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Travel & Explorers (SA)

Front cover of Narrative of an Exploratory Tour of the Cape of Good Hope by Arbousset and Daumas
Narrative of an Exploratory Tour of the Cape of Good Hope - Arbousset & Daumas

Narrative of an Exploratory Tour of the Cape of Good Hope by Arbousset and Daumas presents a fascinating account of a tour taken by two French Protestant Missionaries who were settled in Basutoland, to that part of South Africa between the Orange and the Vaal Rivers. Limited edition copy No. 248/750.

ZAR 600.00
Front Cover of Trails and Walks in the Southern Cape by Jose Burman
Trails and Walks in the Southern Cape - Jose Burman

Trails and Walks in the Southern Cape by Jose Burman is not only a guide to different walks and longer trails the hiker can take it is also filled with facts and anecdotes about the various areas and trails. Illustrated in colour and with sketch maps.

ZAR 75.00
Front cover of Thomas Baines by Jane Carruthers
Thomas Baines - Jane Carruthers

Thomas Baines: Eastern Cape Sketches, 1848 to 1852 by Jane Carruthers published by The Brenthurst Press. Many of the works shown in the book have previously not been shown to the public because they have been overshadowed by other periods in the nineteenth century explorer and artist's work.

ZAR 1,200.00
Front cover of A Merchant Family in Early Natal by Daphne Child
A Merchant Family in Early Natal - Daphne Child

A Merchant Family in Early Natal: Diaries and Letters of Joseph & Marianne Churchill, 1850-1880, With a Narrative of Pioneering Travels to Potchefstroom & the Soutpansberg edited by Daphne Child examines the diaries and letters of Joseph and Marianne Churchill.

Includes contemporary sketches by M. Churchill.

ZAR 400.00
Front cover of The Marginal Safari by Justin Fox
The Marginal Safari - Justin Fox

The Marginal Safari by Justin Fox has our author journeying counter-clockwise around the edges of South Africa, starting in Cape Town. It is 2006 and his famous father Revel has been diagnosed with cancer. Worried and guilt-ridden, he takes to the road nevertheless, making full use of the advantages that distance and the sheer physicality of driving affords a troubled soul. As he stops at places frequented or famously erected by his architect father, his thoughts congeal around notions of fatherland and fatherhood.

ZAR 60.00
Front Cover of Rediscovering South Africa by Stephen Haw, Andrew Unsworth and Heather Robertson
Rediscovering South Africa - Stephen Haw, Andrew Unsworth and Heather Robertson

Rediscovering South Africa by Stephen Haw, Andrew Unsworth and Heather Robertson comprises the diaries of of the Sunday Times journalists and photographers that undertook a nine month journey of discovery around S A. It details routes and roads that most people are unaware of. Profusely illustrated.

ZAR 90.00
Front Cover of The Official Field Guide to the Cradle of Humankind by Brett Hilton-Barber and Lee Berger
The Official Field Guide to the Cradle of Humankind - Brett Hilton-Barber and Lee Berger

The Official Field Guide to the Cradle of Humankind: Sterkfontein, Swartkrans, Kromdraai & Environs World Heritage Site by Brett Hilton-Barber and Lee Berger facilitates the spread of the knowledge we have gained in the field thus far. It tells us something of the world in which our ancestors lived; provides a guide to all the known hominid species; details all the sites within the area and describes its animals and plants, both past and present, to give the reader a context in which to understand who we are and where we have come from. Well Illustrated.

ZAR 225.00
Front Cover of Trekking the Great Thirst by Arnold W. Hodson
Trekking the Great Thirst - Arnold W. Hodson

Trekking the Great Thirst by Arnold W. Hodson describes journeys and hunting trips in the early twentieth century. Includes a foreword by F. C. Selous.

ZAR 1,500.00
Front Cover of Namaqualand Garden of the Gods by Freeman Patterson
Namaqualand Garden of the Gods - Freeman Patterson

Namaqualand Garden of the Gods by Freeman Patterson contains spectacular photos of the flowers in the area and describes some of his experiences in an informative and sensitively written text. Inscribed by the author on the fep.

ZAR 135.00
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 Overberg Explorer compiled by Ann Scott
The Overberg Explorer - Ann Scott

The Overberg Explorer compiled by Ann Scott is a guide for environment-oriented travel in the Cape Overberg. It contains information on everything from geology to history, exploring the areas of Caledon, Hermanus, Bredasdorp and Sellendam, and various organisations who can help the traveller.

ZAR 70.00
Front cover of Travel And Adventure In South-East Africa by F.C. Selous
Travel And Adventure In South-East Africa - F.C. Selous

Travel And Adventure In South-East Africa by F.C. Selous is the story of the author's last eleven years of his travels in the interior of South Africa. Selous describes numerous adventures with lions and leopards, particularly near the Zambezi, Zweswi, and Manyami rivers, with additional sport after rhinoceros, eland, and hartebeest.Illustrated throughout.

ZAR 4,000.00
Front cover of Once We Were Hunters by Paul Weinberg
Once We Were Hunters - Paul Weinberg

Once We Were Hunters by Paul Weinberg journeys to six different countries in southern and eastern Africa to examine those indigenous communities who, in spite of a rapidly modernising continent, are still managing to survive in their natural environment. Since an estimated 75 percent of African wildlife lives outside the recognised game reserves, the preservation of its fauna and flora has become a community issue. The old-fashioned practice of creating reserves by removing local people is something of the past, and new relationships are being explored.

ZAR 75.00
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Little Journey to South Africa - J. R. White & Adelaide Smith

Little Journey to South Africa and Up the East Coast by J. R. White & Adelaide Smith describes the period of Dutch enterprise and venture in the Cape.

ZAR 450.00