Bookstores in South Africa

Africa Books

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Johannesburg, South Africa

Aisha Rasool

Johannesburg, South Africa


EAST LONDON, South Africa

Online sales only.


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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.

Bookworm Fantasy (Pty) Ltd

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Somerset West, South Africa

We specialize in a huge variety of pre-loved books in Excellent condition. While our Website is being set-up for online shopping, purchase can be made on this page by indicating such in the comment section... to launch soon

Bredie Books

Knysna, South Africa


Cape Collector

Cape Town, South Africa

Cellar Door Bookstore

Johannesburg, South Africa

Rare book hobbyist turned book businessperson.

Chapter 1 Books

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Johannesburg, South Africa

Chapter 1 trades out of three premises that are all in the Johannesburg area. Our emphasis is on providing quality books at highly competitive prices. A large (and continuously growing) selection of our books are listed on various websites on the internet. We specialise in Modern First Editions, Rhodesiana, Africana and other rare and out of print books.

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.


Simonstown, South Africa

We are a small books and collectibles online trader sourcing items of global interest throughout Southern Africa.

Craig's Books

Cape Town, South Africa

Independent book seller and collector who trades in rare books

Derek Moult

Port Shepstone, South Africa

On line sales.

Dr. Joseph Matiko

Pretoria, South Africa

Amazon Worldwide


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Oudtshoorn, South Africa

Book dealer located in Western Province, South Africa.

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.

Fables Bookshop

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Bathurst, South Africa

We are a bricks_and-mortar out of print bookshop. 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.

Fact & Fiction

Pietermaritzburg, South Africa

The home of pre-loved books. Fact & Fiction operates as a online bookshop. We are based in Pietermaritzburg, KwaZulu-Natal, South Africa. Although we do not run an open book shop, prospective customers who would like to examine available books, are welcome to make an appointment.

All shipments, international and local, are tracked via courier services. The same fees apply for all items < 5kg delivered in South Africa. Add multiple books to your order and save.





Gregory Sander

Sandton, South Africa

I am a private citizen selling books.

Jack Smyth

Amanzimtoti, South Africa

Readers Rest Book Shop is Located in Seadoone Mall, Doonside KZN-Natal and specialises in Second Hand Book Trading and Selling.
We have a Small Selection of Collectable Books on Sale

Kirsty van Rhyn

Pretoria , South Africa

Antique/classic books

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


Hermanus , South Africa

Lindi's is my home based sales business. I have oldish interesting books that I have picked up moving around . Also stamps I have found.


Centurion, South Africa

Antiquarian and Africana books, based in Centurion, South- Africa.

Moore Books

Durbanville, South Africa

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

Pentz Booksellers

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Johannesburg, South Africa

Pentz Booksellers, founded in 1992 by Pentz, has expanded over the years and today carries more than 30 000 titles. The Campus Bookstore serves students, academics, universities and institutions with a wide range and in-depth assortment of general, academic, technical, professional and educational books. We also provide a wide variety of light reading and books that fit neither the academic nor mass-market mould.

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.

Rare Collections

Cape Town, South Africa

Rare Collections formed as a celebration of passion. A passion for the printed word, for history, for rare finds and new adventures. We're a two-person company with a focus in Audubon, Fantasy, Fine Press, Illustrated Books, John Updike, Limited Editions Club, Modern First Editions, Science Fiction, and Signed Books.


Philippolis, South Africa

Snookerybooks was founded in 2015 and only sells online. The focus is on Africana and general non-fiction.

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.

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.

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.

Viewpoint Books

Hermanus , Western Cape , RSA, South Africa

Online Bookstore in Fisherhaven, Hermanus, South Africa. Normally stock 5000 - 7000 used books.

Vusi Mxolisi Zitha

Nelspruit, South Africa