Travels and Adventure in Eastern Africa

349pp, with plates. “Descriptive of the Zoolus, their manner and customs with a sketch of Natal”. Newly revised and edited in one volume with a biography of the Author, Notes and Appendices by Louis Herman and Percival R. Kirby



Price – $50.00 (ZAR-500.00)

Travels in the Cape The Years 1853-1855

A fine copy of the Swedish naturalist J.F. Victorin’s account of his stay in the Cape.
Translated from the first Swedish edition by Jalmar and Ione Rudner. Some slight staining to the end papers otherwise an excellent copy.



Price – $25.00 (ZAR-230.00)

Tropical Africa

A general sketch / travel account through East Africa. Contains 6 maps in colour. Bound in red cloth covered boards with gilt device to front board and gilt lettering to spine. Boards scuffed, spine, sunned, slightly torn at hinge, chipped at head and foot with 3cm chip to lower spine. Text very good, with very light foxing to prelim pages and inscription ink to verso of f.f.e.p.

Price – $90.00 (ZAR-950.00)

Twelve Years’ Military Adventure In Three Quarters of the Globe : Or, Memoirs of an Officer Who Served in the Armies of His Majesty and of the East India Company, Between the Years 1802 and 1814…

,… in Which are Contained the Campaigns of the Duke of Wellinton in India, and his last in Spain and the south of France.. In two volumes. Ex libris pasted to the front paste down of each volume. Inscribed note pasted to the ffep of volume 2. Leaves are generally moderately foxed. Binding shows general wear and some damage along the hinges.

Uttermost Part of the Earth

Some light sunning to the spine. Dust jacket has suffered some loss to top and bottom at spine area. Now in removable clear plastic covering. 558 pages, numerous b/w photos and fold-out maps.

Uttermost Part of the Earth

An account of his life, living among the Indians in Tierra Del Fuego, an Archipelago in South America. This book records an era where men lived as pioneers not to escape the rat race, but out of necessity. Includes beautiful photographs and fold out maps.

Price – $22.00 (ZAR-250.00)

Vasco da Gama. The Diary of His Travels through African Waters 1497 – 1499.

Very good condition with minimal wear to boards and slight foxing to DW. White boards with green lettering. No published date.

Price – $36.00 (ZAR-360.00)

Venture to the Interior

A tale of traveling through the interior of Africa.

Price – $10.00 (ZAR-60.00)

Von Ceylon zum Himalaja

Title page missing. In German. Text clean and binding whole, small marks on front fore edges of pages.

Voyage De M. Le Vaillant Dans L’Interieur De L’Afrique par Le Cap De Bonne-Esperance. Plus the Second Voyage

This is the rare, large paper first edition of this work, in one volume, together with the large paper first edition of the Second Voyage. The first voyage is complete with an uncoloured frontis, two uncoloured plates and nine fine hand-coloured plates including the expurgated plate of the ‘Hottentot’ woman. Sold together with the two volume Second Voyage, complete with twenty-two plates including five folding, as called for. Published in 1796. First Voyage bound in full calf with a decorative ship device repeated on the spine. Gilt edges all round. The two volumes of the Second Voyage in paper covered boards with a marbled leather effect. Page edges dyed red.




Price – $5500.00 (ZAR-70000.00)

Voyage de Sparrman

Three volumes, number labels incorrect. In French, title on spine also not correct. “Voyage au Cap de Bonne Esperance, et autour du monde avec le Capitaine Cook.” All plates are present. Volume labelled as I has the ex libris plate of the Mayor’s Library in Lyon.






Price – $750 (ZAR-9500)

Wanderings and Memories.

The author’s travels and hunting throughout Scotland, Africa, Iceland and Norway. Red cloth boards with black writing on spine. Minor edge-wear to corners with rounded spine edges. ‘Ex Libris’ label of previous owner tipped in on front paste-down. Includes 4 collotype plates and 11 illustrations (protected by flimsies). Page edges foxed with scattered foxing throughout contents. Binding firm and intact.

Price – $40.00 (ZAR-440.00)

Wanderings in Arabia

Good condition, corners and spine are bumped and slight scuffing on front and back cover

Wanderings in China, In Two Volumes.

Illustrated. Ex libris pasted to the front paste down of Volume I. Some scattered foxing in both volumes. Binding of Volume II is secure with slight wear, while Binding of Volume I shows more wear and is shaken.





Price – $220.00 (ZAR-1600.00)

Wanderings in Patagonia or Life Among the Ostrich-Hunters

Ex-Library with stamps to the front and back endpapers, including blind stamps. Text is clear with numerous black-and-white illustrations and colour map of part of Patagonia facing first page of Chapter 1. Boards show general wear.



Price – $120.00 (ZAR-850.00)

Wenn es Krieg gibt, gehen wir in die Wüste

Wenn es Krieg gibt, gehen wir in die Wuste

Wenn es Krieg gibt, gehen wir in die Wuste

Wenn es Krieg gibt, gehen wir in die Wuste

German edition of ‘The Sheltering Dessert’. The story of Henno Martin & Hermann Korn’s journey into the Namibian dessert during the war. With numerous black and white photographs.

Price – $14.00 (ZAR-160.00)

Wild Life in Central Africa

A guide to setting up camp, tracking and hunting. Illustrated with photographs and drawings.

A guide to setting up camp, tracking and hunting. Illustrated with photographs and drawings.

Wissenschaftliche Ergebnisse der Schwedischen Zoologischen Expedition nach dem Kilimandjaro, dem Meru und den umgebenden Massaisteppen Deutsch-Ostafrkas 1905-1906. Band 1. Abteilung 1-7 mit 31 tafeln und 848 seiten; Band 2 Abteiling 8-14 mit 19 tafeln und 844 seiten; Band 3 Abteiling 15-22 mit 37 tafeln und 636 seiten.

Inscribed by the author. 3 volumes issued with the support of the Swedish Academy of Sciences. Amongst the results of the expedition was a collection of more than 59 000 animals representing more than 4300 species of which more than 1400 were entirely new discoveries. 87 plates and 135 illustrations in text. Light grey boards with chipping of paper covering to spine and corners. Corners bumped. Some pages uncut. Contents clean. Binding good.

Price – $900.00 (ZAR-9500.00)

With ‘Plane, Boat, & Camera in Greenland: An Account of the Universal Dr Fanck Greenland Expedition

With over 200 illustrations. Folding photographic frontis. 16 pgs of ads at the back. Tear to one page of photographs. Binding quite loose and boards worn. All text clean. Remains of sticker to front board

With Napoleon at St. Helena : Being the Memoirs of Dr. John Stokoe, Naval Surgeon.

Translated from the french of Paul Fremeaux by Edith S. Stokoe.

This historical work covers the four year period between Napoleons exile to St. Helena until his death in 1821, told from the point of view of the doctor who cared for him during this time. William Thomas Lee Ex Libris badge.


Price – $140.00 (ZAR-1400.00)