Travel

BADENHORST  J & VAN RENSBURG  R  J Voetspore op die Strand. Lapa, 2002. 0799329908

 

The book chronicles the travels of a bunch of 4×4 enthusiasts as they make their way from Mozambique to Swakopmund along the coast wherever possible, with a few forays into the hinterland 328 pp with numerous colour photos. Good condition in softcover. #916

 

KEYWORDS:South Africa West Mozambique Namibia Namaqualand West Coast

 

 

BAKKES  C  J Oepse Daisy. Queillerie, 2011. 9780798500306

 

An anthology of offbeat travel stories mostly all over Africa, but three are from Port Nolloth, Putsonderwater and Keimoes. Afrikaans text 160. Good in softcover. #967

 

KEYWORDS:Richtersveld Bushmanland

 

 

BIRKBY  C Thirstland Treks. Faber & Faber, 1936 1st ed.

 

Travels in the early thirties in Namaqualand,  the NW Cape and Kalahari by a young journalist. Contains a few chapters on the great Orange/Gariep floods at the time. 339 pp with bw plates and fold-out map. Covers worn, slight staining. #64

 

KEYWORDS:Namaqualand NW Cape South Africa Kalahari Floods

 

 

BULPIN  T  V Namaqualand. Mobil Treasury of Travel Series #7, 1973.

 

Booklet on the delights awaiting the traveller on the N11 from the Cape to Vioolsdrift Unpaginated with dwgs and colour illustrations and map. Very good condition in softcover. #793

 

KEYWORDS:South Africa Namaqualand

 

 

CAPE MONTHLY MAGAZINE In the Achterveld. Cape Monthly Magazine,  1873 May.

 

A short travelogue of the region between Ceres and Kenhardt then on to the Orange River. pp 276-9. Good condition. #230

 

KEYWORDS:South Africa Bushmanland Hantam Roggeveld

 

 

COETZEE  J Bakens na Brandberg. Buren, 1969 ?.

 

A circular tour from the Cape to Namibia. The first three chapters are through  Namaqualand, the Richtersveld and then on to Namibia. 126 pp with bw illustrations. Good condition with stamps on eps. #252

 

KEYWORDS:South West Africa Namibia Namaqualand

 

 

CORNISH-BOWDEN  A  H Visit to the Richtersveld, Namaqualand. South African Survey Journal, ca 1925.

 

An interesting travelogue of a party of three officials, the author, T W C Norton and P A D Faure, with the aid of two Dodge motor cars, through Namaqualand and then on through the Richtersveld and down to the Atlantic – most of the latter journey no machine had made before. pp 393 -400 with bw illustrations and map. photocopy. #860

 

KEYWORDS:South Africa Richtersveld

 

 

DE KLERK  W  A & VERSVELD  M Berge van die Boland. Kosmo, 1965 rev ed.

 

A noted man of letters and a philosopher who share a love of mountain climbing, extol the beauties of the Cape mountains. Includes a section on the Cedarberg 174 pp with bw illustrations. Marked covers, o/w fair condition. #177

 

KEYWORDS:South Africa Cape Namaqualand Cedarberg

 

 

DEAL  J Timeless Karoo. Struik, 2007 1st ed.

 

Coffee-table book on the different regions encompassed in the greater Karoo. Contains a fair amount of superficial information on history and natural history, but is strong on where to stay and what to buy. Of peripheral interest 207 pp with numerous colour photos and several maps. Mint condition in laminated hardcover, quarto size. #786

 

KEYWORDS:South Africa Karoo kKein Hantam Tanqua Great Northern Upper Central

 

 

DEAN  C  M Journey Through the Living Deserts of South Africa. Dean & Associates, 2005. 0955022800

 

The book follows the itinerary of an actual tour the author and a party of friends made through the Western Cape, Namaqualand and Bushmanland. Part impressions, partly snippets of information and a celebration of the arid environment. 176 pp with colour maps and photos. Very good condition in softcover. #932

 

KEYWORDS:West Coast Namaqualand Bushmanland

 

 

DICEY  W Borderline. Kwela, 2004.

