways in Southern Africa, with many b/w illustrations and maps. Bound in black paper covered boards with gilt lettering to spine. VG besides tape marks to paste downs. Dust jacket good with tape marks to verso, some chips and tears.

Price – $22.00 (ZAR-240.00)

Rambles in Greater London

Reality Versus Romance in South Central Africa

Being an account of a journey across the continent from Benguella on the West through Bihe, Ganguella, Barotse, The Kalihari Desert, Mashonaland, Manica, Gorongoza, Nyasa, The Shire Highlands, to the Mouth of the Zambezi on the East Coast. Rebound in red library buckram with gilt titles to spine. Ex library copy with library bookplate to front paste down and library slip pasted to rear. Library stamps throughout. Photogravures throughout and large fold out map of the area to rear; map has been relined. A very good, restored, ex library library copy.

Price – $98.00 (ZAR-1100.00)

Reisavonture Op Land En See

Brown cloth spine with printed grey paper boards. Some staining and bumping to boards. Geskryf deur ‘n Domine. Some fishmoth damage to fep. Previous owner’s name on fep. Tells the story of a group of Afrikaners’ journey to Argentina, Chile and Patagonia. With numerous b/w illustrations and photos.

Reisen im Sudwestlichen Becken des Congo. Nach den Tagebuchern und Aufzeichnungen des Reisenden Bearbeitet und Herausgegeben von Paul Lindenberg.

Includes 3 fold-out maps. Maps are age-toned with bent edges and some foxing. One map has a 7cm tear in the corner. Blistering to paste-downs. Boards are shelf-worn, scuffed and bumped with some loss to the front edges. Owner inscription on fep. Binding intact.

Price – $780.00 (ZAR-7800)

Residence in Sierra Leone

Murrys colonial home library. described from a journal kept on the spot

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)

Savage Africa

‘Being the narrative of a tour in equatorial, southwestern, and northwestern Africa; with notes on The Habits of the Gorilla; On the Existence of Unicorns and Tailed Men; On the Slave-Trade; On the Origin, Character, and Capabilities of the Negro, and on the Future Civilization of Western Africa.’ With numerous b/w illustrations and a fold out map. Prelim pages i-x missing. Rebacked with green cloth spine, handwritten titles and cataloguing number (crossed out) to spine. Ex library – two bookplates to front paste down, library slips and mounting to rear endpapers. Leaves and edges age toned. Overall fair.


Price – $65.00 (ZAR-750.00)

Serpa Pinto’s Wanderung quer durch Afrika

Two volumes “vom Atlantischen zum Indischen Ocean”. 2 maps in a sleeve showing his route. Around 330pp each, with numerous engravings. He was the fourth explorer to cross Africa from west to east. Text in German.





Price – $460 (ZAR-4800)

Shaka’s Country : A Book of Zululand



Price – $28.00 (ZAR-280.00)

Sikhim and Bhutan

Damp spotting to outside of front board. 1cm tear to top edge of spine. Guilt titles bright. Binding shaken, Light foxing to prelims and page edges. Fold-out map, and numerous iluss, (photogravure)

Six Months in Ascension

Lacks title page. Fraying to corners, head and tail of spine. Some foxing to endpapers. Previous owners inscription in pencil. Small bookseller stamp to half title page.

Snow Kings of the Southern Alps

Pamphlet on the New Zealand mountain ranges, illustrated in b/w. Paper wraps are foxed with insect damage to rear panel. Text lightly foxed, but mostly VG.

Price – $25.00 (ZAR-280.00)