Africana Books - Mr. Arne Schaefer
P.O. Box 12038, Mill Street Post Office, Cape Town 8010, SOUTH AFRICA
Phone: +27-21-461-2382   Fax: +27 086 528 2664
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We specialize in books about Africa, with emphasis on Southern Africa. Our stock comprises books published between the 17th & 20th centuries, mainly in English and Afrikaans, with smaller numbers of Dutch, German and French titles. For our local customers we issue three catalogues yearly; E-mail catalogues can be issued on request and 'Wants Lists' are most welcome. All our stock is accessible on the Web ( see address above ) and keywords associated with your favourite subjects can be used when searching for books. If you would like to view our collection when in Cape Town, please phone to make an appointment. Africana Books is situated only a few minutes from the city centre and parking is no problem. We look forward to meeting you.
Specialities: Agriculture/Horticulture Anthropology/Ethnology Archaeology Biography Boer War Botany Conservation Fiction & Literature Fine Arts Geology Historical Hunting & Fishing Military History Miscellaneous Politics & Current Affairs Railroads Travel & Explroation Zoology Zulu War
Terms of Sale: Our stock is priced in US$, which are debited to credit cards at the rate of exchange ruling on the day, in South African Rands. Postage is charged at estimated cost as an extra.
Book Base - Mr. Trevor Beckett
275 Florida Road, Morningside., Durban, KZN-Natal 4001, SOUTH AFRICA
Phone: +27-31-312-3555
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Book Base is a reputable and popular book store located in Durban and has been around for 8 years. We currently have a large range of general reading material, Africana out-of-print and Collectable book range. We stock about 30,000 books at any time but this grows daily. All books are described in precise detail as to the condition plus we photograph each book for you to see. Should you require closer scrutiny we will scan certain parts of the book and email this to you for your inspection. All postage and packaging is for the buyer's account as is the choice of surface/airmail, insurance etc. We will gladly give a full refund to the buyer on any misrepresented book if the said book is received back in the same condition as when we posted it. We actively sell books on which is a monthly book auction for rare and out of print books and encourage collectors to look at this site. We are always looking for rare or out of print books to buy. Should you have any of the above that you wish to sell directly to us or through the auction on your behalf contact us.
Specialities: Rare and Collectable , Africana , Modern First Editions , Militaria.
Terms of Sale: Cash, EFT, Credit card.
Bookdealers cc. - Mr. Doran Locketz, Guy Friedmann, Vivienne Yudaken
Upper Level Bedford Center, Cnr Smith & Bradford Rd., Bedfordview, Gauteng 2021, SOUTH AFRICA
Phone: +27 11 622 6810
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We currently operate from 7 shops in Johannesburg. These are in Bedfordview, Benmore, Bryanston, Gallo Manor, Greenside, Melville and Rosebank. Each shop has its own speciality as well as carrying a huge selection of publishers' overstocks and a large and interesting selection of out-of-print books. (Benmore and Greenside deal only with remainder titles).
Specialities: Africana, Judaica, Military History, History, Esoteric, Natural History, Botany, Children, Music, Fiction, Art, Architecture, Photography, Travel, Motoring
Terms of Sale: Cash or credit card
Central Africana Ltd - Frank Johnston
P.O.Box 631, Kidney Crescent,, Blantyre, ., MALAWI
Phone: +265-1-876110   Fax: +265-1-876102
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Central Africana specialises in books on the exploration and development of Nyasaland/Malawi and Central Africa. The company, established in 1988, operates two bookshops in Blantyre (Kidney crescent)and Lilongwe (Old Town Mall), in Malawi and has a medium-sized, broad-based stock on Central African subjects, ranging from travel and exploration to economics, anthropology and natural history. Nineteenth and early twentieth century titles form the backbone of our stock.
Specialities: (Central) African exploration. David Livingstone.
Terms of Sale: Cash
Chapter1 - Mr. Julian Sones
11 9th Street, Orange Grove, Johannesburg 2119, SOUTH AFRICA
Phone: +27116405629
Specialities: Rhodesiana and other books on Africa, collectables and out of print books.
Terms of Sale: Payment in full prior to despatch.
Chapter Two - Ray Smethurst
P.O.Box 1591, LINKHILLS, Kwa-Zulu Natal 3652, SOUTH AFRICA
Phone: 0317622462   Fax: 0317622462
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We trade locally from our retail store at Linkhills Shopping Centre, Waterfall, KZN, South Africa
Specialities: Collectibles and out of print titles. Africana; Rhodesiana; Nataliana. No charge - no obligation search facility.