 

The author and two companions canoe 1400 km down the Gariep to its mouth. An adventurous trip, interwoven eruditely with the history of this desert region and its people – a fascinating read 287 pp with bw illustrations and maps. Fine condition in softcover. #716

 

KEYWORDS:Namaqualand Canoeing History

 

 

DUN  G COMP Lambert’s Bay. Lambert’s Bay Municipality, ca 1980. n/a

 

Booklet with information on history, industries and toruist attractions of this West Coast town and port. Bilingual English/Afrikaans text 31 pp. Good condition inw raps. #943

 

KEYWORDS:West Coast

 

 

 E J D (DUNN E  J) The Copper Mines of Namaqualand. Cape Monthly Magazine, March 1872.

 

The author inspects the mines with the experienced eye of a geologist and gives his opinion as to the viability and extent of the deposits 165-170 pp. Good. #886

 

KEYWORDS:South Africa Namaqualand Bushmanland

 

 

FLEMINGER  D Richtersveld Cultural and Biological Landscape. Southbound, 2008 1st ed.

 

A small, but detailed guidebook to the mountainous desert region of the Richtersveld – the 8th World Heritage site in the subcontinent 272 pp with maps and colour illustrations. Mint in softcover. #772

 

KEYWORDS:South Africa Cape Richtersveld Namaqualand Nama Botany

 

 

FOX  J The Marginal Safari. Umuzi, 2010. 9781415200582

 

Well-know travel journalist tackles the long trek round the entire border of his homeland to test his relationship with the new South Africa. 317 pp. Good condition in softcover. #900

 

KEYWORDS:South Africa East West Coast Namaqualand Kalahari Bushmanland

 

 

GRIER  D Hope in Thyme. Privately published, 2009. n/a

 

The author, after completing a run along the Great Wall of China, decided to tackle a run around the entire coastline of South Africa from Oranjemund in Namibia to Ponta d’Ouro in Mozambique in 80 days. 289 pp with colour illustrations. Very good condition in A4 oblong softcover. #960

 

KEYWORDS:West Coast East

 

 

H  H  (HALL  H) The Cape Revisited – v. Namaqualand. Cape Monthly Magazine, 1875 August.

 

An interesting account of travel from Port Nolloth to the O’Okiep mines and a stay there. pp 120-127. Good condition. #250

 

KEYWORDS:South Africa Namaqualand Copper Mines

 

 

H H ( HALL  H) Railway from Port Nolloth to O’okiep. Cape Monthly Magazine, 1875 September.

 

The author corrects some facts and figures given in previous month’s article on travel in Namaqualand. pp 192. Poor condition. #251

 

KEYWORDS:South Africa Namaqualand Transport

 

 

( HARDY ) CAPE MONTHLY MAGAZINE From Namaqualand to Piquetberg Road on Foot. Cape Monthly Magazine, 1880 October.

 

Adventurous walking tour of a young man through sparsely populated region of the time. pp 208-230. Good condition. #232

 

KEYWORDS:South Africa Namaqualand

 

 

HYDROGRAPHER SOUTH AFRICAN NAVY South African Sailing Direction Volume II, from Kunene River to Cape Hangklip.. Hydrographer, S A Navy, 1989 3rd ed.

 

A description of the entire coastline from the Cape to the north of Namibia, mentioning outstanding topographical and historical features of the West Coast. A mine of information. 212 pp with maps, charts and bw illustrations.. Shabby hardcover, o/w good condition, foolscap size.. #355

 

KEYWORDS:South West Africa Namibia West Coast Namaqualand Sandveld

 

 

HYDROGRAPHER SOUTH AFRICAN NAVY Suid Afrikaanse Vaargids, Deel II, die Kus van Suidwes Afrika van dier Kunenerivier na Kaap Hangklip. Hydrographer, S A Navy, 1976 1st ed.

 

A description of the entire coastline from the Cape to the north of Namibia, mentioning outstanding topographical and historical features of the West Coast. A mine of information. Afrikaans text 223 pp with maps, charts and bw illustrations, plus an amendment containing additional information and photos. Shabby hardcover, o/w good condition, foolscap size.. #866

 

KEYWORDS:South West Africa Namibia West Coast Namaqualand Sandveld

 

 

JSH The Copper Mines of Namaqualand, Parts I &  II. Cape Monthly Magazine, 1870  July + ( August 1870 ?).

 

The author travels between all the prospecting camps and mines and describes conditions there. pp 39-47 +( pt II? ). Good condition. #233

 

KEYWORDS:South Africa Namaqualand Copper Mining

 

 

KANTOR C Lunch with Livingstone. Michael Joseph, 1954.

