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South Africa General

Front Cover of Mountains of Southern Africa by David Bristow
Mountains of Southern Africa - David Bristow

Mountains of Southern Africa by David Bristow takes a close look at the high altitude world and the montane plants that flourish in this rigorous environment, the animals that roam the slopes and the raptors that soar among the peaks. The book looks at the mountains in SA's history and the people that chose to live in a harsh environment. Beautifully photographed by Clive Ward.

ZAR 90.00
Front Cover of Tokkelossie by Dr. A. Coetzee
Tokkelossie - Dr. A. Coetzee

Tokkelossie: Bydrae tot die Afrikaanse Volkskunde en Taalkunde by Dr. A. Coetzee includes key map and place names of all the towns in South Africa where the tokkelossie has been sighted (almost everywhere) with folding maps at the back. A collectable piece of Africana.

ZAR 225.00
Front Cover of Africana Repository by R F Kennedy
Africana Repository - R F Kennedy

Africana Repository by R F Kennedy contains much information of primary importance to everyone interested in books about South Africa. Reference is made to Portuguese, Dutch, French, German, Scandinavian and English writers on South Africa from the time of the Portuguese navigators until the discovery of gold on the Witwatersrand. Illustrated in b&w.

ZAR 145.00
Front cover of Africana Repository by R. F. Kennedy
Africana Repository - R. F. Kennedy

Africana Repository: Notes from a Series of Lectures Given to the Hillbrow Study Centre from March to May 1964 by R. F. Kennedy is a book for collectors, be they experts or amateurs. It contains much information not easily accessible, but of primary importance to everyone interested in books about South Africa.

ZAR 145.00
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
image of The City of Pretoria and Districts by South African Railways & Department
The City of Pretoria and Districts - South African Railways and Department

The City of Pretoria and Districts: An Official Handbook, 1913 by South African Railways and Department describes the social, official, mining, farming, and general progress and possibilities of the administrative capital and surrounding districts of the time.

ZAR 225.00
image of Boukuns  by Van Niekerk, Brand
Boukuns - Brand Van Niekerk

Boukuns by Brand Van Niekerk. Hierdie boek is geskryf om van mooi geboue to vertel, en hoe en waar hulle gebou is en hoe hul skoonheid te waardeer.

ZAR 150.00
Front Cover of Penpricks by Ken Vernon
Penpricks - Ken Vernon

Penpricks by Ken Vernon is a fascinating and informed look at the world of SA's political cartoons.  It covers the period prior to 1900 to 2000.

ZAR 90.00
Front Cover of Cape Dovecots and Fowl-Runs by James Walton
Cape Dovecots and Fowl-Runs - James Walton

Cape Dovecots and Fowl-Runs by James Walton deals with a previously unrecorded aspect of Cape vernacular architecture, namely the dovecots, fowl-runs and fowl-houses. Many of these buildings are among the most beautiful examples of early Cape architecture. Profusely illustrated in black and white.

ZAR 750.00