Terms of Sale: Cash, eft, credit card.
Christison Rare Books - Mr. Lindsay Christison
P O Box 24093 Sherwood, Port Elizabeth, Eastern Cape 6034, SOUTH AFRICA
Phone: +27-41-3714844   Fax: +27-41-3714844
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Christison Rare Books operates as a mail order business, based in Port Elizabeth. Whereas we stock thousands of books on a wide variety of subjects, our focus has always been on SE Africa - its peoples, wildlife and history . The store is currently managed by Lindsay Christison. Although we do not run an open book shop, prospective customers who would like to examine items described in our on-line list of stock are welcome to make an appointment.
Specialities: South East Africa; Travel; Natural History; Military Campaigns; African Languages
Terms of Sale: All books offered subject to availability. Credit card (Mastercard, Visa or American Express)preferred; other payment methods may be possible - please enquire. Terms are in all cases: payment with order. Trade discount negotiable. Returns are accepted where we have erred materially in our description of goods. Please request further details.
P.O. Box 186 Constantia, Cape Town, 7848, SOUTH AFRICA
Phone: +27 21 794 0600   Fax: +27 21 794 0601
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Founded in 1958, Clarke’s specialises in Africana books, prints, maps and ephemera concentrating mainly on Africa south of the Sahara. On-line rare book auctions: - Specialist on-line auctions for rare books, maps & prints, documents, letters, ephemera and vintage photography.
Specialities: Africana books, prints, maps and ephemera concentrating mainly on Africa south of the Sahara. Africana Catalogues are issued four times a year. All subjects are covered including, African exploration and travel, missionary endeavour, ethnography, Bushmen and rock art, big-game hunting, military history – the Anglo Boer War, Boer War ephemera, Zulu War and the First World War in East Africa and South West Africa, natural history (botany, ornithology, etc.), Mining (particularly diamonds and gold), Natal & Zululand, Namibia, art & architecture, literature & politics. Also Maps, prints and ephemera.
Terms of Sale: All books are first editions in good (v.g./fine) condition, published in London, in the original cloth and are 8vo in size, unless otherwise stated. Any items found to be unsatisfactory may be returned with prior notice. Postage is extra - quotes for both surface and airmail will be given. Payment by credit card is preferred: Visa or Mastercard - please quote card number and expiry date. Overseas customers paying by bank draft or cheque will have $12 (£6) added to each invoice to cover bank charges.
Clarkes Bookshop - Henrietta Dax
211 Long Street, Cape Town, 8001, SOUTH AFRICA
Phone: +27-21-423-5739   Fax: +27-21-423-6441
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We are open from 9 to 5 Monday to Fridays, 9 to 1 on Saturdays, or by appointment. We issue two catalogues a year listing old and new books.
Specialities: New and secondhand books on Southern Africa, maps and prints, general secondhand books.We have a large selection of books on Southern African art.
Terms of Sale: Cash, cheque, credit card (Amex, VISA, Mastercard and Diners)
Classics - Ken & Jenny Stewart
Shop 5, 9th Avenue Shopping Centre, Main Road, Walmer,, Port Elizabeth, 6070, SOUTH AFRICA
Phone: 041-581-4416
21 000+ stock of general books. Mon-Fri 9.00am to 4.30pm Sat 9.00am to 1.00pm
Specialities: Military, and children's books, memorabilia.
Terms of Sale: Cash, cheque, or credit card.
119 High Street, Grahamstown, Eastern Cape 6139, SOUTH AFRICA
Phone: +27-46-636-1525   Fax: +27-46-636-1525
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We are a general out-of-print bookshop serving the academic community of Rhodes University in Grahamstown, South Africa. Africana and other stock sought from anywhere in the Eastern Cape. We issue catalogues of new africana acquisitions. Visit to subscribe
Specialities: Africana especially that relating to the Eastern Cape, 1820 Settlers, 20thC politics, and literature.
Terms of Sale: Credit card preferred. Institutions may be invoiced by prior arrangement only. Cheques by arrangement only and subject to applicable forex costs. PayPal noW accepted. Returns by prior arrangement if item not as described.
