Literature

1 . BRANCA  S   Sewe Maer Are

A fine anthology of tales from the harsh Namaqualand landscape and its people. Afrikaans text.. 152 pp. Very good condition with dw. Human & Rousseau 1976 1st ed. #285     

 

2 . BRATHWAITE  S  R    The River Path

A juvenile adventure story set in the inhospitable Richtersveld.. 153 pp with maps as eps. Good condition in hardcover with worn dw. Tafelberg 1971 3rd imp. #278     

 

3 . CONRADIE  W  J   Sketse uit die Boerelewe

Sketches of rural life in the Cape at the end of the 19th century. The author was dominee in Namaqualand for some time.. 137 pp. Softcovers in grubby poor condition, textblock good.. Nasionale Pers 1943 reprint. #363     

 

4 . DE KLERK  W  A   Die Uur van Verlange

A novel of farming life, set in the Agterberge, an unidentified part of the Cedarberg. Afrikaans text.. 383 pp. Good condition in hardcover, with dw. Tafelberg 1976 5th imp. #288     

 

5 . DE ROUBAIX  E   Boesmanlandse Sketse en Verhale

Tales of the olden days in Bushmanland, an anthology of fine short stories dealing with the hardships of the trekboers. The author was particularly critical of traders who exploited these unsophisticated nomadic farmers.. 224 pp. Very worn covers, hinges shot. Van Schaik 1926 1st ed. #98     

 

6 . DE ROUBAIX  E   Uit Boesmanland

An anthology of fine short stories dealing with the hardships of the trekboers in Bushmanland. Afrikaans text.. 194 pp. Very poor condition. Nasionale Pers 1928 1st ed. #247     

 

7 . DE ROUBAIX  E   Giel Ool en ander Verhale uit Boesmanland

Another anthology of stories about the hard life of the trekboer in the arid inland.. 247 pp. Good condition in hardcover. van Schaik 1929 1st ed. #479     

 

8 . DE ROUBAIX  E & STRAUSS  P ed   Vlam uit die Vlaktes

A selection of the writings of de Roubaix’s three published works, with an added chapter on the writer’s life and work, as well as interviews with his son. There are extensive explanatory notes on local names and words. Afrikaans text.. 192 pp with bw illustrations. Good condition in softcover, inscr by ed on eps. Benedic Boeke 2010. #930     

 

9 . DEACON  T   Anderkant die Troe-troe

Earthy, well-told  ‘kontreistories’ of the people of Namaqualand and the Richtersveld. Afrikaans text.. 126 pp. Very good condition in softcover. Human & Rousseau 1999. #467     

 

10 . DEACON  T   Deuskant die Groot Gariep

Wonderfully expressive Afrikaans ‘Griekwastories’ of the people along the Great River. 103 pp. Very good condition in softcover. Lapa 2009 1st ed. #918     

 

11 . DEIST  F   Bom Appeltiet op Eselspoort

Cheerful tales from the Sandveld region of the West Coast. Afrikaans text. The author draws on his experiences during his years as a dominee in the region.. 82 pp. Mint condition in laminated hardcover. van Schaik 1989 1st ed. #306     

 

12 . DEIST  F   Pofadder en Peddelford

Sandveldstories from days of yore.. 81 pp. Mint condition in laminated hardcover. van Schaik 1987 1st ed. #307     

 

13 . DEIST  F   Die Pomporrelkonsert

More Sandveld stories illustrating the pithy language and unique humour of the region.. 85 pp. Very good condition in laminated hardcover, inscr on eps. van Schaik 1988 1st ed. #308     

 

14 . DREYER  T   Erdvarkfontein

Zany high-action story set in the arid northwest. Afrikaans text. 176 pp. Good condition in softcover. Tafelberg 1998 1st ed. #848     

 

15 . EKSTEEN  R B   Maskam Verby

The chronicles of Jacobus Morton; the author was researching material on the fate of the Basters when he came across the story of Loeriesfontein, which gripped him and caused him to write this historical novel. Afrikaans text. 258 pp. Very good condition in softcover. Privately published 2011. #890     

 

16 . ENGELS  E   Riemvasmaak – Hartland, Harde Land

A celebration of homecoming; the author expresses the joy of the returning Riemvasmakers after their expulsion by the apartheid regime, in Afrikaans verse in the local idiom. 80 pp with bw illustrations. Very good condition in softcover. Hemel & See Boeke 2005. #838     

