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Cape Country. Informal sketches in word and picture of the natural environment of the Cape Peninsula.

Illustrated by Katrine Harries.

Price – $10.00 (ZAR-120.00)

Ou Kaapstad

Signature of previous owner on ffep and page 1. Beautiful illustrations throughout.

Price – $9.00 (ZAR-120.00)

A Clear Description of the Cape Of Good Hope.

Facsimile of the text compiled by Jodocus Hondius and published by him at Amsterdam in 1652. Describes the adjacent coast in the director of Angola and also the characteristics of the elements, minerals, plants and animals, the nature of the people, their customs, morals and government. Parallel text in Dutch/English. English translation by L C van Oordt and introduction and notes by Prof. P Serton. Introduction in Afrikaans as well. Includes 3 plates and one map. Map has some edge-wear on the left hand side.

Price – $18.00 (ZAR-250.00)

Before We Forget. The Story of Fish Hoek.



Price – $32.00 (ZAR-280.00)

The Mosques of Bo-Kaap.

A social history of Islam at the Cape. Previous owner’s name on half-title page.

Price – $80.00 (ZAR-950.00)

The John Herschel Bicentennial Symposium held in Herschel School in Claremont.

Price – $18.00 (ZAR-200.00)

Noor’s Story. My Life in District Six.

Inscription signed by the author on 12/01/2000.

Price – $15.00 (ZAR-170.00)

Social Life in the Cape Colony with “Social Customs in South Africa” in the 18th Century.

Inscribed on title page by the author to Eric Axelson. Red boards in very good condition. No DW. Feps are foxed with two small marks, some insect damage to last page and paste-down. Otherwise a good, clean and well bound book.

Price – $20.00 (ZAR-220.00)

Early Cape Printing. Vroeƫ Kaapse Drukwerk. 1796-1802. South African Library Reprint Series 1.

Text: English/Afrikaans. Bookplate on paste-down.

Price – $14.00 (ZAR-150.00)

First New Zealanders to the Boer War 1899

History of the First Contingent of New Zealand Mounted Rifles in the Boer War 1899-1902, followed by a description of each member. Bookplate on verso of front cover. Addenda pasted on rear cover.

Price – $95.00 (ZAR-950.00)

The Knysna Elephants and their Forest Home

Price – $10.00 (ZAR-100.00)

An Artist’s Journey Along the Old Cape Post Road 1832-33

Illustrated by 21 of his sketches, further illustrations and a map with notes and clues to the identity of the artist. Small label of previous owner on ffep.

Price – $25.00 (ZAR-280.00)

Cutlass and Yardarm

Illustrated by Sheila Stephenson. Bookplate on second free page. Light foxing to prelims and around the page edges. Illustrated paste-downs with small label of bookseller.

Price – $10.00 (ZAR-100.00)

First Ladies of the Cape

Undated edition. 8 short biographic sketches of wives of some of the governors of the Cape. Name “Greenlands” appears in ink on the rear cover. A delight to read.

Price – $14.00 (ZAR-100.00)

Op die Natalse Front (1 Oktober 1899 – 31 Mai 1900)

“Ons Geskiedenis-Serie”. Bookplate on paste-down with previous owner’s details on ffep.

Price – $31.00 (ZAR-320.00)

Oorlogsdagboekie van H S Oosterhagen. Januarie – June 1902

Bookplate on ffep. Fold out map in good condition.

Price – $28.00 (ZAR-280.00)

Europa en die Tweede Vryheidsoorlog 1899-1902

Price – $35.00 (ZAR-280.00)

Die Malan – Gedenkboek – 6 Oktober 1951

A book, written on the history of the Malan surname as well as showcasing some of the more prominent family members in South Africa.

Condition: Very good, some foxing.

Price – $35.00 (ZAR-380.00)

Wat Mevrouw Generaal Joubert Vertelt.

Bound in green, cloth boards with gilt lettering to spine and front board. With multiple b/w illustrations. Text in Afrikaans/Dutch. Previous owner’s ink scrawl to f.f.e.p. Leaves are foxed and browned, especially the prelims. Pp 17-32 with chips and tears, no loss to text.

Price – $30.00 (ZAR-350.00)

Wat Mevrouw Generaal Joubert Vertelt.

Bound in green, cloth boards with gilt lettering to spine and front board. With multiple b/w illustrations. Text in Afrikaans/Dutch. Previous owner’s ink stamp to paste-down. Lightly foxed. Browing to prelims.

Price – $30.00 (ZAR-350.00)

Moeder Poulin

Boer War novel. Text: Afrikaans. Illustrated by Nerine Desmond. Previous owner’s name on fep and rear paste-down. Ex-library with remnants of date sheets and stamps. The word ‘Cancelled’ appears on paste-down and a number ‘238’ on contents paid. Library stamp on Pgs 125 & 79.

Price – $35.00 (ZAR-350.00)

Travels in South Africa, undertaken at the request of the London Missionary Society; being a Narrative of a Second Journey in the Interior of that Country.

Vol 1 and 2 complete with maps and coloured prints. Vol 1: 2 x 4cm tears to Map. Small tear to lower edge on Pg269. Vol 2: 1cm worm hole to fore-edges of prelims. Repairs to frontispiece and title page. Ghosting of the plates. Owner’s details pasted on front paste-down.

Price – $450.00 (ZAR-5500.00)

The Restoration of Groot Constantia.

Thick card pages. Foxed throughout with heavy foxing on feps. Edge-wear and rubbing to boards.

Price – $80.00 (ZAR-800.00)

Eighteenth Century Furniture in South Africa.

Lacks plates 97/98; 99/100. Duplicated plates 95/06; 101/102. Bookseller’s label on front paste-down. Thick card pages. Blue tint to top edge.

Price – $18.00 (ZAR-180.00)

The Antiquary. Vol. 1 and 3.

Bookmender’s delight.

Price – $250.00 (ZAR-2000.00)