I Remember Cape Town.

Illustrations by Tony Grogan. Tanning to the pastedowns and around the fep edges with severe foxing to the prelims and last two pages. Foxing to top, fore- and bottom page edges.

Price – $23.00 (ZAR-250.00)

I Remember Cape Town.

Illustrations by Tony Grogan. Previous owner’s stamp on front and rear pastedowns. Tanning around the fep edges with a small price mark in ink in the corner.

Price – $26.00 (ZAR-280.00)

In Witch Bound Africa: An Account of the Primitive Kaonde Tribe & Their Beliefs

Early anthropological account of the North Rhodesian Naonde people. Bound in black cloth boards with blue decoration. Chips to head and foot of spine. Scattered foxing throughout, especially to to the prelims and rear leaves. Foxing to the leaf edges. With multiple b/w illustrations and fold out map to rear.

Price – $50.00 (ZAR-550.00)

Industrie Des Cafres Du Sud-Est De L’Afrique. Collection Recueillie Sur Les Lieux et Notice Ethnographique.

Perhaps the rarest work on South and South East African tribal art and beadwork. It is understood that fewer than 100 copies were produced. There are 27 chromolithographs, with a few pages of text uncut.




Price – $3600.00 (ZAR-40000.00)

Jades from China

A full descriptive catalogue from the Museum of East Asian Art of Bath for its 1994 exhibition entitled “Jades of China” featuring over 350 Chinese jades, from neolithic times right up to the early 19th century, spanning a period of approximately 7000 years.






Price – $43.00 (ZAR-420.00)

Jewry and Cape Society. The Origins and Activities of the Jewish Board of Deputies for the Cape Colony.

Small complimentary copy slip tipped in on title page. Contents clean and tightly bound.

Price – $20.00 (ZAR-240.00)

Joe Miller’s Jests: or, the Wits Vade-Mecum

Facsimile reprint of the 1739 edition. Being a collection of the most brilliant jests; the politest repartees; the most elegant bons mots, and most pleasant short stories in the English language.


Price – $32.00 (ZAR-350.00)

Journal of a Deputation sent to the East by the Committee of the Malta Protestant College in 1849.

2 volumes. Contains an account of the present state of the oriental nations, including their religion, learning, education, customs and occupations. Bookplate of previous owner, Rev. Burke on front paste-down as well as second name and date. Rev Burke’s name repeated on half-title page. Tide marks to a few of the pages. Price – $200.00 (ZAR-2000.00)

Letters of the American Missionaries 1835 – 1838

Van Riebeeck Society Series 1 No 31

Price – $20.00 (ZAR-220.00)

Lord Charles Somerset – Plantagenet in South Africa.

A biography of Lord Charles Somerset, Governor and Commander-in-Chief at the Cape of Good Hope.

Price – $10.00 (ZAR-120.00)

Lords of Stalplain. Biographical Miniatures of the British Governors of the Cape of Good Hope.

“Picturesque figures whom Downing Street sent to the Cape Colony from the end of the 18th Century until Union in 1910”. Sir Harry Smith, Lord Milner, Hely-Hutchinson, amongst others.

Price – $10.00 (ZAR-120.00)

Lost Communities, Living Memories. Remembering Forced Removals in Cape Town.

A record of shared oral histories and memories of some of the Capetonians who were relocated as a result of the Group Areas Act. Richly illustrated with photographs.

Price – $52.00 (ZAR-550.00)

Mariannhill. A Study in Bantu Life and Missionary Effort.

Previous owner’s details on ffep. Handwritten names on rear fep. Contents clean and tightly bound. Price – $29.00 (ZAR-380.00)

Marriage Customs in Southern Natal

From the Department of Native Affairs. Ethnological Publication vol. IV. 13 illustrations.

Price – $70.00 (ZAR-850.00)

Mixed Humanity. A Story of Camp Life in South Africa.

Circa 1892. “A remarkable book dealing with the rough and tumble intrigue on the diamond mines and early boxing prizefights. Although ostensibly a work of fiction, there are no less than nine personages based on real people. The reader is transported to the bar-rooms and into the midst of the disreputable company which frequent them, around the diamond mines of South Africa.” Plate illustrations by Irving Montagu. Previous owner’s name on verso of frontispiece

Price – $60.00 (ZAR-750.00)

Nederland Transvaal Gedenkboek Opgedgragen aan het Volk van Transvaal en Oranje-Vrijstaat

Folio size illustrated souvenir, dedicated to the people of the Transvaal and the Orange Free State.

Price – $130,00 (ZAR-1400,00)

Negroes in Britain. A Study of Racial Relations in English Society.

“A study of the social effects of an admixture of coloured peoples in the population of Great Britain, specifically the dockland of Cardiff and to the general, historical and cultural context of racial relations in Britain.” Price – $20.00 (ZAR-220.00)

Noor’s Story. My Life in District Six.

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

Price – $15.00 (ZAR-170.00)

Oceanic Art – Ozeanische Kunst – Art Oceanien

640pp. Illustrated throughout, many of the art works are from private collections or are photographed for the first time.

Price – $55.00 (ZAR-500.00)

Origin of the African People of the Johannesburg Area

Introductory archaeological text about the early inhabitants of South Africa. Bound in laminated pictorial card wraps. Ink stamps to half title. Top edge corner slightly dog-eared. Illustrated in b/w.

Price – $29.00 (ZAR-400.00)

Our First Half Century 1910-1960

Publication to mark the Golden Jubilee of the Union of South Africa. Bound in vinyl covered boards with gilt lettering. Endpaper maps showing population & industry figures. Edges lightly browned and endpapers foxed. Previous owner’s bookplate & library stamp to f.f.e.p. Colour frontis and extensive b/w illustrations throughout.

Price – $16.00 (ZAR-200.00)

Paterson of Cyrene. A Biography.

Previous owner’s name on front free end page. Ned Paterson was a cheerful & eccentric clergyman, who founded and spent many years teaching at the Cyrene School near Bulawayo. This school, which Paterson started from scratch, focused on practical and agricultural education. It was the first African school in Rhodesia to have art classes, which were made mandatory for all students.

Price – $15.00 (ZAR-150.00)

People of the Veil.

Being an account of the habits, organisation and history of the wandering Tuareg Tribes which inhabit the Mountains of Air or Asben in the Central Sahara. Includes fold out map in very good condition and black and white photographs.

Price – $40.00 (ZAR-400.00)

Royal Ambassadors. British Royalties in Southern Africa 1860-1947

“A series of incisive biographical studies of each of the royal visits. A superb blend of history, politics and royal biography.”

Price – $19.00 (ZAR-130.00)

Sash Magazine – 16 Vols

15 Volumes (1988-1994) + Advice Office Trust Report 1994-1995 of ‘Sash’, the official journal of the Black Sash, a white women’s anti apartheid group. All volumes staple bound in pictorial card wraps. All vols VG with occasional tears and minor soiling.

Price – $90.00 (ZAR-1000.00)