 

17 . HENDRIKS  H   Waters van die Gariep

Fictionalised account based on the life of the prophet Stefanos, who  assembled a following on the Orange River near Keimoes in the late 18th century. Afrikaans text.. 287 pp. Poor condition ex library, coming apart. Tafelberg 1971 1st ed. #168     

 

18 . JENKINS  G   The Unripe Gold

Fanciful thriller about iridium, diamonds and international intrigue, set in the inhospitable Richtersveld region and southern Namibia. 288 pp. Good condition in hardcover with good dw. Collins 1983 1st ed. #812     

 

19 . JONKER  A  H   Die Trekboer

A novel set against the background of the heartbreaking toil of the nomad-farmer of arid centre and dry north of the Cape. Afrikaans text. 237 pp. Very good conditionin original covers, some light foxing in prelims. Nasionale Pers 1934 1st ed. #790     

 

20 . JOUBERT  E   Die Swerfjare van Poppie Nongena

The epic treks of a black woman in apartheid South Africa – from Namaqualand to the Eastern Cape. 276 pp. Very good cond. with dw, inscr tippexed out on ep. Tafelberg 1979 2nd imp. #725     

 

21 . KOLVER  G  M   Waar die Kelkiewyne Roep

Juvenile novel set in the NW Cape. 56 pp with dwgs. Ex library in worn hardcovers, needs eps. Afrikaanse Pers Boekhandel no date. #317      

 

22 . KOTZE  E   Die Waterwyfie en ander Woestynverhale

Short stories from the West Coast Sandveld.. 123 pp. Very good condition in softcover. Tafelberg 1997. #309     

 

23 . KOTZE  E   Silt van die Aarde

An anthology of West Coast stories. Afrikaans text.. 93 pp. Very good condition in laminated hardcover. Tafelberg 1986 1st ed. #310     

 

24 . KOTZE  E   Halfkrone vir die Nagmaal

The first anthology of short stories with a West Coast setting, byt this author. Afrikaans text.. 116 pp. Good condition with tatty dw. Tafelberg 1982 1st ed. #388     

 

25 . KOTZE  E   Halwe Hemel

A collection of Sandveld stories. Afrikaans text. 109 pp. Good condition in softcover. Tafelberg 1992. #808     

 

26 . KOTZE  E   Toring se Baai

Novel set on the Cape west coast in a fishing village, during WWII. A vivid portrayal of the people and their precarious existence. Afrikaans text. 270. Good in softcover. Kwela 2009. #895     

 

27 . KOTZE  T   Latjiesboud en Horingsmanooi

Tales about the shepherd culture of the trekboer. Contains numerous Afrikaans terms that are so specialized as to be almost unintelligible to the average reader.. 104 pp. Ex library in poor condition. Tafelberg 1972 1st ed. #192     

 

28 . KOTZE  T   Die Vlugroep van die Kelkiewyn

Namaqualand sketches and short stories of a more general nature. Afrikaans text.. 105 pp. Very good condition with dw. Saayman & Weber 1987 1st ed ?. #198      

 

29 . LEIPOLDT  C  L ( Louis )   Stormwrack

A novel of the Boer War set in the town of Clanwilliam, written in English by one of the founders of Afrikaans literature.. 250 pp. Good condition with dw, bookplate, a few notes in prelims and on back eps, and two newpaper articles about the author pasted in at back. David Philip 1980 1st ed. #809     

 

30 . LINKS  T & VAN ZYL  W eds   Syferfonteine

Stories from different parts of the Afrikaans dialectal landscape, of which the West Coast, Sandveld, Namaqualand and Cedarberg form prominent idiomatic islands. Short biographies of the writers, as well as a discussion of their work is included. Afrikaans text.. 151 pp. Good condition in softcover. Tafelberg 1994 2nd imp. #693     

 

31 . LOUW  A  M   Die Loop van die Rivier

Four novellas by well-known author originally from Calvinia. One is set in Namaqualand. Afrikaans text. 117 pp. Good condition in hardcover with dw. Tafelberg 1986 1st ed. #989     

 

32 . LOUW  A  M   Vos

Faustian tale of a Hantam farmer and his deal with the devil during the drought of 1929. Afrikaans text.. 249 pp.. Very good condition i9n hardcover with dw. Human & Rousseau 1999 1st ed. #990     

 

