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FABLES BOOKSHOP

119 High Street, Grahamstown, 6139, South Africa.

Telephone / Facsimile:  +27-046-636-1525   
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Introduction


We specialise in Africana relating particularly to Southern Africa. We carry stocks of material in all areas, both collectible and current, including natural history, literary, current affairs, general and military history, law, fine and performing arts, early travel and exploration, &c. Our particular speciality is the Eastern Cape and of course the 1820 Settlers.
These catalogues are a unique resource of material relating to South & Southern Africa.

Catalogues available to view here and now


All items subject to prior sale. Note that these past catalogues are shown for reference only, many items have been sold and their listing here does not in any way mean that we can supply the items thus catalogued or at the prices shown. Our Standard Terms and Conditions apply to current sales from past catalogues.

Some of the catalogues can be downloaded in pdf format:
These catalogues can be searched.
Or you can search our stock online. and order using our shopping basket facility.

Books, Africa, Catalogue Q168

(June 2001)

Books, Africa, Catalogue Q169

(July 2001)

Books, Africa, Catalogue Q170

(February 2001)

Books, Africa, Catalogue Q171

(February 2001)

Books, Africa, Catalogue Q172

(July 2002)

Books, Africa, Catalogue Q173

(September 2002)

Books, Africa, Catalogue Q174

(October 2002)

Books, Africa, Catalogue Q175

(December 2002)

Books, Africa, Catalogue Q176

(April 2003)

Books, Africa, Catalogue Q177

(May 2003)

Books, Africa, Catalogue Q178

(July 2003)

Books, Africa, Catalogue Q179

(September 2003)

Books, Africa, Catalogue Q181

(December 2003)

Books, Africa, Catalogue Q182

(June 2004)

Books, Africa, Catalogue Q183

(June 2004)

Books, Africa, Catalogue Q184

(July 2004)

Books, Africa, Catalogue Q185

(August 2004)

Books, Africa, Catalogue Q186

(October 2004)

Books, Africa, Catalogue Q187

(January 2005)

Books, Africa, Catalogue Q188

(May 2005)

Books, Africa, Catalogue Q189

(August 2005)

Books, Africa, Catalogue Q190

(November 2005)

Books, Africa, Catalogue Q191

(April 2006)

Books, Africa, Catalogue Q192

(June 2006)

Books, Africa, Catalogue Q193

(December 2006)

Books, Africa, Catalogue Q194

(March 2007)

Books, Africa, Catalogue Q195

(July 2007)

Books, Africa, Catalogue Q196

(September 2007)

Books, Africa, Catalogue Q197

(December 2007)

Books, Africa, Catalogue Q198

(June 2008)

Books, Africa, Catalogue Q199

(August 2008)

Books, Africa, Catalogue Q200

(September 2008)

Books, Africa, Catalogue Q201

(February 2009)

Books, Africa, Catalogue Q202

(April 2009)

Books, Africa, Catalogue Q203

(June 2009)

Books, Africa, Catalogue Q204

(July 2009)

Books, Africa, Catalogue Q205

(September 2009)

Books, Africa, Catalogue Q206

(August 2009)

Books, Africa, Catalogue Q208

(January 2010)

Books, Africa, Catalogue Q209

(April 2010)

Books, Africa, Catalogue Q210

(July 2010)

Books, Africa, Catalogue Q211

(July 2010)

Books, Africa, Catalogue Q212

(September 2010)

Books, Africa, Catalogue Q213

(December 2010)

Books, Africa, Catalogue Q214

(May 2011)

Books, Africa, Catalogue Q215

(June 2011)

Books, Africa, Catalogue Q216

(October 2011)

Books, Africa, Catalogue Q217

(May 2012)

Books, Africa, Catalogue Q218

(May 2012)

Books, Africa, Catalogue Q219

(August 2012)

Books, Africa, Catalogue Q220

(October 2012)

Books, Africa, Catalogue Q221

(December 2012)

Books, Africa, Catalogue Q222

(April 2013)

Books, Africa, Catalogue Q223

(June 2013)

Books, Africa, Catalogue Q224

(July 2013)

Books, Africa, Catalogue Q225

(November 2013)

Books, Africa, Catalogue Q226

(April 2014)

Books, Africa, Catalogue Q227

(August 2014)
All catalogues after this point are illustrated.

Books, Africa, Catalogue Q228

(November 2014) African fiction & creative writings.

Books, Africa, Catalogue Q229

(November 2014) Varia.

Books, Africa, Catalogue Q230

(November 2014) African poetry & verse.

Books, Africa, Catalogue Q231

(saving for a rainy day!)

Books, Africa, Catalogue Q232

(April 2015) African fiction & creative writings).

Books, Africa, Catalogue Q233

(April 2015) Annals Of The Cape Provincial Museum.

Books, Africa, Catalogue Q234

(April 2015) Varia.

Books, Africa, Catalogue Q235

(September 2015) Varia.

Books, Africa, Catalogue Q236

(October 2015) Varia.

Books, Africa, Catalogue Q237

(November 2015) Varia.

Books, Africa, Catalogue Q238

(January 2016) Varia.

Books, Africa, Catalogue Q239

(May 2016) Boer Wars, Zulu War, Military.

Books, Africa, Catalogue Q240

(June 2016) Varia, mostly Boer Wars, Zulu War, Military.

Books, Africa, Catalogue Q241

(July 2016) Varia.

Books, Africa, Catalogue Q242

(September 2016) Varia.

Books, Africa, Catalogue Q243

(December 2016) Varia.


You can subscribe to our email catalogue list for advice of newly acquired Africana stock. Catalogues of new Africana acquisitions are emailed regularly to our list subscribers which gives them first opportunity to view this material, which subsequently will be advertised online, and/or shelved for later sale in our shop.

STANDARD TERMS AND CONDITIONS

PRICES Prices exclude p&p which will be invoiced at cost.
Books will be sent registered or insured parcel.
Overseas postings airmail only.
BOOKS are offered subject to prior sale.
DESCRIPTIONS Books are described in good faith in accordance with usual trade definitions and all defects noted. Minor inscrip. foxing, etc. may be ignored unless book is VG or above.
ORDERS Please quote catalogue number, author/title, # number. Do not send money with order.
LOCAL PAYMENT EFT preferred. Institutions will be invoiced in terms of their official order which is required before despatch. New customers to please remit on receipt of pro-forma invoice for which our confirmation email of total cost shall suffice. Books will be despatched on receipt of payment. The invoice will show extra charges for p&p at cost and banking details.
FOREIGN PAYMENT VISA, Mastercard, & PayPal payments preferred - we will require the card number, the expiry date, and the CVC number which is the last three digits on the reverse of the card. Details may safely be entered into our secure server.
Payment by £ cheque, or US$ equivalent, only accepted subject to prior arrangement and to your acceptance of all additional foreign exchange charges levied by your, our, and intermediate banks (Swift transfers set field 71A = OUR).
RETURNS Books not meeting the condition as described may be returned if done so within 10 days of receipt providing that you contact us before any return is made to ensure that we can accept the item.
OVERSEAS POSTAGE GUIDE An average book of about 800g will cost £17.00 insured airmail. We will quote appropriate shipping rates on request. Books are no longer sent surface mail due to unacceptable delivery times - typically 4 months.
FOREX COSTS South African banks currently £10.00 for a US$ or GBP cheque or incoming transfer. Other charges may accrue.