42 Harrison Street, Johannesburg, 2001, SOUTH AFRICA
Phone: +27-11-838-5903
Terms of Sale: Cash
Ike's Books & Collectables - Ms. Joanne Rushby
48a Florida Road, Durban, KwaZulu-Natal 4001, SOUTH AFRICA
Phone: +27-31-303-9214
Ike's is an antiquarian and out-of-print bookshop, dealing in Africana, African politics, literature and history, art, modern first editions, sport, and travel.
Terms of Sale: Cash, cheques, VISA, Mastercard and Diner's Club credit cards.
Imagine Books - Steven Duckworth
Heritage Market, off Old Main Road, Hillcrest, abc, SOUTH AFRICA
Phone: 1234
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Imagine Books grew out of the original Imagine Gallery (established 2001 - formerly Richard Rennie Gallery). Areas of focus: early Natal, Boer/Zulu War, Modern First editions, paperbacks (new and used). My priorities are: customer satisfaction and top quality literature at fair prices. The book world is a fascinating and wonderful place to be doing business, and I enjoy every minute of it. We are open 6 days a week (closed Mondays), and customers are most welcome to visit us in the lovely surroundings of the Heritage Market rose gardens. SABDA Associate Member.
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Msasa Books - Mr. Adrian Vermeulen
PO Box 1349, Hillcrest, Kwazulu Natal 3650, SOUTH AFRICA
Phone: 031 765 4946   Fax: 031 765 4946
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Your friendly family bookstore, come in and browse our extensive collection. We have a large stock of militaria, Africana as well as new and old novels & many other categories.
Specialities: Militaria, Africana
Terms of Sale: COD
Netbooks cc - Craig Thom
5 Arlington Milnerton Ridge, Cape Town, WP 7441, SOUTH AFRICA
Phone: 021-551-4248
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Specialities: Natural History Birds & Botany Fly Fishing
Terms of Sale: Credit card, Paypal, Transfer (ZA only) 100% refund for books not as described.
Pringle Bay Books - Neil and Penny Berens
Peak Road, Pringle Bay, Western Cape 7196, SOUTH AFRICA
Phone: +27-82-899-7195   Fax: +27-866-347-881
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Attic bookshop in a beautiful seaside village. Situated above the Pringle Bay Country Shop.
Specialities: Wide range of rare and collectible books. Large stock of Africana, esp flora and fauna. Over 30 general categories including sport, shipping, military history, art, travel, poetry, cinema.
Terms of Sale: Cash, credit card
127 Long Street, Cape Town, 8000, SOUTH AFRICA
Phone: +27-21-423-3810
Terms of Sale: Cash
Protea Book House - Nicol Stassen
P.O. Box 35510, Menlo Park, 0102, SOUTH AFRICA
Phone: +27-12-362-5685
Terms of Sale: Cash
Quagga Books - George Curtis
P.O.Box 59 Kalk Bay, Cape Town, 7990, SOUTH AFRICA
Phone: +27-21-788-2752   Fax: +27-21-7883581
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Cape Town ,with more than 300 years of colonial history and a haven for traders travelling the East -Indian route from Europe has always been a source of treasures . Quagga in nearby Kalk Bay is still permeated with the sense of the rare and unusual . Large leatherbound tomes, 17 century sea charts , glass cabinets stuffed with books ,seashells the odd baboon skull or whalebone .A mounted Zebra stares down at you with its glassy eyes .It all has the feel of a successful 17th century merchants Wunderkammer or Cabinet of Curiosities .Paintings , books, maps and the oddest of objects.
Specialities: Africana, Out-of-print and rare books on a variety of subjects, from antiquarian leather bound volumes to books on South African Art. First editions, maps, prints, photographs and ephemera.
Terms of Sale: Cash, bank-guaranteed cheques or bank transfers (by prior arrangement), credit card
Quagga Books - Simon Curtis
1 Andringa Street , Stellenbosch, 7600, SOUTH AFRICA
Phone: 27 021 8870113   Fax: 27 021 8870113
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Situated in the center of historic Stellenbosch our shop is crammed full of interesting items. Books, prints, maps, watercolours,oil paintings and odd specimens. Our stock usually has a strong african flavour because of what is available, but we do also carry many items of international interest.
Specialities: Quagga Books is a dealer in out-of-print and rare books on a variety of subjects. From antiquarian leather bound volumes to books on South African Art. First editions, maps, prints, photographs and ephemera are also sold.