33 . LOUW  A  M   Die Donker Kind

A tale of the West Coast, its fisher folk, storms and dolphins – as well as a mysterious woman who communes with them. Afrikaans text.. 159 pp. Very good condition in hardcover with dw. Human & Rousseau 1996 1st ed. #991     

 

34 . LOUW  J  M   Valley of the Crooked Rocks

An adventure tale for young readers, set in the Cederberg.. 112 pp with dwgs. Somewhat worn hardcovers, ex schoolbook, name in prelims, worn dw. Perskor 1974 2nd imp. #318     

 

35 . LYTTON  D   The Paradise People

A novel set in the North Western Cape, among the Boer farming community at the turn of the century.. 191 pp. Good condition in hardcover, with dw. Simon & Shuster 1962 ?. #296     

 

36 . MALHERBE  D  F   Duine en Pioniere

An anthology of verse dealing with the thirstlands among other subjects.. 47 pp. Ex library copy with stamps, good in hardcover with dw. Afrikaanse Pers Boekhandel 1951. #283     

 

37 . MURRAY  M  I   Witwater se Mense

A novel of life in the bleak Cedarberg region, where coloured subsistence farmers scratch out an existence. A piece of folk culture.. 131 pp. Good condition with dw. Tafelberg 1974 1st ed. #255     

 

38 . NEL  E  P   Iets Goeds uit Verneukpan

Stories of the people of the inhospitable shimmering world of the huge salt pans that litter the plains of Bushmanland. Afrikaans text. 184 pp. Very good in softcover. Tafelberg 1998. #761     

 

39 . OPPEL  M   I Loved that Place Tdjouboegas

Not so fictional tale of the author’s family who were forced off their farm by the Springbok municipality. 112 pp. Very good condition in softcover. Kwela 2004. #915     

 

40 . PIETERSE  A  J   Tussen die Waboomrante

Stories of the people of the Cedarberg villages,  in the pithy Afrikaans spoken by the locals… 107 pp. Mint condition in laminated hardcover. Folio 1988 1st ed. #277     

 

41 . ROSSOUW  K   Avontuur in die Cederberge

A juvenile adventure story set in the Cedarberg. Afrikaans text.. 86 pp with maps as eps. Good condition in scuffed hardcover. Waterkant Uitgewers 1984 1st ed. #295     

 

42 . ROSSOUW  K   Operation Blue Disa/ Operasie Blou Disa

Adventure story for younger readers, set in the Cederberg area near Clanwilliam and Wuppertal.. 118 pp with maps as eps. Good condition in hardcover. Daan Retief 1986 1st Engl transl. #449     

 

43 . ROTHMAN M E ( MER )   ‘n Bloemlesing uit die Werke van MER

Has two chapters of relevance to Namaqualand, being personal experiences,  ‘Op die Kamiesberge’ & ‘Per Lorrie in die Noordweste’.. 160 pp. Good condition with dw. Nasionale Boekhandel 1965. #152     

 

44 . ROTHMAN  M  E  (MER)   Uit en Tuis

There are a number of sketches dealing with Namaqualand and Bushmanland, ie ‘Langs Grootrivier’, ‘Klipgate’,’Maskam’,’Op die Kamiesberge’, ‘Die Kokerboomplaat’, ‘Per Lorrie in die Noordweste’.. 202 pp. Good condition with dw. Nasionale Pers 1946 1st ed. #262     

 

45 . RUST  W   Martha – a Story about the black Countess of Stamford

Fictionalised story of the daughter of a slave woman, who rose from a lowly beginning in Namaqualand, to become the wife of the Earl of Stamford, and a philanthropist in her own right.. 221 pp. Good condition in softcover. Hemel & See Boeke 2010. #949     

 

46 . SALVESEN  J   Journey to the Copper Mountains

Juvenile adventure yarn based on the journey of Governor van der Stel into the land of the Namaquas in 1985. 159 pp. Very good ocndition in hardcover with dw, ex library copy with stamp in prelims. Abelard 1979 1st ed. #785     

 

47 . SAUERMAN  G   Somer van die Rooi Gariep

A tale of adventure during the 1880’s along the Gariep River, for young readers. Afrikaans text.. 193 pp with dwgs. Good condition in softcover. Voortrekkerpers 1974 2nd ed. #460     

 

48 . SAUERMAN  G   Die Roep van die Riviervoels

A charming tale for children, set on the islands of the Gariep River. Afrikaans text.. 155 pp with dwgs. Very good condition in hardcover, no dw. Maskew Miller 1969 2nd ed. #461     

