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History (SA)

Front cover of Die Oorsprong van die Groot Trek by C. F. G. Muller
Die Oorsprong van die Groot Trek - C. F. G. Muller

Die Oorsprong van die Groot Trek by C. F. G. Muller discusses the origins and history behind the Great Trek.

Afrikaans text.

ZAR 120.00
Front Cover of The South African Commonwealth by Manfred Nathan
The South African Commonwealth - Manfred Nathan

The South African Commonwealth by Manfred Nathan is an overview of the principles and conditions of the then young Commonwealth and how it was governed at the time.

ZAR 450.00
Front cover of Monumente en Gedenktekens van die Oranje-Vrystaat by P.J. Nienaber; C.J.P. le Roux
Monumente en Gedenktekens van die Oranje-Vrystaat - P.J. Nienaber; C.J.P. le Roux

Monumente en Gedenktekens van die Oranje-Vrystaat by P.J. Nienaber and C.J.P. le Roux describes monuments and other commemorative objects found in the Free State.

Afrikaans text

ZAR 225.00
Front Cover of The Siege of Kimberley: Its Humorous and Social Side by T. Phelan
The Siege of Kimberley: Its Humorous and Social Side - T. Phelan

The Siege of Kimberley: Its Humorous and Social Side: Anglo-Boer War 1899-1902 : Eighteen weeks in Eighteen chapters  by T Phelan presents the story of the 18 week siege of Kimberly, which began on November 6 1899 and was finally lifted on 15th February 1900.

ZAR 375.00
Front Cover of The Bantu in the City by Ray E. Phillips
The Bantu in the City - Ray E. Phillips

The Bantu in the City: A Study of Cultural Adjustment on the Witwatersrand by Ray E. Phillips discusses the Economic Basis of Native Life; The Bantu Home, Health, Education, Crime & Delinquency, Leisure, Religion, Inter-Racial Relationships in the Urban Community.

ZAR 450.00
Front cover of The Malay Quarter and Its People by I D du Plessis and CA Luckhoff
The Malay Quarter and Its People - I D du Plessis and CA Luckhoff

The Malay Quarter and Its People by I D du Plessis and CA Luckhoff gives a survey of all aspects the Malay quarter and its people, picturesque old houses, mosques and their oriental atmosphere and muezzins calling from the minarets, colourful old customs and intimate details of everyday life. It is illustrated with 14 colour plates, 188 photographs and reproductions of paintings and old prints.

ZAR 600.00
Front Cover of Narrative of a Residence in South Africa by Thomas Pringle
Narrative of a Residence in South Africa - Thomas Pringle

Narrative of a Residence in South Africa by Thomas Pringle is the authors account of the six years he spent at the Cape Colony arriving as an 1820 settler. He is known as the father of South African poetry. This is volume 20 of the Africana Collectanea Series and is bound in half leather being number 2 of 50 deluxe copies.

ZAR 800.00
Front cover of A Dictionary of Southern African Place Names by P. E. Raper
A Dictionary of Southern African Place Names - P. E. Raper

A Dictionary of Southern African Place Names by P. E. Raper takes the reader on a fascinating journey through the highways and byways of Southern Africa, discovering the origins of the names of the cities and villages, mountains, valleys and rivers.

ZAR 125.00
Front Cover of Tswaing Meteor Crater by WU Reimold, D Brandt, R de Jong & J Hancox
Tswaing Meteor Crater - WU Reimold, D Brandt, R de Jong & J Hancox

Tswaing Meteor Crater by WU Reimold, D Brandt, R de Jong & J Hancox is a popular guide to the crater that will provide visitors with a comprehensive introduction to its rich heritage. Illustrated with photos, graphs and diagrams.

ZAR 65.00
Front Cover of The Critic Vol.II - No. 1 edited by H. A. Reyburn
The Critic Vol.II - No. 1 - H. A. Reyburn

The Critic Vol.II - No. 1 was a South African Quarterly Journal edited by H. A. Reyburn and this edition was published in September 1933. This volume contains the following articles:

  • Constance Holme by J.P.R. Wallis
  • The Native as Letter Writer by I. Schapera
  • Education and the Poor White by W.F. Grant
  • Anton Anreith: Sculptor by Victor W.de Kock
  • The Second Five Year Plan by H.M. Robertson
  • Spengler's Interpretation Of History by H. A. Reyburn

ZAR 250.00
Front cover of With the Da Gamas in 1497 by E. Forbes Robinson
With the Da Gamas in 1497 - E. Forbes Robinson

With the Da Gamas in 1497: A story of adventure told from the South African point of view by E. Forbes Robinson, MA was originally planned as a school text-book but at the time presents a story of adventure and discovery, which will appeal to all lovers of Historical Romance.

ZAR 250.00
Front cover of Runner & Mailcoach by Eric Rosenthal and Eliezer Blum
Runner & Mailcoach - Rosenthal & Blum

Runner & Mailcoach: Postal History and Stamps of Southern Africa by Eric Rosenthal and Eliezer Blum is a comprehensive account not only of the postage stamps, but also of the romantic and exciting postal developments in the entire sub-continent.