 

Has a chapter on trip to Aughrabies Falls, further an entertaining safari as far north as Uganda 203 pp with bw illustrations. Good in hardcover with dw. #969

 

KEYWORDS:Bushmanland

 

 

LOADSMAN  I  A Little Roads of Africa. Afrikaanse Pers Boekhandel, 1950 1st ed.

 

Motoring vacations in the NW Cape; two ladies in a small motorcar along the faint tracks of the Kalahari and Namaqualand. 175 pp with frontis and map. Good condition. #511

 

KEYWORDS:South Africa Namaqualand Kalahari

 

 

LOURENS  T Wolfberg Cracks – a Climber’s Guide. Blue Mountain, 2008. 9780620427883

 

Climbing guide to the southern Cederberg region 128 pp with bw and colour pictures & maps. Good condition in softcover. #914

 

KEYWORDS:West Coast Cederberg

 

 

LÜCKHOFF  H  A The Sederberg Wilderness area. Dept of Forestry, no date. n/a

 

Small guide-booklet to this scenically stunning region 25 pp with colour illustrations. Good condition in wraps. #911

 

KEYWORDS:South Africa West Coast Cedarberg

 

 

MACDONALD  W The Conquest of the Desert. T Werner Laurie, 1913 1st ed.

 

Travels in the North-Western Cape with a view to establishing dryland farming in the region – a somewhat visionary project. 197 pp with bw illustrations, 2 maps and ads. Front cover has slightly bumped top edge and corner, front ep pasted onto cover, o/w good condition. #15

 

KEYWORDS:North West Cape Agriculture

 

 

MARAIS  C & DU TOIT  J Coast to Coast. Struik, 2007.

 

Mainly photographic journey from the Gariep river following the coast to Mozambique. A few Chapters on the West Coast 207 pp with numerous colour photos. Mint condition in laminated hardcover. #802

 

KEYWORDS:South Africa West Coast Photographic

 

 

MARTIN  J A Millimetre of Dust. Kwela Books, 2008. 0795702639

 

The author and her family take a road trip to the Northern Cape, visiting sites where echoes of humanities’ ancestors abound. Much on Bushman mythology, and includes the archaeological discoveries at Womderwerk Cave and Kathu. 265 pp. Good condition in softcover. Withdrawn library book, with stamps and signs of removed pastedown.. #985

 

KEYWORDS:Northern Cape Kuruman Wonderwerk Archaeology

 

 

MATZIKAMMA TOURISM Welcome to Matzikamma. Matzikamma Tourism, no date.

 

Booklet describing tourist attractions from Trawal to Vanrhynsdorp, Koekenaap Vredendal and Lamberts Bay 41 pp with maps and colour illustrations. good in wraps. #976

 

KEYWORDS:Namaqualand West coast

 

 

MEYER  D & OOSTHUIZEN  A Ridders van die Grondpad. Tafelberg, 2013. 9780624056836

 

Adventure dirtbiking at its best in South Africa. The two authors tackle the most spectacular, mainly dirt roads and passes in a number of provinces including the western and northern Cape. Afrikaans text 259 pp with maps and photos in colour. Good in soft cover. #968

 

KEYWORDS:Northern Western Cape Free State Eastern Cape Transvaal

 

 

MOSELEY  B  N  & S Getaway Guide to the Karoo. Sunbird Publishers, 2008.

 

Lists all the nature reserves, tourist spots, accommodation and outdoor activities that can be found in the region which includes large parts of Namaqualand 192 pp with colour illustrations and maps. Mint condition in softcover. #800

 

KEYWORDS:South Africa Karoo Namaqualand Bushmanland

 

 

MOSTERT  E & CREWE-BROWN  M A Traveller’s Companion to Namaqualand. CBM Publishing, 1992.

 

Useful guide-book to the region, giving a short overall history of European exploration and occupation. Contains a handy guide to the region’s confusing subdivisions, like Strandveld, Sandveld, Cedarberg, Hantam, Knersvlakte, Bushmanland, Hardeveld and Richtersveld. Town by town guide to accommodation and points of interest. 101 pp with strip-maps. Good condition in softcover. #100

 

KEYWORDS:South Africa Namaqualand

 

 

NAMAKWA TOURISM Discover Namakwa. Northern Cape Tourism, ca 2014. n/a

 

Booklet issued by the largest regional municipality, the Namakwa Municipality which encompasses the area from Sutherland to Alexander Bay and Pofadder, describing all the tourist attractions 48 pp with map, colour phots and ads. Very good condition in wraps. #942

 

KEYWORDS:Namaqualand

 

 

NATIONAL TOURIST BUREAU North-West Cape and Namaqualand – Tourist Guide/Noordwes Kaap en Namakwaland  – Toeristegids. Department of Tourism, ca 1965-1975.

