Simon’s Town Historical Society Bulletin.

Assorted volumes: Vol 1: 1-4 (1961-1962; Vol 2: 1 and 3 (1963-1964); Vol 3: 1 (1965).

Price – $25.00 (ZAR-280.00)

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)

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

Orange boards with minimal shelf wear. Tanning and some foxing to prelims. DW has signs of chipping and a few small closed tears on top edge with some tanning and foxing. Contents clean and tightly bound.

Price – $30.00 (ZAR-340.00)

Soho Night & Day

A photographic stroll around SoHo visiting famous, infamous and even ordinary haunts and places. Full of stories about the locals, the gangs, the pubs, the musicians, the bookshops and many more.

Price – $109.00 (ZAR-850.00)

Souvenir Album: German Settlers’ Jubilee, 7th July 1908. Jubelfeier der Deutschen Emigranten.

Text: English and German. 7th July 1908 marks the 50th anniversary of the landing at East London of the first vessel bringing the first batch of German immigrants to the Eastern Part of the Colony. Includes black and white photographs of the pagentry participants.

Price – $85.00 (ZAR-950.00)

Soweto: Black Revolt, White Reaction

An exploration of the factors leading up to the events of 16 June 1976 in Soweto, written before the end of apartheid in 1978. With maps.

Price – $18.00 (ZAR-180.00)

Studies in the Social and Economic History of the Witwatersrand 1886-1914. 2 volumes.

Price – $40.00 (ZAR-280.00)

Studio Encounters. Some reminiscences of a Portrait Painter with a preliminary sketch by Antony R Delius.

Some very light scattered foxing. Contents mostly clean and tightly bound.

Price – $14.00 (ZAR-150.00)

Tam-Tam. Een Oerwoud-Staat in Suriname.

Text: Dutch. This book is about the South American country of Suriname and its African “maroon” population who rebelled against Dutch slavery and lived in the forested regions of Suriname. Includes some black and white photographs and illustrations of these early free African inhabitants. Bookplate pasted on title page with a signature of previous owner.

Price – $26.00 (ZAR-180.00)

The Artists of Terezin

Illustrated account of the art produced by
Jewish prisoners at Terezin concentration camp. Ex-library with cancelled stamp.

Price – $10.00 (ZAR-90.00)

The Bantu-Speaking Peoples of Southern Africa.

Maroon boards with edge-wear and scuff marks. Foxing to top edge. Browning to verso top edge of dust jacket with minor edge-wear. Contents clean and tightly bound.

Price – $23.00 (ZAR-250.00)

The Bantu-speaking Tribes of South Africa

An ethnographical survey of the different Bantu-speaking tribes of South Africa. Includes black and white plates. Previous owners’ names inked to the ffep and to the half title. Tape marks to the front paste down, verso of half title and recto of frontis. Binding is slightly shaken.

Price – $45.00 (ZAR-450.00)

The Cape Illustrated Magazine.

A personal collection of various staple-bound articles and illustrations from the Cape Illustrated Magazine in re-purposed blue boards (1894 – 1897) . Cutouts from the magazine tipped in on front cover and spine.

Price – $40.00 (ZAR-400.00)

The Cape of Good intent.

Light green boards with foxing on paste downs. Minor foxing and browning on some pages. Previous owner’s signature on fep. Minor edge wear and small chipping to DW.

Price – $17.00 (ZAR-180.00)

The Central African Who’s Who for 1953

An official, political, social, sporting and commercial survey of the Rhodesias, Nyasaland, Kenya, Uganda, Tanganyika, Portuguese East Africa and the Belgian Congo. Illustrated with b/w. Bound in blue cloth covered board with black titles to front board and spine. Some scattered foxing to leaves, especially first and last leaves and edges. Some scuffing to boards and chip to head of spine. Board corners scuffed. A very good copy besides general wear.

Price – $65.00 (ZAR-650.00)

The Duchess of Devonshire’s Ball

“The fancy dress ball, held on 2 July by the 8th Duke of of Devonshire and his Duchess to celebrate Queen Victoria’s Diamond Jubilee, was considered the most spectacular highlight of a glittering and luxurious decade.” With numerous black and white illustrations.



Price – $42.00 (ZAR-320.00)

The False Bay Story. (Signed by author)

This title is the 3rd book in the trilogy on the sea approaches of the Western Cape. Packed with information and brimming with interest about the people who lived in the coastal towns. Illustrated with 110 monochrome and colour pictures showing life in False Bay in all its aspects plus 16 charts and maps drawn between 1656 and 1796 Price – $32.00 (ZAR-380.00)

The Fishing Devices of Central and Southern Africa. No. 12.

Slim volume from The Occasional Papers of the Rhodes-Livingstone Museum. Sunning to front and back cover papers. Two fold-out maps and 17 black and white photographs with minor discolouration to pages. General wear and tear to corners. Large tear in covers and pulling away from staples.

Price – $25.00 (ZAR-280.00)

The History and Social Significance of Motion Pictures in South Africa 1895-1940

Traces the history of peep-shows to ‘talkies’. Originally published as a PhD thesis at the University of Cape Town in 1946. Printed in a limited edition of 1000 copies.





Price – $120.00 (ZAR-1250.00)

The History of the Ancient Town and Once Famous Abbey of Waltham

The House of Cherer.

Signed by the author with an inscription. “Tracing the activities of succeeding generations through the colourful, often tragic, events that make up the fabric of South African and Rhodesian history.”

Price – $22.00 (ZAR-130.00)

The House of Shaka: The Zulu Monarchy Illustrated

Pictorial monarch by monarch history from Shaka to Goodwill. Black cloth boards with silver titles to spine. Boards show white scuff and age marks, else an overall desirable copy.

Price – $23.00 (ZAR-250.00)

The Hunter and His Art.

A survey of rock art in South Africa

Price – $50.00 (ZAR-550.00)

The Intelligent Woman’s Guide to Socialism and Capitalism.

Previous owner’s details on ffep. Gilding to top edge. Lower page edges untrimmed. Some discolouration to lower spine area with small light stain to rear board. Pages firmly bound. Price – $10.00 (ZAR-130.00)

The Jews of KwaZulu-Natal: A History

“This history has been sponsored to record the history of the Jewish KwaZulu-Natal Community, to place on record its growth and quite unique qualities in its people and institutions.”

Price – $95.00 (ZAR-950.00)