New Stock

A History of Rhodesia

Compiled from official sources and with a map. Rebound in half leather over black cloth with gilt titles to spine and marbled endpapers. From the private library of The Durban Club, with ex libris to front paste down. Large colour, fold out map to rear. A very good copy with light, scattered foxing.

Price – $60.00 (ZAR-650.00)

The Golden Treasury

…of the best songs and lyrical poems in the English language. Poetry anthology in full leather, school prize binding. Marbled edges and endpapers. Gilt device to top board and gilt lettering and decoration to spine and board edges. Boards lightly scuffed, presentation slip to front paste down. Inscription to first blank prelim. A very good copy.

Price – $22.00 (ZAR-250.00)

Niger Coast (Map)

Large map of the Niger coast. Bound in red cloth covered boards. Boards and spine show damp stains and scuffing. These is some evidence of damp to the verso, but the condition of the map itself is very good overall. Binding is sound.


Price – $370.00 (ZAR-3800.00)

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)

The Tantric Mysticism of Tibet

Written by an English translator of the I-Ching. Illustrated in b/w throughout. Bound in orange cloth covered boards with red titles to spine Some damage to f.f.e.p. and small bookseller’s label to rear paste-down. Dust wrap fair with some tape repairs to verso, chips and tears along edges and spine.

Price – $13.00 (ZAR-140.00)

1899: The Long March Home

Slim volume on a little-known incident in the Anglo-Boer Warm where 7000 Zulu mine workers were walked home from the goldfields of the Witwatersrand. Pictorial paper wraps. A very good copy.

Price – $19.00 (ZAR-200.00)

Boys Will Be Boys!

A collection of photographs of young boys. The editor, Martin Swithinbank (here publishing under the pseudo name George St. Martin) was identified as a trustee of the North American Man-Boy Lover’s Association and spent up to 10 years incarcerated for charges relating to sexual misconduct involving minors. Bound in red cloth covered boards with gilt titles to spine. Some remnants of adhesive matter along board edges. Light spotting along edges. A good to very good copy.

Price – $130.00 (ZAR-1500.00)

The Story of Hottentots Holland

A “social history of Somerset West, The Strand, Gordon’s Bay and Sir Lowry’s Pass over three centuries”. Ex library, bound in pictorial card wraps and covered in protective adhesive plastic. Library label to spine, card sleeve to rear of front wrap, previous owner’s bookplate to title page and 3 rubber stamps to text. A good copy with b/w illustrations, clear, neat text.

Price – $23.00 (ZAR-250.00)

Various Pieces of Ephemera Related to the Umvukwe Golf Course ca. 1929

Including “List of Local Bye Laws’, a photograph of some golfers, sketches of the links, letters and other related matter. All in good condition dating from the late 1920s.

Price – $28.00 (ZAR-300.00)

A Catalogue of Books Offered by The Lovedale Press

A small pamphlet catalogue of books published and sold by the Lovedale Press, the first to publish Sol Plaatjie’s Mhudi which is listed in this catalogue. Paper wraps and staple bound, the wraps are tide marked and there is some creasing throughout the leaves. A good copy.

Price – $35.00 (ZAR-350.00)

Cathedral of the Pines

Photobook illustrated in full colour. Bound in gold-green cloth covered boards with device and titles in black to front board and titles in black to spine. A near fine copy.

Price – $50.00 (ZAR-550.00)

Herbert List: junge manner

Photobook illustrated mostly in b/w with a textual introduction by Stephen Spender. Grey cloth covered boards with device to front board and titles in white to spine. DW Good+ with some age toning to edges and remnants of adhesive label to front panel. Light spotting to edges.

Price – $64.00 (ZAR-680.00)

Nick Knight

Photobook illustrated in full colour. Grey cloth boards with silver titles to spine. Front bottom corner slightly bumped. DW very good with minor creasing. A Very Good+ copy.

Price – $55.00 (ZAR-500.00)

Ramadan in Yemen

A photobook, illustrated in b/w. Bound in paper covered boards over grey cloth spine. Boards with black lettering and spine with silver titles. A near fine copy, limited to 1000 copies but unnumbered.


Price – $90.00 (ZAR-950.00)

Gentle Giants: A Book of Newfoundlands

A photobook interspersed with text. Bound in pictorial paper covered boards with with silver titles to cloth spine. B/w and colour illustrated. Corners lightly bumped and some scuffing to boards and board edges. Adhesive label remnants to f.f.e.p. A very good copy otherwise.


Price – $95.00 (ZAR-950.00)

Hidden Track

A collection of photographs bound in uncovered card boards with titles to lower board and photographic reproduction pasted to lower board. Limited to 500 copies of which this is no. 299. Includes a colour print, signed by the photographer. Illustrated in full colour with many fold out leaves. A near fine copy.




Price – $150.00 (ZAR-1800.00)

The Anglo-Boer War 1899-1900

A facsimile reprint of an album of upwards of three hundred photographic engravings. Bound in full black leather with gilt decoration to front board. Age toning to first 85pp. Boards slightly scuffed, else a VG copy.

Price – $70.00 (ZAR-750.00)

African Heritage

Account of the customs and practices of some of the autochthonous peoples of South Africa. Illustrated in b/w and colour by the author. Blue paper covered boards with gilt lettering to spine. Corners slightly bumped. Dust jacket very good, spine is slightly sunned.

Price – $46.00 (ZAR-500.00)

Art of the Senses

Selection of African artwork from the Teel collection, with significant expository notes. Illustrated in colour throughout. Bound in black cloth covered boards with silver titles to spine. Previous owner’s bookplate to f.f.e.p.

Price – $18.00 (ZAR-200.00)

Ronald Searle

A biography of the artist and satirical cartoonist, with numerous illustrations in b/w and colour. Bound in black paper covered boards with gilt titles to spine. A very good copy in a very good dust jacket.

Price – $14.00 (ZAR-140.00)

A Cape Camera

Photographs from the Arthur Elliott collection in the Cape archives. Bound in maroon paper covered boards with white titles to spine. Some minor insect damage to front board. Previous owner’s bookplate to f.f.e.p. Liquid stains to pp9. A VG copy in a VG dust jacket.

Price – $45.00 (ZAR-500.00)

Leng Dixon

A selection of the artist’s work, reproduced in colour and b/w. Bound in grey cloth boards with lettering to front board and spine. Some browning to endpapers and first and last few leaves. Dust jacket poor; scuffed with chips and tears and sunning to spine.

Price – $36.00 (ZAR-400.00)

Cape Town the Making of a City

A social history of Cape Town under Dutch and British colonial rule. Illustrated in b/w and colour, with maps. Bound in blue, paper covered boards with gilt titles to spine. Small bookseller’s label to f.f.e.p. A very good copy in a very good dust jacket.

Price – $40.00 (ZAR-450.00)

Sea Shells of Southern Africa

Comprehensive introductory guide to the sea shells likely to be found on the shores of Southern Africa. Extensively illustrated in b/w and colour. Bound in blue, paper covered boards with gilt titles to spine. A very good copy in a very good dust jacket with only slight sunning to jacket spine.

Price – $64.00 (ZAR-700.00)

Lewis Carroll’s The Hunting of The Snark

“The Annotated Snark” by Martin Gardner, “The Designs for the Snark” by Charles Mitchell, “The Listing of the Snark” by Selwyn H. Goodacre and a facsimile reprint of the first 1876 edition – bound in black paper covered boards with red titles to spine and front board. A very good copy in a very good dustjacket. DJ edges slightly age toned and spine sunned.

Price – $17.00 (ZAR-180.00)