 

Informative booklet with much content to promote tourism in the region; bilingual English/Afrikaans text 86 pp with bw and colour illustrations and ads. Very good condition in wraps. #844

 

KEYWORDS:South Africa Northwestern Cape Namaqualand Bushmanland Gordonia

 

 

NATIONAL TOURIST BUREAU Northwest Cape and Namaqualand/Noordwes-Kaap en Namakwaland. National Tourist Bureau, ca 1960.

 

A small tourist guide, outlining places of interest, amenities etc. Bilingual English/Afrikaans text 86 pp with bw and colour illustrations and ads. Good condition in wraps. #705

 

KEYWORDS:South Africa NW Cape Namaqualand

 

 

NORTHERN CAPE TOURISM South Africa’s Northern Cape. Northern Cape Tourism Authority, 1997/8.

 

A4 brochure; a tourism blueprint travel guide 80 pp in colour. Good condition. #214

 

KEYWORDS:Namaqualand NW Cape South Africa

 

 

NORTHERN CAPE TOURISM AUTHORITY Experience Summer #Northern Cape. Northern Cape Tourism Authority, No date.

 

Booklet describing tourism destinations in the northern Cape, Richtersveld, busmanland and kalahari 15 pp with colour illustrations. good in wraps. #975

 

KEYWORDS:namaqualand Bushmanland Kalahari

 

 

PARAVINCI DI CAPELLI  W  B  E Reize in de Binne-Landen van Zuid Africa. VRS 1st Series No 46, 1965.

 

Includes the travels with De Mist, partially into the Hantam 290 pp with bw plates and 2 fold-out maps. Spine foxed, otherwise very good condition. #75

 

KEYWORDS:Namaqualand South AFRICA NW cape

 

 

RABIE  J Droomberge – Sederberge. Saayman & Weber, 1985.

 

The author and some  friends tackled a Cedarberg walking tour with pack-donkeys and a guide to lead them to all the forgotten corners. Afrikaans text. 80 pp. Ex library copy, with many stamps, o/w good condition with worn dw. #320

 

KEYWORDS:South Africa Cedarberg Namaqualand

 

 

RECK  K  W Tracks and Trails of the Richtersveld. Privately published, 1994.

 

The author has spent years exploring the faint tracks in this mountain desert. He gives some historical background to the mines and settlements. 53 pp with bw illustations and maps. Photocopy. #393

 

KEYWORDS:South Africa Namaqualand Richtersveld

 

 

SANGIRO [ PIENAAR   A  A] En die Oranje Vloei Verby. Afrikaanse Pers Boekhandel, 1951.

 

Travels up and down the river and across the border into Namibia. A collection of stories previously published in periodicals. 155 pp with bw illustrations. Ex library copy in poor shape. #181

 

KEYWORDS:Namaqualand South West Africa Bushmanland Gordonia

 

 

SCULLY  W  C Lodges in the Wilderness. Herbert Jenkins, [1915].

 

A hunting trip by this renowned writer, accompanied by his Field Cornet, to remote areas in Bushmanland. Another journey to the  Richtersveld, to investigate rumours of a gold discovery, is described, while he was magistrate in Springbok. 252 pp with 4 bw plates. Brown linen with pictorial front cover, front ep excised, light foxing on prelims, otherwise very good. #56

 

KEYWORDS: South Africa Richtersveld Bushmanland Hunting

 

 

SLINGSBY  P & COOMBE  E Beyond the Cederberg. Baardskeerder, 2001 ?.

 

A walking guide to the Cedarberg region for the serious hiker. 76 pp with dwgs and map. Mint condition in softcover. #275

 

KEYWORDS:South Africa Cedarberg Namaqualand Hiking

 

 

SNYMAN  D On the Back Roads. Tafelberg, 2008.

 

Encounters with people and places, as diverse as Bushmanland, the Richtersveld, West Coast, Karoo and dozens of others 231 pp. Good condition in softcover. #861

 

KEYWORDS:South Africa Karoo Bushmanland Richtersveld Namaqualand

 

 

SOUTH AFRICAN DEFENCE FORCE SAS Saldanha Nature Trail. SADF, no date.

