New Stock


Price – $120.00 (ZAR-1600.00)

In the Heart of the Country (Signed)

Signed by the author at a CNA Award dinner April 1978. Foxing to end-papers and all edges. Dust jacket: Some edge-wear with a 1cm closed tear to top-edge. Foxing to the verso and flyleafs. Light rubbing to the spine and fold edges.

Price – $300.00 (ZAR-3500.00)

Waiting for the Barbarians. (Signed)

Signed by the author and dated 23.04.81.

Price – $300.00 (ZAR-3500.00)

Slow Man

Price – $12.00 (ZAR-150.00)


Light foxing to paste-downs. Small mark on fore-edge with a black line on lower edge.

Price – $15.00 (ZAR-200.00)

American Notes for General Circulation.

1st cheap edition. A gift to Major Buist of Matjiesfontein when he was a boy in 1856. Torn page on Pg69. Long split at the gutter to front paste-down. Some untrimmed pages. Light scattered foxing.

Price – $40.00 (ZAR-500.00)

The Okavango River: A Narrative of Travel, Exploration, and Adventure.

Ex library stamp of P von Dornick Plater on title page. Missing frontis plate of an elephant. Plate 6 bound in at frontis. Tide marks to the title and preface pages. Numerous illustrations.

Price – $300.00 (ZAR-3500.00)

A Contribution to South African Materia Medica chiefly from Plants in use among the Natives.

Early work on South African indigenous medicine. Previous owner’s details on front fep. Browning to prelims.

Price – $200.00 (ZAR-2900.00)

The Albert N’Yanza, Great Basin of the Nile and Explorations of the Nile Sources.

2 volumes complete. Includes 2 maps, illustrations and portraits. 5cm closed tear to RH side of map. Tide mark and foxing to prelims of Vol 1 with heavy foxing to prelims of Vol 2. Previous owner’s name on front free end page of Vol 1 with a small stain in the middle.

Price – $170.00 (ZAR-1950.00)

Collection of Cape Aquarelles of Francois le Vaillant. 1781-1784

Text: English/Afrikaans. Catalogue from the South African National Gallery.

Price – $15.00 (ZAR-160.00)

South Africa: People, Places and Problems.

Includes 35 illustrations. Red cloth boards with sunning to spine and a few abrasions on rear cover. Edge-wear mainly to top of spine. Heavy foxing throughout as well as top, fore- and lower edge.

Price – $10.00 (ZAR-120.00)

Psalms in Hebrew

Miniature Book of Psalms.

Price – $18.00 (ZAR-180.00)

Wars. War, Art, Racism & Slavery

‘A catalogue of Michael Graham-Stewart Slavery Collection which was purchased by the National Maritime Museum [National Maritime Museum, Greenwich, London] in 2002, having been assembled by Graham-Stewart over a period of 14 years. The Collection explores aspects of the West African, Transatlantic and Indian Ocean slave trades from the mid eighteenth to the early twentieth centuries, and includes material relating to the abolition of slavery”

Price – $25.00 (ZAR-350.00)

An Illustrated Social History of South Africa.

‘History of the social and cultural heritage of South Africa in three stages: The Netherlands Period (1652-1795); and what the authors calls the Age of Immaturity (1795-1849) and finally the Age of Maturity taking the story up to the present day. A picture of ordinary people in their daily life.’

Price – $40.00 (ZAR-500.00)

A Selection of Eastern Cape Art

Signed by Helena Theron. Personal inscription to previous owner on title page dated 11.5.95. Featuring 70 artists active in the Eastern Cape at the time.

Price – $20.00 (ZAR-240.00)

The Collected Works of Herman Charles Bosman. 2 Volumes.

Language: English. Includes all the stories, essays, chronicles, sketches, poems and novels that have made him South Africa’s best-loved writer. In-depth foreword by Lionel Abrahams. Small mark to front fep of Vol 2. Some sunning and edge-wear to slip-case cover with a tide mark on the lower area. Edge-wear to the boards. Light handling marks to fore-edge of Vol 2.

Price – $28.00 (ZAR-350.00)

Rescue the Perishing! The Story of the Dorothea Mission.

Ministry in the urban townships.

Price – $10.00 (ZAR-140.00)

A Tapestry of Lives. Cape Women of the 17th Century.

‘From the original Khoekhoe and Bushman (San) women, the wives of the bourgeois Dutch Governors, the slave women, peasant farmers’ wives, inn-keepers and prostitutes. A fascinating contribution to popular South African history of the largely unexplored life and times of women living at the Cape during the 17th century.’

Price – $13.00 (ZAR-150.00)

Die Sending te Witzieshoek. Paulus Mopeli en Andere Sake Rakende die Sending Aldaar.

Afrikaans text. Previous owner’s name on front paste-down. Browning to prelims.

Price – $20.00 (ZAR-250.00)

The Kuruman Mission

English/Afrikaans text. Includes a typed letter from the author on a London Missionary Society letterhead requesting donations from individuals for the restoration and maintenance of the buildings. Circa 1950s.

Price – $15.00 (ZAR-160.00)

Wesleyan Missionaries in Great Namaqualand 1820-1867

‘The Wesleyan Missionary Society attempted to establish mission stations in Great Namaqualand between 1816 and 1867, …. enduring privations and hardships with fortitude.’

Price – $32.00 (ZAR-350.00)

De Christen Slavin in Dienst Bij Heidensche Meesters

Dutch text. Translation: The christian slaves in service to heathen masters. Ex university library bookplate on front paste-down and library stamp on rear paste-down. Browning to untrimmed page edges. Some pencil marginalia on title page.

Price – $74.00 (ZAR-550.00)

Those in Bondage.

An account of the life of the slave at the Cape in the days of the Dutch East India Company. Personal inscription on first free end paper. Dustjacket: Edge-wear with some open and closed tears to the folds. 1cm closed tear to lower edge of front panel. 2.5cm x 6cm piece missing from spine. Rubbing to folds.

Price – $15.00 (ZAR-150.00)

Wie is Wie in ons Sendingvelde? Mashonaland en Betsjoeanaland.

‘In opdrag van die Vrouesendingbond van Kaapland.’ A short insight into the lives of the majority of workers in the missionary world of the N G Church in Mashonaland and Betsjoeanaland.

Price – $15.00 (ZAR-180.00)

The Essential Hemingway

This work containing one complete novel, extracts from three others, twenty-three short stories and a chapter from Death in the Afternoon. A 4.5 x 1.5cm chip missing from the top edge of the jacket at the spine. Tape reinforcing to the top and bottom edges of the jacket.

Price – $60.00 (ZAR-700.00)