 

49 . SCULLY  W  C   A Vendetta of the Desert

A novel set in the area between the Hantam and the Orange River. 206 pp. Worn covers, some foxing in text, o/w good condition. Methuen & Co Colonial Library 1898 1st ed. #25     

 

50 . SCULLY  W  C   Between Sun and Sand

Novel set in Namaqualand at the now defunct village of Namies, depicting the existence of the Trekboer, as well as of the so-called ‘Boerejode’ or ‘smouse’ of the period.. 294 pp. Rebound in brown buckram, fine condition. Juta  ca 1911. #26     

 

51 . SMALL  A   Heidesee

First novel by noted Cape author and poet, set in a fishing village on the West Coast. Afrikaans text.. 156 pp. Very good condition in hardcover with dw. Perskor 1979 1st ed. #321     

 

52 . STEENBERG  F   Sandkorrels uit die Kalahari

A mixture of semi-fictional hunting and kontrei stories from the Molopo region. Afrikaans text. 120 pp. Good condition in hardcover. Gazelle 1995. #852     

 

53 . STEENKAMP MEV. W P   Kykies in ons Volkslewe

A few rather naive stories, some vaguely connected with Namaqualand, where author lived for a period. She was the wife of the respected dominee, doctor and parliamentarian.. 173 pp. Good condition. HAUM 1930 1st ed. #159     

 

54 . STEENKAMP  W   Namakwalandse Oustories

Juvenile tales from the Thirstlands of the Northwest.. 112 pp with dwgs. Very good condition in laminated hardcover. Juventus 1983 1st ed. #316     

 

55 . STRAUSS  P   Bitterboela en Soetgousblom

Anthology of short stories from Bushmanland, light and mostly humorous. Afrikaans text. 184 pp. Very good in softcover. Lapa 2008 1st ed. #939     

 

56 . STRAUSS  P   Fluitwiel

Anthology of short stories from Bushmanland, light and mostly humorous. Afrikaans text. 136 pp. Very good in softcover. Lapa 2003 1st ed. #940     

 

57 . STRAUSS  P   Tussen Kokerboom en Kaiingklip

Anthology of short stories from Bushmanland, light and mostly humorous. Afrikaans text. 184 pp. Very good in softcover. Lapa 2006 1st ed. #944     

 

58 . SUTTNER  H   Swerwer van die Sonland

Sequel to the ‘Bontbors Boesman’, in which he is paroled and returns to his life in the desert and again runs foul of the law, this time by indulging in unlawful diamond trade, as a result of which he kills the Boer who cheated him.. 95 pp. Hardcover with shabby dw. Human & Rousseau 1980 1st ed. #490     

 

59 . SUTTNER  H   Die Bontbors Boesman

A Bushman child is raised by the Namas in the NW Cape. He slowly becomes aware of being different, and takes up a roaming life, which, inevitably brings him into conflict with the law.. 120 pp. Hardcover with dw. Human & Rousseau 1978. #491     

 

60 . VAN DER MERWE  I  W (BOERNEEF)   Versamelde Werke: Namakwalandse Rympies, Krokos, Ghaap en Kambro, Pallissandryne, Mallemole, Op die Flottina & Sesde Hoepel

Although the author requested that his poetical works not be reprinted, they have become scarce enough to merit the publication of a ‘collected works’, which was issued by permission of his estate.. 216 pp. Very good condition with dw, unrelated inscr on eps. Tafelberg 1977. #625     

 

61 . VAN DER MERWE  I  W ( Boerneef )   Veramelde Poesie – Namakwalandse Rympies

An anthology of verse consisting of all five Namaqualand titles of poetry plus a posthumus work: Krokos, Ghaap en Kambro, Mallemole, Pallissandryne, Op die Flottina and Sesde Hoepel.. 216 pp. Good in hardcover. Tafelberg 1985 3rd impression. #980     

 

62 . VAN NIEJKERK  A  A  J   Die Klipsweet sit aan my Voetsool Vas

Typical Namaqualand and Bushmanland short stories; pithy Afrikaans writing.. 85 pp. Good condition with dw. Klipbok Uitgewery 1981 1st ed. #218     

 

63 . VAN NIEKERK  A  A  J   Rondom die Skoolklok

Juvenile stories about education and school-life, much based on the author’s experiences in Namaqualand. Afrikaans text.. 123 pp. Mint condition with dw. Tafelberg 1977 1st ed. #193     

