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Emin Pasha and the Rebellion at the Equator. A story of nine months experiences in the last of the Soudan Provinces.

Illustrated red cloth boards with some insect damage, bumped and frayed corners. Head and foot of spine frayed. Binding shaken with some wear to the edge papers. Facsimile of Mahdi’s letter to the rear is missing.

Price – $35.00 (ZAR-350.00)

The Newgate Calendar; Vol I.

Comprising Interesting Memoirs of the Most Notorious Characters who have been convicted of outrages on The Laws of England since the commencement of the Eighteenth Century; with occasional anecdotes and observations, speeches, confessions, and last exclamations of sufferers.
Rebound in later cream boards with leather spine and fore edges. Raised spine bands. Some cracking to the spine with edgewear to boards and corners which are bumped and frayed. Some age toning to the pages. Binding firm.

Price – $40.00 (ZAR-400.00)

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)

LXXIV Neujahrsblatt berausgegeben von der Feuerwerker-Geselttschaft in Zurich auf das jahr 1879.

Text in German. LXXIV New Year’s Bulletin issued by the Fireworks Society in Zurich for the year 1879. Article on “Die Schweizer im Dienste der hollandisch-ostindischen Compagnie.” Translation: “The Swiss in the service of the Dutch East India Company.” Thin pale mauve card wraps with foxing and edge-wear. Contents foxed throughout.

Price – $14.00 (ZAR-150.00)

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)

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)

The Romance of the Posts of Rhodesia, British Central Africa and Nyasaland and The Cancellations of the Rhodesias and Nyasaland.

Reprint edition combining the 1940 and 1950 editions respectively of early postal services. The information is brought up to 1949 and includes date-stamps of the RAF camps in Rhodesia.
Brown paper boards with minor edge wear. Contents clean and well bound.

Price – $22.00 (ZAR-240.00)

Miscast: Negotiating the Presence of the Bushmen

Signed by Pippa Skotnes and some of the contributors. An examination of the European interpolation of ‘Bushmen’ as a people, with running counter-narratives; illustrated in colour and b/w throughout. Bound in laminated pictorial card wraps. Previous owner’s signature on fep. Includes a loose pocket with an invitation to the initial launch of the book. Edges lightly foxed but else a very good copy.

Price – $300.00 (ZAR-3000.00)

Life of Frederick Courtenay Selous, Capt. 25th Royal Fusiliers.

Laminated pictorial boards. Contents clean and tightly bound. Foxing to all edges.

Price – $17.00 (ZAR-180.00)

The Journals of Elizabeth Lees Price. (written in Bechuanaland, South Africa 1854 – 1883 with an Epilogue: 1889 and 1900.

Edited with introduction, annotations, etc by Una Long for Rhodes University. Red cloth boards with rounded edge to lower part of spine. Foxing to pastedowns, prelims and first and last couple of pages. Previous owner’s signature on fep. Rest of contents clean and firmly bound.

Price – $28.00 (ZAR-300.00)

The Journals of Elizabeth Lees Price. (written in Bechuanaland, South Africa 1854 – 1883 with an Epilogue: 1889 and 1900.

Edited with introduction, annotations, etc by Una Long for Rhodes University. Red cloth boards with rounded edge to lower part of spine. Glue reside to pastedowns with smudges of red ink on fep. Foxing to top edges. Contents clean and firmly bound.

Price – $28.00 (ZAR-300.00)

Outlook on a Century: South Africa 1870-1970.

A collection of articles from the pages of a single monthly journal currently named South African Outlook which has been commenting on racial and ecumenical affairs in South Africa since 1870 to 1970. (The journal underwent numerous name changes during this period). Black cloth boards with faded lettering on spine. Foxing to illustrated pastedowns, feps and all edges. Contents clean and well bound.

Price – $38.00 (ZAR-380.00)

Charter Royal.

Blue paper cover boards with edge wear. Foxing to all edges and pastedowns with small area of tape residue on front pastedown. Previous owner’s name on fep. Contents and black and white photographs clean and tightly bound.

Price – $17.00 (ZAR-180.00)

Die Wurzeln der Kaphollandischen Volksuberlieferungen.

