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Africana Books

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Cape Town, South Africa

We offer good quality antiquarian books on South Africa and the rest of the continent, published from two-hundred years ago until the present, on a number of subjects relating to the history, humanities and natural sciences of Africa. Our business is mainly mailorder, but we are open on Tuesdays and Fridays to the public by appointment only.

Also specializing in: African Anthropology, Archaeology, Palaeontology African History, Travel, Exploration, Biography African Hunting, Fishing African Literature, Art, Architecture



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Johannesburg, South Africa

We started as Books of Distinction in 1995 and cater for Collectibles and rare books especially Africana and a wide range of Non-Fiction. On request, we will send you our 10 point classification for CONDITION ranging from New to "Scrap". POSTAGE : Books can vary up to hundreds of times in size and weight. We are unable to set a price for postage for every book for every destination. Our quoted postage is based on 1 kg or 2.2 lbs. The book description will notify you of wide variations from the standard in which case please expect postage charges either more or significantly less than the Standard quoted. You are DEALING with Anthony (Tony) Lightfoot, Sole Proprietor based in Northcliff, Johannesburg.

Booksmart RSA

Brackenfell, South Africa

Variety of as new, second hand and antiquarian/out of print books covering mainly South African history and politics in English, Afrikaans, German and Dutch; Afrikaans, English and Dutch literature, art, philosophy, theology, missiology, anthropology; books on psychology, philosophy, counselling; travelling (SA) and nature; translation science and tools; Africana.

Bredie Books

Knysna, South Africa


Also specializing in: Rare Books

Chapter 1 Books

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Johannesburg, South Africa

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Christison Rare Books, IOBA SABDA

Port Elizabeth, South Africa

Christison Rare Books operates as a mail order business, based in Port Elizabeth. We are members of IOBA and SABDA. 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 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.

Also specializing in: African Languages African Literature African Printing Anthropology Military History Natural History South East Africa Travel


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little brak river, South Africa

Derek Moult

Port Shepstone, South Africa

On line sales.

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Oudtshoorn, South Africa

Book dealer located in Western Province, South Africa.

Also specializing in: Africana Books In Afrikaans Commonwealth

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ed's first editions

Milnerton, cape town, South Africa

We are an online store with thousands of popular first edition books. Please advise us of your requirements should you require any specific book that's not on our store and we will gladly source this for you if available in South Africa.

Also specializing in: Africana Classics Modern Fiction

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Fables Bookshop

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Bathurst, South Africa

We are a bricks_and-mortar out of print bookshop serving an academic community (Rhodes University). Established 1990. Founder Member Southern African Book Dealers Association. Join our catalogue mailing list and browse illustrated past catalogues. specialise in out-of-print items relating to Africa. Small general stock for passers-by and browsers.We also buy and sell prescribed academic books for local students.

Also specializing in: Africa And African Exploration African History African Literature Africana Southern Africa

Huddy's Books

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Howick, South Africa

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Kiki's Books

Pretoria, South Africa

I only have an online store but I specialise in searching for interesting fiction/history in small towns, charity bookshops and garage sales across South Africa.

Last Chance Books

Durban, South Africa

We have been selling online since 1999 & hold in excess of 7000 books at our house, we also have traded locally in Durban at The Stables Market for in excess of 20 years & have another 5000 books located their, catering for all in fiction & non fiction, we also hold substantial Africana historical Books in fiction & non fiction

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Past and Present

Bloemfontein, South Africa

We have a great love for books and a passion to conserve our heritage of old books as well as to pass on the joy of reading. We specialise in Second hand books and cover most genres with a special place for Biographies, World war and Africana boos

Also specializing in: Africana Afrikaans Books Biography Boer War Encyclopedias Foreing Languges History World War II

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PTO Books & Vinyl

Stellenbosch, South Africa

Online sales since 2008. We sell a wide range of books, covering almost any field with an special interest in Africana.

Also specializing in: African Interest Africana Antiquarian Discerning Fiction Quality Non-Fiction South African Interest

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Quagga Books

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Cape Town, South Africa

We have been in business for over 25 years. Situated in Kalk Bay, Cape Town at the Southern tip of Africa, we deal in all types of collectable books. Over the years we have been featured in Time Magazine, The New York Times, Louis Vuitton Travel Guide, The Guardian and numerous others.

Also specializing in: Africana Antiquarian Art Collectable First Editions Maps Of Africa

Roza Pretorius

Pretoria -, South Africa

Selling from a private home every weekend and internet sales.

Also specializing in: Afrikaans Biography Childrens Crime Historical Novels History South African Interest War

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Sosi Books

Roodepoort, South Africa

Online Book Sellers since 2009 .

Also specializing in: Boer War Border War Cricket Fiction Rugby South African History

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The Buried Poet

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Lydenburg, South Africa

A bookworm's bookstore located in Lydenburg South Africa. We have all genres imaginable, from fiction to history, from science to esoteric and the high occult. Our books are all used / second hand. We have modern books as well as old, with some of our oldest books dating back decades.

Also specializing in: Esoteric Fiction Horror & Thriller Mystery & Crime Psychology Romance

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Tinroof Books

Johannesburg, South Africa

Tinroof Books. Knowing that when one has little, all one needs - is a good book. A percentage of each book sold, goes towards the purchasing of books for disadvantaged children in South African townships.

Also specializing in: History Philosophy Poetry Prose Religion

Tommygun books

Cape Town, South Africa

I collect (and am here trying to force myself to sell) anything that falls within my purview of interest which is diverse. I particularly like modern first editions and illustrated books. Ephemera, posters & pamphlets. Photographic and architectural. I'm always open to deals and offers,and maybe covering some of the shipping, particularly on larger orders.I'm glad to provide more pictures or details on any items if required.

Also specializing in: Childrens Ephemera First Editions Illustrated Books

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Treasure House Books

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Franschhoek, South Africa

A real brick and mortar bookshop. we have been selling books from the same address for over 20 years. We are siituated in the heart of the Cape Winelands.

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Vetus Libri

Hermanus, South Africa

I am a collector of modern first editions. I take pride in looking after the condition of my collection. I love collecting books, and I enjoy networking surrounding the sale of books.

Also specializing in: Antiquarian Books Children Books Graphic Novels Modern First Editions

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