 

64 . VAN NIEKERK  A  A  J   Verlange is Verniet

An anthology of stories, some with a Namaqualand setting. Afrikaans text. 155 pp. Slightly worn covers, ep corner snipped off. Tafelberg 1981. #194     

 

65 . VAN NIEKERK  A  A  J   Die Soutryers

Stories of the thirstland and its people, depicted in pithy Afrikaans prose.. 186 pp. Fair condition, needs new eps. Tafelberg 1966. #196     

 

66 . VAN NIEKERK  A  A  J   Kelkiewyn en Koggelaar

Stories about Namaqualand and its people, depicted in pithy Afrikaans prose.. 122 pp. Ex library with stamps etc, o/w good. Tafelberg 1969 1st ed. #197     

 

67 . VAN NIEKERK  A  A  J   Op Pad na Port Jollie

Humorous sketches of Namaqualand and the northern Sandveld near Port Nolloth, to which the title refers.. 112 pp. Good condition in pictorial covers. HAUM 1979 1st ed. #199     

 

68 . VAN NIEKERK  A  A  J   Kerf ‘n Stokkie

An anthology of short stories from this prolific author, set in Namaqualand.. 114 pp. Good condition in pictorial covers. Klipbok Uitgewery  1981 1st ed. #200     

 

69 . VAN NIEKERK  A  A  J   Soos Twee Windswaels

An anthology of short stories, a number of which have Namaqualand as a setting. Afrikaans text.. 82 pp. Good condition with dw. HAUM 1981 3rd ed. #216     

 

70 . VAN NIEKERK  A  A  J   Storie Konsertina

An anthology of short stories, some against a background of Bushmanland and Namaqualand.. 273 pp. Mint condition in laminated boards. Klipbok Uitgewery 1993 1st ed. #219     

 

71 . VAN NIEKERK  A  A  J   Die Tierslagyster

A selection of short stories, some with a Namaqualand background.. 106 pp. Mint condition in laminated boards. Klipbok Uitgewers 1994 1st ed. #220     

 

72 . VAN NIEKERK   A  A  J   Veldvolkverhale

Animal stories, some with desert background, mainly for younger people.. 74 pp with dwgs. Good condition with dw. Tafelberg 1976 1st ed. #241     

 

73 . VAN NIEKERK  A  A  J   Vir  ‘n Oulap en ‘n Bokstert

Namaqualand tales and folklore related using some of the unique Afrikaans expressions that the region is famed for. Afrikaans text.. 89 pp. Good condition in softcover. Klipbok Uitgewery 1990 1st ed. #242     

 

74 . VAN NIEKERK  A  A  J   Die Vloeksteen

A number of stories about Namaqualand diamonds, based on fact and local legend. Afrikaans text.. 82 pp with dwgs. Good condition in hardcover, with worn dw. Klipbok 1983 1st ed. #266     

 

75 . VAN NIEKERK  A  A  J   Bittergousblom

Pithy short stories about the thirstlands of Namaqualand, Bushmanland and the Richtersveld. Afrikaans text.. 92 pp. Very good condition in hardcover with dw. Tafelberg 1974 1st ed. #267     

 

76 . VAN NIEKERK  A  A  J   Optelgoed

An anthology of short stories from the diamond fields of Namaqualand, chronicling man’s eternal quest for easy riches.. Afrikaans text.. 104 pp. Fair condition, needs eps, hardcover, no dw. Tafelberg 1978 2nd ed. #284     

 

77 . VAN NIEKERK  A  A  J   Tasal van die Grasvlaktes

A tale of the bitter enmity between Bushman, Nama and European on the NW frontier a century or more ago.. 81 pp. Good condition in hardcover with worn dw, name on eps. Afrikaanse Pers Boekhandel 1958 1st ed. #455     

 

78 . VAN NIEKERK  A  A  J   Die Wit Perd van Calvinia

Children’s story set in the Hantam region. Afrikaans text.. Unpaginated with dwgs by G T Schulz. Good condition in hardcover. Tafelberg 1980 2nd imp. #494     

 

79 . VAN NIEKERK  A  A  J   Snippie

Juvenile fiction. Afrikaans text.. 46 pp. Ex library copy with pastedowns in prelims. HAUM 1980 rev 2nd ed. #502     

 