Terms of Sale: Cash and credit card
Quathlamba Winds Books - Mr. Ian Halford
The Flat, West Wing, Marche Hall, Marche Lane, Halfway House , Shrewsbury, Shropshire SY5 9DE, UNITED KINGDOM
Phone: 01743 884738
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Internet Business with Wholesale Division. Can offer Trade terms to SA Bookdealers on purchases in UK. Access to Remainders. Inquires welcome
Specialities: Customer Orders-Anglo Zulu War/Anglo-Boer War. Anthropology/Rhodesiana/Natal-Botany-Ornithology
Terms of Sale: Cheques drawn on UK Banks.Direct Transfers to UK or RSA
19 Sixth Avenue Houghton, Johannesburg, 2198, SOUTH AFRICA
Phone: +27-11-7282044   Fax: +27-11-6438437
Private premises. Viewing by appointment only. Listed online a small selection of our most choice stock. Many lesser priced items available. Please enquire. We are always interested in purchasing good or unusual South African literary material or anything unusual or signed by the South African Nobel prize winners.
Specialities: Modern literature, South African Literature, Detective Fiction, Science Fiction, Detective Fiction, Illustrated and Private Press and some Africana.
Terms of Sale: PayPal,Cash, Credit Card or Bank Transfer. Items can be returned for any reason for a full refund at the purchaser's expense or at our expense if description found to be materially incorrect.
Select Books - Mr. David McLennan
232 Long Street, Cape Town, 8001, SOUTH AFRICA
Phone: +27-(0)21-424-6955   Fax: +27-(0)21-4240866
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We buy & sell new and out of print books relating to southern Africa.
Specialities: Sports books (especially rugby books), Namibiana, Rhodesiana, hunting, art, politics, biographies, travel accounts, regional studies.....
Terms of Sale: Cash & credit card.
Silverhill Seeds - Dr. Rachel Saunders
18 Silverhill Crescent , Kenilworth, 7708, SOUTH AFRICA
Phone: +27 21-762-4245   Fax: +2721-797-6609
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Specialities: Southern African botanical books, both old and new.
Terms of Sale: Cash
Shop 136, Irene Village Mall. Cnr. Nelmapius and Pierre van Reyneveld., Irene., Gauteng. 0157, SOUTH AFRICA
Phone: +27-(0)12-662-2829
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There is no substitute for knowledge. TALL STORIES is a unique bookshop with an incredible ambience which offers fine books for discerning readers. We sell only the best books: collectables, africana, publisher's overstocks and quality pre-loved books. We also buy good books, every day of the week. Come to us for that elusive africana you have been searching for - be it botany, travel, hunting, zoology or other. Impress your friends with your collection of Dostoevsky and Murakami.
Specialities: We carry a good range of general stock, with a specific focus on the following areas : Africana, Botanical, Military History, Childrens Books and good Literature.
Terms of Sale: We accept Visa, MasterCard & American Express. Payment in full is required before articles are despatched. Returns are only acceptable by prior arrangement. Postage charges are additional to the cost of the books.
The Book Place - Mrs. Lesley Bosworth
PO Box 2759, North Riding , Johannesburg, Gauteng 2162, SOUTH AFRICA
Phone: +27-11-7045567   Fax: 0866907
The Book Place has 5 branches situated in the Northern Suburbs of Johannesburg. Our primary line is fiction both new and used as well as most other popular catagories.
Specialities: Specialising in a wide variety of popular fiction by best selling authors as well as a broad selection of non-fiction.
Terms of Sale: Cash
The Military Bookshop - Johan van den Berg
P.O.Box 15030, Panorama, Western Cape 7506, SOUTH AFRICA
Phone: +27-21-939-7923   Fax: +27-21-939-7923
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The Military Bookshop is a mail order facility (operating from a private residence. Customers are welcome to view available stock by appointment)
Specialities: Specialising in Southern African, history and military history and European military history - the main focus on WW1 and WW2
Terms of Sale: Cash, bank-guaranteed cheques or bank transfers (by prior arrangement)
Treasure House Books - Mrs. Marion Marsh
P O Box 361, Franschhoek, 7690, SOUTH AFRICA
Phone: +27-21-876-2167   Fax: +27-21-876-3529
Large bright shop just off main road in wine and culinary capital of the Cape where we sell new, used, rare and collectable books, vinyl LPs and artworks
Terms of Sale: Cash or credit card