The Journals of Sophia Pigot.

Graham’s Town Series No. 3. Previous owner’s signature in blue ink on ffep with bookseller’s label on paste-down. Includes black/white illustrations and photographs. Contents clean and tightly bound.

Price – $16.00 (ZAR-160.00)

The Lady of Latham

Being the life and original letters of Charlotte de la Tremoille, Countess of Derby. With portrait.

Price – $50.00 (ZAR-450.00)

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 Newgate Calendar; Comprising Interesting Memoirs of the Most Notorious Characters who have been convicted of outrages on The Laws of England since the commencement of the Eighteenth Century; with occasional anecdotes and observations, speeches, confessions, and last exclamations of sufferers. Vol IV.

1/4 leather bound with marbled boards. Wear to the head and foot of spine. Browning to prelims. Marbled boards worn. General appearance commensurate with its age.

Price – $40.00 (ZAR-400.00)

The Newgate Calendar; Vol I.

Comprising Interesting Memoirs of the Most Notorious Characters who have been convicted of outrages on The Laws of England since the commencement of the Eighteenth Century; with occasional anecdotes and observations, speeches, confessions, and last exclamations of sufferers.
Rebound in later cream boards with leather spine and fore edges. Raised spine bands. Some cracking to the spine with edgewear to boards and corners which are bumped and frayed. Some age toning to the pages. Binding firm.

Price – $40.00 (ZAR-400.00)

The Pall Mall Magazine – May to August 1900 Vol. XXI

570pp, illustrated with photographic plates and sketches. Top and bottom of spine worn, corners also worn.



Price – $25.00 (ZAR-250.00)

The Place of the Elephant. A history of Pietermaritzburg. (Signed by the author)

A highly informative and readable account of Pietermaritzburg’s history from the early days of Piet Retief to the present. Bringing alive characters and personalities who made and left their marks in the town.

Price – $20.00 (ZAR-220.00)

The Quilts of Gee’s Bend.

“The women of Gee’s Bend – a small remote community in Alabama have created hundreds of quilt masterpieces dating from the early twentieth century to the present. Descendant from the slaves who first worked on the cotton plantations in the area, then for several generations as tenant farmers. They represent only a part of the rich body of African American quilts – composed in geometries that transform recycled work clothes and dresses, feed sacks and fabric remnants.”

Price – $100.00 (ZAR-1200.00)

The Reminiscences of Amelia de Henningsen (Notre Mère).

The Graham’s Town Series No. 10. Previous owner’s details in blue ink on ffep. Blue tint to top page edges. Contents clean and tightly bound.

Price – $16.00 (ZAR-160.00)

The School in the Bush

A critical study of the theory and practice of native education in Africa.




Price – $33.00 (ZAR-300.00)

The Tomlinson Report: A Summary of the Findings and Recommendations in the Tomlinson Commission Report

Summary of the Apartheid government’s Tomlinson Report on Socio-Economic Development of the Bantu Areas. Bound in paper wraps with fold out map to front. Previous owner’s bookplate to corner of title page. Black felt tip pen mark over price on front wrap.

Price – $20.00 (ZAR-220.00)

The Unitas Fratrum

Two hundred and fifty years of missionary and pastoral service in Southern Africa (Western Region). A photographic study published by the Moravian Church. No published date, but 1987 is written in at the end of the title and mentioned on the front flap.

Price – $70.00 (ZAR-800.00)

Those in Bondage.

An account of the life of the slave at the Cape in the days of the Dutch East India Company. 23 Black/white illustrations.

Price – $15.00 (ZAR-150.00)

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)

Tribal Peoples of Southern Africa

96 Colour plates, 76 line drawings, and 256 pages of text all dealing with the migrations, traditions, customs, and, most of all, the intricately patterned costumes of the tribal peoples of Southern Africa. Images clean and pages tightly bound.

Price – $38.00 (ZAR-450.00)

Turmoil at Turfloop. A summary of the reports of the Snyman and Jackson Commissions of inquiry into the University of the North.

Staple-bound booklet with limp card wraps. Scuff marks and yellowing round the edges. Contents clean and securely bound.

Price – $11.00 (ZAR-110.00)

Valley of the Simonsberg

The author was one of the main proponents of the declaration of The Simonsberg Valley and many of its buildings as a National Protected Environment in 1976 preserving the Valley for future generations. Illustrated with numerous b/w and a few colour photographs.

Price – $15.00 (ZAR-170.00)

Van Riga tot Drakenstein.

Language: Afrikaans. Die Verhaal van Eduardt Christian Haumann en sy Nasate. Black/white photographs. Previous owner’s name on ffep.

Price – $20.00 (ZAR-220.00)

Van Sending tot Kerk: 125 Jaar Rynse Sendingarbeid in Suidwes Afrika 1842-1967

Chronicling 125 years of mission work and the establishment of the church in Southwest Africa. Numerous black and white illustrations.

Price – $75.00 (ZAR-800.00)

Victorian Life at the Cape 1870-1900.

Includes double-side fold out map of Cape Town and environs.

Price – $15.00 (ZAR-180.00)

Volkskunde von Loango.

Mit illustrationen, gezeichnet von A Goring, M Laemmel, G Mutzel. Lang. German. (Folklore of Loanga). Half leather spine with marbled covers. Fraying to spine.

Price – $100.00 (ZAR-1400.00)

Who’s Who of Rhodesia, Mauritius, Central and East Africa – 1964

Supplement to the Who’s Who of South Africa, 1964. Some photographs of individuals.

Price – $33 (ZAR-360)

With Napoleon at St. Helena : Being the Memoirs of Dr. John Stokoe, Naval Surgeon.

Translated from the french of Paul Fremeaux by Edith S. Stokoe.

This historical work covers the four year period between Napoleons exile to St. Helena until his death in 1821, told from the point of view of the doctor who cared for him during this time. William Thomas Lee Ex Libris badge.


Price – $140.00 (ZAR-1400.00)

Women of South Africa

A historical, educational & industrial encyclopaedia & social directory of the women of the sub-continent.






Price – $365.00 (ZAR-3500.00)