80 . VAN NIEKERK  A  A  J   Die Ring om die Maan

A number of tales about the Namaquas, Strandlopers and San that peopled the arid northwest of the Cape. Afrikaans text.. 106 pp with dwgs. Good condition, no dw. Klipbok Uitgewery 1981 1st ed. #660     

 

81 . VAN NIEKERK  A  A  J   Kloutjie by die Oor

An anthology of stories for young people, mainly, dealing with the author’s favourite landscape – Namaqualand – and the people and animals of that thirstland.. 93 pp with dwgs. Very good condition in softcover. Klipbok 1988. #697     

 

82 . VAN NIEKERK  H   Blou-wyd deur die Boesmanland

Kontreistories from the arid wastes of Bushmanland and its own breed of people and their humour. Afrikaans text. 164 pp. Very good condition in softcover. Privately published 2010. #934     

 

83 . VAN NIEKERK  H   Om reen te ruik

Bushmanland anecdotes and incidents. Afrikaans text. 125 pp. Good condition in softcover. Privately published 2007. #948     

 

84 . VAN WYK  J   So was dit

A collection of kontreistories, partly set in Namaqualand and the Hantam. Afrikaans text. 236 pp. Good in softcover. Tafelberg 2013 1st ed. #978     

 

85 . VAN WYK  N   Katreintjie van Kamieskolk

Novel set in an  unspecified area of Bushmanland/Namaqualand. Afrikaans text.. 150 pp. Fair in worn covers. Treffer Boekklub 1977. #151     

 

86 . VAN ZYL A   Die Lang Pad Terug

A number of short, more or less humorous anecdotes, many dealing with the Namaqualanders. Afrikaans text. 182 pp with dwgs. Good condition in softcover. Privately published 2007 2nd imp. #788     

 

87 . VERMEULEN  E   Temmers van die Noordweste

Novel set in the NW Cape. Afrikaans text.. 227 pp. Very good condition in hardcover, no dw.. Nasionale Boekhandel 1951 6th imp. #323     

 

88 . VERNE  J   The Adventures of Three Englishmen and Three Russians

A novel by the famous French author, set on the Orange River in Namaqualand, which the intrepid explorers ascend by steamboat! English Translation.. 171 pp with coloured frontispiece. Prelims only very heavily foxed, eps replaced, covers slightly faded, otherwise very good cond.. Sampson Low, Marston & Co [1910] repr. #27     

 

89 . VERNE  J   Meridiana: The Adventures of three Englishmen and Three Russians in South Africa

A  translation from the French of  ‘Aventures de Trois Russes et de Trois Anglais dans l’Afrique Australe’. Probably the first fictional title set in a very fanciful Namaqualand. 232 pp with frontis and plates. Covers somewhat worn, corners and edges frayed, but textblock good. Scribner, Armstrong & Co 1874 1st US ed. #476     

 

90 . VON WIELLIGH  G  R   Jacob Platjie

A collection of stories, mainly dealing with the Koranna people of Bushmanland.. 173 pp. Ex library copy, no tp, in hardcover, poor condition.. van Schaik no date repr. #329     

 

91 . VON WIELLIGH  G  R   Die Sterne sind Glühende Kohlen und Asche

Bushman stories translated into German. 96 with bw photos and dwgs. Very good condition in softcover. Kuiseb Verlag 2005. #762     

 

92 . WEIDEMAN  G   Tuin van Klip en Vuur

An anthology of short stories, of which three are set in Namaqualand or Bushmanland, while the other are ste in the Cape or Namibia. 137 pp. Good condition in slightly scuffed hardcover. Tafelberg 1983 1st ed. #957     

 

93 . WEIDEMAN  G   Die Donker Melk van Daeraad

An anthology of short stories, most of which are in a setting along the Gariep River, but includes some set in Namibia as well as E Europe. A mixture of Khoisan and European myths, folk tales within the environment of life along the river.. 220 pp. Good condition in softcover. Tafelberg 1994 1st ed. #958     

 

94 . WEIDEMAN  G   Draaijakkals

Entertaining humorous and burlesque novel about the life of a dwarfish jester-like figure, set in Namaqualand, Namibia and Botswana between World Wars. Afrikaans text.. 570 pp. Good condition in softcover, slight insect damage to edge of prelims. Tafelberg 1999 1st ed. #992     

 

95 . WIGGETT  H   West Coast Poems

Author was stationed at Saldanha when he wrote these poems. Unpaginated. Mint condition in wraps, iscr by author. Cape Town, the author ca 1973. #190