Mining (SA)

Front cover of Early Kimberley: A Photographic Souvenir by Vida Allen
Early Kimberley: A Photographic Souvenir - Vida Allen

Early Kimberley: A Photographic Souvenir by Vida Allen takes the reader on a pictorial tour of the history of Kimberley, commencing with the first diggers at the Du Toitspan dry diggings in 1869. The street scenes depict the hustle and bustle that was experienced in the early days of the Diamond City.

R150.00
Front cover of Valley of Gold by A. P. Cartwright
Valley of Gold - A. P. Cartwright

Valley of Gold by A. P. Cartwright describes the discovery of gold in the Transvaal which led to developments such as Pilgrim's Rest, and tells of the rough-and-ready birth of South Africa's great gold mining industry.

R250.00
Front Cover of All That Glittered by Maryna Fraser and Alan Jeeves
All That Glittered - Maryna Fraser and Alan Jeeves

All That Glittered by Maryna Fraser and Alan Jeeves presents, through a selection of the correspondence of Lionel Phillips, a complete picture of the career of one of the leading figures in the development of the South African gold mining industry.

R180.00
Front Cover of Payable Gold by Jas Gray
Payable Gold - Jas Gray

Payable Gold by Jas Gray is a history of the discovery of gold on the Rand and the very early history of Johannesburg based on researches made in the State Archives in Pretoria by Ethel Gray. Contains the Oosthuizen papers which reveal the story of the discovery. Translations of photographic reproductions of documents by B.de Coligny Marchand. Illustrated in b&w.

R250.00
Front Cover of Fifty Golden years of the Rand 1886-1936  by D Jacobsson
Fifty Golden Years of the Rand 1886-1936 - D Jacobsson

Fifty Golden Years of the Rand 1886-1936 by D Jacobsson was written to commemorate the golden jubilee of Johannesburg and of the Witwatersrand Gold Mining Industry. The author, who was mining editor of the Johannesburg Star newspaper gives a lively history of the Rand and mining and the rise of Johannesburg.  Illustrated with B&W photographs.

R225.00
Front cover of Graves and Guineas by J. T. McNish
Graves and Guineas - J. T. McNish

Graves and Guineas by J. T. McNish concerns the exciting life of the early diamond diggers, covering the period in Kimberley's history, 1871-1873, and describes how conditions on the diamond fields started to settle down.

R300.00
Front Cover of The Road to Eldorado by JT McNish
The Road to Eldorado - JT McNish

The Road to Eldorado by JT McNish is the history of the South African diamond rush and of Kimberly 1867 - 1870. The first in the trilogy detailing the exciting events of Kimberley's vibrant diamond rush years.

R200.00
Spine of Gold Fever by L M Nesbitt
Gold Fever - L M Nesbitt

Gold Fever by L M Nesbitt is the personal story of a young Italian-Anglo mining engineer both above and below Johannesburg. The author arrived in Johannesburg in 1912 and stayed for 4 years. This book is, at times, a harrowing account of life during the gold rush.

R175.00
Front cover of Pilgrim's Rest by Transvaal Provincial Library and Museum Service
Pilgrim's Rest - Transvaal Provincial Library and Museum Service

Compiled by the staff of the Pilgrim's Rest Museum, Pilgrim's Rest: A Pictoral History/Geskiedenis in Beeld by Transvaal Provincial Library and Museum Service is a photographic history of gold in the Eastern Transvaal.

Bilingual edition

R90.00
Front Cover of An Introduction to South Africa's Geological and Mining Heritage by M J Viljoen and W U Reimold
An Introduction to South Africa's Geological and Mining Heritage - M J Viljoen and W U Reimold

An Introduction to South Africa's Geological and Mining Heritage by M J Viljoen and W U Reimold is an excellent introduction to the relationship between places of great scenic beauty and the underlying geology. Includes 45 illustrations and maps and 380 colour photos.

R90.00