Special offers to Members


Back Volumes


In order to clear some space in our store room, we have decided to make a special offer: you may order any of the following back volumes at a price of R110 plus postage and packaging  as many copies as you like and as long as stocks last! Surprise your nearest and dearest make your friends happy by giving them a handsome book! Contact Rolf Proske to place your orders at office@vanrs.co.za or 021 423 8424 (Mondays, Wednesdays or Fridays, 9.30 to 12.30 or leave a message when no one is in the office).


 First Series.


33. Die Dagboek van H.A.L. Hamelberg, 1855-71; uitgegee en toegelig . . . deur F.J. du T. Spies


36. Andrew Smith and Natal; documents relating to the early history of the Province;  edited by Percival R. Kirby.


39. The Reminiscences of Sir Walter Stanford; 1850-1885 Vol I; edited . . . by J.W. Macquarrie.


40. The Journal of Joseph Tindall, missionary in South-West Africa, 1839-55; edited . . . by B.A. Tindall.


41, 44, 47, 50. Selections from the Correspondence of J.X. Merriman, 1870-1890; 1890-1898; 1899-1904; 1905-1924; edited by Phyllis Lewsen.


43. The Reminiscences of Sir Walter Stanford; edited . . . by J.W. Macquarrie. Vol. II. 1885-1929


49 Travels and Adventures in South Africa by George Thompson; 1823-24. Edited by Vernon S. Forbes. Vol. II


50. Selections from the Correspondence of J.X. Merriman, 1905-1924; edited by Phyllis Lewsen.


 Second series.


12. Selections from the correspondence of Percy Alport Molteno 1892-1914; edited by Vivian Solomon.


14. The letters of Jane Elizabeth Waterston 1866-1905; edited by Lucy Bean and Elizabeth B. van Heyningen.


15. The Garrett Papers; edited with an introduction by Gerald Shaw.


16. Johannesburg Pioneer Journals 1888-1909; edited by Maryna Fraser.


17. Carl Peter Thunberg. Travels at the Cape of Good Hope 1772-1775; edited by Emeritus Prof. V.S. Forbes.


19. The Frontier War Journal of Major John Crealock; edited and introduced by Chris Hummel.


20. The Last Voyage of the Guardian, Lieutenant Riou Commander, 1789-1791; edited and introduced by M.D. Nash.


21. The Commissions of W. C. Palgrave Special Emissary to South West Africa, 1876-1885; edited and introduced by E. L. P. Stals.


22. Guillaume Chenu de Chalezac, the `French Boy', edited and introduced by Randolph Vigne


23. Johan August Wahlberg: Travel Journal and letters from, South Africa, Namibia & Botswana, 1838-1856; edited by Chris Hummel &     Adrian Craig


25. Griqua Records, the Philippolis Captaincy, 1825-1861; compiled and edited by Karel Schoeman.


26. The war memoirs of Commandant Ludwig Krause 1899-1900; edited by Jerold Taitz with Ken Gillings and Arthur Davey


27. Norwegian missionaries in Natal and Zululand: selected correspondence (1844-1900); edited by Frederick Hale.


28. The journal of Gustav de Vylder, naturalist in South-Western Africa 1873-1875; translated and edited by Ione & Jalmar Rudner


29. The Cape Diaries of Lady Anne Barnard 1799-1800 - Vol I; edited by Margaret Lenta and Basil le Cordeur.


31. A Canadian Mounted Rifleman at War, 1899-1902: the reminiscences of A. E. Hilder; edited by A. G. Morris


32. The War Diary of Burgher Jack Lane, 1899-1900; edited by William Lane


33. Sir Graham Bower's Secret History of the Jameson Raid and the South African Crisis, 1895-1902; edited by Deryck Schreuder and Jeffrey Butler.


35. Moravians in the Eastern Cape, 1828-1928: Four accounts of Moravian Mission Work on the Eastern Cape Frontier; translated by F.R. Baudert and edited by T.Keegan.


36. Trials of Slavery - Selected Documents Concerning Slaves from the Criminal Records of the Council of Justice at the Cape of Good Hope, 1705-1794; edited by Nigel Worden and Gerald Groenewald


37. Words of Batswana: Letters to Mahoko a Becwana, 1883-1896: translated and edited by Part T. Mgadla and Stephen C. Volz


38. Francois le Vaillant: Travels into the interior of Africa via the Cape of Good Hope - Vol I; translated and edited by Ian Glenn with the assistance of Catherine Lauga du Plessis and Ian Farlam


40. Alan Paton: Selected letters. Edited and introduced by Peter F. Alexander (2009)


41. Friendship and Union. The South African Letters of Patrick Duncan and Maud Selborne 19071943; edited...  by Deborah Lavin.


44. Into the hitherto Unknown. Ensign Beutler's Expedition to the Eastern Cape - 1752; translated by Thea Toussaint van Hove and Michael Wilson; edited... by Hazel Crampton, Jeff Peires and Carl Vernon 


45. The World's Great Question: Olive Schreiner's South African Letters 1889-1920; edited by Liz Stanley and Andrea Salter.


46. An Entirely Different World: Russian Visitors to the Cape 1797-1870; edited by Boris Gorelik



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