 

Short bilingual brochure giving historical and natural facts and a route map for the trail. 36 pp with colour illustrations and map. Mint condition in wraps. #444

 

KEYWORDS:South Africa West Coast Hiking

 

 

STEVENS  U Finding Pofadder. Wanderlust Books, 2008 1st ed.

 

Handy guide to the Northwestern Cape, Namaqualand and West Coast 160 pp with maps and numerous photos. Mint in softcover. #773

 

KEYWORDS:South Africa Northwest Cape Namaqualand Bushmanland West Coast

 

 

TINDALL  J & TINDALL  B  A  ED The Journal of Joseph Tindall. VRS 1st Series No 40, 1959.

 

Although Tindall transversed Namaqualand several times during his working stay at Warmbaths and elsewhere in Namibia, his notes are mainly on spiritual matters and only a few pages of impressions of the people and country south of the Orange River are included. 194 pp with bw illustrations and fold-out map. #471

 

KEYWORDS:South West Africa Namibia Namaqualand Missionaries

 

 

VAN DER POST  L The Lost World of the Kalahari. Hogarth Press, 1958 1st ed.

 

Travels experiences from Rhodesia to the depths of the Kalahari, by a noted man of letters. 256 pp with map. Excellent condition with map and dw. #79

 

KEYWORDS:NW Cape South Africa Bushmen Kalahari

 

 

VAN RIET  W Stroom af in my Kano. Tafelberg, 1966.

 

Includes a journey down the Orange River, from just above Aliwal North to Alexander Bay, among others. 158 pp with bw illustrations. Ex library copy with stamps, o/w good. #191

 

KEYWORDS:South Africa Cape Namaqualand Canoeing

 

 

VAN’S PHOTOS Springbok – Heartthrob of Namaqualand/Hartklop van Namakwaland. Van’s Photos, no date.

 

Folding brochure and map of region and town 1 x A1 size folded to A5. Good condition. #845

 

KEYWORDS:Northwest Cape Namaqualand

 

 

VAN ZYL  D  H Swerwerspore. Nasionale Pers, 1943 1st ed.

 

A number of tales from the NW Cape and beyond, on Bushmen, travels and adventures. Afrikaans text. 135 pp with bw illustrations. Ex library copy, needs eps, o/w fair condition in hardcover with dw.. #286

 

KEYWORDS:South Africa Namaqualand Kalahari Zimbabwe

 

 

WAGNER  P On Stony Ground – the Namaqualand 4 x 4 Trail. Getaway, 1996 September.

 

The author takes the reader along the newly opened 4 x 4 trail along the Orange river. 44-. Good condition. #391

 

KEYWORDS:South Africa Namaqualand Richtersveld

 

 

WEST COAST TOURISM Namaqua West Coast – the Find Yourself Guide. West Coast Tourism, 2014. n/a

 

Booklet on the tourist attractions of the Western Cape part of Namaqualand 36 pp with map, colour photos and ads. Good condition in wraps. #941

 

KEYWORDS:West Coast Namaqualand

 

 

WHITE  A  S & G 4 X 4 Trails in Southern Africa. William Waterman, 1994.

 

Two of the routes, Namibia & Namaqualand, and the Richtersveld route, fall within the area, while more to central S Africa, there is the Karoo Route. 264 pp with colour illustrations and maps. Mint condition in laminated covers. #240

 

KEYWORDS:South Africa Namibia Namaqualand Motoring

 

 

WHITE  A ST.P  &  G Southern African 4 x 4 Trails. IMP, 1997 2nd imp.

 

An up-to-date guide to the trails presently available to the offroad fan in Southern Africa, including the Richtersveld, Namaqua, Kalahari and Karoo routes. 295 pp with bw illustrations and maps. Very good condition in laminated hardcover, no dw. #426

 

KEYWORDS:South Africa Namaqualand Richtersveld Offroading

 

 

YELL  N Circling the Great Karoo. Privately published, 2008 1st ed.

 

Lovely book for the motorbiker and dirt-track fanatic,detailing a circular route round the great Karoo – including fascinating snippets of history, palaeontology and natural wonders. Includes the western part of Bushmanland and Hantam region 265 pp with colour illustrations and maps as eps. Very good condition in softcover, sgd by author on ep. #775

 

KEYWORDS:South Africa Karoo Bushmanland Hantam Geology Boer War Palaeontology