ZAR 300.00
Front Cover of The Strange Alchemy of Life and Law by Albie Sachs
The Strange Alchemy of Life and Law - Albie Sachs

The Strange Alchemy of Life and Law by Albie Sachs is an autobiography of Albie Sachs, who played a prominent part in the struggle for justice in South Africa. The book provides unique access to an insider's perspective on modern South Africa, and a rare glimpse into the working of a judicial mind. By juxtaposing life experiences and extracts from judgments, Sachs enables the reader to see the complex and surprising ways in which legal culture transforms subjective experience into objectively reasoned decisions.

ZAR 350.00
Front Cover of Long, Long Ago by R C Samuelson
Long, Long Ago - R C Samuelson

Long, Long Ago by R C Samuelson is a book on the lives of the early settlers especially in Natal.  Illustrated with b&w photos.

ZAR 900.00
Front cover of Marianhill: A Study in Bantu Life and Missionary Effort by F. Schimlek
Marianhill - F. Schimlek

Marianhill: A Study in Bantu Life and Missionary Effort by F. Schimlek is a description of the efforts of the Catholic missionaries in South Africa to influence African education and culture.

ZAR 120.00
Front Cover of In Liefde en Trou by Karel Schoeman
In Liefde en Trou - Karel Schoeman

In Liefde en Trou: die lewe van pres. en mev. M.T. Steyn by Karel Schoeman is a biography of (South African) President Steyn and his wife Tibbie Steyn. Steyn is described by Schoeman as a unique person, and the first modern Afrikaner.

Afrikaans text.

ZAR 350.00
Front Cover of Face of the Country by Karel Schoeman
Face of the Country - Karel Schoeman

Face of the Country by Karel Schoeman provides an overview of South Africa and its people during half a century in the recent history. The author selected 273 photographs from the collections of the SA Library, Cape Town, mainly portraits, through which to describe historical events.

ZAR 225.00
Front Cover of Kitty and the Prince by Ben Shephard
Kitty and the Prince - Ben Shephard

Kitty and the Prince by Ben Shephard is the story of the doomed love affair between Kitty Jewell, the white daughter of a Cornish mining engineer and Prince Lobengula, a black man. He was a member of a travelling show called Savage South Africa comprising African natives and wild animals brought from South Africa for the entertainment of the British public in 1899. The affair was a heart-breaking love story which at the time caused a scandal and filled the newspapers with disgust.

ZAR 75.00
Front Cover of From the Land of The Zulu Kings by J. L. Smail
From the Land of The Zulu Kings - J L Smail

From the Land of the Zulu Kings by J L Smail is a book on the history of European involvement and conflict in the Natal area, focusing on the 19th century.  Profusely illustrated with b&w photos, maps and drawings. Limited de Luxe edition: this is copy number 1262 of 2000.

ZAR 450.00
Front Cover of Silverrandjie by MTR Smit
Silverrandjie - MTR Smit

Silverrandjie by MTR Smit is die geskiedenis van die dorp Ugie in Oos-Grikwaland.

ZAR 250.00
Front Cover of Africana Byways edited by Anna H Smith
Africana Byways - Anna H Smith

Africana Byways edited by Anna H Smith contains 8 essays on topics of interest to the Africana collector: photographs, pictures, reprints of Africana books, botanical illustrations, newspapers and periodicals, book plates, Ndebele arts and crafts and early cartoons.  Illustrated in b&w.

ZAR 120.00
 Front Cover of The Natal Carbineers by John Stalker
The Natal Carbineers - John Stalker

The Natal Carbineers by John Stalker is an early detailed history of one of South Africa's most famous regiments. The Natal Carbineers participated in the invasion of Zululand in January 1879, and on 22 January, 23 members of the Regiment perished in the famous battle of Isandlwana. The unit was subsequently relegated to garrison duties at Landmans Drift on the Mzinyathi, or Buffalo River.In September 1899, the Natal Carbineers was mobilised for active service in the British campaign to subdue the Boer republics of the Transvaal and Orange Free State.

ZAR 6,000.00
Front Cover of Land of the Thirst King by Willem Steenkamp
Land of the Thirst King - Willem Steenkamp

Land of the Thirst King by Willem Steenkamp is a story rich in legend about a place few people know much about. Willem Steenkamp, whose forefathers have lived in that amazing country for 150 years, brings to life a part of the world that will surely fascinate all those who enjoy reading about far away places. A country full of legend and unusual characters.

ZAR 80.00
Front cover of The Unification of South Africa: 1902-1910 by L. M. Thompson
The Unification of South Africa: 1902-1910 - L.M. Thompson

The Unification of South Africa: 1902-1910 by L. M. Thompson tells of the events in the inauguration of the Union of South Africa and gives a comprehensive analysis of the South African Constitution of the time.

ZAR 250.00
Front cover of Transvaal Epic by Paul Tingay and Jill Johnson
Transvaal Epic - Paul Tingay and Jill Johnson

Transvaal Epic by Paul Tingay and Jill Johnson is an exceptionally well illustrated history of the Transvaal from the cradle of humankind to the 1970's

ZAR 300.00

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