Text in German. Author lived in Greyton, Cape Province. (rough translation “The Roots of Cape Dutch Folklore). Edge wear to marbled boards and leather spine. Contents clean and well bound.

Price – $38.00 (ZAR-450.00)

The Complete Book of Southern African Birds.

Full of colour photographs and illustrations. Sunning to lower edge of boards. Foxing to pastedowns. Protective lamination on dust jacket is peeling off. Some marks to rear of dust jacket. Contents clean and well bound. Binding shaken.

Price – $36.00 (ZAR-380.00)

Die Deutschen Kolonien.

Text in German. No published date. (2 volumes) Band 1: Togo – Kamerun – Deutsch-Sudwestafrika. Band 2: Deutsch-Ostafrika – Kaiser-Wilhelmsland und die Inselwelt im Stillen Ozean – Samoa – Kiautschou. 1/4 leather and cloth bound boards with gilded border and emblem on covers. Edge wear to boards and corners. Contents staple-bound. Firm brown card with gilt border and emblem as pastedowns and free end pages. Marks to half title pages. Vol 1 has 126 colour photographic images of natural surroundings – of which 20 are tipped in on thick black card, each protected by a flimsy and 106 images in the text (Vol 2 has 105 images).

Price – $120.00 (ZAR-1200.00)

My Heart Stands in the Hill.

Signed by the author. Date in black ink on fep. “The hauntingly beautiful photographs in this book are combined with the voices of the San from the world-famous Bleek-Lloyd archives, to produce an experience that will transport the reader deep into the South African interior – to the place where the /Xam Bushmen believed they returned to when they died.” From the jacket flap.

Price – $40.00 (ZAR-400.00)

Robert Jacob Gordon. 1743-1795. The Man and his Travels at the Cape.

Red cloth boards with gilt lettering. Housed in very good illustrated slipcase. Laminated illustrated dust jacket.

Price – $75.00 (ZAR-750.00)

Robert Jacob Gordon. 1743-1795. The Man and his Travels at the Cape.

Red cloth boards with gilt lettering. Housed in very good illustrated slipcase which has some slight bumping. Minor foxing to feps. Laminated illustrated dust jacket.

Price – $75.00 (ZAR-750.00)

Die Buiteposte. VOC-buiteposte onder Kaapse bestuur 1651 – 1795.

Signed by the author in 1994. Edge wear to boards otherwise contents clean and tightly bound.

Price – $95.00 (ZAR-950.00)

Gedanken am Wege. Reiseplaudereien aus Deutsch-Sudwestafrika.

Text in German. Travel chats from German Southwest Africa. Circa 1910. Cloth boards with fraying, bumped corners and edge wear. Tide mark throughout on lower right corner of the book. Previous owner’s name stamp on pastedown and page 5 as well as handwritten in black ink on title page.

Price – $78.00 (ZAR-780.00)

The Unpublishable Memoirs.

Blue cloth boards with fraying to edges. Scuffing. Foxing and age toning to prelims. Frontispiece illustration. A collection of eleven short stories. No published date on title page.

Price – $15.00 (ZAR-120.00)

The Cape Colour Question. A Historical Survey

Reprint. Quarter bound in brown/reddish coloured paper covers over faux leather. Boards in very good condition. Part of Contents page tipped in. Browning to the feps. Light foxing to the top and front page edges and to DW. Sunning on spine. Includes 2 maps. Contents clean and tight.

Price – $30.00 (ZAR-300.00)

Livingstone’s Lake. The Drama of Nyasa.

Blue cloth boards with gilt lettering. Lacks free end paper. Some foxing to pastedowns and rear free end paper. Contents and black and white photographs clean and firmly bound. Minor foxing to fore edge.

Price – $26.00 (ZAR-280.00)

Versamelde Gedigte.

Text in Afrikaans. Collection of poetry by well-known South African author. Minor edge wear to white boards with a poem inscribed on cover. Black and white photograph of author tipped in on frontispiece. Contents are clean and tightly bound. Opaque dust jacket with edge wear and three closed tears on spine.

Price – $18.00 (ZAR-180.00)